20,000 Ways to Get Wet

With more than 20,000 lakes, B.C. offers almost unlimited options for waterfront living. Here are some of our top picks (not ranked, but listed alphabetically): Christina Lake, Lake Cowichan, Cultus Lake, Kalamalka Lake, Kootenay Lake, Okanagan Lake, Osoyoos Lake, Shawnigan Lake, Skaha Lake, Shuswap Lake, Sproat Lake, Windermere Lake and Wood Lake.

Buy here: 2021 assessed value of a single-family home in the town of Lake Cowichan: $368,000 (+8%).