11 most expensive homes for sale in Alberta offer unusual amenities

Still hunting for that perfect house to buy, but everything on the market seems to lack one of those must-have amenities … like a hockey rink, or servant’s quarters large enough for your staff? This list should help.

Saltwater pool? Check. Dressage training facilities? Check. Totem poles? Check.

Still hunting for that perfect house to buy, but everything on the market seems to lack one of those must-have amenities … like a hockey rink, or servant's quarters large enough for your staff?

This list should help.

Point2Homes rounded up the 11 most expensive properties on the market in Alberta right now:

#1: ​$30 million

242004 Range Road 32, Calgary

This six-bedroom, 11,800-square-foot mansion about 30 minutes from Calgary has an attached pool house with a 450-square-foot saltwater pool, a two-storey library and a music conservatory. The estate boasts world-class dressage training facilities, naturally.

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

#2: $24,888,000

254002 Highway 22, Foothills MD

This property sits on 242 acres and features not one, but two luxurious houses — the main mansion and a coach house. It also has equestrian facilities such as a horse barn, paddocks and riding areas, and several lakes. 

(Mark D. Evernden)

#3: $12,700,000

123 Cairns Landing, Canmore

This 11,716-square-foot house in a gated community in Canmore has totem poles in its great room. It also has five oversized wood-burning fireplaces and a stone wine cellar that you enter through a hidden staircase.

(Engel&Völkers)

#4: $12,380,000

15 Pump Hill Close S.W., Calgary

Tucked away in Calgary's exclusive Pump Hill area, this 11,000-square-foot home has views of Calgary's skyline from the enormous master bedroom and it sits on a 1.68-acre gated property.

(Point2 Homes)

#5: $12 million

27023 TWP Road 511 RD, Parkland County

Here's a country estate sprawling over 1,250 acres not far from Edmonton that has a 6,643-square-foot main house and two farm houses. There's a also a six-acre pond.

(Pollock Properties)

#6: $10,995,000

6 Aspen Ridge Lane S.W., Calgary

This one is for car nuts: it has a seven-car garage with a carriage house above it. The nearly 10,000-square-foot main house in Calgary's Aspen Woods area has an Irish pub, an elevator and a sunroom with a hot tub. 

(Corinne Poffenroth/Sotheby’s International Realty)

#7: $9,450,000

TWP Road 414, Lacombe County

Pelican Lodge at Gadsby Lake isn't quite finished, but the fly-in property already boasts its own lakefront nine-hole golf course. The main house has 11,000 square feet of living space, featuring a two-storey wood-burning fireplace, plus there's a four-bed caretaker's home.

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

#8: $8,500,000

209 Pinnacle Ridge Place SW, Rocky View County 

This is where Leonardo DiCaprio lived when he was shooting The Revenant. So, there's that. The 14,000-square-foot Tuscan Villa on two acres in Springbank just outside Calgary has a professional-grade home theater, a 1,000-square-foot fitness centre, an indoor pool and a five-car garage.

(Point2 Homes)

#9: $7,899,000

50320 Highway 814, Leduc County

This huge walkout bungalow on a 160-acre estate southeast of Edmonton has 6,400 square feet of living space in the main house, plus another 2,200 square feet in a separate loft above a shop. Its attached garage can fit up to 20 vehicles.

(Point2 Homes)

#10: $7,395,000

821 Silvertip Heights, Canmore

Built high up on a ridge, this 8,000-square-foot mountain chalet has a four-sided fireplace and its own resort-grade spa.  

(Engel&Völkers)

#11: $7 million

4111 162 Avenue S.W., Calgary

Sitting on the outskirts of Calgary's southwest, this 19-acre estate has a 9,031-square-foot home that features an indoor basketball court and an indoor ice hockey rink. 

(Point2 Homes)