Population: 2,300  Average real estate: $519,000

Why Wynndel, BC

Creston Valley accommodates an idyllic and locally-focused lifestyle. Known as the gateway to Kootenay Lake, Wynndel provides residents with a quaint village lifestyle. Overlooking the Creston Valley and the Kootenay River, Wynndel provides an exceptional quality of life and diverse activities throughout the year.


The Creston area produces the largest cherries grown in the Northern hemisphere as well as award-winning local wines.

Spring and summer bring a weekly Farmer’s Market that showcase local seasonal fruits and vegetables, wineries, dairy products and more. Get ready to enjoy golf courses, nature trails, bird watching, gardening, horseback riding, kayaking, biking, fishing and lake sports. The fun continues through winter when locals enjoy actives such as cross country skiing, snowmobiling, Christmas craft bazaars, pond skating and other snowy activities. 

This community is home to many talented artists who have opened their studios and galleries to visitors. Wynndel boasts several small business, bed and breakfasts and art galleries. The Community Centre provides a variety of activities and classes through the Wynndel Arts Centre.

Wynndel is an unincorporated village within the Creston Valley that offers a rural community feel along with the benefits of close proximity (15 minute drive) to Creston, BC, the hub of the Creston Valley. Creston is home to the College of the Rockies campus, the Columbia Brewery, local hockey team, the Thunder Cats, and much more.

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