The premier choice for exurban living in the National Capital Region


Recreation and Leisure

Spas and Wellness
  • 5 minutes to Wakefield Mill Inn & Spa
  • 10 minutes to the fabulous outdoor facilities of Le Nordik Spa in Chelsea


Local Restaurants and Pubs
  • 5 minutes to Wakefield
  • 10 minutes to Chelsea
  • 30 minutes to downtown Ottawa-Gatineau

The twin lakes located on the Edelweiss Lakes property are non-motorized and ideally suited to canoeing and swimming. Our lands are home to many species of wildlife and you can expect to make some new friends with your furry and feathery neighbours.

Building your dream home and a personal nature retreat at Edelweiss Lakes is not just a sensible choice, but a clever one as well.

An active, healthy lifestyle in nature is yours for the making!

Groceries and Hardware
  • 5 - 10 minutes to Wakefield and area for local grocery stores
  • 20 minutes to major supercentres in Gatineau
  • 30 minutes to Metro Ottawa for IKEA, Home Depot, etc.      
Hospital | Police | Pharmacy | Schools
  • 5 minutes to Wakefield

Metropolitan City
  • 30 minutes along a scenic drive to Ottawa-Gatineau
  • Shopping, arts and culture, live entertainment, restaurants ...                 

Hiking and Nordic Walking are at your doorstep or 10-15 minutes away in scenic Gatineau Park.

There is outstanding Mountain Biking along 90 km of dual use trails in Gatineau Park just 10-15 minutes away by car. Or you can get onto a more rustic trail system right from your doorstep!

Exceptional Road Cycling and Leisure Cycling is also available from your doorstep and in Gatineau Park. Connecting paths and dedicated road lanes from Wakefield and Chelsea take you there.

Several excellent Golf Courses are located 5-20 minutes away including Edelweiss Golf Course, Dunnderosa,Larrimac, and Mont Cascades.

Located in the National Capital Region, Edelweiss Lakes offers the perfect combination of idyllic nature along with easy access to all the amenities of modern living.

We have over 450 acres of forested property, two lakes with deeded access, and we are surrounded by 700 acres of adjacent crown conservation lands with an additional lake. Offering our residents a pristine nature setting and nature's playground to enjoy life is a key part of our mission.

But that's just one side of Edelweiss Lakes.

Our properties are located adjacent to the picturesque villages of Wakefield and Chelsea—with their quaint pubs, restaurants, country shops and bakeries—and we are within an easy drive to the nation's capital, one of Canada's premier metropolitan areas offering an exciting mix of nightlife, arts and culture, major entertainment and sporting events, touristic attractions, shopping, and much more.

Everything that a healthy, active, modern lifestyle requires is nearby!

Everything practically at your fingertips

There are a number of very good facilities for Alpine Skiing in the area 5-30 minutes drive (Edelweiss Valley, Camp Fortune, Ski Vorlage, Mont Cascade, Mont St. Marie)

Nordic Skiing on over 200 km of prepared and back country trails is also available in Gatineau Park, along with use of day shelters for stove fire rests and overnight stays.

Motorized Watercraft can be taken to the Ottawa River with various boat launch areas available about 30 minutes away.

Canoeing is available at the deeded access point on Lac Chip (from your doorstep) or 15 minute drive to Lac la Peche and Lac Phillipe.