At a Glance
- located at McKinley Beach Drive & Vine Place
- 17 single-family home lots
- next to Azhadi Estate vineyard & winery
- 110-slip private marina
- 1 kilometre of swimmable lakefront
- 14-minute drive to Kelowna International Airport
- 17 minutes from The Okanagan Golf Club
- 20-minute drive to Orchard Park Shopping Centre & Costco
- within 1 hour of Big White & Silver Star ski resorts
Own Your Okanagan Dream
Situated on a two-tiered parcel of land in the lakeside McKinley Beach community, The Benches is a limited offering of 17 single-family home lots on which you can build your luxury dream home from award-winning Rockwood Custom Homes. Enjoy inspiring views of beautiful Okanagan Lake and the neighbouring Persian-inspired Azhadi Estate vineyard and winery. A wealth of amenities let you make the most of the lakeside lifestyle. Thse include one kilometre of swimmable beachfront, a private 110-slip marina, 20 kilometres of biking and hiking trails, pickleball & tennis courts, a playground, an outdoor gym, community gardens, and more to come. McKinley Beach is a place to call home, a place to make your own, a community created for everyone to enjoy.
For those seeking professionally-managed, low-maintenance living, The Benches offers the convenience of a lock and leave lifestyle with Kelowna International Airport just a 14-minute drive away. Whether staying for a rejuvenating long weekend or a relaxing summer, the endless days of sunshine mean excursions on the lake, a round of golf at The Okanagan Golf Club, or sampling local vintages while enjoying a patio meal at the Ex Nihilo or Gray Monk bistros. The arrival of winter doesn’t signal the off-season. Both Big White and Silver Star offer a range of winter sports activities. For urban amenities, Kelowna’s downtown core is a 20-minute drive from McKinley Beach. There you can find a thriving arts and cultural district with galleries, theatres, and outdoor performances. Bernard Avenue plays host to a variety of popular restaurants and bars, while the North End boasts a dozen breweries. At The Benches, it feels like you’re miles away, even though it’s only minutes from the convenience of the city.
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Floor Plans for The Benches
Once you have selected your lot, the highly skilled team at Rockwood Custom Homes will guide you through the visioning and building process, as they curate your beautifully-designed and exceptionally-built Okanagan dream home.
Contact me today to discuss availability and plans according to your needs.
Amenities at The Benches
McKinley Beach is an amenity-rich community. Next door to The Benches is the 40-acre Azhadi Estate vineyard & winery, currently in development. It will include a restaurant and tasting room. Its distinct architecture is inspired by a Persian passive cooling tower in combination with the Modern style expressed by Arthur Erickson and Frank Lloyd Wright. Planting was begun in 2019, with an anticipated opening in 2025.
McKinley Beach has one kilometre of accessible, swimmable lakefront with a beachfront firepit barbeque area. Boaters can moor their watercraft at the community’s private 110-slip marina. Recreational options also include 20 kilometres of surrounding biking and hiking trails, pickleball & tennis courts, and an outdoor gym.
Developer Team for The Benches
North American Development Group was founded by John Preston in 1977. Today, the company is comprised of 150 real estate professionals in 12 offices across North America, with five offices in Canada and seven in the United States.
G Group Land Development has been operating in Kelowna since 1973. The “G” in G Group stands for Gaucher. Originally created by Gaston and son, Grant, the company is now jointly run by Grant and his son, Andrew. G Group has developed in excess of 500 homes in the region. By knowing and understanding the locale from a development and land perspective, this allows them to provide remarkable and beautiful properties.
Founded in 2009 by Allison Grafton, Rockwood Custom Homes is an award-winning custom home builder that works closely with discerning clients, to deliver unparalleled results through its fully-integrated suite of design and build services. Beautifully designed and exceptionally built homes, paired with sound fiscal management and superior customer care, form the cornerstones of Rockwood’s story. Growing up in Lake Country herself, Allison has a life-long love for the uniqueness and beauty of the area.
Expected Completion for The Benches
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