Edgewater is an unincorporated hamlet located in the Columbia Valley one hour south of Golden, British Columbia. Originally known and founded as a farming community, it has diversified into forestry and tourism.

Tourist attractions such as the farmer’s market and the Steamboat Mountain Music Festival every July draw visitors from all over the Columbia Valley. A fully operational flume is still used for irrigation and the annual local fire department’s Duck Race.

Nearby Kootenay National Park offers fabulous camping, backpacking and great hiking trails, including the Floe Lake/Hawke Creek Trail and the Stanley Glacier Trail.

Edgewater real estate

The hamlet features character homes, luxury properties, and cottages. Land ownership varies by development. Both freehold and leased land (mostly recreational) are available depending on use and budget.

Homes in this area might be situated directly on the river or at an elevation that provides views of the entire lake and spectacular sunsets. If you prefer water, forest, views, or something closer to town, Edgewater has something for you.

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  • Edgewater Proper – affordable rural community offers a variety of home styles from mobile homes, modest homes/cottages to small acreages and larger more upscale homes. The community offers the Pip’s grocery store and gas pump, post office, library, park, community hall, outdoor skating rink and ball diamond.  Close to the Columbia River and outdoor activities.  Price range from $150 and up.
  • Valley’s Edge Resort – newer recreational “strata” community offers a mix of detached cottage homes and RV lots. With an onsite amenity building with outdoor pool this is a popular vacation community.  RV lots range from $70 and up and cottages range from $250 and up depending on size and location.

Although the development allows for 4-season use an owner can not make this their full-time residence (strata by-laws).


  • Columbia Avenue Townhomes- a small 4-unit town home development located on Columbia Avenue. Offering small fenced yards, surface parking and no on-site amenities.