Calabogie Peaks Real Estate by Dickson Developments


Calabogie Peaks Real Estate FAQs


This one-of-a-kind site is remarkable - a 700-acre amenity rich master planned community located at the base of a ski mountain, on the shore of Calabogie Lake and surrounded by thousands of acres of wilderness Crown land. The mountain, lake and wilderness trifecta offer a vast all-season recreational paradise.

  • Winter skiing and snowboarding
  • Ski skins trails
  • Cross country and snowshoe trails
  • Snowmobile trails
  • Ironwoods 9-hole Golf course
  • 20+ miles of hiking trails
  • ATV and Side by Side trails
  • Bike trails
  • Private Beach and Beach Club on Calabogie Lake
  • Waterfront Boathouse Bar & Grille
  • Private boat docking on Calabogie Lake
  • Stand Up paddleboards, canoes, kayaks
  • Bocce ball
  • Community garden
  • Wilderness lakes
  • Pickleball
  • Boating
  • Indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center
  • Walking and hiking trails.
  • Fishing
  • Ice fishing

The amenities will be owned and operated by Calabogie Peaks. Owners that do not use the amenities do not pay for them. Residents that wish to use the amenities may purchase an annual or seasonal membership. Memberships are available for both individuals and families.
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The public may buy a membership to access the indoor pool, hot tub, beach, golf course, waterfront, hiking trails, skiing, and green spaces. As the community grows, some amenities will be restricted for owners and their guests to prevent overcrowding and preserve the community’s peaceful small village atmosphere.

The site includes a kilometer of shoreline on Calabogie lake; plus, two islands. The golf course abuts some of the shoreline. The shoreline hosts boat docks, a beautiful beach, and the Boathouse Bar & Grill. Four to eight feet out from the shoreline, the average water depth is 4 to 10+ feet, quickly dropping in most cases to 20’ to 65’ deep.

Calabogie Peaks has a boat launch and rents boat slips at the beach.

It’s a large lake about 5.4 kms wide and 5.7 kms long.

Yes. The ski mountain master plan was designed by Ecosign Mountain Planners, one of the world’s preeminent mountain resort planning companies. The snowmaking master plan was designed by SMS Snow Mountain Services, one of North America’s leading snowmaking design and installation companies. The master plans include an additional 40 acres of undeveloped ski terrain which increases skiable terrain by 40%. The ski terrain will be expanded in conjunction with the build out of the Master Planned Community.

Approximately 200,000 - 250,000 people come to Calabogie Peaks each year, with 150,000 people visiting in the winter. On a busy ski day, there could be 2,000 people at the resort and on the mountain.


It is a community where every detail is carefully planned from the start to enrich the lives of the residents. It specifies the location and mix of the residences, and integrates the commercial, recreational, amenity, and common spaces. This provides homeowners with peace of mind and a clear vision of the completed community when they are purchasing a residence.

They have meaningful and convenient amenities and programs typically only found in larger cities, but in a small-town atmosphere. These include green space, recreational and fitness facilities, bicycle paths and walking trails, shops, and restaurants. Planned communities promote a social pedestrian culture in which residents live, work and play. Calabogie Peaks’ master planned community is centered on lifestyle, wellness, and nature.

The natural terrain forms the residential neighborhoods. The mountain has 2 plateaus that offer ski-in; ski out homes and views of Calabogie Lake. The Base Mountain is the heart of the community where residences are co-located with commercial spaces and amenities. Base Mountain is a 5-minute walk to the lake and the golf course. The Highlands is a 10-minute walk from the Base Mountain and has long views into the mountain, lake, and golf course. The waterfront community hosts the summer amenities including Ironwoods golf course, boat docks and the Beach Club.

Calabogie Peaks has been owned by the Murphy family for over 40 years and has evolved into a coveted lifestyle destination. As stewards of the unique site, principals Paul and Liz Murphy have assembled an outstanding team of award-winning Canadian real estate professionals to enrich and fulfill this storied property.

McGrimmon Developments. Calabogie Peaks has partnered with McGrimmon Developments in the first phase of the development on the Juniper Ridge ski-in; ski-out site. McGrimmon is the leading general construction company in the Ottawa Valley with over 30 years of experience building homes. The company has fully integrated construction services which include road building, land, and site development, sewer & watermain installation, concrete supply, aggregates, waste management, building supplies, and both residential and commercial building construction and property management.

The initial approvals are for 418. The Official Plan anticipates additional residences.

There is no fixed timetable. The pace of development will be based on responsible and sustainable principles supported by market demand.

Each neighborhood will have distinctive ‘mountain modern’ architecture; with neutral and earth color tones that blend with the surrounding natural landscape.

The Township operates a fire and emergency department, waste disposal sites, maintains the public roads outside the community and hosts social programs

Hydro One provides electric service. Calabogie Utilities provides water, wastewater, propane, and internet services. All services are underground to protect and enhance the community’s natural beauty.

They are expected to be approximately 35 cents per sq ft.

Yes. There is a cell tower on the Calabogie Peaks mountain. The entire site and the nearby neighboring crown land has wireless access.

Very fast - every residence in the community has fiber to the door. Calabogie Utilities has several plans to choose from.

There are local service companies that provide boat, ATV, side-by-side and snowmobile storage and service.

These services are provided by a local contractor and the costs are included in your monthly condo fee.

The closest fire station is located on Lanark Road; 7km away, in the Village of Calabogie.

This project will be serviced with fire hydrants and each unit will have a sprinkler system. This will reduce insurance rates by approximately 30%.

The Level 0 units have radiant heat and the building’s energy efficiency benefits from this.

No, but guests may purchase a one-day, three-day and one-week pass at a reasonable rate.

This would require a different build style for the roof tops that would increase the price point too much.


Calabogie is a popular recreation and leisure destination centered on the natural beauty of the local land, lakes, and ski mountain. The Village hosts restaurants, a brew pub, outfitters, a grocery store, small hotels and motels, a hardware store, medical services, food trucks, a coffee shop, and a seasonal farmers market. The Village is surrounded by recreational activities including golf courses, hiking trails, ATV and snowmobile trails, biking trails, and an auto race track.

Calabogie Peaks isn’t just a place to live — it’s a walkable community designed to preserve the natural beauty surrounding it. Calabogie Peaks has been designed to attract owners who share a commitment to maintaining natural surroundings of open space, beautiful waterways, mountainous terrain, and natural beauty coupled with thoughtful, carefully enforced design.

Yes. The trailhead of the Madawaska Nordic cross country ski trails is in the Highlands neighbourhood; a 2-minute drive or 10-minute walk from base mountain. There are 15 trails that provide 33 kms of Nordic skiing.

In the summer, there are farmers markets in Calabogie and nearby Burnstown. The Neat Café hosts well known musicians every weekend – book in advance; tickets go fast. Taste of the Valley is a popular fall event featuring local cuisine throughout the Township and Ottawa Valley. The Village of Calabogie hosts spectacular annual Canada day fireworks display over the town bay. The Township’s community calendar lists all the local activities including exercise, yoga, pickleball, library and other events throughout the year.

The closest police station is in Renfrew.

There is a medical clinic and drug store in the Village of Calabogie. The closest hospitals are in Renfrew and Arnprior.

The Village of Calabogie has a grocery store, LCBO and Beer Store, gas stations, hardware store, brewery and several restaurants and food trucks. Renfrew and Arnprior are the closest major shopping areas - approximately 25km (25 min. drive).