What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week - May 11 edition

If you’re in the market for a $1 million home, the reality is that location plays a big part of what you can afford. This week, we look at three homes: one is a short commute from Vancouver, another is a short walk from Calgary’s core, and the third is more than an hour’s drive north of Toronto — but you’ll get much more house than if you lived in the heart of the city.

Which would you choose?

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<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> Location: Richmond, B.C.<br> List Price: $998,800<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
Location: Richmond, B.C.
List Price: $998,800
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> This 1,063-square-foot rancher home is located on a spacious 5,501-square-foot lot.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
This 1,063-square-foot rancher home is located on a spacious 5,501-square-foot lot.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> The detached home is perfect for those downsizing, or someone looking to build their own place on the lot.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
The detached home is perfect for those downsizing, or someone looking to build their own place on the lot.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> The kitchen comes with all of the appliances.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
The kitchen comes with all of the appliances.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> There are two bedrooms in the home.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
There are two bedrooms in the home.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> There are also two bathrooms.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
There are also two bathrooms.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5260954-100-wellington-crescent-richmond-bc-v7b1g5-r2262853" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> The lot has back lane access, and is a five-minute commute to Vancouver.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

100 Wellington Cres., Richmond, B.C.
The lot has back lane access, and is a five-minute commute to Vancouver.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> Location: Calgary, Alberta<br> List Price: $999,900<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
List Price: $999,900
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> This 1,849-square-foot executive-style home has lots of unique touches.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
This 1,849-square-foot executive-style home has lots of unique touches.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> The separate dining room is ideal for more formal ocassions.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
The separate dining room is ideal for more formal ocassions.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> The kitchen features ebony granite counters and lots of natural light.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
The kitchen features ebony granite counters and lots of natural light.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> There are three spacious bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
There are three spacious bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> Here’s a look at the master bathroom with soaker tub.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
Here’s a look at the master bathroom with soaker tub.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/rideau-park-calgary-ab-real-estate/5274301-811-rideau-rd-sw-rideau-park-calgary-ab-t2s0s1-c4183006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.</a><br> The family room offers a walkout to the backyard, which features a newer deck and has professional landscaping.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

811 Rideau Rd. SW, Calgary, Alta.
The family room offers a walkout to the backyard, which features a newer deck and has professional landscaping.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> Location: Barrie, Ontario<br> List Price: $999,000<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
Location: Barrie, Ontario
List Price: $999,000
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> This spacious home sits on an original homestead, and is more than 100 years old.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
This spacious home sits on an original homestead, and is more than 100 years old.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> The main floor has the living room, dining room, office and the country kitchen.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
The main floor has the living room, dining room, office and the country kitchen.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> The kitchen is bright and spacious.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
The kitchen is bright and spacious.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> The home has six bedrooms – four on the top level, one on the main floor and one on the lower level.(Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
The home has six bedrooms – four on the top level, one on the main floor and one on the lower level.(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> The basement has an impressive shuffleboard table.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
The basement has an impressive shuffleboard table.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/barrie-on-real-estate/5276349-186-steel-st-barrie-on-l4m2g4-s4122163" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.</a><br> Outside you’ll find a storage shed, pond, decks and a fully fenced yard.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

186 Steel St., Barrie, Ont.
Outside you’ll find a storage shed, pond, decks and a fully fenced yard.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

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