Tucked away from the sprawl of urban Alberta, Sylvan Lake is the perfect spot for those looking to retire in an ideal lakeside community, or for those looking for a quick getaway that’s located close to larger cities. While the lake is a booming tourist destination during the warmer months, the natural beauty of the area makes for a stunning retreat year-round. Learn more about this Central Alberta paradise, as well as where you can find Abbey Platinum Master Built Homes below!

So Much More Than Just A Lake Community

While Sylvan Lake is well-known for its tranquil waters, private beaches, and sun-speckled summer vibe, the town is bustling with plenty to do year round. Take in festivals, fireworks, live music, ice fishing and skating, and best of all, the serenity that envelopes the area. For those looking for a weekend getaway, Sylvan is located just 20kms west of Red Deer, and is within a two hour radius of both Edmonton and Calgary.

Plenty of Living Options

There’s no shortage of rustic cabins to be found in the area, but for those wanting a more defined home, Sylvan Lake boasts a wide variety of living options to choose from. Select communities include:

Ryders Ridge

Ryders Ridge is nestled on the southern boundary of Sylvan Lake and is the perfect fit for families that love to lead an active lifestyle. Full of scenic pathways and pedestrian friendly neighbourhoods, Ryders Ridge is close to all main amenities and schools in town.


Crestview is a newer community that offers residents sweeping views of Sylvan Lake, as well as the rolling landscape. For those who love to take in scenery, you’ll be up close with nature all with quick access to golf courses, the beach, and all other perks of a lakefront community!

The Vista’s At Ryder’s Ridge

The Vista promises homeowners stunning views of the lakefront and surrounding community. As a new development, The Vista’s offers modern architecture, terraced lots, dedicated green spaces, parks, and a naturalized trail system. Located close to shopping and modern amenities for your convenience!

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