Browsing Canadian properties throughout our home and native land's dramatic real estate market makes for an intriguing time -- whether you’re a prospective buyer, or just daydreaming of entering the (increasingly unattainable) housing market. 

From multi-million-dollar mansions, to affordable starter homes and even a restored caboose(!), there were no shortage of listings to get lost in throughout the country this year.

For those in search of a little inspiration, real estate company Zoocasa has compiled a list of its most-viewed properties across the Canadian market in the past 12 months.

1.   4111 162 Avenue Sw, Calgary

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This sprawling, family-focused house will soon be in the middle of a vibrant new community in Calgary. The 12,000-square-foot home sits on 18.95 acres of land right in the Providence Transit Station planning area, which will soon house four-storey commercial and multifamily buildings. Notable features include a dramatic grand staircase, stunning views, a spa-themed bathroom, an indoor basketball/volleyball court, and all the elevated entertaining perks your heart could desire.

  • Price: $8,000,000
  • Bedrooms:  5
  • Bathrooms:  4
  • Lot Size: N/A
  • Taxes: N/A

2. 25 Wood Glen Rd, Toronto – SOLD

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This stunning modern Toronto home blends editorial-worthy architecture with nature. Thanks to no shortage of natural light in every room, the family home brings the surrounding Toronto Hunt and landscape of tall oaks inside, with glass walls, skylights, and Douglas fir columns. Notable features include a chef’s kitchen, an open concept main floor, and a hot tub deck in the backyard.

  • Price: $3,800,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Lot Size: 35.1 feet x 158.58 feet
  • Taxes: $11,237

3. 27 Moses Cres, Clarington – SOLD

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This picture-perfect family home is located in the increasingly coveted Clarington, Ontario, about an hour east of Toronto (and ten minutes from the proposed GO station). The all-brick, detached house sits on a corner lot and features hardwood floors, nine-foot ceilings, new appliances, and a private, wholly enclosed backyard. 

  • Price: $990,500
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Lot Size: 8.1 metres x 30.1 metres
  • Taxes: $5,200

4. 18 Hannaford St, Toronto – SOLD

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This semi-detached Toronto home sits in Toronto’s breezy Upper Beach neighbourhood. A great starter home, the property is move-in ready, with a functional layout, a spacious kitchen, and back deck. Perhaps the biggest draw, however, is its location; the home is within walking distance of schools, shopping, the TTC, and -- of course -- the beach. 

  • Price: $998,000
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Lot Size: 8.1 metres x 30.1 metres
  • Taxes: $3,474

5.  130 Dufferin Road, Ottawa – INACTIVE

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In the nation’s capital, in the sought-after New Edinburgh, this elegant residence looks out over the Rideau Hall Gardens. Notable features include a grand foyer with two-storey high ceilings and a skylight, a stunning living room fireplace and a view-filled balcony, spa-like bathrooms, and an elevator to a lower level rec room.  

  • Price: $2,300,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Lot Size: 24.84 feet x 127.11 feet
  • Taxes: $12,629

6. 34 Stephenson Ave, Toronto – SOLD

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Located in the vibrant and coveted Danforth Village neighbourhood, this bright and renovated three-bedroom, two-bathroom semi is perfect for first-time homebuyers and downsizers. Appreciated features of this property include a fully finished lower level with a three-piece bathroom, ample closet space, and a landscaped front yard. 

  • Price: $1,147,800
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Lot Size: 16.17 feet x 109.25 feet
  • Taxes: $3,959

7. 282 Rymal Road W, Hamilton – INACTIVE

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Located in the increasingly coveted city of Hamilton -- and in the desirable West Mountain neighbourhood -- this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home features a breakfast bar, granite countertops, under-mount cabinet lighting, hardwood floors, and crown moulding. A large primary bedroom features a walk-in closet and four-piece spa-like ensuite. 

  • Price: $784,900
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Lot Size: 20.01 feet x 100.92 feet
  • Taxes: N/A

8. 2186 5th Avenue W, Owen Sound – SOLD

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This simple and bright two bedroom Owen Sound bungalow features in-floor heating and had a complete renovation in 2013 that included a new roof, an insulated 24-by-16-foot garage, and a cooling system for the sweltering summer months. The home features a concrete patio and fenced backyard. 

  • Price: $429,000
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Lot Size: 66 feet x 165 feet
  • Taxes: N/A

9. 26 Cumberland Dr, Mississauga – INACTIVE

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This sleek and modern Port Credit home lends itself to elevated entertaining. The magazine-worthy home features a designer kitchen, a formal dining room with large windows, a finished basement with a fireplace, and a luxury six-piece bathroom with heated floors, a soaker tub, and glass shower attached to the main bedroom. 

  • Price: $2,778,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Lot Size: 50 feet x 125.41 feet
  • Taxes: $8,002

10. caboose – 43 Main St E, Milton – SOLD

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One of Zoocasa’s most unique listings of the year was also one of its most viewed. Located in Milton, Ontario, the home gives a 1912 CN wooden caboose a new lease on life. Restored and claiming to be move-in ready (we don't know about you but we need access to a bathroom if we're going to call a new place home...), the windows, doors, shingling, and insulation were replaced in 2009. The 'home' features an original caboose bunk, laminate flooring, leather benches, a built-in stereo system, a bar fridge and sink, and a wooden deck. 

  • Price:  $45,000
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Bathrooms: 0
  • Lot Size: N/A
  • Taxes:  N/A

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