You don't have to be rich to live a beautiful life. You just need to live in the right spot! Popular areas get all the attention and all the high prices. Head the other way though and you can find some amazing places that are also amazingly affordable.
It pays to take the road less travelled! Literally. The average home price in Canada is over $500,000. You can get better views and way more for your money if you're in the right place. A home located in these places are well below half a milli and absolutely gorgeous!
Burgeo // Newfoundland and Labrador
Median Home Price In The Area: $29,500
Best Part: Right by Sandbanks Provincial Park that has beautiful beaches for swimming and camping.
Sault Ste. Marie // Ontario
Median Home Price: $199,900
Best Part: It's the closest city to the beautiful Agawa Rock region featuring amazing cliffs and waterfalls along Lake Superior.
Ucluelet // British Columbia
Median Home Price: $299,000
Best Part: The medium home price is literally half the price of Tofino (B.C.'s surf destination) at $599,000 which is only minutes away.
Cape Breton // Nova Scotia
Median Home Price: $129,082
Best Part: One of the east coasts biggest tourist destinations with surfing and more but that doesn't come with big tourist expenses.
Port Alice // British Columbia
Median Home Price: $88,000
Best Part: Live on the island with that west coast lifestyle of surfing and hiking the rainforest but for an incredible price.
Percé // Quebec
Median Home Price: $144,000
Best Part: Enjoy some Game Of Thrones type views of the massive rock formation that has a big tunnel though it as well.
St. Johns // Newfoundland and Labrador
Median Home Price: $334,900
Best Part: Live that city life right on the coast like Vancouver but for a million dollars less of their price at $1,364,000.
Alma // New Brunswick
Median Home Price: $76,950
Best Part: It's right beside Fundy National Park which has waterfalls, the highest tides in the world and goes up to the Canadian Highlands.