Scott Ross, Thomas Robinson, Natalie Benedet and Leslie Black
The Sotheby’s brand is synonymous with the luxury home market. The Benedet Group, is the Okanagan Valley’s premier real estate representative for luxury homes. The group offers state of the art marketing with exemplary service and the utmost discretion.
With a combined $190 million in sales and 30 years of experience, the Benedet Group has proven it understands the luxury market and can provide its clients with quality information whether buying or selling in Kelowna or throughout the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada.
8485 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon
Expertise that’s wherever you are
and wherever you want to be.
Natalie Benedet, Thomas Robinson, Scott Ross and Leslie Black form a unique team, as one is highly motivated by the quality of construction and an understanding of what makes a home qualify as luxury and the other is data driven which allows for an in-depth foundation for purchasers needing to understand why a home is priced where it is and for sellers, where a home should be priced.
It goes without saying that being part of the Sotheby’s family provides luxury home buyers and sellers with the specialized data that only Sotheby’s International Realty Canada can offer and a network of clients from across Canada and Internationally.
1355 McKenzie Road, Kelowna
Personal Real Estate Corporation
INTUITIVE. DISCREET. COMMITTED.
After graduation from Toronto Metropolitan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts with majors in Business and Fine Arts, Natalie joined a large commercial real estate firm where she honed her skills in development, marketing and client services. She later moved to a senior position in fundraising in the philanthropic sector. Her success in raising millions of dollars was attributed to her ability to connect with donors and foster lasting relationships.
Natalie’s skill as a Real Estate Advisor comes from a combination of talents, those learned in the not for profit world of connecting and listening, to her innate talent in space design and her in-depth knowledge of residential construction. Alongside her husband, an awarded custom homebuilder, she has designed and managed the creation of incredible homes literally from the ground up. These skills allow Natalie to achieve remarkable success in both marketing properties for sale and helping clients find their new homes.
Sotheby’s, with its reputation as one of the world’s most prestigious brands provides, the perfect background for Natalie to showcase properties. Her clients’ homes are marketed not just on a local level but through agencies across Canada and around the world.
Natalie continues to hone her skills in real estate having recently achieved her accreditation as a Certified International Property Specialist and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, while she has begun working toward accreditation as an Associate Broker.
What Natalie loves about living in the Okanagan…
- Wine tasting at Martin’s Lane Winery
- Snowboarding Big White with her client from Portugal
- Running along Gellatly Bay
- Supporting the Child Advocacy Centre because every child deserves a safe home
ENTHUSIASTIC. COMPETITIVE. CONNECTED.
Thomas graduated from University of British Columbia Okanagan with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts which led to his love for interior design and strong appreciation for architecture. He has a deep understanding of the technological world and has the ability to source details relative to the real estate world, quickly and efficiently.
Thomas is passionate about comparative market analysis figures and readily provides Okanagan Real Estate Group with ‘deep dives’ into home and neighbourhood reports.
Well regarded within the Okanagan’s competitive swimming world; first as a competitor and more recently as a well respected coach for all ages of athletes, Thomas has a wealth of contacts through his involvement with the club. Coaching requires very specific skills. Communication and knowledge being foremost. Thomas brings those attributes to his work in real estate.
He connects extremely well with first time homebuyers and is dedicated to finding his clients the best properties within their price range.
What Thomas loves about living in the Okanagan…
- Visiting Lake Country Dog Park with my two dogs, Kiwi and Peaches
- Spending time with friends at Truck 59 Ciderhouse
- Coaching swimmers age 11-18 with the Kelowna AquaJets
ACCOMPLISHED. PRECISE. PROACTIVE.
Scott is a well-known and well-regarded custom home builder in this area. He has won several awards for his luxury custom homes and as such is well connected within this industry and most importantly, he is considered talented, ethical and reliable. Now having turned his attention to real estate, he can use his experience and talents he has acquired to help buy and sell property.
Scott knows what makes a luxury home – luxurious. He knows what makes a home well-built and will be able to speak to those details thoroughly with his purchasers. If selling your home, Scott will be able to assess the correct value and know what should be highlighted. He will be able to focus on what makes your home stand out. Clients will benefit from this strong attention to detail and his depth of knowledge.
Scott has an innate sense of integrity and having worked with many high-net-worth clients knows the value of discretion.
One of the most important attributes in building and in real estate is having the ability to really listen to what your client wants. Over the years, this has become one of Scott’s strongest traits. In addition, he knows each neighbourhood well and can find that perfect fit for his clients.
Scott spent his formative years in Squamish, BC. He and his wife and two daughters moved to Kelowna in 2005. Scott was a competitive cyclist and continues to enjoy cycling in his leisure time, as well as golfing and skiing in the winter.
Scott is very excited to focus all of these skills on real estate in Kelowna and throughout the Okanagan Valley. His mature and astute approach to real estate has proven an excellent fit with the Sotheby’s Benedet Group.
What Scott loves about living in the Okanagan…
- The beautiful lake and warm climate
- The amazing variety of restaurants and eateries
- Word class golf courses and wineries
EXPERIENCED. COLLABORATIVE. STRATEGIC.
The Okanagan lifestyle and its natural beauty lured Leslie and her family to Kelowna. She spent over twenty years in Toronto’s luxury real estate market. There she honed her skills in its highly competitive environment, accumulating an impressive record of satisfied clients.
Leslie graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Huron College with a degree in Economics. She had a successful career in advertising before transitioning into the real estate world.
As a past winner of the Toronto Marathon and an accomplished age group Ironman athlete, Leslie knows a thing or two about discipline, setting goals, and execution. She carries this through into her real estate life with that same competitive spirit.
Leslie’s philanthropic interests focus on children and athletics. She sits on the board of directors of the Canadian Athletes Now Fund (CANFund), a not-for-profit organization that raises funds for Canada’s Olympic athletes. For over 10 years now, she has continued to sponsor a child through World Vision and supports many SickKids initiatives.
Leslie and her family made the decision to move to the Okanagan Valley as it offers the lifestyle that she and her family were seeking. They are an active family that enjoy all the outdoor activities this valley is so famous for.
Leslie has a collaborative and strategic approach to real estate. She is calm and thoughtful, which will take the stress out of what can be a trying time. This combined with her vast experience in the luxury real estate market, and her newfound enthusiasm for the region, will bring solid results whether buying or selling.
Leslie is delighted to join the Benedet Group and looks forward to helping her clients achieve their real estate dreams.
What Leslie loves about living in the Okanagan…
- The breathtaking views of the mountains and Okanagan Lake
- The world class wineries literally at my doorstep
- The endless and picturesque places to run, hike and bike, a true athlete’s playground
Okanagan Valley including Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country, Penticton and Vernon
Buying and Selling Luxury Homes, Custom Homes, Lake & Beach Properties, Mountain & Ski Properties and Vacation Homes
Luxury is what we live
We love living in the Okanagan Valley. We are deeply proud of what this area offers and we are honoured to share and enjoy Kelowna’s lifestyle with our clients. We are proud that we represent some of the Okanagan Valley’s most luxurious homes.
Luxury is the marketing we implement
Backed by the international power and prestige of Sotheby’s, the Benedet Group goes beyond the traditional in its marketing campaigns. It’s awareness of local, regional and national trends provides buyers and sellers of luxury Okanagan properties with unparalleled service.
Luxury is the service we provide
Buying and selling luxury properties requires specialized knowledge and responsive solutions. Information is a vital part of buying and selling and the Benedet Group prides itself on its ability to provide vital information on luxury Okanagan properties as soon as its available.
Luxury is the professionalism we ensure
Buyers and sellers deserve total discretion when seeking a new property or selling a home. Whether a high net worth investor or first time homebuyer we guarantee absolute discretion in any and all transactions.
2096 Abbott Street, Kelowna
Luxury Real Estate Kelowna
Calling the Okanagan home
With it’s abundance of lakes and its proximity to mountains and its temperate climate the Okanagan Valley offers some of the best that Canada has to offer. This has brought a vibrant market of luxury homes as knowledgeable homeowners are increasingly choosing to relocate to Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley.
Reasons to Consider Kelowna
Kelowna is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. It sits on the shore of Okanagan Lake so many residents spend their summers boating, swimming, paddle boarding or just enjoying the many beaches. In winter Kelowna is within easy commuting distance to some of the best powder skiing in the country along with cross country trails, snowmobile areas and snowshoeing.
Wineries within Kelowna
There are 40 wineries situated within Kelowna’s borders. Some of BC’s finest wines are created here and for those wishing to visit the wine district it is an easy commute to the Southern and Northern wineries.
Quality of Life in Kelowna
Kelowna has a symphony orchestra, an opera group, a vibrant theatre and arts community. The University of British Columbia Okanagan campus is situated within Kelowna’s city limits and a new 42 story UBCO campus is about to be built downtown in Kelowna.
World Class HealthCare in Kelowna
The Kelowna General Hospital has become one of Canada’s finest medical facilities. It offers many specialties which allow patients to stay home rather than to have to travel for specialized care.
Kelowna one of Canada’s Top Cities
Money Sense magazine ranked Kelowna as one of Canada’s top cities to live in. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the country. People want to live here. The lifestyle is outstanding in the Okanagan Valley and in particular in Kelowna.
Luxury Real Estate in Kelowna
With average price of homes at $1M in the Central Okanagan, there is an array of luxury homes for sale at any given time in Kelowna.
Kelowna homes offer a rare opportunity to own the exquisite lifestyle of your dreams without sacrificing comfort or attention to detail. Whether you’re looking for expansive late-night views or a cozy weekend escape, you can find the perfect option to suit your needs.
Whether a sandy beach, sweeping lakeview or an immensely private estate, Benedet Group is able to assist you in finding the ideal property fit in Kelowna and throughout the Okanagan Valley.
Office Phone: 250.469.9547
Toll Free: 877.530.3933
108-1289 Ellis Street,
Kelowna, British Columbia