1639 West Shawnigan Lake Rd, MLS 376561
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Located on the quiet southern portion of beautiful Shawnigan Lake. This home sits on over a half acre lot with a rare 80 feet of sandy beach, and huge private wharf. With 3 separate dwellings, there is lots of space to entertain friends and family. The Main house is over 3400 square feet with 4 beds, 3 Baths, a large open concept kitchen/living area, and 1300 square feet of deck with unobstructed views of the lake. The property also has an 750 square feet 2 bed, 1 bath cottage, a newly renovated 2 bed, 1 bath bunkhouse and a large detached 2 car garage. Paradise living and just 25 minutes to Victoria.
On the property is a cottage guest house which is a comfortable size at 750 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom. This second house is great if you’re entertaining and need some extra beds for your guests. It’s also ideal to use as an in-law suite for when the 4 bedrooms in the main house are full or for those special family members that you might want to keep at a distance.
Also on the property is a separate 530 square foot bunkhouse that can be used as further accommodation. It has a living room, kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, a 4 piece bathroom and a private porch for barbecuing and entertaining. Often used as overflow for the many guests that come to visit this paradise property!
Those who are familiar with the Shawnigan Lake terrain know that a sandy beach front is very hard to come by. Most properties will have a rocky frontage that drops off to the water with no sand. This home is one of a few that boasts a huge 80 Feet of beautiful flat sandy beach. Perfect for the little ones to enjoy while the older kids play in the water.
Along with the sandy beach front, this home also has a huge Private dock, perfect for entertaining large crowds. The size allows for multiple boats to be moored, Jetski’s and other water toys. Electrical power is also located on the dock, making Sound docks, Air pumps and Lighting convenient.
Shawnigan Lake is one of Vancouver Islands most popular water destinations. The lake is approximately 8 km long, surrounded by beautiful treed mountains with much of the lakeshore comprised of summer cottages and permanent homes.
The Shawnigan Lake real estate market has increased in demand over the years. The close proximity to Victoria and affordability of Real Estate has attracted buyers which has aided to the growth of the region. It is still possible to find a single family home for under $300,000 making Shawnigan Lake a sound investment.
Along with the affordable house prices Shawnigan Lake is also well known for:
Other contributing factors important to families or retirees looking to move to the area include easy access to important amenities like shopping and medical care. Enjoy a quiet, peaceful and natural setting while having access to all the amenities of a larger urban area.
The Town of Shawnigan Lake has enjoyed strong tourist support for over 100 years. The array of water sports and other outdoor recreational activities has attracted visitors to the area. Shawnigan Lake is popular among visitors for many reasons, some of which include:
Whether it is a leisurely walk along the beach, a challenging hike through the mountains or a Water ski on the lake, Shawnigan Lake has something for everyone to enjoy.
Boasting 14 parks there are almost limitless activities, community events and excitement to be enjoyed. It comes as no surprise that in the summer months the population of Shawnigan Lake almost doubles in size.