Lake Cowichan Cottages
Trying to find a cottage on Lake Cowichan can get quite tricky as they are often generationally owned and almost never come up for sale.
As a summer resident of Lake Cowichan / Youbou (I live on Meades Creek Road) I know quite a few of the residents and families who own homes and cottages here.
So if you'd like me to look around and see if anyone is willing to sell you a cottage in Lake Cowichan, BC please contact me and I'm happy to help find you the perfect place for your family.
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Lake Cowichan BC Cottage Lifestyle
Truly there is nothing more special than rolling up to your cabin on Lake Cowichan in beautiful British Columba, Canada.
For those of you who live in Victoria or Nanaimo, BC, it's less than an hour to drive to Lake Cowichan (if traffic cooperates) and you can be beachfront in no time!
Grab your fishing rod, start up the boat or stay on the beach and just light a fire. It's "up to you"!
01Amazing views overlooking Cowichan Lake & Cowichan River
02Lot's of great cabins or land to build your own!
03Vibrant & active community spirit
04Easy access to trails, parks, old growth forests, and much more
Lake Cowichan Cottage FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why are so few cottages for sale?
A:When it comes to the town of Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, there are so few cottages because it's so epic here that no one wants to sell their cottage! That's why you need a Realtor® with connections. A Realtor® like me! :)
Q: Is there a gas station on Lake Cowichan?
A: You bet! And it's open 7 days a week. It's right down by the marina where you can rent house boats and other fun toys.
Q: What’s the weather like in Lake Cowichan?
A: Lake Cowichan can get pretty hot in July, August (which is awesome) but the shoulder seasons are really quite nice. Winter we do get more snow than some other areas on Vancouver Island.
Q: Is Lake Cowichan a good place to live?
A: For those who are tired of the city and long for peaceful living and stunning landscapes, Lake Cowichan is a fantastic option. Nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of great activities to do all year round.
Lake Cowichan Real Estate Market
Whether you're looking for a permanent full time residence or a weekend cottage on the lake, the Lake Cowichan real estate market has something for everyone.
Lake Cowichan homes for sale vary in size and price, from modern lakefront executive homes, to smaller single family homes and cottages. Whatever your budget, there's a dream home waiting for you in Lake Cowichan.
Lake Cowichan's small town atmosphere and lakeside living attract buyers looking for a laid-back lifestyle in a natural setting, while still being close to a larger city with all the amenities. Lake Cowichan is a premiere lakeside community to call home.
What to do in Lake Cowichan
Hiking and mountain biking in the surrounding Pacific Northwest Temperate Rainforest.
- The scenic Pacific Marine Road drive through the rainforest from Lake Cowichan to Port Refrew.
The Lake Cowichan Farmers Market every Saturday in the town square provides local produce, crafts and foods.
Camping at any one of the five lakeside campsites that surround Cowichan Lake. Each is easily accessible from town and other communities around the lake.
Lake Cowichan is the westernmost point on the Trans Canada trail and offers walking, hiking, cycling and horseback riding opportunities.