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Shawnigan Lake Waterfront Real Estate

Located just west of the Saanich Inlet on Vancouver Island, the Shawnigan Lake homes for sale are highly attractive to those looking for ideal lake living. The quaint village is found directly on the pristine, 7-kilometre long Shawnigan Lake in the Cowichan Valley. Known for its year-round beauty, the lake offers peaceful living and exciting recreational activities just steps away from most homes. Contact Carly Carey for more information or click here to read more about Shawnigan Lake waterfront real estate.

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Shawnigan Lake Waterfront Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $2.5M
Lowest Price $400K
Highest Price $8.5M
Total Listings 9
Avg. Days On Market 49
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.1K

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Shawnigan Real Estate Market

The Shawnigan Lake homes for sale are extremely desirable right now for many reasons. The gorgeous setting in nature -- while still having so many available professional services -- is a rare thing to find in a community, especially when located less than an hour drive from Victoria.

These exclusive homes offer luxurious lake living, with everything you might hope to find. Much of the Shaniwgan Lake real estate market is made up of cottage style homes that are sheltered by native pine trees, and the yards are expansive with long driveways. Some homes are steps away from the water, while others have an elevated view of Shawnigan Lake and scenic mountains.

You’ll love the homes at Shawnigan Lake, and the wonderful way of living that comes with it.

For more information on the incredible homes for sale at Shawnigan Lake, contact Carly Carey today!

Living in Shawnigan Lake

Located at the southern edge of the Cowichan Valley, near the two quaint communities of Cobble Hill and Mill Bay, is the Shawnigan Lake village. What could be just steps away from your backdoor is the tranquil Shawnigan Lake that stretches 7 kilometres, ideal for summer recreation, like swimming, fishing, or simply enjoying the beach.

With several surrounding provincial parks, and a vast network of both fun and challenging hikes to discover, the great outdoors offer endless possibilities at Shawnigan Lake. make sure to check out the Kinsol Trestle, one of the largest and highest wooden trestle bridges in the world.

In the village itself -- only 48 kilometres north of Victoria -- there are two general stores, several fantastic restaurants, hip cafes, nearby golf courses, a barber shop, a gas station, and a pharmacy.

There are several great restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries, and other necessary services. This spirited community is surrounded by breathtaking nature, which is why it’s a popular destination for both tourists and prospective home buyers.

It might be the breathtaking nature and wilderness that has made Shawnigan Lake a popular weekend destination, but the village also has a vibrant art and history scene, particularly due to the popularity of the Shawnigan Lake Historical Society museum.

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