Shawnigan Lake: Lodge
- 4 BDR
- 2 BA
- Sleeps 12
Secluded, yet central to SIX communities: Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, Cobble Hill, Cowichan Bay, Victoria & Duncan & amenities.
'Come experience how it can be to live 'off the grid' sustainably in a beautiful, whisper quiet, peaceful, Eco-friendly, and a popular Bike-in lodge. Family friendly with fire-pits, outhouse, campsite, basketball court and Playground.
Modern, automated, Off-grid systems/solar with backup power. All-gas appliances, on demand hot water.
Private deck/ enclosed dog pen. Shabby chic country design...Kayak, & sailboats available.
Stay in the 4 BR+Den main w/ huge Pacific Energy wood stove. Campsites upon request.
Pet friendly: If needed, there is a fenced pen surrounding entrances/ decks.
Best hiking, riding and ATV trails
Biking: Next to the Transcanada trail (Victoria or/Duncan, Cowichan)
Sailing: Cowichan Bay
Swimming: Koksilah river, Shawnigan Lake
Walking distance to 'Burnt Bridge', Koksilah provincial campground, Damali Lavender farm, Many (Unsworth,Merridale) Vinyards, Kinsol Trestle, and the 100 mile ride site. River, waterfalls and Hiking trails surround. Wildlife mecca.
Kinsol Trestle and the Cowichan Valley Bike Trail to North Island from Victoria has been restored. After the fire of 1993..
“With a length of 614 feet, it is the longest trestle in the British Commonwealth.
“Being 145 feet high (taller than a 14 story building) it is the highest wooden trestle in the world.” –Macdonald & Lawrence, Timber framing specialists.
10 minutes to West Shawnigan lake beach park, Shawnigan Lake school & the town Village -all the basics.
20 minutes to Cowichan Bay, Cobble Hill, Mill Bay, Duncan
Victoria, numerous amenities, golf courses, wineries, and ferries within an hour..
Cell Service ****** Rogers Cell Service works well at the property. Bell and Telus the signal is not as strong.
There is a caretaker on staff on site and/or 24/7 assistance to manage all off grid systems so that all you need to worry about is how much fun you are having.:-)