Rent Home Shawnigan Lake - Chalet - upper - 600 sq ft / 55 sq m
'Come experience how it can be to live 'off the grid' sustainably in a beautiful, whisper quiet, peaceful, Eco-friendly secluded acreage that is still central to SIX communities: Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, Cobble Hill, Cowichan Bay, Victoria & Duncan & amenities. Commuter train scheduled to go up/down island in the spring.
Modern, automated, Off-grid systems/solar with backup power. All-gas appliances, on demand hot water.
Private deck/ enclosed yard. Shabby chic country design...Kayak, & sailboats available. Stay in the 4 BR+Den main w/ huge Pacific Energy wood stove and soaker tub, or the quaint loft with vaulted ceilings, fireplace and jacuzzi tub...Or book Both. Campsites upon request.
Pet friendly: 2 fenced pens surrounding entrances/ decks.
Best ATV trails
Biking: Next to the Transcanada trail (Victoria or/Duncan, Cowichan)
Sailing: (3) 'charter' available upon request in nearby Cowichan Bay.
Walking distance to 'Burnt Bridge', Koksilah provincial campground, 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 Arm Grill, West Shawnigan lake beach park, Shawnigan Lake school & town core.
20 minutes to Cowichan Bay, Cobble Hill, Mill Bay, Duncan
Victoria, numerous amenities, golf courses, wineries, Merridale cidery and ferries within an hour..