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Description from owner

This is a 'level-to-lake' property where your Family and Friends will create happy memories year after year! It is a safe place for Children and Adults to enjoy Swimming, Boating, Wake Boarding and Water Skiing. Lawn games (Bocce, Badminton, Soccer, Ball, etc.) are also fun to play on the large grassy area on the lake side of The Cottage. Parking and more level play space is available at the rear of the property.

Two very large decks are both handy and convenient for BarB'Queing and Family gatherings. Bring a kayak or a canoe and explore the 6 mi. long and 1 mi. wide 'Beautiful Shawnigan Lake' at your leisure. Patio doors open up the 2 front bedrooms to the Lake view, birds chirping and the lovely sunrise each morning rising over the lake and nearby Mt. Baldy (Trails).

There is, as well, a system of trails known as the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) which is accessed by a 5 minute walk (2 min. by bike!) from The Cottage. This trail leads to the Historic Kinsol Trestle (about 1 hr.) where picnicking and photograph opportunities abound. The trail is flat, wide and picturesque. Wonderful for biking or hiking!

The Cottage is located on the west side of Shawnigan Lake. Take a 10 min. drive or 20 min. paddle to Shawnigan Village! In the Village you will find 2 General Stores, Laundry, Post Office, coffee and bake Shops, a Butcher, 3-4 Restaurants, Hair Salon, Recycling facilities and Playgrounds. In near-by Mill Bay (20 min. drive) or Duncan(30 min.) there are Recreation Centres, Banks, Theatres, Hospital/Clinics, Library and other amenities you would expect to find in larger Centres.

If one of your penchants is wine and/or wine making, there are many beautiful Vinyards within a 30 min. range of The Cottage. Some of these provide tours, lunches, wine 'tastings' and gift shops.

The world renowned Capital City of Victoria, BC is a lovely 25 Min. drive South from The Cottage. The extreme natural, beauty of 'The Malahat Drive' brings you right in to Victoria from Shawnigan. Please be sure to check The Cottage guidebook when you arrive for precise details of attractions and local events in Victoria and surroundings during the summer 2014. The Butchart Gardens, IMAX, BC Museum and the summer fun of Boats and Buskers on the Inner Harbour are to name just a few! Oh! The Roger's Chocolate Shop on Government Street has great Ice Cream!

After you spend a day seeing the nearby sights, you will always find it welcoming to return to the peace of The Cottage By The Lake. Finish your day with a crackling campfire, hot chocolate/toddy and/or Marshmallows. A weiner roast has always been popular too! Staying at The Cottage is an opportunity to build your own Family Memories.

Our Cottage is rented each summer very quickly, so do get in touch with us as soon as you can to avoid any disappointment.

Beautiful ~ any week of the Summer!

3 bedrooms

Large Lawn and Parking for Family and Friends

Private, long swim and mooring dock ~ Fishing

Full Kitchen/Dishwasher

Washer and Dryer

Large, flat screen TV

Cable ~ Internet included

One level home ~ sleeps 6

Large front and back decks

Enjoy a very sunny area next to the water

Tastefully furnished

Gardening and lawns maintained

Linens supplied

Available every week from June 29th to August 31st.

(Sunday 3 p.m. to the following Sunday 11 a.m.)

This is a private property and waterfront. There is a rented (Long Term) suite above the garages on the rear of the property. The use of the waterfront is solely for guests renting The Cottage by the week.

Beds: 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Bed, 2 Twin Beds, 1 Sofa Bed

TripAdvisor Property ID: 4841783

Owner profile

James P.
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English



  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking Included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Waterfront


  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding


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