Shawnigan Lake real estate has unique characteristics. As Shawnigan Lake realtors, our team has experience with this town, having lived in the Cowichan Valley most of their lives.

About Shawnigan Lake

Shawnigan Lake is a popular recreation destination but is also home to full-time residents due to its close proximity to Victoria for commuting to work. Shawnigan Lake village has numerous gift shops, galleries and eateries.

Shawnigan Lake is a 35-minute commute south to Victoria and a 1-hour commute north to Nanaimo, both of which have ferries to the mainland, and airports.

You can learn more about the famous landscape artist, E.J. Hughes at the Shawnigan Lake Museum – he resided in Shawnigan for a while. Shawnigan Lake is full of recreational opportunities with regional and community parks and has its own community centre.

Shawnigan Lake provides great learning opportunities with Discovery Elementary and two independent boarding schools (Shawnigan Lake School and St. John’s Academy).

Shawnigan Lake Real Estate Demographics

Shawnigan Lake real estate is on the rise, with resales and new developments. It is a place to be away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but still close enough to amenities located in Mill Bay 10 minutes away. The average home sale price for a single-family detached home as of February 2022 in Shawnigan Lake is $800,000 - $1,000,000.

Quick Facts about Shawnigan Lake

  • Population: 8,558
  • Average temperature: in January, 6C, and in July, 23C

In Closing

I love going for a stroll on historic Kinsol Trestle along the Cowichan Valley Trail and enjoying the breathtaking views. The Trestle is one of the tallest free-standing timber rail trestle structures in the world. Stop by Oma's Bakery and Shawnigan Coffee House on your way! - David Lowes

Please contact our team if you are interested in buyer or selling in Shawnigan Lake.

Come and experience living in the beautiful Cowichan Valley.
Team - David Lowes Duncan Realtors

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