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Property Details

Updated: Nov 13, 2014
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps

One of the Last "Original" Cottages left on the Shawnigan Lake. This charming cottage sleeps up to 5 people maximum comfortably in

two bedrooms. One bedroom has a queen bed with lake views, the

other has bunk beds to sleep three. Recently, renovated and stylishly


Gorgeous views and sunsets over Strathcona Bay, Shawnigan Lake and

hills beyond.

Rustic Strathcona Cottage is 68 years old and is nestled amid tall

Douglas Fir and Cedar trees on a private 1/2 acre lot at the base of

Mt. Baldy. Onced housed E.J. Hughes parents while they were care taker for the famous Strathcona Lodge. E.J. Huges, himself, lived for 20 years in our other property next door were he painted the majority of his work. This cottage has Lake access across the road. The dock is shared with our other property "The Lake House". Double kayak with adult and childs vest available for use.

We offer a smoke and pet free accommodation.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Internet

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Great two week stay here! Beautiful, clean house.

Thanks! I'll be back!
Oct 2012
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Activity and Interests

Off the dock: swimming, fishing (trout-stocked), boating, sailing, water and or jet skiing. Room to moor one boat.

Nearby you can enjoy: 3 golf courses within 15 miles, hiking,

horse back riding and a public large sandy beach just minutes away.

The restaurant at the Marina is licensed, and the Marina offers full

boat services and fuel, water equipment rentals, float plane base

and tours. Only a few minutes walk away!

Shawnigan Lake Village: 2 km (1.5 miles) north offers well stocked

convenience stores, post office, DVD/VCR rentals, internet cafe, coffee shop,

restaurants, a great bakery, ATM's, pharmacy, gas station, Shawnigan Lake Museum, health care and several boutiques.

For those who like to venture further, Victoria is about 25 miles

south from Shawnigan Lake. Duncan, City of Totems, is north less

than 15 minutes by car and a few minutes beyond is Chemanius, noted

for its murals and dinner theatre. Mill Bay is 5 miles ride east and

has a very good shopping centre and ocean beaches.

There are also several wineries in the area.


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Rental rates

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Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay


  • Nightly Rate: CAN$150 - CAN$235

    Weekly Rate: CAN$800 - CAN$1500

    Monthly Rate: CAN$2000 - CAN$5400

  • Available Year Round.

    2014 - Winter Rates:
    January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
    *$1150/long term stay - 3 month minimum (utilities extra)
    *$150 per night - 2 night minimum

    2014 - Summer Rates:
    July 1 - August 31
    *$235 per night - 2 night minimum

    2014 - June & September 1st-30th
    *$185 per night - 2 night minimum Fall Rates:

    *Please call for Long Term Off Season Rates


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Internet


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Outdoor Grill


  • Living Room: Views of lake, very comfortable leather sofas, cable TV, DVD/VCR player with movies, stereo with CD player and tape deck, MP3 Player and reclining rocker. For those lazy days there are lots of books to read and board games to play. In-line Dining Room: dining for 6 Wood stove with firewood provided for those cool non-summer evenings. Kitchen: full and well equipped. Bedroom one: views of lake, queen size bed. Bedroom two: bunk bed, double on bottom and single on top. Bathroom: four piece with rain stream shower head. Relax and admire the lake on either the covered front porch or the open patio a few steps down. Barbecue. Outdoor furniture. Plush bath and beach towels, 300 count bed linens, comfortable pillows, cozy comforters and more. Dock shared with guests of our Shawnigan Lake Vacation Rentals waterfront property across the road, "The Lake House".

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