The Shawnigan Lake Estate is an incredible lakefront property on Shawnigan Lake just 40 minutes from the City of Victoria on Vancouver Island British Columbia. This amazing property boasts a large 4 bedroom main house and beautiful 1 bedroom and loft cottage, wide private beach and dock, plus a hot tub to experience the best of lake front living. This very family friendly property is perfect for retreats, vacations, small family reunions, or for parents needing a place to stay while visiting their children at Shawnigan Lake School or Brentwood College School. The large estate grounds provides plenty of room for enjoying the outdoors. Lots of room for parking as well being directly next door to the government dock where you use the boat launch for your own boat or use the public park for additional space to enjoy. Bring your water skis! The Shawnigan Lake Village is a short walk where you can access a great mix of restaurants, coffee houses, bakeries, ice cream, groceries, and unique shops. Being central to both Victoria and the Cowichan Valley makes it easy to visit other attractions in the region all within a hour or less away. There are places on Shawnigan Lake where you can rent boats, canoes, and kayaks throughout the summer months. The Shawnigan Lake Estate central house on the main floor has large vaulted ceiling living and dining room space, a sun room, main deck with BBQ grill, and large kitchen and family room with bar. The main level of the house also includes master bedroom with king bed and ensuite bathroom plus direct access to the hot tub deck, and second bedroom with double with a single up bunk bed, and third bedroom with a queen hide-a-bed, powder room bathroom, and third bathroom with Jacuzzi tub. Head downstairs and check out the fourth bedroom with a queen bed and the recreation room that includes a pool and foosball tables for family entertainment. Just across the front yard lawn from the main house is the quaint cottage. The cottage has one full bathroom, fifth bedroom with a queen bed, full kitchen, living room, and loft bedroom. The cottage has a deck and views of the lake as well. During peak summer periods the cottage and the main house are rented together to ensure privacy for the guests of the estate. Take the walk to the private lake frontage. You will cross over an old railway track to get to the private lake front that runs through the property but it is not in use anymore. It is a short stroll to the park like setting lakeside beach and dock. There are outdoor chairs to use while enjoying lake front living space. Come and experience a premier location for vacation in the summer, or throughout the other times of the year, an amazing holiday rental home that will provide the best of times for you and your family. Please note Beach fires are not permitted. The property does not include any types of watercraft, flotation equipment, beach toys, or water safety devices. Please ensure to bring your own. The property is open to short term monthly rentals in the fall, winter, and early spring months, please enquire on rates.