Monday, March 01, 2010

Float Cabins for Sale on Powell Lake BC

Wayne and I love living in our float cabin home on Powell Lake in all seasons. While we enjoy the quiet months of fall winter and spring, there's nothing like summer up the lake. Long warm days are just made for swimming, fishing, BBQs and family get togethers. Several properties have recently sold, so don't wait too long. Purchasing our float cabin home was the best thing we ever did. Why don't you come up and see what Powell Lake has to offer. (Updated 6/6/18)


Powell Lake Cabins and Properties

Are you interested in getting a cabin of your own? Here's an updated list of cabins and properties up the lake that are for sale. Some are through real estate agents, so you can get more information via their websites. Other cabins are for sale by the owners with information on Craigslist or Facebook pages.


Powell Lake Cabins and Properties For Sale

MLS LISTING:  14131 Powell Lake is beautiful float cabin is in a bay of its own with sandy beaches near Olsen's Landing.  The large float cabin ready for you to use in all seasons. It has two stories with plenty of room for family and friends to visit on a warm summer day to enjoy sunning, swimming and fishing. It has 3 bedrooms plus extra space upstairs for guests, full and half bathrooms, and a large open concept living area downstairs. with a pellet stove to keep you warm. Solar panels for power are quiet and efficient. In back there is also covered boat parking. All of this for $199,900. For more information contact Warren Behan of Royal LePage at 604-485-2324 or click here.

CRAIGSLIST LISTING (6/6/2018):  For sale, a float cabin on Powell Lake with lots of deck space for outside summer fun, and a swim platform for the little ones.  The open concept cozy cabin has one bedroom downstairs and a sleeping loft. Features include vaulted ceilings, tongue and groove pine ceiling, tongue and groove yellow cedar floor, wood stove, propane fridge, on demand hot water, stove and freezer. Also included are a Honda 3000 watt inverter generator, huge solar system and a composting toilet. All this in a great location that's very protected for $150,000. To contact the owner visit Craigslist.

MLS LISTING:  This well built float cabin that has all the bells and whistles to make your vacation legendary. The main living space has loads of natural light coming in from all sides of the building. The open layout is perfect for entertaining and expands onto a large front deck. There's one bedroom on the main floor complete with a 3pc bathroom and an upstairs loft offers more sleeping accommodations. All this for $169,000. For more information contact Paige Anderson of Royal LePage at 604-414-8650 or click here.

FACEBOOK LISTING (5/30/2018):  Large 1200 sq ft float cabin for sale for $175,000. For more pictures you can visit the owner's Facebook profile. The cabin has 3 bedrooms that can sleep eight comfortably plus a hide-a-bed for 2 more.  Amenities include an on-demand hot water heater and all the bells and whistles. Needs some finishing. Custom work throughout must be seen to be appreciated. Click here for more information and to contact the owner.

FACEBOOK LISTING (3/4/2018): For sale, a turnkey rancher style float cabin located at Deigo Point. That makes it only 20 minutes from the Shinglemill marina by boat. The cabin comes with solar power and generator backup. The layout includes three bedrooms, woodstove heat, access to TV and a great neighborhood. There is a new kitchen and an updated bathroom with hot water. From your front deck there are fabulous views of the lake and Goat Island. A huge amount of outdoor space is available for entertaining. The asking price is or $225,000. Click here for more information and to contact the owner to view this property.

FACEBOOK LISTING (2/1/2018):  This very private float cabin is being sold direct by the owner for $100,000.  It's on the south side of Goat Island, is protected by a large log boom and receives all day sun. The cabin is built on a sturdy steel float. It's easy to reach by boat and is about 20 minutes from the Shinglemill marina.
Private message the owner through Facebook for more pictures and information.

MLS LISTING:  7395 Powell Lake is classic barn style float cabin just minutes from the Shinglemill marina by boat. It's nicely maintained with recent float and deck upgrades, a huge breakwater with newer cables, and 25 new flotation barrels added in 2016. Solar panels and a battery bank are included along with appliances and bedroom furniture. This cabin is turn key and ready to enjoy right away for only $149,900.  For more information contact Ross Cooper of Re/Max at 604-485-2741 or click here.

MLS LISTING: Jamie and Jason Zroback of BC Land Professionals has the "Ultimate Fly-in" Cabin listed. It's a float cabin on Frogpond Lake on Goat Island in the center of Powell Lake. This all-inclusive float cabin is accessible by plane or boat and vehicle via a logging road on the island. Just a few of the amenities include: main cabin, guest cabin, shop, propane and generator for power, 3 boats, and all the furnishings. This secluded cabin is one of only three float cabins on the lake. The cabin and its lease for occupation are priced at $199,000.  Click here for more information and pictures. For more information, call Jamie at (604) 483-1605 or Jason at (604) 414-5577.

MLS LISTING: 9256 Powell Lake is a land cabin on a half acre waterfront lot for $297,500. It's only minutes up the lake from the marina. This two-bedroom, self-contained cabin is in a park-like setting with approximately 140 feet of lake front. It has an open floor plan with 2 bedrooms on the main plus a sleeping loft. Amenities includes an on-demand hot water system, propane fridge and stove, plus a 2000-watt inverter. An aluminum ramp leads down to your own private dock. For more information contact Warren Behan of Royal LePage at 604-485-2324 or click here.

MLS LISTING: 9242 Powell Lake is a land cabin on a half acre waterfront lot with a beautiful sandy beach. It has two bedrooms, a bath with a shower, a large living room with a cozy woodstove. The little kitchen is a perfect .place to prepare meals to enjoy in the glassed-in breakfast room.  A covered front deck is the perfect place to relax on a warm summer evening. There's a lovely garden, a waterside deck and fire pit on the beach, plus a handy sheds for storage and firewood. It’s all ready and waiting for you to enjoy for $320,000. For more information contact Warren Behan of Royal LePage at 604-485-2324 or click here.

MLS LISTING: BC Land Professionals is offering a lakefront lodge. The property is 8.35 acres of Crown lease land (renewal due in 2021) with 1300 feet of lake frontage. There are 5 self contained cedar cottages: 3 two-bedroom and 2 one-bedroom. Each has a full bathroom with showers, sinks, toilets, and full kitchens with brand new appliances. Living and eating areas are fully furnished with wood stoves for heat. The fridge, stove, hot water and lighting are propane. Other buildings includes a wood fired Sauna and tool shed. The foreshore and docks are protected by log breakwater. The complete package is priced at $379,000. Click here for more information and pictures. For more information call toll free at 1-866-558-5263, the office at 604-694-7626 or mobile at (604) 483-1605.


Powell Lake Cabin Services

Powell Lake Cabin Services: Already have a cabin up the lake? We are always looking for help with projects around ours. Our good friend (and float cabin neighbour) Justin Behan offers services such as cargo delivery, lumber packages, cubes, propane tanks, wood stoves, and anchor and rope supply. In addition, Justin is now a distributor for Sun-Mar composting toilets just like the one we installed in our new bathroom addition. For more information, call Justin at (604) 483-6527.


Powell Lake Real Estate: Want a real estate agent that really knows float cabins? That's Harry Zroback (our man Harry who helped us get our cabin) from RE/MAX. Harry owns a cabin himself, so he's an excellent person to contact for all your "up the lake" real estate needs at 604-483-8333 or harry@powellriverrealestate.com.



Powell Lake Stories

Want to know more about life up the lake. Check out these books from Wayne's Coastal BC Stories series:

Up the Lake (Free for Kindle and e-books)
Farther Up the Lake
Cabin Number 5
Off the Grid
Off the Grid: Getting Started
Powell Lake by Barge and Quad
If you have any questions about Powell River, Powell Lake or cabin living, I'd be glad to help out. Just leave a comment or use the e-mail link in my profile to send me a message. -- Margy

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