Summer is almost upon us and the Powell Lake real estate market is heating up. There are so many things you can do up the lake this time of year: boating, waterskiing, swimming, fishing, hiking, outdoor BBQs, family get-together, the options are endless. Purchasing our float cabin was the best thing we ever did. Why don't you come up and see what Powell Lake has to offer.
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. Also, there's a unique opportunity to lease a float cabin for six months, you pick the start date.
Powell Lake Cabin for Lease
Powell Lake Cabins and Properties For Sale
MLS Listing: Float cabin on a 70x45-foot cedar log float in a private location 4 miles up the lake. Two storey cabin with four bedrooms; bathroom with shower, flush toilet, sink; kitchen has propane stove and fridge. Comes with 3500 Makita Generator, solar power, inverter, deep cycle batteries, and propane tanks. Other features include Bosch instant hot water heater, woodstove, within cell reception, and much more. Priced to sell at $148,000. Click here for more information and pictures. For more information, call Bill Bailey at the Powell River Coast Realty office at (604) 485-4231 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for information about the Powell River real estate market.
MLS LISTING: Max Pagani of Coast Realty is offering a freehold land cabin on 1/2 acre in Henderson Bay only 10 minutes by boat from the Powell Lake Marina. The 1000 sq ft cabin is nestled in the trees with mountain and lake views. It's near completion with two bedrooms, loft, open layout kitchen and living area, and vaulted ceilings. It has a 3 piece bathroom with on-demand hot water, a gas range and fridge, two large decks, wood stove, and skylights. There are several out buildings for storage and firewood. Recreation is at your door step, the lake for swimming, fishing and boating, trails for forest exploration, and outdoor enjoyment. All this for only $199,000. Click here for more information, email Max Pagani, or phone at (604) 414-8829 or (877) 485-423.
MLS LISTING: Damian Wright of Westview Zaikow Realty is offering a basic starter cabin on a water lease on the sunny side of Henderson Bay. It has two bedrooms plus a loft, and includes a wood cookstove, propane fridge, propane stove, and some furnishings. It's just a 20 minute ride from the Shinglemill or Mowat Bay boat launch. At only $68,000 it is ready for use, improve, or rebuild. Call for more information at (604) 483-6405 and or visit www.powellriverhomes.com
MLS Listing: A rare freehold land cabin nestled among tall evergreens and only 10 minutes up the lake. It features a breakwater, dock, ramp, and walkway to the 686 sq. ft. cabin with 2 bedrooms and loft, flush toilet, hot water tank, solar, generator, and 12 volt electrical system. Sit outdoors on the deck for beautiful sunsets. Enjoy swimming, fishing, water sports, or explore secluded hiking trails to Inland Lake. All this for the very reasonable price of $219,000. Click here for more information and pictures. For more information, call the Powell River Re/Max office at (604) 485-2741 or 1 (877) 485-2742.
MLS LISTING: Harry Zroback (yes, our Harry) of Re/Max in Powell River is offering a float cabin located across from Cassiar Falls. The cabin needs some TLC, so bring your tool belt and enjoy the peacefulness of Powell Lake for the very reasonable price of $69,900. Click here for more information and pictures. For more information, call Harry at (604) 483-8333 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
MLS LISTING: LandQuest Realty is offering 98 acres with 4,300 feet of lakefront on Powell Lake. In this location there is no zoning or building permits required. It is one of very few deeded properties on the lake, and by far the largest. The property is located in an area called “Rainbow” by the locals. This area is the calmest and warmest part of the lake. The price is $699,000. For more information click here, or contact LandQuest at (604) 694-7626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Powell Lake Cabins for Rent
Off-the-Grid Cabins for Rent: This 8.35 acre lakefront property is 16 miles from the marina. Five one and two bedroom cabins all have: pressurized drinking water; septic for toilets, sinks and showers; and propane stoves, lights and hot water. Lounge on your cabin porch, enjoy the meadow, or go down to the lake to fish, swim or just relax. Access is by boat or floatplane only. Water taxi service is available if you don't have transportation of your own. Rates are based on the length of your stay. Go to www.cabin-powell-lake.com for more information or email at email@example.com.
Float Cabin for Rent: "Casa Lopez" is in protected Henderson Bay. There are two bedrooms and a one bedroom suite. Amenities include: stove, fridge, BBQ, running hot/cold water, flush toilet, shower, solar power, kayaks (2), and peddle-boat. There's a 7-night minimum at $160 per night. Transportation to and from the water access only cabin can be arranged. "A little piece of paradise." Click here for more information, or call (604) 483-1032.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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)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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