Fall is almost here, but you wouldn't know it by the warm September weather. The Powell Lake real estate market has several offerings including land-based and float cabins. The lake never freezes, so you can get to and from your lake home or recreational property all year long. And the off season is so quiet and peaceful. 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, you pick the start date.
Powell Lake Cabin for Lease
Powell Lake Cabins and Properties For Sale
CRAIGSLIST LISTING: Float cabin on a 70x45-foot cedar log float in a private location 4 miles up the lake. Two story 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.
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. Reduced to $64,000. It's ready to use, improve, or rebuild. Call for more information at (604) 483-6405 and or visit www.powellriverhomes.com
MLS LISTING: Curtis Yungen of Re/Max has a float cabin located across from Cassiar Falls to offer. The cabin needs some TLC, so bring your tool belt and enjoy the peacefulness of Powell Lake for the very reasonable price of $65,500. And you even get an 18 1/2 foot Double Eagle boat along with the deal. Click here for more information and pictures. For more information, call Curtis toll free at (877) 485-2742.
CRAIGSLIST LISTING: Here's a float cabin for sale in the Rainbow Lodge area of Powell Lake. It's 16 x 20 feet with a full upstairs, capable of sleeping eight for large families or friends. It even has a new deck for enjoying the outdoors. Asking price is $95,000. Click here for Craigslist contact information or call (604) 485-5709.
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 email@example.com.
Powell River Peak Ad (Sept. 5, 2014): Float cabin on Powell Lake - 11 years old with all furnishings and boats. Call for more information or pictures, or leave your email address at (604) 485-4026.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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)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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