Sunday, August 29, 2010

Update: Float Cabins for Sale on Powell Lake BC

The Labour Day long weekend is coming soon! Powell Lake is very busy now and there's a cabin here just waiting for you. The water is warm, the sun is shining, and the BBQ in going. Don't miss out on what's left of the summer of a lifetime! There are still a few great properties available. If you have any questions or need us, you know where we'll be. Up the lake of course.

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.

From the Powell River PEAK on September 1, 2010: Registered water lease ready for you to add the float cabin of your dreams. Prime location at the mouth of popular Henderson Bay with dramatic views of the Bunster range to the west and snow capped peaks to the north. Just 17 minutes from the Shinglemill Marina with a new breakwater and wind/solar power generation system on shore. Asking $45,000. For more information call 760-218-8938.

Harry Zroback from RE/Max offers a float cabin on the south side of Goat Island just past Dego Point. It is a well appointed 3 bedroom, 2 bath float cabin. You have to take a look at the photos on Harry's website. It has lots of room for family and friends, or plenty of space for just the two of you. It comes with fridge, stove, woodstove, even satellite TV. The 60X60 cedar log float gives you lots of room to enjoy the outdoors and dynamite lake views. The asking price is $169,000. You can reach Harry at 604-483-8333 or

From the Powell River PEAK on August 27, 2010: Fully equipped float cabin for year round use. New fridge, stove, generator, composting toilet. Asking $115,000. For more information call 604-483-4293.

From the Powell River PEAK on August 27, 2010: Float Cabin, 2-bedroom plus loft (I love sleeping in our loft!). Propane refrigerator and stove (they work really well for us). Rainbow area. $100,000. 604-485-9374

From the Powell River PEAK on July 23, 2010 and online at Powell Lake float cabin 5 minutes past Hole-in-the-Wall, mainland side, 1-bedroom downstairs plus loft for additional beds, fully furnished including new propane fridge and stove, large float with lots of deck space and tie-up room, good breakwater and year-round stream, $120,000 firm. Contact Julie at 604-483-4293 or check online at

Harry Zroback and Mandy Brown from RE/Max have a cute freehold cabin on Powell Lake. It comes with about half an acre of treed property about 15 minutes from the Shinglemill Marina. The 900 sq ft cabin has two bedrooms and one bath, and a cozy woodstove. It comes with canoe, linens, kitchen utensils, everything to get you started on the best summer you've ever had. All this for only $259,000. For more information, click here. You can reach Mandy at 604-485-2741 or You can reach Harry at 604-483-8333 or

From the Powell River PEAK on September 1, 2010: Warren Behan from Coast Realty lists a large float cabin on a large float now further reduced from $149,900 to $129,000. It is located in a scenic spot near the inlet of the Goat River. It comes with all furnishings. It's has a cozy wood stove, kitchen appliances including stove, oven, fridge and freezer, and bathroom with toilet and shower. Click here for more information, click here for a multimedia tour, or contact Warren at 604-483-8173 or

Don Mcleod from RE/Max list a spacious boat access only float home in a beautiful and peaceful setting on Powell Lake's east side past the log dump and Dego Point now reduced from $84,000 to $79,000. It has a large deck, 3 bedrooms, wood stove in a spacious kitchen/living area plus a large loft. The listing says it has loads of room but needs finishing. Click here for more information or contact Don at 604-485-2741, by e-mail at or his website

Don Mcleod from RE/Max also has a land cabin on Powell Lake was listed for $140,000 but now it has been drastically reduced to only $79,900. The cabin is on it's own island (currently leased from the Crown/BC government) in picturesque Three Mile Bay, just three miles up the lake from the Shinglemill Marina by boat. It's an older cabin with a large kitchen and living room area. The floats do need work. What a perfect summer (or year-round) retreat great for swimming, fishing and just getting away. Large kitchen and living room area. Click here for more information about this great recreational property or contact Don at 604-485-2741, by e-mail at or his website

Interested in an 8.35 acre land holding for a remote retreat or ecotourism resort? The Powell Lake Lodge is for sale and Jason Zroback of LandQuest can help you out. The land has ten years left on a thirty-year Crown (government) lease. The improvements include five cabins, several outbuildings, water, septic and dock. It's been vacant for a while and would need some work, but the price is right at $299,000 for everything. It's water access from Powell River but there's road access to the ocean at Theodosia Inlet. Give Jason a call at 604-414-5577 or

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

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