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    Lake Cowichan South Facing Waterfront - Youbou, BC

    Vancouver Island & Southern Gulf Islands Listing No. 22238

    Quality built 3-bedroom home with over 90 feet of usable beach frontage on one on Vancouver Island’s most popular lake destinations. A meticulously kept property, with its own private beach and dock!


    Price
    $2,250,000

    Size
    0.35 of an acre

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    Description

    Beautiful south-facing waterfront home on Lake Cowichan with over 90 feet of gentle sloping beach frontage. This nicely appointed 2,100 ft2 home has large windows throughout offering views from every room of the house, an open concept kitchen/living area, a huge master suite with en-suite and private deck, along with two additional bedrooms. Downstairs incorporates a large rec room with a cozy woodstove, roughed in kitchen, full bathroom, and ample storage. Additional features include a 24’ x 18’ garage/workshop attached to the main home by a breezeway, wired in generator panel, garden area and lots of RV parking for friends and family. Heading to the beach you’ll find a 10’ x 20’ landing with a 10’ x 10’ metal gazebo followed by a 54’ aluminum ramp leading to a new 10’ x 24’ private dock . . . perfect for launching your boat or swimming from. During the warm summer evenings, you can sit around the fire pit on the pebbled beach and enjoy the peaceful tranquility of being on the lake. Located on a no-thru road within a short walk to Price Community Park, chances are, you may get a visit from the neighbourhood Roosevelt Elk that call this area home. A very special place to enjoy with family and loved ones!

    Location

    9792 Miracle Way - Youbou, BC

    Access

    From Duncan

    Head west on Cowichan Valley Highway (Highway 18), stay to right on to Youbou Rd, turn left on Miracle Way, take immediate right and follow to 9792 Miracle Way on your left side.

    Area Data

    Cowichan Lake

    Cowichan Lake is a large freshwater lake located on southern Vancouver Island, located along the Cowichan Valley. Its eastern shore is about 28 km (17 mi) west of Duncan. The lake runs mostly west to east and is about 30 km (19 mi) long and 4 km (2.5 mi) wide at the widest point. It is also the source of the Cowichan River. The lake offers pristine clear water, warm enough to enjoy all your summer activities, including fishing year-round. Along the shores of the lake, you will find the community of Youbou on the north shore. The town of Lake Cowichan is at the east end of the lake and the communities of Mesachie Lake and Honeymoon Bay are along the south shore.

    Youbou

    The community of Youbou is approximately 38 km west of Duncan on Highway 18 and a 15-minute (13 km) drive west of the town of Lake Cowichan. With a population of approximately 1,450 people, it is the second largest community on Cowichan Lake.

    Lake Cowichan

    The town of Lake Cowichan is approximately 28 km west of Duncan on Highway 18 and provides all stores and services for everyday living. The area is rich with wildlife and is an ideal destination for outdoor adventure, such as hiking, cycling, fishing, waterskiing, kayaking and more. The nearby Cowichan River Provincial Park is popular with outdoor recreation enthusiasts for activities such as white-water kayaking, tubing and fishing. This park protects significant stretches of the Cowichan River, a designated Provincial Heritage River internationally renowned for its wild salmon and steelhead fishery.

    Vegetation

    Mainly treed with a mix of cedar and Douglas fir, along with pines and arbutus along the sunny southern shoreline. Salal is prevalent on the forest floor.

    Recreation

    Boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, water skiing, scuba diving, bird watching, site seeing and swimming.

    History

    Youbou was named after Mr. Yount and Mr. Bouton, the original owners of the Empire Lumber Company, which operated the first sawmill there. This former mill town provides a public beach and extensive recreational opportunities, including fishing, boating and hiking.

    Map Reference

    48°51'35.00"N and 124° 9'26.17"W

    Investment Features

    • Potential B&B
    • Vacation rental

    Services

    Municipal water, septic, full utilities available.

    Improvements

    Home built in 2010, fully developed lot with private beach and dock.

    Tax Details

    $8,014 (2022)

    Zoning

    LR-1 Lakefront Residential

    Legal

    Lot 19, Block 5, Plan VIP51348, Cowichan Lake Land District
    PID 016-771-575

    Maps & Plans

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    Maps & Plans

    Our property descriptions and geographical information are taken from the BC Assessment Authority, Land Titles Office, government maps and other sources. While LandQuest® does not guarantee the information, we believe it to be accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. This communication is not intended to cause or induce breach of an existing agency agreement.

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