Come for the sun, stay for the water.

Shuswap Lake actually consists of three different lakes (Little Shuswap Lake, Shuswap Lake and Mara Lake), plus three separate “arms” (Seymour Arm, Anstey Arm and Salmon Arm).

At just under 350 square kilometers, there is endless shoreline to explore. Much of the area is only accessible by water, leaving nature as it was many years ago. The lake is also very deep in parts and at its deepest point it’s about 265 meters, deeper than Seattle’s Space Needle is tall.

The lake is surrounded by 26 provincial and marine parks, hiking trails and even a few golf courses, all of which are accessible by boat. It is renowned for houseboating, water sports and fishing (see Activities section). There’s no wonder why Shuswap Lake has become a vacationer’s paradise.

The affordable cost of housing and moorage make it a very desirable place to invest in for everyone from southern BC and Alberta, to people in Washington State, Idaho and Montana. Yes, there are real estate options in the area for detached lakefront properties – if you’re willing to shell out and pay for property management during the winter. But Cottonwood Cove now offers an affordable alternative: the opportunity to own a secured legacy lot is now available.

See Ownership for more information where Shuswap Lake will become your summer getaway for years to come.