The Cowichan Valley Boasts of having Canada’s only Maritime Mediterranean Climate Zone which makes it the warmest year round climate in all of Canada.
The Lake itself is regarded as one of “the most pristine lakes” on Vancouver Island. It is also commonly referred to as one of the best recreational lakes on the Island. The Cowichan River that flows out of the lake is also rated as one of the best fly-fishing rivers in North America.
The area is a cultural mecca and has become a favorite for those seeking boutique wineries famous bakeries, breweries, cider production, authentic artisans, and farm-fresh markets.
One of the longest growing seasons in Canada guarantees fresh farm to table products for most of the year.
The area is flourishing with people seeking to match second careers with their passions in life.
Lake Cowichan is on the famous Pacific Rim National Park circle tour.
Within an hours drive of both Victoria & Nanaimo, and just 20 minutes to Duncan, the Cowichan Valley is becoming one of the most sought after relocation destinations offering a desirable lifestyle with the convenience of an easy commute to major centers close by.
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