Carmel Cove Resort and Spa Shuswap Lake, BC

Carmel Cove Resort and Spa
2.77 Acres

Property Facts & Highlights

  • 300 feet of lakefront on Shuswap Lake
  • The Resort is heated with Geo Source heating and cooling
  • The Resort features 19 whole interest Lodge Strata Lots

The Unique Properties Group is pleased to announce the sale of Carmel Cove Resort via Court Ordered sale. Offered for sale on behalf of KPMG Inc. in its capacity as Receiver Manager, this semi gated community sits on 300 feet of lakefront on Shuswap Lake, and includes 23 individual units, a clubhouse, pool, beachfront, waste water treatment facility and other amenities.

Listing Agents

Mark Lester
604 692 1409

Alan L. Johnson
604 671 0445

Property in detail

Location Overview

Carmel Cove Resort is situated on Shuswap Lake at 2479 Eagle Bay Road, Blind Bay, British Columbia.

Shuswap Lake is a central vacation destination located in South Central British Columbia, world renowned for its warm summer lake temperatures and beautiful year round weather. The Resort's location provides local access to world class boating and golf, at is conveniently situated within driving difference of multiple international airports, including:

  • Kamloops International Airport (YKA) 99km/62mi 1½ hours
  • Kelowna International Airport (YLW) 129km/82mi 2 hours
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) 448km/278mi 5 ½ hours
  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) 556km/345mi 7 hours

The Shuswap and Okanagan Valley regions of South Central British Columbia are top vacation and recreation destinations of Canada. In the summer months, local attractions include:

  • Recreation and relaxing on Shuswap, Mara, Kalamalka and Okanagan lakes
  • Championship level golfing with more than 40 courses
  • World class wine with more than 35 wineries
  • Music and cultural festivals including Salmon Arm Roots and Blues, Centre of Gravity, Keloha and Sturgis North

In the winter months, being situated in a valley between the Rocky and Monashee mountains provides the benefit of avoiding severe Canadian winter weather conditions, while facilitating attractions including:

  • Winter vacation and recreation at Revelstoke, Silverstar and Big White mountain resorts
  • Local hike in, cat and heli skiing
  • Cat and heli skiingJunior A and WHL level hockey
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Background to Receiver Managers Appointment

On August 15, 2012, Carmel Cove was placed into receivership. KPMG Inc. was appointed Receiver Manager. A copy of the appointing order will be made available to prospective purchasers upon written request.

Prior to the appointment of Receiver Manager the developer Carmel Cove Resort and Spa Inc. operated the facility located on Eagle Bay Road on Shuswap Lake in the Salmon Arm area. The property is in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.


The secluded, natural setting of the cove is reflected in the use of West Coast materials and subtle earth tones. The Lodges are highlighted with rustic post and beam construction, natural wood siding, stone accents, private garages and expansive private decks and patios that offer exceptional lake and mountain views. All buildings are wood-frame construction with cement foundations. The Lodge interiors feature dramatic 9 or 24 foot vaulted ceilings and rustic natural color schemes. Interior finishing and fixtures are complete with fir casings, baseboards, mouldings and railings throughout, blonde Douglas fir beams, premium ceiling fans, and gas fireplaces featuring hand set cultured stone and custom wood mantels. All floor plans ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms include a master bedroom with spacious walk-in closets. All completed Lodges are fully furnished with designer selected furnishings, premium finishes and appliances including laundry.

The Resort is heated with sustainable and environmentally friendly Geo Source heating and cooling providing maximum comfort and efficiency. The mechanical system utilizes lake water thermal heating and cooling distributed to serve individual heat pumps in each of the Lodges.

Kitchens in finished lodges feature open plan layouts, ideal for entertaining, and feature high end design elements and finishings. All bathrooms in finished Lodges incorporate wood and stone design elements using designer selected fixtures and finishings.

Lots and Floorplans

The Resort features 19 whole interest Lodge Strata Lots, a single Lodge zoned as a Residential Strata Lot and a single Lodge participating in the Fractional Interest Program. Each of the Lodges form one strata lot, with the exception of two of the Lodges being divided into duplexes (or two strata lots) resulting in a total of 23 Lodge Strata Lots in 21 Lodges.

The Assets as described in this memorandum include the unsold Lodge Strata Lots and Fractional Interests owned by Carmel Cove, including 20 Lodge Strata Lots in 19 Lodges and a six eighths Fractional Interest in Strata Lot 6. The unsold Lodge Strata Lots feature floor plans as follows:

  1. 3 Bedroom 2396 sq ft Lots 4, 9
  2. 4 Bedroom 2492 sq ft Lots 5, 7
  3. 3 Bedroom 2492 sq ft Lot 6 Fractional Interest (2/8 share has been sold)
  4. 3 Bedroom 2321 sq ft Lots 2, 3, 8
  5. 3 Bedroom 1860 sq ft Lots 15, 16, 17, 18
  6. 3 Bedroom 1908 sq ft Lots 12, 13, 14
  7. 3 Bedroom 1586 sq ft Lots 21, 22, 23
  8. sold
  9. 1 Bedroom 495 sq ft Lot 19 Incomplete
  10. 3 Bedroom 2077 sq ft Lot 1 Residential zoning; Incomplete
  11. sold
  12. 2 Bedroom 1259 sq ft Lot 20 Incomplete

All of the Lodge Strata Lots are zoned for commercial use with the exception of Lodge Strata Lot 1 being zoned for residential use.

Two of the Lodges have construction completed to the interior rough in phase only, these are Lodges 8 and 11. These Lodges include a duplex containing Lodge Strata Lots 19 and 20, and the residential zoned Lodge Strata Lot 1. These incomplete Lodges do not contain any of the furniture and fixtures included with all other finished, fully furnished Lodges.

Common Property and Amenities

The common property and common amenities of the Resort are owned and maintained by the Strata Corporation, governed under the Strata Property Act of Strata Plan KAS 003536. Carmel Cove Resort's amenities and common property include:

  • Five star 3,500 sq ft club house Private beach
  • Fireside lounge
  • Private dock and mooring buoys
  • Fitness centre and billiards room
  • First Alert security systems
  • Wet bar and full kitchen Smoke detectors and interior sprinklers*
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Outdoor swimming pool and hot tub
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