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Islandview (Matheson Island)

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Islandview (Matheson Island)

Average Lot Size: 30 m x 40 m (may vary)

Getting There

The Islandview (Matheson Island) subdivision is located approximately 224km (139 miles) north of Winnipeg on the western shore of Lake Winnipeg. The subdivision is approximately 2.5 hours from Winnipeg, and can be accessed by PTH 8 to the intersection of PR 234 located 12km (7.5 miles) north of Riverton (junction of PTH 8 and PR 329). PR 234 to Matheson Island is a gravel surfaced road. The subdivision access is located on the north side of PR 234 approximately 400m (1300 feet) east from the boat launch.

Location and Description of Subdivision

The subdivision has a gravel access road directly to PR 234 with public dock and boat launch located approximately 200m to the west with a beautiful, sandy beach. Additional beaches are found on Matheson Island. The average lot size is 30m x 40m but may vary due to topography or other requirements.


The subdivision is serviced by Manitoba Hydro, but not MTS. The lot holder is responsible for contacting Manitoba Hydro to arrange and pay for cottage hook-up. Limited seasonal services are available in the community of Matheson Island, while full services are generally provided in Riverton, one hour away. Access to Matheson Island is provided by cable-ferry (summer) or ice road (winter), located 3km (2 miles) to the west of the subdivision. Matheson Island has an unattended, limited-maintenance gravel airstrip 1066 x 30m (3,500' x 100'). A second private airstrip exists at Biscuit Harbour 17km (11 miles) south.

Contact for information and permits

Sheldon Kowalchuk
Central Regional Land Manager
Main Floor - 75 7th Ave
Gimli, MB  R0C 1B0
Phone: 204-641-1176 Fax: 204-642-6150



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