Manitoba

Sustainable Development

Blueberry Point

Municipal Authority

Aboriginal & Northern Affairs

Crown Lands

Existing Subdivision

Blueberry Point

The subdivision is located within the Precambrian Shield region of the province, an area of granitegneissic rock with little or no soil cover. Economic activity in the area includes fishing, trapping, logging, wild rice harvesting and limited tourism support. For the avid golfer, Pine Falls Golf Club, a 9-hole public course, is located less than an hour drive away from the subdivision.

Lake Winnipeg is one of Manitoba's greatest freshwater resources. This natural wonder, eminiscent of an inland-sea is the world's 10th largest freshwater lakes at 23,750 km2 is easily visible from space as the province's dominant geographical feature. The lake plays a vital role in tourism, recreation, commercial and sport fisheries and hydroelectric generation in Manitoba. The lake is home to an abundant aquatic life including fish, invertebrates and plants. Lake Winnipeg's world-class beaches attract many visitors to the west shores. Fishing opportunities include catching a variety of species including world-class pickerel (walleye), goldeye, sauger, whitefish, plus others. Sport anglers find many places to drop a line while enjoying the lake's beauty.

Location Map
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Road Map
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Survey Plan
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Getting There

The subdivision is located approximately 180km northeast of Winnipeg near the community of Manigotagan, on the shore of Lake Winnipeg. To get to this subdivision, take the PTH 59 north to PR 304 to Powerview (110km) then proceed north on PR 304 to Manigotagan (70km). The route from Winnipeg to Manigotagan is via paved highway. At Manigotagan, turn left (west) just across the Manigotagan River bridge and proceed through the community for approximately 9km. Turn left at the Driftwood Beach subdivision road and proceed through the subdivision until you reach the end of the road. Turn right and follow this road into the Blueberry subdivision.

Location and Description of Subdivision

The Blueberry Point Subdivision is located on the shore of Lake Winnipeg. As this is Canadian Shield Country, the shoreline varies from rock to sand beaches. The lots are all tree covered with spruce and poplar being the dominant species. The subdivision is generally flat terrain with a drop at the shoreline area. The lake front lots are generally 35m X 70m and the back tier lots are 70m X 70m, but may vary due to topographical limitations or other requirements. The lake front and back tier lots are separated by the subdivision road. There is a minimum of 30m Crown Reserve along the shoreline. Boat docks and/or other structures are not allowed along the shoreline or within the Crown Reserve fronting this subdivision.There is a public beach and a boat launch located in the community of Manigotagan, approximately 10km away.

Services

There is a road developed to access both Blueberry and Driftwood subdivisions. The subdivision is pre-serviced by Manitoba Hydro and Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS). The lot holder is responsible for contacting Manitoba Hydro and MTS directly to arrange and pay for hook-up. In Manigotagan, there is a hotel, restaurant and post office. There is no grocery store or gas station in the vicinity, the closest is located in the Town of Powerview. The community of Hollow Water has a convenience store. Limited services are available in the Community of Seymourville located approximately 5km away.

For all other inquiries please contact:

Glenn Miller
Eastern Region Lands Manager
Lac du Bonnet, MB R0E 1A0
Phone: 204-345-1452 Fax: 204-345-1415
Email: Glenn.Miller@gov.mb.ca

 


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