Frequently Asked Questions
Sunset Acres Resort is located on the east shore of Last Mountain Lake, Saskatchewan. The resort is about one hour and fifteen minutes northwest of Regina off of highway 20. Sunset Acres is one mile south of the historic Arlington Beach area, is approximately 30 minutes north of Strasbourg, Sask. and 25 minutes south of Govan, Sask.
As of the fall of 2019, power and natural gas service are now available to all the building lots in the current development. There are water front, marina and water canal lots available for building.
All the lots in the current phase of Sunset Acres Resort are 75 feet wide and range from 230 feet to just over 300 feet in depth. The total lot size typically ranges from 0.4 to 0.5 acre in size.
As of the fall of 2019, lot prices start at $74,900 plus GST. Current lot prices for a number of Sunset Acres building lots are found on the Site Map and Pricing page of the website.
Yes. Of course each potential purchaser can seek its own financing source for the purchase of a lot. The developer may provide medium term financing at a competitive interest rate based on the qualifications of the purchaser.
You are able to purchase a property by contacting us directly or by contacting our Realtor. The contact phone numbers and Email addresses are found on any page of the website.
Yes, as of fall 2019 there is a five year time period to begin construction and a two year completion period. For the protection of our owners Sunset Acres has established architectural controls. The document explaining building sizes, exterior finishes, side yard requirements and so on, is provided on the Information Documents page of the website. All individual building plans are reviewed by the developer before submission to the municipality.
Sunset Acres Resort is a relatively new development. The developer does have the capability to provide a full turn-key lake home to a purchaser, should that be preferred. Typical down payment and financing conditions would be part of the transaction. The developer would sit with the potential purchaser to discuss the building design and estimated project cost.
The original land area was a relatively flat area which served as farmland and grazing land. The land was cleared and graded to develop the resort amenities. A tree planting program began in 2017 and continues.
It is unlikely any home located at Sunset Acres Resort would ever be flooded. The most recent high water level (“flood”), on the lake was in 2011. Prior to that, the highest water levels were experienced in 1974 and 1955. All building lots in Sunset Acres Resort have building areas that meet or exceed the province’s 1:500 year flood plain elevation. Since records started being kept, the water level on the lake has never been as high as the 1:500 year mark. In addition, the lakefront lots in Sunset Acres have building platforms set back from the water by more than 125 feet, adding extra protection.
Last Mountain Lake was formerly known as Long Lake, a most appropriate description. The lake is about 90 kilometres in length extending north and west of Craven, Saskatchewan up to Last Mountain Lake Natural Wildlife Area. The lake ranges from 1.5 to 3 kilometres in width depending on whether the lake shore is fairly flat or high sloped.
Depending on where you are on the lake, the depth typically ranges from 40 feet (12 metres) to about 100 feet (30 metres). Sunset Acres Resort is located on the widest part of the lake where the water is typically 35 to 50 feet deep at the centre. The shoreline along Sunset Acres slopes gradually into the lake allowing swimmers to go some distance without being in too deep of water.
Yes, the lake is a popular recreation destination for all kinds of water sports. Swimming, boating, sailing, water skiing and so on.
The current phase of Sunset Acres Resort is designed for four season lake homes. Currently there are no lots designed for seasonal camping. Sunset Acres Resort plans to develop camping and RV style properties in its future phases.
Sunset Acres has constructed a 14 acre marina, boat launch and beach area as its main amenity. Natural gas service and electrical power are available to each lot and there is minimal street lighting to enjoy the night sky. Future plans include two different recreation areas, a water canal and possibly a small community store.
Sunset Acres Resort is registered by the municipality with the 911 service. The closest police and medical service is Strasbourg, Sask. about 25 minutes away. The closest fire department is the Town of Govan volunteer department about 20 minutes away. Subject to appropriate approvals, Sunset Acres has a long-term plan for the provision of its own volunteer fire protection service.
The marina has been developed for the benefit of Sunset Acres Resort owners. Owners are able to reserve a marina spot subject to signing a use agreement. An owner may consider renting a slip for an annual fee, or the outright purchase of a slip space. There are controls on the decking materials to be used.