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Trophy Property and Home with Income Potential - Bella Coola, BC
Trophy Property and Home with Income Potential - Bella Coola, BC
Large riverfront family home w/ business opportunity has it all: barn, storage shed, log gazebo, gardens, greenhouse, year-round sun, excellent growing soil & beautiful landscaping. Private, pristine area surrounded by outdoor recreation & excellent fishing.
  • Size: 200 acres ~ 4 titles
  • Area: MNCOAST
  • Price: NEW PRICE $1,800,000
  • Listing Agent: Fawn Gunderson - fawn@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-982-2314
Size :
  • 200 acres ~ 4 titles
  • 3,888 ft2 home
  • 40’ x 80’ shop with two 12’ x 80’ covered storage wings
  • 50’ x 80’ mill shed
Description :

This is an exceptionally private, trophy property surrounded by breathtaking mountain views, the Bella Coola River and full sun. As you travel down the private forested drive, you first come upon the mill site. This large area offers a 3,200 ft2 brick, insulated, wired and heated shop. The shop also has 2 large 960 ft2 covered wings for lumber storage. There is also a 4,000 ft2 mill shed on this level with plenty of extra room for machinery, log home building or wood processing.

The paved driveway then winds down through the trees to the home, which is perfectly appointed on the lower level with a large covered deck to enjoy the morning sun and sounds of the river.

The evenings can be enjoyed with friends in the beautifully handcrafted log gazebo. The landscaping is complete with stunning flower gardens, a vegetable garden and a park like feel under the old growth timber.

The lower level also has a large barn, a storage building and a greenhouse. It is completely level with acres of land for farming, hay or gardening. This area would also lend itself perfectly to a campground with cottages or tent sites along the river.

Inside the log home you will find the kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, the utility room and the mud room all on the main level. The kitchen is open and bright with stainless appliances while the large living room has a cozy feel centering around a large brick fireplace and accepted by 16’ solid wood beams. The two bedrooms are just off of the living room.

Upstairs enters around a large, bright rec room with built in desk facing the rivers and mountains. There is a small craft room off of one side of the rec room and a bedroom complete with a sliding door to a private patio on the opposite side.

The large home is very well built, has a metal roof, forced air oil and wood heat and plenty of room for the entire family.

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Location : 2870 is located at the end of Jourdenais Road in the upper Bella Coola Valley. It is 10 minutes to Hagensborg and 25 minutes to downtown Bella Coola
Access :

Bella Coola can be accessed by road traveling West 477 km from Williams Lake. This Scenic drive will take you across the Chilcotin Plateau, through Tweedsmuir Park and down “the hill” into the stunning Bella Coola Valley. You then travel alongside the Atnarko and Bella Coola Rivers into the communities of Hagensborg and Bella Coola, ending at the Government Wharf.

To access this property, turn right onto Jourdenais Road before crossing the bridge over the Nusatsum River. Follow Jourdenais Road straight down to the end. The private driveway will take you through a beautiful forested area, past the mill site and down a winding, paved, private driveway to the home.

Bella Coola can also be accessed by boat or by the scenic Discovery Coast Ferries as well. Pacific Coast also makes daily 1 hour scheduled flights to and from Vancouver. Either way you get here, it is sure to be a beautiful and scenic adventure.

Investment Features :

Estimated Timber Values

  • Old growth fir /cedar 2,000 cubic metres - $240,000
  • Second growth fir/cedar 1,500 cubic metres - $135,000
  • Deciduous birch/alder 2,000 cubic metres - $140,000

This timber is all on the north side of the Bella Coola River, with road access. It can be harvested without effecting the stunning 37 acres on the south side of the river which has the home and other outbuildings. The mill site is set up perfectly for milling and processing the timber.

Farming and Agriculture

The lower bench with the home, also has a storage shed and barn. It has excellent growing soil, plenty of clean water, fresh air and full sun. This are lends itself perfectly to a hobby farm or large gardens with some hay production as well.

This property also is in a prime location for a tourism/recreation destination with excellent river fishing and outdoor adventure right at your doorstep. The property is in a stunning, private setting surrounded by mountain views, waterfalls and the Bella Coola River.

Services : Septic, drilled well, Internet, satellite TV, BC Hydro, wood and forced air oil heat.
Recreation :

This property borders the Bella Coola River which is one of the finest places in BC to cast a line.

In the Bella Coola Valley, you will find an abundance of fresh water, fresh air, wildlife and outdoor recreation. During the winter months you can enjoy cross-country skiing, snow machining, snowboarding or skiing on the local hill in Tweedsmuir Park, skating at the outdoor rink or taking part in the weekly volleyball and basketball games. Summers are filled with hiking the many trails, kayaking or fishing in the rivers or ocean, horse riding, biking, rock climbing or just taking a dip in the refreshing pools along the river. There is something here for every outdoor enthusiast.

Belarko Bear viewing has also been created by BC Parks. The station is located at a prime grizzly feeding spot on the Atnarko River. The station is open and staffed from mid-August to mid-October, when bears are active along the river banks. The Great Bear Rainforest on the central coast of British Columbia is a world renowned wilderness eco-tour destination. It is one of the world’s few remaining old-growth temperate rainforests. It is also the home of coastal wolves, black bears, grizzlies and the unique Kermode “Spirit Bear.”

In recent years the mountainous terrain around (and accessible from) the Bella Coola Valley has become a publicized destination for heli-skiing, with a number of skiing movies filmed in the area, and local companies advertising access to 1.5 million acres (6,100 km2) of terrain.

Area Data :

The Bella Coola community is remote in nature and contains a population of approximately 2,000 people. The primary geographical structure of the community, both in terms of physical structures and population distribution is the long, narrow valley. The Chilcotin Highway 20 (stretches from the Government wharf (on the Pacific Ocean) through the extent of the populated portion of the valley, through Hagensborg and Firvale before climbing to the Chilcotin Plateau. The entire population of the community lives on either side of this road or very near to it.

Both Bella Coola and Hagensborg have essential services including retail outlets for groceries and hardware, gas stations and repair shops, Canada Post offices, gift shops, and places to purchase fishing/hunting licences. Banking can be done at the Williams Lake & District Credit Union in Bella Coola. ATMs are located at the Hagensborg Shop Easy, Thunderbird Store, the Credit Union and the Bella Coola General Hospital. The Bella Coola General Hospital has a walk-in clinic and a pharmacy. There is no permanent veterinary service in the Valley. Bella Coola also has a gym, an outdoor rink, an outdoor public pool, an organic market as well as numerous arts, gifts and coffee shops.

Taxes : 4 titles totaling $6,603.72 (2017)
Map Reference : 52°24'53.00"N and 126°28'51.14"W
Listing # : 17236