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Share This Ranch plus Two Residences - South Cariboo
Share This Ranch plus Two Residences - South Cariboo
Private 80 acres with 2 homes. Newer 3 bdrm. 2 bath house + 2nd 5 bdrm, 3 bath home. 2 bay open garage & workshop, 3 stall stable, machinery/wood sheds, chicken coop & farm truck with snow plow. Extra 40 acre optional Crown lease. A family enterprise awaits!
  • Size: 80 acres
  • Area: CARIBOO
  • Price: NEW PRICE $449,000
  • Listing Agent: Wendy Patten - wendy@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-718-0298
Description :

This is a great opportunity to share a comfortable sized 80 acre ranch with extended family or provide lodging for a caretaker in your absence from your recreational retreat. Located privately in the hills above 108 Mile Ranch there is peace and quiet and a chance to convene with nature at it’s best. The property is encircled by Crown land with endless trails to discover and a chance to find the spot where you can view from the mountain top all of the valley below, 108 Lake and Heritage site to the west and Mount Timothy ski resort to the north.

This ranch was set up to enjoy horses with a 3 stall stable including room for hay storage and vehicle and machinery parking at the back. There are several corrals and the acreage is fenced and cross-fenced. Also provided is a free standing, well-built chicken coop, several wood sheds and numerous other storage sheds on the property. A new 2-bay open-ended garage with attached workshop is accessed by a carport overhang from the main house basement entry.

The 3,100 ft2 two storey main house provides 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 2 wood burning fireplaces, a new balcony off the master bedroom, deck off the living room and a screened porch off the kitchen. There is a choice between 2 forced air wood and propane furnaces and another option to utilize a generator with the hook up already in place. All windows are thermal and along with sliders are fully screened. The basement comprises 1,900 ft2 of unfinished space ready for that games room or major storage.

The one storey with basement second dwelling provides 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, a large country kitchen with optional wood burning stove, a family room as well as living room and new outside upper decking. Heat is provided by a forced air wood burning furnace. The back yard is fenced and the many windows of the house bring in lots of light both on the main and in the above ground basement area.

There is an option to purchase another 40 acres of land on a Crown Lease for the use of haying or cattle. A cell tower and booster erected on the present 80 acres are included in the purchase.

This property is ready and waiting for you to enjoy as is or continue developing just as you wish to complete your dream ranch plans. Grab it now!

Location : 5736 Hickling Road is located in the hills across Highway 97 from the 108 Mile Ranch just outside of the Village of 100 Mile House in the South Cariboo. It is accessed off Canim-Hendrix Road near the community of Forest Grove.
Access : From 100 Mile House head north on Highway 97 and turn east onto Canim-Hendrix Road. Just short of the community of Forest Grove turn left onto Archie Meadow Road and travel approximately 8 km to a road junction and Landquest directional arrow. Turn right onto this road which is upper Hickling Road & travel approx. 4 km to the property fence line and LandQuest® signage. Continue through the cattle guard.
Services : Electricity, septic lagoon, drilled well water.
Recreation :

There is good hunting and fishing in this area and many trails through Crown lands to discover on an ATV, mountain bike, horseback or by foot. In the winters you can retrace the same on snowmobiles, cross-country skis or snowshoes. All the lakes freeze over for ice fishing and ice skating.

100 Mile House has a full service community centre offering major hockey games, ice skating and curling. It also features trade shows and the Little Britches Rodeo and Fall Fair. For golfing enthusiasts there is Marmot Ridge and 108 Resort Golf Courses and private airplanes can access the 108 and 100 Mile House airports.

Vegetation : Upper Alpine fir, spruce, pine and aspen trees flourish in this heavily forested area dotted by small lakes and ponds. The ground cover is a mixture of grasses both tall and short, interspersed with clover and wild strawberries, rosehip, Saskatoon berry and willow bushes.
Area Data :

This area abounds in wildlife with deer, moose, bear and coyotes as your neighbours. Birds of all varieties and larger birds of prey are prevalent. The summers are warm with frequent rain showers and the winters are cold with lots of snow from November through March. There are several cattle and hay ranches in the vicinity and exciting Canim Lake, one of the largest in the South Cariboo and renowned for boating, fishing and swimming is just a half hour further along Canim-Hendrix Road to the east.

The major centre of 100 Mile House can be reached within 40 minutes. It offers all the amenities of a small hospital and care facility, major financial institutions, food, pharmacy, retail and service outlets as well as a dynamic recreation centre. 100 Mile House is located within a 5 hour drive from Vancouver accessing Highway 1 Canyon Route then Highway 97 North from Cache Creek.

History :

100 Mile House claims lofty titles, including “Handcrafted Log Home Capital of North America” and International Nordic Ski Capital. 100 Mile House has access to one of the longest groomed trail networks in Canada and is a prime location on the Gold Rush Snowmobile Trail, a maintained signed route and home base for local snowmobile clubs.

History buffs can explore the village’s origins as a fur trading station as well as its key role as an 1860s stagecoach stop on the Gold Rush Trail North to Barkerville. There are outdoor murals honouring the area’s early pioneer families in the downtown core and a photo opportunity featuring an original Barnard Express Stage Coach.

Zoning : RR1-1
PID 013-374-672
Taxes : $1,815.91 (2017)
Map Reference : 51°46'25.54"N and 121°15'15.65"W
Listing # : 17287