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    Year-Round Home Steps to Lake - Beautiful Trout Lake, BC

    Kootenays Listing No. 19161

    Located just a couple hundred metres from the lake & community wharf/boat launch. Approx. 2,400 ft2 on 2 levels with 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, living space and kitchen on each level. Nice private back yard extending into the forest. Excellent rental potential.


    Price
    $235,000

    Size
    0.13 of an acre ~ 2 titles

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    Description

    This home is located just a couple hundred meters from the lake and community wharf/boat launch in beautiful Trout Lake, BC. The lake offers excellent boating and fishing, all surrounded by towering mountain scenery.

    The home has approx. 2,400 ft2 - two levels with 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, living space and kitchen on each level. Property is comprised of 2 legal lots with a combined size of 50 feet wide and 110 feet deep plus it sits next to an undeveloped and not to be developed provincial owned road allowance for added privacy. The land is landscaped with a nice private back yard extending into the forest. Services include septic, community water and 200 AMP power.

    Excellent rental potential either seasonally or annually. Potential to rent out for winter months and use in summer or vice versa. Higher demand for rentals in winter make it the ideal simmer getaway. Last winter the house was rented for $2,300/month.

    This would make the ideal recreational property.

    Room Layout
    Upper level - enclosed porch, kitchen with small dining area, living room, bedroom, master bedroom, bathroom (4-piece), sun room, deck.

    Lower level - kitchen, bedroom, laundry room, family room, bathroom (3-piece), dining area, workshop.

    Location

    6090 Denver Street - Trout Lake, BC

    Travel Distances
    • Halcyon Hot Springs Resort - 35 mins away
    • Nakusp - 1 hour away
    • Revelstoke - 1.5 hours away (across ferry)

    Area Data

    Trout Lake

    Home to approx. 35 to 40 permanent residents who enjoy the peaceful life in a small remote community surrounded by nature’s wonders. In addition to these 40 residents there are many recreational dwellings and cabins in the town and along the lake, owned by people who have already discovered this remarkable are and visit for its year-round recreation. The town, although unincorporated, has paved streets and a town water system. There is a general store/gas station serving basic groceries, supplies and booze. There is an amazing wharf and concrete boat launch just steps away from this property for excellent access to the lake. A nice little beach adds to its appeal. A cat ski operation has a lodge 5 mins from the property which now caters to day skiers coming from Revelstoke Mountain Resort. A small coffee shop is open now and then and a couple homes do a bed and breakfast/rental but for the most part it is very quiet with little commercial services.

    Trout Lake and the surrounding Selkirk Mountains offer some world class scenery with glacial views, pristine rivers, gorgeous lakes and, of course, amazing recreational opportunities. Some of the many ideas are listed below:

    • The snowmobiling in and around Trout Lake is considered by many to be some of the most exciting and challenging in BC - very deep snow, open bowls, steep pitches, open cut blocks and varying densities of trees. If you are looking for groomed trials this is not the place, but for the more adventurous and backcountry aware it is as good as it gets anywhere on earth.
    • Other motorized recreation such as dirt bikes and quads are put to good use on hundreds of kilometres of FSR roads.
    • The lake is over 16 miles long and barely has any boats on it, if any, on most days. There is a boat launch steps away from the property, with a large wharf/dock with lots of space to tie up a boat and safely leave it for the night/weekend - there is also the opportunity to secure moorage for the season as well.
    • The town is a good base from which to explore the area's many Ghost Towns, like Ferguson, Canborne and Goldfields.
    • Strike out on the Silver Cup Trail, a popular 40 km network of hiking, mountain biking and horse riding trails through the alpine meadows of the Silver Cup Ridge, to the east of Trout Lake.
    • The once bustling town site of nearby Beaton is worth a short side trip to see the shady little canyon where the Incomappleaux River empties into Arrow Lake. Ferns grow thickly on the steep sides, the river tumbles over huge boulders and in still pools the water is a translucent jade green
    • There are some giant cedar forests to explore, some still protected and in their original state.
    • South of town, where the highway crosses the Lardeau River at Gerrard, you can see some of the huge 4 to 5 feet Gerrard rainbow trout returning to spawn. The largest trout in the world may be seen around Mother's Day, but leave your fishing kit in the car, as these beauties are protected by law!
    • Take a self-guided tour of the nearby Hill Creek Hatchery and its large tanks of Kokanee salmon, rainbow trout and bull trout.
    • CMH operates a fly in fly out lodge nearby an indication of the quality snow and terrain available.

    History

    Trout Lake City was a thriving town in the 1890s with 5 hotels, numerous stores, banks, a brewery and much more. It served the more than 1,400 gold and silver claims in the area. While most of these buildings have since disappeared, the rich historical heritage of the area still fascinates visitors. The old Windsor Hotel remains, although it is not operational, and is now privately owned and used periodically for recreational use.

    Boundaries

    Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate. Deeded land in Red, Septic Lease in Blue.

    Map Reference

    Deeded Land: 50°38'42.91"N and 117°32'22.78"W
    Septic Lease: 50°38'46.70"N and 117°32'29.71"W

    Investment Features

    Rental demand.

    Services

    Power, phone, community water, Internet, septic.

    The septic is located Crown land (Licence of Occupation in place for this use). Annual cost of $1,350 for the septic land.

    Improvements

    Two storey house - approx. 2,400 ft2

    Tax Details

    Property: $1,285 (2019)
    Septic Lease: $1,350 (2019)

    Zoning

    Residential 3 - RS3 (CSRD - Area B)

    Principal Uses
    (a) horticulture (b) single family dwelling

    Secondary Uses
    (a) accessory use (b) home occupation (c) secondary dwelling unit

    Legal

    Lot: 25; Blk: 49; Pl: NEP530; DL: 190; LD: Kootenay (26); Narrative: Lot 26, Block 49, Plan NEP530, District Lot 190, Kootenay Land District.
    PID 016-242-416 & 016-242-424

    Septic Lease

    Lots 10 - 12; Block 47; Plan 530, District Lot 190; Kootenay District Plan

    Maps & Plans

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    Maps & Plans

    Our property descriptions and geographical information are taken from the BC Assessment Authority, Land Titles Office, government maps and other sources. While LandQuest® does not guarantee the information, we believe it to be accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. This communication is not intended to cause or induce breach of an existing agency agreement.

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