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    Four Season Log Home with Acreage - Bowron Lakes

    Cariboo Chilcotin Listing No. 19162

    Beautifully built 2 bdrm, off-grid log home in a stunning, natural, wilderness environment. This well-built home or vacation retreat is in the perfect setting for year-round recreation. Surrounded by the stunning, world famous Bowron Lake chain & endless wildlife.


    Price
    $370,000

    Size
    178.02 acres ~ 2 titles

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    Description

    This well-built 1,792 ft2 log home is nestled in the mountains offering amazing mountain scenery, abundance of wildlife, fresh air and cool clear waters. The off-grid handcrafted, log home has two full levels. The main floor boasts a beautiful open concept kitchen, living room and dining room. This level also offer a master bedroom a 3-piece bathroom and a large, freestanding wood stove.


    The upper level is complete with a large area that can be used as 2 bedrooms, rec room, games room or sitting area. The open-concept space is separated by the staircase and is accented with large windows offering tons of natural light. This level also have a large bedroom also with natural light and forested views. The home is on a cement foundation and has a metal roof.


    The outbuilding doubles as a workshop and a small bar for entertaining. The bar room is built over a well with a bucket that lowers your beverages into the water below to keep them cold. The bar opens towards the fire pit which is perfectly situated next to the river.


    The property is mostly level and treed. The homestead is located in a cleared area next to Antler Creek, which runs through the property. The property is less than a 5-minute drive to the boat launch on Boron Lake, offering easy access to waterfront in complete privacy.


    You can live and recreate in comfort and style with this 4 season home!

    Location

    DL 12435 Bowron Lakes Road - Quesnel, BC

    Access

    From Quesnel, travel north and turn right onto Highway 26 to Wells and Barkerville. Follow the well-marked, paved highway past Troll Mountain and through Wells for 79 km. Turn left onto Bowron Lake Rd and follow this dirt road for 25 km. The driveway to the property is on the left at a blue Bowron Lake Provincial Park sign. There is also a white sign at the driveway that reads “no thru road.”

    Area Data

    Quesnel
    The population of Quesnel within Quesnel Municipal Boundaries was 12,064 (Census 2018). It is 23,000+ including the surrounding service area.


    Quesnel Weather

    • Average Annual Snowfall: 166 cm/year
    • Average Annual Rainfall: 36 cm/year
    • Frost Free Days: 179
    • Average Winter Temperature: - 5 C
    • Average Summer Temperature: 16 C
    • Growing Season late May to September
    • Elevation 474 m (1,555 feet)

    Bowron Lakes
    Bowron Lake Provincial Park is a large wilderness area situated on the western slopes of the Cariboo Mountain Range. The world-renowned Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit encompasses a 116 km chain of lakes, waterways and connecting portages. This wilderness canoe trip takes from 6 to 10 days to complete, depending on your time frame and skill level.


    Bowron Lake Park also has a very pleasant 25 unit drive-in campground. The campground is located near the Registration Centre a short distance from Bowron Lake itself. There are also a few short walking trails nearby.


    Wells
    The town of Wells (population: 236) sits nestled in a valley in BC's Cariboo Mountain foothills near the end of Highway 26. Built in the 1930s to accommodate the area's gold miners, the village has since evolved as a quaint arts community. Its rich past has been preserved in many historic and heritage sites.


    Wells bills itself as "the host to the ghost town," the ghost town being Barkerville Historic Town. Barkerville is not only a premier heritage site, but also the gateway to the Bowron Lake Provincial Park. Bowron's famous chain of lakes is known for its sheer size and beauty, and attracts canoeing enthusiasts from all corners.


    In winter, locals head out on numerous cross-country ski trails or to Troll Ski Resort for a bit of downhill skiing. In summer, those trails make for excellent hiking, while local parks are also inviting.


    Barkerville
    Barkerville is the largest heritage site in Western North America and a National Historic Site of Canada. Founded in 1862, Barkerville is an adventure destination like no other; rich in history, full of life. Meet colourful characters from Barkerville's past, watch Judge Begbie hold Victorian criminals accountable, see authentic gold rush theatre and witness a Cornish Waterwheel in action. Pan for gold, visit exotic Chinatown, go to school 1800s-style or tour the town at your own pace while visiting 140+ historic buildings and displays.


    Barkerville's merchants, restaurants and accommodations will provide everything you need for a genuinely comfortable trip into BC's Golden Age.

    Recreation

    This area is an outdoor recreation paradise. The property is within 1/2 hour of Troll Mountain, Wells, Barkerville and Bowron Lakes. Antler Creek flows right through the property. This creek is rich in history and was a very productive good mining creek. You can enjoy your summer days panning for gold, catching fish or going for a drift.


    Wells is nestled in the mountains of the Cariboo. It is an eclectic community of art, history and outdoor activities, filled with trails that lead through beautiful meadows. Wells has something to offer for everyone, from adventure seekers to history buffs.


    Wells is home to a wide variety of activities for everyone all year-round! This beautiful community is home to several hiking and ATV touring trails during spring and summer. Nearby there is a 116 km chain of lakes that make up the Bowron Lake circuit, for canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts. Winter season boasts peaceful, beautiful snow blanketed landscapes and plenty of winter sport activities - including snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.


    Aside from outdoor activities, visitors to this area can find a wealth of places to visit and experiences to satisfy their interests in art, history and culture. Wells is host to one of the greatest festivals northern BC has to offer - ArtsWells! During the August long weekend artists of every kind gather here to take part in hundreds of events, including live musical performances, theatre, comedy, several varying workshops and art displays.


    Troll Mountain, offering an impressive vertical of 1729 ft, is a great destination for snowboarders and skiers to get started or hone their skills further. It is known as the most family friendly ski hill in BC. It hosts a variety of terrain from perfect beginner slopes and long fall-line groomers to steep tree runs and a large progressive terrain park.


    The area also offers hundreds of kilometres of snowmobiling around Quesnel and Yanks Peak, some of which can be accessed right from your front door.


    Residents and visitors also enjoy quading, hunting, fishing, and exploring the vast, rugged wilderness.

    Map Reference

    53°14'48.76"N and 121°25'41.95"W

    Investment Features

    This property is in the perfect location to offer an Airbnb or seasonal rental in a true outdoor adventure paradise.

    Services

    • Dug well
    • Septic - drain field
    • Heat - wood fireplace
    • Propane fridge, stove, hot water tank and lights
    • Generator included

    Tax Details

    $1,773.45 (2018)

    Zoning

    R/A

    Legal

    DISCTRICT LOT 12435 CARIBOO DISTRICT EXCEPT THE NORTH 66 FEET
    PID 015-301-583


    BLOCK A (PLAN B4135) DISTRICT LOT 9517 CARIBOO DISTRICT EXCEPT PLANS 13890
    PID 009-282-556

    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.