127+ acres with outstanding views of the arable valley below & imposing mountain range beyond. Quality workshop, partially finished off-grid home (with solar panels), septic & drilled well. The property is easily accessible, & adjacent to Crown land.
A chance to purchase 127+ acres in an outstanding location between Kitchener and Yahk BC. This is one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in the West Kootenays.
The property is located off of Highway 3 and accessible by a high quality gravel driveway. Despite highway access, the property maintains privacy and a rural environment. The acreage itself is a good mixture of sloped terrain (with flat build site and yard), tree cover and cleared meadow. There are natural bodies of water throughout the property as well further enhancing its beauty. Both the property and the home offer stunning views of the valley below.
The acreage is complimented with an impressive, partially completed, home. The unfinished home is 1,200 ft2 with quality construction approved by an inspector. Services are set in place, and the property is equipped with a septic field, a drilled well, solar power and propane infrastructure. The home is two storeys and has a concrete foundation. There is plenty of opportunity for the next purchaser to bring their own ideas and add the finishing touches. The present owner continues to work on the home and it draws closer to completion everyday.
The property also includes a recently constructed workshop. The shop is powered by solar and is a great feature to help finish the home. The shop includes the water treatment and power facility for the home, as well as additional storage. A carport is connected to the side of the shop, to store equipment and materials.
Another great feature of the acreage is a system of roads that have been constructed to maximize the usability of the property. The roads are well maintained and span to various regions through the acreage. A gravel pit is also located on the property that has plenty of materials left for re-sale or the personal use of a new owner. Year-round springs and ponds are located through the acreage that provide ample water through even the driest of summers.
This is rural living is in a close proximity to the city centre of Creston. The property lies adjacent to Crown land with outstanding opportunity for outdoor recreation and exploring.
The property is accessible via gravel driveway off of Highway 3.
The Creston Valley begins at the US border 11 km south of the town of Creston and parallels the East Shore of Kootenay Lake to Riondel. The Valley stretches to include the Town of Creston and all of its neighboring communities - Erickson, Canyon, Lister, West Creston, Arrow Creek, Kitchener, Wynndel and Yahk.
The Creston Valley has a temperate climate which plays a vital role in its economic wellbeing. The agriculture industry is a major player, with more than 20,000 acres of reclaimed land - some of the most fertile land in British Columbia.
Creston offers a quiet, rural setting within reasonable distance of larger, urban centers in British Columbia, Alberta and the US. Nestled between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains, the Town of Creston comprises 911 hectares and includes about 5,300 residents.
Whether visiting or seeking to relocate, Creston has a complete range of services and facilities which provide for a comfortable and satisfying lifestyle.
Creston offers a wide range of recreational opportunities. Included are: a professional 18-hole golf course, a par 3 golf course, a 5-pin bowling alley with 8 lanes and automatic scoring, 2 fitness centres, several tennis courts, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a four hundred seat auditorium, a modem, air-conditioned recreational complex equipped with an ice rink which doubles as a rollerblading rink (spring/summer), a 6-sheet curling rink, and a 25 metre outdoor swimming pool and a wading pool. The complex is situated on 17 acres in the heart of Creston and offers many active-living programs as well as a Spring Trade Show and Fall Fair. Creston is also the home of the (junior 'A’) Thunder hockey team.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Creston's scenic hiking, biking and naturalist trails or paths. Near Summit Creek Campground & Recreation Area hikers can explore part of the original Dewdney Trail.
Directly from Creston, excellent fishing and boating adventures await you on Duck Lake, or within 1.5 hour drive on Kootenay Lake. You can also "jump" at the chance for some exhilarating hangliding, from nearby Goat Mountain. Several municipal parks in Creston provide for perfect picnic fun and playgrounds for families with children.
During the winter, popular sports include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. In the Valley, you can enjoy plenty of "off-track" winter adventure. The Summit Creek Park and the Wildlife Management Centre Area offer flat and gentle slopes suitable to beginner and intermediate abilities. Other challenges are available at any one of the choice spots within a 2-hour radius of Creston.
49° 9'12.58"N and 116°14'2.30"W
SUBLOT 14 DISTRICT LOT 362 KOOTENAY DISTRICT PLAN X40 AND AN UNDIVIDED 1/5 INTEREST IN LOT 5 PLAN EPP16903 (SEE PLAN AS TO LIMITED ACCESS), EXCEPT (1) PART IN RW PLAN 524-V-1 AND (2) PART IN PLANS 10442, 9117, AND EPP16903
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