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    Affordable Riverfront Farm - Telkwa, BC

    Bulkley Nechako Listing No. 23217

    133 acres of riverfront on the renowned Bulkley River internationally known for salmon & steelhead fishing. 1.4 km of riverfront. Hobby farm or starter ranch with 85 acres of hay land. Only 17 miles to Smithers. Main house, barn, hay storage, RV/boat storage & greenhouse.


    Price
    $899,000

    Size
    133 acres ~ 2 titles

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    Description

    Located only 17 miles from the town of Smithers in the quaint riverside town of Quick, BC sits 133 acres of first-class riverfront. This productive piece of farm land enjoys 1.4 kilometres of frontage on the Bulkey River. The Bulkley River is a world-renowned river with fishermen travelling both domestically and internationally to fish its waters for both salmon and steelhead. The entire stretch of riverfront on this property is easily accessible, low bank and fishable. If you watch the drone video included within this listing will notice there were several fishermen fishing for steelhead right out in front of the property on the day the realtor visited the property. The area surrounding the property is a true outdoorsman’s paradise with excellent hunting, horseback riding, fishing, snowmobiling and skiing.

    This property is the perfect hobby farm or starter ranch with 85 acres of hay land, of which 70 acres is irrigated by way of wheel line irrigation. A neighbor is currently haying the ranch for the owner. The main house is rancher style with family room, rec room, and lots of deck and covered patio. Outbuildings include barn, hay storage, equipment RV/boat storage and greenhouse. The property has excellent access, is landscaped and private, but still only minutes to shopping and schools. The climate in the area is excellent for gardening and self-sufficient living.

    Call the listing REALTOR® today for more information or to book a time to go by for a look.

    Location

    15664 Quick Station Road - Telkwa, BC

    Access

    Please see mapping section.

    Area Data

    Telkwa is a small village located in British Columbia. It is situated in the northern part of the province, in the Bulkley Valley region. Here is some information about Telkwa:

    Location

    Telkwa is located in the Bulkley Valley, approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) northwest of the town of Smithers. It is nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley, surrounded by picturesque landscapes and natural beauty.

    Population

    Census Canada (2021) reports Telkwa has a population of around 1,400 residents.

    Economy

    Historically, the local economy was primarily based on forestry and agriculture. While these sectors still play a role, tourism and outdoor recreational activities have become increasingly important to the local economy, drawing visitors for activities such as fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing.

    Outdoor Activities

    The Telkwa area offers a wide range of outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping. The nearby Babine Mountains Provincial Park and Telkwa Pass Recreation Area provide opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to explore the natural beauty of the region.

    Cultural Events

    Telkwa hosts various cultural events and festivals throughout the year. These events often celebrate the local history and community spirit. The annual Telkwa Barbecue, held in the summer, is a popular event that draws visitors from the surrounding area.

    Services and Amenities

    Telkwa offers basic services and amenities for its residents, including schools, healthcare facilities, and local businesses. For more extensive services, residents often travel to nearby Smithers, which is a larger town with a broader range of amenities.

    Recreation

    Smithers and its surrounding area offer a wide range of recreational opportunities for residents and visitors. The town is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the area. Here are some of the recreational activities and attractions you can enjoy in and around Smithers:

    Outdoor Recreation

    Smithers is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts. You can engage in activities like hiking, mountain biking, and trail running in the nearby Babine Mountains and Hudson Bay Mountain areas. The Smithers Mountain Bike Association maintains a network of trails for mountain biking.

    Fishing

    The Bulkley River and its tributaries are known for excellent fishing opportunities, particularly for salmon and steelhead. The region attracts anglers from all over the world. There are also several nearby lakes that offer great fishing experiences.

    Skiing and Snowboarding

    Hudson Bay Mountain is located just a short drive from Smithers and offers skiing and snowboarding during the winter months. The mountain has ski runs suitable for all skill levels.

    Snowmobiling

    The area around Smithers provides a variety of snowmobiling trails for winter enthusiasts. There are groomed trails as well as more rugged backcountry areas for experienced riders.

    Wildlife Viewing

    The region is home to diverse wildlife, including bears, moose, eagles, and more. Wildlife enthusiasts and photographers can explore the area to spot these animals in their natural habitats.

    Canoeing and Kayaking

    The Bulkley River and local lakes offer opportunities for canoeing and kayaking. Paddling enthusiasts can enjoy serene waterways and beautiful scenery.

    Golf

    The Smithers Golf & Country Club is a picturesque 18-hole course that provides a challenging golfing experience surrounded by the mountains and forests.

    Cross-Country Skiing

    In the winter, cross-country skiers can explore groomed trails in areas like the Smithers Perow Loop and the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club trails.

    Hiking

    There are numerous hiking trails around Smithers, ranging from easy walks to more challenging hikes. Some popular options include the Telkwa Range and Crater Lake trails.

    Cultural and Arts

    Smithers also has a vibrant arts and culture scene. You can explore local art galleries, attend live performances, and participate in community events.

    Recreation Facilities

    Smithers has recreation facilities such as the Smithers Aquatic Centre, which features a pool and fitness facilities, and the Bulkley Valley Recreation Centre, which has an ice rink and other sports amenities.

    History

    Telkwa has a rich history, with its origins dating back to the early 20th century when it was established as a sawmill town. The name "Telkwa" is of First Nations origin, and it means "meeting of the waters," referring to the confluence of the Telkwa and Bulkley Rivers.

    Boundaries

    Please see mapping section, all boundaries are approximate.

    Map Reference

    54°37'15.19"N and 126°54'13.22"W

    Services

    • Power
    • Well (shallow)
    • Telephone
    • Internet
    • Septic

    Improvements

    • The main house is rancher style with family room, rec room, and lots of deck and covered patio
    • Barn
    • Hay storage
    • Equipment RV/boat storage
    • Greenhouse

    Tax Details

    $670 (2023)

    Zoning

    AG - 1

    Legal

    THAT PORTION OF THE FRACTIONAL NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 34 TOWNSHIP 8 RANGE 5 COAST DISTRICT LYING NORTHEAST OF THE BULKLEY RIVER
    PID 011-923-857

    THE FRACTIONAL NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 35 TOWNSHIP 8 RANGE 5 COAST DISTRICT EXCEPT PLAN ATTACHED TO 5204-I AND PLANS 1450, PRP44452, EPP30393 AND EPP36986
    PID 011-923-881

    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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