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    Campbell Lake Ranch - Kamloops, BC

    Thompson Nicola Listing No. 20143

    Trophy working ranch, many layers of value, 873 acres, 4 titles, new riding arena & shop, irrigated hay land, ecological paradise on Campbell Lake & White Lake, fishing, wildlife, character ranch house, barn, shop, priced at appraised value.


    873 acres + range permit

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    Campbell Lake Ranch is a trophy ranch with more special attributes and layers of value than you can shake a stick at so we strongly suggest you ACT NOW. The only way to win and end up being the owner of a property like this is to buy it. You will search a very long time to find a property of this caliber within 4 hours of the Lower Mainland so close to a major community with everything you need just 30 minutes away.

    To sum it up briefly Campbell Lake Ranch is a 210 head working cattle ranch with 220 acres of irrigated hay land in an ecological paradise on a trophy fishing lake, major waterfowl flyway, and superb habitat for whitetail, mule deer and moose.

    It is an environmentalists dream with a unique wetland area, a healthy creek running through an environmentally sound riparian zone, over 4,880 feet of waterfront on pristine Campbell Lake plus frontage on White Lake a large beautifully timbered area and hay fields. Eagle and raptor nests provide plenty of opportunity to observe and study these amazing birds. There is more to this property than you think at first glance, we urge you to look carefully if you are looking for a special private retreat with a lot going for it.

    The ranch is a long established, productive working cattle ranch with a brand new 18,500 ft2 indoor riding arena, new 5,000 ft2 5 bay shop, 1,108 ft2 character ranch house, barn, shop, calving barn, corrals and outbuildings. It is 873 deeded acres in 4 titles, 2,680 acres of grazing leases and 210 head range permit. The property is fenced and cross fenced with established hayfields plus newly cleared and seeded hay fields and a number of Water Licences. Recent improvements include the riding arena, shop, extensive post and rail fencing, preparation and seeding of new hay land and improvements to the irrigation system.

    The many layers of value include 2 precious waterfront acreages. The 12-acre picture perfect parklike point jutting into the lake with over 3,200 ft of lakefront timbered in large Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, aspen and spruce is spectacular and the perfect place for a log or timber frame home. The adjacent 20 acres is also a trophy property with about 1,290 ft of lakefront and frontage on both sides of the point. Access to these properties is by way of a registered easement through the main ranch if you ever wanted to sell them separately.

    A dock on the inside of the point where the owners keep their pontoon boat makes lake access easy and it is ideal for access by float plane.

    The 160 acre branding field property to the north is a special property with open grazing, varied terrain and beautiful views forms an integral part of the cattle operation but could be sold separately if you decide to focus on hay production.


    4585 Demarni Road is about 35 km southeast of Kamloops on Campbell Lake in an area known as Bestwick Hill. About 3 hours from the Lower Mainland and 30 minutes from Kamloops.


    Going east from Kamloops exit Highway 1 at Dallas take Barhhartvale Road to Robbins Range Road turn right on Campbell Range Road to Moore-Richardson Road turn right on Demarni Road, all are maintained public gravel roads.

    Area Data

    Campbell Lake

    Campbell Lake is a narrow lake approximately a mile and a half long, and fairly shallow which often makes for good fly fishing. The lake is surrounded mostly with typical grassland vegetation. The campsite area is nestled in a stand of fir on the southerly shore is very nicely done with a number of good sites.


    Located at the confluence of the South and North Thompson Rivers where you get to enjoy year-round outdoor activities including easy access to great skiing. It is a young, vibrant city which allows the best of everything both the city and the country has to offer only 3 hours from Chilliwack.


    Sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands play host to incredible hiking, mountain biking and camping. Kamloops is also a major golfing destination, with around a dozen courses close by. More than 100 lakes and two major rivers provide great fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting and tubing.

    In the winter, outdoor activities abound. Do some exploring on snowshoes or cross-country skis; take the kids tubing or tobogganing, or to an outdoor ice rink; or visit nearby Sun Peaks Resort for some downhill action. Want to go faster? Try one of several snowmobiling destinations. For those who'd rather take it slow, there are horse-drawn sleigh rides and many tranquil lakes for ice fishing and paddling.

    Map Reference

    50°32'55.25"N and 120° 4'36.17"W


    • Water from 2 wells
    • Sewage is septic
    • Hydro and telephone


    The ranch is improved with numerous buildings, all situated on Lot C and described below:

    New Riding Arena

    The deluxe brand new indoor arena totals 18,500 ft2 with a 16,000 ft2 riding area and 2,500 ft2 area with stalls, tack room and a mezzanine arena viewing area. It is all topped off with a beautiful view overlooking the hay fields and Campbell Lake.

    New Equipment Shop

    The 5,000 ft2, 5-bay shop is wood frame on concrete foundation with steel siding, steel roof, insulated, lined with painted plywood is brightly lighted and heated with a wood stove.

    Main Home

    The main residence is 1,108 ft2 with a 400 ft2 basement and 438 ft2 wood sundeck across the front. It has a kitchen, dining area, living room with vaulted ceiling, one bedroom, 4-piece bath, sleeping loft and mud/entrance room, concrete foundation, dovetail logs, gable roof, composite shingles and wood twin-seal windows. It is heated with a wood/electric fired forced air furnace and wood heater in the living room.

    Shop/Implement Shed

    One-storey 732 ft2 wood frame shop with attached 708 ft2 implement shed with gravel floor. It has a concrete slab foundation, 2” x 6” walls, ceiling height about 10 feet, board and batten siding, metal roof, twin vinyl windows, steel insulated man door and 6’ x 10’ wooden swinging vehicle doors. It is insulated and has 100-amp service, incandescent lighting, yard light and wood heater.


    The heritage barn is 1,281± ft2 with a full hay loft; small electrical panel, basic lighting and tack room.


    Small 240 ft2 cabin, circa 1970, is wood frame with kitchen/eating area and one bedroom. It has no water connection, small electrical panel and basic lighting, propane stove and wood heater. The old cabin circa 1900 is 792± ft2 has some lighting and is used for storage.

    Calving Shed

    This shed is a one-storey 448 ft2 wood frame structure with plywood floor and interior height of about 7 feet. There are 12 foot long wooden swinging doors at each end. It is partitioned into a tack room and four stalls with underground electrical service and basic lighting, no heat with corrals and gates around the building.

    Storage Shed

    Built in 1970 is a one-story 448 ft2 wood frame structure with plywood floors and interior height of 7 ft. 100 amp electrical service basic lighting and is unheated.

    Implement Shed

    This shed is 710 ft2 with a dirt floor a ceiling height of 10 feet.

    Hay Shed

    The hay shed circa 1980 is 1,980 ft2 with open sides.

    Tax Details

    $568.62 (2019)


    AF-1 Agriculture Forestry Zone


    Main Ranch

    Lot C, Plan KAP78231, Section 24, Township 18, Range 16, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District and Section 25 and of DL 562
    PID 026-314-509

    Branding Field

    Part SW ¼, Section 12, Township 19, Range 16, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District
    PID 002-864-983

    Lakefront Point - 12 Acres

    Legal Subdivision 9, Section 26, Township 18, Range 16, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District
    PID 014-336-677

    Lakefront - 20 Acres

    Lot B, Plan KAP 78231, Section 25, Township 18, Range 16, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District
    PID 026-314-495

    Branding Field Lease

    Part SE ¼, Section 12, Township 19, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District
    PID 014-346-851

    Spring/Summer Lease

    Part E ½ of NW ¼, Section 33, Township 18, Range 16, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District, and SW ¼ and West ½ Section 3, and East ½ and East ½ of West ½ Section 4 and LS 1 2 & 8 Section 9 and SW ¼ Section 10, Township 19
    Lease #343710

    Part E ½ of E 14, Section 10, Township 19, Range 16, Meridian W6, Kamloops Division of Yale District, & W ½ and NE ¼, Section 11 & S ½ Section 14 and E ½ and NE ¼ of Southwest ¼, Section 15
    Lease #343710

    Range Permit


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    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.