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    Echo Lake Resort Cabins & Campground - North Okanagan, BC

    Okanagan Listing No. 21201

    Charming, well run resort within Echo Lake Provincial Park. 9 furnished cabins most with private docks, 30 campsites, store, shop, boat rentals, owner’s residence all set on 7.4+ acres with over 2,300 ft of lakeshore. Seasonal operation with loads of potential. Not Freehold land.


    Price
    $1,200,000

    Size
    7.41 acres

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    Description

    This business and the owners home, which they live in year-round, is NOT on Freehold land; it is located on Provincial Park Land and operates via a Park Use Permit (PUP). All showings by appointment only. More info below:

    Echo Lake Resort is a charming, well run and reputable seasonal campground/lakeside resort within Echo Lake Provincial Park. The current owners have invested substantially over the past 7+ years in capital upgrades and tireless manpower to create one of the Interior’s best little lakeside resorts with excellent reviews . . . “One of the Best Campgrounds in BC,” “Best camping around,” “Wonderful Place!!!” . . . an average rating of Excellent on Trip Advisor.

    At full capacity, the resort can comfortably accommodate 150 people. The current business model provides a profitable return and amazing lifestyle. The operational plan has little to do with packing people in, and instead focuses heavily on guest and life experience both for owner and guests. There is lots of room to add more sites or cabins, add services such a food and beverage sales or even expand the season to operate longer than 6 months—the demand is certainly there if one so desired. The cabins are fully booked through this summer as well as summer of 2022! Camping is approx. 80% booked—a very loyal client list of largely local guests with a family emphasis. Create a quality experience (done) and they come!

    On the property you will find 9 furnished cabins including 7 privately situated lakeside cabins with private docks and 2 newer lakeview cabins along with 30+ campsites, from unserviced tenting to powered RV sites.

    The on-site resort facilities include a clean and spacious washroom building with flush toilets, outhouses, and hot pay showers! The office/store offers ice, firewood, and basic groceries. A drilled well offers potable water taps (big appeal!) and fish cleaning stations are situated around the resort so you can enjoy your fresh catch for dinner. There is also a common dock with boat rentals an additional swimming dock all set over 3 hectares/7.41 acre site.

    On the land site side of things, the property sits within Echo Lake Provincial Park, a resort that pre-dates the Provincial Park and dates back to 1943. Legally the operating rights are covered by a very favorable Park Use Permit (PUP) that offers flexibility in use and long-term stability. Qualified buyers upon signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement can obtain financial and expense related details along with the PUP details.

    Although the resort is only operated seasonally, the owners have a year-round home on the property and are free to take up other work, travel and/or enjoy this picturesque setting all to themselves year-round in the off season. The current operating season is from May to October.

    This is the ideal pre-retirement business or outdoor oriented business opportunity for someone or couple looking to shift gears. The resort can be operated with the managing couple, and a part time housekeeper for the busy summer months so reliance on staff is minimal. The present owners are willing to work with the buyers for as long as it takes/until every facet of the businesses is understood completely.

    There is a wealth of information on the Echo Lake Resort website.

    Home (1,532 ft2)

    Main Floor

    • Kitchen - 19x12 ft
    • Living room - 30x20 ft
    • Bath - 8x8 ft
    • Bedroom - 15x13 ft

    Upstairs

    • Main bedroom - 14x13 ft
    • Second bedroom/living area - 14x10 ft
    • Bathroom - 14x7 ft
    • Kitchen - 10x6 ft
    Campsites

    Gorgeously forested sites offering for those who enjoy the shade, and breath-taking lakefront sites available for those avid shore fishers or swimmers! There is also a communal beach area for all those sun-soakers! A limited number of sites with electrical hook-up are available. Newer washhouse with flush toilets and hot showers. 30+ sites.

    Cabins

    Nine cabins, including seven rustic lakeside log cabins and 2 newer lakeview cabins, ranging from 200 to 600 ft2. All cabins are being sold fully furnished, 7 have private docks. More details on each of the cabins is listed below.

    Cabin One

    • Accommodates up to 2 adults and 2 children
    • Only 20 ft to the waterfront with private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs and picnic table with BBQ on the deck
    • 1 room (approx. 200 ft2)
    • 1 double bed
    • 1 futon couch (double bed)
    • 4-burner stove with full oven
    • Bar fridge
    • Wood-burning stove

    Cabin Two

    • Accommodates up to 2 adults and 2 children
    • Only 20 ft to the waterfront with private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs along with a picnic table and a BBQ
    • 1 room (approx. 300 ft2)
    • 1 double bed
    • 1 futon couch (double bed)
    • 4-burner stove with full oven
    • Full size fridge
    • Wood-burning stove

    Cabin Three

    • Accommodates up to 4 adults and 2 children
    • A few steps leads down to the waterfront and private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs, BBQ and picnic table on a covered deck
    • 2 bedrooms (approx. 400 ft2)
    • 1 queen bed
    • 1 bunk bed (double bed with twin on top)
    • 1 futon couch (double bed)
    • 4-burner stove with full oven
    • Full size fridge
    • Propane fireplace

    Cabin Four

    • Accommodates up to 4 adults and 4 children
    • Mere steps to the waterfront and private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs, picnic tables and a BBQ on deck
    • 2 bedrooms (approx. 600 ft2)
    • 2 double beds
    • 1 bunk bed (double with twin on top)
    • 2 futon couches (double beds)
    • 4-burner stove with full oven
    • Full sized fridge
    • Wood-burning stove

    Cabin Five

    • Accommodates up to 4 adults and 2 children
    • Steps to the waterfront and private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs, picnic table with BBQ on covered deck
    • 2 bedrooms (approx. 400 ft2)
    • 1 queen bed
    • 1 bunk bed (double with twin on top)
    • 1 futon couch (double bed)
    • 4-burner stove with full oven
    • Full fridge
    • Propane fireplace

    Cabin Six

    • Accommodates up to 4 adults and 2 children
    • Only 20 ft to the waterfront and private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs, picnic table with BBQ on the deck
    • 1 bedroom (approx. 300 ft2)
    • 1 single bed
    • 1 Bunk bed (double with twin on top)
    • 1 futon couch (double bed)
    • 4-burner stove with full oven
    • Full size fridge
    • Electric fireplace

    Cabin Seven

    • Accommodates 2 adults and 2 kids
    • Only 20 ft to the waterfront and private dock
    • Fire pit, chairs, picnic table with BBQ on the deck
    • 1 room (approx. 200 ft2)
    • 1 double bed
    • 1 futon that converts to a second double bed
    • 4-burner stove with RV-size oven
    • Bar fridge
    • Electric fireplace

    Cabin Eight and Nine

    • Each can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children
    • 2-minute walk to beach and common dock
    • Partial lake views
    • No kitchen/cooking equipment, water supply, electricity, or heat source
    • 1 room (approx. 100 ft2)
    • 1 double bed
    • 1 double mattress in the loft
    • Firepit
    • Table and Chairs
    • Picnic Table

    Location

    Creighton Valley Road in the North Okanagan. An easy 20-minute drive on year-round, maintained roads (plowed, dust controlled and graded often) to Lumby BC. 40 minutes to Vernon BC.

    Access

    From Vancouver

    Take the Coquihalla to Kamloops and then to Vernon via Highway 97 or go the Okanagan Connector to Kelowna, north on Highway 97 to Vernon. The resort is 50 km (31 mi) east of Vernon. Follow Highway 6 to Downtown Lumby, drive 1 km (passing Lordco on your right) and take the next right onto Creighton Valley Road. Stay on Creighton Valley Road for 22 km (14 mi, dirt road for last half) to Echo Lake. Resort will be on the right hand side.

    From Calgary

    Take the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), go south on Highway 97 to Vernon. The resort is 50 km (31 mi) east of Vernon. Follow Highway 6 to Downtown Lumby, drive 1 km (passing Lordco on your right) and take the next right onto Creighton Valley Road. Stay on Creighton Valley Road for 22 km (14 mi, dirt road for last half) to Echo Lake. Resort will be on the right hand side.

    Recreation

    Echo Lake is stocked annually with 15,000 rainbow trout fry—see the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC website.

    Winter offers excellent ice fishing opportunities and snowmobiling.

    With endless Crown land and FSR roads to explore there is excellent mountain biking, motorized recreation, hunting and hiking.

    Services

    Power (220 amp with potential to bring in more). Lines are buried to cabins and most structures.

    Drilled well approx. 72 feet deep/25 US gpm.

    Hardline telephone/Spotty cell coverage.

    Propane to all cabins, washhouse, filling stations and residence.

    Tax Details

    $2,626.08 (2019)

    Legal

    Park Use Permit #102399
    Contact REALTOR® for details.

    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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