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    Fertile Blueberry Farmland Nestled Along the Banks of the Fraser River - Mission, BC

    Metro Vancouver & the Fraser Valley Listing No. 19280

    Trophy estate under full blueberry production situated at the confluence of the Fraser River & Nicomen Slough. 30 acres of mature blueberry bushes, a 3,000 ft2 custom built trophy estate home, stunning views, access to world class salmon & sturgeon fishing.


    Price
    $3,290,000

    Size
    39.04 acres

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    Description

    A magnificent property located in one of the Lower Mainland’s most stunning regions - Dewdney, BC. This 39 acre blueberry farm offers buyers a chance to own one of the true trophy estates in the Lower Mainland. The property sits nestled against the banks of the might Fraser River and adjacent to the Nicomen Slough. The confluence of these two bodies of water offer some of the best inland salmon fishing in southern British Columbia mere steps from the property.

    The panoramic mountain views are stunning and create an imposing yet beautiful backdrop with the Fraser River in the foreground. The views from the property are breathtaking. It is hard to believe that the property is in such close proximity to the major urban centers in the Lower Mainland.

    The property itself has nutrient rich soil ideal for the mature blueberry bushes. The property is fully in production with 30 acres currently planted. The property derives excellent annual yields, which this past growing season totalled 310,000 lbs. The blueberries are irrigated throughout the growing season via drip system.

    The property is easily accessed off the quiet River Road. There are various access points throughout the property, which allow vehicles and equipment to efficiently and unobtrusively access all portions of the property as needed.

    There is storage area off the main farmyard, which has its own separate road access. This space is perfect for storing equipment, or to build a shop/outbuilding. There is a storage structure on the southern portion of the property providing additional storage options.

    The main farmyard is treed around its perimeter creating complete privacy from the local traffic, which occurs River Road. The trees and hedges on the property are mature and create a calming and natural state within the main yard. A large and well-manicured lawn adorns the farmyard creating the perfect space for children and pets to run and play during the summer months.

    Residence

    The residence on the property was custom built and appears very natural on this country estate. The warm and inviting home offers 3,000 ft2 of bright, functional living space. The exterior is aesthetically charming with vaulted peaks, large windows, and an arched entranceway supported by three boldly designed pillars. The homes exterior combined with the mature landscaping, and farm background will quite literally transport you to a simpler time.

    Entering the home through the front door you are greeted by an enormous living space with 18-foot vaulted ceilings and a grand stair case. This living area possesses immense windows, which shower the room with natural light. A brick encased fireplace serves as the living area’s center piece, as it casts its warm glow on the room’s occupants.

    The kitchen offers a breakfast nook, ample counter and cabinet space, a central island to assist with food prep (with breakfast bar), and an antique styled stove. The kitchen is perfect for prepping large family meals and entertaining family and friends. A formal dining room with easy kitchen access is the perfect space to host family meals throughout the various holidays and on special occasions. Access to this lovely dining area is through elegant French stained-glass doors.

    The master bedroom occupies the main floor and comes complete with a luxurious 5-piece en-suite. There are three more bedrooms throughout the home with an additional en-suites. In total the home is equipped with four bathrooms.

    There is a two car garage attached to the home perfect for parking vehicles, or serving as an additional storage option. For BBQ lovers and outdoor entertaining, at the back of the home is a patio area with incredible views.

    Ultimately, this is the ideal family home with enough space to comfortably raise a large and happy family. The home perfectly blends with the property and natural surroundings beyond.

    Location

    This property is located along the banks of the Fraser River at the confluence of the Nicomen Slough. The property is located in the Dewdney area minutes east of Mission, BC.

    Access

    From downtown Mission, proceed eastward along the Lougheed Highway until the intersection with River Road. Turn south on River Road and proceed for approximately 2.4 km at which point the driveway to the property will be on the west side of the road.

    Area Data

    Fraser Valley

    The subject property is located in the Fraser Valley near the town of Mission. The Fraser Valley region of British Columbia has been one of Canada’s most robust real estate markets for the past decade with strong economic and population growth. These growth trends are slated to continue in future years with increases in interprovincial and international immigration into the region.

    The economy is extremely diverse with robust economic pillars in the agricultural sector. The Fraser Valley region is essential in Canadian food production and the rich soils are capable of growing a wider variety of agricultural products than any other region in the country. A temperate climate with plenty of annual rain fall combined with rich soil conditions creates the perfect growing conditions for all sorts of fruits and vegetables.

    The Fraser Valley also serves as an important transportation corridor between the iconic port city of Vancouver and interior BC/Canada. Billions of dollars worth of goods travel through the Fraser Valley each year via rail, road and water to and from the west coast of Canada.

    There are also numerous economically diverse municipalities within the Fraser Valley, which serve as community hubs for the wider region. Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley and Mission are some of the major urban centers, which provide access to goods and services, recreation, education and health care.

    This is one of the most vibrant regions within all of Canada with real estate prices slated to continue to increase for years to come.

    Mission

    The town of Mission is the closet urban center to the subject property. The town offers all amenities necessary for local residents to live a comfortable and active lifestyle. The town claims a population of nearly 40,000 residents and the population is culturally and ethnically diverse.

    There are numerous restaurants in Mission, a leisure center, library, grocery stores and much more.

    The town’s economy has diversified over the years with improvements in transportation infrastructure leading to booms in the manufacturing sector. Within the area around Mission, there are approximately 96 commercial and hobby farms. Dairy farming is one of the most prevalent forms of farming in close proximity to the town.

    The town is in School District #75.

    Recreation

    With the properties quick and convenient access to the major urban centers throughout the Lower Mainland, there is unlimited recreational activity available to a new owner.

    Fishing

    The confluence of the Nicomen Slough and the Fraser Valley offer excellent Salmon Fishing during late summer and throughout the fall. The Coho runs are particularly robust. Fishing can be conducted immediately from the property. This section of the Fraser Valley also offers some of the world’s best white sturgeon fishing.

    Equestrian

    With the numerous trails and wonderful scenery, there is endless opportunity to ride recreationally throughout the wider regions and on the adjacent crown land to the north of the property.

    Hiking

    With the diversity/immensity of the regional Crown land areas, an individual could spend their entire life exploring the numerous hikes in short proximity to the property.

    Hobby Gardening

    With one of the most enjoyable year-round climates in Canada, a garden enthusiast could fulfill their gardening passion on a full time basis on the property with its ample space.

    Urban Recreation

    Since the property sits in such close proximity to numerous urban hubs, a new owner can go into town to enjoy a fancy meal, a hockey game or a movie. The options are truly endless.

    History

    The town of Mission originally began as a land promotion, as the Federal Government sought to incentivize settlers into moving west. The CPR Mainline was eventually built through the town helping to stem economic and population growth in the town and surrounding area.

    The forestry industry has always been a dominant economic force in Mission and numerous mills were set up along the banks of the Fraser River not long after the town’s inception. Many of these mills still operate today with the town being known, as one the world’s largest producers of red cedar shake.

    Map Reference

    49° 8'37.24"N and 122°11'9.61"W

    Investment Features

    • 30 acres in blueberry production
    • 310,000 lbs. of blueberry production in 2019
    • Average 15-year-old blueberry plants

    Services

    • Electrical
    • Water - Sandpoint well
    • Septic
    • Natural gas

    Improvements

    • 3,000 ft2 home built in 1996

    Tax Details

    $2,175.01 (2019)

    Zoning

    A-2

    Legal

    Lot B Section 20 Township 20 New Westminster District Plan LMP28230
    PID 023-415-665

    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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