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    Firvale Riverfront Farm - Bella Coola, BC

    Central Coast Listing No. 22089

    50 acres of riverfront farmland in Firvale complete with a large, unfinished home, barn, greenhouse, shop and numerous outbuildings. Stunning 360 degree mountain views, endless fresh water and an excellent opportunity to create a self-sufficient farming homestead.


    Price
    Reduced $660,000

    Size
    50.75 acres ~ 3 titles

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    Description

    Located just 20 minutes east of Hagensborg in the beautiful Bella Coola Valley, sits this stunning 50 acre hobby farm with access to the Bella Coola River. The entire acreage is all flat and usable. There are currently 2 fields totalling approximately 10 acres that are fenced, irrigated, tilled and ready for planting. One of the fields already has over 500 blueberry bushes planted. The property offers numerous other fenced areas for gardening or animals. There are also well established fruit trees, perennials and a large greenhouse. There are a number of outbuildings including a large, 3-bay barn/cover storage with 2 wings, a machine shed, woodshed, cooler, root cellar, rustic cabin and a storage house (possibly a tear down ).

    The home is perfectly appointed back from the highway offering privacy and 360 degree views. Past the fields, the grass covered roads lead through the timber leading towards the river. These roads offer beautiful walking or horse riding areas right on your own property. There is a large open area right at the river, perfect for building a small guest cabin or a picnic area while you swim or fish.

    The 2 storey home is unfinished but offers a large, open concept living room and kitchen with picturesque windows. The main floor also offers a pantry, bathroom, boot room and attached room that could be finished as a gear/laundry, boot room or even an attached greenhouse.

    The top floor, also offering tons of natural light, has 3 large bedrooms and an unfinished bathroom.

    The home is powered by BC Hydro, heated with a wood fireplace and propane, is on a cement perimeter foundation, has a metal roof, septic tank and well water.

    Call the Listing REALTOR® today for more information or to book a viewing.

    Location

    4217 Mackenzie Highway 20 - Firvale, BC - Bella Coola Valley

    Access

    Bella Coola can be accessed by road traveling west 477 km from Williams Lake. This scenic drive will take you across the Chilcotin Plateau, through Tweedsmuir Park and down “the hill” into the stunning Bella Coola Valley. You then travel alongside the Atnarko and Bella Coola Rivers into the communities of Hagensborg and Bella Coola, ending at the Government wharf.

    This property is in the quaint community of Firvale which is about 20 minutes east of Hagensborg. The property is on the south side of the highway.

    Bella Coola can also be accessed by boat or by the scenic Discovery Coast Ferries as well. Pacific Coast also makes 1-hour scheduled flights to and from Vancouver.

    Either way you get here, it is sure to be a beautiful and scenic adventure.

    Area Data

    The Bella Coola community is remote in nature and contains a population of approximately 2,000 people. The primary geographical structure of the community, both in terms of physical structures and population distribution is the long, narrow valley. The Chilcotin Highway 20 (stretches from the Government wharf (on the Pacific Ocean) through the extent of the populated portion of the valley, through Hagensborg and Firvale before climbing to the Chilcotin Plateau. The entire population of the community lives on either side of this road or very near to it.

    Both Bella Coola and Hagensborg have essential services including retail outlets for groceries and hardware, gas stations and repair shops, Canada Post offices, gift shops, and places to purchase fishing/hunting licences. Banking can be done at the Williams Lake & District Credit Union in Bella Coola; ATMs are located at the Hagensborg Shop Easy, Thunderbird Store, the Credit Union and the Bella Coola General Hospital. The Bella Coola General Hospital has a walk-in clinic and a pharmacy. Bella Coola also has a gym, an outdoor rink, an outdoor public pool, an organic market as well as numerous arts, gifts and coffee shops.

    Recreation

    In the Bella Coola Valley, you will find an abundance of fresh water, fresh air, wildlife and outdoor recreation. During the winter months, you can enjoy cross-country skiing, snow machining, snowboarding or skiing on the local hill in Tweedsmuir Park, skating at the outdoor rink or taking part in the weekly volleyball and basketball games. Summers are filled with hiking the many trails, kayaking or fishing in the rivers or ocean, horse riding, biking, rock climbing, or just taking a dip in the refreshing pools along the river. There is something here for every outdoor enthusiast.

    Belarko Bear viewing has also been created by BC Parks. The station is located at a prime grizzly feeding spot on the Atnarko River. The station is open and staffed from mid-August to mid-October, when bears are active along the river banks. The Great Bear Rainforest on the central coast of British Columbia is a world renowned wilderness eco-tour destination. It is one of the world’s few remaining old-growth temperate rainforests. It is also the home of coastal wolves, black bears, grizzlies and the unique Kermode “Spirit Bear.”

    In recent years, the mountainous terrain around (and accessible from) the Bella Coola Valley has become a publicized destination for heli-skiing, with a number of skiing movies filmed in the area, and local companies advertising access to 1.5 million acres (6,100 km2) of terrain.

    Bella Coola offers a well-known music festival on the third weekend of July as well as a Rodeo on July long weekend.

    Map Reference

    52°26'25.16"N and 126°18'12.44"W

    Investment Features

    This property offers an excellent opportunity to grow and raise all of your own food. It is the perfect size for a large hobby farm to provide yourself and the community, locally grown food.

    There is plenty of room to build a second home, Airbnb or residence for a farm hand.

    Services

    • Well water
    • Septic tank
    • Internet
    • BC Hydro
    • Wood and propane heat

    Improvements

    • House
    • Covered storage - boat/travel trailer/farm equipment
    • Shop/barn
    • Greenhouse
    • Small rustic cabin

    Tax Details

    $1,756.01 (2021)

    Zoning

    A1

    Legal

    THE WEST 10 CHAINS OF THE SOUTH EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 6, RANGE 3, COAST DISTRICT
    PID 009-692-452

    THAT PART OF THE NORTH WEST 1/4 OF THE NORTH EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 6, RANGE 3, COAST DISTRICT, LYING NORTH OF THE BELLA COOLA RIVER
    PID 009-671-331

    THAT PART OF THE NORTH EAST 1/4 OF THE NORTH WEST 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 6, RANGE 3, COAST DISTRICT, LYING NORTH OF THE BELLA COOLA RVER
    PID 009-671-188

    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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