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    Historic 143 Acre Ranch - South Cariboo

    Cariboo Chilcotin Listing No. 18217

    Serene and pretty country setting offers approx. 80 acres gently rolling hayfields with remaining acreage in grazing. 5 bedroom, 2 bath two-storey farm house and large log hay barn and additional storage sheds. Pond, seasonal creek, adjacent to Crown land.


    Price
    $526,000

    Size
    143.31 acres

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    Description

    Historic 143 acre ranch offers pretty and serene setting with approximately 80 acres of gently rolling hayfields and Crown land adjacent on two sides of the property. Nice decorative ranch entrance gate.

    Original log building has been cladded with wood siding and has metal roofing. The 5 bedroom and 2 bath two-storey farm house provides plenty of room for a large family has an oil furnace and electric baseboard heaters.

    Pole hay shed and some outbuildings and fenced. Seasonal creek and pond, open natural meadows and cleared areas are ideal for grazing.

    Only a short distance to paved road and school bus route located in the heart of the favoured Interlakes area between Sheridan Lake and Bridge Lake. Approximately a 30-minute drive to 100 Mile House.

    Great place to raise a family, keep some livestock and enjoy the Cariboo lifestyle.

    Location

    7093 Judson Road - Bridge Lake, BC

    Access

    From Highway 24, at the Interlakes corner, continuing on east and turn off Highway 24 onto Shertenlib Road, cross Bridge Creek and follow paved road until junction Judson Road and North Bridge Lake Road. Stay on Judson Road for another 500 m and property is on your right.

    Area Data

    Sheridan Lake

    Sheridan Lake is 14 km long, 4,098 acres in size with a mean depth of 7.6 m at an elevation of approx. 1,115 m and spring fed. It is stocked with and has a reputation as a producer of large rainbow trout it is also home to eastern brook trout.

    Bridge Lake

    Bridge Lake (historically known as Greater Fish Lake) is located approximately 48 km along this scenic, lake dotted route; Bridge Lake is located about half way between two other large lakes, Sheridan and Lac des Roches.

    Bridge Lake is 7 km long and can produce rainbows up to 5 pounds, Kokanee to 4 pounds and lake trout to 20 pounds. Throughout the summer trolling seems to meet with the best results. The lake also boasts several islands and rocks where you can watch doves have their young in the summer.

    The community of Bridge Lake and Bridge Lake Centennial Provincial Park are located at the eastern end of the lake and off Highway 24 you’ll find a trail into the Bridge Lake Ice Caves.

    The annual Bridge Lake Rodeo, held around Canada Day long weekend and Interlakes Rodeo, held around the first week of August are a must for every resident and visitor to the area.

    The Interlakes Area

    The Interlakes area is well known for fantastic year-round and recreational outdoor activities including boating, swimming, hunting, fishing and camping. There are some 300 lakes in the area, most of them stocked with fish; also, popular for ice fishing during winter. Many trails are excellent for horseback riding and access to the Sheridan Lake trails system is nearby. These trails are suitable for hiking, mountain biking and ATVíng during the warmer season and cross-country skiing, skating, snowshoeing and snowmobiling are a favourite pastime during the winter months.

    Interlakes Service Center is your closest shopping outlet offering a convenience store/gas, restaurant, Rona, building/construction contractors/supply, car wash, gift store, feed supply and other amenities to satisfy all your daily needs.

    South Cariboo

    Located in the Central Interior of BC, the South Cariboo covers an area north to Lac La Hache, west to the Fraser River, east on Highway 24 (also known as the Fishing Highway) towards Little Fort (Hwy 5) and south to 70 Mile House.

    Famous for its host of fishing lakes, resorts, abundant wildlife, excellent bird watching, rich history and all four fabulous seasons, the south Cariboo holds something for everybody.

    The main business centre is 100 Mile House; it is located five hours north of Vancouver, BC on Highway 97. The main industry is primary forest products manufacturing, followed by tourism, a core value-added sector including log home building and rounded out by ranching giving it a diversified economy.

    100 Mile House is a small town that offers all the amenities of a larger town and has a population of about 2,000. Including the surrounding communities, it services close to 20,000. Williams Lake to the north and Kamloops to the south are the nearest larger centers for all your shopping desires.

    Vegetation

    Mostly open pasture and seeded hayfields. Logged off area ideal for additional pasture.

    Recreation

    Highway 24, also known as the Fishing Highway, connects the communities of Lone Butte, Bridge Lake, Sheridan Lake and Little Fort.

    The Interlakes Area is a central place to explore all the recreational opportunities the area promotes including boating, kayaking, ATVing, horseback riding, bird watching and wildlife viewing. Snowmobiling on the many local trails, cross-country skiing, skating and snowshoeing are a favourite pastime during the winter months.

    For the avid hunter and fisherman, you will find lots of great opportunities all around.

    Visit the ice caves at Bridge Lake or enjoy the popular Bridge Lake Rodeo or Interlakes Rodeo and other venues like the farmers market, craft market or outhouse races while exploring the area.

    Truly a wonderful place to call home with an abundance of natural wilderness areas, away from the big cities hustle and bustle, found in the South Cariboo of Beautiful British Columbia.

    History

    Highway 24 follows the historic brigade trail, originally used by the Shuswap people as a trade route and later developed by the Hudson's Bay Company in the early 1800s to bring furs down from Northern BC to Fort Kamloops and the Columbia River.

    Map Reference

    51°32'26.94"N and 120°48'55.02"W

    Investment Features

    • Small hobby farm
    • Adjacent Crown land
    • Pond and seasonal creek on property

    Services

    Electricity, drilled well, sewer, phone, Internet.

    Improvements

    • Hayshed
    • Storage shed
    • Fenced

    Tax Details

    $1,073.98 (2018)

    Zoning

    Resource/Agricultural (RA 1) Zone

    Legal

    THE WEST 1/2 OF DISTRICT LOT 4296 LILLOOET DISTRICT EXCEPT PLANS 30208 AND KAP45855
    PID 013-368-419

    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.