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    Lakefront Home on Leased Lot - Surrey Lake, BC

    Thompson Nicola Listing No. 19197

    Well built off-grid home on leased lot. 2,600 ft2 home with 100 ft of lakefront. Interior needs finishing. Solar, well & septic. Propane & wood heating. 1 km long driveway. Lovely views, good fishing & hunting. SW exposure. Surrounded by Crown land.

    Reduced $329,000

    0.56 of an acre

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    This property is a leasehold property from the British Columbia provincial government. The home was foreclosed upon and is now being offered for sale at an extremely affordable price. Located approximately 50 km south and southwest of Kamloops. The lake itself is approximately 2 km east of the Coquihalla Highway, although there is no direct access off the highway the property can be accessed by travelling to the Lac Le Jeune off ramp and then south down 9 km of forest service road. This property is completely surrounded by Crown land and has beautiful lakefront facing towards the south southwest on Surrey Lake. The property is 0.56 acres with approximately 100 feet of water frontage on the lake.

    According to a recent appraisal the home is approximately 78% complete, with the majority of the exterior completed and much of the interior completed to the drywall stage. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a sitting room with wood burning fireplace. Downstairs are 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. There is an area for the kitchen to be installed in a large living room with propane fireplace and picturesque views out over the lake. All the “heavy lifting” has already been done on this property with services already installed. The property has an improved septic tank, a shallow well for domestic water, propane and solar power.

    The off-grid home is a custom design two-storey design with unique features such as turrets constructed on either end of the home and long boardwalk. According to a recent appraisal, once finished a home was to include seven bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a separate suite with its own kitchen, ceramic tile flooring, built-in wall art, and a detached foot in diameter enclosed gazebo with wood heat stove. The property has a long driveway of approximately 1 km which the owner must maintain during the winter.

    This property is being “sold as, is where is” and the sellers will be making no representations or warranties as to the construction or permitting of the home.

    This property would make an excellent year-round residents or function nicely as a recreational retreat for you and the family. Surrey Lake is well known for its fishing along with several other lakes in the immediate vicinity. Hunting, ATVing, and backcountry exploration start from your doorstep with tons of wildlife in the area.

    Call the listing REALTOR® today for more information or to book a time to go by for a look.


    Northeast side of Surrey Lake.


    Call the listing REALTOR® for detailed directions. The lake itself is approximately 2 km east of the Coquihalla Highway, although there is no direct access off the highway the property can be accessed by travelling to the Lac Le Jeune off ramp and then south down 9 km of Forest Service Road.

    Area Data

    Surrey Lake is located on the Nicola Plateau and is surrounded by endless backcountry opportunities with numerous lakes, rivers and forestry roads to explore.


    (approximately 30 minutes north)

    Kamloops blends energizing recreational opportunities with a culture of warm, welcoming, real people, allowing visitors to let loose and just play. Kamloops is BC's Friendliest City and has over 85,000 residents who call the city home, with many smaller rural communities in the surrounding area. As Canada's Tournament Capital, the city draws thousands of spectators and sporting participants each year to enjoy the world class sports facilities. Kamloops' climate and weather are incredible. The city basks in over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually, pretty much guaranteeing a sunny tee time for a golf getaway or great weather for any outdoor recreational pursuit.


    (approximately 30 minutes south)
    Population: 7,595

    Nestled in the heart of the Nicola Valley, Merritt offers an active and unique lifestyle amid the incredible scenery of British Columbia's southern interior. Wind erosion has created unique formations in the walls of Windy Canyon near Merritt, and ancient shorelines of 10,000-year-old glacial lakes are visible in the surrounding grasslands where cattle graze undisturbed. Located 278 km/168 mi from Vancouver, Merritt's rolling hills and cattle ranches, resort lodgings and fishing lakes combine a rich culture and history with outdoor adventure.


    Surrey Lake enjoys good fishing all summer long. Trophy lakes in the area include Tunkwa, Frogmoore and Bob’s lakes where 5 pound fish are common. There are extensive trails and backroads for 4x4s, ATVs, horses and hiking. RC boats and drone flying are also great fun in the wide open spaces. Clapperton Pass is a favorite for migratory bird watching and the lake hosts eagles, osprey, loons, geese and even swans as seasonal guests. Hummingbirds and whiskey jacks feed from your hands. The clear, dark air in the nights make for a star gazers paradise. So much so that the local astronomy club has an observatory at Stake Lake.

    The high elevation also helps create a mecca for snowmobiling in winter due to its consistent snowfalls of dry powder snow. The lake has often been turned into a dream outdoor skating rink, providing lots of fun and action after a day ice fishing or out on the sleds. Down the hill at Stake Lake, groomed, brightly lit trails for snowshoers and cross-country skiers await. Logan Lake also offers a network of groomed cross-country trails. Local ski hills include Harper Mountain and world-famous Sun Peaks.


    Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.

    Map Reference

    50°23'22.75"N and 120°36'35.80"W


    • Solar power
    • Shallow well
    • Approved septic installed
    • Propane and wood heating


    Main house - 2, 596 square feet

    Tax Details

    1,700 (2018)


    RL - 1


    District Lot 1628, Kamloops Div of Yale Land District, SURREY LAKE - RECREATIONAL RESIDENTIAL, Lease/Permit/Licence #340146

    Maps & Plans


    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.