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    Large Lake View Acreage - Christina Lake, BC

    Kootenays Listing No. 21009

    179 acres with impressive views of Christina Lake. One of the best holding properties in Southern BC. Several buildable benches, fronts Sunflower & West Lake Roads. Perfect opportunity to invest in Canada’s warmest tree-lined lake. Access to Crown land. Destination lake for BC & Alberta.


    179.5 acres

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    Priced well below assessed value!! This 179 acre property is one of the best holding properties in Southern BC. Christina Lake is a highly desirable destination for both BC and Alberta residents. Enjoy the beautiful views over Christina Lake with Crown land access out the backdoor. Public lake access is right across the street and the golf course is only minutes away.

    When you visit the property you will instantly take notice of the quality construction of the roadways which were built about 7 years ago for the adjacent subdivision. The property has a large amount of frontage along Sunflower Road and West Lake Road and power has been brought into the property line. The back section (east side) of the property is quite steep, but as you move down the hill toward the lake the property flattens out with several benches ideal for building your perfect lake view home. With the proper rezoning these lake view benches would serve as perfect location for the areas next subdivision.

    Spectacular Christina Lake views and across the street from the beautiful sandy beaches and day facilities of Christina Lake Provincial Park! This is a perfect opportunity to invest in Canada’s warmest tree lined lake.

    Recreation is paramount here with some of British Columbia’s finest hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, waterskiing, fishing, hunting, quadding, snowmobiling, nordic and alpine skiing at your doorstep.


    Lake W Road - Christina Lake, BC


    From Spokane, WA

    Take Highway 395 north to the Canadian Border (approx. 2.5 hours) continue on 395 until it meets Highway 3. Turn right on Highway 3 and go just about 3 miles to Christina Lake. Call Listing REALTOR® for detailed directions to the property.

    From Vancouver, BC

    Take Highway 1 east to Highway 3 outside of Hope BC (about 1.5 - 2 hours) follow Highway 3 to Grand Forks. From there continue another 20 minutes east to Christina Lake. The entire trip is about 7 hours. Call Listing REALTOR® for detailed directions to the property.

    From Kelowna, BC

    Take Highway 33 to Rock Creek. Turn left onto Highway 3 to Grand Forks. From there continue another 20 minutes east to Christina Lake. This trip is about 2.5 hours. Call Listing REALTOR® for detailed directions to the property.

    From Castlegar, BC

    Head west on Highway 3 over the Paulson Pass to Christina Lake. This trip is approximately an hour. Call Listing REALTOR® for detailed directions to the property.

    Travel Distances
    • Vancouver 522 km
    • Kamloops: 368 km
    • Kelowna: 203 km
    • Osoyoos 126 km
    • Calgary: 726 km
    • Spokane: 205 km

    Area Data

    Big News and Even More Reasons to Invest in Christina Lake. Work has begun on on Christina Living Arts Centre, a Visitors Eco-Interpretive Centre with an Artisans Studio/Gallery Complex, bringing together arts and culture, lake stewardship, and the local economy.

    Thanks to Christina Lake Art & Artisans Society, the Lake Stewardship Society, the Chamber of Commerce, Community Futures and the committed effort of their Regional District Director, more than $1 million of funding has been secured to build a LEED certified Green Building, with technologies such as super-insulation, heat recycling, photovoltaics, geothermal heating and cooling and eco-design sensitive to the surroundings in our beautiful Community Park.

    Now a further grant of $320,000 will pay for the Living Machine (biological wastewater treatment facilities) to process waste using plants, snails, and fish to convert it into clean fresh water.

    Artisans, students, and tourists will come from all over the world to learn from this model of ecodesign, local economy and the role of art in creating a healthy and thriving community for our joy and that of future generations.

    Another plus: the Senior's Housing Project, with Green development plans, has just received a significant land grant.

    To learn about Christina Lake and the Lake Stewardship Society check out christinalake.com and lakesteward.ca.

    Christina Lake
    Voted "BC's Favourite Lake," Christina Lake is famous for its' clean, clear water, warmth and beauty. Although known as one of the best family vacation destinations, Christina Lake offers something for everyone, including the extreme sport enthusiast.

    Christina Lake enjoys warm dry summers and relatively mild winters. The average winter temperature range is from -8 to -2 degrees Celsius, with mid-summer temperatures reaching well into the 30s.

    The average rainfall is 42 cm, with approximately 120 frost-free days per year. Southern Valleys enjoy an average of over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually. Yearly snowfall averages 44 cm. Christina Lake is the warmest tree-lined lake in BC.

    The City of Grand Forks is bordered on its easterly boundary by the Granby River and on its southerly boundary by the Kettle River. These two rivers converge in the middle of town and carry on south as the Kettle River, ultimately to empty in to the Columbia River.

    The rivers add a great deal to the peaceful, ambient charm of the community. Both rivers are sprinkled with small sandy beaches and great swimming holes enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.

    In the early summer months inner tubing down either the Granby or the Kettle is a very popular local pastime. You can pick your ride, depending on how long you want to be on the river, and end up at one of the beaches in town.


    Sport enthusiasts will enjoy a variety of recreational activities for all ages including cross-country and snowshoeing (both from your backdoor in winter on the river, downhill skiing at nearby Phoenix Resort, kayaking and/or tubing (from your back door on the Kettle River), skating, hockey, curling, swimming at the recreation complex and much more.

    The surrounding mountains, lakes and rivers provide the perfect setting for outdoor activities and to relax and enjoy the nature. Christina Lake is a recreation paradise in the summer, famous for its water sports in the warmest tree lined lake in BC. Many sandy beaches promote swimming, tanning, or water skiing, boating, fishing and windsurfing.

    Mountain biking is becoming one of the biggest land sports in the area, with bikers enjoying the Trans Canada Trail and various other trails as they pass right through Christina Lake community.

    Horseback riding can be found at nearby Owl Mountain Ranch and Trail rides.

    In the winter time some of the best skiing in BC can be found at nearby Red Mountain in Rossland or the amazing snow at Whitewater near Nelson.


    The earliest inhabitants of the area date back to more than 2,000 years ago. Today their pictographs can be found in Texas Point Provincial Park on the Eastern shore. Prior to the arrival of Europeans the area, Christina Lake was inhabited by the Sinixt people. The area was a source of furs for the Hudson’s Bay company outpost in Colville, Washington.

    The factor of the fort, Angus MacDonald, had a daughter named Christina among his many children. On one of their trips together to the unmapped wilderness, Christina allegedly rescued her father’s papers from the lake outlet. McDonald thus declared the spot Christina Lake.

    Dewdney trail was constructed in 1865, and became the main artery for southern BC. Christina Lake became a well-known stopping place for travelers.

    Texas Point gets its name from a small herd of Texas Long Horns which roamed wild for years - they had strayed from a herd being driven along the Dewdney Trail.

    Settlement began in the 1890s as the Rossland area over flowed with prospectors eager to find untapped sources of gold.

    In 1896 the CPR railway reached Christina Lake. This brought easier access for travelers moving east or west.

    In 1926 the Santa Rosa road was built. The Blueberry-Paulson, the main artery from Christina Lake to Castlegar and Trail, wasn’t opened until October 5, 1962.


    Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.

    Map Reference

    49° 3'2.01"N and 118°14'18.27"W

    Investment Features

    • High quality construction of paved roadways in place
    • Frontage along Sunflower Road and West Lake Road
    • Tremendous holding property for future development


    Power at the lot line.

    Tax Details

    $10,284 (2020)




    Parcel A of DL 1021S SIMILKAMEEN Division Yale District EXCEPT PLANS 7440, 7441, 7442, KAP81060 AND KAP85268
    PID 014-947-811

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    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.