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    Majestic Aspen Ridge Log Cabin - Hudson’s Hope, BC

    Peace River & Northeastern BC Listing No. 21036

    Overlooking Williston Lake, this majestic log cabin is situated on 10 private and exclusive acres. Two bedrooms and loft for sleeping areas, two half bathrooms, large living area ready for your enjoyment. Two outbuildings and a large covered deck.


    Price
    $595,000

    Size
    10 acres

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    Description

    This lake view property faces eastward, perfect to watch beautiful sunsets reflected on Williston Lake. The sundeck also overlooks the lake and provides a great place to relax outdoors. This private and peaceful property offers a serene refuge. Often the only sounds heard are breezes about the treetops and birds chirping.

    Beautifully situated log home on 10 treed acres at Williston Lake, this area is surrounded by endless backcountry recreation, Williston Lake to explore, and nearby, a boat launch. Tall aspen trees create shade and provide good habitat for birds.

    The home has 2 formal bedrooms and a loft, 2.5 baths, 2,100 ft2 of living space, plus a 12'8” x 17’ attached garage. The outside living area has an expansive deck with lake and mountain views. Inside the home, there is a vaulted ceiling, wood walls and trim, and a large central great room. The house is heated by a propane boiler, and a cozy wood stove serviced with underground wiring. There is a drilled well and a septic field. Also on the 10 acres is a 12’ x 40’ equipment shed and a 12’ x 36’ storage shed. Access via a public gravel road is just 30 minutes from Hudson’s Hope. This log home is a fantastic recreation or year-round home.

    Location

    Lot 3 Aspen Ridge Drive - Hudson’s Hope, BC

    Access

    Leaving Hudson’s Hope, head towards the W.A.C. Bennett Dam. Turn right at 12 Mile Road and follow the signs for 33 km to Torwood Resort. There a short 450 m drive to the log home from the private Torwood gate.

    Area Data

    Hudson’s Hope

    (42 km drive)

    Hudson’s Hope is a district municipality in northeastern British Columbia, in the Peace River Regional District. The community is on the Peace Riverbank in the Rocky Mountain foothills of BC, 90 kilometres west of Fort St. John and 66 kilometres north of Chetwynd on Highway 29. First settled in 1805, this town is the third oldest community in the province.

    The primary economic support is the nearby W. A. C. Bennett Dam and the Peace Canyon Dam. Other industry leaders in Hudson’s Hope include energy, forestry, oil and gas, agriculture, guide outfitting, and eco-tourism. Forestry companies are harvesting both aspen and coniferous stands processed in nearby mills. Oil and gas exploration is ongoing with pipelines existing to transport natural gas to the Lower Mainland and projects for new pipelines for liquified gas by LNG. With its rich, fertile soil, the area produces various excellent grains and hay supporting cattle and buffalo ranching.

    Hudson’s Hope provides a pre-hospital health facility with services from physicians, nurses, therapists. Other services include Fire Rescue, BC Ambulance, RCMP, a School, Northern Lights College, a library, swimming pool, skating area, and curling rink. Close by is a small airport that handles private and chartered flights. Fort St. John’s commercial airport, which schedules regular flights is approximately a 90 km drive.

    Williston Lake

    Williston Lake is a reservoir created by the W. A. C. Bennett Dam. The lake fills the basin of the upper Peace River, backing into the Rocky Mountain Trench. The lake includes three reaches, the Peace Reach and the Parsnip and Finlay Reaches, and covers 1,761 km2. It is the largest lake in BC and the seventh-largest reservoir in the world. The Visitor Centre organizes tours and offers fun and educational exhibits that showcase dam construction, how the dam converts water into electricity, a First Nations Gallery, and information about wildlife in the area. Two life-sized models of the Hadrosaur Dinosaur, fossils and photos, are an excellent way to connect with this prehistoric era.

    Umbrellas and raincoats are handy in July when it rains an average of 76 mm. This precipitation is 25% of the annual rain experienced. In November, the snow builds up to an average of 35 cm—20% of the annual snowfall. January and March are also snowy, with an average snowfall of 29 cm. July has an average of 282 hours of sunshine. It is coldest in January when the temperature drops to -15.3°C, and warmest in July when it hits 22.2°C. Temperatures are most stable during November.

    Recreation

    Often called the Playground of the Peace, this area is a great place for adventurists. Hudson’s Hope is the place to begin a paddle down the Peace River, a jet boat ride on Williston Lake, ATV riding in the Moraine dunes or casting a fishing line in Williston Lake and many surrounding lakes. The lakes and rivers hold numerous sport fish, including rainbow trout, kokanee, dolly varden, northern pike and arctic grayling. Boating, water sports, canoeing, swimming, cycling, hiking, wildlife viewing, and hunting are just the tip of what this magnificent area offers.

    One of the country’s most prolific big game territories offering large game species including black and grizzly bears, moose, elk, mountain sheep, stone sheep, wolf, whitetail and mule deer, and caribou. This region is truly, an opportunity to own a resort property in the heart of exceptional big game hunting.

    Butler Ridge Provincial Park, Bullhead Mountain and Jamieson Woods Nature Preserve all provide unique experiences from pristine walk-in/wilderness camping to adrenaline-pumping cycle rides down a mountain face. Forestry Recreation Sites carry intriguing names such as Battleship Mountain Trail, Carbon Lake, Steam Vents, and Trappers Cabin.

    Winter holds no limit for recreation in this vast snowy area, whether snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, lake skating or ice fishing. Powder King Ski Resort, two hours drive, lives up to its name with deep light powder, uncrowded runs and off-piste thrills.

    History

    Hudson's Hope is the third oldest European community in British Columbia. It is steeped in fur trading history, dating back to the late 1700s and the days of Alexander Mackenzie and the Northwest Company.

    This area is also one of the richest sites of fossils and dinosaur footprints in the world. The history of the area is represented by artifacts from early trapping, coal and placer mining industries. The local museum houses a spectacular collection of area fossils.

    Boundaries

    Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.

    Map Reference

    56° 8'6.54"N and 122°23'58.95"W

    Services

    • Drilled well
    • Septic field
    • Electricity
    • Propane and wood heat
    • Satellite Internet

    Improvements

    • 2,100 square foot home
    • 12’ x 40’ equipment shed
    • 12’ x 36’ storage shed
    • 13’ X 17’ single-vehicle garage
    • Roofed firewood storage

    Tax Details

    $1,436 (2020)

    Zoning

    Comprehensive Development (CD)

    Legal

    LOT 3 DISTRICT LOT 3181 PEACE RIVER DISTRICT PLAN PGP47911 (44) NARRATIVE: FORMERLY 760-043687.000
    PID 025-397-133

    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.