Sprawling 280 acre creekfront estate. Stunning views of Marble Mountains. 75 acres of hay land with 63 acres under pivot irrigation. Water licences. 3,470 ft2 log home. Indoor riding arena, heated shop, equipment storage. Additional 70 acre Agricultural Lease. Fenced and cross fenced.
Mann Creek Ranch is a sprawling 280 acre creek front estate located on a quiet country road. In addition to the 2 deeded parcels the property includes an additional 70 acre agricultural lease. The property is easily accessed in 4 hours from the Lower Mainland and located a short 20-minute drive from Clinton, BC via a year-round maintained road. The estate is surrounded by Crown land on 3 sides and is flanked by Marble Mountains Provincial Park with spectacular views of the mountain range to the west. The ranch as well as the surrounding Crown land is teeming with wildlife and supports a healthy population of moose, deer, bears and grouse. The ranch has direct access to a network of trails and some of the best ATVing or horseback riding in southern British Columbia.
The ranch includes 75 acres of hay land with 63 acres under pivot irrigation. There are multiple water licenses in place including an irrigation license, a license for domestic water for the home, and a license for stock watering. With irrigation this ranch yields two healthy cuts of hay annually. Completely perimeter fenced and cross fenced, the property is well set up for livestock or as an equestrian estate.
Upon entering the ranch gate and proceeding down the long driveway you'll pass small 3-acre private lake on the right-hand side which supports a healthy population of trout. Mann Creek flows through the length of the property and past the home site where the well maintained 3,470 ft2 log home sits taking in the sounds of the flowing creek. The main house, built in the year 2000, is a quality constructed log home with fully finished basement, main floor living area and upper floor which includes a loft and master bedroom. The basement consists of a large rec room, two bedrooms, fitness room with sauna and ample storage. The centrepiece of the main floor is a large river rock fireplace reaching up through the high valued ceiling. The living space feels warm and bright with large windows and glass doors facing south taking in lots of natural light. There's a large deck on the south side of the home which overlooks the creek. The home is well finished and includes custom cabinetry large impressive logs spanning the length of the home; it's evident that the home has been well cared for over the years.
Adjacent to the main house and hay fields is a 100 x 120 foot indoor riding arena with several box stalls and tack room. Included within the indoor arena building is a self-contained shop which is fully heated and well set up to service the ranch’s equipment. The indoor riding arena has been used for storage in recent years. Additional outbuildings include a 30 x 80 foot covered storage area for large equipment such as the baler, mower and swather. Also located near the covered storage area is an RV setup with power and water so guests can bring their RV and stay in comfort. It should be noted that the ranch’s irrigation system is included in the purchase price, however if a prospective buyer has interest in purchasing additional equipment please contact the REALTOR® for a list of equipment that can be purchased separately.
Although a water licence is in place for domestic water from Mann Creek, the home site is currently serviced by a drilled well, power, telephone, internet, septic system, efficient wood fired outdoor boiler for heating and newly installed video security system.
There is a massive network of ATV trails and logging roads directly from this property that would take a lifetime to explore. The hunting in the area is excellent, fishing at nearby Big Bar Lake and Beaverdam Lake is renowned, and there are adventures to be had on horseback or a good pair of cross country skis in every corner of the adjacent Crown.
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1075 Isadore Road - 20 minutes from Clinton, BC
See mapping section for detailed directions (Showings by appointment only).
The area is couched in typical Cariboo ranching country on the southern edge of the Fraser Plateau. This extensive plateau stretches north beyond Lac La Hache, and was formed from lava flows some five to ten million years ago. The Big Bar Lake Park was established in 1969 and is a very popular destination for family camping vacations.
The setting is typical of the southern Cariboo. Set against a mountainous backdrop, the lake is surrounded by lodgepole pine and spruce. Visitors of Big Bar Lake often see wildlife on the 4 km hiking trail surrounding the scenic wetlands, and enjoy angling for rainbow trout in the 3-mile long lake. The area is an extremely popular fishing destination, and is also widely used by other recreationists. Area attractions include several guest ranches, the towering Marble Range south of the park, and Gang Ranch country. Visitors can also travel along the Jesmond Loop, by continuing past Big Bar Lake Provincial Park, and eventually connecting with Highway 97 by way of the Jesmond and Kelly Lake Roads. This scenic drive passes by Little Big Bar Lake and the historic townsite of Jesmond, where the OK Corral (one of the oldest ranches in the area) is situated. The loop also accesses the Jesmond fire lookout by way of a narrow four-wheel drive road, from which visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape including Marble Range and Edge Hills Provincial Parks. Big Bar Lake Park and the surrounding country provide a beautiful setting.
Big Bar Lake is easily accessible and provides a range of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Some of the major recreational opportunities available in the area include day-use picnicking, lakeside camping, boating, canoeing and kayaking, swimming, wildlife viewing, hiking, hunting and fishing. Abundant rainbow trout typically reward the angler; fishing is active nearly all season, but is typically the best between mid-May and late July. Nearby guest ranches offer horseback excursions into the open range that lies north of the lake.
The park's characteristically rolling landscape was formed by debris left long ago by glaciers. The glacial eskers here are remnants of the last ice age; the melting of glaciers about ten-thousand years ago left a hummocky landscape partially filled with small lakes and ponds. Eskers are formed when melt-water rivers transport gravel and silt underneath glaciers. Tunnels near the base of retreating glaciers fill with transported sediments that remain as sandy or gravelly ridges as the glacier melts away.
The area has been witness to much of the region's history. The first people to occupy the plateau were the Salish Indians; they lived by hunting, fishing and gathering edible plants. For most of the year the group was nomadic, spending the warmer months scouring the countryside for food. Winter villages, however, were semi-permanent. The Salish nomadic way of life did not survive the influx of white settlers. For the last 100 years, the area has been used for cattle ranching.
Please see the mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
51°13'14.53"N and 121°42'34.04"W
70 acre Agricultural Lease Included.
THE SOUTH 1/2 OF DISTRICT LOT 1711 LILLOOET DISTRICT
DISTRICT LOT 2740 LILLOOET DISTRICT
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