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    Peace, Nature - Torwood Escape - Williston Lake

    Peace River & Northeastern BC Listing No. 21086

    10 acre property overlooks picturesque Williston Lake. Peaceful and private getaway with access to recreational opportunities, hunting, fishing, boating and ATVing. Crown land at the eastern lot line. Mature trees and a great site to build a home or cabin.


    Price
    $195,000

    Size
    10 acres

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    Description

    This 10-acre property faces south, ideally situated to view beautiful sunrises and sunsets reflected on the Peace Arm of Williston Lake. The serenity is a refuge for those looking to getaway, back to nature. Mature aspen trees create shade and provide excellent habitat for birds and wildlife. Often, the only sounds heard are songbirds and breezes about the treetops.

    Surrounded by endless backcountry recreation and expansive Williston Lake, this setting is an ideal outdoor enthusiast. Crown land on the northern property line reaches along the eastern foothills of the Northern Rocky Mountains. A rocky clearing passes from the southwest corner to the center of the lot.

    Access is via a public gravel road and easement through the Torwood Lodge property. The property is 30 minutes from Hudson’s Hope. This is an exceptional acreage for a recreation retreat or year-round home.

    Location

    Lot 4 Aspen Ridge Drive - Hudson’s Hope, BC

    Access

    Leaving Hudson’s Hope, head towards the WAC 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 property from the private Torwood gate.

    Area Data

    Hudson’s Hope (42 km)

    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 British Columbia, 90 kilometres west of Fort St. John and 66 kilometres north of Chetwynd on Highway 29. It covers an area of 927 km2 with a population of 1,157 people. First settled in 1805, this town is the third oldest community in the province.

    Williston Lake (front door)

    Williston Lake is a reservoir created by the WAC 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, Parsnip, and Finlay Reaches cover 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.

    The primary economic support is the nearby WAC 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 supporting cattle and buffalo ranching.

    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 prime for adventure.

    One of the country’s most prolific big game territories supports large game species, including black and grizzly bears, moose, elk, mountain sheep, stone sheep, wolf, whitetail and mule deer, caribou and small game.

    This property is the ideal launchpad for winter and summer outdoor enthusiasts. Whether hunting, setting up a wall tent, boating, hiking, horseback exploration, ATVing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or wildlife viewing, there is more than ample territory.

    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.

    Map Reference

    56° 8'6.52"N and 122°23'52.37"W

    Services

    • Telephone nearby
    • Electricity available

    Tax Details

    $247 (2020)

    Zoning

    Comprehensive Development (CD)

    Legal

    LOT 4 DISTRICT LOT 3181 PEACE RIVER DISTRICT PLAN PGP47911
    PID 025-397-141

    Maps & Plans

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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.