This stunning backcountry property is nothing short of spectacular! 4 adjacent titles & 370 acres of pure BC awesomeness: water frontage on Moyie Lake, Moyie River, & Lamb Creek flows through the land. 100+ acres of open pasture & beautiful mature forest.
This stunning backcountry property is nothing short of spectacular, four titles and just under 370 acres of pure BC awesomeness!
This is the ideal recreational/investment property with several attractive features. Most rural land buyers look for a water feature on the land—a creek, pond, stream, river or lake. Well, this property has them all with lake frontage on one of BC’s top boating lakes (Moyie Lake), over 7,000 feet of frontage on the Moyie River, and Lamb Creek which closely resembles a setting from A River Runs Through It, flows through the land.
The land is off-grid and privately set along the Moyie River between the north and south Moyie Lakes and accessed via Lamb Creek Forest Service Road—seasonal access only approx. 7 to 8 km of unmaintained road.
On the land there is well over 100 acres of beautiful open pasture making it ideal for a small to mid size agricultural operation/uses. One could set up an amazing self-sufficient homestead surrounded by amazing recreation and geography with extensive frontage on Crown land and all just 40 minutes to the Kootenays largest city (Cranbrook) and its airport and amenities.
There are also two appealing pockets of mature timber (approx. 55 to 60 acres) plus some healthy hard wood stands along the river and in between the pastures. In fall the colors are truly spectacular!
With four titles it is well set up for an extended family/friend group to have independent cabins. Note: all four titles must be sold together.
The same owner owns the adjacent 90 lakefront acres also for sale for $1.2 million, as well as a 10 acre lakefront for $275,000.
Lamb Creek FSR - Moyie Lake, BC
Please refer to maps.
A small lakeside community in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia on the eastern shore of the lake. It is located on Highway 3, south of Cranbrook (20 to 25 minutes away) on the eastern shore of Moyie Lake.
The lake is a popular sport for windsurfing and kite boarding.
The north lake is over 10 km long and the south over 7 km long offering lots of great open water for boating and interesting shoreline to explore.
Moyie Lake and River offer some great swimming.
Either along the Moyie River, Lake or down the very scenic Lamb Creek, you have lots of floating options.
Moyie Lake produces Kokanee to 30 cm (12 inches), rainbow and bull trout average 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs.), eastern brook trout to 1 kg (2.2 lbs.) and cutthroat to 0.5 kg (1 lbs.). You are very close to Mineral Lake, Monroe Lake and several other smaller backcountry lakes.
Located on the edge of 3 management units: 4-3, 4-4 and 4-5.
Surrounded by numerous forest service roads there is excellent access to Crown land for motor sports.
Popular during the winter.
A healthy snow-pack offers excellent backcountry sledding. It should be noted, access to the land is not plowed for vehicles, one would need to plow their own access or sled into the property.
The name "Moyie" or "Mooyie" is a corruption of the French "mouiller" meaning "to wet," so named by the trappers and fur traders who made their way through the sodden river valley. The French origin explains the pronunciation "Mo-yeah" which is still used today.
Discovery of a rich galena deposit in 1893, and the resulting St. Eugene Mine, brought the first settlers to this area in 1896. The developing mine influenced the expansion of Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. (later Cominco and now Teck Cominco) and the Crow's Nest Pass Railway. The mine and the town prospered until 1911 when production dwindled to the point where only small quantities of ore were being shipped to the Trail smelter. By 1929 the company closed the mine for good. As you stand in the village today there is little to remind you there was once a population of around 1,500, seven hotels, three churches and businesses lining both sides of Victoria St. (Highway 3/95). A few houses, the fire hall, St. Peter's Church, tailings pile and the crumbling foundations of the old concentrator are all that remain of Moyie in its heyday.
Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
49°18'48.15"N and 115°50'40.85"W
There are a couple nice pockets of mature timber—approx. 40 acres in the southwest corner and another 10 to 12 acres in the northwest corner.
No services, off-grid.
RR- 60 (Regional District of East Kootenay)
Property is not within the ALR
PARCEL A (SEE U8021) DISTRICT LOT 2801 KOOTENAY DISTRICT
BLOCK A DISTRICT LOT 2801 KOOTENAY DISTRICT
DISTRICT LOT 16926 KOOTENAY DISTRICT
BLOCK B DISTRICT LOTS 2801 AND 16988 KOOTENAY DISTRICT
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