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    Stunning Lakeshore Lots - Francois Lake

    Bulkley Nechako Listing No. 20122

    Be the first to choose from 8 newly subdivided, waterfront lots located on the pristine shores of Francois Lake. Ranging from 2-5 acres just 45 minutes from Burns Lake. This is your opportunity to own an affordable lakefront property, enjoy a recreational getaway or build your dream home.


    Price
    From $130,000

    Size
    2.5 to 5 acres

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    Description

    Isn’t it time to get away from it all and enjoy the lakefront living that you have always dreamed of? These lakefront lots, ranging from 2.5- 5 acres, are just 45 minutes from Burns Lake and are accessible year-round with excellent road access. Each lot offers privacy, water access, power at the lot line and numerous building sites all with equally picturesque views of the lake and Tweedsmuir Park Mountains rising majestically in the distance.

    Lot 1 is at the very end of the road offering the most privacy. It is gently sloping with over 200 ft of low bank lakefront. Lot 2, the largest of the 8 lots, is mostly level with over 400 ft of waterfront. Lots 3-8 are all equally appealing with over 200 ft of low bank waterfront and partially treed areas, prime views and good sun exposure. There is a partially built access road through each lot to make it easy for you to choose the perfect building site on your new lakefront getaway.

    The lake offers many opportunities for exploring and is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, sailing, world-class fishing or just having a swim in the crystal clear waters.

    This luscious, treed property also offers some trail networks, ideal for hiking, horseback and quad-riding in summer and hiking, cross-country sking or snow shoeing in the winter.

    Be the first to choose your favourite lot in this newly developed subdivision. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to own your own affordable lakefront property perfectly appointed for your dream home or your recreational getaway!

    Size

    Lot 1 and 3-8 ($130,000 each) are all 1.01 ha (2.496 acres)
    Lot 2 ($210,000) is 2.04 ha (5 acres)

    Location

    Lot 1-8 Mundhausen Road - Francois Lake

    Access

    From the town of Burns Lake, head south on Highway 35 to Francois Lake. Take the Francois Lake Ferry (a free 15-minute ferry) to Southbank. Continue south on Highway 35. Turn west (right) onto Tatalrose Road in approximately 13 km. Turn right again in approximately 15 km onto the newly developed Mundhausen Road. The lots all follow the left of the road, along the lake, starting with Lot 8.

    Area Data

    Francois Lake

    With a length of 110 km, Francois Lake is the second largest natural lake within British Columbia. It is a peaceful, untouched paradise with boats really seen.

    Services and Industry

    Burns Lake, population 2,800, serves the surrounding 8,000 residents of the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako. This town is a hub for the local logging, saw-milling, mining and tourist industries. It also serves as the main commercial centre for the surrounding area including Francois Lake, Colleymount, Grassy Plains, Rose Lake, Topley and Granisle. There are two large grocery stores, full auto services, numerous hotels and motels, pubs, many cafes and restaurants, a library, museum and a new hospital. There is a small airport close by. Burns Lake is also the location of the head offices of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.

    Lakes District

    The Lakes District of Northern British Columbia encompasses 16 lakes including the 177-kilometre-long Babine Lake. This is the longest natural lake in BC, situated due north of Burns Lake and Houston. Francois Lake is the second largest natural lake in BC at 110-kilometres long, situated just south of Burns Lake.

    Climate

    The average winter snowfall is approximately 190 cm. In June 1982 Burns Lake recorded 376.5 hours of sunshine. This is most sunshine ever recorded in British Columbia during the month of June. The warmest month is July with an average high of 21°C. The coldest month is January with an average low of -15.3°C.

    Transportation

    Major commercial airlines fly into Smithers Airport, which is 143 km west of Burns Lake, as well as Prince George Airport which is 237 km east of Burns Lake. VIA Rail Canada also stops at Burns Lake and a free ferry operates frequently across Francois Lake.

    Education

    Burns Lake has three K-7 schools, one K-12, one 8-12 and the College of New Caledonia, a public adult learning facility.

    Wildlife

    Wildlife around Francois Lake is abundant and moose are the most regular visitors in winter. Black bears can often be spotted in summer and are generally much friendlier than their reputation, though keeping a safe distance is definitely advised (just as it is for moose). Deer and coyotes can also be spotted quite frequently, but wolves, lynxes and grizzlies are far more elusive creatures and are very rarely seen. The lake itself is home to a variety of water fowl and majestic bald eagles are a regular sight as they soar above the water. Rainbow trout and the much larger char (also known as lake trout) are abundant and make for excellent fishing.

    Recreation

    Francois Lake offers excellent rainbow trout and char fishing. Rainbow trout over 3 pounds and lake trout over 20 pounds are not uncommon. The lake is also popular for many water sports including boating, kayaking, canoeing, sailing and swimming. Winter months offer excellent cross country skiing, ice fishing, snow machining and show showing. This are also has many forested recreational sites which offer trails for hiking and mountain biking.

    Tweedsmuir Provincial Park is close to the area and appeals primarily to outdoor enthusiast interested in boating, angling, camping, hiking or hunting. The outdoor recreation opportunities in this area are almost limitless. It is one of the most scenic provincial parks in the province with one of the world’s most magnificent wilderness areas.

    The entire area, known as the Lakes District, is famous for its excellent fishing and hunting. There are numerous resorts throughout the area as well as an abundance of wildlife.

    Burns Lake is internationally renowned for its mountain biking trails, becoming Canada’s first IMBA Ride Center. Since 2006, the Burns Lake Mountain Biking Association has been working with trail professionals to build more than 40 km of single track 20 km of downhill trails.

    Map Reference

    53°59'53.26"N and 126° 5'38.35"W

    Services

    The water supplied to the lots is from Francois Lake and the purchasers are responsible for the construction and maintenance of an appropriate water treatment system to make the water safe and potable in accordance with Covenant CA7924076.

    Electrical, sewerage and telephone construction and service to be provided by the purchasers of the lots.

    Natural gas N/A.

    Tax Details

    This is a new subdivision and the lots have not yet been taxed separately. At the time of listing, the gross taxes for all 8 lots combined was $1,264.

    Zoning

    South Francois Lake is outside of the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako (the "RDBN")’s “Land Use Designations” zoning map, and therefore the Lots are not subject to the RDBN’s bylaws.

    Legal

    Lot 1 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-983-975

    Lot 2 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-983-983

    Lot 3 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-983-991

    Lot 4 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-984-009

    Lot 5 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-984-017

    Lot 6 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-984-025

    Lot 7 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-984-033

    Lot 8 District Lot 2085 Range 4 Coast District Plan EPP94008
    PID 030-984-041

    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.

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