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    Super Affordable Recreational Lots - Tumbler Ridge, BC

    Peace River & Northeastern BC Listing No. 21189

    Don't adjust your computer!! These are the correct prices. Buy an individual lot or the entire portfolio. Approx. 6,000 ft2. Serviced with Sani Sewer, electricity, natural gas and water. Tumbler Ridge is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts. Best value in BC.


    Price
    From $19,900

    Size
    See Property Info

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    Description

    No doubt one of the best values offered in British Columbia. We have several lots available for individual purchase, or a savvy buyer can acquire the entire portfolio of lots and then sell lots individually over time. The lots are all approximately 6,000 square feet in size. Buy an individual lot as a recreational retreat or build a home and relocate your family to this beautiful corner of British Columbia. Call the listing REALTOR® today and get first dibs on the best lots in the package.

    Don't adjust your computer!! These are the correct prices. Your opportunity to purchase one of the most affordable properties in British Columbia. These lots are serviced with Sani Sewer at lot, electricity at lot, gas at lot and water at lot. Just a short walk from the museum and community gardens.

    Tumbler Ridge is a dream destination for outdoors enthusiasts no matter what sort of adventure you're looking for: from high-energy to easygoing. Tumbler Ridge is home to accessible year-round recreational opportunities for all ages, interests and abilities. The possibilities are as diverse as the landscapes in which they appear. Check out the list below of recreational activities to enjoy while you're in town.

    PRICES

    Parcel Price
    Lot 1$27,900
    Lot 31$25,900
    Lot 34$19,900
    Lot 35$24,900
    Lot 41$21,900
    Lot 51$25,900
    Lot 52$21,900
    Lot 53$25,900
    Lot 86$19,900
    Lot 106$19,900
    Lot 120$24,900
    Lot 141$21,900
    Lot 142$19,900
    Lot 151$27,900
    Lot 152$21,900
    Lot 153$21,900
    Lot 154$21,900
    Lot 155$21,900
    Lot 156$21,900
    Lot 157$21,900
    Lot 161$21,900
    Lot 162$21,900

    Location

    Tumbler Ridge, BC

    Access

    Follow Highway 29 south from Chetwynd, BC or follow Highway 52 south from Dawson Creek.

    Area Data

    Tumbler Ridge is a district municipality in the foothills of the B.C. Rockies in northeastern British Columbia, and a member municipality of the Peace River Regional District. With a population of 1,987 (2016) living in a townsite, the municipality encompasses an area of 1,558 km2 (602 sq mi) of mostly Crown land. The townsite is located near the confluence of the Murray River and Flatbed Creek and the intersection of Highway 52 and Highway 29 and includes the site of the Tumbler Ridge Secondary School and Tumbler Ridge Airport. It is part of the Peace River South provincial electoral district and the Prince George—Peace River—Northern Rockies federal riding.

    After dinosaur footprints and fossils were discovered in the municipality, along with fossils of Triassic fishes and Cretaceous plants, the Peace Region Paleontology Research Center opened in 2003, followed by a dinosaur museum. The study of the area led to a recognition of its geological importance and listing in the UNESCO Global Geopark Network. Nearby recreational destinations include numerous trails, mountains, waterfalls, snowmobiling areas and provincial parks, such as Monkman Provincial Park, Bearhole Lake Provincial Park, and Gwillim Lake Provincial Park.

    Recreation

    • ATVing/Dirt Biking
    • Biking
    • Boating and canoeing
    • Camping
    • Dinosaurs
    • Festivals and events
    • Geosites
    • Golfing
    • Hiking trails
    • Hunting
    • Fishing
    • Northern Lights
    • Rock climbing
    • Stuff for kids
    • Swimming
    • Waterfalls
    Fall/Winter
    • Cross-country skiing
    • Festivals and events
    • Geosites
    • Ice climbing
    • Indoor activities
    • Northern Lights
    • Skating
    • Snowmobiling
    • Snowshoeing
    • Stuff for kids
    • Tobogganing

    History

    Archaeological evidence show a human presence dating back 3,000 years. The nomadic Sekani, followed by the Dunneza and then the Cree, periodically lived in temporary settlements around the future municipality. Formal exploratory and surveying expeditions were conducted by S. Prescott Fay, with Robert Cross and Fred Brewster in 1914, J.C. Gwillim in 1919, Edmund Spieker in 1920, and John Holzworth in 1923. Spieker coined the name Tumbler Ridge, referring to the mountains northwest of the future town, by altering Gwillim's map that named them Tumbler Range. Permanent settlers were squatters, five families by 1920, who maintained trap lines. In the 1950s and 1960s, oil and natural gas exploration and logging was conducted through the area, and 15 significant coal deposits were discovered. Coal prices rose after the 1973 oil crisis leading to 40 government studies examining the viability of accessing the coal, given the 1,130 km (700 mi) to the nearest port and the mountainous barrier.

    With these coal deposits in mind, a purchasing agreement was signed in 1981 by two Canadian mining companies, a consortium of Japanese steel mills, and the governments of British Columbia and Canada. As part of the deal, the provincial government committed, under the North East Coal Development plan, to build a new town near the deposits, two highways off Highway 97, a power line from the W. A. C. Bennett Dam at Hudson's Hope, and a branch rail line through the Rocky Mountains. An alternative of using work camps staffed by people from Dawson Creek and Chetwynd was also considered. Massive initial investments were required as planning for the new town began in 1976 with the objective of having a fully functioning town ready before residents arrived. Coordinated through the provincial Ministry of Municipal Affairs the town, regional infrastructure, and mining plants were all built simultaneously. When the municipality was incorporated in April 1981 the area was completely forested. During that year building sites and roadways were cleared and in the winter the water and sewerage system was built. In 1982, houses and other buildings were constructed. Full production at the mines was reached the following year.

    Boundaries

    Please see mapping section (all boundaries are approximate).

    Map Reference

    55° 7'58.78"N and 120°59'28.57"W

    Investment Features

    Buy the entire portfolio of lots and get a bulk discount.

    Improvements

    None.

    Tax Details

    Very affordable - around $200 to $300 per year.

    Zoning

    R2

    Legal

    Contact listing REALTOR® for legal information.

    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.