WATERFRONT 18.4 acres on QUESNEL LAKE, CARIBOO DISTRICT, BC
This 18.4 Acre, commercially zoned former Government of BC Forestry property, with paved access is located just east of Likely, BC, Canada. A native rain-forest canopy of Douglas fir, cedar, birch, poplar and willows, cover 60% of this lot. Cedar Creek borders most of the west boundary and BC Provincial Parks border this property on both sides. 500’ of waterfront provide private access to Quesnel Lake and endless adventure on the deepest fjord lake in the world.
This high potential property includes a 3060 sq. ft. solid, two storey, residence with shared kitchen, social and recreation area. A deluxe 1400 sq. ft. heated shop on concrete slab, 4 bay vehicle/boat storage shed with heated office, large outdoor rock barbeque, 7 fully serviced RV pads with Sani-dump facilities, secure 480 sq. ft. concrete fuel storage unit and Heli-pad compliment this amazing property.
Endless investment and development opportunity for this wilderness setting with four-season attractions. A highlight of a visit to the area in late summer is the miraculous migration of Salmon up the Quesnel River, determined to make their way through the vast crystal waters of Quesnel Lake to spawning grounds in the Horsefly, Mitchell and Cariboo Rivers. Rivers team with record size Chinook (King) Salmon, Sockeye and Coho Salmon. Expect to catch 10 to 16 pound Rainbow Trout and Lake Trout to 40 pounds. World-class kayaking and white-water rafting on nearby rivers for all enthusiasts, be they beginner or intermediate. The surrounding area provides abundant outdoor adventure including sledding, mountain biking, ATV trails, fishing, hunting, hiking, gold panning, camping and exploring. Visitors can explore the nearby historic ghost towns of Quesnel Forks, Cedar City and Keithley Creek. These relics of the Gold Rush of 1859 provide hours of intrigue, all only a short distance from this amazing location in the Cariboo District of BC.
At the west end of Quesnel Lake is one of the few surviving towns on the Gold Rush Trail. Where the glacial melt water spill into the Quesnel River, the Village of Likely has all the amenities of small town living, only minutes away. Likely is the gateway to the Cariboo Mountains, located in the Quesnel Highland, a transition zone between the Cariboo plateau and the Cariboo Mountains.
Travelling to this area is easy. A one hour commercial flight from Vancouver gets you to Williams Lake, followed by another hour drive via scenic, well maintained paved roads and you are here. A 1000 meter, community maintained airfield is located 4 miles from town. If you prefer to drive, an easy 380 mile, seven hour drive from Vancouver through breath taking scenery gets you to this remarkable area.
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