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Affordable Acreage in Rural Setting - Cluculz Lake
Affordable Acreage in Rural Setting - Cluculz Lake
5.92 acres of rural land in the community of Cluculz Lake. The property is partially cleared with minor improvements. Total privacy and easily accessible. Prime region for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation.
  • Size: 5.92 acres
  • Area: OMINECA
  • Price: NEW PRICE $55,000
  • Listing Agent: Rob Greene - rob@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 604-830-2020
Description :

This is your chance to own an affordable rural getaway in the lake country of Northern BC. This property is a total 5.92 acres and offers total privacy and serenity. The property is partially-cleared and mainly flat, with a slope on the north end that offers views of the lake. The south end of the property is easily accessible by a high quality gravel road. The road leads to a maintained driveway protected by a chain gate that will lead to a cleared area in the middle of the property. This clearing contains a water tank, outhouse, picnic area, a fire pit and a stationary motor home that is currently on blocks. The motor home included with the sale of the property is a 1973 “Panorama” that offers comfortable accommodation. The property lies adjacent to Crown land and backs onto a vast system of logging roads offering endless exploration of backcountry.

The location is beautifully rural, but maintains close proximity to Prince George (53 km) and Vanderhoof (45 km). The region of Cluculz lake is spectacular and this is a rare opportunity to own affordable acreage in the community.

Location : Cluculz Lake, BC
Access :

From Vanderhoof
Head east on Highway 16 and follow for approximately 45 km. After passing Cluculz Lake, there will be a turnoff on your right labelled “Lloyd Drive.” Follow Lloyd Drive for approximately 3 km until you reach the driveway of the property on your right.

From Prince George
Head west on Highway 16 and follow for approximately 53 km. As you approach Cluculz Lake there will be a turn on your left hand side labelled “Lloyd Drive.” Take the turn and follow “Lloyd Drive” for approximately 3 km until you reach the driveway of the property on your right.

Improvements :
  • 1973 Motorhome
  • Outhouse
  • Camping area
Services : None.
Recreation : This area is extremely popular for recreational activities, including all sorts of water/boating sports and fishing in summer. Recreation is maintained through the winter with cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Surrounding Crown land and various systems of logging roads allow for prime hunting and outdoor exploration.
Vegetation : The surrounding terrain is dominated by gently rolling hills, pine and spruce forests and fertile agricultural lands. Although mostly flat, the area also has some interesting topography including steep rocky bluffs, waterfalls and mountains
Area Data :

Cluculz Lake is one of the favorite recreational lakes in the Prince George/Vanderhoof area, with numerous summer cabins and year-round residents throughout the area. The appeal to the region is the beauty of the lake as well as its close proximity to Vanderhoof (45 km) and Prince George (53 km). Cluculz lake has a sense of community to it, with kind residents and a neighborhood pub and restaurant.

The lake itself approximately 16 kilometres (10 miles) in length, east to west, and in its widest point is approximately 2 kilometres (1.25 miles). The surface area of the lake is 6,223 acres, with a volume of 578,739 acre-feet. Its mean depth is 97 ft, with a maximum depth of 200 ft. It sits at an elevation of 2,500 ft. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including Trout, Kokanee, burbot and many others.

The surrounding areas of the lake contain a variety of recreational property and the area is popular throughout all months of the year. The surrounding area north and west of the property is mostly small cattle ranches with cow/calf operations and recreational property. Agriculture, forestry and ranching are the prime economic influencers of the region.

History :

The word "Cluculz" is translated Big Whitefish and is based on a story told by local Carrier people of a group who paddled across the lake in their canoe and were tipped over by a giant Whitefish.

In 1975 Michael William Cranny published a thesis titled "Carrier Settlement and Subsistence in The Chinlac/Cluculz Lake area of Central British Columbia.” In it he chronicles some history of the area and findings of archeological surveys he conducted and those done earlier by Charles Borden in 1950 and 1952.

Zoning : H-1
Legal : Lot 24 District Lot 4973 Cariboo District Plan 25016
PID 008-048-550
Taxes : $182.97 (2017)
Map Reference : 53°52'30.22"N and 123°28'9.26"W
Listing # : 18341