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Lakefront Acreage in St Ives - North Shuswap
Lakefront Acreage in St Ives - North Shuswap
Large lakefront acreage lot with approx. 385 ft of quality low bank lake frontage - rock/pebble beach. Property is not zoned meaning one could build a dream lakefront escape, a few cabins, operate commercially or potentially subdivide.
  • Size: 2.52 acres
  • Area: OKANAGAN
  • Price: $799,000
  • Listing Agent: Matt Cameron - matt@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-200-1199
Description :

This 2.52 acre lakefront property has approx. 385 feet of quality lake frontage in the quaint community of St Ives on the North Shore of Shuswap Lake. The property is fully treed and has an upper bench fronting on Squilax-Anglemont Rd and a lower bench with legal access off St Ives Way. The land is about 294 feet deep with just over half the depth on the lower portion and all quality low bank frontage. The lower bench has a driveway cut into the property and the upper bench connects to Squilax-Anglemont Rd. Located at one end of the lot is a large concrete pad close to the water which was previously used by family for outdoor fun, to park the RVs.

The land is not zoned making it a versatile offering allowing for a private estate, a couple cabins for family and friends, creating an additional lot or two, or perhaps commercial use. Contact the Columbia Shuswap Regional District for more details.

Location :

Lot 95 St Ives Way - St Ives, BC. St Ives is located in the North Shuswap a recreation paradise that is located on the north side of Shuswap Lake.

Travel Distance

  • Salmon Arm - 89 km
  • Kamloops - 114 km
  • Kelowna - 203 km
  • Vancouver - 463 km
  • Calgary - 600 km
Access : Accessed by the Squilax-Anglemont Road, just off Highway 1 (9 km west of Sorrento in the Shuswap). Once you depart Highway 1 on Squilaz-Anglemont Rd continue for approx. 45 km to St Ives Way. The property is at the end of St Ives Way on the other side of St Ives Resort. The property also fronts on Squilax-Anglemont Rd.
Improvements :
  • Large concrete pad
  • Driveway into lot off St Ives Way
Investment Features : No zoning provides for greater flexibility in development and use. There are not many large lakefront pieces of land available in the Shuswap so right off the bat you have an extremely limited and high demand resource.
Services : Power to lot line, telephone, Internet available.
Recreation :

The Shuswap region is known as a recreational paradise extremely popular with BC residents and Albertans, with summer being the busiest season. The lake is the main draw offering hundreds of kilometres of shoreline to explore, remote stretches of the lake to escape the crowds, or for those looking for activity and excitement a thriving vacation/recreational boating scene. This property is located near the eastern end of the main arm, situating it well to escape the crowds if one so desired for some great water skiing, pleasure boating, or power boating open stretches of water. The lake is large enough and has a unique “H-like” shape allowing it to more easily handle all the activity.

The region also has several top rated golf courses (mini golf for the kids as well). What makes these courses so intriguing is both the course design and the backdrop of the beautiful lake views.

Other land based activities include horseback riding and hiking (lots of trails), accessing hundreds of miles of FSR roads on quads, dirt bikes, or in your vehicle - one could very quickly get into some extremely remote areas of BC, find some “short cuts” back towards Revelstoke and get access up to some amazing alpine peaks.

In winter, the North Shuswap's nearby mountainous slopes offer opportunities for snowmobilers and skiers looking for powder. Moderate climate and great terrain make for truly a mountain playground.

Area Data :

North Shuswap
The North Shuswap stretches from Scotch Creek to Seymour Arm and includes the communities of Lee Creek, Scotch Creek, Celista, Magna Bay, Anglemont, St. Ives and Seymour Arm. The north Shuswap has over 100 kilometres of shoreline that has remained relatively unaffected by large resort development. The North Shuswap hills are home to the most northern grape winery in British Columbia. Travel through the North Shuswap's small communities and discover their own distinct stories, authentic and charming in their quiet rural existence.

This property is located in St Ives, at the eastern end of the main arm of the lake. An exceptional and distinct part of the North Shuswap is the world renowned Salmon Run. Roderick Haig Provincial Park is home to the annual salmon run and this natural cycle is a wonder that must be experienced, millions of sockeye salmon return each year to spawn and continue the salmon life cycle. There are numerous shops, cafes, restaurants and commercial activities along the North Shuswap.

Shuswap Lake
One of BC’s post popular Lakes, the Shuswap is comprised of more developed areas and other areas that are still in their pristine undeveloped state. Generally the North Shuswap (where this property is located) and the northern most stretches of the arms are less developed than the main body and south shoreline. The lake is at the heart of a region known as the Shuswap Country, or "the Shuswap," noted for its recreational lakeshore communities including St Ives. Shuswap Lake consists of four arms, forming a shape reminiscent of the letter H. The four arms are called Salmon Arm (southwest), Anstey Arm (northeast), Seymour Arm (north), and the main lake (west)./p>

  • Average Lake Depth: 132 m (433 ft)
  • Max Lake Depth: 267 m (875 ft)
  • Surface Elevation: 347 m (1,138 ft)
History : The name "Shuswap" is derived from the Shuswap or Secwepemc First Nations people, the most northern of the Interior Salish peoples, whose territory includes the Shuswap.
Zoning : No zoning.
Legal :

Lot 94; Pl KAP25702; LD Kamloops Div of Yale (25); Section 19; Town 23; Range 8; Meridian W6; Narrative Meridian W6.

PID 005-342-708

Taxes : $3,750 (2018)
Boundaries : Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
Map Reference : 50°58'49.42"N and 119° 6'7.55"W
Listing # : 19035