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Catch 30 Pound “Lakers” Right From Your Property - Uncha Lake, South Francois
Catch 30 Pound “Lakers” Right From Your Property - Uncha Lake, South Francois
This is a dream come true for an outdoor person. Launch your boat right from the lakefront property to catch your record trout, enjoy the wildlife along the creek and have full privacy. Easy access to this wilderness paradise.
  • Size: 56 acres
  • Area: OMINECA
  • Price: NEW PRICE $155,000
  • Listing Agent: John Armstrong - john@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-307-2100
Description : Great opportunities await for you on this property. If you want privacy, 3,680 feet of lakefront, 2,225 feet of creekfront this property is for you. Water and Crown land are on three sides of the property. There is only one neighbour to the south. Access is good from Binta Forest Service Road which is open year-round. There is abundant wildlife on the property and surrounding Crown land. A large portion of the land is not zoned, which open up the opportunities for a variety of uses.
Location : Uncha Lake via Binta Lake Forest Service Road
Access : Getting there includes a free 20 minute ferry ride across François Lake - approximately 26 km south from Burns Lake. Once on the south side turn left onto Uncha Lake Road, turn right at Campbell Road. When you come to the Campbell Road and Binta FSR branch - take the right branch. The property is about 4 km from here. The access is on the left. If you get to the Takysie Creek bridge you have gone too far.
Improvements : Bare land
Investment Features : 3,680 ft of lakefront and 2,225 ft of creekfront on two sides. The northern, larger portion has no zoning which would allow a resort or lodge.
Services : No services
Recreation : Uncha Lake, a clear and pristine lake, is tranquil and beautiful. Anglers have success catching Lake Char from 20 - 48 lbs while trolling in the depths with spoons or plugs. Rainbow Trout, from 2.5 - 10 lbs, are commonly caught using flies or lures. While this area has been referred to as the “Gateway to Fishing and Hunting” (year-round) other wilderness opportunities abound. Rock hounds collect agates and opals and enjoy following the Opal Bed Trail. Others ply the vast multitude of trails - hiking, biking, horseback riding, and in winter by snowshoe, cross-country skis, snowmobile and dog sleds. An extensive network of trails became Canada’s first official International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Ride Centre. Tweedsmiur Park, one of the largest BC parks, also draws many in for its abundance of recreational opportunities. Trips can be taken to the ocean to whale watching, scuba diving or simply collect shells. Round out these activities with a game of golf or, in cooler weather, take your pick from indoor squash/racquetball, rock wall climbing, a fitness facility, indoor hockey/skating, or curling.
Vegetation : A mix of fir, pine and birch trees surround this private estate. There is a grassy area at the prime building site.
Area Data :

Uncha Lake is located in the Northern BC area, part of a large network of lakes called The Lakes District. This area embraces over 300 wilderness lakes and 3,000 miles of pristine lake shoreline including Uncha Lake. The vast water world of the Lakes District extends from the Stikine Mountains in the west to the Omineca Mountain Range in the east and is full of stunning scenery, including breathtaking views of Tweedsmuir Park and Mount Wells. Uncha Lake is 1,269.1 ha (3134.7 ac) with a mean depth of 17 m and is at 786 m. elevation. This area has a moderate climate with summers averaging 20 degrees Celcius, while very sunny winters average -5 degrees.

Nearby Burns Lake, has a population of 2,726 while the surrounding areas’ population is 8,000 plus. Dining, retail and services options, as well as a library and hospital, are readily available at this town. Other very small stores and a gas station are on the south side of François Lake. Logging, tourism, and ranching are the main industries in this area.

History : This area is renowned for its rich First Nations heritage with The Carrier First Nations being the first inhabitants. The Village of Burns Lake was incorporated in 1923 with the name being acquired from Mr. Byrnes, an explorer and miner. The town continues to grow through the 20th century. A number of historic buildings still stand providing a strong sense of history throughout. Six different aboriginal groups all enjoying the diversity of this region.
Zoning : Split - RR1 and No Zoning
Legal : The North ½ of District Lot 891, Range 4, Coast District on Plan 1524
PID 012-704-687
Taxes : $174 (2016)
Map Reference : 53°55'16.23"N and 125°40'16.31"W
Listing # : 17119