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62 Acre Off-Grid Micro-Hydro Powered Farm - Germansen Landing
62 Acre Off-Grid Micro-Hydro Powered Farm - Germansen Landing
5 year old, unfinished log home on 38 acres of quality hay producing land. Great off-grid system offering satellite phone, TV & Internet. 6,000 acre attached grazing lease, a chicken coop, root cellar, large garden, 2 sheds & more.
  • Size: 60 acres + grazing lease
  • Area: OMINECA
  • Price: NEW PRICE $399,000
  • Listing Agent: Fawn Gunderson - fawn@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-982-2314
Size :
  • 60 acre
  • 6,000 acre grazing lease
  • 2016 ft² log home - 3 stories
  • Two 16 x 14 ft storage sheds
Description :

Here is a chance to own a unique, remote, off-grid property surrounded by lakes and mountain views. The deeded land is surrounded by beautiful Omenica Provincial Park. This farm operates on a micro-hydro power system. It is complete with gravity-fed water with water rights permitted for domestic water use, power and irrigation. The property is also complete with a chicken coop, root cellar/turbine shed, large gardens, corrals, feeder fences, waterers and two sheds.


The property offers 14 acres of new hay and 26 acres seeded for oats, all for feed. There is an extensive list of farm equipment that is also for sale. Please contact the listing REALTOR® for this list.


This property also offers a modern 5-year-old log house with loft and full concrete basement. The 3 storey, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is complete with hardwood floors, electric-fridge, freezers, washing machine, propane-dryer and stove. The home has a metal roof, full cement foundation and wood heat.


There is weekly mail service as well as a small store 10 km away. The nearest store with propane, fuel and groceries is 40 km away.


This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy an organic, self-sufficient, off-grid, lifestyle.

Location : Although the location is considered part of rural Fort St James district, the more exact location would be Germansen Landing. It is in the Northern Interior of British Columbia. Roughly 200 kilometres of gravel forestry roads must be driven to get to this property. The property is accessible with equal distance from both Mackenzie and Fort St James. The road conditions are the same from both locations.
Access : Contact Listing REALTOR®.
Services :
  • Off-grid power
  • Septic/sewer
  • Wood heat
Recreation :

The property and surrounding area offer an abundance of hunting, fishing hiking, exploring, canoeing, fresh air and peace and quiet.


Omenica Provincial Park
This park is well known for hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, boating and canoeing. If one enjoys viewing beautiful landscapes, vegetation and wildlife, there is great sightseeing in this region as well.


Omineca Provincial Park and Omineca Protected Area include 80 km of the Omineca River Valley, the Wolverine Range, the mountains northwest of Germansen Landing to Nina Lake, and the area to the south, including the alpine ridges at the head of Evans Creek and Germansen Lake and surrounding visible areas. This park is primarily a wilderness area providing backcountry opportunities. There are six rustic vehicle accessible camping areas. Also, the Nina Lake South area offers a walk-in, pristine wilderness camping opportunity. This site is rustic and only user maintained.


Stuart Lake
Stuart Lake is one of the largest natural fresh water lakes in BC, providing over 275 kilometres of shoreline to explore. The lake is a popular recreation destination for many locals and visitors but what makes Stuart Lake even more special is that it is part of a chain of lakes extending over 300 kilometres long, connecting Stuart with the Trembleur and Takla Lakes. Stuart Lake is the main starting point for many other lakes.


Throughout the chain of lakes are many coves, points and islands to moor a boat. There are a few ideal spots to moor your vessel and take out the binoculars to view some of the wildlife in the area. There is plenty to see including grizzly bear, wolf, mule and white-tail deer, lynx, fox, beaver, marten, otter and even wolverine.


Together the lakes provide some of the best rugged wilderness scenery in the north of BC. The remote, untouched country is a transportation route explored by mostly boaters and canoe enthusiasts. The Stuart-Trembleur-Takla Lake System is BC’s longest migration route for Salmon. Stuart Lake offers boating, swimming and sunbathing at sandy beaches, fishing, water skiing, viewing ancient aboriginal pictographs, camping, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice sailing and dog sledding.


Murray Ridge Ski Area
With 30 trails totaling 22 km and a vertical drop of 518 metres, Murray Ridge is a fantastic hill for skiers and boarders of all abilities. Open December through March. Full rental shop, cafe and lounge are located in the lodge.

Area Data :

This property is serviced by the district municipality of Fort St James and Mackenzie.


Fort St. James
The town is located on the south-eastern shore of Stuart Lake in the Omenica Country. The population of greater Fort St James is about 5,000. The region has an abundance of wildlife and forests with powerful snowy winters and short warm summers. This town is known for its mining, agriculture and tourism.


Mackenzie
This community is located at the south end of Williston Lake and is well known for it’s logging, lumber production, pulp and tourism. Mackenzie is a destination for outdoor sports enthusiasts. In the winter, Mackenzie hosts dog sled racing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling competitions. Morfee Mountain overlooks Mackenzie and is a popular destination for local hiking and an off-road vehicle destination. Mackenzie has a swimming pool, indoor and outdoor skating rinks, a curling rink, and two developed beaches on Morfee Lake; First Beach is used primarily for recreational swimming, and Second Beach includes a boat launch. Mackenzie has a ski hill just east of the main town and is 45 minutes away from Powder King ski resort as well as Little Mac, a small hill in town. Several lakes that are great for fishing spots.


Community facilities include a recreation centre that houses the public library, gym, swimming pool and ice rink. There is also an art centre, a museum, two shopping malls and two schools.

History : Fort St James is a former fur trading post. It was founded in 1806 and incorporated in 1952. In 1821 Fort St James became a part of the Hudson’s Bay Company because of its prosperous fur trading opportunities. This is a museum dedicated to the fur trading history of this town. There is an established forest industry, a growing mining sector and a growing tourism industry.
Zoning : ALR
Legal :

DL 7210 LD: CASSIAR (06)
PID 024-582-221


Range Permit #RAN076259

Taxes : $780.80 (2017)
Boundaries : Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate. Deeded land in Red, range permit in Purple.
Map Reference : 55°49'16.65"N and 124°48'12.58"W
Listing # : 18278