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Rural Lakefront Home and Acreage - Titetown Lake
Rural Lakefront Home and Acreage - Titetown Lake
Impressive off-grid property comprised of 5.93 acres occupying the tip of the Titetown Lake Peninsula. Unique location provides 1,500 ft of private lakefront & outstanding views. 3 separate homesteads with numerous outbuildings providing comfortable year-round living.
  • Size: 5.93 acres
  • Area: CARIBOO
  • Price: NEW PRICE $379,000
  • Listing Agent: Sam Hodson - sam@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 604-694-7623
Description :

A chance to purchase an impressive property in a prime location. The property is a total of 5.93 acres located on the tip of the Titetown Lake Peninsula. The acreage is mainly flat with a mix of high and low bank, with swimming areas, boat launch and float plane mooring. This parcel maintains total tranquility while offering sweeping views of Titetown Lake and 1,500 ft of private frontage. This is a rare opportunity for a “turnkey” private retreat in the beautiful backcountry of British Columbia.


The property is entirely off-grid with a mixture of solar, wind and a backup generator for power. A drilled well and high quality septic field has also been put in place. Heat comes from a combination of wood and propane, and provides ample heat throughout the winter. The area is also well supported by Galaxy Satellite and Shaw Direct. All of these features allow for comfortable year-round use. The property is also made accessible year-round by a public road that is frequently maintained and graded.


Systems have been put in place to prevent the risk of forest fire with permanently mounted sprinklers and dedicated fire suppression pumps.


The property is complimented with various improvements:


Main Log House
Comfortable 1,200 ft² dwelling for year-round use, this home was completed in 2007. The building has a spacious layout including a kitchen, study, 3-piece bathroom, dining room, entertainment area and the master bedroom. A large, enclosed, screened porch is accessed from the living room and offers outstanding views of the lake and surrounding backcountry.


Guest House
512 ft² main floor, and a spacious 256 ft² loft. The home was completed in 2008 with minor updates occurring as recently as 2011. On the main floor is one bedroom, one bathroom, a great room and a full kitchen. The cabin is serviced with solar power and a well. An 8’ x 30’ screened porch is just steps away from private lakefront.


Heritage Home
576 ft² dwelling with plenty of character, and still well suitable for seasonal use. The home was the original homestead, and constructed in the 1970s. One bedroom, with bathroom and kitchen. Also supported by septic, solar and a well.


Outbuildings
Detached Garage
Perfect spot for storage or workshop with 288 ft² of space and a large bay door. The building is well constructed with cement slab, insulation and LPG direct vent furnace heating. The building is serviced with solar or generator power. Constructed in 2007.


Workshop/Fitness Centre
As well as a large workshop, this outbuilding includes a small finished (carpeted) room currently used as a fitness Centre. This building is well constructed with cement slab, insulation, finished interior with LPG direct vent furnace heating. Part of the shop has 10 ft ceilings to facilitate material handling. The building is serviced with solar and generator power. Constructed in 2005.


Hillside Solar Building & Pantry
This building is set into the side of a hill and features a double door entry system. The interior room (5’ x 9’) houses the solar components and battery bank - as well as providing pantry storage in an environment that does not freeze. The building is capable of maintaining +5°C at -40°C utilizing a geothermal design.


Log Storage Building
Log building with a wood stove constructed in the 1970s. The structure is 384 ft² and is currently used as an additional workshop, or storage.


Greenhouse
12’ x 40’ greenhouse with raised beds and 480 ft² of space. Quality construction with the use of SunTuf™ commercial greenhouse panels, walls and peaked roof. The building also contains solar operated ventilation, an in ground micro-watering system and a wood heat stove.


Other

  • Wood Shed
  • Fuel Storage Shed
  • RV Storage/carport
  • Boat Storage/carport

This truly is a rare opportunity and the property has been strategically set-up for year-round use, or a seasonal cabin. The outbuildings, zoning and location also provide a great opportunity to run a B&B or other types of recreational resorts.


Garden
Approximately 30’ x 50’ fully deer fenced garden with raised beds and dedicated pump solar operated, automatically timed micro-watering system servicing garden and greenhouse.


Landscaping
Mature plantings with micro-watering system serviced by gas pump that is also capable of watering the garden and greenhouse at the same time.

Location : Titetown Lake, BC
Access :

From Prince George
Follow Highway 16 west approximately 6 km south from Prince George. On the left hand side of the highway (after about 6 km) there will be a sign indicating entrance to the Blackwater Road. Take it (left turn, coming from Prince George), after following the Blackwater Road for approximately 76 km you will intersect with the Batnuni Road (Batnuni is a right turn - a left turn would lead you to Quesnel. Turn right!). Continue on the Batnuni Road for approximately 53km….The entrance to the Titetown Road is on the left. Turn left and continue on the Titetown Road, across the cement bridge and go to the end of the Titetown Road. At the end of the road is a large turn-around, and a gated driveway marked “4401.” Continue through the gate and down the hill to the residence on the right side of the point (with solar panels and wind turbine).


From Quesnel
Head northbound on N. Fraser Drive from Quesnel for approx. 9 km. Take a right-hand turn onto Black Water Road and follow for approx. 65 km. There will be a three-way intersection with directions shown by a green sign. From this point take the left hand turn down Batnuni Road. Follow Batnuni Road for approx. 53 km and the entrance to Titetown Lake will be on the left hand side.

Services :
  • Solar power
  • Wind turbine power
  • Back-up generator
  • Propane
  • Septic
  • Drilled well
  • Galaxy satellite
  • Shaw direct
Recreation : The property is located in prime wilderness and has all types of recreation that country living has to offer. In the summer time, the lakefront will provide opportunity to get on the water with boating, fishing and swimming. For those looking to relax, the sightseeing of wildlife from the front porch in the sunshine will be time well spent, especially in the spring. In the fall, the region has prime hunting opportunity for a variety of big and small game animals. There is also an impressive amount of high quality logging roads that help gain access to secluded cut blocks and backcountry that will provide major opportunity to explore. The property even has activities in the winter with picturesque snow falls and opportunity for snow showing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.
Area Data :

The area of Titetown Lake is well worth the drive and gives owners ultimate privacy in beautiful rural BC. This region offers excellent fishing and hunting through the spring, summer and fall, as well as winter sports to keep you entertained when the snow flies. Logging has occurred throughout the region in the past and there is an intricate system of high quality logging roads that grants access to an abundance of Crown land.


Within Titetown Lake there are 8 small islands which have been known to attract wildlife. Animals that have been seen in the region include moose, bear, foxes, otters and an abundance of deer. In regards to waterfowl and birds, the lake is home to eagles, loons, osprey, ducks and geese among many others.


Titetown Lake is deep lake for this region of the province and is river fed. These key components make the lake a prime fishing location and owners in the past have caught rainbow trout, Kokanee, Dolly Varden and char.

History :

The property is located in a pristine area of British Columbia with a rich history. The area was first utilized in order to provide access to the Nuxalk-Carrier grease trail, also known as the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail. Four miles down from the subject property there is a natural fjord where horses used to transport materials would cross and continue the trail to Bella Coola.


This region of the province also has an impressive history of cattle drives. Local literature tells stories of these drives and their journey through this region of the Cariboo.


In 2013 a surrounding portion of Titetown Lake became a national park. The park is 1,070 hectares and is known as “Titetown Provincial Park.” The park protects surrounding mature pine and aspen forests plentiful with wildlife. Several large glacial depressions are spread out throughout the park and are referred to as “Mackenzie’s Bowls.”

Zoning : LR - Lakeshore Residential
Legal : LOT 1 DISTRICT LOT 1346 CARIBOO DISTRICT PLAN EPP24769
PID 028-938-062
Taxes : $1,030.13 (2018)
Map Reference : 53°19’00.50” N and 123°48’16.55” W
Listing # : 18197