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Creekfront Homestead - Princeton, BC
Creekfront Homestead - Princeton, BC
Picturesque 305 acres. 20 mins to Princeton. Located on the way to Missezula Lake. Property measures ½ mile wide and 1 mile long. Creekfront on Summers Creek & Cebry Creek. Backs onto Crown land. 1,500 ft² home. 30 x 32 ft shop w ith 24  x 32 ft hay storage.
  • Size: 305 acres
  • Area: SWBC
  • Price: NEW PRICE $598,000
  • Listing Agent: Sam Hodson - sam@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 604-694-7623
Description :

Picturesque 305 acre property at the 10 km mark on Summers Creek Road. The property is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Princeton and located on the way out to Missezula Lake which is very well known for its recreation including water skiing, fishing or just relaxing by the lake. The property itself measures ½ mile wide and 1 mile long and is located on both sides of Summers Creek Road. Summers Creek runs the full length of the property with Cebry Creek intersecting the property from the west side.

There are several water licences attached to the property and included in the sale, including domestic water, power generation and irrigation. The source of the gravity fed water system is from Cebry Creek and there is even a small Pelton wheel in place and potential for power generation. There is a water licence which allows for power generation.

Much of the 305 acres is treed hillside with approximately 65 acres in the valley bottom, 50 acres of the valley bottom are older hay fields that could be brought back into production with some work. The property has several incredible building sites including a great building site towards the north end of the property on the east side of the road. The property does have some fencing but some areas need work. This area is absolutely teeming with wildlife, tons of deer, moose, bears and even some elk. The property has direct access to Crown land and miles of ATV trails and logging roads to explore. This property would make the perfect hobby farm, home base for hunting or backcountry exploration ... or an amazing equestrian property.

There is some very interesting history behind this property with some trails still existing from the original homesteaders in the area.

The buildings on the property include the main home which is in older 1,500 ft² four bedroom, two bathroom home. The home has a propane range and propane hot water tank. There are two woodstoves on the main floor and a pellet stove in the basement. The property has electric baseboard heaters for backup. Wood sash windows throughout.

Additional outbuildings include a 30’ x 32’ shop which includes a freezer room. Included is a 24’ x 32’ hay storage structure. The shop has 200 amp service in the home has 100 amp service. There’s also some older irrigation equipment on-site, however it hasn’t been used for some time. There may be some additional negotiable items including an older JD tractor and JD backhoe.

Call the listing REALTOR® today for more information or to book a time to go by for a look.

Location : 1830 Summers Creek Rd - Princeton, BC
Access : 20 minutes north along Highway 5A from Princeton.
Improvements :
  • Older 1,500 ft² four bedroom, two bathroom home
  • 30’ x 32’ shop which includes a freezer room
  • 24’ x 32’ hay storage structure
  • The shop has 200 amp service in the home has 100 amp service
Services :
  • 200 amp power
  • 100 amp power
  • Water licence - irrigation
  • Water licence - power generation
  • Water licence - domestic Water
  • Septic
  • Telephone
Recreation :

The area offers fabulous outdoor recreation year-round. In the summer water skiing and swimming at Tulameen's pristine Otter Lake are popular activities. There is excellent fishing in nearby Otter Lake, Chain, Link and Osprey Lakes, in the rivers and many smaller lakes in the area. 47 of the nearby lakes are considered good trout lakes. Both the Similkameen and Tulameen Rivers are excellent for tubing, paddling or gold panning.

The KVR/Trans Canada Trail offers miles and miles of cycling, hiking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding.

Nearby Manning Park and Cathedral Provincial Park offers excellent hiking opportunities with stunning vistas and viewpoints of the North Western Cascade Mountain Range.

In the winter, there's plenty of snow in the surrounding mountains for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

Princeton Golf Course has 18 holes and a driving range a restaurant and an RV Park, and is located nearby.

The historic towns of Coalmont, Tulameen and Hedley are located in a nearby radius of Princeton and can be explored for evidence of their coal and gold mining pasts.

Area Data :

The town of Princeton is beautifully situated in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains where the Tulameen and Similkameen Rivers meet. The mountains, valleys and hundreds of miles of backcountry roads make it a natural setting for outdoor activities. Either of the two rivers are natural choices for gold panning, tubing and paddling. The 49 lakes in the area make Princeton a prime fishing destination throughout the year.

Manning and Cathedral Provincial Parks surround Princeton providing for ample recreational opportunities. Manning Park is only 45 minutes away and has an excellent ski hill, hundreds of camping sites and many hiking and cross-country ski trails. The larger Apex Mountain Ski Resort is also only 45 minutes away.

Princeton has a primary school (K to grade 3), one middle school (grades 4 to 7) and one high school (grades 8 to 12) as well as a continuing education centre.

Three excellent fishing lakes: Chain, Link and Osprey are located just minutes away from the property on the Princeton-Summerland Road.

The Princeton area is relatively dry country, being in the rain shadow of the Cascade Mountains. Interior Douglas fir, ponderosa pine and lodgepole pine as well as aspen are the main trees growing in the area.

Princeton's economy centers around the traditional resource based industries with forestry and agriculture playing key roles in shaping the community. Tourism is emerging as a new industry in Princeton, with many outdoor activities as the focus. The large copper mine has recently announced that they will be resuming operation in 2010, which will be a boost to the local economy.

Princeton’s airport has a mile long paved runway, a new terminal building and new fuel depots.

Zoning : RA
PID 002-289-156
Taxes : $966.93 (2018)
Boundaries : Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
Map Reference : 49°36'58.06"N and 120°30'20.50"W
Listing # : 18198