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Riverfront Acreage and Airstrip - Tipella, BC - NW End of Harrison Lake
Riverfront Acreage and Airstrip - Tipella, BC - NW End of Harrison Lake
5 acres running along the Lillooet River 81 km down In-SHUCK-ch FSR on the northwest tip of Harrison Lake. Tipella Airstrip runs through the property. Treed sections and gently sloping with a significant amount of river frontage.
  • Size: 35 acres
  • Area: FRASERVALLEY
  • Price: $220,000
  • Listing Agent: Robbi-Layne Robertson - RLR@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-457-7603
Description : 5 acres running along the Lillooet River 81 km down In-SHUCK-ch FSR on the northwest tip of Harrison Lake. Tipella Airstrip runs through the property. Treed sections and gently sloping with a significant amount of river frontage. Not in the 200-year Flood Plain but the Lillooet River and a tributary across the property any construction or land alterations within 30 metres of a watercourse may require a Riparian Area Assessment.
Location : Northwest end of Harrison Lake at Junction with the Lillooet River.
Access : Property located at kilometre 81 on the In-SHUCK-ch Forest Service Road.
Improvements : Airstrip.
Investment Features : Zoned Institutional.
Recreation : Harrison Lake is 60 kilometres long and covers 200 square kilometres with a varying depth of a few feet to 916 ft. The area around the lake supports a rich diversity of seasonal and permanent animal species. Lots of fishing happens on the lake and the rivers in the area as well as an abundance of camping and hiking. Hemlock Valley Ski Hill has some great snow packs for skiers and boarders alike. Harrison Hot Springs of course on the SE end of the lake is a popular tourism hub.
Area Data :

Tipella, also historically known as Tipella City, is a located near the head of Harrison Lake in southwestern BC. A real estate venture from the early 20th Century, the development of a "city" never came to fruition though the placename remains on maps today and is the name of the airstrip nearby, which serves Port Douglas and nearby logging camps. It is also the source of the name of Tipella Indian Reserve No. 7, which is one of the reserves of the Douglas First Nation, and of Tipella Creek, which enters Harrison Lake at the foot of the location.


Climate



Weather statistics for Tipella, BC can be found on the Yr online weather service.

History :

The Tipella Creek Project is a run-of-river hydroelectric facility with an installed capacity of 18 MW and an estimated yearly energy output of 70 GWh. Construction of the Tipella Creek Project facility was achieved on October 19, 2009. The Tipella Creek Project uses the hydraulic resources of the lower reaches of Tipella Creek, with the point of diversion 2.4 km upstream from the powerhouse which in turn is 600 m upstream of the confluence of Tipella Creek with Harrison Lake.


The Tipella Creek plant has been granted with ECOLOGO® certification, the only independent recognized environmental standard, for its reduced impact on environment.

Zoning : Institutional (L-2) under Zoning Bylaw 100 and zoning map for Electoral Area C.
Legal : District Lot 1749 Group 1 New Westminster District
PID 008-473-684
Taxes : $355.83 (2018)
Map Reference : 49°44'42.60"N and 122°10'4.37"W
Listing # : 18324