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2 Conjoined Residential Lots Ready for Family Home - Prince George, BC
2 Conjoined Residential Lots Ready for Family Home - Prince George, BC
Two beautiful, conjoining lots a short distance from Prince George, BC. There is approximately 3 acres cleared and ready for a home to be constructed. There is power shed with adjacent hydro pole, drilled well, evaporation pond, natural creek and garden space.
  • Size: 5.6 acres ~ 2 titles
  • Area: CARIBOO
  • Price: $110,000
  • Listing Agent: Chase Westersund - chase@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 778-927-6634
Description :

Two beautiful, contiguous lots providing the perfect opportunity to construct the family home of your dreams in a rural setting, but with urban convenience nearby. These two lots (to be sold together) are approximately 20 minutes east of Prince George nestled amongst rolling hills and deep forests.

The majority of the development work has been undertaken by the current owner and the lot is ready for a home. Presently, there is an electrical shed with panel and an RV and Welder hookup. This provides the opportunity to park and reside in a trailer, or RV while the main home is constructed if you wish to reside on the property during construction. There is a hydro pole with transformer directly across the street and all that remains is to run a wire to the electrical shed. The property already possesses a fully registered civic address (17725 E Perry Road).

There is an artesian well on the property drilled and cased with 8” piping. The well is capable of producing 36 gallons/minute. An evaporation pond has been dug amongst the trees keeping it from sight. All that remains is to install a septic tank and run lines to the evaporation pond. The evaporation pond has a downhill orientation allowing it to be gravity fed.

There are two road entrances onto the lots one of which leads directly to a cleared flat building site immediately adjacent to the power shed and the well - perfect for the construction of a home. The landowner left portions of timber in place to create privacy from the road and neighbouring properties and to help enhance the aesthetic and natural beauty of the lots. In the areas, which have been cleared, grass seed has been applied to ensure slope stability and enhance the aesthetic appeal.

The lots are largely flat with a gentle grade leading towards the valley below. A series of cleared benches offer flat workable space where you may construct a shop or manicure a beautiful yard. The valley bottom, on the southern most portion of the property, has a creek which meanders through it. There is a substantial flat area in the valley bottom offering great soil and gardening opportunities. The current landowner has grown record potatoes in the valley bottom and enough raspberries to produce and sell their own raspberry jam. The perimeter of the garden, in the valley bottom, has been ditched to ensure rapid drainage should the creek rise during spring run-off.

Internet is available throughout the neighbourhood and it is only a 500 ft walk to the school bus pick up location making the location ideal for a young family with school children. The road leading to the lots is paved and maintained. There is also excellent cell phone coverage on the two lots and the surrounding area.

Location : These lots are on the E Perry Road, 20 minutes east of Prince George, BC.
Access : From Prince George, head east on Highway 16 for approximately 17 km. Turn north on Upper Fraser Road and proceed for 1.3 km until the intersection with E Perry Road. Turn east on E Perry Road. Proceed along E Perry Road for 3.3 km at which point the lots will be on the south side of the road.
Services :
  • Electricity - ready and available at lot line
  • Drilled artesian well - 8” casing and producing 36 gallons of water per minute
  • Evaporation 9ond
  • Registered Civic Address
  • Internet available
  • Cell phone reception available
Recreation :

The region surrounding these lots is famous for its outdoor recreational opportunities. The following activities are available:

The lots sit in Management Unit 7-7 offering hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, mule deer, elk, moose, bear and game bird species. The current owner has been very successful on elk in close proximity to the property.

The entire regional district surrounding the offered lots is famous for its snowmobiling opportunities. Whether it is through the Robson Valley or North towards Mackenzie, ample annual snow fall ensures plenty of snowmobiling opportunity.

The same snow, which affords excellent snowmobiling opportunity, provides excellent slope conditions. Taber Mountain and Purden Ski Village are a short commute from the property. For more rugged skiing/snowboarding adventures, you may drive north to Powder King Mountain in the Pine Pass. A new $100 million ski hill has also been approved for Valemont in the Robson Valley, which is a short commute away.

With all the surrounding Crown land and nature the options for hiking and camping are endless.

The climate and soil conditions are ideal for a large and expansive garden providing the opportunity to become very self-reliant from a produce perspective.

Urban Recreation
With Prince George so close, the opportunity to go out on the town is always available. The Prince George Cougars (WHL) always provide excellent entertainment. There are fitness centers, pools, restaurants, bars and everything else you could possibly need.

Vegetation :

The property and surrounding region is perfect for the growth of thick coniferous forests with interspersed pockets of aspen and poplar groves. In valley bottoms with rivers, creeks and ponds, willows are the dominant species of vegetation.

The area surrounding Prince George offers excellent climatic conditions for hay production on the flat fertile benches lining the region’s major river valleys.

Area Data :

Prince George, with a population of 74,003, is the largest city in northern British Columbia and is the "Northern Capital" of BC. Situated at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers, and the crossroads of Highway 16 and Highway 97, the city is the service and supply hub for one of the fastest-growing regions in Canada and plays an important role in the province's economy and culture.

Prince George is the dominant economic center of the region. Public sector and education based jobs dominate the municipality’s economy. Presently the Northern Health Authority, stationed in Prince George, possess a $450 million budget and have invested $100 million into local infrastructure. UNBC, the College of New Caledonia and School District 57 adds a further $750 million into the local economy.

The city’s economy was once dominated by the lumber sector; however, the Fraser-Fort George Regional District has experienced extensive closures of the region’s lumber mills. This has been attributed to the movement towards “super mills,” a loss of supply caused by the prevalence of the Mountain Pine Beetle and US tariffs on lumber exports. It is predicted that mining exploration and development will soon supersede the lumber industry, as the dominant industry in Prince George and the surrounding areas. Additionally, Initiatives Prince George estimates that the Nechako Basin contains 5,000,000 barrels of oil, which could help diversify the region’s economy further through the commencement of petroleum harvesting operations.

Presently, the city of Prince George has a number of private enterprises and facilities operating in and contributing to its local economy. These facilities include:

  • Two chemical plants
  • An oil refinery
  • Brewery
  • Dairy
  • Machine shops
  • Value added forestry
  • Specialty equipment manufacturing

Prince George has a large regional airport offering daily flights to numerous major destinations.
History :

The origins of Prince George can be traced to the North West Company fur trading post of Fort George, which was established in 1807 by Simon Fraser and named in honour of King George III. The post was centred in the centuries-old homeland of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation, whose very name means "people of the confluence of the two rivers.

In 1903, Fort George's began to expand when reports said that the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (later part of CN Rail) would pass near the fur post. In 1906, agricultural settlement began around Fort George and then in 1909, development of the town began as two rival land speculation companies built the communities of South Fort George and Central Fort George. South Fort George was built on the Fraser River near the Hudson's Bay Company’s trading post and Central Fort George was built two miles (3 km) to the northwest on the Nechako River. Both communities flourished due to the marketing strategies of the land promoter for Central Fort George, George Hammond, who advertised the community all over Canada and Britain, describing Fort George in glowing terms as being the future hub of British Columbia, having mild winters and being suitable for any agricultural endeavour (except for the growing of peaches). Ten paddle steamer sternwheelers serviced the area, coming up on the Fraser River from Soda Creek.

Zoning : RR-1
Legal :

Lot 7 Block 11 DL 2179 Cariboo District Plan 9864
PID 014-743-426

Lot 8 Block 11 DL 2179 Cariboo District Plan 9864
PID 012-824-135

Taxes : $173.70 (2018)
Map Reference : 53°58'27.58"N and 122°27'31.58"W
Listing # : 18328