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Stunning Home and Acreage with Panoramic Views - Knutsford, BC
Stunning Home and Acreage with Panoramic Views - Knutsford, BC
Custom home on 160 acres, partially out of ALR, on private dead end road. Open concept home w/ high speed Internet, hot tub, sauna & more. Great multipurpose 144 x 42 ft shop with a 28 x 42 ft lean-to. Fenced & cross fenced. Only 20 mins to Kamloops. Small lake.
  • Size: 160 acres
  • Area: OKANAGAN
  • Price: $1,449,000
  • Listing Agent: Sam Hodson - sam@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 604-694-7623
Description :

Spectacular views!! Located 20 minutes south of Kamloops in the community of Knutsford sits 160 acres of rolling ranch land. Knutsford is a well known area for ranching, hobby farms and equestrian properties. This 160 acre parcel is partially out of the ALR and located on a private dead end road with excellent privacy. The acreage fenced and cross-fenced and borders onto Crown land. Several year-round springs provide opportunities for livestock to water and a large pond on the property is home to a variety of waterfowl. Well suited to and equestrian property.

The custom home is almost 5,000 ft2 and is perched upon a hill with panoramic views of the surrounding ranchlands and mountains beyond. Features of the home include high speed Internet, hot tub, sauna and sunrooms with large glass windows facing south to take in the view.

One of the best-selling features of the property is the massive quality constructed shop measuring 144’ x 42’ with an additional 28’ x 42’ lean-to. The shop was built with quality in mind with a cement floor, large bay doors, bathroom and overhead lighting. Check out the photos of the shop. It could function well for a variety of commercial purposes.

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

Location : 6220 Weir Road - Knutsford/Kamloops, BC
Access : Call the listing REALTOR® for detailed directions.
Services :
  • Water - well
  • Septic
Recreation :

Kamloops is very well known for its wide variety of outdoor recreation including:

Summer Recreation

  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Mountain biking
  • Boating
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting

Winter Recreation

  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshowing
  • Ice fishing
  • Hunting
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Ice skating

Kamloops hosted the 1993 Canada Summer Games. It co-hosted (with Vancouver and Kelowna) the 2006 IIHF World U20 Championship from December 26, 2005 to January 5, 2006. It hosted the 2006 BC Summer Games. In the summer of 2008, Kamloops, and its modern facility the Tournament Capital Centre, played host to the U15 boys and girls Basketball National Championship. The city is known as, and holds a Canadian trademark as, Canada's Tournament Capital.

Sun Peaks Resort is a nearby ski and snowboard hill. Olympic medallist skier Nancy Greene is director of skiing at Sun Peaks and the former chancellor of Thompson Rivers University. The Overlander Ski Club runs the Stake Lake cross country ski area with 50 km (31 mi) of trails.

Area Data : Kamloops is a city in south central British Columbia located at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River near Kamloops Lake. It is the largest community in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District and the location of the Regional District's offices. The surrounding region is more commonly referred to as the Thompson Country. It is ranked 37th on the list of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada and represents the 44th largest census agglomeration nationwide, with 85,678 residents in 2011.
History :

The Kamloops area was not exclusively inhabited by the Shuswap nation (part of the Interior Salish language group) prior to the arrival of European settlers. The Cree-Saulteaux band led by Chief Yawassannay had migrated to this region in the early 15th century. The Yawassanay band's Kamloops settlement was the largest of their three tribal areas. The first European explorers arrived in 1811 sent out from Fort Astoria, then still a Pacific Fur Company post. David Stuart, the first settler, spent a winter there with the Secwepemc people. Alexander Ross established a post in May 1812 - "Fort Cumcloups."

The rival North West Company established another post, Fort Shuswap, nearby in the same year. The two operations were merged in 1813 when the North West Company officials in the region bought out the operations of the Pacific Fur Company. After the North West Company's forced merger with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821, the post became known commonly as Thompson's River Post, or Fort Thompson, which over time became known as Fort Kamloops. The post's journals, kept by its Chief Traders, document a series of inter-Indian wars and personalities for the period and also give much insight to the goings-on of the fur companies and their personnel throughout the entire Pacific slope.

Soon after the forts were founded the main local village of the Secwepemc, then headed by a chief named Kwa'lila, was moved close to the trading post in order to control access to its trade, as well as for prestige and protection. With Kwalila's death the local chieftaincy was passed to his nephew and foster-son Chief Nicola, who led an alliance of Okanagan and Nlaka'pamux people in the plateau country to the south around Stump, Nicola and Douglas Lakes.

Relations between Nicola and the fur traders were often tense but in the end Nicola was recognised as a great help to the influx of whites during the gold rush, though admonishing those who had been in parties waging violence and looting on the Okanagan Trail, which led from American territory to the Fraser goldfields. Throughout, Kamloops was an important way station on the route of the Hudson's Bay Brigade Trail, which originally connected Fort Astoria with Fort Alexandria and the other forts in New Caledonia to the north (today's Omineca Country, roughly) and which continued in heavy use through the onset of the Cariboo Gold Rush as the main route to the new goldfields around what was to become Barkerville.

The gold rush of the 1860s and the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the 1880s brought further growth, resulting in the City of Kamloops being incorporated in 1893 with a population of about 500. The logging industry of the 1970s brought many Indo-Canadians into the Kamloops area, mostly from the Punjab region of India. In 1973 Kamloops annexed Barnhartvale and other nearby communities.

Zoning : AF-1
Legal :


PID 004-569-237

Taxes : $1,920.30 (2018)
Boundaries : Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
Map Reference : 50°28'37.82"N and 120°18'2.21"W
Listing # : 19112