Dream-Like Historic Ranch For Sale with Farmland in British Columbia Canada Quesnal Region BC Canada
Located in beautiful British Columbia Canada, this historic Ranch for sale was established in 1903. Featuring 110 years of colorful and exciting history, this ranch is within a large acreage with a private lake having deeded waterfront and is suitable for a range of use to include guest ranch and farming business along with a very rewarding lifestyle.
Known as the real Wild, Wild West of Canada, this country property location comes as one of the best places where one could get their haven and experience the best of both business and personal dream home. Moreover, this property contains hundreds of acres within multiple titles.
Ranch Lifestyle Property and Dream Home
If you are looking for a country home coupled with nature and outdoor recreation, this historic ranch for sale is just for you! From this property, you have wondrous landscapes and endless outdoor activities to indulge in from the property and within the region!
The acreages are located within the Cariboo region offering a wonderful climate all year around and access to some of the most interesting places and things to explore for all interests. It is a truly amazing region and province of Canada offering many values. And then, the property itself is where the most wonderous values present itself!
Ranch for Sale Combines Nature and Recreation
You and your guests will have world class trout fishing from within the property from both a river and lake! Not only this, from spring to fall, there are various water activities like tubing, canoeing, and drift boat fishing that can be enjoyed throughout the season.
This destination is also home to interesting bird species and you can sit back, relax, and enjoy a diverse variation of berries, flora, and fauna here.
Who doesn’t admire wildlife! This property is home to the varied wildlife and has the annual returns of Sand-hill Crane families, deer, hawks, woodpeckers, snow geese and more.
Moreover, there are miles and miles of ranch roads that are appropriate for nature walks, quading, mountain biking, and hiking in some of the most admired landscapes one can imagine!
Too, Horse back riding has been common to the property for a long as one can imagine! Horses have been instrumental to these lands and to the ranch itself. Horses have been both companions and helpful in developing the ranch.
And in case you have read the McKenzie Trail book, “Following in the Footsteps of Alexander McKenzie”, these lands welcomed famous explorers of the 1700’s! Those adventures can still be enjoyed today; don’t forget to make the trip to Bella Coola!
You can also plan a ride up to the Itcha Mountains or base out from the valley ranch for river fishing on a relaxing day trip.
And you think this is enough? No!
This place also has old roads and trails which you can retrace and go for an adventure with your group of friends. What more?
Property as a Source of Investment and Income
When it comes to income and property investments, there are a lot of things that you can consider.
To begin, this acreage has farmland has been a consistent hay producer each year with all supply chain and business setup! The land in the area is exceptional for farming Hay and similar produce. Its climate hay a perfect mix of moisture and sun enabling no need for irrigation. Too, this crop has never had the need for fertilizing with the benefits of excellent soils and natural replenishing of nutrients.
And then, with such a beautiful property, a guest or dude ranch and retreat are lines of business that are a perfect fit for land use. More, this ranch for sale is ideal for events. In the past, it has held cowboying events and surely one could hold events of many kinds from nature educating, business gatherings and more. The property is already setup for such business and its area both far and wide has amazing experiences to share with a family and individuals of all ages!
Additionally, there is a great deal of commercial timber on the property and thus, this can be harvested in phases with reforestation techniques to enable a continuous source of future timber production and some attractive annual income!
This timber can also be used for construction projects on the property such as a new house, additional cabins, outbuildings and fencing! Currently, select logging is the technique used on the property – with the help of horses!
Furthermore, there is an additional acreage in the hundreds of acres to the South of the developed property that is underdeveloped and potentially other plots of land in connection.
As an investment in a property with income streams and a means of self-sufficiency and country living, this property can serve in combination of all such purposes in no time.
Rustic House, Log homes and Cabins
The ranch currently has homes or living areas with upper and lower areas of the property in additional to already mapped out building sites for future developments.
The main house lies in the bottom level that is built in 1000 sq. ft, has three bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, bathroom, and a full basement. Close by it also has two bays and a 600 sq. Ft shop as well. Moreover, there is a 100 sq ft. log pump house in the property.
At the top level, there is a 650 sq. ft log cabin that features a beautiful cozy porch overlooking parts of the lake and treed landscapes. Inside this log home has custom cabinets, stove, fridge and a Fisher wood heater in the middle of the room.
In addition to this, there is a 240 sq. ft tack shop, workshop that comes with barrel wood stoves and workbenches. There are several cowboy cabins that divided into three rooms and are equipped with the new, solid, and metal roofs.
Inside the corals, there is a 700 sq. ft box stall log barn with a loft; two 100 sq. ft tool sheds, and a 300 sq ft blacksmith shop. Along with this, it has a hay barn with a metal roof and high roof pole; two loafing barns; 1 loafing barn, and two open room cabins that are 300 and 400 sq. ft respectively.
In the middle of the ranch lies a planned building that gives you an amazing southern exposure with a 360-degree view. Also, this property has a steep rock and gravel bank that gives you proper privacy and protection from intruders.
This property also provides many exceptional building sites on the east side that overlook the valley to both south and west. Moreover, all the services like telephone, internet, and power are in place in this location.
Property Access & Services
The property has an excellent and paved road system to the ranch. Nearby, there is also access to airports giving you and your guests alternatives for getting in and out to different places!
Within a short drive there are two small communities in the area of the property. This includes Quesnal, BC, a nice town of about ten thousand people with all you service needs. Additionally, Prince George and Kamloops, BC are easily accessed as cities nearby. In case you have a family, a school bus comes right by the property!
And, in case you are wondering, yes, there is also an airstrip for direct flights into the property. In history there has been some very interesting visitors from abroad!
Guest Ranch with Famous Visitors
Did you know that even Will Rogers and Wiley Post landed at this Ranch to visit their friends from Texas? Wiley Post was a famous aviator and first pilot to fly solo around the world! He was known for exploring flight routes from Western North America and across to Russia. Will Rogers was a columnist, humorist and actor and also know as being an America Cowboy!
From Alexander McKenzie’s ground exploration in the 1700’s to Wiley Post’s exploration in the early 1900’s, this land area has a history of exciting exploration and lots of joyful adventures for newcomers!
A Wondrous Ranch and Farmland Property Awaits You
So whether you are looking for a dream ranch for sale, a source of retreat or investment property and livelihood, this acreage has everything you wish for and awaits another generation of joyfulness and stories!
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