3 bedroom cabin with dock located on one of BC’s top 10 fishing lakes. 4 hrs from Vancouver or 1.5 hrs from Kamloops. Boat access only, minutes from boat launch. Truly an outdoor experience for the entire family.
Rustic yet cozy 3 bedroom cabin located on the private boat access side of Loon Lake. The 0.66 of an acre freehold property offers approximately 100 feet of waterfront with private dock. The cabin is steps away from the lake and comes fully furnished with 2 double beds, 1 single and a pullout in living room. The kitchen has newer counter top, new propane fridge and a great working cooktop. There are two layered decks with fabulous lake views to sit and enjoy the outdoors. Power is provided by a propane Cummins generator.
Loon Lake offers an outdoor experience for the entire family, especially for fishing enthusiasts and weekend retreats. The lake is a family oriented area with plenty of activities to enjoy on or near the lake, but make no mistake about it this is a fishing lake and consistently ranks in the top ten fishing lakes in all of BC!
Loon Lake is a long, narrow, deep and clear lake. The shoal area extends out into the lake for about 5 metres (16.4 ft.) and then drops off quickly. The shoal area contains sedge and bulrushes. Dense stands of coniferous forest mixed with small stands of deciduous growth with some rock outcroppings comprise the immediate shoreline surrounding the south shore of the lake.
|Location :||Loon Lake is located 30 minutes north of Cache Creek off of Highway 97.|
|Access :||From Lower Mainland (4 hours to Fraser Valley)
Take the Trans Canada (Hwy 1) east up the Fraser Canyon to Cache Creek. Then continue north on the Cariboo Hwy (Hwy 97) for 32 km (19.8 miles) to 20 Mile House. You will see signage for Loon Lake Resort, turn right and drive 17 km (10.5 miles) to the southwest end of Loon Lake.
From Kamloops (1.5 hours)
Take the Trans Canada (Hwy 1) west for 75 km (46.5 miles) to the community of Cache Creek. Turn north (right) onto Hwy 97 and travel 32 km (19.8 miles) to 20 Mile House and drive 17 km (10.5 miles) to the southwest end of Loon Lake.
|Recreation :|| Loon Lake supports an excellent rainbow fishery up to 1.5 kg however most reports of fish caught are under a kilo. Loon Lake provides plenty of fast action and lots of it which makes it an extremely popular lake for fishermen and women. Lots of freshwater shrimp, dragon fly, nymphs, chironomid and May flies make this a good fly fishing lake; however, trolling with flatfish and spinning lures is the most popular methods used on the lake. See special restrictions in the BC freshwater fishing regulations synopsis.
In winter, the roads are very well maintained and access is very safe and reliable. Few lakes in BC are as active and alive as Loon Lake in winter – with numerous fishing holes, a lively winter carnival, unbelievable snowmobiling, tobogganing, snowshoeing and much more.
|Area Data :||Loon Lake
Population: 200 permanent residents
Elevation: 795 metres (2,608 ft)
Nestled in a serene valley setting between BC’s Bonaparte Plateau to the northwest and the Arrowstone hills of the Thompson Plateau to the southeast, Loon Lake offers a variety of landscape and wildlife for outdoor adventures and wilderness retreats. This 14 km long lake is 1 km wide and ranked one of the top ten naturally stoked fishing lakes in North America.
The entire length of the west shore has been developed with resorts, permanent homes and summer residences. There are approximately 50 cabins as well on the east shore accessible only by water, with no power or phone connections. There is a ranch on the north east end and a First Nations reserve to the southwest (Bonaparte no 4).There are approximately 200 permanent residents year round with the population swelling to over 1,000 in peak holiday periods. Many families have owned summer homes on Loon Lake for three or four generations. Local government is provided by the Thompson Nicola Regional District, local policing is from Clinton and the closest hospital is at Ashcroft.
Cache Creek a picturesque 30 minute drive away serves as the commercial centre for residents and visitors to Loon Lake with numerous restaurants, shopping, grocery store, service stations, sanidump for campers, post office, banks and more.
|Legal :|| BLOCK B OF DISTRICT LOT 1281 LILLOOET DISTRICT
|Taxes :||$563.00 (2012)|
|Listing # :|| 13072
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