Affordable cottage lot in the Okanagan between Link and Osprey Lake walking distance to boat launch and Trans Canada trail. Priced significantly below Government assessed value.
|A perfect recreation property at an affordable price within the Okanagan. 0.35 acre parcel situated between Link and Osprey Lake. Short walk to boat launch and Trans Canada trail. Ideal recreation property for all seasons. Hydro and telephone at the lot line. Priced $48,900 below Government assessed value.
|Location :||Link and Osprey Lake are approximately 29 miles northeast of Princeton, in the Okanagan Similkameen Region of British Columbia, 3 1/2 hours drive from Vancouver.|
|Access :||Take Highway 5A north from Princeton toward Merritt cross the bridge and turn right (east) on the Princeton Summerland Road, follow the signs to Link and Osprey Lake. The property address is 271 Link Lake Road.|
|Services :||Hydro/telephone at lot line.|
|Recreation :||Area recreation offers: fishing, biking, swimming, boating, paddling, hunting, snowmobiling, skiing, camping, hiking, gold panning, photography, and much more.|
|Area Data :||LINK LAKE: Link Lake, 19 ha. (47 ac.) in size is found a few kilometres to the east of Chain on the same road. Another high use lake, however, it is stocked every year with 10,000 Pennask Rainbow and provides an excellent fishery for trout up to 2 lbs. Link has a small BCFS campsite with cartop boat launch.
OSPREY LAKE: Osprey Lake is located 1 km east of Link Lake, and 46 km (29 mi) northeast of Princeton. It lies at the side of the road to Summerland, and a car is adequate transportation. The lake is 37 ha (91 acres) in size, and supports a good fishery for smaller to medium size rainbow trout. A BC Forest Service recreation site and cartop boat-launching site are available. There is presently an engine power restriction of 7.5kw (10hp).
PRINCETON: (Pop. Approx. 2,980) 135 km east of Hope, (elevation 640m) Located at the confluence of Tulameen and Similkameen rivers. Downtown (turn north off Hwy 3 onto Vermilion St. or Bridge St.) has refurbished storefronts, repaved streets, new lamps, plants and trees.
“A lake a day as long as you stay,” they say – at least 47 good trout lakes, especially Otter, Thynne, Allison, Osprey and Teepee Lakes all within an 80 km radius. Secluded sandy beaches along the Tulameen and Similkameen rivers. The Princeton Golf course, 3 km east of town on Hwy 3, is a sporty nine holes set in contrasting landscape of green and sagebrush dry hills. In winter; the family ski hill, Snowpatch, offering three tows, is 10 minutes from downtown, west on Tulameen Ave, north on Snowpatch Road.
|History :||Princeton and district is ripe with mining lore. The old mining towns of Tulameen, Coalmont, Granite City, and Blakeburn are just east of Princeton on the Coalmont-Tulameen Rd. It’s a pleasant drive tracing the Tulameen River to these small, enduring communities. Allenby is southeast from Princeton on the Coppermine Rd. along the Similkameen River. There is also a recreational gold-panning reserve or you can go rock hounding, and searching for native pictographs.|
|Legal :||Lot 11, Plan KAP21263, District Lot 4166, Kamloops Division Yale District
|Taxes :||$399.44 (2012)|
|Listing # :||13157
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