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Murray Lake Rustic Waterfront Cabin
SOLD $37,500
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Located just east of the former Coquhalla Hwy. toll booth off the Juliet road exit. Until the winter snow is gone there is no access other than via snow mobile. Driving time from the toll booth is approx. 1/2 hour, and driving time from Hope is approx. 1 hour.
Rustic cabin approx. 500 square feet in size with one large open style room. The cabin is approx. 40 years old and is well insulated for winter activities. Large sun deck over looking Murray lake.
There is a registered water license on Kelton Creek for 250 gallons per day. This is a gravity fed water system which supplies cold water to the cabin. The creek is also shared with the neighbors.
There is a wood burning cook stove that also serves as the primary heating source.
There is an out house out back of the cabin.
Dock is located at lakeside.
The lake is accessible via a gravel road from the Coqhualla Hwy. and is in good condition in the summer. There are no services in the area, and prospective buyers would have to have either solar power, propane or generator.
The lot is 3.21 acres in size with 201' of lakefrontage with a dock, and approx. 690' in length with 197' wide at the read of the property. There is a forest service road that runs along out front of the property, providing access to the far end of the lake. There are NO Services located at Murray lake.
Crown Lease
The Crown Lease was renewed on December 5, 1997 for a 15 year term, and can be renewed anytime or wait for the maturity date of December 5, 2012 for the next renewal. The property is currently located on Crown lease land and is not being offered for sale by the Crown at this time. Buyers need to do their own due diligence with the Integrated Land Management Bureau in Kamloops and discuss the assignment process and any fees associated with the assignment of the lease. Front Counter BC is handling any inquiries regarding Crown Leases, and they can be reached at 1-877-855-3222 at the ILMB. The lease number is #3374232, file #0240559
The 2011 Crown lease fee was $5,340.00 plus any taxes. This annual fee is based on 3% of the annual assessed land value which was $178,000 in 2011. 2011 gross property taxes were $1,081.48
Lake Stats
Murray lake is a long narrow lake of just over 2km in length. Fish Wizard shows depths in Murray lake from 65' to 70' deep. The elevation of Murray lake is 3,631 or 1,107 meters. The surface is shown as 35.712 hectares or 88.25 acres. The lake is deep and clear and suitable for swimming and fishing. There is no motor restrictions shown in the BC Fishing Regulations guide.
The Murray lake Forest Service road is not maintained in the winter months and snow packs can be deep, making for an ideal snowmobiling destination in the winter months.
The location of Murray lake in proximity to the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland makes for an ideal Recreational Property for people lives in these area.
Driving Time From:
  • Langley to Murray lake is approx. 2 1/2 hours.
  • Hope to Murray lake is approx. 1 hour.
  • Former toll booth to Murray lake is approx. 1/2 hour.
  • Merritt to Murray lake is approx. 1 hour.
  • Kamloops to Murray lake is approx. 1 1/2 hours.
  • Kelowna to Murray lake is approx. 2 hours.
NOTE** Financing is Not Available from lenders or banks on this type of Recreational Property. Prospective buyers need to make their own inquiries regarding this, to make sure they know how they will finance their purchase.
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