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Murray Lake Cabin
near the former coquihalla hwy. toll booth
SOLD $62,000
320 square foot rustic cabin with 16 x 8 sundeck facing the lake. Open style floor plan, The cabin is approx. 40 years old and is well insulated for winter activities.
Recent upgrades include;
Added a bathroom with sink, shower, and composting toilet. Updated the kitchen adding propane stove and fridge. Added small Bosch propane hot (more like warm) water demand heater. Small battery system with LED lighting.
Things that we have purchased but have yet to install are: Cell phone booster Solar system 30 Aluminum tripod tower for above
Cell phone texting works in areas around the lake.
The lot is 3.21 acres in size with 201' of lake frontage with a dock, and approx. 690' in length with 197' wide at the read of the property. The majority of the property tends to be steep behind the cabin.
The forest service road runs cuts through the property providing access to the far end of the lake.
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.
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 neighbours.
2016 Gross property taxes were $1,087.92
Zoning RL-1
Crown Lease
Crown lease issued on December 5, 2012 for 15 year term. 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 the Ministry of Forests and Lands and Natural Resources Operations 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. The lease file number is #0240559
The 2016 Crown lease fee was $4,680.00 plus 5% GST and is based on 3% of the annual assessed land value which was $156,000 in 2015.
The 2016 assessed land value is $165,000
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.
Located just east of the former Coquihalla Hwy., toll booth via the Juliet road exit #238. Until the winter snow is gone there is no access other than via snow mobile. Driving time from the toll booth is approx. 20 minutes and driving time from Hope is approx. 1 hour.
Using the NEW wide Juliet Forest Service road driving time is approx. 10 minutes off the Coquihalla Hwy.
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 living 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. 20 minutes.
  • 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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