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Peterhope Lake Cabin
Kamloops - Merritt Region
SOLD $460,000
Strata Lot 32 , Waterfront home
The Cottage faces to the East to enjoy the early morning sunrise. The cabin is located on an exclusive island with 4 other cabins. Access is via a bridge that is used for ATV and foot traffic. No vehicle access is allowed.
Built by DW BUILDERS - Kamloops Doug Wittal has received multiple building awards over the years, and in my opinion is considered one of the finest builders in the Kamloops-Nicola Region.
PETERHOPE LAKE is located an easy 3 hour drive from Vancouver, on the scenic toll free Coquihalla Hwy.
Home Stats
Built in 2004. Comes complete with most furniture, beds, appliances, and window coverings. Electric baseboard heating. Thermo windows throughout. The cabin is 1,363 square feet in size and has beautiful quality finishing, with extensive use of pine throughout.
Main Floor, grade level main floor entry is 1,104 sq. ft.
Living room is 18' - 2" x 13' - 4" in size with vaulted ceilings with overhead light and fan. Wood burning fire place with cultured river rock with raised hearth , mantle and electric fan. 3' high Pine paneling with pine casings. Backup wall mounted heater. Double French glass door leading to the large open covered sun deck facing Peter Hope Lake. Separate thermostats for each room.
Dining room is 11' - 9" x 10' - 7" in size . Light Laminate flooring. Includes wooden dining room table and 8 wooden chairs.
Kitchen is 11' - 9" x 8' - 2" in size with light colored pine kitchen cabinets, and light laminate flooring. Double stainless sink with Grohe faucet. Pot lights, Maytag electric stove, microwave and refrigerator. Maytag dish washer. Arborite counter tops with work island and lots of storage and outlet for appliances. Wooden side pantry.
Bedroom #1 on main is 13' - 10" x 11' - 5" with Queen Size bed. Light colored Berber carpets. Solid wooden pine closets, and main door.
Bedroom #2 on main is 11' - 4" x 12' - 8" with wall mounted heater. Light colored Berber on floor. Twin beds. 100 amp electrical panel is located in this bedroom.
Bathroom on main has 2 raised sinks with Kohler fixtures. Arborite counter top with white tile floor. Kohler toilet, with large tub/shower combination. Pine cabinets and pine casings throughout. Solid pine door.
Laundry room closet located on main floor has a stacking Frigidaire washer and dryer, and access to electric hot water tank.
Upstairs loft is 259 square foot in size.
Open stairwell leading upstairs overlooking the living room and dining room. Alcove for plants. Light colored Berber carpets.
Master Bedroom 11' - 5" x 12' has Berber carpet and laminate blinds, double bed, and wall mounted electric controlled thermostat. Large 18' x 5' - 2" walk-in closet. 3 piece ensuite bathroom contains sink, toilet and shower.
There is a 4' crawl space for ample storage, located under the house, which is approx. 1,070 square feet.
** Note:- some personal items will NOT be staying with the sale ; painting over fireplace, pencil etching in living room, photo of porcupine in downstairs hallway, aluminum boat, 3 kayaks, green wooden skiff under the deck, fishing rods, equipment, life jackets, and personal clothing.
The covered sun deck is 375 square feet in size. Green metal roof. Fire retardant Hardy Plank for the siding. Painted trim and railings. R20 batt insulation in the walls, R 12 in the floors. Concrete foundation
Strata The property is zoned C4 (recreational commercial) and has an "Optional Rental Pool Operation". The monthly strata fee is 186.97 There is year round on site caretakers to look after your investment and handle guests that come to use the cabins in the rental pool.
Property Stats
The total property size of the strata is approx. 15 acres, and consists of 26 other property owners. All the lots have been built on. 2008 Gross property taxes are $ 2,074.54
Amenities include
Private parking is located in the common parking lot out front to the access to the bridge. ATV and foot traffic is only allowed across the bridge. There is a registered covenant on title that allows a maximum of 9 months of occupancy of the cabin when living on site. 2 common dock facilities for boat moorage. Hydro, water and sewer services. The sewage disposal system is located just off site, and the strata has a license of occupation for the property. The water is provided by well water, and is a new state of the art treatment system.
The sewage disposal system is provided by a large septic system located just off the property, which has a license. I understand that both phone and internet services are available at the resort. However if this is a concern to potential buyers, they should verify this through other independent sources. THERE IS NO PHONE AND INTERNET SERVICE AT THE RESORT.
Hydro has a charge of $2,000 by the strata each January for the year. At the end of the fiscal year (July) they redo it and charge us over usage or give a credit towards next year's hydro charges.
Access is via the Coquihalla Hwy. to Merritt and then on Hwy. 5A past Nicola Lake and into Peterhope Lake. Quick and easy access from Kelowna via the Connector, and from Kamloops via Hwy. 5A past Stump Lake. Year round maintained gavel roads. Cell service is good in the Peterhope Lake area. Roger doesn't work well in the area.
Lake Stats
See Drop Down Box below. The fishing regulations on Peterhope Lake are; Fishing closure from December 1, to April 30. Daily trout limit is 2. Bait ban, single barbless hook. Peterhope Lake is a quiet peaceful fishing lake, and is NOT meant for water skiing.
Things To Do
There is many other activities to do in the area, including biking, canoeing, wind surfing, fishing, bird watching, hiking, ATVing, X-country skiing and snow mobiling in the winter months.
And of course if you are looking for a larger body of water to either seadoo, water-ski or wind surf on there is Stump Lake or Nicola Lake which is only a short 15 minute drive. If you are into mountain biking there is hundreds of miles of back roads and trails to explore. The power line is located at the end of Peterhope Lake which also travels in both directions for hundreds of miles.
There is also many other lakes in the area to fish, hike and canoe including; Plateau, Little Peterhope, Glimpse, Stump, Nicola, Big Blue, Little Blue, along with dozens of other smaller lakes in the area.
Location & Showings
Peterhope lake is located between Kamloops and Merritt on the Old Kamloops Highway or Hwy. 5A Coming from Kamloops you would take the Hwy. 5A through Knutsford down past Stump Lake, and into Peterhope Lake. Coming via Merritt you would take the exit 290 at the east end of town and follow the highway past Nicola Lake on Hwy. 5A and into Peterhope Lake. Peterhope Lake forest service road is approx. 8km from the highway. When you reach the 6km marker you take the fort to the right which takes you down a private road to the resort.
Driving Time To Peterhope Lake from
  • Merritt is approx. 35 minutes.
  • Vancouver is approx. 3 1/2 hours.
  • Kelowna is approx. 2 hours.
  • Vernon is approx. 2 hours.
  • Salmon Arm is approx. 2 hours.
  • Penticton is approx. 2 1/2 hours.
  • Fraser Valley 2 1/2 hours.
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