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Peterhope Lake Home
Kamloops - Merritt Region
SOLD $405,000
Freehold
Home Stats
1,180 square foot rancher
The original portion of the home is estimated to be approx. 30 years old, which has been updated and renovated to a very comfortable standard of living.
The new additional which was added is the GREAT ROOM, and is approx. 15 years old, with a fabulous view of Peterhope Lake. The Great Room in the newer addition of 36' x 12' and faces the lake, with large picture windows to take advantage of the sun and view of Peterhope Lake. There is a wood burning brick fireplace, and a side door entry, as well as another door leading to the sundeck.
The Kitchen is 11'-7" x 13'-2" with newer kitchen cabinets, propane cooking stove, and propane Danby fridge. Stove/oven and refrigerator ( new in 2006 ) are propane.
The Family room off the kitchen is 11'-7" x 13'-7", and has a propane heater.
The Master bedroom is 13' x 9' The 2nd bedroom is 11'-8" x 9'
The home is setup with hot and cold running water, during the summer months, and will need to be drained during the winter months.
The main bathroom is 8'-10" x 6'-5" and has a toilet, sink, tub and shower.
Solar panel on the roof, provides 12 volt lighting from deep cycle batteries.
There is a crawl space under the home if access is required. The sun deck is 26'-8" wide x 16'- 4" deep and is all treated timber with concrete support posts.
All water systems have been set up to be able to be drained without going under the home. Lighting is 12 volt (battery plus 110 volt charger plus solar panel of 90 watts), 110 volt off the propane generator.
Heating is a propane cast iron stove in the family room, a propane space heater in the bathroom, propane H.W.T. ( new when renovated ) and a wood heatilator fireplace in the great room.
** Note:- some personal items will not be staying with the sale.
Property Stats
The cabin faces west, to take advantage of the beautiful evening sunsets.
The property is .81 acre in size with 103.66' road frontage x 100.86' of lake frontage x 334.20' on the east side x 348.38' on the west side of the property.
The property has a chain link fence around the property, with a swing gate at the road entrance.
The property has a level entrance as the back road with parking and space for RV's at the top of the property with a turn-a-bout. There is an out door biffy, and a wood shed near the back.
There is a slight grade leading down to the lake from the home, which is very easy to walk, IN THIS PARK LIKE SETTING. The lake edge is mostly flat and level and suitable for swimming.
There is an approved septic system in the front of the home, and the tank is estimated to be a 300 gallon tank.
There is a 500 gallon propane tank which is owned by the seller.
They have a registered water license of 500 gallons a day, that comes with the sale.
There is also 3 different locations on the property for quick fit hosing in case of any fires.
Zoning is RL - 1
2007 Gross property taxes are $1,342.98
Outbuilding
There is a water tower with 300 gallon gravity fed holding tank and on the upper floor , which is used for irrigation only. Below is an 4500 Watt Onan generator that provides power to run lights and appliances for the home, as well as outside power tools.
The Onan generator has only 1,050 hours, and runs at 1,800 rpm. The expected life is in excess of 10,000 hours on propane. Major service recommended at 500 hour intervals. Two major services have been done. Oil changed at 150 hours or yearly. The seller uses synthetic. Engine hoist is provided for easy removal.
Large lakeside storage building, houses another water system that houses the shallow well, pressure tanks and pumps.
The fire pump is a Honda, purchased in 2005. Oil changed yearly. Synthetic oil is used. 50 imperial gallons per minute at the pump. There is two pressure tanks which are 70 imperial gallons. Normally fed from the well by an electric pump but they can be filled by the gas pump if required. Current pressure setting 30/55 psi. The underside of the boat house is capped with concrete.
Floating Dock system at the lake edge.
Rebel was purchased in 2005. 16 foot walkway. Dock is approximately 8' x 20'
Deluxe outdoor biffy.
Amenities
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.
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 as 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. 10km from the highway. When you reach the lake you continue on past the resort entrance and past the Provincial Forest Service site, and the property is located about the middle of Peterhope Lake. Please respect other private property owners property.
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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