Pimainus Lake Cabin
Merritt - Kamloops Region
Lovely lakeside cottage facing due south with excellent
sunny exposure. The cabin was built in 1971.
Large open floor plan with picture windows in the living room to
enjoy the views of the lake, as you relax in your in your chair by
the wood burning stove.
The Main floor has two bedrooms, kitchen, living room,
eating area and bathroom.
There are 6 propane lights in the cabin for your night time convenience.
The cabin has outlets and switches upstairs, that will require an small
breaker box to be wired in the basement.
The living room is 17'-6" x 21'-9" with large picture windows facing the
lake, making for comfortable visitation and relaxing area.
Wood burning stove supplies the heat for the cabin.
The kitchen is 13'-8" x 12' and has tons of cupboards and counter space, along with cold running water only.
Hot water on demand could be installed if desired in the cabin.
Propane fridge, and combination propane stove/wood stove.
The eating area is an open area with table and chairs.
Bedroom #1 is 11'-6" x 9'-6" with double bed.
Bedroom #2 is 10' x 9'-6" with double bed.
Painted plywood floors on each level.
The bathroom is 5'-8" x 5'-2" with large steel tub.
Cold running water only. Hot water is presently heated on kitchen stove.
Side door access from the living room to the large wrap around sun deck
16' - 6" long x 10' wide overlooking Pimainus lake, which spans the length of the cabin. There is a portion of the deck 11'-6" x 8' that is covered.
Relax, BBQ, entertain friends, guests and enjoy the long summers days and beautiful evening sunsets.
The duroid roof on the cabin looks to be in good condition.
The property comes with 6, 40 pound propane bottles.
The loft is accessed from the main floor by a ladder.
This area is one large open floor plan with sleeping beds for 6 to 8
people. It measures 27'-5" in length x 11'-2" wide and an alcove 6' x 8' with
a window view of the lake.
There is no insulation in the upper loft walls and ceiling.
The 100 gallon water storage tank is located in the loft.
The basement is unfinished and only used for storage.
It would be approx. 910 square feet in size.
Each spring the basement has some water seeping into the gravel base
floor area, and tends to dry up after the heavy snow melt is over.
The basement has an electrical panel that has never been hooked up
where a generator plug could go to supply power to the cabin.
The shower house has a large shower stall with hot water on demand.
And a wood stove to heat the shower house in the cold weather.
Propane lantern is in the shower house.
Pit Toilet outhouse is in place on the property up behind the cabin near the
Usually the sellers open up the cabin on the long weekend in May – depending on weather and closes the cabin on the long weekend in October.
The climate is generally quite arid with long sunny summer days and cold winters. The cabin is located at 5,200 ft in elevation so even when it is 32 Celsius in Merritt, it is around 22 – 24 Celsius at the Cabin.
Pimainus lake has rainbow trout and people both fly-fish and troll.
There are 16 cabins on the lake, all on the North Shore facing South and an old fishing lodge at the West end of the lake, that is not open any longer, but is shared among the new owners.
The property is slightly under an acre at, .90 acre of Freehold land with 145' of lakefrontage x 140.91' at the rear road of the property by 307' on the west side including the 6 meter road easement by 300.12' on the east side.
The property has a registered road easement at the top road entrance which provides access to the neighboring property. It doesn't affect the use and enjoyment of the property. See site plan attached.
The property is private and has both open areas and treed sites with a moderate grade leading down to the lake with a flat level beach area. The cabin is not visible from the main road. The back portion of the property has
no development and is fairly steep, but easy enough to walk up and down.
The floating dock is in good condition and included with the sale.
Gross 2013 property taxes were $1,358.84
Zoning RL - 1 "recreational/residential use" See link in drop down box.
The subject property is very private with neighbors on both sides, but well separated from one another. The Forest Service road is maintained and only kept open in the winter months if there is active logging in the area.