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Silver Lake
near Peachland
SOLD $113,000
Crown Lease
main cabin
Waterfront cabin on Silver lake out of Peachland, BC. Main cabin is 445 square feet with 9’ x 7’ loft with extra for storage in over hang.
Kitchen is 7’-5” x 8’-9” with propane fridge and propane stove. Propane lights in cabin with generator backup lights and power.
Dining room is 7’-10” x 6’ with grand views of the lake.
Lounging area is 11’-7” x 11’ overlooking lake with sliding glass door to 22’ x 11’ sun deck. Free standing wood burning stove for heat.
The craftsmanship, finishing and detailing inside is "AWESOME". The cabin faces south-southeast with sun all day long. Shower and composting toilet in main cabin.
Push button remote generator start from cabin. Superior Propane fills the large tank twice a year. The age of the cabin is approx. 20 years old and it was finished in 1997 Metal roof.
Additional storage shed, and Out house out back.
2nd cabin
Open style cabin is 216 square feet in size with loft. The cabin was built in 2012 Size is 18’ x 12’ with metal roof and loft with extra room for storage in over hang. Propane heater.
Beautiful piece of property which is nicely treed with walkways and easy access to the cabin and lakeside. Dock for swimming or tying up boat. The private piece of property has 170' of lakefrontage x 173.88' at the road by 131.23' on the west side by 126.11' on the east side. The lot is .3704 acre in size. The BONUS is a vacant piece of Crown land between the property to the west side and the neighbouring property which adds to the privacy.
2016 Gross property taxes $529.76
The Crown lease was renewed for a new 15 year term on June 25, 2002. The lease will be up for renewal in 2017. The 2016 Crown lease fee will be $3,060.00 which is based on 3% of the annual assessed land value. The 2016 Assessed land value is $102,000
Buyers need to do their own due diligence regarding any questions they may have by calling the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, (formerly Land and Water BC) in Kamloops, or Front Counter BC and discuss the assignment process and any fees associated with this process. Their number is 1-887-855-3222 The Ministry’s File is #3400722
silver lake stats
From the Hwy. in Peachland turn up Princeton road and travel on the pavement 5.8km which is the start of the gravel road. Stay on this road for another 5.6km and you will come to a fork in the road. Keep right on the old Brenda Mine road for another 4km to the Silver lake turn. 1 km further down this road you will come to the Silver lake Forrestry camp. You turn left at this junction and travel about 1km around the back to reach Silver lake where the cabin is located about the middle of the lake. There is a small Forest Service site located at the end of the lake.
Silver lake has an elevation of 3,500 feet. The surface area of Silver lake is 24.7 surface acres. Silver lake has a mean depth of 56 feet. Silver lake in Region 8 has an "electric motors only" in the regulations.
Buyers should to confirm these stats if they are important to them. Silver lake are located just north of Peachland via the old Princeton Hwy. If you are coming from Merritt towards Kelowna, about 30 minutes you can exit at the Sunset Main exit for the Hatheume lake resort on the Pennask summit. Follow the Hatheume lake signs for approx. 7km and you will come to the under pass for the Connector Freeway. DO NOT GO UNDER THE FREEWAY as you are heading towards Hatheume lake. You will make a sharp right turn here and follow the forest service road in the other direction for approx. 8 km where you will come to a junction in the road. Keep in mind this is not the best of roads.
Continue on straight at this junction around Headwaters lake #2 past the entrance to the Headwaters lake fishing camp, down to km 11.4km where the payment begins. Turn left here and travel 4 km to Silver lake. Turn left at the entrance to the Forrestery camp and travel around the lake for approx. 1 km to reach the cabin.
I am not sure if this alternate route is maintained through the winter months, so access may be very limited using this route unless active logging is taking place in the area. This route will cut approx. 1 hour driving time off your trip coming in from this direction versus going down into Westbank and over to Peachland and back up to Silver lake.
Driving Time From
  • Floating bridge in Kelowna to Silver lake is approx. 40 minutes.
  • Westbank to Silver lake is approx. 30 minutes.
  • Peachland to Silver lake is approx. 20 minutes.
  • Vernon to Silver lake is approx. 1 1/2 hours.
  • Merritt to Silver lake is approx. 1hr 15 minutes via the Hatheume lake exit off the Connector at the Pennask Summit.
  • Penticton to Silver lake is approx. 45 minutes.
  • Summerland to Silver lake is approx. 30 minutes.
  • Kamloops to Silver lake is approx. 2 hrs. 15 minutes via the Hatheume lake exit on the Pennask Summit.
  • Salmon Arm area to Silver lake is approx. 2 hours.
  • Abbotsford area is approx. 2 hrs. 15 minutes via the Hatheume lake exit.
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