Taweel Lake Rustic Cabin
Licence of Occupation
Located north out of Kamloops to Little Fort, and high on the Nehalliston
Plateau is Taweel Lake. Taweel is approx. 5 miles in length and is mostly
protected within the Taweel Lake Provincial Park.
There is a small fishing camp at the south end of the lake and a few cabins
along the shore line before the park begins. The cabin is located about
1km past the fishing camp and is approx. 200 meters from the nearest
neighbour. The Taweel lake fishing camp was closed some years ago, and
is only used for private use now.
The cabin is estimated to have been built in the 1970’s
20’ x 16’ Tongue & groove, cabin with two bedrooms, living room,
kitchen and eating area.
Wood burning stove. Lights, stove and fridge are on propane.
Note:- The fridge is not in good working condition.
Cabin includes all furniture, appliances and utensils.
Electric lights wired for generator.
Small storage shed and outhouse out back.
Deck out front with lake view, with very private lakefront.
The lot is .44 acre in size and has 98.42’ of lakefrontage x 98.42’
at the rear of the property x 196.84’ in length.
The property has been around for many years, and was once a Forestry
Lease and then converted to a Licence of Occupation.
The licence was renewed on September 22, 2012 for a new 15 year term.
Prospective buyers can contact Front Counter BC, or the Ministry of Lands
and Forests in Kamloops to make inquiries regarding the licence assignment
process, renewal process of the licence, and fees associated with the assignment.
Front counter BC at 1-877-855-3222. The annual licence fee is based on 3% of
the annual assessed land value.
2016 licence fee was approx. $3,420.00
2016 property taxes were $689.98
Copy of Licence available only to serious qualified buyers.
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
Taweel Lake Access
There is a road easement behind the property to access another
property on the other side of the creek.
Taweel lake is a picturesque large deep lake, connected with trail networks
to smaller walk-in lakes, in an area noted for fishing, hiking, and nature
appreciation in a wilderness setting. Note that there are no camping or
day-use facilities provided, and there is one private resort located at the
southeast end of the lake outside the park.
Travel north from the city of Kamloops on Hwy. #5 Yellowhead Hwy.,
for 92.2km ( 57.2 miles ) to the community of Little Fort.
At Little Fort west on Hwy. #24 to Lemieux Creek road. Take the
Lemieux Creek road, following it all the way to the southeast end of
Taweel lake, approx. 30km (19K) northwest of Little Fort.
The last 9km can be very rough in places and 4x4 is recommended.
Summer access only with snowmobile in the winter.
I have fished Taweel lake many times over the years and always enjoy the
isolated, privacy and excellent rainbow fishing.
There is no fishing regulations on Taweel lake, and standard regulations
Remember always:- “LIMIT YOUR KILL, DON’T KILL YOUR LIMIT”
This is a wilderness lake within the Taweel lake Provincial Park with limited
access and an abundance of wildlife, so don’t forget your camera.
Conservation:- The park protects representative sub-boreal spruce forest,
with some old-growth, and riparian areas at the north end of Taweel Lake.
The area has important habitat for fisher, wild native rainbow trout, moose,
marten, deer, bear, beaver, timber wolf and birds such as the common Loon,
Barrow’s Goldeneye and the Three-toed Woodpecker.