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$230,000
0 beds 0 baths
8448 HWY 6 Slocan, BC SIGN # 196881

Description

Looking for an idyllic place to raise a family away from the stresses of the city life? Today, many people are searching for the peace of a slower life and somewhere to build their new home. In the Slocan Valley, this peace exists among the backdrops of the Selkirk Mountains and the Slocan River. These types of properties are few and far between so you will be surprised that there is a section of this popular land still available. The location of this parcel of land is located in close proximity to the Slocan River and the Slocan Valley Rails to Trails Parkway.

PROPERTY FEATURES

 24.9 acres ready to be developed into a home, hobby farm or whatever you choose!!!
 This parcel is SUBDIVIDABLE - great ability to develop into several pieces of great real estate

 Power hookup is ready at the edge of property
 Year round flowing creek with water easement
 Recently performed survey of property
 12 acres of level useable land
 Access road established into the property
 Fantastic views of the Selkirk Mountains and surrounding area
 Short walking distance to the beautiful sleepy Slocan River
 Short distance to the popular Slocan Valley Rails to Trails Parkway
 Take the back roads to the back country and Valhalla Provincial Park (popular for hiking/mountain climbing enthusiasts)
 Mature trees, throughout this beautiful property.


THE COMMUNITY SURROUNDING THE PROPERTY
The Slocan Valley is located in the Kootenays region of British Columbia. The discovery of silver in the 1890s brought prospectors by the thousands to the Slocan Valley. Known for good reason as the Silvery Slocan, most communities in the area owe their existence to silver. Known at one time, a booming city of 6,000 people around the year 1900, Slocan City today is now a small town with around 350 residence.


A drive up the Slocan Valley and the Upper Arrow Lake area runs from Salmo to Galena Bay via Highways 6 and 23, as well as a side trip to Kaslo on Highway 31A, including Valhalla and Monashee Provincial Parks. This is a very pretty drive, not to be attempted in a rush. By their very nature, the Selkirk Mountains define this part of the Kootenays. Highway 6 links Salmo with Highway 23 and stern-wheeling Nakusp, and forms alliances with branches of Highway 3 (Crowsnest Highway) to wrap all who journey here in a seductive embrace. Love at first sight is the reaction of many visitors to the Kootenays.
Winding gently through one of the most beautiful river valleys in British Columbia, the Slocan Valley Rail Trail offers easy access to 50 km of breath taking scenery. Following the contours of the Slocan River, the trail makes its way from Slocan Lake in the North, towards the Kootenay River in the South. From the beaches that line its path, to pristine wildlife sanctuaries, world-class fishing, white water rafting, and some of the quaintest cafes in BC, the trail is extensively used by both locals and people from all over the world. The trail brings your close to mixed forests, meadows, wetlands, river shoreline and rocky escarpments, and all the amenities our valley has to offer.


To add to all this beauty and history, amenities like schools, shopping, business and banking are all within a short drive away. Nelson and Castlegar are approximately 45 minute drive south with convenience stores along the drive as well as banking opportunities. Schools are excellent here from public schools to private schools as well as college opportunities. Bus routes are available for the children and travel daily during the school year. Community spirit is very much alive and well in the Slocan Valley with many annual activities such as the Fall Fair, Garlic Festival, Halloween celebration, Canada Day events and local farmer's markets.

Property Details

  • Property Type:
    Land or Acreage no dwelling
  • Property Use:
    Residential
  • Annual Taxes:
    $920
  • Zoning:
    Rural Residential
  • Lot:
    1,084,640 sq. ft. / 24.90 ac. (100,763 m2)
  • Water Source:
    Natural Resource
  • Waste Water:
    Septic Field

Location Details

Education
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Preschool
  • Primary School
Health & Wellness
  • Cycling Paths
  • Farmers Market
  • Medical Centre
  • Walking Trails
Recreation
  • Golf Course
  • Lake
Religion
  • Church
Transportation
  • Carpool Lot
  • School Bus Route
  • Transit Bus Route

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