Prince Rupert, BC
950 Acres (384 Hectares)
Location: 500 air miles (804 km) northwest of Vancouver on the northeast coast of
British Columbia . This property is situated on Observatory Inlet, 9 miles (14 km) east of Kitsault. The property is also located 71 miles (114 km) east of Ketchikan, Alaska and 80 air miles (128 km) north of the city of
Prince Rupert which is 40 minutes away by float plane.
Prince Rupert has a population of 18,000 and being the largest community in the area, the excellent highway, rail, air and ferry connections draw tourists to the area each year.
The property is located in the Great Bear Rain Forest which has been inhabited by the First Nations tribes for more than 10,000 years and there are still many ancient relics and artifacts located on the property and area surrounding area.
It is both valuable both economically and as an irreplaceable ecosystem. There are only fifteen deeded lots within a 2,000 square meter area, with Granby being the largest of these properties. 3 miles to the north there are 2 freshwater lakes and the peninsula is bordered by Granby Bay to the west, Observatory Inlet to the east and Sylvester Bay to the southeast.
This beautiful property is located in the majestic coastal mountains of British Columbia and has approximately 23,000 feet (4.5 miles) of Pacific Ocean Coast Line with pebble beaches. The view is simply fantastic and there is an old abandoned gold mines at the most northerly tip and gold deposits can still be found. It is densely treed with species of hemlock, cedar and spruce, some of which reach about 40 to 50 feet high.
The many snow capped mountains provide clear water to numerous creeks and rivers, which have spawning salmon in late spring and summer. The area is well known for its excellent salmon and halibut fishing- in 1992 a sports fisherman landed a 275 pound halibut! This pristine valley has an incredible variety of wildlife including, Grizzly and black bears, wolves, moose and mountain goats to name a few. The area is located on the Pacific Flyway which makes it a rest stop for many species of local and migrating birds. The estuary is a popular feeding area for Killer Whales throughout the year.
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