Rural Quesnel (Quesnel, British Columbia, CA - V2J 3H6)
SOLD  $998,000 CAD Diverse Opportunities

"Picturesque, Fertile Ranch / Farmland" 
Sutton Group West Coast Realty Harrison Hot Springs
Harrison Hot Springs

Freddy & Linda Marks
1 604 491 1060(Office)
1 604 491 1065(Fax)


Address: Bar X Ranch 397.78 Acres, 3 Titles, ¾ Mile of River Frontage
Type: Farm and Ranch
Style:  Ranch
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Lot Type: Rectangular
Lot Size:  399acres 
Taxes: $2,110.00 CAD (2013)

Retirees, ranchers, families, and farmers, you are sure to fall for this pristine piece of property in the heart of BC’s Central Cariboo region!
Close to Quesnel, it combines the close proximity to the amenities of the city with the peace and quiet you crave in the country.
Serenely nestled along the western banks of the Fraser River and stretching up onto the wide bench land above, this almost 400 acre farm holds many exciting, unique features and opportunities. It is located in the Central Cariboo region of British Columbia, between Alexandria and Quesnel. This fertile farm is in the Agricultural Land Reserve, and has three separate titles. There are abundant wildlife viewing opportunities on this beautiful property. The farm boasts a very mild micro-climate with lucrative, sandy loam soil. Environmentally sensitive practices have been used on this stunning land base.
There are many features that set this Ranch apart from others, most notably the quality, quantity and availability of water on it... TWO wells supplying pristine, cold, clear water, one spring which flows year around, and an intact water license giving water rights to Roddie Creek. The quality, quantity and availability of water on this farm are of utmost importance and the farm’s most valuable asset, setting it apart from other Ranches. Diversity and opportunity abound on this Ranch. The property is well-suited for a variety of agricultural endeavors including, but not limited to, hay production, raising livestock, fruit and vegetable farming. This diverse property will suit whatever your needs are. There has been no commercial fertilizer used for the past five years. So many possibilities and such a pretty spot to fulfill your dreams of the simple life. It could be a hobby farm or very lucrative commercial endeavor. Currently, farm production includes up to 300 cattle, professional meat / butcher shop, 1800 ton of hay, grain mill & calving.

ADDRESS: 38 Roddie Road, Quesnel, BC, V2J 6K2
ACCESS: From Quesnel follow the West Fraser Road until you reach Roddie Road. At the end of this road the Ranch is at your right hand.
ABOUT THE LAND: The Ranch is situated on 3 Titles of land which provide pictures like setting rising from the Fraser River.
ABOUT THE LAND: The River picturesquely borders most of the Ranch on one side of the property. The elevation is around 1400 to 1500 feet.
ABOUT THE LAND: A Combination of dry land farming and approx. 250 acres irrigated; the remainder is grazing land.
ABOUT THE LAND: All of the Land has been grazed by livestock (cattle) for the past five years to enhance the soil fertility; no commercial fertilizer has been used!
ABOUT THE LAND: The mild climate allows for three cuts of hay on irrigated fields.
ABOUT THE LAND: If the third crop is not pastured this Ranch has fed 300 head of cows with calf’s, is using outside pasture which could be available on grazing leases.
ABOUT THE LAND: Because of the mild climate, water situation and the good sandy loam soil this Ranch will produce any kind of crops/ grains, from corn, potatoes, vegetables etc.
ABOUT THE LAND: At this time the irrigated land produces up to 6 ton of hay per acre.
ABOUT THE BUILDINGS: RANCH HOUSE: Basic house 4 Bedrooms with two Bathrooms, Kitchen and Living room. Unfinished basement with cold room. Greenhouse.
ABOUT THE BUILDINGS: Main floor has big country kitchen with walk in pantry, a large 16 x 22 living room with sliding doors to the sun deck. The Master bed room offers a bay door to the hot tub part of the sundeck.
ABOUT THE BUILDINGS: The house offers a loft with view over the living room. Heat is electric / oil backup with an outdoor wood stove as main heat source for house and shop.
ABOUT THE BUILDINGS: HEATED SHOP: separate unheated storage in back and storage lean on two sites of the buildings.
ABOUT THE BUILDINGS: Hay barn with equipment storage. Calving barn with 7 gated pens, 2 waters, 2 heated rooms for winter calving,
ABOUT THE BUILDINGS: maternity chute, heated office for grain sales and livestock medication storage
MEAT SHOP: Inspected and approved for 10 Animals per year, meat shop is in place. It offers a walk in cooler, freezer, meat saw, grinder all kind of equipment to process beef for sale.
GRAIN SALE BUSINESS: Grain Business with augers, granaries, roller mill. scale. Current owner brings in Grain for processing from Peace River Region. The income here ads to the value of this Ranch.
OTHER RANCH INFRASTRUCTURE: Hi hog cattle handling equipment S-alley, squeeze chute, palpation cage, 10,000 lb. scale all installed in a building.
OTHER RANCH INFRASTRUCTURE: Seven large feeder pens with loafing shed are in them. Covered silage pit with wood walls and cement floors, open silage pit with log walls and cement floors.
OTHER RANCH INFRASTRUCTURE: Fenced hay yard. Small butcher pen. Calving pen with sleeping area and stilts overlooking pen with flood lights, TV monitor hooked up to two cameras in the calving barn.
WATER LICENSE: There is an intact water license for Roddie Creek in place. A gravity water system is in place.
WATER SITUATION: Domestic well: This well is 70 feet deep. It services the Ranch House stock waterers & gardens.
WATER SITUATION: 2 Irrigation wells which presently pumping 700 gallons per minute, using a two single-phase 50HP motors.
WATER SITUATION: Irrigation System: Pivot 1320 ft. automatic irrigation with 3 wheel lines.
ABOUT THE SEPTIC: Septic System for the Ranch House
TAXES: $ 2110.00 in 2013
FENCING: Property is complete fenced.
MACHINERY EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: Irrigation System included in sale.
No other working equipment goes with the sale other than listed.
LIFESTOCK: Not included.
AREA DATA: Built at the junction of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers, this settlement grew rapidly as a way station on the route to the goldfields. By the early 1860's Quesnel Mouth, as it was known then,
AREA DATA: two stores, the Hudson's Bay Post, a telegraph office, grist mill and lumber mill. Paddle wheel steamers stopped on their way up the Fraser River from Soda Creek to Fort George (now Prince George).
AREA DATA: Saddle trains packed goods between Quesnel and Barkerville. As in the past, Quesnel continues to attract adventurers on their way to the goldfields and the restored gold rush town of Barkerville.
AREA DATA: Reminders of a colorful past survive. Visitors will enjoy stopping at the original Hudson Bay Store (a log structure built in 1859).
AREA DATA: Across the street is a Cornish Water Wheel and boilers and iron parts from the first Fraser River riverboat to travel to the city.
AREA DATA: Then stroll the old Fraser River Bridge to west Quesnel. Built in 1928 the old bridge now serves foot traffic only.
AREA DATA: Continue through Riverfront Park and the walking trail that winds past historic points of interest and along the banks of the Quesnel River.
AREA DATA: Flower displays on streets and bridges add a picturesque charm to this modern thriving city.
AREA DATA: More Info about Quesnel & Area @
LEGAL PID OF PROPERTY: 028-350-472 / 017-675-979 / 015-184-978

Interior Features
 Ceiling Fan  Fireplace  Hot Tub / Spa
 Electric Baseboard  Forced Air  Fuel Oil
Exterior Finish
 Siding  Vinyl  Wood
Sewer/Water Systems
 Other  Septic  Well
 Metal  Other
Lot Features
 Cul-de-sac  Deck  Fenced
 Garden Area  Horse Facilities  Landscaped
 Lawn  Patio  RV Parking
 Trees / Shrubs
 Hills  Mountain View  Panoramic
 River View  Valley  Water View
Extra Features
 Covered Parking  High Speed Internet Available  Wheelchair Access
 Dryer  Microwave  Refrigerator
 Stove  Washer

The information contained herein is provided by the Seller and other sources believed to be reliable. Sutton West Coast Realty Harrison Hot Springs with 3A Network Group and its agents make no representation either verbal or otherwise as to the accuracy or correctness of the information contained herein and the buyer is cautioned to make any inquiries necessary to satisfy all questions or concerns.

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