The Historic Diamond McClellan in Likley
Diamond McClelland, steeped in BC history is a crown jewel retreat, beautifully set upon the majestic shores of Quesnel Lake. Surrounded within its own private abundance of wildlife and lakefront beauty, this 4.2-acre former resort retreat is split into 2 titles and includes a small island.
Located near the rural town of likely, and accessed year round by a private paved road, this lakefront property is surrounded by forest and mountains that create a peaceful area full of limitless outdoor adventure and recreation. Clark Gable and Frank Sinatra both stayed at Diamond McClelland in years past, when it was run as an exclusive guide outfitter operation. They came to enjoy the best hunting and freshwater fishing in BC, as Quesnel Lake offers unparalleled angling for rainbow trout and lake trout. The remote area is home to many species including bald eagles, moose, mule deer, and black bear. There are remote and secluded beaches all along the endless lakeshore, and nearby rivers both offer opportunities for many for water sports like power boating, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming, right from your front yard.
The rustic large lodgings and two additional detached cabins offer accommodations for up to 12 people. The ample lakefront allows for additional RV and camping sites to be utilized, and as a private retreat, there is room enough for all invited family and friends to gather and enjoy one of the Cariboo’s finest rural lifestyles. A workshop and several other outbuildings are located on the property, and there is plenty of room for additional buildings, making this an ideal location for an event focused lodge for outdoor adventure, weddings/family reunions or corporate functions.
The town of Likely provides necessary amenities and everything for the life of an outdoorsman from horseback riding and hiking trails, to four wheeling and mountain biking trails. There is snowmobiling during the winter months as well as ice fishing and snowshoeing opportunities for winter enjoyment. This unspoiled and growing area of British Columbia it is perfect for full time living or a summer/winter retreat.
Diamond McClelland offers a bright commercial tourism future with a bit of famous history mixed in, or you may want to keep it all to yourself and live the ultimate Cariboo Dream.
Paved Road, Well, Phone, Hydro, Internet
Drive Highway 97 to 150 Mile House. Here you follow the Horsefly - Likely Road until you reach Likely.
- MLS Number: C8018700
- Acres: 4.2
- Waterfront: Yes