The Land and its Location

The land is ideally located in a valley close to the town of Salmon Arm, BC within the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The property is around 20km from Salmon Arm and around 5km from the Trans Canada Highway. The property is 435km from Vancouver, a major city and a large Pacific Ocean seaport. All access roads from Vancouver to the property are paved and in good quality. All access roads are able to carry semi-trailer transporters.

This lot is in a valley surrounded by mountain ranges on 2 sides, extending upto the head of the valley about 5km to the West of the property. To the east, the valley descends a distance of around 5km toward Shuswap Lake. The valley and surrounding mountains are covered with natural conifer forest. Agricultural activity in the valley is minimal, and consists of 2 small wineries (including the 3 acre Granite Creek Estate Winery that is onsite) and a seed production orchard. The valley can be considered a pristine region with minimal intervention of agriculture, very little human habitation and no industry.

The property containing the water source is 19.3 acres. Around 3 acres contains grapes for wine production and around 1 acre for the location of buildings and building access. The remainder of the property contains natural conifer forest. One boundary of the property has a natural water course. This natural creek flows permanently all year round at an estimated rate of around 30,000 liters per minute in mid-summer, the driest time of the year in this region. The creek water is permanently crystal clear. Annual rainfall and snowfall in this region and in this valley is substantial at an average of 670mm of precipitation per annum.