For the very first time in decades, discriminating buyers are now offered a truly matchless opportunity to acquire a part of Canadian history – an eleven-lot parcel of magnificent recreational land within the former Arrowhead, British Columbia town site on upper Arrow Lake.
Purchased by our family in 1941, access to this unique and most desirable piece of recreation property is limited to boats or floatplanes (a modern air strip operates at Revelstoke), although very restricted vehicular access is under consideration now.
The closest residential development is known as Galena Shores located in Galena Bay, south and east of the Arrowhead town site or a +/-20-minute ferry ride east from Shelter Bay. The Galena Shores development is equally outstanding, and is nearing its sold-out point, demonstrating the exceedingly desirable setting of this pristine part of beautiful British Columbia.
Picture your nearest neighbours as wildlife, and no one else, while you marvel at the fact your part of paradise is safely nestled between the Purcell Mountain chain to the east and the Selkirk range to the west.
Located about 50-kilometers (30-miles) south of Revelstoke, Arrowhead was once a lively logging/lumber community, served from Revelstoke by a spur line of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Residents along the Upper and Lower Arrow Lakes were regularly serviced by the historic CPR sternwheeler S.S. Minto. In the final days of life in the area, the M.V. Lardeau ferried passengers and freight up and down the lake. The Minto now lies at the bottom of Galena Bay, burned during BC Hydro’s preparations for flooding of the Upper Arrow Lake.
The area was effectively dismantled in the 1960’s when B.C. Hydro took ownership of virtually all privately held lands in order to develop a series of hydro electric power projects on the Columbia River. By 1967, downtown Arrowhead was barely a memory of its once vigorous self.
The property now being marketed is the only property still in private hands within the old town site. Now, for the first time in decades, private property ownership is once again possible for a discriminating and qualified purchaser, at Arrowhead, British Columbia.
After a short boat ride from your exclusive secluded private holding to Shelter Bay, Revelstoke is just a thirty-minute drive up Highway 23, where you will meet the Trans-Canada highway.
From there, it’s an effortless drive to Vancouver or Calgary and an even shorter trip to the Kelowna International Airport located in the central Okanagan Valley. Daily flights connect to all major Canadian and American airports. Modern, fast methods of access to both the Arrow and Kootenay Lakes will bring you that much closer, that much more quickly, to unparalleled fishing and hunting, superb heli-skiing, incomparable hiking, sight-seeing, and other wilderness recreation activities.
The Arrowhead town-site is governed by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, which is a form of rural government based at Salmon Arm, BC. Zoning of all eleven lots is ‘residential’. The Official Community Plan of the area encompassing Arrowhead, indicates that this designation will remain in place indefinitely. The CSRD has strongly suggested this much-sought-after property should be consolidated into one single title, principally to satisfy current sewer/septic requirements.
The physical size of all eleven lots when consolidated into one parcel will total approximately more than 40-thousand square feet. Clearly, your spacious and generous retreat will boast more than enough space to allow an off-the-grid creation limited only by your own imagination.
CONTACT US FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, AND AN APPOINTMENT TO VIEW. (No real estate agents, please.)
c/o P.O. Box 977,
Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0
There are several other internet websites of note, when considering acquisition of this prime piece of real estate.
(Arrow Lakes Historical Society, a must-read website for the entire region)
(major nearby residential development)
(wealth of local information/history)
(official City of Revelstoke website)
(official Village of Nakusp website)
(major tourist attraction nearby)