|Address: Morrison Arm, Babine Lake, Granisle, BC V0J 1W0, Canada|
Living Area: 32,000 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size: 8 Acres
Home Type: Vacation property
Property For: Sale
Property ID #: 21299
Residential Features: On The Water, Patio, Washer and Dryer, Fireplace, Spa/Hot Tub, Microwave Oven
Commercial Features: Boating
This remote British Columbian lakefront wilderness lodge is perfect as a fishing retreat, B&B, floatplane outpost or family sanctuary. The main building and four cozy cabins are placed on low bank lakefront. Babine Lake is known for trophy wild Rainbow Trout and Sockeye salmon. The fishing is excellent and the wildlife viewing is utterly spectacular.
Ookpik Wilderness Lodge is set on 7.63 acres with 900+ feet of lakefront property. It is the only deeded property on Morrison Arm, Babine Lake. On the north side of property, Ookpik Cove provides ample sheltered moorage for owners and guests. This protected cove also provides a perfect mooring for floatplanes. The lodge is nestled in a remote wilderness setting, without services. Electricity is provided on-site using a diesel generator. Internet and telephone service is via a satellite connection.
Buildings and structures on the property include a main lodge building, four cabins and outbuildings, including a gas house, wood shed, generator house, shop, outhouses, footbridge and docks. The main lodge and cabins are log construction on a wood post/concrete foundation. The main building was constructed in 1984. The main lodge features a large living room, formal dining room, kitchen and breakfast dining area, pantry, guest bedroom and bathroom and owner/manager’s large master bedroom including ensuite bathroom. Space heat is provided by the fireplace and wood stoves. Water is gravity-fed and uses a pressure pump from a cistern. Hot water is provided on-demand by a propane flow-through hot water heater.
Lodge guests are accommodated in four cabins. Construction is log, founded on wood posts/concrete block. Roof covering for the lodge is cedar shake and the cabins are asphalt roll. Each of the cabins has a private front deck overlooking the lake. Each unit contains a maple rocker, two sets of birch built-in bunk beds, table and chairs, kitchen cabinets with sink and wood heater. The lodge is for sale fully furnished and equipped to function as a wilderness lodge. All necessary furnishings are provided in the main lodge and cabins. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking equipment and utensils. China, flatware, glassware, etc. are provided for the dining area. Cabins are furnished with beds, tables, chairs, pots, pans and dishes along with miscellaneous furnishings and bedding.
A 300-foot long, 8-foot wide dock services Ookpik Cove. It was built in 2002-03 and has been well maintained. There are also service docks to moor canoes and kayaks.