Kamloops Home For Sale: 8737 Veteran Road, McLure/Vinsula, B.C. $674,900. Beautiful 4.8 acre riverfront property with approx 300 feet of river frontage, 4 acres of pasture that is fenced & cross-fenced with full irrigation rights.
This large family home has all it’s living space on the river side of the home to take in the views. The kitchen has a lot of counter and cupboard space. It is open to the nook area. There is a formal dining room that is open to the large living room, dining area is currently used as an office. The living room has a new pellet stove and large picture window overlooking the river.
There are 2 large bedrooms on the main floor with a 4 piece bathroom and 3 piece ensuite with walk in closet. There is also main floor laundry.
The basement level features a large rec room, 3rd bedroom, office and bonus room (could be a 4th bedroom). There is tons of storage and potential for an inlaw suite. There is a large patio off of the main floor to take in the views as well as a daylight walk out basement.
Recent updates include all windows & doors 2008, furnace, heat pump (central a/c) 2008, hot water tank 2013, flooring and paint. Ther eis a 28X16 detached shop wired with 220, 3 stall barn with tack room & feed storage, 57 foot round pen, large dry pen for outdoor arena, dual auto livestock watering system, dog kennels and much more.
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The areas Vinsula and McLure are located 25 minutes or approximately 48 kilometers north of the city of Kamloops. Vinsula is located minutes after the Sun Peaks Resort exit in Heffley Creek (33 Kilometers from Kamloops). The area of McLure follows Vinsula and is about 48 kilometers north of Kamloops or 23 kilometers south of Barriere.
These areas mainly consist of small acreages, farms, ranches and some smaller residential parcels. McLure and Vinsula are bordered by the North arm of the Thompson River. McLure is the home of Kamloops’ only river ferry. This small ferry transports vehicles between McLure and the northern area of Westsyde. Access to the ferry is off of McLure Ferry Road that intersects with the Yellowhead Highway #5. The ferry has a load capacity of two vehicles or 12 passengers.
Main shopping is in the city of Kamloops and is within a 25 to 30 minute drive. There is a restaurant in McLure, a small gas station and convenience store in Heffley (5 to 10 minutes from McLure/Vinsula), a small seasonal corner store at the Pinegrove Camp Ground (open Spring/Summer) and a gas station/convenience store in Rayleigh (10 to 15 minutes). There is also a fruit stand that is located on the corner of McLure Ferry Road and the Yellowhead Highway #5.
Students who live in the McLure and Vinsula area attend the Heffley Creek Elementary school or one of many high schools in Kamloops. There is school bus service from McLure and Vinsula and not all children attend school in Heffley as some parents choose to send them to other schools in the area such as Rayleigh Elementary. To view further information about schools click here.
There are many outdoors activities to enjoy in this region. Hiking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, motor sports such as dirt biking, ATVing or snowmobiling, trail riding, fishing and more. This area is very close to many fishing lakes such as Knouff Lake, Heffley Lake and Sullivan Lake. Big Heffley Lake is also within 20 minutes where watersports are enjoyed in the warmer months and ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing in the winter months.
McLure and Vinsula are within 30 minutes of Sun Peaks resort which is an all seasons resort with downhill skiing/snowboarding in the winter and mountain biking in the summer. Many lakes are also very close for swimming, fishing and boating.
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