Kimberley ~ Cranbrook ~ Purcell Mountain Valley Estate for sale by owner

 Mountain Valley Estate

Kimberley ~ Cranbrook


This ECO-friendly property (40.28 acres, 163,002 m²) including a 12 year old 4000 sq.ft. home with custom features has a lot to offer. Bring your back country recreation ideas to this off grid property! Micro-hydro year-round power supply with possibility for a rural retreat campground with access to crown land for atv/snowmobile use or as gold mining campground with a placer gold stream close by. There are trails throughout the property and even a trout pond with fish. There is beautifully clear cold stream water with licenses for use that is transferable with sale of the property. The property has standing mature timber and much wildlife, located 25 minutes from an airport with daily connections to Calgary or Vancouver. Location Map

  • South side of St. Mary's River
  • West side of Staples Creek Valley
  • 20 minute drive to either Cranbrook or Kimberley
  • 15 minute drive to new international airport

Area Highlights:

Outdoor Recreation Paradise at Your Doorstep!

Kimberley Kimberley BC Information
  • Population 8,000
  • Aquatic Center, SKI HILL
  • 5 Golf Courses
  • World Class Fishing and Hunting
  • Purcell Mountains

Cranbrook Cranbrook BC Information
  • Population 35,000 (Key City of the Kootenays)
  • Regional Center
  • Hospital and Government Offices
  • 8 Golf Courses
  • Aquatic Center
  • Major Junior Hockey
  • Rocky Mountains

More house pictures: Photo Gallery

For more pictures see the Photo Gallery

Owner's Description:

  • Lot 2 District Lot 6545 - Layout Plan of the Property
  • Area 16.3ha. = 40.28 Acres (163,002 m²)

  • Living Area = approx. 8 acres including newly built 1825 sq.ft custom home with 2 decks and a full 1825 sq. ft. basement with 8" poured walls, greenhouse, chicken coop, fish pond, studio cabin (circa 1898), Log Shop, and woodworking shop

  • 4 KW hydro electric generator supplies power for house 12 months of the year of the year. Has been operating continuously since 1995. Permit in place to expand to penstock to double electrical output (cost for upgrade approx $15,000 - $20,000)

Property and Buildings

Staples Creek, pasture, and trees

  • Staples Creek flows through property
  • FIRST water rights on Staples Creek
  • TWO water licenses on Staples Creek;
    -one for domestic gravity service,
    -the second for irrigation and hydro electric generation.
    (annual rental for both services -$160)
  • Water for domestic and irrigation is gravity feed @ 80 psi (no pumping) including two yard hydrants.
  • 2 additional drilled wells unused, producing 25 gal/min each
  • Irrigated bottom land & Pasture
    There is approx five acres of fenced naturally irrigated bottom land, connected with another 5 acre pasture with a timber frame shed.
    Five acres of wetland has remained untouched and serves as a nesting area for waterbirds.
    8 acres unfenced currently used as log deck yard
  • Mixed stand of mature trees - approx value if logged $80,000 - $90,000.

  • Other valuable assets included with sale.
    Listed price includes timber values and water license tenures. Approximate value $175,000 Many other valuable assets included with sale.


1825 sq.ft custom built home with 2 decks and a full 1825 sq. ft. basement with 8" poured walls. Main floor includes new insulation, electrical, plumbing, fixtures, insulated chimney, siding, low E windows and patio doors, carpeting, lino, slate, and cork floors, drywall, and interior trim. The entire house has vaulted ceilings with larch t+g wood throughout, the great room and entrance are 16' at the peak .
The basement is a custom built timber frame design with log purlins and heavy timber posts. It is insulated with 4 inch foam board. A third bathroom has been roughed in, and there is ample room for additional bedrooms, a mechanical room, and a cold room, or could be set up as an in law suite. More House Details

Studio Cabin (Circa 1898)
1 room heritage cabin in good shape

Greenhouse and Chicken Coop
The Greenhouse is a permanent structure with glass windows that open. Full sun all through the day. Chicken Coop for your own fresh eggs :-)

Log Shop and Woodworking shop
Log Shop (1000 sq ft + 400 sq ft mezzanine),
woodworking shop (1350 sq ft).

Property incl. many other valuable was $1,195,000 now only CAN $849,000
Reasonable offers will be considered.

Owner's note:
For the first contact please get in touch with Michael who as well created this web site for us.
Be assured that your interest is handled confidentially.

I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon

Contact Information
Michael Strauch
Phone (001)-250-803-4242


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