3680 Highway 31, Ainsworth, BC
AS IS, HANDYMAN SPECIAL, LAKEFRONT COTTAGE IN AINSWORTH
Here is the best price on Kootenay lake by far.
Located directly across the highway from Ainsworth Hot Springs, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, fixer-upper waterfront home sits elegantly above the water and enjoys the permanant and exclusive use of a rocky beach that, with work, could be an absolute gem.
The house is built much closer to the Lake than is currently allowed under RDCK building code but is completely safe from flooding and is grandfathered. The home wall and foundation structures appear to be solid and in good repair and the kichen was substantially renovated in the last 10 years. The home enjoys a huge, lake-facing sunroom, as well as a large screened porch which together run the full length of the lake facing side.
There are 2 main-floor bedrooms, a 3 piece bath on the main floor, a kitchen and a living room.
The master bedroom is upstairs, and because of it's unique design, it's shed-style roof, and it's location above the lake it feels like it's located in a lighthouse, with endless views of the lake and the mountains beyond.
This property is a fixer upper though: the largest issues to be faced are the fact that a new Type II septic system is required and estimated at $35K. The property would also require a new highway access point which has been estimated at $8K- $12K depending on approach. Seller is prepared to install new roof.
If you're capable of doing the work, this property could be a summer retreat that your family will enjoy for generations. Or go in with a couple of friends and share the fruits of your labour. For a complete package including floor plans click on the "Extras" tab above.
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