5693 Dixon Dam Road, Vernon BC V1B 3J5

$1,298,000

Community: Vernon

PICTURESQUE HOBBY FARM!

Are you picturing that perfect little acreage on a quiet country room with room for a horse, a huge garden, and a mature parklike setting for privacy at the back and a meandering creek?  Then Welcome Home!  Just a pleasant 10-minute drive from downtown Vernon, this picturesque hobby farm has it all.  Fenced pasture area, covered equipment/animal shelter,  deer fencing, and garden shed, and an excellent detached shop with high ceilings and overhead door and huge finished bonus room – ideal for office, studio, gym! Rough-in for bathroom.  220 wiring!!  Make your escape – stroll behind the house through the parklike, natural setting, put your chairs next to the creek and enjoy your private retreat!   Set on a gentle knoll, this home enjoys a pleasant valley view and offers level entry convenience- everything you need on the main level. Super kitchen with work station and large center island flows to the dining/ living area, centered by impressive rock floor to ceiling that rises to the vaulted ceilings. Loads of windows flood the home in natural light. The large wrap-a-round deck at the front to worship the Okanagan sun and a covered deck to the side- perfect for shaded relaxation.  Large master bedroom with ensuite, guest bath, and a second full bath convenient to the garage and yard.  The attached garage could be finished as additional living space if you need it. Walk-out lower level features a wonderful suite with smashing white brand new kitchen, two bedrooms, lots of storage, and separate laundry. Private access via the covered patio. Great for revenue or sharing with family!  Lots of level parking.  The speculation tax is not applicable here in the North Okanagan

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Specifications

Price
$1,298,000
MLS®#
10249184
Community
Year Built
1986 Actual
Zoning
CR
Lot Size
4.96 acres
Lot Frontage
350
Lot Depth
646
Home Size
Total Finished
2387 sq.ft
Main Level
1207 sq.ft
Lower Level
1180 sq.ft
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
4
Taxes
$3,299 / 2021
Services
Hydro, Telecommunications, Shaw Cable, Septic, Municipal Water

Location

Discover Vernon

Welcome to the City Of Vernon! The service and cultural hub of the North Okanagan Valley, Vernon is that rare blend of ‘small town’ flavor and friendliness with big town services. Nestled in the valley between Kalamalka Lake, Okanagan Lake, and Swan Lakes. Recreational and cultural activities abound and add zest to the four …read more

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Features

PROPERTY

  • Quiet country road less than 10 minutes from city center – very private setting
  • 96 acres with a gentle slope
  • Fenced pasture area – covered equipment/animal shelter with potential tack room
  • Super garden area with deer-fending and garden shed
  • Loads of level parking
  • The wonderful natural backdrop provides privacy and your own nature retreat. Wander through the trees and set up your chairs along Brookside Creek and let the world go by! 
  • (The creek is far enough from the buildings to avoid any environmental infractions)  
  • Silver Star ski resort is 15 minutes away.

THE SHOP

  • Metal roof and vinyl exterior
  • High ceilings with oversized door with automatic opener, concrete floors, good lighting, and 220 wirings. Bonus area fully finished with rough-in for future bath – perfect space for office, studio, gym, or man-cave!

HOME

  • Classic post and beam construction with lofty vaulted ceilings on the main floor and a full walk-out lower level.
  • Wood siding, torch-on roof, preserved wood foundation
  • Covered entry to the generous foyer
  • Individually controlled electric baseboard heaters in all rooms plus a new split-system heat pump for cooling and heating
  • HVR system for the entire home, airtight wood stove in the lower level  
  • New light fixtures
  • Attached garage with automatic door opener plus attached carport (garage could be easily converted to additional living space – guest bedroom- family room)
  • Walk-out lower level accessible from the main floor or can be completely private via a separate entrance.

MAIN

  • Level entry off the driveway and attached garage, this is convenient no-stairs living! 
  • Open main floor combines the kitchen with dining and living with loads of natural light and opens to the wrap-around front deck. 
  • Very generous kitchen with pantry, lots of deep pull-out drawers, large center work/dining island, vinyl flooring, full tiled backsplash, desk area, and dining area.
  • The living room centers on the floor-to-ceiling rock, wood-burning fireplace that rises to the vaulted ceiling and celestial windows.  
  • Laundry room, with sink and loads of storage space, doubles as the convenient access to the garage and to the covered side deck – perfect for hot days!
  • Full bath with new shower – perfect from deck traffic
  • Two-piece guest bath
  • The Master bedroom offers a walk-in closet and ensuite with a shower

LOWER

  • The new barn-style door at the bottom of the stairs can be locked to provide complete privacy to this level. Private access from the covered patio.
  • New vinyl plank flooring throughout
  • Brand new, smashing white kitchen features quality Kitchen-Aid range, micro-wave fan, and range. Soft close cabinets with glass fronts and full tiled back-splash
  • Loads of dining/living space with built-in cabinets and door to the patio.  A few steps down to the second living area/TV room.
  • Two full bedrooms and full bath with bath/shower and tiled floors.
  • Generous storage and new stacking Maytag washer/dryer

 

 

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