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Sunshine Valley FAQs

OwniNG A Home

Is the lease really for 999 years?

Yes! You read that correctly, it isn’t a typo. You have the exceptional opportunity for a Leased Improvement to Land/Cement Pad for 999 years.

It can be a pre-paid Improvement to Land Lease registered with Land Titles. Therefor there are no more payments after purchase except for property taxes, utilities & extras such as road maintenance and snow clearing.

Will I have to pay Vacant Home Tax if this isn’t my primary residence?

No, your Improvement to Land Leased land will be exempt from the Vacant Home Tax and the Speculation Tax.

Can you help me develop my lot?

We’re more than happy to help you in any way we can.

If you’re looking for assistance in making a selection on house design or deciding on high-quality trades, please see our Resources page.

Can you recommend Cabin/Home builders?

We closely work with 6 high-quality custom home builders. Please see our Build A Home page.

Are you required to build straight away or can the lot (Leased Improvement to Land/Cement pad) be used as a campsite?

You must build within 24 months but until then you can park your RV, camp or have whatever structure you choose to live in.

On that note, where can I charge my electric car?

There is a total of 10 charging stations in Hope. One of them being only 5 minutes away. At the Hope Slide Rest Area, you will find a free 50kW charging station.

Within Hope there are several Tesla 120kW Superchargers located at 830-840 Fraser Ave. We do however, hope to provide electric car charging stations in the future.

Is Internet service available?

Yes, Xplornet is a popular option among residents.

Can I watch TV?

You can! Even though we love the Great Outdoors, we still love our home comforts too.

Pacific Satellite & Communications located in Hope, install Shaw Direct & Xplornet.www.pacificsatellite.ca
1-604-750-8108

1-866-750-8108

 

Can I make my place a rental property?

Absolutely. You can list your (Leased Improvement to Land/cement pad) property on AirBnB, Vrbo or similar nightly rental sites. Subject to being in good standing as a rental host. 

How many months out of the year am I allowed to stay on the (Leased Improvement to land/cement pad) property

12 months of the year, 365 days. There is no limit!

Sunshine Valley Living is for 4 seasons of enjoyment.

Is Internet service available?

Yes, Xplornet is a popular option among residents.

What does Sunshine Valley have to offer?

With the Great Outdoors the options are endless. With Sunshine Valley Living you can enjoy walking trails, biking, your ATV, Motorbike & Snowmobile. Or if you prefer the water, we have a spectacular lake & river for fly fishing, canoeing & kayaking.

Is there a washroom?

Yes. Within Huckleberry village there are 2 Washroom blocks with toilets, showers & laundry rooms.

What does Sunshine Valley have to offer?

With the Great Outdoors the options are endless. With Sunshine Valley Living you can enjoy walking trails, biking, your ATV, Motorbike & Snowmobile. Or if you prefer the water, we have a spectacular lake & river for fly fishing, canoeing & kayaking.

I prefer to kick back and relax, what’s available for me?

Enjoy the outdoor heated Swimming Pool, Hot Tub & Rec Centre. We have 2 Tennis Courts, Kid’s Play Parks & Games room.

What else can I explore in the area?

A great place to start is the Hope Visitors Centre and Gift Shop, also known as the Rambo HQ.

Hope Visitors Centre and Gift Shop (Rambo HQ)

Location: 919 Water Avenue, Hope, BC

Phone: 1-604-869-2021

Hours: 10am - 4pm, 7 days a week

Pick up your self-guided map for the Rambo “First Blood” Tour.

Manning Provincial Park

Just 30 minutes east and is one of the most popular recreation areas in the province.

www.manningpark.com

Hope is Gold Panning country

For your very own Gold Claim, Walter Rawlinson is the expert.

www.bcplacergoldclaims.com

If you would like to learn from a Gold Panning Champion, Pan with Yukon Dan.

www.yukondan.com

Hell’s Gate Airtram for the dare-devils.

www.hellsgateairtram.com

Fraser River Raft Expeditions for an adrenaline rush

www.fraserraft.com

Located just 30 mins west on Hwy 1 in Yale.

Bridal Veil Falls

Located east of Chilliwack, Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park is a scenic day-use area. You can enjoy picnicking, hiking & the splendor of the 60-meter-high waterfall.

Star Gazing

Do you love looking up at the wonders of the universe? For Star Gazing events, see:

https://www.manningpark.com/stargazing

For Hikers, Bikers & Runners

There are a number of easy to moderate trails close by in the Hope, Crowsnest Hwy & Coquihalla Provincial Park Region. However, if you are an avid hiker & like a challenge; head to Manning Park where you can find over 20+ moderate to hard trails.

Love to Hike & Bike but don’t want to go alone?

Join our Group on Facebook – Sunshine Valley Hikers, Bikers & Runners.

 

For all the local Adventures, Activities & Attractions
www.hopebc.ca

What to Do in sunshine valley

 

The Community

I love Community Spirit, how can I be involved?

We are so glad you ask, because we love it too!

Sunshine Valley residents are so blessed to have their own Fire Department; however, the crew is completely made up of volunteers.

 

This is fantastic but as you can imagine, extra volunteers are always welcome!

 

If you can’t volunteer but still want to help, you can!

 

By donating, fund raising or simply collecting empty beverage containers.
Every little bit goes towards funding the operations of the SVVFD.

For more information please follow Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook.

 

If you’re interested in volunteering, email: mysvvfdinfo@gmail.com

Where can I find local News?

For Hope news  www.hopestandard.com


For Sunshine Valley news www.facebook.com/buysunshinevalley

 

Follow us on Instagram @sunshinevalleyliving

 

In Case of emergency

I have an Emergency, what do I do?

 

Call 911.

Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department are our First Responders. They have a key to get through the gate and are only minutes away.

They are located just across the Hwy at 71731 Meadow Road, beside Sunshine Valley RV Resort & Cabins.

If you need to go to hospital but don’t require a First Responder, the nearest Hospital is Fraser Canyon Hospital and is only 15 minutes away.

Fraser Canyon Hospital
1275 7th Ave, Hope

1-604-869-5656

 

Fraser Canyon Clinic

222 Wallace St, Hope

1-604-869-9966

Walk-In Hours: Monday – Friday, 1:30pm – 4:30pm

 

Hope RCMP
690 Old Hope Princeton Way, Hope

1-604-869-7750

 

Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Dept.
Non-Emergency: 1-604-869-9880

Report a Wildfire:

*5555 from a Cell Phone

1-800-663-5555

For updated info on Fire Bans & Restrictions, please check out: http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/

Help! My car has broken down.

Car Guys Automotive are BCAA Approved

390 Old Hope Princeton Way

1-604-869-0061

Hours: 8am – 5pm

Help! I’ve blown a tire.

Fast Track Tire

Mobile Tire Repairs & Sales

Open 24 hours a day. 7 days a week.

www.fasttracktire.ca

Contact: Corey 1-604-860-5811

Where’s the nearest Gas Station?

Hope is not short of Gas Stations, there are 5 alone just on one street.

The closet one being Petro Canada, located 626 Old Hope Princeton Way.

I’m at the gate & I just realized I left my key on the kitchen counter. What do I do?!

Not to worry, it has happened to us all. Just give our General Manager a call & he will be happy to assist you. Extra keys are available to purchase if you would like to have a spare.

Contact: David Bull

1-604-802-7454

 

Food and SUPPLIES

Oops I forgot Milk. Where is the nearest store?

Only minutes away! Just across the road located at Sunshine Valley RV Resort is a General store. If you need to do more of a grocery shop, Save On Foods is only 20 minutes away.

Save On Foods

559 Old Hope Princeton Hwy

Hours: 7am – 9pm

 

Hope Liquor Store

577 Old Hope Princeton Way

Hours: 9am-11pm

 

Treehouse Health Foods

800 3 Ave, Hope

Hours: Monday – Friday, noon – 6pm. Saturday, noon – 4pm. Sunday, closed.