184 Monks Road Grindrod, British Columbia
Baccata Ridge Winery – Grindrod, BC
Established farm produces premium quality blueberries, wines and mead, from fruit to bottle. Exceptional growing methods, mineral-rich soil and climate combined with a beautiful home and equestrian infrastructure create the ideal business and lifestyle mix.
Baccata Ridge Winery specializes in the production of premium blueberry and honey wines and meads. Their high-quality fruit production is due to the exceptional care in growing methods and the mineral-rich soil in this location. The blueberries grow on 12 acres of rolling south-west facing slopes, and 14 acres have rotational crops such as alfalfa. The remaining land is buildings, operations with some treed areas.
The current operation sells retail and wholesale wines, mead, blueberries, and honey. The farm has an extensive operation with all equipment required to process their wines. This production includes growing the berries, maintaining the onsite beehives, harvesting, distilling, bottling and boxing—ready for distribution.
Waterfalls, a water fountain, gazebo, patio, blueberry fields and peaceful surroundings combine for a unique and unforgettable atmosphere. The farm is an extraordinary location for weddings, reunions and other special events.
The farm area is mixed with agricultural and residential properties. Monk Road is a gravel, no thru road and ends shortly after the farm. Three titles can be separately occupied. The property is long and narrow, with Monks Road and a creek through the centre. The land is level primarily in the centre and slopes up at the east and west ends.
A beautiful 1,494 ft2 home greets you upon arriving at the farm. The inviting living room features a cozy wood-burning fireplace. The large kitchen flows over to a dining area, with windows along the west wall overlooking the pool, rainbow trout stocked pond, water fountain, two waterfalls and blueberry fields beyond. With three bedrooms, an office, and two bathrooms, this home allows plenty of space for a family. The pool and barbeque area are grand for entertaining friends and family. Hot water in-floor heating provides comfortable heat during the winter and cooling during warmer months. The flooring is a mixture of tile, laminate and vinyl.
The attached oversized one-car garage is more than adequate for not only a car but storage and ‘toys.’
The super shop is an expansive 50’ x 85’ with five large overhead bay doors. Two additional open bays accommodate work machinery, extra storage, and outdoor repair. Water and power, supplied with a 400 amp electrical box water system with two pressure tanks, are more than adequate. All of the blueberry processing and wine making infrastructure is within the shop. In addition, a 1,600 ft2 roofed storage area is attached to the shop.
Two new guest cabins, 110 and 117 ft2, each with a loft, are bright and airy. Five serviced RV sites include water and power. Also on one title is serviced site, previously occupied with a mobile home. A newly constructed wash house with water and power includes a shower and washer/dryer.
Wine tastings are available in their rustic 349 ft2 cottage serviced with power, water and a pellet stove. The main floor has a reception area and a supply of wines and meads. A loft has access to a glass railed patio.
The horse stables, 1,678 ft2, have six well-kept stalls, all leading through pens into a riding ring. An enclosed heated stall, a unique feature, is well suited to mares foaling and a comfortable place for medical treatment. The barn has a tidy tack room and storage for hay.
184 Monks Road – Grindrod, BC
Travelling west on Highway 97A, go past Birchdale Golf Course and turn left onto Monk Rd before the bridge. Travelling east on Highway 97A, go through Grindrod and over the bridge and turn right onto Monk Rd. In 2 km on the right is 184 Monk Rd.
Grindrod is an unincorporated designated community in the North Okanagan Regional District. Grindrod is on the west bank of the Shuswap River in the North Okanagan, southeast of Salmon Arm and 13 km north of Enderby on Highway 97A.
The farming village of Grindrod is on the west bank of the Shuswap River, northeast of Enderby, set in peaceful and rural surroundings. Grindrod is full of country charm with a storybook setting, a popular destination with visitors. The primary industry is agriculture, with spectacular scenery also attracting many visitors to this peaceful area.
The City of Enderby is in the North Okanagan region of BC between Armstrong and Salmon Arm. It is approximately 80 km north of Kelowna and 130 km east of Kamloops. Highway 97A passes through the center of Enderby, and the Shuswap River marks the eastern and northeastern limits of the city. There are two primary schools in Enderby, M.V. Beattie Elementary School and A.L. Fortune Secondary School. Agriculture, industry, retail, and tourism are the main components of their economy.
Many agricultural and industrial enterprises are in the area, including growing fruit, dairy farming, cattle ranching, fertilizer and feed production, mills, and value-added wood products. Farms include diverse livestock such as llamas, bison, and deer.
Just south of Enderby is the iconic Starlight Drive-In, North America’s largest outdoor theatre. The screen is 6,000 square feet, stands 15 feet off the ground, and is 50 feet high by 120 feet wide. The screen came from Sherwood Park, Alberta, in 1996. Tickets include two full-length movies, broadcast over F.M. stereo radio.
The summers are warm and partly cloudy, and the winters are cold, snowy, and mostly cloudy. Over the year, the temperature typically varies from -7°C to 28°C and is rarely below -16°C or above 33°C.
Birchdale Golf Course is a 9-hole course covering 1,257 yards of mostly level ground. The towering red-tinted lava face of the Enderby Cliffs on the east side of the valley makes a spectacular setting for this course.
Larch Hills Cross-Country Area, north of Grindrod, has an impressive 140 km of cross-country skiing trails, including 40 km of groomed trails. The club also maintains a chalet.
Hunters Range Snowmobile Association has phenomenal terrain with groomed, marked, and ungroomed trails in the 200 square kilometres of snowmobiling in the alpine meadows and bowls. The group also operates a day chalet and shelter.
The Enderby Cliffs Trail is a 5 hour,10 km hike just around the corner from Grindrod. Spring Falls Trail 6 km east of Grindrod.
Mara Provincial Park is a 5.9-hectare park on the eastern shores of Mara Lake, north of Grindrod. The park offers a beautiful broad stretch of sandy beach and is popular for fishing, swimming, boating, canoeing and picnicking.
South of Grindrod, the town of Enderby, located south of Mara Lake on the banks of the Shuswap River. The idyllic riverfront community of Enderby nestles below the steep volcanic Enderby cliffs, which tower above the city.
Northwest of Grindrod via Highway 97B is Salmon Arm, the famous Shuswap Lake recreation area. On the south shores of Shuswap Lake, Salmon Arm is the largest town in the Shuswap area.
Grindrod, named after Edmund Holden Grindrod in 1886, was the first Canadian Pacific Railway inspector of telegraphs in BC, and later became a farmer near Kamloops. The community was originally part of the Carlin Estates in North Enderby after James Carlin acquired 1,300 acres in 1898. Carlin surveyed what was to become the Grindrod townsite in 1910.
Local legend has it that the Enderby Cliffs ridge resembles the head of the Neanderthal who guarded the northern gateway to the Okanagan Trench.
50°37’14.78″N and 119° 5’56.95″W
- In-floor water heating/electric
- 1,494 ft2 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home with in ground swimming pool
- Two guest cabins; 110 & 117 ft2
- One retail shop; 349 ft2
- Six stall equestrian barn; 1,678 ft2
- Super shop 50’ x 85’ with 1,600 ft2 covered storage
- Five serviced RV sites
- Public washroom with shower and washer/dryer
Zoning of NU (Non-Urban) allows crops to be grown and sold within the property. Produce from other farms is also permitted to be sold from this land, as it is in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).
Other Land Uses:
- Accessory buildings and structures
- Accessory farm sales
- Ancillary single-family dwellings
- Bed and breakfast
- Boarding house
- Community care facilities
- Fruit and produce pickers’ cabins
- Home occupation
- Intensive agricultural use
- Limited agricultural
- Manufactured homes
- Packing houses (fruit and vegetables only)
- Public parks and playgrounds
- Rapid infiltration and spray irrigation of treated sewage effluent
- Single-family dwellings
- Two-family dwellings
- Veterinary clinics
- Wineries and cideries
- Workforce housing units
- Secondary Suites
- Medical Marihuana Production Facilities
The southerly 7.388 chains of the legal subdivision 2 Section 19 Township 19 Range 8 west of the 6th Meridian Kamloops Division Yale District except Plans 18156 & 18175
The southerly 7.388 chains of the legal subdivision 1 Section 19 Township 19 Range 8 west of the 6th Meridian Kamloops Division Yale District
The southerly 7.388 chains of the legal subdivision 3 Section 19 Township 19 Range 8 west of the 6th Meridian Kamloops Division Yale District
|Water Front Type||Waterfront|
|Size Total Text||43.01 Acres ~ 3 Titles|