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Golden Acres Mountain Lodge. Luxury in the wilderness. Custom built log home.

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bed & breakfast
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

My husband and I spent 35 years working in the Oil & Gas industry. We are excited to open our lodge to friends and family. We have spent the last five years constructing a first class lodge in the wilderness between the Rockies and Purcell mountain ranges. We will make your experience memorable. Our home is located 18 km south of Golden BC. We built this unique log home on a four acres of land which backs onto crown land. Peaceful and secluded for your relaxation.

This suite comes with breakfast and is over 600 sq feet, private entrance, and parking outside the door. Suite has a king bed and a queen pullout bed which would be suitable for children. Suite has a large bathroom with a corner heated Jacuzzi tub, double sinks with granite counter tops, large walk in shower, and a separate water closet.

This suite shares a common area with the second suite on this separate level from owners. The common area has two sofas, large TV with over 100 channels, wood burning fireplace, table and chairs, computer desk, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, toaster, sink, complimentary coffee and teas.

Large deck with BBQ, patio table and chairs are shared on the property. Hot tub has great views of the mountains and forest. Outdoor fire pit is also available.

Golden area has everything to offer for the outdoor enthusiast. Skiing, golfing, snowshoeing, hiking, cross country skiing, fishing and is close to the property. Come and experience luxury in the wilderness.

More Details

Owner
Cathy and Bruce Riddell
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2018

About Cathy and Bruce Riddell

We have both worked in the oil & gas industry for over 30 years. Our dream to run a high end bed and breakfast has taken us 5 years to complete. We have made lots of scarfies along the way and tons of hard work. Come relax and enjoy the beautiful place we have built.

Cathy and Bruce Riddell purchased this bed and breakfast in 2012

Why Cathy and Bruce Riddell chose Golden

Over the years we had been camping in and around Golden. We came to love the place. We love the small town feel. The unspoiled wilderness which is never crowded is excellent to hike, bike, ski, snowmachine, fish, well the outdoor activities are abundant.

What makes this bed and breakfast unique

Outdoor hot tub with views of the mountains and forest. Outdoor fire pit. Outdoor deck with patio furniture and BBQ.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bed and breakfast in the Golden, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • large corner heated Jacuzzi tub, double granite sinks, large walk in shower, and separate water closet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Suite has king bed with a queen pullout sofa.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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(3 traveller reviews)

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Golden Acres Mountain Lodge. Luxury in the wilderness. Custom built log home.
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Fantastic Mountain Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

As a family we are relatively well traveled and have stayed in a variety of accommodations over the years and we can say without a doubt the Golden Acres Mountain Lodge ranks at the top. Cathy and Bruce have created a top notch, stunning, memorable, and comfortable retreat close to Golden, BC and just a short hop up to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

We stayed in the main lodge, the loft is a separate building, and access to your room and shared great room are just a few short steps from your parking spot.

The well appointed suite is very large, more than 600 sq/ft with a private full master bath, comfortable bedding, couch (which doubles as a pull out and worked well for our children), and chairs to sit and read, relax, etc after a full day exploring the area. The bedroom exits into a large shared space (with one other room on the same level), with a small but well stocked kitchenette (refrigerator, sink, microwave, coffee maker, etc.), multiple comfortable couches, wood fireplace, eating space and a TV with a huge selection of movies (in addition to satellite TV). You could not ask for a more comfortable space to spend the evening relaxing, and that's before you get to the hot tub!

And . . . each morning comes with a fantastic, carefully prepared breakfast. In short, wow! The breakfast was plentiful, delicious, prepared and presented with much thought.

Bruce and Cathy are personable, caring, and excellent hosts. Their accommodations are top notch and would highly recommend this to anyone coming through the area, you'll not regret your choice.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. We pride ourselves on creating a 5 star experience for our guests. Sounds like we hit the mark for you and your family. We enjoyed meeting and hosting your family. Thank you for the thoughtful note and generous tip. When you are back in the area come and see us again. Winter is fantastic but summer is also. The area has so much to offer all year round. Regards, Bruce and Cathy
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5

Totally impressive!

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts were fantastic! Our room was spacious and lacking nothing. The breakfasts were delicious - beyond comparison! We hope to return to this lovely mountain lodge retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing property with great owners!

  • 5 of 5

We spent four nights here and are already planning a return trip. The accommodations were first-class and the owners lovely. Breakfast each morning was a delight cooked by Cathy and Bruce. Highly, highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Golden Golf
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Cedar House
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Kicking Horse
Car: necessary

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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