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A Secluded Mountain Paradise - surrounded by the river, trees and wildlife

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

A Two Bedroom Cabin Nestled Between The Purcell Mountains And Blaeberry River

The River House is a secluded cabin nestled between the Purcell Mountains and the Blaeberry River.

The River House is a two bedroom cabin, which sleeps 4 adults and 2 children. It has a full kitchen, fireplace, hot tub, t.v., blue-ray, internet and laundry facilities.

The River House is located on 8 acres of wooded land and is the only rental cabin on the property. The other house on the property is ours. You can wake up every morning and while eating breakfast watch a pair of bald eagles fish from the Blaeberry River. In the evenings watch a herd of elk drink from the river all while never having to leave the comfort of the River House.

The River House boasts peace and quiet, but for those that are looking for adventure, the House also includes the use of the 'shed'. In the shed there is a place to store and clean your equipment, which includes skis, bikes, sleds, ATVs, and all other equipment you may bring with you.

Comments from our Guest book

"We thoroughly enjoyed the Riverhouse! Tranquility!! Wish we could bottle it and take it home." Minnesota USA

"What amazing cottage! Thank you for your hospitality" Alberta CDN

"Rocky Mountain heaven on earth! We adventured from Glacier National Park to Banff and back, but out favorite views were in our own backyard! The memories made here will be in our thoughts for years to come." Saskatchewan, CDN

"Thanks so much! What a perfect place to spend vacation away from crowds we loved sitting on the deck watching the eagles and seeing deer in the backyard. The cabin is fabulous and was everything we needed. Thanks so much for making this a perfect vacation" Florida, USA

"River house cottage was everything we hoped for and more. A beautiful location and wonderful cottage. You were great hosts as were Lola & Sally. We have all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to come back one day. Thank you for making it so relaxed and easy." England

"Thanks so much River House! We had an excellent stay here. The house and location is beautiful! We enjoyed eating dinner at the picnic table and using the fire pit to toast marshmallows. We also really enjoyed watching the humming birds fly in and out to the feeder. We were able to get a couple of pictures. We appreciated the list of hikes and activities you gave to us, and thanks for being such welcoming hosts." Philadelphia USA

More Details

Owner
Grant and Antoinette
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Grant and Antoinette

We are a couple who work in Calgary but play in Golden. Golden is a short commute from Calgary and this property allows us to enjoy everything the mountains have to offer.

In the winter we can go skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, or strap on our cross country skis and headed out for a day of touring from the deck.

In the summer we can drive up the road 7km for a beautiful day hike to a gorgeous waterfall. Or we can grab our fishing rods and step off the deck into the Blaeberry River.

Grant and Antoinette purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Grant and Antoinette chose Golden

This property was purchased because it is a location where we can play all year round. We love the fact that this cabin is the only rental cabin on the property and we are surrounded by 8 acres of wooded seclusion. This allows us to get away from the hustle and bustle of Calgary, AB and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

We love to sit on the deck in the evenings with friends/family and listen to the Blaeberry River or in the mornings drink a cup of coffee and watch the sun light up the beautiful Purcell mountains just outside the door step.

What makes this cabin unique

The best part of this property is that it allows us and everyone who stays with us to enjoy the complete seclusion of the Mountains, and yet is so close to all the mountain adventures that Golden has to offer. It truly is a place to get away from it all!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in the Golden in the Columbia-Shuswap A

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Has all linens and towels required including those for the adventurer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , twin futon in the living room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms are complete with all linens down duvets, and pillows. Each bedroom has a closet and an individual lamps for each bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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A Secluded Mountain Paradise - surrounded by the river, trees and wildlife
average rating of 4.95 based on 40 reviews
5

The River House was everything we hoped for and more!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot for a weekend away. Secluded property with breathtaking mountain views. The house was well equipped and immaculately kept. Comfy beds and the hot tub was set at the perfect temperature. We would highly recommend this stay!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than I was expecting. The photos really don't do the property justice.

  • 5 of 5

Antoinette and Grant are lovely people, and hosts. They were excellent in responding to our inquiries, and were more than accommodating to us and our 2 pups.

I looked for months for a place like this, and am so happy we had a chance to vacation here. It was our perfect getaway. Quiet, simple, secluded, stunning, and space to spend all day playing outside, whether we wanted to just leave from the front step, or travel a short distance to access a multitude of activities.

Best winter vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific getaway

  • 5 of 5

We keep coming to the River House year over year as it's one of our favorite vacation destinations. Antoinette and Grant are perfect hosts and we always feel welcomed and at home.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect little cabin

  • 4 of 5

Would definitely stay there again

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful scenic cabin in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

We had come to the river house from Dec 30 to Jan 8th and had a wonderful time. Myself , husband and 2 boys aged 6 and 8 take 1 week each winter to enjoy a snow fun trip. This year we chose golden and stayed in the river house. It had everything we needed to enjoy the time we were there. We stay in many vrbo homes when we travel and this one was one of the best, certainly had the most comfortable beds ever. The beautiful surrounding of mountains, creek, and snow couldn't be any better. Antoinette was most helpful with many questions for us, she even gave us great recommendation for our new years eve night out and we loved the place. (Wolf's den) great atmosphere and great food.

Antoinette was studying to do massage so she gave me a great professional massage which was an extra added benefit to a winter wonderland vacation. We typically like to travel to different places every year but we enjoyed the cabin , ski resort and town of Golden so much (real adorable mountain town ) we may just come back for our next year winter vacation too. Highly recommend the River House !!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, very quiet and great views. We were there for a ski holiday and it was close enough to the resort and the heli pad for the heli skiing. Personally we prefer the quiet of being away from the resort itself to be able to walk the dogs and enjoy the outdoors. Property is exactly as advertised.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
265 Kilometres
Calgary
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Golden Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
21 Kilometres
Golden
Nearest Ski
35 Kilometres
Kicking Horse Mountain
Car: necessary

Although it is 15 minutes to Golden, the River House is steps away from the beautiful Purcell Mountains and the Blaeberry River. As well the Thompson Falls area is a 2 minute drive away from the River House which boasts beautiful water falls and sledding areas. The possibilities of activities is endless for this area, all you need is a little imagination and adventure.

If you are looking for peace and quite, the River House is a secluded location, perfect for artists, wildlife watchers, or someone who just wants to get away from it all.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19.57
Damage Deposit £111.81

Cancellation Fee:
If you cancel more than 14 days prior to your arrival you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel less than 14 days of your arrival the deposit is non-refundable.
Cancellation must be in writing.
Please make sure you have adequate cancellation insurance.

Mother Nature:
Refunds are not available in circumstances such as power outages, highway closures and acts of nature

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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