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Charming Log Chalet in Fernie, B.C.

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Fernie - Kootenay Log Chalet

Quiet and Cozy Log Cabin near world-class Skiing and Fly Fishing

This three bedroom, three bathroom cabin has been our safe retreat for more than fifteen years. All amenities that you could ask for, a hot tub, free wifi, cable TV, and four extra single beds for the kids.

Walk down the path to Faerie creek or just listen to the sounds of the river from your bedroom.

In winter: Nine minutes from Fernie Alpine Ski resort.. In summer easy access to mountain bike and hiking trails, and walking distance to the river for some of the world's best fly fishing.

There is one king sized bed upstairs with an attached ensuite, there are two additional bedrooms with a queen sized bed in each. Also, there is a pull-out couch in the basement, two single beds on the loft upstairs beside the master bedroom, and a set of bunk beds downstairs in the living room, behind the pull out couch.

We ask for your check-in time to be no earlier than 4pm, and check-out no later than 11am. Thank you.

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Francois Viljoen
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 October, 2016

About Francois Viljoen

Professional couple living in Calgary.

Our kids have all grown up, now we come to our beloved cabin a little bit less... and decided to share with others.

Francois Viljoen purchased this chalet in 1996

Why Francois Viljoen chose British Columbia Mountains

We fell in love with this property the moment we set eyes on it! Difficult to describe, but everyone that has ever been here just loves it.

Come see for yourself.

What makes this chalet unique

About one quarter of the property is visible from the street. Once you are in the backyard, you see the forest for you to explore all the way down to the creek. Look out for fairies!


based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Log Chalet in Fernie, B.C.
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews

Gorgeous log cabin in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed here for a long weekend. It is a gorgeous cabin, in a stunning setting, fully equipped with tons of space for all 6 of us. The hot tub was an added bonus. The only downside was the lack of outdoor furniture on the deck. Highly recommend it here!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Beautiful cabin in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting Fernie and I'm so happy we picked this cabin! The cabin itself is very well kept, clean and well stocked with everything you could need. The sleeping arrangements were perfect and the large basment was great for the kids. Only a few minutes drive to town but with beautiful mountain views and felt quite secluded. We will definitely be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A comfortable cabin close to amenities and plenty of outdoor activities. We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is wonderful, my family of four had a great time with plenty of corners to hide away as well a great comfy room to enjoy our time together. We hiked trails close by as well traveled to lakes for cool swims on the hot days. The cabin was clean and provided all the amenities a modern family needs. What a great get away!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location, 15 minute walk to downtown. Very comfortable beds, well stock chalet, large deck with barbecue, and a hot tub made our family stay very enjoyable. Only thing lacking was loungers or chairs on the deck. The 3 bedrooms were on different levels giving each couple with privacy.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Our stay was very relaxing and comfortable. Loved hiking with the dogs in the morning and taking a short walk to the lake to let the dog swim.

The area was quiet and the people friendly and helpful. The deck was great and the barbecue was good. All appliances worked well and the place was very clean.

The only thing it lacked was lawn chairs. We were not able to sit outside and enjoy the sun. Otherwise I would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Cabin!

  • 4 of 5

We spent Mother's Day weekend here. There were 3 of us couples and our kids, the cabin was the perfect set up for us. There were 3 bedrooms all on separate floors so that was nice. The kitchen had everything we needed for meals, and we loved having a BBQ on the deck. The hot tub out back was a treat! The only things that could make the place better would be some sort of patio set or deck chairs, as we had a beautiful weekend, and wanted to be outside as much as possible. Also, a rocking chair of some sort in the living room would be handy, especially if you're staying with a young kid. The two couches didn't give a whole ton of seating space. But overall we loved the cabin and hope it'll work to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
105 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3.1 Kilometres
Fernie Golf & country club
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Crowsnest Hway 3
Nearest Ski
10 Kilometres
Fernie Alpine resort
Car: recommended

Nine minutes from one of the world's best ski resorts! Despite that fact, Fernie is a wonderful summer destination. Only three hours from Calgary and less than an hour from the US border, Fernie is easily accessible.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Fernie, British Columbia Mountains

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Ski Season
15 Nov 2016 - 15 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £92
Pet Fee £61 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please note a $50 fee will be charged for not removing garbage and recycling from the property at the end of your stay. Instructions will be provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in the Fernie, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , master suite does not have a tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Spacious walk-out basement
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Main floor, next to kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California King sleigh bed with en suite bathroom 1st floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , basement room - very private
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main floor
  • Outside the master suite there is a landing with two single beds. In the basement another hideout for the kids- bunk beds in the living room. Another pull-out sofa (queen size) bed in the living room, but we prefer only 10 guests.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming

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