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Chalet Home On Lake Koocanusa

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

If peace and tranquility is what you're looking for... A chance to breath in Rocky Mountain fresh air. Lovely home nestled amongst the trees overlooking mountains and Lake Koocanusa. All the outdoor recreation you could ever want. Skiing (Fernie Alpine Resort is only 30 minutes), snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross-country skiing right out the front door. Swim and boat in beautiful Lake Koocanusa, excellent mountain bike trails next to property, alpine hiking, flyfishing on the spectacular Elk River, lake fish right out the front door...


Owner
owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2016

About owner/property manager

Outdoor enthusiast. Skiing and fishing paradise.

owner/property manager purchased this house in 1992

Why owner/property manager chose British Columbia

Peace and privacy. Luxury accomodation at a reasonable price.

What makes this house unique

Boat mooring. 50 km. of excellent mountain bike trails right beside property! World class fly fishing.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kragmont in East Kootenay B

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Attractions:
  • duty free shops
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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Chalet Home On Lake Koocanusa
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
Edmonton
5

Tranquility and fun for the whole family!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was exactly as pictured; beautiful, comfortable, clean, and inviting. The view off the back deck of the lake and the mountains was the best part! While sitting on the deck in the evenings we always saw wildlife, mostly deer, but we also saw a fox, and heard some other wildlife. We spent a lot of time down at the lake enjoying the view, fishing, and walking along the shore. We were there before Lake Koocanusa was ready for swimming but I could see that in a week or 2 it would have been a great place for swimming once it was filled. We went swimming in Surveyors Lake (owners recommendation) only about a 10 minute drive away and would highly recommend it - it was quiet (no motorized boats) and had great swimming. There were painted turtles all around the lake and that was really neat neat to see - our 3 year old really enjoyed it!

The weather was wonderful while we were there and there were NO mosquitos which was a nice change for us. A couple other highlights of the property were air conditioning and wifi. Everything was perfect during our stay and we would highly recommend it to friends and family. It would be great for everyone including families.

The cabin is about 30 minutes from Fernie and a few other smaller towns nearby, but we rarely wanted to leave the cabin other than for groceries as it was so peaceful. The Baynes Lake farmer's market on Saturdays was also really great and only about a 5-10 minute drive. Lot's of great fishing, hiking, and wildlife nearby. The cabin is located very close to the Montana border if you feel up for venturing down south. There is also a great ice cream stand not far from the cabin which was a nice treat one evening!

The owners were outstanding with any questions or recommendations and the house was fully stocked with everything we needed for our stay from kitchen gadgets, small appliances, towels, and bed linens. The beds were also extremely comfortable.

The hike down to the lake could be tough for someone with limited mobility as it is a hill, but it is also the reason the view from the cabin is so wonderful as it sits on top of the hill overlooking everything.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jenni. Let me say you were wonderful guests, we hardly knew that anyone had been here. We are really happy you enjoyed our place as it is meant to be. Quiet, serene and wild. You are welcome anytime!! Thank you for choosing our place.
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4

Lovely cabin at koocanusa

  • 4 of 5

Lovely stay at koocanusa. We stayed here for Easter weekend 2016 and were made to feel very welcome and the cabin was very homely. The owners were very accommodating and very helpful. The weather was great so we spent time out on the big deck. There is a fire pit (which was just being built) but we were able to use. This is a great cabin and we would definitely recommend staying here. Thanks again to Bev and John :)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The views, the home, the comfort - this place was absolutely stunning. Lake and mountain views.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lindsay! Glad you enjoyed your stay. John and Beverley
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Christmas Getaway 2015

  • 4 of 5

Renting this home for our family's Christmas vacation was a wonderful experience. It is truly a beautiful home. Quality is everywhere you look.

The location was quite stunning. The home is situated to take advantage of the lay of the land so that even though you are nestled in the woods you have a wonderful view of the layout of the lake. A short walk brings you to a bluff and some stairs to Lake Koocanusa. It's jaw-dropping.

The homeowners were wonderful to deal with and immediately make you feel like an honored guest.

We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

Thank you so much for having us in your home. Everything was accurately represented or better!

You have a very beautiful home and it suited our family perfectly. The location is jaw dropping. That lake is just amazing. We would love to return sometime in the summer.

We had an amazing Christmas dinner in that gorgeous kitchen.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Venessa. We are both very pleased you enjoyed our home for your family Christmas. Since this was our first time renting it was a pleasure to work with you. We would love to have you stay with us again, you made it very easy for us.
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Cranbrook
Nearest Golf
28 Miles
Fernie Golf and C.C.
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy #93
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Fernie Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Waldo Cove Island
Car: necessary

This place is for people who want to enjoy the quietness, peacefulness and serenity of our home. It's also for those who want to enjoy the activities that this area affords, great hiking, walking, skiing, biking.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kragmont, Canada

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£918
for 7 nights
£918
£2,755
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30.62

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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