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Kootenay Lake & Mountain Views - Private Suite

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5.0 / 5Exceptional
7 reviews


  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Kokanee Creek Provincial Park
    8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Balfour Golf Course
    8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kootenay Lake Ferry Terminal
    60 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Balfour, this vacation home is on the beach. Balfour Golf Course and Kokanee Creek Provincial Park are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Columbia Mountains and Lakeside Park.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Kokanee Creek Provincial Park - 8 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Balfour Golf Course - 8 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Cody Caves Provincial Park - 43 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Kootenay Lake Ferry Terminal - 60 min drive
    • Popular Location
      The SS Moyie National Historic Site - 80 min drive

    About this property

    Kootenay Lake & Mountain Views - Private Suite

    Spacious, private, comfy suite with separate entrance. Large bedroom, great room & full bathroom. Enjoy the patio with panoramic views of Kootenay Lake and mountains. Home is 4yrs. young. Only 5km to the longest free ferry to Crawford Bay, Creston, Purcell Mountains. Nearby - Kokanee Provincial Park with boat launch, hiking trails, fishing, Zip Line. Balfour Golf Course, Ainsworth Hot Springs & only 1 hr. to Whitewater Skiing. 27 km. fr Nelson, 35 km to Kaslo. Awesome Retreat!! The sandy beach is at the Kokanee Creek Park and there are lots of hiking trails to explore in and around the area. There is one grocery store 5 km away and 8 km away. Ainsworth Hot Springs is 14 km away and has a wonderful restaurant. Whitewater Skiing is 1 hr away. Lots of great Restaurants in Nelson. On long term stays I can make my washer and dryer available as well as ironing board and iron. You can also arrange for guided fishing tours 5 km away in Balfour. You are only 5km away from the longest free Ferry to Crawford Bay and on to Creston. There is a Bakery at Balfour, Balfour Golf Course is awesome with great restaurant. Historical Kaslo is a beautiful drive only just 40 km away. This reservation has a Super Flexible cancellation policy - refunds will be issued up to 14 day prior to the check in date. A 100% refund is provided for travellers cancelling at least 14 days before check-in. A 50% refund is provided for travellers cancelling from 7 to 13 days before check-in. No refunds are provided for travellers cancelling less than 7 days prior to check-in. CanadaStays Booking Fees are refundable if you cancel within 48 hours of placing your booking request. Our house rules: not suitable for children aged 2 - 12, no smoking, no parties or events, no pets. This is a "smoke free" home so please NO SMOKERS - We are also at high risk of Forest Fires. *** I can only accomodate a small infant (up to 12 months) as I have a small playpen that they can sleep in.***** Also, I can accomodate one child and one single person if you are willing to share the queen bed.

    Sleeping arrangements

    Bedroom 1

    1 queen bed

    Property amenities


    • On the beach


    • Close to skiing


    • Shared/communal pool


    • Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking

    Food and drink

    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Toaster
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils


    • 1 bedroom
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 1 bathroom


    • TV with cable/satellite service
    • Stereo

    Outdoor areas

    • Patio


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board

    Things to do

    • Hiking/biking trails nearby


    • Sleeps 2
    • Property does not allow children

    Nearby things to do


    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    This suite and location was way beyond our expectations. The host was very helpful. It was clear that a lot of pride and care went into their accommodation. The pictures could never do it justice...the view of the lake was spectacular. I would highly recommend it and would definitely stay there again.

    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Beautiful view

    Great property.

    5/5 Excellent

    Everything was very clean and I would recommend staying here to anyone

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Sublime summer night

    Ilse’s Place is pure indulgence. Spotlessly clean, beautiful decor, comfy bed(with posh linens) and a view to die for. Wish I could stay!

    5/5 Excellent

    Canada's Best

    Staying with Ilsa was a very comfortable experience.

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