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Private, Unique, timber built cabin. Special weekly rates.

Bedrooms 1
Space 655 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

One bedroom new Cedar Timber Cabin with gorgeous mountain views

Custom-built cabin on the 50 acre historic Wedgwood Manor Estate in Crawford Bay, a few minutes from walking trails, a sandy public beach , Kokanee Springs Golf Course, boat launch and marina. The cabin is tucked into the edge of the forest and overlook ponds, gardens and large expanses of emerald green lawns. A hiking trail from your back door leads you to a waterfall and a spectacular view of Kokanee Glacier. The cabins' spacious floor plan feature lofty cathedral ceilings accented with cedar-log timbers, and shining wood highlights throughout.

The Robins' Nest cabin loft bedroom has an ultra-comfortable queen bed, and a classic cast-iron tub beneath the window, where you can watch the sunlight dance through the cedar boughs above. The front deck of the cabin offer idyllic views of the Manor grounds below.

If you are looking for peaceful solitude in a classic forest setting with hiking, biking, and water sports near your doorstep in a community with lots of spirit, culture and arts, this fully furnished, self-contained cabin is waiting for you.

Weekly rates available year round .

Please note VRBO quotes prices in American dollars, we are a Canadian property and charge in CDN dollars.

More Details

Joan Huiberts and John Edwards
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Joan Huiberts and John Edwards

Both John and Joan are nature lovers, and know the back-woods of the area very well. We enjoy hiking, canoeing, gardening and making our guest feel at home. Come and share our amazing property....... a true gem.

Joan Huiberts and John Edwards purchased this cabin in 1984

What makes this cabin unique

Can you imagine slowing down... ...... relaxing in a forest setting with ponds , emerald-green lawns, and wild space full of flowers and native vegetation....taking the forest trail to the waterfall and, looking down into Burden Creek canyon with it's 400 year old Douglas Fir trees, or sitting on a rustic bench over-looking the view of a three mile- long bay, named after Jim Crawford. This remarkable Historic 50 acre estate waits for you to explore.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 November 2014

My Father and I had the pleasure of staying in the Kingfisher Cabin for a few evenings in the later part of September, 2014. It was evident from the pictures of the place I saw when I booked it, that we were in for a treat. However, you never get the feel for a place until you are actually there of course. We arrived a bit later than we had hoped, but were greeted by Andre who assisted us with our bags. Upon entering the cabin you immediately have a feeling of comfort, surrounded by a cozy and warm atmosphere. There were slippers provided which were a nice touch, and an easy rise up the stairs to two lovely bedrooms. There was also a 2 piece bathroom on the second floor which was appreciated, especially by my Father. The cabin was not only very clean, but added touches such as the sink in the upper bathroom, stained glass window along the stairs and a perfect night light at the top of the stairs only added to the ambiance. The next morning we awoke to the beauty of the surrounding area. The manor itself is an impressive sight, and the grounds are very well maintained. I would highly recommend you take the short time to hike the forested trail on the upper portion of the property, where you will get a great view over the land below. The small town of Crawford Bay has many artisan shops to enjoy, and the nearby free ferry service across Kootenay Lake opens up many other options on the west side for hiking, sightseeing, shopping and hot springs. Make sure while staying at Wedgewood Estate you take the time to visit Nelson, a beautiful small city set on the banks above the Kootenay River. For another day, take the drive up to the well kept and clean little town of Kaslo, followed by a drive up the logging road to Buchanan Lookout. Afterward, make sure to stop on the way back at the Ainsworth Hot springs. You can't go wrong staying at this place and spending time getting to know the area. A fabulous value as well!
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Central Kootenay A

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 655 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Dogs are welcome, but they must be well-behaved, have their own bed, and can't be left alone in the cabin without a dog crate. We do not take cats.
  • Small children need supervision when outside as there are several ponds near the cabin.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Robins' Nest Cabin - toilet , tub , shower , full bathroom downstairs, bathtub only in loft
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Robins' Nest Cabin - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , max 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults
  • The Robins' Nest Cabin has a queen size bed upstairs and a sofa bedroom in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Ainsworth Hot Springs 45 min away. Children- friendly and pet -friendly, public sandy beach 5 min away. Hike to waterfall on property, mountain bike trails abound. Hikes to the alpine and along the lake shore nearby. Travel on the longest free ferry ride in the world. Artisan shops with unique locally made quality crafts.


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Private, Unique, timber built cabin. Special weekly rates.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Magic Christmas Get Away

  • 5 of 5

The scenery and layout of these cabins is ideal for a small group of couples to get away from all of the worlds worries. Jon and Joan were incredibly helpful and accommodating with info about the area and even hiked paths so we could follow their tracks in the snow. We even received a small gift on Christmas morning from them. We will be visiting again no doubt.

  • Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We totally enjoyed hosting such a nice couple, and it's great to hear that they had such a nice time. Hope to see you again, Shaun! John & Joan
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Robin's Nest nice piece of tranquility

  • 4 of 5

My significant other and I just returned from this property. We were pleased with the accommodations, cabin was well equipped and the property was very peaceful. If you like to hike, there are many options on where to go and if you like to relax near the water, there are a few beaches within a short drive. The only thing we were disappointed in is that we came to this location as it was pet friendly and we had noted in our inquiry that we were coming to golf and had a dog we would be bringing, this did not seem to be an issue. However it wasn't until we arrived and got settled that we saw there was a policy that the dog could not be left alone in the cabin. We spoke to the people who were managing the property and the only solution was to tie him up outside which we didn't feel comfortable doing, so this was a huge disappointment, had we known this would be an issue leaving him alone we would have made alternative plans.

  • Submitted: 21-May-2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Eryn, Thanks for your feedback on the Robin's Nest and our dog policy. The reason we put restrictions on leaving dogs alone in the cabins is because we have had a few bad experiences with dogs getting very agitated when their families left them alone in unfamiliar surroundings, and in turn harming themselves and the cabin. I am sorry that I did not clue-in when you mentioned that you were bringing a dog and planning on going golfing. I should have recognised that there would be a problem. To avoid this in the future I will put out dog policy on this site. We can also offer a wooden gate that our guests can put across the porch steps for those dogs that are ok with being left alone. Thanks for your kind words about the Robin's Nest and we're glad that you enjoyed the trails and surroundings. Very Best regards, Joan & John
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  • 5 of 5

My partner and I just spent 3 glorious days at the Robins Nest cabin. It was an incredible space to wind down , be quiet , recharge and enjoy each other's company. We were not daunted by the rainy days as the cabin supplied all our needs and more. My favorite spot was the claw foot tub upstairs in the loft bedroom , nothing to do but soak relax and daydream with the glorious cedar trees watching from outside!

I would recommend this spot highly for a couple wanting to get away together and just be.

The cabin kitchen is well equipped . We will return to this magical space.

  • Submitted: 9-Feb-2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Central Kootenay A

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Shoulder-season spring
May 18 2018 - Jun 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Shoulder-season fall
Sep 4 2018 - Oct 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Winter season
Oct 10 2018 - Dec 19 2018
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Season
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 7 2019
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$45 + Tax

From June 27th to Sept 7th we take weekly bookings only. We book from Saturday to Saturday. Our special weekly rates include a free night.
We are dog friendly, but we do have a dog policy : We take friendly, well-behaved dogs. Owners need to bring a bed for their dog to sleep on, as they are not allowed on the furniture. Dogs are not allowed to be left alone in the cabin, when their owners are off the property, unless the dog is kept in it's dog crate. Dogs can not be aggressive.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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