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Kootenay Lake Waterfront Accommodation For Two: A Secret Honeymoon Treasure

Bedrooms 1
Space 46 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Private Self-Contained Cabin With Secluded Lake Access

An architectural jewel, constructed by a local woodworking artist, Kootenay Lake's Gatehouse-on-the-Point is fully self-contained with a complete galley kitchen and full bath, a wonderful (special) Queen bed, and dramatic lake and mountain views out every window. Radiant floor heating comforts you year around. There is a covered front porch for sitting or dining in the summer, one that looks east and south over trees, to the lake and to the Purcell mountains beyond.

We are located far from the highway, 15 minutes south of Kaslo and 6 minutes north of Ainsworth Hot Springs, on the eastern tip of Woodbury Point. This very affordable, elegant bungalow may prove easier to enjoy and somewhat less costly to interested guests who first explore the web for further information about staying with us. The Gatehouse-on-the-Point is situated upstairs, on the top floor, above an unoccupied double garage, and is out of sight from the main house on the property.

There is also a private lakeside deck, down 90 steps along moss covered and flowering cliffs of considerable beauty. This dramatic shoreline, with its steep drop off, also happens to offer some of the best shore fishing to be found on Kootenay Lake. Swimming in the lake is most comfortable between mid-July and mid-August.

Nearby can be found four golf courses, boating, fishing, hiking, river walks, fine birding, mountain biking, glaciers, cross-country skiing and provincial parks, plus the renowned local hot springs (cave and pool) to be enjoyed. All are easily accessible. At our Gatehouse you will find the perfect vacation hideaway for a deep rest, or for writing, celebration, or renewal.

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Barney Gilmore and Lorraine Symmes
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Ainsworth Hot Springs

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 46 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Contains a full bathroom with a remarkable high light-well over the shower/tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • A superior Queen sized bed comforts you every night. Closets and drawers are built in to hold your clothes.
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Castlegar, B.C.
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Ainsworth Hot Springs Hotel
Nearest Ferry
22 Kilometres
Balfour, B.C.
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Kaslo, B.C. or Balfour, B.C.
Nearest Train
410 Kilometres
Revelstoke, B.C.
Nearest Motorway
1.1 Kilometres
Highway 31
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Woodbury Resort (JBs)
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Whitewater, Nelson B.C. (or local Kaslo X-country)
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
On Site
Car: recommended

The local hot springs are a must visit. And the Sternwheeler/Museum in Kaslo. There are wonderful hiking paths in the area, one of the most beautiful along the Kaslo River in Kaslo. The Gatehouse comes equipped with guides to many of the local opportunities for wilderness experiences and other local attractions.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Ainsworth Hot Springs

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
US Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$60

The Gatehouse is only comfortable for two people. There is one bed. Additional guests must be arranged for at the time of reservation and will result in a modest surcharge. Pets cannot accompany guests. Guests must be non-smokers. Gatehouse rates are set in Canadian dollars, but VRBO often shows the rates in their $U.S. as their default. You can select the currency you wish to use at the top-right corner of the Rates display.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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