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East facing view
33 reviews
East facing view
West facing porch
Dining table and kitchen view
Cooking island and sliding door to deck
Outdoor shower
Living Room windows..facing South
Downstair bedroom
Soaker Tub
Tub with lake view
Second bedroom leading to pond area
The Nest
Deck chairs facing South
Porch table and hammock
Outdoor shower in evening light
End of day at El Nido entrance
Sunrise July 30th
Garden Bench at pond side
Early morning on the deck
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Nelson, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
A three bedroom impeccably crafted hand-built home nestled in Douglas fir, Cedar and Maple trees ,with a commanding view of the Purcell Mountains, Kootenay Lake ,and the ever-changing sky.
We call it 'El Nido' (Spanish for 'The Nest') as you feel as if you are safely nestled amongst great trees ,with a bird's-eye view of lake, mountain and sky. Your heart will soar and your spirit and thoughts take flight from this Kootenay Lake home.
Totally private - it has embraced meditation and yoga retreats, parties,romantic getaways, weddings and family vacations. You will feel the peaceful and calming energy immediately upon entering....'beautifully stunning'', ''inspiring' 'peaceful' and 'WOW!!!' are words often spoken by guests here.
Enter the property from a winding driveway that thr...
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Listing #FKN2898288
About the Owner
michael c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I tried to book five nights in August 2018 at the Sanctuary. The flipkey calendar on their site clearly indicates a three night minimum but upon booking I was told that I must book seven nights minimum. After rescheduling my other accommodations to book seven...More

2  Thank NapoletanaFrancesca
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Our family stayed at El Nido the second week in September. My wife, toddler and infant and myself. Great layout and enough space for all. We arrived on a Sunday and were blown away with the stunning property that is "el nido". Directions were spot...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had a fabulous vacation stay at Kootenay Lake Sanctuary. The lovely rustic cabin has all the amenities we needed as well as a fantastic deck with comfortable lounging areas, lovely container gardens, hummingbird feeders and a hammock that everyone fought over. The views of...More

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
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About the neighbourhood
The house sits above Kootenay Lake in a forested setting with 200 degree view of the lake..It has no neighbours or houses in site and is therefore TOTALLY private..and yet just a five minute drive from store,restaurant,ferry landing.Or a 30 minute drive to Nelson .
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Castlegar/Spokane: 97.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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