Ski Fernie Flyfish on the Elk River

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Ski Fernie, fly fish the Elk River, hike or bike the many scenic mountain trails, while staying in town.
This large home is located in the annex directly across from the Elk River. After spending your day exploring the big outdoors walk a short distance to downtown or snuggle up in the living room by the cozy natural gas fireplace. Better yet, relax on the deck in your own private hot tub or in house sauna. Built with European craftsmanship, this lovely home is designed to accommodate a family or large group. The separate entrance and enclosed porch allows for easy on/off ski equipment and storage.

Ideally located on a corner lot across from the Annex Park, there are trails for cross country ski lovers and snow shoeing; and in the warmer months there is premier fly fishing and rafting at your door. Fernie also has a spectacular 18-hole golf course and country club. The aquatic centre is open for swimming and has its own hot tub and steam room, but we think you will prefer staying "home."

Alpine skiers can either take the shuttle or drive 10 minutes to Fernie Alpine Resort where you will find the best trails in the East Kootenays. This house has been coined by the locals as 'The Lighthouse' since there is an enclosed widow's watch showing a breathtaking and panoramic view of the mountains and ski hill. Watch the sun rise and set as the mountains cast legendary shadows on their bald fronts, or observe the migratory paths of animals across the Lizard Range and Mount Fernie through the spotting scope.

Keywords: homey house-spacious


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Age Restrictions...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    children's bedroom sleeps 4...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We have a strict no pet policy. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Guest room with sink...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Downstairs, full bath across hall...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Sleeps 4 Kid's room, sink in bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom, ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Master (upstairs) queen bed Bedroom 2 (upstairs) queen bed Bedroom 3- kids' room (upstairs) double bed with single bunk and another detached single bed - sleeps 4 Bedroom 4 (downstairs) queen bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Soaking tub in Master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Shower and toilet are separate, sinks in both bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Downstairs bathroom, near sauna...moreless

  • Soaker tub in master bedroom bath.


  • Books:

    Books, information about Rockies and the Kootenays....moreless

  • CD Player


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our house is surrounded by mountains. You can see them sitting on the couch, and especially from the look-out tower. View Mount Fernie and the 3 sisters from the dining table...moreless

  • Water View:

    Our house is across from the Elk River Park, which has many walking/cross-country ski trails. Some of the best fly fishing is just beyond our front door....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    large gas dryer...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Entry, hall, kitchen and downstairs bath have infloor heating....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Leather recliner and sectional, TV and entertainment centre, gas fireplace....moreless

  • Parking:

    2 cars in driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Extra towels in linen closet. Towels provided for hot tub and sauna....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    large front load washer ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular and Keurig...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Crockpot, 4 slice toaster, blender, waffle maker, large coffee maker and urn. fondue pot, mixer, blender,coffee grinder....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for twelve....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is spacious with eat in table for 4 and 2 stools at counter;has everything for gourmet /carefree cooking: waffle maker, crock pot, ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Dried herbs, spices, oils and vinegars kept on site....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Iron wrought dining set on newly furbished deck plus hot tub...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts at James White park...moreless

Pool / Spa



Write a review 5
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 3 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
Peak Ski Season
Jan 9 - Mar 7, 2016
3 night min stay
Spring Break
Mar 11 - Mar 28, 2016
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$375 C$375
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$300
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change. Rates are in CAD

Age Restrictions

Rates are quoted for 6 guests. $25/ extra person/day

Cleaning and taxes are included.

Returning guests expect 10% discount and no deposit.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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Car: Recommended

Island Lake, a resort close by offers CAT skiing.

Fernie Ski Resort, Biking, and Aerial Playground

Fernie Aquatic Centre -swimming, steam room


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Mike and I lived in the Maritimes most of our lives where we owned and operated a modern dairy farm in a small cove on the shores of the Northumberland Strait. It was there that we raised our four children. We would not change a moment of our time there.

Why the Owner Chose Fernie:
Our daughter introduced us to Fernie when we came for a visit. We fell in love with the small community feeling and big outdoor living. There is no excuse not to get out and do something, whether it be skiing in the winter or biking, hiking and fishing in the summer.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Ski, skate, bike, hike, swim, tube, walk, stroll the town and have coffee at Freshie's. You will never run out of things to do in Fernie. Have dinner at a table with a view every night, right in the house.

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Speaks: english



  • First Snow

    First Snow

  • Private hot tub on deck

    Private hot tub on deck

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs guest bedroom

    Upstairs guest bedroom

  • Master bath with soak tub

    Master bath with soak tub

  • Gas fireplace

    Gas fireplace

  • Large kitchen

    Large kitchen

  • Fall colours

    Fall colours

  • 3 Sisters view from windows in living/dining rooms

    3 Sisters view from windows in living/dining rooms

  • Open living area

    Open living area

  • Ski hill from house look out tower

    Ski hill from house look out tower

  • Sauna


  • Kid's Bedroom ( for 4)

    Kid's Bedroom ( for 4)

  • Modern kitchen

    Modern kitchen

  • Front house

    Front house

  • Reflection of the three sisters from front windows

    Reflection of the three sisters from front windows

  • Front seating area

    Front seating area

  • Downstairs Bath with stall shower

    Downstairs Bath with stall shower

  • tower with spotting scope

    tower with spotting scope

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 19, 2015

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