Beautiful Riverfront Home on 30 Acres

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Last updated: 09/14/2015

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This unique and amazing home is situated on 30 acres of riverfront property.

It is in the area of British Columbia known as the Kootenay and is just over the border from Washington State. Christina lake is a 15 minute drive from the home. This lake is one of the warmest and most beautiful lakes in BC. It is 9-10 kilometers from the town of Grand Forks where you will find artsy coffee shops, great restaurants, riverside parks, a large aquatic center, indoor and outdoor skating rinks, and a local ski hill within a 20 minute drive. There are also larger ski hills an hour or so away.

The home is luxuriously furnished and has an indoor sauna as well as a large recreation room, and a fireplace room.. The river has several nice sandy beaches with good swimming. There are three maintained trails that lead down to the river and along the river. . Fishing is catch and release. Kayaking and rafting are possible directly from the home.

This home is very privately located and makes a wonderful retreat for reunions, weddings or personal getaways.

Keywords: Private River Front Retreat Home



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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Chalet
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    large lawns and beaches , The river is great for tubing and swimming. Not fast flowing many shallow wading areas as well as deeper swimming holes...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Sunroom


  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) there is a double bed in the sun room and a double fold out couch in the foreplace room as well as a double futon in the rec room, Twin or Single Beds (1) there are 2 twin fold out cots, Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) HAS BABAY CRIB/PLAYPEN, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) there is a doubel futon in the rec room., Bunk Beds (1) there is a bunk bed with a twin on top and a double on bottom...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Has 42 ' tv...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    there are many dvd's available plus a video store in town ( 10 kilometers away)...moreless


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront:

    Property fronts the Grandby River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    portable ac plus ceiling fans and screen to allow good airflow. Home stays cool as it is by the river and forest...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    there is a lap top computor that can be borrowed on request....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all bed linens and towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    has fridge, stove, dishwasher and full supply of dishware and pots and pans as well as coffee maker, blender, microwave, coffee grinder and cooking bowls and pans....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    there is an extra fridge for drinks , beer etc....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks and rubber rafts available for guests...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    expansive lawn area...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    25 minutes from beautiful local ski hill...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    amazing pool and spa in the town...moreless

  • Sauna
  • Jetted Tub:


House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.3
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
winter season
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$885 $1,675
May 1 - Jun 15, 2016
2 night min stay
summer shoulder
Jun 16 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
7 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

summer shoulder
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Taxes Not included

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150 Miles
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Grsnd Forks
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Christina Lake
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Grand Forks
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Phoenix Ski Hill
Christina Lake
Nearest Beach
Grandby river beaches

Car: Recommended

Christina Lake Area

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature golf.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

Why the Owner Chose Christina Lake:
i have owned this property for many years and been renting it out as a vacation rental for 5 years now. For the most part it has been a positive and rewarding experience seeing families come and enjoy the peaceful, healing beauty of this amazing place. Guests who love this home are looking for a vacation that offers all that nature offers in the way of swimming, kayaking , rafting, tubing,hiking , exploring, and fishing as well as privacy and tranquility away from the more crowded tourist areas. It is close to Christina Lake as well so the tourist activities of the lake and golf course are just minutes away. The Grand Forks/ Christina Lake area has become very popular due to the beauty of the area and the enticing summer and winter activities it has to offer. This property has always been a very special place and I cannot be there full time so I offering it as a vacation spot has allowed others to enjoy the serenity and beauty that is there. Although it has the space for more than one family it is also ideal for couples as a romantic getaway.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
This property is beautiful year round and I have endless pictures of the wildlife and ever changing scenery. There is no place better for swimming and sun tanning by the river. It is hard to find the privacy that this place affords for just getting away and relaxing. It is also fun to raft or tube down the river.There are several beaches that appear each year. They are always a bit different but we have made several trails so the access is easy.

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  • living room/grand room

    living room/grand room

  • Bed room # 1

    Bed room # 1

  • bedroom #3

    bedroom #3

  • reading room/tv room

    reading room/tv room

  • bathroom #1 with tub, shower and sauna

    bathroom #1 with tub, shower and sauna

  • Family river rafting Sept 9th, 2012

    Family river rafting Sept 9th, 2012

  • dining room to kitchen

    dining room to kitchen

  • Bed room #2

    Bed room #2

  • sun room/ bedroom #4 with river views

    sun room/ bedroom #4 with river views

  • kitchen


  • fireplace room

    fireplace room

  • River view from house in summer with sandy swimming beaches and islands.

    River view from house in summer with sandy swimming beaches and islands.

VRBO #251406

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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