Pristine Kootenay Lake Lifestyle - Cozy Living in Nature

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Last updated: 09/27/2010
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This very special Kootenay Lake property has a unique appeal due to the location and panoramic views. Boswell boasts of a warmer mini climate all of its own due to a phenomena called the Banana Belt. The acreage's private setting is surrounded by crown land and its artistic touch makes it a local gem. Kootenay Lake is exquisite being 3 km wide in places and 90 km long, a dream for the sports enthusiast, a boat ramp just 1 km away and the local store, 1 km the other direction.

A lovely feature is the crown land below the property that has a trail and private beaches. The pure natural spring water is licensed for this property only and is ample for the three one bedroom hand crafted Cottages. These three accommodations come fully furnished, each has special character and they have all been recently renovated. Most folk call it Paradise!

Keywords: cabin, casita, bungalow, cottage.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are certainly welcome but with particular risks for parents to be clear about. There are staircases, banks, swings from trees for them to navigate and soon there will be ponds, so parents do need to take responsibility for these features that can be of some danger to youngsters. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outdoors only. Ashtrays are provided....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    I take pets but need this discussed before a booking. The property is well suited to dogs of all ages and sizes and they must be well socialized, supervised and other guests are not disturbed. Clean up of pet waste is the owners responsibility. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is rough terraine and hilly areas so my property is likely not suitable for wheelchair accessability. The one cottage, the Rustic log cottage is one level and has sliding door access....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Private beach and trails to access the back country. Facilitation for larger group bookings for special functions, workshops, retreats, educational components, sacred space and healing. A place for connection, reflection and inspiration. Relax or be motivated by the surroundings....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    board and card games are available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    There are panoramic views of the lake in all directions which is due to the property being higher than the Highway frontage and sitting on a bench....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The mountain views are spectacular, we watch the snow leave and return each year and the colors changing in the fall are lovely. There are no roads on the otherside, just a train track which we listen for in the calm of the evenings....moreless

  • Water View:

    The water view is extraordinary, we see and hear the boat s and watch the storms come and go in all their splendour. I love the lake best when it is so calm it reflects like a mirror....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Booster seat or highchair can be provided upon request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    landline access available...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Firewood is provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Most basic needs are provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Are provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    There is a fully equipped kitchen, sorry no microwave....moreless




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Last updated: 09/27/2010
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: I manage the property entirely myself so everything has my personal touch of how I love what I do and why I am here. Keeping the land is important to me and is important to the greater good of all. The Cottage guests are supporting my dream and I enjoy meeting them from all their walks of life.

Why the Owner Chose Boswell:
I have been living along Kootenay Lake for over 30 years. This is where I raised my children and it has been a very rich lifestyle that involves a close knit community and a lot of gardening, nature, outdoors and natural beauty everywhere. I have created a lot of art both indoor and out and many plans for sacred space for the following seasons like a large TiPi for gatherings and ponds. My cottages are available for long term renters to have an immersion for writing, studying or an immersion into the lifestyle of Kootenay Lake's milder climate.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
My benefits personally are the peace and quietude, being closer to nature and to have a fully integral life that reflects everything I am about. People who visit here absolutely agree that it is exactly what they were looking for, a quiet getaway to find clarity and contentment, a place for self reflection and awareness of their own resourcefulness.

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Speaks: english, german, dutch



  • Rustic Log Cottage Deck and View

    Rustic Log Cottage Deck and View

  • Breathtaking, year round.

    Breathtaking, year round.

  • Some friends

    Some friends

  • Details of the Stacked Log Walls

    Details of the Stacked Log Walls

  • Rustic Log Cottage Bedroom

    Rustic Log Cottage Bedroom

  • One of the spectacular views.

    One of the spectacular views.

  • Private Beach and Open Water for Swimming

    Private Beach and Open Water for Swimming

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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