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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Hope cabin description
Nestled in the mountains of Sunshine Valley, 15 minutes drive east of Hope, B.C. on Highway 3, 1 hour and 40 minutes from Vancouver. This mountain chalet offers the ultimate in relaxation and luxury.
The Boyd's Nest is located just 5 minutes East of the junction for the new Coquihalla Highway going north to Kamloops, the Okanagan or the Rockies. Stay a few days on your way to other destinations.
Majestic mountains, Rivers, Waterfalls, Canyons,
Hiking, Boating, River Rafting, Swimming
Ideal for honeymoon or special occasion getaway!
Large living room has floor to ceiling rustic River rock wood-burning fireplace, high vaulted ceiling and picnic style dining table. There is a double sofa bed for extra sleeping accommodation. Furnished with rustic antiques and fixtures. Complete satellite entertainment centre with 37 inch flat screen LCD TV, surround sound, DVD, Video and CD player.
Kitchen - filled with everything needed to cook for a crowd or an intimate gourmet dinner for two with candlelight and wine. The red and white decor gives a cheery atmosphere. Heated tile floors offer comfort in the winter.
Outdoor porch has excellent gas barbecue and area for small party to eat meals in the summer
Main Bathroom - is large and has European Faucets in the tub area. The tiled floors are heated in this bathroom which is beside the main bedroom.
The two Loft bedrooms have a queen and double sized bed in each room. The powder room is adjacent to both bedrooms..
The Lower Floor has a kitchenette with undercounter Fridge, Microwave , Coffeemaker and dishes. This spacious room has a Queen size bed and full bathroom with heated tile floor. New Queen sized sofa bed.
Hiking to Silver Tip Mountain glaciers - Cross Country skiing in winter right out the door.
Manning Park - 30 minute drive.
Winter - Gibsons Pass Downhill Ski area - best Cross Country skiing in B.C.
Summer - Alpine Meadows are spectacular in July, August. Rent a canoe at Lightening Lakes or hike the many trails and go for a swim.
Coquihalla Canyon/Othello Tunnels - built at the turn of the century for the railroad they are now connected with walking bridges over the canyon - the movie 'First Blood' with Sylvester Stallone was filmed here. The spectacular landscape includes sheer cliffs, waterfalls & spawning salmon. Hope: 15 min West.
Kawkawa Lake - 15 minutes drive for beautiful lake swimming - surrounded by mountains.
River Rafting - A fantastic experience on the Thompson or Fraser River Canyon only 30 to 45 minute drive and an all day experience.
Hells Gate Tram over the Fraser Canyon where fish ladders assist our salmon up the mighty Fraser River - only 30 minutes from the chalet.
Golf Courses - Hope course (15 min. drive) 9 holes is very challenging, Totally surrounded by majestic mountains and follows the Coquihalla River.
Boating and fishing in surrounding lakes including kayaking and canoeing on Sunshine Valley Lake.
Glider Flying - situated in beautiful valley which benefits from wave soaring conditions.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 10-11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Wood Stove:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Video Library:
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Mountain Climbing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fitness Center
ReviewsWrite a review
Rustic Experience in a Fully Loaded Home
Rustic Experience in a Fully Loaded Home
Perfect location and accomodation for our four couples to enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing combined with our own gourmet cooking. Kitchen well outfitted to provide all the pots and utensils required to prepare our feast. Very comfortable! We will return!
- Guest Roberto (Vernon, BC)
- Date of stay 01/25/13
- Review Submitted 01/29/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, girls getaway, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.
What a great place for our family vacation this year! The cabin was clean and well supplied with everything we needed. No unpleasant surprises! The beds were soooo comfy. I have not slept so well in a long time! There are lakes close by which we visited during the day and then we had a great time in front of the fire on the deck in the evening. I would recommend this spot in a minute to friends and family alike.
- Guest Teresa (Vancouver)
- Date of stay 07/26/12
- Review Submitted 08/01/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, sightseeing, girls getaway, romantic getaway, families with young children.
A lovely stay for 2 or 3 families
A lovely stay for 2 or 3 families
Two families with young children stayed at this lovely chalet over the Easter long weekend. The house was beautifully set up with plenty of room for privacy and group activities. The photos perfectly reflect the house. The huge wood fire was a hit with both grown-ups and children. Lots of games, a fully stocked kitchen, lovely warm beds, a barbecue on the deck - everything to make an easy weekend away. Hazel was very helpful in answering our questions prior to booking The chalet is close to some lovely walks and activities (Othello Tunnels, Manning Park, Hells Gate Airtram) and we would higly recommend this property for a group get-away not too far from Vancouver.
- Guest thebiscuits (Brisbane, Australia)
- Date of stay 04/22/11
- Review Submitted 04/28/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children.
Owner response: Hi folks: Just wanted to thank you for your review which you put on the Boyd's Nest VRBO site. Appreciate you taking the time to do it and wish you all the best. Thanks again, Hazel Boyd
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Additional information about rental rates
Price: $250.00 Can. per night - WEEKLY One Night Free - No tax or cleaning fees
Based on 6 people or less
Minimum 2 night stay.
$25.00 Can. per person above 6 people
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About the owner: Hazel & Peter owned an upscale B&B in Deep Cove, North Vancouver for 7 years. Their interior detail of the chalet has evolved over the years. Hazel had her own wholesale Textile business for 30 years and recently retired. The chalet has been a wonderful place to share with the many people that have come for Honeymoons, Family reunions and relaxation. Look up our link and take the Java 360 deg. tour of the whole interior of the chalet.
Why the Owner Chose Hope:
The proximity to Vancouver was the attracting feature for the initial purchase of the property. It is only an hour and 40 minute drive from North Vancouver with straight highway all the way. The chalet has been our haven of rest from the bustle of the city. The Alpine Park path that follows the Sumallo River is one of our favourite walks to start the day.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This summer a new faility will be available at Sunshine Valley with 2 pools, indoor and outdoor, a small restaurant and a liquor store. Aside from the wonderful easy hikes available, as well as mountainbiking, snowmobiling and quad trails, it has all the attributes necessary for a wonderful experience in the mountains.
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