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Ski, Fish, Hike and Bike in the Fernie East Kootenay Rockies, while staying in this executive-style condo that offers all the amenities of luxury living. Our condo is part of the historic 901 Old School House in Fernie which has successfully blended the old with comfortable contemporary style living. The original 1908 brick walls were incorporated as part of the indoor decor, as seen throughout the condo. One of the bedrooms was part of the original bell tower and has a private stairwell.
The 14 foot ceilings and open concept give guests the feel of the big outdoors that makes Fernie a favourite place for avid adventurists. Fernie is known for its powder skiing, world class fly fishing, and mountain biking. Hiking trails abound with spectacular 360 views. Simply said, Fernie has a small town hospitality with big opportunities to satisfy any visitor.
Since we are located in downtown Fernie, it is a one block walk to restaurants, groceries, banks, shopping, nightlife, the Museum, and Arts Centre. This spacious condo has a full modern kitchen which exceeds all expectations for both the traditional or gourmet cook including granite counter tops, stainless appliances, a modern natural gas range, and wine & beverage fridge. The dining table and breakfast bar can comfortably seat 9 people. The in-suite separate laundry room has an extra large front load washer/dryer. Guests have access to a year round hot tub and exercise room, and there is an on-site spa offering massage, facials, and manicures.
After your hard day at play, relax on the private balcony with a spectacular view of the Canadian Rockies, or settle into the cozy chairs in the open-concept living area next to the gas fireplace. Your feet will always stay warm with the natural hardwood flooring complete with radiant in-floor heat. Sleep restfully in hotel quality beds covered with cozy duvets. Each bedroom has its own full ensuite bathroom with walk in rain shower, and the master bath also has a cast iron soaker tub with his and hers vanity. Master bedroom also has a private balcony. All bedrooms with ensuites have a lock-off to ensure complete privacy. All bedroom windows are equipped with wooden blinds allowing for late morning sleeps.
Our desire is to have our guests make Fernie part of their vacation experience every season. We hope our condo remains part of your plan.
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Welcome to 901 Fernie - The Old Schoolhouse is located in the heart of downtown Fernie, no vehicle required! One Fernie block (these are short blocks!) to groceries, pubs, live entertainment, unique clothing shops, gift & wellness shops, coffee shops, fine dining and art museum. Within 4 blocks walk to movie theatre, aquatic centre/water park, banks and ice arena. Winter is great, but summer is even better! Within a 10 min. drive you will be at famous RCR Ski Hill abounding with year-round activities: skiing/boarding, Xcountry skiing; mountain biking, climbing & hiking! Within walking distance or a short 2 min. drive to famous Elk River and flyfishing, tubing, swimming. Our executive style condo has beautiful mountain views that can be enjoyed fom the balcony or through the large 9 ft. high windows while relaxing or entertaining in the great room/gourmet kitchen! Top of line s.s. appliances, gas burner stove, on-demand hot water, wall oven with warmer, 3 door fridge, 2 compact cabinet drawer refridgerators, wine fridge, and large island with granite countertops . Unit is air conditioned for those hot summer months, or has a cozy fire place for the colder ones. 3 bedrooms each with own private bath and 'lock-off' for complete privacy all have large walk-in showers with rain shower and master also has a cast iron soaker tub. Beautiful original 14' high brick walls from early 1900's flow throughout each room. This one-of-a-kind unit in the building also boasts a unique private stairwell leading up to one of the bedrooms located in the old bell tower of the original school house! Also inside the unit is private laundry. This is a fully-equipped condo and comes complete with every essential so all you need to pack are your clothes and toothbrush!There is also free underground parking for one vehicle with elevator access to unit, plus ample free parking on street outside main entrance for unlimited vehicles. Free storage space for skis and bikes. The price also includes all taxes, free wifi, cable TV with flatscreens in living and master bedroom, all utilities, and free access to hot tub and exercise room. There is also a full-service Spa on-site complete with outdoor mineral pool for a nominal charge. You can't beat this price with all the amenities and privacy at any hotel or motel!