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Welcome Suites Offer Stunning Views and Walks to the Beach or Through the Forest

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nelson apartment description

The Welcome Suite at Alpine Lake Suites is a fully contained and comfortably furnished two bedroom, one bathroom suite with complete kitchen, dining area and living room. It is located in the Fair view area of Nelson, so named for the greatest sun exposure in town, and is 8 blocks above the big orange bridge (known to locals as “Bob”). All windows have a stunning view of Kootenay Lake with the Purcell Mountains in the background.

In 10 minutes you can walk to the 'Rails to Trails' pathway through pristine forests, by mountain water falls. while taking in views of the entire city. In ten minutes down the hill you are walking along lake side trails to Red Sands beach and Lakeside Park. Mountain Lake Seniors Community is just up the street. The Tenth Street Campus of Selkirk College is around the corner. LV Rogers High School is at the end of the street. Hume Elementary School is only nine blocks away.

We can put you in touch with artists for in house art classes and coaching, photography, personal chef, massage, Chinese medicine, yoga, and meditation. We can also provide contacts for guided wilderness experiences, tracking, hunting and fishing in the company of an initiated traditional Inuit provider.
Amenities include:

High speed internet
Fully equipped kitchen

Cable television in bedroom and living room with family channels through to decorating and sports channels

DVD player
Cork flooring
Private laundry
Extra storage
Alarm clocks
CD player
Access to fax, photocopier etc.
Shower and tub
Hair dryer
Full length mirrors
Dining table

Community Garden

Bulk organic food buying club

Any other place you consider staying you are just another visitor come to town. At Alpine Lake Suites you are instantly part of the community with neighbors who know Nelson like the back of their hand! That is why we say, “The Welcome Suites at Alpine Lake Suites are truly your home between homes.”

Where else could you hear about the monthly gathering of the Nelson Storytelling Guild? Be introduced to a personal back country guide who will take you to the old crystal mines on Crystal Mountain above Alpine Lake Suites? Learn about hot springs tunnels that take you deep inside? Discover the Sinixt – First People of the Nelson and Whitewater area?

Alpine Lake Suites is a Climate Smart social enterprise that hosts community pot-luck dinners, often with music and song, and you are invited! The community courtyard is a great place to hang out and for the fkids to meet other children at play. There is even an awesome sliding hill that wraps it way down the hill.

In Nelson the bus drivers always wait until you are comfortably seated! If you find yourself on a corner with a confusing map, someone will stop and help you on your way. Later, you may find the person who stopped to help was the Mayor! It is just the way we are.

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Children Welcome:

            Of course! We welcome quality relationships with all age groups....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets have been accepted after careful consideration of cleanliness and sociability....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Folks are welcome to smoke out side away from windows and doors....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Wheel chairs can access the first floor Welcome Suite, however, it does not have a chair accessible bath and shower ...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            options: queen, or twin, also cot and futon in Living room...moreless

          • Each suite has 2 bedrooms and are set up with two queen size beds a queen and twin beds. There is also a folding cot and a living room futon couch....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Each bath is tiled and comes with a bathroom sink with cabinet, toilet, and bathtub with shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We encourage you to call and ask for specific details on how we can tailor each suite to your specific needs and dreams! ...moreless


              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Music Library
              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys
              • Game Room


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


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Rain Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Nude Beach

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Antiquing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Lake View
              • Water View
              • Mountain View
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


                      • Kitchen
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster


                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Lawn / Garden


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                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      C$640 C$1,820

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included


                      Rates are based on a couple or family or four. Four adults would pay the base rate plus $40 per night - ie: $20 per adult per night. However, please ask for rates to suit the details of your family, group, or traveling on your own. Thanks so much!

                      To hold your reservation we ask for a non refundable payment of half your total fee in advance by cheque, email transfer, or bank transfer. The balance is paid on arrival.

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                      Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Castlegar, BC
                      30 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Balfour, BC
                      150 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Canadian Pacific
                      250 Metres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 3A
                      300 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lakeside Park and Red Sands Beach
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Library, Hume Hotel
                      40 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Whitewater Resort
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Granite Point
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Max and Irma's or The Full Circle Cafe

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Nelson has more restaurants, yoga studios, and coffee shops than just about anywhere in North America and yet is nestled next to pristine lakes surrounded by rugged mountainous forests. You can drink the water you are swimming in! Each season offers the most spectacular of what you can imagine. Outdoor nature enthusiasts find the tranquility of wild crafting and bird watching through to the extreme outlandishness of launching yourself from a mountain top. Festivals, theatre, music of all genres, and slam poetry abound year round. The Kootenay Storytelling Festival during the September Equinox features local history and international talent. Here you can be as tranquil or as active as you chose.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2002

                      About the owner: Ray and Karen met at the top of Kootenay Lake in the small rural community of Johnson's Landing. After a weekend of the very best of fights, they proposed to each other and were married 3 months later. Nelson is the place they have chosen to raise their two boys. Karen was born in Montreal and spent much of her childhood in Mississauga. She was schooled at Carlton and McMasters University. She is skilled at building community as was demonstrated by her time as a coordinator for Big Brothers and Sisters. And she has a passion for arts and crafts! Ray was born in Calgary and grew up in Pentiction and Kamloops. His schooling was done at the University of British Columbia with an Honors Degree in Economics and a Masters of Physical Education in counseling. He fell in love with storytelling and spent almost twenty years as a touring professional. Together they are entrenched in creating a thriving, relaxing, and meaningful community with their sons.

                      Why the Owner Chose Nelson:
                      At Alpine Lake Suites breathing comes naturally!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      At this weeks pot luck Jamaican, Quebecois, and Spanish accents sang Bob Marley songs with a banjo accompaniment.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, There are folks here who speak French and Spanish

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                      C$640 per week (CAD)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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