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Spectacular Lakefront Retreat - Otter Lake Chalet

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Tulameen chalet description

'Nature and History Abound, while Adventure Awaits' Located in the picturesque Otter Valley, the town of Tulameen and Otter Lake itself serve as the backdrop for The Alder. Only 3.5 hours from Vancouver.

Our Chalet style Lake Home is a beautiful getaway to escape the everyday. Floor to peaked ceilings houses an impressive 21 foot window wall with an amazing view of our private sandy beachfront and our well appointed dock, all framed by the length of Otter Lake and the surrounding hills.

Standing on the North West shore of Otter Lake just through the town of Tulameen, The Alder is outfitted with everything you could think of and more. Our Lake Home is well provisioned, well maintained, spacious, clean, offers ample parking, with an impressively large and inviting deck. Our Chalet sleeps a maximum of twelve in four bedrooms and loft accommodations complete with three full bathrooms. If you’re looking for the perfect location for your year round holidays or for that weekend get a way, well you have found it.

From tranquil to full on adventure, there is something for everyone at The Alder at Otter Lake.

Tulameen and Otter Lake are located at some 2700 feet above sea level and nestled in the Eastern side of the Coastal Mountain range, just 23km North West of Princeton and some 70km South of Merritt in the Southern Okanagan - Similkameen region of British Columbia.

Getting to the Alder is easy. From Vancouver take the Trans Canada Hi-way to Hope and from Hope, take the No.3 Highway, the Crow's Nest, through scenic Manning Park to Princeton. Once into Princeton, follow Bridge Street through town and across the river on the old one-way wooden bridge. Turn left and follow the signs to Tulameen. The town of Tulameen is located some 25 minutes from Princeton. Make sure you turn right at the stop sign at Coalmont and drive past the old Coalmont Hotel. Once you come to the Tulameen General Store, stay on the main road going north through town then left along the west side of the lake.

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

            Twin Below - double above...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

            Twin Below - Double above...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

            Large room on upper floor, with enough bed space to sleep 5...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom - sliding glass door to outdoor patio...moreless

          • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Large loft doubles as a sleeping area if required...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (3)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Ensuite for Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Located on main floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Located on upper floor...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • With The Alder there is a Canoe, a Kayak, a peddle boat and the necessary lifejackets. there is aslo two pedal bikes, a horse shoe set, a Bacci set, and a couple of fishing rods. Wood is provided for the riverstone fireplace and also for the outdoor fire pit....moreless


              • Books
              • DVD Player


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All


              • Museums
              • Playground

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                Fantastic view of the Lake from the Alder...moreless

              • Lakefront:

                Fully appointed dock suitable for two boats at one time....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Spectacular views of the surrounding mountains...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing


              • Dining:

                extra table leaf in Master Bedroom Closet...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Free Long Distance:

                The Guest may use up to 45 minutes of long-distance calling time within British Columbia per three-day stay, for no additional charge. The Guest may use up to 100 minutes of long-distance calling time within British Columbia per week’s stay, for no additional charge. The Guest shall be charged 25 cents per minute by credit card for long-distance calling over the allowed limits stated above, or for long-distance calls outside British Columbia....moreless

              • Heating:

                Electric Heating and fire place insert...moreless

              • Internet:

                Private Wifi included in rental...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Linens, towels, beach towels all provided...moreless

              • Living Room:

                couch, loveseat and easy chair facing fireplace. bar counter with stool seating also...moreless

              • Parking:

                Ample parking...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                There is a Public Boat launch a couple hunderd yards away from the Alder...moreless

              • Telephone:


              • Towels Provided:

                bath towels and beach towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                There is also a 24' monitor in the loft so you can plug your Laptop in and go dual screen....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Wood provided...moreless


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

                Stove, Two full size fridges, Dishwasher, Microwave...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:


              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio:

                Huge deck for entertaining and lounging with a complete glass table, 6 chairs, including two swivel, umbrella'd set, two loungers and side tables....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                We have a Canoe and Kayak along with paddles...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Pedal boat that seats four. Some life jackets provided....moreless

              Payment Type

                  • Visa


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Shoulder Season
                  Oct 31 - Dec 19, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  Winter Peak Season
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$400
                  • Taxes Not included


                  There is a $200.00 housekeeping fee. This is charged at time of rental payment.

                  Peak Season is $3000.00 per week, 1 week minimum. Off peak is $400.00 per night or $2000.00 per week.

                  Maximum of 12 guests.

                  No Pets.

                  Deposit for Booking of $400.00.

                  Contract is sent out and signed copy is returned.

                  Full payment charged 1 week prior to stay.

                  Booking deposit becomes damage deposit during stay and is returned within 1 week.

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                  Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                  Otter Valley and the surrounding mountains are a mecca for ATV and snowmobile enthusiasts with a near unlimited area to explore.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: We purchased this beautiful property with the long term in mind, so our children and friends could build treasured lifetime memories in this setting.

                  Why the Owner Chose Tulameen:
                  This well appointed and beautifully finished Chalet is in the ideal location, located close to the city of Vancouver (3.5 hours) in an area that will have limited future growth. The outdoors, the adventure of exploration, riding ATV's and snowmobiling, the amount of activities available were a huge attraction.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
                  The Kettle Valley railway and Trans Canada Trail run through the area, directly across Otter lake from our place. This is truly a four season vacation destination.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:



                  • Winter is Here!

                    Winter is Here!

                  • .


                  • Night Lights.

                    Night Lights.

                  • Pedal boat touring on Otter Lake.

                    Pedal boat touring on Otter Lake.

                  • Morning coffee house at Otter.

                    Morning coffee house at Otter.

                  • Color at twighlight.

                    Color at twighlight.

                  • First Snow.

                    First Snow.

                  • Great Room from above

                    Great Room from above

                  • Lake view deck at the Alder.

                    Lake view deck at the Alder.

                  • Tulameen days parade

                    Tulameen days parade

                  • Summer Color

                    Summer Color

                  • Grand room.

                    Grand room.

                  • Up comes the Sun.

                    Up comes the Sun.

                  • Boats on the Beach.

                    Boats on the Beach.

                  • Wintertime Fun.

                    Wintertime Fun.

                  • Fire at Dusk.

                    Fire at Dusk.

                  • Magnificent Fireplace.

                    Magnificent Fireplace.

                  • Loft at the Alder.

                    Loft at the Alder.

                  • Ttranquil glow

                    Ttranquil glow

                  • Relaxing on the lake

                    Relaxing on the lake

                  • Go Exploring - Coalmont

                    Go Exploring - Coalmont

                  • Evening at the Alder

                    Evening at the Alder

                  • In the Thick of winter

                    In the Thick of winter

                  VRBO #422224

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

                  C$400 - C$429 per night (CAD)

                  4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 11/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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