Private Cottage with Sandy Beach on Arrow Lake

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Last updated: 08/18/2015

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our property provides the athmosphere of a private secluded summer residence with beach. The cabin is in its private little orchard overlooking our lake front pasture and our private bay with beach. The location is has a beautiful deck where you can enjoy the sunset over the mountains.
The cabin is 900 sqft of very liveable space. It was originally built in 1991 and upgraded in 2009 and 2013. The cottage fits nicely into its natural environment. The cottage consists of an open living area with sofa and futon, an open kitchen, a newly renovated bathroom, a bedroom with closet and an entrance with laundry utilities.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a full size stove and oven, side by side fridge, dishwasher and microwave. The living room has a TV (just for playing DVD's since we have no satellite TV), a stereo with Ipod station a sofa and futon and a woodstove.
The bedroom has a queen size bed and a closet. The bathroom has a shower/tub. The entrance with laundry has closets and a washer and dryer.
A second smaller bedroom has a bunk bed and a closet. A deck is located on the west side of the cottage with beautful views over the pasture, beach and bay. A fence surrounds the cottage and some fruit trees build a little orchard. Take a few steps off the deck to a short path that leads you down through the pasture to the beach. In the boathouse you will find life jackets and noodles and some water toys. On the beach you can use our kayaks and canoes for explorations of lake and shoreline (no charge). There is also a swimming platform with ladder for a private sun tanning or for jumping into the lake. There is an older dock (please watch your steps) that provides a place to tie up a boat. Across the lake there is an island to explore and within a short hike also a waterfall. The property is a total of 100 acres and offers trails for hiking and exploration. Watch the Ospreys and Bald Eagles fish in our bay. There is always lots of wildlife around. Have fun!

In the winter you can usually snow shoe from the cottage. There is lot of wilderness to explore. Enjoy the back country and mountains with your snow mobile (please watch the avalanche reports). There is a lot of terrain in the Selkirks and Monashee mountains that is just used by our local snow mobil enthusiasts or find some hidden x-country trails. Winters are magical around the Arrow Lake with moderate temperatures and a lot of snow in the mountains. Backcountry ski exploration is a lot of fun.

Well behaved dogs that stay on the ground (not on sofas, beds etc.) are very welcome and if they do not run after wildlife can be kept without a leash. There is so much room to run around for dogs and with our rock bluff to the north and a meshed fence to the south it is quite safe. Our resident dog Pumpkin is very friendly.

Have fun!

Keywords: Escape the crowds in your own holiday home. Our property is an unspoiled getaway on Arrow Lake, British Columbia, Canada, just 35 minutes south of Nakusp. Enjoy the pristine Kootenay wilderness at its best. With the Arrow Lake directly at your doorstep you can enjoy your escape on the water in one of the nicest and most untouched areas of British Columbia. Whether you’re looking for a couple’s getaway or a family vacation, we ensure you a wonderful stay in our secluded waterfront accommodation. Our cottage is 900 sqft with queen bedroom, a small second bedroom with a bunk bed, a full kitchen, bathroom with tub/shower combinationand and a deck overlooking the bay and lake.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beautiful views of the bay...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Just a short stroll across the pasture to the sandy beach....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    A spectacular location on Arrow Lake...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet:

    around the main house and under the walnut tree...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    free of charge...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder Season
Sep 7 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$1,250 C$4,550
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee C$20 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$200
  • Tax Rate 5%


Winter road conditions (Nov-Mar) require 4 wheel or all wheel drive vehicle. All guests must sign a liability waiver.

50% deposit required at time of booking. The deposit is refundable until 30 days prior arrival with a $100 administration fee. Balance of the invoice is due 30 days prior arrival.

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Owner info

About the owner: Hi, my name is Sabine and I love to share our property with guests. It is just my husband Ulf and myself sharing our property with our guests and we usually do not see each other aside from on the beach.

Why the Owner Chose Nakusp:
Our family fell in love with the Kootenays and our property in 1990. It was the location, climate, the beach and lake, the long summer seasons the clear water, fishing and space that we loved. We raised our kids on the property and since they have left to other parts of the world like to share the beauty of the place.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Privacy, unspoiled beach, no crowds, room to breathe, freedom, quiet, clean water, in the woods, lots of trees including old apple trees and wild cherries as well as walnuts and other. Free kayak and canoe usage, wildflowers ...

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Speaks: english, german



VRBO #474160

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 15, 2015

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Private cottage with Sandy Beach on Arrow Lake

Nakusp #474160

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