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We Love Our Glacier View Home! Find Out Why!

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The view of Hudson Bay Glacier from our Glacier View home.

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Last updated: 04/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

FLASH: WE NOW HAVE DISH TELEVISION ON OUR 50 INCH FLAT SCREEN PLASMA TV AND WIRELESS INTERNET!

We LOVE our Glacier View home above Lake Kathlyn for so many reasons! First, we just love Smithers and the surrounding area. The people here are simply the best, the scenery is beautiful beyond measure, and the fun, recreational activities are just endless! If you love the outdoors and fishing, hunting, hiking, bicycling, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, quadding, photographing wildlife and natural wonders, trekking through the mountains, and just enjoying the most pristine natural environment you are going to find, then you will love Smithers too!

Why do we love our Glacier View home? Well, for starters, it's brand new! It's an ICF home (insulated concrete form), and it is the quietest, coziest place you can imagine. You don't hear the airport traffic, you don't hear the highway noise, you don't even hear the trains coming through town several times each day and night! Our home is easy to heat (you can practically heat this place with a cigarette lighter) and it stays oh-so-comfortably warm in the winter. And, we have ceiling fans in every bedroom and in the great room to circulate air and to help keep things just-right cool during the summer.

We finished our home in the fall of 2013, and in 2014 we put even more high-end finishing touches by adding more really nice furnishings. These include a combination ottoman/coffee table, area rugs, lamps for the night stands in the master bedroom, blinds on selected windows, and we are just finishing the landscaping now. Of course, the lawn won't be grown until 2915, but the snow is coming soon for this year anyway. Our home is now pretty much fully finished and is currently occupied. We have only a few small additional items we are contemplating for our home which we will add again next spring. Check our calendar for future availability!

Some of the photos show our knotty hickory cabinets and imported granite counter tops, Brazilian Koa hardwood floors, and rare larch plank ceilings. We have taken a great number of trees out of our view of the glacier this summer, and our glacier view is now even more beautiful than before! We also have cleared and topped trees so that we now have a really nice view of the Babine Mountains from the master bedroom deck also.

It was our aim to make our home as beautiful and as nice as we can to enjoy for ourselves and to share with you when we are not here living in it. Check out all ofr our newest pictures!

We have had lots of wonderful guests over the last year, and we thank everyone for their wonderful comments. Everyone who stayed with us told us that we had the nicest place available in the area. That is always very nice to hear, and we invite you to try our Glacier View Home and judge it for yourselves! We spared no expense putting only those things of highest quality in our home. We ask only that you enjoy it with us, and that you please help us take good care of it along the way.

We are also offering reduced rates for fewer than 6 guests. We wanted our rate structure to be equally advantageous for smaller groups, so here is what we wanted to offer to good people who can't put a larger group together, but would still like to enjoy our Glacier View Home. Our base rental rate for 1 or 2 guests is $1050, and each additional guest up to a maximum of 6 guests pays an additional rental rate of $30.00 per night.

The many guests who have now stayed with is have called our Glacier View Home truly beautiful, spectacular, and the very best at a reasonable price! We appreciate what our guests have had to say about our home and our service. And now, we look forward to hearing from you!

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Two bathrooms - one very large shower stall for the master bedroom, and one shower stall for the guest bedrooms....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Shaw Direct dish network....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our Glacier View Home has beautiful views of nearby Hudson Bay Glacier to the west and the Babine Mountains to the east....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Granite dining room table and leather captain's chairs for four people. Additional stools and counter top....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full sized Kenmore electric dryer, stacked....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air electric furnace....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Great room for kitchen, dining, and living room areas....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full sized Kenmore front loading washing machine....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch super quiet dishwasher....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, and spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Jenn-Air glass cook top....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Great views of the Babine Mountains from the master bedroom balcony....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
 

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Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee C$150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/30/2015
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Location

5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Smithers Regional Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Numerous
350 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Prince Rupert
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Smithers Golf and Country Club
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
ViaRail Canada, Smithers
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 16, Yellowhead Highway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Numerous
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Hudson Bay Mountain, Smithers
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Lake Kathlyn Beach

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • The view of Hudson Bay Glacier from our Glacier View home.

    The view of Hudson Bay Glacier from our Glacier View home.

  • Glacier view from the master bedroom stairs.

    Glacier view from the master bedroom stairs.

  • Bathroom for the master bedroom.

    Bathroom for the master bedroom.

  • Forty inch steelhead on the fly!

    Forty inch steelhead on the fly!

  • Master bedroom queen bed, night stands, and dresser with mirror.

    Master bedroom queen bed, night stands, and dresser with mirror.

  • Great room kitchen.

    Great room kitchen.

  • Coho salmon fishing at its best!

    Coho salmon fishing at its best!

  • Master bedroom with sliding glass door to balcony deck.

    Master bedroom with sliding glass door to balcony deck.

  • Living area, 50 inch plasma television, and electric fireplace beneath the TV.

    Living area, 50 inch plasma television, and electric fireplace beneath the TV.

  • Front entry of Glacier View Home.

    Front entry of Glacier View Home.

  • View into the living room area from the master bedroom landing above.

    View into the living room area from the master bedroom landing above.

  • View of kitchen and dining area from front room also showing back deck.

    View of kitchen and dining area from front room also showing back deck.

  • Great room dining area.

    Great room dining area.

  • Bathroom for the guest bedroom and den/bedroom.

    Bathroom for the guest bedroom and den/bedroom.

  • Stairway to the master bedroom.

    Stairway to the master bedroom.

  • Laundry and dryer.

    Laundry and dryer.

  • Master bedroom balcony overlooks the Babine Range.

    Master bedroom balcony overlooks the Babine Range.

  • Columbia Ice Field murals, and leather recliner and love seat in living room.

    Columbia Ice Field murals, and leather recliner and love seat in living room.

  • Queen bed in guest bedroom.

    Queen bed in guest bedroom.

  • Looking down from master bedroom landing.

    Looking down from master bedroom landing.

  • Fall steelhead on the dry fly!

    Fall steelhead on the dry fly!

  • Office/Den and spare hide-a-bed bedroom.

    Office/Den and spare hide-a-bed bedroom.

  • View of living room area from dining room table.

    View of living room area from dining room table.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/30/2015
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