Mountainside Log Chalet at Fernie Alpine Resort

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This beautiful log chalet is located just a few minutes walk to the ski lifts of Fernie Alpine Resort with ski to the door convenience. Log beds, pine floor, and woodburning fireplace add to the charm of our Black Bear Chalet. In fact, we adopted a stuffed black bear from Fernie Mountain while we were building our home and he is still present as the keeper of our chalet.

Our chalet is ideal for large families or groups who love to cook and socialize around our large kitchen table, built by one of the owners. Large decks off the kitchen and great room, a,propane barbecue, and a commercial hot tub aid to the enjoyment of the secluded property. A fire pit overlooks the lake at the back of the property, giving you a back to nature feel. It truly is a little piece of Canadian paradise!

Airport and Transit Details: Cranbrook International Airport is within a 45 minute(s) drive.

Bus Transit can be reached by driving for 10 minute(s).

Shopping and Dining: Can be reached by walking for 5 minute(s). Several restaurants are located in walking distance on the hill. There is also a small grocery & liquor store, as well as a a couple of gift shops.

Nearby Attractions: Tennis courts, horse back riding, mountain biking, chair lift rides are located 5 minutes away.


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Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • Master Bedroom #1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    & Full Bath...moreless

  • Master Bedroom #2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    & Full Bath...moreless

  • Bedroom #3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Main Floor Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • 4 bedrooms+, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 11 - 14

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • From the large wrap around deck, you will be surrounded by majestic cedar and pine trees, with a view of Polar Peak. From the front deck, the beauty of the Kootenay mountains continues. In the evenings, during sunset, try your luck at spotting the famous Ghostrider on Mount Hosmer!! ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 8 - Dec 3, 2015
2 night min stay
Dec 4 - Dec 20, 2015
2 night min stay
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2016
3 night min stay
Ski Season
Jan 5 - Apr 12, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning C$300
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$300
  • Tax Rate 5%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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Fernie, British Columbia has developed into a year round recreation site. Nestled in a valley and surrounded by rugged peaks, the picturesque City of Fernie lies 5 km (3 miles) east of the Fernie Alpine Resort where our chalet is located.

Known for its phenomenal skiing, Fernie has also grown to be a year round recreation site. Whether it is skiing on the 875 cm (that's almost 27 feet) of snow that Fernie gets yearly or enjoying a river raft or golf game at one of the 5 nearby courses. Fernie has it all!

Golf: There are six top notch golf courses within 15 to 60 minute drive including:

- Fernie Golf Course

- Trickle Creek Golf Course

- Boot Leg Gap Golf Course

- St. Eugene Mission

- Kimberly Golf Course

- Cranbrook Golf Course

Ski: Ski lifts or Runs can be reached by walking for 5 minute(s). Located right on the ski hill. After a day of skiing, you can ski right to the door of the chalet.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: Myles, brother Colin and wife Lana Radchenko built the Black Bear Chalet in 1990. Our first season of rentals was in 1991, and we have been renting it ever since. Our guests enjoy all seasons throughout the year in this vacation paradise. Myles Radchenko is a retired biology high school teacher, originally from Swift Current, now located in Vaseux, Lake. BC. Lana & Colin Radchenko are originally from Saskatoon, and now are located in San Diego. Lana is a chartered accountant working for Sempra Energy. Colin a was a high school teacher, but now is the General Manager and a PGA professional at Steele Canyon Golf Course in San Diego, CA.

Why the Owner Chose Fernie:
As avid skiiers, we first fell in love with Fernie because of the DEEP powder snow in the winter season. Later, we learned Fernie is a great place to be all year around - skiing, snowboarding, ski-doing, hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, and of course, golf!

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  • Front of Chalet in Summer

    Front of Chalet in Summer

  • Great Room / Living Room with Fireplace

    Great Room / Living Room with Fireplace

  • Front of Chalet in Winter

    Front of Chalet in Winter

  • Kitchen and Island Area

    Kitchen and Island Area

VRBO #69924

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, November 27, 2015

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