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Birch Haven - A Lakefront Cottage On Pristine Horsefly Lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 (possibilities for more)

Relax at Birch Haven, our luxury lakefront cabin on Horsefly Lake, British Columbia (BC) which offers your family and friends a wonderful and relaxing vacation experience. Sun kissed days lazing on the dock interspersed with leisurely swims in the cool, crystal clear water. Gentle breezes off the lake. Warm moonlit nights with good company beside the campfire's glow. A variety of outdoor activities in nature's playground. And the end of the day, sink into downy comfort and drift off...

Enjoy Birch Haven - a beautiful, well appointed lakefront cabin on Horsefly Lake. Approximately 1200 sq feet of living space including a kitchen and 2 full bathrooms. Bright open living area with gorgeous lake views. Two bedroom loft. Sleeps 6 comfortably, options for more. Large sundeck with outdoor furniture, small fridge and fire pit all at lake shore. Private dock. 220 ft of private waterfront. Large yard. Washer, dryer, microwave and WiFi. Fully equipped, linens and towels included.

Aluminum rowboat for guest use. Large driveway with ample parking. Concrete public boat launch in Provincial Park across the lake. Easy access in a populated but private area.

You have EXCLUSIVE use of the 2.54 acre property which borders on crown land on two sides. Your hosts are just down the road, should you need assistance with anything.

Please refer to the "Read more about The Owner" section for additional Guest Comments from other platforms and direct bookings.

Summer season weekly rentals only: Saturday to Saturday

Other seasons three night minimum.

Rates based on 4 guests

Additional guests $20 / night / person

Children 5 years old and under no charge

- 50% deposit due at reservation

- Remaining balance, refundable Security (damage) Deposit of $1,000.00, and refundable cleaning fee of $150.00 due 45 days before start of rental period

No smoking

Not suitable for pets

No parties or events

Check in is anytime after 4PM

Check out by 11AM

Persons under 26 years of age may not rent Birch Haven except in the case of a family rental.

Quiet hours after 11pm in consideration of the neighbors.

Horsefly Lake is a 55 km long pristine wilderness lake located in the Cariboo region of British Columbia, Canada and is situated about 80 km from Williams Lake, British Columbia and about 10 km from the historic Gold Rush village of Horsefly (population 1000). The lake and surrounding area offer many activities including fishing, boating, sailing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, water sports, sightseeing, hunting, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling as well as creative appeal such as Arts on the Fly (music, dance and arts festival) in July.

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More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful modern cottage on Horsefly Lake! Cozy and well equipted! Warm welcome by owner himself. Easy access to lake. Best location in area found so far!
Sep 2017
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Horsefly Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Birch Haven - A Lakefront Cottage On Pristine Horsefly Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful location, well maintained, has everything you need

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend staying here. It is comfortable and there are amazing views from the house and beach. Remco and Erin were nice and responded quickly.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, Dave. It was nice to be able to provide you with a home away from home during your field work in the area. We welcome and appreciate professionals like yourself and your team.
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Beautiful cottage on Horsefly Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Birch Haven - what a beautiful cottage - with wall to wall windows letting in the sunshine. We had an amazing time in this immaculate home away from home overlooking pristine Horsefly Lake where the wildlife is abundant and the loons will sing you to sleep. If you want quiet- this is the place for you and the sunsets are amazing.

Our hosts Remco and Erin have thought of everything to make your stay so relaxing - there is nothing they have not thought of to make you stay absolutely enjoyable. Talk about thoughtful - on our last day our power was out and about 9:30 our host Remco shows up at the cottage with coffee and cookies (home baked) in hand - it was just what we needed!!!

We would highly recommend this property and our hosts Remco and Erin

Michelle and Brett

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michelle & Brett, for your kind words. We are very happy that everything worked out the way it did and that you were able to have a wonderful summer vacation after the height of the wildfires. The Batman thermos that saved the powerless morning, will be the stuff of legends! :o)
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $382.82
Cleaning Fee, refundable $114.85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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