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The Ultimate Family Vacation Destination! Escape..Relax..Revive

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 5,300 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Main Villa, 4 Bedrooms (Sleeps 8) and Guest Villas 3 Bedrooms sleeps 6


Fantastic Family Getaway, Small weddings, corporate Retreat or Romantic Escape for Couples!

Enjoy your private waterfront property watching the sunset.

This spectacular residence on 5 acres is accessible by road, float plane, or boat and offers the ultimate in luxury, privacy and memorable moments. This one of a kind solar home with a main villa and guest house is a custom designed masterpeice that will astound and satisfy everyone!

Your own private boathouse is great for water enthusiasts. Waterskiing, wakeboarding, swimming, fishing and kayaking are all favourites with our guests. .

Imagine yourself after a day of waterskiing, fishing and bbqing, nestled by the open firepit, roasting marshmellows and sipping hot chocolate. With the stars overhead dotting the night sky and the peaceful sound of natures silence, the soundest of sleeps will comfort you and rejuvenate you for more adventures. At Sakinaw Lake Retreat there is something for everyone!

'This is one of the most spectacular vacation homes in the world'. -Tom N. Calgary, Alberta

Decorated to reflect the West Coast lifestyle, the Main Villa features 4 bedrooms, all outfitted with luxurious linens and furnishings. You have your choice of three king beds and one set of twins, perfect for kids. All bedrooms have stunning views of the lake.

Wrap around decks span out towards the water. There is a large outdoor BBQ and fireplace, prefect for those warm summer nights.

The Guest House features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and its own gourmet kitchen.

High efficiency appliances in both houses make entertaining large groups a breeze; and with 7 bedrooms you can comfortably sleep 14-16 people.

Treat yourself to the vacation of your dreams.

Keywords: Villa and Guest Cottage

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 4, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Awesome property. Best vacation ever!
Mar 2009
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Garden Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Main Master with Ensuite - 1 king
    Main Villa Lakeview - 1 king
    Guest House with Ensuite - 1 king
    Guest House Lakeview - 1 king
    Guest House - 2 twin/ single
    Rec room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Main Villas Spa Room with Ensuite - 1 king
    Main - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 King beds in Main house, 1 Twin set beds in Main House 2 Ottoman beds in Rec room Additional 3 Window day beds in Main House 2 King beds in Guest House 1 Twin set beds in Guest House
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Outstanding venue for small weddings


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The Ultimate Family Vacation Destination! Escape..Relax..Revive
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Vancouver, BC

Beautiful property on a gorgeous lake

  • 5 of 5

Family or friends, the description 'ultimate' is right - this place has everything you might need, and is the perfect mix of luxury and rustic for large groups. Very accommodating in terms of communication etc and an all-round wonderful place. We'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Its more than a fantastic place...absolute paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

I had my husband's 50th birthday party here. Totally amazing place, an absolute paradise with room for 18. The owner was more than accommodating for our every wish. We have spent 15 years going up to Sakinaw Lake which is a beautiful peaceful lake but the home is even more beautiful. The check in with the concierge was welcoming and informative. The company they use to manage the rentals were excellent. Even the owner was reachable. Everyone loved it and its pet friendly!! I highly recommend this Lake front get away for any occasion. The cabin comes with kayaks, games, ping pong, sup boards, a boat house roof top and a floating island. Its the best of fun for all ages!! You will not regret a single moment of your stay there!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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west vancouver, British Columbia

Home away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

Magical Private Lakefront Getaway! This immaculate home is large enough to comfortably accommodate three or four families, and your beloved pet! Both kitchens are amazingly well stocked, the beds are super comfortable, and there is an excellent supply of bath and swim towels. Game boards, ping pong table, kayaks, sup boards, a floating island, and a boat house roof top to jump off of in to the warm lake, will keep everyone entertained! Great hiking trails and dirt bike/mountain biking trails are just out the front door. We had a rental boat delivered to the dock to enjoy water-sports on the gorgeous pristine lake. Enjoy meals on the huge deck overlooking the lake or take a short drive in to town to great restaurants. The Property Manager, Shelley, was fabulous at helping plan our stay and the Owner, Sherry, greeted us upon check in and check out to ensure everything was to our understanding and satisfaction. It is a five star accommodation and summer holiday experience! The kids keep asking when we can go back! We will be sure to return next summer : )

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Surrounded by trees and water this hidden piece of heaven offers it all. Two paddle boards, two kayaks, and a floating dock. Inside and out this place is fully stocked to meet all your needs. The property is very clean and organized to accommodate for a large group of people.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta

Great Time Had By All!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house and the emenities provided were beyound our expectations. Beautiful setting with well appointed and comfortable accomodations. Excellent for large gatherings. I would highly recommend this house to any one seeking a true Candiana experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado

Sit back relax and listen to the loons in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We rented this for a family reunion with thirteen people. There're was plenty of space for us all to come to together and places to get away for moments of quiet. The houses are both beautiful, kept immaculately clean, and the million dollar view was always great. The fireplaces were great to add atmosphere and to keep warm with. The kayaks, paddle boards, ping pong tables, games and hiking trails all make this a perfect place for anyone to visit. There is something for anyone no matter their interest. The kitchen was well stocked with all the basics that we would need. I would recommend this for anyone. So glad we found this treasure.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
float plane dock at property or Vancouver Airport
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $39.37
Refundable damage deposit $787.4
Cleaning Main $314.96 + Tax
Cleaning Guest House $157.48 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

$1000 deposit on booking
balance due 90 days prior

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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