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Bear Paw Lodge - A Mountain Retreat Near To Golden & Kicking Horse.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,128 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10 - Hot tub, Fire Pit, BBQ, Horseshoe pit, Cycles

Welcome to BEAR PAW LODGE.

Only a short drive from Golden BC and the incredible Kicking Horse Mountain resort you will find Bear Paw Lodge, surrounded by 3 mountain ranges in the beautiful Blaeberry Valley.

Facilities At Bear Paw Lodge include everything you would expect find expect from a top quality vacation home including a large Hot Tub with stunning mountain views, BBQ, Deck with patio furniture, Fire Pit, Horseshoe Pit, Volleyball net, Basketball, complementary cycles and more.

Set in a tranquil 'get away from it all' location with 360 degree views of the Rockies, Purcell & Selkirk Mountains Bear Paw Lodge is an ideal base from which to explore the stunning local area and nearby national parks of Yoho, Lake Louise & Banff, or to enjoy the wildlife and relax at the house in peace and tranquility in the mountains.

Bear Paw Lodge is a fully equipped self catering vacation property, furnished to an extremely high standard, which can comfortably sleep 10 people. An ideal and luxurious mountain retreat for your Summer or Winter vacation, you can be sure of a very comfortable stay , with hardwood floors, kitchen with modern stainless steel appliances and décor throughout.

The living room is comfortably furnished boasting great mountain views, bedrooms are newly furnished with comfortable beds, linens and duvets. The Kitchen and Breakfast Bar will seat 10 people at meal times. Other features include Satellite TV & DVDs in most rooms, & WIFI internet connection.

With almost 360º views of the surrounding mountains, Bear Paw Lodge offers incredible tranquility and the unique feeling of living close to nature in the heart mountains, with the added bonus of being no more than 20 minutes away from some of the best Winter and Summer activity facilities that Canada has to offer, such as Skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort & Lake Louise, vast Snowmobiling terrain including local guided tours, Back Country Skiing, Heli-Skiing, Snow-Shoeing, Golf, River Rafting, Hand Gliding, ATV Tours, Mountain Biking, Hiking and Horse riding.

Bear Paw Lodge is the ideal location away from any commercialism, with an abundance of wildlife often wandering through the 6 acre grounds and the vast surrounding terrain. A superb base for exploring in the mountains, visiting the Northern Lights Wolf Centre (only 2 minutes away), taking a short hike to Thompson Falls and the Blaeberry river, or lounging at the end of the day in the hot-tub looking up at the mountains & stars whilst soaking those aching limbs.

Golden is only a short drive away and has an ever growing number of fantastic restaurants for you to wine & dine.

Kirk & Shannon, our friendly on site Lodge Managers, will be happy to help with queries during your stay. Fresh bathroom towels will be provided twice per week and bed linen changed once per week. Full washing and drying facilities are provided for our guests to use.

Golden is approximately a 3 hour drive from Calgary, heading west on the trans-Canada Hwy 1, or 6 hours East from Vancouver. Other nearby attractions include Lake Louise (55 mins), Banff (1 hour 50 mins), Radium Hot Springs & Panorama Mountain Village (2 hours).

Keywords: Canadian Rockies Vacation Home/House /Cabin

More Details

Owner
Jim & Sherry Hewlett
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Jim & Sherry Hewlett

Jim, Sherry & children Shelby & William welcome you to Bear Paw Lodge. We hope that you will come along and enjoy this fantastic location just as much as we do.

Jim & Sherry Hewlett purchased this house in 2007

Why Jim & Sherry Hewlett chose British Columbia Rockies

As UK citizens occasionally spending our holiday time in Golden, we had fallen in love with the area so much that we decided to have our vacation home here. Come out, explore and enjoy because as far as we are concerned, Winter or Summer, there is no other place quite like it!

We make every effort to ensure that Bear Paw Lodge is presented to our own very high standards, so our guests can be sure of a very comfortable and enjoyable stay and will want to return again and again.

Bear Paw Lodge is proud to bean 'approved accommodation' of Tourism British Columbia.

What makes this house unique

Many People come to Bear Paw Lodge simply to relax in a peaceful mountain paradise. There are incredible mountain views from every window and whist soaking in the hot tub,

Many others come to enjoy the incredible local activities available including;

Winter: - Skiing and snow boarding at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort,Cross Country Skiing, Heli Skiing, Snow Mobiling, and exploring the nearby national parks such as lake Louise and Banff.

Summer: - Wildlife watching, Mountain Biking, Hiking, River Rafting on the Kicking Horse River, Paragliding from mount 7, ATV Tours and the nearby Northern Lights Wolf Centre

Guestbook comments from the owner

Incredible view,clean well kept home,beautiful private setting,truly for myself and my family a home away from home.We really appreciate being able to talk with Jim be it by phone or e mail as if we are old friends very relaxed,trusting folks,we felt very confident after our first conversation that it would be as Jim explained.For us as a family snowmobiling has been a passion and truly the accomadations we enjoyed only made a great thing better,especially the privacy and freedom to sit in the hot tub at 8 in the morning enjoying a cup of coffee or after a days ride to soak away the aches.Also the manager Dan was awesome,the kind of fellow that you could call a friend after minutes visiting,we will return,we can't wait thank you very much.
Jan 2014
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Amenities

Golden House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2128 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs bathroom
  • Vanity unit, mirrors, hair dryers, full selection of towels in each bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Sat TV & mountain views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sat TV & mountain views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , DVD TV & mountain views - Ideal room for the kids
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Mountain views
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 8 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Fire Pit and logs available for use in large garden, 4 Cycles available (not for mountain biking purposes), WIFI internet connection. Large grass back yard for outdoor games and woodland trails.

Reviews

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Bear Paw Lodge - A Mountain Retreat Near To Golden & Kicking Horse.
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 35 reviews
5

Everything was great and we all felt immediately at home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Bear Paw Lodge and highly recommend it to everybody!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bear Paw Lodge (Annual Ski trip)

  • 5 of 5

The Lodge itself was amazing, the location is not far from Kicking Horse Mountain at all and it added a little more privacy and tranquility to our trip. The view from the place is outstanding and hard to beat at the end of a long ski day, when you are sitting in a hot tub and staring at the mountains

The Lodge itself is equipped with everything you would need for any trip. From a hot tub, all types of speakers, to storage space and kitchen gear. We were overly impressed with the location and the lodge, the storage space for the skis and the boot drying racks.

The lodge slept 9 people comfortably with the option of using a fold away cot for a 10th person.

I would highly recommend this place to anyone and will definitely be trying to make a reservation for our annual ski trip next year, as well as potentially for our summer getaways.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Troy. Look forward to you all coming back to Bear Paw someday. Jim & Sherry
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5

Best Lodge Around

  • 5 of 5

The Bear Paw Lodge is by far one of the best spots I have stayed. The lodge itself is out on a beautiful property and nestled in the mountains. You have that complete isolation feel, but still close enough to go into town for supplies or go to the ski hill for the day. Walking in the lodge for the first time was a "make yourself at home feel" comfortable bedding and a hot tub out on the back deck. Definitely would recommend this to anyone. Plus Dan the caretaker is a legend and he even let us sign his Harley before we departed!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation January 2017

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my Wife, Daughter, her Husband, and our four grandkids stayed at this amazing home away from home. Our grandkids where able to utilize the backyard to injoy there little sleds. We had one of the most amazing views anyone could ever ask for each day and evening while hot tubing. The home was very well set up with 8 of us staying in this home no one ever felt crowded. All kinds of board games that we took the opportunity to use during our R&R time.with each room being equipped with satellite TV the children were able to unwind before bed while in bed, with there favorite TV show. We like this area so much we are looking at our annual January vacation to be at this location. This property comes with a host that is one of a kind. Dan was very knowledgeable about the property and the area. Dan gave us an overall understanding of the sledding throughout Blaeberry and cautioning us on areas of hazard. The one and only thing that disappointed us was we never booked it for a full week. This will change next year for sure.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved my stay 9 years ago and still loved it this time around. Great way to spend my new years with

  • 5 of 5

Loved my stay 9 years ago and still loved it this time. Great way to spend my new years.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great chalet in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We - 4 adults and 2 little ones - really enjoyed our stay at this chalet. It was very well equipped, for ex we cooked quite a bit and there was everything we needed and if you are a TV fan you'll find a TV not only in the living room but in most of the bedrooms too! It was spotless clean, very cosy, well maintained, has a nice hot tub outside and a large backyard to play in - w a basketball net, a firepit and a horseshoe game! We also found that Jim the owner was very responsive and kind over emails. Finally, we read before booking in another review that the housekeeper was living in the basement and this was not a problem at all for us. He is in fact very nice and relaxed! So all in all we'ld go back and highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
160 Miles
Calgary
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Golden
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Golden Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Trans canada Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Many in Golden
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

Quad/ATV riding nearby, Wolf centre nearby, Paragliding nearby, River-rafting nearby.

Only a short drive to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Ideal Snowmobile location. Complementary bikes available.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Maximum occupancy of Bear Paw Lodge is 10 people. Due to insurance reasons we cannot exceed this number in any circumstances.
Payments are non-refundable.
Please read full terms and conditions on our main website when making your booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund