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Escape Away 6 Bedroom Lake Front Cottage Cranbrook Rockies

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2 to 18)

We sincerely enjoy helping great families build incredible memories together...

Escape Away Vacation Rentals offers Canadian Rockies vacation accommodation rentals at Jimsmith Lake near Cranbrook, BC. Surround yourself with exceptional mountain views, and take part in the great number of recreational activities that are available to you. In summer, go swimming, fishing or enjoy excellent golfing at several nearby golf courses like Trickle Creek, St. Eugine Mission, Bootleg Gap, Shadow Mountain and many more. In the winter months our Canadian Rockies accommodations are a perfect place for your ski vacation at Fernie Alpine Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort or snow mobile any of the many open areas. The road is plowed daily through the winter as the Cranbrook Lake House is on located a school bus route. The drive way is professionally shoveled every snow fall for you which is included FREE.

In addition to the numerous outdoor activities that the Kootenay region offers, you will also enjoy the wide variety of features that our accommodations provide. Fireplace, full kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Netflix on AppleTV, DVD are among the amenities that Escape Away Vacation Rentals offer.

Relax on the deck with your sweetie and a cool drink while watching the sun set behind the mountains...

Easily work from home with high speed free WiFi from Shaw Cable and excellent cell service.

Experience a Canadian Rockies vacation like no other! The drive out to the Kootenay region is spectacular or we are accessible by air via Calgary International Airport (YYC) and the Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) located just outside of Cranbrook, BC - rental cars or taxis are available. Air Canada (Jazz) has daily scheduled flights from Calgary and Vancouver. Integra Air offers direct flights from Edmonton and Fort McMurray.

Contact Jerry at 1-888-355-4647 to start your mountain dream vacation today!

Keywords: Lake, Beach, Cabin, Cottage, Mountain, Waterfront,BC,Lake front

More Details

Jerry Kirsch
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german, Spanglish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Jerry Kirsch

I want to help people enjoy the endless possibilities for rest and recreation in the Canadian Rockies

Jerry Kirsch purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Jerry Kirsch chose Cranbrook

The Cranbrook Lake House was designed in a way that provides space for people to relax and unwind... We sincerely enjoy helping great families build incredible memories together...

What makes this cottage unique

Close enough to all services while enjoying a truly natural experience

Guestbook comments from the owner

We will always remember our wedding at the lake - your lake house was perfect for our family. Grandparents, my sisters and their kids were very comfortable. The warm, natural feeling was amazing...
Aug 2011
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Cranbrook Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Carport
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen , one on upper level, one on lower level
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofas (2) Two living rooms - each has a pull out sofa bed, Bunk Beds (2) upper is a twin and the lower is a double size
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • naturism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Escape Away 6 Bedroom Lake Front Cottage Cranbrook Rockies
average rating of 4.403226 based on 65 reviews
Edmonton, AB

Getting back to nature - Best cabin in Cranbrook!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation with our whole family, 3 kids and both my parents and my husbands parents. All of us enjoyed a very relaxing week in this clean, bright & roomy cabin located on a quiet road that curves around the beautiful lake. There is a public beach a short walk away, which our children enjoyed on many occasions. The house is well equipped; big kitchen with everything you need. Plenty of storage available everywhere. The dining room table was perfect for 4 adults and there was plenty of room for everyone in the living room. The living room has high ceilings and is very comfortable with a pull-out bed in the couch if needed. Plenty of windows and patio doors overlooking the lake - great view to watch the wildlife! We appreciated the real wood fireplaces in the evening when everyone was ready to wind down for bed. All bedrooms had plenty of room; the beds were very comfortable with two good size bathrooms. The layout of the house and the bedrooms gave us plenty of space if we needed quiet time too. The deck was a good size with plenty of seats; We used the BBQ several times during our stay. We enjoyed beautiful views of the lake from the upper deck and star-gazing at night. It was so relaxing to sit on the deck with a morning coffee, savoring the views of this serene lake, and then every evening we sat outside enjoying the sunsets. We saw many birds in the trees and deer wandering through the expansive backyard too. As we had our three children along, we were so pleased with the variety of entertainment Jerry provided that kept them occupied for hours (games, paint board, books); also the adults enjoyed watching some Netflix in the evenings. The swim platform was a huge hit with all our kids, it was hard to get them to come back in for meals! They canoed to it almost every day. We felt they were very safe as there are no dangerous motor boats on this lake. The lower level has a lovely family room, laundry room and a simple kitchen area with a microwave. The kids felt like they had their own area of the house, very special! There is a walk out patio door to the natural yard, with plenty of shade from the variety of trees. Easy access to town for grocery stores, restaurants and other shopping. We had great communication with Jerry from the moment we booked our vacation. We will be staying here again and bringing even more guests. There's nothing else like this in Cranbrook. Great deal for a huge lake front cabin!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Sarah for your excellent review and detailed information. We sincerely appreciate return guests and truly want to help great families build incredible memories together... Cheers, Jerry Kirsch, Owner
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Beautiful house, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Our curling team stayed here while we were in town for a bonspiel, the house was large, very comfortable, easy to find, and in a perfect quiet location. We will most certainly book this place again!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Molly for taking the time to post your excellent 5 star review! I am so glad that you enjoyed the Cranbrook Lake House during your visit for the bonspiel. Yes the house is large enough for your team! We sincerely enjoy helping great friends build incredible memories together... Please let me know when I can help you again. Cheers, Jerry
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Safe and Fun With Small Children

  • 5 of 5

Our family has 2 teen agers, a 6 year old and a four year old to keep happy and safe. We all had safe and fun lake experience with convenient and safe dock access. Our 6 year old daughter caught her first fish and was thrilled. The canoe was perfect and so convenient to have waiting for us. We will tell our friends and relatives to experience the fun too!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Kay for your excellent 5 star review. We are so glad that your family enjoyed the lake house and private dock. We sincerely enjoy helping great families build incredible memories together... Please let me know when we can help you and your family again!
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Interior was awesome. Exterior is in need of upgrading. Stairs to upper level are very rikety.

  • 3 of 5

Overall the place was clean and had everything we needed. Would enjoy a larger tv.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brenda for your review. The Cranbrook Lake House is designed for family relaxation. We sincerely enjoy helping great families build incredible memories together. Please let me know when we can help you again. Cheers, Jerry
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Kelowna, BC

Beautiful location

  • 3 of 5

Thank you for letting us stay at your property!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jason for your review. You are very welcome! I am so glad that you enjoyed your family vacation at the lake. We sincerely enjoy helping great families build incredible memories together. Please let me know when I can help you again. Cheers, Jerry Kirsch, Owner
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Great location, lots of potential, needs a little TLC

  • 3 of 5

The location on the lake is wonderful. Suggest a safer access to the dock, not planks. The beds were comfortable and it was great to have six bedrooms for our group of twelve. The summer heat was excessive and blinds at the front of the house could have reduced some of the sun exposure. There were two fans for the whole house. The sundeck umbrella was broken and useless so it was uncomfortably HOT! We appreciated having a washer and dryer on site and the towels and linen that was available. The kitchen didn't have a kettle. Some of the amenities listed were not present...a radio, stereo, beach chairs, kayak. We enjoyed the netflix and having a good tv. Previous reviews highlighted the same concerns and have not yet been addressed. If they are , we would be happy to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dan for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the wonderful location on the lake, the comfortable beds, washer and dryer, towels and linens, Netflix and good TV. The streaming TV service is the radio and entertainment. Two excellent canoes are now provided and more lawn chairs are now provided. We will also provide a kettle immediately! The summer has been excellent with sunny days and we have improved the dock access. We sincerely enjoy helping great families build incredible memories together... Please let me know when we can help you again. Cheers, Jerry Kirsch,
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Rockies International Airport (YXC)
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Heidout Brewhouse and Grill
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Wildstone Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway 3
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Alegra Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Kimberley Alpine Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Jimsmith Lake Park
Car: not necessary

Private lake front allows your family to experience swimming in the clear, warm, spring fed water of Jimsmith Lake from a private dock. Spring fed means that the water temperature is warmer and clearer than other lakes fed by rivers and streams.

Golf in the area is world class without problems getting your tee times - Wildstone Golf Course, Cranbrook Golf Course, St. Eugine Mission, Shadow Mountain, Bootleg Gap, Kimberley Golf Course and Trickle Creek are all 18 hole PGA highly rated courses.

Kimberley Alpine Resort is only 30 KM and the legendary champagne powder of Fernie Alpine Resort is only one hour away.

Rates range from $249 to $428




Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Cancellation policy requires 45 days written notice.
Cancellation fee is equal to one night charge.

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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