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Harrison Hot Springs: South Garden Vacation Rental

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,250 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms + futon bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 16+), 6th bedroom-cottage onsite

Welcome to our beautiful and private South Garden Vacation Rental estate. The five suites (in the main facility) and lovely Cedars Cottage (suite #6) are classy, clean, well appointed and contain every thing needed for our guests to feel they are on a luxurious vacation. Warmth and coziness beckons our guests to totally relax, making South Garden their home away from home. If children are a part of the group, a tall fence surrounding the property will give the sense of safety and freedom. The huge lawn areas provide lots of room for games and R&R. After a time of activity, the outdoor Hot Tub calls our guests to enjoy a relaxing soak while viewing natural gardens, tantalizing the senses. Just minutes from the main facility, a 10 minute hike up will bring our guests to the Upper Deck for an awesome sight over the Harrison/Fraser River valleys. Once up top there are more hikes over Green Mountain, where some have enjoyed an incredible game of 'Capture the Flag', in and among the huge ever green forest.

A large kitchen area, dining area as well as a comfy meeting room round out this week away nicely, providing spaces to visit, catch up with one another, laugh, play and relax.

Just a short drive in many directions from South Garden B&B will take our guests to all kinds of activities, historic sites, beautiful nature, lakes, hiking, canoeing, boating...everything you can imagine. Pack a lunch or enjoy the services of the restaurants nearby.

Come enjoy South Garden Bed and Breakfast, open for week stays during designated times in the year. See you soon.

Keywords: Lovely, Private 4 Acre Estate Featuring Lawns, Gardens, an Upper Deck and Opportunities to Hike Green Mountain (Part of the Estate).

More Details

Jacquie Zuidhof
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Jacquie Zuidhof

John and Jacquie have been married for 40, raised 6 children and now that our kids are flying on their own, we have room for more hospitality opportunities. 14 years ago we began our B&B and we loved it!! Now we no longer offer B&B options, but instead offer the entire facility and yard estate to our guests ie. we are now South Garden Vacation Rental. John is a teacher and so has the summer off (our busiest time) and I keep busy with the vacation rental, seeing our kids (all 11 of them) and grandkids, commuity involvement, church activities and just life.

Jacquie Zuidhof purchased this house in 2003

Why Jacquie Zuidhof chose Agassiz

John received an invitation to be the Principal at the local Christian School in Agassiz. We looked for a place which we could develop into a B&B which would be close to Harrison Hot Springs, a marvelous tourist destination. We also needed a place which would welcome our children for home visits. Thus the B&B/vacation rental was perfect.

What makes this house unique

John and I love to garden. Having a business that requires our garden to be beautiful and well cared for is a delight for both of us. We also enjoy people and running our vacation rental gives occasion to welcome guests from all over the world. 'Tis a great added benefit.


Agassiz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Self contained Cedars Cottage $125/night extra
    Bedroom 1 - 2 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Harrison Hot Springs: South Garden Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.943396 based on 53 reviews

Serenity Haven!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place for a family celebration. Private, quiet, beautiful landscaping. Everything you will need. Well stocked kitchen, plenty of bathrooms, games, books, dishes, you name it. We will be making this an annual event. Central location for us all. We were all so impressed.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words of appreciation sent our way. It is our privilege to offer a space for families and friends to celebrate together. Welcome again soon. Sincerely, Jacquie
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Beautiful, spacious and serene

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I spent an incredible weekend at the South Garden property. The house was spacious and well-supplied. The bedrooms and bathrooms were clean and comfortable, the kitchen had everything we needed for 16 people. The property is stunning-from the upper deck to the gazebo to the large lawn and hot tub area, there were plenty of places for our large group to hang out together. The property was incredible and Jacquie was warm and professional to deal with. I would highly recommend this property to any large group looking for a calm and serene retreat, a short drive away from the city.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words sent our way. The weather was beautiful and yes, peacefulness does surround South Garden. Welcome to you all again soon. Sincerely, Jacquie
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Absolutely beautiful house and property

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for my bday weekend and was so impressed with the beauty of the property and the house was so beautiful. 5 bedrooms and every room has their own bathroom which is amazing. The whole lot is huge a d there are so many things to do around the property. Best part was the home up the mountain right next to the balcony, where you have a breathtaking view of the Fraser valley from a deck up top. House had everything you needed and beds were very comfortable. Highly recommend this place. Can't wait to visit next year!!! :)

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sending a review our way. Yes! Green Mountain, on our property, offers a great climb and trails up in 'another world'. We love to hear when our guests have enjoyed the natural beauty of the mountain just seconds from the facility. Welcome again soon. Sincerely, Jacquie
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Beautiful house and property

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family had a great 3-day Labour Day long weekend. It was my second time staying at the property and would come back again next year. It had everything you needed for a relaxing stay - large kitchen and dining area, large spacious bedrooms (each with air conditioning!), hot tub, landscaping, laundry, outdoor space, etc. Only a 3 minute drive to Harrison Lake. Thanks Jacquie for your hospitality. See you again next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were honoured to serve your group again this year and also to hear that you all were pleased during you stay here at South Garden. Thank you sending out a review on our behalf. Welcome again next year. We look forward to meeting you. Sincerely, Jacquie
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sensational home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My family recently stayed at this beautiful holiday home rental.It was in the perfect location for a wedding on echo lake and so close to Harrison hot springs.We arrived from Ontario and this gem accomadated all of us wonderfully.It had everything anyone could wish for while travelling and all questions about how to check out and where things were located were clearly laid out.Thee owners were fantastic to deal with upon booking but my only regret was that I was not able to meet in person as I was the last to arrive and first to go.we were so impressed with this vacation rental that we are considering planning a family reunion around the home.our group all had different favourite areas from gathering in the gazebo late at night to opening the door to steps right up the mountain.if considering the area of BC you should book your holidays around this location.Thanks again for the use of your home

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thankful for your encouraging comments sent our way. As some of you had come from away, we sense that you felt comfortable and at home, here at South Garden. Welcome again soon. Sincerely, Jacquie
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Excellent experience. Lots of space! Everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

I had an excellent experience starting from when I pulled up to the drive way. I was greeted by the hosts and given a tour of the property and home we were staying in right away.

The property was extremely well maintained. Our company was super impressed with all of the work the owners/caretakers had clearly put into this place. The landscaping was immaculate.

We had a hot tub, gazebo, large yard, rock climbing wall, hiking trail, large TV in the family room, fast wifi, and cable vision. We even paid extra to watch an hbo boxing match so people didn't have to decide on watching it from home or going away. The television was "smart" with Netflix built in, and an Apple TV attached too. There was even a desktop computer if you didn't bring a laptop. Internet speeds appeared to be 150/150, which was excellent for having numerous people on wifi at the same time.

Every room had its own bathroom, which was extremely nice since we had a few couples with us at any given time. Each couple could be self contained in their own room. Half the rooms even had a second bed/cot.

Every room had its own air conditioner, which was also a nice luxury and made the summer heat much easier to deal with when going to bed.

5 minute drive from the lake.

A book of information was provided to us regarding the hot tub, washer, dryer, etc.

Would highly recommend. Will definitely be staying again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words on our behalf. It is a pleasure to be serving our guests here at South Garden and to be assured that all needs were met for your stay. Welcome again soon. Sincerely, Jacquie
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Abbotsford Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Old Settler's Pub
Nearest Ferry
140 Kilometres
BC Ferries
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
The Falls
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Hwy 1 / Hwy 9
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Crazy Fish
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Hemlock Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Harrison Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $391.82
Tax Rate 13.0%

A 3 night minimum is expected for all long weekends throughout the year. We have often accommodated more than 16 persons. South Garden is rented for $450/night/up to 8 persons. A $25/extra person/night is an added fee. Children under 6 yrs are no charge. The Cedars Cottage also situated on the property might also be included for an added charge of $125/night, if it is needed. Our 4 acre property will support 3 trailers as well as tents also for extra cost. This would be negotiated during the reservation process.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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