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Spacious & Clean, Well Appointed With Mountain Views, Close To Many Activities!

Radium Hot Springs, BC, Canada
  • House2265 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights

Awesome Family Property With 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms with full amenities

Duplex - 4 Bedrooms + 3 baths.

NO PETS ALLOWED. This newly updated, Smoke-Free home sleeps up to 8 people. The home is a lovely, bi-level split duplex with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. It has numerous upgrades including: Upper level Air Conditioning; Gas Barbecue; Maple woodwork throughout; Full Maple Kitchen with Microwave and Dishwasher; A wet bar with full sized Fridge. Washer and Dryer. There is a large parking pad for 3 vehicles.

Access included to Radium Valley Vacation Resort indoor/outdoor pools, hot tubs, rec room, pool table and more! Only a 5 minute walk away. $5 per person per day charge but only if you use it

The upstairs has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The 'Master bedroom' has an attached 4 piece en-suite and king bed. The second bedroom has a double bed. On the same level there is a Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, and a second 4-piece bathroom, with access to a deck overlooking a green space. It also has a professionally developed lower family room with 2 bedrooms that each have a queen sized bed and share one 4 piece bath. The lower area has a combined television room and sitting room with an electric fireplace for cozy evenings.

Cozily decorated with a warm, comfortable, relaxing atmosphere.

The back yard is fenced and the deck is nearly the width of the house - outfitted with a table and deck chairs. Enjoy the warm evenings on the deck while gazing at the spectacular mountain views.

Beaches are just 10 minutes away. We provide body surfing boards, beach chairs and beach toys for the kids, so there is no need to pack your own.

When you aren't enjoying the outdoors, there are three HD televisions, a Playstation, two Apple TV's and a Blu-Ray DVD with Netflix. Wireless high speed Internet is freely available throughout the house. There is NO CABLE.

The nearest golf course is a kilometer away, and Panorama ski resort is about 30 minutes away.

“The mountains shall bring peace to the people,” reads a large carved wooden sign welcoming visitors to Radium Hot Springs, located in British Columbia’s serene Columbia Valley.

The sign has been in place for 80 years, greeting residents and visitors alike to the tranquil region just over three hours west of Calgary. Columbia Valley’s mountain backdrop and snow-blanketed trees lend a natural peace to the landscape, allowing adventurers, explorers and wanderers alike to relax and rejuvenate.

For anyone looking to recharge their batteries, either by soaking in the region’s famous hot springs or driving away their worries on the golf course, the region and its premiere destinations are the perfect place to unwind.

Radium Hot Springs

Apart from the warm, natural waters from which it gets its name, Radium Hot Springs hosts a variety of attractions to experience while in the Columbia Valley. The best attractions also allow sightseers to enjoy the area’s natural beauty at the same time.

Guided tours of nearby Kootenay National Park give natural history buffs a chance to learn more about The Burgess Shale, regarded as one of the world’s most important animal fossil sites. At an estimated 505 million years old, it offers some of the oldest fossils of complex animals in the world. Meanwhile, wildlife enthusiasts can marvel at the majestic Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. The animal is so common in the area that Radium Hot Springs hosts the annual Headbanger Festival to celebrate them.

Radium Hot Springs also offers world-class golf courses, including the Springs Course, where guests can take in the stunning scenery along the Columbia River while trying its go-for-broke par-five holes.

Invermere on the Lake

Just 15 minutes south on Hwy 93, you’ll find Invermere on the Lake. Invermere translates to “at the mouth of the lake” in Scottish Gaelic, and the name is appropriate, as it sits on the northwest shore of Lake Windermere. The community hosts 4,000 in permanent residents, but grows tenfold in the summer months due to its warm weather.

Winters do not mean less to experience though, as vacationers can watch (or perhaps participate in) the Columbia Valley Pond Hockey Championship, which takes place annually on Lake Windermere. The annual volunteer-run event features teams of six amateur hockey players from as far as Vancouver and Spokane. Proceeds go to the Columbia Valley Rockies, the local junior hockey team.

Windermere Valley Museum offers insight into the community’s roots as a mining town. Historical sites include an old Canada Pacific Rail station as well as extensive archives and photo collections that will remind you of a simpler time before the hustle and bustle of big city life.

Panorama Mountain Resort

The enormous Panorama Mountain Resort is just 20 minutes west of Invermere along Toby Creek Road. The pine-covered mountain offers magnificent mountain landscape views that will take your breath away.

Standing at 2,375 meters above sea level, Panorama Mountain Resort is among the highest alpine resorts in all of Canada. Snowshoeing and dog-sledding are among the relaxing, low-impact snow sport activities that allow visitors to explore the massive mountain.

For those who need let off a little steam, the state-of-the-art resort is the ultimate destination for skiers and snowboarders. Ten ski lifts provide access to nearly 3,000 patrolled acres of skiable terrain, with runs for every skill level. You’d be hard-pressed to try all 120 runs in your first visit — though you may want to try.

Fairmont Hot Springs

Located 27 kilometres southeast of Invermere, Fairmont Hot Springs is one of Columbia Valley’s best kept secrets, with fewer than 500 year-round residents.

The community is named for its crystal clear, natural and odourless hot springs. At 1.2 million gallons, the hot springs are the largest of their kind in all of Canada. Savvy vacationers flock to the cozy community to take advantage of its natural beauty, soothing atmosphere and small town charm. At an average 39 degrees, a soak in the naturally heated, mineral-rich waters are good for your body and soul.

All that rest and relaxation can be hungry work, so don’t forget to head over to the locally owned and operated bistro From Scratch. Their outdoor patio features a gorgeous view of the Purcell Mountains, so ask to be seated outside if the weather is nice. True to their name, they offer fresh, local and seasonal dining options prepared from scratch. Wish you could take some home with you? From Scratch offers regular cooking classes so you can share what you’ve learned with your friends and family back home.

Owner

Christy Gilkes

Member Since 2014
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english, french
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Christy Gilkes

I currently live in Calgary and work at the Alberta Children's Hospital

Christy Gilkes purchased this House in 2007

Why Christy Gilkes chose Radium Hot Springs

We bought this property for two reasons, the value for the large square footage and because its great for two families with the separation between upstairs and downstairs

What makes this House unique

This is a terrific home to visit with two families. The upper and lower levels are nearly identical. And there is a Steel door to shut between levels to prevent sound transfer.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen

        Bathrooms

        • 3 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, combination tub/shower

          Location Type

            • Beach View
              James Chabot beach is a large sandy beach 10 minutes away. Visitors can windsurf, swim, fish, canoe and kayak. Facilities include picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, a playground and volleyball.
            • Downtown
              Close by amenities include a dozen restaurants, coffee shops and bars in historic radium. Often bighorn mountain sheep roam freely within the townsite adding to the mountain setting.
            • Golf Course View
              The Springs golf course is less than a kilometer away. Seven other spectacular golf courses are within a short drive.
            • Lake View
              Windermere lake is less than 10 minutes down the road in the town of Invermere. The lake is shallow and warm in the summer with ample room for sunbathing and parks for play.
            • Mountain View
              Breathtaking view of Mt. Berland and Redstreak Mountain from the master bedroom window. Purcell range is in view on the rear deck and from the kitchen and living room picture windows.
            • Resort
              Several resorts are within a two minute drive, including the famous Radium Hot Springs - a natural geothermal spring converted into a year-round bathing facility.
            • Water View
              The property is located on a rise overlooking where Sinclair Creek enters into the Columbia River wetlands. A short hike or even shorter drive will take you to beautiful fresh water.

              Theme

                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Family
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions

                  Meals

                    • Guests provide their own meals

                      General

                        • Internet
                          Full wifi throughout the house
                        • Air Conditioning
                          On top floor only
                        • Fireplace
                          In basement- electric
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          5 minutes walk away at Radium Valley Vacation Resort. Membership included in rental price
                        • Heating
                          Air conditioning, heating unit upstairs as well as electric baseboard heating throughout
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Linens Provided
                          2 sets per bed
                        • Living Room
                          2 separate seating areas one each upstairs and downstairs with televisions.
                        • Parking
                          3 car concrete pad out front
                        • Towels Provided
                          Towels and dishtowels, pool towels
                        • Washing Machine
                          Renters are expected to do 1 load of laundry to make the cleaning time shorter.

                          Kitchen

                            • Coffee Maker
                              Cappuccino/espresso maker Normal percolator Tassimo
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                              We provide all dishes, glasses, pots, pans etc
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Full kitchen with dishes, cooking pots, pans, spices and condiments etc.
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Some pantry basics included like salt and pepper and some spices. There are some condiments in the fridge.
                            • Refrigerator
                              one upstairs and one downstairs
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster

                              Dining

                                • Dining
                                  Seats 8 at table and 2 at counter
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 10 people

                                  Entertainment

                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Game Room
                                      At Radium Valley Vacation Resort- membership included
                                    • Games
                                      There are a variety of board and card games.
                                    • Pool Table
                                      At Radium Valley Vacation Resort- membership included
                                    • Television
                                      Netflix and I-tunes content provided. NO CABLE !
                                    • Toys
                                      Some childrens toys for under 8
                                    • Video Games
                                      PlayStation 3 & Games
                                    • Video Library
                                      Many television and movies on DVD's as well as access to our pre-purchased I tunes content

                                      Outside

                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          Small table and chairs
                                        • Golf
                                          Eight excellent golf courses are available in area
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          Whitewater rafting and kayak/canoe rentals are available in the area.
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                          Small fenced yard that backs onto a green space.
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Propane barbecue.
                                        • Ski & Snowboard
                                          Panorama ski resort is approximately 30 minutes away.
                                        • Water Sports Gear
                                          Some water gear, beach toys and beach chairs are provided.

                                          Suitability

                                            • wheelchair inaccessible
                                              Bi-level split so stairs both up and down from the entrance

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Communal Pool
                                                  Radium Hot Springs Pool is moments away and is in operation year round. Daily admission can be purchased at the entrance. Also Copperpoint resort has a day use pool
                                                • Heated Pool
                                                • Hot Tub
                                                  At Radium Valley Vacation resort- membership included.
                                                • Private Pool
                                                  Indoor & outdoor pool located 5 minutes walk away at Radium Valley VacationResort- membership included

                                                  Attractions

                                                    • autumn foliage
                                                    • churches
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • forests
                                                    • marina
                                                    • museums
                                                    • playground
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • waterfalls

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • photography
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • sledding
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • mountaineering
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • hunting
                                                                • ice skating
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • mountain climbing
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • paragliding
                                                                • rafting
                                                                • roller blading
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • skiing
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing
                                                                • water tubing
                                                                • whitewater rafting
                                                                • wind-surfing

                                                                  Notes

                                                                    • 'The Mountains Shall Bring Peace to the People'. This is written on the sign at the entrance to the Columbia Valley and this is what is in store for visitors. Those who want to enjoy hiking, biking, golfing and skiing will be well rewarded. Those who enjoy shopping, dining and art will not be disappointed. Those who just want to relax will be able to enjoy quiet, breathtaking mountain vistas while getting away from it all.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      51 Reviews

                                                                      Excellent4.7/5

                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      We had a great time! Clean functional and spacious

                                                                      Katherine S.

                                                                      Nice place. We had no issues and enjoyed our stay.

                                                                      Beautiful mini vacation

                                                                      Patti G.Edmonton

                                                                      The rental had everything we needed. Beautiful place.

                                                                      Wonderful Mountain Christmas

                                                                      Ron N.

                                                                      Enjoyable and comfortable place to stay for a family Christmas! Well organized and very well appointed for eight guests. Even had a small, decorated tree available in the utility room for our use. Ideally located so that we easily enjoyed both Panorama Ski Resort and Radium Hot Springs Pool. We stayed three nights in the unit. A pleasant surprise was all the wild life (wild turkeys, deer and mountain sheep).

                                                                      great place for a group of people

                                                                      Jeanette P.

                                                                      Enjoyed a hiking weekend with a lovely place to relax after the hikes. Lots of room, clean, well stocked dishes, etc. Would recommend to others.

                                                                      Relaxing in Radium

                                                                      Patricia T.

                                                                      We had a lovely stay in this huge house. We were supposed to have 6 people (2 couples and 2 singles) but Hurricane Harvey had other ideas and half the group had to stay in Houston. The rest of us had a fabulous time! This house would have been plenty roomy for all, but the three of us just used the upstairs portion. It was cozy, comfortably furnished and felt like home. We stayed one night, the next day traveled to Lake Louise, had high tea and then on to Banff before returning "home". We even saw a black bear just north of Radium on our way to Banff! The house is centrally located, perfect to explore the Canadian Rockies and yet stay away from all the tourist trappings. It did take about an hour to and hour and a half to get to Banff/Lake Louise but the scenery along the way is spectacular! I would highly recommend this restful stay along your way through Canada.

                                                                      Clean, comfortable and spacious

                                                                      Stephanie G.Enderby

                                                                      This was my first time using Homeaway and staying in a residence vs a hotel. I will NEVER book a hotel again!! Christy made the experience so easy!! She was helpful, understanding and so easygoing through the whole process. The house was beautiful and more than enough room for the 8 of us. For sure a 5 star!!

                                                                      Location

                                                                      Radium Hot Springs, BC, Canada

                                                                      Historic Radium Hot Springs is located near the headwaters of the mighty Columbia River. Majestic mountain views and breathtaking natural vistas greet visitors as they descend from the mountain pass separating the Columbia Valley from the bustle of the Calgary area. Quiet relaxation and an abundance of outdoor and nature activities await, as well as boutique art shops, restaurants, fine dining and a wine bar within walking distance. Some of the best golfing in Western Canada is moments away, and the world-class Panorama ski resort is about a half-hour drive. Experience wildlife close up with Bighorn Mountain Sheep and deer roaming freely within the townsite. Coffee shops, live music bars and wine tasting are all within walking distance. Beaches on the shallow, warm Lake Windermere are only 10 minutes away, where you can rent anything from a paddleboard to a jet ski to a boat. At the entrance to Radium Hots Springs is a sign that reads 'Let the Mountains Bring Peace to the People' - this peace and tranquility is what awaits visitors to the Valley.

                                                                      Rates & Availability

                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      Cleaning Fee
                                                                      $129
                                                                      Additional Guest Fee
                                                                      $3

                                                                      NO PETS Non-smoking 3 televisions, 2 apple tvs, 1 PS3, 1 DVD player, Movies/tv shows on dvd provided. Small side yard

                                                                      $234avg/night
                                                                      51 Reviews
                                                                      Excellent 4.7/5
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