Roam Our Mountain Lake, Fields and Forest - Only the Sound of Nature to Be Heard
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Guest House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
"The more we migrate to a technical world, the more sublime nature is to behold.", writer D. Grant Black.
Nestled amid our serene forest and on a private lake, our secluded Heritage Farmhouse cottage is the perfect nature retreat. Our 300 hundred acre property backs onto extensive crown land reserve. Beaver Lake is clear and excellent for swimming and has a variety of fresh water fish. Surrounded by nature, you will embrace the state of relaxation and simple pleasures. Experience the unique climate of the valley, hot summer days and warm nights.
Our Heritage Farmhouse cottage is furnished with fine antiques and comfortable furniture. It has a large fully equipped kitchen with double sink, microwave, stove, fridge, dishwasher. DVD/CD, Wii, board games, movies and music provided. Three bedrooms, plus private sitting room with double sofa bed, family room, one full bathroom with shower and bathtub. Excellent setting for family gatherings or a special get-away. The deck is complete with table and outdoor seating. Pet friendly.
A paradise for bird watching with over 80 varieties cataloged by our guests including nesting Bald Eagles nesting in clear view from the deck. We have unique Falcons and Hawks nesting along the ridge and we are on the migratory path for several species including Swans and Pelicans.
Wake up to the cry of the lake Loons and enjoy the peaceful sunsets with a BBQ on the porch, followed by roasting marshmallows over your own fire pit in the fenced farm yard. Enjoy chatting with our friendly Otters!
Star gazers delight! The Milky Way is fabulously visible.
Enjoy fishing, hunting, swimming, canoeing and endless wilderness trails for horses, bikes, quads or hikes. Area wildlife includes moose, bear, fox, cougar, otter, weasels, ermine and deer. Try your hand at panning for gold and precious stones at Quesnel Forks.
Private yard and fire pit. Outdoor seating, propane barbeque and outdoor privy with a view! The cottage is located adjacent to the lake. No neighboring cottages, no foot traffic.
We're off the grid! No cell access in the valley. No TV. Phone and limited internet access available at the office upon special arrangements.
Horses welcome! we have pasture and endless trails to explore - you can also enjoy a bath in the lake with your horse!
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Member since: 2011
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Guest House
- Guest House
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Video Game Console
- Video Games
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Hair Dryer
- ISDN Access
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Boat Dock
- Crow's Nest
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Additional Adults and children over age 12 - $10 per person per night.
Rates are subject to change until reservation deposit has been received.
No refund for late arrival or early departure.
No refund if there are power outages as backup systems are provided such as BBQ for cooking and outhouse.
Pet fee $10 per night for each small dog, $15 for each large dog
Additional cleaning fee may be applied for larger groups
Deposit 15% to confirm booking, non-refundable.
Payment for duration of stay payable 7 days prior to arrival.
10% Damage Deposit may be required - refundable upon check out.
Banking eTransfer, certified cheque or cash only - no credit cards.
Rates based on double occupancy.
Children 12 and under no additional fee.
No refund for late arrival or early departure.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Beaver Lake is a clear deep lake boasting Lake Char, Kokanee, Rainbow, and Eastern Brook Trout. Our Farmhouse cottage is located on a large private property that backs onto endless wilderness trails. Enjoy the peace of the private lake , no public access.
Visit a region of contrasts; rolling grasslands and dense forests; mountains; waterfalls that cascade into swift running rivers and green-blue lakes fed by mountain streams rich in fossil beds and precious stones. Beaver Valley Road is a short distance from Big Lake along the historic Gold Rush Trail on Likely Road.
Experience the land of golden dreams and flower-filled meadows. Drive the original Gold Rush Wagon Road and experience the wonders of the area's ghost towns, historic sites, and abundant wildlife. Nearby Likely is situated on Quesnel Lake, the deepest fjord type lake in North America and the only inland temperate rain forest in the world. Pan for gold in Quesnel Forks and visit the ghost town.
Enjoy historic events like the world famous Williams Lake Stampede and Billy Barker Days as well as local festivals in Horsefly and Likely.
Other Activities: quadding, canoeing, bird watching, small animal petting.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: We are a family that loves the outdoors and discovering special aspects of the natural environment. We get great enjoyment from sharing the wonders of our unique ecosystem with visitors. This rock we found is in a perfect sunny spot and is always warm to sit on rain or shine! Our favorite picnic site and place to simply contemplate and absorb the serenity of the forest.
Why the Owner Chose Cariboo F, BC, Canada:
We searched for years for a place where we could waterskii at any time, having gotten tired of the over crowded lakes. At first site, we knew this was the perfect place for us! There has been a huge amount of work to reclaim the old buildings, but the effort has been very rewarding. The property was once orignally a cattle ranch and then became a fully operational Gold and Precious Metal mine. You will find many precious stones and fossils. The neighbors in the valley are wonderful, always willing to lend a helping hand.
The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
We have the serentiy and privacy we crave, yet we are close to the Big Lake community where there is a post office, library and store. We also can head up to Likely where they also have these but also a great little restaurant with the best fresh made Club House sandwiches you'll ever have!
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View from the ridge trail showing private land and lake below.
Kitchen has a beautiful wood burning cook stove as well as all other appliances.
View from deck showing part of the yard adjacent to the the old shop.
Main floor master bedroom with queen bed.
Relax in the lush yard under the shade of the birch trees. Side view of yard.
Peaceful and expansive farm yard view from deck.
Peaceful lake side Farmhouse cottage. Spacious yard & private lake
The old gold mining equipment and core samples tell the history of the property.
View of private lake front while enjoying a relaxing kayak in calm, warm water.
Peaceful sunsets on the lake are so heartwarming and rejuvenating. Take an evening canoe or kayak and feel the peace of the water.
Everyone enjoys a cool swim on a hot afternoon!
One of the three young bucks that make our fields their regular home.
The Farmhouse is adjacent to the lake and is the property's original family home that we have been lovingly restoring.
Large dining arewith ample room for family dinners. Oak table expands to seats 6
Comfortable, bright family room with view to the lake. Videos, Playstation, Wii
The upstairs bedroom with queen bed.
The Farmhouse faces the evening sun. Enjoy an outside dinner and marvelous view.
Private fire pit in the front yard for roasting treats. Second fire pit at lake.
Escape to the aroma of wild flowers on the upper trail.
Private lake front and boat launch. There are two fishing docks and fire pit.
Enjoy the simple pleasure of wandering the fields searching for fossils
Envelope yourself in the serenity of the forest.
Our pygmy goats love to play!
Dachele Farms is a serene retreat with expansive private hiking trails along a clear fresh mountain lake perfect for swimming and fishing.
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