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Cedar Log House On 10 Acres, Rocky Mtn Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Fully Equipped Kitchen & Many Extras.

This log cabin is a delight for artists, photgraphers and families. Located at the base of the mountains, it opens onto the prairies. Beautiful skies and sunrises are at the front. Step off the back deck onto the mountain. Situated on 10 acres, it has an open and sunny yard with lots to explore onsite.

The interior décor is retro with 1960's references. It is quaint, cozy and very comfortable with 4 easy chairs and a couch in the great room. Vaulted ceilings, log walls,and 2 loft bedrooms add further character. Internet & Wifi connections are excellent.

There is a deck outside the back door, lawn chairs & BBQ. Onsite is campfire pit, horseshoe pit, a heritage barn and acres of wildflowers and saskatoon berries. The hillside is treed with aspens, pine and spruce. The area is renowned for its trout fishing and the river is within a 15 minute walk. There are several small lakes close by that have swimming and picnic sites, hiking & biking trails.

This is a creative space and has been appreciated by musicians, writers, artists & photographers.

It is located 10 km from the towns of the Crowsnest Pass and 25 km from Pincher Creek. All the necessary conveniences & amenities are in both towns.

In July and August, our minimum booking is 7 nights.

Children welcome. Some pets welcome

More Details

Owner
Barbara and Wayne
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 11, 2017

About Barbara and Wayne

We live and work in Calgary and this unique log house has been our favourite year round retreat for the past 14 years. We have had many guests, artists, writers & musicians who have asked if they could take their holidays here so we are sharing it, as we currently are not using it full time.

Barbara and Wayne purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Barbara and Wayne chose Alberta

This place was my studio for many years. I am an artist. The surrounding countryside is spectacular. The 2 hour drive from Calgary is easy and beautiful. This is a wildlife corridor and yet there is easy access to the property. It is quiet, private, cozy and comfortable. There is something really special and fulfilling about this house and the 10 acres around it.

What makes this cabin unique

The large windows provide a feeling of being outside with all the comforts of home. The wood walls and vaulted ceilings offer wonderful acoustics.

Old buildings and the unique landscape create a visual experience at the door. There's room to play right on site. In June & July the wildflowers fill the meadows in the front; Summer is sweet, the fall hikes are spectacular and in the winter it is a cosy retreat close to winter sport facilities.

Amenities

Crowsnest Pass Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
  • Large main floor bathroom and upstairs bathroom with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Main Bedroom is spacious, on the main floor with a queen bed and beautiful views. The loft bedrooms can be twin beds or kingsize beds. The main bedroom also has plenty of room for small children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
In town are indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, nature trails, local art galleries, and outfitters for kayaking, spelunking, fishing, climbing, nature walks, heritage mine tours etc. The towns are scenic and a bike/walking path connects them.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cedar Log House On 10 Acres, Rocky Mtn Views
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

Beautiful Country getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The property has a lovely porch to sit and relax at the back with a big hill that protects you from the wind. There are many birds to watch and listen to. Every morning and evening a deer would wander through the property. The owner has obviously spent a lot of time exploring the river banks collecting a wide range of smooth interesting rocks and stones. There is a horseshoe pit as well as a fire pit. We did not have a fire since we were in bed by 10:00 p.m. and up at 6:00 a.m. everyday.

A hummingbird was flying around the big old pine tree in the back one evening along with the Northern Flicker's feeding their young in that same tree. We also saw 2 Great Blue Herons flying east 2 nights in a row at 8:30 p.m. Along with a Bald Eagle. If you love birds and country life, this is the place for you. It reminded me a lot of the country farmhouse experience you get outdoors.

The night sky is beautiful on a clear evening too! We spent our days hiking in Waterton Lakes National Park. If you do this, set aside one extra day just to enjoy this house and property. I hope I can return one day and truly enjoy the nearby sites.

The three bedrooms had plenty of room and all the beds were very comfortable. The kitchen is completely equipped with plenty of dishes, mugs, wine glasses, pots etc. I could tell the owner's cook and know what is needed for their guests. We loved cooking on the hot Barbeque. The grates are cast iron or heavy metal and perfect for cooking. They don't make the new ones like this.

The interior of the house is like a log cabin, very well laid out with plenty of windows to watch for wildlife. I loved this! You can really tell the owner's love their property and have taken a lot of time to make it the dream cabin/home that it is.

It's a Very special place. A 5 plus plus.

Sincerely,

Valerie Neudorf

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful Crowsnest Pass getaway

  • 5 of 5

Bluebird Cabin's rustic charm was the perfect home away from home for our two week holiday. The online photos and description of the property represent it exactly as it is. Gorgeous views from every window, excellent location close to Crowsnest Pass communities, historic sites and awesome fishing/plein air painting/photography spots! Yes, there were lots of bluebirds and many other varieties of winged friends but the morning, noon and night visits from the hummingbirds were our favourites. We would definitely stay at this log home again and recommend it to anyone wanting to explore the beauty of the landscape of the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Very Special Place

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Bluebird Cabin this summer was a wonderful experience. My husband and I, along with my 12 year old son and his friend spent a week there recently and we were so very pleased with our trip from start to finish. The cabin itself is charming, comfortable, cozy, and equipped with quite literally everything we could have needed. We also thoroughly enjoyed exploring the grounds...and as a bit of a photography nut...I was in my glory! Having spent many summers in the Crowsnest Pass, it was a treat to have such a wonderful landing place to call "home" for a week while we showed the kids around to all my favorite spots in the area. The cabin is very aptly named, for if you're a bird-lover - this is the spot for you. We were greeted nearly every morning by dozens of birds...including bluebirds. We also had wild turkeys stop by for a visit and many deer wander through the lot. The owners of the property were very kind and their hospitality most appreciated. We'd very much like to return someday soon, and will bring the only thing missing...a couple of other family members to share it with :)

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy winter retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a cozy place to unwind! Big windows, sunshine pouring in and everything you need. The owners are true to their word and helpful. The photos don't do it justice. There were 4 of us, two couples and we are thinking of coming back for a summer holiday.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very Enjoyable Stay

  • 4 of 5

Great location base for a fly fishing trip -- quick access to numerous rivers. Cabin was very clean and comfortable and Barbara and Wayne were very helpful with various items that we needed for the trip. Tap water tasted great (a property we rented in the area the year before had very sulphur-smelling water requiring us to use bottled water). We cooked breakfast and dinner every day and always had everything we needed (pots, pans, utensils etc.). When outside in the evening there were no mosquitoes -- in mid-August! All in all made for a pleasant, comfortable stay without surprises or annoyances.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Bluebird cabin holiday was memorable

  • 5 of 5

Easter weekend was fantastic. Exceptional friends, food, wine, song and adventure. The kitchen was clean and well-equipped, everything was in good working order in the house, beds were comfortable and it has a cozy atmosphere. It is located within easy walking or driving distance to a number of locations which made for awe-inspiring photography. The owners are friendly and have obvious pride of ownership with the grounds also being well-maintained. I am liking forward to the next visit. So is my ukulele.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
Calgary International Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Blairmore
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Crowsnest Pass
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Westcastle Ski Resort, Fernie Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Crowsnest River
Car: necessary

Located 10 km from the towns of the Crowsnest Pass and 25 km from Pincher Creek and about 90 km from Waterton National Park.

All the necessary conveniences & amenities are in both towns, as well as the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village and Crowsnest Pass Golf & Country Club. Local guides offer trips for fishing, rafting, kayaking and hiking.

Within an hours drive is Waterton National Park, Head Smashed Buffalo Jump Interpretive Centre with First Nations info and the ski hills in Westcastle and Fernie. It is one hour from the American border into Glacier National Park.

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Rates & Availability

Crowsnest Pass Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$218
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $119.09
Refundable damage deposit $396.98

Re Cancellations: Please contact the owner before booking, otherwise the VRBO policy is in effect.
Re Monthly Rentals Rates from Oct to May can be discounted. Please inquire.
Re Pet Fee: Can be reduced in some situations. please inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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