Pay for 5, Stay for 7. Luxury in the Country.

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Great Room. New couch set; flat screen TV; Fireplace.


Last updated: 10/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

3 bedrooms, each with newer and very comfortable beds - you will sleep well! Very large bedroom has a beautifully comfortable King sized bed and a double futon (for kids) large closet, large dresser. Second and third bedrooms each have Queen sized beds, ample closet and dresser space. Two full bathrooms, a full size washer/dryer, and a very well equipped modern kitchen. The great room has a comfortable and intimate sitting area with a flat screen TV, DVD player and wifi internet service. The fireplace provides comfort and romance on cool evenings. The dining area includes a family sized oak table, and a breakfast bar for quick snacks. The deck has a wonderful view of the golf course and the very close Rocky Mountain range - and a great gas grill for those superb meals.

NOT in town: the location is what most guests comment on. Since it's in the country, you will get zero of the typical sounds or views of the 'city/town' based vacation rentals. You are and feel like you're in the country. Wonderful walking/biking/skiing trails are literally right out the door - you can enjoy a piece of nature without driving anywhere. Beautiful trails provide natural beauty - and to see another person while out is indeed rare. And it all means a very quiet setting for your vacation home. You will hear all the song birds unmasked by the sounds of civilization.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Playground at the Resort, 1 km away. A fantastic kids playground in town of Radium, 5km away. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    There is a designated smoking area with disposal in a lovely spot with a gazebo. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We do allow dogs subject to certain rules - feel free to ask. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    A luxury bed - very, very comfortable. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Fully equipped, comfortable large room. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    A small but beautiful bedroom - a very comfortable bed. ...moreless

  • All bedrooms have high-quality beds and lovely duvet sleep sets and 'nice' soft sheets - not the scratchy kind in many hotels! You will rest well. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Large, comfortable and equipped washroom. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Second bathroom, toilet, sink, shower stall. ...moreless

  • Both bathrooms are well equipped with tile floors and ample towels and towel racks. The main bath has a tub/shower for the little ones or a good soak. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    Villa is on the 14th fairway of the Radium Resort course. ...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    The course is viewed below the deck and the main windows of the great room - but protected by a grove of pines. The Rocky Mountains is the backdrop of the golf course view. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Redstreak mountain is viewed from the main windows and deck - about 1 km to the east. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    The Radium course club house is just a 1km walk. Golf, snack shop, pro shop, all yours to enjoy right there! ...moreless

  • Rural:

    One of the reasons people love it - it's in the country with all the quiet, peace, and nature of a country setting. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    We have hosted as many as 14. There is folding tables and folding chairs if you have a big group. Just add on to the table that's there. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Must get permission to use the fireplace. ...moreless

  • Garage:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Bodum and drip coffee system there for you - and a Keurig machine. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you will need for cooking anything! ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has everything - really! Yet, there is ample room for your own groceries as we keep some cupboard space open for you. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Typical kitchen range with oven. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Lots of pantry items are there for your use - feel free to do so. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized kitchen fridge. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Typical full size stove. ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Lake Windermere - 15 km's away. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Radium Resort course - you are on the 17th fairway. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    All the pleasures of water sports in the Coloumbia River valley!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Panorama Village - 25 km's away. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Radium hot springs is less than 10 minutes away to soak away tired muscles. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.8
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Week
Sep 15 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $11.20


PAY FOR 5, STAY FOR 7 - contact us to arrange it.

Minimum Stay is 3 nights:

Prime time (Summer, Christmas): $ $230 per night or $1150 per week.

Non-prime time (fall, winter, spring): $185 per night or $925 per week.

50% to confirm the reservation and book the time. 50% three weeks prior to arrival.

We use Interac e-transfer.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/19/2016
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40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Fairmont Hot Springs
4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Radium Village
50 Metres
Nearest Golf
Radium Course
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 93
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Helna Stube
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Panorama Village
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Windermere Lake

Car: Recommended

The location of this Villa is a key to its attractiveness as a vacation property. It is 4 km south of Radium and at the end of a tree lined country lane. A large ridge separates the property from Hwy 93 - and there is zero sounds of traffic, ever! It offers abundant quiet and peace - and that brings the natural sounds and sights right to the Villa for you to enjoy. With only a short drive, all of the attractions and services of Radium and Invermere are within 10 minutes of the door. If you want, you can walk to the Radium Golf Group pro shop and just golf on a great course that borders the property.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: The property is co-owned by Bruce and Verna Ratzlaff, and our daughter and son in law Alex and Wendy Lerch. We are residents of Calgary and love the proximity of our Villa and love to share it with others. We have offered this property as a rental since we've owned it, and typically have couples and families take advantage of our beautiful villa. Our guest book abounds with positive comments - come see for yourself.

Why the Owner Chose East Kootenay G, BC, Canada:
Why? We get repeated comments about these unique aspects of our Villa: 1. It's in the country, NOT in town - city people love to step into the unusual quiet and peace of the country setting. 2. It's unusually comfortable: Beds are great, living room is comfortable and intimate, kitchen is fully equipped. It just 'feels' right - put together. 3. Value. We try to price it so that people get good value vs similar sized properties - so that they will come back, and they do.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
As you turn off the main access road, there is a long, narrow paved road through the pines - and you just 'feel' the quiet beauty of nature envelop you - the transition to vacation mode is instant. The entire complex has only 26 units spread among 3 distinct buildings. These are vacation villa properties - and it is rare that there are 'many' owners on site at any given time. This just adds to the sense of quite that is pervasive at this location. We love the many hiking trails through the woods that one can access right from the Villa. If you feel ambitious, you can take the most beautiful hike/bike trail, right from the door to the Radium Hot Springs pools - about 8km one way.

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  • Great Room. New couch set; flat screen TV; Fireplace.

    Great Room. New couch set; flat screen TV; Fireplace.

  • Dining area off deck.

    Dining area off deck.

  • Queen Bed.

    Queen Bed.

  • King bed - a very comfortable one!

    King bed - a very comfortable one!

  • The 'everything's here' kitchen!

    The 'everything's here' kitchen!

  • Our place, your coffee!

    Our place, your coffee!

  • For YOUR skis or snowshoes!

    For YOUR skis or snowshoes!

  • Sheep, a common sight.

    Sheep, a common sight.

  • Panorama ski - 25 minute drive.

    Panorama ski - 25 minute drive.

  • Dogs yes, cats no!

    Dogs yes, cats no!

  • Sunken Great Room.

    Sunken Great Room.

  • This could be you!

    This could be you!

  • Queen bed.

    Queen bed.

  • In the 'king bed' room - a double futon, great for kids.

    In the 'king bed' room - a double futon, great for kids.

  • Full size laundry

    Full size laundry

  • Golf and Rocky Mountains view.

    Golf and Rocky Mountains view.

  • A beautiful part of the drive to Villa 8

    A beautiful part of the drive to Villa 8

  • Columbia River valley from the ridge behind the Villa - a lovely hike.

    Columbia River valley from the ridge behind the Villa - a lovely hike.

  • This trail is right at the door - summer or winter!

    This trail is right at the door - summer or winter!

  • Beach fun - just a 15 minute drive.

    Beach fun - just a 15 minute drive.

  • Our rules!

    Our rules!

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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