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Cultus Lake Paradise In the Park

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen, family room, living room, TV, parking!

Come enjoy our large but cozy cabin/house at Cultus Lake. Our home is 1600 sqft, with 4 bdrms that sleep 8 in beds and more on couches, gas fireplace in the living room, fully stocked kitchen, fire pit with 12 anderondex chairs in a 16 by 16 foot brick patio out in our fully fenced back yard for some evening fires, I must add the cultus lake board has passed some new funky by-laws on fires, keep them very small or they will ask you to put the fire out, the lake may have just banned fires outdoors but they will probably leave you alone when it's small and only burn wood!!!!! This Lake has a very out of control Board, but elections should change that later this year. lots of parking for 5 cars. There is also a wood patio and cement patio with a outdoor glass table for having meals outside. There is also a washer and dryer.

We are 2 blocks up from the Lake, just far enough from the noise and wind when it comes up sometimes. The boat launch and the boat and jetskii rental place is less then 2 blocks away. Once you arrive you can park your car and walk everywhere. To waterslides, restaurants, mini golf, tennis, basketball, swim in the lake are all within walking distance. Or you can just sit in the large backyard and relax. We love going and just relaxing, forgetting that the rest of the world even exists.

Optional Jetskii rentals at an extra charge with proof of a valid B.C boaters license, minimum age of rental is 25 years old.

Cultus Lake is about an hour and 15 min drive from Vancouver, half an hour from Abbotsford and 10 min from Chilliwack

More Details

Steve and Dori Whiteside
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Steve and Dori Whiteside

I own 3 Private Business Colleges and am an Executive Coach. I have been married for 25 years and have two children going to College, so please rent from us! We love the lake but also like to rent out our place to help cover cost. I have a PhD in Human and Organizational Development and love to lead Firewalking Seminars.

Steve and Dori Whiteside purchased this house in 2008

Why Steve and Dori Whiteside chose Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Always check fire rules at Cultus Lake when you arrive.

This house is large and comfortable. The backyard is among the best in the Lake area with the largest Fire pit area I know of. It is very close to the water, but far enough away so when the wind picks up at 2 to 3 pm you will never know it and can relax under our giant oak tree. We also use the house so please note it does have many of our personal items in the house we ask you to respect. But this means that the kitchen and rest of the house are fully stocked! I know you will love the place.

Steve and Dori

What makes this house unique

Size of house

1 king,

2 queens

one double futon

Queen Blow up

Large back yard

Large fire pit patio

very clean

Washer and dryer

2 bathrooms with showers


close to everything, but when your at the house it is very quite!


Cultus Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Also has love seat and desk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
What can we say this place is perfect!!!!!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

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Cultus Lake Paradise In the Park
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 45 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family had a amazing time. So much room, beautiful back yard. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Deborah, It was great to have you in our home. Thanks for being our guest and I hope we see you again soon. Thanks, Steve and Dori
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We had a great family weekend with friends

  • 4 of 5

The house is equipped with great beds, and plenty of kitchen utensils and dishes. The back yard is wonderful for spending time in day or evening. The house has a lot of creative decoration which is very fitting for a cabin (but kept us on our toes with the toddlers). The owners were very available and easy to communicate with, and most everything was provided. The only items I would recommend you bring extra are dishwasher and laundry pods. The house is on a septic system so water conservation is important but it didn't overly affect our stay. We would most likely rent this home again however it is more fitted as a three bedroom for families since the 4th bedroom really has no floor space once the futon is open.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was great to have you at our place and we look forward to having you stay with us again! Thanks, Steve and Dori
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Alot of fun for alot of people!!

  • 5 of 5

The lake house is brimming with charm and warmth. We've been there twice already and are going again this Aug. Great location the trampoline and fire pit make this a family friendly place to go and relax.

Cary and family

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice stay

  • 5 of 5

well kept reto home. The kitchen is very well equipped and reminded me of our late gramma which made cooking in there very comfortable. We loved the back yard and ended up having hotdogs, s'mores and cake for our grandsons 1st bday. It was just the right distance from everything. Sorry the kids demolished the gum balls and really wished the old rotary phone worked.

I have to admit I was terrified of the septic tank as this city girl has never had to worry about the little things. But other wise it was an excellent stay

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. You were also a great guest and I would recommend you to any VRBO owner. You left our home in great shape and your kids were great! That's a lot of gum balls, but that's what it's there for :) Don't worry about septic, all the big homes are on it and it works great if you don't turn on all showers and taps and use it way too much at once. Never have had a issue with a guest just like people to know its a septic, sorry to make you nervous. Hope we see you at the home again, Steve and Dori
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Amazing home, full of character and location is great.

  • 5 of 5

The home is uniquely decorated and the backyard was perfect for us. We had our annual cousins trip and made some amazing memories at Steve and Dori's home.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you have a great time, Thank you for respecting our home. We hope you will join us again. I would recommend you to any VRBO landlord. You guys were great! Steve and Dori
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cozy retreat

  • 4 of 5

We found the cabin very warm and cozy. Loved the eclectic decorating. Some wonderful art and furniture pieces. Beds very comfortable. Kitchen well equipped (except we could not locate a corkscrew or veg parer, and the can opener needs replacing). Otherwise, everything one could need and more. The location was good, an easy walk to everything..

On the minus side we had one shower that did not work, we could not get the water to turn off, which caused us worry over filling the septic field. And the first time we used the BBQ we ran out of propane within 5 minutes.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you kind review and every now and then we get a 4 insted of a 5. It hurts but we do our best. It is clear in the hand book that the gas is free when it is full but if it is not then you have to fill it this is why you brought your own gas and I warn guests. It is just to hard to know if a tank is full and I cant keep a full tank in house for saft and when I keep them outside they get stolen. So I am sorry you think something I tell my guest you found worth mentioning. I am sorry about the Shower we will replace that knob things like that just happen. I thank you for trying to fix it and I will have it fixed right away. It seems the more we put in the house the more we hear about. Our goal is to give everyone a 100% experience and we do 98% of the time. But we wish you would have had a 5 start time not a 4 star time, next time if you stay with us we will work hard to give you a 5 star time. Thank you for being our guest and for treating our hone with such respect. Be well and please visit again, Steve and Dori
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Nearest Airport
39 Kilometres
Abbotsford Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Cultus Lake Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Cultus Lake is a wonderful place to escape any time of the year. We are 2 blocks from water 3 minute walk to water. 100 Yards to small walking trails. 5 minute drive to major mountain hikes. one KM to Cultus Lake Water Park and miniature golf at Giggle Ridge Adventure Golf. On the lake within a few minutes of the Lake house you can rent Jet Skis and Motor Boats at Beach Buoy Leisure Rentals, as well you can rent pedal boats, kayaks, catamaran kayaks and canoes at Main Beach Boat Rentals.

Sumas Boarder to the USA is 32 KM or 30 minutes away. Chilliwack is 15 KM away and Abbotsford is about 25 KM away. Cultus Lake is less then 100 KM from Vancouver and is only one hour and twenty minutes away. Cultus Lake Gulf Club is 3 KM away and is open to the public, it is also great to have a meal at or Sunday Brunch.

Harrison Hot Springs is 45 minutes away from Cultus Lake.

On Saturdays Cultus Lake has a great fun Market in the Park and has local vendors selling food, jewelry and other great items. Cultus Lake offers something for everyone!


Rates & Availability

Cultus Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Aug 3 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $396.98
Pet Fee $39.7
Cleaning Fee $119.09

There is a three night minimum between September 14 and June 1. Absolutely no smoking, if you break this rule I will charge $500 to clean the house of smoke smell. Feel free to smoke outside, at least 10 feet from doors or windows. Cigars are recommended around the fire pit, that's where I smoke my cigars! There is a minimum stay of two nights and three nights on all three day weekends and holidays.

Check in time is 4:00pm and check out time is 11:00am

Please note all homes in the area are on septic systems. Please do not use too much water at one time, ie short showers and not 10 showers in a hour or anything like that. Usually there is no problems but if you do use too much water at one time things will drain slowly and back up.

Please only put Toilet paper in Toilets. Any wipes or other things go in trash can, as they will clog septic system.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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