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Stunning retreat center, in the country only 23-30 min. from Waterton!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 room, Vintage inspired, Cottage located in the country w/ stunning views.

This gorgeous cottage sleeps 5-6 and is completely self contained. It is located just 23 minutes outside of Waterton National Park. Visitors new the area will take approx. 30 minutes as they tend to drive a bit slower on the gravel roads :) Has stunning mountain and prairie views, and is in the country on 106 acres!

Every bit of the 900 square feet cottage has been professionally and beautifully decorated in a vintage inspired theme.

The natural wildlife that you may see outside your window include: deer, antelope, bison, cow, and horses. You may also be lucky enough to see: ducks, llamas, and pigs on the nearby family farm.

There are two bedrooms, each with a queen bed as well as a double futon in the living room.

The surrounding deck is a perfect spot to picnic and includes a table, chairs and a barbeque.

Cold winter evenings are perfect for bundling up and sitting in front of the lovely fireplace with a glass of hot cocoa or a good book. You may also want to take long walks in the surrounding countryside and just enjoy the magnificent night display of stars and planets!

Warm summer nights are our favorite time to host family dances and cottage guests are always welcome to join us at no additional charge. Although if you prefer not to, there is plenty of quiet and privacy in your secluded hide-away:)

More Details

Owner
Rebecca Proffitt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Rebecca Proffitt

Hi, my name is Rebecca. When I was just 8 years old my father bought a sailboat and my 7 siblings and I as well as my mother sailed around the world. It was this incredible 5 year experience that motivated me to create a place where travelers from around the world could stay and have an incredible experience!

Rebecca Proffitt purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Rebecca Proffitt chose Alberta

3 years ago my sisters and I found a stunning piece of country property and wanted to live there with our kids. Slowly each one of us has been able to build our homes and move out onto this grassy, beautiful place where families dreams come true!

What makes this cottage unique

We chose this property because of it's breathtaking mountain views, it's total seclusion from the world and it's proximity to Waterton National Park.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Eric & Rebecca,

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely cottage. We had such a wonderful experience as we prepared for our upcoming wedding reception. The whole place was delightful.
May 2015
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Amenities

Leavitt Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Lovely vintage style bathroom with fluffy white towels and endless amounts of hot water!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 Queen size beds with luxurious silky soft bedding as well as one double futon :)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Stunning retreat center, in the country only 23-30 min. from Waterton!!
average rating of 4.586207 based on 30 reviews
3

Cozy and comfortable but a little shabby

  • 3 of 5

This was our first VRBO so did not know quite what to expect. We had everything we needed. Beds were comfortable except for the couch futon. Dryer was not working. Could use a deeper cleaning. Property was on a few miles of very dusty gravel roads. Owner was not on the property but was very friendly and responsive. Very quiet and peaceful.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rebecca responded to all questions and concerns immediately.

  • 5 of 5

Waterton/Glacier Park is spectacular and having the cottage allowed us to return to a wonderful shower and healthy dinner after a long day of hiking.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience!

  • 4 of 5

Location is good and convenient. You are surround by ranches. I love it.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for joining us!! So glad you had a lovely experience :)
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a night for our anniversary. The cottage was even better on arrival than in the pictures we seen. The owners were so very accommodating . The cottage was absolutely a perfect place to unwind and enjoy peacefulness. Would definitely love to keep this as a main spot for a getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved our stay in Levitt, Alberta!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at this quaint country cottage. We loved the cute decorating and all the added luxuries like the snuggly blankets. Very peaceful and relaxing for our family from 3 yr olds to 70 year olds. Great hospitality, a superb vacation with Waterton so close.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great farmhouse/cottage in the real prairie

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and organized little farmhouse. The beds were more comfortable than mine at home. The full-size kitchen had everything we needed. It is not a bland hotel experience; it has all the comforts, but with a cute and cottage-like feel. Lots of hot water for 4 people.

Very quiet... We didn't even hear cows at night with the windows wide open, and with the windows closed, the wind made no sound at all (this is very impressive for southern Alberta).

When we arrived Rebecca and Eric stopped by to greet us. Everyone in the area was very friendly.

Bonuses: Incredibly cute kittens came to visit. Great sunsets over the mountains. The wifi was fast and reliable (not guaranteed in the country, but definitely city quality). Cool "general store" a few minutes away in Mountainview driving to Waterton Park. Hawks playing along the country roads. The weather 20 minutes from the park is warmer and sunnier, and there seemed to be no tourists (except us) for miles.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awww, thank you so much for the nice review! Our family loves to meet our new guests and its so fun to host people from around the world. Thank for you stopping by and staying with us, and I'm glad that those friendly kittens didn't bother you :)
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Map

Car: necessary

Our lovely cottage hide-away is located out in the country and is close by the many attractions of Waterton National Park. Throughout the winter and summer there are numerous family activities to participate it.

Tourist attractions such as North America's largest Carriage collection, as well the beautiful LDS temple are all just minutes away. Hiking, swimming, cycling, skiiing,dining, hunting, and wildlife watching can all be a part of your lovely vacation experience!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $39.8

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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