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Semi-Lakefront, Water Trampoline, Hot Tub, Canoe, Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Slide

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

6 Spacious Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, plus Childrens Bunk/Playhouse

- For available times please click on the CALENDAR

- For a detailed price click on "Get An Instant Quote" link below the request to book button.

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- Arrival Time 1:00 PM allows you to park, unpack, use the beaches/facilities/water toys

- Check In 2:00 PM

- Check Out 10:00 AM

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- Luxury Eagle Bay Home on Shuswap Lake

- Freshly decorated and furnished, 3200 sq.ft.

- 188 feet of private beach front property, steps from your doorstep

- across the road with safe shallow waters, with a mixture of beaches

- Steps to BBQ pit, picnic bench, large private dock, two boat buoys, boat launch 3 minutes away

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- Location and Activities:

- Easy ten-minute drive will take you to Blind Bay, golf courses, shopping (Village Grocer)

- Restaurants (Marina Grill), 2 Marina’s with Boat rentals and Gas station, Liquor store

- Canoe, 3 Kayaks, 2 Paddle Boards, 8 Bikes, Dingy, Paddle/Peddle Boat, Private boat dock

- Water Trampoline, Water Seesaw, Row Boat, Water Slide, Swim Platform out front

- 2 BBQ Pits, 3 buoy’s, boat launch near by, fishing rods, ALL these available for your exclusive use!

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- Home:

- Freshly decorated and furnished with a total of 3200 square feet

- Sleeps a combination and variety guests comfortably

- Total 6 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, Children's Bunkhouse/Playhouse

- Large front yard with plenty of grass area where you and/or the kids can play games

- Badminton, kick the Soccer ball, throw the Football, play Frisbee

- Private 1 acre property with plenty of parking off to the side for cars, trucks,

- boat trailers, Plus parking in front for additional vehicles

- Ultra-private backyard has a Hot Tub/Gazebo, Wood/Propane Fire Pit seating for 10

- a manicured lawn to relax and enjoy with an extra-large patio area complete with patio furniture.

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- Main Floor:

- Breathtaking views of the Shuswap Lake, Cooper Island & Mountains

- Gleaming hardwood floors, gas fireplace, large floor to ceiling windows

- Spacious full length sundeck with covered deck and sensational Lake, Island & Mountain views

- Bedroom #1: King size bed with ensuite & private garden patio

- Bedroom #2: King size bed, with panoramic lake views

- Bedroom #3: 2 Double beds

- Bathroom #1: Stand up shower separate bath tub

- Bathroom #2: Stand up shower

- Laundry/Storage room

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- Lower Floor:

- Bedroom #1: King size bed, Day bed and lake views

- Bedroom #2: 2 Double Beds ultra quiet location

- Bedroom #3: Bunk bed perfect for the kids

- 1 full bathroom: with Stand up shower

- Large open recreation / TV room with gas fireplace

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- Main Floor:

- Fully stocked kitchen; complete with coffee maker, 2 four slice toasters, natural gas stove,

- oven, microwave, blender, coffee grinder, pots & pans pantry and dishwasher

- Easy access to the backyard garden patio, grass area, BBQ pit and Hot tub

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- Patios:

- 2 Natural Gas BBQ's, Hot Tub, Covered Sundeck, Over 1500 sq.ft. of decks

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- Electronics:

- 51’ Flat screen TV, Netflix, DVD Library, Wi-Fi connection, Hi Speed Internet.

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This is truly a comfortable and well-appointed home where you can enjoy your dream vacation on the Shuswap Lake. There is a full time care taker a phone call away, to take care of all your needs so that your trip will be a memorable one.

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FOR a complete list and detailed info on activities in the area CLICK on the VIEW GUIDE link below powered by: gogobot

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Owner
Gary McGratten
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017

About Gary McGratten

We live and work in the Lower mainland of British Columbia (White Rock) a few hours away from the beautiful Shuswap Lake.

Gary McGratten purchased this house in 2014

Why Gary McGratten chose Shuswap Lake

Things to do in the…..........….FALL, WINTER and SPRING

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2 Shuswap Fishing Derby’s one 1st Week of June and one 1st Week of November.

Get away from it all and enjoy yourselves in the relaxing private Hot Tub & watch the dazzling snow fall around you.

Experience the Annual Reino Keski-Salmi Loppet at Larch Hill Chalet food & FUN for the whole family!! (1 hour drive)

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Enjoy Sledding, Cat or Heli-Skiing at Crazy Creek Resort (in Revelstoke 1.5 hours)

Step outside your doorstep & stroll down to the beach and explore many types of wild life the Lake has to offer.

Snuggle up with a cup of hot chocolate & read a good book in front of the cozy gas fireplace.

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Minutes away from Snowshoeing on any one of the local mountains.

Experience Ice Fishing at White Lake (rated as one of the top 3 fishing lakes in BC)

Snow Mobile tours where you’ll see all kinds of wild life such as moose, wolf’s, cougar, deer and lynx.

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Storm watching right out your front window, depending on the time of year (if you are lucky!!)

Snow Skiing/Snowboarding at Larch Hill Chalet, Sun Peaks, Big White & Silver Star (1-3 hours away)

Have a fun time Dog Sledding at Sun Peaks Resort (2.5 hour drive)

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Take the family on a Sleigh/Carriage ride at High Country Trail Rides (15 minute drive, book in advance)

Try Back Country Skiing.

Nordic Cross Country Skiing (some of the best in BC)

Taking in amazing Sunset views over Copper Island.

Fall, Winter, Spring time is a special time in the Shuswap!!

What makes this house unique

Our family purchased this home as our summer retreat to get away from it all, it has the best of all worlds, beach front, dock, private yard, privacy, spacious accommodations, short drive to shopping, restaurants, marina, 15 minutes to Salmon Arm and friendly people!!

This property is in a great part of the Shuswap and is perfect for biking, fishing, hiking, relaxing by the lake front, going for long walks down the shoreline and watching the amazing sunsets over Cooper Island.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The boys came and had a wonderful time with the girls. A lot of good times and memories were made this past weekend!!





Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Families with Teenagers
Apr 2015
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Semi-Lakefront, Water Trampoline, Hot Tub, Canoe, Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Slide
average rating of 4.864865 based on 38 reviews
5

Great location and house for our group

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. There was sufficient space for all four couples and kids! Loved the views and even though the weather wasn't perfect, the hot tub was a great asset. The caretaker was very friendly and helpful and responded quickly to any questions we had. We would definitely choose this place again for our gathering!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Coquitlam
5

Vacation close to home!

  • 5 of 5

We did our annual get together with friends (16 of us) and decided to try somewhere new. We were amazed when we pulled up to this beautiful home with stunning views right on the water. The caretaker greeted us and was extremely friendly and helpful, giving us some amazing ideas on places to go, things to see and even where to eat locally. The house was so stunning we didn't even end up leaving. It provided us with everything we could need and more. We took full advantage of all the water toys- even though it was October! A group of us took the kayaks and canoe out to the island and did an amazing hike, as recommended. We spent our evenings around the fire pit and hot tub in the beautiful backyard! Our Mornings were spent on the massive deck with coffee and just taking in the majestic views! This place has something for everyone, We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Lakefront Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect getaway 'home away from home' with all amenities to make for the most relaxing lakeside vacation. Six of us were blown away by this place. This spacious home, fully equipped sits directly across from the lake. The large well decorated rooms, with huge windows overlooking the lake, were so inviting making it a wonderful place to just hang out.

Each morning we sat on the front deck (which runs the length of the front of the house) with our morning coffee and looked out over the serenity of Blind Bay. During the day we went out on the dock to catch some sun, went paddling in the canoe and kayaks, and the lake is beautiful to swim in as well. The number of water toys was quite astounding - rowboat, water trampoline, a slide into the water from the dock - you name it! What fun! A short drive took us into Salmon Arm where the unique shops really caught our interest. Each of us made at least one purchase there. A huge deck extends out behind the back of the house complete with a fire pit surrounded by a great seating area, and hot tub is located to the side. This back area was our evening gathering place. Two large BBQs make it the perfect outdoor eating area. One evening after dinner, it began to drizzle a little, but we were kept completely dry because there is a huge overhanging rock wall behind the house. We were able to have a fire in the fire pit and it was sheltered from the drizzle...better still, so were we! This rock wall is a gorgeous natural feature on this property.

The beds and pillows were all so comfortable. Each of us got such a great sleep here. It's so peaceful and quiet in the evening. We all felt like we were one with nature having all of the trees on the property. My entire party would recommend this property to anyone wanting a wonderful getaway in a natural area. The lake afforded fabulous views all day long and into the evening sunset. We loved this place and hope to make it back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Moe Jones, Golfing coordinator

  • 4 of 5

14 male golfers stayed 4 nights. Overall, our stay was excellent.

The weather was cold and we did not use any of the water sports equipment.

The water sports equipment, bikes, and other items were extensive and in really good shape.

Bedrooms and kitchen were good with lots of supplies.

The only issue was getting the custodian back to supply coat hangers and wine glasses.

The hot tub was not us to standards as the water was a milky grey.

As I say, we had a good time.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Morinville, Alberta. Canada
5

A Great Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Gary, your vacation house comes as advertised, clean, spacious, nice bedrooms, great bathrooms, beautiful views, well equipped kitchen, large decks, all in all a great place for a 7 day August family vacation. Our family ranges in age from 12 to 68 years old (14 people in total) and all of us had a great time. The younger members of our group traveled to Copper Island using the paddle boards, kayak, canoe, and paddle boat, they made the trek to the top of the island, thanks for supplying the different modes of transportation. The water was clear and clean, we made great use of the water toys provided and the dock was a nice place just to lay in the sun and enjoy the rays. Hot tub was used and enjoyed by all. The large deck at the rear of the house was great, provided privacy, large enough for 14 people to sit down to eat and still lots of room for more. BBQ's got a work out and the food was great. The weather for our stay ranged during the day from 29 to 35 degrees with no rain just sunshine. Friday evening, August 19th, provided us with probably the best sunset that we have been fortune to ever see. I nearly forgot, our 4 dogs would also like to thank you too. All our dealings with you were first class and our damage deposit was returned to us promptly. Also, your resident caretakers (Cam and Jennifer) looked after us very well. Your place is a FIVE STAR vacation spot. Will we be back? YES, we will. See you in 2018.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
5

Three generation holiday

  • 5 of 5

Eleven people, ranging from infants to grandparents, had a marvelous week. The house is spacious, clean, and well equipped. The major hit was the water and, of course, all the toys. Most everyone had a turn on the trampoline, slide, paddleboard and the kayaks. We all enjoyed the evening hot tub and fire set against the fantastic wall backdrop. Mother Nature put together a wonderful setting. Cam took a few people fishing. The fish didn't bite so Cam compensated with a most enjoyable tubing session. Some played a couple of local golf courses. Some shopped in Salmon Arm. We left with smiles on our faces and the gang would certainly go again.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
99.7 Kilometres
Kamloops Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Sunset Cove Marina & Grill
Nearest Ferry
449 Kilometres
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, Delta BC
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Shuswap Lake Estates Golf Course
Nearest Train
96 Kilometres
VIA Rail Canada, Kamloops, BC
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Trans-Canada Highway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
The Log N' Hearth Restaurant
Nearest Ski
109 Kilometres
Silver Star Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Across the street
Car: necessary

SUMMER TIME THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA…….…

Fishing for Rainbow or Lake trout in Shuswap Lake, convenient pick up at your dock (4-6-8 hour trips with local guide)

Experience Scuba Diving in Shuswap and Adams Lake (featuring wall dives, beach dives, shipwreck dives or watch the salmon spawn underwater)

Hiking to local Waterfalls (Margaret Falls 200’ waterfall with a hidden cave under the falls, there are several other spectacular waterfalls in the area)

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Bike Rides ranging from beginner to extreme 8km to 100km distances or Mountain Biking up at Larch Hills.

Groove to the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival (Aug 15-17) * Spend a day Golfing at one of the 12 local golf courses.

River rafting and Cata-rafting trips down the Adams River (15 minutes away) or Kumsheen White-water river rafting, an sensation you won’t forget!! (Kumsheen 3 hour trip)

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Explore back lanes and country roads where you’ll discover quaint villages, country hamlets and roadside vendors seller their unique wares.

Hike or drive up to White Lake to fish for (Rainbow, Char and Lake trout and many others) this is ONE of the top 3 angling lakes in BC.

Boat over to Copper Island and watch the Cliff divers or hike the trail to the top of the Island and enjoy the panoramic view.

Motor boat or Pontoon boat rentals (for larger groups) and Sea-doo rentals just a few minutes down the road in Blind Bay.

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Take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline and enjoy the wild life and gorgeous scenery of Shuswap Lake.

Enjoy Horseback riding at Skmana Lake Trails or High Country Trail Rides (15 minute drive)

Visit the many local Provincial parks with a wide variety of hiking trails, something for everyone! (Cinnemousun park down Eagle Bay Road at the end)

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Visit The Enchanted Forest in one of BC’s old growth forests in the Monashee Mountains (you’ll see 800 year old cedar trees, 1.5 hours away)

Explore the Ancient 10,000 year old Hoodoo Mountains (Cinnamon Ridge a 2 hour drive near Kamloops)

View the spectacle of thousands and thousands of Salmon Spawning at Scotch Creek or Adams River. (starting in August)

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Rent a motor boat and go to the Shark Shack on Shuswap Lake (floating restaurant and bar)

Take in a winery tour of one of 6 award winning locally wineries or drive to Kelowna and visit some world class wineries there (1.5 hour drive)

Take a drive to the quaint town of Salmon Arm take a walk down the Pier and visit all the local shops (visit Shuswap Pie Company!!)

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Experience Ziplining in Chase Canyon good for the whole family, don’t forget to visit Craig’s Bakery in Chase…the best!! (15 minutes away)

Visit the Sonoran Desert near the Osoyoos/US border (4 hour trip well worth it!!) * Go to Enderby Cliffs Provincial Park, Rock Climbing/Repelling and Caving (50 minute drive)

Explore Local and Farmer’s Markets where you’ll find fresh delicious Bing cherries, blueberries, peaches, peaches, plums, vegetables, homemade jams and fresh baking!

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Experience the 1600km of Shuswap Lake shoreline with many Provincial Parks, Marsh’s and hidden Cove’s that are only accessible by boat.

Try the Go-Karts and Mini Golf across the lake at Scotch Creek Fun Center or Salmon Arm Go-Karts and Mini Golf in Salmon Arm.

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We are conveniently located a short 4 1/2 hour drive from Vancouver and a 5 1/2 drive from Calgary.

This well-appointed home is located 5 minutes from the Trans Canada Hwy, 20 minutes from Salmon Arm and 1 hour from Kamloops and Kelowna.

Easy ten-minute drive will take you to Blind Bay, golf courses, shopping (Village Grocer), restaurants (Marina Grill), 2 Marina’s with Boat rentals and Gas station.

Explore what ONLY the Shuswap has to offer!!

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Rates & Availability

Blind Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,461
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,494
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$401
From
$476
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $375
firewood,propane,cleanin $169
Tax Rate 12.0%

Arrival 1PM Check-In 2PM
Check-Out 10AM
Pets: $100 per pet per week
Plus 12% GST/PST Tax
Cleaning:In/Out/Hot Tub/Firewood/Propane: $225
$500 refundable deposit within 7 days of departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Blind Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor 3 Piece Bathroom - toilet , shower , Upstairs 3 Piece ensuite and main bathroom
    Main Floor 4 Piece Bathroom with separate Soaker Tub - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs between 2 bedrooms
    Downstairs 3 Piece Bathroom - toilet , shower , Downstairs basement area between 2 Bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Downstairs - Bedroom with Bunk bed for 2 - 1 bunk bed , Downstairs quiet bedroom perfect for the kids! Near to Bath
    Downstairs - Spacious Bedroom with King Size Bed - 1 king , Downstairs bedroom with lake views next door to 3 piece bath
    Downstairs - Bedroom with 2 Double Size Beds - 2 double , Downstairs bedroom ultra quiet area next to 3 piece bathroom
    Upstairs - Bedroom with 2 Double Size Beds - 2 double , Upstairs bedroom next door to a 4 piece bathroom
    Upstairs - Large Master Bedroom King Size Bed - 1 king , Upstairs Bedroom 3 piece ensuite and access to garden patio
    Upstairs - Large Bedroom King Size Bed - 1 king , Upstairs large bedroom with lake views next to 4 piece bath
  • Children's Bunkhouse/Playhouse, All the upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms have main level access off the back patio area for elderly guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
BBQ pit, lawn chairs and picnic table down on the beach. Full time caretaker. Fishing for 1 day or 1/2 day OR a cruise around the Lake can be arranged.

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