Windermere Bungalow Rental Photos and Description
Bungalow, Private Beach, 5 Bedrms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-13)
'Timber's Den' is a beautiful Stone and Split Log Home in the prestigious, wooded community of Timber Ridge Phase II on Lake Windermere, BC and only a short 6 kilometre drive from the Town of Invermere on the Lake. Timber Ridge is a year-round recreation community that includes gated access to a private park, beach area, boat launch, tennis and volleyball courts, and walking trails. Award-winning golf courses, including Copper Point and Eagle Ranch, hiking trails and the popular Hot Springs Resorts of Radium and Fairmont are only a short drive from the cabin. In the winter months, the Panorama Ski Resort and Fairmont Ski Resort are each less than 30 minutes away by car. Skating, snowshoeing, and shinny hockey are favourite pasttimes on the Lake. Both romantics and outdoor sports enthusiasts will appreciate all that the cabin and surrounding areas have to offer.
This spacious home is fully equipped and sleeps up to 13 people comfortably with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and 8 beds. The Main Level boasts a two-way wood burning fireplace with gas starter. The gourmet Kitchen has all of the modern conveniences and the large Dining Table accomodates a large crowd. Both the Great Room and Dining Area have Folding Glass Walls which open onto a large Deck with Patio Table and Chairs and Gas BBQ. The Deck overlooks a spacious, treed Backyard with a large Fire Pit. The Master Bedroom is on the Main Level and has a large ensuite and walk-in closet. The second bedroom is also on the Main Level and has 3 Twin Beds with another full bathroom/shower.
The Lower Level is a Walkout and has 3 additional bedrooms. Each of two bedrooms on the Lower Level have a Queen bed. The third bedroom on the Lower Level has one Queen Bed and one Double Bed. Also located on the Lower Level is a full Bathroom, Laundry Facilities, Summer Kitchen and Family Room with Gas Fireplace. Additional amenities on the Lower Level include a propane BBQ, Foosball, Games Table, Piano, Exercise Bike and Entertainment Centre which includes a TV and DVD/CD player and a sound system that can be heard upstairs as well as down. On the Lower Level, you can walk out onto the backyard patio or enjoy a fire at the beautiful Fire Pit with seating to accomodate a large group.
A Parking Pass and Gate Remote for the Beach and Boat Launch area will be provided to you at the beginning of your stay and must be returned to the Owner when you depart. A Blue Binder will be provided to you with details of the operation of the home's amenities. Another binder contains information on amenities in the surrounding areas including Golf Courses, Skiing Resorts, Spas, Art GAlleries, Miniature Golf, Hiking Trails and more.
Timber's Den is nestled in the trees of the great Columbia Valley which is also home to wildlife such as raccoons, squirrels, mice, bears, deer and mountain sheep. Because of the nature of the wilderness, please make sure to dispose of garbage in a responsible manner. Everything needed to dispose of same is provided for in the home for your convenience.
Timber's Den has not been available for over a year but in response to requests from our past guests, we are now offering accomodations for 2012. We look forward to your stay at Timber's Den.
Keywords: Luxury Cabin, Bungalow, Walk Out, Gourmet Kitchen, Entertainment room large yard,view deck, firepit,Private beach, boating, marina, golf, skiing, skating, shinny hockey, Timber Ridge, Family Vacation Cabin, Timber's Den
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- limited accessibility
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Linda and Aldo Laratta
We first fell in love with the community of Timber Ridge when, on a chance opportunity of finding the community gate open, we took the private road which leads to the beach, park and boat launch areas. The drive through the beautiful woods was magical and culminated in a stunning view of Lake Windermere. As custom home builders, we were particularly excited to find our property during a family vacation. Nestled in a mature community, this property had not yet been developed. We were excited for the opportunity to design and build the cabin of our dreams in the beautiful Columbia Valley community of Timber Ridge. The result is a lovely, executive style cabin nestled in the trees. One of three phases in the community of Timber Ridge, the cabin sits on a quiet cul de sac that is accessible only by local traffic. The landscaping and positioning of the home on the lot provides seclusion and privacy in the backyard. On the interior of the cabin, the windows are strategically designed to bring the outside in, while the folding glass walls in the Great Room and Dining Area extend the interior space out to the Deck. Both beautiful and practical, this cabin is perfect for entertaining large groups. We hope you enjoy 'Timber's Den' as much as we do.
Our cabin is conveniently situated in the Columbia Valley on Lake Windermere where Spring comes at least one month earlier and Fall one month later than in Calgary, Alberta which is only a 2 1/2 hours drive away. Being so close to Calgary, it is only a short, but beautiful, drive to our vacation home. It is close enough to head out to the cabin on weekends and to drop back into Calgary, when necessary, during longer stays in the summer. Conveniently located a short distance away from the National Park Resort Town of Banff, we often take little side trips into Banff on our way to and from the cabin. The Radium and Fairmont Hot Springs Resorts are short distances from the cabin and we are conveniently located in the middle of a hot bed of Golf Course Resorts, including Copper Point, Eagle Ranch, Radium Resort, and Grey Wolf.
We start our day with a coffee on the deck. Often we walk or jog along the tree lined private roadway to the lake. Walking, it takes about 15 minutes each way. Joggers , will continue along the lake and park. If it's beach day, the 3 minute drive is great for hauling beach gear and those who wish not to walk. A boat day launch is at the private marina and boat slips are available for rent there as well. The beach overlooks a swimming and diving dock area which is great for families with children. And if you want to do nothing, slide open the glass walls, drop the electric screens and enjoy the cabin. In the winter, skiing, skating, snowmobiling all end with a cozy fire. When our lives slow down, we will be spending most of our days at Timber's Den.