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Debbie Entwistle

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Relax at Popular Lakeside Resort - Book now for your Summer '16 vacation

1 Review
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Windermere Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Akiskinook Resort is the perfect all season vacation destination - a family resort featuring a sandy beach and a grassed picnic area. The lake is shallow within a large buoyed off area providing a safe area for the kids to swim and play; a marina with limited boat slips available for rent from the resort (one of the few places on the lake with boat slips available); updated indoor pool and new hot tub, exercise facilities, games room, squash court, tennis courts, basketball court/pickle ball court, newly installed kids playground and lots of green space for playing or relaxing. In the winter months the resort provides skating on the lake and cross-country skiing.

Our updated condominium has a spectacular view of the mountain ranges. Its southern exposure starts your day with sun on the deck to enjoy a leisurely breakfast. The beach is just a five-minute short stroll; and the town of Invermere is only five minutes by car where you can enjoy shopping and browsing at some of the unique stores. Do not forget to sample the delicious treats at the Main Street bakery.

For the golfer, the Lake Windermere valley offers some of the finest golf courses in B.C. from March through to October. Hikers can enjoy exploring the many hiking trails with spectacular scenery. In the winter months, skiers have the choice of the world-class Panorama Ski Resort (only 20 minutes away) and Fairmont Ski hill is very close by. The frozen lake also offers wonderful cross country skiing and ice skating.

Of course, you cannot go to Invermere without experiencing the year-round world famous Radium Hot Springs and the Fairmont Mineral Hot Springs, both only 20 minutes away. The Valley area also includes amusement parks for kids, as well as miniature golf, horseback riding and river rafting.

Keywords: Condominium

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Debbie Entwistle (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why Debbie Entwistle chose Lake Windermere

Prior to purchasing our condos at Akiskinook, we had rented units for several years. With a growing family of 4 children, we were looking for somewhere safe and fun to take the children and found those qualities in the Akiskinook Resort. Akiskinook is only a short scenic drive from Calgary (less than 3 hours). The resort offers many amenities to keep the children happy and safe. It is very friendly, and before the first day is done, the children have made new friends and are eager to get their vacation underway!

Reviews

1 traveler review

Relax at Popular Lakeside Resort - Book now for your Summer '16 vacation
average rating of 3.0 based on 1 reviews
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Pros and Cons

  • 3 of 5

Pros

Clean Accommodations

Sufficient size for small family

Basic supplies provided such as dishes, towels, etc.

Resort was clean and quiet

Early check in was a bonus

Great access to the Recreation Center which was kept clean

Cons

We were not advised that the water was not drinkable due to water advisory, however jugs of water were provided by owners

The barbecue ran out of propane in mid-use on day 1

High Chlorine content in the hot tub made it unusable and there was no one in the office to bring it to anyone's attention (this is a resort issue not an owner issue)

** Return of the damage deposit took 6 days - initial inquiries by email went unanswered for two days. We were understanding (verbally) that cleaners would be in on the last day which is an additional $75 fee, then the deposit would be refunded, however we had to wait until the owners arrived the following weekend before we received the deposit.

Overall this is a good option as a vacation rental. We can overlook most of the cons, however due to the issue with the deposit, we thought it was an unnecessary wait and will find another option next time as we really like the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Windermere Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$95
$570
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $57
Refundable damage deposit $190

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$250 deposit with balance due 2 weeks prior to vacation

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Amenities

Windermere Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 4 piece bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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