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Clean, Convenient and Affordable Home In Town with Hot Tub Sleeps up to 8 Guests

Bedrooms 6
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Spacious 7 bedroom, 2 bath home, full kitchen, dining room and private garden

This comfortable semi-detached home is located in a quiet neighbourhood right in the town of Golden, BC within walking distance of all amenities and a short 20 minute drive to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. The home features two full floors of living space - 1600 sq. ft. including 6 private guest rooms sleeping up to 8; 1 queen, 2 double/full guest rooms and 3 single guest rooms, no hide-a-beds! Also, two full bathrooms, two living areas with TVs - one with wet bar, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, laundry facilities, wifi and Shaw Direct satellite TV. Clean, convenient and very affordable, this home away in Golden is the perfect space for family vacations or a group of friends ready for authentic mountain adventure!

Outdoors you'll find a fully fenced yard with mountain views all around, a covered patio with comfortable outdoor seating, BBQ, beautiful gardens, flowers, fruit trees, a koi pond, and a 5-6 person hot tub for pure relaxation. Parking is available for 3-4 vehicles.

Enjoy jogging, walking or cycling on the town of Golden’s extensive trails. Cross the Kicking Horse River on the longest freestanding pedestrian bridge in North America. A wide variety of restaurants and pubs are close at hand offering something for every taste. Go for swim, catch a movie, head down to a pub or take in an outdoor concert on a beautiful summer evening. Ski, bike, hike, climb, jump, golf, float, paddle, soak, explore — there are so many options for the outdoor enthusiast in both winter and summer that the list is practically endless!

The home is conveniently located in a quiet residential area of the town of Golden called Alexander Park. It's within walking distance of everything... downtown shops, dining, cafés, pubs, groceries, liquor store, museum, outdoor swimming pool and spray park, kids outdoor playpark, tennis courts, outdoor skate park, climbing gym, fitness centre, bowling alley, cruiser bike rentals, movie theatre, Golden civic centre, indoor arena, campground, walking trails, and the confluence of the Kicking Horse and Columbia Rivers.

A 12 minute (7.0 km) drive will take you to our BC PGA award winning Golden Golf and Country Club, 20 minutes (13.6 km) will take you to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for skiing and snowboarding and summer mountain biking. Skate and classic cross country skiing on 33 km of groomed trails can be found at Dawn Mountain Nordic ski area are just a short distance beyond Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and more groomed trails are located on the golf course in winter. For those with a passion for paragliding, hang gliding or extreme mountain biking, the Mt 7 Launch site, Canada's premier launch site at 4,000 ft above the valley floor is 15.7 km or a 40 minute drive from town.

Some of the best hiking you will find anywhere in the world is right on our doorstep, in the surrounding Rocky, Purcell and Selkirk mountains. We are close to 6 National Parks, Yoho, Banff, Glacier, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke and Jasper. Wildlife watching, mountaineering, rock climbing, ice climbing, kayaking, rafting, canoeing, paddle boarding, heli and cat skiing, sledding, sky diving... it's all here waiting for you!

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Carolyn Lilgert
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Carolyn Lilgert

Hi! I’m a self-employed graphic designer living in Golden, BC with my husband. Now empty nesters, we love it here, and enjoy down hill skiing, nordic skiing, hiking, golf, camping, kayaking and obviously gardening! We own both sides of this semi-detached property and live close by. We deal with our guests directly – from key exchanges, to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between. We hope that you will find everything you need to enjoy a comfortable stay in our fully furnished home, and if there is anything else you think you might need, from DVDs and board games to Crockpots, I’ve probably got it, don’t be afraid to ask! I’m happy to share my favourite things to do and see and places to eat, and all that is awesome about living the Rocky Mountain dream! I look forward to hosting you in our home away in Golden, BC.

Carolyn Lilgert purchased this house in 2007

Why Carolyn Lilgert chose British Columbia Mountains

We bought both sides of this semi-detached home in 2007 as a family vacation home for our family who is spread out over Canada and the UK. We knew our kids would come home to visit if we lived in Golden and of course they bring their friends!!

After a lot of renovations to both homes, the place really began to grow on us and with our teenage son's permission, we sold our home in Alberta, and moved here permanently in 2008. Our son finished high school in Golden and to him, Golden feels like home. We've always lived on the A side and rented the B side, we even had my parents live next door when things were getting a bit harder for them to manage. After they left a vacation rental just seemed like a brilliant idea, and so here we are.

What makes this house unique

One of the greatest benefits to our guests is the convenience of staying in town with lots of indoor and outdoor space. It’s a great space for families with kids, or a bunch of friends celebrating a special event. Everyone gets their own private guest room, no bunks or hide-a-beds here and a bonus of having quiet surroundings and beautiful gardens to enjoy.

Golden is small enough that you can walk to everything, and if you're planning on dinner or a night out on the town, you can have a couple of drinks and let your hair down without worrying about getting home safely. There are tons of things to do right here in town and if your plans take you out of town for the day, we're centrally located to everything.


Golden House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 Main floor - toilet , shower , Walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 Lower floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Full closet and/or dresser with sink and vanity
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Full closet and/or dresser with sink and vanity
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Full closet and/or dresser with sink and vanity
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Full closet and/or dresser with sink and vanity
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Full closet and/or dresser with sink and vanity
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , Full closet and/or dresser with sink and vanity
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Minimum two night stay, 3 nights on long weekends and 5 nights during the holiday season.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Clean, Convenient and Affordable Home In Town with Hot Tub Sleeps up to 8 Guests
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
Binscarth, Manitoba

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Exactly as shown in pictures and the description is spot on, very clean, owners extremely friendly and helpful. We had a group of 6 and there was plenty of room for all us, everything worked - hot tub, bbq and video games for the teenagers. Would highly recommend to others and would most definitely book to stay here again on another trip to Golden.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to host you and pleased that you all had a positive experience. We work hard to create the kind of space that our family would be comfortable in. We hope to see you in Golden again soon!
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  • 5 of 5

Carolyn was the perfect hostess. She was always available and never intrusive. The location was ideal for us being right in the middle of the national parks. Nothing could be better than relaxing in the hot tub after rafting the glacier fed Kicking Horse River.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Place was clean, hot tub was amazing and location was great as we basically walked to everywhere we needed to go. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had more than what we bargain for!

  • 4 of 5

Being a group of 8 skiers from Ottawa, we enjoyed our stay. The owners take good care of the clients and the property.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at this property in Golden and I highly recommend the place. Great space, location and clean hot tub. Nice to have sinks in each room as to not have a jam in the bathrooms. Very comfortable for all. Carolyn is very easy to communicate with if there are any concerns or needs. She and her husband are very accommodating to ensure you have a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for choosing our property for the second time. It's always a pleasure to host you all and we'd love to have your gang back again. Cheers, Carolyn
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Lots of room!

  • 5 of 5

Great communication with Carolyn, and lovely well-tended home,driveway & hottub. Wonderful to have a sink in every room, it gave privacy to our adult children & kept the bathroom squabbles away! Easy walk to town via the back lane shortcut.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad your family enjoyed your stay in our home! Thank you for being such lovely guests and I hope we will see you again when if you return to Golden. Warm regards, Carolyn
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Rates & Availability

Golden House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Savings 2017
Apr 17 2017 - Jun 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
Jun 19 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Fall Savings 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Holiday 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $182.95
Tax Rate 5.0%

Guests will be required to sign a rental agreement upon booking. Minimum 3 night stay on long weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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