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Beautiful Uphill one bedroom with Views. 20 minutes to Whitewater.

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

A lovely space with gorgeous views in Uphill Nelson. $60/night.

Enjoy your vacation to the Kootenays by staying at The House on the Hill. This cozy home, a few minutes drive from downtown Nelson, will provide you with exceptional value for your stay in Nelson. Located in the Uphill area the house is nestled on a corner lot surrounded by older trees and lovely gardens. The home is located in a quiet neighbourhood with plenty of privacy and drive-way parking.

We are one block away from the Rails to Trails, a local walking/biking/nordic ski trail that covers Nelson, or a short drive to Lakeside park or downtown to amazing shops, cafes, and restaurants. We are a 20 minute drive to Whitewater Ski Hill ~ rated some of the best powder in North America, and a 45 minute drive from Ainsworth Hot Springs.

The home is fully furnished and has a kitchen with fridge, coffee machine, toaster oven and hot plate. There is a large flatscreen tv (with movies, no cable) in the living area. Wireless internet access is included. There is a king size pullout bed in the living room and a king size bed in the bedroom. One block from the bus stop and one block from the trails, if you're not into driving, we are very accessible.

Come and enjoy the unique charm that makes this beautiful arts town one of the best in North America. The area surrounding Nelson is a paradise for mountain biking, skiing, hiking, climbing, boating, fishing and golfing. There is no shortage of great restaurants and cafes to get a taste of Nelson. You can also enjoy the many boutique shops, with locally produced goods; or browse the vendors in either of the two farmer's markets held each week (Wednesday and Saturday).

More Details

Stephanie Collinson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2017

About Stephanie Collinson

Gardener, mountain lover, researcher, and mom in Nelson, BC. Takes photographs, hikes, snowboards and is undoubtedly passionate and determined. With my littles, we're embracing the mundane to create the most beautiful life.

Stephanie Collinson purchased this house in 2010

Why Stephanie Collinson chose British Columbia Mountains

The gorgeous view, the cozy and affordable space and the use of the lush yard.

What makes this house unique

Affordable, clean and comfortable!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 'The House on the Hill'. It was easy to find , just straight up the street from downtown. The large beautifully furnished and well equipped house with a number of individual rooms allowed our large family of adult children, including two grandchildren, to spread out and gain privacy when needed. The large open area kitchen/dining/living room made it easy for us to gather together.

Large windows provide great views of the West Kootenay Valley. The grandkids thoroughly enjoyed the back deck and yard - the trampoline was a real highlight for them.

We will certainly consider staying there again - a perfect spot for a family reunion

September 2013
Jul 2013
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Nelson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main Floor Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Kids' Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Garden Room - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Uphill one bedroom with Views. 20 minutes to Whitewater.
average rating of 4.611111 based on 21 reviews

amazing house, beautiful veiw and wonderful host.

  • 5 of 5

House was absolutely fantastic! Stephanie was very helpful and kind. We cannot wait to go back and see the beautiful veiw from the house on the hill!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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rambling, well stocked and well furnished

  • 4 of 5

We were very satisfied with the property and the service. The view from the front window is staggering.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, for kids especially!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at House on the Hill. Stephanie was a gracious host and the place had a very good vibe.

My kids loved the kids bedroom and all the books and variety of little toys. They also really loved the trampoline and Stellar's jays squawking in the DOuglas fir tree out back.

Excellent location to go to Whitewater for skiing (which was also a really fun hill with kids).

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spokane, Wa U S A

it was a beautiful house and very quiet

  • 4 of 5

we enjoyed staying at the house the kutchen was well stocked the master bedroom the bed was alittle hard and was hard to get out since it was on the floor i didnt have a problem but my friends who stayed with us did he had a bad back and she had a hip that bothered her we switched rooms

we had trouble figuring out the light switches but with trial and error we got them working

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very helpful host!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location (we knew it was a few blocks from downtown, but found the walk do-able), the view and the set up of the house (SO much space and indoor wood stove and outdoor fire opportunities). The hostess was also very helpful with offering ideas for hikes, recreation, things to do and restaurants. Thanks so much for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay at the house on the hill - great home in a great location. Amazing views, comfortable, clean home, fully outfitted kitchen - all that we needed for our stay in Nelson. I'm sure we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

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Refundable damage deposit $150

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  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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