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Stunning Mountain Retreat in Golden BC

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This beautiful timber frame cabin is the ultimate mountain getaway offering incredible tranquility and the unique feeling of being immersed in nature. The cabin (1800 ft2) is modernly appointed with 3 bedrooms, a master loft and 2 full bathrooms including a large soaker tub. Enjoy cooking and dining in a fully equipped kitchen with a gas range and dining that seats 6-8 comfortably.

Vaulted ceilings and a wood fireplace make for cozy comfort in the living room. Or, enjoy a movie and entertainment in the media room located in the fully developed basement. Just outside the door is a large covered vaulted deck with a gas BBQ and outdoor dining area that open up to a year round outdoor fire pit. Wireless internet, satellite TV and a dishwasher are also included.

Surrounded by wilderness on all sides and walking distance to the Blaeberry River, nature is just outside the door. Hiking trails abound including easy riverside walks to full mountain scrambles. During the summer months, the river offers opportunity for canoeing and river rafting. In the winter, enjoy the boundless snowshoe terrain, skier track-set cross-country ski trails or snowmobiling on nearby crown land.

The town of Golden is a 20 minute drive away offering additional recreation including skiing, whitewater rafting, and paragliding. Looking for epic skiing and riding? Kicking Horse Resort and its legendary powder are just 25 minutes away. For cross-country ski lovers, Dawn Mountain has over 30 kilometres of groomed trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Golden and area boast 5 National Parks nearby for ample adventure. This is a true Canadian Rockies experience.

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Barb Davies
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Barb Davies

I love the beauty and natural landscape Golden has to offer. I am an avid outdoor enthusiast that can't seem to get enough of the great outdoors! I can often be found out on my cross country skis. Or in the summer months I'll be out for a run, enjoying a hike or soaking in beauty of the Blaeberry River. In my work life I share my passion for health and wellness with others. I can often be found perusing the shelves of a local health store, sourcing local food, or puttering in my kitchen making delicious food with a glass of wine in hand! I hope you enjoy this mountain retreat as much as we do.

Barb Davies purchased this cabin in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

A comfortable, beautiful home which served all our needs as a family of five, We enjoyed the beautiful hikes close by and anticipate another visit in the future.
Aug 2014
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Golden Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Stunning Mountain Retreat in Golden BC
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 19 reviews

Very clean and remote cabin with all the amenities you need! Had such a fun stay.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and remote cabin with all the amenities you need! Had such a fun stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeremy and his friends were great guests! They enjoyed a powder weekend in Golden with fresh snow daily. I'd welcome them back anyday. Barb
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Beautiful home with a fabulous ambience

  • 5 of 5

We booked this home to go to a ski comp in Kicking Horse, it was closer than we expected under 40 minute drive and hardly any traffic.

Home was beautiful and well equipped, Barb was incredibly welcoming and helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for Christmas 2016. The cabin is beautiful and well-equipped for short and long stays, with a great kitchen containing all the gear you need to be self-sufficient. The layout worked well for our group (family of two adults/two children, one couple and one single) - the basement was perfect for the family, with two bedrooms and the kids playroom/TV room; the loft and single bedroom worked well for a couple and one single. The kids playroom was invaluable on quiet days when we stayed in. The cabin has beautiful large windows on the main and upper levels, which give great views and bring lots of natural light into the house. There's plenty of tourist information in the cabin, as well as books and games to keep you entertained. Many small details were thought of, such as having a snowman making kit (with scarf, buttons, carrot nose etc). The outdoor fire pit is great for toasting marshmallows. There is also a covered parking area, which was great for snowy days. One thing to be aware of is that it is 20-25 minutes from Golden, so about an hour round trip if you need to pick something up. It therefore pays to be organized, as it's not a short trip into town if you've forgotten or run out of something. The benefit, though, is that you do feel like you've gotten away from it all, as it's very quiet and peaceful at the cabin.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idyllic wilderness escape

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here two years ago, and were lucky enough to return for a second time this fall. Once again we had a wonderful weekend at the cabin, alternating between sitting out on the deck enjoying the last crisp days of fall, and warming up to a cozy fire indoors. The kitchen had everything my parents and I needed to share some lovely meals, the deer and grouse and chipmunks all made appearances, and the star-gazing from the yard was spectacular. Many thanks for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a wonderful experience. Golden(Blaeberry)

  • 5 of 5

The visit to this cabin and its surroundings has stolen my heart.

Located deep in the woods it makes the absolute perfect spot for people that love nature and want to get away from all the hussle and bussle of life.

This is the ideal place to stay if you have kids.

The combination of nature and being comfortable makes a stay in the cabin an unforgettable experience!

I would highly recommend anyone looking to escape the big city and get back to the simple joys in life to visit and stay in this beautiful cabin!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cabin, peaceful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing time at the cabin. It is well built and well stocked with everything we needed. It was comfortable, warm and clean!

The area is perfect for the kids to run and play with still being close enough to Golden if need be.

We would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Golden Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Summer Rates
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $374

Pets are NOT allowed. Absolutely no smoking anywhere on the property. If there is evidence of smoking such as cigarette butts discarded on the property a portion of the damage deposit will be withheld.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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Nearest Airport
265 Kilometres
Calgary International Airport
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Golden Golf Course
Nearest Ski
35 Kilometres
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

The Blaeberry Valley has much to offer including hiking, biking and cross country skiing. Local attractions include Thompson Falls, The Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch and The Wolf Wildlife Centre. Golden is a short 20 minute drive away with restaurants and local amenities and boasts driving proximity to 5 national parks. There is no limit to the recreation and adventure available.


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