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Hideaway Lakefront Forest Guesthouse

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Secluded, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, beachfront property on creek, in forest

Experience Kootenay Mountain Culture while renting this inviting, private, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom lakefront guesthouse, surrounded by forest and park, pleasantly situated on a creek in Nelson, B.C.

A secluded, tranquil home on a sandy beach, amongst beautiful gardens, with a stunning view of Nelson, only minutes to Pulpit Rock hiking trail, yet within a 5 minute drive to all in-town attractions.

Hideaway can be your base to escape, to attain balance and peace, and/or to explore many attractions offered in the community.


A three level, private, clean, bright, home with many windows offering views of lake, mountains, gardens, and Nelson.

2 bedrooms with queen beds and incredible views (max 4 guests + infants)

2 bathrooms, floors primarily of wood and tile, a fully equipped kitchen with five appliances (fridge, stove, oven, microwave, and dishwasher).

A walk-out dining room/ living room onto a large deck with eating area, propane BBQ, and outdoor propane fireplace.

A walk-out ground level garden patio into gardens.

WIFI, Ipod dock and Blue Ray T.V./DVD player with surround sound, an indoor propane fireplace, washer/dryer and built in vacuum.


The property is suitable for all ages of guests.

Private gardens, beach waterfront, creek/pond, in surrounding forest.

Available on grounds: BBQ (propane), outdoor propane fireplace, boat dock, beach fire pit, various outdoor sitting decks and structures, and private carport.

Available: Canoe and 2 kayaks (check with owner to see if kayaks will be available)

Absolutely No Pets, No Smoking.

Accommodation/property is NOT available for festivities/parties/weddings or large groups under any circumstances.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017


Two local, professional, outdoor recreational enthusiasts and adventurous travelers welcome you to their guesthouse.

What makes this house unique

A very private, semi-rural property on the lake, very close to town.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My experience at 384 Johnstone Rd was amazing. The spot has a serene tranquility and private ness that would be hard to find anywhere else. With so much light in the house and the pristine creek and gardens it really felt like our sanctuary. Best place to heal. My experience with the owners was as wonderful as the house. Always on it if something needed attention. Respected our space and were very easy to communicate with. Thanks again :)
Oct 2013
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Nelson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom 1 - In between upper and mid level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom 2 - In between lower and mid level
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Handcrafted wood bed. On upper level, with view of lake.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Handcrafted wood bed. On lower level, walkout, view of lake
  • Both sleeping rooms are equipped with: - 100% Egyptian Cotton Sheets, - 100% Cotton Quilt, and - a Cozy Down Alt Comforter.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guesthouse has 3 levels Floor primarily wood and tile Built in vacuum Property has a private dock


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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding location right on the lake with perfect beach for the kids to play and access to canoe and kayaks for exploring! Amazing property with beautiful gardens and the house is well equipped, clean and comfortable. Huge windows with incredible views and a big deck off the main living area for lounging and sitting by outdoor fire. Loved it and highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical Lakehouse

  • 5 of 5

It was a magical holiday by the lake visiting with family. Every detail was attended to and the setting was exquisite. Both the house and the gardens were beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Nelson

  • 5 of 5

Excellent waterfront location with awesome views of Nelson; very private. House is modern and functional. Great firepit! Owner answered any inquiries very quickly. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

How could it get better? Cozy, every room with a view and lots of wonderful extras. Comfortable beds. We made use of the canoe and kayaks - so accessible. Dining on the deck to relive the day's hike (within 45 minutes of dozens of options - go to Kokanee Lake!). When the rain came we were snug inside playing games and reading. Wonderful retreat. One caveat - the property is steep so walking to the beach may be difficult for some.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream House on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic property, unrivaled views and so close to Nelson.

Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome first week of Summer

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for Canada day! The place was even better then we expected from the write up. We could not believe this clean and gorgeous property, and would recommend to everyone we know. hopefully we get the time to enjoy it again sometime!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80.87
Damage Deposit $404.33

Rates are based on 4 guests. Infants are welcome in addition to the 4 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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