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Martha Dyck

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Hot Springs Escape- Lake & Glacier View!

16 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Nakusp House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-10)

Soak in the luxurious natural hot springs water on the private covered deck. You will be looking out at glaciated peaks and the deep blue waters of Upper Arrow Lake. The relaxing earth tones in the house make it easy to sit back and enjoy the sattelite radio with your choice of music.This three bedroom home has four queen size beds that can accomodate 2-8 guests comfortably. A large kitchen with all the essentials makes putting meals together easy. There is no beach at the home. There is a restaurant and bar located just one mile away along with a small beach and dock at the Halcyon Resort. A DVD player is also available with about 50 movies to choose from. Some books and games are also there for your entertainment. Many people enjoy just soaking and relaxing in the hot springs water. However if you like action, the area is best known for incredible snowmobiling and heli/cat skiing during the winter! Families can ski and snowboard locally at Summit Lakes Ski Hill or enjoy the experience of Revelstoke Mountain resort. While summer time brings gentle kayaking on the lake and hikes through alpine wildflowers to stunning waterfalls! Families might want to check out The Enchanted Forest and Sky Trek which are 1 1/2 hours away to the North. The first one is a path through the woods with story book characters, elves, little houses and tree forts. The bigger kids of all ages will enjoy Sky Trek where they can climb safely among the trees and experience the thrill of a zip line. Both Nakusp and Revelstoke have restaurants, museums, paved walking paths, beaches and parks. The home is near Halcyon Resort which has a spa, massages and a restaurant. If fishing is what you are after Upper Arrow Lake has world class trout in the fall and winter months. So, there are year round experiences that are as memorable as the natural hot springs! So, call or e-mail today for your escape.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Martha Dyck (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Martha Dyck

Steve, Terri and Evan Matthews enjoy exploring the outdoors and sharing it with friends. When we found the home in Nakusp BC we were absolutely delighted by the positive spiritual experience we gained from the hot springs and the local people! We ran a snowcat skiing operation in Idaho for 17 years and understand hospitality. Our goal is to bring our outdoor experience to the Hot Springs Escape!

Martha Dyck purchased this house in 2005

Why Martha Dyck chose British Columbia Mountains

The mountain ranges in Nakusp and Revelstoke British Columbia are the best in the world for snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding. Since there are favorite sports of ours this opportunity was a dream come true. In the summer months we enjoy mountain biking, kayaking and hiking. While the activities help us stay healthy and activie the hot springs bring healing and relaxation.

What makes this house unique

Sitting in the hot tub looking out at Mt. Odin from your hot springs pool is an experience in ralaxation that you will not forget. Osprey and Eagles fly by at eye level and dive down into the lake for a fish.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed your cabin, the location and also the privacy. It's a beautiful place and comes with everything we can possibly need. The view is spectacular and surroundings so peaceful!
Aug 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 16 traveler reviews

Hot Springs Escape- Lake & Glacier View!
average rating of 4.75 based on 27 reviews
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Nice view!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time again this year! We come to fish and it was good and productive. The B S sessions on the back deck were also good and productive. Martha did a great job keeping us happy.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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home away from home

  • 4 of 5

We had an exceptional time. The home is spacious, clean, well maintained, and not difficult to find, although we are locals so we know the area. I found Martha to be very helpful and clear and easy to work with. I would definitely recommend this listing and will return again for another relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect , most relaxed place for a birthday escape

  • 5 of 5

Go there

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Beautiful if not for the smoke

  • 5 of 5

Timing can be everything. The house was awesome (except for the toilet seat broken by previous renters that had yet to be replaced). Very clean. Owners book of activities and sights was helpful as well. The tub was the highlight of our stay. Thanks for sharing your place with us - we would love to come again without a smokey view.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 5 ladies that stayed at this property for 4 nights. The view of the lake from the deck was fantastic. We were also blessed with exceptional weather. The hot tub on the deck which is naturally fed from a warm spring was great. It had all of the 'extras' that go with renting a VRBO. We did find that while it appeared you could access a radio station, we were not successful. Having no internet access also meant we had a very peaceful and relaxed stay. The one thing that was missing was a toilet seat. While initially as a group of women this appeared to be a challenge, we did navigate this quite well. We met Martha who helped with some of the local things we were curious about. Nakusp is a charming town and the people we met were very friendly. We had a truck and I would highly recommend a truck or SUV as the terrain is a bit hilly and graveled. Also, be aware that dangerous goods are allowed on the ferry on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If a fuel truck comes up they are allowed on and then only 25 additional passengers. This meant we waited at the ferry for 1 1/2 hours which wasn't a problem for us as we enjoyed viewing the lake. We had kayaks and the only launch place we were able to find was in Nakusp. Having said that, the lake was fantastic for kayaking. I would definitely recommend this location.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing retreat.

  • 4 of 5

My wife and two children spent a few days here in February. The location is picturesque, the back deck with the hot tub has breathtaking views of the lake with the mountains in the background. Having access to your own natural hot spring fed tub is a luxury that can only be found in very few places. The cabin is well stocked and cozy. The Internet signal though was too weak for any connection from inside the house and we were asked to take our garbage with us but had to leave it as we had no room to pack it. Overall a great stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The Nakusp and Revelstoke areas are most famous for snowmobiling as well as heli/cat skiing. The Halcyon area is located on the northern end of the Valley of The Hot Springs. For kids there is the Enchanted Forest with adorable elves, little houses and tree houses to explore. Sky Trek is another great activity for families. These two atractions are about 1.5 hours north.There are multiple outfitters in the area who offer summer activities as well that include heli hiking, alpine touring and white water rafting. Motorcycling in this area is very popular with the spectacular mountain views. Mountain biking as well as hiking into waterfalls or amongst the wild flowers is also a favorite pasttime of the locals. Mount Revelstoke Park offers a very inexpensive easy way to drive to the summit. If you enjoy fishing then Arrow Lake has world class lake trout primarily in the fall and winter. There are also beaches, parks and local events to enjoy. The Nakusp music festival is in July.

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Rates & Availability

Nakusp House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
$131
$827
$3,555
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

A refundable damage deposit of $250 by check is required. The check can then be voided after your stay and there is no damage.

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Amenities

Nakusp House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , These are in a bunk bed style
  • Queen size Beds (4) The two bedrooms upstairs have queen size beds. Downstairs there are queen sized bunk beds. In the living room is a couch and a love seat that could be used as beds for teens or children. We also have a couple of very comfortable cots that can be used in the house in the winter months or out on the deck in the summer., Child Beds (1) There is a toddler bed available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Natural healing waters flow continually into a hot tub each day. The large covered deck is great for entertaining big groups or just enjoying the lake and mountain view. We have gathered a number of brochures and contact numbers for local activities. They are conveniently located in the home for you to use.

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