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Relax on a private and peaceful 3 acre forested setting, near the pristine Slocan River in Winlaw. Our deluxe vacation rental has an open plan living & kitchen area and sleeps 8. It has 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 large full bathrooms and a veranda. It has a large fenced yard with a private brick patio, BBQ, waterfall, fish pond and gardens. The home is complete with excellent kitchen and laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It is great for groups and families ! All you need to bring is your groceries.
Check out our excellent website! It has slideshows of the home and area, rates, reviews and an availability calendar. Winlaw has: 4 good restaurants, 2 grocery stores, biking trails, live music and a beautiful river to swim in. It’s a great place to find some peace and quiet, and explore nature’s beauty.
We live on the property and have provided excellent service to our guests, since 2012. You can expect genuine Canadian hospitality and no booking fees. We offer wheelchair accessibility and extra amenities for children and the elderly. Call Pam or David at 1-250-226-7647 to book ahead. We accept: credit cards, cash and e-Transfers.
Established in 1898, the Hume is a restored historic, full-service hotel located on the corner of Vernon and Ward Street in Nelson, BC. All guest rooms have been tastefully renovated and are equipped with modern conveniences while paying homage to our rich history.
Inside our walls you can expect to find Aura Spa & Salon, the General Store Family Restaurant, Mike’s Place Pub, the Library Lounge, the Spiritbar, Banquets & Catering and our Liquor Boutique. Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. We are Nelson’s unique, character property with something for everyone. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over decades of history. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage as we celebrate over a century of hospitality excellence. The Hume Hotel & Spa – Antique. Chic. Boutique.
This full-service hotel features a free full hot breakfast for all room guests every morning that earned the ‘Best Hotel for Breakfast’ award by Ski Canada Magazine. In 2015, we completely renovated the 2nd Floor into brand new deluxe guest rooms as well as the introduction of Aura Spa & Salon. All newly renovated rooms feature air conditioning and other modern conveniences while maintaining that heritage charm the Hume is known for. At the Hume Hotel, no two rooms are the same. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over decades of history. Our facilities include 45 decorated guest rooms befitting our theme, the General Store Restaurant, the Library Lounge complete with its original fireplace, Mike’s Place Pub, the Spiritbar entertainment venue and a Liquor Store. In 2005, the hotel underwent a major exterior facelift bringing back its look from the 1920’s. Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage as we celebrate over a century of hospitality excellence.
The Best Western Baker Street Inn & Convention Center is historic Baker Street’s newest and only full-service hotel. We are highly ranked on TripAdvisor and just underwent a major interior renovation in 2011.
Business travelers will be pleased to know that we offer free high speed internet while families should make note that kids stay free. Besides 70 comfortable guest rooms, other amenities include banquet facilities, Jacuzzi suites, hot tub, fitness room, flat screen TVs, microwaves, fridges, guest computer, room service and plenty of parking. Visit our website or call for more detail on the excellent ski and golf packages we have to offer.
Our own dining facility, the Baker Street Grill, is a restaurant that is sure to please the heartiest of appetites. Our dinner menu features our signature rotisserie chicken and ribs, grilled steaks as well as a great selection of seafood that includes wild BC salmon. Served every Sunday between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm, be sure to visit our Sunday Brunch when you’re in town. Experience the many great services we have to offer at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Baker Street Inn & Convention Center.
TRC Timberworks specializes in timber framing, general and finishing carpentry, and hardwood flooring for both new construction and renovations. Whether you need a small renovation or a large timber frame structure, we will work with you to design and craft a project that is both beautiful and sustainable.
At TRC Timberworks, we believe that in order to be an excellent builder, we need to listen to our clients’ values and expectations so that we can provide them with a product that will incorporate and enhance their lifestyle and aesthetic. We are happy to work with our clients to incorporate numerous ways to make their building “green” and more energy efficient. We can also incorporate natural materials that are ecologically viable and renewable into your project, benefiting your health and the environment. TRC Timberworks can be involved in one component of your project, or we can provide project management services. Our dedication to clear communication and our attention to detail provide our clients with a high quality product and an enjoyable experience.
Take a Break! Stay at the prettiest RV Park and campground. 36 full service grassy sites in mountain setting. Large or small, we accommodate all. Pet friendly, clean washrooms; hot showers, free WiFi and friendly hosts. Now with 3 fully furnished and fully equipped rental Cabins Call: 866-687-7275
RV Park, campground, ice, pop, firewood, WiFi Internet access, cellular signal, satellite signal.
Sandman Hotel Castlegar- Featuring 134 comfortable rooms,an indoor pool, whirlpool and on-site dining at the newly renovated Maxwells Grill, you will enjoy your stay at the Sandman Hotel -Castlegar. Accommodating good sense.
Located in the heart of British Columbia’s spectacular Kootenay Mountains Our full service, 56 room establishment is centrally located and close to lakes, hiking, ski hills, golf courses, historic Nelson and other historic sites. For your comfort and convenience, we have recently renovated all our corporate rooms to include all new furnishings, carpet and workstations. All corporate rooms are now hardwired with wireless high speed internet, and also feature fully renovated bathrooms.
Rokform Solutions, conveniently located between Nelson and Castlegar, is your local Nudura ICF Insulated Concrete Form supplier, Concrete Form Rentals and we also provide Concrete Contracting and Landscaping Services.
We offer golf packages. At our mini spa we offer Hot Stone Therapy Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Lymph Drainage, and Heart Centered Therapy. Mountain biking, horseback riding and hiking are all very popular in our area. The Kettle Valley Railway Trail (Trans Canada Trail) and the Columbia and Western pass through our community.
A multi-sport Adventure Center near the Slocan River. We offer top quality kayak, raft, bike and leisure tours. Our store front showcases the latest in Whitewater and Flatwater Kayaks and Gear. Stay in our campground overlooking Airy Mountain and the Slocan River. Come play with us. The possibilities are ENDLESS.
2-time Award winning Endless Adventure is proud to announce new tours for 2008. Exciting River Snorkel tours and Kids Camps are available this year. Let our expert guides take you on a river tour of a lifetime. We are pleased to offer Canadian made Riot and Fluid Kayaks as well as new PFD company, Astral. Don’t settle for less, buy a kayak from a kayaker!
Evergreen Natural Foods-Fresh, Organic, Wholesome since 1990. Home of: The Everbean Cafe-offering a refreshing fusion of foods and beverages from around the world. Open store hours 7 days a week.
The store offers Certified Organic, gourmet and wholesome foods from local sources and from around the world, seasonal garden centre and fruit stand.
In our cafe we have organic local roasted coffees, espresso, tea, and many other beverage choices made to order as well as a variety of homemade style foods fresh from our kitchen.
We offer true adventure skiing with friendly, experienced guides in absolutely some of the most spectacular terrain you’ll ever experience.
Catskiing, powder snow, skiing, snowboarding!
The snow days are spent in the famous steep tree glades of the Selkirks. On sunny days we move topside to vast alpine bowls rivaled by few catskiing operations or resorts anywhere.
Logden Lodge is a small mountain boutique lodge at the foot of the Selkirk Mountains. Tucked away on 42 acres of private unspoiled forest, our 4 rustic luxury cabins offer the ideal year-round get-away in a stunning natural environment. Each cabin sleeps up to four and comes with a deep soaking bathtub, kitchenette, large covered veranda and woodstove. Pets welcome. Our four luxury cabins with breathtaking mountain views are privately tucked away in the forest and near Elise mountain creek. Richly and comfortably furnished in a rustic design, each come with their own unique atmosphere.
Deep soothing bathtubs, kitchen facilities, high quality bedding, large covered verandas and warm, inviting wood stoves await you when you arrive. After a long exhilarating day of enjoying all that nature has to offer, we thought you would like to spend some quality time at home, away from home.
At FortisBC, we are building energy infrastructure in the province to ensure we meet our customers’ energy demands, today and in the future – safely, reliably and at the lowest reasonable cost. We deliver approximately 21 per cent of the total energy consumed in British Columbia, which is the most energy delivered by any utility in the province. Whether delivering electricity, natural gas or propane, our more than 2,200 employees serve approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 communities.
Ainsworth Motel offer clean, quiet and comfortable rooms. We have single, double kitchenette units and a family unit with complete kitchen facilities all with a breathtaking view of beautiful Kootenay Lake and its surrounding mountains. We offer complimentary coffee, microwaves, satellite TV, BBQ, lawn area and free WiFi.
We are a community of inspired clear minded individuals creating a relational centered, sustainable lifestyle that we have found naturally catalyzes the evolution of human consciousness. From our earthy off-grid farm setting in the Selkirk Mountains we supply the West Kootenays & Okanagan with organic Microgreens. We grow year round in our annualized geo solar greenhouse that is predominantly heated and powered by the sun.
Bedroom with Queen bed, bathroom with shower, private deck amidst beautiful surroundings and mountain view.
- Find a home away from home in our private guest cottage situated on 5 acres in the beautiful Kootenays, just 15 minutes south of Nelson.
- Sitting room with futon bed, fridge, microwave,coffee maker, kettle, dishes,complimentary coffee/tea, small library, board games, Satellite TV, DVD/VCR.
- Perfect honeymoon hide-away! Close to x-country skiing and famous Whitewater ski hill. Families and pets welcome. Smoking outside only.
- Delicious full course breakfast and great hospitality. Wir sprechen Deutsch. Cell service now available..
- Please note we do not have a cell phone or smart phone and due to the internet service available check our email only twice a day. Inquiries needing an immediate response can be done by phone.
In Your Face Foods is an Artisan producer of fresh gourmet dips, spreads and sauces, located in the Beautiful West Kootenays of British Columbia. For us, Artisan food is about creativity and integrity, it’s about caring for the person who eats our food, the ingredients we use and the environments they come from. It’s about taste. Food crafted in small batches with the utmost attention to detail in process and ingredients simply tastes better than its industrialized counterpart.
We produce a variety of Dips, Salsas and Tapenades that are sold in natural and traditional grocery retailers in Western Canada. Our Products have that unique, fresh flavor and quality that our customers describe as “highly addictive”.
BioBio Guest Suite and Guest House are located on an organic farm within a 10 min drive to the vibrant community of Nelson. The best of both worlds: the peace and beauty of the rural setting only a short drive ( or bus ride) to historic Baker St. with its restaurants, art galleries, bookshops and boutiques.
There are 2 options for accomodation. A 1 bedroom suite sleeps up to 4 people. BioBIo GUest House has 2 bedrooms, a TV/den, a living room and sleeps 6 people in beds.
Both are lovingly built by a Swiss carpenter using the highest quality eco materials on our organic farm ( Arrowhead Farm). Enjoy the fresh air and space of the country setting only a 10 min drive from downtown Nelson. 30 minutes to Whitewater Ski Resort.
Arrowhead Farm is situated on a quiet road, away from the highway, but easy access from town.
BioBio Suite is on the first floor. There are no steps from the parking to the suite and none within. The main suite is occupied by the owner. There is no overlap of living areas ensuring peace and privacy for both. BioBio suite has its own entrance and a fenced in yard separate from the yard of the main house. It has a lovely private patio.
BioBio Guest House has its own driveway and parking area and is very private. There are steps both outside and within the house. There is a beautiful flagstone patio with garden furniture and access to the natural swimming pools.
Both are built with low VOC paints and natural finishes, wood, stone and are equipped with Heat Return Ventillators for the best air quality and energy efficiency.
Quality furnishings, new memory mattresses, WiFi ( can be turned off on request), washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, TV, Netflix.
While staying at the BioBio Suite or Guest House you will have an option to buy our farm fresh organic produce, Kootenay Local Agricultural Society certified.
Please enquire about our farm/pond permaculture tours and workshops on farm crafts: milking, cheese, butter, sour cream and yoghurt making, sourdough bread baking, fermenting, preserving.
In the area:
We are located 10 min by car from Nelson. In the summer time many Nelsonites use Blewett Rd as their biking trail. It is 30 min by bike to Nelson and 50 ( or more) min back, as we are uphill from town. There is also a city bus that stops in front of the farm on request. Going to town by bike and taking a bus back saves you an uphill ride.
Whtewater Ski resort, 30 min by car, famous for its champagne powder. Nelson was voted The Best Ski Town in North America by Powder Magazine.
Granite Point Golf course, 10 min by car
closest beach: Taghum Beach, 5 min by car
mountain biking: world class, abundant, closest area Morning Mountain is accessible from the house, a 10 min bike ride on Blewett Rd.
Irving Contracting is owned by Joshua Irving who’s a small contractor. Skilled in many trades from: floor instillation, tiling, framing, kitchen renos, bathroom renos, fences, decks, and more. Josh has a keen eye for design and attention to detail.
Photos attached are samples of some of Josh’s work.
Founded in September of 2010, The Nelson Daily is a daily online news service committed to providing the most in-depth and comprehensive news, sports and arts coverage for the region of Nelson, BC, Canada. With as many as 130,000 views per month as well as followers on Facebook and Twitter, The Nelson Daily is Nelson’s resource for news, sports and arts information from the Greater Nelson area.
100% LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED
The bright & beautiful, newly-renovated Taghum Hall is located along the shores of the Kootenay River, 10 kilometres west of Nelson. It is operated by an independent, community-based society of members and volunteers. The hall offers vibrant & varied community programs of special events and ongoing activities, which are continually updated on the website taghumhall.ca. Come join the fun!
Taghum Hall is affordably available for rent for public or private functions, has a capacity for 174 people, and is wheelchair accessible. The hall proper includes a proscenium stage with adjustable lighting, and a 30’ x 70’ multi-functional open hall for any banquets and festivities. A fully-equipped kitchen can serve large numbers. There is ample parking, and space for both indoor and outdoor functions. A stunning wrap-around deck takes full advantage of the Kootenay River & mountain views.