Our retreat offers novel glamping accommodations and self-contained guest suite. Enjoy stunning views of Kootenay River, explore edible gardens and walk mossy, forest trails on this 300 acre property in the mountains.
Conveniently located just close enough to Nelson, that you may order take-out dinner, yet far enough away to gaze at stars.
The retreat also features a beautiful event venue, gift shop and seasonal tours and workshops.
Enjoy your stay in one of the original homes of Nelson!
Built in 1898 by the 1st manager of the Hudson’s Bay store and built on land formerly owned by Nelson’s 1st physicians, our home is filled with history.
Relax on the balcony and take in the view of the mountains, B.O.B & Kootenay Lake while you sip your morning coffee.
Our home is spacious with 3 bedrooms & 2 full washrooms, kitchen, laundry room & private fenced yard.
A short walk to the shops on Baker st. and minutes to the beach at Lakeside park.
Available for monthly rentals & pet friendly! Find us on AirBnb & Vrbo or contact us by email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Inside, the beach house is warm and inviting, perfect for a romantic getaway, working remotely, or a family vacation. Enjoy the comfort of a fully equipped kitchen, king-size bed, and all the amenities you need for a relaxing stay. Truly the best of both worlds as the beach house is located in a quiet local neighbourhood, between the pristine lake and massive forests, yet only a quick drive, bike or walk to the amenities and city.
And if you’re a dog lover, you’re in luck! Our friendly Sheepadoodle, Sully, loves to hang out with guests and will be sure to make your stay even more enjoyable.
Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the beauty of Nelson, British Columbia. Book your stay today!
Interior Design and Custom Wooden Furniture
Hi! We are Mike and Charmain Bibby a creative husband and wife team, We look forward to working with you to create the home you have always dreamt of!
Mike is a Furniture Maker and creates custom, bespoke fine wooden furniture using local sustainable hardwoods. Charmain is an Interior Designer specializing in residential design and offers in-person and virtual design services.
Our design services include full service design for new builds and renovations, kitchen and bathroom design, paint consultations, furniture and decorating, window treatments, custom upholstery and staging.
Contact us today to help you with your new project!
Cartolina is a unique gift shop in Nelson BC which also offers wholesale greeting cards. Based in British Columbia, we sell vintage-inspired cards and gifts to people and stores all over the world. We have a beautiful retail store at our HQ on historic Baker Street in Nelson, BC and an ever-improving website where you can browse items to be shipped directly to you.
Escape to our modern mountain retreat for a peaceful getaway in the heart of Nelson.
With 20′ ceilings and stunning views, the Grand Loft offers the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Just a short walk to downtown and with easy access to skiing, you’re in the best location.
Unwind in the hot tub or wander through local artisan shops before retiring to one of our comfortable bedrooms.
Come experience the grandeur of the mountains & relaxation at its finest – dare we say, heavenly?
Welcome to our luxurious Grand Loft, a chic and comfortable retreat. As you enter, you’ll be greeted by soaring ceilings, wood floors, and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and lake.
The Master bedroom boasts unique barn doors opening onto the beautiful living area below, a luxurious king bed, and a cozy electric fireplace sitting area. The Master loft also has a round pedestal table and chairs and a dream en-suite with a soaker tub and spacious waterfall shower.
The Canter room has a tranquil ambiance with a white horse mural and its own private full ensuite. The Canter room features deluxe bedding on a comfortable queen bed and closet space.
Relax in the living room, with its floor-to-ceiling windows and leather sectional couch, or prepare a meal in the enormous kitchen with its gas stove and 10′ fir slab bar with stools. When it’s time to dine, gather around the stunning live edge hand-hewn fir dinner table.
Step outside onto the private mountain/lake view balcony and unwind in the jacuzzi hot tub for two. Our home also features a washer/dryer and keyless code lock for your convenience.
While the railroad tracks run right in front of the suite, with trains passing by a couple of times a day, most guests find this interesting and no problem at all. The trains run fairly slow and don’t usually honk on this end of town. The tracks run all along the lake, and therefore the train can also be heard through much of the town.
Experience the beauty, comfort, and convenience of our gorgeous Grand Loft.
FREE parking in the driveway and you will be given a door code for the keyless front door entry. The whole space is yours to enjoy! Only 2 closets will be off limits upstairs. Thank you for respecting this privacy.
Other things to note
NO CHILDREN under 10 years old. Recommended for couples, families, and friends looking for a quiet getaway. You will be living in 2000 sq ft of grand, yet cozy lodging with sculpture and paintings to enhance your unique experience at The Lamplighter Grand Loft suite.
Spaberry hot tub is for 2 people max.
Located in the West Kootenays, Bear Spring Eco Retreat offers novel canvas glamping accommodations. Nestled in the mountains with stunning river views, our property includes an event centre perfect for intimate concerts or weddings (opening summer 2022), a refreshing outdoor solar shower and edible food gardens. Our 300 acre property is perfect for urbanites seeking an outdoor experience immersed in nature without foregoing any of the comforts of home. Located just 12 minutes from the artist city of Nelson, we’re close enough to town to order take-out yet, just far enough to gaze at the Milky Way. Our mostly off-grid, eco-friendly retreat offers modern luxuries including queen size beds and linens, solar lighting and a communal outdoor cooking area complete with dishes and utensils. All you need to bring is food. Enjoy nature walks, foraging, hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, snowshoeing and wild life viewing at or near our sustainable retreat.
The Kootenay’s largest office product and art supply shop. We have been serving the people and businesses of the Kootenay’s for fifty years and we are proud to call Nelson our home. We have a shop full of creative artistic supplies for the hobbiest right up to the professional artist. We also have a fully stocked office products section and furniture showroom. In addition we provide a copy centre for your printing and scanning needs. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are ready to help with whatever creative endeavor you have happening today!
Welcome to our infrared sanctuary, your daily retreat for inspired movement, focused breathing and deep relaxation.
Our mission is to empower our Nelson community to elevate their life on and off the mat. Our practice is rooted in gratitude and focuses on building strength, increasing flexibility and gaining mobility through the practice of yoga and functional movement.
Bearfoot Beach House located on the north shore at the east end of the west arm of Kootenay Lake, in the heart of Balfour, near the Kootenay Lake ferry terminal. With one hundred feet of soft sandy beach, this 600+ sq. ft. quiet suite is ideal for a golf vacation or a relaxing couples retreat. Featuring two bedrooms, large covered porch, private campfire pit, full size bathroom, bbq, outdoor shower and a great view from the fully equiped kitchen.
A short 30 min scenic drive to either Nelson or Kaslo.
This executive suite has been styled to be a gallery for the visual arts and many of the pieces are for sale.
The views are among the best Nelson has to offer! This suite is minutes from hundreds of mountain bike trails or easy walks along the rails to trails. Enjoy a Bbq dinner while relaxing outside in Adirondack chairs while taking a break from your artwork in the studio.
eARTh Community Clay Studios is a home studio with a breathtaking view. It is not just a pottery studio, it is an inspired playground for adults, kids, and anyone who likes to play with mud.
Hands-on help and personalized instruction are at the core of this experience. The friendly atmosphere supplies warm feedback and creative motivation to help you discover your inner potential.
Owner and teacher Diane Walters has worked with clay for thirty-five years and the learning industry for thirty. Sharing her experience and learning from others is at the core of this small business.
eARTh Community Clay Studios is situated in a beautiful studio with a view in Uphill Nelson, BC, Canada, located at 1116 Latimer St, Nelson, BC. We are open Sept – April and closed for late spring and summer.
If you’ve ever dreamed of having your own light-filled art studio, eARTh Community Clay Studios is for you. Though we specialize in beginner wheel and hand-building classes, if you are a practiced potter, you’ll appreciate our wheel and hand-building work areas, Shimpo wheels and slab roller, our selection of stains and glazes, and our regular firing schedule during our open studio sessions. Everything you need is right here. Experienced Potters and Sculptors make up our team of ceramic professionals who are ready to share their talents.
Nelson vision experts that provide the Kootenays with a vast selection of designer frames, glasses and sunglasses. Need your glasses in a hurry? L’Optique offers one-hour for most prescriptions. Your new glasses manufactured while you wait. We can also repair and service your existing eyeglasses. Our professional staff has extensive knowledge and we pride ourselves in great customer service for the right price.
Looking for sunglasses? L’Optique carries brands like Rayban, Tom Ford, Prada, Gucci, Moscot, Maui Jim, Oakley, Dior and much, much more.
We take pride in providing authentic Indian spices to the people of the Kootenays.
We are Tamils by birth living in the Kootenay region. Being far far away from home, we’ve had many a craving for a simple South Indian meal. The ones which we were lovingly fed by our mothers and grandmothers, where we had no calorie-counting. We wanted to recreate those awesome dishes and present them to our beloved Kootenay community.
Kootenay Tamil Kitchen is a South Indian Restaurant in Nelson, BC. We serve real authentic South Indian food exclusive for the people of Kootenays. We are Tamils by birth living in the Kootenay region. Being far far away from home, we’ve had many a craving for a simple South Indian meal. The ones which we were lovingly fed by our mothers and grandmothers, where we had no calorie-counting. We wanted to recreate those awesome dishes and present them to our beloved Kootenay community.
Kootenay Crate Company has locally sourced and handcrafted wood furniture to help with your home organization-practical, functional bed frames, shelving , entertainment units and more. In addition to locally made furniture we offer the handcrafted products made by Kootenay based artists and artisans to beautify your space. Gift giving with an emphasis on supporting local talent and creativity! We also carry Springwall Canadian made mattresses to compliment out crate storage beds.
Cottonwood Kitchens is the Kootenays’ #1 source for fine quality, unique kitchenware as well as being one of Nelson’s most attractive shops. We carry small appliances such as espresso machines, stand mixers, and blenders by Breville, KitchenAid, and Vitamix.
We have dishware, cutlery, and cookware from names such as Fiestaware, Henckel, Victorinox, and Global.
We also carry a wide range of fun and functional kitchen accessories, great gifts ideas, and products from local artisans.
Serving the West Kootenays!
Let us help transform your home with high quality and affordable window coverings.
Create your outdoor oasis with a new Hot Tub Spa, embrace the world of Hydrotherapy and Relaxation.
Enhance your outdoor living space with a Patio Flame Table and Barbeque.
We offer free in home consultations and take pride in our prompt, friendly service.
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday – Saturday 11:00 – 4:30
Sunday – Tuesday: By appointment (call or email)
Financing available (o.a.c) through our partners at Financeit. Click the link below to pre-qualify online.
An authorized Graber Blinds dealer
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LOCALLY AND PASSIONATELY OWNED AND OPERATED!
Nelson Olive Oil Co is an independently owned and operated retail store and tasting room in Nelson BC. A passion for creative cooking and heathy eating has led us to open our own store where we import some of the finest extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar the world has to offer.
We pride ourselves on quality products and exceptional customer service. You can expect to be warmly greeted by friendly and passionate staff who will personally guide you along your own unique and exciting flavour journey!
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oilis in a class of its own when compared to other commercial mainstream olive oils found on grocery store shelves. Numerous well-documented studies from around the world demonstrate the many health benefits of FRESH extra virgin olive oil. This makes it one of the most indispensable ingredients in a healthy diet.
Our Balsamic Vinegarsare aged in wooden casks and imported from Modena Italy — naturally and exquisitely flavoured to enhance your gourmet experience!
We hope you’ll share the extraordinary tastes and benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Aged Balsamics with your family and friends!
Visit our tasting room or shop our online store 24/7:
We are delighted to offer two retreat spaces at Yasodhara Heights, the perfect place to be surrounded by nature and take space for yourself. Built to green standards, our cabins are located in the heart of the East Shore with breathtaking views of the mountains and lake, and surrounded by forest. They are located above and off-site from the Ashram itself. We request a two-week minimum stay.
Heights Cabin 2 – Picturesque retreat cabin, built to green standards, complete with kitchen, bedroom and office space and bathroom. Stunning views of mountains and lake from inside or the front deck.
Heights Duplex – Ground floor retreat space, built to green standards, complete with kitchen, separate bedroom and bathroom. Breathtaking views of the mountains and lake from majestic deck or large windows.
We are located on Svoboda Road, 2.4 kms from the city of Nelson. Svoboda Road is home to many popular mountain biking trails of all levels. From our beautiful glamping sites you can ride out to the trails, already up the mountain. We are surrounded by the West Arm Wilderness Park so it is pristine forest, creeks and hiking trails also all around us. Being 10 minutes from Nelson also opens up all the amenities of this lovely town…biking/hiking/walking trails at the foot of Svoboda Road that go for miles in either direction; fabulous restaurants, craft breweries, shops, beaches and in non Covid times many festivals and music, and arts events.
We have four 14 foot in diameter domes, each with a twin bed, but room for another twin bed if desired; one 32 foot dome with a queen, and three twin beds; two cabins with queen beds, and a 32 foot travel trailer that is suitable for six people and is self contained with a shower, bathroom, full kitchen. There is a gazebo, full kitchen, three showeres and composting toilets, fire pit for the domes and cabins. All the domes have carpets, dressers, ‘real” beds, linens, towels. We are only filling to 1/2 capacity due to Covid 19 so each group can have their own shower and bathroom. Perfect for mountain bikers, families or a romantic retreat. The property is home to the Martin’s organic farm….full of beautiful flowering gardens, veggies, berries and fruit trees. Quiet, lush, and in the wilderness but close to Nelson.
At VIRTUE, we know a good cup of tea. It contains the freshest flavours from around the world, made with only the finest organic ingredients.
We work very closely with tea importers and small-batch growers to build long-lasting relationships and ensure ethical practices from the tea plant to your cup.
And we believe in giving back. Instead of investing in expensive marketing tactics on social media, we choose to reinvest in making VIRTUE Tea a plastic free company and use biodegradable packaging. PLASTIC FREE tea bags of course! Yes, it’s not cheap to be environmentally friendly but we sleep good at night knowing we are doing our part for the planet. Part of our mission with VIRTUE Tea is to leave no trace.
Lastly, we committed donating 1% for the Planet to non-profits working on the front line to protect the environment. We’re all in this together!
VIRTUE Artisan Tea, it’s exquisite taste, steeped in virtue.
Looking for fun, funky style, special gifts. We have a wide array of jewlery, keychains, piggybanks, toys, handbags, purses, wallets, packs, home decor, tea, teaware and much much more. Come by and visit us at 550 Baker st. Nelson.