Conservation services include assessment, restoration and rehabilitation of all architectural woodwork. New construction services range from design to turn key timber homes. Building with nature and utilizing materials with a low environmental footprint,including local FSC certified wood, is a specialty of The Traditional Timber Framing Company. Please contact us if you are looking to transform an existing building or if you are interested in a high performance, long lasting and fully recyclable home like the T-House.
Harmony Engineering is a local Building Sustainability Engineering company based in Nelson, BC. We work with builders, architects, homeowners and development teams to offer services including Energy Advising, Blower Door Testing, New and Existing building energy models for both Residential and Commercial projects, and assistance to meet Step Code compliance.
Our goal is to help design teams reduce the energy use of all buildings and help the team with the most optimal design solutions to meet their energy targets. All of our work is completed and reviewed by Energy Advisors and/or Professional Engineers.
Today, 53 years after it was established, Yasodhara Ashram is an enduring and vibrant spiritual community. Set in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia, we invite people of all ages and backgrounds to pursue their self-development and discover the promise of yoga. Our purpose is to stimulate open intellectual and spiritual enquiry, supporting the potential of transformation in each person.
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.
Enjoy the magic of Kootenay Lake on a premium quality rental boat,
an unforgettable experience!
We have 3 pontoon boats, 2 are new, the third is a classic.
We have Kingfishers, Starcrafts and other choices.
We also have the only gas on the main Kootenay Lake.
If you’re looking for an authentic winter adventure and a truly Canadian ski vacation, you’ve found it. Whitewater Ski Resort. Pure, Simple and Real…DEEP.
What do you get when you add over 40 feet of annual snowfall, delicious, mega flavorful pow chow, and an unbeatably friendly community? WH2O, the Powder Formula. If you’re looking for the ski vacation experience of a lifetime, you’ll find it here at Whitewater Ski Resort, nestled in the Selkirk Mountains.
Pure, Simple & Real …DEEP
Deep in British Columbia’s Kootenay region exists a one of a kind experience, one that is often hard to define. For those with a passion for epic winters, in a most unique and authentic setting, there is a place…Whitewater Ski Resort.
Lake front accommodations located directly across from the Ainsworth Hot Springs.
The hot springs were first visited by the Ktunaxa First Nations, who embraced the nupika wu’u or spirit waters for their healing and rejuvenating powers. Enjoy an indigenous inspired meal in the Ktunaxa Grill then retire in comfort to one of our 40 contemporary styled guest rooms. The hot springs are open daily for public enjoyment.
Complimentary hot springs access is included with your stay in the resort. Recent renovations include a lovely entrance in the pool lobby, a large accessible change/washroom and large retail shop. The hot springs pool and caves are also open daily for public enjoyment.
Our resort features three odourless pools: 150 foot horseshoe shaped cave, main hot springs and stream-fed cold plunge. Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort provides the perfect place to relax and enjoy the nupika wu’u, or warm mineral waters, much the same as it has for hundreds of years. Our Ktunaxa Grill will enhance your visit with a tantalizing culinary experience.
This Norman Woods original resides in a magnificent mountain setting encompassing 750 acres with over a mile of lakefront on Kootenay Lake. Every hole is framed by soaring forests, spectacular views of the Kokanee Glacier & surrounding areas, characterized by its long driving fairways, immense rolling greens, immaculate course upkeep.
ABOUT KOKANEE SPRINGS
Kokanee Springs Resort is one of Canada’s finest championship 18 hole championship courses. This graceful track, considered by many to be the flagship of Kootenay golf courses, resides in a magnificent mountain setting on Kootenay Lake. Every hole is framed by spectacular panoramic views of the Kokanee Glacier and surrounding area.
Kokanee Springs is a Norman Woods original, characterized by its long driving fairways, immense rolling greens, immaculate course upkeep, and ability to interest and challenge golfers at all levels. After an unforgettable golfing experience, the accommodations at Kokanee Springs offer a quiet mixture of casual elegance and relaxation for those desiring mountain-style peace and tranquility. Kokanee Springs offers a relaxed environment surrounded by beautiful vistas, great amenities and friendly staff. The Resort’s 750 acres includes over a mile of lake front on Kootenay Lake, as well as natural wetlands and soaring forests
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!
200 feet of sandy beach and our exquisite facilty offers you a holiday to remember. You will enjoy Inspired Living in our beautiful facility located on one of Nelson’s most amazing beaches.
A Boutique Inn
Comfortable, Cozy, Close
This gorgeous lakefront estate has all the comforts and coziness of home. With lush grass leading to the large private beach, volleyball net, wireless internet, and covered sundeck, this location truly has it all. While relaxing on the beach, guests will enjoy glorious views of both the Orange Bridge and Elephant Mountain. Lakeshore Boutique Inn is the perfect atmosphere for vacations, family reunions, retreats, seminars, or workshops, or whatever suits your personal desires.
Kootenay Lake, Steps Away
We offer an excellent facility for families who want to spend their vacation on a secluded beach together yet have their own private rooms. Our large facility and grounds offer you an atmosphere to play or relax and enjoy each other’s company. Spend your quality time having fun and lounging together creating a memory you will want to experience again and again, for years to come.
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.
Explore a wild but fragile underground world sculpted by glacier fed waters located in the Selkirk Mountains above Ainsworth Hot Springs and Kootenay Lake in beautiful British Columbia.
Cody Caves Provincial Park was re-established in June of 2013. Since then Cody Cave Tours Owner / Operator Lee Hollis and his professional guiding team have been escorting hundreds of individuals and families through a fascinating journey of this fragile underworld. Cody Cave Tours operates year round offering a variety of tour packages that will appeal to all adventurous types. For children age 5 and up to adults who enjoy a much more strenuous and physical adventure, there is a tour just for you. Reservations are required. Please call or visit our website at codycavetours.com
Apex’s professionals provide expertise in the fields of slope stability assessment, landslide risk analysis and mitigation, watershed assessment, hydrology, development of road stability prescriptions, terrestrial and fluvial geomorphology and hydroecology.
Lake View Village is ideal for seniors who want an independent and active lifestyle without the worries of maintaining a home or depending on family for help.
The Village is a beautifully designed and well-crafted seniors’ lifestyle community. Our quality and maintenance-free suites and our staff’s attentive service give seniors the freedom to enjoy a high standard of living and pursue long-held retirement dreams.
We offer spacious studios and one- and two- bedroom wheel chair accessible suites that include a fridge, stove, window coverings, heat and air conditioning, cable and utilities. The addition of walk-in showers, raised toilets, grab bars, raised electrical outlets and lever handles add to the ease of day-to-day activities. Our 24hr emergency monitoring system provides the added security that allows you to experience the care-free lifestyle you deserve.
Jump aboard our courtesy shuttle bus when you have appointments to attend, errands to run or just want to enjoy a day of shopping.
Enjoy impeccable weekly housekeeping services. And, with the added convenience of our professional maintenance program, you’ll have time to relax in one of our many lounges, take part in our scheduled activity program and enjoy toe-tapping entertainment. For your enjoyment we offer a fitness room, computer lab, chapel, games room, salon and library. We also have a culture room with state of the art video conferencing technology to keep you connected to your family, friends, and even out of town doctors.
Daily choices of delicious and nutritionally balanced meals are available in our friendly dining room with its cozy fireplace and scenic views of the surrounding mountains or prairies. Invite friends and family to dine with you any night, including those special times each month when we serve our sumptuous buffet.
All of our Villages have hassle-free environments where you can come and go as you wish… always knowing someone is available if assistance is required. And for those who may require personal care assistance or medication reminders, we employ the most skilled and compassionate staff who will deliver services in the privacy of your own suite on your schedule.
With the addition of your furniture and decorating ideas, your private residence at one of our Villages is your home in every sense; your small pet is welcome as are your guests.
Just imagine the peace of mind knowing all these services are yours, for one affordable monthly rent. Continue to enjoy your independence, privacy and social life in a safe and rewarding community – this is retirement living the way it should be!
With one, two and three bedroom units minutes from the beach in lovely Fairview. Alpine Lake Suites is a 49 unit apartment building with beautiful views. Climate Smart certified.
In the Selkirk Mountains B&B features deluxe accommodation in a forest setting, with magnificent views of Kootenay Lake. We provide delicious breakfasts served to your room.
In Nelson real estate, the Bennett family is synonymous with one word – RESULTS. Our diversity as a team sets us apart. Working with the Bennetts allows you access to the skills of all three family members. Not only will someone always be available, but all of three of us have different interests and skills which benefit all of our clients. Personally, we have been involved in all facets of real estate. We have owned our own commercial properties, businesses, homes and rural property. We just recently went through the process of selling our home and purchasing a new property and it was a great reminder of how that process feels for our clients. In other words – we understand.
Ward Engineering & Land Surveying, Ltd., based in Nelson, British Columbia, provides professional consulting services in civil engineering, legal surveys and project management to both public and private sector clients.
Ward Engineering & Land Surveying Ltd. was founded in 1996 by Peter Ward. Since then, we have provided the legal surveying services for numerous urban and rural subdivisions. In many cases, we also design the civil infrastructure the subdivision requires in order to prepare the new lots for market. This comprehensive range of services allows us to provide a complete package of development services to our clients. With both legal survey and civil engineering disciplines in-house, we are able to provide technical and management services from initial concept through cost estimating, permitting and approvals, construction, cost tracking and project completion. At each step of a project, the close communication between the legal survey and engineering disciplines available within Ward Engineering & Land Surveying Ltd. ensures that subdivision and infrastructure designs will meet all regulatory requirements. We work closely with regulatory agencies to make certain that all work is correctly approved and permitted.
As part of Canada’s largest restoration network, WINMAR® Nelson has been in business since 2019, with the opening of a physical location in Nelson, BC in 2023.
Specializing in hazardous materials abatement, fires and floods, Nelson now has a local restoration contractor to call upon 24/7.
The Nelson team understands the importance of small personal touches that make working with them a pleasure, while ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.
WINMAR® Nelson’s dedicated and knowledgeable team is proud to serve homeowners and businesses in the West Kootenay and Boundary Region from their Nelson office.
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Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 4pm.
Closed Monday thru Thursday
A beautiful 2 story Gallery with expansive views of Kootenay Lake. Currently featuring 50+ artists and artisans from the Kootenay Region.
The Gallery showcases artwork in a wide array of artistic forms that vary in style (realist to abstract) and in medium (watercolour, acrylic, oil, mixed media). Also featuring: sculptures, pottery, glass, quilts, photography, woodwork, fibre, jewelry and more.
ViewPoint also hosts exhibitions and on-site artist demos. This peaceful, welcoming space makes unique art accessible and affordable for everyone. Come see, experience and enjoy!
No Admission fees.
*see website for details
Ellenwood Homes is a full service design/build and consulting company operating in the Kootenay region of BC. Our custom homes are Built Green Certified, energy efficient, and healthy. ”Sustainable by Design”
Marc Brillon is a licensed builder with a background in architectural & building technology, construction management, and cost planning.
Lara Ellenwood is a registered interior designer with 19 years of experience in single and multi-family residential design. She works in any style, from rustic to contemporary.
We work with local architects, engineers, consultants, and subtrades to produce exceptional homes, while keeping a strong commitment to schedules and budgets.
We are also pleased to provide renovation services and energy retrofits for existing homes. Please call or write for further details.
We are a licensed childcare centre operating 2 programs.
2.5 – 5 yr olds – full and part-time care School Age Care – kindergarten – Grade 5
Hours of operation: 7:30-5:15. We are open year round except for Christmas break