The SpaceThe bedroom is part of Carn Brae Cabin, an exquisite, custom built log home overlooking Lake Koocanusa in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. The room has a queen sized bed and provides a cosy, romantic and relaxing getaway with idyllic views of the water and the Rockies. It has its own private balcony and is ideal for one or two people. The room can be rented simultaneously with an apartment, which is also available and which accommodates a further 6 people. See separate listing. Guest AccessCarn Brae Cabin is located off the beaten track on the fringe of the wilderness. It is perfectly situated for those seeking to get away from the hurly burly of the city to be close to nature, to relax and to enjoy the views, the wildlife and the tranquility of the Rocky Mountains. Business travellers who need to be close to the highway and have full internet access to work should be aware of the cabin's location, 8 km from Highway 3, and that internet access is limited. There is access by road all year round, with four wheel drive, or front wheel drive with snow chains, being strongly advised during the winter. Free parking is available and guests have access to the community's private beach and dock. Interaction with GuestsThe host lives in the cabin and will give you a warm welcome on arrival and bid you farewell on departure. He will also be available to answer your questions and provide advice and knowledge on local attractions and activities during for your stay. The NeighborhoodThe cabin is on a safe, gated community on the fringe of the wilderness and lies mid-way between the Alpine resorts at Fernie and Kimberly. It is a four season venue and hot springs, hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, trail riding, climbing, golf, fishing, skiing, skidoo'g, other water sports and hunting are just a few of the activities available nearby. Your host can advise you on all of the above as well as local historical sites and points of interest.
There is a pub close by and shops and good restaurants are available in Cranbrook, which is 30 minutes drive away. There is an abundance of wildlife to be seen locally, in particular the eagles and ospreys that patrol the lake can be seen throughout the year. Come and enjoy a unique, memorable experience in the wilderness and share it with the cougars, bears, wolves, coyotes, eagles, deer and many other animals. Getting AroundNo public transport is available to or from the cabin. The cabin is 8.2km from Hwy 3. Other Things to NoteGuests have full access to all the living space of the cabin, including the kitchen, the sitting area, study and dining area. In the summer yoga can be done on the main deck or in the basement where there is a Bowflex Home Gym, and elliptical cross trainer, mats for yoga and a training climbing wall.
Wireless internet is available for checking emails etc. There is an extensive library of DVDs available to borrow at no additional cost and can be viewed on a large screen. Guests can prepare their own food in the cabin's well appointed kitchen.