Charming Off-Grid Cabin near Shuswap Lake, British ColumbiaSalmon Arm, British Columbia (Canada)
Charming Off-Grid Cabin near Shuswap Lake, British Columbia
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This charming, pet-friendly cabin close to Shuswap River, British Columbia, offers glampers the chance to get off-grid for a total escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. With space for five glampers, it's perfect for a family, or a small group of friends to enjoy the forest, mountains, and lakes surrounding the rental.
The sleeping loft features both a queen-size bed and a twin bed, and in the open-plan living room, there is a double-size futon. Linens and towels are provided by the hosts. The rental does not have electricity or running water, however, plenty of drinking water is provided by the host, and the lights run on propane. The kitchen features amenities that also run on propane, including a fridge/freezer, an oven, and a stove.
This rental boasts a private, wood-fired sauna, outside these Shuswap cabin, perfect for relaxing after a busy day of exploring the local area. Outside, there is also a deck with a barbecue, so glampers can look forward to grilling a mouthwatering steak, and indulging in some al fresco dining.
This unique accommodation is a combination of a 32-foot, 1950s caravan and a spacious, screened-in post and beam structure, which account for about 1,200 square feet of space in total. It is also fully solar powered and comes with parking and heating.
This accommodation is also equipped with a lovely wood fired Finnish-style sauna. Due to it's remote location and challenge with year-round heating, the host shuts off the water to the trailer, shower and bathroom in the wintertime and the sauna and “scoop” shower provide the only bathing. This property offers a classy little outhouse.
- 1 Queen-size bed
- 1 Twin/Single bed
- 1 Sofa bed
- Private Kitchen
- Linens and pillows
- Response rate: 100%
- Response time: Within 1 day
- Joined in 2015
- More than 20 bookings
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Check-in: From 03:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Pets allowed additional charge
- No events
The daily rate is listed for a double occupancy, and for more than two guests and up to four guests, there is a extra fee of $25 per additional person per night.
There is also a security deposit of $159 that will be collected upon arrival.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location and surroundings
Salmon Arm, British Columbia (Canada)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Wine tasting
- Wildlife watching
Larch Hills in the winter is a cross country skiers paradise, with over 50 kilometers the host has track-set and over 100 kilometers that are not groomed. In the ski season, the tracks are groomed every day and they rotate through their central, north, and south trails doing at least one-third of the system each day. Near the chalet is the trails done sign on which the 'Tracksetter of the Day' will note the recent grooming. There is also a comment white board for anything unusual. If conditions are too difficult for the host's PB Edge, they will use their snowmobiles and pull-behind equipment.
Glampers will have no shortage of activities to do while luxury camping at this accommodation in the spring, summer, winter, and fall months. Be sure to pack hiking boots, bicycled, canoes, kayaks, and/or fishing roads to truly take advantage of all of the outdoor adventure available to guests. Enderby Cliffs Provincial Park is just a 20-minute drive from the glamping site, and the Shuswap River is only 20 minutes by bicycle from the accommodation, too.
Head to a drive-in movie at the Star Light Drive-in, or plan a visit to BC around The Roots and Blues Festival in Salmon Arm. Wine lovers will appreciate the proximity to the Larch Hills Winery, and hikers will enjoy hiking more than 62 miles of hiking (and mountain biking!) trails in the Larch Hills.
No matter what time of year glampers visit this incredible glamping site in British Columbia, there’s plenty to do. In summer, guests will find an airy abode equipped to accommodate larger groups, while in the winter it’s the perfect choice for a cozy ski cabin getaway for a smaller group. No matter what season glampers go with, they can expect a plethora of outdoor activities and adventures to choose from.
Spring: Up to five guests can be accommodated during the spring, which also happens to be when the resident Pacific chorus frogs come out to sing. Spring is also a lovely time to take advantage of the outdoor shower, wood-fired Finnish style sauna, outdoor shower, and BBQ.
Summer: Up to eight guests can be accommodated in summer. This is the perfect time of year for outdoor exploration. Adventure-lovers and adrenaline junkies alike can bring their mountain bikes and swimming gear to explore the kilometer after kilometer of well maintained bike trails in the Larch Hills, or go for a refreshing swim in the Shuswap River.
Fall: Five guests can be accommodated during the fall, which just so happens to be a lovely time of year to lace up your hiking boots and explore the stunning Larch Hills, enjoy a freshly corked bottle of wine, and take in the stunning fall colors of the North Okanagan valley.
Winter: This accommodation makes for the perfect cozy winter getaway, and it can accommodate a couple or a small family. Just six kilometers from the Larch Hills Nordic Ski Trails, guests can partake in cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or simply taking in the beautiful winter wonderland around them. Wintertime at this property is best suited for outdoorsy couples and small families who love cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or just hanging out in a peaceful remote setting. It is located six kilometers from the Larch Hills Nordic Ski Trails. Inside, guests can stay warm with a propane furnace.
It is important for winter guests to note the following:
Guests have have four-wheel drive.
There is no hot shower or bath available.
They may only use the outhouse.