Bright & Spacious Cabin Rental in Mountains near Prince George, BCWells, British Columbia (Canada)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This cabin rental is a restored one-and-a-half story wooden clap-board house typical of the mine workers of the 1930s and 1940s. It offers three bedrooms and provides guests with a cozy atmosphere with simple-world charm and comfy furniture in its beautifully decorated rooms. It can house a couple for a romantic weekend away or sleep up to eight guests.
Upstairs is a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, and landing with pullout twin beds, as well as a deep soaker tub. Downstairs is a large side room with two entrances, and a double bed and two twin beds. It has its own bathroom with shower, and an outside door to the deck. The kitchen has all the necessities from microwaves and coffee machines to grills, a fridge, and a BBQ.
The main area reflects the historical era of the 1940s with furniture, photographs, and even an operating phonograph where guests can listen to music the traditional way. Hidden, but available, are DVD players, an LCD TV, and Wi-Fi services for the modern traveler. The elevated front deck commands the street and the valley, while the private back deck even boasts a dog house and fenced area for pets to come along and enjoy the getaway, too. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Safe box
- Queen-size bed
- Double bed
- Hot plate
- Dining table
- Tea kettle
- Twin/Single bed
- BR/DVD player
- Sound system
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Barbecue
The cabin offers privacy, unique accommodation features, all amenities, including Wi-Fi, a soaker tub, fenced-in front and back patios, an outdoor pet area, and a convenient central location. It is within walking distance of all of Wells' galleries, shops, and theaters, just five minutes from Barkerville Historic Park, and a wildlife-filled 25-minute drive to Bowron Lake.
A free quadricycle rental from the Frog On The Bog is included in the rental of this property.
- Bicycle rental
The owners also own the restaurant across the road. They provide a dining experience where they deliver food to the cabin, allowing glampers to enjoy a full service meal from the comfort of their room! Please inquire with the hosts for more details.
Location + Surroundings
This property is nestled in Wells, a historic Gold Mining town in the Cariboo Mountains located 80 kilometers east of Quesnel and set along British Columbia's Gold Rush Trail. This area is the gateway to Barkerville Historic Park, the Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit, and the Cariboo Mountains. Today, the tiny town retains the historic charm and 1930s period architecture and is now renowned for its arts, culture, and history.
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Horseback riding
- Water sports
- Winter sports
The cabin itself is within walking distance of everywhere, including theaters, art galleries, and stores. Just six minutes from Barkerville, and 25 minutes from Bowron Lakes, guests can indulge in hundreds of varied activities. Explore river trails, trek through the mountains, or take the bike for a spin around town. Canoe the many lakes in Bowron Lake Provincial Park during the summer, or whizz down the ski slopes in the winter. Explore wineries, tour the landscape with a guide, or learn about the traditional culture of this area. The possibilities are endless.
In town, The Bear's Paw Cafe was awarded the Best Cafe in Northern BC, and is #1 on Trip Advisor for the entire Cariboo Region. The Frog on the Bog has a wide selection of gifts, books, pottery, unique items and clothing, as well as great coffee, ice cream and free Wi-Fi. In addition to unique souvenirs of Wells/Barkerville and Bowron Lakes, most of their arts, crafts, pottery and historic books are from local artists and artisans. Wells has a live arts theatre, Art School and a steady schedule of entertainment and events.
- Check-in: 2:15 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed additional charge
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
Rates may vary depending on the season and how many guests will be staying. Lower rates available for couples and small families in the shoulder seasons.
Prior notice is required when bringing pets, as some restrictions apply.