Reconnect with nature and loved ones at Moon Lookout.
Slow down and get lost in the mountain way of life in this luxurious, Scandinavian-inspired tiny home on 4 acres. The porch is the perfect place to stargaze, far from any urban light. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this is the perfect base camp to go explore, located right next to the Legacy Trail! Work remotely (if you must) and let your creativity flow.
This brand-new home offers the following features and amenities:
- A bright bedroom with queen bed, smart TV, closet, and an entire wall made of glass which looks out into the trees
- An open living/dining space with bar seating
- A Sonos speaker
- A sofa which unfolds into a comfortable queen mattress (bedding is provided)
- A front deck to unwind on and take in the views
- High speed Starlink internet
... This truly is the perfect place to create life-long memories
Everything you need for a simple dinner for one, or a feast for a family.
- Pots, pans, and platters for large meals
- Serving utensils and knives
- Gas oven and range, microwave, dishwasher & toaster
- Coffee maker, Fellow coffee grinder, and French press
- Coffee, tea, salt, pepper, oil, and all your basic condiments
- Reverse osmosis drinking water from the extra tap in the kitchen
- Full bathtub and shower with overhead skylight
- Towels, hairdryer, shampoo, conditioner and body wash are provided
- Pack and play
- Board games
Guests will access the property by a private gravel driveway which is approximately 100 meters long. Please note that snow tires are required in our neck of the woods, and while we do our best to maintain the driveway, we do advise that you be prepared for winter conditions from October until April.
You will be provided with your unique access code to self-check in.
The Moon Lookout is located on the West side of Lake Windermere. Along Westside Rd, you will find the Westside Legacy Trail, Windermere Lake Provincial Park, the Dutch Creek Hoodoos Conservancy Area, and loads of crown land to explore. The area is very quiet, and the neighbours are far and few. The acreage is surrounded by nature and offers amazing stargazing and wildlife viewing opportunities. Enjoy the fresh air!
The Markin-McPhail Westside Legacy Trail: A 24km (one way) newly paved walking and biking trail that spans from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs. The trail is located across the road from the house and runs along Westside Rd.
Downtown Invermere: The downtown core is a short 10-minute drive from the Moon Lookout. It offers plenty of shopping and dining experiences. Parking is free and available throughout the downtown area.
Kingsmen Beach: Invermere's most popular beach is located approximately 10 minutes away by car. This beach is great for families, it has a small park, water park and waterslides on the lake. Canoes, kayaks, and SUPs rentals are available seasonally. There are public washrooms with change rooms and showers. There is a free parking lot onsite, however be prepared to park in the street during busy summer days. In the winter, Kingsmen beach is the main access to the Whiteway, which is the longest skating trail in the world.
James Chabot Provincial Park: A short 15-minute drive you will find another great beach. This provincial park has a broad, sandy beach backed with open, grassy play areas offers pleasant surroundings for families who enjoy lakeshore recreation. Water sports rentals are found close by at Columbia River Paddle. Free parking on site.
Note, there is a closer semi-private beach near the property. Directions are included in our house manual which you will find upon arrival.
Radium Hot Springs: This little mountain town is a 30-minute drive from the Moon Lookout. The town itself offers shopping and dining experiences. Just a short drive into Kootenay National Park, you will find the historic Hot Springs Pools, which is a great place to relax and unwind.
Fairmont Hot Springs: Head south on Westside Rd for 15 minutes and you will find the town of Fairmont Hot Springs! The pools are currently only open to registered guests, but there are other activities open to the public. There are 3 golf courses, a zipline tour, a lazy river float, restaurants, and an abundance of hiking & biking trails.
Panorama Mountain Resort: This world-renowned ski resort is a 30-minute drive from the Moon Lookout. This ski resort holds the record for the most space per skier in North America, has 100km of slopes available, and is home to one of North America's top 10 verticals. In the Summer, Panorama is home to the Grey Wolf Golf Course and renowned mountain biking trails.
This home is connected to its own well, and as such it can have a slight smell and cloudy appearance. The water if filtered and safe for use! You will find a separate small tap in the kitchen with reverse osmosis drinking water.
The home is located on 2 acres of rural land. Please be mindful that we share our space with all surrounding wildlife, and that you should be on the lookout for the occasional visiting bear. Do not leave children and pets unattended, and it is recommended that you carry bear spray.