A majestic mountain retreat juxtaposed against the lush green Selkirk Mountains. Built in 1935, the Lakewood Estate & Blaylock Mansion will captivate your soul and fire your imagination.
The mansion operates as a bed & breakfast and wedding venue. Ryan & Sherry are your hosts and concierge. They offer a fantastic breakfast, often including Sherry’s delicious homemade sourdough bread.
The main living quarters, with breakfast room, dining room, living room and sun room, occupy the second and main floor. The lower floor hosts a media room, games room with billiards and darts, a steam bath and full stand-up bar.
The third floor includes the Presidential Suite (700 sq ft) and four deluxe queen rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Two Jack & Jill queen suites are also offered with shared baths. Altogether, this is 16,000 sq ft of overall living space.
The beautifully manicured 13 acres of gardens and grounds include a solar heated 60 x 20′ swimming pool, tennis court, croquet or bocce ball lawn. The property also features an arboretum of indigenous Canadian trees and all types of flora and fauna.
Groups of any kind can be accommodated offering a variety of board rooms, parlours and lounge areas.
The property is a highly popular wedding venue with provided catering services.
On the West Arm of Kootenay Lake resides Nelson, a mountain town with a big city buzz. Known for its welcoming personality and diversity of outdoor adventures, the city itself is full of trendy boutique shops with some 350 heritage buildings that flourish year-round.