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Presenting an Exciting and Unique Management Opportunity

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Presenting an Exciting and Unique Management Opportunity

The Historic Blaylock Mansion is currently looking for a mature, Energetic/Outgoing customer service oriented couple to Host and Caretake the mansion’s seasonal operations. The mansion hosts many Weddings in the summer months mainly on weekends with normal room rentals during the week. The successful applicants will be responsible for responding to inquiries, facilitating and maintaining wedding and room bookings, managing house staffing and operations, meeting and greeting guests and other administrative and maintenance tasks. All the estate grounds, gardens, and future vineyard are managed by another team.

The estate is currently open 5 months of the year starting May 15th and ending Oct 15th. Excellent remuneration and benefits (including year round residence in the mansion) are included with the position. Successful applicants will have experience in the hospitality industry, be organized and efficient with computers, and have a desire to host and showcase one of the most prestigious and beautiful properties in British Columbia. The perfect candidates may have catering or vineyard experience which could support future expansion. The season could also be expanded depending on the candidate’s plans.

This position offers the opportunity to work part of the year, enjoy a fantastic residence, and have vacation flexibility.

Please inquire directly via email to

Congratulations Alexandra Getty and Julian Simmerling

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Congratulations Alexandra and Julian! Welcome to the Blaylock wedding Alumni, your families are fantastic and what a great event. We look forward to seeing many of you again in the future. 20160806_162552



The Blaylock welcomes new hosts Michelle and Mark

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The summer of 2016 has us excited to welcome Michelle and Mark Giesbrecht as our new onsite managers and hosts!

Michelle brings with her a wealth of hospitality and business experience as a highly skilled chef and previous business owner.  Mark brings with him not only extensive business experience, but also a very capable and varied mechanical and hospitality background.

Mark and Michelle

Michelle and Mark have jumped into the business with all hands on deck, and it’s evident in everything they do.  Their attention to detail is exemplary, and their welcoming and friendly nature is creating rave reviews. We are confident you will also be impressed with their hospitality your next visit!

New Business Managers Wanted

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A RARE and UNIQUE opportunity to work and live in the most SPECTACULAR MANSION between Calgary and Vancouver, The Blaylock Mansion. Dan and Louis have retired after almost two decades and we are looking for new long term custodians.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious mature couple to manage and live in a unique historic Estate Inn environment. This position offers the opportunity to work flexible hours and meet people from all over the world. The Estate is currently open 6 months of the year but depending on the selected custodians desire to expand this season it could be extended. We are booked most weekends of the summer for weddings with B&B business filling the weekdays. Compensation is negotiable at about $8,000 per month less living costs.

Applicants should be familiar with or quickly learn the Nelson area and be able to offer accurate concierge service. Other qualifications include an enthusiastic welcoming attitude, maintain facility bookings, equipment and supplies, respond to inquiries, facilitate wedding planning and bookings, manage house staffing needs and performance, administrative tasks and answer questions regarding the history on the mansion, grounds and surrounding area.
Individuals with previous B&B, front desk, and/or concierge experience would be an asset.
If you are interested please email your details to us at The more information sent the better.

Nelson Kootenay Lake – Four Seasons 2013

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Wedding Carriage Gallery

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Congratulations to Jacob and Laura Cardash. The horse and carriage was a cool link to the era and history of the estate.