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Best Ski-in/Ski-Out Luxury Chalet at Khmr - 4 BR,3 BA, Hot Tub, Heated Flrs

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Beautiful winter chalet with ski-in/ski-out access, heated floors and hot tub.

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

2800 square foot 'True' ski-in/ski-out Luxury ski home - We've rented places that called themselves ski-in/ski-out and find ourselves disappointed when the owners took liberty with the term. This home is a 'TRUE' ski-in/ski-out home. You can ski down 'Bail Out' trail, look to the left and see the back of the home. Turn your skis off the trail, ski down 40 feet and you are at the back door. And when you want to get back on the slopes, put the skis back on and ski out the neighborhood down to the gondola on a trail next to the road. You NEVER have to take a step except to cross the back door threshold going into the home. You don't have to ski the trees, you don't have to sit down or side step and you don't have to be an expert skier. Our home is the closest house on the mountain to a ski trail.


Heated floors, slate floors, wood floors, granite countertops, granite window sills, TV's in bedrooms, dryer with drying center, ski to gondola, ski right to the hot tub and back door, 5 minute walk (or ski) to 5 restaurants, 3 bars, gondola, day lodge, rental shop, lift ticket office, general store, mountain bike trails and horseback riding outfit. Just a short gondola ride to world class Eagles Eye Restaurant. Short chairlift ride to Grizzly Bear refuge. 20 km of groomed Dawn Mountain cross country ski trails are 100 yards from home. 'Bail Out' ski trail is right behind home, no home is closer to the trail than this one. As the highest home in the neighborhood, the home commands the best views of the Columbia and Kicking Horse rivers and the Purcell and Dogtooth mountain ranges.

Kicking Horse Mountain : We love to ski and we love this mountain. The only mountain with better terrain (in our opinion) is Jackson Hole. The only mountain with better snow is Alta. The only place with a better view is Lake Louise. This mountain is the total package. It's huge and always has soft powder somewhere (even in spring). It has bumps, chutes, bowls, trees, glades, cornices, cliffs, terrain parks, back country and even bunny slopes, magic carpets, long meandering blues ('It's a 10' - 10 km long). We take several ski trips a year all over the US and Canada and chose Kicking Horse because it is the total package. Come try it (again) and we think you'll agree.

Golden Golf and Country Club: The Golden Golf Club is just 7 km away from the home on the main road to the house. It offers one of the most enjoyable golfing experiences you will find in Canada. The natural beauty of the Columbia Valley, makes the golf course an instant classic. Architects Bill Newis and Les Furber have done some of their best work in sculpting this fun, but challenging layout. The stunning Rocky, and Purcell mountains are uniquely framed, and each hole tells a great story.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 year minimum for primary renter....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    High Chair and Crib are included in this rental....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking allowed in the home....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Extra deposit and rate increase required....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    King or Double...moreless

  • Loft: 1 double

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  • Game Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Beds, Beds, Beds - We have lots of beds. Not pullout couches or air mattresses but actual beds. And what beds they are. Three beautiful, huge King beds (poster and sleigh), a double trundle that can convert to a King, a double and if you still don't have enough, a futon that folds down to a twin. You'll have a great night's sleep and awake refreshed for a day on the mountain. We also have a child's crib for the wee one....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Other Amenities

  • The View - The front dining area, balcony and Master bedroom window seat all have panoramic views of the Columbia river valley and the Canadian Rockies. Watch the sun rise up through the huge front windows while having your morning coffee. The home sits at the top of a circular road, at the highest point in the neighborhood so you command the best view. - Heated wood and slate floors. Wake up, step off the edge of the bed to a warm, comfortable floor. No more freezing your feet running to the bathroom in the morning. No more putting on socks or shoes to go get breakfast. - Entertainment. Air hockey, table tennis and pool table await you down in the den. Start a nice wood fire in the stove and everyone hang out and play games. We have lots of board games, cards and puzzles for your use. We also have a collection of movies and three TV's throughout the house all with sattelite TV service. Maybe go sledding with the whole family. You won't be bored....moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Main living room has large screen TV with surround sound, 5 disk DVD/CD player and satellite TV. Two bedrooms have satellite TV and one bedroom has DVD player....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Lots of DVD's to choose from....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Gorgeous view of the Columbia River Valley and the majestic Canadian Rockies....moreless

  • Resort:

    Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (KHMR) is a ski resort located 14 km outside of Golden, British Columbia, Canada. It features the fourth highest vertical drop North America, at 4,133 feet....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Ski directly to the back door from Bail-out trail. Take your skis off and your next step can be across the back door threshold....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Ski directly from the house to the base of the Gondola, no walking required....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High speed DSL is included with this house....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Standard Dryer on bottom and Drying Center on top to dry gloves, jackets, shoes, boots and hats. Perfect for those ski clothes....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Brand new Dell Inspiron computer provided for guests to use....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    2 Car garage with heated floors....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    In addition to garage, driveway can hold 3-5 additional cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Unlimited local calls. Long distance requires a calling card....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring you laptop or other wireless device and stay connected anywhere in the house....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the pots and pans, cooking equipment you need to make any meal. For one or many....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Marble countertops and all the amenities....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side refridgerator with ice-maker and water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck with stunning view of the Columbia river valley. Best of all, the deck has in floor heat. You can walk in your bare feet in the middle of winter....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Beautiful secluded private 8+ person hot tub located just a couple steps from the back door....moreless

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Apr 19 - May 21, 2015
2 night min stay
C$350
C$1,950
Victoria Day 2015
May 15 - May 17, 2015
3 night min stay

C$1,500
flat fee
Early Summer 2015
May 22 - Jul 1, 2015
2 night min stay
C$500
C$3,000
Peak Summer 2015
Jul 2 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
C$550
C$3,350
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay

C$1,800
flat fee
Late Summer 2015
Sep 8 - Sep 26, 2015
2 night min stay
C$500
C$3,000
Fall 2015
Sep 27 - Dec 2, 2015
2 night min stay
C$350
C$1,950
Thanksgiving 2015
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay

C$1,500
flat fee
Early Season 2015
Dec 3 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
C$550
C$3,450
Holiday 2014
Dec 18 - Dec 21, 2015
4 night min stay
C$800
Christmas 2015
Dec 22 - Dec 26, 2015
4 night min stay
C$1,100
C$7,400
New Years 2016
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
C$1,200
Powder Days
Jan 3 - Feb 4, 2016
3 night min stay
C$650
C$4,150
Peak Season
Feb 5 - Feb 20, 2016
4 night min stay
C$1,000
C$6,700
Family Day
Feb 12 - Feb 17, 2016
6 night min stay

C$5,500
flat fee
Regular Season
Feb 21 - Mar 19, 2016
3 night min stay
C$850
C$5,550
Spring Skiing
Mar 20 - Apr 23, 2016
3 night min stay
C$600
C$3,800
Victoria day
May 20 - May 22, 2016
3 night min stay

C$1,500
flat fee
Early Summer 2016
May 20 - Jun 30, 2016
2 night min stay
C$500
C$3,000
Peak Summer 2016
Jul 1 - Sep 4, 2016
2 night min stay
C$550
C$3,350
Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay

C$2,100
flat fee
Late Summer 2016
Sep 5 - Sep 24, 2016
2 night min stay
C$500
C$3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$350
C$1,950

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee C$200 + tax
  • Cleaning C$150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,000
  • Tax Rate 8.248%

Notes:

Minimum Age Limit for Renters - 25 Years

****GET $100 OFF FOR EACH ADDITIONAL NIGHT OVER THE MINIMUM****

Damage deposit of $1000 required.

Pet Fee is $100 per night plus an additional $1000 pet deposit.

Saturday to Saturday stays are not accepted during the ski season.

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Last updated: 04/10/2015
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Location

290 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Calgary International
150 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Local Hero Pub and Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golden Golf and Country Club
13 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Golden
13 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Trans Canadian Hwy 1 and BC 95
150 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Corks Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Ski
Kicking Horse Resort

Car: Recommended

Kicking Horse Resort - 10 minutes from Golden, British Columbia - 3 hours from Calgary, Alberta Airport. Ski-in/Ski-out home. Downhill skiing at your front door. Cross Country ski trails are only 100 ft away. Moutain bike right from home to mountain trails. 5 minute walk to base area, bars, restaurants, shops, horseback riding. Take a Gondola to the world famous Eagle's Eye Restaurant. Take a chairlift to see 'Boo' the grizzly in the Grizzly habitat area located on the mountain. Golf, hang glide, paraglide, raft, fish, hike, climb, canoe, kayak all within 30 minutes of the home. Lake Louis is 1 hour away, Banf is 1.5 hours, Lake Invermere is 1.5 hours, Revelstoke is 2 hours away. Easy drive to Lake Louis Ski Resort, Norquay Ski Resort, Sunshine Ski Resort and Revelstoke Resort. Take a 'wolf walk', hiking with wolves in their natural environment at the Northern Lights Wolf Center.

Other Activities: Boating, snowboarding, wildlife viewing, basketball, parasailing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, kayaking, health/beauty spa

Golf: The Golden Golf Club is just 7 km away from the home on the main road to the house. It offers one of the most enjoyable golfing experiences you will find in Canada. The natural beauty of the Columbia Valley, makes the golf course an instant classic. Architects Bill Newis and Les Furber have done some of their best work in sculpting this fun, but challenging layout. The stunning Rocky, and Purcell mountains are uniquely framed, and each hole tells a great story.

Ski: Kicking Horse Mountain - We love to ski and we love this mountain. The only mountain with better terrain (in our opinion) is Jackson Hole. The only mountain with better snow is Alta. The only place with a better view is Lake Louise. This mountain is the total package. It's huge and always has soft powder somewhere (even in spring). It has bumps, chutes, bowls, trees, glades, cornices, cliffs, terrain parks, back country and even bunny slopes, magic carpets, long meandering blues ('It's a 10' - 10 km long). We take several ski trips a year all over the US and Canada and chose Kicking Horse because it is the total package. Come try it (again) and we think you'll agree.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: We are two avid skiers who bought our house for ski trips with family and friends and eventual retirement. To help pay the bills we rent it out when we aren't using it. We first skied at Kicking Horse in 2004 as part of our yearly ski trip with friends - that year trying out the eastern side of the Canadian Rockies. We had skied Whistler a couple of times and knew we loved Canadians. They are so nice, cheerful and friendly people. Our day at Kicking Horse was the favorite of everyone on the trip. We couldn't believe how great the snow was, how big the mountain was and how few people there were. My wife and I actually got engaged at the top of Lake Louise. She asked me to marry her and I said yes and she presented me with candy lollipop rings (we later upgraded them). Anyway, we looked at buying at the time but weren't in a financial position to do so. But in 2009 we were in a much better position and so we decided to come back to double check if everything we remembered about it was true. It was and we happened to stumble upon a great deal on this home and jumped at the opportunity. With any life changing event there is always a little voice that wonders if you are doing the right thing. That voice went away and never came back after we had to stop for a black wolf in the middle of the road between Banff and Golden. We knew this was the place for us. We hope that you will consider experiencing our wonderful home and get as much enjoyment out of it as we do.

Why Kicking Horse Mountain Resort:
We love to ski and Kicking Horse has some of the best skiing in North America. We absolutely love the snow and varied terrain of Kicking Horse. And the views are to die for.


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  • Beautiful winter chalet with ski-in/ski-out access, heated floors and hot tub.

    Beautiful winter chalet with ski-in/ski-out access, heated floors and hot tub.

  • Entry way to the home.

    Entry way to the home.

  • Kitchen and dining area with spectacular views.

    Kitchen and dining area with spectacular views.

  • Enjoy some wine the the private, secluded hot tub

    Enjoy some wine the the private, secluded hot tub

  • Sit out on the deck, enjoy the view and BBQ grub.

    Sit out on the deck, enjoy the view and BBQ grub.

  • Master bedroom with luxurious king bed

    Master bedroom with luxurious king bed

  • Downstairs bedroom with king sleigh bed. Secluded - ideal for grandparents.

    Downstairs bedroom with king sleigh bed. Secluded - ideal for grandparents.

  • The office doubles as a bedroom with 2 doubles or

    The office doubles as a bedroom with 2 doubles or

  • Upstairs loft with double bed.

    Upstairs loft with double bed.

  • Deck at night - Propane grill connected to the main house gas line.

    Deck at night - Propane grill connected to the main house gas line.

  • Downstairs gameroom with futon, wood stove and pool/hockey/ping pong table.

    Downstairs gameroom with futon, wood stove and pool/hockey/ping pong table.

  • View of Purcell Woods Neighborhood from Gondola

    View of Purcell Woods Neighborhood from Gondola

  • We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

    We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

  • Storage area for coats, hats, mittens, ski boots and shoes.

    Storage area for coats, hats, mittens, ski boots and shoes.

  • Sit down, relax, maybe watch a movie by the fire

    Sit down, relax, maybe watch a movie by the fire

  • Or a nice morning mimosa listening to the birds sing in the forest around you.

    Or a nice morning mimosa listening to the birds sing in the forest around you.

  • Enjoy the local wildlife wherever you are.

    Enjoy the local wildlife wherever you are.

  • Maybe take a soak in the jetted tub.

    Maybe take a soak in the jetted tub.

  • Downstairs bathroom with shower just off bedroom.

    Downstairs bathroom with shower just off bedroom.

  • Another bedroom with beautiful king bed.

    Another bedroom with beautiful king bed.

  • Main floor bathroom.

    Main floor bathroom.

  • Night view of dining area

    Night view of dining area

  • Laundry room with huge drying center ideal for drying wet ski clothes.

    Laundry room with huge drying center ideal for drying wet ski clothes.

  • Location of the home - ski-in from bailout trail and ski-out on access trail.

    Location of the home - ski-in from bailout trail and ski-out on access trail.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish, mandarin
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/10/2015
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