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Relax in the steaming hot tub on your own private deck

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Big White condo description

Welcome to our place, Raven 208, located in the centre of Happy Valley offering outstanding condo living space, contemporary style and luxury.


Our 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom spacious, luxurious condo.


The location of Raven 208 was chosen because of its perfect balance of views, proximity to ski lifts and amenities and the convenience of being ski-in, ski-out. It comes with its own private deck and hot tub for star gazing and total relaxation after a day of ski and snow activity. There are even boot dryers fitted for cosy dry boots every morning!

Family and friends will come together in the spacious living area to enjoy open plan living, cooking, dining and relaxing in front of the roaring fire.

You'll be watching the 42” plasma TV, DVD player and stereo whilst lounging in the big, squashy sofas for total ‘feet up’ comfort.
Oversized windows allow you to enjoy the magnificent snow topped views with comfortable geothermal underfloor heating throughout. There's also free wireless internet access for all your needs along with a wireless keyboard on the new slim PS3 - check your emails, surf the net or watch endless movies after a hard day on the slopes.

The kitchen with its granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances probably boasts more equipment than you might have at home for dining and entertaining – should you wish to use it!

There’s also a personalised grocery selection service available along with ready made meal deliveries for those who want to take the strain out of catering.

Raven 208 comes with free access to The Raven’s private indoor swimming pool and fitness gym. It also has free access to heated secure underground parking and heated ski lockers.

The beautiful and spacious master bedroom with queen sized bed has an en-suite with underfloor heating on cosy cork flooring and walk-in steam shower.

The guest room also has a queen sized bed and private access to the common bathroom with bath tub for a long hot bubbly soak and over bath shower. Both bathrooms come complete with fluffy towels, complimentary soap and tissues.

Our home in The Raven sits in the centre of Happy Valley with magnificent views toward the Monashee Mountains, ideally placed for the weekly firework display. Savour the views with a glass of fizz from your private deck and steaming hot tub.

Enjoy Big White accommodation at its best!

And it 's only three minutes walk to the adventure area beside the Happy Valley Day Lodge with the skating rink, tubing, ice climbing, beginner ski area, snow mobiling, horse sleighs and dog sledding. Just so much to do!

Kids Centre
When all you want to do is get up on the mountain, don't worry about your kids. Why not drop them at a place where they'll have the time of their lives, and you can ski or board all day long worry free!
Ski Canada rates this centre as the “Best resort feature for kids in Canada” and the UK’s Daily Mail rated it one of the top five in the world! There are so many activities for the kids and lots of them are free!

When you walk into the Kids Centre you’re likely to ask, “What smells so darned good in here?” Well, that would be the on-site kitchen where their very own chef is hard at work. The instructors make the whole time such fun with lots of activities and fun along with great coaching on the slopes on a 3 to 1 ratio!

Summer Fun

Come along and experience the mountain peace. It’s beautifully cool with stunning views of the Monashee Mountains

Hike or horseback ride on a mountain trail and catch the fragrance of Ponderosa pines and see the many different wildlife species which inhabit the area.

Or cycle along the Historic Kettle Valley Railway with views of the Myra Canyon.

Get away from the crowds, but still be in easy reach of Canada’s Fruit Basket and the heart of the west’s wine region – visit the Okanagan's Wine Festivals in July or hit the fairways with 19 courses to choose from, it’s a must-play destination on every golf enthusiast's list!

Vineyards, orchards, semi-desert terrain, rolling hills, and expansive lakes make the golf courses in the area some of the most picturesque in the country.
Kelowna is perfect for a wide variety of water sports - including water-skiing, sail-boarding, scuba-diving and swimming on the magnificent lake.
The fine sandy beaches offer a great place to spend the day; all have picnic tables, shady trees and plenty of sunshine.
Kelowna’s many quality restaurants offer a variety of fine dining experiences.

Then it's only a short trip up the hill to relax in cooler climes and sleep with the restful mountain atmosphere

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1185 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                New slim playstation 3 & Games, Massive 42' plasmaTV, DVD & Games iPod & MP3 compatible stereo, Private Hot Tub, Indoor Pool, Ski-in and out - every kid's dream holiday!...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Single level home with elevator access for wheelchair suitability...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years unless accompanied by parent or guardian...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

                single over single bunk bed...moreless

              • Living Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                Two sofas, one converts into a double sofa bed...moreless

              • Both double bedrooms have great views of the Monashee Mountains with lovely decor and furnishings. Single over single bunk bed in the den bedroom. Two double sofa beds in the living room. Baby Cribs and High Chairs are available for rental....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Sit & Relax Steam Shower...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Fluffy bathsheets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers available in both bathrooms...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Blender ready for use. Large selection of cutlery and crockery so you don't have to keep using the dishwasher....moreless

              • Dining:

                Highchair can be hired, or there are cushions ready to just raise up the seating for children...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                An impressive Gourmet Kitchen. Well equipped for enthusiastic cooks....moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Fabulous selections available. Order groceries or meals online....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Extensive range of utensils Salt, pepper & spice rack...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Large shiny American fridge/freezer....moreless

              • Stove:

                Wide induction hob, 2 oven cooker....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                SPACIOUS BUT COSY living room with two seating areas for more flexible use. Admire the view of the Monashee mountains....moreless

              • Parking:

                Also extra Free parking available in the Happy Valley Parking Lot just along the road....moreless

              • Heating:

                Geothermal underfloor central heating and warm cork floors keep the place very cosy....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bathrooms have fluffy bath sheets. Fun towels for the kids too. Hot tub towels too!...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Gym adjacent to INDOOR POOL with adjacent showers....moreless

              • Garage:

                FREE PARKING lot in SECURE HEATED PARKADE. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                In suite with complimentary supplies....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Contemporary style natural gas flame...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                In suite....moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Easy keypad code entry - no keys. Local contacts on the mountain. Close to adventure activities....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Game Console:

                    Tons of fun with the new slim PS3 with dual shock 3 controllers. Internet access via the wireless keypad, catch up with emails, surf the net or watch free movies....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Unlimited free movies via Netflix. A selection of Kids, Family & Blockbuster DVDs. ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Lots of games including Yahtzee, Phase 10, Sorry, Kerplunk etc....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Selection of local, general interest and cookery books....moreless

                  • Television:

                    Wall mounted 42' screen plasma TV...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    Selection of games...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    FREE Wifi. Wireless keyboard with new slim PS3 to access emails and internet on the TV!...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless keyboard with new slim PS3 to view Internet on TV screen...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Private jetted hot tub on the deck with lovely views of the Monashee Mountains...moreless

                  • Communal Pool:

                    UNIQUE INDOOR heated salt water pool. Private GYM for exclusive guest use....moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    HEATED ski locker in the parkade for safe storage of all your ski stuff. BOOT DRYER in the condo for cosy toes in the morning....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    STAR GAZE as you soak in the hot tub on the balcony after a hard day's skiing...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Massive windows for enjoying magnificent snow topped views of the Monashee Mountains. These views are best savored with a glass of fizz from your private deck and steaming hot tub...moreless

                  • Ski-In:

                    Having skied in, leave your equipment to gently dry in the heated lockers...moreless

                  • Ski-Out:

                    Dry and warmed boots ready to ski-off from the Raven in the mornings...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Great shops and restaurants in the village area....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Hiking
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Sledding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rock Climbing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 14 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  August
                  Aug 5 - Aug 28, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$169 C$189
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$946

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Labour Weekend
                  Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$199

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Fall
                  Sep 2 - Oct 9, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$159 C$179
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$833

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Thanksgiving
                  Oct 10 - Oct 12, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$199

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Late Fall
                  Oct 13 - Nov 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$159 C$169
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$833

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  First Tracks
                  Nov 20 - Dec 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$259 C$279
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$1,533

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Christmas
                  Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  C$549
                  C$3,703

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                  New Year
                  Dec 27 - Jan 1, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  C$599

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                  New Year Weekend
                  Jan 2 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$375

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                  Regular Value
                  Jan 5 - Feb 12, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$319 C$329
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$2,093

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  February Break
                  Feb 13 - Feb 26, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$389 C$409
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$2,443

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Regular Value
                  Feb 27 - Mar 12, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$319 C$339
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$2,093

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Mid Winter Break
                  Mar 13 - Mar 21, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  C$389 C$409
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$2,583

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                  Regular Value
                  Mar 22 - Apr 2, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$319 C$339
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$2,093

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  Easter Weekend
                  Apr 3 - Apr 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$369

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                  Late Spring Ski-ing
                  Apr 6 - Apr 19, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$279 C$289
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$1,813

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  C$159 C$169
                  Fri, Sat
                  C$833

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 5%

                  Notes:

                  SEE OUT WEBSITE AT WWW.ABIGWHITESKI.COM for more offers!!

                  CLEANING INCLUDED for up to six guests.

                  DAMAGE DEPOSIT required for larger groups. 500$

                  50% deposit secures your booking with the remainder due 2 months prior to arrival.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/13/2014
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                  Location

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                  60 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kelowna International Airport
                  Big White
                  Nearest Ski
                  From the doorstep
                  0.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Happy Valley Day Lodge

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  The Raven sits in the perfect Happy Valley location.

                  Happy Valley offers many non-skiing activities including the huge outdoor Skating rink and the Mega Coaster tube rides and Cross Country Trails.

                  From The Raven it’s a short walk to the Gondola and a free ride (just a couple of minutes) to ski lifts and the village centre where you'll find shops and many restaurants, the Kids Center and the ski/board school.

                  Skiers and non-skiers alike can enjoy the sleigh rides and day spa.

                  Or for absolute convenience - In house with Melissa!

                  Tired and sore? Book ahead for a professional massage, Swedish, and Acupressure techniques, all in the privacy of your chalet.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: We love it being ski-in/out. Great kid's centre. The resort is perfect for family ski-ing and entertainment with a wonderful condo to relax in.

                  Why the Owner Chose Big White:
                  We chose The Raven for all the advantages of a purpose built resort. The whole experience is 'joined-up'! From the amazingly efficient computer aided equipment hire to get you out there asap, to the extensive and integrated variety of slopes. All of which are clearly marked as groomed or not for complete choice of snow experience. The kids centre staff couldn't be more friendly and out to make the holiday a great time for children from the ski-ing in small appropriate groups to the craft activities and hot chocolate for a break in-between. Every session there's a sense of progress as skills are mastered and ticked on each kid's Achievement Card. When completed they move onto the next level, but still within the larger group of friends made! Leaving you free to enjoy the slopes with the free ski guiding from friendly residents with useful tips on restaurants and places to go. The lifties are so friendly and everyone's enjoying their time, it's a perfect holiday! My family laugh, but I love the free tissues so readily available at the bottom of every lift with bins beside, not to mention toilets on the slopes and day lodges with cafes where it's fine to eat your own snacks and enjoy the free water! Beats any alpine resort we've tried!!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  Our place has excellent views, is close to the ski lifts and other amenities along with the convenient ski-in, ski-out access. It had been spaciously designed with acute attention to detail, luxury and comfort. With its own private deck and hot tub for star gazing and total relaxation after a day of ski and snow activity - What more could you ask for !!


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Relax in the steaming hot tub on your own private deck

                    Relax in the steaming hot tub on your own private deck

                  • Sitting Area with Living Flame Fire

                    Sitting Area with Living Flame Fire

                  • Cosy Corner Seating

                    Cosy Corner Seating

                  • Breakfast Bar

                    Breakfast Bar

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • Animal Themed Den Bedroom

                    Animal Themed Den Bedroom

                  • Hallway with trail map

                    Hallway with trail map

                  • Private Raven Pool

                    Private Raven Pool

                  • Free ski guiding to explore the mountain & great tips for the resort

                    Free ski guiding to explore the mountain & great tips for the resort

                  • Raven 208 is a sustainable, eco-friendly condo with underfloor heating

                    Raven 208 is a sustainable, eco-friendly condo with underfloor heating

                  • Guest Bedroom and adjoining bathroom

                    Guest Bedroom and adjoining bathroom

                  • View of the Monashee Mountains from the hot tub

                    View of the Monashee Mountains from the hot tub

                  • Sitting Area with squashy Leather Sofas

                    Sitting Area with squashy Leather Sofas

                  • Festive Dining

                    Festive Dining

                  • Gleaming Gourmet Kitchen

                    Gleaming Gourmet Kitchen

                  • Master Ensuite with Sit & Relax Steam Shower

                    Master Ensuite with Sit & Relax Steam Shower

                  • Fluffy towels and complimentary toiletries

                    Fluffy towels and complimentary toiletries

                  • Friendly Crocodile Mirror

                    Friendly Crocodile Mirror

                  • Welcome Folder full of useful information

                    Welcome Folder full of useful information

                  • Gym adjacent to the swimming pool

                    Gym adjacent to the swimming pool

                  • Canada's largest Tubing Park waits to be explored

                    Canada's largest Tubing Park waits to be explored

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  VRBO #278146

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

                  C$159 - C$599 per night (CAD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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