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Right at the base of Blue Mountain and walking distance to the Village, this 3,000 square foot chalet offers 6-bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 large family rooms as well as an enormous eat-in kitchen with stunning views of Blue Mountain. There is plenty of space for large family gatherings. Sleeps 10 Adults (2 people under 18 count as 1 adult)
The chalet opens into a great hall with vaulted cathedral pine tongue and groove ceiling and a large fireplace.
The enormous, fully equipped kitchen is designed for entertaining and is the ideal place for a gathering of family and friends with plenty of counter space. The dining area seats 14 and offers a spectacular view of Blue Mountain.
BBQ or suntan on the gigantic deck, while watching the tennis players in action, play games, chit chat over cocktails and really unwind.
Enjoy the spacious master suite with walk-in closet and Jacuzzi tub to completely pamper yourself. Relax on the canopy bed or read a book stretched out on the chaise-lounge under the cathedral pine ceilings and tall windows. A second large bedroom on the top level also offers a canopy bed and private lounging area with its own television.
It comes fully equipped with cable, internet, furniture, flatware, dishes, dishwasher, washer and dryer, coffeemakers, pots and pans and many other amenities, 3 televisions, CD and DVD players. All you need is sheets.
Only 90 minutes from Toronto and walking distance to Blue Mountain and Intrawest where you’ll find year-round activities and the bustle of enticing restaurants, shops, activities and cafes.
Also, a short drive to Devil’s Glen, Georgian Peaks, Craigleith, Meaford and Thornbury. Georgian Bay with Wasaga Beach and many other beaches very close. Fabulous golf right at your fingertips and some of Ontarios best hiking minutes away. Fantastic cycling opportunities for both the road and mountain biker abound.
The Town of Blue Mountains recently implemented licensing requirements for properties that are rented on a short term basis. Blue Pioneer was the first to aquire this license and you can rest assured that the property is safe for you and your group.
Some board games, videos; kids love the pool table. House is not officially child-proof. Kids will love the mini waterpark in the village and there is a park with swings just past the pool house. Also, at the poolhouse there are games like ping-pong and foosball. In the village there is a climbing wall and a life-sized chess game. There is a zip-line and eco adventure centre as well as The Ridge Runner on mountain roller coaster....moreless
Queen size Beds (2) 2 queens on upper floor, Double Beds (3) 3 doubles on main floor (slightly oversized so bring queen sheets); 1 double bed in basement, Twin or Single Beds (2) 1 twin bed in basement bedroom and 1 in master, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In alcove off billiards room in basement....moreless
3 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
Lots to do and see in the area for people of all ages! Hike Bruce Trail, Golf one of the many professional courses in the area; fabulous cycling on the roads, trails including Centurion with spectacular views of Georgian Bay! Mountain biking is great in the area and there are downhill lessons and rentals at Blue Mountain...just a short walk from the chalet. Rent kayaks, canoes or paddle boards at Craigleith beach or go on a day-long trip with Eagle Adventures or Free Spirit Tours. Do the Eco Adventure and hike at the Scenic Caves with spectacular views of Georgian Bay. Visit the Town of Creemore and sample the famous local beer. Shop in Thornbury and jump of the large cement peer! Browse through other quaint surrounding towns including Stayner. The Village at Blue is always teaming with activities and festivals. Don't miss the Elvis weekend July 27 to 29th in the town of Collingwood....it's one of the largest in North America and a site to see! Relax at Le Scandinave Spa !...moreless
A large selection to suit a variety of tastes....moreless
A small handfull of videos for family viewing; assorted tastes...moreless
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Spectacular unobstructed view of Blue Mountain from kitchen, living room and front deck. Pool and tennis courts behind house. Quick drive to Georgian Bay. 3 blocks to Village of Blue Mountain....moreless
Blue Mountain resort, 2 blocks to the closest lift.
One of the largest resorts in Ontario; sells over 750,000 lift tickets per year; third-busiest ski resort in Canada. Year round activities!...moreless
Intrawest Village similar to Mont Tremblant and Whistler, just 3 blocks from the chalet. Find a large variety of restaurants, bars and shops here as well as entertainment and festivals all year long....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Eat in kitchen with large table. Can squeeze in 14 adults if you have dinner guests....moreless
Large spacious kitchen with Island where you can eat as well as table with seating capacity of up to 14 adults. All pots, pans, coffee makers, flatware, table linens, cooking utensils available for the chef to whip up a fabulous meal for the group...or perhaps some hors d'oeuvres before going into town for a bite...or maybe late night munchies!...moreless
One large one in kitchen as well as another 2 in basement....moreless
Massive deck at the back of the house. See photos. Also, a nice multi-tiered deck and patio at the front of the house offering fabulous views of the mountain and a great place for cocktails while the sun sets over the mountain....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage DepositC$350
Week-long and monthly rentals are from Friday to Friday or Sunday to Sunday. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Rate calculator may not account for Holidays and long weekends, please call to confirm. Perfect for quiet mature groups and families.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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There is so much to see and do here year round! Visit local quaint towns to shop or dine; Go to the scenic caves to hike the caves and try the eco adventure zip line and suspension bridge. There are weekly activities and events in the Village of Blue Mountain including Plunge pool complex, climbing wall, chair lifts to the top of the mountain for a scenic tour or rent a downhill mountain bike and have a tour. Try out the newest roller coaster ride! Put the kids in camp; take a segway tour; fish in the pond in the village; go to the local spa, Le Scandinave; golf at one of approximately 8 great courses in the area; cycle up the escarpment for spectacular views of the Bay; sample one of Ontario's finest craft beers in the town of Creemore; go down to Craigleith beach or venture a bit further to the sandy beaches of Wasaga. Alternatively, there is a fabulous pier you can jump off in the town of Thornbury. In the winter there are a multitude of downhill ski hills and some of Ontarios best cross-country skiing. You can also experience ice skating on the pond in the village, snowmobile, snowshoe and virtually any winter activity you can think of! There are many great festivals that everyone should experience at some point including the annual Elvis festival; the biggest and longest running such event in Canada. Come out for the cycling Centurion in September or the Blue Mountain Half Marathon in October. Rent a kayak or go on a guided kayak tour of Georgian Bay or one of the many rivers in the area. Alternatively, hang out at the chalet, play tennis just behind the house and swim in the local pool. At the end of your active day settle in the lawn chairs on the back deck with a cocktail in hand before enjoying a bbq or strolling into the village for a bite and some night-life. Then have a night-cap in front of the big river-rock fireplace under the cathedral pine ceiling. What a life!
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: I've been renting Blue Pioneer Chalet since I purchased it in 2008. I live in Toronto where I rent residential apartments, run a travel company and teach cycle safety in the summer and skiing in the winter. I've spent a fair amount of time in Collingwood over the past several years and love it there! As such I love to share it with others and hope they get the same enjoyment I do out of it
Why the Owner Chose Collingwood: I purchased this particular property for a number of reasons. I saw a need for larger properties in the rental market as well as personally having an extensive network of family and friends that it can accommodate. The location is excellent, at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, 2 blocks to the Blue Mountain Inn and another block to the Village at Blue. Views of the mountain are unobstructed and being at the end of the cul-de-sac, its unlikely that anything will ever be built up in front of it. I love the feel of space in the chalet and particularly love the large table in the kitchen where I've squeezed in as many as 14 people on several occasions for great meals.
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet: The huge deck at the back of the house allows lots of room to relax, BBQ and watch the tennis in the courts behind the house. At the front, the patio offers spectacular views of the sun setting over the mountain ridge! Perfect for pre-dinner cocktails. The master bedroom is spectacular with high ceilings, a chaise-lounge and a unique large ensuite with a double-size jacuzzi tub. It's so nice to hang out in the living room in the winter with a glass of wine, snacks and friends in front of the river-rock fireplace I recently had built. There are also many little spaces to hide out in if you want some alone time. Then there's the billiards room in the basement with a 2nd kitchen space. The layout is fabulous! I'm a skier and cyclist so love that I can step out the door to participate in the activity of the day without having to get in the car unless I choose to do so. For golfers, there are at least 7 courses in the vicinity. The village is vibrant if I'm looking for energy, or I can relax in the quiet of the chalet, depending on my mood. Since everything is so close others in the group can come and go as they please.