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Crescendo: an Executive Rental of Unparalleled Excellence

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Crescendo at Big White: in design - DISTINCTIVE; in quality - UNCOMPROMISING; in amenities - EXTRAORDINARY.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:22
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

in design-DISTINCTIVE; in quality-UNCOMPROMISING; in amenities-EXTRAORDINARY

With pleasure, we welcome you to Crescendo:
a world-class home of unparalleled excellence -
classic elegance ... like never before.

Crescendo is not merely a ski chalet, it’s a fortress! At about 5200 square feet, Crescendo is Big White’s largest single-family home offered as a rental accommodation. More importantly, though, at Big White, Crescendo defines “luxury,” and every aspect about the home was designed for practicality and for comfort.

From it's distinctive look to its uncompromising design, Crescendo, is a testament to architectural genius. A work of Art, actually, where contemporary ingenuity (and elegance) interact seamlessly (and harmoniously) with nature’s raw beauty. Embedded into the mountain’s granite base, and following closely the mountain’s natural contour, Crescendo was brilliantly engineered to be an extension of the mountain itself.

Five very separate / private areas are created by half-rotations around our striking glass-block spiraled staircase. So, while Crescendo is at first a 3 bedroom 5 bathroom home, our rooms may be configured in various ways so that Crescendo may have up to 6 bedrooms. Crescendo, too, has enough fixed and movable beds to sleep 22. Our intention, though, is to comfortably sleep 15.

Three of our bedrooms are dedicated wholly to that use: the Master Bedroom & the two Guest Bedrooms. The Theatre and Game Room are our flexible bedrooms, meaning that the rooms can easily serve as being both entertainment areas and private bedrooms. While cleverly designed and hidden, the beds in both of those rooms are custom-made and permanent. Also, the bedding/mattresses are of the same exceptional quality as the dedicated bedrooms.

The bed/bath configurations may be found elsewhere on this site. Note, though, that even when not including the use of any of our sleeper couches, Crescendo has 14 separate beds (1 King, 5 Queens, 8 Twins). We additionally have various portable beds that can be setup upon request. These include cots and air beds for adults, portable cots & sleeping bags for toddlers (up to about age five), and a Pack 'n Play for an infant.

Almost all of Crescendo's bedrooms have their own private ensuites. The master ensuite, though, is especially sweet. Not only does it boast a two-person steam-shower, but the two-person jetted tub overlooks the Great Room, providing views to the fireplace, to the ski slopes, and to the Monashee mountains.

While Crescendo can’t lay claim to creating the Monashee Mountains, we can lay claim to capturing it. The unprecedented panoramas through the Great Room’s twenty-eight foot floor-to-ceiling windows are truly breathtaking. From virtually every room, in fact, your eye can feast endlessly on awe-inspiring beauty: a beauty that remains the foundational ingredient to your realizing the depth of tranquility that can be experienced at Crescendo.

Practical elegance is another way to describe Crescendo, and that description extends also to its SmartHome features. Whether you’re technologically savvy or technologically challenged, you’ll be intrigued by the intuitive nature of Crescendo’s home automation systems. When you arrive to Crescendo, merely touch “Hello," and the home awakens. Key lighting guides you through each room, and the fireplace and whole-house XM music automatically activate setting the ambiance while you settle in. You’ll enjoy experimenting with the touchpanels in each room, through which computer-integrated lighting, audio/video, and climate-control are all at your command.

Sixteen amplified zones allow music to be localized or distributed throughout the entire house (garage and outside decks, inclusive). While XM radio is provided for you, Crescendo can shake hands with your Android, Apple, and Windows devices, allowing the system to read, display, control, and distribute your personal collection as well.

Non-Skiers? No Problem!
Staying at Crescendo is like being at a private lodge. Skiers and non-skiers both rave about Crescendo’s entertainment options, which is why Crescendo is enjoyed by guests even outside of ski season.

Late Spring to early Fall, in fact, are my favorite times at Crescendo. Just take a look at our Outdoor Play areas, where you'll find resort-like comfort. During the day, move freely between our pool and picnic table areas. Later, enjoy the sunset, seated around our gas-fired Fire Table.

Your chef, too, will enjoy the experience with you, as our new Grilling Station is fully integrated in that area. A 38” Napoleon Grill (that’s 42 hamburgers), built into and surrounded by granite-topped bar seating. With an abundance of counter space on either side of the grill, meals flow smoothly from grilling platters - to the grill - to serving platters. The grilling station is a convenient extension of the nearby kitchen, so when it comes to providing an awesome gourmet experience, we’ve got you covered both inside and out.

Further, the entire space around both the Patio and Pool areas has been leveled, tiered, and landscaped. Transitioning between the two areas is seamless, accommodating seating for more than eighty people. Whether for an outdoor event (e.g., wedding) or for an intimate romantic dinner for two, Crescendo’s outdoor space is truly exceptional.

What's that you ask? You want to know about some of Crescendo's other amenities? Well, for one, Crescendo’s Media Room is outstanding! The movie screen is 110”, with 7.1 surround sound (not to mention two 12” subwoofers). More than 1100 movie titles are at your fingertips, literally. They can be reviewed by scrolling through their electronic jackets projected onto the screen, and controlled, of course, via the two touchpanels in that room (yes, you’ll find a customized remote controller, as well).

For you Card Sharks, we have a Poker Table that seats six. For you tennis players, we have ... no, we don't have tennis courts; but we do have a Professional Ping Pong Table. And, for you billiards buffs, we have Bumper Pool: much more exciting (and takes up less room) than a regulation Pool Table.

Fitness-Inclined?
No problem with body image here! Crescendo is equipped with 2 unique high-end fitness systems: the PowerTower and the SwimGym. The PowerTower was designed for high performance functional sports training (and clinical physical rehabilitation). Crescendo’s SwimGym equally adds a novel dimension to recreation, to exercise therapy, and to sports medicine. It’s non-aerated system creates an underwater current for stationary lap swimming.

Our Signature Dish
Clearly the main course at Big White is the 25 ft of champagne powder that is served at Big White each year. We have told by our guests, though, that Crescendo’s signature dish is, without doubt, our indoor-outdoor pool/Jacuzzi.

Special Events
Crescendo is the perfect venue for family or Corporate retreats, for weddings, and more. Crescendo’s expansive ceilings and open-layout combine to make Crescendo warm and inviting: whether the event is small and intimate or over 100 strong. Also, Big White’s setting, of course, is wholly magical.

Coming to Kelowna for Golfing or for the Wine Festival? Crescendo can accommodate you and your golfing buddies (or multi-generational families).
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 5200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 22
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    We also love children, and have tried to make Crescendo as enjoyable for them. Board games and card games (including my family's favorites - Sorry and Uno) are available to you/them. Also, to make Crescendo safe, from the inside of the home the pool/jacuzzi can only be accessed via specially-designed Key Fobs. We have Key Fobs that can allow your child to unlock the doors to the ski-locker and to the home, but will not unlock the door to the pool/jacuzzi area....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Depending on breed, age, & temperament, 2 dogs (maximum) may be permitted. This would need to be discussed with and approved by owner in advance. The fee would be $250 per dog, or $25 per day per dog - whichever is greater. As an aside, we are actively involved in the Min Pin Rescue Service, where we foster Min Pins until a good home is provided for them. We adopted Jax & Jake, neither of whom are at all fond of the snow. Both, though, love Crescendo....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 22

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master suite is REALLY SWEET! King bed & private ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    1 Queen in main area; 2 Twins in loft - Private Ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    1 Queen in main area; 2 Twins in loft - Private Ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 4 queen

    Theatre flexes as private bedroom - 3 Qn Beds, 1 Qn sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 4 twin/ single

    Game Room flexes as very private bedroom - 4 Twin Beds...moreless

  • Rec Room (Garage): 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Rec Room may flex as private bedroom; Qn sofa, 2 Twin AirBed...moreless

  • Crescendo is a 5 bedroom 5 bathroom home (6 bedroom if using Rec Room as a bedroom, too). Although Crescendo has enough fixed and movable beds to sleep 22, our intention is to comfortably sleep 15. Crescendo is perfect, then, for a multi-generational family gathering, or for 2 to 3 families to vacation together. As such, to better accommodate your unique needs, several of our spaces may be configured in very different ways. Three of our bedrooms are dedicated wholly to that use: the Master Bedroom & the two Guest Bedrooms. The Theatre and Game Room are our flexible bedrooms, meaning that the rooms can easily serve as being both entertainment areas and private bedrooms. While cleverly designed and hidden, the beds in both of those rooms are custom-made and permanent. Also, the bedding/mattresses are of the same exceptional quality as the dedicated bedrooms....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Master Ensuite: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Mstr Ensuite is REALLY SWEET! tub for 2; steam shower for 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 2 - Guest Ensuite: toilet, shower

    Private Ensuite for Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Private ensuite for Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4 - Theatre: toilet, shower

    Private ensuite for Theatre (bedroom #4); 2-person shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 5 - Ski Hall: toilet, shower

    Ensuite for Game Room (Bedroom #5); 2-person shower...moreless

  • All of the bathrooms are custom made of quartzite slate. Most accommodate 2 people (2 wands plus rainbird)....moreless

Other Amenities

  • In addition to all that has been described above, Crescendo has a fitness area as well. Among the fitness amenities is the TotalGym PowerTower. This specialized equipment is meant for the true athlete, and is used by many of the best Physical Therapists as well. Video instruction (yes, accessed through the touch-panels) is provided on the equipment's use. Work-out bands and video instruction and video work-outs are provided as well....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We provide many books for your reading pleasure, located in our library in the Theatre....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    BluRay in Theatre. The Theatre additional streams nearly 1000 Movie Titles via our 24 tb Movie Server....moreless

  • Game Room:

    In our Entertainment Rooms, you'll find our Bumper Pool Table and our Poker Table. We also have a Professional Ping Pong Table. Fun! Fun! Fun!...moreless

  • Games:

    We provide a number of board and card games for all ages....moreless

  • Music Library:

    The whole-house integrated sound system includes XM Satellite Radio. Not sufficient to satisfy your audio-file needs? Bring along your personal iPod and plug it into the iPod dock in the kitchen. Crescendo's computerized audio system will read the meta-data from your iPod, and you (and others) can then access the music from any of the touchpanels throughout the home....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    We have a Bumper Pool Table in our Game Room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Crescendo is a 'Smart Home', with fully-automated computerized/integrated lighting, security, audio, and video. There are six LCD TVs (one 40', four 26', one 17')- including one in the garage and one in the kitchen - and each have their own DVD players for viewing any DVD you may bring (see below, though, as there is no need to bring or rent any DVD movie). In the Theatre Room, there is a 110' (it is really big) screen via an HDTV BenQ projector. 7.1 surround sound will send chills up your spine....moreless

  • Stereo:

    XM Satellite Radio streams through our whole-house audio system. Every room is zoned separately, including three separate zones for the outside. Music even streams to our Master steam-shower....moreless

  • Television:

    We have 7 TVs, including one in the fully finished Garage. The Master Suite has a 46' LED TV. The Theatre has a 110' TV, with 7.1 surround (including two 12' sub-woofers in stereo output)....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    We provide a Nintendo Wii, with a variety of games....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Several Wii games have been provided. You may, though, choose to bring along some of your favorites, as well. We also have a Bumper Pool table, a Poker table, and a professional Ping Pong table....moreless

  • Video Library:

    In addition to the six DVD players that are part of each TV, and in addition to the BluRayDVD player in the Theatre, nearly 1000 Movie Titles stream via our 24 tb Movie Server....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Oh my God! The views are to die for. Why else have 30' of floor to ceiling glass in our Great Room? Not only in our Great Room, though, but in virtually every room views of paradise abounds....moreless

  • Resort:

    Big White is now a two-season Resort: Winter and Summer. See Big White's website for detail....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Crescendo is a TRUE ski-in/ski-out home. The slope abuts our ski-in breezeway. Ski into breezeway, lock skis/boards inside ski locker, step inside home, hang jackets & boots (boot dryer), & RELAX....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    The entire length of Crescendo abuts the slope. So, at our Ski-in Entry, grab jackets & boots (boot dryer), walk out the door, & you're there! Ski to the Gondola or to one of three chair lifts....moreless

  • Village:

    Crescendo is the closest detached home to Big White's main Village (about 100 yards away). The Children's Center, the Ski School, the ski & bike rentals, and the Main Lodge are all only steps away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Glass table with glass extensions: absolutely gorgeous! Between the Dining Room & Kitchen Island - seats 22....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Geothermal energy heats (and cools) every surface (garage inclusive). Even the hot water heaters, the snow melt around the pool's perimter, and the 12' x 16' (chlorine-free) jacuzzi/pool heats to Hot Tub temperatures via geothermal energy. Both the heating and cooling are controlled in each room through the touchpanel located therein (email me for a picture of the touchpanel's thermostat screen)....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    There is more than 7 miles of wire that runs through Crescendo. Yes, CAT5e has been run throughout, so you may connect directly to the internet (provided for free) in most places throughout the home. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Along with two commercial washers and two commercial dryers, the separate laundry area boasts enough custom cabinetry and counter space to fold and store everything after it is washed....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Crescendo is equipped with 2very unique high-end fitness systems: PowerTower & SwimGym. The PowerTower from EFI Sports Medicine designed for sports training & rehab. Workout videos provided as well...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Regular land line for local calling. Vonage internet phone service with free long distance to most countries....moreless

  • Garage:

    The garage is fully finished, as if it were part of the home's interior living space. The floor is geothermally heated; there are speakers in the walls for you to enjoy the whole-house audio/video experience. The garage is also equipped with a Professional Ping Pong table, a Nintendo Wii, an EFI Fitness PowerTower, and more....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    The 6' gas-jetted fireplace is spectacular: especially against the backdrop of the 28' wall of honed black quartzite-slate. No need to look for a match. On the touchpanel, just touch the 'fire on' button. Forget to turn it off? That's okay. When the motion detectors sense that no one has entered the room for a designated time, the house turns the fireplace off for you (by the way, the lighting works the same way)....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Geothermal energy heats (and cools) every surface (garage inclusive). Even the hot water heaters, the snow melt around the pool's perimter, and the 12' x 16' (chlorine-free) jacuzzi/pool ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wired and Wireless Internet throughout the entire home (we have wireless repeaters everywhere)....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    As you might imagine, Crescendo's linens are of the finest quality. The sheets are made from Egyptian Cotton and are 1000 thread-count. Every bed (wall-beds and sofa-beds, inclusive) have down comforters. Every bed and wall-bed also has down pillow toppers over the mattresses. Sadly, then, you may be less willing to get out of bed to go ski/board the next day....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Our Great Room is outrageous. See photos! Only 5' from the slope, with panoramic views of the mountain through 28' feet high glass windows....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Telephone service is provided by the Vonage internet phone. Therefore, long-distance is free to most places: Canada, US, UK, inclusive. Also, your friends can call you by accessing either a Canada or US exchange, as Crescendo has two international phone numbers for your/their convenience....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty & Plush! Bath Sheets provided also for the pool/jacuzzi....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    An eight foot glass-block serpentine wall separates the laundry and ski-entrance hallway. Two commercial washers and two commercial dryers are in this separate laundry area. No need to wait for the 'whites' to wash before loading the 'darks'....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    In addition to a direct connection, you may also connect to the internet wirelessly. You will find wireless available everywhere throughout the home, as repeater signals have been set-up on each floor. Crescendo's SSID and Network Security Key will be provided to you before you arrive. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    From ground up, Crescendo was designed as an executive retreat. The Theatre Room is equipped with PowerPoint presentation capability for Corporate presentations, and Crescendo's features allow for the ultimate entertainment and/or relaxation environment. Therefore, we have scouted the finest chefs and catering in the area, and would be happy to arrange Crescendo to meet virtually any of your specialized needs/events....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart Coffee Maker, Grinder, Espresso Maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything is provided - including coffee grinder, coffe maker, blender, mixer, and more. Don't find something you need? Please tell us, so we can have there for your future enjoyment....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    There are two Miele dishwashers in the kitchen: both with integrated facing to blend into the cabinetry. Super quiet!...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is a gourmet chef's dream. There is an 8-burner commercial Viking Cook Top (with built-in griddle); a Viking double convection-oven; a Viking convection-microwave; two Miele dishwashers; Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer; and trash-compacter. Don't want to cook? Just ask, and we can arrange a chef to come and cook for you....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Viking convection-microwave....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    SubZero fridge/freezer, with integrated facing to blend into the cabinetry....moreless

  • Stove:

    Viking Professional Cooktop with Viking Double-Oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Big White has Mountain Biking during the summer. We don't provide bikes, but bikes and equipment may be rented through Big White....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boating is nearby (Kelowna). The Okanagan Lake is 90 miles long, with incredible beaches and a wide variety of water sports....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Three sets of outdoor speakers are strategically located, so that you may enjoy the audio experience on our decks and patios. For slopeside events (e.g., weddings), we provide a wireless microphone, and activate those speakers. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Kelowna (near Big White) is known for its World-Class Golfing. Stay at Crescendo with your golfing buddies: all under one roof!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    What can we say? If you haven't experienced the powder at Big White, you're missing out....moreless

  • Tennis:

    During the summer, Big White's Tennis Court is available at no charge....moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    The 12' x 16' pool is jetted, heats to Hot Tub temperatures. With 1/2 of the pool indoors and 1/2 outdoors, one can access both areas without ever having to leave the water. The pool's outside perimeter, though, is heated to snow-melt temperatures. In addition to the massage jets, the pool hosts the SwimGym for stationary lap-pool swimming against a river-like current....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    When you arrive, the pool will be heated to a comfotable temperature (about 97 degrees Fahrenheit), which is inteneded to allow you to spend extended periods of enjoyment without being overwhelmed by the heat of a typical jacuzzi. Want it hotter? Via the touchpanel in that room, you may turn-up the juice to your liking (and up to Jacuzzi temperatures)....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    The entire top floor is dedicated solely to the Master Suite. In concert with its unobstructed view of the Monashee Mountains, the Master Suite is both private &serene. Separated only by glass, the ensuite’s AirBath overlooks the living room and captures the breath-taking views as well. Combined with its hot-spring effect created by heated air-bubble jets, the Master Suite is truly a retreat on its own....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
*Regular Ski Season
Feb 21 - Apr 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,496 $1,869
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$11,591
*Relaxation - Golf/Tennis Ahhh
Apr 16 - Jun 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,122
*Holiday - Canada Day
Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,309
*Relaxation - Golf/Tennis/Bike
Jul 6 - Aug 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,122
*Holiday - Canada Civic
Aug 3 - Aug 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,309
*Relax - Golf/Tennis/Bike
Aug 9 - Aug 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,122
*Holiday - Labour Day
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,309
*Relax - Golf/Tennis Ahhh
Sep 6 - Oct 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,122
*Holiday - Canada Thanksgiving
Oct 5 - Oct 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,309
*Relax - Golf/Tennis Ahhh
Oct 11 - Nov 22, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,122
*Regular Ski Season
Nov 23 - Dec 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,496 $1,869
Thu, Sat, Sun
$11,591
*Peak Season #1
Dec 14 - Jan 2, 2018
2 night min stay
$2,991
$20,938
*Regular Ski Season
Jan 3 - Feb 7, 2018
2 night min stay
$1,496 $1,869
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$11,591
*Peak Season #2
Feb 8 - Feb 19, 2018
2 night min stay
$1,869 $2,243
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$14,208
*Regular Ski Season
Mar 20 - Apr 8, 2018
2 night min stay
$1,496 $1,869
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$11,591
Outside Ski Season
Apr 9 - Jun 27, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,122
Holiday - Canada Day
Jun 28 - Jul 9, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,309
Outside Ski Season
Jul 10 - Aug 1, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,122
Holiday - Civic
Aug 2 - Aug 6, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,309
Outside Ski Sason
Aug 7 - Aug 29, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,122
Holiday - Labour Day
Aug 30 - Sep 4, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,309
Outside Ski Season
Sep 5 - Oct 3, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,122
Holiday - Canada Thanksgiving
Oct 4 - Oct 8, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,309
Outside Ski Season
Oct 9 - Nov 28, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,122
*Regular Ski Season
Nov 29 - Dec 12, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,496 $1,869
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$11,591
*Peak Season #1
Dec 13 - Jan 6, 2019
7 night min stay
$2,991
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,869

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,495.60
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

Outside Ski Season

- 3 night minimum outside of ski season (under certain conditions, minimums are waived)

Ski Season

- 5-7 night minimum for Ski Season (7 for holidays). Under certain conditions, minimums are waived

- Regular ski season $7500 total (plus tax) for up to 3 nts. $2000k per nt each additional for nts 4+

All Year

- $2000 Security Deposit due one week before arrival

- Certain events (e.g., weddings) may incur an additional charge

- Bookings having more than 15 guests (above 5 years old) incur an additional $500 charge


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Other Snow Activities: Snowmobiling, Snow-Limo, Cross-Country Skiing

Golf: Crescendo is an incredible home to host a group of golfing buddies. Extremely convenient to have the entire group under the same roof. World-class golfing is nearby, and at the end of the day Crescendo becomes a hub for relaxation and entertainment.

Summer: Big White is now open during the summer months as well. See their website for planned festivals and activities. Hiking, Guided Nature walks, and more are open 7 days per week. For those who only want to hike down (or not hike at all), a Chair Lift to the peak is open on the weekends.

Mountain Biking: Many biking trails have already been cut into the slope. Enjoy those now at your leisure. Numerous trails also available across the road from Big White, through some of Canada's finest National Forestry. Look, too, for Big White's announcement of when they'll have one of their chair lifts modified for carrying bikes up the hill, along with onsite bike rentals and equipment.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Dr. Mitch is a Forensic Neuropsychologist, who specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents who have specialized needs and/or who are involved in chaotic-intense-traumatic-critical- situations. Known for the comprehensiveness of his investigatory assessments (Psychodiagnostic, Psychoeducational, Neuro-Cognitive), he is often called on to be the impartial Independent Examiner in juvenile, family, civil, and special education proceedings. Additionally, Dr. Mitch is part of the nationwide (and Southern California) Miniature Pinscher Rescue, where he fosters Min Pins until their forever families are found. He couldn't resist adopting two of his own, Jax & Jake, photos of whom may appear on this site.

Why the Owner Chose Kootenay Boundary E, BC, Canada:
It's about the Snow, about the People, and about the Property. At Big White, it's all about the snow. Consistently, there is more champagne powder at Big White than at any other mountain I have experienced. The people of Kelowna are genuine and honorable, and the Aussie influence at Big White is electrifying. Crescendo itself? Simply stated,Crescendo is second to none: in its location; in its amenities; and more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
What can I say here? Read our reviews; search our native website (SkiCrescendo). Crescendo is everything and more than what is stated and what the photo gallery illustrates. We have additional videos, also, on our YouTube site.


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Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Crescendo at Big White:  in design - DISTINCTIVE; in quality - UNCOMPROMISING; in amenities - EXTRAORDINARY.

    Crescendo at Big White: in design - DISTINCTIVE; in quality - UNCOMPROMISING; in amenities - EXTRAORDINARY.

  • No problem with finding your way back to us, even after partying a little bit too hard at the village.

    No problem with finding your way back to us, even after partying a little bit too hard at the village.

  • 42 hamburgers!  That's what our Napoleon BBQ can handle at one time.  Nice!

    42 hamburgers! That's what our Napoleon BBQ can handle at one time. Nice!

  • Our variable-speed SwimGym allows stationary lap swimming, against a current.

    Our variable-speed SwimGym allows stationary lap swimming, against a current.

  • ... a Poker Table.  For Billiards Buffs - Bumper Pool.  50" TV for Gaming., too.

    ... a Poker Table. For Billiards Buffs - Bumper Pool. 50" TV for Gaming., too.

  • Crescendo's Great Room looks out to the ski slope only 5' away.

    Crescendo's Great Room looks out to the ski slope only 5' away.

  • The views from the Dining Room are majestic day and night, no matter the season.

    The views from the Dining Room are majestic day and night, no matter the season.

  • Crescendo's Gourmet Kitchen:  Viking, SubZero, Miele...nothing but the best.

    Crescendo's Gourmet Kitchen: Viking, SubZero, Miele...nothing but the best.

  • Our Game Room has a 50" TV, perfect for hooking up another gaming system.

    Our Game Room has a 50" TV, perfect for hooking up another gaming system.

  • Crescendo's Master Suite is really sweet, and a private retreat to itself.

    Crescendo's Master Suite is really sweet, and a private retreat to itself.

  • Every room has spectacular views, and the Master Suite is no exception.

    Every room has spectacular views, and the Master Suite is no exception.

  • Our staircase - If susceptible to vertigo, you might avoid this view.

    Our staircase - If susceptible to vertigo, you might avoid this view.

  • As viewed from the tunnel  (entry to main Village), & from Hummingbird & Woodcutter runs

    As viewed from the tunnel (entry to main Village), & from Hummingbird & Woodcutter runs

  • Don't forget our summers.  Big White is open for Mountain Biking, too.

    Don't forget our summers. Big White is open for Mountain Biking, too.

  • Come play with us, in our Indoor/Outdoor Pool/Jacuzzi (real Jacuzzi jets, too).

    Come play with us, in our Indoor/Outdoor Pool/Jacuzzi (real Jacuzzi jets, too).

  • In our Rec Room, for you Tennis Players – Pro Ping Pong.  For you Card Sharks ..

    In our Rec Room, for you Tennis Players – Pro Ping Pong. For you Card Sharks ..

  • Our Theatre rocks & is perfect for entertaining. 110" screen, 1200+ movies, bar.

    Our Theatre rocks & is perfect for entertaining. 110" screen, 1200+ movies, bar.

  • Our dining tables expand to seat 18; another 6 at our nearby kitchen island.

    Our dining tables expand to seat 18; another 6 at our nearby kitchen island.

  • Viking Pro commercial cooktop & double convection oven; Subzero, Miele, more.

    Viking Pro commercial cooktop & double convection oven; Subzero, Miele, more.

  • Dinner for thirty.  View from Master Ensuite.

    Dinner for thirty. View from Master Ensuite.

  • At night, the room converts into a private bedroom, with 4 twin beds & storage.

    At night, the room converts into a private bedroom, with 4 twin beds & storage.

  • 2 person everything:  sinks, steam-shower, jetted tub (with views to die for).

    2 person everything: sinks, steam-shower, jetted tub (with views to die for).

  • Ahhh ... Yes!  I so deserve this!

    Ahhh ... Yes! I so deserve this!

  • Weddings at Crescendo are wholly magical, & we're proud to host several yearly.

    Weddings at Crescendo are wholly magical, & we're proud to host several yearly.

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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