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Luxury Ski-In/Out, Hot Tub, Boot Dryers, Pool/Gym and Great Views!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,185 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Queen Futon, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

WELCOME to Raven 208, located in popular Happy Valley, offering outstanding condo living space, style and luxury. It's a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom SPACIOUS (1185 sq ft), luxurious condo.

INSTANT QUOTES MAY BE IN US DOLLARS. Just check whether the $ or C$ symbol appears.

• SKI-IN/OUT, PRIVATE DECK and HOT TUB INCLUDED in the ski season - modest charge out of season.

* Access to The Raven’s PRIVATE INDOOR POOL AND FITNESS GYM.

• MAGNIFICENT VIEWS of the Monashee Mountains and WEEKLY FIREWORK DISPLAY

• FREE HIGH SPEED OPTIK INTERNET

• BOOT DRYERS

• NEW 55" 4K SMART TV, smart TVs in guest and den bedrooms. SONOS speakers to listen to your own playlists

• NEW ANTIQUE LEATHER LOVE SEATS AND RECLINERS with cosy geothermal underfloor heating

• HEATED SECURE UNDERGROUND PARKING & HEATED SKI LOCKERS

• Master bedroom with queen sized bed & WALK-IN STEAM SHOWER ensuite

• Guest room with queen sized bed and private access to the family bathroom with over bath shower

• Bath & Spa towels, complimentary soap, shampoo, conditioner and tissues

More details at abigwhiteski

Three minutes walk to the ADVENTURE AREA beside the Happy Valley Day Lodge with skating rink, tubing, ice climbing, beginner ski area (carpets), snow mobiling, horse sleighs & dog sledding.

Big White is a family-oriented WINTER PLAYGROUND recognized by Ski Canada Magazine as having the ' BEST FAMILY SKI-ING '.

SUMMER FUN - GREAT for GETOGETHERS with FAMILY or FRIENDS

• HIKE the walking trail and take a scenic tour on the BULLET CHAIR - Jul to Sep

• Chill out on our SOUTH FACING BALCONY or at cafes & restaurants in the village

• CRAFT, BEER & MUSIC FESTIVALS and the ANNUAL BIKE RACE

• HIKE or HORSEBACK RIDE on mountain trails

• CYCLE along the Historic Kettle Valley Railway with views of the Myra Canyon

• Visit the Okanagan's WINE FESTIVALS

• Hit the FAIRWAYS with 19 courses to choose from - a must-play destination for every GOLF enthusiast!

• Kelowna's WATER SPORTS - include water-skiing, sail-boarding, scuba-diving & swimming on the magnificent lake

• FINE SANDY BEACHES offer a great place to spend the day

• Kelowna’s quality RESTAURANTS offer a variety of fine dining

Then it's only a short trip up the hill to RELAX IN COOLER CLIMES and sleep with the RESTFUL MOUNTAIN ATMOSPHERE

More Details

Owner
Annelise Nunn
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Annelise Nunn

We're a typical 2 + 2 family. Love the ski-ing, mountain air and lots of activities!

Annelise Nunn purchased this condo in 2007

Why Annelise Nunn chose Kootenay Boundary E

Big White as a purpose built resort makes the holiday all 'joined-up'!

• Efficient equipment hire

• Extensive & integrated variety of slopes - clearly marked as groomed or not for complete choice of snow experience

• Children have a great time in the Kids' Centre:

o ski-ing in small groups

o craft activities

o hot chocolate & hot lunches for breaks

• Friendly lifties

Beats any alpine resort we've tried hands down!

What makes this condo unique

• Ski-in, ski-out

• Excellent views

• Close to Happy Valley with magic carpets, tubing, skating, ice tower, ski-doing etc. along with the convenient ski-in, ski-out access.

• Spaciously designed & kitted out with acute attention to detail, luxury and comfort

• Private deck & hot tub for star gazing and total relaxation after a day of ski & snow activity or summer fun - What more could you ask for !!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Compared to ski-ing in Europe it was OUT OF THIS WORLD!



Such a friendly place, from the lifties to the ski guides.

Kids Club a combination of top quality childcare and expert ski instruction. Our 6 year old had the time of her life and the instructors were so keen for her to have fun - so sign of them being tired towards the end of the season!

So many free activities in the afternoon/evenings - hot chocolate, carnivals, fireworks etc.

And the tubing was 'to die for' as a laugh for all the family.

Very varied ski-ing and connected well with the lifts, lots of variety for different ability levels - our 13 yr old son could whiz in and out of the trees, jumping and showing off as his parents came down more sedately!

Rarely had to queue for lifts and the slopes were wonderfully quiet, - though when in difficulty someone would always stop to help!

We're just taking over the management this season and looking forward to helping others enjoy the place as much as we do!

Annelise
Apr 2012
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Amenities

Kootenay Boundary E Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1185 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Non refundable deposit. If the booking is cancelled within two months of arrival a pro-rata return will be made if the nights are rebooked.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Sit & Relax Steam Shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bath & Spa towels, complimentary shampoo, condItioner & hairdryers available in both bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , single over single bunk bed
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sized futon with proper mattress
  • New Smart TV in Master bed. Smart TV, PS3, DVD player in Den Baby Cribs and High Chairs available for rental.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Notes:
Easy keypad code entry - no keys. Local contacts on the mountain. Close to adventure activities in Happy Valley

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Luxury Ski-In/Out, Hot Tub, Boot Dryers, Pool/Gym and Great Views!
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Great Christmas Vacation Location!

  • 4 of 5

Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Raven 208 at Big White. The amenities included with the unit were great - and the holiday decorations were a very nice special touch.

We would recommend Raven 208 to our friends and family, and hope to return again ourselves.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathy I’m so glad you enjoyed a special family Christmas and found the amenities helpful. I always love putting up the decorations before the season commences. Looking forward to hosting you again soon. Annelise
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Not at all! This place is a dump in the summer.

  • 1 of 5

This place is not suited to be rented in the summer. Unkept property, dried, overgrown grass and shrubs.. Very dusty. We couldn't sleep because of the heat. No AC. Small windows that open upwards prevents ventilation. I'm trying to understand how can be advertised on VRBO as a summer getaway.. We had to look for another place to stay and spent $900.00 more. Ridiculous.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erasmo I’m sorry you didn’t appreciate your visit. It was an unusually hot period with forest fires further up the valley. We do have lots of fans and you can get a cool through draft, but don’t advertise air conditioning. We’ve had many summer visitors in the past who’ve enjoyed their stay and Big White are putting on a great programme of activities including building several mountain bike routes. Annelise
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time for the 4 nights we rented this condo! Everything was exactly as advertised. Condo was a wonderful size, there was only the two of us however it definitely has the space available for the maximum capacity listed. Great location, easy to find when we drove in. Annelise was perfect with communication prior to arrival, and we only had to ask one question to the onsite contact (Sheila) regarding parking passes (we wondered at first given the signs in the parkade, but ended up not being required), which was answered right away! Really nice to feel at home right away. The weather had been a bit warm for the ski out so we walked down the path a ways to get to ski out to the gondola, but that was just fine, and definitely a seasonal anomaly. Ski in was incredibly convenient. The hot tub was steaming when we arrived, and we made use of it after each full day of skiing, usually before and after dinner! Serene views from the balcony, made it just perfect for sitting and relaxing in the tub.

We would definitely recommend 208 to friends travelling to Big White, and would likewise book again if available for our next time out!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hilary As you say, it’s easy to scoot down to the gondola, but it’s usually the case of how long the snow lingers at Big White. Looking forward to hosting you again soon. Annelise
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Spacious unit with great location.

  • 3 of 5

Condo is roomy and has a nice feel with good views and well stocked kitchen. It is "ski in/ski out" with help of the village gondola. The entire complex is "hot tub central" and you get a real mix of families and younger "party" types so be prepared for that, but most in bed early as skiing the focus for everyone. We did have some issues with cleanliness of the unit when we arrived that we were not happy about, but after some discussion with the owner compensation was offered and accepted to my satisfaction. Big White is an amazing place and well-worth visiting!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tina It certainly is special having your own hot tub and great to chill whilst enjoying an amazing view of the fireworks! Apologies again for the slip in cleaning and so glad it was sorted. Annelise
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Very nice unit

  • 4 of 5

Sheila was great at getting back to us with any questions we had and she was quick to solve any problems. We really appreciated having her as our contact - a real plus!

The unit was extremely well outfitted with kitchen requirements - appreciated all the spices etc. Lots of dishes, pots, pans, and extras. Popcorn popper was a positive addition!

The handle for the shower in the second queen bedroom needs to be fixed/replaced. It could spin more than 360 degrees and it was challenging to find where hot was - wasted a lot of water trying to find the sweet spot.

We were very surprised to find the closet in the second queen bedroom locked! When staying in a condo for 11 days, I would assume a closet would be included. The hall closet was so full of fans, the vacuum etc. there was hardly any room to hang anything, so we shoved our coats in it, but there was nowhere to hang clothing. A closet is an expectation when renting a unit of that size and calibre.

Loved having the washer and dryer - 11 days with kids - it was great to have.

Hot tub was terrific and well maintained.

Oh and we couldn't get the window in the second queen bedroom to open for fresh air.

There were a lot of Christmas decorations 'around' the place and nowhere to put them. I think by March Christmas should be cleaned up in the unit - made it seem a bit busy and junky.

Fireplace was lovely - lots of great furniture for relaxing - a great space - Thanks for a terrific stay!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan I’m so glad you enjoyed our place. I appreciate you missed using the second closet - it’s our main place to store supplies. There are lots of hooks in the hall for coats and I have now cleared out the hall closet so there’s space and hangers. There’s also a large closet in the master bedroom and lots of drawers everywhere. Thank you for mentioning the Christmas decorations being out late. I’ll make sure they’re put away in good time this year. Annelise
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5

Great place. Easy, organized and fun. Everything available

  • 5 of 5

We had three kids under seven and had a fantastic time. Nice pool and great family skiing. Everybody on the hill was so nice and everthing was easy. Great place. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jayson The friendliness of all the mountain staff was one of the main things which we noticed on our first visit. Everyone wanted to make sure you were having a great time and everyone was smiling. Quite a contrast to other well known resorts we visited. Looking forward to hosting you again. Annelise
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Map

Okanagan Wine Region
Rotary Beach Park
Waterfront Park
Gyro Beach Park
Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Kelowna International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Happy Valley Day Lodge
Nearest Ski
From the doorstep
Car: not necessary

The Raven sits in the perfect Happy Valley location.

Happy Valley has the magic carpets and 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 - Book ahead for a professional massage, Swedish, and Acupressure techniques, all in the privacy of your chalet.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%

See our own website at www.abigwhiteski.com for more details!!

CLEANING INCLUDED.
Damage Deposit or Damage Insurance required for larger groups.
50% deposit secures your booking with the remainder due 2 months prior to arrival.
HOT TUB INCLUDED in the ski season, MODEST CHARGE OUT OF SEASON. Quote given on enquiry.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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