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A Bit of Whistler up at Mt Washington

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Sweet serenity... in a queen sized bed.

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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

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Shhh! Mt Washington is one of Vancouver Island's best kept secrets. This family oriented ski hill boasted the 2nd largest snow pack during the 2010 Olympics. Mt Washington is easily accessible driving directly from Victoria, BC , or it is a quick trip over on the ferry from the mainland. During the summer it is a destination for hikers and mountain bikers as they explore the slopes of the mountain or the world renowned Strathcona Park. During the winter it is a magical snowy wonderland.

This beautiful new and modern townhouse offers families a wonderful place to relax. Located perfectly between the cross country lodge and the alpine resort, this drive-in, ski-out townhouse is a treat. Views of Strathcona Park dazzle non skiers and skiers alike. In the winter the home is perfectly set up for families who can quickly escort their children right across the street to the nearest chair lift, and quickly back again for apres ski when the day is done.


In the summer you can dine 'al fresco' on the patio after a day of hiking, fishing or biking and revel in the peace and serenity offered. Ample storage is available in the garage to store all the toys you like to travel with.

This unit is one of two available ( side by side) for rent. Perfect for summer weddings and Christmas celebrations.

Tastefully decorated and 'new' as of 2007. Well equipped, comfortable beds and 12 foot ceilings, this spacious townhouse will provide one of the most wonderful bases for your family vacation. Enjoy!!

Keywords: Flat, Casita, Chalet, Condo, House
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    This is a family unit.... not a party place. Sorry... been there... not interested....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Perfect for babies and children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking not allowed inside nor outside and refers to any substance that is inhaled into the lungs....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Alas... we have been this route.......moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Loft

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  • Queen size Beds (2) Two of the bedrooms have Queen Beds., Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds in the second bedroom. There is also a loft that will sleep 2 more children ( only children)!, Baby Cribs (1) We have a playpen and high chair available, and baby gates for staircases by request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In the loft at the top of the townhouse there is a modular sofa bed that when together is an oversized queen bed for two close 'friends' or can be divided into two singles for two individuals not-so-friendly....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Perfectly set up for families. We have a playpen and high chair for use as well. The drive-in, ski-out feature is helpful for parents wanting to balance and share ski time and child care. Sooo close to the chair lifts you can see them - and the road in front is maintained by BC highways. This is an added bonus if there is a HUGE snow dump.... which IS what we want. Alpine or Nordic - you are close to both sites....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Some…. to our taste. A lending library while you are there......moreless

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

    There is a small stereo for cds or a sony speaker system that works with your iPhone 4s or lower. Yup… working on the upgrade......moreless

  • Television:

    (3) There are 3 televisions on site. One in the main living with a dvd player, one in the master bedroom and one in the loft with a vcr component and LOTS of kid movies....moreless

  • Toys:

    Lego, my little pony, groovy girls, duplo and toys too for younger guests....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Ski-Out

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Can sit up to 8 as a bench is available in addition to the 6 chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In unit...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    2 cars maximum - parking passes provided A smaller car can fit in the garage - the other can fit under the carport. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Its electric…. flick a switch and it is on…....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    … and an espresso maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen - you could host Christmas dinner! Coffee machine and a Delonghi espresso machine to satisfy caffeine addicts....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Located in the master bedroom ensuite... a real treat!...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Ski Season 2015
Dec 1 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$190 $285
Fri, Sat, Sun
Christmas & New Years
Dec 16 - Jan 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$342
Spring Break
Mar 10 - Apr 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$247 $285
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$190 $285
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $113.94
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Perfect Location! Located between the access points for both Raven Lodge for Alpine Skiing and the Mt Washington Nordic downhill skiing.

Beautiful and quiet with a stunning year round view of Strathcona Park.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We are a fun loving couple who enjoys our time with our children. We love to travel and our vacations are active.

Why the Owner Chose Comox-Strathcona C, BC, Canada:
We were excited to learn that there was a ski hill on Vancouver Island that was affordable to access and to teach our children how to ski. We have since learned that it is one of the nicest family oriented ski hills with a range of skiing from beginner to technical. It also has boasted some of the best snow in the province.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
We couldn't believe how beautiful it was in the summer. Instant access to trails and boardwalk area around Strathcona park in the summer. A beautiful place to be too to access day to Qualicum Beach, Courteney, Comox, Parksville and Campbell River by day but peace by night.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

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Photos

  • Sweet serenity... in a queen sized bed.

    Sweet serenity... in a queen sized bed.

  • Enjoy the summer morning view of Strathcona Park from the front bedroom.

    Enjoy the summer morning view of Strathcona Park from the front bedroom.

  • Sauna available for your use. Located in the master ensuite.

    Sauna available for your use. Located in the master ensuite.

  • Room with two twin beds and a loft for two more children (only) above. Fun!

    Room with two twin beds and a loft for two more children (only) above. Fun!

  • View of the 'living room' from the loft or kids area... the playpen in the sky.

    View of the 'living room' from the loft or kids area... the playpen in the sky.

  • Kitchen area - can not see the espresso maker - a necessity for coffee addicts!!

    Kitchen area - can not see the espresso maker - a necessity for coffee addicts!!

  • In the summer you can enjoy dining al fresco with constantly stunning views.

    In the summer you can enjoy dining al fresco with constantly stunning views.

  • Back entrance leads directly to the resort. Ski in/out in winter- hike in summer

    Back entrance leads directly to the resort. Ski in/out in winter- hike in summer

  • Master Bedroom... what you can't view is lovely ensuite with sauna, tv, view...

    Master Bedroom... what you can't view is lovely ensuite with sauna, tv, view...

  • Dining room and door leading to ski slopes.Kids can toboggan past the back door!

    Dining room and door leading to ski slopes.Kids can toboggan past the back door!

VRBO #318536

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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