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Large, Modern, Ski-in Home, Hot Tub, Sauna, Media Room,Great Views,Heated Floors

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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The Pioneer Retreat is a large, relaxing family home with a panoramic view on to the mountain. The house prides itself on having luxury amenities to combine a wide range of needs from those looking for a peaceful, idyllic experience to those who wish to keep in touch with the 21st Century. The Pioneer Retreat offers both rustic charm and modern essentials including internet access, hot tub and sauna.
The Pioneer Retreat, which is ski-in, is located on Dogtooth Close approximately 700m from the Day Lodge/ Gondola and adjacent to the start of the Nordic/Cross-country ski trails.It is also situated near to the resort facilities including restaurants, shops and general store.
'What I like about the chalet the most is that it has the feel of being a mountain dwelling. The windows make it very light and you almost feel as the sun rises that your sitting outside on the grassy slopes of the mountain' (The owner's comments).
The centre piece is the living room with high vaulted ceiling, two sided wood burning fireplace with views across the mountain and valley; an ideal place for entertaining. There is a well stocked modern kitchen, the central feature of which is a magnificent granite table; sit at the table,especially when the sun rises, and soak up the view through the large windows.
The property is efficiently heated by Geo Thermal with radiant heat on all floors.
Relax in the large private hot tub and enjoy the magnificent mountain scenery.Other superb amenities include the wet-dry Finnish sauna, satellite HD TV and Home Theatre, high speed internet including wi fi, telephone (local calls only), BBQ, Washer/Dryer.

Lay out
First Floor comprises:
• A large open plan living space including kitchen and dining area.
• Master Bedroom: King Size bed (sleeps 2) and ensuite.
• Bedrooms #2&3: Each bedroom has “Split Kings” which enables the bed to be used as large spacious doubles or singles. Each bedroom sleeps 2.
• Bed room#4: The bedroom has bunk beds with the bottom bunk double size. (sleeps 2)
• Second Bathroom
Loft Space (sofa bed sleeps 1)
Ground Floor comprising:
• Ski storage; Entrance into large hall; Media Room including gas fire; Third Bathroom and:
• Bedroom #5: There is a Queen size bed (sleeps 2)and also a sofa bed.

Activities: Skiing: The resort has one of the longest vertical drops in Canada and 2,750 acres of big mountain terrain. Try the Eagle’s Eye Restaurant on the summit. Cross Country Skiing is accessible at the rear of the chalet- 20 km of maintained trails at the Dawn Mountain Nordic Ski Area.
Summer is also full of activity including mountain biking, hiking, white water rafting, horse back riding and golf.


Keywords: ski, chalet, summer, house

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Ensuite full bathroom...moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double futon bed...moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    double futon...moreless

  • Mainfloor bedroom #3: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

    Bunk bed, double below, single above ...moreless

  • Mainfloor Bedroom #2: 1 king

    King bed that can be split into two singles...moreless

  • Mainfloor Bedroom #1: 1 king

    Split king that can convert to 2 singles...moreless

  • 3 king beds - two can split into single beds (2 per bed), 1 queen, 1 double bed with single bed above, 2 double futon beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Ensuite: toilet, tub, shower

    Ensuite bathroom in the master bedroom...moreless

  • Mainfloor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Located between mainfloor bedrooms...moreless

  • Lower floor Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Sauna!!! Located off of the second master bedroom...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic satellite service is included...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flatscreen TV in downstairs media room...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Resort:

    Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Summer mountain biking, hiking dining, Grizzly Bear Refuge, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, ice skating etc....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Ski-in from bailout trail down the Cache Estates access trail to the end of the trail and you will enter the Dogtooth neighborhood....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dedicated dining room with large table and seating for 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 separate 1 car garages....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Located in the downstairs media room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Geo Thermal - In floor heating throughout the home...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    3 couches, floor to ceiling wood fireplace...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is supplied with the rental of the home...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Double sided, one side in the living room and the other side on the landing/kitchen/dining area....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel high end appliances, large pull up granite bar with built in sink...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    gas oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices and basic staples are left when unused from previous renters...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large side by side...moreless

  • Stove:

    4 gas burner stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large front and back decks...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golden Golf Course is located just 10 km away on the road up to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large grill located on the front deck...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ski-in home at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. It is a short 200 meter walk to the ski-out trail....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    sunken 8 person hot tub with jets and customized lighting...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving
Oct 7 - Oct 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$458
Early Season
Dec 2 - Dec 22, 2016
3 night min stay
$534
$3,435
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
4 night min stay
$840
New Years
Dec 27 - Dec 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$992
Powder Days
Jan 1 - Feb 9, 2017
4 night min stay
$534
$3,511
Peak Season
Feb 10 - Feb 16, 2017
4 night min stay
$840
$5,648
Family Day
Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2017
4 night min stay
$992
Peak Season
Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2017
4 night min stay
$840
Regular Season
Feb 26 - Mar 23, 2017
4 night min stay
$687
$4,503
Spring Skiing
Mar 24 - Apr 22, 2017
3 night min stay
$611
$3,969
Victoria Day
May 19 - May 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$458
Early Summer
May 22 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$420
$2,557
Peak Summer
Jun 30 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$458
$2,901
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$534
Late Summer
Sep 4 - Sep 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$420
$2,557
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$305
$1,756

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $763.30
  • Cleaning Fee $228.99 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8.248%

Manager's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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Location

291 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Calgary International Airport
Golden, BC, Canada
Nearest Barpub
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golden
Golden, BC, Canada
Nearest Restaurant
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Golden, BC, Canada
Nearest Ski
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: I am a hard working 40 something who loves visiting Golden and Kicking Horse.

Why Golden, BC, Canada:
Kicking Horse is a fantastic ski resort. It is also a great place to stay in the summer for those who enjoy exploring the the great out doors or just chill.The Pioneer Retreat is also well located for visiting the National Parks. This part of Canada at Golden is very accessible for a British Visitor via Calgary.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
What makes my property unique is that it has the feel of being a mountain dwelling.It is very light and airy; as the sun rises in the morning you feel at one with the mountain.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, mandarin

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Welcome to the Pioneer Retreat!

    Welcome to the Pioneer Retreat!

  • You enter the home and realize just how large and open the home is

    You enter the home and realize just how large and open the home is

  • located off the media room is a large bedroom with queen and double futon beds

    located off the media room is a large bedroom with queen and double futon beds

  • beautiful wood sauna room for all those aches & pains from a long day of skiing

    beautiful wood sauna room for all those aches & pains from a long day of skiing

  • just off the the main floor landing is a large kitchen with pull up granite bar,

    just off the the main floor landing is a large kitchen with pull up granite bar,

  • off the kitchen is a large front deck with wonderful views and large grill

    off the kitchen is a large front deck with wonderful views and large grill

  • across from the kitchen is a dining area with a large 12 person dining table

    across from the kitchen is a dining area with a large 12 person dining table

  • ensuite bathroom with stand up shower, tub and his and here sinks.

    ensuite bathroom with stand up shower, tub and his and here sinks.

  • a second bedroom with king/2 single bed and in between the two bedrooms a...

    a second bedroom with king/2 single bed and in between the two bedrooms a...

  • Further down off the living room is the 3rd bedroom with double/single bunk bed

    Further down off the living room is the 3rd bedroom with double/single bunk bed

  • living room, landing, entryway, kitchen and dining area. Back on the main floor

    living room, landing, entryway, kitchen and dining area. Back on the main floor

  • a sunken 8 person hot tub with jets, bubbles and personalized lighting.

    a sunken 8 person hot tub with jets, bubbles and personalized lighting.

  • a stunning 3500 square foot home with all the amenities and space you could want

    a stunning 3500 square foot home with all the amenities and space you could want

  • past the entryway is the large media room with sectional sofa & flatscreen TV

    past the entryway is the large media room with sectional sofa & flatscreen TV

  • on the other side of the media room is a  bathroom with adjoining ....

    on the other side of the media room is a bathroom with adjoining ....

  • as you head up the stairs you are greeted by the huge timber beam construction

    as you head up the stairs you are greeted by the huge timber beam construction

  • stainless steel high end appliances, side by side  fridge and 4 burner stove

    stainless steel high end appliances, side by side fridge and 4 burner stove

  • Living room with huge vaulted ceiling, 3 couches & floor to ceiling  fireplace

    Living room with huge vaulted ceiling, 3 couches & floor to ceiling fireplace

  • Located just off the living room is the master bedroom with closet and..

    Located just off the living room is the master bedroom with closet and..

  • located off the living room is a bedroom with king/2 single bed and next to it..

    located off the living room is a bedroom with king/2 single bed and next to it..

  • shared bathroom with shower/tub and granite vanity.

    shared bathroom with shower/tub and granite vanity.

  • and above is a large loft with double futon bed.

    and above is a large loft with double futon bed.

  • you head out the rear of the home with...

    you head out the rear of the home with...

  • Thank you for exploring the Pioneer retreat. We hope you enjoy your stay!!

    Thank you for exploring the Pioneer retreat. We hope you enjoy your stay!!

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, spanish, mandarin
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  • Calendar last updated 09/27/2016

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