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Pinetree Chalet Whistler

Bedrooms 4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 28 nights


About the property

Gather, Relax, Entertain. Private home. 11+ beds; Sleeps 10-22. Parking, wifi

Please contact us for a quote. Minimum rental term applies.

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Looking for a place where your group can all fit together in comfort? With a living room and eating spaces able to accommodate you all... together... Pinetree Chalet provides the perfect 'home base' in Whistler. Kick back, relax & make yourself at home.


Whistler's Emerald Estates peaceful subdivision is central to Whistler's abundance of year-round activities. We're four miles from the action of Whistler Village. Hike, ski, golf, swim, boat, skate, horse ride, river raft, zipline... your choices are practically endless! Green Lake is a short walk from the chalet that offers boating and water sports in the warmer seasons, and skating, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing when frozen.


From your well equipped kitchen with bar-style island, to the dining area overlooking the sunken living room the open-style flow is perfect for entertaining - with just enough separation. The living room has comfy leather couches and additional bench seating - perfect for relaxing after a day in the great outdoors.

Stone, massive beams, granite, wrought iron, wood, leather and lodge quilts will remind you you've left the city behind.


• Dining table seats 10 (with bench seating for flexibility); adjacent kitchen island has 5 stools. Seats a total of 15 in comfort at mealtimes.

• Living room has 2x 3-seat couches, loveseat, 2 armchairs - 10 can comfortably gather on leather seating. Additional bench seating for 8 more in the living room. Living room can accommodate 18.

• Total of 15 people in 11 separate beds - no bunks. We provide premium bedding for all beds and mats.

• Additional 7 half-king high density mats available in the large rooms. Although mats are comfortable for adults the configuration may not be ideal for mature adults.


At bedtime you'll find 2 huge master suites... EACH capable of sleeping up to 9 per room.

Bedrooms 3 & 4 are small queen bedrooms that are perfect for 1 or 2 in each.

Each bed has a featherbed or memory foam topper and premium bedding for a deep, restful sleep.

Bathrooms: each master suite has a full ensuite bathroom. A 3-room bathroom on the main floor includes a sauna and steam shower.


Private off-street parking is available for 3-5 vehicles (depending on snowfall), foyer with hanging storage for 17 pairs of skis plus heated boot storage. The large, gently sloping lot has gardens planted in the summer and encircled by trees for privacy. We use exterior security cameras.

Equipped with laundry, wifi, bbq, soaps, sauna & steam room. For more details on amenities see our website.

NOTE ABOUT RATES: We are available for long-term rentals. Please contact us with your details to get a quote.

We look forward to welcoming you to your home base in Whistler... Pinetree Chalet.

Keywords: house, home, cabin, lodge, retreat, chalet

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018

About Virginia

Pinetree Chalet grew its roots in 1989. We purchased the chalet as an activity-filled home base for our family to vacation and entertain at. Over the years we've rented it periodically to select rentals.

Our family has grown up and out. With 5 grown "kids" we are delighted to share in the care and use of Pinetree Chalet.

We love to welcome people looking to explore the beauty of Whistler and take part in the many activities around the area. We think the peaceful area of Emerald Estates is the perfect home-base to take it all in.

Our home that we call Pinetree Chalet... from the remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, furniture and finishing touches... have been updated to reflect how we want Pinetree Chalet to be for years to come. And we're constantly planning new projects to make it the best possible home base in Whistler.

We focus on and look forward to each group that calls Pinetree Chalet home. We hope you enjoy it!

Virginia purchased this chalet in 1989

Why Virginia chose Emerald Estates

We love Emerald Estates! It is a beautiful 7-minute drive from the action of Whistler Village and yet the neighborhood is so peaceful - it's the best of both worlds. As we drive along and see scenic Green Lake on the right we just give a big sigh and life's problems just seem to melt away.

What makes this chalet unique

The layout of the rooms and furniture allow for so much flexibility:

-The two large master suites can EACH easily accommodate a family - even large families. A 3rd family of up to 4 can use the 2 queen-sized bedrooms.

-It's great for 4 couples - large beds and private room for each couple - huge suites for the lucky ones in the master bedrooms with reading corner and seating area.

-11 separate beds to sleep up to 15 in beds. Mats available for additional sleeping, if needed.

-The dining area has benches for flexible seating, plus additional seating at the kitchen island.

-Living room has lots of leather seating. Benches allow for additional space when needed.

-The house is within walking distance to beautiful Green Lake (also the only lake in Whistler that allows motor watercraft). There is a private park with play area nearby, and a beautiful 20-minute 'loop walk' with interesting houses. Other little-known walks in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Virginia,

What a wonderful time our group had! Thank you for making it possible. Your place was so warm and inviting and provided a great atmosphere for both focus and relaxation. Everything we needed was provided.

Thank you again for all of your help in making our stay a great one!

Hope to see you again.
Sep 2014
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Emerald Estates Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ensuite to large master bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ensuite to large master bedroom 2
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Part of 3-room bathroom: steam shower; toilet sink; sauna.
    Bathroom 3 - shower , steam shower with sauna in separate room
  • Main floor bathroom consists of 3 rooms: sauna seats 7, steam shower seats 2-3, toilet & sink.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 4 twin/ single , flexibile space -3 additional super-twin mats available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , flexible space - 4 additional super-twin mats available
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , shares bathroom with bedroom 4
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , bathroom shared with bedroom 3
  • Premium bedding; featherbed or memory foam toppers; snuggly extra blankets. Twin flannel sheets on request. Handmade lodge quilts on many beds. Two large flexible suites can accommodate a large family of 5-9 each with all the beds set up, or convert them to couples suite with daybed and sitting area.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Kitchen, dining and sunken living rooms are viewable from one room to another and flow into each other. Bedrooms are nicely separated from the living spaces. Large foyer with plenty of coat hooks and shoe/boot storage. Cleaning upon departure is included in the rate. Ask about reserving a private chef, or getting help with your travel plans. We have a exterior camera to monitor security and to ensure our Rental Policies are upheld.


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Pinetree Chalet Whistler
average rating of 4.75 based on 24 reviews

Beautiful and peaceful chalet with space for everyone

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion in Whistler and this place was a great fit. We had toddlers playing in the living room while parents chatted or cooked in the kitchen. There is a lot of room here for pack'n'plays, extra mattresses and toys. The kitchen is very efficient with lots of seating for our whole group at a big family square table. I would highly recommend this for any kind of family-oriented get together in Whistler. The staff are super-friendly and very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna, BC

Perfect for Retreat

  • 4 of 5

16 ladies stayed at the chalet this May 2016 and were quite pleased with the location and the overall set up of the chalet . It presented as a unique ski style chalet with the charm of a wood cabin . Very accommodating hosts ! Thanks !

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to host you! Thank you for your lovely comments about our Whistler home. We're so pleased the ambiance and location of the house suited your group. We would be delighted to host you again. Thank you!
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Nanaimo, BC, Canada

A great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had 20 adults all staying here for an outdoor adventure and it couldn't have gone smoother! The owners were very helpful, the location was great and the house had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone with a big group headed to Whistler.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mark, for your positive comments about Pinetree Chalet. We're delighted that the house worked out well for your group. It was a pleasure to host you and we hope to welcome you again. Best wishes, Virginia Pinetree Chalet Whistler
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Friends Weekend Trip

  • 5 of 5

We had 9 adults and 7 children (all ages 4 and under) staying here. The place was great for all of us. The website is excellent in providing all the information. The property was clean and well-maintained. The owner, Virgiinia, is excellent and very helpful. She responds to your emails really quick and tries to do everything she can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. The parking area can fit up to 4 cars which was perfect for us. This place is close to Whistler (about 10 minutes drive). The 2 master bedrooms are huge and spacious. The living room can well accommdate 12 people comfortably. It was a nice cozy living room for friends to gather around and talk. I would definitely come back here again!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
86 Miles
YVR Vancouver Int'l; Green Lake water plane 3 mile
Nearest Ferry
66 Miles
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal (BC Ferries)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nicklaus North, Big Sky (Pemberton), Whistler Golf
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Whistler terminal
Nearest Motorway
350 Metres
Sea-to-Sky Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1.7 Miles
Pikolo Espresso Bar
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Blackcomb / Whistler Mountains
Nearest Beach
550 Metres
Green Lake Park
Car: recommended

Please see the 'nearby' page on our website for many more links of activities in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800.45
standard cleaning $279.36
SAVE @ $0.8

IMPORTANT: VRBO's rate structure may not show our rates accurately. Please ask for a quote. With every booking we block off a 28-day period in order to comply with local regulations, regardless of the number of nights of occupancy. Booking through VRBO may incur a fee.

Once a booking is made, refunds will be given only if the time is rebooked. We will ask you to sign a standard Rental Policy sheet prior to accepting funds for your rental. Note that the full booking refund over 30 days notice is not accurate - please see our Rental Policies.

DISCOUNT rates when booked directly through our website, as follows (see link to

Rates based on 10 guests. Additional guests each $18 /night reg. season; $25 ski season / holidays.
Final cleaning add $350.
A detailed quote will be given with your inquiry.
Rates based on cheque, email/bank transfer or cash.
Please contact us about longer stays
Monthly rate is for a 28-day term.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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