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Stunning Big White Penthouse, Sleeps 12, Hot Tub- Pool-Gym, Ski in/Out

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,111 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Penthouse Condo, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This stunning Penthouse at The Raven, Big White, accommodates up to 12 people very comfortably in 4 bedrooms. It is perfect for large families, families sharing and groups of friends. Situated in the beautiful Happy Valley area, overlooking the ice skating rink this penthouse has the most stunning elevated views of the Monashee mountains.

This is stylish and contemporary ski accommodation with all the comforts of home and much attention paid to detail. The Penthouse is extremely spacious (2111 sq ft) with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 walk-in steam showers.

There are 2 private decks and your own private Hot Tub as well as free access to The Ravens own indoor salt water swimming pool and Gym.

The open plan living space has high vaulted ceilings and windows with panoramic views. There is a central fireplace with 42” wall mounted plasma screen TV and lots of comfy leather sofa seating. You'll find a fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and separate wet bar and pool table area. The Penthouse comes with 2 secure garaged parking places, 2 ski lockers and wireless internet access is available to the building. There is underfloor heating throughout and elevator and stair access to the penthouse.


» Ski-In 5 star / Ski-Out 3 star

» 4 bedrooms, all proper comfy beds (no pull-outs or sofa beds)

» 3 bathrooms, 2 with walk-in steam showers

» Private Hot Tub

» 2 Private Decks

» Free high speed wireless internet access

» 2 secure parking spots

» 2 secure Ski lockers

» Easy keypad code entry (no keys!) for your security

» Comprehensive Resort Information pack

» Huge plasma screen & wall mounted TV in lounge.

» 3 further TVs in bedrooms.

» DVD Player & DVDs

» Cable TV, over 90 channels as well as movies, sports & more on demand

» Stereo - IPod dock

» Nintendo Wii & Games

» Pool table

» Books - Selection of local and general interest

» Fireplace - Contemporary style natural gas flame

» Laundry Facilities - Washer, dryer, ironing and ironing board

» Fresh Linens - Provided mid stay with bookings of 8 nights+

» Bath Towels - Fluffy bath towels provided in each bathroom

» Hairdryer in each bathroom

» Baby Equipment - available to hire, recommended company

» Telephone - For local calls

» Food and provisions can be ordered from recommended company for delivery


Bright and comfortable living space with high vaulted ceilings and huge windows from which to admire a magnificent panoramic mountain view. A relaxing central area with large comfortable leather sofas in front of the fire. Wall mounted 42' plasma screen TV above the fireplace with DVD player, Ipod dock and selection of movies for all. Lots of space to kick off your shoes and admire the breathtaking views.


The dining area sits comfortably between the large living space and the Kitchen. A beautiful large solid wood table with leather seating for family and friends holiday celebrations and gatherings. Additional seating at the breakfast bar.


An impressive Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This kitchen is well equipped for enthusiastic cooks, with everything you're likely to have at home and more!


The Penthouse will comfortably sleep up to 12 people in 4 bedrooms - all in proper comfortable beds (no pull-outs). The bed configuration is as follows –

THE MASTER SUITE (Bedroom 1) has an en-suite with steam shower, TV, mountain views and King size bed.

THE FAMILY SUITE The Family Suite (Bedroom 2) is also en-suite with steam shower, TV, Games console, bean bags and bunks (perfect for kids or friends sharing). This family suite has a single over single bunk bed and a Double over Queen bunk bed –sleeping 6 in total.

THE QUEEN ROOM (Bedroom 3) has a Queen size bed and mountain views.

THE KING ROOM (bedroom 4) has a King size bed with TV and is directly opposite the family bathroom.


Bathrooms each have underfloor heating and cork floors to keep your feet warm, hairdryer, good storage space and a supply of bath towels. The family bathroom has a shoer over bath tub and the 2 en-suites have walk-in Steam showers.


The Raven is a short walk to the Happy Valley Adventure area and Lodge. Happy Valley is a great location, offering many non-skiing activities including the huge outdoor Skating rink, the Mega Coaster Tube runs, Cross Country trails and much more. The Raven is a short walk from the Gondola which will take you (in just 5 minutes) to the village where you'll find many restaurants, the ski/board school and grocery stores.


There is direct Ski-in access to The Raven and Ski-out simply requires a short across the road, or walk downhill to the Gondola depending on snow coverage. On a good day you can put your skis on as soon as you have left The Raven entrance and crossed over the road. Lifts are less than 5 minutes walk, there is free transport via the Gondola which runs from early morning to late evening to village & lifts.

The Raven building has a large elevator accessing all floors and garaged parking area.


On arrival a Welcome pack is provided. The Penthouse has keycode access for your security and so that you are not tied to a specific arrival time. Our guests have a 24hr in-resort helpline and support is available throughout your stay.

On booking you will be required to agree to rental terms and conditions of renting our property. Please contact the owner if you would like to see full terms and conditions of booking or visit the owners website.

Please contact the owner if you have any questions at all about this property.

Keywords: Chalet, Condo, Penthouse, Raven, The Raven, ski chalet, ski condo, Luxury condo, vacation rental, ski accommodation, ski rental, holiday rental

More Details

Rachael Smith
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Rachael Smith

We are Rob and Rachael and we live in the Cotswolds in the UK. We traveled to Big White in 2007 after hearing about it through friends at home. The minute we stepped foot on the mountain we knew instantly that this would be a wonderful place to stay – total escape, magical surroundings, great activities and facilities. We were so impressed with Big White and the Raven building in particular that, to cut a long story short, we decided we’d like to have a little piece of this luxury for ourselves. Perhaps we might get to live there one day – roll on retirement!

Rachael Smith purchased this condo in 2007

Why Rachael Smith chose Kootenay Boundary E

We chose our penthouse at The Raven because we love to stay in places where we have private space and where we can be as relaxed and as comfortable as we feel at home. Everything we need is close to hand and all the extras including the magnificent views, indoor pool and gym and of course the snow, make us feel like we’re truly on holiday!

What makes this condo unique

The Happy Valley location couldn't be better. It's close enough to the Gondola (5 minutes walk) to reach all the village amenities after a short 5 minute ride and the Gondola operates from early morning until late evening. The top level location of the Penthouse allows us to have complete privacy and stunning elevated views of the mountains. After a busy day on the slopes you can seriously relax watching ice skating beneath, firework displays and the stars from of your very own private hot tub – bliss! We think our Penthouse at Big White is one of the best places we've ever stayed and we hope that you'll feel the same! Please visit our own private website to see reviews from our guests.


Kootenay Boundary E Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2111 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellations - all payments non-refundable. If we can replace your booking any refund is minus 30% to cover Canadian taxes already deducted.
  • Late payments - failure to pay by due dates will result in automatic cancellation and non-return of any payment already made.
  • Owners Terms and Conditions of booking. Please see attached full policies document
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • The Family Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bath tub & shower over bath. Under floor heated cork floor
    Master Bedroom Suite En-Suite - toilet , shower , Large steam shower enclosure. Heated cork floors
    Family Bedroom Suite En-Suite - toilet , shower , Large steam shower enclosure. Heated cork floors
  • THE FAMILY BATHROOM Located just off the hallway. Under floor heating cork floors with bath tub and shower over bath. Hairdryer and Fluffy bath towels included. THE TWO EN-SUITE BATHROOMS Large Steam shower enclosures with rain-fall shower head. Vanity units with glass sink top large mirror and plenty of storage beneath. Heated cork floors to keep your feet warm! Hairdryer and fluffy Bath towels included.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king , Lovely mountain views, en-suite steam shower room. Sleeps 2
    Family Bedroom Suite - 2 bunk bed , Double/Queen & Single bunks. En-suite Steam shower. Sleeps 6
    The Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Lovely mountain views. Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Directly opposite family bathroom. Sleeps 2
  • MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A spacious room with views towards the mountains. Sleeps 2 in a King size bed. TV and alarm clock. En-suite Bathroom with large steam shower enclosure and rainfall shower head, under floor heating, hairdryer. FAMILY BEDROOM SUITE Flexible room, great for family or all kids, sleeping up to 6. Double bed over Queen size bed bunks and Single over Single bunks. TV, Nintendo Wii & bean bags. En-suite Bathroom with large steam shower enclosure andrainfall shower head, under floor heating, hairdryer. THE QUEEN BEDROOM Sleeps 2 in a Queen size bed. Bright room with lovely mountain views. BEDROOM FOUR Beautifully furnished room, sleeps 2 in King size bed. This bedroom is directly opposite the family bathroom with bath tub, shower and hairdryer.
  • Books ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Elevator access to all levels of building including top floor Penthouse level and basement garage. All rooms in Penthouse on one level. 24hr in-resort guest support - There is a 24hr emergency on-mountain help available for our guests during their stay. Big White Ski Resort info - a comprehensive information pack is provided in the Penthouse. Baby equipment & groceries - we can recommend local companies with online ordering who will deliver in advance of your stay.


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Stunning Big White Penthouse, Sleeps 12, Hot Tub- Pool-Gym, Ski in/Out
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Great spacious place with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We really had blast staying in this place. It's nice, spacious, with great view on outdoor skating rink. Almost feel like a cabin.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Robert - great to know that you enjoyed your stay and found our place comfortable. Have a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2018. Warmest wishes, Rachael & Rob
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Car: not necessary

The Raven is a short walk away from the Happy Valley Adventure area and Lodge. Happy Valley is a perfect location, it's lots of fun and central offering many non-skiing activities including the huge outdoor Skating rink. The Raven is a short walk to the Gondola which will take you (in just 5 minutes) to the village where you'll find many restaurants, the kids centre and the ski/board school and grocery store.

Ski-in, Ski-out - There is direct Ski-in access to The Raven and Ski-out simply requires a short across the road, or walk downhill to the Gondola depending on snow coverage. On a good day you can put your skis on as soon as you have left The Raven entrance and crossed over the road. You are also within easy walking distance of the Mega Coaster tube rides and Cross Country Trails. There are fabulous mountain views from this Penthouse at The Raven and from Happy Valley.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Please Note - To keep our rates as competitive as possible,WE TAKE BOOKINGS AND PAYMENTS DIRECTLY (ie not via the VRBO payment system). RATES LISTED ON VRBO ARE A GUIDE (PLEASE VIEW IN CANADIAN DOLLARS) - THE LONGER YOU STAY - THE LOWER OUR NIGHTLY RATE. We also offer SPECIAL DEALS throughout the season so it's always worth contacting us directly and asking for a quote for your specific set of dates.

PLEASE NOTE: Bookings are made with ourselves directly. We ask for a returnable damage deposit of (normally $1,000) to be paid directly to us after balance payment has been settled. This will be returned within a couple of days of departure assuming no damage has been made.

We are happy to consider house trained dogs, providing it is not left on its own in the property at any time or allowed on furniture. This is at the owners discretion and a $100 fee will be applied per dog.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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