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Top floor suite covers 2880 sq. feet. Enter by private side door 'Hidden Gem'.

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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This spacious three-bedroom penthouse suite occupies 2880 sq. ft. on the top floor of a unique two story building in the town of Golden. Each of two large bedrooms have two XL twin beds that can be joined to make a king, plus a twin sofa bed.The third bedroom has two XL twin beds, which can be joined to make a king. The living room has a queen Murphy wall-bed.

The suite, which can accommodate up to ten people in comfort, and is priced well below comparable accommodation located on the ski hill, is a mere twelve-minute drive to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, with some of the best downhill skiing in North America.

It is also central for three other ski areas: Revelstoke is one and three-quarter hours further west along the Trans-Canada Highway; world-renown Lake Louise is one hour to the east; and Panorama is two hours south along Highway 95.

For cross-country ski lovers, Dawn Mountain hosted the 2012 Canadian Masters Championships and has over 30 kilometers of groomed trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Cross-country trails can also be found at the golf club.

If you need a day to rest aching muscles then the Radium Hot Springs are one hour away, or you can book a massage right here in Golden.

Golden is also a great location to base your snowmobiling adventure with 240 kilometers of groomed trails, 13 distinct zones and 4 maintained areas. Snowmobile rentals and tours can be arranged with Golden-based companies. Staying in Golden will transform a simple ski-vacation into a winter adventure.

For summer and fall hiking, Yoho National Park is only forty minutes away. We may be biased, but in all our travels we've never found scenery more majestic and beautiful. Golden's incredibly scenic golf course is only a few minutes' drive away.

The Columbia Valley is a major bird migratory route. Bring your binoculars and walk to the bird watching platform at Reflection Lake, just south of town. For history lovers, an hour or two will be enough to learn something of Golden's history in the small museum. Book lovers will enjoy browsing the new and used selections at Bacchus Books perhaps along with a coffee or bowl of home-made soup.

Golden is nestled in the Columbia Valley at the confluence of the Columbia and Kicking Horse Rivers. Surrounded by mountains, peaks of the Purcells are visible from the suite's living/dining room. Staying in-town means you are only a short walk from several good restaurants (so no worries about drinking and driving), burger joints and convenience food, a five-pin bowling alley, an outdoor swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts, a summer farmer's market, the cinema, grocery stores, an indoor skating rink, a skate board park and more.

Being in town also makes it possible to have catered dinners served in the Hidden Gem, or to order in pizza, if you are simply too tired after rafting the Kicking Horse whitewater, paragliding from Mount 7, floating through the Columbia wetlands, or strolling the Rotary Trail or alongside the Kicking Horse River.

Relax in this quiet location away from the hustle and bustle of the ski resort. Avoid the noise of grooming machines, of ski lifts starting up first thing in the morning, of rowdy drinkers and loud music from special on-hill events.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 2880 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Main Renter must be over 25yrs....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Ideal set up for families...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted on the balcony, but absolutely NOT inside....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please consider some guest are allergic to pet hair. If traces are found the damage deposit will be forfeited....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master: 3 twin/ single

    2 XL twin beds can be combine, to form a king. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single

    Two XL twin can be combined, to form a king....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Two XL twin beds can be combined, to form a king...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 murphy bed

    Queen Murphy wall bed, sleeps two in comfort...moreless

  • Both the Master Bedroom, and the Second Bedroom, contain a twin sofa bed. For larger groups, these beds can be used to accommodate a third guest, in both the Master Bedroom, and the Second Bedroom. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master ensuite: toilet, tub, shower

    Heated floors...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Heated slate floors...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Our property, is located in the middle. of the mountain town, of Golden....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    A breathtaking view of the Purcell mountain Range, from the deck....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
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Outside caterers will deliver if you want to eat in, but no one wants to cook....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace...moreless

  • Heating:

    In-floor electric heating....moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi available, bring your computer....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    4 off-street parking stalls available...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    With a great view of the mountains...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Only 10 minute drive to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 9 - Dec 6, 2016
2 night min stay
$190 $224
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Early Season Skiing
Dec 7 - Dec 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$190 $224
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Holiday Season
Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$380

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Main Season One
Jan 5 - Feb 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $224
Fri, Sat
$1,329

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Feb 7 - Feb 22, 2017
2 night min stay
$304 $342
Fri, Sat
$2,127

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Main Season Two
Feb 23 - Mar 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$247 $285
Fri, Sat
$1,728

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Spring Skiing
Mar 16 - Apr 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $224
Fri, Sat
$1,329

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Springtime
Apr 14 - Jun 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $224
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Summer Season
Jun 21 - Sep 8, 2017
2 night min stay
$270 $311
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$190 $224
Fri, Sat
$1,329

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $189.90
  • Tax Rate 5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golden & District Golf Club
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Transcanada #1 Hwy
12 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Car: Necessary

If you like the outdoors you will love Golden. Winter and summer you will enjoy this outdoor adventure hub. I moved to Golden as it has the best skiing in North America on par with Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Visit, and you too can enjoy this outdoor paradise.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Born and schooled in the UK. My wife and I moved to Calgary in 1973, and raised our 3 children there, before retiring to Golden in 2002. We chose Golden because we love skiing, and the outdoors, and wanted to retire to a small ski town in the Rockies. Golden fit the bill perfectly.

Why the Owner Chose Golden, BC, Canada:
Living in Calgary for close to 30 years, we would often vacation in the Columbia valley. When it came time to retire, we chose Golden as it is a small authentic town surrounded by six national parks, and central to the best skiing in North America. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is only a 10 minute drive, Lake Louise Ski Resort only 60 minutes, Revelstoke an hour and a half and Panorama 1hr 45min. Golden has several good restaurants, and other amenities, including a cinema and bowling alley, outdoor pool in the summer, and indoor skating rink in the winter.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Top floor suite covers 2880 sq. feet. Enter by private side door 'Hidden Gem'.

    Top floor suite covers 2880 sq. feet. Enter by private side door 'Hidden Gem'.

  • Master bedroom. 2 XL twins combine to make a King

    Master bedroom. 2 XL twins combine to make a King

  • Master en-suite with full bath and attached shower

    Master en-suite with full bath and attached shower

  • 3rd bedroom. Two XL twins can combine to make King. Built in closet.

    3rd bedroom. Two XL twins can combine to make King. Built in closet.

  • Brand new kitchen with electric double oven stove. Great for entertaining.

    Brand new kitchen with electric double oven stove. Great for entertaining.

  • Large dinning table seats 8 in comfort

    Large dinning table seats 8 in comfort

  • DVD player and satellite TV

    DVD player and satellite TV

  • Main bathroom with tiled shower

    Main bathroom with tiled shower

  • Golden pedestrian bridge in winter

    Golden pedestrian bridge in winter

  • Yoho national park

    Yoho national park

  • Local wildlife

    Local wildlife

  • Summer hiking at KHMR

    Summer hiking at KHMR

  • Deck view to KHMR and the dog tooth range of the Purcell mountains.

    Deck view to KHMR and the dog tooth range of the Purcell mountains.

  • Master walk-in closet

    Master walk-in closet

  • Large 2nd bedroom with sitting area. 2 XL twins combine to make King size bed

    Large 2nd bedroom with sitting area. 2 XL twins combine to make King size bed

  • Wall Murphy bed with pocket coil queen mattress.

    Wall Murphy bed with pocket coil queen mattress.

  • Spacious kitchen

    Spacious kitchen

  • Cozy sitting area with flat screen TV and electric fireplace.

    Cozy sitting area with flat screen TV and electric fireplace.

  • Double sinks in main bathroom helps speed up morning grooming.

    Double sinks in main bathroom helps speed up morning grooming.

  • Golden main street in fall colours

    Golden main street in fall colours

  • Glacier rafting on the Kicking Horse river in winter

    Glacier rafting on the Kicking Horse river in winter

  • Black bear in Golden

    Black bear in Golden

  • Golden from T2

    Golden from T2

  • Boo KHMR resident grizzly

    Boo KHMR resident grizzly

VRBO #493043

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, September 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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