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Luxury 7 bedroom, Ski-in Ski-out Slopeside Chalet on Mount Washington

Bedrooms 7
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Mt Washington Guest House

This lovely mountain lodge will make the perfect setting in winter or summer for your next family reunion, group get-together, golf trip, corporate function or wedding group with its 4000 square feet of luxury accommodations.

The chalet has a very large living area which is why it works so well for big gatherings, and with 7 large bedrooms, 6 queen beds, 16 twin beds and 4 full bathrooms – 22 people can sleep in individual beds or 28 people can sleep as a comfortable maximum. We also find the lodge is a popular choice for groups of 12-14 people who are looking for sleeping arrangements in private rooms.

The properties excellent location allows you to drive to the chalet – park your car and walk straight in (street level entry - no steps to contend with) then ski-out to the Hawk Six Pack Lift just 100 meters away. Ski right back for lunch or at the end of yet another fantastic days skiing!!

Because of its open plan, the kitchen/dining/lounge area works fantastically well for large groups. Our fully equipped kitchen is set up so that you can easily prepare meals for your entire group, the dining area has seating for 20 people at 3 tables. There are huge windows lining the living area with views over the ski slopes and Strathcona Provincial Park. There is a magnificent deck off of the main living area all set up for outdoor après-ski and alfresco dining with picnic tables and BBQ. We have a large secure heated ski/boot room which is ideal for all your ski/hiking/biking gear.

Other amenities include a separate TV room, lovely gas fireplace in the lounge, free Wi-Fi, ample parking for 6-9 vehicles, laundry facilities. In winter, there is a fantastic tobogganing hill right in front of the chalet, just bring your own sleds and you are all set to go.

The lay-out of the chalet easily allows 2 rental options. Smaller groups, up to 18 people can rent 5 bedrooms, please go to VRBO Listing #1024374 for this option.

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Comox-Strathcona C Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 28
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Downstairs (ensuite in bedroom #7)
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 4 people
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 4 people
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 4 people
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 4 people
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , Sleeps 2 people
    Bedroom 6 - 6 twin/ single , Sleeps 6 people
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 4 people - ensuite bathroom
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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Luxury 7 bedroom, Ski-in Ski-out Slopeside Chalet on Mount Washington
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 39 reviews

Cozy chalet for a large group

  • 4 of 5

The chalet is lovely. Some new furniture up there. I’m very sad that there is no longer a hot tub.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Trudy, It has been lovely to have you as such a regular guest over the last 12 years or so. Yes the hot tub has been removed and we are now concentrating on providing a really clean, well maintained, high quality chalet for the enjoyment of large groups. Our guests are liking all the upgrades we have done over the last few years and we fully intend to keep on making improvements each year. Kind regards, John and Sue
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Excellent condition and great layout, very well stocked. We had 25 in our group and we weren't crowed at all. The kids loved playing in the backyard.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a large group.

  • 5 of 5

We filled the place up with friends and family and still had plenty of room. This will hopefully become an annual trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully maintained and clean property great for families or corporate retreats

  • 5 of 5

The pride of ownership shines with this meticulously kept and clean chalet in a great ski in/out location which is a wonderful venue to host multiple families with ample drive up parking.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient, Cozy, and Complete for Mt Washington Ski-in, Ski-out

  • 5 of 5

We, all 17 of us comprising 3 generations of our family, thoroughly enjoyed our time at our Mt Washington ski rental accommodation.....The lodge was spacious and well designed for comfortable use by a large group engaged in various diverse activities ranging from reading or game playing by adults enjoying peace and quiet to hide-and-seek by 5 to 10 year-olds.....Even with our substantial number we certainly didn't feel crowded.....Everyone had plenty of sleeping space.....The well stocked and fully equipped kitchen made preparing and cleaning up meals as easy and manageable as preparing and cleaning up after meals ever is.......The long, trestle-style kitchen table with the adjoining breakfast or games sized table made it possible for all to be together to enjoy the evening meal.

The ski room was a wonderful complement to the living space.....Convenient separate entrance and kept everything in one place for starting out the next day....And all dried out and warm........And once out the door we could put on our skis and glide on down to the bottom of the Hawk chairlift.....At the end of the ski day (or any other time) one could ski past the main lodge and get on a trail leading right back to the door of our chalet (even the learners could manage it fine).....Very convenient

And after skiing, those with energy remaining could go sledding/tobogganing right outside our back door

A lovely special touch was the Christmas tree put up by the owners for us to enjoy during the festive season

We had a wonderful time and hope we can make a return visit in the future.......All Good!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, comfy, relaxing! Great family time!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful spot! Our 12 children enjoyed playing hide n seek!

Cozy n comfy!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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John and Sue Twose
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About John and Sue Twose

We are originally from the UK and emmigrated to Canada in 1992 where we lived in Alberta for 10 years before moving out to the coast!

John and Sue Twose purchased this chalet in 2001

Why John and Sue Twose chose Comox-Strathcona C

We do all the bookings, cleaning and maintenance ourselves so we can guarantee you will be getting the best experience possible in a mountain chalet. We have been renting the chalet since 2001 and did a major interior renovation in 2014. This is a very well maintained property and is furnished to a very high standard.

What makes this chalet unique

Ideal for family reunions, group get-togethers, wedding groups, corporate functions and golf trips.

4000 square feet of luxury accommodation.

7 very large bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms.

6 queen beds, 16 single beds.

Excellent drive-to/ski-in/ski-out location.

Street level entry, no steps to contend with.

Large fully equipped kitchen.

Dining area has seating for 20 people at 3 tables.

Large deck with picnic tables and BBQ, all set up for outdoor après-ski and alfresco dining.

Large heated secure boot/ski room.

Lovely gas fireplace in lounge.

Free Wi-Fi.

Ample parking for 6-9 vehicles.

Laundry facilities.

Tobogganing hill right in front of the chalet.


Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Car: necessary

In winter you can drive right up to Mt Washington Guest House and then ski out onto the slope to catch the high speed 6 seater 'Hawk' chairlift, which is just outside our front door or to access the Nordic Lodge and the cross country ski trails.

In Summer, enjoy Mt. Washington Alpine Resort and the beach is only 30 minutes away! The entrance to Strathcona Provincial Park is right on our doorstep. You can enjoy a relaxed stroll on the unique boardwalk trails or take an adventurous hike. There are many marked trails through the forests and open meadows leading right up to pristine alpine lakes with views of Vancouver Island’s snow capped mountains.

From your Mount Washington vacation getaway you can go sightseeing in the Comox Valley or visit other nearby Vancouver Island destinations! The ocean and the Comox Valley are only a 30km/30 min drive and there are plenty of things for you to enjoy. Outdoor activities include boating, kayaking, sailing, fishing, golfing (at some really excellent golf courses), hiking, beach combing and swimming. Courtenay and Comox also offer excellent cultural entertainment with museums, art galleries, theatres and top notch restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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