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Lakefront Log Home with Private Hot Tub in the Forest

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Relax in your very private hot tub, sunk into a 900 square foot wrap-around deck, surrounded by trees, and overlooking a beautiful swimming lake accessed from a dock by the property.

This idyllic retreat is truly the best of both worlds; perfectly positioned for winter and summer vacations. Many windows and two sets of French doors opening onto the large wrap-around deck make this fully-equipped home light and bright in all seasons.

Situated in a natural, rural setting amongst the trees, you can enjoy privacy while relaxing in the hot tub on the deck and enjoying the view of the lake. Cross-country ski, mountain bike, hike or walk - off the beaten track - directly from your door.

The lake is regularly frozen in the winter and ice skating is possible. In the summer the lake is exceptionally warm and is perfect for swimming with access from the dock situated on the property. Walk or take your boat over to the two beaches on the lake. Snow and water toys are available for your use or you can use the private tennis courts.

Located in a private, gated estate 15 minutes south of the Whistler Creek Gondola, with access to some of the best skiing in North America and the many fine restaurants, stores, and entertainment available in Whistler. From this rural, relaxing oasis you can enjoy everything that Whistler has to offer.

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Owner
Richard Hunter
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About Richard Hunter

Chartered accountant, originally from the UK,living in Vancouver since 1980. Currently CFO of a B.C. crown corporation. My wife Therese is a hairstylist and we have 3 grown boys, who do not seem to want to leave home.

Richard Hunter purchased this house in 1992

Why Richard Hunter chose Whistler

We searched throughout southern B.C. for a vacation home and were extremely lucky to find Pinecrest Estates. There are only 75 homes in the estate and the ones on the lake never change hands. It has the perfect year-round appeal. It truly is a slice of Canadiana for a Brit like me. Snow, skate and ski. Mountains, canoeing, swimming and forest. Away from all of the shops and crowds in Whistler, but close enough if you need it. Plus the logs ... so cozy.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

Lakefront Log Home with Private Hot Tub in the Forest
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 78 reviews
Port Coquitlam, BC
4

Perfect cozy cabin by the lake!

  • 4 of 5

We have been staying at this cabin for many years, but it had been a couple of years since our last stay. It's always a welcome retreat--so warm and cozy--and it was nice to see a few updates and improvements since our last visit. This time we went for a family weekend; other times we have gone with friends. Whatever your purpose, this cabin is the perfect retreat! We would recommend to friends and family and are always happy to go back. And Richard is a great host--very accommodating and great communication. Thank you for sharing your wonderful cabin!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Stevens, Washington
5

November fun in the snow.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at the cabin. Our first stay was in July when we could swim in the lake. Now it is November and the snow is falling. The cabin is warm, clean and cozy and meets all of our needs. We love being able to enjoy activities in Whistler and Squamish with just an easy and short drive up or down the highway. We also enjoy hanging out at the cabin enjoying the beautiful snowy views, or walking around the lake and through the Pinecrest and Blacktusk communities. We will be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

LOVED IT

  • 5 of 5

The lakefront log home looked to be the perfect fit for a family re- union and wedding in whistler.I was looking for something other than a condo,something that would give 4 couples privacy but also a cosy family feel.It didn't disappoint ,there was enough room that you didn't feel on top of each other.The kitchen is large,well equipped and the table sat all eight of us.The living room is spacious the fireplace fabulous and the furniture cosy.

The 4 bedrooms (hard to find ,usually a pull out couch)were comfortable and roomy.

Situated on a lovely little lake ,a quick drive to Whistler or Squamish ,it was the perfect place.

This was my first time renting with V.R.B.O ,i was delighted with the experiance..

thankyou Richard for the info before arrival,the telephone call after just to make sure we were settled .

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect home and location for hiking

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, comfortable 4 bedroom home on a quiet little lake. Great clean hot tub on deck overlooking lake, nice little dock for hanging out in AM with coffee or evening with wine. Very clean. Well stocked kitchen-we cooked most of our meals at the house. Nice large table big enough for all 7 of us. Spent a week here with 6 other women on hiking adventure, we were able to find several awesome trails from Sqaumish to Pemberton, even one we accessed about 3 blocks from this house. Richard was very responsive to any questions or needs we had. My friends and I have been renting through VRBO for many years and we all rated this home as one of the best we have ever rented. Thanks, Richard.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is beautifully situated on a quiet, small lake with gorgeous views of the mountains. The kitchen is very well equipped, the fireplace is amazing and we spent lovely evenings curled up in blankets on the dock sipping wine and enjoying our surroundings. We were only 15 minutes from Whistler Village which was perfect for enjoying the restaurants, shopping and mountains but escaping the crowds of tourists in the evenings. This was the last of three stops for us during our trip to BC, and it was definitely everyone's favorite. We cannot wait to return in the winter for skiing.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect vacation rental and location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed 5 days at the cabin and enjoyed every minute of it. We found the cabin to be cozy, well supplied and perfect in every way for our vacation. We have traveled a lot as a family and my 21 year old daughter was giddy when she said, "thanks mom and dad! This is possibly my favorite place we've ever visited as a family! We were fortunate in that the neighboring cabin was not used during our stay, so we didn't have to share the dock. As it was, we used the dock morning, day and night. The star gazing is amazing from the dock, as well as we enjoyed them from the hot tub on the deck. It was great to hike in the day and soak at night! As for one recommendation / advice: Don't miss the Peak2Peak experience, Joffre Lakes for a spectacular hike, and I would advise you to buy your groceries in Squamish if you're driving north to Whistler to save money for the same quality food. We definitely hope to book again with Richard in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Vancouver
Car: necessary

On Site from your door - Rollerblading, Ice Skating, tobogganing, cross country skiing, hiking/walking, canoeing, swimming, 2 tennis courts

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Rates & Availability

Pinecrest Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 skiing
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$331
 
 
Spring Skiing
Apr 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$256
 
 
Spring Shoulder
May 1 2017 - Jun 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$222
 
 
Summer 2016
Jun 8 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$256
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$222
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120

Quoted rates are for up to 6 people, additional people are subject to additional charges.

Minimum stays are 3 nights, 4 on long weekends and Christmas/New Year

A light cleaning charge of $160 CDN is applied for stays < than 4 nights (5 nights for long weekends)

Damage deposit, if required, will be dependent on the number of people and the length of stay.

There are no other charges or taxes.

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Amenities

Pinecrest Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , Upstairs - deep soaker tub with hand-held shower head
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed , Upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main floor
  • Queen size Beds (all 4) are high end luxurious queen mattresses. A baby cribs/playpen is available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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