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Private Wonderland!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 180 nights


About the property

Magical 2+ bedroom ski in/out Chalet with private hot tub

The Stellar J is everything you imagine a ski holiday chalet should be... Private stand alone ski in/out cabin with 6 person hot tub, situated within 2 minutes walk of the Village center, yet set in the quiet privacy and seclusion of towering snow-laden trees. Heated secure entry for your gear and outer clothing, Gas fireplace, 2 privacy bedrooms and all the modern conveniences to make for the finest of ski vacations.

Josh Waddington
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, Skiing spoken here!
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Josh Waddington

The Waddington Family is an ever-expanding entity, currently at 7+, which has grown up and enjoyed the variety that SilverStar mountain has had to offer. From beginners to expert, skiers, boarders, X-country and backcountry, Silver Star has been our 'home away from home'. We hope you enjoy your time spent at The Stellar J, and Silver Star, as much as we have over the years, and that you and your family create those lasting memories of the best of times spent together!

Warmest regards,

The Waddington Family (Leslie, Josh, Zac, Leah, Dan, Kait, Sam...)

Josh Waddington purchased this chalet in 2010

Why Josh Waddington chose Vernon

The Stellar J is the culmination of many years of enjoyment of Silver Star Mountain Resort by our family. Home for us is in the Fraser Valley of BC, and as such we have been fortunate to ski and ride most of the mountains of BC and the Alberta Rockies, as well as many hills in the US Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountains. Without a doubt, Silver Star is our favorite! With 3 skiers, and 4 boarders, Silver Star has terrain and difficulty that has suited us throughout our development as a ski/boarding family. For most of the last 20 years we have taken our winter vacation here, and as such we have stayed in many different locations. In 2010 we were fortunate enough to be able to purchase the Stellar J from the original owners... almost 50 years in the same family! The last 6 months of 2010 were spent renovating this timeless wonder to what we think is one of the true gems of Silver Star. Hopefully you will agree with us that the Stellar J is a compilation of all of the finest of what we have enjoyed in on-mountain lodging.

What makes this chalet unique

Where else can you find privacy, seclusion, yet be steps away from all the amenities and benefits of village life. Oh, and ski in/ski out means your car can stay parked in the lot below collecting snow for the duration of your holiday. Kids can play outside the front door on our huge lot, while you sit in the hot tub with your favorite beverage in hand.... Does it get better?


Vernon Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Liability: We accept no liability expressed or implied by your use of the Stellar J. This includes but is not specific to snow or ice falling off the
  • Damage: Although no damage deposit will be collected prior to arrival, guests will be held responsible for the full amount of any damage caused by the
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3- piece bathroom with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Queen - 1 queen
    Double bedroom - 1 double
    Loft bed - 1 double , Curtained bedroom at head of stairs
  • One master Queen room, one double privacy room, one 'loft' curtained double bed. All bedrooms on the 2nd floor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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Private Wonderland!!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Beautiful quaint cottage

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful cottage and you will feel like your in the wilderness instead of a short walk to the village.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 4 of 5

Great little place, with everything I needed. It was wonderful. I had one small problem and the owner Josh was more than accommodating. It is nice and close to the village, but tucked in the woods for privacy and quiet. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful mountian get away

  • 5 of 5

This property was such a dream to stay at. Clean, cosy and private. We are a family of 4 and we had lots of space. Well equiped kitchen and nice hot tub. Short walk to village and activity centre. This property is actually tucked away in the trees so you walk a short distance along a path to get to it. It was a little tricky bringing all of our belongings in upon arrival but totally worth it to stay in this secluded little retreat. We look forward to staying here again soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Spectacular Guests!! Just wanted to say a big thank you Melissa for leaving the cabin in such great shape! It hardly looked like you had been there for 4 minutes, let alone 4 nights. Please come baack and stay with us at any time.... we would love to host you again. Best of regards, Josh
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Awesome cabibn in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable cabin with plenty of details thought by the owners making your stay very enjoyable.

The cabin is lost in the woods but very close to village creating a very special moment.

Our family of 5 spent a wonderful time in the cabin!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice so much fun

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin,everything was very comfortable,would love to stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient, clean, and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We like to cook so it was nice to have a well equipped kitchen! Hot tub was the kids favourite! Nicely located to the village and Nordic skiing for us! Snow each night made for beautiful morning ski. We loved our silver star vacation and lots of kid friendly activities.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Kelowna International
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Silver Star Village
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Silver Star Village
Nearest Ski
30 Metres
Silver Star
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Kalamalka Lake, Vernon
Car: not necessary

The Stellar J is located in a secluded but very close in location to the Village of Silver Star. In the village are all the ammenities of a full service ski village; resturants, bars, shopping, groceries, spa/massage etc


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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