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CRESCENDO: UNPARALLELED EXCELLENCE - EXECUTIVE RENTAL

Mitchel D. Perlman

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps22
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Mitchel D. Perlman

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014
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CRESCENDO: UNPARALLELED EXCELLENCE - EXECUTIVE RENTAL

Sleeps22
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Big White House Rental Photos and Description

House -5 Bedrooms - 5 Baths - (Sleeps 22)

With pleasure, we welcome you to

Crescendo: a world-class home of unparalleled excellence:

classic elegance ... like never before.

Crescendo is not merely a chalet, it’s a fortress! At more than 5000 sq ft, Crescendo defines “luxury,” and every aspect was designed for practicality and for comfort.

Crescendo is a 5 bedroom 5 bathroom home (6 bedroom if using Rec Room as a bedroom, too). Although Crescendo has enough fixed and movable beds to sleep 28, our intention is to comfortably sleep 22. To better accommodate the unique needs of our guests, several of our spaces may be arranged in different ways.

Three of our bedrooms are dedicated wholly to that use: the Master Bedroom & the two Guest Bedrooms. The Theatre and Game Room are our flexible bedrooms, meaning that the rooms can easily serve as being both entertainment areas and private bedrooms. While cleverly designed and hidden, the beds in both of those rooms are custom-made and permanent. Also, the bedding/mattresses are of the same exceptional quality as the dedicated bedrooms.

The bed/bath configurations may be found elsewhere on this site. Note, though, that even when not including the use of any of the sleeper couches, Crescendo sleeps 22 in 16 separate beds (1 King, 5 Queens, 10 Twins).

Almost all of Crescendo's bedrooms have their own private ensuites. The master ensuite, though, is especially sweet. Not only does it boast a two-person steam-shower, but the two-person jetted tub overlooks the Great Room, providing views to the fireplace, to the ski slopes, and to the Monashee mountains.

While Crescendo can’t lay claim to creating the Monashee Mountains, we can lay claim to capturing it. The unprecedented panoramas through the Great Room’s twenty-eight foot floor-to-ceiling windows are truly breathtaking. From virtually every room, in fact, your eye can feast endlessly on awe-inspiring beauty: a beauty that remains the foundational ingredient to your realizing the depth of tranquility that can be experienced at Crescendo.

Practical elegance is another way to describe Crescendo, and that description extends also to its SmartHome features. Whether you’re technologically savvy or technologically challenged, you’ll be intrigued by the intuitive nature of Crescendo’s home automation systems. When you arrive to Crescendo, merely touch “arrive”, and the home awakens. Key lighting guides you through each room, and the fireplace and whole-house XM music automatically activate setting the ambiance while you settle in. You’ll enjoy experimenting with the touchpanels in each room, through which computer-integrated lighting, audio/video, and climate-control are all at your command.

Sixteen amplified zones allow music to be localized or distributed throughout the entire house (garage and outside decks, inclusive). While XM radio is provided for you, Crescendo can shake hands with your iPod or iPhone, allowing the system to read, display, control, and distribute your personal collection as well.

Non-Skiers? No Problem!

Staying at Crescendo is like being at a private lodge. Skiers and non-skiers both rave about Crescendo’s entertainment options, which is why Crescendo is enjoyed by guests even outside of ski season. Crescendo’s Media Room, for example, is outstanding! The movie screen is 110”, with 7.1 surround sound (not to mention two 12” subwoofers). More than 800 movie titles are at your fingertips, literally. They can be reviewed by scrolling through their electronic jackets projected onto the screen, and controlled, of course, via the two touchpanels in that room (yes, you’ll find a customized remote controller, as well).

Fitness-Inclined?

No problem with body image here! Crescendo is equipped with 2 unique high-end fitness systems: the PowerTower and the SwimGym. The PowerTower was designed for high performance functional sports training (and clinical physical rehabilitation). Crescendo’s SwimGym equally adds a novel dimension to recreation, to exercise therapy, and to sports medicine. It’s non-aerated system creates an underwater current for stationary lap swimming.

Our Signature Dish

Clearly the main course at Big White is the 25 ft of champagne powder that is served at Big White each year. We have told by our guests, though, that Crescendo’s signature dish is, without doubt, our indoor-outdoor pool/Jacuzzi.

Special Events

Crescendo is the perfect venue for family or Corporate retreats, for weddings, and more. Crescendo’s expansive ceilings and open-layout combine to make Crescendo warm and inviting: whether the event is small and intimate or over 100 strong. Also, Big White’s setting, of course, is wholly magical.

Coming to Kelowna for Golfing or for the Wine Festival? Crescendo can accommodate you and your golfing buddies (or multi-generational families).

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mitchel D. Perlman (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

About Mitchel D. Perlman

Dr. Mitch is a Forensic Neuropsychologist, who specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents who have specialized needs and/or who are involved in chaotic-intense-traumatic-critical- situations. Known for the comprehensiveness of his investigatory assessments (Psychodiagnostic, Psychoeducational, Neuro-Cognitive), he is often called on to be the impartial Independent Examiner in juvenile, family, civil, and special education proceedings.

Additionally, Dr. Mitch is part of the nationwide (and Southern California) Miniature Pinscher Rescue, where he fosters Min Pins until their forever families are found. He couldn't resist adopting two of his own, Jax & Jake, photos of whom may appear on this site.

Mitchel D. Perlman purchased this house in 2007

Why Mitchel D. Perlman chose Big White

It's about the Snow, about the People, and about the Property. At Big White, it's all about the snow. Consistently, there is more champagne powder at Big White than at any other mountain I have experienced. The people of Kelowna are genuine and honorable, and the Aussie influence at Big White is electrifying. Crescendo itself? Simply stated, second to none: in its location; in its amenities; and more.

What makes this house unique

What can I say here? Read our reviews; search our native website (SkiCrescendo). Crescendo is everything and more than what is stated and what the photo gallery illustrates. We have additional videos, also, on our YouTube site.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps22
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 46 traveler reviews

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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 46 reviews
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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p173280
-619 255-5566
Big White British Columbia Mountains
4

Bachelorette Party

  • 4 of 5
This house is unreal! The pictures do NOT do this house justice. From the showers to the surround sound to the theater you will not stay in a more "cater to your needs" home away from home!! 5 Floors of AWESOME!! The weather sucked during our stay. We were unlucky with bad timing and it rained the whole time, but didn't damper our mood :) We ALL had a blast !!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Melissa! What a GREAT way to kick-off the events leading to your wedding.
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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p173280
-619 255-5566
Big White British Columbia Mountains
CA
5

Amazing Rental House Right off Lifts

  • 5 of 5
I had never been to Big White, however I was completely blown away after staying at Crescendo with 20+ people (without feeling crowded). It is a modern, pristine, home with top of the line appliances, an indoor/outdoor hot tub, massive dining room table for the whole group and better yet, is ski/ski out. I would absolutely recommend this property to anyone in the area.
  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lincoln, for the review, and for the pictures you sent also via email. It looks like you all had an incredible time. I think you get the award, too, for having the most people at one time in our jacuzzi/pool. Please "like" us on Facebook, to keep up with our specials, updates, and more (http://facebook.com/skiCrescendo).
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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p173280
-619 255-5566
Big White British Columbia Mountains
Costa Mesa, Ca USA
5

Amazing trip @ Big White!!

  • 5 of 5
We could not have been happier with the experience we had at Crescendo. We have rented many properties before but none compare to the cleanliness and amenities found here. No detail was left unthought of....down to the kitchen coming well equipped with all of the appliances, spices and cookware needed to make a meal(s) for a very large group. (Thankfully!) Loved the convenience of being in a true ski on ski-off with quick easy access to the lodge, market and bar. There is no question that I would recommend the Crescendo,.. I know I'll be back next year!
  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kelly! Every time I return to Crescendo I have so many of those same thoughts. First, I don’t think I could ever be happier than when I reflect on my experiences at Crescendo. Second, what a difference it makes when staying at a TRUE ski-in/ski-out home. Thanks much for the kind comments.
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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p173280
-619 255-5566
Big White British Columbia Mountains
Costa Mesa CA
5

This place has something for everyone!!!!

  • 5 of 5
This is the total package for the entire family. The ease to ski on and off the mountain right to the lifts is incredible and gives the chance for parents with young children to take turns enjoying the powder. While at the house there is entertainment from movie theatre to relax or ping pong for tournament. After a long day on the mountain and games on the table take an indoor or outdoor soak in the spa. For those who are still up for some more entertainment take a simple walk to the village and enjoy the night life! I highly recommend and look forward to a future visit.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hey Tom – Thanks for the great review. Convenience, convenience, convenience! Really, it’s one of the main ingredients that goes into a ski vacation. That factor is hard to describe about Crescendo, but so readily experienced by all when there. Cheers – Mitch
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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p173280
-619 255-5566
Big White British Columbia Mountains
Orange County
5

Best trip ever!!!

  • 5 of 5
Had a wonderful time at Crescendo. This is my 2nd annual trip and this time we had a group of 18 with kids. No issues with space and we all stayed comfortably. We stayed downstairs in the new converted glass room which had options to turn seating into twins beds, super comfy and like always this place is clean. My daughter got ski lessons and she said the staff was very nice and helpful, and it's very affordable. This is the best place to stay for a ski in/ ski out in all of Big White.
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff! So glad you got to experience our new glass-walled Game Room/Bedroom. I understand the snow was pretty incredible – AGAIN – for you all this year.
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Crescendo: Unparalleled Excellence - Executive Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p173280
-619 255-5566
Big White British Columbia Mountains
Calgary, AB
5

Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5
We just spent a week at The Crescendo with our family and it is a fabulous property! The location is the best on the hill and a true ski in/out which is suited for all abilities and ages. The House is set up with all the necessities and comforts of home and the kitchen is well stocked. You will find everything you need (and more). The owner is extremely accommodating and pays a lot of attention to details. Since there are only 3 bedrooms but does sleep a total of 22, it is well suited to multi-families and in particular those with tweens and/or teens. The kids loved the lofts!! Very well set up for skiing - a private ski locker and lots of boot/glove dryers and plenty of hooks are a skiers dream. I would recommend this property - you won't be disappointed!
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks Cara for taking the time to post this review. Thanks also for noticing our attention to detail. If one of our mutual visits to Big White ever do overlap, I’ll show you some of the “behind the scenes” hidden rooms, housing our multimedia and network arrays, and our Geothermal and Pool/Jacuzzi mechanical equipment and programming. I think that what goes on behind the scenes in the home is fascinating. Regards, Mitch

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Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Snowmobiling, Snow-Limo

Golf: Crescendo is an incredible home to host a group of golfing buddies. Extremely convenient to have the entire group under the same roof. World-class golfing is nearby, and at the end of the day Crescendo becomes a hub for relaxation and entertainment.

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Rates & Availability

From C$1,000 Per night

Big White House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
*Peak Period
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$3,750
From
C$3,750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$26,250
 
 
Regular Season
Jan 5 2015 - Feb 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$2,000
From
C$2,500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$15,500
 
 
Peak Season
Feb 12 2015 - Feb 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$2,500
From
C$3,125
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$19,375
 
 
Regular Season
Feb 23 2015 - Apr 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$2,000
From
C$2,500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$15,500
 
 
Relaxation - Golf/Tennis Ahhhh
Apr 20 2015 - Nov 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$1,000
From
C$1,250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$7,750
 
 
Regular Season
Nov 26 2015 - Dec 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$2,000
From
C$2,500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$15,500
 
 
*Peak Season
Dec 17 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$3,750
From
C$3,750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$26,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$1,000
From
C$1,250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$7,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit C$2,000
Tax Rate 5.0%
Notes - Outside ski season $3750 total (plus tax) for up to 3 nights. $1k per night each additional for nights 4+.
- Regular ski season $7500 total (plus tax) for up to 3 nights. $2k per night each additional for nights 4+
- Advance approval is REQUIRED for up to 2 dogs ($250 each).
- 5 night minimum (7 for holidays) during Ski Season. Under certain conditions, minimums are waived. Please inquire.

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Amenities

Big White House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Ensuite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Mstr Ensuite is REALLY SWEET! tub for 2; steam shower for 2
    Bathroom 2 - Guest Ensuite - toilet , shower , Private Ensuite for Guest Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Private ensuite for Guest Bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - Theatre - toilet , shower , Private ensuite for Theatre (bedroom #4); 2-person shower
    Bathroom 5 - Ski Hall - toilet , shower , Ensuite for Game Room (Bedroom #5); 2-person shower
  • All of the bathrooms are custom made of quartzite slate. Most accommodate 2 people (2 wands plus rainbird).
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite is REALLY SWEET! King bed & private ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 Queen in main area; 2 Twins in loft - Private Ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 Queen in main area; 2 Twins in loft - Private Ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - 4 queen , Theatre flexes as private bedroom - 3 Qn Beds, 1 Qn sofa
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , Game Room flexes as very private bedroom - 4 Twin Beds
    Rec Room (Garage) - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Rec Room may flex as private bedroom; Qn sofa, 2 Twin AirBed
    Great Room - 1 queen , Great Room has a Queen sofa bed
  • Crescendo is a 5 bedroom 5 bathroom home. Although Crescendo has enough fixed and movable beds to sleep 28, our intention is to comfortably sleep 22. To better accommodate the unique needs of our guests, several of our spaces may be arranged in different ways. Three of our bedrooms are dedicated wholly to that use: the Master Bedroom & the two Guest Bedrooms. The Theatre and Game Room are our flexible bedrooms, meaning that the rooms can easily serve as being both entertainment areas and private bedrooms. While cleverly designed and hidden, the beds in both of those rooms are custom-made and permanent. Also, the bedding/mattresses are of the same exceptional quality as the dedicated bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
In addition to all that has been described above, Crescendo has a fitness area as well. Among the fitness amenities is the TotalGym PowerTower. This specialized equipment is meant for the true athlete, and is used by many of the best Physical Therapists as well. Video instruction (yes, accessed through the touch-panels) is provided on the equipment's use. Work-out bands and video instruction and video work-outs are provided as well.

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