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GORGEOUS SLOPESIDE CONDO FOR WINTER AND SUMMER FUN

Shelagh Clarke

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay nights

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Shelagh Clarke

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2014
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GORGEOUS SLOPESIDE CONDO FOR WINTER AND SUMMER FUN

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Golden Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7)

Comments from our Guestbook:

'Beautiful condo!! Thrilled to stay in such an exquisite place...Fabulous time, thank you' .

'What a beautiful condo you have...we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to make it back another time'.

'We've stayed here (in this complex) before...it gets better each time. Long story short - we love it here!'.

'The Mills family from Calgary loved your condo and had a fantastic time....we will be back!'.

'Very nice condo, very cosy... the snow was perfect and new every day...good time had by all'.

'OMG! What a condo! Friends, wine, hot tubs and skiing! What else is there better in life!'.

'Colin and Kathleen love love love this place! Made wonderful BBQ dinners, relaxed in the hot tub....enjoyed the fabulous views and wonderful people!'.

'Our family stayed here for 2 nights....it's very comfortable and clean....this is a great setting, its well-stocked with all you need in the kitchen, games and movies. Thanks' The Anderson family, Hawaii July 2011

'What a beautiful place for our honeymoon! Thank you for the card and flowers, we felt so welcomed.....We'd love to come in the winter to ski/snowboard. Thank you for sharing your home!'

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort located outside Golden, B.C., is in the Canadian Rockies at the juncture of the Continent's three most majestic ranges: the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains and Rocky Mountains, and the confluence of the Kicking Horse, and Columbia Rivers.

The Resort overlooks five spectacular National Parks: Banff, Glacier, Kootenay, Yoho and Mount Revelstoke. It is a place of rare natural beauty and an unbelievable array of activities for all seasons!

This award-winning design, well-appointed and welcoming slope-side condo is beautifully furnished in hard wood and nature themes throughout the master bedroom (queen bed), second bedroom with TV, full kitchen, sit-up bar, and comfortable living room with a 32' flat screen TV and pull-out couch. To ensure the comforts of home, and a little extra pampering there is Wi-fi, internet, underground parking, heated tile floors and your own private luxurious outdoor hot tub with fabulous mountain views!

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is known for it's Champagne powder, and has everything from steep chutes for the powder hounds, to green runs for the kids, as well as snow-tubing runs, a skating rink, and both cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails. The gourmet Eagle's Eye Restaurant at the top of the gondola (elev. 7700 ft) offers heavenly meals and views, while other great restaurants and pubs, grocery/liquor sales, equipment rental and purchase, and lessons are available at the base area.

In winter there is easy access to back-country ski touring, heli-skiing, cat-skiing, snowmobiling, dog-sledding, tobogganing, ice-climbing and ice-fishing in the area.

Kicking Horse is a truly great place to visit in the summertime too - as the gondola and chair lift are open for sight-seeing, hiking or downhill mountain biking access, and the scenery is simply fantastic! For even more excitement plan a visit to see 'Boo' - the resident adult male grizzly bear who was orphaned as a cub and now lives in a 22 acre enclosure in the middle of the mountain where naturalists give talks about bears and their habitat throughout each day.

Other activities to do nearby in the summer include: whitewater rafting, hang-gliding and paragliding (for which Golden is famous), Canoe/kayaking, fly-fishing, ATV tours, Jet boat tours, horseback riding, cross-country and downhill mountain biking, Wolf Interpretative center, swimming in nearby Cedar Lake or in town at the outdoor pool.

In the town of Golden, 15 minutes drive from the Resort, the vibrant local culture is featured in the many local festivals, as well as tennis courts, skateboard park, groceries, spa services, shopping, excellent restaurants, and walking trails along the river, complete with local art.

On the way down to Golden, (only a 10 minute drive away), is the Golden Golf Course boasting an 18 hole championship course, that is consistently rated 4/5 by Golf Digest Magazine, with Hole # 11 ranked as 'the Best Par 4 in BC' by Score Golf TV and magazine, and boasting unparalleled mountain views from each hole!

And don't forget to bring your camera for possible wildlife encounters - as on a recent drive from Calgary to Kicking Horse: deer, bighorn sheep, a moose, two young grizzlies, and two black bears were all spotted in one evening!

Keywords: Kicking Horse ski resort, Condo, townhouse, powder skiing, grizzly bear tours, downhill mountain biking

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Shelagh Clarke (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2014

About Shelagh Clarke

Owner lives in Calgary and is an avid skier and hiker, loves to enjoy the area with friends and family. Kids love it here!

Shelagh Clarke purchased this townhome in 2010

Why Shelagh Clarke chose Golden

Owner has skied most resorts in Western Canada, and this is by far the best place to be! This ski hill is unbelievable in terms of snow quality and amount, variety of terrain, and opportunities for resort-based powder skiing. The scenery is amazing and it is wonderful to be able to walk out your door to ski, and relax in the hot tub at the end of the day! This condo is really comfy, with a large selection of DVD's, Wi-fi, great decor, and very private hottub. There's great restaurants, pubs, and other fun things to do in the area, and summer here is great too! It's our happy-place!

What makes this townhome unique

Very comfortable, nicely designed and decorated unit. Great views from front and back decks. Quiet and super-relaxing in hottub at night!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

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based on 10 traveler reviews

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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
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Golden British Columbia Mountains
Chilliwack, BC
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5
Shelagh's condo was exactly s described. It was very cozy and comfortable. It was convenient for golfing, as well as sightseeing. We would definitely stay here again. Shelagh was very efficient and helpful. Thanks!
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway
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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
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Golden British Columbia Mountains
Waterloo Ontario Canada
5

Relaxing , Quite and Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5
My family really enjoyed this resort to kick back and relax and do local sight seeing and tours as well as a great time at Golden Golf Course...we also enjoyed the wild life around this area and good restaurants...etc..
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
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Golden British Columbia Mountains
Calgary
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5
My husband, our 3-month old baby, and I had a great stay over a weekend. The condo was lovely, and exceeded our expectations! Shelagh was very good at answering our questions in a timely manner and providing information on the place and Golden before we arrived which made us feel welcome. The place has everything to make you feel at home, with a beautiful scenic backdrop. We would stay here again and recommend it to friends and family!
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309155vb
Golden British Columbia Mountains
Saskatoon, Sk
5

Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5
This propery was absolutely amazing. It was exactly what the description said! Beautiful condo, great location and very welcoming. Small perks were definately appreciated in the forms of DVD collection and board game selection! Location is excellent and Hot Tub was definately appreciated after a day of skiing! Sitting watching the snow fall in the hot tub was amazing! i would recommend this to anyone and definately wish to visit this location again!
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
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Golden British Columbia Mountains
Kansas, USA
5

Relaxing Retreat

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed 3 nights as part of our vacation to the Canadian Rockies. This condo was just as offered on VRBO, with all amenities to make a perfect stay. Sunrises were beautiful from the front porch with crimson sky looking across the valley to the mountain range in the east. We saw wildlife about every drive from Golden up to Kicking Horse and to the condo. Wish we could have stayed longer!
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Gorgeous Slopeside Condo for Winter and Summer Fun
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Golden British Columbia Mountains
Bend, Oregon
5

Great Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5
Our trip included three adult males up on a ski trip to KHR. Property was clean, well appointed and cozy. Hot tub was great after skiing. Nice garage for parking. We just drove down to the lift lot to load the gondola as it was much more convenient then walking up the hill to the slope and skiing down. it was nice having a W/D in the condo to help dry out the ski clothes. We had a great time up there. The owner was excellent to deal with, very helpful, hospitable, and responsive. I believe this unit could comfortably handle up to one couple with two children. The second bedroom with the bunk bed is a bit small and I would not recommend more than one adult in there. We had a great time at KHR!
  • Submitted: May 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: This renter was lucky enough to enjoy the biggest snowfalls of the season during their midweek stay, so I can understand if they found it more convenient to drive down to the parking lot as the deep fresh powder is deep to walk in initially, and the parking lot uncrowded during the week. My 10 year old daughter has had no difficulty with the 2 minute walk to the ski -out to the base for the last 2 years, and other renters have had no concerns with this.

As for their comment about the size of the unit and second bedroom, we have easily accomodated 6 people in the unit, so they perhaps overlooked the fold-out couch in the livingroom as a comfortable bed for two adults!


The epic powder that fell this week was unbeleivable, so these boys were very lucky indeed!

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Nearest Airport
300 Kilometres
Calgary
Car: recommended

Winter: Ski resort, back-country ski touring, XC ski trails, snow-tubing, Heli-skiing, Cat-skiing, ice-skating, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, dog-sledding

Summer: Hiking, Downhill and Cross-country mountain biking trails, Grizzly Bear refuge, White-water rafting, hangliding, para-gliding, Jet boat tours, mountain top weddings, gourmet meals at Eagle's Eye Restaurant, swimming at nearby Cedar Lake, Farmer's Markets.

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Rates & Availability

Golden Townhome Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $150/nt
  • Canadian Dollars
  • Non Ski season...................... $150/night
  • Ski season (early Dec-mid Apr) ....... $225/night
  • Peak season (Christmas-New Years) .. $325/night
  • Weekly discount 10%
  • 2 night MINIMUM rental
  • No cleaning fee
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Amenities

Golden Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1) very comfortable pillow top, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull-out double bed in livingroom, Bunk Beds (1) features single bed with railings above, and premium pillowtop mattress on double below.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Heated tile floors in the kitchen and bathroom Beautifully decorated with mountain themed artwork throughout. Located at end of road so very quiet and private. Building very quiet as most other owners live abroad.

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