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Helen Kenyon

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Columbia Mountain Lodge - Superb Five Star 5BR, 4BA Family Friendly Home

27 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Golden Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Situated in Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Columbia Mountain Lodge is a bright and stylish 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom mountain home neatly laid out over three floors that comfortably sleeps up to 10 guests. Columbia Mountain Lodge is particularly suited for families and groups. Half-house (up to 4 guests) rentals are available at Owner's discretion.

The lodge is complete with the features you would expect in a luxury chalet including open plan living, fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, mp3/ipod station, high speed internet, internal and external wood burning fireplaces, BBQ, hot tub, ski room with boot warmers and heated double garage. Four out of the five bedrooms can be configured as kings or twin XL beds which makes this attractive home very flexible and suitable for families and groups.

The lodge is only a short walk to the slopes and main gondola with ski in to the lodge in good snow conditions.

Enter this charming chalet at the basement level where there is a large coat and shoe closet. You will also find the first of two luxury en-suite master bedrooms with king/twin XL beds and DVD player, as well as a further bedroom with twin XLbeds, separate shower room and laundry room.

A wide staircase runs up the centre of the property from the entrance hall and brings you to the open plan main floor level with wood flooring. From here the dining area is straight ahead, the kitchen is to your left and the sunken living room is to the right. The stairs to the upper level carry on with large picture windows providing plenty of natural light up the stairwell.

The spacious fully equipped kitchen, with custom cabinets and granite work surfaces has all the amenities you would expect in a luxury home including range, oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, ice-maker, coffee maker and generous cooking utensils and table ware. There is a large granite surfaced central island which doubles as a breakfast bar and a separate comfy reading chair. There are French doors from the kitchen accessing on to the rear patio where seating is provided in the summer season.

The dining space, with ample seating, connects the kitchen to the lounge area and offers stunning panoramic views over the Columbia Valley.

The luxurious sunken living room features a wood burning fireplace, a vast sectional sofa, flat screen TV with satellite and DVD and an Ipod/MP3 dock. Guests can access the outdoor hot tub and fireplace through a side door leading to the rear patio.

There are three luxury bedrooms on the upper level: the second en-suite master bedroom with king/XL twin beds and stunning panoramic views, satellite TV and DVD player plus two further king/twin XL bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Outside, guests can soak in the 8 person hot tub in front of a wood burning fire place which is accessed from the living room or kitchen. There is nothing quite like relaxing in the hot tub watching the stars above: even better if there is light snowfall. There is also a BBQ which guests can use throughout the year.

Inside the heated double garage there is a dedicated area for ski/board storage with ski rack, heated boot warmers, benches and rubber matting. Access to this area is from both inside and outside the lodge.

The heated garage provides parking for 2 cars and there is parking on the drive for at a further 4 cars.

Keywords: Columbia Mountain Lodge, bright and stylish home, ski chalet, sleeps up to 10 guests, half house (up to 4 guests) rentals available, luxury living, open plan living on the main floor, internal and external wood burning fireplaces, hot tub, ski/boot room, short walk/ski to the slopes and the main gondola at KHMR

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Helen Kenyon (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Helen Kenyon

My husband and I are British and live in England. I am a lawyer and my husband works in the automotive industry. We live in a small village in an area of outstanding natural beauty known as 'the Cotswolds'. We live an outdoor life and have three horses, a dog and two chickens.

Helen Kenyon purchased this chalet in 2009

Why Helen Kenyon chose British Columbia Mountains

I first came to KHMR in 2003 and it was love at first sight. That feeling led me to purchase a plot and build our dream home. We truly believe that KHMR is one of the best, if not the best, ski hills in the world and we are delighted to welcome you into our home and share it with you.

What makes this chalet unique

KHMR combines superb snow, world class skiing and stunning scenery. It is a heady cocktail that draws lovers of the mountains and the outdoors to it time and time again whatever the season.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time at your place and will definitely go back!!
Mar 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

Columbia Mountain Lodge - Superb Five Star 5BR, 4BA Family Friendly Home
average rating of 4.851852 based on 37 reviews
5

Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here. The house had everything you could want. KHMR and Golden are great summer resorts.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Gorgeous Home Away From Home - Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

Recently Stayed at this property with 8 other house guests for a wedding at Eagle Eye. This home was great to house a large group with lots of space and social areas for visiting. Lots of bathrooms for everyone which is a plus. Large entry way to make it easy to get all your gear/luggage in. Allowing enough room for everyone to have their own space. The Beds were comfortable, clean and easily accommodating to any group size. Lots of kitchen space for cooking and storing food. We had no issues with the ice machine as some previous guests noted. Ample parking space for multiple vehicle. Pretty much any kitchen appliance or tool you require they have it. There are also lots of DVD's and games to entertain you. The out door space is nice and still pretty private. The hot tub is excellent and was a perfect way to end the evening. The BBQ was not very clean when we arrived to use it so maybe just make note of that prior to your stay. Other wise we all very much enjoyed our stay and it was so close to the main resort I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to stay there. The Owner of the property was great to deal with, was very prompt with responding to questions/emails and the rules and regulations are very reasonable. We will be back for sure! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Columbia Mountain Lodge and appreciate your comments. Thank you for the "heads up" about the BBQ. We do ask guests to clean the BBQ after use and before they depart but we will make double sure that going forward our cleaning service provider checks after each guest departure. We would be delighted to welcome you back at any time - perhaps come in the winter next time when the resort is so beautiful! Kind regards Helen Columbia Mountain Lodge
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Great location for a family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Rented this property with extended family and it was perfectly set up to accommodate us all (7 adults and 3 kids). There was more than enough space for everyone and every family got their own bathroom. The house was fully stocked and had everything you could possibly need. We enjoyed using the hot tub and fire place in the evenings after long days of sightseeing. Communication with Helen was easy, her responses where clear and timely. We stayed in the summer so didn't get to take advantage of the ski hill but used this house as home base to visit near by tourist attractions. We also enjoyed evening walks through the neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at our property and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your vacation. Kind regards Helen Columbia Mountain Lodge
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Perfect place for a reunion of wonderful friends

  • 4 of 5

The property was perfect! We arrived to it in mint condition. Perfect amount of space and well stocked with what we all needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Stunning property- perfect stay for our family of 10!

  • 5 of 5

Really easy to book and communicate- all questions were answered quickly and clearly. The stay was amazing! The area is really beautiful and with the ski hill so close we were able to walk there in just a few minutes and enjoy the park and the restaurant. The house was the perfect size with nice, clean (and very comfortable) rooms. Plenty of bathrooms for everyone and the kitchen/ great room area kept everyone together but was large enough that it gave us space to move around. The hot tub and outdoor fireplace were also the perfect place to spend the evenings! Would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone!

Only downside- the windows all face east so you get the morning sun and the blinds don't block the sunshine. Take a sleeping mask if you want to sleep past 7am. But don't let that deter you- this really is a beautiful place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great house at KHMR..... had a great stay.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Columbia Mountain lodge in March 2016 where we had 3 bluebird days at Kickinghorse. Great weather and good snow conditions.... we love KHMR!

We were a few families with a few kids 2-6 yrs and the house easily accommodated us all with it's 5 bedrooms and it was great having 4 bathrooms as well. The main living area was very spacious and the kitchen was a good size to accommodate our family dinners in the evenings...

It was nice having the double garage and the boot drying racking to dry out our gear at the end of each day as well. We really enjoyed the oversized hot tub which can fit 8 very comfortably.

We had a great stay during our trip and would highly recommend this house. Easily walkable to the mountain....We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Map

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
The Kicking Horse Grill -- CLOSED
Eagles Eye Restaurant
Golden Golf & Country Club
Golden golf and country club
Nearest Airport
270 Kilometres
Calgary International Airport
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Corks Restaurant, Eagle Eye Restaurant, Peaks
Nearest Ski
100 Metres
KHMR
Nearest Point of Interest
Eagles Eye Express Gondola Village Terminus
Nearest Point of Interest
Catamount Chairlift
Nearest Point of Interest
Pioneer Chairlift
Nearest Point of Interest
Canyon Creek Outfitters
Nearest Point of Interest
Selkirk Sports
Nearest Point of Interest
Sushi Kuma
Nearest Point of Interest
Horse Thief Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Peaks Bar & Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
Kicking Horse General Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Local Hero Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Corks

'Grizzly Bear Refuge: The refuge offers interpretive tours throughout the summer season to learn more about Boo the resident orphaned grizzly. Visitors are welcome to stay as long as they wish to watch and photograph Boo as he forages, plays, explores, snoozes and sunbaths.'

'Northern Lights Wolf Centre: The centre promotes conservation of wolves and bears and provides informative and interactive education experiences that fascinate and enthral adults and children alike. The centre is open all year round.'

'Swiss Village: In 1899 Edward Feuz Sr. and Christian Haesler came to Canada from Switzerland to serve as mountain guides. In 1911 the CPR built homes for them named the area 'Swiss Village' or 'Edelweiss'. The village provides the base for the now famous Canadian Alpine Club and is situated 1.5 km west of Golden.'

'Heli Skiing and Cat Skiing: Bugaboos, the birthplace of heli skiing is our backyard. Average 10m of fantastic snowfall. 4 heli ski operators and 1 cat ski operat

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Rates & Availability

Golden Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 10 2016 - Sep 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$386
From
$464
Fri,Sat
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 4 2016 - Sep 24 2016
3 night minimum stay
$348
From
$425
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 25 2016 - Oct 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$329
From
$406
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 10 2016 - Dec 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$329
From
$406
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early Winter 2016
Dec 2 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$502
From
$560
Fri,Sat
 
 
Pre Christmas
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$560
From
$638
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas\New Year 2016-2017
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$928
 
 
January 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$560
From
$638
Fri,Sat
 
 
Peak Winter 2017
Feb 3 2017 - Feb 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$665
From
$703
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter 2017
Feb 19 2017 - Mar 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$572
From
$649
Fri,Sat
 
 
Late winter 2017
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$541
From
$618
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 23 2017 - May 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$321
From
$359
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early Summer 2017
May 19 2017 - Jun 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$336
From
$414
Fri,Sat
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
Jun 9 2017 - Sep 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$394
From
$472
Fri,Sat
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$356
From
$433
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 24 2017 - Oct 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$336
From
$414
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$433
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 10 2017 - Dec 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$336
From
$414
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early Winter 2017
Dec 8 2017 - Dec 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$510
From
$587
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$541
From
$618
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $773
Cleaning charge $178 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Christmas and New Year Bookings: balance of rental payment due 2 months prior to arrival date.

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Amenities

Golden Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper floor master bedroom ensuite bathroom, twin basins
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper floor family bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ground floor master ensuite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Ground floor shower room
  • All 4 bathrooms have shaving socket and a hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upper floor bedroom opposite family bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Ground floor bedroom with separate shower room
    Master Bedroom Upper Floor - 1 king , Spacious upper floor bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upper floor bedroom close to family bathroom
    Master Bedroom ground floor - 1 king , Spacious bedroom with ensuite bathroom
  • Split king size beds/twin XL. Four out of the five bedrooms can be configured as king beds or twin XL beds making this attractive home very flexible for families and groups. The fifth bedroom has two twin XL beds.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
'Superb views' 'close to the main access trail, day lodge, gondola, Corks Restaurant and Kicking Horse Saloon' 'Outdoor wood burning fireplace' 'outdoor hot tub' 'BBQ' 'heated double garage with built in ski/board storage area with boot warmers' 'High speed internet/WiFi' 'family friendly' 'particularly suitable for groups and families'

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