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Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch

Ski-in Ski-Out, Luxurious, Private Hot Tub, Close to Village

10 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Kootenay Boundary E Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

#1 Blacksmith Lodge is a very comfortable and luxurious (2200 square foot) end unit with stunning views over the Monashee Mountains. It has won awards for Best Development, Best Layout and Best Interior Finishing.

It has features such as hot water radiant heated floors, large private outdoor hot-tub with massaging jets (very nice after a long day skiing), a fully-equipped luxury kitchen and a great room with gas fire.

All beds have comfortable fluffy duvets. There are two Master bedrooms with King-size beds and en-suite bathrooms (one has a jetted tub plus shower, the other a rainshower/steam cabinet). The third bedroom has a comfortable pull-out queen sofabed and the fourth bedroom has a single/twin bunkbed. These bedrooms share a bathroom with bath/shower.

The lodge has easy access to three main lifts (ski run goes right past back door!) and located only a few minutes from both the Village centre and Happy Valley.

To keep up with your e-mails, we have provided free high-speed wireless internet access for our guests. Access to the lodge is via a Keypad code, which will be sent to you shortly prior to your arrival.

Big White ski resort is Canada’s largest ski-in/ski-out resort with an average snowfall of 25 feet of 'champagne powder' snow. It has 118 designated trails, 27 unnamed trails, and lots of off piste skiing in the powder bowls and tree glades; 18% of the runs are beginner, 56% intermediate, and 26% expert.

We have both been skiing and snowboarding for many years and we still love the place. Not only for the great snow and challenging terrain, but also because of the friendly atmosphere and last but not least: no long lift queues!

We've put a lot of thought in making the lodge as comfortable as possible, to ensure our guests will have a wonderful, fun and worry free holiday!

SPECIAL: Book for 8+ nights and get a 10% discount. This offer applies year-round, so also during Christmas, New Year & Presidents' Week!

Please e-mail us if you need any further information about Blacksmith Lodge or Big White ski resort. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Nick Trowsdale

Keywords: Townhouse

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch

About The Owner

We first visited Big White in 2000 and immediately fell in love with it. We've skied and boarded many resorts in France, Austria, Italy, USA and Canada. Big White certainly isn't the biggest resort, but it's definitely the most fun.

Since having kids, it's even more fun coming here and there's no doubt about its claim to be in the top 5 kids' centers in the world.

We live in Europe, our kids both love travelling and they're going to be better skiers and snowboarders than us!

The Owner purchased this townhome in 2002

Why The Owner chose British Columbia

Fantastic snow and great family atmosphere

What makes this townhome unique

Looking out the window at a foot of fresh powder and knowing we can be on the lift before most people have finished breakfast.

Sitting in the hot tub with a cold beer, watching the last of the skiers making their way down to Happy Valley.

Having a snowball fight with the kids out the front of Blacksmith.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Nick and Irma,



We had a fantastic time and enjoyed staying in your home very much. We had a large group and it accommodated everyone quite nicely. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen and hanging out in the living room. The beds were nice and comfy and the grandkids didn't want to leave (neither did we).
Jan 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

Ski-in Ski-Out, Luxurious, Private Hot Tub, Close to Village
average rating of 4.9 based on 11 reviews
5

Great place to stay for a weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoy the stay. One disappointment was the fridge - doesn't freeze properly, so we have to leave all produce outside.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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New Year Break

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at 1 Blacksmith Lodge, 3 generations and mixed nationalities, aged between 13-71. There were 4 beginner skiers in our group, 2 snowboarders and 2 walkers. The accommodation is really good and the location very convenient. The owners are so helpful and respond very quickly to requests. We would certainly recommend this property and would really like to return some day. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Fabulous #1 Blacksmith

  • 5 of 5

8 members of my family had a great time there . Every convenience in the kitchen and bathrooms. .hot tub and steam bath exceptionally appreciated . Warm and comfortable . Ski-in ski-out most convenient, even to go back for lunch!! We hope to stay there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna, BC
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We, a group of four couples, thoroughly enjoyed our time at Blacksmith Lodge. The condo was very well maintained and equipped. The hot tub was used often and we appreciated the cupboard in the kitchen with lots of extra towels. The layout of the main floor is very spacious and allowed 8 adults to interact comfortably. Blacksmith Lodge was quiet and conveniently located for both the skiers and snowshoers in our group. We had a wonderful time on our get-away to Big White.

Having to access the third bedroom by walking through the sleeping area of the den was somewhat inconvenient. It was not the best arrangement for a group of adults although it would be fine for families or children sleeping on the lower level.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Moncton, NB
5

Wonderful place for a family get together

  • 5 of 5

Blacksmith Lodge has everything you need. Easy access to get to the main lifts and conveniently close to the main village and Happy Valley. A Great place to stay and relax. Only challenge is the early 10:00 am check-out. Would highly recommend and hope to stay there next visit to BC.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi P&J, Thank you for your comments and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. If other guests aren't arriving the same day, we can normally extend the checkout time by a few hours. Please do let us know if you're thinking of returning next season. Kind regards Nick
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Kelowna
5

Meagan

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful winter getaway with co workers! There was everything we needed and more to make our stay perfect.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Meagan, Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and please get in touch if you're thinking of returning to Big White. Kind regards Nick
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Kelowna International Airport
Car: not necessary

There's lots of activities such as snowmobiing, snow shoeing, horse drawn sleighing, dog sledding, carnival nights, bingo nights, skating and lots more...

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Rates & Availability

Kootenay Boundary E Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Season
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
$302
From
$359
Fri,Sat
$1,888
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$604
From
$680
Fri,Sat
$3,776
 
 
Powder Hounds
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$359
From
$415
Fri,Sat
$2,266
 
 
Presidents Week
Feb 18 2017 - Feb 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$434
From
$491
Fri,Sat
$2,870
 
 
Powder Time
Feb 27 2017 - Mar 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$321
From
$396
Fri,Sat
$2,115
 
 
Value Season
Mar 20 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$359
From
$415
Fri,Sat
$2,266
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$680
From
$755
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%

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Amenities

Kootenay Boundary E Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (2) Main bedrooms both feature kind beds with top range luxury mattresses for a superb night's sleep., Baby Cribs (1) 'Pack-n-play' crib for babies/toddlers, including linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out bed in bedroom 3, featuring top range hotel style mattress and fresh linens., Bunk Beds (1) Single over a double bunk unit with top quality mattresses and linens.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • 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 ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Steam room/rain shower

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