Bauhinia Chalet

Chalets, Village Centre, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
Size: 4 Bedroom (3 Bdrm, 1 Den), 4 Baths, 2500 sq. ft.
Beds: Sleeps 12, 1 Double Sofa Bed, 2 Double/Single Bunk, 1 King, 1 Queen

Welcome to our Vacation Rental!

Warm and Welcoming, the Bauhinia Chalet is the perfect home for your stay at Big White.
Warm and Welcoming, the Bauhinia Chalet is the perfect home for your stay at Big White. The Bauhinia. Our 2500 square foot home offers the ultimate in luxury accommodation including a gourmet kitchen, slate flooring, 2 spectacular floor to ceiling fireplaces, wet bar and private hot tub. Located in Big White's prestigious White Forest Estates, this chalet offers ski in/ski accommodation and boasts breathtaking views of the Monashee Mountains. Indulge yourself in stunning surroundings - our home is perfect for families gatherings and holiday enjoyment for all.

Highlights include

  • Sleeps 12 in 4 separate sleeping areas
  • 3 Full baths, master ensuite complete with soaker tub.
  • Private 10 person hot tub on the deck
  • BBQ, secure heated parking for 3 vehicles.
  • Secure high speed wireless Internet access
  • Fully appointed gourmet kitchen
  • 3 TV's and 2 VCR players, HDTV with Movies, Sports and more on Demand
  • Ski in ski out access.
  • Premium central location, close to all resort amenities and activities. 

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Local & Worldwide: 250 862 3437

Toll Free (Can & USA): 1 877 717 3437

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Master Bedroom: Beautifully furnished vacation home with rock face gas firplace, king size sleigh bed, and a large picture window in the master ensuite bedroom. Sleeps 2.  
Great Room: Very spacious open plan of the dining, kitchen, and living room. Floor to ceiling fireplace and a fabulous view of the mountains from large picture window. There are 3 comfortable couches, and the entertainment unit houses the flat screen TV, VCR, Stereo, CD player and books.  


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Rates are quoted in Canadian dollars per night and are subject to change without notice. 

Applicable Taxes GST of 5% applies
(taxes not included in the rates below)
Rates Calculation Minimum night stay requirements are based on your arrival season only.
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Season Start Date End Date # of Nights Rate/nt Comments
Summer/Fall Apr 13, 2015 Nov 26, 2015
31 +
Off Season, the ski resort is closed. Hot Tub is not available.
First Tracks Nov 27, 2015 Dec 17, 2015
3 +
5 +
7 +
10 +
14 +
Christmas Dec 18, 2015 Dec 26, 2015
4 +
7 +
New Year Dec 27, 2015 Jan 2, 2016
4 +
7 +
Winter Value Jan 3, 2016 Feb 4, 2016
3 +
5 +
7 +
10 +
14 +
Regular Season Feb 5, 2016 Mar 26, 2016
3 +
5 +
7 +
10 +
14 +
Spring Value Mar 27, 2016 Apr 10, 2016
3 +
5 +
7 +
10 +
14 +
Summer/Fall Apr 11, 2016 Nov 23, 2016
31 +
Off Season, the ski resort is closed. Hot Tub is not available.

Payment Info

Policy Amount Required Due Date Payment Accepted
Reservation Deposit 25.00% of total Due at time of booking Online CreditCard via this website
Balance of Payment Full remainder 45 days prior to arrival
Damage Deposit $1,000.00 Charged up to this maximum after departure if property is damaged, requires excessive cleaning, or if items are missing.
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

Property Description

This prestigious 3 level 2500 sq. ft. has elegant comfort. The boot room, laundry facilities, games room, and garage with ski lockers are on the ground floor. The main level is the center point for gatherings with the living, dining rooms and kitchen. The top floor has the master bedroom with ensuite, 2nd bedroom, main bathroom and the bunk room with ensuite.

Sleeping Areas & Beds


Beautiful richly furnished bedroom with rock face gas firplace, king size sleigh bed and picture window.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 King
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 1

The Queen Room

Solid wood queen size sleigh bed with quality bedding.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen
Floor Level 1

The Bunk Room

The bunk room is great for the kids. Two single over double bunks, walk in closet and a fully appointed ensuite bathroom.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 6
Beds 2 Double/Single Bunk
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 1

The Games room

Comfortable double sofa bed with quality bedding located in the lower level rec room.

Room Type Private Den (Has a door, no windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Double Sofa Bed
Floor Level 1


Bathroom 4

Two piece powder room located off lower level entry.

Is Ensuite Bathroom No
Includes Basic Supplies

Bathroom 1

Beautiful master bedroom ensuite with soaker tub and shower. Large vanity with double sinks and plenty of storage.

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Basic Supplies, Hairdryer, Shampoo, Shower, Soaker Tub, Soap, Vanity

Bathroom 2

The bunk room ensuite.

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Basic Supplies, Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Shampoo, Soap, Vanity

Bathroom 3

Main Bathroom located off the upper level hall and across from the Queen bedroom.

Is Ensuite Bathroom No
Includes Basic Supplies, Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Shampoo, Soap, Vanity


The heart of our home, this well designed, spacious kitchen is easy to move around in. Gas cook top on the island and large state of the art oven in the wall makes cooking for large groups easy. Granite counters, lots of cupboards including large pantry and slate floors are very appealing The wet bar is off to the side makes entertaining easy.

Aluminum Foil provided, plastic wrap too!
Basic Food Staples Spices including Salt & Pepper
Blender yes
Coffee grinder Yes
Coffee Maker Yes
Cooking/Eating Utensils Full assortment with place setting for 18.
Dish Soap Dishwasher & Liquid soap provided as well as cleaning supplies.
Dishwasher Yes
Electric Mixer Yes
Fridge Large stainless steel
Garbage Bags Yes, and recycling bags as well.
Kettle Yes
Microwave Built in stainless steel on top of wall oven
Napkins Yes, and paper towel.
Oven built in wall unit
Stove gas counter top range
Toaster Yes
Wine Rack Located on Wet Bar

Living Area

Very spacious, opulent room with post and beam, floor to ceiling fireplace and a fabulous view from large picture window. There are 3 comfortable couches, and the entertainment unit houses the flat screen TV with HDTV and movies on demand, VCR, Stereo, CD player and books.

Dining Area

Large dining area with solid wood table and chairs for 10 people in comfortable surroundings.

Special Features

Distinctive elegance in comfortable surroundings, The Bauhinia Chalet is perfect for large gatherings. The substantial living room with ample seating, large dining room table, and a gourmet kitchen that's a chef’s dream. The wet bar, pantry and built in work space are additional unique features. Away from the hustle and bustle of the main living area, the three bedrooms on the upper level offer a restful retreat. Plenty of space for ski gear in the lower level boot room and the rec room is a great place for everyone to have fun!


Functional and spacious floor plan, private heated 3 car garage, deck with hot tub, plenty of secure ski storage, and fantastic views! Our convenient central location just few minutes from the village centre or Happy Valley.

Private Amenities

Baby/Infant Equipment Rental available from The Tiny Tourist Baby Equipment Rentals
Basic Food Staples Spices including salt & pepper
BBQ Located on back deck.
Books Yes.
Check-In Assistance 24hr Emergency helpline available
Coded Access Garage and Entry doors are both coded. No keys required!
Complimentary Housekeeping Cleaning after departure is included. Guests staying 10 nights or more receive a complimentary change of towels & bed linen every 7th day. Additional housekeeping can be arranged for a fee.
Deck Private front deck with hot tub. BBQ located on rear deck.
Dishwasher Yes
Fireplace 2 gas floor to ceiling rock faced fireplace. One in the common living area and the other in the Master Bedroom.
Fresh Linens Towels and bed linens supplied.
Games PlayStation 2 in rec room. Assorted board games.
Hairdryer Supplied in each bathroom.
Hot Tub - Private Large private hot tub on front deck
Internet Access - Wireless Internet Free High Speed internet service provided by Telus
Iron and Ironing Board Supplied
Laundry Facilities - Free in suite. Complimentary supplies provided.
Office Area Large built in desk/ workspace located in kitchen.
Parking - Free Guest Spots 3 vehicle heated garage. Additional guest parking available in Happy Valley parking lot for a fee.
Parking - Free Private Parking 3 vehicle heated, secure garage.
Parking - Over Height Available Guest parking available in Happy Valley parking lot for a fee.
Resort Information Included at check in & guest directory located in unit
Safety Equipment Smoke detectors, Fire extinguisher.
Secure Ski and Bike Storage Private heated garage with 4 ski lockers
Stereo In living room with I pod dock.
Telephone Unlimited local calls.
TV-Digital or HDTV Yes - HDTV with over 90 channels as well as Movies, Sports and more on Demand!
VCR Located in the rec room.
Video Game Connectivity Yes
Videos Large Library


From lift tickets to equipment rentals, mountain orientations to events and activities, Big White's knowledgeable and friendly staff are at your service.

Discount Lift Tickets are available at various Kelowna Retail Locations including:
Sport Check at 2271 Harvey Ave. Phone: (250) 860-7669. Store Hours: Mon, Tues & Sat: 9:30am-5:30pm, Wed - Fri: 9:30am-9:00pm, Sun: 11:00am-5:00pm
Sport Mart at 1835 Dilworth Dr. Phone: (250) 860-3412. Store Hours Mon, Tues & Sat: 9:30-6:00, Wed- Fri: 9:30-9:00, Sun: 11:00-5:00

Transportation Services to the Resort:There are various shuttle and taxi services offering transport to and from the mountain. The Kelowna Airport website has information regarding transportation

Grocery Services and Infant Furniture: Vacation Food Service offers online grocery shopping and delivery service to Big White. Pre-order your groceries online through and have them delivered before you arrive.  Baby Cribs and High Chairs are available for rental from The Tiny Tourist Baby Equipment Rentals -

The Team at Vacation Services is available to assist you with any problem or question you may encounter with respect to our home. They also provide...

24 HR In-Resort Emergency Help 24hr Emergency helpline available throughout your stay
Emergency Check-In Service 24hr Emergency helpline available

Location & Map


Located in Big White's prominent and centrally located White Forest Estates, The Bauhinia Chalet offers an excellent location to all resort amenities. Our home provides a  private and intimate setting, with access to to the runs, lifts, and the village center less than 10 minutes (or less) away!    


Access Time to Lifts

Ski in Ski out
Free transport to village & lifts
Less than 10 minutes walk

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 5 minutes drive
Less than 10 minutes walk
Free transport to village & lifts

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 5 minutes drive
Less than 10 minutes walk

Local Map


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PLEASE REVIEW OUR POLICIES CAREFULLY, particularly our cancellation policy. These policies are strictly enforced. Failure to meet them prior to your arrival or during your stay will result in either cancellation or eviction. Minimum age for guests is 25, unless accompanying parents/guardians. We do not require a deposit in advance for damages. By booking with us you agree to pay charges up to $1000.00 for damage, missing items or excessive cleaning.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25 25 years old. Unless accompanied by parent/guardian.
Babies, Kids & Teens We welcome kids and families.
No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted Absolutely no smoking allowed inside. Smoking outside is permitted.
Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered We accept travel reseller bookings but do not offer referral fees.
Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)
Not Suitable For:
Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties Not permitted.
Smoking Inside Permitted This is a 100% smoke-free property.
Subleased Tenants Subleasing to other tenants not permitted.
Travel Reseller Bookings - Referral Fee offered We do not offer referral fees for travel reseller bookings.
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Arrival Days There are currently no restrictions regarding the day of guest arrival.
Cancellations Made by Guests All payments are non-refundable. If we can replace your booking, we will refund your money. Refunds will be adjusted for any payment processing expenses.
Courtesy Hold Reservations We can not hold reservation without payment. Please click RESERVE NOW.
Delayed Arrivals Sorry, No refunds. We are not responsible for arrival delays.
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information Sent by email upon making balance of payment. Includes directions and access codes
Guest Account Termination The Owner or their Contact reserve the right to request permanent Guest account inactivation from this web sites technical administrators in the event of one or more of the following Guest actions: intentional property policy violation causing material damage or fines, Guest misrepresentation and/or fraud, intentionally defacing or damaging public or private property, breaking laws and bylaws, theft, public indecency, harassment, causing bodily or emotional harm & disturbing the peace after repetitive warnings. Guests will be notified by email of account termination. Guests may choose to appeal their account termination. Guests may be given the chance to reconcile with the Owner as a condition of preserving or reversing their account status. Account termination prevents the Guest from booking this or any other property that uses the same web site
Guest Stay Contract We do not require a signed Guest stay contract. When you book online, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.
Ineligible Guests Reservation Reversal The Owner or their Contact reserves the right to cancel reservations made by, and refuse business to: Guests who do not meet the policies published in this property's Policies Table at the time of booking and past Guests known to have : intentionally violated rental property policies, damaged and/or defaced rental properties through intentionally destructive and/or negligent behavior, engaged in theft, broken local bylaws and laws, committed fraud or who misrepresented themselves, and Guests who have caused bodily or emotional harm to any third parties. Reservations may be cancelled up to a maximum of 48 hours from the time the ineligible Guest made the booking. Guests will be issued a refund by personal cheque. Refunds will be adjusted for any payment processing expenses
Late Reservation Payments Failure to pay by due dates will result in automatic cancellation. Guests can re-book dates if they are still available; deposit will not be recharged.
Privacy The Owner, their booking Contact and this web sites technical administrators agree to not sell, refer, rent or divulge to any third parties the names or personal information of their Guests without prior written consent from the Guests, except under force of law, or for law enforcement purposes relating to policy and property violation. The Owner and their booking Contact also agree to not use Guest personal information for any reason other than its original intended purpose without written consent from the Guests. Guests agree to not sell, refer, rent or divulge to any third parties the names or personal information of the Owner or their booking Contact without prior written consent from the Owner and/or Contact, except under force of law or for law enforcement purposes. Guests also agree to not use Owner or Contact personal information for any reason other than its original intended purpose without written consent from the Owners and their Contact.
Reservation Changes Your reservation can be changed if it is in compliance with our cancellation policy. Please note that your deposit for your revised reservation is calculated on your original reservation amount.

Guest Stay Policies

Amenity Terms of Use Please respect all private and common amenities of the property. Damage or excessive cleaning to any amenity will be charged to the Guest responsible.
Check-In Time 4:00 pm (or later). STRICTLY ENFORCED
Check-Out Time 10:00 am (or earlier). STRICTLY ENFORCED
Complaints Concerning Property Report all property complaints or obvious damage caused by previous Guests to us immediately, by phone and by email as they become evident. Serious problems should be reported with supporting photographs. We will make our best efforts to rectify problems within 24 hours of notification. Failure to notify us of property-related problems while in the property and as they become evident, will forfeit any rights or claims against us regarding property condition after your departure.
Excessive Cleaning Costs Standard departure cleaning is complimentary . Cleaning associated with defacing the property, or above the standard fees is considered property damage.
Excessive Noise Complaints of excessive noise will result in eviction without refund!. Please be considerate of your neighbours
Garbage Removal Guests are responsible for garbage removal at the time of departure.
Housekeeping Cleaning after departure is included. Guests staying 10 nights or more receive a complimentary change of towels & bed linen every 7th day. Additional housekeeping can be arranged for a fee
Internet Availability & Usage Internet service is provided by a third party. We cannot be held responsible if there is a lack of or quality of service at any time.
Liability We are not responsible for any bodily harm to guests or guests of guests while they are on our property or at any location in Big White Ski Resort.
Maintenance Emergencies In resort support provided. Complete emergency contacts provided for booked guests.
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 12 people. Additional persons will result in immediate eviction
Missing Items Guests authorize credit card charge for replacement of missing items. When applicable, we will discuss additional charges directly with you, after which your credit card will be charged for the cost of damage or missing items.
Noise Restrictions Quiet time is 11:00pm to 7:00am. Guests may be evicted subsequent to noise complaints and will be charged for any damages resulting form the noise complaints. The outdoor hot tub area may be used after 11:00pm, but please engage only in quiet conversation after 11:00pm out of respect for our neighbouring guests.
Policy Updates Policies are subject to change without notice, however guests will be notified via e-mail of changes prior to their arrival.
Property Damage Guests authorize credit card charge for actual damages. When applicable, we will discuss additional charges directly with you, after which your credit card will be charged for the cost of damage or missing items.
Rental Accommodation Zoning This property is legally zoned for either short term, or long term, rental accommodation use.
Resort Information Provided at time of arrival and/or visit Additional information provided in Guest Services Book in unit.
Ski & Snowboard Gear Storage Secure equipment storage is available in the ski locker and Garage. Please do not bring equipment into the chalet.
Terms of Eviction The following conditions and circumstances will result in eviction from our property: smoking, excessive noise, pets, more overnight guests than permitted by owner will result in eviction. You will be evicted for excessive noise, common and private property damage, disturbing the peace.

Guarantees Policies

Reservation Guarantee If a situation arises that is out of our control, we will find you another suitable arrangement. If we fail to successfully relocate you, you will receive a full refund. Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against any unexpected events involving your lodging, flights or vacation-related products.
Snow Guarantee Sorry, no guarantees.

Local Tips

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Fill up your gas tank before you get to Big White And wiper fluid too!

About Us


Vacation Rental Reviews by alluraDirect

Excellent Location.

John from Fort Langley, Canada
Date: Mar-21-2015 for a stay in Feb 2015

We have stayed at this place for a third year in a row. Excellent location. Would like to come back next year. The only complaint we have is about 'sofa-bed' in downstairs den. It's been in very bad shape for last two years: broken and missing springs, very very uncomfortable, some of us had actually slept on the floor instead on so called sofa bed. It would be nice if this piece of furniture could be replaced / renewed. Other than that we recommend this property as one of the best in Big White. For sure we'll try and book it next year.

John M. Fort Langley, BC

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great weather and good snow

graeme from williams lake, Canada
Date: Mar-14-2015 for a stay in Mar 2015

Clean and spacious, large cooking, dining and relaxing area dominate the main floor, comfortable leather couches (1 a pullout that we didn't try) and a good tv; bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs, not fancy but comfortable, dishwasher poorly designed and somewhat annoying in that it doesn't 'fit' the dishes / glasses but it does clean them, not my 'grandmothers china' and utensils but it is a rental property, we didn't lack for anything but take any extra's or specific utensils/pots you might need with you just in case, no microwave or griddle, prompt replacement of the broken coffee maker saved the stay; garage space for 3 vehicles but tight and doesn't fit an extended cab pu without leaving door open, which you're not supposed to do; not a lot of space at entry for ski/boot storage for a large party (we were 8), downstairs pullout/ mattress a lost cause, was more comfortable to sleep on the floor and didn't try to make the old tv in that room work.

1 minute walk to the ski run down to the village gondola so no complaints there, nice hottub and great view from it. Overall a 7.5 out of 10 but it's the 7.5 u need and we would return.

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Vacation Rental Reviews by Flipkey

great time

A FlipKey verified reviewer from spokane
Date: Mar-18-2011

The condo was top notch, very open and inviting. Not the typical chalet post and beam, mountain retreat that we are used to. We have stayed at man condos over the past 8 years, this would rank in our top 2-3


North Vancouver Outdoors Club from B.C.
Date: Mar-17-2011

Nice and big with enough bathrooms and beds for the number of people as advertised - good selection of kitchen utensils, pots et cetera for a large group - coffee maker a bit slow and small. Everyone in our group was impressed and we would definitely go back.