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Forest at Big White, Snow Pine Estates, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
ID 1480
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  • 4 Bedroom , 4 Baths, 2217 sq. ft., Forest at Big White, Snow Pine Estates, Big White
  • Sleeps & Beds:
  • Sleeps 12, 1 King, 2 Queen, 1 Queen Sofa Bed, 2 Single Bunk
  • Amenities:
  • BBQ, Complimentary Housekeeping, Fireplace, Hot Tub - Private, Internet Access - Wireless Internet, TV-Digital or HDTV
  • Rates & Availability:
  • $99.00 - $899.00 per night CAD; My calendar & rates are accurate!
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 Welcome!

to Forest Bear Lodge! Looking for the ultimate in affordable vacation luxury? Bear Lodge A has it all... and more. Offering upscale design and interior décor, private and serene setting and the ultimate entertainment amenities, your vacation paradise at Big White awaits!

Features of Our Home include

- Extraordinary entertainment systems throughout

- HDTV with over 90 channels as well as Movies, Sports and more on Demand!

- 42” Plasma TV with DVD player and surround sound in the living room

- 42” Plasma TV and DVD player in all main bedrooms.

- 15” LCD TV and DVD player in Bunk Room

- Theatre/Media room with 119" screen, Sony Projector TV and surround sound.

Other features include

- Private 8 person hot tub on the main deck.

- Free High speed Internet access.

- Fully appointed gourmet kitchen

- Ample parking including a heated & secure single car garage

- In suite laundry facilities

We can accommodate groups of up to 24! The adjoining side of Bear Lodge is a mirror image and boasts one of the best games room you have ever seen! Take a look at - www.alluradirect.com/1481

Take a look at our Photo Gallery. To view our VIRTUAL TOUR - copy and paste the following address in your browser address bar - http://www.realbigtours.com/forestbeara/

Questions? Click the 'E-Mail Us' link at the top to send us an e-mail - we'll reply within 24-48 hours. Or call a representative from Vacation Services, our local "In Resort" specialists

Local & Worldwide: 250 862 3437

Toll free (CA & US): 1 877 717 3437 

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Ultimate home entertainment multi media room awaits you in the Forest Bear Lodge! Browse the photo gallery for more.
Quality design and furnishings welcome you into the main living area.
Perched atop the mountain side, the unobstructed views are breathtaking!
Open plan concept, the gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless appliances, large center work space island with stools for cooks and guests to gather around.
Beautiful vaulted ceiling and large cathedral windows for watching the snow come down outside the Master Bedroom.
A quite retreat in the upper level Queen Room.
The dining room has ample seating . A great place for meals, board games, cards, or telling of the adventures on the slopes that day.
Room for 4 in the lower level bunk room.
Spacious foyer with heated tile flooring and ample storage for your gear.
Upper level main bathroom with steam shower for sore muscles after a day on the slopes.
Comfortable lower level Queen room.
Gorgeous Master ensuite located above the bedroom has a wonderful soaker tub and shower. Enjoy the magnificent view from the shower.
Full bathroom on lower level.
Majestic and serene, Forest Bear Lodge will accommodate up to 24 people
Bear Lodge is located in Snow Pines Estates at the top of Forest Lane.
How to get to Big White

Queen Bedroom:

Comfortable queen size bed with pillow top mattress. 26" LCD TV, DVD and cable. Sleeps 2.

 

Media Room:

Enjoy your Big White resort vacation holiday in our vacation home theatre/media room with 100” screen, surround sound and leather recliners for your comfort.

 

Master Bedroom:

Elegant Master bedroom with unique upper level ensuite bathroom. Large windows and high ceilings. King size bed with pillow top, mattress, and duvet. Watch the Big White Ski weather report in the morning on the 42" plasma TV in bedroom. Sleeps 2.

 

Private Deck View:

Our vacation home at Big White Ski Resort offers views of the mountains, winter wonderland, and powder snow.

 

Great Room:

Large living room area with comfy chairs and couches to curl up in around the fireplace. Full kitchen and spacious dining room area. Hardwood floors and 42" Plasma screen TV, DVD and surround sound. Our Big White home can also accomodate a group of 24 people. The adjoining side of Bear Lodge is a mirror image and can be an excellent choice for a Big White family vacation.

 

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

Damage deposit in advance may apply to 3 night stays. We will considered on a case by case basis. Please contact us for details.

Applicable Taxes GST of 5% applies
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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 14, 2014 Nov 27, 2014
14 +
$99.00
Off Season, the ski resort is closed. Hot Tub is not available.
First Tracks Nov 28, 2014 Dec 18, 2014
3 +
5 +
7 +
10 +
14 +
$425.00
$395.00
$385.00
$365.00
$325.00
Damage Deposit in advance may be applied to 3 night stays.
Christmas Dec 19, 2014 Dec 26, 2014
4 +
7 +
$699.00
$649.00
New Year Dec 27, 2014 Jan 2, 2015
4 +
7 +
$899.00
$849.00
Summer/Fall Apr 13, 2015 Nov 26, 2015
14 +
$99.00
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

The main floor entry way opens into the spacious boot room. Through the foyer is the open plan kitchen, dining and living room, and deck with Hot Tub and BBQ. The living room can also open to the other side of the Chalet. Upper level floor has the Master Bedroom with en suite, guest room with queen bed, and bathroom with steam shower. The lower floor has an amazing Theatre/Media Centre with rows of leather chairs with ottomans. Also located on the lower level is the fourth bedroom with queen bed, a full bathroom, the bunk room with 2 sets of single bunks, laundry facilities and a ground level private deck.

Sleeping Areas & Beds

Master Bedroom

Elegant Master bedroom with steeple windows and vaulted ceiling. King size bed with pillow top mattress and feather duvet. There is a 42" plasma TV to check out the snow report in the morning.

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

Upper Level Queen Room

Warm and cozy queen size sleigh bed with pillow top mattress on upper floor. 42" Plasma TV, DVD and cable.

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

The Bunk room

Located on the lower level, the bunk room has Twin size bunks for the kids or singles and 15" LCD TV, DVD & cable.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 4
Beds 2 Single Bunk
Floor Level 1

Lower level Queen Room

Comfortable queen size bed with pillow top mattress. 26" LCD TV, DVD and cable.

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

Living Room

Well made sofa bed for the larger groups, snuggle down and enjoy the warm glow from the fireplace.

Room Type Common Area (A living area with a temporary bed)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen Sofa Bed
Floor Level 1

Bathrooms

Bathroom 1

Full bathroom located on top floor with shower, steam shower and lots of storage.

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

Bathroom 3

Full bathroom located on lower floor with tub, shower and lots of storage.

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

Bathroom 4

Powder room located off the main foyer.

Is Ensuite Bathroom No
Includes Basic Supplies, Heated Floors

Bathroom 2

Ascend a few stairs to this very unique incredible 3 piece bathroom with bathtub and shower that looks down onto the master bedroom and the incredible view of the Monashee mountains.

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

Kitchen

The fully equipped kitchen is large and well laid out to easily move around in when cooking for larger groups. Stainless steel fridge, stove, microwave and dishwasher and there is plenty of cupboard and counter space. Supplies and amnesties include:

Aluminum Foil provided, plastic wrap too!
Basic Food Staples Spices including salt & pepper
Blender Yes
Coffee grinder Yes
Coffee Maker Yes
Cooking/Eating Utensils Place settings for 18 people
Dish Soap Dishwasher & Liquid soap provided as well as cleaning supplies.
Dishwasher Yes, stainless steel
Electric Mixer Yes, hand held
Fridge stainless steel
Garbage Bags Yes, and recycling bags as well.
Kettle Yes
Microwave Yes, in stainless steel
Napkins Yes, and paper towel.
Oven stainless steel convection oven
Stove stainless steel
Toaster Yes, Toaster Oven

Living Area

Spacious area with post and beam ceiling, corner rock faced gas fireplace, large leather couch and comfy leather chairs to curl up in around the fireplace. Hardwood floors and 42" Plasma screen TV with HDTV and Movies on Demand, DVD and surround sound.

Dining Area

Adjacent to the kitchen, the dining table that seats 10 and the kitchen island has another 4 chairs. Access to private deck with Hot Tub and BBQ.

Special Features

Bear Lodge is one of the very few chalets at Big White that offers the option of renting either or both sides of this outstanding duplex. Sleeping up to 12 people on each side, the fabulous open floor plan on the main floor is perfect for entertaining large families or groups. The lower level has the amazing theatre/media room with 100” screen, surround sound and leather recliners for your comfort. Other extensive entertainment system features including TV's and DVD players in every bedroom. High quality bedding, gourmet kitchen and the privacy, makes our home special and inviting. The perfect place for your next holiday at Big White Ski Resort!

 Amenities

Our spacious chalet with a terrific layout and handsome furnishings is perfect for large families and groups. Amenities and services include:

Private Amenities

Baby/Infant Equipment Rental available from The Tiny Tourist Baby Equipment Rentals www.thetinytourist.ca
Basic Food Staples Spices including salt & pepper.
BBQ Large BBQ
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.
Deck 2 decks, on main floor and lower level
DVD Player TV and DVD in every bedroom.
Fireplace Yes, large corner gas fireplace
Fresh Linens Towels and bed linens provided.
Games PS3 & X Box Games console.
Games/Rec Room Large theatre/media room
Hairdryer Supplied in each bathroom.
Hot Tub - Private Yes 8 person hot tub on private deck
Internet Access - Wireless Internet Free High Speed internet service provided by Telus
iPod or mp3 Connectivity Yes
Iron and Ironing Board supplied
Laundry Facilities - Free in suite. Complimentary supplies provided.
Parking - Free Guest Spots Limited guest parking is available in front of the chalet. Additional guest parking available in Happy Valley parking lot for a fee.
Parking - Free Private Parking Yes, single vehicle attached garage.
Parking - Over Height Available Limited guest parking is available in front of the chalet. Additional 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 alarm, Fire extinguisher and over head sprinkler system.
Secure Ski and Bike Storage Secure heated garage. Outdoor secure ski locker.
Steam Room Main Bathroom has steam shower
Stereo In living room
Telephone Unlimited local calls.
TV-Digital or HDTV Yes - HDTV with over 90 channels as well as Movies, Sports and more on Demand on Living room TV!
Video Game Connectivity Yes

Services

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 www.kelownaairport.com/kelowna-transportation.htm

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

The Tiny Tourist Baby Equipment Rentals - www.thetinytourist.ca


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

Location

Located in Snow Pine Estates, close to the Snow Ghost Express and the Ridge Rocket Express lifts. It's approximately a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive to the village centre with restaurants, the kids centre and shopping. Ride the gondola down from the village or drive to Happy Valley where there is plenty of activities and entertainment including, ice skating, tube runs, x-country skiing and bonfires & hot chocolate nightly. Assorted dining facilities and shops are located in the Happy Valley Day Lodge. A free on mountain shuttle runs about every 1/2 hour from Snowpines.


Access Time to Lifts

Ski in Ski out
Less than 5 minutes drive

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 10 minutes drive
Greater than 10 minutes walk
Free shuttle

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 10 minutes drive
Greater than 10 minutes walk
Free shuttle

 Local Map

 

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 Policies

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.
Celebrations & Special Events We welcome special events. Please contact us for details.
Groups Renting Multiple Properties
No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted
Non-Smokers Only NOT PERMITTED. STRICTLY ENFORCED
Seniors
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.
Pets NOT PERMITTED. STRICTLY ENFORCED
Subleased Tenants
Travel Reseller Bookings - Referral Fee offered
Wheelchairs
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Policy Description
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: 24 Hour 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

Policy Description
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. Waste disposal & Recycling containers are located at the transfer station 2 km from the chalet.
Housekeeping Cleaning after departure is included; in addition, guests staying 8 nights or more receive a complimentary change of towels and bed linens every 5th 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. We will notify you in advance of any charges.
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 Guest assumes all financial responsibility for property damage incurred by tenants or guests & authorizes up to a $1,000.00 CAD charge on their card upon departure in the event of property damage. By accepting our guest stay contract with online payment you agree to pay us for all damages that you incur. Damage includes, but is not restricted to: noise complaints, common or private property damage, excessive cleaning charges, lost or broken or missing common or private property items, smoking inside the property, pets inside the property and all charges relating to security company or police involvement regarding property occupant's behaviour while in the property or on common premises.
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 www.bigwhite.com. 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. You will be evicted for excessive noise, common and private property damage, disturbing the peace.

Guarantees Policies

Policy Description
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

Don't Forget!

Fill up your gas tank before you get to Big White Window washer fluid too!

 About Us

Hock and Sue Chan live in the Isle of Man and fell in love with the facilities at Big White several years back and decided to buy in Big White to ensure the kids could spend a little time each year skiing. See our website www.bigwhitevacationhomes.com