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SKI IN/SKI OUT professionally decorated exquisite three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome, bright end unit steps from Mt. Morrisey lifts and Nordic ski trails. Just minutes from ice rink, rec center and pool, village shops and restaurants. We have made every effort to ensure that you and your family enjoy all that Sun Peaks resort has to offer, spring, summer, fall or winter!
- 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms with deep tub
- large living room, stone fireplace and entertainment center
- gourmet kitchen, heated slate floors, granite counters
- 8 person jetted hot tub on private brick patio
- 4 TVs/DVD and VCR, large DVD/VHS library
- dining room with heated slate floors opening onto patio
- high speed internet (wireless)
- iPod connection to surround sound stereo system
- cable with movie channels
- attached single car garage, ample visitor parking
- secure ski/board storage
- welcome 1/2 bottle Chardonnay
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dining living area
master bedroom with attached patio
dining room and kitchen counter barstool seating
Second bedroom with Canadiana decor
Trundle bunk bed with sleeping for four, Kids TV with DVD and VCR, video library
bathrooms with heated slate tile floors and deep tubs
8 person hot tub, huge number of jets
Curl up on the leather sofa,light the fireplace and choose a movie from the DVD/VHS library
Your hosts, Gerhard and Janie Schumacher in the SunPeaks meadows
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All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars and subject to 7% PST tax as of April 1, 2013. Book seven nights or longer at Christmas, New Years, President's Week or Spring Break and receive a 10% DISCOUNT which is reflected in the posted rate for this time period. Contact us for GREAT long term rates (21 days and over). NO PST ON STAYS 30 DAYS OR LONGER.
|Applicable Taxes||Bookings with an arrival date on or before Mar 31, 2013 are subject to HST of 12%a,
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|
|Start the new year with a ski holiday||Jan 2, 2017||Feb 10, 2017||
|President's Week||Feb 11, 2017||Feb 18, 2017||
|special rate for longer stays|
|Winter daze||Feb 19, 2017||Mar 16, 2017||
|Spring break||Mar 17, 2017||Mar 31, 2017||
|Last Tracks and Summer Season||Apr 1, 2017||Nov 24, 2017||
|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||No damage deposit collected|
|Less than 45 days prior to arrival||Full payment||At time of booking|
Main floor contains powder room, kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counters, dining area with seating for six, bar seating for four, large living area with flat screen, stereo system DVD/VHS library. Upstairs has three bedrooms: master with queen bed, TV/DVD, full ensuite and private balconey, "kids room" with bunk (double/twin combo with pull out trundle) TV/VHS , guest bedroom with queen bed, TV/DVD. Full second bathroom on second floor.
Single car garage with ski storage and door leading into main living area. Outside brick patio with 8 person hot tub and BBQ
Sleeping Areas & Beds
South facing with private deck. Wonderful views of Mount Morrisey. Large queen bed with pillow top mattress and down quilt. TV DVD in wardrobe. Attached ensuite with heated slate floors and deep tub.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Has Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
Unique Canadiana decor. Queen bed, wardrobe with TV, large closet.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
Double bunk, single on top, double on bottom with pull out trundle bed for extra person. TV/DVD/VHS and collection of kids' DVDs and VHS'.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Beds||1 Double/Single Bunk, 1 Single Trundle Bed|
Master bedroom ensuite has heated slate floors, deep tub for soaking. Hairdryer, shampoos and soap provided.
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
|Includes||Shower, Soaker Tub|
Upstairs bathroom. Deep tub for soaking, heated slate floors, hairdryer, shampoo and soap provided.
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||No|
|Includes||Shower, Soaker Tub|
The kitchen is a dream with heated slate floors, full size appliances, gas stove and oven and all the cooking supplies you will need. Custom cherry wood cabinets, unique beamed ceiling. Granite counters and eating bar. Fridge has large side by side fridge and freezer area plus ice and water dispenser on the outside. Spices, coffee, tea, sugar are provided.
|Basic Food Staples||Coffee/tea/sugar/spices|
|Coffee Maker||Ten cup coffee maker, french press|
|Cook Books||BBQ cookbook|
|Cooking/Eating Utensils||Fully equipped, heavy bottom cooking pots|
|Crock Pot||Large capacity|
|Dishwasher||Stainless steel, full size|
|Electric Mixer||yup and blender|
|Fondue Pot||Chocolate or cheese|
|Fridge||Side by side fridge/freezer with ice/water dispenser|
|Heated Floors||Heated slate floor in entry way, kitchen and dining room|
|Kettle||Stove top kettle|
|Microwave||Large can fit 9x13 pan. Above stove|
|Oven||Full size gas oven|
|Stove||Gas stove, four elements|
|Toaster||two slice toaster|
Living room has vaulted ceilings, large windows for great sun exposure. Custom floor to ceiling rock gas fireplace. Custom cherry wood entertainment center contains a 40 inch flat screen TV, DVD/VHS combination and almost 100 DVDs and VHS' to choose from. Stereo and surround sound for your listening pleasure. Large custom leather sofa and love seat
Dining table comfortably seats six persons with additional seating for four at the granite counter bar. Heated slate floors. Dining room opens onto the private brick patio. A large BBQ with piped in propane so no worries about an empty tank.
|Art||Local Sun Peaks and B.C. artists featured throughout townhouse.|
|Decor||Professionally decorated throughout|
|Exposure||South exposure for lots of sun and light.|
|Fireplace||Floor to ceiling custom rock gas fireplace|
|Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings||Two story living room|
|Trim||Cherry wood trim, doors and kitchen cupboards|
|Views||Mount Morrisey from Master bedroom and upper deck|
|24 HR Emergency Maintenance||Check emergency numbers in binder in townhome.|
|Basic Food Staples||coffee/tea/sugar/spices|
|BBQ||Located on outside deck with piped in propane so no worries of an empty tank|
|Books||An assortment of novels in storage closet near kitchen|
|Cable TV||Full cable and Movie channels. DVD and VHS with library of over 100 movies.|
|Check-In Assistance||Refer to number posted on front door of townhome|
|Coded Access||For front door and garage entry. Given to guest one week prior to arrival.|
|Complimentary Housekeeping||Upon departure|
|Deck||Brick deck with BBQ and hot tub. Private and treed. Walking trail, nordic and snow shoe trails right outside door. Backs onto Sun Peaks golf course.|
|Dining Area||Large area, seats 6 at table, 4 at eating bar. Heated slate floors|
|Dishwasher||Stainless steel, full size|
|DVD Library||Extensive collection of over 100 DVDs and VHS'|
|DVD Player||Three, one in living room, one in Master bedroom, guest bedroom and one in Kids' room|
|Fireplace||Floor to ceiling rock gas fireplace in living room|
|Fresh Linens||350+ count sheets and fluffy towels in each bathroom|
|Games||Board games and cards in storage closet near kitchen|
|Guest Parking||Multiple spots directly across from townhouse|
|Hairdryer||In each upstairs bathroom|
|Hot Tub||Private,multiple jets, 8 adults, on maintanence contract|
|Internet Access||High speed (wireless) internet connection in Living area of main floor|
|Iron and Ironing Board||Available in guest bedroom.|
|Laundry Facilities||Full size waher/dryer stack in upstairs closet. Laundry soap supplied|
|Living Area||1400 square feet on two floors|
|Local Internet Access||High speed Internet modem (wireless option) in entertainment center in living room|
|Parking - Free Guest Spots||several free spots across from the townhouse|
|Parking - Free Private Parking||single garage, access code and entry to townhouse from garage|
|Resort Information||Provided in informational binder in living room|
|Secure Reserved Parking||Attached one car garage|
|Secure Ski and Bike Storage||Ski and bike storage in attached garage|
|TV-Digital or HDTV||Large screen TV with cable and movie channnels, TV in all three bedrooms|
|24 HR In-Resort Emergency Help||Three Mountain Management - phone number on front door|
|Garbage Pickup||Housekeeping will remove garbage placed in garbage can in garage at end of stay|
Location & Map
Sun Peaks is truly an all season resort located in the sunny Thompson/Okanagan valley. Sun Peaks resort is a 50 minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. and a 5 1/2 hour drive from Vancouver. McGillvary Creek townhome development is ski in/ski out. Our condo has many custom features ensuring a wonderful stay for our guests. Secure ski storage, heated attached garage, private 8 person hot tub all contribute to a wonderful holiday for you and your family. Steps from our back door is a ski path to the base of Mt. Morrisey ski area where day passes can be purchased for downhill skiing or cross country if you access the Mt. Morrisey lift. Enjoy the Wine Festival in January, Christmas and New Years festivities or sign up for one of many racing clinics offered. Bring your skates because we are minutes away from the outdoor hockey size ice rink. Biking, golfing and hiking in the summer are out our back door. Check out the rec center and outdoor pool and wander the village area for shopping or gourmet dining. In the summer, hike the many alpine trails, canoe Lake McGililvary, or be daring and mountain bike down the many alpine trails accessible via the Sundance chair. Golf eighteen holes or take in the many art and music festivals held over the summer months. Music in the Mountain, annual Retro Concert are particular favourites and bands such as Burton Cummings, Kevin Costner, Matthew Good and Colin James have entertained thousands . Winter or summer, enjoy a relaxing massage and spa treatment in the village. For full information on the events and what Sun Peaks has to offer in any season, check out their website at: www.sunpeaksresort.com
We look forward to hosting you and your family soon.
Gerhard and Janie Schumacher
Access Time to Lifts
|Ski in Ski out|
Access Time to Shops & Restaurants
|Less than 5 minutes drive|
Access Time to Grocery Stores
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
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Please read our policies before arriving at Sun Peaks.
Suitability & Eligibility Policies
|Adults - Min Age to Stay: 21||21 years.|
|Non-Smokers Only||This is strictly a non smoking townhome. No smoking inside the townhouse or on outside deck and hot tub area. Subject to additional cleaning fee if necessary.|
|Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)|
|Not Suitable For:|
|Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties||Strictly forbidden and will be shut down and renters immediately evicted with no refund.|
|Pets||Sorry, no pets. Pets for hearing or visually impaired will be allowed.|
|Young Adult Only Groups 17-24|
Reservation & Cancellation Policies
|Cancellations Made by Guests||All deposits and payments are non refundable. If guest needs to cancel because of family emergency (with documentation) credit will apply to alternate dates chosen by guest|
|Delayed Arrivals||We cannot be liable for delayed arrivals and cannot guarentee a rebate.|
|Delivery of Instructions and Access Information||Driving instructions, resort information, townhouse information and keyless entry code given via telephone from owner to renter approximately one week prior to arrival.|
|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|
|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||If you book less than 45 days from the date of arrival, the full amount must be paid.|
|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||Deposit is non-refundable. Extension of reservation: a guest may extend their stay if availability of townhouse permits. Please contact owners as soon as possible. Shortening a reservation: please note that your deposit is calculated based on original amount and is non refundable. If balance has been paid, then your balance is similarily non refundable. If balance is unpaid, it will be readjusted to reflect your shortened reservation.|
Guest Stay Policies
|Check-In Time||3 p.m.|
|Check-Out Time||10 a.m.|
|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||In the event of excessive cleaning needs, the charges will be charged to renter's credit card.|
|Excessive Noise||No excessive noise after 10 p.m. Please respect our neighbours. This policy is a McGillvary Creek general policy and is enforced|
|Garbage Removal||Garbage removed by housekeeping at end of stay.|
|Housekeeping||Complimentary upon check out. For longer stays (more than seven days) additional cleaning can be arranged with an addtional charge. Please contact owner to arrange additional cleaning|
|Internet Availability & Usage|
|Liability||Owners are not responsible for any bodily harm to guests, or guests of guests while on our property or at any location at Sun Peaks resort.|
|Locking Door||Keyless access code.|
|Maintenance Emergencies||Emergency telephone/contact numbers provided in a binder in the townhouse. Note: the townhouse does not have a telephone. Guests should use their cell phone|
|Maximum Sleeping Capacity||8 persons.|
|Missing Items||The guest will be charged for any missing items via credit card deduction.|
|Noise Restrictions||10 p.m. Please avoid excessive music and noise in the townhouse and hot tub area in respect of other guests at McGillvary Creek|
|Property Damage||In event of property damage, the guest authorizes payment of up to $550 CDN on their credit card. Damage includes but not restricted to: noise complaints, damage within the unit or property, lost, broken or missing common or private property items, smoking in the unit, pets inside unit and all charges relating to security company or police involvement regarding guest behaviour while on property|
|Rental Accommodation Zoning||Zoning permits rental in this townhome.|
|Resort Information||Provided in binder in townhouse.|
|Ski & Snowboard Gear Storage|
|Terms of Eviction||Violations include excessive noise after 10 p.m., drunk or disorderly conduct in the townhouse or the property, smoking in the unit, pets in the unit, underage renters. Payment is non refundable if guests are evicted.|
|My Web Site Guarantee||Our rates are guaranteed and will not change over the season.|
|Reservation Guarantee||Upon receipt of balance of payment.|
|Fill up your gas tank before you arrive||Closest gas station is Kamloops if coming fron the coast, and Chase if coming from Alberta No on site gas stations at the resort.|
We have made Kamloops our home for 239years and have skiied Sun Peaks every winter since then. Although our kids are now grown and away from home, they always wander back to "our mountain". Summer or winter, it is our joy to be able to host you and your family during your stay at Sun Peaks. We can assure you that you will have a memorable time on "our mountain".
Successful family vacation
Mercy from VANCOUVER, Canada
Date: Mar-21-2016 for a stay in Mar 2016
Kids were sad to leave! We had a great stay and will book again!View Full Review Owner Has Responded
Jane from Chippenham, United Kingdom
Date: Feb-22-2016 for a stay in Feb 2016
Excellent Condo and lived up to expectations. Wonderful hot tub and really comfortable. We loved Sun Peaks and would return. Condo is not really ski out but only a short walk to the lift. Would highly recommendView Full Review Owner Has Responded
Perfect Location, Great Townhouse!
Shauna from Surrey, Canada
Date: Sep-28-2015 for a stay in Sep 2015
Loved this townhouse. Location was perfect, townhouse was beautiful. Well stocked kitchen. Everything was as expected! We plan on renting it again next year when we come up again for Spartan Beast!View Full Review
A memorable weekend
Darlene from Oliver, Canada
Date: Aug-10-2015 for a stay in Jul 2015
Our family really enjoyed our stay in the Schumacher's condo at Sun Peaks. They contacted us right away from overseas and then had their son phone us in order to ensure a hassle free check-in. Talk about being attentive to their guests! Originally my husband and I had planned to travel with our young adult children and their significant others, but my kids couldn't leave their grandparents out of the mix. That meant we maxed out the acceptable limit of accommodation, but it worked out perfectly fine. There was room for everyone and parking was excellent - one car in the garage and the other right across from the unit.
With the open living space, all eight of us could gather together to play cards, watch TV and socialize. The kitchen wasn't huge so you couldn't have more than three people cooking, but we weren't planning on making many meals anyway. I've got to mention though that the kitchen had every gadget imaginable! The cupboards were neatly organised and labeled and there were all the basics like flour, sugar, salt, pepper etc... You could definitely get your inner chef going!
Our only issue was that some of the cutlery and dishes were dirty - like nasty dirty. This is by no means the fault of the owners and I'm sure it was just a one off situation. We were sure that recent guests either thought it was funny to lick some spoons and put them back, or they actually had no idea how to wash dishes. I mean it was so bizarre that we all laughed about it. It served as a lesson to our kids as grandma schooled everyone on how to scrub plates properly!
The three bathrooms were necessary for our large group and there were lots of towels and bedding supplies. It was super hot while we were there, but the air flow was good and there were fans to use as well. There are TVs in each bedroom and a great selection of movies. If games are your thing, there are those too. Like to read?- you'll find a selection of magazines and books. Our kids biked one day and hiked the next so the hot tub was much appreciated. We would all gather on the patio by late afternoon for a few cold drinks and snacks before getting ready for a dinner in the village. I'd say our favourite meal was schnitzel at Powder Hounds, but the late night pizza from Mountain High was pretty amazing too. I mean who can resist a savoury slice of pizza at midnight?
The stroll to the village was easy and though we expected the long weekend to be busier, it was lively enough. There was a cute farmer's market on Sunday where we purchased some fresh vegetables and tasty sausages. Sun Peaks is beautiful and we wouldn't hesitate to visit again and inquire about staying in this condo. Thank-you Schumacher family!View Full Review Owner Has Responded
A Beautiful Property in Sun Peaks!
Andrew from Prince George, Canada
Date: Jul-13-2015 for a stay in Jun 2015
An excellent short stay for the 3 of us. Unit was spacious, comfortable, ideally located, beautifully furnished and well stocked with all necessary amenities. We appreciated the efforts of the owners to make check-in as easy as possible, and we would definitely rent this unit again! Thanks!View Full Review Owner Has Responded
Sun Peaks Spring Getaway
Laura from Edmonton, Canada
Date: Apr-07-2015 for a stay in Mar 2015
Staying at McGillvary Creek was definitely a great choice for our family ski trip. This particular unit did not require going up or down stairs to get to the front entrance which was a great bonus when going in and out with the baby. The walking trails in the area were well maintained, lit at night and an easy walk to the village. As we were there late season, ski in or out was limited but it didn't stop our boys who skied along the creek trail almost to the doorstep.
The beds were comfortable, the hot tub was enjoyable, as were the laid back evenings by the fireplace. We loved the 2 story feature as it meant the kids could go to bed early and were not disturbed by the adults on the main floor. The attached garage made unloading, loading and ski storage simple.
The owners gave clear instructions, responded promptly to emails and checked in with us once we arrived. We had a great week of skiing and will be checking out this unit first when we return! Thanks for sharing your mountain home with our family!View Full Review Owner Has Responded
Stephen from Port Moody, Canada
Date: Mar-22-2015 for a stay in Mar 2015
We had 2 families, with 3 five year olds and one 8 yr old, staying at this property. Although it was a bit small for all of us, we had a great time. Perfect location within walking distance to the village. We had everything we needed in a rental and the hot tub was maintained dally.
If we had to point out anything negative, it would be two things: the kitchen is very very tight to work in, even with two people; and the second bedroom has a queen bed that is very firm and uncomfortable. It should be replaced. These are really minor things though. Once you are there, you just suck it up and enjoy the place.
It has two good size TVs and WiFi to keep all entertained on a rainy day and you can ski right from the Morrisey chair lift. What more can you ask for.
Steve and Nicky Port Moody, BCView Full Review
Kirsten from Calgary, Canada
Date: Dec-28-2014 for a stay in Dec 2014
The place was wonderful. Great location, great everything. We will definitely rent this place again. Everything about it was exactly what we had hoped for. Thank you!View Full Review Owner Has Responded
Fabulous stay in Sun Peaks
samay2016 from Auckland, New Zealand
We stayed in this wonderful condo for nearly 3 weeks this January (2016). We arranged it with the owners almost a year prior, as we were traveling all the way from New Zealand for this trip. Right from the start, we had an extremely positive experience - the owners responded promptly to our initial correspondence and were really great to deal with - responsive and helpful in everything. Initially, we didn't quite have our dates locked in and they were just really relaxed and accommodative until we did. The time we had there was absolutely fabulous. There were 6 of us (2 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 tweens) and the place was extremely comfortable and well maintained - Everything we needed was there (including a great spa!) - and it was part of a great complex of condos as well. And, if that wasn't enough, it's also SO close to the skifield. All you had to do was head out the door and walk (or ski!) 5 minutes to the bottom of the Morrissey chair. If you know Sun Peaks, you'll know too that the 3 mountains are v. well connected, so you could also ski home almost to the door after a great days skiing (down the Rambler and then the Morrissey Express) - perfect! So, if you're wanting to come to Sun Peaks, which, btw, is a jewel of a field (half as busy as Whistler, but still plenty big and with great snow, as well as having a great family pass offer), then we couldn't recommend strongly enough staying here. Enjoy!
Thanks so much for this review! You were an excellent guest and very easy to communicate with as well. So glad you had a great time on the hill and anytime you want to return to Sun Peaks, we would be delighted to host you again. Thanks for treating our condo like you would your own home...means a lot to us!
This townhouse was phenomenal, and the owner checked up and had everything and more set up - we almost didn't want to leave! 5min walk from the village, and about 45mins from the amazing Johnson Lake. Highly recommended and we will come back! Thank you.
Well appointed and great location!
Maree from South Australia
We spent 9 nights at this McGillivray Creek condo and could not have been happier with our choice. Location was excellent, condo cosy & warm, decor lovely - really appreciated the spa & BBQ out the front, both of which were well utilised during our stay. If we had to be critical, all we could say is the tv is a bit dated but the owners have already committed to up-dating this for the summer. Janie & Gerhard provided great pre trip advice re SunPeaks Value Cards - this, plus the check in information & processes were well organised, went very smoothly and were much appreciated. Will certainly book again next time we're in Sun Peaks!
Our wonderful stay at the Schumacher Condo
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Sunshine Coast Australia
We had a great time - the 2 bedroom 2 bathroom + powder room condo was clean, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. Communication before our stay was efficient and warm. A car would be preferable for a stay in this condo, but there is a shuttle bus available. It is ski in ski out for Mt Morrisey, otherwise a short car ride to the Village Day Lodge which is mission control. Highly recommended.
Thank you for your comments. Actually our condo is a three bedroom condo, We are more than happy to help arriving guests with trip details, specifically on how to get to Sun Peaks, car rentals, shopping information. As travelers ourselves, we have always appreciated information that we have received from our destination hosts. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the condo and the ski hill.
Truly amazing condo with fantastic hot tub and centrally located
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Kent England
We spend xmas 2013 in this amazing condo where the attention to detail was excellent. The hot tub was great and we also used the BBQ which was fantastic. We would definately recommend this condo and will be returning next season. Thank you Gerard for an amazing xmas vacation
Thanks so much for your review. Christmas is a special time for families to gather together so it is our pleasure to decorate a tree and trim the mantle. Thank you for choosing us for this special holiday season!
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Abbotsford
We really enjoyed this home and had a great stay. The owners went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect. We would stay here again.
Thank you for your comments and we are truly happy that you had a great time at Sun Peaks and at our condo. We have enjoyed Sun Peaks for almost 30 years and we are happy to 'show off' our montain to guests from around the world!
Comfortable well appointed home in a great location
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Scarborough
We stayed at this home for a week in early March. The home was nicely decorated. The kitchen was well appointed. It is within walking distance from downhill and nordic skiiing. The hot tub wasn't working correctly but the owner was very caring and supplied us with an alternative so we didn't miss out on a thing. For the owners my only suggestion would be that you consider updating the entertainment center. The technology is a little old and I couldn't use it to show my own music or movies from my phone/tablet.
Thank you for your comments and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Sun Peaks and the condo. We have repaired the iPhone/iPad cable so music can now be played through the surround sound speaker system. We have the iPhone5 and it worked with the new cable installation. We have also just replaced the older hot tub with a new Beachcomber seven person hot tub. Thank you for your patience and understanding and we were glad to offer the alternative.
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Seattle
While we love Sun Peaks and intend on going back to one of our all time favorite ski destinations, we would not stay at this unit again. We have been vacation home renters for a long time and this unit was not up the par with our experience with alluradirect or vrbo standards. A few of the things we found that could've been refined in regard to the upkeep of the home were as follows: - Broken toilet seats (all bathrooms) - Dirty pans (had to clean some before use) - Cob webs in chandelier - Broken hand towel rack (which had been fixed but wall needs patch work) - Stained bath towels - Dirty dish sponge - iPod adaptor was not working - Bedding untucked - Worn out cooking utensils For the price per night we paid, I would've expected a more refined attention to detail. The unit has great potential but needs more TLC and perhaps a new cleaning service.
We really do work hard to provide our guests with a wonderful holiday experience. Our previous ratings do suggest this. We thank this family for pointing out the ways in which we can improve. We value all comments. We have replaced all of the towels, replaced the pots and pans with new ones and had already hired a painter to paint the unit after the ski season. We have contacted our cleaning service with these concerns and they, too, are committed to being more attentive. It is our priority to address these issues and provide a memorable holiday to all of our guests.
Great accommodation, very quiet and welcoming.
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Kamloops
Really enjoyed our stay. The town home is cozy and has everything you need. The kitchen was well equipped and having the the hot tub was great. Location was perfect for us and it was very quiet. Would definitely rent again. The only complaint was the steps to the hot tub were very icy. However, I understand with the amount of snow (this year in particular) and if everyone doesn't clean off the steps before use, it would be hard to control.
Thank you for your comments and we are delighted that you had a great stay at our condo. This summer (2013) we replaced the hot tub and now have a Beachcomber energy efficient hot tub. The motor is located under the steps into the hot tub and the warmth of the motor keeps ice off of the steps...so problem solved.
Beautiful, cozy and very clean home ... georgeus view ... relax
Dora from BC
The best accomodation we have had ever in Sun Peaks. Great location ... like 5 minutes walking to village. Free shuttle bus just accros the street will take you right to the village (lifts). Spacious, very nicely decorated, clean townhouse with all you need equipment. Feels like "your own home". Nice "like magic" setting - facing green belt. Our Family had here a wonderful Christmas :)
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Chilliwack
Thanks for renting us your condo. Sorry for the late review. We had a great time and would definently rent from you again. Your place was clean and comfortable. Only thing that made us wonder; there was no 1/2 bottle of wine like the advertisement promised. Thought you might want to know this.
Sorry. We ran out! Half bottles are back and I will be more diligent in getting them bottled and ready to last the whole season
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver
We rented the unit for a few days in mid Feb 2012. The home was very comfortable and well furnished. It was an end unit and the neighbours were very quiet. The location was ideal for us, close to lifts and village. Parking covenience was excellent. Having a garage to store all our gear was very convenient and a big bonus. We ran out of tiolet paper, although when we did get ahold of housekeeping they dropped more off within the day. The oven didn't work. The front door latch didn't work making using the door a hassle or otherwise unusable. The hot tub stopped working on the last night we were there - big dissapointment - the hot tub guy wasn't available and no compensation offered - owner was asked prior to our visit and confirmed hot tub was working well... owner notified of these items but didn't take steps to resolve the defects once notified(he was aware the door latch wasn't working prior to our arrival for example)... although he was apologetic. Having said this, if these items are confirmed resolved prior to us booking again, we would rent from this owner again. This was our 3rd visit to Sunpeaks. b
Thank you for your comments. Last year we had the front door latch relaced so it is working fine. As for the hot tub, a new heating element and spa pack was installed and the hot tub is working fine. We are replacing the hot tub with a new one once 2013 season is over to avoid further problems as the tub ages. We do ask that all guests contact us immediately if there are problems with the condo or the hot tub. Often the guest will call the person maintaining the hot tub assuming that we also will be called.That often is not the case and so we are unaware of the problem.
Best place to stay at Sun Peaks
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Nanaimo
We loved the condo, the hot tub and the proximity to the hill and trails. The kitchen had everything we needed, and the beds were great too!
Very comfortable and pleasant location
Manon and Kris from AB
Hi Gerhard and Janie a very nice place. The snow was unbelievable. The hot tub was fantastic and a source of relaxation... We all (2 adults, 3 kids and one Grandma) enjoyed ourselves. Sunpeaks is a very nice resort. For your future guests, I would provide more hand towels for the bathrooms (we usually change them every 2 days because of our young kids), dishcloths; as well, there was no "rags" and associated cleaner (Lysol or Mr. Clean) for wiping bathroom counters - a must for longer 3-4 days. The pot-hole light in the kitchen is burnt out (no replacement available). We also changed 2 burnt light bulbs for the other kitchen light - please note that there are no more spare light bulbs. There were also no more spare batteries. The door handle of the outdoor patio door is broken. The heat in the garage was not working (not sure why). Your fire extinguisher is not evidently placed (Kris stumbled on it while looking into the closet for a glove). It should be placed in plain view and emphasized in your checking in routine. We were a bit concerned about the garbage and recycling. After 6 days, the garbage can was full. Perhaps you should have garbage bags available (we could not find any). As for recycling... Do you have any recycling? This was a little odd for us as living in St albert aB, everything except plastic bags is recycled (even kitchen straps!). Finally we did the majestic mountain 500-piece puzzle...and we can report that there are three pieces missing! Cheers and thanks for some very good accommodation. Manon and Kris
Great suggestions. We have placed cleaning supplies in each bathroom for longer stay guests.We have ample paper towels for clean up. The outdoor latch for the patio has been replaced. Large garbage bags and larger garbage can is in the garage. For longer stay guests with a vehicle, there are dumpsters for recycling and disposable garbage at the base of Burfield Chair. The strata council did research possible dumpster on site but the cost was prohibitive. Due to very high utility cost to heat the garage, we decided to not heat the garage. Guests would forget to turn the heat down when they left and it would be on high for a week. Hopefully this did not cause a problem. It is going to hard to replace the three puzzle pieces but congratulations for completing it!!
First ever trip to Sun Peaks-Annual Family Ski Vacation
The Goodsman Skiing Funny Farm from Alberta
This year for our annual family ski vacation we decided to try somewhere new, and this was our choice. What a great choice. We all loved the accomodations, the hill and all the little shops in the village. Everything was ready for us after a very long drive, so it was like coming home. There was lots of room for all our kids, and being able to hop into our own hot tub after a long day on the hill was the best.Having a crock pot was perfect, because supper was always ready when we got in too! Couldn't have asked for a better first experience to Sun Peaks. Looking forward to our next trip here.
Very comfortable, warm and welcoming
Bill from Wa
You have a very warm, and comforable home. We loved the decor, and the paintings by the local artist. The warm floors felt great on your feet. Easy to socialize due to the lower level layout, and plenty of room. The location is good, just 100 yard walk to the lift. Nice quiet private location. We will surely seek out this location in the future to return to it.
welcoming, warm, clean, amazing
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Kamloops
Everything about this location is spectacular. My only critique is the aged technology used (stereo, TVs etc)
An awesome Getaway- Very Relaxing!
Alysha Setka from BC
Overall, a great place to stay. The hot tub is private the location of the condo is in a quiet area. Easy access to the Morrisey lifts is very convenient. Having the binder with all information was easy to refer to if we had any questions. The condo is gorgeous and makes for a relaxing time and a great getaway.