Our Alpine Retreat

Stone's Throw, Village East, Sun Peaks, British Columbia, Canada
Size: 2 Bedroom , 2 Baths, 942 sq. ft.
Beds: Sleeps 4, 2 Queen

Welcome to our Vacation Rental!

Stones Throw
Stones Throw

Welcome to beautiful Stones Throw at Sun Peaks.

Thank you for your interest in this beautiful condo. This property has been sold. If you are interested in renting a similar unit, please check out www.alluradirect.com/1158 or www.alluradirect.com/1150 and tell them Bev sent you!

Happy Skiing!

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Living Area. Enjoy the floor to ceiling rock fireplace and the cathedral ceiling. The view of Mt. Morrisey will take your breath away.
Living Area. Enjoy the floor to ceiling rock fireplace and the cathedral ceiling. The view of Mt. Morrisey will take your breath away.
Master Bedroom. Sleep comfortably in the queen bed with eurotop mattress. Enjoy TV from the comfort of your cozy bed and its 400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets.
Master Bedroom. Sleep comfortably in the queen bed with eurotop mattress. Enjoy TV from the comfort of your cozy bed and its 400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets.
Guest Bath. Enjoy the heated slate floor, soaker tub and shower, and granite counter.
Guest Bath. Enjoy the heated slate floor, soaker tub and shower, and granite counter.
Breakfast Bar. Sit and enjoy watching the cook prepare your breakfast!
Breakfast Bar. Sit and enjoy watching the cook prepare your breakfast!
Kitchen. This is a kitchen serious cooks will enjoy. Fully equipped with high-end equipment. This kitchen has it all.
Kitchen. This is a kitchen serious cooks will enjoy. Fully equipped with high-end equipment. This kitchen has it all.
Bright living area
Bright living area
Mt. Morrisey from your private hot tub
Mt. Morrisey from your private hot tub
Ensuite. Enjoy the deep soaker tub, or freshen up in the separate shower stall.
Ensuite. Enjoy the deep soaker tub, or freshen up in the separate shower stall.
Sit in front of the fireplace and relax.
Sit in front of the fireplace and relax.


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This property has been sold. If you are interested in renting it, please email me at sklar54@gmail.com and I will pass your contact info to the new owners. Happy Skiing!

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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 $500.00 Reservation deposit
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

Property Description

Upper floor, two bedroom unit. Sleeping rooms, separated by living area, provide privacy and a quiet sleep. Master bedroom has luxurious spa-like ensuite. Second full bath located directly across from guest bedroom.

Open plan living area offers great views of Mt. Morrisey.

In suite laundry is located in second bath.

Sleeping Areas & Beds


Luxurious queen canopy bed, TV with DVD player.

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

Guest Room

Queen Bed, flat panel TV.]

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


Bathroom 2

Adjacent to guest room. houses stacking washer/dryer

Is Ensuite Bathroom No
Includes Bath, Hairdryer, Hand-held Shower, Heated Floors, Shampoo, Shower, Soap, Vanity

Bathroom 1

Luxurious ensuite with soaker tub, separate shower, heated tile floors, granite counters.

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Bath, Hairdryer, Hand-held Shower, Heated Floors, Shampoo, Shower, Soaker Tub, Soap, Vanity


Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters. Fully equipped.

Aluminum Foil Included
Basic Food Staples Sugar, flour, salt, pepper, cooking oil, seasonings
Blender Yes
Coffee grinder Yes
Coffee Maker Yes
Cooking/Eating Utensils Yes, service for 10
Crock Pot Yes
Dish Soap Yes
Dishwasher Yes
Electric Mixer Yes, hand mixer.
Fridge Yes
Garbage Bags Yes
Glassware Yes, also non-breakable for hot tub use
Heated Floors Yes, Natural Slate
Kettle Yes
Martini Shaker/glasses Yes (1 shaker, 4 glasses)
Microwave Yes
Napkins Yes, paper
Stove Yes, convection oven.
Toaster Yes
Waffle Iron Yes

Living Area

Open plan living area, floor to ceiling rock fireplace, TV with DVD and VCR.

Dining Area

Located between kitchen and living area, folding table seats 4, breakfast bar seats 3.

Special Features

Why pay tax? Enjoy your vacation in a professionally decorated mountain home without paying GST, HST or Hotel Tax. The upper floor location provides high ceilings, excellent views of the mountain, as well as a quiet sleep with no one walking overhead.

We invite you to bring your well-behaved, friendly, snow-loving dog on vacation with you. While many units will bill themselves as pet-friendly, we take that to the next level - just ask any of our previous guests.

Decor Professionally decorated
Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings In living room
Views Spectacular view of Mt. Morrisey


Private 4-person hot tub located on private deck. Enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon apres-ski beverage while looking at the multitude of runs on Mt. Morrisey.


Both bedrooms have TVs, TV in living room has DVD player.


Keep warm in front of your floor-to-ceiling rock fireplace while you enjoy the ambience of your moutain home.

Private Amenities

Cable TV in living area and each bedroom
Coded Access code will be provided prior to check-in
Deck private upper deck
Dining Area adjacent to kitchen and living room
Dishwasher Yes
DVD Library a variety of titles are available in the condo
Fireplace floor to ceiling rock
Fresh Linens Yes, of course!
Hairdryer one in each bathroom
Hot Tub - Private 4 person, located on private deck
Internet Access located in guest bedroom
Iron and Ironing Board in master closet
Laundry Facilities Included
Safety Equipment First aid kit
Secure Reserved Parking for one vehicle, guest parking available
Stereo CD and cassette player

Shared Amenities

Guest Parking Guest parking located in the heated, secure underground garage.


24 HR In-Resort Emergency Help Included
Christmas Tree/Decorations Included

Location & Map


Across from future east village, Nordic ski center, ski-out from your door to Mt. Morrisey. Quiet family oriented complex.

Access Time to Lifts

Ski in Ski out

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Free shuttle
Less than 5 minutes drive
Less than 10 minutes walk

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 10 minutes walk
Less than 5 minutes drive
Free shuttle


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We want you to relax and enjoy your vacation in our home-away-from-home. Please treat our home with respect and we look forward to seeing you again.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

This unit is ideally and comfortably equipped for up to four adults and one dog - subject to prior approval. If you intend to bring your pet, please call or email before booking. Please read my pet policy.

It is an upper floor unit, therefore is not suitable for people with restricted mobilty.

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25 Renter must be 25 years of age. Subject to confirmation.
Celebrations & Special Events
Long Term Renters (Monthly) Call for rates and conditions.
No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted
Non-Smokers Only No. No Way. No How. Simply not allowed. Evidence of smoking will result in additional cleaning charges levied against guest's credit card, and/or forfeiture of security deposit.
Pets One dog only - subject to prior approval. Prior approval is mandatory. Failure to obtain approval prior to booking may result in cancellation of your booking without a refund. A refundable pet deposit of $100 per stay is applicable. The pet deposit will be refunded if there is no pet damage, stains or pet hair in the condo. Pets are not allowed on the beds under any circumstance. Spot cleaner and a vacuum cleaner are in the unit to assist you in keeping the unit pet hair and stain free. Dogs that behave aggressively are not permitted due to insurance/liability issues. Puppies under one year of age are strictly prohibited. Your dog must not be left 'free' in the condo when you are not there. A kennel is provided for that purpose. If you don't feel comfortably using the kennel, please take your dog with you when you leave the condo or arrange to have someone remain in the condo to keep the dog company.
Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered
Not Suitable For:
Babies, Kids & Teens We regret that we are no longer able to accommodate families with children.
Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties Not available for Grads, stags, etc. Will result in immediate eviction without refund.
Groups Renting Multiple Properties Stones Throw condos are individually owned. Taking items from our condo to another condo for pot luck, etc., and not returning them will result in a deduction from your security deposit.
Smoking Inside Permitted
Subleased Tenants Not allowed.
Wheelchairs Upper floor - not suitable.
Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s) Not permitted.
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24 Not permitted.

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Cancellations Made by Guests Deposits are non-refundable. Payments, less a processing fee, may be refunded if a replacement booking is found.
Courtesy Hold Reservations We do not hold reservation without payment. Payment is required for reservation confirmation.
Delayed Arrivals We are not responsible for delayed arrivals. No refunds will be given.
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information We will email instructions in advance of your stay. Available after final payment is received.
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: 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 Will result in cancellation. Refund may be provided, less a handling fee, if a replacement rental is secured.
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 May be permitted if time allows. Call or email and we will do our best to accommodate.

Guest Stay Policies

Amenity Terms of Use Private Hot Tub. The hot tub is designed for 4 adults. Exceeding that number will result in water overflow. If the water falls below the jets, damage to the pump may occur. Renters will be held financially responsible if this takes place. Food is not allowed in the hot tub.
Check-In Time 4:00 PM. Early check-in possible, if we are able to accommodate. Please call.
Check-Out Time 10:00 AM. Later check out may be available. Please call.
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 If the cleaners require more than the normal time allotted for a 'clean', the additional costs will be passed on to the guest.
Excessive Noise May result in eviction without refund. Please respect your neighbor's right to peace and quiet.
Forgotten Items by Guest Items left behind by a guest will be returned to the guest at their cost, if requested.
Garbage Removal Garbage can be dropped off free of charge at the transfer station on Industrial Drive, at the entrance to Sun Peaks. Hours of operation are posted in the condo. If you need garbage removed during your stay, it can be arranged for a fee. Contact the owner - telephone and email contact information are posted in the condo.
Housekeeping Housekeeping will clean unit upon departure. Daily checks will be done for hot tub sanitization and water balancing. If cleaning is required during your stay, it can be arranged for a fee. If the unit is left excessively dirty, a deduction may be made from your damage deposit refund to compensate the cleaners for the extra time spent cleaning.
Internet Availability & Usage High speed wireless internet available in unit.
Liability Guest responsibility. Owner will not be held responsible for any accident or injury while on the premises. Guests are responsible for notifying the owner of any damage noted upon arrival or during their stay.
Locking Door Coded access. Changed after each departure.
Maintenance Emergencies 24 hour, by cell phone. Number will be provided with check-in package.
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 4 people in two beds. By prior arrangement, an additional guest may be accommodated on an airbed. Absolutely no more than 5 guests.
Missing Items Items removed from the condo by the guest will be replaced at the guest's cost.
Noise Restrictions Quiet times are from 10:00 pm to 8:00 am. Please respect your neighbor's right to peace and quiet. If you use the hot tub during these hours, do so quietly.
Parking & Ticketing Underground Secured. One reserved space, guest parking is available, but is limited.
Property Damage A $500 damage deposit is required with rental deposit. The damage deposit will be refunded within 4 days of guest's departure, subject to deductions for damage, missing items, extra cleaning, etc.
Rental Accommodation Zoning Condo is zoned for nightly rentals.
Resort Information Provided on arrival. Information provided in unit.
Ski & Snowboard Gear Storage Private, locking storage. Please use the storage locker provided. Damage to unit as a result of bringing sports equipment into the condo will be charged back to the renter.
Terms of Eviction Failure to comply with policies will result in immediate eviction. No Refund - period!

Guarantees Policies

My Web Site Guarantee I guarantee that my web site content is accurate. I will honor what I publish.
Reservation Guarantee In the event of property sale, property damage or double booking, I will make every effort to relocate you to a comparable property at no additional expense to you.
Snow Guarantee We cannot guarantee snow conditions, which are out of our control. If there is mountain closure during your winter stay, please contact us about a partial refund, which may be possible but not guaranteed.

Local Tips

Don't Forget

Fill up your gas tank before you arrive
HAVE FUN! to tell your friends and family what a great time you had at Sun Peaks, and in particular, how much you enjoyed your stay in our Alpine Retreat.

About Us

We purchased our Stones Throw unit in 2007 with the intention of using it ourselves during non-peak times, and making it available to consciencious guests during peak periods. We enjoyed being in Sun Peaks so much that we sold our home on the lower mainland and decided to make Sun Peaks our permanent home. We purchased a unit in Bridgegate which is where we currently live. We are just around the corner from Stones Throw and are able to provide a quick response to our guests in the event of a concern.

We sincerely want to help you enjoy your vacation to the maximum by providing a high-end, clean, comfortable and well-equipped unit for your enjoyment. All we ask in return is for you to treat our condo with care and respect.


Vacation Rental Reviews by Flipkey

First Class Retreat

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Parksville
Date: Mar-09-2014

Bev was very attentive in ensuring we had all the information we needed prior to our arrival and she checked in with us several times via email to answer questions and to make sure we had received the checkin/information package. The pictures of the condo are accurate and its even nicer once you step in the door. Everything was meticulously maintained and lots of little thoughtful touches such as movies, magazines, games, extra blankets and pillows which made it very cozy. Loved the hot tub and a beautiful view of the mountain from the deck. The kitchen was stocked with everything you could possibly need and even had flour, spices, sugar etc. which was most appreciated! We will definitely be back and rent this unit again it was lovely.

Wonderful condo in beautiful Sun Peaks!!

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Surrey BC
Date: Feb-28-2013

We are a family of 4 and stayed very comfortably at 'Alpine Retreat'. We could have brought Grandma & the dog and still would have had lots of space. The kitchen was well equipped, finishes in all rooms were top of the line, clean, well maintained, with owners who care! This place had everything we needed and lots more. Beautiful sunshine all day, crisp cold nights, luxurious soaks in the hot tub with amazing view. What more can you ask for? Stairs up from included parking and up to front door are a little steep, may be tough for very elderly or disabled folks, but no problem for us with our little ones. Stairs are a given in this kind of condo, but just a heads up! Remember to pack food or stop & shop in Kamloops. The bluebird market is fairly well stocked, but it would probably be cheaper to eat out, than to stock up there. The restaurants that we tried were good, no complaints. The kids centre for daycare & lessons was great. Staff was wonderful. The kids loved it and I had no concerns leaving them there. The mountain is incredibly family friendly. Everyone caters to the kids and made us feel very welcome!

Great Value and all the extras

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Grande Prairie
Date: Apr-19-2012

No complaints, a great unit in a quiet location with all the extras of home.

Perfect get-away for relaxation and exercise with your dog!

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vanderhoof
Date: Jan-20-2012

Everything about our stay at Bev's Stones Throw condo was wonderful..from the well supplied kitchen, to the luxurious bed and linens, heated tile floors in bathrooms, well maintained hot tub and cozy living and dining room with gas stone fireplace. The access to skiing was great. The underground parking was convenient with lots of room for visitors too. When we saw the welcoming dog dishes and dog treats, we knew we had picked the right place! We will definitely recommend to friends and plan to return ourselves.

Great ski retreat!

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver BC
Date: Jan-19-2012

Beautiful property. Convenient location. Great services. Highly recommended.


Family Holiday from BC
Date: Dec-28-2011

Wonderful unit, that was dog friendly which was fabulous. Thanks again for providing the dog crate which was perfect, and the ski locker was fantastic as well. Wonderfully set up kitchen, and well stocked which was nice and the hot tub was fantastic as well. We really enjoyed our stay.

A Perfect Ski Vacation

A FlipKey verified reviewer from South Surrey
Date: Apr-07-2011

A beautifully decorated, organized and well appointed condo! Bev and Steve are very generous hosts, indeed, especially allowing us to bring along our beloved little dog, Ella. Park your car and ski/walk everywhere! Fabulous snow and ski services. Very quiet and private;a very relaxing week for us!! We loved it!!

Very good.

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver
Date: Mar-30-2011

We had a great time. The house was very well equipped, including details as groceries items that you sometimes dont carry with you, like salt, spices, veg and olive oil. Only for suggestions: The yellow dishware gets too hot when you put it in the microwave. Hotter than the food or drink you are suppose to be heating. The ski locker been upstair is hard to access. The way to main ski gondolas is not easy through the village.

Perfect ski getaway for family

Andy from BC
Date: Feb-26-2011

Your property is beautiful and well equipped. We didn't find anything lacking. We elected to have Thumper, our golden doodle, spent his time in the back seats of our car while we ski and he seemed very content to have a nap there for the morning as such we never took advantage of the portable kennel you provided in your unit. He would have been fine but was never left in the unit alone. We have another family visited us for dinner couple of nights and your well equipped kitchen handled it well. We found a few of the dishes had some blemishes from heavy use when we arrived but that was to be expected. The hot tub maintenance crew did a great job. I liked how they shoveled off the snow for us every morning. There are ample supplies for everything - kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms, pet, the water cooler was a winner, and the power outage provisions which luckily we didn't have to utilize. You did a great job! Your timely responses to our inquiries during our stay were outstanding and made us feel right at home. We even took advantage of your movie library some. Meet The Parents was hilarious. the location of the unit was great. Easy access to and from the chair and runs. The ski locker was super handy.

Wonderful vacation at Sun Peaks

A FlipKey verified reviewer from Seattle
Date: Feb-24-2011

This is our third time spending a ski week at Sun Peaks resort - and it was definitely our favorite one, thanks to the extremely comfortable, beautiful, and well appointed condo at Stone's Throw. We come to Sun Peaks for the fantastic skiing, but also because it is such a very welcoming place for our dog - an extremely important part of our family. Sun Peaks is an easy drive from Seattle, and it is wonderful to be able to find places that are so welcoming to pets. Every place we have stayed has been comfortable, but the Stone's Throw condo was definitely a step up. We loved that you had some throws to put on the furniture (we had brought our own as well), and the jar of treats was very popular. This is a great location, albeit a bit of a walk to the village - which was fine for our "baby" after we were out skiing most of the day. It also was fine for ski-out and ski-in. One thing to recognize is that it requires a morning ski up at Morissey - not a bad thing, really - it is great skiing, especially early in the morning. But it did require a trek to the "sunny" side before lunch, which we liked to do at the condo. Afternoons at the sunny side were no brainers. And at the end of the day? A nice hot tub, lovely kitchen, and cozy condo made hanging out with the critter in the evening a welcome time. We are even thinking about buying a place in this complex some day.Thanks again for such a nice vacation!