Welcome to our Vacation Rental!
The Timbers is outstanding! Located just steps from the gondola and Happy Valley recreation area, we offer a luxurious setting for a memorable vacation. The amenities in our well-appointed home and building are distinctive and unique. 5 star ski in and ski out - this home is perfect for couples or families.
Be sure to click the link on the left to view more photos!
- Third Floor location
- Sleeps 5 in 2 separate sleeping areas
- 2 Full baths, master ensuite complete with steam shower & in-floor heating
- Private hot tub on the deck
- Free Wireless high speed internet
- Fully appointed gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances
- 42" Plasma TV & DVD player in living room, 2nd TV & DVD in Master bdrm
- HDTV with Movies, Sports and more on Demand
- Cozy gas Fireplace in living room
- Hardwood and heated floors, Bose stereo, Cable TV
- Laundry Facilities
- Free, heated underground parking.
- Fitness room with elliptical cycle, recumbent bike, running machine and TV
- Games room with table tennis, pool table, hockey, shuffle board, dart board, foosball.
- Elevator to your door from entry levels and parking garage
- Large ski storage/boot room with 2 secure ski lockers, benches and ski maintenance area.
- True ski in ski out access from the door
- A quick ride up the gondola takes you to the village center
- Premium location, just a snowball's throw to ice skating, tubing and all the activities in the Happy Valley Lodge, with its great restaurants, bar and shops.
Click RESERVE NOW for easy, instantly confirmed bookings
Questions? Click the 'E-Mail Us' link 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 (Can & USA): 1 877 717 3437...
Thank you for considering our home.
Photos & Video
Click on the first photo below to enlarge it and start a slideshow! Alternatively, enlarge specific photos of interest by clicking on them.
Calculate Your Rate
LOOKING FOR A QUOTE? USE THE HANDY TOOL ABOVE TO CALCULATE THE COST OF YOUR STAY.
Instantly reserve & confirm your reservation with VISA or MASTERCARD payment directly from our website by clicking Reserve Now. The system completely protects your privacy, is secure & operates directly through the Canadian Chartered Banking System in a manner that conceals your credit card information from us.
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.
Get a Price Estimate in Your Currency
|Season||Start Date||End Date||# of Nights||Rate/nt||Comments|
|Regular Season||Feb 6, 2015||Mar 21, 2015||
|Spring Value||Mar 22, 2015||Apr 12, 2015||
|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|
Located on the third floor in the 18 suite Timbers complex, our single level home features a spacious entry, open kitchen, dining and living room area offering elegant comfort. Covered deck and private hot tub accessed from living room and master bedroom. Master Bedroom has a king-size bed with full ensuite bathroom including steam shower. Bedroom #2 (den) has a single over double bunk. Access to main area bathroom from hallway. In-suite laundry facilities located off foyer.
Sleeping Areas & Beds
This is a very spacious bedroom with a beautiful ensuite bathroom with steam shower. It has direct access to the deck and hot tub and also has it's own t.v.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Has Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
This is a very cozy room with a single over double bunk.
|Room Type||Private Den (Has a door, no windows)|
|Beds||1 Double/Single Bunk|
Heated tumbled sandstone floors, spacious steam shower with bench.
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
|Includes||Basic Supplies, Hairdryer, Hand-held Shower, Heated Floors, Shower, Soap, Steam Shower, Vanity|
Four piece bathroom with heated tumbled sandstone floor
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||No|
|Includes||Basic Supplies, Bath, Hairdryer, Hand-held Shower, Heated Floors, Soap|
Fabulous gourmet kitchen. From the polished concrete counters to the stainless steel appliances and premium quality kitchen wares, this kitchen has everything you need for holiday meal enjoyment. Supplies and amenities include:
|Cooking/Eating Utensils||Place setting for 9|
|Dish Soap||Dishwasher & Liquid soap provided as well as cleaning supplies.|
|Espresso Maker||Sanyo Espresso machine|
|Fridge||Side By Side large capacity with water and ice dispenser|
|Glassware||Yes, set of 9|
Large panels of windows bring the spectacular scenery of the Monashee mountains right into the room. Luxury interior designed open floor plan accentuated with high quality furnishings, sandstone gas fireplace, Bose stereo and DVD, 42" Plasma with HDTV and PayPerView. Walk out directly to the private deck and hot tub from the living room.
Situated between the kitchen and living room areas, the dining room features a beautiful solid wood dining table with six padded leather chairs. Big windows welcome in the views of sparkling snow.
From the elegant and modern décor to the quality finishing, The Timbers amenities and special features are unparalleled. Many extras not commonly found include Bose stereo system, Plasma TV, wireless internet, cable TV, and a Heat Recovery Ventilation System. Common amenities include heated underground parking, ski lockers in separate boot room, private fitness room and games room with in suite video link, and an elevator from car garage to each floor.
All this and TRUE ski in ski out access! This is perfect for a relaxing family vacation.
|Fireplace||Tumbled sandstone gas fireplace|
This generous one bedroom plus den THIRD FLOOR suite with a well-planned layout, elegant décor and quality finishing, offers unparallelled private amenities. Many extras including hardwood, heated floors, steam shower, private hot tub, stainless steel appliances including fridge with filtered water and ice maker, Bose stereo system, Plasma TV, free wireless internet, HDTV, and a Heat Recovery Ventilation System. The Timbers is a true ski-in/ski-out property. Common amenities include heated underground parking, ski lockers in separate boot room, fitness room, games room and an elevator from car garage direct to the condo's front door.
|Baby/Infant Equipment||Rental available from The Tiny Tourist Baby Equipment Rentals www.thetinytourist.ca|
|Basic Food Staples||Spices including salt & pepper|
|CDs||There are several for you to choose from|
|Coded Access||Garage and unit entry door.|
|Deck||Private with hot tub|
|DVD Library||Several to choose from|
|DVD Player||Yes, in living room and master bedroom|
|Fireplace||Natural gas fireplace in living area|
|Fresh Linens||Towels and bed linen supplied|
|Hairdryer||Supplied. One in each bathroom|
|Hot Tub - Private||On private deck|
|Internet Access - Wireless Internet||Free, secure high speed wireless internet.|
|iPod or mp3 Connectivity||Yes|
|Iron and Ironing Board||Supplied|
|Laundry Facilities - Free||In suite with complimentary supplies|
|Parking - Free Private Parking||One stall in secure, heated parking garage|
|Resort Information||Included at check in & guest directory located in unit|
|Safety Equipment||Smoke detector, Fire extinguisher and over head sprinkler system|
|Secure Ski and Bike Storage||2 secure lockers provided on lower level|
|Steam Room||Steam shower in Master ensuite.|
|Stereo||Bose stereo with CD player|
|Telephone||Provided; restricted to local calls|
|TV-Digital or HDTV||HDTV with over 90 channels as well as Movies, Sports and more on Demand!!. 1 Plasma TV in the living room and 1 TV in the master bedroom|
|Video Game Connectivity||Yes, bring your game station from home.|
|Wheel Chair Accessible||Single level home with elevator access|
|Fitness Facilities||Eelliptical cycle, recumbant bike & running machine, multi gym and cable TV. Guest have exclusive use|
|Games/Rec Room||TV, table tennis, pool table, shuffle board and air hockey. Exclusive guest use.|
|Guest Parking||Additional guest parking available in Happy Valley parking lot.|
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
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
We are situated in a perfect location for access to ALL resort amenities. Just steps to the Happy Valley Adventure Area and Lodge, the huge outdoor skating area, tube runs and x-country ski trails. A 5-minute ride up the Gondola will take you to the village centre, lifts, restaurants, shopping and Kids Centre. Ski in at day's end over the Skiers Bridge or down Gondola Way.
Access Time to Lifts
|Ski in Ski out|
|Free transport to village & lifts|
Access Time to Shops & Restaurants
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
|Free transport to village & lifts|
|Less than 5 minutes drive|
Access Time to Grocery Stores
|Free transport to village & lifts|
|Less than 5 minutes drive|
|Greater than 10 minutes walk|
|All property title and ownership are verified independently by AlluraDirect.com at the time that the property is listed.|
|AlluraDirect takes no further measures to confirm property ownership beyond this initial action.|
|Owners who participate in the online credit card processing system have undergone additional screening through their payment processing application.|
|All owners must agree to AlluraDirect.com's Terms of Service Agreement, which outlines minimum mandatory standards, terms of account termination, and the formal guest complaints process.|
|All customer complaints against owners are tracked and kept on record. Owners with more than 2 complaints spanning a subscription period are automatically terminated. Owner accounts are now immediately terminated under a subset of zero tolerance clauses in the Terms of Service Agreement. You are free to contact AlluraDirect.com to get independent owner verification from our office.|
|Your credit card information is transmitted using SSL encryption technology.|
|AlluraDirect's transaction processing system is handled by one of Canada's largest institutional and online transaction processing companies, in conjunction with one of Canada's largest Chartered Banks, The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.|
|AlluraDirect's servers are protected by multiple firewalls, and are located in one of Vancouver's top, high security hosting facilities.|
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
|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.|
|No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted||Absolutely no smoking allowed inside. Smoking outside is permitted.|
|Non-Smokers Only||This is a 100% smoke-free property.|
|People with Restricted Mobility||Property access and interior are suitable for persons of restricted mobility. Feel free to contact us for details.|
|Seniors||We welcome seniors.|
|Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered||We accept travel reseller bookings but do not offer referral fees.|
|Wheelchairs||Property can accommodate wheelchair use and wheelchair access.|
|Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)||We welcome young adults age 17-24 only when accompanied by adults who meet our minimum age requirement.|
|Not Suitable For:|
|Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties||Not permitted.|
|Pets||NOT PERMITTED. STRICTLY ENFORCED|
|Smoking Inside Permitted||No smoking is allowed inside our 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||Young adult only groups age 17-24 are NOT permitted.|
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.|
|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||A signed guest stay agreement is required prior to providing access codes.|
|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
|Check-In Time||4:00 P.M. (or later). STRICTLY ENFORCED|
|Check-Out Time||10:00 A.M. (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 on site in the parking garage.|
|Housekeeping||Cleaning after departure is included; in addition, guests staying 10 nights or more receive a complimentary change of towels and bed linens every 8th 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 Skit Resort.|
|Maintenance Emergencies||In resort support provided. Complete emergency contacts provided for booked guests|
|Maximum Sleeping Capacity||6. Additional persons without owner consent will result in immediate eviction.|
|Missing Items||Guests authorize credit card charge for replacement of 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.|
|Parking & Ticketing||There is 1 underground parking stall at lower level car park. Stall is marked. Additional Guest parking available in Happy Valley parking lot.|
|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 behavior 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. Please do not bring equipment into the suite.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Fill up your gas tank before you get to Big White||It is a 45 minute drive from Kelowna International Airport.|
We, Kim and Harald, are the owners of A Timbers Getaway. We also own Cozy Cabins Nature Resort (www.cozycabins.ca) which is a private lakeside resort located in the North Okanagan area. We have been welcoming guest for over 12 years in the Okanagan area and hope that you enjoy your stay at our new addition/home at Big White.
The Timbers - Simply Fantastic
David from Brisbane, Australia
Date: Feb-14-2015 for a stay in Jan 2015
We had a wonderful time and a very relaxed stay in Unit 3** The Timbers. Everything was as described and more. Great views and perfect placement in Big White. We'll be back !!View Full Review
Awesome! This is a great resort for families!
A FlipKey verified reviewer from North Vancouver
All staff at the resort were very helpful and courteous! The accommodations were great! However, one thing that I would recommend,coming from someone who is sensitive to dust, is to ensure housekeeping vacuums under and behind furniture and dusts all surfaces of night tables, etc. My allergies were acting up. As I was looking for stray toys under furniture, I noticed how much dust there was under and behind the furniture. Also, behind the master bedroom bed there was a huge amount of dust on the baseboards. We only used the store once, but I would like to see more organic and high quality meat options, etc. The cross country wasn't track set for classic when we went and a bit rough, as the snowmobiles use some of the same trails. I was on my skate skis, I was fine, but it was challenging for my friend. I loved that we didn't have to get into our car, once. The on-hill accomodations is great, I love the ski in and ski out. This is a great resort and having the option to be with 2 other families on the same floor made for a really great time for both children and parents. We will be back! It was such a good time and the snow conditions were amazing! All in all, an amazing time!
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Sydney
Our family of Husband, Wife & 2 large teenage boys found our accommodation more than satisfactory. The lounge room, Kitchen, bathrooms, Hot Tub were excellent, the only slightly negative thing (& it is not a terrible thing) was the lack of clothes storage in both bedrooms & maybe a drying rack to put near the fireplace. Otherwise it suited us perfectly.
The gondola is the first ski lift
Nicole_BBat from Batemans Bay, Australia
Immaculate unit looks up towards the village. Ski out - take the lift down to your locker- put on your ski boots and walk 20 metres to exit the building. Depending on the snow base, we took 5 paces up onto the snow, put on the skis and skied straight to the gondola which takes you to the village centre. ( it is the another walk or traverse to start skiing though!) Ski in - take a very nice cruise down Happy valley or gondola way to the back door. Being able to leave our bags at the unit (prior arrangement confirmed when booking) was fantastic. The air recycling system I found noisy ( I am a light sleeper)