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4 Bedroom Townhouse with Free parking, Fpl, WiFi, near Lifts and Village:
- approx 150 yards to Blackcomb Lift Base & Daylodge, Ski School & Daycare.
- approx 350 yards to Whistler Village Restaurants & Shops
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 and 1 /2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 8-10 people
- 3 Queens, 3 Singles, 1 Bunkbed total 8 real beds
- River Rock Fireplace, free washer / dryer, free WiFi, TV / DVR / PVR
Free reserved parking underground for one car. Additional free parking, if space and snow permits, for one more car outside using our Parking Pass.
This 4 bedroom condo is one of only a few private townhomes that are considered Ski-in/Ski-out in Whistler (under 5 min walk), close to Whistler Village, and set in a quiet forested area making it easy to get a good night’s sleep. No one above, no one below, no condos in front, faces trees and beside a park, creek and covered bridge.
It is best suited for families and friends on a budget of 4 - 6 adults plus kids old enough to ski looking for a condo where you can walk to everything.
Private entrance, 3-storey townhome, about 150 yards to the Blackcomb Lift Base, Daylodge, Ski School, Daycare. Shopping and Restaurants are about 350 yards walk along the Village Trail. If you are flying in to Vancouver Airport, take the Shuttle or Limo to & from our condo, no rental car needed, walk to everything in minutes.
Amenities include, a park-like setting beside a mountain creek with a covered bridge directly opposite Blackcomb base, heated slate-tile floors, river rock fireplace, log accents, fully-equipped open kitchen great for entertaining, new appliances, and two and a half baths. LR has 3-seat sofa, 2-seat sofa, 2 wingbacks. DR seats 8 comfy plus 2 extra chairs if needed for 10.
Sleeping arrangements in real beds (no sofa beds) for up to 8 - 10 people max are:
*Bedroom 1 = Queen sleigh bed = sleeps 2
*Bedroom 2 = Queen sleigh bed = sleeps 2
*Bedroom 3 = log bunkbed = sleeps 2
*Bedroom 4 = 3rd floor with 4 beds = sleeps 4
The condo is 1500 ft2, 3 stories with private ground level entrance, no one above, no one below, trees in front.
Extra storage for skis, snowboards, bikes and excess luggage in our storage locker in the underground garage.
SKI IN / SKI OUT FRIENDLY in Winter - Approx 150 yards to Whistler Blackcomb Base with lifts, daylodge, ski school & daycare, restaurant & pub. Ski Key Rack with Locks on deck.
BIKE FRIENDLY in Summer - Storage locker, Stand, Cable locks, Wash station outside, patio deck.
- Whistler Mountain Bike Lift approx 350 yards, bike park 200 yards, Valley trail in front.
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Free Parking is available for up to 2 cars, space & snow permitting.
Free WiFi and laundry facilities in unit.
Steel storage locker for up to 8 Bikes or Skis & Boards.
Housekeeping included upon check-out.
Complementary concierge service in winter ski season.
|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|
|Fresh Snow||Nov 21, 2014||Dec 18, 2014||
|Jan 15 - 23 available||Jan 15, 2015||Jan 23, 2015||
|Feb 9 - 12 available||Feb 9, 2015||Feb 12, 2015||
|Mar 22 - 27 available||Mar 22, 2015||Mar 27, 2015||
|Spring Ski 2015||Apr 9, 2015||May 15, 2015||
|Summer 2015||Jun 1, 2015||Oct 21, 2015||
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|Policy||Amount Required||Due Date||Payment Accepted|
|Reservation Deposit||25.00% of total||2 days after reservation acceptance||Online CreditCard via this website|
|Balance of Payment||Full remainder||45 days prior to arrival|
|Damage Deposit||$500.00||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|
- Townhouse style condominium.
- 1500 ft2
- 3 stories
- 1st floor, heated tile, entrance foyer, LR, DR, TV, open kitchen, bathroom
- 2nd floor, carpeted, 3 - bedrooms, bathroom, laundry
- 3rd floor, carpeted, bedroom, TV, 1/2 bath
Sleeping Areas & Beds
Queen Sleigh Bed
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
Queen Sleigh Bed
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
Log Bunk Bed
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Beds||2 Single Bunk|
3rd Floor bedroom with 4 walls, window, stairway, 1/2 bath and 4 beds but NO DOOR yet.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Beds||1 Queen, 3 Single - 4 beds|
|Has Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
Well-Equipped Kitchen with Oven/ Induction Cooktop, Microwave, Dishwasher, Fridge, Coffee Maker, Heated Tile Floor
River Rock Fireplace, Log Accents, Heated Tile Floors, Approx 12 ft x 20 ft with 3 seat Sofa, 2 seat Loveseat, 2 Wingback chairs, TV / HDPVR/ DVD.
Open to kitchen and dining for entertaining.
Separate Dining Area Off Kitchen, Heated Tile Floor, Seats 8.
Location Location Location. Perfectly situated between Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Village, about 150 yards to the Blackcomb Lift Base, Daylodge, Ski School and Daycare. Less than 3 - 5 minute walk over to the Blackcomb Lift base is considered Ski In / Ski Out at Whistler.
- Fireplace for Firelogs
- Free Washer & Dryer
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Flat-screen TV's
- Free WiFi provided
- Free Parking for up to 2 cars space and snow permitting
- Steel storage locker in underground parking lot for up to 8 bikes or skis & boards.
|BBQ||Weber Q BBQ provided in summer|
|Books||Please leave one if you take one.|
|Coded Access||Emailed upon Balance of Payment.|
|Fireplace||Wood Burning for Firelogs only.|
|Fresh Linens||Extra towels included.|
|Internet Access||Free WiFi|
|Iron and Ironing Board||Included|
|Laundry Facilities - Free||Free Washer / Dryer included|
|Parking - Free Private Parking||Included|
|Satellite TV||Two Flat Screen TV's|
|Secure Reserved Parking||One reserved free parking spot in secured underground lot. Additional parking for one more car above ground if space and snow conditions permit but only with the valid Gables #54 Parking Pass on the dashboard or hung from your rear view mirror.|
|Telephone||North America Long Distance Free, except for area code 218 and 712. Calls terminating in these 2 area codes and any cell phone charges will be charged back to you when I get the telus bill.|
|Security System||On-site caretaker Skip in unit # 36|
Housekeeping and Laundry included upon departure.
Location & Map
This townhome is located between the Blackcomb Ski Lift base and Whistler Village.
It is considered as Ski In / Ski Out by Whistler under a 3-5 minute walk.
Normally about 150 - 200 yards, depending on snow conditions, to the Blackcomb Lift base from our front door and about 350 - 400 yards into the Village for grocery shopping and restaurants across the covered bridge over Fitzsimmons Creek.
Whistler Blackcomb Ski School & Daycare is located directly opposite our townhouse condo. No car needed. Walk to everything in minutes.
Access Time to Lifts
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
Access Time to Shops & Restaurants
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
Access Time to Grocery Stores
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
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Suitability & Eligibility Policies
|Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25||At least one adult over the age of 25 years must be included in each guest party and will be responsible for any damage or extraordinary cleaning beyond the 4 hours included in our rates.|
|Non-Smokers Only||No Smoking. Absolutely No Smoking inside our condo. Please smoke outside and use the antique Milk Can Ashtrays with sand inside them to deposit your butts. Thank you.|
|Not Suitable For:|
|Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties||Absolutely no grad, stag or stagette parties allowed.|
|Pets||No Pets. Absolutely No pets policy.|
Reservation & Cancellation Policies
|Cancellations Made by Guests||Deposit and Rent is nonrefundable unless we can re-rent for the same amount. Confirm by email to us and we will try our best. Two handy sites to compare TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE options are: WWW.INSUREMYTRIP.COM or WWW.TRAVELGUARD.COM|
|Delayed Arrivals||We are Not Responsible for any unused nights due to travel delays, weather, snow, medical, etc.|
|Delivery of Instructions and Access Information||Coded Lock # to Access. Automatically emailed upon making Balance of Payment.|
|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||Late Payments. Owner reserves the right to cancel if payments are not received by due date. Deposit is due upon booking and balance due 45 days prior to arrival. Full payment is due if booked within 45 days.|
|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||Changes in Dates. Same as Cancellation policy: We will do our best to accommodate you and refund less 4% CC if we can re-rent.|
Guest Stay Policies
|Bike Storage||Bikes are NOT ALLOWED inside our condo, or you WILL BE EVICTED and lose any damage deposit. Sorry but we have had substantial damage in the past. We have provided a Steel Storage Cage for up to 8 bikes in our garage parking stall and bike stands with cable locks outside. Or you may RENT INDOOR OVERNIGHT STORAGE for your bikes and equipment at the bottom of the Whistler Bike Lift in the Garbanza Bike Shop. Its a very short walk to / from our condo,,, maybe 4-5 mins and 300 - 400 yards. Absolutely No Bikes inside our condo pls.|
|Check-In Time||After 4 pm.|
|Check-Out Time||11:00 am|
|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 Noise||Please Observe Strata quiet hours 11pm - 8am. Thank you.|
|Garbage Removal||Lock the Bins and Save a Bear. Garbage Bins are located at each end of the Parking Lot. Put all Trash into the appropriate metal bins and Lock them with the chain and bar to make them bear proof. Thank you.|
|Housekeeping||Provided before arrival and after departure. Additional housekeeping may be available on request at your expense.|
|Liability||We Do Not Accept Any Liability for Injuries or Illness Sustained While Staying In Our Condo. Use the stairs inside and outside at your own risk and choose pathways carefully. Snow and Icy conditions can change quickly in winter.|
|Maintenance Emergencies||Call Housekeeping for Cleaning issues and supplies. Call Owner for Emergency Repairs. Telephone and email posted in condo.|
|Maximum Sleeping Capacity||Maximum 10 people by permission and contract. Please do not exceed this number without inquiring with us first. Thank you.|
|Parking & Ticketing||Parking information will be provided in your check-in and arrival instructions email and is displayed in our condo. We are not liable for any parking tickets or towing fees you may incur. Reserved parking for 1 car is available underground in our numbered parking stall. Parking for 1 more car may be available outside if space and snow permits, but only with our valid Gables numbered parking pass displayed on your dash.|
|Policy Updates||Policies are subject to change without notice.|
|Property Damage||Guests agree to reimburse the owner for the following: Replacement Parking Pass or Garage Key at $100 each, any common property damage, excessive cleaning charges or condo property damage beyond normal wear and tear, missing or broken items, dry cleaning of drapes and sofas from smoking inside the condo, plumbing repairs and flood restoration if toilets or tub / showers overflow, and any cleaning from pets inside the condo, plus any costs to replace or repair the glass ceramic cook top if chipped or cracked, or marks and dents made to the stainless steel fridge, and marks or scratches made to the furniture, walls, log beams and woodwork inside condo. We will not charge for normal wear and tear. If something does happen, please let us know and we will have it repaired or replaced at cost and supply receipts. Any other damage deposit collected will be applied and receipts supplied. One night refundable damage deposit required for all summer rentals or any rental with bikes. Thank you.|
|Rental Accommodation Zoning||We are legally zoned for short term vacation rentals.|
|Ski & Snowboard Gear Storage||NEW !! We now provide a "Ski Key Rack" system on our outside deck with 10 Ski Key Locks and 10 Keys for you to use if you wish. All 10 of our Keys work on all 10 of our Locks. PLEASE leave all our 10 Keys and 10 Locks in the condo for the next guest party when you depart. They cost $100 to replace in time keyed for all 10 locks for the next guests. These Ski Key Locks will also work on any "Ski Key Rack" system at every restaurant on the mountains. Or you may buy your own Ski Key Lock & Key at the mountain shops for about $25 each and use at most NA resorts.|
|Terms of Eviction||Terms of Eviction. Exceeding maximum number of people specified in your reservation without permission or damage to condo or strata property. Allowing Smoking inside or Pets inside or Bikes inside, Grad parties, stag or stagette parties.|
For Skiers and Boarders Only
|My top skiing/boarding tips for visitors||If you are new to Whistler, take a free mountain orientation tour by ski ability level. Sign up at the top of Blackcomb lifts.|
Just for Kids!
|Great kids activities||Swimming or Skating at Whistler's fabulous Rec Center called Meadow Park Arena.|
My Money Saving Tips
|My biggest money saving tips||Book accommodations before September for best dates and Lift Tickets before Nov for best discounts.|
The Drive to Whistler
|My safety tips for drivers new to Hwy 99||From Vancouver Airport, reserve well ahead of time a Limo or Shuttle for the 2 1/2 hour trip and relax.|
Frequently Asked Questions
Trip Cancellation Insurance
|Cancellation Insurance?||Deposit and Rent once paid are non-refundable unless we can re-rent for same amount. Confirm by email to us and we will try our best. Two handy sites to compare Cancellation Insurance are: www.insuremytrip.com or www.travelguard.com|
|What is it really like for 4 adults and 4 kids? Linda C. - Boston, MA Feb 2014||We loved our stay at Gables 54 and highly recommend the unit for two families. We looked extensively for a unit that was close to the mountain and large enough for two families. Not many available but we lucked into Gables 54. Price and location were perfect. We were two families with 4 teenage boys and stayed for 7 nights. The location was exactly as described and even better than we expected, we were very skeptical, you just never know till you get there. The unit is the closest Gables unit to mountain, a 5 minute walk with skis to the Blackcomb lift/Base lodge and 10 minute walk to village. Everyone says you do not need a car and they are absolutely right! The unit was spacious enough for 4 adults and 4 boys. The first floor with living/dining/kitchen was not huge but comfortable for all. Kitchen is well stocked. One family used the first floor bathroom and the second family used the second floor bathroom. The loft with half bath was perfect for the boys. Enough room for them to have their own beds and spread out. Bedrooms were large enough for each couple and there was a third small room with a bunkbed which we never used. Full size laundry on the second floor. All bathrooms and kitchen have been updated recently. Outdoor ski rack with locks was provided as well. The first floor heated tile floors were a big bonus! We were introduced to Shirley, who provides concierge services for this unit, free of charge. She immediately contacted us when we booked our unit and helped with our airport transfers (we got a private van which was much cheaper than the standard bus transfer and great drivers who were like tour guides), dinner reservations (at times we were a group of 13) and delivery of small amount of groceries prior to arrival. Don, the Owner replied very quickly with any questions prior to booking and during our visit, the TV wasn't working so we contacted him and he immediately called to help us out. We highly recommend this unit and if we were to visit again, would definitely stay again! Linda C. Boston, MA. Feb 2014|
Please email us if you have other questions.
|Ski In / Ski Out ? Hot Tub / Pool?||-----------Ski In / Ski Out?---------How close are the lifts exactly? We have paced it off at approx 150 yards or about a 2 - 3 minute walk over to the Blackcomb lift base area, depending on snow conditions and which paths are cleared, so considered Ski-in / Ski-out by Whistler. From our front door choose the safest path to the left or the right that has been cleared, or the little 50 yard trail through the trees, depending on snow and ice conditions, which takes you out to the Village Trail between Blackcomb and Whistler Village. Walk through the pedestrian underpass and up the steps to the base of Blackcomb Mtn. The Daylodge, Chairlifts, Ski School / Daycare are directly in front. You can ski both mountains easily now by using the Peak 2 Peak Gondola at the top included in your ticket price. So there is no need to walk over to the base of Whistler Mountain to ski it. If you do, we have paced it off at about 360 yards depending on which path you take. Note re "Ski In / Ski Out": Years ago when we lived and skied in Europe, Ski In / Ski Out meant you skied to the front door, plunked your skis in a snowbank and walked in. Not here. In Whistler it is generally defined as less than a 5 minute walk to be considered ski in / ski out. Our condo is much less than 5 mins depending on snow conditions and which pathway you take. ---------- Hot Tub?:---------NO. WE DO NOT HAVE A HOT TUB OR POOL. But we have 2 great options for you: (1) We are the closest townhouse condo to the best Hot Tub in Whistler at Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel at the base of Blackcomb. For about $30 per adult per day, you can access their wonderful Spa Hot Tub, indoor / outdoor Pool, and showers with towels and lockers. They also have our favorite apres ski piano bar called the Mallard Bar, a cigar room, and several restaurants. (2) Or take the group to the Whistler Rec Center a couple of miles north on the highway from Whistler by cab, car or bus. It is called the Meadow Park Sports Arena. For about $8 per day per adult, less for kids, you can access their Aquatic Center with large adult 25-meter 6-lane lap pool featuring rope swing, 8 ft slide, basketball net, huge Hot Tub, steam room, sauna, fitness center with weights and cardio exercise machines, showers, lockers, rent towels and buy bathing suits. Plus a fabulous kids pool featuring a lazy river with spouting bears. They also have squash courts you can rent and an ice arena with public skating times, drop-in hockey and skate rentals.|
|Is the condo bike friendly?||Yes, we have made it so. We have installed a 4 ft x 8 ft steel locker against a concrete wall in our parking stall in the secured underground parking lot. It will hang up to 8 bikes for overnight storage. We also provide a wood bike stand and two 12 ft cable locks to store bikes at our front door area if you wish. A bike wash station is available beside our front door as well. The Valley Trail is 50 yards in front, and the Whistler Mountain bike lift is approx 400 yards ride away where Garbanza Bike shop is located and offers overnight storage for a small fee right at the bottom of the lift. Its about a 5 min walk. A patio deck beside our front door can be used for minor repairs. Our condo is surrounded by numerous bike stores with rentals, equipment and repairs. Whistler grew up a ski resort but has adapted to become a world class bike destination in summer. We welcome bikers and any suggestions you have to make our condo more bike friendly. But please, No bikes inside the condo. Thanks.|
How Spacious is the condo?
|How Spacious is the condo?||Many guests tell us it is ideal for 2 families sharing. It is 1500 ft2 on 3 floors with 4 separate sleeping areas and 8 beds. It will sleep 8 - 10 people easily. The DR and LR seat 7 - 8 adults. We would not describe it as really spacious, but very family casual and open for entertaining. We bought this condo because our best feature is an awesome location within a few minutes walking distance to both the lifts and village for ourselves and kids. Space is a premium close to the lifts. As Whistler was developed the more spacious condos tend to be further away from the lifts. We are a family of 5 and often have friends with us skiing. Please Contact owner if you have any questions. We will give you candid answers to make sure you love our unit as we do.|
Lift Tickets and Ski Rentals
|Can I get a discount on Lift Tickets and Ski Rentals and Order them ahead of time?||Yes! Order through this web site on-line. Best lift ticket discounts are preseason orders before Nov 15. After this, you must order at least 4 days in advance of use to qualify for a lessor discount of about 10-12%. Discounts are not available in Whistler on the day of use, so order ahead of time. Pick up at Blackcomb Daylodge across from our condo where you can also rent all ski or snowboard equipment.|
|What is Available?||There are three big grocery stores (IGA, Whistler Village, and Nester's) and a couple of liquor stores in Whistler as well as many small delis and cold beer/wine stores.|
|Our flights get us in late. Can we arrive really late?||No problem. We have a Coded Front Door Lock and you will be given the code ahead of time.|
|Our flights leave late at night. Can we Check Out late so we don't have to sit around the airport for hours?||Sorry no. Most of our bookings are back-to-back and our cleaners need all 5 hours from 11 am to 4 pm to clean the unit for the next guest. Many of our guests who want to ski on the day of departure, move out and park their car in one of the hotels or pay parking lots for the day. Or they go to Vancouver and book a day-room for the day in one of the Robson Street hotels.|
Long time Whistler owners, so please do not hesitate to ask us any questions to make your vacation a great one.
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