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Mark Lear

Taluswood, Creekside Mountainside, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
ID 568
  • Size, Location & Map:
  • 4 Bedroom (3 Bdrm, 1 Loft), 3 Baths, 2000 sq. ft., Taluswood, Creekside Mountainside, Whistler
  • Sleeps & Beds:
  • Sleeps 10, 1 Double, 2 King (can split to singles), 2 Queen Sofa Bed, 3 Single Roll Away
  • Amenities:
  • Christmas Tree/Decorations, DVD Library, Grocery Delivery, Laundry Facilities, Lift Ticket Delivery, Local Internet Access, Meet and Greet, Pool, Secure Reserved Parking
  • Rates & Availability:
  • $500.00 - $950.00 per night CAD; My calendar & rates are accurate!
  • Bookings:
  • Instantly Confirmed Bookings - fast, secure & guaranteed

Lodging Deals: Check my Rates Table for up to the minute best deals!


to Taluswood on Whistler Mtn-One of Whistler's largest & most luxurious ski-in/out locations to the Whistler Creek Gondola & amenities!

Available for Longer Term Seaonal Rental. Full details on request.

Book directly from our property web site for instant reservation & payment confirmation! Our townhouse highlights include:

  • Incredible SKI-IN/OUT location to Whistler Creek Gondola, ski school meeting places & amenity conveniences!
  • 2000 sq ft of living space -Sleeps up to 10 in 8 separate beds
  • 2 private decks & BBQ
  • Internet access, DVD player, stereo, TV/DVD in master suite
  • Private garage,ski/bike storage, parking for 2 cars
  • 3 bathroooms, private laundry facilities
  • SWIMMING POOL! -a perfect 4 season retreat!

What to Check out on Our Site


  • -we post them regularly-contact us to go on our mailing list! -click on the link on my left menu to see lots more photos! -check out our best advice! -The maps are great on this site!  Questions? click on my E-Mail us link, & we will be in touch shortly. Ready to book? We accept live reservations on the spot with online payment. Click my Reserve Now button & we will be in touch with you shortly after receiving notification of your confirmed reservation.
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Photos & Video  

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Living Room
View of Living Room from Stairs
View of Pool from Private Deck
Private Deck
Common Hot Tub and Pool

 Rates & Availability

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Rates are quoted in Canadian $ per night and are subject to 12% HST. The customary 10.5% HOTEL TAX IS NOT APPLICABLE since this is an owner-direct booking. Instantly reserve & confirm your reservation with VISA or MASTERCARD payment directly from our web site in a single step by clicking on Reserve Now The system will completely protect your privacy, is secure & operates directly through the Canadian Chartered Banking System in a manner that conceals your credit card information from me!


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.
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Season Start Date End Date # of Nights Rate/nt Comments
Summer 2014 May 19, 2014 Nov 14, 2014
3 +
Come Hike, Bike and Fish
First Tracks 2014 Nov 15, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
4 +
Early Bird 2014 Dec 13, 2014 Dec 19, 2014
5 +
Xmas & New Year 2014/2015 Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015
7 +
Come and Enjoy Xmas and New Year
Powder Hounds 2015 Jan 3, 2015 Feb 13, 2015
5 +
Great Snow. No Line-ups !
President's Week 2015 Feb 14, 2015 Feb 20, 2015
7 +
Come and Enjoy the Holidays !
Alpine 2015 Feb 21, 2015 Apr 3, 2015
5 +
Simply the best time to hit the slopes !
Spring 2015 Apr 4, 2015 May 8, 2015
4 +
Come and enjoy the snow and the sun

Payment Info

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For your complete personal convenience, privacy & security, & to be able to provide instant customer service to you, we ONLY accept online credit card payments from our web site through the's corporate online payment system. If you experience any difficulties, please contact or call 604707-6706 for customer support. This system is secure & operates directly through the Canadian Charted Banking System.

Policy Amount Required Due Date Payment Accepted
Reservation Deposit 25.00% of total Due at time of booking Online CreditCard via this website
Balance of Payment Full remainder 45 days prior to arrival
Damage Deposit $1,000.00 Charged up to this maximum after departure if property is damaged, requires excessive cleaning, or if items are missing
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

 Property Description

Our 3-bedroom+den, 3 level luxury ski-in/out townhouse has the following layout-

  • First Floor Bedroom# 1 with a king (2 singles) bed+rollaway bed, bedroom# 2 with a double bed +single rollaway bed, full bathroom, complete laundry facilities ; deck.
  • Second Floor-large entrance way;access to garage, bathroom;kitchen with dining area ;living area with huge floor to ceiling rock fireplace;stairs to downstairs & upstairs bedrooms; big deck with BBQ;
  • Third Floor-Master Bedroom with a King Bed (2 singles) & ensuite bathroom, loft with queen size sofa bed

Sleeping Areas & Beds

Master Bedroom

Located on Level 3 Large bedroom with a king size bed, private fireplace; includes alarm clock/CD, TC/VCR/DVD player

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 3
Beds 1 King (can split to singles), 1 Single Roll Away
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 1

Second Bedroom

Located on Level 1

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 3
Beds 1 Double, 1 Single Roll Away
Floor Level 1

Third bedroom

Located on Level 1

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 3
Beds 1 King (can split to singles), 1 Single Roll Away
Floor Level 1


Room Type Semi Private Loft (Open room overlooking a living area)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen Sofa Bed
Floor Level 1

Living Room

Located on Level 2Living room includes a high quality queen size sofa bed and storage for sofabed guests.

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


Basic Food Staples included
Blender included
Coffee Maker included
Cooking/Eating Utensils included
Dishwasher included
Electric Frying Pan included
Electric Mixer included
Fondue Pot included
Fridge included
Garburator included
Heated Floors included
Kettle included
Microwave included
Oven included
Stove included
Toaster included
Wine Rack included

Living Area

The living room has a huge rock fireplace that extends from floor to ceiling. There is comfortable seating for 8 adults.

Dining Area

Comfortable seating for up to 8 adults.

Special Features

Taluswood is perched high on the slopes of Whistler Mountain and is one of Whistler's most exclusive and spectacular developments in terms of views, location, size and luxury.

Art Vietnamese paintings
Decor Rustic decor
Fireplace Floor to ceiling rock fireplace
Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings Huge cathedral ceilings
Views View extend over the lake and mountains to other side of valley


We have equipped our townhome with everything to make it your home away from home.Please let us know if there is anything not on this list that you think you may need, and we will do our best to get it there for you before you arrive.

Private Amenities

BBQ included
Cable TV 2 TV/DVD players; 1 in the living room, with a second one in the master bedroom
Coded Access Door code provided upon final payment
Complimentary Housekeeping upon arrival and after departure and every 5th day for stays of 8 or more days
Deck included
DVD Library Large Selection of DVDs available
Fireplace Huge floor to ceiling rock fireplace; second gas fireplace in master bedroom
Fresh Linens Complimentary
Grocery Provisioning As requested by guest at guest's expense
Guest Parking Single car garage+ common guest parking spot
Hairdryer included
Hot Tub None
Iron and Ironing Board included
Knapsack included
Laundry Facilities included
Lift Ticket Delivery As requested by guest at guest's expense
Local Internet Access Yes: You must bring your Laptop/IPAD
Logs Complimentary
Meet and Greet Service As requested by guest at guest's expense
Patio Furniture included
Pool Shared pool available during Summer months
Secure Reserved Parking included
Secure Ski and Bike Storage included
Security System included
Stereo included
Telephone cordless phone included
VCR included

Shared Amenities

Pool Included


Christmas Tree/Decorations Included
Grocery Delivery Please request in advance of arrival; groceries are at guest's expense
Lift Ticket Delivery As requested by guest at guest's expense
Meet and Greet As requested by guest at guest's expense
Organize Childminding As requested by guest at guest's expense

 Location & Map


WE HAVE AN INCREDIBLE LOCATION! Ski-In/Out or walk to Whistler Creekside Gondola base, Creekside amenities, shops and restaurants, as well as easy access to adult and kids ski school meeting places! You can also get to Blackcomb Mountain by uploading at Creekside then skiing over to Blackcomb. We are located on the slopes of Whistler Mountain at the Creekside Gondola base. To use the maps, click on the map image, and then click on the area you want to zoom in to! You can keep doing this to move all over the valley map. Click Reset on the window to go down to normal size.

Access Time to Lifts

Ski in Ski out

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 10 minutes walk

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 10 minutes walk


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These policies are strictly enforced and are non-negotiable. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about them.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25 25 .
Long Term Renters (Monthly) Only based on nightly rate and specials .
Non-Smokers Only No smoking in-suite . Smoking is permitted on private deck
Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)
Not Suitable For:
Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties
Pets No pets allowed .
Smoking Inside Permitted
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Policy Description
Cancellations Made by Guests All payments are non-refundable, unless your reservation can be replaced . We will refund your money if we can replace your booking; refunds are at the re-booked rate & based on the number of nights re-booked; all cancellation refunds are subject to a 4% cancellation fee
Courtesy Hold Reservations We do not hold reservation without payment. All reservations are on a first come/first serve basis
Delayed Arrivals No refunds . We are not responsible for arrival delays
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information Mailed when balance of payment is paid . Sent via e-mail
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 Not agree to terms upon payment .
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 re-charged
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 Reservations may be changed in compliance with our cancellation policy. You may lengthen your reservation if availability permits. If you would like to shorten your reservation, please note that your deposit calculated on the orignial amount is non-refundable; if you have already paid the balance, then your balance is similarly non-refundable. If you have not paid the balance,then it will be re-adjusted to reflect your shortened reservation.

Guest Stay Policies

Policy Description
Check-In Time 4pm . Earlier check-ins may be possible-please confirm
Check-Out Time 10:00 am . Later check-outs are sometimes possible-please check closer to arrival.
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
Housekeeping Includes clean on arrival; cleaned after departure; every 5th day if staying 8 days or more . Additional cleaning may be scheduled at the guest's request and expense
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 Whistler Resort.
Maintenance Emergencies 24 hour pager service . Complete emergency contacts provided for booked guests
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 14 people overnight - excess occupants will result in eviction .
Property Damage Guest assumes are financial responsibility for property damage incured by tennants or guest of tennants . By accepting our guest stay contract with online payment, you agree to pay us for all damages you incur
Rental Accommodation Zoning
Resort Information Provided with keys and direction package .
Terms of Eviction 2 complaints will result in eviction by security service . Will be evicted for excessive noise, common and private property damage, disturbing the peace

Guarantees Policies

Policy Description
Reservation Guarantee Property Sale/Damage-We relocate you to a comparable property. If there are any rate increases associated with the move, we will contribute up to $100 CAD per night towards rate equalization. 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

 Local Tips

Food and Beverage

Best apres ski Home for cheap beer!
Favorite family restaurant Gaitors
Favorite Pub/Bar Amsterdam
Favorite up-scale restaurant Umberto"s Trattoria

For Skiers and Boarders Only

Best boot fitter in Whistler Surefoot
Deepest W/B powder I have ever skiied! Waist-March 2002
Overall favorite day lodge Crystal
What I think about Fresh Tracks/First Tracks Love it!

Just for Kids!

Best rainy day kids activities Swimming at Meadow Park Rec Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Check-In Information

How do I get the check-in information? Property directions, door code access , emergency contact infromation and instructions for using the property will be provided by e-mail immediately upon final payment
What happens if I do not get the check-in information on time? You will receive the check-in information by e-mail immediately with final online payment. If you do not receive it on time, please contact me immediately by e-mail for by phone.
What happens if I leave this information at home? Please call me directly. I will give you the information that you need. Alternatively, you can call at 866-4-Allura and they can give you information. Please note that you will be required to authenticate your identity with your guest username and password.

Checking In

When can I check-in? After 4:00 pm
How do I check in? Using the e-mailed property directions and door code information, simply go to the property, enter the door code, and start having fun!
Can I check in early? Early check-ins are sometimes possible based on the timing of previous departures. Please contact me a few days before your arrival to inquire about an early check-in.
If I cannot check-in early, can I leave my personal belongings there while the cleaners are turning over the property? Yes-but confirm with me first so that I can let my housekeepers know!
Do I have to pay more for an early check-in? No :)

Checking Out

Can I check-out late? Please inquire with us as few days before your arrival if you want to check-out late. It may be possible.
What is the check out-time? 10:00 am. This is strictly enforced!
What happens if we are not ready to leave at 10 am and the cleaners show up? The 10 am check-out time is strictly enforced, unless you have confirmed a late check-out with us. If you leave late, then the next guest will arrive to a dirty condo because our cleaners could not clean it on time. they will be left waiting until the evening before they can start their vacation! How would you feel if it was YOU? The security company will be called to escort you out if you are not on your way out!
How do I check out? Return all keys to their hooks,except for the keys with your name on them. Take an envelope from the wall, and using the keys with your name on them, lock the door. Put these keys in the addressed/stamped envelope, and mail them back to us!
Can I have a late check-out? Late check-outs may be possible with our permission. Please confirm with me in advance of arrival!
Do I have to pay more for a late check-out? No :)

Internet Access

Do I need my own computer Yes-we provide the account, but you have to bring your own computer and phone cable-it is a dial-up connection!


What if something goes wrong? We have 24 hour emergency support. Contact information is provided with final payment!

Resort Information

How do I get resort information?, Allura Discount Card, and brochures found within the property. Check out for the best deals and inside information!
Where do I get discount lift tickets, rentals and ski school reservations? Book it on for the best deals and personal customer service.

Things to Bring

What are the things people usually forget? Binoculars, cameras, sandals for the hot tub, CD's, and their bathing suits.

Guest Services

Where can I get discount lift tickets? Buy them online on You get the full discount, can pick them up in advance, and get preferred customer service directly at the base!
Where can I get good equipment rentals? Order them online on You get a 20% discount, FREE overnight storage, preferred customer service, and advance pick-up---avoid the lineups!
How can I get info about ski school? How do I book? AlluraDirect has a Level IV certified ski instructor on staff to personally assist you with reservations. Please contact her directly for assistance!

Hot Tub

How do I use the hot tub? Instructions will be provided upon check-in!

 About Us

We are a UK family currently working in London. We are all avid skiiers, including our 3 children! We first came to Whistler in 1997 for a ski trip. Needless to say, this place left a lasting impression on us! In spring 2002, we bought this property for personal use. We decided to call Whistler our second home because of all of the places we have ever skiied, Whistler offers the best terrain, service and all around amenities. We love this property which has truly become our second home. We hope that you enjoy using it and that you find it to be your home away from home as well. Please let us know how we can make your vacation incredible and let us know if there is anything we can provide for you to make your stay extraordinary! The Lear Family


Vacation Rental Reviews by

Surrey, Canada

Great Stay

left on Aug-05-2014 for a stay in Aug 2014

Overall a great stay.