Whistler Getaway

Deer Run, Blueberry Hill, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Size: 3 Bedroom (2 Bdrm, 1 Loft), 2 Baths, 1460 sq. ft.
Beds: Sleeps 8, 1 Double/Single Bunk, 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Queen Sofa Bed, 1 Single Trundle Bed

Welcome to our Vacation Rental!

Open Living Area with Stairs to Loft
Open Living Area with Stairs to Loft
 

**WINNER 2011,  2012 FLIPKEY TOP VACATION RENTAL WHISTLER

**FABULOUS VALUE FOR COMFORT AND QUALITY

**NO ADDITIONAL HOTEL TAX, HST or FEES -- the posted rates are what you pay -- cleaning included

**EASY, SECURE ONLINE BOOKING

COMMENTS FROM THE GUEST BOOK:
"Your house is amazing. The best rental I have ever been in."
"Best equipped kitchen of any condo we've ever stayed in."
"The perfect accommodation--everything just right. Kudos for the heated floors, well-stocked kitchen and the little extras that made our stay just what we needed."

WELCOME to my Whistler mountain retreat. I have worked to create a place that my family will continue to enjoy and I hope yours will too.

The unit has been refurnished with attention to style and comfort. There are two full bedrooms (one ensuite) with a spacious loft equipped as a bedroom with its own deck, windows and full ensuite bathroom.

The high vaulted ceilings give the 1460 square feet an even larger feel. Covered decks off the living room and loft provide great views of the mountains and the valley.

The 3 minute drive or short bus ride to the lifts and short steps to the Valley Trail provide excellent access to downhill and X-country skiing in the winter and hiking, roller blading and golfing in the summer.

Free wireless Internet access, ipod compatible sound system, books, board games and 2 TVs and DVDs provide lots of opportunities for activities on and off the slopes.

To reserve, click RESERVE NOW on the top menu and follow the directions to book online with VISA or MASTERCARD using our fast, easy and secure transaction system.

Questions? Click E-Mail Owner

Thanks for visiting my web site and best wishes for a great holiday!

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Rates

Rates are quoted in Canadian $ per night. Canadian HST and other taxes are NOT applicable for this owner-operated unit. No additional cleaning charges. These rates for accommodation are what you actually pay.

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
First Tracks 2016 Nov 24, 2016 Dec 8, 2016
5 +
7 +
10 +
$190.00
$180.00
$170.00
Catch the Early Season Snow
Pre-Xmas 2016 Dec 9, 2016 Dec 22, 2016
5 +
7 +
10 +
$240.00
$230.00
$220.00
An Exhilarating Pre-Xmas Rush
Christmas 2016 Dec 23, 2016 Dec 29, 2016
5 +
7 +
10 +
$490.00
$475.00
$450.00
Holiday Dreams are Made of This
New Year 2017 Dec 30, 2016 Jan 2, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$565.00
$545.00
$525.00
Fun and Value for the New Year
Powder Hounds 2017 Jan 3, 2017 Feb 16, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$270.00
$260.00
$245.00
Great Snow, Great Value
Alpine Glory 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Mar 30, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$280.00
$265.00
$250.00
Experience the Exhilaration
Glacier Tracks 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Apr 29, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$190.00
$180.00
$170.00
Great Spring Skiing
Summer 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Sep 3, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$185.00
$175.00
$165.00
Enjoy this 4 Season Playground
Fall Fun Sep 4, 2017 Nov 22, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$195.00
$185.00
$175.00
Great Weather for Outdoor Activities
First Tracks Nov 23, 2017 Dec 7, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$200.00
$190.00
$180.00
Catch the Early Season Snow
Pre-Xmas 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Dec 21, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$250.00
$240.00
$230.00
An Exhilarating Pre-Xmas Rush
Christmas 2017 Dec 22, 2017 Dec 28, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
$515.00
$500.00
$480.00
Holiday Dreams are made of this
New Year's Eve Dec 29, 2017 Jan 2, 2018
5 +
7 +
10 +
$585.00
$570.00
$555.00
Fun and Value for the New Year
Powder Hounds 2018 Jan 3, 2018 Feb 15, 2018
5 +
7 +
10 +
$280.00
$270.00
$260.00
Great Snow, Great Value
Alpine Glory 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Mar 29, 2018
5 +
7 +
10 +
$290.00
$280.00
$265.00
Experience the Exhilaration
Glacier Tracks Mar 30, 2018 Apr 28, 2018
5 +
7 +
10 +
$200.00
$190.00
$180.00
Great Spring Skiing

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 $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

MAIN FLOOR: Spacious tiled entry way with large closet for coats and ski storage area.
Master bedroom has large walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub.
Second bedroom has hall access to bathroom.
Open kitchen, dining and living room area with spacious feeling. TV, Stereo and DVD player.
Covered deck off the living area with propane BBQ.
High vaulted ceilings over the living room with stairs leading to loft.

LOFT: Large loft area overlooking living room provides privacy and has been furnished as a bedroom and office area.
Ensuite bathroom with large shower.
High quality queen size bed with dresser and closet.
Wireless internet access is provided with desk and chair.
There is a second covered deck off the loft looking out over the mountains and valley.

Sleeping Areas & Beds

Master bedroom

Spacious room with king size sleigh bed. 27" TV and DVD. Large walk-in closet plus two dressers

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

2nd Bedroom on Main floor

Attractive solid pine double/singe bunk bed with additional pull out trundle bed--great for kids and families

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 4
Beds 1 Double/Single Bunk, 1 Single Trundle Bed
Floor Level 1

Loft bedroom

Open loft area that provides privacy, its own deck, an office area and ensuite bathroom

Room Type Semi Private Loft (Open room overlooking a living area)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 2

Living room

New queen size sofa-bed. Pine hutch provides storage for clothes. Cozy atmosphere provided by fireplace.

Room Type Common Area (A living area with a temporary bed)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen Sofa Bed
Floor Level 1

Bathrooms

Bathroom 1

Large ensuite to master bedroom with additional doorway to living area.

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Jetted Tub/Jacuzzi, Shampoo, Shower, Soap, Vanity

Bathroom 2

Ensuite to the loft bedroom

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Shampoo, Shower, Soap

Kitchen

The kitchen is well equipped.

Basic Food Staples included
Blender included
Coffee grinder included
Coffee Maker included
Cook Books included
Cooking/Eating Utensils included
Dishwasher included
Electric Frying Pan great griddle for making large quantities of pancakes or bacon and eggs
Electric Mixer hand held
Espresso Maker included
Fondue Pot electric--great for chocolate fondues
Fridge included
Garburator included
Heated Floors included
Kettle included
Microwave included
Oven included
Stove included
Toaster included

Living Area

The living area has a sofa, love seat and large occasional chair providing seating for 5 with an additional 8 chairs available from the dining room in the same open area. The seating is arranged around a gas fireplace. TV/DVD/Stereo are all available. A covered deck with BBQ is accessable from the living area. Books and board games are also available for relaxing moments. High Vaulted ceilings give a tremendous feeling of space.

Dining Area

A solid maple dining table with two extension leaves provides comfortable seating for 10. The nearby kitchen island has two counter height stools.

Special Features

Heated tile floors, spacious feel with vaulted ceilings, tastefully refurnished with solid pine furniture. Propane BBQ. Jacuzzi bathtub in main bathroom.

Decor comfortable country pine
Fireplace gas fireplace in living room provides cozy atmosphere
Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings over living area providing spacious feel
Views North and East views of the mountains and valley from living/dining area and loft bedroom

Amenities

This is a refurnished townhouse with loads of amenities,  comfort and excellent cooking facilities. It is designed for my family's continuing enjoyment and I hope yours as well.

Private Amenities

Baby/Infant Equipment Graco Playpen (please bring your own baby bedding), Graco High Chair
Basic Food Staples Included, please replace what you use
BBQ Propane on deck off living/dining area
Books Enjoy and leave behind
Coded Access No keys!
Complimentary Housekeeping Before you arrive and after you leave are included, along with mid-stay cleanings for stays of 8 days or more.
Deck Two decks--one with a propane BBQ. Both with patio chairs.
Dining Area Maple table with 2 extension leaves seats 10 comfortably
Dishwasher included
DVD Library Selection of movies for young and old
DVD Player One for each of the two TVs
Fireplace Gas fireplace in living room
Fresh Linens Complete set of bed, bath, kitchen and table linens for up to 10 guests
Games Good selection of board games and cards
Grocery Provisioning By special request, at guest's expense
Hairdryer One in each bathroom
Internet Access Secure wireless throughout unit--password provided with check-in package.
iPod or mp3 Connectivity Connection to stereo sysem.
Iron and Ironing Board Included
Knapsack Daypack for hikes along the valley or in the mountains
Laundry Facilities - Free Washer and dryer with laundry soap provided.
Living Area Queen sofa-bed, love seat and occasional chair, TV/Stereo/DVD player
Meet and Greet Prior to arrival upon special request, at guest's expense
Office Area Desk with wireless internet access and cordless phone.
Parking - Free Guest Spots In addition to one reserved spot, several additional covered and outside unreserved spots.
Parking - Free Private Parking One covered spot reserved--details in check-in package.
Patio Furniture Chairs and a small table for lounging outside
Resort Information Binder with resort information.
Secure Ski and Bike Storage Ski storage in tiled entrance way.
Stereo ipod compatible
Telephone Cordless phone and free local calls. Long distnace with credit card or phone card.
TV-Cable In living room and master bedroom
Video Game Connectivity On both TVs

Location & Map

Location

The unit is in Blueberry Hill–less than 5 minutes drive north to the lifts in Whistler Village or south to the lifts at Whister Creek. Or there is an easy walk along the Valley Trail to the Village. Alternatively there is a public bus system with ski racks that stops just outside the complex on Blueberry Drive. A schedule, map and rates can be found at: http://www.bctransit.com/regions/whi/schedules/schedule.cfm?rmnu=dvSchedule&line=6& The route number is 6, Tapley's Connector, and if you use point G on the schedule you will get the bus on time. The bus comes to point G just before it comes to the closest stop to the complex. The bus takes you to the base of Blackcomb and Whistler mountains--The Gondola Transit Exchange (Point V on the bus map).

Access Time to Lifts

Less than 5 minutes drive

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 5 minutes drive

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 5 minutes drive

Local Map

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Policies

Note: We do not collect a damage deposit at time of booking. However, by booking with us, you grant us authority to charge your credit card for damage, lost items or late departure. You will be consulted before any such action.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 26 Adults must be at least 26 years old. Underage adult guests must be accompanied by qualifying adult family member. Proof of age of all occupants may be required by Owner upon booking. Failure to provide documentation will result in reservation cancellation without a refund . The Owner may make exceptions at his discretion.
Babies, Kids & Teens We welcome kids and families.
Long Term Renters (Monthly) We will accept long term renters. Please contact the owner for more details.
Non-Smokers Only Absolutely NO smoking.
Seniors Seniors are welcome to this quiet retreat.
Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered Travel re-seller, tour operator and 3rd party bookings are gratefully accepted & invited. A commission is not paid on the posted rate.
Not Suitable For:
Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties Absolutely no grad, stag or stagette parties allowed.
Pets no.
Subleased Tenants Subleasing to other tenants not permitted.
Wheelchairs Property cannot accommodate wheelchair use and wheelchair access.
Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s) Young adult groups aged 17-25 not permitted, even if accompanied by adults who meet our minimum age requirement. No exceptions.
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24 Young adult only groups age 17-25 are NOT permitted.

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Policies:
Arrival Days I accept arrivals on any day of the week!.
Cancellations Made by Guests Deposit payment non-refundable. Balance payment is refundable, less 4% transaction fees, if booking is cancelled 60 days or greater in advance. Reservations cancelled 59 days or less in advance are refunded only if a replacement booking is available. These refunds issued the first day of your (cancelled) arrival where applicable.
Courtesy Hold Reservations Reservations are not held without payment. Payment is required for reservation confirmation.
Delayed Arrivals No refunds. Not responsible for arrival delays.
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information Emailed when balance of payment is paid. Later for last minute reservations
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 Identification Documents I reserve the right to ask all Guests for identification (one with photo) before or during their stay, to confirm their eligibility to book and stay in my property. If asked, at least 1 piece of ID must show your current mailing address, phone number & date of birth. Your name, mailing address and phone number in your booking details, must match your scanned ID. If you are making the booking for someone else, please do the booking under their name and provide their ID if asked.
Guest Stay Contract No signed guest stay contract required. By paying online, you are legally accepting my publicly advertised policies on my web site.
Ineligible Guests Reservation Reversal The Owner or their Contact reserves the right to cancel reservations made by, and refuse business to: Guests who do not meet the policies published in this property's Policies Table at the time of booking and past Guests known to have : intentionally violated rental property policies, damaged and/or defaced rental properties through intentionally destructive and/or negligent behavior, engaged in theft, broken local bylaws and laws, committed fraud or who misrepresented themselves, and Guests who have caused bodily or emotional harm to any third parties. Reservations may be cancelled up to a maximum of 48 hours from the time the ineligible Guest made the booking. Guests will be issued a refund by personal cheque. Refunds will be adjusted for any payment processing expenses
Late Reservation Payments 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 the 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

Policies:
Check-In Time 4:00 pm. Earlier check-ins may be possible-please confirm
Check-Out Time 10:00 am. You will be charged $40 if our cleaners arrive and you are still in the suite.
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 Guest is responsible for paying excessive cleaning costs stemming from extraordinary cleaning above the standard typical Guest stay. Cleaning associated with defacing the property, or above the standard fees is considered property damage.
Excessive Noise See Terms of Eviction below.
Housekeeping Includes clean on arrival; cleaned after departure; every 6th day if staying 8 days or more. Additional cleaning may be scheduled at the guest's request and expense.
Internet Availability & Usage Wireless internet is complimentary. No illegal downloads are allowed on this service.
Liability I are not responsible for any bodily harm to guests or guests of guests while they are on my property or at any location in Whistler Resort.
Locking Door Guests are required to securely lock all doors and entrances when they are not in the unit or upon departure.
Maintenance Emergencies 24 hour pager service. Complete emergency contacts provided for booked guests.
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 8 people overnight - excess occupants will result in eviction.
Missing Items Guests authorize a credit card charge for missing items.
Noise Restrictions No noise after 10pm. You will be fined by security if your party and your guests disrupt other guests.
Parking & Ticketing Parking information will be provided in your check-in and arrival instructions email. I am not liable for any parking tickets or towing fees you may incur.
Policy Updates Policies are subject to change without notice.
Property Damage Guest authorizes up to a $1000 CAD charge on their card upon departure in the event of property damage. Damage includes, but is not restricted to: noise complaints, common or private property damage, excessive cleaning charges, lost of broken or missing common or private property itesm, smoking inside the property, pets inside the property and all charges relating to security company or police involvement regarding property occupant's behaviour while in the property or on common premises.
Rental Accommodation Zoning This property is zoned for nightly rentals.
Resort Information Provided with entrance information 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. The Owner will not refund evicted Guests.

Guarantees Policies

Policies:
My Web Site Guarantee I guarantee that I will honour all rates posted on my web site at the time that your reservation request is submitted. If any amenity changes after you have confirmed your booking with payment, I will notify you in advance and give you an opportunity to cancel with a full refund.
Reservation Guarantee Property Sale/Damage-I will make reasonable efforts to find you a comparable property. If there is a rate increase with the move, I will contribute up to $100 CAD per night towards rate equalization. If I 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 If over 65% of the lifts are closed all day due to rain or inadequate/unsafe snow & weather conditions, I will give you a 50% refund/night for each day that the lifts remain closed. Valid January 3-March 31

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About Us

I am a retired professor who enjoys relaxing in the out of doors--swimming, skiing, hiking, kayaking and canoeing. Whistler is a wonderful opportunity to do it all. It's only 2 hours from Vancouver but you arrive into a different world. I feel priviledged to have a place there. I am happy to share it with others now that my kids have grown up and moved to other cities.

Reviews

Vacation Rental Reviews by alluraDirect

2 families in Whistler

Frederico from Sao Leopoldo, Brazil
Date: Feb-06-2016 for a stay in Jan 2016

We felt at home, and there is no place like home.

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Great place to stay, Winter or Summer

Tony from Hong kong, Hong Kong
Date: Apr-10-2015 for a stay in Mar 2015

2nd time we've stayed here - once in summer, this time during ski season. its a great place to stay, Jim is very helpful, everything you need is nearby. Highly recommended and we'll be back

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great place

Timo from Vancouver, Canada
Date: Dec-22-2014 for a stay in Dec 2014

great place to stay perfectly equipped with lots of towels, washing machine, dryer, ... very helpful owner

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Fantastic whistler accomodation

sarah from Wordsley, United Kingdom
Date: Aug-26-2014 for a stay in Aug 2014

We had a fantastic holiday on blueberry drive at a fantastic price. The accommodation was beautifully presented and clean with everything we needed. I would definitely recommend and would not hesitate to stay here again.

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Vacation Rental Reviews by Flipkey

tudo ótimo


Frederico W from
Date: Feb-16-2016

Tudo exatamente conforme descrito. Ótimas instalações e proprietário atencioso e gentil. Foi perfeito para nossa estadia.

Whistler convience


A FlipKey verified reviewer from
Date: Sep-21-2014

Close to Whistler Village, 1 km walking distance to access most attractions & activities. Jim's Whistler Getaway suited our group of seven with space for more. Dining area/kitchen was central hub for ourselves & visitors. Village life covers the more active, to the leisurely, from biking & trekking, to coffee or meal at the many shops.

Great for family and friends


Mathieu from QC
Date: Feb-24-2014

We stayed for 8 nights at Jim's condo and it was exactly what we were looking for. The condo is just minutes away from the village and the buses come every 20 minutes or so. We had two vehicules and did not have any problems for parking except during presidential week-end (Whistler busiest w-e of the winter). I would recommend the condo to everybody looking for an affordable place with all that you need for a great stay. Jim is also easy to contact and responds to email quickly. In the end, we had a perfect week with a lot of snow, great moments in the village and a nice cozy place to lay down after each day. Thank you Jim!

Comfortable,quiet and reasonable accommodation


Brian from australia
Date: Feb-17-2014

Our family group of six stayed here for two weeks in January. The home is nice, the beds are comfortable, the heating is good and the rates are reasonable. The location was very quiet , which suited us, and quite close to the main village. The bus stop is very handy and the cost of a taxi is only $7 basic rate which works out cheaper than the bus for six. The home is in good condition and the appliances are newish. The Tv's could do with an upgrade to digital but are adequate. We were quite satisfied with this choice and would recommend the stay to others

Owner Response

I appreciate the positive review. Just a note about the TVs. There are 2 TVs. The main one in the living room is a relatively new flat screen with a digital box and digital cable. The second TV in the master bedroom is not digital at the moment but will be in the near future.


Total Refreshment and Relaxation of Mind and Spirit


Michael M. from ME
Date: Jan-28-2014

Jim, your Whistler getaway was a refreshing and relaxing environment in which to lose myself on my long Whistler ski weekend. The aesthetics of your place were soothing and welcoming; I felt as if I were in the home of someone whose company and conversation I'd enjoy. The comfortable bed (I only tried one, but other folks seemed happy with theirs) and superbly equipped kitchen added to my ease. I skied every-other day and can say I enjoyed my off days immensely sitting in your place soaking up the view of the mountains and the vibe of the place. My travel companions told me to say that their experiences mirrored my own. All in all, a terrific place for a Whistler getaway.

Great house and well equipped!


Roberto from Brazil
Date: Jan-23-2014

Amazing house just with a lot of espace. Barbecue on the balcony was great, even during the winter. Thanks

September fun in Whistler!


Laura from AK
Date: Sep-15-2013

The condo is easy to find and get into with the instructions and key code for the door. I didn't have to call with any questions or problems during my stay. It's close to everything (short drive or bike ride) but not right next to all the bars and restaurants so it was quiet. The place has lots of room and was fully equipped, including little things like laundry detergent and extra towels. The living room/kitchen area has a nice open floor plan and there's a cute loft bedroom (with a bathroom and balcony) up top. The decor is sorta vintage ski themed. I know Whistler is mostly a winter destination so I thought it might be kind of empty in September, but it was great! There's lots of hiking and awesome mountain biking. (I tried to add a couple photos from hiking at the top of the Whistler/Blackcomb ski lifts, but can't seem to get them to upload on here...)

A Memorable Stay with Great accommodation.


John Whitby from UK
Date: Sep-12-2013

We rented this appartment primarily to attend a family wedding in Whistler. We were not disappointment with either the apartment or the location. The apartment is spacious, clean and well equipped, located in a quiet area and has some good views NE. Pre arrival directions were comprehensive and clear and we were made to feel very welcome on arrival. Aside from the wedding, we managed one day canoeing and another walking in the hills above Whistler and further afield a superb alpine walk in the Joffre Lakes Provincial Park about 60km NE of Whistler. A memorable stay with great accommodation.

A wonderful place to return to after a day of skiing!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Hong Kong
Date: Apr-22-2013

This place felt like a real home. There was lots of space for everyone (we were 4 adults and 4 kids). The older kids loved the loft as it was a place of their own. The heated tiles in the kitchen was a real bonus. Enjoyed the whole experience. Thanks Jim!

Everything we needed!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver
Date: Mar-29-2013

Great stay-spacious, well equipped, central location and excellent value!!

Great chill spot


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Courtenay
Date: Mar-22-2013

Had a maximum of 8 people at a time in the lodge. Seemed like we had no neighbours at all! Music system pumped good vibes through the entire place and everyone really enjoyed their stay. No complaints by the group other than there being no hot tub. But that's for the spoiled I suppose!

Great place at great price


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Seattle
Date: Feb-01-2013

Really spacious, beautiful unit. Very short drive to the lifts. Probably the best unit overall I have stayed in Whistler. Be aware that master bedroom has direct door to shared bath for main floor, so bring earplugs, or be awakened by toilet flushes etc. during the night. Like all of these units, don't expect to put in the max number of people. Five or six is quite comfortable, seven is ok. Eight to ten would really be pushing it (might be ok with kids). We wanted to ski the last day, and there were no new guests coming in that day, so we asked for a late checkout. We got it, but had to pay $50 extra -- I have not had a problem getting this for free at any other unit I have stayed at in Whistler.

Great value for the price!


Jay from WA
Date: Jan-31-2013

Very nice, well equipped condo. Located in a quiet area somewhat close to the main Whistler Village. You can walk to the village in approx.15 mins. It is on a bus shuttle line so you can take the bus to the ski lifts though there is a fee. The unit is on the top floor so there is no noise from people above (nice).

Aloha from Whistler!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Honolulu
Date: Jan-03-2013

The place was nice, well kept, and just a very short ride to the slopes. The board games and books could be updated, but the open living room area accommodated our group just fine. The reserved parking stalls were extremely tight, considering that the vehicles driven during the winter season are either vans or Suv's. In any case, our overall experience was great and we would definitely consider staying at the Whistler Getaway again!

A wondeful ski holiday


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Ottawa
Date: Dec-27-2012

We stayed at the Whistler Gateway for four days. We had a wonderful time at the condo and skiing at Whistler/Blackcomb hills which had tons of snow. The Whistler Getaway condo is in excellent shape. we found that it was very well appointed with nice furniture. It was well suited to our family of 6, located minutes away from the hills and shopping. The condo offers a nice view of the mountains. Ir was a very nice oasis that even included a Christmas Tree! That personal touch is the hallmark of the owner, Jim, who was always available with suggestions as to where to shop etc.

Consider Us Lucky!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver
Date: Sep-05-2012

Out of all the properties on allurdiect.ca we chose #733. We were lucky! My husband, daughter, son-in-law and 2 grandchildren fit perfectly into Jim's condo with lots of room to spare. The condo has comfortable beds , 2 bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen/dining area and cozy living room. We loved the quiet natural environment but at the same time, the condo's close proximity to the village. Whether we wanted to walk, bike or drive, the village was easily accessible. Would we stay at the condo again? Unreservedly yes!

Spacious and Quiet


Rooster from BC
Date: Aug-31-2012

Really enjoyed our stay in Whistler. Found the townhouse very spacious, clean and in a quiet building. Great for large family +. We had 8 in our party and there was lots of room. We will be back.

Good place to really relax and bond with friends/family


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Burnaby
Date: Aug-28-2012

We really enjoyed staying at this place. It has all the things we need to have a great time. Also, it's very convenient to the village and really easy to get to.

Affordable and enjoyable!


Derek from BC
Date: Aug-16-2012

Our group of 7 found this place to be very comfortable and well stocked -- the kitchen, extra bath towels in the vanity, and soap/shampoo was provided on the wall of the showers. What surprised me the most is how spacious the home actually was. Location-wise, it was about a 15-20 minute walk to the Village for our slow-paced group. However the walk itself is enjoyable. It was also easy to get around as we just had to follow the valley trail to get to places such as alta Lake rentals and the Village. Many thanks to Jim for fast responses and checking to make sure everything was okay. We will definitely consider this rental home again!

Great apartment!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Hong Kong
Date: Aug-15-2012

We're a family of four and the apartment was fantastic for us. It's a great size, and the mezzanine floor added an extra bit of interest to e layout. It's well furnished and kitted out with all that you need. Plus, there are mountain views of Whistler and Blackcomb. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the apartment! And can't wait to return!

Whistler-Blueberry Hill-Fantastic Getaway!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Calgary
Date: May-26-2012

Our family 'got away' for the May long weekend at Jim's place in Whistler. Jim's place is a great rental for any body. The home is spacious and open and bright. The home comfortably accommodated our group of 6 adults and 2 young children with lots of space for games and activities. We can't think of anything we needed that wasn't provided... including a high chair and playpen. The fireplace was a wonderful amenity which our family enjoyed relaxing around. The kitchen is well stocked and we cooked all our creative and excellent meals. The beds were comfortable and the bathrooms are spacious and clean. The loft is a great space with a welcoming work / office space for those who need to work while on holidays. Accessing the high speed internet was simple and convenient. The view of the Blackcomb and Whistler ski slopes are inspiring from the loft balcony. We will be back for skiing! We had an excellent time using the scenic and well maintained bike path from Jim's place to Whistler Village and beyond. Whistler has so many activities to enjoy. We only wish we had more time as it was hard to choose which hiking trail to enjoy. We definitely plan to come back. We look forward to staying at Jim's place for all our future visits. The rental home is clean, well maintained, nicely decorated and comfortable. Jim is a friendly owner who clearly works hard to provide quality accommodations for people looking for relaxing spaces to stay while traveling.

A great holiday!


A FlipKey verified reviewer from London
Date: Apr-19-2012

We had a great time in Whistler. Lots of snow and sun! This is our 4th year staying at the same place. Jim is always helpful. The accommodation is very comfortable! We hope to return again next year.

Home away from home


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver
Date: Mar-29-2012

The condo is spacious and well laid out. Especially enjoyed the heated floors in the bathroom, the vaulted ceilings in the living room and the loft space. And it's less than a 5 minute drive to the village. I found the owner, Jim, to be helpful. Would definitely recommend this condo for families.

great apartment, location


A FlipKey verified reviewer from vancouver
Date: Mar-20-2012

Very clean, well equipped, in great condition. Lot and lots of space. ~15min. walking distance to town, and that's what makes it so private & quiet.

A home away from home - spacious, comfortable, and well-furnishe


Seth from CA
Date: Mar-06-2012

This rental was fabulous - I highly recommend it. We had 6 people staying there and it felt spacious, with each couple having their own room and even a bunk bed for the young child. Best parts (besides the complimentary bottle of wine when we arrived) were: 1) Very well-stocked kitchen - it had high-quality cooking utensils, pots, and pans; plus it had all the basic food staples in the cupboards. 2) Whirlpool tub - no better way to relax after a long day on the slopes 3) Good work space - wifi throughout and an office nook upstairs. This allowed me to focus and get work done even while people hung out in the living room downstairs. 4) Open floor plan downstairs - the kitchen, dining room, and living room are in an open floor plan that allowed those of us cooking to interact with the people in the living room. Ideal for us since our family was coming from all over to congregate here. 5) Very responsive owner - great communication from Jim throughout, he even spoke with us when we arrived to make sure that we had everything that we needed. I absolutely recommend this place and have already passed along some referrals to friends. Not going to look anywhere else next year.

Whistler - Blueberry Hill


Maureen from NJ
Date: Jan-05-2012

My family just returned from a week at Whistler. We stayed at Jim's place located in the Blueberry Hill area. The place was excellent. The house was clean and comfortable (very homey). The kitchen had all the supplies we needed. Having a covered parking space was key. It snowed every day we were at Whistler and not having to worry about the car and digging out was perfect. Plows came through the neighborhood every morning at 6:30am so it never delayed our adventures. Blueberry hill is only about 2 miles from town. However, the bus was not real close. So, with the distance and the weather, we never took the bus. We did take taxis. They were easy to get and only about an $8 trip. Well worth it! We drove everyday to the slopes. We would drop off equipment and then park. It was extremely simple. A little easier at Blackcomb than Whistler but we did both. We would have loved to stay in the village but it was far out of our price range. Staying in Blueberry Hill was a great alternative that put us very close to all the action.

Clean, cozy, but spacious,tastefully decorated, well equipped ki


A FlipKey verified reviewer from white rock bc
Date: Jan-05-2012

Comfortable beds and living room furniture. Owner has paid attention to details with provisions. A bottle of wine was provided as a welcoming touch. Convenient location, quiet, with a pleasant view. There is plenty of storage and a large mud room. Accommodates a group or family comfortably. I would recommend to friends, and would definitely return.

Good location and great comfort for a family


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Newcastle
Date: Dec-30-2011

Unit is well located but a car is very useful or essential. It is well equipped with lots of space for most families. Also it offers good value in a relatively expensive resort

Good value for the money


A FlipKey verified reviewer from BC
Date: Aug-24-2011

Everyone in our party liked the whole condo compound and the suite. The suite was spacious and nicely furnished. Free parking is a bonus. Location is great as it is quiet yet not too far to walk to the village. Very good value for the money. The carpet definitely needs shampooing/cleaning and we found some of the bed sheets needed to be washed before use. Overall, I would rent the suite again.

Owner Response

I appreciate the positive comments about the suite and the fact that you would rent it again and recommend it to friends. The carpet was scheduled to be cleaned but was postponed by the cleaner for medical reasons. It has now been professionally steam cleaned. My understanding from following-up about the sheets was that they were on a bed not frequently used, probably the fold-out couch, and that some dirt had settled on the outside. All sheets are always laundered after guests leave. Thanks for the feedback and I look forward to your return.


Superb location...great condo for families


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Texas
Date: Aug-17-2011

Great Experience. Stocked Kitchen. Very Clean. Laundry in the unit. Perfect location in between Creekside and Whistler Village. Will definitely return soon. Thanks Jim!

Another great holiday in Whistler


A FlipKey verified reviewer from London uk
Date: Apr-16-2011

A great holiday home - very spacious and bright!!! Beautiful views. This is the 3rd year staying here and we hope to come back again. Lovely heated floors in kitchen and bathrooms. A nice walk to Whistler village along valley trail. Excellent facilities in home. Cozy sofas to sit on at the end of a long day skiing. Owner of the property is very welcoming and helpful.

Young People in Canada


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

The house was very nice and clean. It definitely had plenty of room for 9 people. The only thing that I didn't like was the distance from the village (which really wasn't that bad, just kind of inconvenient at night in the dark) and the fact that you have neighbors that expect you to go to bed early and be quiet. Other than that the stay was great!

Very spacious


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Toronto
Date: Mar-06-2011

and a great location. The unit was well appointed and close to everything. I would love to visit again.

A seamless experience in a quality condo.


J. Fulton from Wa
Date: Feb-03-2011

We stayed at the "Whistler Getaway" condominium and had a seamless and quality experience. The condo which is owned by Jim Gaskell was clean, spacious and nicely appointed. Check-in was extremely easy. Everything worked as billed so no time was wasted requesting repairs. Jim's attention to details was especially appreciated. It is a top floor unit so no noise from people above. The only issue anyone could have would be your not located right in the village but we actually prefered that. It is located right on the transit route so access to the village and ski lifts is easy. You can walk to the village on a nice pedestrian trail and it is not too far (15min). I think it is a great value in Whistler.

Blueberry Hill in January


A FlipKey verified reviewer from Seattle
Date: Jan-20-2011

Our stay at Jim's home for the long MLK weekend was absolutely wonderful. We arrived to a comfortable, gorgeous home and turned on the fireplace to get cozy. Jim had been wonderful at communicating with me and answering all of the questions I had. We were greeted with a lovely handwritten card and a delicious bottle of wine which we enjoyed over dinner. Unfortunately, somebody had parked in our reserved spot under cover but we just parked in the extra visitor parking outside so no harm, no foul. Really enjoyed the selection of movies and games and wish we had more time to finish that 1500 piece puzzle! If you are planning on skiing, we recommend the 5 minute drive to the base as opposed to buses. It is a pleasant 20 minute walk on the Valley Trail to get to the village so the house is absolutely a steal for the location. Would recommend it whole-heartedly for any occasion.

Our stay was wonderful - Thank you !!


Richard, Renate, Riche & Estee Klue from BC
Date: Jan-13-2011

We enjoyed our stay - Thank you !!

another fantastic stay in whistler


A FlipKey verified reviewer from vancouver
Date: Jan-04-2011

This place is one of the best hands down. I dont like to share the good news as this will just make getting space here more difficult. This is for sure one of the most spacious and well equiped units in whistler, also Jim keeps his rates absolutely fair. You will need to lug your stuff up either one or two flights of stairs depending where you unload so be prepared for that. you can either drive to creekside or upper blackcomb parking for skiing, or hop on local transit bus for short ride to the hill. there is no pool, but with kids this can be good if you prefer not to spend your time poolside supervising. the community swimming pool is fantastic at any rate to get swim time and hot tub if you need it.