Welcome to our Vacation Rental! 100% Recommended 15 Reviews
Pinnacles1 has earned it reputation for excellence .Our ski in/ski out chalet was the cover feature for Dream Home Magazine 2003. With $150,000 of upgrades and improvements since, we continue to add and enhance it's reputation.
- A decade has passed, it stiil remains unchallanged, our guests find it one of the premium chalets on the mountain. With over 3600 sq. feet there's room for multiple activities and solitude.
-Filled with many of our prized antiques and furnishings, our chalet will be your home while you visit, enjoy, and indulge in all Big White has - a true pristine natural sanctuary; an oasis from every day life.
-From the gourmet kitchen, 600 count cotton sheets, terry cloth robes, Pinnacles1 will surprize and pamper your fantasies and needs after a full day in the champagne powder.
-Hot tub,steam showers, pool and foosball tables, surround sound cinema room with a library of movies, or a cozy leather chair to snuggle into, all await you.
By the way our unobstructed panoramic view to the south, east and west easily encompasses 100 miles of mountains and untouched forest.
Enjoy, you deserve it.
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Southern exposures provide sunshine and scenery into the horizon.
Perched above the ski out to Ridge Rocket and Plaza Chairs ,Pinnacles#1 four floors provide easy access to the mountain .
From the living room the kitchen and dining areas under the loft make entertaining easy.
gourmet kitchen for easy food preparation
view from the loft to the living room below.
dining area below the loft
Lower floor bathroom comes complete with dual sinks toilet and a bath and shower.
the great room encompass entertainment
The master suite has hand crafted pine furniture with a king sliegh bed and steam shower ensuite.
The games room has a solid pine pool table,T.V. with cable satalite and DVD/VCR player
the loft has kingsize comfort, ensuiite and private space overlookingthe cathedral beamed ceilings and southern views.
Rainbows bring rewards find yours at Big white as we did.
The loft bedroom has king size bed, it own ensuite bathroom with california shower a view from above
Master bedroom bathroom comes fully equiped with two sinks annd a steam shower for pampering
Your entrance to Pinnacles1 with a full garage and covered prch .
the upper deck is fully stocked with a 4 burner barbeque and an eight person hot tub and affords full views of fireworks twice a week and the mountains below.
lower king bedroom comes equipped with a walk in closet, and direct access to the bathroom.
Lower queen bedroom faces south with excellent views to the mountains beyond
the Media room has 50inch HDTV and is wired for surround sound DVD playback and is connected to Satellite reception
pool table television with DVD and CD capabilities foosball and assortment of games await you
the dinning table easily seats 10 and 12 can squeeze in, the kitchen has everything a gourmet cook might wish including spices for those exotic recipes
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Big White has the snow and it just keeps falling. In 2014 we had the best snow and most skiable terrain in Western North America. If you want snow then you clearly need to be at Big White.
The unobstructed views from our 12 foot panoramic windows exposes Mountains and forest for a 100 miles to the south, east and west. Every Saturday night the sky explodes before your eyes with Bombs bursting in air.
Summer provides the perfect opportunity to escape urban life and working frenzy. Return to the wilderness of nature,meadows of wildflowers, streams to conquer, deer, mouse, bears and cougars to observe. The ski runs and cross country trails provide paths to explore.
Our fully equipped ski in and ski out chalet has unlimited luxury and amenities, hot tub,media room,gourmet kitchen,4.5bathrooms two with full steam outlets,full size pool and foosball table, hot tub, just to mention a few. Although we may not have been able to anticipate your complete wish list, Pinnacles1 will not disappoint.
With 3700 square feet of living space, the chalet easily accomodates 2 families with private escapes for all.
Many guests return annually, do not be disappointed.
Your search is over check out our rates and availabilty,before you look elsewhere,or it may be too late.
|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|
|Spring Summer Fall||Apr 17, 2016||Nov 18, 2016||
|The lifts transport Hikers and Bikers to challange the terrain and explore the wilderness. There is no Hot Tub available in this season.|
|Fresh Adventures||Nov 19, 2016||Dec 13, 2016||
|Snow falls daily in late November opening new runs each day to explore. Be the first to ski the mountain|
|The week before Christmas||Dec 14, 2016||Dec 20, 2016||
|Enjoy the splendour of the holidays without the crowds but all the festivities and the champagne powder.|
|Christmas Lights||Dec 21, 2016||Dec 27, 2016||
|New years 2017||Dec 28, 2016||Jan 3, 2017||
|Snow White Vistas||Jan 4, 2017||Feb 3, 2017||
|The Holidays are finished but the snow keeps falling and the mountain is fully accessible and waiting for fresh tracks.|
|Perfect Tracks||Feb 4, 2017||Feb 17, 2017||
|Super bowl in the cinema room, 100 + inches of base under the champagne powder, where else would you want to be? Pinnacles 1 awaits you to pamper and spoil.|
|President's Week/Family Week 2017||Feb 18, 2017||Feb 24, 2017||
|Each Year this week books early.Returning or booking for the first time do not be disappointed.|
|Spring Awakens||Feb 25, 2017||Mar 10, 2017||
|As the sun rises earlier each day the snow does not stop. the mountain is free of the holiday crowds ,so enjoy. The chalet gives you all the amenties needed to recouperate or celebrate.|
|March Break||Mar 11, 2017||Mar 24, 2017||
|No better place for children and parents to enjoy time together and apart on the mountain by day and the chalet in the evening|
|Spring Arrives||Mar 25, 2017||Apr 14, 2017||
|Last year we had 10 feet of groomed base at the start of this period with more powder falling daily. What a great time with golf open in Kelowna.Bargain rates should not be ignored enjoy yourself.|
|Flowers bloom||Apr 15, 2017||Jun 2, 2017||
|As the snow disappears below nature abounds, a natural wonderland to explore without others around.|
|Big White Summer||Jun 3, 2017||Sep 3, 2017||
|The mountain has com alive and now the village as well with access to the beauty by chair and or trails.|
|Fall Settles||Sep 4, 2017||Nov 22, 2017||
|Preparation for the new ski season has begun and the colours change and the mountain accepts it's new blank of snow|
|Policy||Amount Required||Due Date||Payment Accepted|
|Reservation Deposit||25.00% of total||Due at time of booking||Online CreditCard via this website|
|Balance of Payment||Full remainder||45 days prior to arrival|
|Damage Deposit||$500.00||Charged up to this maximum after departure if property is damaged, requires excessive cleaning, or if items are missing. Waived for Star Guests.|
|Less than 45 days prior to arrival||Full payment||At time of booking|
Star Guests (have Host Recommendations) don't pay damage deposits!
Four levels with a loft King ensuite bedroom and separate sitting area overlooking the main floor's cathedral ceiling, soaring stone fireplace, and wall of glass with spectacular mountain views! Full equipped gourmet kitchen will delight any cook. Large dining harvest table seats 12 comfortably, plus seating for 3 at the bar island. Bottom two floors have 4 bedrooms (2 Kings with ensuite, 1 Queen and 2 doudle bunks). Games room with regulation pool table, foosball & TV, surround sound media room; study. 5 bathrooms, heated slate flooring-3 ensuites, 2 steam showers, 'spa' includes soaker tub, steam shower with rainhead shower and body sprays. Three decks, the upper deck off the great room supports the luxury 8 person hot tub and large BBQ.Complete ski in -ski out access.
Sleeping Areas & Beds
Hill Suite Upper-Loft
privately nestled above with a king bed and 3 piece bath and full closet- adjacent to loft for relaxing and views to the mountains
|Room Type||Semi Private Loft (Open room overlooking a living area)|
|Has Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
With views to the south from the king bed and a private deck and ensuite with its own steam shower for relaxation
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Has Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
2 double bunk beds
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Beds||2 Double Bunk|
Hill Suite Lower
The king bed has a view to the east and access to a four pice ensuite
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Has Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
Lower queen suite
facing south and overlooking the lower deck this bedroom shares a four piece bath
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
Two piece on main floor
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||No|
The loft suite has sink, toilet and 2 person California Shower
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
|Includes||Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Shower, Soap, Vanity|
In the master room you have a granite tiled steam shower, toilet and two sinks with heated granite floors
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||Yes|
|Includes||Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Shower, Soap, Steam Shower, Vanity|
this 'spa' bathroom, with a soaker tub, steam shower, toilet and pedestal sink is on the second floor, adjacent to the theatre room & games room.
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||No|
|Includes||Bath, Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Heating Lamp, Soap, Steam Shower, Vanity|
On the first level this bathroom has two rooms separated by privavcy doors with double sinks ion one side and toilet and shower the other with a full tub.Accessible to the east bedroom and the hall .
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||No|
|Includes||Bath, Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Shower, Soap, Vanity|
A large granite island below a rustic fully equipped pot rack houses a bar sink, abundant counter space and storage. On the north and east wall the appliances, Fridge, Stove, Microwave, Dishwasher are found. As we love to cook we have tried to stock our kitchen with equipment to cook at all levels. To date we have not needed to leave the mountain top to complete a meal. The barbeque on the front deck can cook 15 steaks at a time if required. If you like to cook or not you should enjoy our kitchen as we do.
Black leather tooled furniture rests on a natural red pine floor covered with a large persian carpet, upon which rest an antique Nova Scotia sea captain's chest for magazines and amenities.The east wall fireplace of stone dominates the wall with bookshelves on either end and rises to the 20 foot cathedral ceilings with their hand hewn beams. On the south all glass to view the mountians by day and the stars by night.
Our 10 foot antique Quebec Monastery table with 10 chicken coop chairs rest upon the red pine floors and together with pine Mennonite Hutch and side board are found adjacent to the gourmet kitchen with views to the south and east and the mountains and fir trees beyond.
Our Chalet, before we saw or purchased it, was featured on the cover of Dream Home Magazine in 2003 for western Canada. When we first saw the chalet it was truly our dream home but did not know others thought so! Now that we own it we wish to share that dream with your family and friends.We have furnished our chalet for our family use and for yours. We hope you will enjoy our chalet with its panoramic views of the mountains to the south and all of the comforts the layout and furnishings can provide.
|Art||we hope you enjoy our tastes and collection as it grows.|
|Decor||Pine and quebec cherry pieces are complimented by leather sofas and chairs and many antiques that we have collected over the last 30 years.|
|Exposure||our chalet faces south with the ski areas behind as well as the village and other residences|
|Fireplace||stone with a large mantel and raised hearth that is approx. 8 feet wide and 20 feet high. withan efficient and clean gas fireplace that provdes heat, warmth atmosphere and romance.-yes the flame appears natural.|
|Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings||The 20 foot ceilings in the living area with their hand hewn beams are complimrented by the stone fireplace and mantel on the east wall and the full glass exposure on the south.|
|Trim||natural wood floors in the living dining room areas together with natural wood trim and hand hewn beams add to the rustic quality of our chalet.|
|Views||to the south east and west your view of the mountains and wilderness are unobstructed.|
Our chalet is completely private. You only share the view, the driveway and the ski access with others.We have complete Ski in and Ski out immediately adjacent to the Chalet.The hot tub, games room and media center are for you alone. With 3600 square feet of living space private times can easily be created.
|24 HR Emergency Maintenance||supplied with check in information at the Chalet|
|Baby/Infant Equipment||Pack and play, high chair and stair gates|
|Balcony||3 balconies all with unobstructed views to the south|
|Basic Food Staples||sugar, flour, tea, spices at start of season to be replenished by tenants as used.|
|Bathrobes||8 per stay|
|BBQ||yes 4 burners|
|Boot Dryer||up to 5 pairs of boots at a time can be air dried.|
|Cable TV||all 4 televisions are connected to satellite or cable.|
|CDs||audio and video|
|Check-In Assistance||By phone and through Allura Direct|
|Deck||3 all facing south to the mountaims|
|Dining Area||Harvest Table seats 12 plus island seating for 2|
|DVD Player||in each bedroom|
|Fresh Linens||towels. sheets and bathrobes plus kitchen linens and dining linens on check in|
|Games/Rec Room||pool table and various games-foosball table|
|Garbage Removal - Free||yes during ski season not in summer months|
|Guest Parking||2 spots external excess vehicles will be towed at owners expense|
|Hot Tub||8 persons deluxe only operates during ski season. No Hot tub from April 15 until November 15 each year|
|Hot Tub - Private||Included|
|Internet Access||direct and remote connections|
|Internet Access - Wireless Internet||yes|
|Iron and Ironing Board||supplied|
|Laundry Facilities||washer and dryer|
|Laundry Facilities - Washing Machine||Included|
|Living Area||Main floor, Games room and Cinema room|
|Local Internet Access||high speed with wireless router|
|Office Area||phone connection for local access to internet services|
|Parking - Free Guest Spots||immediately in front of garage-for 2 vechicles|
|Patio Furniture||available in off season .|
|Secure Reserved Parking||garage|
|Secure Ski and Bike Storage||yes|
|Security System||coded entry|
|Steam Room||2 steam showers|
|Videos||approx 50 movies|
|Yard - Shared||yes|
|Guest Parking||Immediately in front of garage 2 car max.|
Big White is a small community on a large ski mountain. All restaurants, ski shops mountain services and day care through Big White Ski School are accessible by foot or ski within 5 minutes. It is imperative that groceries be purchased in Kelowna on your way to the mountain or by phone in advance through the local IGA in Kelowna which histoically delivers on orders in excess of one Hundred dollars. There is a grocery/deli/ liquour store on the mountain.
|Christmas Tree/Decorations||If you book christmas a tree will have to be purchased and disposed of.|
|Garbage Pickup||There is a garbage collection site 5 minutes drive from the chalet on the road into the resort between Gem lake and the ridge rocket Chairs.garbage and recycles are to be kept separate. There is no garbage collection so please take your garbage to the collection depot.|
|Grocery Delivery||Historically, the local IGA on Highway 33 in kelowna does deliver to resort|
|Mountain Orientation||Through Big White Main Lodge|
|Organize Childminding||Through the Ski School|
|Resort Tours||Through Big White Main lodge|
Location & Map
On the road into the village of Big White our chalet requires a left turn before the ski bridge over the road at Whitehorse Road and then another left turn at the second drive into the Pinnacles complex. We are the first chalet on the far left. From the Kelowna Airport we are 50 minutes away (without stops). Up Highway 33 to the Big White Road and then 28 kilometers or so to the village.WE are 4 minutes walk to the village with ski in and ski out access to three(3) lifts 1 minute away.
Access Time to Lifts
|Ski in Ski out|
Access Time to Shops & Restaurants
|Less than 5 minutes drive|
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
Access Time to Grocery Stores
|Less than 5 minutes drive|
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
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Our policies are very simple.You are a guest in our home and we ask that you treat our chalet as your home and appreciate and respect and care for all that the chalet can offer you. we appreciate that damage can occur but in 2006/2007 ski season we experienced damage to our deck, and appliances from excessive or boisterous behaviour. We have refrained from charging a damage deposit to date, so we ask if you do break something please tell us so it can be repaired for the future guests. if damage does occur, tell us , please.
Our chalet is non smoking and we ask that the number of guests do not exceed 12 persons maximium.
Suitability & Eligibility Policies
|Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25||the chalet is for family use but group rentals can be arranged witha minimium age for such groups of 25 years .|
|Long Term Renters (Monthly)|
|Non-Smokers Only||not allowed in the chalet .|
|Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)|
|Not Suitable For:|
|Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties||Prohibited .|
|Pets||not allowed . in special circumstances arrangements may be made directly with the owners.|
|Young Adult Only Groups 17-24|
Reservation & Cancellation Policies
|Arrival Days||Please do not try and check in before 4:00 pm or the unit will not be cleaned.Check out is at 10:00 am or earlier to allow cleaning for the next guest.|
|Cancellations Made by Guests||Cancellation of bookings prior to 45 days before arrival date will give rise to forfeiture of deposit.Cancellation in the 45 days before arrival results in the full booking cost being forfeited .|
|Delayed Arrivals||There is no refund for delayed arrivals .|
|Delivery of Instructions and Access Information||All such information can be obtianed through e-mail acess or by phone to our Home # 905 528 2690.In emergencies if all else fails contact our cell 905 317 6505.|
|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 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||if arranged late payments for a period of 5 days can be made at a cost of $25 per day.of default. Thereafter the reservation can be cancelled at owners discretion as per cancellation policies.|
|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||Any changes will be accomodated if possible.Cancellation as per cancellation policies.|
Guest Stay Policies
|Check-In Time||4;00 pm .|
|Check-Out Time||10:00 am or earlier if possible.|
|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||our chalet is separate but attached to the other 4 units . please respect our neighbours and their privacy and conduct yourself not to disrupt others holidays.|
|Garbage Removal||Garbage will be picked up from the garage on Tuesday and Departure. Please separate into garbage and recyclables.Garbage may be dropped at garbage hut on main road 2 kilos from village .|
|Housekeeping||Guest are responsible to keep unit clean and clear snow from the decks as required for their use .|
|Liability||Guest use our chalet at their own risk .We are not responsible for any loss or damage to guest property and or personal injury that the guests or their invitees may suffer.|
|Locking Door||All exterior doors should be locked on departure. The door from chalet to the garage should be left unlocked .|
|Maintenance Emergencies||If there are maintenance or emergencies then the contact information should be used. Cleaning supplies and equipment are supplied and guests should do daily cleaning as necessary. contact Al Reid 250 212 7508|
|Maximum Sleeping Capacity||the chalet can accommodate up to 12 guests comfortably . there are 3 king beds ,1 queen and 2 bunk beds encompassing 4 double size mattresses.|
|Missing Items||Any items that are missing or damaged during your stay will be your responsibility to replace at current market values.|
|Noise Restrictions||guests must appreciate that other persons are near by and their enjoyment and solitude must be respected.Hot tub and or deck use safter 9:30 pm should be respectful of others.|
|Policy Updates||Will be made on the website from time to time and guest are asked to check the website.|
|Property Damage||We trust our chalet to our guests . if damage occurs we trust our guest to report the damage and replace the damage .|
|Rental Accommodation Zoning|
|Terms of Eviction||Abuse of the chalet or breach of these policies will lead to immediate eviction .|
|Reservation Guarantee||Reservations once confirmed and paid for are guaranteed.|
|Fill up your gas tank before you get to Big White||Make sure you purchase your groceries and refreshments , knibblies etc in Kelowna before your trip up to the mountain. Otherwise the cost per item increases and the supply ,availability and choice are diminished.Grocery and liquour stores as well as Starbuck"s Costco are all on 33. Along 97 there are a Number of stores . There is a grocery/deli/liquour store on the mountain.Cooper"s groceries on Highway33 does have reduced price lift tickets|
We are a family of five. We fell in love with Big White in the Christmas of 2003 and soon after became residents. Our family has skied together for in excess of 20 years. We hope that you enjoy our Dream Home and our approach to decorating. My wife and I cherish the time in Big White away from fax, e-mail, voicemail, and telephone to recharge our batteries, knowing if necessary all that is just a phone connection away. We enjoy the mountain biking, hiking and wineries of the spring, summer and fall. We enjoy the white boughs of the fir trees and the light powder of the winter as the mountain comes alive with activity. Whatever season you choose to visit, your body and mind will get a full workout and the chalet will be your respite from such vigour. Big White is to enjoy and explore. We do. Go ahead and try.
Curtis from Barrie, Canada
Date: Mar-21-2016 for a stay in Mar 2016
Great location, accommodation and amenities. This place was everything it said it was and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great for 2 families to share and the games room was a big bonus for the kids.View Full Review
Pinnacles family vacation
Susan from Richmond Hill, Canada
Date: Feb-21-2016 for a stay in Feb 2016
The chalet was very comfortable and wonderfully equipped. The proximity to the village was tremendous and the skiing this year was outstanding. We thoroughly enjoyed the different levels of the chalet, the billiards table and the media room; after we figured it out! We would suggest that for ease of operation there should be some instructions posted near the audiovisual equipment.
The only negative that we would point out to any future guests was that the entry level was very small. Trying to squeeze everyone in as they were dressing or removing outerwear was difficult.View Full Review
Extended Family Holiday
Brian from Mission, Canada
Date: Feb-11-2016 for a stay in Feb 2016
Great Stay and great location. Our family had a great time and hope to return.View Full Review
A great space for multiple couples!
Cameron from Vancouver, Canada
Date: Feb-07-2016 for a stay in Jan 2016
We came here as a group of couples and two singles in late January 2016. There are four excellent sized bedrooms with either king or queen beds, and another bedroom with two sets of bunk-beds. All the rooms were great, and there are plenty of great updated en-suite washrooms! We were really impressed! The amenities (including the hot tub, fooseball table, and pool table) are exceptionally clean and wonderful. In particular, we loved the main living area which has a wonderful view of the weekend fireworks in the village. PS: the cabin probably needs some new pool cues and a new fooseball which we couldn't find.
Our only challenge was with the ski-in. The ski-out is simple: you walk out the front door of the cabin, and walk down to the trail just below the cabin. It's a 10 step walk and then two minute ski down the bottom or plaza chair or ridge rocket chair. The ski-in is a bit more complicated: there's an unmarked sharp left-turn available off of the wood-cutter run but it takes you onto the road which leads to the front door of the cabin. If you're lucky, the road will be freshly powered; if you're not, you'll have to take your chances with your board/skis or walk about 40 steps down the road back to the cabin. All said, still very very convenient and we would return without hesitation!View Full Review
Spring break ski trip
Ian from Chilliwack, Canada
Date: Apr-04-2015 for a stay in Mar 2015
Excellent spot for a couple of families. We had a family of 5 plus another family of 4 and another family of 4 joined us for a couple of days. Everyone slept comfortably. The kitchen has two of everything you will ever need plus a third one if you don't like the first two. The view is stunning. The village centre is a short walk. The games room plus the additional media room was a big hit with the kids letting the parents relax by the fire.View Full Review
Our Wonderful Stay at Pinnacles
Karen from Williams Lake, Canada
Date: Jan-09-2015 for a stay in Dec 2014
Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday. This chalet offered the most relaxing stay of any that we have rented over the years. The chalet is so well equipped that it was like being home without the home busyness. Every need was catered to right down to robes and soap in the bathrooms. And the junk drawers full of all manner of stuff we forgot! We rented the chalet for 2 families with 4 children each but ended adding another family of 4 for 2 nights. We slept 16 people very comfortably for those nights. The rest of the time we slept 12 and had so much room it was delightful. The beds and bathrooms, most equipped with steam showers were exceptional. We felt very spoiled. The hot tub on the deck was used everyday and ran like clock work and stayed clean with the help of a maintenance man every 3 days. Worth noting were the lovely views of Happy Valley and the mountains - sunrise, sunset and fireworks on New Years Eve included! The pool table room and the entertainment room were hubs for all 8 kids and we spent a great deal of time enjoying these amenities. The laundry facilities were wonderful to have and we kept up with washing 24 plus towels and such over the time there! The common area and kitchen are as nice and spacious as the pictures suggest. We all congregated here and the kitchen so delighted us that we enjoyed cooking. Every wish for a pot or pan or appliance has been delivered! Very welcome and very gourmet! We took advantage of the fondue pots and had a glorious HUGE fondue New Years Eve. The chalet is truly beautiful and the décor so pleasing that we loved every minute there. The ski in and ski out was OK. We would definitely stay again. Absolutely loved the place. Thank you so much Larry and EvaView Full Review
Perfect Ski Retreat
Michelle from Vancouver, Canada
Date: Dec-28-2014 for a stay in Dec 2014
This is a wonderful chalet. We stayed here over the Christmas week and it was our first time up at Big White. The chalet is perfectly located with every amenity one could hope for. Larry was very easy to deal with and booking was very easy. The chalet is very well equipped especially the kitchen. The hot tub is also great! Thanks for making our family Christmas such a lovely experienceView Full Review
Spring break family ski vacation
robsatravelin from Chilliwack, Canada
Excellent spot for a couple of families. We had a family of 5 plus another family of 4 and another family of 4 joined us for a couple of days. Everyone slept comfortably. The kitchen has two of everything you will ever need plus a third one if you don't like the first two. The view is stunning. The village centre is a short walk. The games room plus the additional media room was a big hit with the kids letting the parents relax by the fire.
Great unit for families
A FlipKey verified reviewer from North Vancouver
What an awesome unit. The view is amazing, unit is large and great for a couple of families. The kitchen has everything you need. Games and Media rooms are a great option for apres ski. Ski right out and down to to Ridge or Snow Ghost Chairs. Ski in is a bit trickier, but overall a superior spot to stay!
Wonderful family retreat
Bron-bird from ON
We held a multi-family vacation at Pinnacles 1 and thoroughly enjoyed the amenities of the home as well as the Big White experience. We would definitely recommend the multi-level home as a tremendous place to stay. Each of three families with 5 children ranging from 0 - 14 had space to play (together and apart). The excitement was shared when the hot tub crew got stuck in the snow in the driveway! Seriously all the necessities are provided including comfy robes. Would love to see it in the summer! When the littlest is ready to ski we'll be ready to return.
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Langley BC
was just what we wanted would stay here again,not much for words but need to use 50 characters.
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Calgary
Nice place. Have stayed there for the past several years. No upgrades since I have started staying there. Will not stay there again when there are other more modern similar size places for the same price.
We love Pinnacles 1!
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Toronto
This is the second time we have stayed at Pinnacles 1 and would not hesitate to return again. Both visits, our group consisted of two families with teenagers sharing the space. It is perfect for this type of trip because the multiple floors allows people to have their own space when they need it but to come together in the great room and kitchen for shared meals and evenings. Sitting around that long dining room table with friends and family, eating a home-cooked dinner and the mountain view wrapping around the house - what could be better after a long day of outdoor activity. The pool table, outdoor hot tub/spa and entertainment systems adds to the "home away from home" comfort and experience. The location allows easy ski in and out and the village is close enough. The view is spectacular and the skiing/snowboarding awesome - so many runs - no waiting for lifts - reasonable in cost. All in all, Pinnacles 1 at Big White shapes a excellent ski vacation for a family.
Beautiful cabin, with all the amenities of a high-scale hotel
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Vancouver
This was our second time staying at the cabin, and I guarantee we're hoping to stay there again next year and in years to come. The cabin has all the amenities we require and more and is very comfortable. The one comment we had which we encountered the last time we were there also is the dishwasher not working well. Last time the handle didn't work and this time it didn't cycle through so we would manually do it and we also didn't think it cleaned the dishes well. Other than that, no complaints. Thanks, Kristina
This exceeded our expectations.
A FlipKey verified reviewer from Kelowna
Thank you for allowing us to rent your chalet. This was far better than we expected our vacation to be. The chalet itself is beautiful. All of us appreciated the comfortable beds and linens. (not always the case with rentals!) The spaciousness, furnishings and design was so comfortable and so much mountain chalet style. All of us loved the location; it made it so easy to go for a few runs in the morning, home for lunch and then back out again. The kids would often go down to happy Valley or up to the village - and your place is conveniently between the two. It also helps that we had such great snow conditions too. It wasn't that busy on the lifts so hardly any wait time - if any at all. Just a great vacation for everyone. Thank you, thank you! kinds regards, Blair, Lorraine and family.