yvonne/peter harborow

Mountain Star, Blackcomb Mtn/Benchlands, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Size: 3 Bedroom , 2 Baths, 1425 sq. ft.
Beds: Sleeps 8, 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Queen Sofa Bed, 1 Single Bunk

Welcome to our Vacation Rental!

Our end unit, 3 level townhome at snowy Mountain Star. Southwest exposure for beautiful apres ski sun. Click on Photo to see more photos.
Our end unit, 3 level townhome at snowy Mountain Star. Southwest exposure for beautiful apres ski sun. Click on Photo to see more photos.

...to our peaceful end-unit townhouse located right on Blackcomb Mountain.


Ski or board in/out to the Lower Cruiser run and Wizard chairlift just 100 meters (yards) away. Or take a 5-minute ride on the free shuttle to reach the bases of both Mountains.


We offer 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on three floors including:

  • Views of Whistler Village, Rainbow Mountain, the Tantalus Range, and Whistler Mountain
  • Private hot tub bordering the forest
  • Kids' room featuring bunk beds, TV, DVD, VCR, Sony PS2 and Nintendo GameCube
  • High speed wireless internet connection at no charge
  • Video games and DVD collection
  • Heated slate floors
  • Secure free underground parking
  • Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters
  • Gas fireplace
  • Deck with gas barbecue
  • Down comforters and choice of down or foam pillows
  • Washer and dryer 
  • Sleds (and a place to use them)
  • Kitchen staples

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We offer competitive rates by constantly comparing our rates with other similar caliber properties. All of our rates are in Canadian dollars for up to 8 adult guests. In order to book our property you must be willing to accept our policies as well as our posted rates and minimum stay requirements. All rates are subject to the 5% Goods & Services Tax (GST).  We DO NOT charge the 2% municipal tax. There are NO additional charges for cleaning, parking or internet. We accept live instantly confirmed reservations 24/7 with secure online payment by Visa or MasterCard. 

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
Winter 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Apr 2, 2017
4 +
5 +
6 +
The Best of Whistler
Spring 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Apr 30, 2017
4 +
5 +
6 +
Sun & Snow
Summer/Fall 2017 May 1, 2017 Nov 21, 2017
5 +
7 +
10 +
Biking, hiking, golfing
Opening / US Thanksgiving Nov 22, 2017 Nov 25, 2017
4 +
family times
Early Season Nov 26, 2017 Dec 21, 2017
4 +
5 +
6 +
lower rates / less people
Christmas/New Years Dec 22, 2017 Jan 2, 2018
7 +
10 +
a very special time at Whistler
Winter 2018 Jan 3, 2018 Jan 7, 2018
4 +
5 +
Extend your Holiday

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 $350.00 Reservation deposit.
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

Property Description

First Floor Entry with heated slate floors, closet, hooks for coats, bench for removing shoes and boots. Bedroom with queen bed, dresser, nightstands, and clock radio. Bathroom with double shower, heated slate floors, granite counter. Bedroom with twin bunk beds, dresser, TV, DVD, Nintendo Game Cube, Sony Playstation 2, and clock radio.

Second Floor Kitchen with slate floors, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, Cuisinart cookware. Dining room with table which seats 8. Living room with two sofas (including a queen sleeper), TV, DVD, granite gas fireplace, deck with table and 4 chairs and gas barbeque.

Third Floor Stacked washer and dryer, master bedroom with king bed, walk in closet, TV, DVD player, and ensuite bathroom.

Sleeping Areas & Beds

Master Bedroom

Master bath, walkin closet, TV, DVD player, down comforter, phone, radio, and a view of Rainbow Mountain to the north.

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

Kids' Bedroom

Twin bunkbeds, TV, radio, telephone, VCR, DVD, Sony Playstation 2 and Nintendo GameCube.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Single Bunk
Floor Level 1

Queen Bedroom

Clock radio. Down duvet.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen
Floor Level 1

Living Room

TV, DVD, stereo, down comforter and pillows.

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


Bathroom 1

Master bathroom off master bedroom

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

Bathroom 2

Between Kids' bedroom and Queen bedroom.

Is Ensuite Bathroom No
Includes Double Headed Shower, Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Shampoo, Soap


  • Heated slate floors
  • Stainless steel appliances (dishwasher, refridgerator/freezer, stove, and microwave)
  • Granite counters
  • Cuisinart cookware
  • Fondue pot
  • Crockpot
  • Waffle iron
  • Cuisinart food processor
  • Coffee grinder, French press and coffee pot
  • Teapot
  • Dishes for 12
  • Food staples (spices, flour, sugar, oil, condiments, and tea), and
  • A view of the forest to the south.

Living Area

  • Tall ceilings
  • Granite gas fireplace
  • Original art
  • 2 sofas
  • Rustic pine coffee table
  • Cupboard stocked with board games
  • DVD player and collection,
  • 30" TV
  • Down throws for each sofa, and
  • Views to the west and north.

Dining Area

  • Rustic pine table seats 8
  • Placemats and paper napkins
  • Candles, candle holders, and lighters provided.

Special Features

Exposure North and West with sunset views.
Views Lower Whistler Mountain, the Tantalus Range, Rainbow Mountain, and Whistler Village.


Private Amenities

24 HR Emergency Maintenance Available.
Basic Food Staples Cookbooks, spices, oil, flour, sugar, tea.
BBQ Gas barbeque on the deck.
Books On Whistler, British Columbia, local activities, and the Olympics.
Cable TV In kids bedroom, master bedroom and living room.
Coded Access Included, with the ability for guests to set up their own access code.
Deck Off living room with views north and west and a table and 4 chairs.
DVD Library Many titles available.
DVD Player One in living room, one in kids bedroom, one in master bedroom.
Fireplace Granite gas fireplace in living room.
Fresh Linens Complete set of bath, table, kitchen and bed linens (with fitted sheets) for 8 guests. New linens provided every 7 days. Both down and foam pillows available.
Games Large selection of board games and cards.
Grocery Provisioning Offered for a small fee by local groceries. We can help to arrange access prior to your arrival.
Hairdryer One in each bathroom.
Hot Tub Very private 4-person hot tub that looks into forest.
Internet Access Wireless DSL access.
iPod or mp3 Connectivity To play on stereo.
Iron and Ironing Board Included
Laundry Facilities Washer and dryer with laundry soap provided.
Parking - Free Guest Spots Secure underground garage or 4 undercover spots with 2 hour maximum.
Parking - Free Private Parking One space reserved in secure underground garage.
Patio Furniture Table and 4 chairs on the deck in the summer.
Secure Ski and Bike Storage Ski/ Board/Golf Club locker is outside of front door with keycode access. Bike storage is in secure, underground garage.
Stereo Combined CD and radio player in living room with Ipod dock.
Telephone Three, one on each level, including one cordless with answering machine.
TV-Cable 3 cable TVs in living room, master bedroom and kids' bedroom.
VCR In kids' bedroom.
Video Game Connectivity Nintendo Gamecube and PS2 in kids' bedroom.
Video Games Collection for the kids.
Videos Collection for the kids.

Shared Amenities

Guest Parking Secure underground, or 4 spaces available undercover with a 2 hour maximum.
Resort Information Included with access package.
Secure Reserved Parking Underground with reserved stall.
Secure Ski and Bike Storage Ski/ Board/Golf Club locker is outside of front door with keycode access. Bike storage is in secure, underground garage.


24 HR In-Resort Emergency Help Contact information is included in your check in package.
Grocery Delivery Order groceries via the internet. Let us know and we'll give you a key code so your groceries are put away before you arrive.

Location & Map


Location , location, location!

Mountain Star is next to the Coast Hotel, the highest location on Blackcomb Mountain.

We are right on Blackcomb Mountain, ski in ski out to Wizard chair.  We are a 10 minute walk to the Village or take the free shuttle bus.

We love parking our car and forgetting about it until we leave, many of our guests that fly in do not rent a car as you do not need one once you are here


Access Time to Lifts

Less than 5 minutes drive
Free shuttle
Ski in Ski out

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 5 minutes drive
Free shuttle
Less than 10 minutes walk

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 5 minutes drive
Free shuttle


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These policies are legally bining and require your  acceptance to book. Please read them carefully, and contact us if you have any questions or concerns about them.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25 25 years old to make the reservation. The person making the reservation must be staying.
Babies, Kids & Teens We welcome kids and families.
Celebrations & Special Events no grad/stag parties
Non-Smokers Only Not allowed anywhere. Breach of this condition will result in a charge against your damage deposit.
Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered We gratefully accept & invite travel re-seller, tour operator and 3rd party bookings. We do not pay a commission on the posted rate. Please invoice the Guest directly and independently to include your fee.
Not Suitable For:
Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties no
No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted No smoking anywhere on the property
Pets No. Although we love animals, our son is highly allergic to them and we cannot risk residual pet dander. Breach of this condition will result in a charge against your damage deposit.

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Cancellations Made by Guests Payments are 75% refundable with 6 months notice. All other payments are non-refundable, except if booking can be replaced. Refunds or portions thereof will be refunded based on the number of nights rebooked and rebooked rate. We will charge a 20% cancellation fee on all refunds. Consider purchasing trip insurance at http://www.insuremytrip.com.
Courtesy Hold Reservations We do not hold reservations without payment.
Delayed Arrivals No refunds. We are not responsible for circumstances which result in delayed arrival.
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information Detailed property information and instructions and your access code are sent upon receipt of full payment for your stay. If you do not receive this information, contact us immediately. Please make sure you have it before you leave home.
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 Failure to pay by due dates will result in automatic cancellation. Guests can re-book dates if they are still available.
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 Please contact us if you need to lengthen or shorten your reservation, and we will do what we can to accommodate. Changes are not guaranteed, and any refunds will be treated in accordance with our cancellation policy.

Guest Stay Policies

Bike Storage Bike room is provided in garage for bike storage. We are not responsible for any stolen bikes. No bike storage in the unit. Ask us re other secure bike storage options if you have a high end bike.
Check-In Time 4 PM. Early check-ins may be possible. Please contact us before arrival.
Check-Out Time 10 AM. Late check-outs may be possible; please check with us. You will be charged $50 per hour if our cleaners arrive to prepare for the next guests and you are still in our home. As they only have a short window, please use common courtesy.
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 Additional cleaning charges will be assessed to your credit card upon departure if the unit is excessively dirty.
Excessive Noise Our townhouse is in a very quiet area. Per house rules, unreasonable noise is not permitted at any time. Excessive noise will result in eviction and charges for strata fines & security call out costs.
Housekeeping The property will be clean upon your arrival and cleaned after departure. A mid-stay cleaning may be scheduled subject to our cleaners availability at your request and expense. Cost per clean is approximately $250.00
Internet Availability & Usage High speed Telus DSL is available with ethernet port on your laptop. Internet abuse including, but not limited to, downloading copyrighted material is completely forbidden. We are not responsible for any service interruptions or connectivity issues
Liability We are excluded from all liability for personal bodily injury and property loss in our home, while in transit to, or while on resort property. We maintain full insurance on our dwelling and furnishings. This may not cover your personal valuables.
Maintenance Emergencies Call Pete's cell 604-488-9293
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 8 people overnight.
Missing Items Please let us know if something is broken or missing!. Upon checkout housekeeping will perform an inventory. Costs to replace missing items will be charged to your damage deposit.
Parking & Ticketing Free Parking in designated unit in underground lot and in visitor parking underground (past gate only) on a first come first serve basis for additional vehicles. No parking in turnarounds or cul de sac. These areas are aggressively patrolled by Whistler towing We are not responsible for any towing and recovery charges.
Property Damage Guests assume all financial responsibility for property damage incurred by themselves or their guests. Costs for additional cleaning and repairs will be charged to you. By accepting our guest stay contract with online payment, you agree to pay us for all damages you incur, including fines for improper garbage disposal. We reserve the right to collect a damage deposit ahead of time.
Rental Accommodation Zoning Our property is legally zoned for either short term or long-term rental accommodation use.
Resort Information Provided with instructions.
Terms of Eviction Guests will be removed for housing more than 8 people, violating the minimum age requirement, excessive noise, damaging property.

Guarantees Policies

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. We do not accept any related costs . Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against any unexpected events involving your lodging, flights or vacation-related products.

Local Tips

Frequently Asked Questions

Former Guest Comments

Want to see what previous guests have to say? Here are a few of the comments received from last winter season. <li>We arrived yesterday evening. Your instructions were perfect. We love your vacation home. It is picture postcard perfect. Mary loved the layout, and all the information you provided made everything very easy to find. So thank you so much. Bernie New South Wales, Australia </li> <li>We had a fantastic time at Whistler, your house is so beautiful and in such a great location. The snow was amazing, we didn't want to leave! Thanks again, it was a wondeful vacation. Monica Baltimore, Maryland</li> <li>You have such a beautiful home in a very nice development. With the exception of an occasional loud neighbor enjoying their hottub (which was really no big deal), we had no complaints. And we all loved the ski in ski out and we got so used to our "home" that we ended up only going out for dinner once. Very comfortable. Yes, we had to brave record cold temperatures, and went through lots of hand and boot warmers, but the cold kept the snow in reasonable shape. As for the downstairs bathroom floor, it actually did end up getting warm. I think that because it took longer than the kitchen floor that we thought it wasn't working. But no worries. It worked just fine!! We are already talking about another Whistler trip next winter, and a possible visit this summer to do some mt. biking and other summer activities. Thanks again for extending us the use of your home!! David S. Portland, OR</li>
More comments. <li>Thanks SO much for sharing your condo with us. We got back last night, and had a wonderful time. Got to do lots of fun actitvities...mntn biking, kayaking, ziplining, hiking down from the top of the gondola ride, the boys went flyfishing. The condo was great-- very clean, comfortable, and you had all the right stuff in it to make it easy on guests, from the bbq to the spices to the videos to the laundry soap!! Nancy, Redmond, WA </li> <li>We had a very relaxing time at your lovely townhome. Everything was in good order and the extras such as cookbooks and food staples were much appreciated. The natural light and the view, and of course the ski in/out location made your home one of the best we've stayed at in Whistler. Friends of ours that visited us in Whistler that week were equally impressed, and will likely be looking to rent your home. Thanks again and we hope to be back soon, Eva and Craig Vancouver BC</li>

About Us

We live in Vancouver but we spend as much time as we can in this very special place that we love all year around.

We have been skiing, riding, hiking and biking at Whistler since the early 90's, and have recently bought our place at Mountainstar. We spent a lot of time looking for the perfect condo, and location and we are really pleased.  We wanted to be right on the Mountain for skiing and enjoy the peace and quiet of nature but also be close enough to the village and all that it offers.  We really like being able to park our car and forget about it until we have to leave.

We know a myriad of details about the village and the mountains both in the winter and summer seasons; please ask!


Vacation Rental Reviews by alluraDirect

Spacious and quiet at Mountain Star!

Deirdre from Toronto, Canada
Date: Feb-23-2017 for a stay in Feb 2017

This unit is wonderfully spacious, well-kept and comfortable... in the lovely and peaceful Mountain Star resort. We love the Blackcomb side and this place is an easy 2-minute walk downhill to the ski-out trail to lower Cruiser (you pop out at roughly Pole 6 of Wizard Express chairlift) which takes you down to Blackcomb base and Wizard upload. (Tip: if you spend the day skiing Whistler side, take the Excalibur gondola from village to Base II, cut hard left through learning area and across Lower Cruiser and you will find yourself at the trail leading into the Coast hotel and Mountain Star. As you are a fair bit up the mountain, the shuttle is an easy way to get down to the village and back. Very well-equipped unit - extra linens and towels, staples, fondue!, (could use some more glassware, however), books, DVDs, games, plenty of extras... and a nice private hot tub out back. Owner very responsive and offers excellent instructions. Very nice to deal with someone who skis, understands your needs, and knows the area! Tip: If arriving after dark, drive to end of the Mountain Star Lane to unload, walk up stairs on right and double back 4 doors to reach the unit. Highly recommend this spot.

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Whistler ski trip

Erika from Portland, United States
Date: Mar-21-2016 for a stay in Mar 2016

We absolutely adored the condo. It was an easy walk (less than 5 minutes) to ski down the mountain, and I think it would have been shorter if there had been more snow. Thank you so much for opening up your home to us!

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Morning Star

greg from merrill, United States
Date: Feb-12-2016 for a stay in Feb 2016

Great ski-in/ski-out location!

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Wonderful winter cabin!

Richard from Seattle, United States
Date: Feb-07-2016 for a stay in Jan 2016

It was an amazing cabin, with close access to skiing, and close access to the bus to Whistler Village. A great place to stay

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Perfect ski base

John from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Date: Feb-19-2015 for a stay in Feb 2015

We had a most enjoyable stay. The accommodation was perfect for our requirements - the bedrooms, hallways and ski storage were great. The heated floors in the bathroom/shower room were welcome and necessary for additional drying, during what turned out to be a rather wet spell.

The kitchen worked well - we did breakfast and some substantial main meals as well as making use of the waffle maker (excellent). The sitting room/diner has Apple TV which was very good. The hot-tub was well used. The bus-stop is extremely close and makes for very easy travelling into the village - we hardly used the minivan we had rented.

Overall a really nice house, very convenient to the slopes (and right next to the Coast Suites where some friends were staying) - although it's not in the village this was no problem for us, and only added to the ambience.

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Excellent condo!

Steve from Snohomish, United States
Date: Jan-17-2015 for a stay in Jan 2015

This is a privately owned condo high up above the village. It is a ski in / ski out place (short walk to the snow), very convenient location. Nearby bus stop to get to the village, or 2-mile drive. Excellent facilities, including fully stocked kitchen, private hot tub, comfortable beds, and even an Apple TV connected to the LCD TV in the living room. Very responsive owners. This was set up as completely as we would do our own place. Very well maintained, and the care of ownership shows. Covered secure parking is very convenient, with one dedicated space for the unit and additional guest parking available on an as-available basis. Comes with ski/board locked storage closet adjacent to front door, with all keys on a keyboard in the entry hallway and a "mud room" at the inside entrance for taking off and storing boots and helmets. It is fairly priced for what this condo provides. Includes stacked washer and dryer -- very convenient! Not easy walking distance to the village but there is the bus and driving. On balance it was perfect for our group. Owners provided extensive instructions and directions well in advance of our stay. We will definitely stay here on our next ski trip.

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