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3rd Night FREE - Winterplace Slope Side Ski in/out. Sleeps groups of 8, 12 or 26

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Convenient ski chalet, excellent slopeside location. Sleeps small or large group


Highlander I Chalet will accommodate up to 20 people in beds and up to 26 using the pullout couches. It may be rented as 2 separate units, an upper 4 bedroom unit or a lower 2 bedroom unit. Flexibly sleeping groups of 8, 12, 20 or 28 people. See detailed layout at the bottom of this description.


OR For larger groups Highlander I and Highlander II can be rented together.

This 3 level chalet offers over 3,000 square feet of well maintained, ski in ski out, lodging at Winterplace ski resort.

The upper unit sleeps up to 20 people with 4 bedrooms, 2 pull out couches, 2 full baths, washer, dryer and a full kitchen.

The lower unit sleeps up to 8 people with 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 2 pull out couches, washer, dryer and a full kitchen.

This is a great set up for large groups or multi family groups looking for open comfortable space with great access to the slopes and beautiful views.

**Priority is given to whole house rentals for holidays and ski season weekends. We will release the separate units for rent on holidays or ski weekends 30-45 days prior to any unreserved dates.

This property is located right alongside one of the beginner ski runs close to a chairlift. Winterplace offers 27 trails, nine lifts (two quads) a snow tubing park and night skiing until 10:00 PM.

Winter Place Ski resort is Conveniently located off Interstates 64 & 77 at Flat Top (Ghent) West Virginia elevation 3252.

Summer Vacation Rental available for groups and families seeking an affordable cabin near Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, mountain biking or rock climbing.

Detailed house layout:

Highlander 1

1st floor (lower unit) 2 Bedrooms, 1 bath, Kitchen, living room & dining area

1 Bedroorm with a Queen bed

1 Bedroom with a Queen & Twin beds

2nd floor Upper unit - 2 Bedrooms, 1 bath, Kitchen, living room & dining area

1 Bedroorm with a Queen bed

1 Bedroom with a Queen & Twin beds

3rd floor Upper unit- 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom

2 full beds

2 queens & 2 twins

Our houses are slope side ski rentals at Winterplace ski resort December through Mid March and affordable family adventure homes spring through fall. We are surrounded by outdoor adventure opportunities. Come enjoy a WV adventure while staying in our affordable homes.

More Details

Kim Maxwell
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

About Kim Maxwell

As the saying goes for non locals…'we're not from here but we got here as soon as we could'. Only one of us was lucky enough to be born here. A passion for the outdoors brought the other three of us to West Virginia. That passion and the community of friends we have developed since keeps us here.

One of those friendships expanded to a two family business partnership in the ownership and management of this Chalet. We are family folk…we understand how valuable your time and money is, we want our accommodations to more than meet your needs. We hope your family and friends enjoy WV taking home some great mountain state memories.

Kim Maxwell purchased this chalet in 2013

Why Kim Maxwell chose Ghent

Winterplace is central to so much great outdoor adventure. Specific to skiing…Winterplace provides the best the Southeast has to offer including night skiing and a tubing park.

The Chalet, makes it easy for guests to take full advantage of all the ski resort has to offer as well as the greater region. Providing you a comfortable, group friendly space to relax, share meals and memories with friends and family.

What makes this chalet unique

In our view the chalet’s greatest strength is its easy access. Located just of Interstate 64/77, the parking area is large and convenient, the skiing is a step off the deck, access to world-class outdoor fun is minutes away, rafting, kayaking, climbing, mountain biking in the Fayetteville & New River Gorge area. Shopping and amenities are nearby, and the ski resort lodge is a short walk right across from the Chalet.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Ghent in Raleigh County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1- 1st floor lower unit - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2= 2nd floor upper unit - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3- 3rd floor Upper unit - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Lower Unit Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Lower Unit Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Upper Unit Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upper Unit Bedroom 4 - 2 Double Bed , Loft above Living room
    Upper Unit Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Upper Unit Living Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Upper Unit Bedroom 3 - 2 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Lower Unit Living Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedrooms sleep 20 in beds with 2 people in queens & full beds and 1 in each twin. Living rooms have pullout couches to sleep 6 additional people. Pullout couches are not recommended for adults looking for a comfortable bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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(22 traveller reviews)

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3rd Night FREE - Winterplace Slope Side Ski in/out. Sleeps groups of 8, 12 or 26
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 22 reviews

enough room for the young ones but too cramped for adults

  • 2 of 5

In our party there were 14 of us (8 adults and 6 children) who stayed in the upper unit (the top 2 floors). The unit had plenty of beds for all of us, but it still felt tight and the beds felt old and too worn out. If we had 20 people in our party as the VRBO ad suggested it could fit then we would not have been happy at all.

The kitchen was smaller than expected and frankly it should have been bigger with an adequate size refrigerator. We had difficulty finding enough room in the refrigerator for our food. Luckily, we had brought coolers and we made use of them. The kitchen could have also used more utensils and other equipment. Also, the coffee maker and the stove were dirty. Probably the worst thing we dealt with is that the cabin had flies inside including dead ones on the floor.

The cabin had decent amount of room for sitting in the living room and eating in the dining room. We brought plenty of board games and everyone had enough space to play.

We loved the dining room tables. They were big but did not get in the way.

The outdoor deck was decent and the firepit was great.

Overall we had a slightly below average stay in the cabin. I think that the place is better suited for college aged people or young adults or for families with many children.

I highly recommend that the kitchen is remodeled with larger appliances especially the refrigerator and replace all beds with larger sizes but less in quantity to free up some space. Another suggestion is to decrease the bed count from 20 to about 12 to 16 so that it would feel less cramped. Also, turning one of the bedrooms into a multi-purpose room with games would make the cabin more attractive. The flat screen TV should be hung on the wall so that no one accidently knocks it over and to free up some space in the living room area. The deck could use some outdoor furniture.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin in fantastic location! Pleanty of room for guests and ample ammenities !

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin in fantastic location! Plenty of room for guests and ample ammenities !

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highlander 1 - Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week here. It was a great house. Three floors, two kitchens, two grills, two decks. Slept very well. Very pleasant experience.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location and Clean

  • 4 of 5

The location was super nice, I can only imagine how nice it would be with snow on the ground in winter. The owners are super nice and very accommodating people. The Chalet is clean but a little dated and needs a little maintenance, although there was a group of College kids who had stayed just before us and damaged the house. All and all we had a great time and loved our stay :)

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home overlooking the slopes!

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming home and a great place for a large family. We did stay during the off-season and welcomed the quiet serenity it offered during this time.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ski reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our group had a great time house was very well set-up. Location was perfect on the slope. We will be back!! Thanks for allowing us the pleasure of enjoying your house. Bryan Newton

  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Winterplace Resort
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Glade Springs Resort
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Prince Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Interstate 77
Nearest Restaurant
Skyline Resort & Winterplace
Nearest Ski
Winterplace Resort
Car: recommended

For those visiting our region for the first time…you are in for a wonderful mountain state experience. For winter fun you need only take a step off of your chalet deck as we are slope side at the Winterplace Ski Resort.

For your urban needs the communities of Beckley and Princeton are a short interstate drive of 20 miles. Each provides live theatres, movies, night life, shopping, etc.

For more of the wild side of West Virginia we are a short drive from three thrilling National Park System rivers, two pristine lakes, six expansive State parks, multiple wildlife areas…some of the best outdoor adventures on the east coast. We are a short drive from the following adventures: whitewater raft, canopy tours, Zip lines, paintball, fishing, ATV rides, horseback rides, rock climbing, Mountain biking, paddle boarding, kayaking,…you name it!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £108.5
Damage Insurance £42.67
Damage Deposit £72.33

50% deposit due at the time of booking. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival date. 100 % of deposit minus the reservation fee is refundable up to 90 days prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.