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Cozy Cottage Near Silver Star for Half the Cost of Being on the Mountain

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Large sunny deck and wildflower garden

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Last updated: 06/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'Dragonfly Cottage' is a family-oriented vacation home located in a private nine acre cottage community at the base of Silver Star Mountain. It is conveniently situated within 10 minutes of downtown Vernon, and is a pleasant 15 minute drive to the sun and powder of the ski slopes.

Our two level, 1100 square foot cottage is newly renovated and tastefully furnished, and equipped with all the comforts of home. Just bring groceries, your suitcase, and a chilled bottle of local wine, and you are set for your holiday. All of the bedrooms have new, pillow-top Serta mattresses, and high quality linens, so your sleeps will be quiet and restful.

Use the cottage as your home base to explore the beautiful Okanagan Valley. There are two parking stalls adjacent to the cottage, so bring your boat and spend your days on nearby Okanagan or Kalamalka Lake. Mountain bikers will love the thrill of taking the lift to the top of Silver Star Mountain, and exploring the trails and jumps. Bring your golf clubs and play each day at a different course--Predator Ridge, The Rise, Spallumcheen, to name a few. The trailhead for the BX Falls hike is within walking distance of the cottage. Hikers will also enjoy nearby Kalamalka, Silver Star, and Ellison Provincial Parks.

At the end of the day, enjoy a BBQ on the large sunny deck. The deck overlooks the pool, tennis, and basketball courts, as well as a large grassy green space, which is an ideal place to toss a football around, or play a game of baseball with the kids. At dusk, watch for the mother and baby deer that often graze at the edge of the forest.

Some of our most fun and magical family moments have come from our time at 'Dragonfly Cottage'. We invite you to create your own holiday memories here, while you visit the beautiful Okanagan.

If our calendar is booked for the dates you are looking for, please check our neighboring 'Hummingbird Cottage' for availability (see vrbo listing #318352). Our side-by-side cottages can be booked together to accommodate two family groups.



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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    small portable stereo...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    baseboard heat and gas fireplace...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    coffee, sugar, basic spices, basic condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    starter racquet and ball set...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season
Jun 15 - Sep 1, 2015
7 night min stay

C$1,200
Low season
Sep 2 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
C$135
C$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The cottage is situated on strata property. Guests must agree to abide by all strata by-laws, a copy of which will be provided at the beginning of the rental period. Preference will be given to week long bookings during high season.

25% deposit is due upon booking. The balance is due one week prior to arrival. The deposit will be withheld in the high season if cancellation occurs more than 30 days prior to arrival, unless the time period is re-booked.


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Last updated: 06/06/2015
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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Kelowna International Airport
14 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Vernon Golf and Country Club
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 97
18 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Silver Star Ski Resort
12 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Kalamalka Lake

Car: Recommended

Close to historic O'Keefe Ranch; Silver Star Ski Resort, wineries; Casino; Atlantis Water Slides; Okanagan and Kalamalka Lakes

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Doug, Lisa, Sasha, and Luke--we live in Greater Vancouver.

Why the Owner Chose Vernon:
Vernon is a small town in the middle of endless recreational opportunities. We wanted a place that would allow us to indulge in our favorite winter and summer activities.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We have busy city lives, and our cottage gives us an opportunity to have nothing but fun and relaxation. It is our place to reconnect as a family without the distractions of work and school.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Large sunny deck and wildflower garden

    Large sunny deck and wildflower garden

  • New kitchen with granite counter tops

    New kitchen with granite counter tops

  • Living room with dining area and french doors to deck

    Living room with dining area and french doors to deck

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • Entry bench seat and storage

    Entry bench seat and storage

  • Living room/dining area

    Living room/dining area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Second Bedroom with queen bed

    Second Bedroom with queen bed

VRBO #251554

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Date last modified - Tuesday, August 04, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/06/2015
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(604) 943-7462 (British Columbia, Canada)

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