Okanagan Orchard House
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
WELCOME TO THE ORCHARD HOUSE
The orchard house is situated on the West Bench with a sweeping view of Okanagan lake, Naramata Bench, the city of Penticton and Skaha Lake. Enjoy your stay in a quiet peaceful orchard setting of one acre, complete with quail, pheasants and deer.
The house is post and beam construction with a wood-burning fireplace. There is one bedroom with a queen-size bed and bathroom upstairs, and two bedrooms each with a queen bed, and a bathroom downstairs. Also downstairs is a bedroom with two single beds and a den with a queen-size sofa bed.
The kitchen is a full working kitchen with a separate dining area with a view. All art in the house are original prints and paintings created by the owner Jan Crawford. Her latest pieces can be viewed at the Lloyd Gallery on Front Street in Penticton. All art is available for purchase - please contact the Artist. Jan's art can also be found in The Hambleton Gallery in Kelowna.
The orchard consists of 25 fruit trees surrounding the house. There is an upper and lower orchard to enjoy outside games, such as bacci ball and croquet. On hot summer days the covered deck can be used for outdoor dinning and barbecues. A music system for outside is provided. An RV can be parked in the 50 foot paved driveway.
A five minute drive down the hill to town enables you to enjoy Okanagan lake, floating down the river channel, biking, mini Golf, or renting go carts.
The Farmer's market is a must and is on Saturday mornings 8am-12 noon. Get there early to buy local fruit ,veggies, baking arts and crafts.
Golf- Three courses are available within a short 10 min. drive - Penticton Golf Club, Sage Mesa (scenic executive nine-hole) and Summerland Golf club. Within easy driving reach are Inkameep Canyon and Fairview Mtn in Oliver.
Water sports- Penticton benefits from it's unique setting situated between two - Lakes Okanagan to the North and Skaha to the south. Pick a beach and get out on the lake. Rent a ski boat, water ski, ski-doo, and para sailing. Quieter beaches can be found in Summerland and Trout Creek to the North and Three Mile Beach and Naramata beach on the west side of Okanagan lake.
KVR trail- tour the historic Kettle Valley recreation trail, through vineyards and orchards, ideal for cycling, walking or jogging. A great walk for photo opportunities. This trail ends at Hillside Winery, stop in and have lunch.
Winter time-Apex resort is a short scenic drive (45 min) into the mountains above Penticton. It has downhill and cross country skiing in the winter and mountain biking and hiking in the summer.
Festivals & events-Penticton has events throughout the year. There is a spring and Fall Wine festival, Jazz festival, Hockey school, and Ironman triathlon at the end of August. To learn more about these events go to a tourism site for Penticton.
Keywords: Penticton Lakeview home-orchard setting sleeps 10.
- Vacation Rental
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Pets Considered
- Non Smoking Only
- Limited Accessibility
- Children Welcome
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Other (See Description)
- Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking Off Street
- Covered Parking
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- CD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Broadband Access
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Lanai / Gazebo
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Lake View
- Live Theater
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Jet Skiing
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Great house for a multi family vacation
Great house for a multi family vacation
Quiet area only 5 minutes from town. This house is well equiped and has everything one needs to enjoy a holiday away from home. Comfortable for multi-generational use. Views to die for! Good photos of the property, but the "real thing" is even better. Great yard with sheltered patio. We all loved Penticton. We were there for the Ironman competition - appreciated Orchard House location as it's a little removed from the busyness of the town. Members of our group enjoyed the beach, wineries, fruit stands, Theo's restaurant, Kettle Valley Railway, bike trails, grocery stores, thrift shops and antique store.
- Guest xine
- Date of stay 08/24/11
- Review Submitted 09/12/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, age 55+, families with young children, adventure seekers.
May 15, 2011-Oct 15, 2011 ................ $300/night to May 14, 2011 ................ $200/night Dec 15 to Jan 15..$300/night Ironman - weekly only - $3500 -- Otherwise minimum three nights. 50% Deposit to book. Balance due one month prior to check-in. Cancellation policy: One month notice prior to check-in for full refund. Cancellation less than 30 days prior to check-in, deposit forfeited unless we find other renters.
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Orchard House front view
Yard by deck looking out to view
Deck and view
Living Room and view
Downstairs bedroom # 1
view from living room balcony
view towards skaha lake
Dining room with view of orchard and hillside panorama
Downstairs bedroom # 2
evening view of Orchard House
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