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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with Your Own Private Hot Tub in Vineyard

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Beautiful, fully equipped cottage offers total privacy in vineyard with hot tub.

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Last updated: 02/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Summerland cottage description

Sumptuous luxury awaits in this beautifully decorated suite located in its own cottage right in our vineyard.

Private deck and hot tub and the huge picture window in the suite offer stunning views of our vineyard, the rolling hills of the Okanagan and the valley below.

Nestled on a sunny hillside, we offer an excellent, centrally located retreat from which to explore the many attractions of the exciting Okanagan Valley.

This deluxe self-contained suite is beautifully decorated and thoughtfully appointed with everything you need to make this vacation memorable. Step out of your Cottage to relax and take in the magnificent views from your own private hot tub and deck, located right in the vineyard. Lovely patio furniture and potted gardens for your enjoyment.

The suite contains a fully equipped kitchenette, bbq with gas burner right outside your door, cozy living and dining areas and a large four piece marble-tiled bathroom complete with claw-footed bathtub and separate shower.

Breathtaking views from the comfy, king-sized bed and total privacy in this sun-drenched hide-away. 42' Sony TV with large selection of DVDs, (no TV reception) excellent library and games in suite for your use. Also Sony am/fm & cd player with iPhone docking station to listen to your own tunes.

Generous hospitality combined with full amenities ensure a unique holiday experience. Take a complimentary vineyard tour with host George - the process of grape growing and wine making is fascinating and George gives an entertaining and informative tour through our vineyard. Complimentary wine tasting of George's excellent variety of wines.

Hike for hours on the trails just out our back door. We are happy to take you to the trailhead. Hikes are easy and offer wildlife sightings and beautiful, wild landscapes. The trails are not 'manicured' and you need sturdy hiking boots and a good sense of direction. We are happy to take you to the trailhead and point you in the right direction. Great trail bike riding as well up to scenic Garnet Lake and beyond. Bike for a long as you like.

Keywords: Private, self-contained, vineyard cottage,
Views, rolling Okanagan hills, valley,
Country quiet, ten minutes from Summerland, beaches. Private, relaxing cottage, beautiful furnishings, vineyard tour, wine tasting

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Sorry, no smoking on the property....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    The cottage is a studio cottage....moreless

  • Total privacy from your comfy king size bed overlooks rolling Okanagan hills and the beautiful Garnet Valley through huge picture window. No other houses or neighbours in your view. Premium quality bed and linens offer maximum comfort. Bright and beautiful! The Sony 42' TV is situated for watching movies while in bed, if you choose....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Spacious bathroom features marble floor and wall tiling. Antique dresser with marble top and large mirror houses sink and towel storage. Separate shower and claw-footed antique cast iron tub complete this four piece bathroom. Opening windows make this a bright, fresh space. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, hairdryer, hot tub towels in suite. We provide beach chairs for your use at local beaches. Recycling bin in suite. Garbage emptied daily, if required. We offer homemade, delicious muffins each morning, delivered to your door, if you wish. Other treats and surprises during your stay. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Small library nook with quality, eclectic book selection including wine books and Okanagan touring books for use during your stay....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Lots of adult board games in suite....moreless

  • Music Library:

    We have a small selection of CDs for your use while staying here....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Sony radio/CD player with IPhone/IPod docking station so you can listen to your own tunes. Also selection of cds in suite for your use while here....moreless

  • Television:

    42' flat screen Sony TV with DVD player and large selection of DVD movies. Sorry, no cable or satellite tv - just movies! And lots of peace and quiet. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Large selection of DVD movies for your use, free of charge. All itemized in alphabetical order with description of each movie....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are 10 km from cute, downtown Summerland. The road to town winds along beautiful pastoral vineyards, orchards and small farms situated in Garnett Valley....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Views of gently rolling Okanagan hills and our small vineyard. Also view of Garnett Valley. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Antique table and comfortable chairs look out on vineyard and mountain views. Beautiful Tiffany lamp hangs over table, with adjustable light dimmer. Table napkins provided....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor heating in cooler months. Also baseboard heaters in main room and in bathroom....moreless

  • Internet:

    Basic wifi internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All quality linens provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfy, classy recliner chairs with side table under opening window. Small library, Sony cd/radio with IPhone docking station. Many brochures for you on Okanagan attractions, dining and activities. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking just a few steps from your door....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Lots of space if you need it....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Great cell service...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels provided, fresh towels every three days. Separate, dark coloured towels and quality make-up remover and pads provided for face and eye make-up removal. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing done on request $9.00 a load, washed, dried and folded...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Quality electric v-drip coffee maker with stainless carafe. Also coffee press available in suite and coffee grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All cooking utensils including bbq tools included....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped with quality dishes and wine/drinking glasses. All cooking utensils provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Private, fully equipped kitchenette with bbq & gas burner outside on deck. Microwave, toaster oven, rice cooker, sink and counter space for food preparation. Quality dishes, glassware, pans provided...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Panasonic microwave....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, herb and black teas provided. Salt & pepper, sugar provided. Also blender in suite....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Half-size fridge with small freezer compartment. Lots of outside top deck space if you bring your cooler. - Cottage is inside fenced vineyard so no animals or people have access to your space....moreless

  • Stove:

    Large toaster oven, deep electric frying pan and a step outside the door on the deck, there is a gas burner on the bbq for cooking with fry pan or pots, also provided....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Large toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle rentals in town nearby....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat rentals on lakefront in nearby Summerland....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private deck with patio furniture, flower containers, and your own private hot tub & BBQ. Bird bath attracts lots of songbirds for viewing. Front patio under pergola also yours to use....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf courses abound in the Okanagan - all within short driving distance....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak/canoe/boat rentals nearby on Okanagan Lake....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Please feel free to stroll through the vineyard (great view from the top) and through the front gardens and pergola....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ with gas burner outside kitchenette door. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts on lakefront in nearby Summerland....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Your own private hot tub located right in the vineyard - totally private with incredible views. No other buildings or neighbours in sight from deck, hot tub or suite. You'll love the hot tub!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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C$165
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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$125
  • Pet Fee C$25
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Rates include fresh morning baking delivered to your door each day, at a time chosen by you. Also complimentary, informative and fun vineyard tour with host George, and sample of our wine made on site.

Deposit refund if you give 2 months' notice you are not coming as reserved. If less than 2 months' notice, we refund deposit if we can rent the suite for the period reserved, subject to 10% fee.


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Last updated: 02/25/2015
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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Penticton, B.C.
9 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Sumac Ridge Golf Course
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 97
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Variety of Summerland Restaurants
11 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Four Summerland Beaches

Car: Necessary

Complimentary vineyard tour and wine tasting provided by host George Lerchs. The Okanagan Valley has over two hundred Okanagan wineries to explore - we are centrally located, making our property an ideal place to locate. We have a large variety of hiking trails on Crown Land out our back door. You can go for as long or short a hike as you like. Good bike riding on Garnet Valley Road to pretty Garnet Lake. Excellent bird watching, total privacy and country quiet. Horse back riding next door - we are happy to make arrangements for you. Our mid-Okanagan valley location makes exploring from Vernon to Osoyoos and across to Naramata accessible and easy. Lots of beaches on which to a picnic or enjoy swimming in the lake.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Your hosts, Ms. Gerri Davis and Mr. George Lerchs moved to the Okanagan Valley from Vancouver Island in August of 2002 with dreams of having a vineyard and county home. George is a retired economist and Gerri has spent many years in the hospitality industry and loves to cook. Neither of us had any experience with viticulture. However, ignorance is sometimes bliss. We planted our four acre vineyard outside our back door on the sunny Okanagan hillside. We learn more each year about growing grapes and the art and science of wine making. We love to welcome our guests to our beautiful twenty acre property to enjoy the peace and solitude of this sunny hillside retreat. We strive to offer generous and genuine unreserved hospitality and are more than pleased to share our knowledge of the area's attractions and resources over a glass of our wine, made on site.

Why the Owner Chose Summerland:
Summerland is centrally located in the heart of Okanagan wine country. Summerland offers small town ambiance while being only minutes away from the larger centres of Penticton and Kelowna. Summerland is home to 'Bottleneck Drive', the area's award winning wineries.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Total privacy and country quiet in beautifully furnished, completely outfitted studio suite. Private hot tub on your own deck overlooking rolling Okanagan hills and our vineyard. Our property and bird baths attract a large and varied song bird population starting in early spring with the Western Bluebirds and continuing into late fall. A great variety of birds nest on our property and make frequent visits to the three bird baths situated around the yard, providing endless hours of bird watching entertainment. Host George offers complimentary vineyard tours and we are happy to share a glass of our wine, made on site. We plant a large garden each year with many tomato varieties, leafy veggies, carrots, squash, beans and melons all interspersed with colourful flowers and tall, nodding sunflowers. We love to garden and are happy to share extra veggies with you, as available. Our egg-laying chickens are housed in the little cedar-clad buildings and fenced chicken yard in front of the house and give us fresh, flavourful eggs each day. Complimentary eggs on arrival, when available.


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Speaks: english, french, Latvian

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  • Beautiful, fully equipped cottage offers total privacy in vineyard with hot tub.

    Beautiful, fully equipped cottage offers total privacy in vineyard with hot tub.

  • Into the vineyard, up the stairs to the cottage and privacy plus!

    Into the vineyard, up the stairs to the cottage and privacy plus!

  • Combortable, cozy living and dining area - perfect for inside dining & relaxing

    Combortable, cozy living and dining area - perfect for inside dining & relaxing

  • Granite-topped oak cabinets thoughtfully equiped for all your food prep needs.

    Granite-topped oak cabinets thoughtfully equiped for all your food prep needs.

  • Super comfy king bed with breathtaking views of rolling hills & vineyard.

    Super comfy king bed with breathtaking views of rolling hills & vineyard.

  • View of cottage from top of vineyard - enjoy the setting, peace and view!

    View of cottage from top of vineyard - enjoy the setting, peace and view!

  • Overview of main house, vineyards & cottage (far left).  Country quiet & privacy

    Overview of main house, vineyards & cottage (far left). Country quiet & privacy

  • Our vineyard provides delicious grapes for tasty wine.  We're happy to share!

    Our vineyard provides delicious grapes for tasty wine. We're happy to share!

  • Enjoy a glass of wine with your hosts, made on site with our grapes.

    Enjoy a glass of wine with your hosts, made on site with our grapes.

  • Enjoy the property's gardens and the wide variety of birds living here.

    Enjoy the property's gardens and the wide variety of birds living here.

  • Wake up each morning to birdsong!

    Wake up each morning to birdsong!

  • Enjoy beautiful Okanagan Lake, only minutes away.

    Enjoy beautiful Okanagan Lake, only minutes away.

  • Enjoy your private hot tub under the canopy of stars - beautiful views from deck

    Enjoy your private hot tub under the canopy of stars - beautiful views from deck

  • Just outside the door, bbq (with a view!)  with burner for cooking or frying.

    Just outside the door, bbq (with a view!) with burner for cooking or frying.

  • Partial view of fully equipped kitchenette with bbq on deck outside the door

    Partial view of fully equipped kitchenette with bbq on deck outside the door

  • Bright, large marble-tiled bathroom with claw-foot tub and separate shower.

    Bright, large marble-tiled bathroom with claw-foot tub and separate shower.

  • Just off your deck, your own herb garden & bird bath - always a busy spot!

    Just off your deck, your own herb garden & bird bath - always a busy spot!

  • Beautiful grounds are a treat for the eye.

    Beautiful grounds are a treat for the eye.

  • View from top of vineyard - cottage not in photo - located to right of this shot

    View from top of vineyard - cottage not in photo - located to right of this shot

  • Front of our home - we'll welcome you here to your Escape.

    Front of our home - we'll welcome you here to your Escape.

  • When available, we offer our guests fresh eggs from our free range hens

    When available, we offer our guests fresh eggs from our free range hens

  • Bird watchers love our property!! We host numerous, beautiful nesting birds.

    Bird watchers love our property!! We host numerous, beautiful nesting birds.

  • Can you find the hummingbird?  You won't have any trouble while you are here!

    Can you find the hummingbird? You won't have any trouble while you are here!

  • Spring rainbows from the front deck - a beautiful location anytime of year.

    Spring rainbows from the front deck - a beautiful location anytime of year.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, Latvian
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  • Calendar last updated: 02/25/2015
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