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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Gaze at the stars twinkling in the night sky while you relax on the deck with your favorite beverage. Let the 'symphony of frogs' lull you to sleep after your fun in the sun day. Relax in this 1 bedroom air-conditioned apartment with private entrance. Enjoy a comfortable queen bed, a fully equipped kitchen, eating area, & living room with a double size sofa bed. Have your morning coffee on the upper deck and watch the hummingbirds swoop and dive while you enjoy the gorgeous sweeping view of Meyers Flats Provincial Park. Grill your dinner on the BBQ on your own private outdoor patio area. Self catered breakfast items provided. Great area for cycling, hiking, bird watching & fishing. Numerous Geo-caches in nearby area. Quiet rural setting, but only 15 minutes away to downtown Oliver. Enjoy a movie in Oliver's very own old fashioned movie theater, tour our many award winning local wineries. Enjoy a great meal at one of our downtown restaurants, or take in a game of golf. Penticton, OK Falls, Osoyoos and the USA border crossing all within a 30 minute scenic drive.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 572 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Mature, responsible adults only please....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING in unit or on the property....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen size sleigh bed with lots of pillows and comfortable bedding. Window air conditioner unit and ceiling fan. Double size sofa bed in the living room area provides additional sleeping space....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • 4 piece bathroom, curved shower rod, mirrored storage cabinet and fluffy towels....moreless

Other Amenities

  • ** Self catered breakfast items will be provided.** ** Chilled Bottle of Rose upon your arrival **...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    some books are available....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD and VCR combo...moreless

  • Games:

    Multi game combo-contains chess/checkers/backgammon/crib and playing cards available...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Numerous classical/easy listening CD's available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Shaw Direct satellite ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    AM/FM/CD/docking station....moreless

  • Television:

    32 inch regular color TV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Numerous VHS movies in unit for your use. and DVD's can also be provided during your stay- a list will be available. RomComs, action/adventure, drama etc....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Unobstructed views of Meyers Flats Provincial Park. A short walk up the property offers panoramic views of the Willowbrook & South Okanagan area....moreless

  • Rural:

    Rural setting, free range cattle, coyotes, mule & white tail deer, quail, hummingbirds etc. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Built in air conditioner unit in living area as well as a ceiling fan, window air conditioner unit in bedroom as well as a ceiling fan....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Guest WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Loads of pillows with allergy protectors, mattress cover, duvet, sheets, blankets. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Double sofa bed- coffee table, vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan & air conditioner, awesome view. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Non-covered parking is available....moreless

  • Telephone:

    A phone is provided for your use with free Canadian/USA long distance. Cell service can be 'sketchy' depending on your provider....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    plenty of bath towels, face cloths, hand towels, kitchen linens....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Wood stove will be unavailable during the rental period....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker & filters, coffee grinder, teapot, electric kettle. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, glassware and cutlery in unit....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped own kitchen with blender, hand mixer, pots & pans, fry pans, baking dishes, measuring cups etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over the range microwave/fan unit....moreless

  • Oven:

    Full size...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Self catered breakfast items will be supplied. ie: Cereal, bread, juice, coffee, tea & hot chocolate, cream, sugar....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size fridge with upper freezer unit...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size 4 burner electric range....moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice toaster in unit...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    15 x 4 ft deck with fabulous view of meadow & mountains....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    private outdoor patio area, seats 4. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
C$110
C$680
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$140
C$850

Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Reservation/booking fee C$200
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The reservation/booking fee converts to a damage deposit upon your arrival and is fully refundable (certain conditions apply). If extensive cleaning is required- some (or all) of your damage deposit may be forfeited.***We are happy to offer last years rates for guests who stayed with us in 2014***

Cancellation fee may apply.

Please contact owner with any questions/concerns.

A deposit is required at time of booking to hold reservation.

Balance is due 30 days prior to check in.

We accept (cash, bank transfer/personal cheque)

We will accommodate short notice bookings wherever possible!

Feel free to contact owner to make suitable arrangements- we are very flexible!

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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Location

27 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Penticton BC
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
St Andrews, Fairview Golf, Twin Lakes, Nk'Mip
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 97
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Tucelnuit, Oliver. Skaha Lake, Okanagan Lake

Car: Necessary

Over 50 Wineries within 30 minutes to enjoy. Some offer patio lunches, some with gift shops and all sampling their locally made wines. Take a self guided walking tour at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory which is a short drive away. Bear, Madden and Sawmill Lakes are all within 10 km. Go fishing, sightseeing, look for painted turtles, and various bird species in the area. Numerous walking & hiking trails just steps away, and scenic view points. Cycle along the KVR trails. Numerous GEO Cache locations in the area. Alpaca farm in Willowbrook with handmade articles for sale. Wander through the old Fairview townsite, purchase local organic fruit and vegetables (in season), at Covert Farms. Enjoy weekly music concerts in the park, take a trail ride at Southern Pines Stables. Take in the Oliver flea market or visit the Farmers Market in Penticton or Osoyoos on the weekend! Numerous golf courses nearby- try a different one everyday if you like!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are Brad & Cindy. After long careers in law enforcement in the lower mainland we have finally retired (sort of) and have moved to Oliver to enjoy a more laid back life. With only 3 traffic lights in downtown Oliver we rarely get caught in rush hour traffic anymore!

Why the Owner Chose Oliver:
When we planned our future retirement we knew we wanted to re-locate from a bustling metropolitan area to a more peaceful and quiet rural setting. In 2004 we found this property and fell in love with it as soon as we saw it. We built the carriage house in 2005 and the 'Flaming Squirrel Ranch' was born. We were able to leave the lower mainland permanently in 2011 and moved into our brand new home beside the carriage house. Here we enjoy the slower pace, rural vistas and a dry temperate climate. Oh.....and the wine.....

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The 9 acre property backs onto a hillside, and the top of the property offers spectacular sweeping views of the Okanagan Valley. Wildlife & birds are bountiful. Looking to the front of the property is an expansive, unobstructed view of Meyers Flats Provincial Park which is often dotted with free range cattle & deer. It is also fairly common to see coyotes & once in a while a black bear or two. We are happy to share our 'little piece of quiet'' with you!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Welcome to the Flaming Squirrel Guest House.

    Welcome to the Flaming Squirrel Guest House.

  • Fully equipped kitchen with full size appliances including a dishwasher.

    Fully equipped kitchen with full size appliances including a dishwasher.

  • Full size fridge and lots of cupboard space.

    Full size fridge and lots of cupboard space.

  • Entrance with bedroom on the right, bathroom to left, kitchen, LR & deck ahead.

    Entrance with bedroom on the right, bathroom to left, kitchen, LR & deck ahead.

  • Eating area- seating for 4.

    Eating area- seating for 4.

  • Standard 4 piece tub/shower unit with curved shower rod & fluffy towels.

    Standard 4 piece tub/shower unit with curved shower rod & fluffy towels.

  • Carriage house style apartment on the right- the main house on the left.

    Carriage house style apartment on the right- the main house on the left.

  • Vaulted ceilings in the dining/living area. (view towards front deck.

    Vaulted ceilings in the dining/living area. (view towards front deck.

  • Spectacular view from the deck 2014 Jun 27

    Spectacular view from the deck 2014 Jun 27

  • View from the back door.

    View from the back door.

  • View From the front balcony.

    View From the front balcony.

  • Air-conditioned bedroom with queen sleigh bed,  2 dressers & large closet.

    Air-conditioned bedroom with queen sleigh bed, 2 dressers & large closet.

  • Tiled back-splash, full size stove, microwave, double stainless steel sinks.

    Tiled back-splash, full size stove, microwave, double stainless steel sinks.

  • Double sofa bed and built in air conditioner unit in living area

    Double sofa bed and built in air conditioner unit in living area

  • Satellite TV with DVD/VCR combo, variety of VHS & DVD movies & some board games.

    Satellite TV with DVD/VCR combo, variety of VHS & DVD movies & some board games.

  • Bathroom vanity and storage cabinet with mirrors.

    Bathroom vanity and storage cabinet with mirrors.

  • North side with patio & BBQ area.

    North side with patio & BBQ area.

  • Private entry at rear.

    Private entry at rear.

  • Vaulted ceiling (view towards rear entrance)

    Vaulted ceiling (view towards rear entrance)

  • Scenic landscape above the guest house. Photo courtesy of Cameron Hood.

    Scenic landscape above the guest house. Photo courtesy of Cameron Hood.

  • This panoramic view can be had after a magnificent hike!

    This panoramic view can be had after a magnificent hike!

  • The Flaming Squirrel!

    The Flaming Squirrel!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/16/2015
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