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Private View Suite in the Hills Overlooking Skaha Lake

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

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The suite was updated and refreshed in early 2015

New linens, TV's and window coverings

All the great natural surroundings still remain

Fully appointed suite with a view, nestled high above Skaha Lake in beautiful Heritage Hills. Only a scenic 15 minute drive, along the lake, south of Penticton.

This one bedroom suite is perfect for a couple, but also has a double fold-out bed in the sitting area that would accommodate one or two smaller children, if they do not mind sleeping together. There is also room for a playpen (which we supply) for infants or toddlers to sleep in the bedroom with Mom and Dad. (a highchair is also available) Fully-equipped kitchen, full-size bath (Tub/Shower combo) and laundry facilities are also available in the suite. The private view deck, right outside your door, has an umbrella table and chairs and is perfect for morning coffee, happy hour drinks, and barbeques.

Surrounded by Nature and Wildlife, (there is a good chance you will see Mule Deer or Big Horn sheep in the yard), this suite has everything you will need for a relaxing and a carefree holiday.

Whether you want an active sporting vacation or a quiet retreat, this is for you. All the activities, the Okanagan has to offer, are at your doorstep. Play one of the many award-winning golf courses, bike, or hike the historic Kettle Valley Railway Trail, partake in any of the many water-sports offered by Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, the list is endless. Also, let us not forget the 'Challenge Triathlon' for you really avid sports enthusiasts. The world renowned 'Penticton Hockey School' runs all summer, as well.

However, if you prefer a quieter escape, this area has just as much to offer. A relaxing float down the Channel, beautiful beaches, and winery touring, (the closest winery is only a stone's throw away [Blasted Church]) and the sun is almost always shining. These are only some of the endless summer activities.

The rest of the year also offers many unique things to do. Apex and Baldy areas are within an easy drive which boast amazing downhill, cross country and snow shoe trails as well as outdoor skating rinks. Fall, Spring and Summer offer the Okanagan Wine Festivals and these are only a few of the areas popular events. What more could you want?

Keywords: Suite in Private Home

More Details

Randy or Wendy
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, some french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Randy or Wendy

I am retired and my wife, Wendy, works in a local retail shop in Penticton. We moved to the area after my retirement, because we had always found ourselves bringing the kids to the area for sporting events or just coming on family vacations. Why not retire to a place you always enjoyed as your own favorite vacation spot. We both grew up in Eastern Canada, and lived most of our adult lives in the Vancouver Area. We have seen Canada from one end to the other, numerous times, and could have settled anywhere after retirement. We chose the Okanagan. Great summer weather and mild town of golf of summer and winter than 200 of them! Penticton is one of British Columbia's premier vacation spots, but not everyone wants to stay in a hotel/motel and eat in a restaurant every meal. Our home is in a beautiful location and we thought that we would like to share that beauty with visitors who were into a more laid back holiday; in a more natural setting. We love it here in the summer and think of our home as our own private vacation spot. What better way to enhance other people's holidays than to share our shangrala.

Randy or Wendy purchased this house in 2002

Guestbook comments from the owner

I will always remember this beautiful place and suite. Thank you so much for all.
Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Summerland Steam Train
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
All the regulars
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Apex Mountain
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Skaha or Okanagan Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Skaha Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Okanagan Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Skaha Bluffs
Nearest Point of Interest
Penticton Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Okanagan Falls Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Lynden Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Channel Floatie Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Blasted Church Winery
Nearest Point of Interest
Matheson Creek (Straw Bale) Fruit Stand
Nearest Point of Interest
Nk'Mip (inkameep)Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Fairview Mountain Golf Course
Car: necessary

Skaha Bluffs, a popular rock climbing area, is just 4 km north of us.

The take off points for various sections of the KVR Trail(Hiking and Biking) are within 15 minutes.

There are beaches, parks and chrildren's play grounds very close, at both ends of Skaha Lake.

Wineries are everywhere.

We are located just above the run/cycle portion of the Penticton Challenge Triathalon.


Okanagan Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Other (See Description) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1) Luxurious pillowtop Mattress, Play Pen available, Sleep Sofa, Double hide-a-bed with thick Serta Mattress
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Private wine tasting room available to visitors (by request only) during Wine Festival seasons


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Private View Suite in the Hills Overlooking Skaha Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Great spot in Heritage Hills!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great spot in Heritage Hills just 7 minutes south of Penticton, cozy suite with everything we needed. We would recommend and stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Debbie and Chris, and thanks for leaving the place so spotless, you are welcome back anytime. It will be great to have you as neighbours, when you finally decide to take the plunge.
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Beautiful Location and First Class Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

From the second we arrived in the driveway Randy made us feel like this was a home away from home. Personal service and amazingly accomodating to our needs even though we were only staying for a night. Cannot say enough good about the owners, location, and service that was provided. Tremendous value and would recommend this property to anyone heading in the Penticton area looking for remarkable/affordable VRBO.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place has every thing we needed. My wife and I with our little son, stayed there for 7 nights. The house holder Randy, is very pleasant man:) He made sure we have every thing we needed. We wouldn't stay any where else! The price is cheap compare all hotels and places we checked plus you get to enjoy the amazing scenery by staying in the hills! We definitely recommend to everyone!!

Eyasu & Abigail

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eyasu & Abigail & their son were a wonderful family. They are welcome back anytime. Randy
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  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Everything you need while away from home. Thanks for the great accommodation

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lori & Charlie. We enjoyed hosting you, hope you are able to make it back sometime.
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The property is cozy, clean, comfortable and modern

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were very friendly and responsive. The suite is in a quiet neighborhood.

The experience was pleasant.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This place was great! Every day we would sit on the deck and have a morning coffee. The deck was our breakfast and dinner hangout, including a glass of wine to end the day. This place is nestled in the hills overlooking Skaha lake away from the tourists and traffic. Don't get me wrong, you are only minutes away from Penticton. Randy and Wendy were the perfect hosts, offering privacy while you stayed. They provided everything you would need to have a comfortable stay. The suite itself is private, clean and modern. We went to the beach, Kangaroo Creek, and wineries. Every day we would see wildlife in the yard, it was like our own personal show. This is a must stay if you are visiting the Okanagan. We will definately be returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. Randy
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly rentals Saturday to Saturday "PREFERRED" during high season (July 1st - Mid September), extra nights on availability basis.

2 night minimum during shoulder seasons, when rates are only $95/night.

You will definitely need a vehicle, we are located about 10 minutes south of Penticton, in a rural/residential area with no amenities near by.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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