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Sneak away for a relaxing escape at Vernon Vacation Home

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1 king, 1 queen, 1 queen sofa bed, bunk beds with trundle

This Gorgeous 2100 square foot vacation home is set on a stunning ½ acre manicured lot with a hot tub and every amenity.

This comfortable executive home offers spectacular lake, mountain and valley views. Your home-away-from-home sleeps 9 comfortably, has 2 bathrooms, large screen HD TV, 2 gas fireplaces (1 up, 1 down), full kitchen with breakfast nook, dining room, large laundry room, family room with walkout basement to the private hot tub, and expansive deck. The deck has plenty of space to eat, lounge and enjoy the beautiful fenced yard and view.

Two levels of grass yards, large play house for kids on the lower level with lots of extra space on the 3rd level for playing and exploring.

Weekly rentals only during July, August and Christmas. Long Weekend rate: $300/night. Minimum 2 night stay.

Please note that on VRBO all rates are displayed in U.S. dollars.

Keywords: House

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Bonnie

Michael and Melissa Klassen live for time away in the beautiful Okanagan. In their spare time they love to retreat from their home in Calgary, AB to vacation in beautiful Vernon, British Columbia with their son Jade and daughter Jasmine. Mike spends long hours working hard as a residential concrete foundations business owner, while Melissa's career and passion lies in teaching Acrobatics and Dancing. 'We love this stunning property, and hope that you will have the opportunity to experience a wonderful and relaxing vacation as well at our Vernon Vacation Home.'

Bonnie purchased this house in 2008

Why Bonnie chose Vernon

We decided to buy a vacation home in Vernon, British Columbia because of the magnificent lakes and beaches, first class golfing, spectacular hiking and cliff jumping and of course top notch skiing conditions at Silver Star and Big White Ski hills. Where else can you experience 30 degree beach weather in the summer and +10 spring skiing with amazing conditions? And all within a 25 minute drive!

What makes this house unique

The benefits you'll enjoy at this property are stunningly beautiful views, quiet, peaceful surroundings, sleep in luxury on our ironed bed linens and outdoor activities for every season just minutes away. We love Vernon because it has the best lakes, beaches, golfing and skiing in the Okanagan Valley ... AND ... not a lot of people know about it. It's one of the best kept secrets in the Okanagan. You're going to love it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your home with us during our stressful transition. Beautiful home and property - don't ever sell it! Trust us - we know!!
Aug 2016
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Vernon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Double bed on bottom, single on top
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1), Double Bed (1), cot (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Sneak away for a relaxing escape at Vernon Vacation Home
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 30 reviews

Great for a couples getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property!! Great backyard that has been well cared for. The house itself is great for a few couples to stay as it lets you have some alone/quiet time and can also provide a great space to all be together on the deck or in the living room!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Monica, we are happy you enjoyed the property!
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Not great for two older couples. Nice views and deck.

  • 2 of 5

We enjoyed the deck and he view. Some parts of the house were fine, such as the master bedroom. However, some parts are suffering from neglect, notably the kitchen cupboards and the windows.

The description of the VRBO led us to believe there were two separate living levels. Please make clear that the lower level has no bathroom and that the lower bedroom is in the furnace room.

the upper second bedroom is small the lighting poor with no bedside tables.

Some suggestions: include a radio in the kitchen. At least, refinish the kitchen copboards. Replace the broke sealed windows. Improve the overall lighting. Add a downstairs bathroom.

Bonnie was terrific. She even decorated it for Easter. She answered all questions quickly and thoroughly. These criticisms are directed to the owners.

The house may been quite fine for young people, but much less convenient for older adults.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Anne, Thank you for your feedback. I hope I can be of assistance to clear up the confusion with your recent stay at Vernon Vacation Home. Firstly, I am glad that you enjoyed the deck and the view! That is the highlight of the property, and we are glad that you enjoyed it as much as we do. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the kitchen cupboards and adjacent windows. Every year we pick a room to update and renovate, and we are looking forward to renovating the kitchen cupboards in the near future. But in the meantime, we feel that the rustic oak cupboards add to the charm of the property. I am sorry that you understood the property to have two separate living levels. This is not the case, and it is advertised that there are three 3 bedrooms upstairs, with one pull-out couch (downstairs). It is also advertised that there are 2 bathrooms in the house. Nowhere do we advertise that there is a bedroom or bathrooms downstairs. We do have an extra bed that we store in the basement, but there is no bedroom in the basement, which is why we do not advertise it as such. I am glad that you enjoyed our Property Manager Bonnie. She is a wonderful help to our visitors, and takes great pride in making sure that the property is perfect for all of our guests. I am glad that you enjoyed her added touch of decorating for Easter for you. We have had several older couples stay at our property who have had a wonderful time with everything that they need in a vacation property. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, or if you would like a referral for your next trip out to the Okanagan. Kind regards, Melissa and Mike Klassen Homeowners
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Amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with everything you need. There was plenty of space for our party of 8, lots of beds and sofas to go around. The hot tub is outside with a wall providing nice privacy, while providing a great view of the sky. The place is setup with Wifi and Netflix, so there's lots of entertainment.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Howard. You are welcome back anytime!
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Loved staying here

  • 5 of 5

Our group of adult rowers traveled to Vernon from the Lower Mainland to take part in a rowing regatta on Swan Lake. Instead of everybody staying at one of the local hotels we decided to look for a vacation home. Bonnie, the Property Manager, was professional and friendly from the start of our search until the moment we checked out. Not only was the shared cost a great benefit the house allowed us all to really relax and enjoy each others' company. The home was clean, cozy and well appointed. During our stay the weather was so so and we didn't really have a chance to enjoy the beautifully landscaped garden. The one time we did sit outside on the deck was enjoyable. I would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great clean house

  • 5 of 5

This is a really lovely property. We enjoyed the house very much and it was adequate for our needs.

It was very clean with a nice interior. The kitchen has everything that you need.

I would recommend this to anyone. This property is a 10 min drive from downtown Vernon.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very well maintained and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The house and property is very well maintained,clean,and comfortable. We stayed here for a week with 4 adults and 2 babies. The yard has 2 levels and a playhouse. The playhouse would be excellent for the 5 to 12 year olds. The grass yards are fabulous for family games. Beautifully landscaped yard overlooked by a large deck. The deck is well furnished with very good patio furniture, which can easily accommodate 10 people or more.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Silver Star Mountain Resort
Davison Orchards Country Village
Historic O'Keefe Ranch
Bamboo Beach Fusion Grille
Intermezzo Restaurant
Crush Bistro
The Eclectic Med' Restaurant
Vernon Golf & Country Club
Kalavida Surf Shop
Davison Orchards Country Village
Car: necessary

Private hot tub included. Silver Star Ski Hill and Sovereign Lake Nordic ski area 25 minutes away. Kalamalka Lake has miles of hiking/biking trails, cliff jumping, rock climbing and, of course, the beaches. Okanagan Lake also has beaches, sailing, boating and Ellison Provincial Park. Be sure to visit our local orchards in the summer - particularly Davison Orchards, overlooking Okanagan Lake; a great activity for families. Monday and Thursday mornings, the Farmer's Market in town has abundant fruits and vegetables fresh off the farms. Check out local artisan's work there as well. Predator Ridge is 14.8 miles from the house and is a 24 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15.61 + Tax
per guest over 9 people $39.03 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $390.26
Cleaning fee $156.1 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

For bookings cancelled up to 60 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 100% refund. You are not charged any booking fees. If the reservation is cancelled before 14 days from the check-in date there will be a 25% cancellation fee on the total reservation amount, charged on the reservation deposit for any cancellation to cover associated costs.

If the reservation is cancelled less than 14 days prior to your arrival date, you will be charged the full amount of the rent. Should we secure another booking for some or all of the rental period, you will be refunded the amount of money recovered less a cancellation fee of 25% of the booking.

In the unlikely event that the rental property becomes unavailable, we will refund the full amount paid

For bookings cancelled up to 30 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 50% refund. You are charged booking fees on any portion kept.

Long weekends - Minimum 3-night booking @ $300/night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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