Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Hummingbird Haven Cottage in Naramata - a peaceful and private lakeview house

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom-2 bath- lake view-clean, cozy, comfortable, relaxing & private.

Now booking for summer 2018!

Please note: This website's prices may show in $US Funds. For Canadians, your quote will be in $CND. See my notes under the rate section for our CND prices. Remember - we don't charge a cleaning fee!

Don't stay in a hotel when you may have an entire house to yourself! Unwind in the heart of wine country in an updated, lake view cottage. You are the only occupants of the house which is nestled in a park like setting above the quaint village of Naramata. Conveniently located close to over 28 wonderful wineries along the famous Naramata Bench. As our reviews say, this home is clean, well cared for and comfortable. And yes, we have air conditioning!

Spacious, open plan living room, dining room and fully outfitted kitchen to make all your favourite meals - many of our past guests have complimented us on how well stocked our kitchen is. Lovely lake and forest views. A 40" flat screen TV is viewable from everywhere in this large open space. Secure WI FI and cable TV with Netflix.

Large master bedroom with king-size sleigh-bed, your own private deck (perfect for your own quiet time) and spacious en-suite with glass shower. Lie in bed and look at the lake. Second and third bedrooms have newer comfortable queen size beds - full bathroom with bathtub/shower adjacent. Sleeps up to six people (in real beds!) comfortably. All linens provided. We provide bath towels, soap, shampoo and blow dryer. Please use our washer and dryer.

There is plenty of outdoor living space. Relax on your choice of four private decks with beautiful views of Okanagan Lake, while sipping a glass of wine from one of the many nearby wineries. Propane BBQ for your outdoor cooking. Choose which deck to sit on depending on where the sun is! Watch the hummingbirds, quail and other birds enjoying the quiet yard. At the end of the day take in the stunning sunsets over the lake. It's the Okanagan - where you'll want to spend most of your time outside!

This is a perfect vacation home to enjoy the sandy beach at Manitou Park just a five minute drive away. Walk or bike (we have two basic bikes for you to use) the Kettle Valley Railway/Trans Canada Trail-with an access at the top of our street. You will want to visit the numerous (28!) renowned wineries on the Naramata Bench. Naramata is a scenic fifteen minute drive northeast of Penticton.

We understand that choosing the perfect vacation home for yourself, your family and friends can be a difficult task. Feel free to inquire with any questions you may have before booking. We are happy to help while you make your decision.

Please talk to us about bringing your small to mid-sized pet with you on your vacation. There is an additional charge for pets.

Keywords: House, Cottage, bungalow, Wi-Fi, Pets, Air-conditioning, vacation rental, clean, comfortable, relax, lake view, private, Naramata, bikes, laundry, winery, decks, ensuite, three bedroom, quiet, KVR.

More Details

Owner
Linda Desilets
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Linda Desilets

We bought our vacation home on Juniper Drive in Naramata in 2009. We have fallen in love with the Naramata area so much that we purchased another home nearby and now live full time in Naramata.

We hope you will consider our vacation rental house your home away from home. Once you have stayed in Naramata, you too will want to return here year after year!

Linda Desilets purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Linda Desilets chose Naramata

Our vacation rental property sits in a subdivision above the village of Naramata. The backyard is a forested area along Arawana Creek and has a beautiful view of the lake. We renovated most of the house when we bought in 2009. We added several decks to maximize outdoor enjoyment. There is a mature grape arbour, fruit trees, walking paths and lots of privacy on this property. Listen to the babbling creek below and the birds above and enjoy the experience of being in a private and quiet location in Naramata.

What makes this cottage unique

We take pride in keeping the home and yard clean and well maintained The kitchen is well equipped for cooking all meals. You are the only occupants of the house. We live nearby and are available if needed, yet happy to give you your privacy if you don't. Please read the reviews from other travellers. Our past guests have enjoyed their vacations at Hummingbird Haven Cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The home is so well equipped, and we delighted in moving from deck to deck, savoring the different views, with our morning coffee and sipping wine at happy hour.

I shall certainly be recommending your vacation home to anyone coming to Naramata.
Jun 2017
  • 1 of 35

Map

Hillside Winery and Bistro
Manitou Park
Naramata Pub -- CLOSED
Deep Roots Winery
Lake Breeze Winery Patio Restaurant
Poplar Grove Cheese
The Vanilla Pod Restaurant
Bad Tattoo Brewing
Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Penticton
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Naramata Pub & Grill
Nearest Ski
48.2 Kilometres
Apex Mountain
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Manitou Beach
Car: recommended

Wineries and breweries

Amenities

Naramata Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We have a steep driveway-no boats, trailers or RV's parked on the driveway or on road in front of the house.
  • We love children-remember they are included in our maximum number of 6 guests. Full loss of damage deposit if unregistered guests spend the night.
  • We live nearby and love to meet our guests during their stay. No parties. **Ask us about bringing your pet before booking please!
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite - toilet , shower , Spacious and recently renovated-your own private bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clean and bright - shared by bedrooms 2 & 3.
  • Both are spotlessly clean and bright. See our pictures!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite and private deck overlooking lake.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed, dresser, closet-this room is entrance to sunroom
  • *Master bedroom is spacious and has an ensuite with shower. Enjoy a comfortable king sized sleigh bed. Dresser and large double closet, keep cool with a ceiling fan. Open the sliding door at night and listen to the crickets and enjoy the canyon breezes. Relax on your own private deck with lake view. *Second bedroom is cozy with a comfy queen sized bed, dresser, large closet and ceiling fan. Faces the front of the house and has a lovely view of the private front yard. *Third bedroom is spacious with a super comfortable queen sized bed, a wardrobe and a large dresser. A sliding glass door opens to the sunroom. Entrance to sunroom is through the third bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are over 28 wineries in Naramata now!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

97% Complete
2% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Hummingbird Haven Cottage in Naramata - a peaceful and private lakeview house
average rating of 4.970588 based on 69 reviews
5

Awesome property.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in the door, we felt like it was a home away from home. The whole house was well equipped, spotless, and had many areas to sit in the sun or the shade. The beds are comfortable, kitchen comes with all the utensils you may ever need....serving trays, wine glasses, big fridge. WOW. The view of Okanagan Lake is spectacular, with many great local wineries within a short drive. The little town of Naramata offers a few neat little shops and restaurants. Local advice at the Naramata Pub lead us to Joie Farm Winery....do not miss this one. Didn't have the take out pizza but heard it was yummy. A short drive to Penticton market on Saturday is worth the trip, but the local little grocery store does provide a good selection of last minute items. Hummingbird Haven is awesome.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Eleanor, It was a pleasure to meet you during your time at Hummingbird Haven. As a host it is so wonderful to hear that you felt at home right away! Thank you for the 5 star rating and the wonderful review. We hope to see you back in Naramata soon. Linda & Scott
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Quiet little gem!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hummingbird Haven. Exactly as represented in the pictures. Kitchen was very well stocked with all staples. Loved how close we were to the KVR and all the information that was provided to explore the area. Spent a few evenings sitting out back enjoying the stars. Definitely hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A comfortable and scenic home base

  • 5 of 5

This is such a sweet and comfortable home on a quiet residential street above Naramata and about a 15 minute drive from Penticton. So clean, well provisioned with kitchen equipment and everything in good working order. The owners' pride shows. We spent our days exploring the area and loved coming home to this cozy nest with seating overlooking the lake and valley.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A lovely home in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Great location close to the town of Naramatta. Close to some of the vineyards and KVR is just up the street.

Was a shame about the smoke from the fires so we couldn't really enjoy the view at all but we all still had a great time.

I travelled with 2 girlfriends. It was nice that we all had our own rooms

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Wonderful Naramata stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 week stay at Hummingbird Haven. The owners Linda and Scott have made this a very peaceful and well equipped vacation home. Very nice to be close to the KVR for biking and hiking, very close to a multitude of great wineries and bistros, a short drive to Penticton and a variety of beaches. Wonderful coffee and sweets at the Village Grounds in the quaint village of Naramata. We would highly recommend this place for a home away vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Very nice house and lot, in the perfect quiet location but close to Naramata

  • 5 of 5

The quiet location was perfect for our napping kids but also close enough to the beach, town and wineries.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review! We are glad you found our home quiet and in the perfect location. We hope you come back to stay with us again.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $58.99
Refundable damage deposit $393.24

**Please note: prices may be displayed in US funds. Canadians will receive their quote in Canadian $. Canadian Prices are: May & June 2018 $240-$265 per night, Summer 2018- $2030 per week. Fall 2018 $240 - $265 *extra guests over 4/max 6 - $25.00 per person/per night. *Pet fee $75.00 per stay. * $500.00 Refundable Deposit required to hold booking. Full payment due one month before check in date. Deposit is returned after you leave provided no loss or damage to the property. *We do not charge an additional cleaning fee

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.

You might like these similar properties