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Casa Del Sol - Penticton's First Licensed Vacation Rental, 2 Bedroom, Central

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Front with 2 deck chairs for enjoying morning coffee in the sun.

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Last updated: 07/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Penticton's first legally licensed vacation rental, Casa del Sol is a delightful Penticton 2-bedroom vacation rental cottage which is meticulously maintained and fully equipped. It is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the centre of Penticton and is suitable as a getaway for couples and for families on vacation. This Okanagan Valley accommodation is a five-minute stroll along Penticton Creek to downtown, Okanagan Lake, the Kettle Valley Trail, the Art Gallery, the Casino and to many parks. A large, fenced private garden, spacious patio and gazebo provide seating in the sun or shade for barbeques, sunning and relaxing, and a large grassy area allows children to play safely. The owners live just 2 blocks away and take great pride in maintaining a spotless and friendly environment on a quiet street. All conveniences are provided including air conditioning in the summer and heating and electric fireplace in the winter.

Penticton is a beautiful small city located in the Okanagan Valley between Skaha Lake and Okanagan Lake, both offering wide sandy beaches for swimming, sunning and water sports. There are over 130 wineries in the area, each one unique and offering world class wines. For Fall and Spring wine festival accommodation, Casa del Sol is a perfect base. Hiking, cycling, golfing, water sports, and a lakefront casino are all within easy access of the cottage. Apex Mountain offering downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and alpine skiing is a 35-minute drive away.

The unique benefits of this Penticton Vacation Accommodation Include: convenient location for access to all amenities and local attractions, meticulous care, private, relaxing back yard in an area that sees over 2000 hours of sunshine a year. Easy to reach by car, plane or bus. Penticon Airport provides three-times daily flights to Vancouver and a direct daily flight to Kelowna, and Kelowna Airport is an hour away. The Greyhound Bus Line also serves Penticton. A scenic drive from Vancouver is approximately 4.5 hours and Calgary is approximately 8 hours by car. Travel from Spokane and Seattle is approximately 5 hours by car with a convenient border crossing at Oroville/Osoyoos.

Keywords: 2 Bedroom vacation cottage, Fully Equipped, Central Location, Private Fenced Yard, Quiet Cul-de-Sac, near lake and downtown Penticton, family friendly, bike storage

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Property Type

  • House
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    renters under 25 must be accompanied by an adult...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib/playpen available on request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Upgraded double mattress on high quality love seat....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fluffy Robes, Fresh ground coffee, tea, spices supplied, locked bike storage, off season specials for longer term rentals...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Digitial....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Large selection of movies....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in basement (outside covered entrance)...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    electric...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    In front of house...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Directly in front of the house....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Smaller boats can be accommodated directly in front of the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located in basement (outside covered entrance)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything needed is supplied....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped, all appliances, large selection of dishes, spices etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    coffee, tea, spices...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    Gazebo and table and chairs in back yard....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 24 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$129
$835 $3,187

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Spring, Fall
Sep 1 - Oct 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$99
$645 $2,276
Shoulder
Oct 16 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$83
$531 $1,669
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $37.94
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Note: Minimum 3-night stay on long weekends throughout the year. Bookings for Challenge week must be a minimum of 7 days.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/05/2016
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Location

5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Penticton
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Barking Parrot
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Penticton Golf Club
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 97
0.3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Many
35 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Apex
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Okanagan Lake

Car: Not Necessary

Wine touring, fruit orchards, farmers' market, hiking and cyling the Kettle Valley Trail, rock climbing at Skaha Bluffs

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We purchased this little house in 2007 and completely refurbished it from top to bottom putting our carpentry skills and design talents to good use. We had moved to Penticton in 2005 and fell in love with the beauty of the Okanagan Valley. Our goal is to provide a relaxing and comfortable home with all the conveniences to make you feel at home. The compliment we most love to hear is; 'you thought of everything!' In December 2010, we became the first legally licensed vacation rental in Penticton.

Why the Owner Chose Penticton, BC, Canada:
We had always loved the little flat roofed houses that are common in this area so when this little house came up for sale on our street we purchased it for a rental. However after putting 6 months of work and money into it, we realized we wanted to share it with friends and family and others who would appreciate the work we had done. The house is a natural for a vacation rental as it is so close to the beach and downtown areas. For the first three years we offered our little vacation rental house just by word of mouth and since 2010 we have listed on VRBO which had been highly recommended to us.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Convenient location to access all amenities and local attractions, meticulous care, private, relaxing back yard. 4 fluffy bathrobes provided; also fresh ground coffee, tea and cooking spices always on hand.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front with 2 deck chairs for enjoying morning coffee in the sun.

    Front with 2 deck chairs for enjoying morning coffee in the sun.

  • Living Room with electric fireplace.

    Living Room with electric fireplace.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen, fully equipped with all dishes, utensils and appliances.

    Kitchen, fully equipped with all dishes, utensils and appliances.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Tons of information on everything you might like to know about for your vacation

    Tons of information on everything you might like to know about for your vacation

  • Master Bedroom, lots of storage and fluffy robes

    Master Bedroom, lots of storage and fluffy robes

  • 2nd Bedroom (looks to back yard)

    2nd Bedroom (looks to back yard)

  • Back patio, facing west

    Back patio, facing west

  • Gazebo with table and chairs.

    Gazebo with table and chairs.

  • Okanagan Lake in summer - 15 min walk from Casa del Sol, (5 min. drive)

    Okanagan Lake in summer - 15 min walk from Casa del Sol, (5 min. drive)

  • Kettle Valley Railway trail - walking, running, biking - mins. from Casa del Sol

    Kettle Valley Railway trail - walking, running, biking - mins. from Casa del Sol

  • Front view of house from street.

    Front view of house from street.

  • Living Room - lots of books and magazines for browsing.

    Living Room - lots of books and magazines for browsing.

  • Living Room - lots of DVD's to watch.

    Living Room - lots of DVD's to watch.

  • Kitchen looking to back yard.

    Kitchen looking to back yard.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom - queen sized bed

    Master bedroom - queen sized bed

  • 2nd bedroom - 2 twin beds

    2nd bedroom - 2 twin beds

  • Bathroom - lots of towels, hair dryer, soap etc.

    Bathroom - lots of towels, hair dryer, soap etc.

  • Back yard with gazebo, barbeque, table & chairs. Back yard is fully fenced and gated to lane.

    Back yard with gazebo, barbeque, table & chairs. Back yard is fully fenced and gated to lane.

  • Gazebo.

    Gazebo.

  • Penticton city and Skaha and Okanagan Lakes from Mt. Nkwala hike.

    Penticton city and Skaha and Okanagan Lakes from Mt. Nkwala hike.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated 07/05/2016
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