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Lake and mountain view home located in beautiful orchard setting

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Rural orchard setting 5minutes from Penticton and 5 minutes to Summerland,

I am offering the main floor of my home located in the middle of my cherry orchard. There are beautiful lake and mountain views from every window, as well as from the large sun deck. There are two bedrooms - one has a queen bed and the other has two twins.

I have a full kitchen (appliances, all dining needs), dining room with serene lake views, full bathroom, a big screen satellite TV and large living room with sweeping views of the apple and cherry orchard.


I am pleased to provide a recently completed, self contained suite that is separate from the main house. The suite has a living room, full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and private deck with BBQ. All furnishings are newly purchased, including a queen sized bed. This suite is ideal for a couple. This suite is available for $100 a night, with a two night minimum. The last 11. photos are of the suite.there is a 4 day minimum in the suite.

Less than six nights if available.

More Details

Carol Gutsell
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

About Carol Gutsell

I have lived my whole life in the Penticton/Summerland area and love the four season beauty of the area.

Why Carol Gutsell chose Thompson Okanagan

Centrally located in the South Okanagan, 5 minutes north of Penticton, 5 minutes south of Summerland right near Okanagan Lake. This Cherry orchard property has been in my family for over 60 years and is a beautiful place to center your Okanagan vacation.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy the views of the lake and mountains while in the the house or on the deck. Have a refreshing walk, or jog, around Trout Creek with lots of paths along the lake. This property Is very quiet, and private. Only have one quiet neighbour, and the rest is surrounded by trees, a huge eagle often lands on the top of a tall birch in my yard.


Summerland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Lake and mountain view home located in beautiful orchard setting
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews

Lovely stay in Summerland home

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights in Carols lovely home whilst on our travels. The place was clean, tidy and welcoming with a homely feel; a lot like staying over at a friend or relatives house. Carol was amazing and was happy to recommend things to do and answer any questions we had. The location was very pretty and picturesque. We spent a lot of time out on the balcony BBQing, watching the sun set over the cherry and apple orchards. Once or twice it was a little noisy in the morning as the farmers tended to their crops, which I guess is to be expected. Otherwise our experience there was great! Would be happy to return next time we visit there!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home in beautiful Summerland

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 8 days at Carol's lovely home and we enjoyed every moment of it. The house is on an excellent location, very neat and clean, comfortable, quite and peaceful. Carol is a wonderful person who became our dear friend. We hope to return for many more summers in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Hosts = Super Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a first time we spent a vacation in Okanagan. It turned to be just beautiful! Gordon and Carol are super nice hosts! We felt like we visited our close relatives , that is how they treat your family. Next year we are definetely going to spent summer vacation in Carol's place!!!! Thank you very much for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We've been to Okanagan area every year for the past ten years. This was our first time in Summerland, and we didn't want to leave. Carol and Gordon are just amazing hosts and I'm looking forward to be back at their place. The best beaches in the area, great location, and a lot of sunflowers in the house :).

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for families

  • 5 of 5

Carol is a wonderful hostess who helped to make our vacation truly enjoyable. She has great recommendations for activities and where to buy the best peaches! We couldn't have asked for a better local connection. The house is well located within walking distance to Sun Oka beach and tennis courts. It's just a few minutes drive into Summerland and 10 to Penticton. You can walk to 8th Generation Vineyard which has exceptional wines. The house is extremely clean with a well-stocked kitchen. The beds and pillows are comfortable, there are ample fans and good A/C, and there is a huge deck which is where we ate almost all of our meals - fantastic place for morning coffee or evening wine. We were not bothered by the proximity to the highway. The yard is nice and big and our kids enjoyed running through the cherry orchard. I would recommend this home without reservation.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful! Very welcoming home!

  • 5 of 5

Carol and Gordy made our stay very comfortable and welcoming. The house was beautiful and very accommodating with a great view and very close to some great little beaches. A perfect summer home away from home! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Apex Alpine
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Powell Beach. Very private
Car: recommended

Our home is located a five minute drive north of Penticton near the lake and in the heart of Orchard and Wine Country. Dozens of Wineries and orchard fruit stands are located within a 10 mile radius of our home.

We offer ripe cherries in season and fresh garden veggies.

Two sunny warm beaches within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Summerland House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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