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Last updated: 03/12/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:3.75
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House with 5 bedrooms, 2 cabins, den with pull out and 3 full bathrooms, 2 half

Home, entirely constructed of wood, was built 5 years ago in luxury yet rustic style with asymmetrical truss system of vaulted (25 ft) ceiling in the Great Room.

The simple open design creates a large space for socializing and cooking while allowing for small intimate conversations as well. Large sunny screened in porch hangs out towards the water and is a perfect place to hangout or eat meals.

Outdoor deck is perfect for mornings to bask in the sunlight before moving to the dock for reading, swimming and other water sports.

The cottage is very private with 316 ft of waterfront and 1.25 acres of land and is 20-30 minutes from shops, wineries, golf courses and restaurants. The kitchen is perfect for all types of cooks, with high end appliances including stand along refrigerator, freezer, 2 full ovens, induction cook top and two dishwashers in the pantry.

The main floor has one bedroom with ensuite and king bed while upstairs there are two wings connected by a catwalk, each with a bedroom with king bed and one with bunkbeds which share a bathroom, ideal for 2 families with young kids. There is a queen pullout in the office/tv room and two romantic bunkies at the water's edge, one with a king bed, the other with two twins that can be made into a king bed.

The two bunkies are connected by a composting toilet. Lawn on one side is perfect for games such as badminton, croquet and bocci and ping pong table on other side and a hammock provide entertainment for quiet summer afternoons.

This property is ideal for a wedding of up to 100 people with ceremony carried out with wedding party on the dock and guests seated/standing on the beach.

A boat lift is available to ensure your boat is secure at all times.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 03/12/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    we are lakefront with a large dock so young children need to be supervised near the water at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    the Okanagan is a very dry area, particularly in summer so no smoking is permitted in the house or outside due to risk of fire. No outdoor fires are permitted at any time....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

    main floor, large wardrobe, french doors to small porch...moreless

  • north wing 2nd floor: 1 king

    vaulted ceiling, dresser, bed in alcover...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 north end 2nd floor: 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    dresser/change table...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 wing south end: 1 king

    comfortable chair, dresser...moreless

  • kids bunk room - south end wing: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    bunk bed with 3 beds stacked...moreless

  • older cabin at water's edge: 1 king

    charming old cabin...moreless

  • newer cabin at water's edge: 1 king

    private small cabin with chest of drawers...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    off main floor master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    small upstair beside king and bunk bed rooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    main floor off hall x from den...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    between beach cabins, composting toilet, sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    small, upstairs beside king and nursery...moreless

Other Amenities

  • hiking in summer/snow shoeing in winter on trails 1 km above house. Chef (for occasional meal or cooking lesson) or massage therapist could be available if requested ahead of time....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    many books of all categories...moreless

  • Games:

    lots of board games and puzzles for all ages...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable and apple tv...moreless

  • Stereo:

    main floor of house is wired and system takes iPod or iPhone....moreless

  • Television:

    52 inch flat screen Samsung in den...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    situated on 316 ft of lakefront with dock that is approximately 10 meters long. Water is deep enough off dock for diving and mooring a boat. Shoreline is rocky/stoney....moreless

  • Rural:

    home is 30 minutes from Vernon or Kelowna....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is an indoor dining table that seats 10 comfortably, a table on screened in porch that seats 8-10, table on deck that seats 8-10, dock seats 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    LG large capacity steam dryer and 2 clothes lines...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    large stone fireplace in great room ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    electric ...moreless

  • Internet:

    high speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all good quality high thread count bedding provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    large area which is part of great room and screened in porch ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart - 2 -12 cup and small plunger...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    dishes are primarily white, cutlery and glasses for 20-24...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    2 Bosche stainless steel dishwashers located in pantry...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is well equipped with small appliances located in pantry. Kitchen is open to great room with large island and stools on one side....moreless

  • Oven:

    2 identical stainless steel Miele ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    pantry has plenty of staples that can be left or removed at your request. Many small appliances include juicer, blender, industrial blender, ice cream maker, small food processor, large mix master...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    deck off front of house with seating and dining table and bbq...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    large deck on front of house overlooking water, small deck off master bedroom...moreless

  • Golf:

    many outstanding golf courses within a 30-60 minute drive...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    small river kayak and rowboat...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    gardens on both sides of house overlooking water...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    large stainless bbq...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 15 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,608
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$5,235

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $747.80
  • Cleaning $224.34

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Kelowna
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Okanagan Lake Resort
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Spaullumcheen
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 97
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Okanagan Lake Resort
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Silver Star Resort
15 Metres
Nearest Beach
in front of house

Car: Necessary

Property is privates situated on 1.25 acre with sufficient waterfront to offer privacy from neighbors. One can hike from front door, play croquet or badminton on the lawn and relax on the dock, lawn or deck watching the water. Several wineries are situated in area and are open daily for tastings.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: We are Paul and Kathy. Paul is a retired lawyer who works as a commercial mediator and negotiation strategist. Kathy is an executive coach and author, primarily working in healthcare with a focus on leadership development and communications. We purchased the property 25 years ago when it was a charming old farmhouse situated on a large private piece of waterfront which we rented one summer and fell in love with the area. Five years ago we decided to rebuild as our family expanded with new grandchildren. Now we have a wonderful space with room for our adult children, their spouses and children.

Why the Owner Chose Vernon, BC, Canada:
We love the climate of the Okanagan with warm dry summers and cold snowy winters. The lake is beautiful to swim in, feeling like velvet on one's skin. We fell in love with the property when we first rented it and felt very blessed when we were able to purchase it the following year. Our children were then teenagers, who each had a bunkie by the lake. They and their friends loved hanging out on the screened in porch or dock. Now they have young children who look forward to their visits.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We fell in love with the property which is somewhat secluded and private. The new home is constructed completely of wood and has a warmth and special energy that is difficulty to describe. Some have told us it is the most spectacular home they have ever been in. Although not overly large at 3200 sq ft, it has a voluminous quality that creates a spaciousness, particularly in the summer when we live on the large screened in porch. Facing directly east, we get spectacular sun rises and the sun is off the dock late afternoon, allowing the house to cool down making sleeping comfortable.


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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 03/12/2017

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Photos

  • view from deck

    view from deck

  • living room

    living room

  • den/tv room

    den/tv room

  • sitting area on porch

    sitting area on porch

  • pantry

    pantry

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • one of bedrooms 2nd floor

    one of bedrooms 2nd floor

  • side yard on south side of house off master bedroom

    side yard on south side of house off master bedroom

  • porch

    porch

  • deck off porch

    deck off porch

  • front door and stairs to 2nd floor

    front door and stairs to 2nd floor

  • house with front entrance

    house with front entrance

  • kitchen - large pantry is to the right

    kitchen - large pantry is to the right

  • view from porch

    view from porch

  • cat walk on 2nd floor

    cat walk on 2nd floor

  • dining table on porch

    dining table on porch

  • one of 2 bunk rooms 2nd floor

    one of 2 bunk rooms 2nd floor

  • small porch off master on main floor

    small porch off master on main floor

  • porch

    porch

  • sunrise

    sunrise

  • dock

    dock

  • house from water

    house from water

VRBO #461413

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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