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  • Minimum stay:3-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Walking distance for a romantic night out at the Gray Monk Estate Winery and Restaurant and enjoy a beautiful patio view.
Intoducing Chef Siever of Grapevine Restaurant (see below)
Are you celebrating a special Anniversary or another special occasion.............
Okanagan Lake Country Cottage
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Okanagan Lake Country Cottage
Romance.......
Night star gazing.......
Crisp winter outdoor fires
Sweet Smell of Pine
Quiet
Antique historic sight and 800 year old fir tree
Grill on the private patio/porch.....
Walk along 5 mile lake trails.....
Ski Silverstar, Big White in winter
Summer Golf in world famous clubs.....
Wine and dine with a view.....
Motor bikes.....
2 Adults included in the fee, children are free under age 16.
**Cleaning fee will be lowered depending on nightly stay**

Relax in this delightful, furnished cottage with large balcony and grassy area for children to play. Two very comfortable Queen beds, one a pull down murphy bed (wall bed) in the licing room.
the second queen is a bedroom with a bunkbed for children. Rooms are cozy with air conditioning in summer and a gas fireplace in winter. Kitchen is well lit and spacious. Lawn furniture and barbecue for outdoor grilling summer or winter. Quiet ambiance with birds, deer in the orchards, and wineries to walk to. My grandchildren love to feed the goats nearby, play volleyball at the park, eat ice-cream at the Cafe Museum, while mom and dad relax with a cappuccino. Playground and soccer field, and Marina very close for boating and mooring. Beaches are sectioned off with buoys for children to swim, and raft. Ski, hike, or bike in the pine tree area along the lake trails or the windy roads, Swim, fish, water ski, or kayak in the crystal clear water. It is beautifully calm most of the summer. Once in a while a Santa Anna wind arises and the excitement begins as the waves and white caps climb high.

GRAY MONK ESTATE WINERY
Meet the Chef:
A native to the farmlands of southwest Saskatchewan. He spent much of his childhood on the family farm, where he experienced the difference between the food grown on the farm and that bought in town at the local supermarket or butcher. After graduating from high school Wade took his professional cooking training at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and completed his Red Seal Certification. Following several years under Chef Restituto Mendoza at Heritage Pointe Golf & C.C. he went on to work at the Coast Plaza Hotel and the Calgary Winter Club. Then it was out to Vancouver for Monk Mc Queen’s, Shaughnessy Golf & C.C. and the University Golf Course.
“I am thrilled to see the revitalization of small farms and variety of fresh, healthy, flavorful products that can be locally purchased.” You will find this evident as you experience the fresh smells and flavours when you visit the Grapevine Restaurant. The attention to detail and the pride in knowing we have given you a truly memorable time is our constant goal. With the stunning views, unparalleled wines from Gray Monk and culinary creations inspired by all the best the Okanagan Valley has to offer you will see firsthand why so many people are enamored with this land we call home.

ARROWLEAF WINERY
One of our favourites this distinctive winery and patio aperitifs, has picnic tables where you can enjoy the view, relax with friends and sip your favourite wines with the whole family.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Large lawn for children to play, soccer field and park and cafe for ice cream etc. nearby Children welcome at Arrowleaf Family Winery with picnic tables Okanagan Lake has 2 beaches within 100 steps from our cottage. Buoys mark a protected barrier, raft, quiet and clean water. boats welcoome for kayak, canoe, tubes or motor boat rentals in our neighbourhood. Our cottage has available life jackets, rubber dingy for adults and small children. Soccer balls, badminton rackets, botchie ball. N/C ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is on the outside porch only. Thank you very much for your consideration....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • First Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    Comfortable beds with dresser and night table and lamp...moreless

  • Very comfortable beds, dresser, tall clothes cabinet,TV, wi fi, stereo, comfort chairs (2), 2 couches, small coffee table,book shelf,whisper quiet air conditioner/heater and ceiling fan. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom : toilet, shower

    Linens provided and a large water tank...moreless

  • Shower and toilet and cupboards fro linens There is a wash basin in the kitchen and a cupboard for cosmetics. Towels are provided Hairdryer Toilet paper Shampoo and Conditioner (Organic) Organic bar soap ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Parking There is ample parking on the property including space to park a boat. 3 On Street parking stalls with unlimited clearance Heating & Air Conditioning Air Conditioning: 1 Central Unit The internet connection is provided...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    some css available...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic Cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Basic Shaw ...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Kids videos Favorite Adult videos available...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Cherry, Pear, Apple, Peach, Apricot, Blueberry Orchards within 5 minutes. Honey, Home grown Asparagus, (in season), Fresh farm eggs, Walnuts, Garden Vegetables at outdoor farmers market. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Okanagan Center Museum with artifacts about this 100 year old area, Music in the parks in the areoutdoor cafe, park for children, soccer field and grills and picnic tables for larger family gathering...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    New table and chairs and bench Playpen available on request as well as booster chair for small children...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Whisper quiet . We have found this an excellent purchase as the weather in summer can be up to 100 degrees. This cottage is well insulated and stays very cool....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The dryer is beside the washing machine in an adjacent building to the cottage. shared with the owners on occasion...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Electric Gas fireplace Heatilator...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heatilator Gas fireplace...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless is covered, TV has all the channels you might need, High speed internet, wi fi No ordering of movies only for the main cottage use....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Dishtowels, facecloths, towels, dunas comforters for the beds, sheets, top sheets and pillows/cases...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Queen size pull down Murphy Bed wall unit Storage cabinet, bay window, air conditioner, couches, lounge chair, tables, lamps, Cable TV, DVD and movies, wi fi internet, stereo, CD player, book cabinet...moreless

  • Parking:

    3 car parking potential or boat or camper van....moreless

  • Telephone:

    No long distance call only local calling unless emergency ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels, facecloths and hand towels, dishtowels, feather comforters for bedding, clean sheets, pillow cases....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Clothes Soap included. In adjacent building there is a cold water washing machine and laundry detergent Shared with the owners on occasion ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Outdoor hibachi with wood provided and lawn chairs to enjoy outdoor firepit...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Also includes a Bodum press and Italian expresso coffee pot...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully furnished kitchen with everything you need. coffee maker, toaster, pots and pans, corning wear casseroles, rolling pin, measuring cups for baking and baking pans etc....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Well lit country kitchen with large windows, new tables and chairs, fridge is new, stove is electric, coffee maker, toaster, all utensils, dishes, pots/pans, roasting pan, wine glasses......moreless

  • Microwave:

    provided if requested...moreless

  • Oven:

    bake all main dishes, desserts, cookies etc. Please cook fish on the outdoor grill 2 racks to cook on Bakes excellent!!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic sugar, flour, salt, pepper,spices,coffee,25 gallon canadian water with Britta water filter...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large new refridgerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    electric includes oven with pots and pans storage underneath the stove top, cookie sheets, roaster, and casserole dishes (ovenproof)...moreless

  • Toaster:

    1. for bagels or toast. 2. toaster oven included for grilled cheese or special items ...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Adult bikes available upon request...moreless

  • Boat:

    Marina walking distance to unload your boat. Rental boats available up the street near the marina.Kayaks can be stored safely in the yard....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck with privacy with barbecue for grilling outdoors. teak table seats 4 and chairs and cushions and umbrella, extra adriondak chairs, lounge chairs (2) available upon request....moreless

  • Golf:

    Predator Ridge, Aspen Grove, Kelowna Springs, Bear, Tower Ridge, The Rise (Vernon),etc nearby. Lots of golf courses within 10-15 min...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Pick herbs and strawberries from the garden or flowers, gooseberries, cranberries, veggies, blueberries, rhubarb etc., kale, swiss chard. Casablanca lilies, wisteria, roses etc....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas b-b-que for grilling steaks, fish etc....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Storage for equipment with locked room....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby Wood Lake has lights for night time play (7 min drive)...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Childrens life jackets, rubber dingy, air mattresses, paddles, botchie ball, badminton, soccer ball...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High Season
Jun 18 - Sep 7, 2016
3 night min stay
$163
Autumn
Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$99
$607 $949
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$758
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning 3-7 night stay $113.82
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $189.70
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

The maximum adults for this cottage is 2 adults and 4 children. Extra adults will be charged $25 per person per day.

No refunds except in case of emergency. Will consider each situation individually. Refund in case of emergency will be in full minus the damage deposit.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
KELOWNA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Turtle Bay at Oceola and Hyw 97
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Bear
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 97
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Gray Monk Winery, Ricardo's, Arrowleaf winery
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Silver Star and Big White

Car: Necessary

Okanagan Center - Local Music nights and Movie nights in outdoor parks nearby - all summer

Lavender Farms and cafe (wonderful Lavender Loaf with tea)

Kangaroo Farm (children and adults by donation), come hold a baby kangaroo. Environmental habitat as a rescue station for many kangaroos

Ricardo's Italian Restaurant and entertainment (Lobster with asparagus pasta, mussels with white wine)

Thai food

Tim Hortons

Starbucks

Gray Monk Restaurant (beautiful view) 5 star

Arrowleaf Winery and cafe (relaxed style for the whole family)

Davidson Orchards and Restaurant

Vietnamese

Sushi

Burgers and Fries

Kelowna Leisure Center

Farmers Organic Market Kelowna - Awsome!!!

Winfield IGA - Staples

Coopers Grocery Store - Staples

A&W

MacDonalds

Skatepark

Tennis Courts- night lights

Shopping in Winfield and Kelowna

Leisure Center Kelowna (H2o)

Wineries - more than 100 including Naramata Bench where the best red wines grow (1 hour drive along the Lake Okanagan. Beautiful! Spectacular. some include restaurants.

Scandia Miniature Golf - for the whole family

Go cart Racing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We love the Okanagan Lake so much that we purchased this property with a guest country cottage on the property. This area reminds us of the Italian coastline and enjoys many fruit trees, wineries, lakes, and amusements nearby. Kelowna area is one of the most sought after travel destinations in the world for golfing and wine tours and winter skiing. We moved here full time last year and designed the gardens to provide fresh produce for our guests. We hope you will enjoy Kale, Swiss Chard, herbs like orange mint, sage, fennel, dill, parsley, and tomatoes. We also love to grow flowers so the property has a fruit salad apple tree (4 kinds), blueberry bushes, redbud, roses, and lavender and fragrant lilies. The Casablanca is my favourite. this area is historic and adjacent to the property is an 800 year old fir tree which is antique and a heritage specimen. the neighbourhood has been around for 100 years and has a museum in the 'old school', cafe and old fruit packing building that is active cleaning and packing fruit. The paddle boats used to travel the Okanagan Lake with fruit from all the neighbouring towns and clean and pack and send out by railway before the Highway 97 was built. For history buffs there is the book written on the beginnings of Carr's Landing and this area. The city of Winfield celebrates each weekend in the summer music concerts in the parks in the area. There is so much for kids to do at the Kangaroo Park, skate park, water park, farmers markets, Davidson Orchard and petting zoo, Oyama Zipline, and miniature golf, bumper cars, and race track and batting cages. Golf is amazing here from Tower Ranch, Predator Ridge, The Quail, The Rise, to Kelowna Springs just to name a few top notch challenges. Swim, bike, walk the lake paths under the sweet smell of pine. Rent a boat at Turtle Bay and explore Wood Lake and Kalmalka Lake, water ski, or park and have a beer at the pub near Vernon. For bird watchers and animal lovers there are quail, owls

Why the Owner Chose Okanagan Centre, Lake Country, BC, Canada:
AFFORDABLE!!!! SUMMER and WINTER FUN **Cleaning fee will be lowered depending on nightly stay** There is an antique Fir tree (800 years old) behind our property, a museum and this is a historical site where the orchards were planted 130 years ago. We have a quiet neighborhood where you will be able to get a good nights sleep, then play golf and swim nearby. Visit the many wineries as close as a walk up the hill to Gray Monk and Arrowleaf. Sun bathing, clean refreshing water, walks along the 20 mile waterfront or bike challenges on the windy hills are all here for you to enjoy. FRESH ORGANIC PRODUCE in Winfield on Fridays and in Kelowna on Wed and Saturday mornings. This property is in a historic area from the early century. There is a very special neighborhood and it is friendly. the beach is so delightful to sit and read by, go for a dip, or boat in. There are many places to explore right here. We are still enjoying bike trails in the kettle valley where you ride on the train tressels with panoramic views below and the lakes from a distance. We ski in the winter at Silver Star and it is spectacular. Cross country, snowshoe, and cliff climbing. Food here is wonderful and tasty. FRESH ORGANIC FARM EGGS BLUEBERRIES ORGANIC CHERRY TREES @ Walter Franks PEACH TREES and other fruit at Wendells Orchard (Carrs Landing) APRICOT Organic TREES @ Bryant FARMS (Hare Road) and many more fruits at the markets both in Kelowna and Winfield. Artisans are active here: painters, sculpture, ceramics, and more. First week in Sept there are many artists gather in the town to display their art. My husband and I grew up in Calgary, AB and we never experienced country living. We did not know what we were missing. Great place to eat and explore many wineries. Gray Monk (walking distance), Arrowleaf Winery and outdoor picnic, and Naramata Bench for red wines. There are over 200 wineries within 1 hour of here and many offer restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Featuring : Arrow Leaf Winery... is "Our Family Favorite" walking distance and has picnic tables for wine and cheese, children included and a gorgeous view as well with a NEW PATIO with light snacks served for adults to enjoy. Arrowleaf judged the number two winery in Canada at The Nationals. posted Dec. 2015 The WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada is this country's most comprehensive and reputable wine competition. Highly respected judges blind-tasted 1408 wines from 205 wineries and awarded platinum, gold, silver and bronze medals. Based on each winery's performance, they compiled a list of this year's top 25 wineries in Canada. We are thrilled to have won 5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals, making us the number two winery in Canada! We have made it into the top 25 before, but being so close to the top is an achievement we are very proud of. Congratulations to the winery of the year, Mission Hill Family Estate, and to everyone who made the top 25. Golfing is Fantastic and we are close to many and yet in the country where you can enjoy a swim after a hot day golfing. Wine Touring or visiting sights is always more enjoyable knowing you can cool off at the beach for a quick swim. We are lake people and used to own property at Sylvan Lake in Alberta. We love being close to the water. When we found this sight it reminded me of where I grew up as a kid on summer holidays at the family's cottage at Sylvan Lake. The water here is cleaner, larger, warmer climate and longer growing season. Tall pine trees reminiscent of Atlanta, GA in scent, height and stature. Everything grows here!! I have a fantastic garden. Quaint, quiet, therapeutic, warm sunny days, beautiful countryside. Night stars and visits around the campfire, setting a table with Casablanca Lilies from my garden, roses, lavender, lilac. Walking to the museum and cafe for a cup of coffee past an 800 year old tree in my back yard, in the back alley. Walks in all seasons waterfront


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  • Fresh roses for your room 
Favorite wine is local

    Fresh roses for your room Favorite wine is local

  • Vineyard looking toward Okanagan Lake - 10 min bike ride along the water

    Vineyard looking toward Okanagan Lake - 10 min bike ride along the water

  • Boating

    Boating

  • Patio at Gray Monk

    Patio at Gray Monk

  • Adjacent to country kitchen with gas fireplace

    Adjacent to country kitchen with gas fireplace

  • Pebble Beach in Spring

    Pebble Beach in Spring

  • Beach

    Beach

  • Walking or bike path is a few miles along the water front

    Walking or bike path is a few miles along the water front

  • Gray Monk Estate Winery 
and Grapevine Restaurant-
 five min walk

    Gray Monk Estate Winery and Grapevine Restaurant- five min walk

  • Playground is down the alley

    Playground is down the alley

  • Antiques at the Cafe Museum

    Antiques at the Cafe Museum

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