A Truly Idyllic Setting

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Escape to our Okanagan Cottage. This charming, cedar, log cottage is located on the sunnyside (eastside) of Okanagan Lake. This idyllic rural setting provides a lovely, tranquil spot for a summer vacation. Spend time with your loved ones swimming, boating, or relaxing in the sun.

A short walk from the cottage door takes you to the shoreline of Okanagan Lake for a refreshing swim. The lake provides the ideal setting for swimming. The kids can dive off the floating dock or sit on the pier dangling their toes in the crystal clear water.

Water Sports:
Boating, water-skiing, and swimming areas are just steps away. A public dock is also located close by to launch your boat.

* The Gray Monk Winery is open to the public and provides tours on a daily basis. The winery is a few minutes drive from the cottage.
* A further multitude of wineries abound the Valley.
* Golf courses are numerous. Predator Ridge Golf Course is about a 20 min. drive from the cottage.
* The Okanagan Centre Museum is open five days a week and is within walking distance of the cottage. The museum has historical artifacts of the area.

Keywords: Recreational Cottage Okanagan Vacation

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed


  • Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • This property is located between KELOWNA and VERNON on the EAST side of OKANAGAN LAKE ( sunny side ). Close to several wineries, golf courses ski hills and world class spa ( SPARKLING HILLS RESORT). This residential community has a little park, outdoor cafe, corner store and museum....moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


Write a review 4.8
from 19 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • daily $22.46
  • Pet Fee $22.46
  • Taxes Not included


Pet fee is $ 20.00 daily

Additional person above stated # according to reservation notice will be charged an additional fee of $ 40.00 daily.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
kelowna international
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
turtle bay
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Predator Ridge
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
hwy 97
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Gray Monk Winery
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
silver star
80 Metres
Nearest Beach
infront of cottage

Car: Necessary

Being situated between Kelowna and Vernon activities abound from shopping, arts, musical performances, wineries, golf, skiing, hiking, cycling.

The OKANAGAN VALLEY is part of B.C.'s Interior Plateau and is characterized by a string of lakes created by glaciation. The area lies in a fertile bowl, ideal for orchards and vineyards. The Monashee Mountains lie to the east while the Cascade Mountains lie to the west, causing the rain shadow effect that produces the area's semi-arid climate. Agriculture is still a prime activity with tree fruit orchards slowly giving way to increased grape production ( for the rapidly growing wine industry ) and cherry production.

Lake Country's close proximity to UBC-O, Kelowna International airport, world class golf courses and ski resorts make it an ideal location.

Recently the Okanagan Valley was rated as having the best weather in Canada. Our weather provides dry warm summer months- perfect for a wide variety of water sports. Fine sandy beaches offer a great place to spend the day, with picnic tables, shade trees and plenty of sunshine.

As evening approaches soft breezes entice the visitor to take a stroll. About one third of mid-summer days are tropical in nature ( max. temp. > 30 c )with little chance of precipitation.

Take a trip to the DEE LAKE CHAIN of mountain lakes which offer great fishing. Beaver Lake and Dee Lake resorts both offer boat rentals.

Swimming, fishing, boating and water sports are popular on all of our lakes, from the jewel tone waters of Kalamalka lake, the warm sandy beaches of Wood lake and the crystal clear waters and pebbles of Okanagan lake.

Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour Regional Park contains a courtesy dock for emergency and pedestrian use, a small swimming beach, a viewing/fishing platform and a boat launch.

Turtle Bay Marina on Wood Lake has a boat launch, rentals and marine fuel. A shallow channel at the north end of the lake gives access to Kalamalka Lake. A municipal boat launch is located on the north east shore of Wood Lake.

PELMEWASH Parkway came about when the new strech of Hwy 97 was built between Oyama and Winfield. The old highway that runs along Wood Lake was renamed and is now a recreational corridor. Ride the level grade, 8.5 km paved road at a leisurely pace. Stop for a picnic, swim or take your rod and reel along for a fresh catch of the day or launch a canoe or kayak for an afternoon on the water..

Bike rentals are available through Lake Country Cycle ( Woodsdale rd 250-448-1926). On the north shore of Wood Lake, you can rent seadoos, paddle boards and kayaks from Kona Watersports.

For the hiking enthusiast, take one of the many trails on Spion Kop. The 5.2 trail to the summit will reward you with spectacular views of four of the lakes in Lake Country. Watch the hawks and eagles and many other birds.

There are several trails to choose from - from moderate to more difficult. A map of the trail is posted at each of the trailheads and printed maps are available at the municipal office and our visitor information centre.

Experience the heart of Lake Country and stop for a picnic, a game or a public arts show in one of our many parks. Our parks are equipped for year-round sports including tennis, baseball, soccer and beach volleyball.

Our parks also provide lots of outdoor entertainment for kids with plenty of playgrounds, water-spray park and skateboard park. Take in the public art displays located around the area and a seasonal Farmer's Market at Swalwell Park.

FRESH IS BEST-some harvest dates

Apples Aug - Oct

Apricots July - Aug

Blackberries Aug - Oct

Cherries June - Aug

Nectarines July - Aug

Peaches July - Aug

Pears Aug - Sept

Rasberries July - Aug

Strawberries June - Sept

Blueberries July - Aug


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

About the owner: I'm a retired School Principal who has worked in Quebec, Northern B.C. and the Okanagan Valley. Born in Ontario, grew up in Monteral and received my education in Monteral ( Loyola - McGill). Re-located to this area-Lake Country- in '84 and greatly enjoy the natural amenities the area has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Okanagan Centre, Lake Country, BC, Canada:
This is a very peaceful and " hidden " area of the valley. A special area where you can truly relax and totally enjoy nature at its best.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Glancing out the front window overlooking the Okanagan Lake in the early mornings and late evenings, seeing the snow capped mountains as winter approaches - these are but a few treasured moments this place offers.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front view of cottage

    Front view of cottage

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  • entrance


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    side view

  • air view of property

    air view of property

  • kitchen area

    kitchen area

  • master bedroom
(queen bed)

    master bedroom (queen bed)

  • washroom


  • south view at shoreline

    south view at shoreline

  •  west view at lake shore level

    west view at lake shore level

  • drone photoshowing cottage, driveway, road and shoreline

    drone photoshowing cottage, driveway, road and shoreline

  • front


  • side


  • deck area

    deck area

  • entrance


  • driveway-road-lake
( lake shore about 80m from deck )

    driveway-road-lake ( lake shore about 80m from deck )

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • living room area

    living room area

  • spare room
One twin, one single

    spare room One twin, one single

  • view from spare room toward entrance

    view from spare room toward entrance

  • crystal clear water - beach area in front of cottage

    crystal clear water - beach area in front of cottage

  •  north view at lake shore level

    north view at lake shore level

  • drone photo of cottage location and shoreline

    drone photo of cottage location and shoreline

VRBO #54819

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, October 14, 2016

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