Lakefront Family Retreat on B.C.'S Warmest Lake, Minutes from the Best Wineries
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Looking for peace and serenity? This gorgeous lake front home is located at the north end of Osoyoos Lake. The quiet area of the lake is a family friendly paradise for water sports and swimming! Of course, we are only minute’s away from Burrowing Owl and Black Hills Winery Estates if you like wine tasting!
In the summer, the local fruit stands and farmer's markets provide an opportunity to discover a wide variety of products including cherries, plums, peaches, apricots and nectarines. In the winter we are just 40 minutes from Mount Baldy Ski Area, and 1 ½ hours from Big White Ski Resort for all those riders that love powder snow!
Our two-level 2400 sq. ft. home is spacious enough to accommodate two families with room to spare. The spacious lay out gives water views from the living room, dining room, kitchen and three of its four bedrooms. With beautiful views of the mountains and lake, you can walk out onto an upper deck and lower patio to catch the rays of sun, or enjoy the stars at night.
A few steps down from the property takes you along a meandering path towards the dock, or to the 500 foot white sand beach, where you can enjoy an evening beach bonfire, play volleyball, or just watch the kids play in the sand. A clubhouse is shared amongst residents and visitors to this gated community, and includes 2 seasonal outdoor pools, 2 hot tubs, fitness centre and shared common room.
Upper Level: Great room, kitchen, dining area, deck, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and laundry room.
• Huge master suite with 1 King bed, private 4 piece en suite, with spacious glass shower, separate bathtub, and double vanity. Lake view and TV in room. A view of the lake will brighten any morning.
• Kids room with 1 single/double bunk bed and 1 single bed – sleeps 4
Open concept great room with unobstructed views of the lake, double french doors leading out to a large partial covered deck.
• The open concept kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and allows for meal time prep conversations with family in the great room or dining area. Enjoy indoor meals with friends and family at the large table that seats 8 comfortably, or 4 can sit at the kitchen’s granite island
• Partial covered deck with BBQ and patio set that seats 6 if you need shade.
Lower Level: Entertainment area, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath.
• Guest bedroom with 1 King bed plenty of windows to enjoy the view of the lake. Pull out twin couch and TV
• Guest room with 1 Queen bed with view of the lake.
• 3 piece bath room
• Entertainment Area includes:
1. Pool table
2. Games area table for 4 with board games, cards, etc…
3. Large TV, with comfy seating for at least 6 people
4. Double sized pull out couch for extra guests and pocket door for privacy
5. Double french doors lead you to the ground level covered patio with Adirondack style chairs for 5 with unobstructed views of the lake and a hammock for afternoon naps in the shade.
6. SIRIUSXM Radio receiver allows you to access and listen to your SIRIUSXM account music downstairs.
Bring your cable/adaptor if using your phone for your SIRIUSXM listening pleasure.
The internet connection is a service dedicated to the property (wireless). Max occupants 12. Linens are provided. Please bring your own beach towels and toiletries. No young groups please. 7 night minimum stay.
Member since: 2014
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
- Bedroom 1: Huge master suite with 1 King bed, private 4 piece en suite, with spacious glass shower, separate bathtub, and double vanity. Lake view and TV in room. A view of the lake will brighten any morning. Bedroom 2: Lower Guest room with 1 Queen bed with a view of the lake. Bedroom 3: Lower Guest bedroom with 1 King bed plenty of windows to enjoy the view of the lake. Pull out twin couch and TV. Bedroom 4: Upper level Kids room with 1 single/double bunk bed and 1 single bed – sleeps 4 with 2 windows and very bright. Maximum weight on top single bunk is 150lbs....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
Board games & cards are kept inside the large red cabinet. Please remember to put them back in place, as the little pieces might get kicked under the furniture , vacuumed up and forgotten. ...moreless
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
our cottage is located 15 minutes away from both towns of Osoyoos and Oliver. Rattlesnake Canyon is a family friendly themed park, that offers mini golf, go cart racing, rides, and concession stand....moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
Fitness Room / Equipment:
At the clubhouse. Guests will be given the code to enter the clubhouse. Kids under the age of 12 are not permitted in the exercise room. Rules are set by the Board of Directors on this development....moreless
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
Deck / Patio:
Upper deck table seats 6 in under covered area. Conversation seating for 4 under the bright blue sky. Lower patio with 5 Adirondack chairs facing the lake. Chairs can be pulled out onto the grass...moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
2 seasonal outdoor heated pools at clubhouse. All guests required to shower before entering the pool. No pool toys (floating mats, water pistol) allowed. No glass permitted on the pool deck....moreless
- Heated Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter - ask for details
Oct 26 - Dec 18, 2016
5 night min stay
New Years Eve
Dec 29 - Jan 3, 2017
6 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 7, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $747.10
- Boat slip rental per day $18.68
Cancellation Policy: Full refund if we are able to fill the dates. There will be a $75 administration fee deducted. Be sure before you book.
Rates are based on 12 person maximum occupancy. No young groups (under 25 years of age) can book our property. No tents permitted. Respect the quiet hours of 10pm-7am.
We do not make any exceptions for pets.
50% paid at time of booking, damage deposit and balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Payment by cheque, money order or e-transfer. We do not accept credit cards.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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This gorgeous lake front home is located at the north shore of Osoyoos Lake. The quiet area of the lake is a family friendly paradise for water sports and swimming! Of course, we are only a short drive from world class wineries including Burrowing Owl Estates Winery and Black Hills Estate Winery.
In the summer, the local fruit stands and farmer's markets provide an opportunity to discover a wide variety of products including cherries, plums, peaches, apricots and nectarines.
In the winter we are just 50 km from Mount Baldy Ski Area and 180 km from Big White Ski Resort - great for all those riders that love powder snow!
A few steps down from the property takes you along a meandering path towards the dock, or to the 500 foot white sand beach, where you can enjoy an evening beach bonfire, play volleyball, or just watch the kids play in the sand. A clubhouse is shared amongst residents and vistors to this gated community, and includes 2 outdoor pools, 2 hot tub, fitness centre and shared common room.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: My husband and I moved to BC from Ontario in 1996. Although we left our families behind, we were very excited to start a new life in beautiful BC. We are graduates from York U, and Western & McGill with teaching and business degrees. We drove across Canada with my pet turtle, and settled in Vancouver. Since that adventure started, we are now a family of 5 with a cat, living in Vancouver. Our family is constantly taking advantage of the great outdoors with skiing, boating, hiking and continue to discover what this province has to offer. We always encourage our out of town relatives to visit, and sure enough, when they do, they too fall in love with beautiful BC!
Why the Owner Chose Osoyoos, BC, Canada:
During two week car journey from Ontario (1996), we drove through the Okanagan and fell in love with the landscape, and met enough kind people that left a great impression on us. We knew that one day we would buy here! This property is particularly important to us, as it symbolizes how important it is to stay connected with our families back home. We bought this property, so that when our family visits, we can stay together in one place and create memories. Our kids enjoy everything that The Cottages has to offer, and the surrounding area. We are so happy to be here, and want to share this wonderful location with our renters. It truly is a beautiful place to visit. We like to take advantage of its amazing location on Canada's warmest lake and near BC's best wineries. Its a great place for family retreats and unwinding.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The drive up towards Osoyoos is a reminder of how beautiful this gem of a place is. You'll pass the spiritual Spotted Lake, the abundant fruit stands in Keremeos, and the huge Adirondack chairs will lead you to our cute 2400 sq/ft cottage on the lake. We put care into the design and feel of our cottage. We didn't want it to show like a designer house from the city, for goodness sake, that is what we are all trying to get away from. Instead, we used personal items, to add spirit and generate feelings of comfort and relaxation. We've mixed old with new furnishings and decor, and the layout of our specific floor plan works for 2 families to share. We've kept in mind that when our families visit from Ontario at the same time, there has to be a place for all. We have plenty of room in the basement area for a large group of kids to have a sleep over on the couches or floor (if they don't want to use their bunks upstairs). The lower large screen TV is protected from the glare of the sun, so an afternoon movie will do for all while relaxing on the large sectional. The 8'x4' pool table is sturdy solid wood with room around, on those days you feel like staying in or challenging each other all night. Upstairs is bright and airy with a fully stocked kitchen, with plenty of room to take in the views. The million dollar view will keep you gazing out the windows each moment, and you can see our boat slip and the wild horses grazing. Once you walk in through the front door, you will instantly feel comforted at the thought that the layout and furnishings are kid friendly (you don't want to stress about that), the appliances are new and the laundry machines are ready (just in case). Listen to music on the BOSE, go for a walk, visit the clubhouse or head into town. Leave the city life behind....relax, unwind and refresh your body and mind under the warmth of the sun! You will enjoy many of these magical moments with your family, and it all starts with you booking our cottage.
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Our red home will inspire you to relax with scenic lake views or play outside.
After the BBQ, enjoy the lake and mountain view while relaxing on the deck.
Alfresco dining and seating area on upper deck. Walk to the dock or beach after.
Dining area - seating for 8 and room for 4 at the kitchen island.
Well stocked kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances and 4 bar stools.
double sink, glass shower and large tub in upper master king en suite bathroom
Queen bed, lower floor with a view of the lake.
lounge area to relax on the pull-out couch. Games stored in the red cabinet.
Lots of space downstairs for a game of pool. Large TV, sectional and lounge area
5 chairs waiting for your family to take in the view, or enjoy the hammock.
Clubhouse includes 2 pools and hot tubs under the beautiful blue sky
Private laundry room with cleaning supplies for washing away the beach sand.
View from our 23' boat slip. Our red home is beside the beige lake front home
Look to your left and watch Osoyoos' July 1st fireworks from our upper deck.
The 'Great Room' with a view of the wild horses that roam daily on the East side
View of lake from dining area
Upper floor king bed with en-suite, and TV.
Bright kids bedroom (single over double bunk & single bed). Bedtime will be fun!
Lower floor master bedroom. Plenty of windows to let the sun in. TV and seating.
TV area in rec room with space for people to hang out on the couch or play games
A place to hang up your stuff or hang out with friends on the lower patio.
Tetherball, volleyball, small playground & floating dock. Kid friendly beach!
Clubhouse - Fitness room with incredible views of the surrounding property
Night lights just waiting for you to reflect on how great your day was!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016
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