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Centrally Located"Hermoso lugar" Latimer Guest House.10min-beach, downtown,KVR

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Finished building in 2013. Tastefully decorated with contemporary abstract wall paintings by resident artist Lora C.,antiques, and secret gardens. We are centrally located in Penticton. The guest house has everything one could need-sleeps 6 people comfortably, 2 -spacious bedrooms. Master bedroom with Queen bed has a walk in closet with private sitting area and walk out to the patio and gardens to have your coffee in the morning or a beverage in the afternoon. Second bedroom is in a spacious loft upstairs with a Queen bed. The living room futon is a Queen bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with all amenities. Other features are: a private patio, a gas fireplace, fine linens and towels, private 3 piece dramatic bathroom, laundry facilities, free WiFi, DVD player, Telus, 40" flat screen TV, air conditioning, private parking-2 stalls, access to walk around the garden, fire-pit, personal natural gas Bar-B-Q.

Penticton is a beautiful city located in the Okanagan Valley between Skaha Lake and Okanagan Lake, both offer sandy beaches for swimming, sunning, and water sports. There are over 130 wineries in the area, each one unique and offering world class wines. For Fall and Spring wine festival accommodation," Hermoso Lugar" Latimer Guest House is a perfect base. Hiking, cycling, golfing, water sports, and a lakefront casino are all within easy access of the Guest House. Apex Mountain offers downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, skating, and alpine skiing is a 35-minute drive away. Penticton is easy to reach by car, plane, or bus.

Other facilities and amenities that are within a 10 minute walk include:

*Visitor Centre

*Penticton Trade & Convention Center

*Okanagan Hockey School and ice arena

*Community Centre

* Penticton Lake Resort and Casino

Other important amenities very close are:

* Naramata Bench Wineries within a 10 to 20 minute drive

Penticon Airport is a 10 minute drive and now provides WestJet, three-times daily flights to Vancouver and a direct daily flight to Kelowna and Calgary. Kelowna I International Airport is an hour away. The Greyhound Bus Line also serves Penticton. A scenic car drive from Vancouver is approximately 4.5 hours and Calgary is approximately 8 hours by car. Travel from Spokane and Seattle is approximately 5 hours by car with a convenient border crossing at Oroville/Osoyoos.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About The Owner

Patrick and I love Life Our Moto is "A day without laughter is a day wasted" We love to travel now that we are both retired. Entertaining and meeting new people

Most important things that we cannot live without in our life are grand children, Family and good Friends. Oh and great wine and Chocolate

The Owner purchased this house in 2013

Why The Owner chose Penticton

Why this property .Well the location it is centrally located.

Our house was built in 1922 so it is has been a love of work to restore it. The lot was large so we could build the guest house and put in beautiful Gardens because we both love gardening. That is where the name "Hemose luger" comes in it means beautiful house

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Amenities

Penticton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower bath, toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , loft
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , open floor plan
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Centrally Located"Hermoso lugar" Latimer Guest House.10min-beach, downtown,KVR
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
Victoria, BC
5

Fantastic mini holiday!

  • 5 of 5

There were 4 adults travelling to enjoy the sights of Penticton and the neighbouring Naramata Bench. The cottage is all and more that is described by Lora and Patrick. They are very welcoming and accommodating hosts - their place is certainly a home away from home! There is a lovely patio with a BBQ and the home has all that we needed - cooking utensils, TV, DVD player and comfortable beds. They are located about a 15 min walk to Okanagan Lake and only minutes for us to get on the bike trail. Their home is centrally located - and we took full advantage of the area. Thank you so much for your hospitality - and we know that we will be back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reston, VA
5

Awesome Home Base in Penticton

  • 5 of 5

The cottage has everything you could need and the hosts were fabulous. Our favorite feature was the outside patio - Patrick's garden is amazing and the patio is private, but still lets you enjoy all of his hard work.

The location is convenient, under a mile walk to the lakefront area. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Spent two weeks in this charming property and felt like we were home. Lora and Patrick were great hosts and made us feel like we were on our own even though they were steps away. Appreciated the privacy, the amenities and the garden. Would do it again any time.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

lovely guest house built with excellent craftsmanship. The mature garden with outdoor patio is private and relaxing. This place is equipped with everything you need. Short walk to downtown and waterfront. Pat and Lora are great hosts!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

!Place looks great love the new trellis

  • 5 of 5

As always the place was amazing and comfortable. Planing next years trip right now . See you next summer 🌞🌊

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location, not the best service

  • 2 of 5

I stayed here over the August long weekend with my husband and sister. Arrival was ok, though the property wasn't ready when we arrived. We did arrive a bit early, but after the scheduled check in time and were disappointed to find it wasn't ready. The cottage is well stocked but would have done with some nice touches like sugar, liquid soap etc. The upstairs bedroom in the loft is VERY hot and only a small fan to try cool it down. My sister had to sleep on the sleeper couch in the lounge at night because of the heat in the loft.

Upon check out, Lora deducted $20 from our damage deposit for having used extra linens, not cleaning the BBQ or the stove top (we only used the BBQ once and same with the stove). I find this extremely unsatisfying as nothing was actually damaged and the rest of the property was left in immaculate condition. Not a pleasant way to end a vacation.

The outdoor "private" space is reasonable, but Lora's son was always walking past and there is also a wasp issue which was unpleasant to deal with.

I found Lora bit difficult to deal with and won't be staying at this property again in my next visit to Penticton. Overall, fair, but really only giving it that because of location

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Priscilia, Sorry to hear your stay was not a happy one. It appeared that your stay was fine until you left and I charged you the extra cleaning fee.There are 2 air conditioners in the guest house plus ceiling fans and a stand up fan for the upstairs loft. Our other guests have not found the heat in the upstairs loft to be a problem. If it was a problem perhaps you should have talked to me about it and I would have helped you with the problem. Check in was at the approved time set up by you for 3:00pm. It was not my fault you choose to be early(2:30). About the $20.00 dollar charge- On my site it states the price of $170.00 per night, based on double occupancy and a $10.00 charge per extra person over 12 years of age. Perhaps this was an oversight on your part. Your total should have been $180.00 per night instead of $170.00, saving you $30.00 and more because your service fee would have been more. However, I was kind enough to let it go. On the laminated sheet in the guest house, on the centre island, I showed you and told you that at check out, it states, please clean up after your self or there will be an extra cleaning fee. I was friendly and helpful as it constantly states in my reviews, so why would I have treated you any different than hundreds of other customers that have spent time in our guest house? You were my guest and you were treated accordingly. However, for future stays I would recommend that you follow the rules of the house and leave it in the same condition and if there is an issue try and to communicate the problem to the host, so there is no problem(s). You saved money on the room cost and service fees and you are complaining because you did not take responsibility for your clean up and you used an extra bed, which takes time for my cleaning person. Time is money so it cost you $20.00. We hope you have a great summer. Thank you for your feedback and staying with us at Latimer Guest House. Kind regards, Lora and Patrick Corbett
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $133.7
cleaning fee $23.59

Base rate is based on double occupancy There is a 10.00 dollar charge per person over 2
To our guests Latimer house prides themselves on being a very clean space for you to come enjoy you vacation time.
So please be kind and make sure your dishes and kitchen area is clean when you leave,( counters clean and dishes in the dish washer and turned on and stove clean.) I don't do the cleaning I have a cleaning lady come in and clean. She charges me 25.00 an hour. So if she has to clean up your kitchen area I think its fare that you have made the choice to not do the cleaning and will be charged 20.00 to pay for this service. Thank -you for your time to read this notice

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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