Luxury home on Nicola Lake. The house is 6300 sqft plus a few thousand square feet of deck space all on 1 acre property. Four large bedrooms all with large en suite baths, 3 king size beds, four double beds. There is a 65' x 12' infinity edge lap pool. Huge south facing decks, air conditioned, large kitchen dining and living room. The lower floor games room has a pool table, home theater, gym with weights and much more. There are two wood burning fireplaces, one on each floor.
There is a beautiful view south across Nicola Lake towards the world famous Douglas Lake Ranch. Nothing beats dining on the main floor deck at night - seating for 10 at both inside and outside dining tables is possible.
Expect travel time to be 2.5 hrs from Vancouver.
Guaranteed warm dry weather all summer, perfect for a family vacation. If it is raining in Vancouver it will be dry and sunny in the Nicola Valley.
The home is in new condition and has all the luxury features needed for a relaxing stay. Suitable for 2 families with children or up to four couples. The kitchen is equipped with a Wolf 48" gas range and 2 ovens, there are two fridges with ice, a wine cooler and a deep freezer. Full size laundry. Gas barbecue. The kitchen is fully equipped.
WiFi and cell service are both available.
Local activities and attractions;
Golf is nearby - Sagebrush GCC is just across the lake and a number of public courses are available in the immediate area.
Kamloops has additional courses and is 45 minutes drive North on Hwy 5 or 5a..
Kelowna is less than 1 1/2 hrs drive on Hwy 97.
Nicola Lake is warm and perfect for water sports of all kinds, paved easy to use boat launch ramps are just minutes away, trailer storage is available at the house and the dock is sheltered and suitable for keeping a ski boat in the water.
Fishing in Nicola Lake is world class for Rainbow Trout and more, just head to the end of the dock! There are a number of outfitters in Merritt that can point you in the right direction if you want to try more remote high country lakes.
The pool is heated in the summer months and has a secure automated cover to give you peace of mind with smaller children. Key operation prevents opening without you.
Merritt offers convenient shopping for food, liquor store, farmers market and more and is 15 minutes away.
Horseback riding, trail hiking, mountain biking, moto-X and so much more is available in the area. Expect day time summer temperatures from 30 to 40C and over night temps as low as 10C. With yearly sun totals of 2500hrs and average rainfall of just 10" per year you can see why a summer vacation is going to be warm and sunny in the Nicola Valley. There is plenty to keep everyone busy and entertained all day and all night including teenagers!