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Susan

Member since: 2015
Speaks english

Secluded Lakefront Retreat

6 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Kelowna holiday house

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 large decks, 475 meters of lakefront, lake view

South Fintry Retreat offers expansive views of Okanagan Lake with direct access to 475 meters of lakeshore including a private boat launch and private dock.

The 4000 square foot, three-story house contains 4 bedrooms that sleep ten, three full bathrooms, dining room, kitchen, t.v., pool table, common areas, with complimentary internet access. The house has incredible lake views from two large tired decks. The lower deck has a red brick barbeque/ smoke cooker. These decks are perfect areas for relaxing, sharing a meal, or just enjoying the view. Wildlife including deer, bear, coyote, and big horn sheep can be spotted year round. Located next to La Casa Resort, South Fintry Retreat can be reached via Kelowna or Vernon with an approximate drive time of 45 minutes. Considering the distance, we recommend our guests grocery shop before arriving at the house.

Popular nearby activities include wine touring, and golfing the award winning courses in Kelowna. Fintry Estate and Provincial Park is just minutes away, popular for its waterfall hike and lovely walks along the lake. Bear Creek Provincial Park is approximately fifteen minutes away offering another opportunity for great hiking.

We know you will enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the Retreat House. It is a wonderful place to recuperate from the pressures of day-to-day busy life.

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Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Susan (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Speaks english

Reviews

4.5
based on 6 traveller reviews

Secluded Lakefront Retreat
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews
5

Beautiful view in a lovely, secluded location.

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property in the last week of June with 8 people, and 10 people for the final 3 days. There are so many different spaces in the house (upstairs, main floor, basement, deck, dock, and surrounding area), that nobody felt like we were on top of each other. The large open kitchen has two sinks which made communal cooking very convenient. The dock is large enough to accommodate a lot of people, and there are also some small pebble beaches on the property that were ideal for our toddler to walk around.

Wonderful place for a holiday with a large family!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

I booked this home for a group of friends to get away and the house is cozy and equipped with everything we needed! The guys had a pool table and shuffle hockey while the ladies we're able to just talk. The private dock was great as well for when we rented a boat about 10 minutes away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing my property. I am glad you found it a relaxing place to spend time with your friends.
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4

Fun times!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the lake house! We came with a big group of friends and it was the perfect size for us. The lake views and personal dock were fantastic! We were able to bring our own boat and launch it down the road with no problems. Susan was very helpful and responded promptly to our questions beforehand. Definitely recommend this place for a getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you all enjoyed South Fintry Retreat! Thank you for taking the time to review my property and I hope you will return soon. Susan
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4

Great lake house!

  • 4 of 5

We had three families meet up for a week at this lake house. It was large and accommodated the group well! There are 3 large balconies, one can be closed off to keep pets or younger children in their own space. The main level has no stairs so someone who is challenged with mobility issues can manage it.

Kitchen has lots of prep space, 2 sinks and lots of supplies. Unfortunately the BBQ was barely adequate. We were not able to use the large wood fired oven because of the campfire ban.

Another negative was that 2 of the bedrooms have skylights. Who thinks that's a good idea? We were woken up at 6:30 every day. They should be covered with tinfoil at least or a rectangle of black out fabric could be tacked to the ceiling.

Wifi was available but worked best before 8am. Otherwise there was just too much demand.

Lovely views and access to the lake. Three beaches and a large dock were more than enough for our crew including a boat. Lake was clean and a refreshing temperature. (Warmer than we expected). Enjoyed watching the fish off the dock!

We rented water toys and filled the boat with gas at a marina about 13 km away.

The surrounding property was forested which made for nice walking and a feeling of privacy.

Fintry Provincial Park nearby is worth a visit!

It's about 40 minutes to Vernon or Kelowna for supplies. There's a convenience store closer but it's predictably expensive.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the information about the wifi. I will be in touch with my provider to see if we can address this issue. And, thank you for taking the time to review my property.
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4

great location with great views! Loved the dock!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location and the views. The cottage was older. But very clean and accommodates a large group well! The manager was super friendly and easy to deal with. We did run out of basic supplies such as toilet paper, dish soap etc. There is a small convenience store close by. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for the long weekend, and it was a perfect spot. A big patio, private beach, secluded setting, wood-fired pizza oven...there really is everything you need in this one location for your getaway. We won't hesitate to book this again. And again. And again...

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
47.3 Kilometres
Kelowna
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Kelowna, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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7 night minimum stay
A$406
A$10,663
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee (No Refund) A$279
Refundable Damage Deposit A$762
Pet Fee A$152
administrative fee A$36

(1) Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed; (2) Maximum limit 10 person occupancy; (3) No smoking; (4) Pets considered on case by case basis, and pet deposit will be required. (5) thirty day cancellation policy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Kelowna, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Wheelchair assessable
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing