|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
BLUE GROUSE BAY : Please note 2015 bookings begin January 1st. Don't miss out for summer 2015!
Welcome to BLUE GROUSE BAY. A wonderful privately owned rental accommodation right on the shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake. Located in a quiet rural area on the west side of Okanagan Lake just 15 minutes from downtown Kelowna and five minutes south Of Okanagan Lake Resort. This one of a kind lakefront property is like having your own private resort. Making it a perfect location for visitors seeking tranquility, family fun and a place to recharge. Come and share in the magic of our Okanagan summers and create memories to last a lifetime.
This lower level two bedroom suite of our custom designed Craftsman style home includes 1000 square feet of living area and 500 square feet of covered patio and private entrance. It offers a stunning 180 degrees view of the lake and the surrounding mountains with endless places to just sit and take it all in. There is quick access to 85 feet of private waterfront. The lakeshore area has 1800 square feet of manicured lawn, beautiful landscaping and a fire pit. The large dock with boat moorage for one boat is suitable for swimming, sunbathing, diving, boating and fishing. A canoe is available to guests as well.
This air conditioned lakeside suite includes two bedrooms. One with a queen-size bed and the second has a double bed and a single bunk on top. There is one good-sized bathroom with shower. All bed linens, bath towels, hand towels, and face cloths are provided as well as shampoo, conditioner and soap. Just bring your own beach towels. The kitchenette has a full size fridge, microwave, electric griddle/frying pan, hotplate, toaster and coffee maker, as well as dishes, cutlery etc. Just bring your own groceries. The main living area (open to kitchen with 10 foot ceilings and large floor to ceiling windows) includes a dining table, queen sofa bed, fireplace, flat screen cable TV, DVD and stereo system with CD player. There is also a gas barbecue and in-suite washer and dryer.
Keywords: House/Lakeside Suite
Dave & I have lived in Kelowna all of our married life(41yr) Dave, a born and raised Kelownian, formerly a Phys Ed teacher/counsellor and entrepreneur keeps busy golfing, helping out family and friends & playing hockey (its no secret he lives to play hockey). Myself, formerly a primary teacher, enjoys gardening, golfing, decorating & spending time with family & friends. We have three wonderful grown children and two beautiful grandchildren. Together we love to travel, get together with family & friends, cheer on our WHL Kelowna Rockets and of course spend time at 'the lake'. We love living in the Okanagan & take great pride in our 'lakehouse' We hope that you will stay with us and enjoy all that Blue Grouse Bay & the Okanagan has to offer. Like many of our guests you'll want to keep coming back year after year.
Lynne & Dave Cousins purchased this house in 1989
We chose this two acre lakeshore property over twenty years ago because we wanted our children to enjoy all the wonderful experiences that come with growing up on the water. Its hard to put into words but there is something magical about the combination of children, the lake and an Okanagan summer. We loved the peaceful lakeshore setting and the close proximity to downtown. It has been a labour of love and hard work getting the property to what it is today. We built the house in 2001 and have been renting to guests since 2003. We love our lake house and enjoy sharing it with our guests, many who come back year after year.
The benefits of our rental property is the beautiful private setting with a 180 degree view of the lake and the mountains. It's like staying at your very own resort. Because we have another residence and keep the main floor of the house strictly for our own use, you never need to worry about sharing the property with other renters. The suite is very bright and tastefully decorated, It is the lower level of the house which has its own private entrance and all the comforts of home. There is boat moorage for one boat which makes it perfect for those guests wanting to bring their own boat or wishing to rent a boat during their stay.
What a wonderful week!! Thank you for letting us enjoy your little piece of paradise. The kids had the time of their lives. The dock definitely got its use this week. Hope to see you again. Your hospitality was greatly appreciated. (Lana) Thank you so much for having us. We had a great holiday. Loved the dock and the water. See you again.(Collette)
Everything that you will need to make your stay comfortable is already there. We loved the big outside sitting/eating area. Dave and Lynn keep the place is pristine condition and make sure that you do not need anything. There is some fishing you can do right of the dock and lots to see and do in the vicinity. We will for sure be back as soon as we can.
Our family of four adults have spent a week here on two occasions over the past few years. Dave and Lynn are the best hosts, and have made our stays absolutely perfect. The grounds are immaculate and we particularly enjoyed the expansive covered patio with BBQ, large dock, and stocked fire pit. This unit is super clean, and all furnishings are most comfortable. The a/c and WiFi work great. You can rent boats nearby, and the city is a relatively short drive away. My son and I caught some good size fish right off the dock at early morning and sundown. If you want a relaxing and quiet holiday nearby several activities, this is the place!
Our expectations were exceeded pretty much right away after stepping onto the beautiful patio, with its even more beautiful view. We enjoyed easy access to the regions attractions including great hiking (one really lovely hike only minutes away) and more wineries than you know what to do with (ok, you probably know what to do).
For our group, which included people who love to cook, the only small negative was the minimal kitchen (no proper stove/oven and small sink). But this was mostly compensated for by the hotplates provided, and the high quality oversized bbq.
The owners are lovely considerate people, nice gestures like providing toys for our 10 month old son was certainly noticed and appreciated.
We would certainly recommend this location to others.
Wonderful place to get away. Clean, quiet and comfortable. Owners very accomodating and welcoming. We almost felt like we were visiting family. The list description and photos were accurate. I would reccomend this property to others.
Our family spent the first week of July in this wonderful accomodation. The rental unit feels more your own home with a beautiful view of the lake, and quick access to the private waterfront area. Located close to large centres and many wineries there is lots to do, but you can easily spend your entire vacation here as every small detail has been thought out and all your needs are met. The covered deck is perfect for those who need a break from the heat, and with little kids who can't take as much sun. Our 7 month old was able to spend all day outside with us!
We hope to travel back again next year to take it all in. Owners Lynne & Dave are friendly and accomodating, willing to help with any other details or questions you might have.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
July & August
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Please note: There is a $100.00 cancellation fee. Thirty days notice necessary for weekly bookings. Less notice would result in loss of deposit if we are unable to rebook dates.
Rates are based on a maximum of six people. There will be a surcharge for any guests not declared at time of booking.
One half of the rental fee is required at time of booking with remaining funds due thirty days prior to arrival. Payment can be made by interac-transfer, direct deposit (RBC) or personal cheque. Please contact owners for more information. There will be an extra charge for any additional guests not disclosed at time of booking.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (CAD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.