RUSTIC ELEGANCE IN WINE COUNTRY OKANAGAN VALLEY

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RUSTIC ELEGANCE IN WINE COUNTRY OKANAGAN VALLEY

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Summerland Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage[ Sleeps 4 total ] with 2 separate suites [ 2 adults per suite ]

If you are looking for a destination get-away of tranquility and natural surroundings, our 10 acres of native desert is your number 1 choice. Bighorn Ridge is located south of Okanagan Falls and 35 minutes north of the USA border. The views from your covered decks looking south have been pictured in Canada's Best Drives and right on the Okanagan Wine Route.

Multi-award winning, we are open year round with easy access to all forms of 4 season recreation. Our area boasts numerous golf courses, beaches, ski resorts, lakes and a strong cultural and heritage environment. Indulge in world class wines and savor the valley's flavors amidst stunning surroundings in our Super Natural BC, the South Okanagan. Many wineries are within walking distance.

Treat yourself to the bountiful seasonal vegetables and fruits from neighboring gardens and orchards. We are a retired couple who have travelled extensively and are passionate about dogs. Our Adobe styled guest house with 2 suites is pet friendly on approval. Because of our love for this part of the Okanagan Valley we chose to build our separate Guest House.

We are proud to have most recently been awarded by the Land Conservancy for stewardship of natural habitat [Dec. 2008] Bighorn Ridge was high-lighted on the cover of Wine Trails [Spring 2008] Multi-award winning, it was also featured in Dream House Magazine [May/June 2007], Kelowna and Seattle Times newspapers and a television documentary on Okanagan Now.

Your views overlook the most photographed vista in the Okanagan, with 5 wineries within walking distance, 2 lakes 5 minutes away and a 4 season destination climate. Your Guest House with 2 suites is located on 10 acres of native high desert. The area has extensive bird and wildlife with some endangered species. We are STRICTLY ADULT ONLY but cater to canine members of your family [with prior approval ..Pets are not to be left unattended in suites] ***Please inquire about available additional accommodation***

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since 2009
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Speaks english

About The Owner

We are a retired couple who have travelled extensively and are passionate about dogs. Our Adobe Styled guest house is pet friendly on approval. However pets cannot be left unattended in rooms.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2003

Why The Owner chose Summerland

Because of our love for this part of the Okanagan we chose to custom build our separate Guest House [ with 2 suites ]. We are proud to have most recently been awarded by the Land Conservancy for stewardship of natural habitat [Dec. 2008] Bighorn Ridge was high-lighted on the cover of Wine Trails [Spring 2008] Multi-award winning, it was also featured in Dream House Magazine [ May/ June 2007],Kelowna and Seattle Times newspapers and a television documentary on Okanagan Now.

What makes this cottage unique

Your views overlook the most photographed vista in the Okanagan, with 5 wineries within walking distance, 2 lakes 5 minutes away and a 4 season destination climate. Your guest house is located on 10 acres of native high desert. The area has extensive bird and wildlife with some endangered species. We are strictly adult only but cater to the canine members of your family [with prior approval].

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Carla: Just a quick note to say how much both Jeremy,myself and of course Cha Cha enjoyed our stay at your place this past week.You have a lovely place ,along with a beautiful landscape,which just adds to general well being of the holiday get away.I'm sure we will be back at some point again.All the very Best Natasha
Aug 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 31 reviews
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Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244429vb
-(250) 497-8981 (British Columbia, Canada)
Summerland Okanagan Valley
Victoria, BC
5

Idyllic in every way...

  • 5 of 5
We are two couples, best friends, who have just spent four wonderful nights in the Guest House at Big Horn Ridge. The location is of course ideal as a base for visiting the Central and South Okanagan Wineries. The Guest House is beautifully appointed, and lovingly and meticulously maintained, and we had a splendid time. To give an idea of the welcome offered by Roger and Carla, I provide the following little anecdote: upon arriving back at the Guest House from a day of Naramata wine touring, on what was exactly my 70th birthday, we were greeted by Carla who said, "There's been a delivery, and it's perishable." It turned out that a dear friend, from another province, had called and asked Carla (whom we hadn't even met yet) whether there was a place nearby that could put together a gift basket, comprising fruit, cheese, crackers, etc. There being no such business nearby, dear Carla took it upon herself to scout around the area, and created a most wonderful collection of goodies, topped off by a 70th birthday helium-filled balloon. This was truly above and beyond the call, and I was touched beyond words. We'll definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have had the 4 of you choose our guest house for your 'birthday celebration holiday'.Our wine country get-away lodging is perfect for creating lasting memories whether it be a honeymoon,birthday,anniversary.etc.We look forward to again hosting you as our guests in the near future.-Bighorn Ridge Guest House(recipient of the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award)
business
Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244429vb
-(250) 497-8981 (British Columbia, Canada)
Summerland Okanagan Valley
Vancouver, BC
5

perfection in wine country

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for 5 nights at Bighorn Ridge. It was was the perfect respite after days spent tasting wines. We loved the relaxing atmosphere and ambience of the surrounding nature. The patio areas were amble and absolutely perfect for relaxing. We loved eating all of our meals outside. Roger and Carla were terrific hosts! Providing excellent tips and advice to complement our annual "wine pilgrimage." It is located the perfect distance from OK Falls for swimming in Skaha lake and an easy drive south to Oliver or North to Naramata for wine. Furthermore, there are many excellent wineries in the area within walking distance. The room itself is terrific! Comfy bed and a lovely sitting area. The shower was great! There is a big kitchen that both suites share. Overall, Bighorn Ridge is a wonderful holiday destination. We will be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review! Five nights at our guest house truly does give you a great experience for the OK FALLS Village and wineries.Five were open when we started up 10 years ago and now there are 13 in our community/area,with 2 neighboring wineries having just opened their bistros.From lakes to hiking trails,fruit stands as well,Bighorn Ridge is a destination get-away. We look forward to seeing you soon !
business
Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244429vb
-(250) 497-8981 (British Columbia, Canada)
Summerland Okanagan Valley
5

A Little Slice of Italian Heaven

  • 5 of 5
This wonderful"Tuscanesque" retreat offers amazing views, natural vegetation and a zen like tranquility - hard to find in this day and age. The accommodation is artistic, authentic, and fully outfitted for those of discerning taste. Close to a myriad of major wineries and a plethora of excellent golf courses we thought we had died and gone to heaven. If you have a pet then you are in luck. Our four legged friends like it as much if not more than we humans. Outstanding B and B. It does not disappoint.
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244429vb
-(250) 497-8981 (British Columbia, Canada)
Summerland Okanagan Valley
Edmonton
5

Bighorn Ridge delights again

  • 5 of 5
This was my second stay at the guest house, accompanied by my golden retriever, for a few days of R&R and wine-shopping. The hosts are warm and friendly, never intrusive but always helpful. They welcome my dog, provide lists of off-leash trails and even pet-friendly wineries. The small apartment is cozy and has a wonderful view of Vaseux Lake and the cliffs north of Oliver - savored every day with a glass of wine from the porch swing. The shared kitchen is well-equipped, meals can be taken under the awning on the lovely deck. Quiet. Beautiful. Luxurious. Revitalizing. Could become an annual pilgrimage!
  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244429vb
-(250) 497-8981 (British Columbia, Canada)
Summerland Okanagan Valley
Nelson, BC
4

B&N

B&N
  • 4 of 5
Comfortable, clean and very well appointed accommodations. Wonderful, quiet, country setting with geat lake and vineyard views. Deer friends abound. Friendly, helpful and gracious hosts. Very pet friendly. Would definitely recommend to friends.
  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Rustic Elegance in Wine Country Okanagan Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244429vb
-(250) 497-8981 (British Columbia, Canada)
Summerland Okanagan Valley
Edmonton, AB.
5

Wonderful place with wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5
We looked for a pet-friendly place where to stay for the long weekend with our dog. I found the Bighorn Ridge Guesthouse on the internet and send an e-mail. Less than 2 minutes later, Carla (one of the owners) called me to give me detailed information about the place.
Once we got there, we were not disappointed at all. The surroundings are beautiful and although there are three wineries nearby, we didn't get the noise and crowd that comes with the wineries.
Our dog had space to run around and explore. The two golden retrievers that live here are so friendly!
The rooms are absolutely clean and Carla welcomed us with a bottle of wine and a treat for our dog. We didn't need to use the A/C, it was cool inside which is appreciated when it's hot outside.
Big washroom with towels and toiletries. Nice bed with extra blankets if needed. Very nice flat screen TV with cable. There is a small electric fireplace.
The kitchen is shared with an electric stove, fridge, lots of plates/glasses/mugs and a big BBQ outside!.
This place goes the extra mile when it comes to the dogs. There are towels and poop bags. You get a map with the various trails around the guesthouse to walk with your dog. Water bowls outside and inside the room. I am sure my dog had an awesome time just as we did.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing

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Summerland Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $150/nt
  • Canadian Dollars
  • High Season (Apr 01-Oct 15) .. $1225/week + taxes
  • Low Season (Oct 16-Mar 31) .. $875/week + taxes
  • Special 2010 stay 7 nights get last night free

Amenities

Amenities

Summerland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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