RENTAL RATE IN PEAK SEASON WORKS OUT TO $50 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT, BASED ON 12 GUESTS, DOUBLE OCCUPANCY. Please view our video on this page & remember to enlarge to full screen. This unique Okanagan accommodation is located in a wonderful setting only 20 minutes from the US border, 30 minutes from Penticton airport, and 4 1/2 hours from Vancouver. Oliver is in the Sonora Desert, the northern most desert in North America! It's also known as the 'Palm Desert of Canada'.
Fairview Mountain Golf Club, rated 5th in the province, and Inkameep Canyon Desert Golf Course are under a 5 minute drive. 36 Hole Osoyoos Golf & Country Club, Sonora Dunes (next to award winning Nk'Mip Cellars), Twin Lakes Golf and St. Andrew by the Lake (9 holes) are within 15 minutes, and many more towards Penticton.
The hills and landscapes in the surrounding areas are beautiful, with stunning views. In the evening, enjoy fantastic star gazing & shooting stars after a tasty BBQ on the deck. Play bocce (Italian lawn bowling), horseshoes, badminton or volleyball on the huge expanse of lawn. A gamesroom in the basement with a ping pong and a foosball table is available for our guests enjoyment. There is a 20' x 40' salt water pool with outdoor shower to lounge beside. The pool is heated with a sophisticated solar system and a heat pump, so if the weather's agreeable, the pool will be heated.
The 6 bedroom house, with wood floors throughout, has been completely re-decorated with an eclectic mix of antiques and contemporary decor. Rental rates are from $38 - $75 per person per night, based on 8-12 people, and low or peak season. There's a large sun deck, with loads of outdoor furniture, umbrellas and a enormous Jenn-Air barbecue. Hiking and biking all around, with just a 3 minute drive, or 15 minute walk to downtown Oliver. We are a working farm, so there are apple, cherry & walnut trees available for picking during season.
There are at least 20 wineries close by.....Tinhorn Creek, Fairview Cellars, Quinta Ferreira, Hester Creek, Gehringer Brothers, Inniskillin, Road 13, Antelope Ridge, Golden Beaver, Silver Sage and Stoneboat are all easily a 5 minute drive! The rest, including Burrowing Owl, Desert Hills, Black Hills, Nk'Mip, See Ya Later Ranch, Noble Ridge, Blue Mountain, Wild Goose, Stag's Hollow, Tangled Vines, Blasted Church and Oliver Twist (there's still more!) are within 10-20 minutes.
Our house is located only 45 minutes from Apex Mountain, renowned for consistently great weather and impressive powder for skiers and snowboarders. The resort also offers easy access to exceptional cross-country and snowshoeing trails. Oliver's own Mt. Baldy Ski Resort, has daily bus departures 3 minutes from our property, at 7:30 am; returning at 4:35 pm, and boasts a new 'Sugar Lump Quad Chair' opening in Feb. 2009.
Our Oliver vacation rental is an ideal getaway retreat for up to 6 couples, or a singles group, to relax and enjoy a wine or golf tour. Children with responsible adults are welcome.
Available year round for minimum 3 night stays, with weekly only in July and August.
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