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PRIVATE, SELF-CONTAINED LUXURY COTTAGE WITH YOUR OWN PRIVATE HOT TUB IN VINEYARD

Gerri Davis

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, Latvian
Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Gerri Davis

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, Latvian
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Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2014
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PRIVATE, SELF-CONTAINED LUXURY COTTAGE WITH YOUR OWN PRIVATE HOT TUB IN VINEYARD

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Summerland Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage studio suite with view, fully equipped, sleeps two in privacy & luxury.

Sumptuous luxury awaits in this beautifully decorated suite located in its own cottage right in our vineyard.

Private deck and hot tub and the huge picture window in the suite offer stunning views of our vineyard, the rolling hills of the Okanagan and the valley below.

Nestled on a sunny hillside, we offer an excellent, centrally located retreat from which to explore the many attractions of the exciting Okanagan Valley.

This deluxe self-contained suite is beautifully decorated and thoughtfully appointed with everything you need to make this vacation memorable. Step out of your Cottage to relax and take in the magnificent views from your own private hot tub and deck, located right in the vineyard. Lovely patio furniture and potted gardens for your enjoyment.

The suite contains a fully equipped kitchenette, bbq with gas burner right outside your door, cozy living and dining areas and a large four piece marble-tiled bathroom complete with claw-footed bathtub and separate shower.

Breathtaking views from the comfy, king-sized bed and total privacy in this sun-drenched hide-away. 42' Sony TV with large selection of DVDs, (no TV reception) excellent library and games in suite for your use. Also Sony am/fm & cd player with iPhone docking station to listen to your own tunes.

Generous hospitality combined with full amenities ensure a unique holiday experience. Take a complimentary vineyard tour with host George - the process of grape growing and wine making is fascinating and George gives an entertaining and informative tour through our vineyard. Complimentary wine tasting of George's excellent variety of wines.

Hike for hours on the trails just out our back door. We are happy to take you to the trailhead. Hikes are easy and offer wildlife sightings and beautiful, wild landscapes. The trails are not 'manicured' and you need sturdy hiking boots and a good sense of direction. We are happy to take you to the trailhead and point you in the right direction. Great trail bike riding as well up to scenic Garnet Lake and beyond. Bike for a long as you like.

Keywords: Private, self-contained, vineyard cottage,

Views, rolling Okanagan hills, valley,

Country quiet, ten minutes from Summerland, beaches. Private, relaxing cottage, beautiful furnishings, vineyard tour, wine tasting

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gerri Davis (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french, Latvian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2014

About Gerri Davis

Your hosts, Ms. Gerri Davis and Mr. George Lerchs moved to the Okanagan Valley from Vancouver Island in August of 2002 with dreams of having a vineyard and county home.

George is a retired economist and Gerri has spent many years in the hospitality industry and loves to cook. Neither of us had any experience with viticulture. However, ignorance is sometimes bliss. We planted our four acre vineyard outside our back door on the sunny Okanagan hillside. We learn more each year about growing grapes and the art and science of wine making.

We love to welcome our guests to our beautiful twenty acre property to enjoy the peace and solitude of this sunny hillside retreat. We strive to offer generous and genuine unreserved hospitality and are more than pleased to share our knowledge of the area's attractions and resources over a glass of our wine, made on site.

Gerri Davis purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Gerri Davis chose Summerland

Summerland is centrally located in the heart of Okanagan wine country. Summerland offers small town ambiance while being only minutes away from the larger centres of Penticton and Kelowna. Summerland is home to 'Bottleneck Drive', the area's award winning wineries.

What makes this cottage unique

Total privacy and country quiet in beautifully furnished, completely outfitted studio suite.

Private hot tub on your own deck overlooking rolling Okanagan hills and our vineyard.

Our property and bird baths attract a large and varied song bird population starting in early spring with the Western Bluebirds and continuing into late fall. A great variety of birds nest on our property and make frequent visits to the three bird baths situated around the yard, providing endless hours of bird watching entertainment.

Host George offers complimentary vineyard tours and we are happy to share a glass of our wine, made on site.

We plant a large garden each year with many tomato varieties, leafy veggies, carrots, squash, beans and melons all interspersed with colourful flowers and tall, nodding sunflowers. We love to garden and are happy to share extra veggies with you, as available.

Our egg-laying chickens are housed in the little cedar-clad buildings and fenced chicken yard in front of the house and give us fresh, flavourful eggs each day. Complimentary eggs on arrival, when available.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I just spend 3 nights in The Get Away Suite - and it was really, really nice! Cozy rooms, very friendly hosts - and beautiful nature surrounding the place. It was very quiet and peaceful. Just what we were looking for.We can highly recommend Grape Escape!
May 2012
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Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
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Summerland Okanagan Valley
Bellingham WA
5

Our favorite so far....

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed in a lot of VRBO rentals over the years, but this cottage was our absolute favorite. Ditto and ditto again to all the positive things previous reviewers have shared. We especially enjoyed the amazingly gorgeous antique furnishings and all of the little attentions to detail that only happen if hospitality is your gift....i.e. napkins that matched the fresh flowers on the table, flatware that coordinates with the dishes, beautiful glassware for your libations, lovely, high-quality soaps in the bathroom, pressed sheets and pillowcases, different delicious baked goods every morning, wine in the fridge in the evenings, etc. Because we were there in early Sept., Gerri shared fresh vegetables from her garden and eggs from the chickens. We also used herbs from the garden spot near the hot tub. Gerri personally walked us up to a trail head on the land above the cottage. We spent an afternoon walking without seeing another person. She also arranged for us to do a horseback ride at a nearby neighbor. At night all we heard was crickets. Enough already, I think you get the picture. This is a fabulous place to stay!
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
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+1 -250 404 4281
Summerland Okanagan Valley
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5
We visited this beautiful getaway for our 1st year anniversary and all of our expectations were exceeded! From the fresh baking every morning to the personal tour of the vineyard everything was perfect. We had one of the most relaxing holidays we have ever been on. Thanks to our gracious and generous hosts, Gerri and George we had an amazing time and we will be sure to return!
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi and thanks so much for your visit and your review. Actually, we can't imagine you two being anything but relaxed, and it was a pleasure to meet you and to have you with us. Gerri and George
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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
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Summerland Okanagan Valley
Calgary, Alberta
5

Exceptional!

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful views, cozy comfortable accommodations, considerate and gracious hosts make this a unique and wonderful holiday. An experience not to be missed. This was one of the most relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating holidays we have every enjoyed and we will definitely return. The photos and description are very accurate.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we are so glad you felt welcome and at home. Your review is very much appreciated. - Look forward to seeing you again, for sure - G & G
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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p347981vb
+1 -250 404 4281
Summerland Okanagan Valley
5

Solitude, luxury and wine!

  • 5 of 5
What a great find! If you are seeking a getaway which includes peace and quiet while sipping some Okanagan wine in a private hot tub overlooking a vineyard while watching sunset in the hills then you have to stay here. Gerri and George truly have a bit of paradise here and are generous hosts for welcoming others to experience a quieter Okanagan. Highlights of our stay included Gerri's fresh baking, birdwatching, luxurious suite with all amenities, private hot tub and spectacular hiking right from the cottage. Our trip concluded with a vineyard and local history tour with George and a generous sampling of their wine made on site. A magical 4 days in Summerland - we are sure to be back and I can't wait!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You make hospitality a pleasure Kevin. We enjoyed spending time with you and sharing our property with such appreciative and considerate folks! Thank you again for your visit - looking forward to the next. G & G
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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
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Summerland Okanagan Valley
Calgary, AB, Canada
5

Your own piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5
We've stayed with Gerri and George for years now and it's our place to stay when we're in the Okanagan for our annual winery visits.
The central location is perfect for visiting wineries up and down the lake.
The cottage is exactly as the photos describe and even more so. You'll find everything you need to have the best vacation ever.
Gerri and George are very knowledgeable about local wineries, sights to see and restaurants to go to.
If you want to truly get away from it all - stay there!
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Private, Self-Contained Luxury Cottage with your own private Hot Tub in Vineyard
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p347981vb
+1 -250 404 4281
Summerland Okanagan Valley
5

Superb location and amenities.

  • 5 of 5
Just home from a week at the Grape Escape and loved every moment. The cottage is beautifully appointed with quality furnishings and everything needed to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. The bed is sumptuous, with crisp linens, an ultra comfortable king mattress and a cozy comforter. The view is stunning, privacy unrivalled and the patio beckoning. Our hosts were charming, attentive while still respecting our privacy. Thanks Gerri & George, we'll be back!
  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Penticton, B.C.
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Sumac Ridge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Highway 97
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Variety of Summerland Restaurants
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Four Summerland Beaches
Car: necessary

Complimentary vineyard tour and wine tasting provided by host George Lerchs. The Okanagan Valley has over two hundred Okanagan wineries to explore - we are centrally located, making our property an ideal place to locate. We have a large variety of hiking trails on Crown Land out our back door. You can go for as long or short a hike as you like. Good bike riding on Garnet Valley Road to pretty Garnet Lake. Excellent bird watching, total privacy and country quiet. Horse back riding next door - we are happy to make arrangements for you. Our mid-Okanagan valley location makes exploring from Vernon to Osoyoos and across to Naramata accessible and easy. Lots of beaches on which to a picnic or enjoy swimming in the lake.

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Rates & Availability

From C$165 Per night

Summerland Cottage Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$125
Pet Fee C$25
Notes Rates include fresh morning baking delivered to your door each day, at a time chosen by you. Also complimentary, informative and fun vineyard tour with host George, and sample of our wine made on site.

Deposit refund if you give 2 months' notice you are not coming as reserved. If less than 2 months' notice, we refund deposit if we can rent the suite for the period reserved, subject to 10% fee.
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Amenities

Summerland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spacious bathroom features marble floor and wall tiling. Antique dresser with marble top and large mirror houses sink and towel storage. Separate shower and claw-footed antique cast iron tub complete this four piece bathroom. Opening windows make this a bright, fresh space.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , The cottage is a studio cottage.
  • Comfy king size bed overlooks rolling Okanagan hills and the beautiful Garnet Valley through huge picture window. No other houses or neighbours in your view. Premium quality bed and linens offer maximum comfort. Bright and beautiful! The Sony 42' TV is situated for watching movies while in bed, if you choose.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, hairdryer, hot tub towels in suite. We provide beach chairs for your use at local beaches. Recycling bin in suite. Garbage emptied daily, if required. We offer homemade, delicious muffins each morning, delivered to your door, if you wish. Other treats and surprises during your stay.

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