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Patricia Livingstone

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Lake Front Cottage on Okanagan Lake with Boat Lift

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Kelowna Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-7)

Lakefront cottage with boat dock, boat lift & mooring ball. It comes with a row boat for your enjoyment, or bring your own boat. Lakefront with crystal clear water for swimming.

Okanagan living at it's finest with every detail in this two bedroom cottage. Hardwood floors and open beam construction. The kitchen features granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, satelite TV, wireless internet. The master bedroom, located in the loft, includes a full ensuite plus an elegant Roman tub with an expansive view of Okanagan Lake. From vaulted ceilings to decor lighting to french doors, this cottage offers high-end lakefront vacations. Located only 20 minutes from downtown Kelowna.

Parking is available for your boat trailer and the boat launch is just a few minutes down Westside road.

Keywords: Cottage, lakefront, lakeview, boat lift, boat slip, shore, beach, mooring, lake

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Patricia Livingstone (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About Patricia Livingstone

I am a Chartered Accountant, originally from Alberta. Born and raised in Lethbridge and worked in the Calgary oil patch for 10 years in the 1980's. I spent the 90's living and working in the states, Omaha,NE, Birmingham AL, and most of it in Houston TX. I love sailing, golfing, tennis, waterskiing, scuba diving and being outdoors. For the last 13 years I have been selling real estate in Kelowna and loving the Okanagan lifestyle.

Patricia Livingstone purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Patricia Livingstone chose Okanagan Valley

I have 2 sons, now 24 and 26. They love the lake and in the summer time they waterski and wakeboard. The cottage is perfect for enjoying water sports. The lake is quieter at Secret Point as it is away from all the summer tourists. The water is crystal clear and inviting.

What makes this cottage unique

The dock is a great place to relax and suntan.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow - what a gorgeous vacation! The property is stunning and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We have already told two couples about this who will be looking for summer rentals.



We will keep in touch, as we feel we have found a gem!!!!
Jun 2014
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)
Lake Front Cottage on Okanagan Lake with Boat Lift
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 12 reviews
5

Secret Point

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage last summer. The location was great, it was very peaceful. We enjoyed the visiting the wineries and golf courses in the area. The cottage was set up well for entertaining, we had family and friends over for dinner a few times and everyone was very comfortable. The views from the balconies and windows over looking the lake were breathtaking. We enjoyed using the dock for swimming, fishing and some of our friends were able to pull up with their boat and use the buoy for a visit. We will definately be recommending the cottage to friends and family and will be back again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you and your family enjoyed our Lakefront cottage. We have put in a new BBQ this year that future renters can enjoy. We also allow pets within reason, so that the whole family can come on vacation. Spring and fall are also great times to enjoy the lake and the rental rates are a bargain.
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5

Amazing! Beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

I had an absolutely fabulous time here! We stayed June 5-9th and it was lovely because the area was so quiet and even though the cottages are so close together you hardly noticed. The cottage was adorable, beautifully decorated. It got hot at times but there were several fans inside that helped a lot. I would definitely stay here again!

Unfortunately there was a boil water advisory and the (only) road to Kelowna was closed at certain times of the day, which I wish I had known (but that is certainly no fault of this location/listing)

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review Alyssa. The strata has been working with Interior Health and the boil water advisory has been removed. The water quality has always been excellent, it is just that since there are 20 cottages, interior health holds the strata to a higher standard then other lake intake properties. The westside road improvements are looking great!
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Richmond, B.C.
5

Completely relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in these cottages for 8 nights. We began the trip in a cottage a few doors down, managed by the owner, but the Internet had mistakenly been cancelled and the owner was quick to place us in her own rental which had just become available.Everything was as the photos and description described and we had GPS and so had no problems finding the location, which is, as described, 'secret' and as with many of the other properties, not visible from the road.

The cottage was lovely and quiet and had been cleaned and prepared for our arrival. It has a full kitchen and plenty of towels and clean linen, as well as a washer/dryer with laundry soap. After the initial Internet mishap, the owner was quick to call me to sort it out and offer her own cottage. She then kindly returned our damage deposit a week before the end of our trip, together with a small refund to the rate for our trouble, without any requests on our part. I found her most accommodating, easy to reach and easy to speak to.

I believe we had the entire complex to ourselves and we ventured out very little just enjoying that the weather was mild enough to leave the window open to hear the lake and quiet enough to enjoy it. It was really lovely. I would recommend this to anyone and hope perhaps to come back ourselves.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cabin with a Bug Problem

  • 2 of 5

This cottage is beautiful and we are very disappointed our stay was not more enjoyable.

The directions given included signs that do not exist. Be aware these are extremely hard to find and there is no sign indicating where they are.

Upon arrival we noticed the cabin was very dusty, which we expected in a secluded cottage, however the soap and toothpaste hardened in the sinks and bathtub were quite gross.

About an hour after going to sleep the first night I was woken up by large beetle like bugs crawling over our bed and up my arms. Upon discussing this with the owner in the morning she laughed and said they were just stink bugs. She then proceeded to send me an e-mail with instructions on how to get rid of them and said they were harmless. They were everywhere in the cabin, especially on the heaters. I advised the owner we wanted to leave and with a refund. She said she couldn't offer a full refund as she had turned down another renter and still had to pay her cleaner. I found this completely unreasonable as the cottage was full of bugs - harmless or not this was disgusting!

I am sure this is a lovely place to stay when it is not the season for these bugs. I would not recommend renting from this owner as she is quite unreasonable.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The bugs are seasonal and are around for such a short time in October and are just seeking warmth, so the door may have been left open and they got in. I refunded 1 night of their 3 night stay and the people that went into the cottage right after them had no problems finding the place and they said there were no bugs, and the cottage was very clean. Please see the review posted for the Oct. 17th stay. I was very responsive to their concerns, but if someone has a severe bug phobia it is hard to reason with them and they should not be renting a cottage in the woods.
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4

Lovely.

  • 4 of 5

Tranquil and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto
5

Idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

We chose this property because we wanted a setting that was tranquil and beautiful. We were both extremely happy with the accommodations. The cottage is well-equipped and offers a very romantic setting The view from any of the decks has remained with us now that we are back to our busy lives.. We toured many wineries during the day and it was lovely to come "home" to our cottage for a restful evening. The scenery is breathtaking and every person we encountered during our stay was warm and welcoming. We would highly recommend this property. A caution to wine-lovers - we chose to do our touring and tasting during the day so we could ensure a safe journey home on the winding road to the cottage. Enjoy! We would l chose this property again, we both wished we could retire here.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jacqueline for the great review. The September weather is always great and good tip on the wine and the road.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Kelowna
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Lake Okanagan Resort
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Lake Okanagan Resort
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
HWY 97
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Lake Okanagan Resort
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Big White
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Bear Creek
Car: necessary

Secret Point is 4 km north of Lake Okanagan Resort which is on the Westside of Okanagan Lake. 20 minutes from the new Kelowna bridge and downtown Kelowna. 20 minutes to Vernon. 20 minutes to wineries and 18 hole golf courses at Two Eagles and Shannon Lake.

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Rates & Availability

Kelowna Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 27 2016 - Sep 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$290
$1,854
$6,179
 
 
Fall
Sep 11 2016 - Oct 24 2016
3 night minimum stay
$193
From
$193
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,159
$4,673
 
 
Winter
Oct 25 2016 - Mar 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$174
$1,081
$3,090
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$290
$1,854
$6,720
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $193
Pet Fee $39 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kelowna Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1) In master bedroom with Roman tub, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Futon in the living room and in the second bedroom., Bunk Beds (1) In lower second bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Some cottages have Row boats and boat dock, with boat lift.

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