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Absolutely Suite in the Wine Capital of Canada

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath,

Come and stay in the heart of Okanagan Wine country. This 1000 sq foot, self-catering, daylight basement suite is the perfect location to explore the valley. Accommodation for two to four people. Close to two golf courses, a 5 minute walk to main street, with views overlooking the valley, this oasis in the desert is the ideal place to vacation.

Make Oliver your summer or winter destination. Use the two touring bicycles to amble along the banks of the Okanagan River using the paved hike and bike trail, or take the back country road to visit some of the 43 wineries.

Return to your suite and relax in the hot tub with a glass of local wine.

Your home away from home in the wine capital of Canada.

5% discount for 7 or more night stay. Complimentary bottle of local wine for a 3 night stay during high season. Inquire about monthly snowbird rates from Oct 5th 2017 to April 30th 2018. Please note the rate quoted to the right on this page is in US dollars. Our nightly rate for two people is $CDN175. No additional fees if booked directly with the owners We accept credit card payment by Square.

Keywords: Walkout Basement Suite, Apartment, Suite, Holiday, Oliver, Okanagan, accommodation, long term rental, snowbird,

More Details

Christine Work
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 26, 2017

About Christine Work

We came to Canada from New Zealand in 1975 and only intended to stay 2 years, but fell in love with the Okanagan. We have seen many changes from the valley being predominantly fruit to now, a large well established wine region. We have travelled extensively and enjoy the company of our guests.

Russell has a passion for photography and Christine is an avid gardener.

Why Christine Work chose Okanagan Valley

It has an ideal aspect, catching the early morning sunrise, and plenty of shade in the hot afternoons. It was our summer kitchen when we had our family, but now that they are all grown, we wanted to repurpose the space downstairs as another home away from home for visitors to the wine capital of Canada

What makes this apartment unique

This fully self-contained suite with private spa, BBQ and patio area, is a vacationers delight.

Complimentary bikes to enjoy the many trails in the valley.

Beautiful private gardens to relax and enjoy the quail.

Only ten minutes walk to town, and 10 to the local tennis courts and public swimming pool. Tuc El Nuit Lake provides non motorized water sports, only a 5 minute drive away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

At the last minute we found this wonderful B&B with loveliest people. We've enjoyed every minute of the great atmosphere and hospitality. We're looking forward for next time we'll come over.
Jun 2010
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Oliver Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Other (See Description) - 1 murphy bed , Queen sized bed located in large living room
  • Queen size Bed (1), Murphy Bed (1) A very comfortable queen sized murphy bed, located in the lounge provides an additional private sleeping area for another couple.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two touring 'Giant' bicycles free for your use. There is outdoor seating under the pergola and a propane firepit.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Absolutely Suite in the Wine Capital of Canada
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 35 reviews

This place really Works

  • 5 of 5

We weren't sure what we would find at Absolutely Suite but it worked out amazingly well for the 4 of us (two couples) on a biking adventure in the Canadian Okanagan. Russell and Christine were fantastic hosts - helpful but not intrusive. Their tips on where to bike guided us to exactly what we had hoped for. The tips on eating and shopping were also dead on. The suite itself was clean, comfortable and roomy and the full kitchen had everything we needed to eat at home. The outdoor patio was open and comfy with both grill and propane fireplace. Not to forget the hot tub with such a view. We got the murphy bed and it was a very comfortable real queen size bed. Having the kitchen located between us and our friends in the bedroom also created quite a bit of privacy. Finally, the location of the Suite is great for easy access to biking adventures, shopping and lots of eating choices. Oliver itself turned out to be a fantastic location - especially if you like wineries.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay to visit the wine country

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, spacious, well-appointed property with very easy access to all areas of the Okanagan wine country. This was our favorite place and we have stayed in several different places. Very good access to popular wineries and restaurants. Ask owners about short scenic road trips to take - we have visited several times and never got to see these before - well worth the drive. Wonderful outside seating area with firepit and background music. Nice kitchen. Great laundry facilities. Comfortable bed. We will definitely return. BTW, this is a great host couple!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just relax

  • 5 of 5

What a great find "Absolutely Suite" was. We had stayed in Oliver a few times over the years, but this was the best experience so far. The suite is spacious, well appointed and very clean. Most of our time was spent on the fabulous covered patio, the neighbourhood was quiet and the orchard and vineyards in the area complete the relaxing atmosphere.

The Work's are wonderful hosts; they are there if you need them, but you do have complete privacy.

I would definitely recommend this property to friends and family and I plan to go back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, clean, and well-appointed suite

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Absolutely Suite for 3 nights. The suite was clean, spacious, had lots of character, and absolutely everything you might need. There were also nice touches like a bottle of wine left for us, cream for coffee, and a bowl of fruit. The patio was beautiful to sit outside with meals, there's a full BBQ, and even a hot tub. You really have everything you need and then some. The hosts are also incredibly friendly, warm and willing to help in any way you need. I will stay again if it's available!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend in Canada's wine country

  • 4 of 5

The property was just as listed. We had a clean and modern suite with great amenities, a beautiful backyard, and a patio that overlooks the Oliver valley. The owners were very friendly and easy to deal with. All in it was a great get away. We would definitely stay there again and recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this great suite. Close to wineries and a lovely waking/biking trail system along the river. Beautiful views and a fantastic patio area. Russell and Christine are thoughtful hosts.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Oliver Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Rates quoted are for two people staying. Additional guests are $25 per person per night.
Please note:Cancellations 14 days or more before date of stay receive a full refund minus a $25 service fee. Cancellations fewer than 14 days before date of stay will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 50%of the total amount paid. Cancellations 7 days or less before your stay are not refundable.
Long term snowbird monthly rate. Please inquire for more details. The monthly all-inclusive rate is $1100. Snowbird rate for 2017 will commence Oct 5th 2017 through to April 30th 2018.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Miradoro Restaurant
"Great views of the valley. Lunch or dinner"
Burrowing Owl Restuarant
"Best view in the valley for a restaurant from the deck. "
Medici's Gelateria
"Stop in here for gelato, a great lunch or coffee"
Interior Savings Credit Union - Oliver Branch
"An ATM from which you can withdraw cash from the credit union network with no fees"
Canada Post
Royal Bank
"The wine Capital of Canada"
Stoneboat Vineyards
"Family owned estate winery"
Tim Hortons
"Every Canadian town should have one."
Oliver Parks & Recreation Commission
Hike & Bike Trail (Old KVR Trail)
"A paved 8km trail along the banks of the Okanagan River. Another 15km is unpaved but a packe..."
Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Oliver - private airport, Penticton commercial
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Murphy's Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nk'Mip Canyon and Fairview Mountain
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway 97
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Gecko's Grill
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Mount Baldy
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Rotary Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
The Hike and Bike Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Post Office
Nearest Point of Interest
Medici's Gellateria
Nearest Point of Interest
Okanagan Savings Credit Union
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Royal Bank
Nearest Point of Interest
Water Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Swimming pool
Car: recommended

Located in the heart of Okanagan Wine country. 43 wineries within 15km, Close to hike and bike trail along the Okanagan River, Great area for birding, 500m from Main St, (Hwy 97) and restaurants


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