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Hummingbird Haven in Naramata🍁 - a private lake view cottage 🍇🍷🥂

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom+den(3 beds), 2 full bathrooms, lake view, clean, comfortable, private

Don't stay in a hotel when you can have an entire house to yourself! Unwind in the heart of wine country in an updated, lake view, vacation rental home. You are the only occupants of the house which is nestled in a park like setting above the quaint village of Naramata. Conveniently located close to many wonderful wineries along the famous Naramata Bench. As our reviews say, this home is clean, well cared for and comfortable. And yes, we have air conditioning!

Spacious, well appointed open plan living room, dining room and fully outfitted kitchen to make all your favourite meals. Lovely lake and forest views. A 40" flat screen TV is viewable from everywhere in this large open space. Secure WI FI and cable TV with Netflix.

Large master bedroom with king size sleigh bed, private deck and spacious en-suite with shower. Lie in bed and look at the lake. Second bedroom and den have newer queen size beds with one full bathroom with bathtub/shower adjacent. Sleeps up to six people (in real beds!) comfortably. All linens provided. We provide bath towels, soap, shampoo and blow dryer. Please use our washer and dryer.

There is lots of outdoor living space. Relax on your choice of four private decks with beautiful views of Okanagan Lake, while sipping a glass of wine from one of the many nearby wineries. Newer four burner propane BBQ for your outdoor cooking. Choose which deck to sit on depending on where the sun is! Watch the hummingbirds, quail and other birds enjoying the quiet yard. At the end of the day take in the stunning sunsets over the lake. It's the Okanagan - where you'll want to spend most of your time outside!

This is a perfect vacation home to enjoy the sandy beach at Manitou Park just a 5 min drive away. Walk or bike (we have three bikes for you to use) the Kettle Valley Railway/Trans Canada Trail, with an access at the top of our street. You will want to visit the numerous renowned wineries on the Naramata Bench. Naramata is a scenic fifteen minute drive northeast of Penticton.

Please talk to us about bringing your small to mid-sized pet with you on your vacation.

Keywords: House, Cottage, bungalow, Wi-Fi, Pets, Air-conditioning, vacation rental, clean, comfortable, lake view, private, Naramata, bikes, laundry.

More Details

Linda Desilets
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Linda Desilets

We bought our vacation home on Juniper Drive in Naramata in 2009. We have fallen in love with the Naramata area so much that we purchased another home nearby and now live full time in Naramata.

We hope you will consider our vacation rental house your home away from home. Once you have stayed in Naramata, you too will want to return here year after year!

Linda Desilets purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why Linda Desilets chose British Columbia

Our vacation rental property sits in a subdivision above the village of Naramata. The backyard is a forested area along Arawana Creek and has a beautiful view of the lake. We renovated most of the house when we bought in 2009. We added several decks to maximize outdoor enjoyment. There is a mature grape arbour, fruit trees, walking paths and lots of privacy on this property. Listen to the babbling creek below and the birds above and enjoy the experience of being in a private and quiet location in Naramata.

What makes this bungalow unique

We take pride in keeping the home and yard clean and well maintained The kitchen is well equipped for cooking all meals. You are the only occupants of the house. We live nearby and are available if needed, yet happy to give you your privacy if you don't. Please read the reviews from other travellers. Our past guests have enjoyed their vacations at Hummingbird Haven Cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautifully located, equipped and comfortable house. Everything for the comfort of the guests has been thought and done. Credit to Linda and Scott. We did not miss home as we relaxed, sipped, walked, toured this great location. Hope to return soon.
Oct 2016
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Naramata Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • See our pictures!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 queen , adjacent to sunroom
  • Master bedroom has a private deck & ensuite with shower. Second bedroom and den have queen sized beds
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Hummingbird Haven in Naramata🍁 - a private lake view cottage 🍇🍷🥂
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews
North Vancouver, British Colunbia, Canada

Better than expected

  • 5 of 5

I will start with the only negative I have, that is, the refund of the damage deposit. I wish that VRBO would notify(by email) once the refund is made. This improvement would make things easier for seniors like me.

'Better than expected' really is heartfelt. It was a joy in communicating with Linda and Scott. Once we got there, the property was neat on the outside, clean on the inside(this was the first property that we did not have to wash dishes etc. before use), all appliances and utensils were first class. Linda and Scott thought of everything including extra toothbrushes in case you forgot yours. The location was ideal in that the property had views of the lake through the evergreens. We will return.

Additional to above, we had the pleasure to meet Linda and Scott. A real nice couple that are friendly, easy to talk to and very considerate for their guests' comfort. Thanks Linda and Scott for the pleasure.

Catherine and John

PS. We were there Oct,13 to 27,2016

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Updated reply: Hi John, Thank you for contacting me to let me know your deposit was returned onto your credit card two days after your departure. As you don't do online banking you had to wait for your statement to come in the mail before you knew the actual date it was returned. Original reply: Hi John and Catherine, It was a pleasure to have you as our guests. Thank you for your glowing review of our property. We do our best to make it clean and comfortable for your vacation. We want our guests to come back again! As for the refund of the damage deposit - I initiate the return through VRBO as soon as cleaning is completed when guests leave. It should take 5 to 7 days to go back onto the credit card used when the booking is first made. We hope to have you back again on your next trip to Naramata, B.C.
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Naramata Vacation Home 297734

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four adults and two children stayed at this property for a week in August.

Location is close to all the areas for wine tasting and lunches on some lovely patios.

Manitou beach is a 5 minute drive and worked well if you have small children.

Kitchen is very well equipped and has everything you need for cooking.

Penticton is a 15 minute drive away and offers , jazz festivals, restaurants, and beaches.

If you are interested in golf, hiking, biking and pickleball a good place to be.

We enjoyed our stay and and recommend staying here.

Calgary Family

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family of four and dog stayed at Linda and Scott's property for a week in Aug 2016. The location of the home and views were amazing. The house was clean, spacious, and very well equipped with everything we needed and more. Our vacation was memorable and relaxing. Some highlights included a bike ride on the KVR trail, lunch at Lake Breeze, wine tasting, beach trip and visit to Linden Gardens. We would highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Memorable stay in superb accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 very comfortable nights in this lovely and extremely well furnished house. Beautiful grounds and landscaping, very tranquil garden. Enjoyed the quail!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, AB

Ideal property in Naramata

  • 5 of 5

Just like the listing says, this property was peaceful and private, with beautiful lake views. From the house, from the decks and the lower patio, we enjoyed viewing the lake, the trees, the birds and the night sky. It was nice just to look at forest below the property, as oppose to rooftops, and there is also a creek below which was pleasant to hear. Even though there are houses on either side, this property felt very private for relaxing outdoors.

There were lots of great morning walks to do from the house, including easy access to the KVR trail. We also found a nice loop down the Old Main Rd., through town, then back up along lower Debeck Rd (vineyards, orchards, woods, stunning properties and so on.) Great for the dog in the morning before it got too hot. The kids generally rode their bikes to the beach at Manitou, but pretty steep coming back up the hill (it was easy to just put them on the car rack at the end of the day.)

During out two week stay, we enjoyed day trips to Penticton (great sandy beach, Saturday morning market, etc.); Summerland (Rotary beach in lower town is fun, Summerland Sweets with a walk over the KVR trestle bridge is lovely in the evening); nice drive down to Oliver and Osoyoos, with a stop at the Desert Centre; cycling the KVR was spectacular, particularly between the little tunnel and Penticton. Mostly we just enjoyed relaxing days in Naramata, going to the beach, renting paddleboards, playing Frisbee, visiting wineries, etc.

The house truly does have everything you need, very clean with comfortable furniture and beds (nice king in the master bedroom.) The hosts were a pleasure to deal with and we would definitely consider returning to this property next year. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful and descriptive review. Two weeks in our house gives you plenty of time to experience places and activities in Naramata and the surrounding areas. (I even learned of a new place to visit!) Telling us about your holiday will help other travellers who are planning a vacation to Naramata. Thank you for taking such good care of our home during your stay. We hope to see you again! Linda
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Jennifer and Warren

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a great week in Naramata. The house was spacious, clean and the grounds are very well kept. The home is located on a quiet street half way up the bench and is very private. I loved the extra touches that made a real difference (toiletries, book shelf for the long evenings over looking the lake). We certainly plan to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our home and you appreciated all the little extras we have for our guests. We look forward to having you stay in our house again.
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Hillside Winery and Bistro
Manitou Park
Naramata Pub -- CLOSED
Deep Roots Winery
Lake Breeze Winery Patio Restaurant
Poplar Grove Cheese
The Vanilla Pod Restaurant
Bad Tattoo Brewing
Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Naramata Pub & Grill
Nearest Ski
48.2 Kilometres
Apex Mountain
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Manitou Beach
Car: recommended

Wineries and breweries


Rates & Availability

Naramata Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Early May
May 1 2017 - May 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Mid May to June 2017
May 19 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
LabourDay Wknd
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Winter Rental
Oct 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $367.25
Pet Fee $55.09

Our prices are quoted in CND$. Please change "Rental rates quoted in" to CDN.

**We do not charge an additional cleaning fee**

$500.00 Refundable Deposit required to hold booking. Full payment due one month before check in date. Deposit is returned after you leave provided no loss or damage to the property.

Pet fee $75.00 per stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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