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Poolside Retreat our mini resort, mins to beach

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage

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Beautiful appointed accommodation with pool

The Poolside Retreat, BC Tourism Approved Accommodation and please contact us direct for up to date calendar for both units. Our mini resort is located in a quiet area, surrounded by farmland, yet is within minutes of the beach and downtown Peachland. The Parrot Sanctuary, children's playground and Wineries are only a short stroll away, plus there are beautiful hiking paths nearby. Our mini resort offers delightful gardens, heated pool with diving board and lawned outside games area with badminton/volley ball net.

There is plenty of room for parking your toys and also docks are available to rent nearby.

Peachland itself is ideally located in the center of the Okanagan Valley which makes it an ideal base to explore the whole area and visit its many festivals, events and ski resorts.

Thank you to all our past guests who have written such great reviews and we look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Please call us and let us help you start planning your getaway vacation now.

Your hosts, Gill and Ray

Keywords: Carriage Hse, garden, pool, pool table Sleeps 4-6 , ideal for families, ski

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Gill EVans
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016
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About Gill EVans

We have three adult children and emigrated to Canada in 2008, after falling in love with Peachland. In the 2 years we have been here we have made many friends and have embraced the Okanagan laid back and outdoor lifestyle. We enjoy meeting people, hiking, fishing, swimming and skiing. In fact our youngest son was in the British Ski Team for many years. Our favorite pastimes is joining our friends for a drink in a cafe along Beach Avenue and watching the world go by. Bliss!

Gill EVans purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Gill EVans chose Okanagan Valley

One of the many reasons we chose to buy in the the Okanagan Valley is the climate, It is located at the northern most end of the Sonora Desert and hence has a semi-arid climate, boasting long warm summers and relative mild winters compared to elsewhere in Canada. It is also in an ideal location being in the heart of the Okanagan making it easy to take advantage of everything it has to offer. We also loved the fact that we could be at a ski resort within 15mins in the winter and a major ski resort in just over an hour. We were very lucky to find a beautiful house on a flat acre of land, with a suite and also with a legal Carriage Houses, as there are only 4 legal carriage houses in the whole of Peachland and knew it would make ideal holiday accommodation. We really do enjoy sharing our great facilities with our guests and are greatly rewarded when we see our guests enjoying the pool and other amenities.


based on 20 traveler reviews

Poolside Retreat our mini resort, mins to beach
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Great little retreat

  • 5 of 5

Nice and well equipped place to rest and ideally located between kelowna airport and penticton.

Beds were comfy, supplies in great condition and Gillian was very helpful.

Thanks so much, we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay and so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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.Super Cute Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was everything we needed for a great mini vacation. It was very clean and lots of room for our family.

Gillian was a great host and made the booking very easy to do.

Lovely place to have a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a good time and look forward to welcoming you back.
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Great accomodation for families with small kids

  • 5 of 5

We, a family of four ( kids 3 and 4 yrs old) had a great time at the poolside retreat.

The cottage is very family friendly equipped w/ booster seat, pack n play, kids room w toys and books, outdoor badminton net and obviously the pool.

If you are going, make sure to buy some homemade jam from Casper's Corner next door.

Many thanks to Gill and Ray for their great hospitality.

We hope to be back soon :)

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure having you stay and so glad you had a good time. We look forward to welcoming you back Gill and Ray
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Quiet and private accommodation.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the poolside retreat for two nights. This area of BC has so much to do, you need more than two nights. The weather was very hot, so we full advantage of the swimming pool. The neighborhood is quiet and evening walks were very nice in this rural setting. Okanagan Lake is right down the hill, as are great little restaurants and numerous wineries are within a 10 minute drive. Great little place, we would highly reccommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again.
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Private & Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This proved to be an excellent home to return to each night as my Mother and I explored the Okanagan Valley from Salmon Arm to Osoyoos over the course of a week in May. Quiet, roomy and all the comforts of home. Gillian keeps the property very clean and beautiful with flower gardens everywhere. Great pool and deck. Exactly as described and pictured. We had a lovely time and will definitely book again.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and It was a real pleasure having you as guests. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Perfect - accommodation, location and hosts.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Poolside Retreat in March, I would definitely revisit and highly recommend! The location was perfect and the setting beautiful. Gillian and Ray were great hosts during my stay and the accommodation was everything I could have asked for.

Highly recommended - Thankyou!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a real pleasure having you stay with us and so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Gill and Ray
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Two Eagles Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
HW 97
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Crystal mtn
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Peachland beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Poolside Retreat Location

Peachland now boasts the highest Zip Line in North America which is 15 mins drive away. We also have a lawn area for badminton and other games.

Skiing - Crystal Mountain is just 15 mins away where there is downhill skiing, snowshoeing for just C$10.00 per day and Nordic skiing. The larger ski resorts of Big White and Silverstar are just over an hour leisurely drive and also Apex Ski Resort where you can see National Freestyle Skiers training, just under an hours drive.


Rates & Availability

Peachland Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 4 2016 - Apr 8 2017
1 night minimum stay
Victoria Day Weekend
May 20 2017 - May 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $149
Tax Rate 5.0%

Please note prices are based on number of occupants.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Peachland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Bunk bed with double below and single above
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon , Bunk Beds (1) Double bed below We also have a travel cot available for babies
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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