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Speaks: english

Wood Lake view, Walnut Grove, Vineyard Setting

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Okanagan Valley Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Newly constructed in 2011! We are 'Grapewood Guesthouse'. A very peaceful setting overlooking Wood and Kalamalka lakes.

We are in the middle of orchard and vineyard country; cherry, apple, peach and apricot. On site are a Black walnut grove and vineyard .

Quail and Deer are often seen wandering nearby. Osprey fly overhead with their 'catch of the day'.

Parking is just steps from your door. Level entry. Tile and Hardwood floors. Washer and Dryer available.

This property is suitable for a couple looking for some refreshing time in the country. Spend your day on a private patio overlooking the lakes. Or, if you are a family travelling with Grandma and Grandpa or another couple, space and privacy await you here. You may choose to relax fully by enjoying your meals in the fine local restaurants or make use of the full kitchen amenities provided. We are next door to a homebased bakery/kitchen.

We have 7 acres of property to roam. Enjoy a spectacular view and get a good workout climbing our 'hill', or wander and take in the sights at a leisurely pace.

Keywords: Peaceful, private, lake view, patios, level entry, kid friendly, working farm, 7 acres private property to wander. A special baked treat will be offered upon your arrival.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Ed and Brenda purchased this property in 1991. We were apple orchardists until 2010 when we decided to take a different track and replant to grapes/vineyard. We thoroughly enjoy living in Oyama. It is a rural lifestyle, with great neighbors all around.

The Owner purchased this chateau / country house in 1991

Why The Owner chose Okanagan Valley

Oyama has so much to offer. We have heard many times from our visitors how much they enjoy the beauty of the Oyama area. It seemed natural to create a vacation rental to continue to share this great place with others. In 2006 we began the process of constructing our guesthouse. It has been a pleasure and a challenge to think of all the amenities that we would like to offer our guests. We want each guest to enjoy their stay to the maximum.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The choices are plenty at Grapewood Guesthouse. Beaches, hiking trails, shopping, tennis courts, boat rentals etc. are all nearby. Or, relaxing with a cool beverage on the shaded private patio on a hot day might just be your style.


based on 16 traveler reviews

Wood Lake view, Walnut Grove, Vineyard Setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

A perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a truly wonderful stay at Walnut Grove. The space is very functional and comfortable and the setting is beautiful! We had small kids with us who had so much fun playing outside in the open space and exploring some of the orchards and groves surrounding the property. The outdoor dining area and barbecue were a perfect way to relax and enjoy the weather and the scenery, especially after the kids were in bed. We also hosted our elderly grandfather, who is in a wheelchair, for a wonderful visit that got him outdoors and smiling. And our hosts at Walnut Grove were very helpful and incredibly friendly. Overall an excellent place that added so much to our family vacation. Highly recommended for any travelers!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The space is set up perfectly for multiple family members travelling together. Just the right mix of privacy and togetherness.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut Grove Grooves

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at Walnut Grove. We had traveled here for our daughter's wedding which was beautiful. Also did some hiking at Spion Kop. Lots of well marked trails and a great view from the tower. The unit contains everything we needed and more. Enjoyed some goodies from the bakery next door.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wood Lake View

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view from the living room and deck,

unit was like new and well equipped,

2 bedrooms, each with own bathrooms.

Quiet, would rent again.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easter get away in Oyama the Jewel of the Okanagan

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I traveled from Saskatchewan to spend time with our children, who are based in BC, over Easter weekend and to attend a ceremony in Kelowna. We choose this property for its size, location, and the bakery next door none of which disappointed us. Upon our arrival we were greeted by Brenda who made us feel very welcome, showed us the unit, and had a pie ready for us to enjoy. Parking was not a problem for our 3 vehicles and is close to the unit.

The unit is well appointed with a smart lay-out making good use of the space available and a beautiful view of Wood Lake. Our party of 6 was easily accommodated. The property is very clean and well-maintained with all features and aspects in great shape. It was easy to feel at home quite quickly. The shower units are of a nice design and comfortable to use, really liked the in-floor heat in the bathrooms. The patio and grass area adjacent to the unit made for a wonderful setting for a BBQ with many friends that came over after the ceremony which was graciously allowed by Brenda. Her home is nearby so any problems or questions are quickly dealt with.

The bakery next door is a great convenience for tasty baking, frozen meals, jams, juice, dried fruit, etc. Just take them to the well equipped kitchen and enjoy around the cozy seating that is provided. This is definitely a place that we would recommend to friends or relatives, as a matter of fact we are planning to go back in June.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place and wonderful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here a few years ago in the summer. Everything was amazing. The view was inspiring, there was treats for us when we arrived, and they were gluten free so my celiac daughter was able to enjoy too. The water tasted so refreshing. Everything was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. The air conditioning was great in the high heat. There was room for a playpen in the room with the bunk beds. And last but not least the owners were very kind and helpful. I apologize for not writing a review sooner but know that we think about your place all the time and we have recommended it to everyone who will listen to us. We hope to be back again one day.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: At any time we welcome a review from our guests. We sincerely appreciate the kind review this guest has given. Always, we try to make our guests visit comfortable and enjoyable. We are grateful this guest is telling others about their stay at our guesthouse. We hope one day we can host these guests again. Thank you so much.
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Nearest Airport
16 Kilometres
Kelowna International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Turtle Bay Pub
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Aspen Grove
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Hwy 97
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
The Greek House
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Silver Star Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Oyama waterfront
Car: necessary

We are in the 'Jewel of the Okanagan', as Oyama is named. Access to many activities are nearby. SilverStar Mtn. is 50 min.away where you can downhill mountain bike, ski, snowboard and cross country ski. Big White is 80 min away. Every Friday afternoon May-August Lake Country features a farmers market. Numerous wineries in the area. There are many marked hiking trails in Lake Country. A favorite area for cyclists to train.


Rates & Availability

Lake Country Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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High Season
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Rates for up to 5 persons. Additional $10.00 per person per night for 6th and 7th persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Okanagan Valley Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • each bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Double/Twin Combo. Suitable for 3 children
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
We are 'Grapewood in Oyama'. A very peaceful, beautiful setting overlooking Wood and Kalamalka lakes. Quail and Deer are often seen wandering nearby. Osprey fly overhead with their 'catch of the day'. Here is your chance to visit a working vineyard, and Black Walnut grove . Parking is just steps from your door. Level entry. Tile and Hardwood floors throughout. Bathrooms have heated tile floor.

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