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Secluded Lakefront Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 large decks, 475 meters of lakefront, lake view

South Fintry Retreat offers expansive views of Okanagan Lake with direct access to 475 meters of lakeshore including a private boat launch and private dock.

The 4000 square foot, three-story house contains 4 bedrooms that sleep ten, three full bathrooms, dining room, kitchen, t.v., pool table, common areas, with complimentary internet access. The house has incredible lake views from two large tired decks. The lower deck has a red brick barbeque/ smoke cooker. These decks are perfect areas for relaxing, sharing a meal, or just enjoying the view. Wildlife including deer, bear, coyote, and big horn sheep can be spotted year round. Located next to La Casa Resort, South Fintry Retreat can be reached via Kelowna or Vernon with an approximate drive time of 45 minutes. Considering the distance, we recommend our guests grocery shop before arriving at the house.

Popular nearby activities include wine touring, and golfing the award winning courses in Kelowna. Fintry Estate and Provincial Park is just minutes away, popular for its waterfall hike and lovely walks along the lake. Bear Creek Provincial Park is approximately fifteen minutes away offering another opportunity for great hiking.

We know you will enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the Retreat House. It is a wonderful place to recuperate from the pressures of day-to-day busy life.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017


Central Okanagan G House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Wheelchair assessable
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Secluded Lakefront Retreat
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

A little dated but perfect for our family getaway with the kids!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Family holiday ever!

  • 5 of 5

We loved thewaterfront location, the privacy, the waterfront view from the ample deck space, the ability of the house t make the kids disappear (bedrooms and living space on all three floors), and the solid kitchen.

We value the info in these reviews so despite the 5 star we should share some of the shortcomings. The Okanagan Lake was so high earlier in the year that the dock was knocked off the footings. The wifi is spotty and the TVs and related technology are very old. The BBQ was equipped with a small Coleman canister.

But again, 5 star property with a spacious home, in a wonderful location. I would not hesitate to recommend this holiday spot. We had our best family vacation !

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful view in a lovely, secluded location.

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property in the last week of June with 8 people, and 10 people for the final 3 days. There are so many different spaces in the house (upstairs, main floor, basement, deck, dock, and surrounding area), that nobody felt like we were on top of each other. The large open kitchen has two sinks which made communal cooking very convenient. The dock is large enough to accommodate a lot of people, and there are also some small pebble beaches on the property that were ideal for our toddler to walk around.

Wonderful place for a holiday with a large family!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

I booked this home for a group of friends to get away and the house is cozy and equipped with everything we needed! The guys had a pool table and shuffle hockey while the ladies we're able to just talk. The private dock was great as well for when we rented a boat about 10 minutes away.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing my property. I am glad you found it a relaxing place to spend time with your friends.
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Fun times!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the lake house! We came with a big group of friends and it was the perfect size for us. The lake views and personal dock were fantastic! We were able to bring our own boat and launch it down the road with no problems. Susan was very helpful and responded promptly to our questions beforehand. Definitely recommend this place for a getaway!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you all enjoyed South Fintry Retreat! Thank you for taking the time to review my property and I hope you will return soon. Susan
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Great lake house!

  • 4 of 5

We had three families meet up for a week at this lake house. It was large and accommodated the group well! There are 3 large balconies, one can be closed off to keep pets or younger children in their own space. The main level has no stairs so someone who is challenged with mobility issues can manage it.

Kitchen has lots of prep space, 2 sinks and lots of supplies. Unfortunately the BBQ was barely adequate. We were not able to use the large wood fired oven because of the campfire ban.

Another negative was that 2 of the bedrooms have skylights. Who thinks that's a good idea? We were woken up at 6:30 every day. They should be covered with tinfoil at least or a rectangle of black out fabric could be tacked to the ceiling.

Wifi was available but worked best before 8am. Otherwise there was just too much demand.

Lovely views and access to the lake. Three beaches and a large dock were more than enough for our crew including a boat. Lake was clean and a refreshing temperature. (Warmer than we expected). Enjoyed watching the fish off the dock!

We rented water toys and filled the boat with gas at a marina about 13 km away.

The surrounding property was forested which made for nice walking and a feeling of privacy.

Fintry Provincial Park nearby is worth a visit!

It's about 40 minutes to Vernon or Kelowna for supplies. There's a convenience store closer but it's predictably expensive.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the information about the wifi. I will be in touch with my provider to see if we can address this issue. And, thank you for taking the time to review my property.
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Nearest Airport
47.3 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $243.29
Pet Fee $121.64
Damage Deposit $608.22

(1) Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed; (2) Maximum limit 10 person occupancy; (3) No smoking; (4) Pets considered on case by case basis, and pet deposit will be required. (5) thirty day cancellation policy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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