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Bella Cottage @ La Casa Resort, 180 Degree Lake View!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

PERFECT COTTAGE FOR A SMALL FAMILY......or two couples.

This little cottage is located on Westside Road, with a view of Lake Okanagan. It is near Fintry Provincial Park. The road in and out from the cottage is a winding, 30 kilometer drive from West Kelowna or Vernon. La Casa Lakeside Resort is a gated community, with about 400 cottages, on 100 acres of land. A very pristine area with lots of wild life. Great big horn sheep, deer, marmots, and many species of birds.

Suitable for a SMALL FAMILY OF (4) Our rental rates are based on a 4 guest occupancy. One couple would find the cottage comfortable and cozy, for a romantic getaway during the off season. Two Couples would have plenty of room with their own bedroom and bathroom.

SPRING is a great time to visit the Okanagan Valley. The Resort is projected to Open on May 1st this year. Depending on the weather, you can enjoy a game of tennis, and mini-golf. The pools and hot tubs will open for the season. If you stay during this time of year, you will find the resort usually very quiet and relaxing.

SUMMER MONTHS (July-August) WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY. Our Bella Cottage will rent from Sunday-Sunday (7 nights stays only). These are the peak weeks for the resort. With families enjoying all the amenities that the resort has to offer. These amenities are all included in the price of the rental, except for the kayak and paddle board rental which is offered through the resort.

In the summer this cottage shines like a 'Jewel' with it's many windows and vaulted ceilings. Waking up in the mornings with the first beams of sunlight shining upon the smooth, calm quiet lake, starts off your day.

It is comforting to know, that you can sit out on the patio deck well into the evening and enjoy a glass of wine and a good book. Most of your meals can be enjoyed out on the patio depending on the weather, the BBQ is ready to go. Please pick up all your groceries in Vernon or Kelowna, before your arrival. The resort is usually running in full swing, with the general store opened and all amenities in operation. Great time for the kids to enjoy the 3 Aqua Parks in the lake. Kayak and Paddle board rentals are available during the summer months.

FALL SEASON is a wonderful time to unwind in the Okanagan Valley. Autumn are changing colour and the Resort is quiet again. The lower level pool and hot tub is opened until the October Thanksgiving Long Weekend. Time to relax and cozy up by the fireplace. Hiking and walking trips are the best during this season of the year. Harvest Season in the Okanagan is a tapestry of different colours. We can provide information on booking a wine tour if you have a party of (4).

This cottage has one large bedroom, with a queen size bed, a private loft bedroom with a double bed.

Kitchen with all appliance, and a washer/dryer, slate floors and two bar stools. Everything that you might need to cook a family meal is included. Living area includes lots of natural light, has a gas fireplace, area rug, and hardwood floors. Dinning area includes a large table with six chairs. The windows all have screens, and wooden blinds. A sliding glass door to the outside deck. The outer deck is spacious, and enclosed with plexiglass railing with an unobstructed view of Okanagan Lake. Outdoor table, chairs, sun umbrella and BBQ, are also there for your use. The sundeck has the morning sun to enjoy your coffee, and the afternoon shade is perfect for reading in the lounge chairs.

This cottage is situated just a short walk from the main pool/hot tubs and tennis courts, mini golf, and playground area. Cable TV and WIFI included.

Key words: La Casa Resort, Gated Community, Relaxing, Fun, Cozy, Romantic, Hiking, Swimming, Pools, Hot Tubs, Lake, Marina, Mini-golf, Tennis, Playground, Fintry, Kelowna, Vernon, Beautiful, View.

This is 'La Dolce Vita', 'The Sweet Life'. Enjoy!!!

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About The Owner

When we are at the cottage we get to do the things we enjoy doing. I enjoy the hiking and the water sports. My husband prefers to unwind and read a good book. We usually prepare easy meals, and try to find some fresh produce from the local area. We love our time we spend at the cottage, it is always hard to leave this place. One of our favourite quotes is............ ' A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.'

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2011

Why The Owner chose British Columbia

La Casa allows us to hike, swim, play tennis, kayak and paddle-board at the resort. The Okanagan valley reminds us of Tuscany, with it's warm climate, local wineries, fresh air and fruit trees. The amazing 180 degree view of Lake Okanagan is what sold us. We fell in love with it at first sight. La Casa Lakeside Resort, has many amenities to keep everyone happy.

What makes this cottage unique

Depending on which way you come in on Westside Road, La Casa Resort is situated about 30 minutes north of Kelowna, and 30 minutes south of Vernon. It is a perfect distance away from two main cities. When driving in from Westside Road, you come around the corner and there it is... La Casa. It resembles a little Village Community carved into the mountainside.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed for nearly a week at the cottage. The owners were very accommodating and truly cared for our whole family experience. The cottage was very clean and well stocked. The view of the lake was stunning. We would definitely like to book this cottage again.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Central Okanagan G Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On upper floor of cottage
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , On main floor of cottage
  • Slate floors, tiles, and granite counter tops.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Private Loft Bedroom - 1 double
  • Both rooms are very comfortable, and also have a dresser, large closet, side table, and lamp.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Our cottage is located in the gated community of La Casa Lakeside Resort. The resort is seasonally opened from the May 1st to the October Long Weekend. The resort offers a number of amenities. This would include the two heated pools, and three hot tubes. There are two tennis courts, a mini golf, a children's play area, and a sand volleyball court. The resort offers a half mile of pebble beach front, with suntanning decks and 3 Aqua Parks. The lake swimming area is roped off from the boaters and far enough away from the marina. The resort also has a private marina. There is a season general store, as well as kayak rentals and paddle board rentals. You can walk the trails in the resort, as well as the many trails in the provincial park at the top of the resort. It is a great hiking area.

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Bella Cottage @ La Casa Resort, 180 Degree Lake View!!
average rating of 4.870968 based on 39 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

There's not enough we can say about Bella Cottage, we felt at home the moment we stepped through the front door. The cottage was clean, comfortable and the kitchen well stocked with everything one could need.

The patio view is amazing and we had a great time enjoying some of the local wines while taking in the panoramic view.

Lina went above and beyond to ensure we had everything we needed for an enjoyable holiday.

Our time at Bella was very relaxing and we look forward to booking again next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely having you as our guests at the cottage. Thank you so much for such a positive review and we hope to be able to accommodate you in the near future. Many thanks for taking such good care our place. Hoping you will think of us again next year for your Anniversary. Kindest Regards, LB
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Teriffic Stay

  • 4 of 5

Overall the stay was wonderful, the views from the cottage can't be beat! The cottage is stocked very well with anything you might need for your stay, especially the kitchen which was much appreciated as we ended up cooking several of our meals there. The La Casa resort is so beautiful and well appointed, the grounds and amenities are top notch. This specific cottage is positioned very well in that there are no other cottages directly below it so you have unrestricted lake views. There is a cottage being built right next door though, not sure how long the construction will take but it was noisy during the week (they weren't working on the weekend), which was probably the only downside to the property.

I knew the resort was in the middle of nowhere so I was somewhat prepared, but be warned the road in and out is very steep and very narrow and winding. It was a white knuckle journey for sure. Just keep this in mind and stock up so you don't have to go into town, I would not suggest staying here if you are wanting to go out exploring the area everyday. But if you just want to plant yourself somewhere and relax this is most definitely the place for you!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful write up about your stay. Sounds like the cottage and resort was perfect in every way. I'm sure that I did mention in my letter to you about the new cottage going up next door. I'm hoping it will be finished by sometime this July. Hoping the construction and the road coming in wasn't the reason you gave us a 4 out of 5 stars. We really do not have much control over these two things. The main thing is that you got to see some beautiful places in B. C. Thank you so much for taking the time to write and hoping you will come back in your future travels when there is no construction right next door. Please take care. Best Regards. LB
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Vancouver
5

Relaxing retreat

  • 5 of 5

Bella is a beautiful property, well maintained and well cared for, with a great view, in a lovely neighbourhood, tended by incredible owners. This location is a gem for those looking to unplug from their daily grind and just sit back and relax.

The care and time Lina and John put into their property and their interactions with myself and my wife were above and beyond other experiences I have had on VRBO. These two are welcoming and incredible and a pleasure to deal with.

I wish I had more time to spend at Bella and know that we'll be back soon. I highly recommend this property to anyone looking for "cottagey" place to stay with all the modern comforts and resort amenities.

Thanks Lina and John!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay. So glad you found the cottage cozy and comfy. The weather in October is usually pretty good, but you managed to get a rainy weekend. You are most welcome to come back again anytime. We are truly happy that it was a relaxing weekend for you, and a nice little getaway....take good care.
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5

Bella Casa

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property with a beautiful view. Had all the details as if being in your own home .Comfortable beds and soft towels! Very smart decor and spacious enough for a family of four. Movies, cds, books, games, tv all at hand if it rains. superior resort with very well kept grounds. Recreational activities at your doorstep. Lina was fantastic to deal with ,responsive ,friendly and genuinely accommodating to any concerns ,needs or information we required.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay. We are so happy that everything worked out. The weather was perfect for all the little hiking trips you managed to do during your stay. Would love to have you back next time if you are in the area. Take good care....
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Bella is a GREAT place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Bella cottage for nearly a week and it was fantastic. The cottage was very clean and nicely furnished. It has a fantastic view of Lake Okanagan and was very quiet. The resort has nice pools and hot tubs, aqua area, mini-golf, store, restaurant, volleyball, kayak rentals etc. It was great to start the day sitting on the deck enjoying the view or ending it seeing the moon reflect on the lake. It was truly a relaxing and enjoyable getaway. Lina and John were great to deal with and were very prompt and friendly. Thanks again Lina and John for a great experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful to read about your little getaway at our cottage. Thank you for your positive review of your stay. So glad you had a great and relaxing time. You are most welcome back anytime. Please take good care.
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Vancouver Island, Canada
5

Bella is a slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The Bella cottage is AMAZING, truly a slice of paradise! We were really awestruck by how quiet & serene the resort was and really enjoyed the many amenities that La Casa has to offer (pools, hot tubs, mini-golf, volleyball...this list goes on). So many terrific family memories were created!

The views from Bella will definitely be missed! We loved starting off our days sitting on the deck enjoying a nice coffee and the amazing view from the Bella cottage. We truly appreciated all the 'little extras' that Lina and John provide (golf clubs, pool noodles, books, movies, etc) and our kids LOVED the selection of board-games! Communication with Lina and John was flawless - they are very friendly, prompt and informative. THANK YOU again, we had an amazing time!

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  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure knowing how much you enjoyed your week. I know at one time you mentioned that the kids enjoyed playing with the old fashioned board games. It makes for great family fun. The whole adventure seems to be a great way to end your summer school holidays. In reading your review, the morning coffees on the deck, is what I can truly picture and relate too. Please take good care....and thank you for taking such good care of our little cottage. Best Regards.....
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Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
'La Cantina' Bistro, seasonally at La Casa Resort
Car: necessary

Check out the local Wineries, Mission Hills, Quail Ridge, Little Straw, Beaumont, House of Rose, and Volcanic Hills. Make a day of it, and enjoy a fine lunch at Little Straw, make time to check out the gift shop and art gallery. For 'Golfers' courses are Spallumcheen, Predator Ridge, in Vernon. Two Eagles and Shannon Lake Golf Courses in West Kelowna. Make sure to hike up to the Waterfall at Fintry, and take a tour of the barn and historic Estate. This is a great family hike and anyone of any age can take the challenge. There are placed to rest and take in the magnificent view. Some really interesting history of the area. Also, make a trip out to see Bear Creak and hike around the trails, it doesn't take two hours, it only took us about 45 minutes. Great for young and young at heart.

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Rates & Availability

Central Okanagan G Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Pre-Summer in the Okanagan
Jun 6 2017 - Jun 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
 
 
First Days of Summer
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$146
$951
 
 
Summer Season Peak Season
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 27 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$951
 
 
Last of the Summer Holidays
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
$951
 
 
September Late Summer
Sep 7 2017 - Oct 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
$695
 
 
Early Fall
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$102
$615
 
 
Pre Rememberance Day Weekend
Oct 24 2017 - Nov 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$95
$549
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$102
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Maintence $102.45
Refundable damage deposit $219.54

Our rental rates are based on a (4) guest occupancy. Additional Fees will be added for extra guest up to a maximum of (6) This would mean that (2) guests would need to sleep on the sofa pull-out bed. We would like to make it clear that a child is also considered as an extra guest.
Note: Peak Summer Season (July and August) Cottage Rental is SUNDAY-SUNDAY (7) NIGHT STAYS.

-- $200 Non-Refundable Deposit required upon booking and reserving your stay.
-- All remaining fees required 21 days prior to your stay.
-- E-Transfer or Bank Draft Accepted.
-- Damage Deposit will be refunded as soon as the cottage is cleaned and inspected.
-- $140 Additional Cottage Cleaning/Maintenance Fee, added to all stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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