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

27 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Kelowna Cottage Rental Photos and Description

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

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. Great time for a relaxing getaway.

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, and the sofa in the living area, is a double size pull out.

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
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

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 Okanagan Valley

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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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

Bella Cottage @ La Casa Resort, 180 Degree Lake View!!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 35 reviews
5

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!

B Family

  • 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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5

Bella is BEAUTIFUL!

  • 5 of 5

We had an AMAZING time at Bella Cottage! The week just didn't seem like enough time to enjoy everything La Casa had to offer. Our top favorites...

1. Ice cream at La Cantina - The flavours change daily and the single scoop cone is HUGE! Our kids were in paradise!

2. The lake - Make sure you bring aqua shoes as Crocs or flip flops will not cut it. Go before 11 am for best seating.

3. The amazing view from the deck! - No words seem quite enough to describe how beautiful it is.

4. Everyone was friendly - Most everyone we saw or spoke with at La Casa was extremely friendly and La Casa has an amazing community feel.

Lina and John, you have an amazing cottage! It is so well stocked we needed nothing once we arrived. Thank you for your amazing communication before, during and after our trip. We will be booking again for next summer but this time we are staying for 2 weeks!

Grazie!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing about your week at out cottage and resort. It makes us happy to hear that your family enjoyed it. Looking forward to having you back next year. Until then, take good care. Ciao for now.
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
5

Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

A little R&R was in order and our family. We met our extended family and rented multiple cabins at la casa. The Bella cottage had a fantastic view and my mother-in-law spent hours on end on the deck enjoying it. The cottage had all you wanted and more especially great for our kids. The amenities at the resort were great, we loved the pools. Lina was a responsive, organized, welcoming host, thank-you!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mid June Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay in the Bella cottage!! Very happy with the cleanliness especially!!! You never know what to expect and it exceeded what we were hoping for. Beautiful views from the deck. Pool is great, especially the upper pool. Never tried the restaurant but the store was ok. Has necessities and is a little over priced but that's to be expected (actually not as bad pricing as we thought). Beach was ok but not that many sandy play areas for young kids. We have a two year old and we're hoping for more beach. Drive to town is a bit far so having everything before helps. Cabin has everything we needed. Lina made me feel like we were using the family cabin which helps make any stay more comfortable!! All in all the cabin was amazing!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you for the prompt review. So happy you found the cottage clean and inviting for your family. Yes, it is a pebble beach, but the water is clean and clear. We enjoy the lake in the warm summer months. Thank you for writing about your stay. Best Wishes to a great summer.
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Awesome getaway from the world! !!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days at the bella cottage and it was a wonderful experience! Everything is set up perfectly and Lina even left crayons and little water ducklings for my 2 year old. The view from the balcony deserves a separate review, it is breathtaking!!! It's the perfect place to sip your wine after visiting the wineries. The amenities are amazing as well. We didn't get to use all of them because of time but they are conveniently close to the house. Excellent place. We are already planning our vacation for next year at the cottage. Thank you Lina for allowing us to spend a few relaxing days in your paradise.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your little getaway from it all, and found it inviting for your family. We do hope you keep us in mind for your next visit. Thank you for taking the time to write such an expressive review, we really appreciate hearing about your stay. Until next time, enjoy the rest of your summer. 😊
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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

Kelowna Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Harvest Season 2016
Sep 19 2016 - Oct 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$105
$568
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Golden Jewels of the Fall 2016
Oct 20 2016 - Nov 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$102
$530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
April Showers/May Flowers 2017
Apr 10 2017 - May 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$102
$568
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Primavera "Spring" 2017
May 11 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$109
$636
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Sunshine 2017
Jun 12 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$117
$720
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Weekly Peak Summer Rental
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 3 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$985
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$102
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $227
Cleaning/Maintence $106

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.

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Amenities

Kelowna Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
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 5
  • 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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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