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Downtown Location!! Walk to Beaches, Shops and Dining

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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Central City House Rental Photos and Description

Two Bedrooms, Sleeps 6 (1 bedroom with 2 Qn beds the second bedroom with 1 Qn be

Behind the Lindon House B&B is our guest house for up to 6 persons, the Lindon Cottage. This 1200 sq. ft. unit sits on the Lindon House property with a sprawling half acre with back gardens, patio, gazebo and water fountains. This is often described by visitors as "A hidden Gem" in the downtown of Kelowna. The property is just steps away from the downtown shops, beaches, fabulous restaurants and night life of Kelowna.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Don, Linda McDonald
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Don, Linda McDonald

Linda and Don have lived in the Okanagan for over 25 years. The couple met and married in an eight week whirl wind romance. Now 38 years later they have been helping others tight the knot at their beautiful B&B Lindon House.

They host special event weddings, milestone anniversaries, retirement parties and many other special gatherings. Their passion is in people and they love being a vibrant part of the Kelowna community.

Don, Linda McDonald purchased this house in 2009

Why Don, Linda McDonald chose Kelowna

The Lindon House Cottage is a cute, fully contained unit with full kitchen, living room, full bathroom upstairs with laundry facility and half bathroom downstairs. The parent property Lindon House is over 100 yrs old and Lindon Cottage guest house was designed as a smaller copy of the heritage home Lindon House. Located in the downtown quarter of Kelowna the 100yr old Lindon property has remained it's original size of over half an acre. The gardens are beautifully appointed by our award winning gardener. And all this just steps away from the downtown shopping, beaches and nightlife.

What makes this house unique

Central location, park like garden atmosphere, large private 1200 self contained unit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our hosts Linda and Don could not have made us feel more welcome. Lindon Cottage is like a home away from home. So Beautifully appointed with every convenience you would want for a relaxing comfortable vacation. The front porch and outdoor entertaining area were great places to chill out and enjoy the quite of the lovely landscaped gardens.The cottage is situated far enough from downtown to be surrounded by shady trees in a peaceful environment, but close enough to be able to walk to the shops.

We felt our stay couldn't have been more perfect and for certain it was Linda and Dons outstanding warm hospitality that made our visit so wonderful

Mick and Kerrin

Sydney, Australia.

August/September 2013.
Aug 2013
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Downtown Location!! Walk to Beaches, Shops and Dining
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Paradise steps away from downtown Kelowna

  • 5 of 5

Travelled to Kelowna with 4 other friends for a wedding and could not have asked for better accommodations. Lindon Cottage provided a comfortable, spacious and spotless landing spot. It had a fully stocked kitchen for easy meal preparation and a comfortable living area complete with satellite TV, fire place and board games. The grounds are meticulous and there is a lovely patio for morning coffee/BBQ's etc. Easy walking distance to the downtown area. Linda called to confirm our arrival and left a significant amount of food in the fridge which was much appreciated upon our late night arrival. Will definitely look to stay here for any future travels to Kelowna with a group.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a girls' getaway

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Lindon Cottage. The house and grounds were beautiful and provided the perfect setting for our girls' getaway. The location was very central and easy to get to and from - direct access to the main highway and walking distance from the heart of downtown Kelowna. And as the previous reviewer mentioned, the food in the fridge that we found on arrival was also a pleasant surprise. Thanks Don and Linda for being such great hosts! Would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful gem in Kelowna. Walking distance to downtown and waterfront. Beautiful gardens with gate to a playground. We travelled with 3 young children and had an amazing time. I would recommend this to anyone wanting a little privacy, home like setting while being centrally located. Hospitality couldn't be beat! We will be back

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Heritage Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The owners Don and Linda were so welcoming and helpful, we had everything we needed for our stay in Lindon Cottage. Don even picked us up from the airport!

Beautifully furnished and very well equipped with all modern appliances, this lovely heritage cottage was a home away from home for us. Comfy beds, great family bathroom, washer and drier, kitchen great to use with an island for family breakfasts, easy to use cooker and dishwasher. Better than home actually, haha! I like my cup of tea (being British) so Linda provided a large teapot especially. The food in the fridge was a nice surprise on our arrival too, thank you so much, particularly after our long journey.

With a semi-private garden and patio outside for summer BBQs and al fresco dining (shared only with the B&B guests) I can't think of any possible improvements.

The location in central Kelowna is perfect, away from the hustle and bustle of downtown but just a short walk away from everything you could want, shops, restaurants, lake front and more.

Very highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Owner's Response: Thank You, you were such nice guests, hope to see you soon when you return to the area. Linda and Don
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Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Kelowna international YVR
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Various downtown bars
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Kelowna Golf and country club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Kilometres
Hwy 97
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Many downtown restaurants
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Crystal mountain
Nearest Beach
1.3 Kilometres
Hot sands Kelowna
Car: recommended

Take a stroll from Lindon to downtown Bernard avenue where many heritage properties are found along the way. Explore the many boutique shops, theaters or restaurants. Visit City Park where you'll find 'Hot Sands beach'. Book a dinner cruise on the executive boardroom boat also found where Bernard St. meets City Park. Head north toward Knox mountain park with it's breath taking views of the lake and city. Also in downtown's north end is the Arts district. Two blocks north of Bernard St. on Ellis the Arts district begins. Coffee shops, dress shops, dinner theater, Kelowna community theater, Prospera Place. All are a part of Kelowna's arts district.

So take in a play or movie, try your hand at the local casino in the Delta Grande. Or watch the boats sail from Kelowna Yacht Club.

Looking for activity? Book some para sailing, paddle board or kayak. Or take one of the many different wine tours of the Okanagan.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60
Tax Rate 5.0%

There is a contact person that lives on site to contact with any questions

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Central City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet and sink located on the main floor
  • Full bathroom on second floor adjacent to bedroom also contains laundry
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The Lindon House Cottage is located at the rear of the 1449 Ethel property. A contact person lives on site in the main house with information and is able to contact us directly with questions via email if needed. Gardeners work on the property Thursdays usually for 3-4 hours.

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