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Beautiful Bright Spacious Home with Pool, excellent central Penticton location

Penticton, BC, Canada
  • House2200 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights

Bright, Spacious, Clean, Pool, Private; perfect for your Okanagan stay

Beautiful wide open spaces flooded with natural light. Post and beam construction home in central Penticton, with a view over the city and the surrounding mountains. Located in a very quiet and private neighbourhood. 3 bedrooms and a den, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen with an eating area, and a very large, open and bright living room with a gas fireplace and dining room. Hardwood floors throughout. A wall of windows in the living room and dining room let the beautiful Okanagan sunshine in. Large deck off the living room looks over the private pool and fenced back yard. Front yard is fenced also, and there is a very large driveway and double covered carport. Central location; easy access to all of Penticton's amenities, such as both Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake beaches, Naramata Bench wineries, KVR, shopping, hiking, biking, skiing and rock climbing. Apex Mountain Resort is 30 minutes away. Owner lives on site in separate apartment. Penticton is well known for its' wine industry, and the foodie scene is hot here too! Come for an active vacation ; enjoy all the beautiful locations for a never ending list of outdoor activities, all within a 30 minute drive from the front door, or just come to relax, enjoy the pool and the company of your family and friends in the famous Okanagan sunshine.


Barbara (Davis) Lennie

Member Since 2013
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 14, 2018
About Barbara (Davis) Lennie

Born and raised in the Okanagan, I have an enduring love and knowledge of the local area and people. For 12 years I owned and operated a boutique lodge at Apex Mountain Resort, just 30 minutes from here. I found I really missed the lifestyle, so went on the search for the perfect house to renovate and provide fantastic and comfortable vacations to families visiting this beautiful area. I am an avid traveler, and have just returned from an inspirational journey through Africa. I hope that you will enjoy this beautiful home as much as I.

Barbara (Davis) Lennie purchased this House in 2013

Why Barbara (Davis) Lennie chose Penticton

I knew this was the one, immediately after stepping in the door the first time. The windows letting in all the natural light, the views, the hardwood floors, the high ceilings, post and beam construction. Then I found out it also had an in-ground super private pool, all located in a nice quiet family neighbourhood. I was hooked, and I hope you will fall in love with this home as I have.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Den with fold out couch
      • Main bedroom has a queen bed and large windows looking out over the front garden. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed, bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds, and there is also a den with a double fold out couch.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Fully renovated June 2015, glass walk in shower, tile floor
      • Main bathroom is large and light filled. A lovely deep claw foot tub, perfect for soaking, and a good sized shower stall, toilet of course and sink. Bathroom #2 was fully renovated in 2015. Glass walk in shower, marble tile floor, nice and bright and clean !!

      Location Type

        • Downtown
          Overlooks the city of Penticton to the north
        • Mountain View
          Views of Campbell Mountain to the east and Gerry Mountain to the west


            • Adventure
            • Family
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Internet
                      Secure wireless internet access, password made available upon check in
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Heat pump and air conditioner
                    • Fireplace
                      Gas fireplace in the living room
                    • Garage
                      Carport and driveway parking for several cars
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Front load dryer
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Crisp white linens and duvets
                    • Living Room
                      Large living room with fireplace, hardwood floors, and lots of windows with a view of the mountains and overlooking Penticton. Oh and the biggest and most comfy sectional couch.
                    • Parking
                      carport with lots of parking on and off street
                    • Towels Provided
                      crisp white towels and some pool towels
                    • Washing Machine
                      Front load washer


                        • Coffee Maker
                          Drip coffee maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Full set of dishes, glasses and cutlery
                        • Dishwasher
                          Full size dishwasher and detergent provided
                        • Kitchen
                          Large light filled kitchen has a wall oven, electric stove, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and tons of counter space.
                        • Microwave
                          Yes, one of these too!
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Basic spices, flour, sugar, salt and pepper, tea and a bit of coffee.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Full size fridge and freezer
                        • Stove
                          Full Size cook top
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Dining area is open to the living room with the same great views. Large dining room table easily seats 12
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 12 people


                                • Books
                                  There is a selection of paperbacks, coffee tables and magazines
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  Speakers with an ipod input.
                                • Television


                                    • Balcony
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Golf
                                      Lots of public golf courses nearby
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Pool area is enclosed and fenced,very private. Front lawn/patio area is fully fenced.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Gas barbeque on the deck
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                      At Apex Mountain Resort, 34 kms from the door
                                    • Tennis
                                      There are several public tennis counts nearby as well as the Penticton Tennis Club


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Private Pool
                                              Private concrete in-ground seasonal heated pool with a private deck and yes it is fully fenced.


                                                • marina
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • churches
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • horseshoes
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • shuffleboard
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • ice skating
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • mountaineering
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • racquetball
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • snowboarding
                                                            • snowmobiling
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • Perfect for the summer vacation rental, but also an excellent ski vacation rental. Rentals are difficult to find at Apex but the house is only 30 minutes drive from Apex. I also have had doctors on locum at the hospital which is only 2 blocks away, groups here for conferences and events. The house is available for rentals all year round!

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: Noon

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  17 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Wonderful space, great location, fabulous pool! Had all the amenities - we just brought food!

                                                                  Leonie H.

                                                                  Loved our time at the Crazy Quail - so many amazing things to do in Penticton and this was the perfect base for our family. Our 4 kids loved the pool! Everything was well-appointed, clean and comfortable. Barb was helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had. A wonderful home away from home. We will definitely be back.

                                                                  Enjoyable and relaxing

                                                                  Tamara B.

                                                                  We had a wonderful stay. The place was very clean, and Barbara was pleasant to deal with. My daughter thoroughly enjoyed the pool. I brought my dog, and the area out front where she could run around was convenient.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  It was lovely to have you Tamara! Glad you enjoyed your stay.


                                                                  Wonder week in BC!

                                                                  Wendy D.Bainbridge Island

                                                                  Barbara's home is beautiful, well appointed and spacious but with a very cozy feel. We were two families enjoying a holiday getaway and ski vacation. This was the perfect spot! The beds are super comfy, the home is decorated in a lovely and attractive way. The sectional in the living room is so very comfortable and perfect for curling up with a good book, to watch a movie or enjoy the beautiful views out the full wall of windows overlooking the snowy foothills. We all loved our long soaks in the clawfoot tub after a full day of skiing. We enjoyed making delicious meals in the well appointed kitchen for our crew of 8 people (7 adults and one child). Our pup loved her time in the snow and the fenced in front yard made it easy and safe to let her out. We made use of the washer and dryer during our week long stay--a great convenience!

                                                                  We highly recommend The Bench Market and Bad Tattoo Pizza place and the numerous micro breweries in the area. Apex ski area (20-30 min away) was a group favorite and all loved the expansive Big White resort (just under 2 hrs drive) for Skiing and Snowboarding as well.

                                                                  We'd love to return to this wonderful home for another Okanagan adventure (summer or winter)! Thank you Barbara!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  I am so glad you and your 2 families had such a wonderful stay and that my vacation rental home worked so well for you. So good to know that you were able to enjoy some of the local eateries and craft breweries. Even though Penticton is a small town, the foodie culture is thriving! Apex, being a quick 30 minute drive away from the house is a fantastic ski hill and so convenient! I must complement you as renters; even with 8 people and a dog, you left the home spotless! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely and thoughtful review. I hope to see you and your family here again soon.



                                                                  Crazy Quail House

                                                                  David and Pat G.

                                                                  Our stay was rather short but excellent. There were four adults for two nights and we found Crazy Quail House extremely comfortable and very well equipped and appointed.

                                                                  The location made everything in Penticton and the Naramata very accessible.

                                                                  The neighbourhood was quiet and it was a bonus to start each day with the living room flooded with light and the spectacular mountain view.

                                                                  Our host, Barb, was very pleasant and available should we have had questions or needed anything....neither was the case.

                                                                  I would recommend Crazy Quails House without any reservation.


                                                                  Beautiful Penticton House

                                                                  Patricia and Michael G.

                                                                  Barbs house was perfect for our family vacation. Lots of comfortable sleeping space, and a gorgeous family room and kitchen. We didn't use the pool, but it was also a lovely addition.

                                                                  Everything was extremely clean and well stocked . Barb welcomed us , and check in was very easy.

                                                                  I would highly recommend Barbs home. It was a pleasure. Thanks again, Pat and family


                                                                  Karen F.

                                                                  We had a wonderful time! The house is extremely well equipped with all the staples so we only had to buy food. The bedrooms are lovely and the beds are comfy. We felt right at home immediately. The kids loved the pool and could have spent everyday just hanging out in it! We really appreciated the recycling set-up. This is a great property for a family! We hope to get back again some day!!

                                                                  The Gillespie's - July 2016


                                                                  Penticton, BC, Canada

                                                                  A favorite for everyone; float the channel! World Class Wineries; Napa of the North is the nickname for the South Okanagan region. Penticton sits on the shores of two beautiful lakes; Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake Apex Mountain Resort is 30 minutes' drive from my front door.

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