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Joanne and Fred Westcott

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

Location * Location * Location * Across from Lake Okanagan!

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Steps From Lake Okanagan: 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Go swimming, suntanning or train for the Penticton Challenge (Triathlon) at Lake Okanagan which is just a doorstep away.

Our renovated flat roof beach home is ideal for families and couples looking for a beach front property. We are conveniently located within walking distance to a number of local attractions and amenities nearby:

Lake Okanagan (20 feet)

River Channel (10 mins walk)

Penticton Lakeside Resort & Casino (3 mins walk)

Penticton Farmer's Market and downtown (3 mins walk)

Naramata Winery region (can see from our living room) (5 mins drive)

Penticton Convention Centre / Community Centre / Okanagan Hockey School (2 min drive)

3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Bedroom #1: Master bedroom has king-sized bed, ensuite bathroom, sitting area and a flat screen TV

Bedroom #2: Queen bed

Bedroom #3: Full-sized bed

*Sun-filled modern living room with huge windows to enjoy the lakeview

*Put up your feet and relax in our cozy living room which include a brand new 55' flat screen TV and original stone gas fireplace

*Full open kitchen with bar sitting area, new stainless steel appliances

*Enjoy your morning coffee and meals on our large patio, dining room or kitchen

*Shaded veranda outside the master bedroom – perfect for reading or people watching

*In-suite washer & dryer

*Renovated full bathroom

*Bright and spacious ~1800 sq ft (front duplex unit)

*Cable (HD), local calls (free) and wi-fi included

*2 parking spaces at the back

*Various recipe books and board games for your enjoyment

*Ideal for Tri-athletes preparing and racing for the Challenge (Ironman) - plenty of storage for your bike and summer gear

*BBQ and comfy patio furniture

*Air conditioner in the living room and fans installed in all the bedrooms and kitchen

*Kitchen stocked with dishes, utensils, toaster oven, kettle, coffee maker, cooking pans and pots to help you make a wonderful meal for your family and friends

*Enjoy the spectacular lakeview from the decks all around the property or stroll across to the beach for a swim

*Sorry no pets allowed

*this unit is half of a duplex home, the whole house is also available for a maximum of 12 guests. You can view our back unit here: .vrbo #648217. Please inquire with owner.

Cancellation Policy:

100% refund if the cancellation was made more than 90 days prior to check-in date

50% refund if cancellation made between 30-90 days prior to check-in date

No refund is given to cancellations made in less than 30 days prior to check-in date

Bookings are not confirmed until the Rental Agreement is signed and returned to the Homeowner and the required payments are received.

Please contact us if you are interested, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. We would love to hear from you!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Joanne and Fred Westcott (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Joanne and Fred Westcott

This house is our home.

We have worked hard to make this an amazing place to spend your holiday and we want to share it. Our home is special to us and we hope you will enjoy it too.

We are a family of 5 and we purchased this home so we can make long lasting family memories to come. We enjoy spending time here every summer and Christmas, or whenever we have a chance. We often invite family and friends to join us on these wonderful and memorable trips.

Joanne and Fred Westcott purchased this house in 2013

Why Joanne and Fred Westcott chose Okanagan Valley

Why? LOCATION! Its close to everything and we absolutely love to wake up and enjoy the beautiful Lake Okanagan. Our kids can safely walk to all the local attractions, amenities, restaurants and shops close-by without having us drive them anywhere.

What makes this house unique

Our home is unique because of its location and we love the flat roof mid-century house style. We recently discovered the house won a design award when it was originally built. There is a beautiful large maple tree in the backyard, a perfect shady spot to relax and read a book.

Guestbook comments from the owner

When our brother sent us pictures of the home we would be staying in Penticton, we could not believe it! But when we arrived and stood in the living room looking out at the lake, we knew we were in PARADISE.

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. We are finding it hard to leave. Already looking forward to our next visit!
Jun 2014
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based on 14 traveler reviews

Location * Location * Location * Across from Lake Okanagan!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 15 reviews

Would Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Great views. Had zero problems with anything in the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully decorated and comfortable home in an outstanding location

  • 5 of 5

Two other women and I, retired co-workers from Vancouver on our annual spree, spent three wonderful day's in Joanne and Fred's home. The owners were efficient and fast in all their responses from beginning of booking to end of stay. Their housekeeper, Jo, greeted us and was welcoming, informative and friendly. The view from the house speaks for itself in the photos. But actually living in those wonderful rooms with all the comforts and elegance of their good taste, made our stay a very relaxing and soothing one. The house is generously equipped with glasses, china and utensils, and bedrooms and bathrooms with linens, soaps and paper products. We came to be close to the Naramata Bench for wine tasting (we tried Grape Escapes wine tours - very knowledgeable guides and extremely competent touring in small groups, and no driving), which is just a short 15 minute drive from the house. We also came to enjoy dining locally and to cook some of the more local produce. We had a wonderful lunch at Front Street Brasserie, casual French dining; a perfect wine-country meal. The house is close to the beach for those who want to gaze at the lake from a sandy location, and within walking distance of the older downtown areas of Penticton for shopping and other dining, as well as being a short drive to the bigger stores (supermarkets etc). I highly recommend this home for a marvellous town and country vacation, be you adults with or without children. I would certainly return with my husband to tour around the Oliver area.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property was PERFECT for us! A peaceful and relaxing home!

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as the pictures and website described and we had a wonderful time here. It was very peaceful and relaxing waking up with the view of the lake. We liked how central the property was as there are a number of restaurants within walking distance. The home was very clean and well-stocked with dishes, towels, bed linens, laundry facilities - everything needed for an enjoyable visit. We especially enjoyed reading and watching TV in front of the cozy warm fireplace in the living room. Excellent skiing conditions at Apex Mountain too. We hope to stay here again when we return to Penticton in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place however the sleigh bed in the Master Bedroom inhibits one person from getting in and out of bed properly. Suggest change to regular king or queen without the large frame.

A couple more saucepans in the kitchen would help to cook a full meal. Also the heat system is very challenged in winter.

Enjoyed our time there. Thank for returning the security deposit so quickly.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your feedback. We find that a number of our guests really like the king-sized bed, and book our vacation home because of the spaciousness and comfort of a larger bed. Our local Property Manager is always available to help out during your stay. If you require extra supplies or have any questions on the comfort of the home, we encourage our guests to contact her. She meets with all our guests on the day of arrival and her phone and email address are posted in our vacation home and on the welcome letter. We always want to maximize the comfort of our guests so if the temperature is not ideal, we can always provide extra heaters and fans. We stock our kitchen with a number of pots and pan, casserole dishes, baking pans and cooking utensils. Had our guest contacted our Property Manager to request additional saucepans, she would have accommodated such request with supplies from our vacant second unit.
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10/10, Will Rent Again!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I rented this home for our second annual trip to Penticton and needless to say, we will be back to rent this property again next year. The location is perfect, being steps from the beach & walking distance to everything, and the property is well maintained and wonderfully laid out. Recommended for anyone and everyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our friends and my husband and I enjoyed our three night stay at this property. It was a great location and provided all the necessary amenities. The property manager made herself very available with the few menial problems we did have with the property. It was comfortable, private, and had plenty of space for three couples. It is certainly a property I would revisit in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Lake Okanagan (20 feet) - wake up early and go for an early morning swim or jog.

River Channel (10 mins walk) - our kids' favorite activity, best way to spend 2 hours just chilling on the channel.

Penticton Farmer's Market and downtown (3 mins walk)-pick-up fresh local produce every Saturday from May to October. Go for lunch at Brodo's (on Main St) or peruse through The Bookshop (new and used books, also on Main St).

Naramata Winery region and KVR trail (5 mins drive) - go for a bike ride, jog or hike on the KVR trail and reward yourself with a nice coffee and treat at the local artisan bakery and coffee spot, The Bench Market on Vancouver Ave. Our favorite activity is to bike from our house to the Little Tunnel - approx 1.5 hr bike ride up a steady incline. You'll wind through lush vineyards and the view is absolutely amazing. The bike ride back home is all downhill and we like to reward ourselves with a delicious lunch (and a glass of wine!) at Hillside Winery & Bistro which is located right on the bike trail.

We enjoy sitting at The 1775 Winery in Naramata. They have a large patio area with chairs, tables and umbrellas. Just purchase a bottle of wine and bring your own picnic goodies (baguette, cheese, fruit, etc). Its a spectacular setting there.

Penticton Lakeside Resort & Casino (2 mins walk) - there are a couple of great restaurants there

Penticton Convention Centre / Community Centre (5 mins drive)- go swimming or use the fitness centre year round.

If you like Indian or spicy food, we highly recommend Lachi on Main Street. We order take-out from there whenever we are in town, its a quick 5 mins drive from our home.


Rates & Availability

Penticton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2016 - Early 2017
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $114
Refundable damage deposit $760
Tax Rate 5.0%

Cancellation Policy:
100% refund if the cancellation was made more than 90 days prior to check-in date
50% refund if cancellation made between 30-90 days prior to check-in date
No refund is given to cancellations made in less than 30 days prior to check-in date

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  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Penticton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - toilet , shower , Newly renovated modern bathroom with walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 (Master Ensuite) - toilet , shower , Newly renovated modern bathroom with walk-in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1: Master Bedroom - 1 king , Ensuite bathroom, flat screen tv, sitting area, veranda
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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