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STUNNING HILLSIDE LOCATION OVERLOOKING VERNON

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Aerial view of our house on 25 acres: A View Fit for a King, from Kingsview
1 of 25Aerial view of our house on 25 acres: A View Fit for a King, from Kingsview
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
7 guests
3 nights minimum
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Located on 25 acres of hillside overlooking the city of Vernon and Okanagan Valley, with amazing views all around you, you will love to vacation in this huge suite (1748 square feet) with its own yard and outdoor relaxation areas. We are only a 7-minute drive to the north end of Vernon and about 10 minutes to the south end. 15 minutes will get you to Kalamalka Lake, and 20 minutes to Okanagan Lake. Private and quiet, yet close to the city for all the amenities and excitement Vernon has to offer! The views of the valley, the city of Vernon with Okanagan Lake and Terrace Mountain in the distance are incredible. At dusk, you will watch the sun disappear behind the hills then turn your gaze to the valley below you, the twinkling of the city lights will capture you, yet here you are in the ...Located on 25 acres of hillside overlooking the city of Vernon and Okanagan Valley, with amazing views all around you, you will love to vacation in this huge suite (1748 square feet) with its own yard and outdoor relaxation areas. We are only a 7-minute drive to the north end of Vernon and about 10 minutes to the south end. 15 minutes will get you to Kalamalka Lake, and 20 minutes to Okanagan Lake. Private and quiet, yet close to the city for all the amenities and excitement Vernon has to offer! The views of the valley, the city of Vernon with Okanagan Lake and Terrace Mountain in the distance are incredible. At dusk, you will watch the sun disappear behind the hills then turn your gaze to the valley below you, the twinkling of the city lights will capture you, yet here you are in the quiet enjoying the fresh air coming down Vernon Hill, cooling you off, refreshing the air, you will feel calm and peace come over you. The suite has 9' ceilings and is very spacious. It is half below-ground so stays a perfect temperature year-round. There are 2 bedrooms (sleeps 7 with one couple on a queen bed in the main bedroom with 3 on tween bunk beds and two more on a double bed in the other bedroom). The two double beds have new mattresses, so you will have a great sleep! A separate TV/playroom has been decorated with black leather furniture: sofa, loveseat, beanbag chair, ottoman and cube chairs which fit underneath (storage for toys). The 20' x 20' main bedroom, decorated with the romantic feel of the Victorian era, enjoys 800 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and a goose-down duvet, two large closets, a sitting area with a TV, a bookcase with lots of books for adults and children, an antique vanity and rocking chair, and a crib for the little one. The living room, with the couch set in a bay window and a chair close by, enjoys fabulous views, and there's an electric fireplace with two pub chairs for a warm cozy chat or just quiet time listening to the stereo (CD library provided). The kitchen is large and well-designed with everything you will need for meal preparation, and there's a table which comfortably seats 6 (7 if needed). You have your own laundry room with new washer and dryer, and a spacious, clean bathroom. Brazilian cherry flooring are in the front bedroom and the living room: gorgeous. The property is close to everything - Vernon has nearly everything you can think of to do: beaches, water sports, boating, golf, waterslides, rock climbing, cliff diving, scuba diving, sky diving, hiking, fishing, skiing, antiquing, adrenaline sports, Okanagan Rail Trail. Loads of stuff to do. Damage deposit: $300 collected upon arrival. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No smoking, no pets allowed. Sports court is available for guests but not tree fort (sorry!). Gatherings of 10 or more people must be requested with permission granted by owners in advance. No drugs, no drinking/driving, no illegal activities. Please recycle. In winter, 4x4 or proper winter tires recommended. See Rental Agreement.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Caroline O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Had a wonderful stay. 1st time doing the vacation home rental...would do it again. Great 1st experience. Infact will be returning to kingsview later this summer. Spacious, clean, Kitchen had everything we needed. Beautiful view.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Karen W
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Not only are the views amazing, but the accommodations are also beautiful. We will be returning for sure. Thank you Caroline for such a wonderful experience stay 😀

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank sarahtitus2018
Management response:Responded 12 June 2018

Hey, Sarah. Thanks for the awesome review! I can't believe your Mom has been coming here for the past five or six years already! Your family is always welcome. Caroline

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay at Kingsview. Caroline was more than accommodating to our family. The place is well stocked and large with more space than you can use. The yard is beautiful with a view of Vernon. Fabulous to be so close to...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank sonyapietrzak
Management response:Responded 11 June 2018

So glad you and your family enjoyed your stay here, Sonya. I'm sure our Derek enjoyed playing with your kids, too. Thank you for your kind words about Derek - we are very proud of him, and you must be so proud of your kids,...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We really enjoyed our time staying in Caroline's lower level. Lots of room with a great view. We would return without question.

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank exfacto3
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed at this roomy suite for the second time. There is lots of room for a family with a large kitchen to cook in and an amazing view! We have always stayed in the winter and haven't gotten to enjoy the...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Sig T
Management response:Responded 11 October 2017

Thank you, Sandra and Sig! It's awesome to see you and your family, each time you've come. Hope you get to slow down and enjoy the yard and sports court one of these days!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My family and I have stayed here multiple times during our visits to Vernon. Very spacious and clean, perfect for families with children as well. Just a short drive up the mountainside from the town of Vernon BC. 2 bedrooms, bunks for kids, spacious kitchen,...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank kristel69
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

It is always a pleasure to see you and your family, Tim and Kristel! I'm enjoying watching your kids grow up because there's such a difference in them each year. We love having such well-behaved kids stay here and it puts a smile on my...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

There's a reason why it's called Kingsview. Fabulous mountain top view overlooking the city of Vernon. The rental suite was just as described. Very large, spotless, everything you could possibly need, and Caroline, a very gracious hostess. I would highly recommend this rental. Thank you...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Andrea G
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

It was wonderful to meet you and Adrien, Andrea! I'm glad your group of friends also from Eastern Canada enjoyed coming up to see our home and view - you never know, they might want to come stay here someday! Actually, we're not on a...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

This home away from home is located on an acreage with a fantastic view over Vernon and the lake. It has everything you and your family and friends will need during your stay including a large outdoor patio and your own little green space. While...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Marilynn K
Management response:Responded 3 October 2017

Thanks for the lovely review, Marilynn. I really enjoyed meeting you and your friends when you stayed last year. I met a friend! You. I had a great day with you at the Spa - thanks again for inviting me! Hope to see you here...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Spacious secluded, yet very close to Vernon BC amenities. Peaceful and calm, yet you can if you want, be as busy as you like. We chose to relax as it was beautiful to sit and enjoy. The suite was large well decorated and very clean....More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank vacationer56alberta
Management response:Responded 3 October 2017

Thanks for the excellent review, Sharon and Dwayne! Like yourselves, when we have time (!) we love to just sit and enjoy living here on Kingsview. We enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was a very roomy accommodation for the 7 of us. It had a perfect set up for our group as I was traveling with four children and another couple. The bedroom with the bunk beds served us well! Also really enjoyed the hikes up...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank kpawluski
Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

It was lovely having met you and your family! We always love having children here. Nice to see them play on our sports court. Glad you liked your hike, even if we did have to "bush-whack" before getting to the trails! Hope to see you...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Being so close to the city and lakes, yet so far away from the craziness of traffic and noise of the city, our home is located on 25 acres of treed hillside, so you can take quiet walks or hike up the hill behind our house, and take in the amazing views Hartnell Road and Kingsview Road have to offer. BX Falls is 5 minutes' away, BX Press Cidery and Orchard only 4 minutes' drive, Silver Star Ski Resort is a 22-minute drive, and Vernon with Kalamalka Lake, Okanagan Lake and Swan Lake is a 7-minute drive.
Getting around
Vernon isn't a large city, so driving from place to place isn't difficult and lots of activities can be accomplished in a day.
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