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Villa Orion: Home to Stay Forever, 2+1 Bdrs, 3 Bthrs, 6max. Beyond Expectations!

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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
A high end BEACH, WINE, WEDDING, GOLF, SKI and HOCKEY villa rental built in 2007 on 3260 sf in our 4 ½ acre magnificent property with sensational views overlooking Okanagan Lake and Penticton. Luxury villa Orion Penticton (BC) is delivering you an unique vacation experience: First, by steady upgrading our CORE PRODUCTS without extra fees: I. In/Outdoor Design Comforters Top 2 new king size beds and 1 new queen size bed with first class new sheets & towels. A new outdoor barbecue-set. A granite & stainless steel picnic table (+ 8 chairs). Four landscaped gardens in the style of famous Dutch landscape architect Piet Oudolf. Waterfall in Japanese garden. Four sunbathing terrace chairs in front of living room + 2 before western bedroom. Solar lamps at terrace decks. Relaxing outdoor furnitur...A high end BEACH, WINE, WEDDING, GOLF, SKI and HOCKEY villa rental built in 2007 on 3260 sf in our 4 ½ acre magnificent property with sensational views overlooking Okanagan Lake and Penticton. Luxury villa Orion Penticton (BC) is delivering you an unique vacation experience: First, by steady upgrading our CORE PRODUCTS without extra fees: I. In/Outdoor Design Comforters Top 2 new king size beds and 1 new queen size bed with first class new sheets & towels. A new outdoor barbecue-set. A granite & stainless steel picnic table (+ 8 chairs). Four landscaped gardens in the style of famous Dutch landscape architect Piet Oudolf. Waterfall in Japanese garden. Four sunbathing terrace chairs in front of living room + 2 before western bedroom. Solar lamps at terrace decks. Relaxing outdoor furniture on the patio. Huge Wind 'Monk' Gong Pipes in forest 'island' with meditation area. Gate entrance to the Kettle Valley Trail. II. Exclusive Artwork Paintings from Phil Clark, Diana Peel and John Revill. A bronze from Linda Steward. A blue alabaster sculpture from Kevin Peters. A Jade Bear from Lyle Sopel. A Polar Bear from Rodney Kalausok (Nation = Inuit). A modern Chandelier from Brand & van Egmond. And many (Muse Gazing) Crystals (for example from Ken Rains) throughout the villa. III. Technology Entertainment Two Airco Systems. Floor & Air Heating Systems. Electrical (Sun) Shutters at the lakeside (at the first & ground floor). First-rate Electronics. LED LCD TV. BOSE Digital Home Theater Speaker System (at first floor). Digital Theater Speaker Systems (at living room + lakeside deck). CD/DVD Player, Digital Music Channels, fast Wi-Fi internet. IV. Celebrity Amenities Gourmet kitchen with professional-grade refrigerator. Dishwasher. Wolf stove. Fine Chrysanthemum (flower of the Japanese Emperor) dishes & cups. Superior Versace chinaware: “Les Tresors de la Mer”. Fine dishes & glassware. High-grade counter top appliances. Master Bathroom = spa-like bathroom, Jacuzzi, a hydro massage system, cosmetics. In other 2 Bathrooms = professional grade appliances. Bedrooms = designer decorated, high thread count sheets, linens of the highest quality. Living Room = fireplace. Basement = Miele wash machine & dryer. Second, by steady upgrading our SERVICE LEVELS without extra fees: • Our concierges are anytime available both to assist in your vacation planning and to arrange travel and all activities. And when you are arriving our local concierge is available to assist in any vacation need. This includes making reservations for excursions, dinning out, arranging babysitting, tennis lessons, etc. • Soap the Marseille for high-quality, triple milled soap has been installed • Distilled water (public water contains an unhealthy percentage of chlorine) • Wood for the fireplace • End cleaning free + extra midweek cleaning (for your 7 nights' stay or more) • Gas for barbeque • Beach chairs & towels • Good coffee maker • Top level women's cosmetics in bathrooms: body lotion, hand/night crème • Bathrobes from Laura Ashley for every guest. Third, by steady upgrading our PERSONAL & UNIQUE PROPOSITIONS without extra fees: • Our Orion team is making this third step without leaving a footprint • Our mission - the route for mankind – means to leave the world a better place • One of the ways to do this is to become energy neutral with all we do • We collect the water off the roof for irrigating the gardens • Warm water used in the villa is collected from our water solar on the roof • Heavy metals shutters are used for keeping the house cool in summer & warm in winter • Heat from our fireplace is flowing into pipes through concrete wall to heat living room • Bathrobes and towels are washed on the premises • Fans in our living room are recirculating the air • To become truly energy neutral in villa Orion we are investing into photo solar panels on the roof to replace energy & gas in villa Orion. We have two separate bedrooms and a third queen size bed in the atrium. Our rates are for the entire villa at four (4) person occupancy. Should you wish to host additional guests you would be required to pay for the additional new queen size bed a day. The maximum allowed guests are six (6) persons. Our 5th and 6th guests are using the third bath room at the atrium. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1003425More
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About the Owner
Rein W
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
Before your arrival you have direct mail and phone contact with our reservation manager Rein. During your stay you have personal contact with our concierge, who is living in her house at our property.
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

A spectacular place with an amazing view. We extended our stay twice! The perfect place from which to experience Penticton and the Okanagan. 5 minutes from the centre of Penticton and everything you could ask for in the villa. We were treated to fireworks, farmers...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Inukshuk17
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Villa Orion is a wonderful home with spectacular views and lovely décor and furnishings. The kitchen was well equipped and we enjoyed the use of the "European" bbq. Our dealings with the owners and the caretaker were easy and efficient and we were very impressed...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Elizabeth J
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Reviewed 18 September 2014

This property is fantastic, excellent decor and furnishings, great location, close to wineries. And for the energetic right next to Kettle Valley walking/running/ cycling trail. Views are the best. The on site host is exceptional. We will be back.

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Robert L
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Villa Orion was the perfect home base for our Wedding. The home itself is picture perfect. For once, the home is prettier than the pictures! The caretaker that lives on the property was AMAZING! She kept to herself and gave us space while also being...More

Date of stay: June 2014
3  Thank Ajm4
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Calgary
Reviewed 17 February 2013

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Date of stay: February 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Water Park Nearby
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Penticton (BC) is the heart of the Okanagan Valley, in the south central interior of Canada’s western most province. Since 1981 we own this 4 1/2 acre property. Villa Orion is the first ancient peach orchard - on Naramata Bench, the low populated east cliff bank - inside Penticton. Ten minutes’ drive from the city of Penticton for shopping, restaurants, casino. Opening the gate you drive through the ancient peach orchard to the villa. Arriving at villa Orion in your back is the orchard and in your front is the Okanagan Lake. At this fabulous location you feel the tranquility, the privacy, the luxury and the exclusivity of villa Orion. Standing at the edge of the clay cliffs overlooking Okanagan Lake and Penticton. From villa Orion you are close to a huge variety of leisure activi...
Getting around
Villa Orion can be your home base: 1. For Wine Lovers wanting to live in the Centre of top 40 Okanagan Wineries: Tours, Restaurants and Festivals; 2. For your Wedding and Anniversary; 3. For Active Workers – Traders, IT specialists, Authors, Professors – looking for consistent top quality, fast internet & concierge; 3. For Family Reunions enjoying people they love most: no hotel room hassle, no second home, no expensive club membership; 4. For Business (Wo)men looking for a home away from home together with family; 5. For Golf Lovers: a choice of 38 Golf Courses close by; 6. For Beach Lovers: a choice of 7 Beaches close by; 7. For Hockey Lovers: bring your children to the famous International Okanagan Hockey Academy and School.
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