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Shuswap Hillside Hideaway


Property Details

Updated: Jul 22, 2016
House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 10 Sleeps

The Hillside Hideaway features a steep driveway climbing up to a

private, commanding setting for the spacious 3000 square foot

home, perched on the hillside within a stone's throw of Shuswap Lake.

From there you are greeted with a stunning, panoramic, south facing

view of Mount Ida and the northern reaches of the Okanagan Valley.

An Osprey nests within 100' of the house, and local fisherman attest

to the ample fish in the area. Relax and watch the Osprey catch their

fill, then enjoy a steep stroll down the pathway and stairs to the

spacious beach deck or large sandy beach area. Each has it's own

built in firepit with firewood,and stone steps leading to its own wharf...

Both wharfs 24' x 8' and 30' x 8' 6', and the 2 bouy's allow ample

parking for boats...also included in the rent is a 12' aluminum

(fishing) boat with oars.

Key words: Shuswap Lake, cabin, weekly rental, lakefront, holiday, waterfront, Salmon Arm, Kelowna, summer, condo, cottage, accomodation, luxury, waterski, wakeboard, fishing, BC, Tappen, Sunnybrae, Scotch Creek, British Columbia

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  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pets welcome

About the Owner

Speaks: english

1 Reviews


Not as expected, very disappointed.

  • 1 of 5

Stayed here for 2 nights with adult family members. I was concerned when I found out the owner had new, monthly tenants in the home who would supposedly clean the place and vacate for the weekend prior to our arrival. The owner should have either waited until after our weekend rental or at least advised of this arrangement giving me the opportunity to book other accommodation.

There were ~30 cigarette buts on a plate on the deck, another plate used for dog food (can’t help but wonder what the other dishes in the kitchen have been used for and with no dishwasher to ensure they’re properly sanitized). Poor quality bed linens, some beds not made, others made, but very poorly, one with black marks on the bottom sheet. The kitchen was poorly equipped (could only find one very small cutting board and one dish cloth). The upstairs sofa had numerous stains. There wasn’t a towel in the place as the owner had accidentally locked them in a storage locker and we had to launder the new towels and sheets that a former caretaker brought over.

The house appears to be right on the lake, but it’s not, it’s across the road from the lake. Not a big deal for us, but it is somewhat misleading. The view is great, but I would not stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: In response to this persons complaint I gave them a rebate on their rent, along with a humble, heart felt apology... The monthly rental tenants who had great references have since been evicted for non-payment of rent. I made a mistake trusting them to have the place ready for the weekend renters for which I paid them half of the rent. Unfortunately, my caretaker was unable to check on the monthly renters preparation for the weekend renters, and straighten up as needed as had been planned. I do not normally rent in mid- September and will not be talked into off season/short term rentals in the future. It poured rain the whole weekend that they were there, which my have had a bearing on their complaint. I have rented the Shuswap Hillside Hideaway for 15 years, and this is the first complaint... Note: I recently purchased 9 sets of 600 thread count sheets...
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Activity and Interests

Swimming in crystal clear water, waterskiing along a relatively

quiet beachfront, sunbathing on, or fishing off of the beach deck or

wharfs or sundecks. Admiring the panoramic view of Canoe Beach,

Mount Ida and the North end of the Okanagan Valley... A short jog,

walk or drive and check out the pristine coastal-like cedar grove

along the path to Margaret Falls- a must see with a camera + swim

suit for the brave to cool off in the cave behind the falls... A

short drive up a logging road to the stunning view of Shuswap lake

and area from the microwave tower atop of Bastion Mountain.


Rental rates

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly Rate: Minimum 4 night stay- $600/night over summer weekend, as weekly rentals preferred.

Weekly Rate: CAN$700 - CAN$3000

Monthly Rate: CAN$0 - CAN$0

Home is brand new, with panoramic lakeside view + all amenities,
270' of semi lakefront with 2 private docks and buoys, and two large
300 sq. ft. beach decks with built in fire pits, and firewood.

$3000/week June 23rd 'til Sept. 8th.
$1700/week earlier in June, and later in Sept.
Advanced payment of $700 booking/damage deposit required. This will
be returned when your rent cheque clears (i.e. 10 working days after
deposit) within two weeks after your departure.

Send the deposit check to: Peter Jansson at 8098 12th Ave., Burnaby, BC V3N 2L1
Contact me to discuss cheaper rates outside of the peak season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Dining Area


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Both suites are fully furnished and equipped with W&D, microwave, colour satellite TV, + VCR & tapes, BBQ's, games, fishing rods etc. Upper suite has vaulted ceilings, 600 sq.ft. sun deck and jacuzzi bathtub, with excellent views of the Osprey nesting in the back. Downstairs features a spacious family room, 600 sq. ft. covered deck, 9 foot ceilings, and private entrance. Extra soundproofing and layout provides privacy btw. suites. The south facing exposure allows for sunbathing even under the covered deck. The bluff like setting ensures privacy as you're the king of the Castle perched high above my good neighbour.

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