Situated on the shores of Lake Osoyoos, at the northern most tip of the Sonoran Desert, lies Casa del Lago, surrounded by mountains, fruit orchards, just minutes from the town of Osoyoos and the Canada/US border. Enjoy this Sante Fe adobe style complex year round as the desert climate ensures little rain or snowfall yet is only a 45 minute drive each from two mountains that boast powder skiing in the winter months.
Known for its mild winter temperatures, Osoyoos offers a welcome escape for couples, families, and Snowbirds looking for a get-away without having to travel across the border. For 10 months of the year you can enjoy a choice of many golf courses just a short drive away.
Many of the 50+ wineries (many award winning) are open year -round and in Spring, blossoms cover the orchards and valleys throughout the Okanagan. In Summer, enjoy the taste of freshly picked fruit and vegetables as you explore the region, August's wine festival or check out the local artisan studios and shops. Fall offers a wide variety of activities and golf, outdoor adventures, and, of course wine tasting at the Fall Wine festival! Winter brings skiing at Apex and Mount Baldy, some golf, the Casino in Penticton, lots of local events, programs and activities.
This privately owned, fully equipped south-facing third floor condominium has been decorated with care to ensure you have a comfortable stay (a home away from home).
Features include hardwood and ceramic tile floors throughout with carpeting in the bedrooms; Master bedroom with queen-size luxury bed, walk-in closet, access to the large deck with mountain and lake views; soaker tub with shower massage and ensuite laundry in the bathroom for your convenience; Den converts to a second bedroom with queen-size futon, curtained french doors for privacy, and chest of drawers with closet space close-at-hand.
Large south facing covered deck with patio dining table, umbrella and 4 chairs, gas BBQ; living room has a gas fireplace, access to the deck, TV, DVD and CD player, queen-size hide-a-bed chesterfield, a welcome book with touring information, guest book; kitchen is fully equipped - dishwasher, microwave,self-cleaning oven, blender, coffee maker, toaster, electric mixer, dish ware for 8, cutlery and glassware; dining room has maple table and chairs to seat 6.
After a day of fun, unwind on the deck while sipping a glass of one of the local award winning wines and watch the stars gradually dot the night sky, reflecting on the day's activities. The complex is close to the town centre but far enough away for peace and quiet. It has its own Recreation Center down by the beach, pool and hot tub for play time at home.
Osoyoos, known as the' Jewel of the Okanagan, is one of B.C.'s most popular summer resort areas, with its dry, hot sunny temperatures and the warmest lake in Canada.
Come explore the wonders of Osoyoos, the Similkameen Valley and the Okanagan. Have fun playing, relaxing, and tasting exceptional delights. Experience the feeling of Mexico or Spain at Casa del Lago. Mi Casa es Su Casa!
Enjoy visiting the many award winning wineries in the region, arts and cultural locales including art and pottery studios, galleries, the Osoyoos Desert Centre, the miniature Train Museum, historical sites in Hedley (largest gold mine in Canada), Keremeos, Greenwood, Kettle Valley area, star gazing at night, many golf courses in the region, a children's farm/zoo in Cawston, community festivals throughout the year, the many fruit orchards and special educational features (desert and cultural centres) being part of the northern most tip of the Sonoran desert , Canada's only 'Pocket Desert'.