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The McReavy Temple Vaseux Lakefront Home ( M T Nest )

Bedrooms 4
Space 222 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2400 Sq. Ft. 4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Lakefront Property With Private Beach And View

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This spectacular home has recently undergone a major renovation and is ready for you and your family or friends to enjoy. The property is nestled in a small community of 40 homes on the amazing Vaseux Lake. Vaseux Lake offers serenity and seclusion as you gaze across to undeveloped wilderness. Whether your holidaying in the summer to soak up the sun or you are a wildlife buff, you have come to the right location. Vaseux Lake is in the middle of BCs Golden Mile of Wineries, has a reputation as an amazing wildlife sanctuary and only moments away from beaches, hiking, golfing, geocaching, biking and fishing.

This 2400 sq. ft. home is on two levels with a large 90 x 90 foot, beautifully landscaped yard. The upstairs kitchen is fully stocked with all appliances. An extra kitchen downstairs for convenience while hanging out on the water front level.

If that isn't enough there is also a 260 sq ft free standing air conditioned cabana located on the lake level that can be added for an additional $250/ week or $40/day.

RV Parking and 220 outlet available upon request $15/day.

Summer 2018 has been booked off for returning clients, however 25% of this years bookings will likely not rebook. We accept wait list names and contact people of available dates as soon as they are available.

More Details

Grant Temple and Michelle McReavy
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Grant Temple and Michelle McReavy

Michelle McReavy and Grant Temple are teachers in Surrey, BC and have travelled and lived in many locations around the world. We presently live in Langley, BC.

Grant Temple and Michelle McReavy purchased this house in 2014

Why Grant Temple and Michelle McReavy chose Okanagan Falls

We stumbled across this sanctuary a few years back and when a cottage came available we quickly bought it because it was such an incredibly peaceful location with fantastic views.

What makes this house unique

Quiet, calm, peaceful, scenic, relaxing and awe inspiring animal viewings. Canoeing on the lake is a treat as there is little fear of large boat wakes or challenges. Fishing is spectacular and Bass is just one species found in our lake.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 222 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • 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
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Basement lake view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Upstairs lake view
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Cabana is an additional $40/day or $250 / week
  • The blue couch in the lower level living room is a pull out double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The McReavy Temple Vaseux Lakefront Home ( M T Nest )
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Relaxing and enjoyable experience

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I rented the Vaseaux lake property and fell in love with it immediately. Grant checked in with us soon after our arrival and everything was laid out for us. The house was clean, kitchen well stocked for cooking large meals and enough room that we could come together or go off by ourselves for awhile. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and family and we will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and location. Beautiful quiet lake. The house was very well stocked and was perfect for our big family gathering. The house is situated right in the middle of wine country. Not too far to head north up to Naramata or south down to Oliver.

Can't wait to go back next summer.

  • Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect property in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Some of the most notable and appreciated points of this house is the size. Each room is substantial from bedrooms to bathrooms to kitchen with tons of storage space. It is so easy to gather everyone together in the living room, the deck or the outdoors. It's all size large with really tasteful and thought out renovations. It is also really clean which is probably at the top of my list when staying somewhere. We launched our small boat in OK Falls which turned out to be really convenient and not a problem at all. The location is very central and close to anything you could want. It really is a great place to vacation. We all loved it.

  • Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely in every way

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Lakehouse for 2 nights with 8 adults for a getaway, celebration, and wine tour. The house was lovely, well-equipped, quiet, and an inviting, comfortable space. My experience with the owners was wonderful, they were well-organized and available for questions or help of any kind. We had an amazing holiday and the house was perfect. I would certainly return and/or highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: 5-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cindy, family and friends Thanks so much for your kind review. You and your family are certainly welcome any time. We hope next time you can stay a little longer so you can take in a few more sights ... wineries that is. Grant and Michelle
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Excellent Lake Front Property!

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic place to stay. Large well appointed house could easily accommodate two even three families. Large deck overlooking peaceful Vaseaux Lake. Spend the morning wine tasting and the afternoon lounging around the deck or on the lake front. Kayaking and fishing for those inclined. We have spent the last two years in a row at this wonderful place and intend on returning again and again.

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for sharing your experiences with us Shelley! We look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Fantastic Place for All

  • 4 of 5

Our group of sometimes three, sometimes seven people really enjoyed the location, the lake, the spaciousness of the house, the open kitchen, the extensive amenities that this place had to offer. Some meditated on the dock in the morning at the edge of the lake, some went for morning swims, and we had bar-b-qued dinners eaten al fresco. While we all had our own space; most evenings were spent gathered around the living room coffee table or dining room table playing card games. The house is well outfitted and we certainly appreciated the multiple fridges throughout the house and cabana.

  • Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Ye Old Welcome Inn
Nearest Golf
18.6 Kilometres
Tucelnuit or Fairview Golf and Country C. Oliver
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Ye Old Welcome Inn
Nearest Ski
57 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Okanagan Falls
Car: necessary

The front and back yard are beautifully landscaped with ample room for a large family gathering or a fun competitive game of Bocce or croquet both activities are provided.

Several Federal and Provincial bird and animal sanctuaries border Vaseux Lake. This not only makes bird watching or wildlife viewing easy but incredibly memorable as well. A local heard of big horned sheep can be seen regularly in the hills behind the cottage and the wild bird sanctuary boasts 63 different species. Over 50 wintering Trumpeter swans are a common site from November - March.

Lake use is restricted to NON-MOTORIZED boats. Have no fear! The Skaha Lake (motor accessible) launch is just 5 minutes away in Okanagan Falls for vacationers with ski boats. There is also a large beach on Skaha for those that want to hang out and play beach volleyball or entertain those little tykes while they have fun on the massive playground.

We are within 5 minutes to 6 wineries (Stags Hallow, Liquidity, Wild Goose, Blue Mountain, Noble Ridge and Tangled Vines) 10 minutes. to 20 wineries (See Ya Later, Blasted Church, Jackson Triggs, etc) and 15 minutes to 30+ wineries (Fairview, Le Vieux Pin, Hester Creek, Burrowing Owl, La Stella, Oliver Twist, Silver Sage, Stoneboat, Black Sage, Church and State etc.). Several wineries have restaurants attached to them and all have tasting rooms (seasonal). My mouth is watering just thinking about these amazing places.

If you are into hiking, the KVR trail is just minutes away. Your first Geocaching location is within a few minutes walk, as are 1500 year old petroglyphs. Just to touch these spectacular drawings sends shivers down your back.

If fishing is your hobby look no further! Vaseux Lake is rated as one of the best large and small mouth bass locations in the country!

We even have an extra self contained Cabana for larger groups that need the space. The Cabana can be rented for an additional $200. Just let us know that you need it and it's all yours!

For our RV friends a 220-volt RV electrical outlet is also available for a nominal fee ($10/day).


The big problem with booking holiday cottages over the web is that you never can be entirely sure you are talking to (and paying) the real owner. Look for those who accept Paypal – we do – which is one way to protect your payment against fraud. We also accept personal cheques and e-transfers. What ever you feel comfortable with. The Book Now feature is also available through Home Away.

Be wary of homes that look too cheap. Before handing over any money, speak to a real person. Always call, don't just email. Grant Temple is a teacher at Hazelgrove Elementary in Surrey, BC and Michelle McReavy is also a teacher at Katzie Elementary in Surrey BC. Please Google their phone numbers (to insure it is an authentic number) and take a few minutes to confirm we exist. The secretaries know we have a rental cottage and can confirm it is a legitimate enterprise.

Thanks for your interest.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nightly Rate
Jan 8 2018 - Jun 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 6 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,000
Cabana / week C$250
Cleaning C$250


100% of rental fee returned if cancelled at least 21 days prior to arrival (as an example: If you are arriving on a Saturday and you cancel BEFORE 12:00 pm PST, 3 Saturdays before arrival )
50% of rental fee returned if cancelled at least 14 days prior to arrival (as an example: If you are arriving on a Saturday and you cancel BEFORE 12:00 pm PST, 2 Saturdays before arrival)
0 % of rental fee returned if cancelled less than 14 days (as an example: If you are arriving on a Saturday and you cancel AFTER 12:00 pm PST, 2 Saturdays before arrival) Should this occur we will make efforts to re-rent the cottage and if we can you will get back whatever we can rent it for.

You may cancel with no charge if the property, as described on website is not the same or misrepresented.

EXTRA FEES: Fees resulting from PayPal (approximately 3%) are passed on to the client. Example: The $1000 damage deposit results in $970.70 deposit into the cottage account. Therefor, at the end of the rental $970.70 will be returned to the renter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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