Located on 25 acres of hillside overlooking the city of Vernon and Okanagan Valley with Okanagan Lake in the distance, and only a 20-minute drive to Silver Star Mountain Resort, where you can enjoy incredible skiing, snowmobiling, skating, tubing and many other winter activities and hiking/mountain biking in the summer, with world-famous Predator Ridge golf course and several other excellent golf courses in the immediate area, as well as Kalamalka Lake (translated by the local aboriginals as "lake of many colours") and many wineries in the Okanagan, this 3-floor house totalling 5,835 square feet has the lower floor of 1,685 square feet available for vacation rental at only $1,000 Canadian/week (about $800 US/week) during the summer and winter months and $750/week during the spring and fall months. It has 9' ceilings, 2 bedrooms (sleeps 7 with one couple on queen bed in main bedroom with 3 on tween bunk beds and two more on a double bed in the other bedroom), a separate TV/playroom with sectional couch, a sitting/TV area in the 20' x 20' main bedroom, a separate living room, a well-designed kitchen, and its own yard and outdoor furniture. The property also has a sports court with basketball hoop, tons of parking, and hiking trails up the hillside which go for miles. You could possibly hire an ATV, motorbikes or horses, or simply walk for miles with the incredible valley and lake view below you. For the kids, there’s Atlantis Waterslides open from mid-June until September long-weekend, plenty of sandy beaches and great swimming and boating on Okanagan and Kal Lakes. Every weekend during the month of July there are the thoroughbred horse races at Kin Race Track, Spring through Fall stock car racing at Sun Valley Motor Speedway, and many fishing lakes in the hills within ½ hour’s drive of the house. Suppers can be prepared for you upon prior arrangement, and even weddings can be held on the property with catering possible (pictures show house set up for wedding). You can expect a feeling of luxury in this beautiful castle-like house on Vernon Hill. (Suite was rented until April 30th to long-term tenants; pictures of interior will be available late May/early June.) Reservations are being accepted now for Summer/09.