Rustic Tree House Getaway for Two near Shuswap Lake, British ColumbiaTappen, British Columbia (Canada)
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This rustic tree house suite is located near Shuswap Lake, British Columbia, and can accommodate two guests for a one-of-a-kind getaway to a peaceful, rural setting surrounded by a forest. In addition to the suite itself, guests will also enjoy a separate lodge and bathhouse, all of which are interconnected by an elevated deck. There is also a separate, comfortably appointed outhouse. Altogether, guests will have access to a bedroom, one full bathroom, one half bathroom, a kitchen, living area, and a dining area.
Guests will find a double bed in the penthouse suite along with an A-frame roof as well as superb views of the surrounding area, making it a cozy and romantic spot to unwind. There are a variety of unique features and extra touches including in-built shelves and windows on three sides.
In the bathhouse, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower set beneath a glass roof. Linens and towels are provided. Combining a kitchen with a living area and a dining area, the lodge has an open-plan design that is accentuated by tall ceilings and an entire wall full of floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests will find comfortable sofas in the living area and a six-person dining table in the dining area, both of which are kept warm and cozy by a wood-burning stove. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a coffeemaker.
Other amenities include a complimentary, farm fresh breakfast, limited Wi-Fi, Netflix, an iron, a hairdryer, a washer and dryer, board games, Legos, puzzles, guitars, and equipment for playing bocce, horseshoes, and Molkky (a Finnish game that is like bowling). Outside, guests will find a deck with an outdoor dining table, a barbecue grill, a campfire area, and a ping-pong table. The cabin also comes with snowshoes and two canoes that guests are welcome to use. Read More
- Double bed
- Fire pit
- Kitchen equipment
At the property, guests will enjoy a variety of amenities for their comfort, convenience, recreation, and entertainment. For their comfort, they will find a wood-burning stove, heating, hot water, and a campfire area. For their convenience, they will find limited Wi-Fi, a complimentary breakfast, fire-roasting implements, a barbecue grill, an iron, a hairdryer, a highchair, a crib, and a washer and dryer.
For their recreation and entertainment, they will find two canoes, snowshoes, a ping-pong table, board games, Netflix, guitars, legos, puzzles, and equipment for playing Molkky, bocce, and horseshoes.
Location + Surroundings
This tree house is located in between Tappen and Sunnybrae, British Columbia, where it is situated on a hobby farm in a rural, wooded setting near Shuswap Lake. Comprised of 10 acres of land that backs onto Bastion Mountain, the farm is set on a dead-end road, providing plenty of peace and quiet. Exploring the farm, guests will find a vegetable garden and a variety of animals, such as pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs, cats, and a parrot.
The surrounding forest is home to many species of wildlife, including deer, moose, black bears, cougars, and coyotes—the latter three of which guests will not need to worry about while staying at the property, thanks to its five-foot tall fence and the two dogs.
Within walking distance of the farm, guests will find trails on which they can go on walks through the forest. Just a little over two miles to the south lie the pristine waters of Shuswap Lake, along the shore of which guests will find Sunnybrae Vineyards and Winery, Sunnybrae Park, Paradise Point Provincial Park, and Herald Provincial Park. The latter is home to the scenic Margaret Falls.
The farm is about an hour and 45 minutes from Kelowna, British Columbia, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More
- Feeding animals
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Water sports
- Winter sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Whitewater rafting
With Shuswap Lake just a little over two miles to the south, guests will be well-positioned to enjoy a wide variety of water-based activities, such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, boating, windsurfing, waterskiing, and even scuba diving. Guests interested in fishing will find 19 species of fish in the lake, including rainbow trout, burbot, Kokanee, and whitefish.
Guests can access the lake at Herald Provincial Park, where they can also go walking on a nature trail to visit Margaret Falls, hiking on a trail that leads to a scenic view of the lake, and birdwatching in both the woods and the shore of the lake, which provides opportunities to see great blue herons.
More opportunities for nature walks and hiking can be found on the wooded trails that are located within walking distance of the farm on which the tree house is located. At the farm itself, guests are welcome to help with feeding the livestock and collecting the hens' eggs. Inside the tree house and on the property, guests can also play ping pong, Molkky (a Finnish game that is like bowling), bocce, horseshoes, and board games.
- Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No Pets allowed
- No smoking
- No parties
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
Smoking and pets are not permitted.
Check-in is between 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.