Retreat Rental

The Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre is managed by The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.  It is located in the Mission area of Kelowna, British Columbia.  The Centre has three self-contained apartments, as well as several outbuildings for studio work or workshops.

VISITING ARTIST AND SCHOLAR STUDIO:  The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies welcomes applications to stay in the Visiting Artist/ Scholar Studio apartment.  It is a small bachelor suite, ideal for academics or artists looking for a quiet retreat to write and or work on projects for a few days or a week. The apartment has a private bathroom and private entrance.  It contains a double bed and a well-stocked galley kitchen with fridge and microwave.  The kitchen comes with basic utensils and appliances such as kettle, teapot, coffee maker, toaster, rice-maker, small grill, electric wok, and basic dishes and cutlery.  The living space contains a kitchen table overlooking the garden and woods through large windows, two easy chairs and a footstool, reading lamps, and side tables.   The suite has a large private deck.   There is also wireless Internet access and parking. All linens are provided.  The suite has teas, coffees, and some basic food stuffs; visitors bring their own perishable items.

In the summer months, the other two full-size apartments are available for short-term rentals for individual scholars and artists or the apartments can be rented for a group for collaborations or small workshop events. The Main House consists of two apartments (a 1-bedroom unit and a 2-bedroom unit), fully-furnished, with laundry facilities and full kitchens.

Main House Ground Floor (May- August only. Residents are responsible for their own cleaning and laundry while in residence.)  Two bedrooms or one bedroom and an office, fully furnished, private entrance, large kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, fridge, washer and dryer, a bathroom, living room, wireless Internet, parking, patio, linens, dishes.  CURRENTLY BOOKED until June 2022

Main House Upper Floor  (May- August only. Residents are responsible for their own cleaning and laundry while in residence). One bedroom with queen size bed, fully furnished, private entrance, large kitchen with stove, oven. microwave, fridge, washer and dryer, a bathroom, living room, wireless Internet, parking, deck, linens, dishes. CURRENTLY BOOKED until July 2022

Outdoor Day Use: (April – October only) Includes access to the 8 acre site, an outbuilding studio (with electricity, tables and folding chair seating for between 15 – 20 people.  Use of one apartment for kitchen and bathroom, if needed.

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Rental Costs

Studio Apartment:
$40/ day 
$175/ week
$575/ month (rarely available for monthly rentals Sept – Nov)
Additional $40 cleaning fee added to each booking

Main House Ground Floor:
$75/ day  (add $40 cleaning fee up to 4 night stay)
$300/ week  (add $80 cleaning fee up to 5 – 7 night stay)
$900/ month  (add $120 cleaning fee)

Main House Upper Floor:
$65/ day  (add $40 cleaning fee up to 4 night stay)
$275/ week  (add $80 cleaning fee up to 5 – 7 night stay)
$750/ month  (add $120 cleaning fee)

Outdoor Day Use:
$80/ per day
Additional $40 cleaning fee for each booking if using indoor facilities

Entire Centre (May – August only):  exclusive use of all apartments day and night and negotiated use of outdoor space. CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
$180/ day
$650/ week
$2400/ month
Plus applicable cleaning fees

APPLICATION:  For more information, to rent the Main House apartments during May – August or to apply for residency of the Studio Apartment, contact Frances Brouse frances.brouse@ubc.ca

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