Enjoy your stay nestled amongst tall aspen trees in this 1000 square foot, three bedroom log cabin. Built and decorated by your hosts, Jim and Heather O'Connor, the cabin is the perfect place to escape from the pressures and surroundings of everyday life.
The kitchen is fully equipped and all bedding and towels are supplied for your stay. Covering more than fourteen-hundred acres, Seven Half Diamond Ranch is a perfect spot for a family vacation or for a couple's private escape. Cuddle up with a good book and sweet lemonade on the covered porch...enjoy scenic views of rolling ranch land and snow-capped mountains...a taste of real country life is waiting for you.
GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO BRING THEIR OWN HORSES
There is a rail corral system with a water hydrant near by. Please bring your own hay and water buckets.
Plan a nature hike in the forest or around the lake, there
is great opportunity for bird watching due to the ranch working in conjunction with ducks unlimited to enhance our wetland habitat reserves. The cabin is secluded from the main ranch house to ensure that guests may enjoy the peace and quiet of being in the country.
Enjoy a cold drink on the front porch, read a book or take a nap in the sunshine. You can also bring your mountain bike, and fishing rods.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO
Seven Half Diamond Ranch provides anglers with the opportunity to enjoy some of the best and exclusive fly fishing you could wish for, and only 300 metre's from the cabin.
Cross Country Skiing is a winter treat here on the ranch as well as Kane Valley which is well known for its trails and is located only twenty minutes away. Snowmobiling is very popular in our area with many great mountain trails and open places to explore, there are great trails right here at the ranch where you can get on your sled and go! For a more challenging ride you can trailer your sleds to Thynne mountain, or the Honeymoon, where there is more hill climbing and this is all located within .5hrs to 1.5hrs from the ranch.
There are two nine hole golf courses in Merritt with grass greens, pro shops, and licensed clubhouses and these include the Merritt Golf and Country Club, the Nicola Valley Golf Course is located just 15 min North of Merritt on Highway 5A where you can enjoy lunch at the historic Quilchena Hotel, and in Princeton there is the Princeton Golf Club which is a beautiful 18-hole championship course which includes an active golf and country club.
Merritt Mountain Music Festival attracts some of the top country music stars as well as over 125,000 fans each year.
The Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo and Fall Fair which is held on Labour Day weekend in early September
Visit a museum in Keremeos, Hedley & Princeton, walk through the tunnels on the Trans Canada Trail, especially the Red Bridge in Keremeos. You can pan for gold, hunt for fossils, go tubing down the river, explore ghost towns, visit fruit stands and learn about the history of the area. You can also take in the Princeton Pro Rodeo on May 14th & 15th
There is plenty to do even in the winter at Seven Half Diamond Ranch. Enjoy the serenity of the area as you glide along on cross-country skis. Hike on snowshoes through deep snow for a truly exhilarating workout. Explore the breathtaking winter scenes snowmobiling. Spend family time tobogganing down the hills and playing in the powder. After a long day outside, curl up and enjoy warm hot chocolate fireside.
The O'Connor Family is committed to your welfare and happiness during your stay. Book today to secure your authentic country adventure any time of the year.
Call Or E-mail For Availability
Jim and Heather O'Connor
7 Half Diamond Ranch
Box 2790, Merritt B.C.
V1K 1B8, Canada
Toll Free: 1-800-357-3198
Phone: 250-378-2616 www.guestranchbc.com