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Oceanfront-One Acre-Spectacular Views, Free Internet - Hot Tub-Close to Victoria

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Waterfront acre. Realaxing & quiet with spectacular ocean views and beach access

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Last updated: 03/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Cowichan Bay house description

Architect-designed 3500 sq. ft. home on one acre of Vancouver Island waterfront. Ceramic radiant-heat floors. Clean, quiet, heat. Quality appliances. Eighteen foot ceilings in living room. Artist's loft. Modern classic west-coast design. Three very spacious beautiful bedrooms - each with ocean views and new beds. Living room and master bedroom with fireplace. Luxurious bathrooms with walk-in shower and soak tub. Toilets in separate rooms from bathrooms. Relax in the hot tub at night with the stars above and the ocean in front of you. Enjoy our collection of original art, books and beautiful gardens. Sixty-five foot deck and walls of glass give views of eagles, orca whales and sailboats. New plasma flat screen, Netflix and Blu-Ray player. Free high-speed wireless internet connection for your laptop and ipod dock for your music.


Art and Gardens:: ---Carolyn is a professional artist and you will enjoy her paintings in the studio loft and throughout the house. The gardens and grounds that surround the house will add to your outdoor pleasure and of course there is always the gentle lapping of waves on the beach.

We have several returning guests who enjoy 'Seagate' as their special vacation get-away and a great pleasure for us is making new friends through email and sometimes in person. Because of the care from past guests, we no longer ask for a damage deposit. We regard our guests as 'family'. The entire house and grounds are yours to enjoy in privacy.

The Ocean: --We are located on a bay that is protected by Saltspring Island. Often there are canoe and sailboat races in the bay and during the summer we keep our own sailboat in front of the the house. It is not unusual to see eagles, herons, and other birds. On several occasions, we have had orca whales in the bay and this spring, three humpback whales.

At night we often enjoy a glass of wine in the hot tub overlooking the ocean. We are in a very safe, private, quiet location with no through traffic and yet close to Victoria and local shops. At night you will most likely only hear the soft sound of waves or the call of a loon.

Vineyards: --We are located in the prime wine producing area of Vancouver Island with many vineyards just a short drive away and one of the best is just a lovely 15 minute walk from the house. If you enjoy wine, try a tasting tour of the wineries. Information will be in the house. The quaint fishing village of Cowichan Bay is only a 10 minute drive away with what our guests describe as some of the best bread and ice cream available-- and of course, seafood. Great to stroll on the docks to inspect the boats!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

    Fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom: 1 double

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  • Master bedroom has en suite and fireplace. All bedrooms are very large with beautiful views to the ocean and access to the gardens and patios. Our home is ideal for two or three couples sharing. Each bedroom is comfortable, bright, and unusually roomy....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

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  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Having the toilets in separate rooms (with sinks) means that the 'bath-rooms' are more available to wash-up, bathe, or shower. There are a total of five wash basins, one walk-in shower, one soaker tub, and one tub-shower combo in the house....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 2 queens, 1 double. Toilet rooms separate from bathrooms. Hot tub with deck and ocean views. Modern Architecture. Sixty-five foot deck, extensive gardens. Oceanfront. Master bedroom and living room with fireplace. Beautiful winter or summer. Quiet residential area of nice homes on large properties....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Oceanfront:

    one acre of private oceanfront property. Incredible views. See eagles, seals, and sometimes whales....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring-Summer
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay

$1,750
Autumn-Winter
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$199
$1,393
Spring-Summer 2016
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2016
5 night min stay

$1,750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Included

Notes:

No cleaning charge, no damage deposit, and we pay the taxes. Rates are your total cost.

$1393 to $1750/week-- check rate and calendar listing for availability.

Total rate: $1393 to $1750 U.S. /week up to four guests, $50 extra per week per extra guest. Max. guests: 6

Year-round rentals. Beautiful summer and winter (hot tub is special in winter!) This is the warmest part of Canada in the winter. Contact for two or more week discount..

$500 U.S. initial deposit to hold dates.

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Location

10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Arbutus Golf and Country Club

Car: Necessary

Forty-five minute drive to Victoria, the provincial capital, ten minutes to supermarkets and shops and only 15 minutes to the ferry for the famous Buchart Gardens. Wine country! --six wineries within 20 minutes. A two minute drive to Cherry Point Vineyards. Ten minutes to a beautiful ocean view public golf course.

Five minute drive to Cowichan Bay, a quaint fishing village with restaurants, ocean sports, boat rentals, whale watching and shops.

Other Activities: kayaking, walk to famous vineyard, nearby golf.

Golf: beautiful golf course with ocean views only 10 minutes away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Carolyn and Denis are recently retired teachers who have lived and worked in Canada, England, Australia and Jamaica. Carolyn is a professional artist who has regular showings. Denis enjoys workworking and tries not to destroy the flowers in the garden with his weedwacker.

Why the Owner Chose Cowichan Bay:
We saw this home style in Australia and brought the plans back to Canada and then were very fortunate to find a property that had everything we wanted: wonderful views, quiet, yet close to shops, great neighbours, and waterfront. Every day we feel fortunate to live here--and love to share the house when we are on our frequent travels.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We were able to add design details to the house like heated ceramic floors, sixty-five foot deck facing the ocean, granite countertops, and an artist's loft. If you like art, you will enjoy the many pieces throughout the house. We also have a good collection of books and music.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Waterfront acre. Realaxing & quiet with spectacular ocean views and beach access

    Waterfront acre. Realaxing & quiet with spectacular ocean views and beach access

  • Quiet, private, special view. One acre of oceanfront property is yours to enjoy.

    Quiet, private, special view. One acre of oceanfront property is yours to enjoy.

  • Watch sailboats, eagles, and sometimes whales

    Watch sailboats, eagles, and sometimes whales

  • Table usually seats six to eight.Gift bottle of wine provided for your arrival

    Table usually seats six to eight.Gift bottle of wine provided for your arrival

  • Great kitchen with everything you need.

    Great kitchen with everything you need.

  • Walls of glass give great ocean views

    Walls of glass give great ocean views

  • Wake up to ocean views. Breakfast patio, fireplace. New 'Kingsdown' bed.

    Wake up to ocean views. Breakfast patio, fireplace. New 'Kingsdown' bed.

  • bedroom 2-large with ocean views

    bedroom 2-large with ocean views

  • bedroom 3-great views & steps to hot tub

    bedroom 3-great views & steps to hot tub

  • The hot tub is great in the evenings with a glass of wine under the stars.

    The hot tub is great in the evenings with a glass of wine under the stars.

  • Gardern shed. Beautiful gardens on an acre of oceanfront.

    Gardern shed. Beautiful gardens on an acre of oceanfront.

  • Welcome to Seagate-your home on the water !

    Welcome to Seagate-your home on the water !

  • Our beach is opposite Saltspring Island.

    Our beach is opposite Saltspring Island.

  • Great views with your meals. Several outdoor eating areas too.

    Great views with your meals. Several outdoor eating areas too.

  • Seaview dining.

    Seaview dining.

  • New Granite countertops

    New Granite countertops

  • Master bedroom-great ocean views,fireplace, ensuit bathroom.

    Master bedroom-great ocean views,fireplace, ensuit bathroom.

  • bedroom 2-queen size bed

    bedroom 2-queen size bed

  • bedroom 3-like a private suite

    bedroom 3-like a private suite

  • Master bathroom. Twin sinks, soaker tub, walk-in shower (out of photo)

    Master bathroom. Twin sinks, soaker tub, walk-in shower (out of photo)

  • Carolyn at one of her art shows. Lots of original and purchased art in the house

    Carolyn at one of her art shows. Lots of original and purchased art in the house

  • Lazy days at 'home'.

    Lazy days at 'home'.

  • 65 foot deck with sweeping views of our oceanfront property.

    65 foot deck with sweeping views of our oceanfront property.

$199 - $250 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 5 nights
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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/24/2015
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