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Sproat Lake Waterfront - Amazing Views / Beautiful Beach!

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Last updated: 10/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Port Alberni cottage description

Only 15 minutes from Port Alberni and one hour from Long Beach, this beautiful Lake House is situated on 1.28 acres of secluded hilltop property and boasts the nicest view around.

This private 5 bedroom/2.5 bath vacation home on Sproat Lake, just over an hour from Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, offers the perfect escape that will accommodate every need of your memorable vacation experience.

Whether it be a romantic getaway for two or summer fun with family, wonderful memories will be made here. Spend your days basking in the sun on the dock, water-ski, fish, cruise the lake, visit the famous Mars Waterbombers, travel to beautiful Long Beach for a daytrip, hike Mt. Arrowsmith, or sit back and read a relaxing novel in the cool shade of the fully mature coniferous trees on the beach. Whatever you want your vacation to be, you can have it here!

The private beach access includes 90' of pebbled waterfront, a large swimming area, wharfs and a boat house. The lake house is a 2500 square foot home of unique craftsmanship. There is lots of room to socialize including a 400' deck with spectacular views of the lake and Mt. Arrowsmith. Affectionately coined "Ruttan's Roost" by our late father, architect and designer, the lake house is a unique design which is bound to impress (i.e., no where else can you find a tree for stairs)!

Once your there, it will feel like home.

Keywords: Lake House, family reunion, waterfront, beach, Sproat lake, swim, ski, fish, relax, BBQ, view, remote

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Areas for tenting, Additional parking, Boat Launch 4x4 only, Sunroom, Covered Picnic area, Boat House, Docks, Hammock, Fire pit, Water Toys, Canoe, Kayak...moreless


              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Games closet full of kids games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television:


              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Away From It All
              • Family


              • Rain Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lakefront
              • Mountain View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Spelunking
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area


              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking:

                Double carport...moreless

              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Sofa Bed
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove:

                Wood provided...moreless


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Toaster


              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Binoculars
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Canoe
              • Deck / Patio
              • Gazebo
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Walkway To Water
              • Water Skis
              • Wood Deck

              Pool / Spa

              • Jacuzzi


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              from 18 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season
              Oct 11 - May 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Mid Season
              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Peak Season
              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Not included


              25% Down Payment required. Damage Deposit ($250) required. Final Payment due upon arrival.

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              Last updated: 10/08/2014
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              12 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Alberni Valley Regional (Port Alberni) Airport
              10 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              Fish and Duck Pub
              115 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              20 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              Hollies Executive Golf Course
              60 Kilometres
              Nearest Train
              3 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 4 (Pacific Rim Hwy)
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              West Bay Hotel
              144 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Mt. Washinton
              100 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Private beach area

              Car: Necessary

              Surfing at Long Beach (1 hour away), Hiking Mt. Arrowsmith, Salmon Fishing, Mars Waterbombers,


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: Dale and Angela Ruttan are co-owners with Mark and Carol Ruttan.

              Why the Owner Chose Port Alberni:
              The Ruttan's Lake House property has been in the family for decades. The home is a unique custom built home that has been added to and improved over the years. It has warmth and character and will make you feel completely at home.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              This vacation rental is great any time of year. Not only are the summers incredible with the swimming and water sports but the fall, winter and spring are beautiful with their colours and unique weather patterns. Curling up by the wood stove in the winter, drinking hot cocoa and watching a DVD, is as inviting as lying in the hammock on the beach in the heat of the summer. The home is very private and quiet. Canoe rides in the morning with the Loons calling can't be beat!

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:



              • View from the sundeck

                View from the sundeck

              • Lake view of house and property in Autumn

                Lake view of house and property in Autumn

              • Blue Master Bedroom

                Blue Master Bedroom

              • Sunroom and Living Room

                Sunroom and Living Room

              • Roof top view of Sproat Lake and Mt. Arrowsmith

                Roof top view of Sproat Lake and Mt. Arrowsmith

              • Brown Master Bedroom

                Brown Master Bedroom

              • Front Deck BBQ area

                Front Deck BBQ area

              • Workshop


              • Kitchen


              • Beach, boat house and docks

                Beach, boat house and docks

              • Path and bench

                Path and bench

              • Trail head going to the beach

                Trail head going to the beach

              • Lake House front view

                Lake House front view

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Beach area

                Beach area

              • Gazebo


              • Boy's bedroom

                Boy's bedroom

              • Upstairs landing daybed

                Upstairs landing daybed

              • Jacuzzi tub

                Jacuzzi tub

              • Fireplace


              • Kitchen


              • Canoe and Kayak

                Canoe and Kayak

              • Trail to beach

                Trail to beach

              • Lake house view from the path.

                Lake house view from the path.

              VRBO #263387

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Saturday, October 11, 2014

              C$200 - C$400 per night (CAD)

              5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 10/08/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
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