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Charming Waterfront Cottage on Dolphin Bay with Gorgeous View

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Last updated: 01/19/2015
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  • Pets considered:No
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Nanoose Bay cottage description

This spacious (1700 square feet) three-bedroom, two-bathroom waterfront cottage, only steps down to the beach, is a special place for a family vacation. It is situated on beautiful Dolphin Bay with stunning views across Georgia Strait to the mountains on the mainland.

Located between Schooner Cove Marina and the Fairwinds Golf/Country Club, this is the perfect base from which to enjoy your Vancouver Island vacation. Take day trips to Victoria, a 2 hour drive or Long Beach/Tofino - 2.5 hours away. Although only 15 minutes from major shopping in Nanaimo, the cottage is quiet and feels very remote as the beach is accessible by only a few houses on the bay.

All the comforts of home are provided: fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, gas fireplace, TV with surround sound, Cable/DVD player/stereo, high-speed wireless internet, telephone, plus BBQ and patio furniture.

Relax on the large deck and watch the wildlife, which includes deer, herons, seals, otters, eagles, and occasionally, whales and dolphins.

The living room overlooks the ocean with an entire wall of windows - the fireplace, TV and stereo are all conveniently located here. The dining room, with seating for 6, also looks out onto the incredible view.

The master bedroom boasts views from floor to ceiling windows along one wall, a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom with a soaker tub and in-floor heating.

The other sleeping areas are also on the lower level, both with queen beds. The second has sliding glass doors that open onto a small deck that is just steps from the beach. The cozy third sleeping area has a pretty view onto the newly landscaped yard.

There is an additional single bed in the loft overlooking the living room. This area can also serve as an office as there is a desk and Wi-Fi for your laptop.

Schooner Cove Marina is only a 5 minute walk from the cottage. You can arrange to have kayaks dropped off there or book a tour to explore the area by water.

The small mall in Nanoose, a 5 minute drive away, has a fully stocked supermarket, gas station and post office.

* Walking distance to Schooner Cove Marina and tennis courts.

* Less than 1 km to the award-winning Fairwinds Golf and Country Club.

* 10 minutes to the world class spa at Tigh-na-mara.

* 15 minutes to Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville.

* Fresh, locally-caught seafood is available a short drive away at French Creek Marina.

* A few examples for short day excursions are: Cathedral Grove, Goats on the Roof at Coombs, Englishman River Falls, Qualicum Beach, Little Qualicum Falls, murals and live theatre in Chemainus.

Keywords: Cottage, Oceanfront, View

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Hairdryer, iron/ironing board, quality linens/towels, books, games and puzzles....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront:

    The beach is sandy at the top, with pebbles and larger rocks below....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio furniture includes dining set, lounge chairs and umbrella....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Payment Type

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
 

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High Season ..... ..June 29 - Sept 02 ...........$1950/wk (1 Wk Min)
Shoulder Season... Sept/Oct, Mar - Jun....$200/night(4 nt min)......$1300/wk
Low Season ...... Nov 1 - Feb 28 ..... ...$150/night(4 nt min)......$1000/wk
Monthly Rental .. Oct-Apr ... Contact for rates.
High Season Check-in/Check-out: Sat-Sat
Reservation confirmed upon receipt of 20% deposit. Remainder to be paid
30 days in advance of arrival. Rates are in $ Cdn and do not include taxes.

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Last updated: 01/19/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Dolphin Bay Cottage

    Dolphin Bay Cottage

  • Living room with cozy fireplace.

    Living room with cozy fireplace.

  • Dining Room - Seating for 6

    Dining Room - Seating for 6

  • Loft Overlooking Living Room

    Loft Overlooking Living Room

  • View from Loft, above Living Room

    View from Loft, above Living Room

  • Wall of Windows in Master Bedroom!

    Wall of Windows in Master Bedroom!

  • Soaker Tub and Heated Floors in Master Ensuite

    Soaker Tub and Heated Floors in Master Ensuite

  • Cozy Sleeping Alcove - Queen Bed

    Cozy Sleeping Alcove - Queen Bed

  • View from Deck

    View from Deck

  • Beautiful Dolphin Bay

    Beautiful Dolphin Bay

  • Stunning sunsets

    Stunning sunsets

  • 2-Story Window in Living Room

    2-Story Window in Living Room

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Great View from Dining Room

    Great View from Dining Room

  • Single bed and desk in Loft

    Single bed and desk in Loft

  • Master Bedroom - Queen Bed

    Master Bedroom - Queen Bed

  • Master Bedroom & Ensuite

    Master Bedroom & Ensuite

  • 2nd Bedroom - Queen bed, sliding glass doors to landing and steps down to beach.

    2nd Bedroom - Queen bed, sliding glass doors to landing and steps down to beach.

  • Large deck with spectacular views.

    Large deck with spectacular views.

  • Oceanside View of Cottage

    Oceanside View of Cottage

  • Watch sailboat races from the deck.

    Watch sailboat races from the deck.

VRBO #304948

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Date last modified - Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 01/19/2015
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(403) 861-9278 (Alberta, Canada)

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