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Gardenbeach Cottage is a cozy two-bedroom cabin, set on low bank beachfront property, surrounded by shrubs, evergreens and arbutus trees, with views out across Ballenas Channel and Georgia Strait to the Bellenas Islands, the Gulf Islands, and the British Columbia mainland beyond. From the front deck it is just steps across the grass to the 70-foot-wide ocean frontage and a rock and pebble beach for walks, swimming, boating, and fishing.
YEAR ROUND -- An ideal location for those wanting to explore and enjoy the activities and tourist destination spots of Vancouver Island:- Parksville close at hand; Nanaimo and Victoria to the south; Qualicum Beach, Courtenay, Comox, and Mount Washington (skiing) to the north; Tofino, Long Beach, and Pacific Rim National Park (the famous 'Long Beach') to the east on the west coast of Vancouver Island - for surfing, storm watching, whale watching, and spectacular sightseeing.
MINIMUM ONE WEEK BOOKING DURING SUMMER MONTHS (June through August) - RESERVATIONS TAKEN FOR SUNDAY TO SUNDAY BOOKINGS. FOUR NIGHT MINIMUM BOOKING FOR THE BALANCE OF THE YEAR.
In the area: * Nine kilometers (5.5 miles) to Schooner Cove Marina (boat launch, fishing guides, kayak rentals, fine dining) * One kilometer (about half a mile) to the Beachcomber Marina * Five kilometers (3 miles) to Fairwinds 18-hole golf course and driving range (fine dining) * Ten kilometers (6.5 miles) to the Red Gap Market grocery store and other small shops
Nearest towns: * 15 kilometers (10 miles) to PARKSVILLE * 25 kilometers (15 miles) to QUALICUM BEACH * 25 kilometers (15 miles) to NANAIMO
“Well it was love at first sight. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and only wish we could stay longer.”
“Your cabin is a wonderful secluded site to enjoy nature, watching the sea and her inhabitants was enthralling. Eagles showed themselves often, as well as gulls, crows, seals and otters playing on the rocks. At supper last night two (of the many!) deer waltzed past the dining room window.”
“We lacked for nothing. Thank you for all your thoughtful details and the cozy cottage feel. Our dog loved retrieving his toy in the sea and often commented on how great the view was.”
Two Bedrooms, One Full Bathroom (with shower/tub), Full Kitchen with Electric Refrigerator and Stove, Laundry/Mud Room with Washer, and Freezer, Wood-burning Air-tight Fireplace, Color TV, Cable, Telephone with answering machine, Radio/Cassette/CD Player, Large Decks with Deck Furniture. All kitchen utensils and linens are supplied as well as various 'cottage' entertainments - games, books, etc. Sleeping arrangements include two bedrooms - one with Queen-size bed, one with bunk beds, Complimentary high speed internet access for your own laptop computer...moreless
Refundable damage deposit of $500. required to hold each reservation. Full rental amount payable thirty days prior to commencement of check in.
HIGH SEASON RATES APPLY JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER, DURING SPRING BREAK, CHRISTMAS to the NEW YEAR, AND ALL HOLIDAY WEEKENDS.
SUMMER WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY -- Booked Sunday to Sunday -- June through August
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