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Charming Cottage in the Country

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Front of the cottage with a porch to enjoy the farm views

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Last updated: 08/09/2014
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Nanaimo cottage description

Come and enjoy a country getaway at the Broody Rooster Guesthouse and Gallery. The guesthouse is a charming cottage in the popular Cedar/Yellowpoint area just 15 minutes south of Nanaimo. Located on a small farm, the guesthouse is a unique, stylish cottage with all the amenities you need to getaway from it all, yet remain within reach of urban amenities.

As you drive down our long driveway, you will likely be greeted at the fence by the horses. Outside, the cottage has a large front porch with seating where you can enjoy your morning coffee and view the sun coming up over the pasture. Inside, the cottage boasts restored fir flooring and stained/leaded glass windows throughout which let in lots of sunshine. The open concept layout and 14 foot high ceilings provide plenty of space. Gather some fresh vegetables from our garden and use the large kitchen to make your own meals. Watch the ducks swim on the back pond as you do the dishes, or feed the chickens your leftovers out the back gate. There is always lots of activity going on at the farm and you are welcome to watch and enjoy.

The cottage is tastefully decorated and fully equipped with everything you will need on your vacation. There is a queen size bed plus two additional futon type beds (a double and a twin) to sleep a total of 5 people. All bedding and linens are provided. You can catch up on laundry by using the washer and drier or try using mother natures drier - the clothes line (a rare amenity in todays world).

While at the cottage, you are in a perfect location to enjoy numerous day trips north and south to popular attractions in Chemainus, Ladysmith, Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Qualicum. Or, just stay at the farm and read a book, relax, take a hike at a local park or cook up a meal with ingredients from the garden.

Yellowpoint/ Cedar is a rural area south of Nanaimo where long winding fences, pastures, century farms and markets are abundant. Each Sunday from 10 - 2 pm, a popular flea market takes place at the Cedar Community hall, 5 minutes away. Or on Saturdays, the local farmers market is at the Crow and Gate Pub, about 6 minutes away.

The area is known for its concentration of artisans - check out the Cedar/Yellowpoint Artisans for more information and take a week to visit them all!. The Broody Rooster is a gallery for six months of the year displaying paintings and photography by Nicole Vaugeois, owner of the cottage.

Many come to the area with their bikes to cycle the country roads and visit artisans or stop at local pubs.

Enjoy the parks and trails nearby or head out to the beach 5 minutes away. For those traveling with horses, we can accommodate your trailer and horses in our front paddock or a stall in our deluxe barn. Water is available and there are trails nearby for you to enjoy.

Ask about availability soon. After booking, guests are asked to send a one night deposit ($130 CDN) online on the Guesthouse website (see links below) or by mail with cheque or money order to confirm your stay. Information on the area will be sent to you to help plan your stay. Upon arrival, the remaining bill can be settled with cash, VISA or Mastercard or cheque in CDN funds.

Want to see more? A video tour of the cabin is available on our official website for the Broody Rooster (see links shown) to give you a better idea of the layout and size of the cabin.

Keywords: cottage, farm, rural, cabin, getaway, country

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Kids are welcome and are likely to enjoy the farm animals....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 3 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) one double size futon and one twin size futon available in the unit with bedding sleeping a total of 5 persons...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Freezer
              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

              Other Amenities

                  • Pastoral views, pond, organic garden, paddock for those traveling with horses, farm animals, flower gardens, clothes line...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Books

                  Communications

                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Golf:

                    Cottonwood is 5 min away...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Rafting
                   

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                  $800 per weekly rental
                  $130 per night with a minimum 3 night rental
                  $30 cleaning fee
                  

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                  Last updated: 08/09/2014
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                  Location

                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  beach
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  The area is known for an abundance of local artisans and gardens. See the Yellowpoint Cedar Artisan tour. The Crow and Gate is a popular local pub, and the Mahle House in Cedar is one of the areas finest restaurants. Enjoy the beach off Yellowpoint and local parks with hiking trails.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: John Predyk and Nicole Vaugeois are owners of the Broody Rooster Guesthouse and Gallery. Nicole is also an artist and runs the cottage as a gallery displaying her artwork in the fall.

                  Why the Owner Chose Nanaimo:
                  The property was purchased so we could live in the country and enjoy the amenities around us.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  We get to enjoy living in a beautiful area and meeting people from around the world.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front of the cottage with a porch to enjoy the farm views

                    Front of the cottage with a porch to enjoy the farm views

                  • enjoy a bar b que on the front porch

                    enjoy a bar b que on the front porch

                  • View high up of kitchen area, seating for 6, woodstove, fully stocked.

                    View high up of kitchen area, seating for 6, woodstove, fully stocked.

                  • Queen size bed, duvet for your comfort.

                    Queen size bed, duvet for your comfort.

                  • Bathroom - tiled, full tub and shower, pedestal sink

                    Bathroom - tiled, full tub and shower, pedestal sink

                  • Back of the cottage, deck with BBQ, view of the barn and critters.

                    Back of the cottage, deck with BBQ, view of the barn and critters.

                  • Enjoy watching the life on the farm - morning chores, hosts going for a ride...

                    Enjoy watching the life on the farm - morning chores, hosts going for a ride...

                  • hang your laundry on the line, enjoy cutflowers or vegetables from the garden

                    hang your laundry on the line, enjoy cutflowers or vegetables from the garden

                  • Basketful of tomotoes harvested from the garden - enjoy!

                    Basketful of tomotoes harvested from the garden - enjoy!

                  • Indian Runner ducks - guests favorite

                    Indian Runner ducks - guests favorite

                  • A hen party on the fence

                    A hen party on the fence

                  • El Nino peeking out of the old barn

                    El Nino peeking out of the old barn

                  • Welcome to the Broody Rooster - enjoy homemade jam and farm fresh eggs.

                    Welcome to the Broody Rooster - enjoy homemade jam and farm fresh eggs.

                  • View upon entry, open concept, high ceilings, bright and spacious.

                    View upon entry, open concept, high ceilings, bright and spacious.

                  • View high of bed area, dresser, door to back porch, wood stove, view to barn.

                    View high of bed area, dresser, door to back porch, wood stove, view to barn.

                  • View of living area - couch and chairs convert to beds, bedding in trunk.

                    View of living area - couch and chairs convert to beds, bedding in trunk.

                  • wash and dry, or put your clothes out on the line

                    wash and dry, or put your clothes out on the line

                  • View from the back of the cottage, deck and barn in the background.

                    View from the back of the cottage, deck and barn in the background.

                  • Likely to greet you at the gate - resident horses El Nino, Magnum and Simba

                    Likely to greet you at the gate - resident horses El Nino, Magnum and Simba

                  • Large organic garden to enjoy while you are here...

                    Large organic garden to enjoy while you are here...

                  • One of the farm cats taking in some sun

                    One of the farm cats taking in some sun

                  • Spring Muscovy ducklings

                    Spring Muscovy ducklings

                  • Our big guy - Elvis in front of the barn.

                    Our big guy - Elvis in front of the barn.

                  • Guests saying farewell to the Roost

                    Guests saying farewell to the Roost

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                  Date last modified - Saturday, July 26, 2014

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                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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                  Speaks: english
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