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Sproat Lake Vacation House & Cottage Lake Front Rental

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Our large dock with sunshades and walk-in stairs to lake. Room for everyone!

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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

PLEASE NOTE:
Reservations for Summer 2015 will start around the end of January 2015. If you wish to book with us, please contact us at that time. Thank you!

Arbutus Retreats is a private, south facing lakefront 2 bedroom home and 1 bedroom cottage on one acre of property on beautiful Sproat Lake in Port Alberni.

The entire property will accommodate up to 9 people. The house sleeps 5 people - with one king, one queen pullout and one bunk with single bed on top, double on the bottom. The cottage accommodates up to 4 people with one queen, one double pullout and one futon convertible couch.

We have just renovated our dock, and as you can see from the photos, it is our central attraction! Wonderfully large and comfortable, you can sit with the whole family without bumping elbows. Have young children? Easy entry into the warm lake with the built in stairs. Any size boat will moor comfortably in the boat slip under the new boat cover for the duration of your stay. Stay cool under the shade sails, or work on your tan on another part of the dock.

These two dwellings are situated on a level acreage of property, with 110 ft. of pebble beach. You are about 30 steps from the house to the water's edge - dip your feet into the warmest, cleanest lake on Vancouver Island. You will enjoy summer sunshine on the dock from 8 in the morning until 9 at night while the house stays cool nestled in the shade of the giant fir trees.

If boating is your thing, bring your power boat and enjoy the skiing, tubing, and wake boarding - the large lake (93,000 hectares) offers so much room for enjoying water sports. Or just cruise around the lake and stop to see the hieroglyphics.

Take advantage of the double kayak, single kayak and canoe provided with your rental, and paddle across the lake to visit Fossli Provincial Park - a beautiful short hike up to a suspension bridge and water falls.

You are situated among some of the most spectacular sightseeing destinations in the world: Vancouver Island's west coast, with Tofino, Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park just 1.5 hours drive away. Or visit the world famous Cathedral Grove in MacMillan Park - only 1/2 an hour from your home.

At the end of the day, take advantage of the fully stocked kitchens, mix up some margaritas in the blender and cook up a storm on the barbecues provided with each unit. The house is one level - walk out the lake door and enjoy dinner on the patio right at the lake front. Stroll down to the dock and watch the sunset.

Please note that pets cannot be accommodated at this property - no exceptions.

Before making any payments, please contact owner at 250.478.7117 or 250.812.8436 Pacific Time.

Keywords: house, cottage, lakefront, Vancouver island, Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet, British Columbia, lake, Sproat Lake, Sproat, holiday rental, for rent,

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be 21 or over....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Due to extreme allergies, pets cannot be considered. Thank you...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • kayak, canoe, all boating safety equipment. Large orchard in back with fruit trees- perfect for bocce ball. Long gentle sloping driveway - with a four wheel drive vehicle you can launch your boat....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library full of reading material...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Drawer full of games for all ages. Playing Card...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2)...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    bath, beach, bed and Kitchen...moreless

  • Parking:

    plenty of parking for vehicles and boat trailers...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    RVs and other Recreational vehicles not accepted on property...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local telephone...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    (2)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 person kayak; 1 person kayak; 1 canoe with , paddles and safety equipment...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful lakeside lawn for dining Huge orchard for bocchi ball...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer: June 1 - Sept 30
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

C$2,660
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

C$2,660

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
  • Cleaning:2 units C$250
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

We rent from Sunday to Sunday.

Weekly rate is $2660.00 before taxes and cleaning.

Refundable Damage deposit of $500 required.

Cleaning fee: total $250 for both units.

Full payment for summer bookings due April 15.

Cancellation policy available upon request.

Bookings are subject to taxes.

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Location

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My husband and I bought this property as an investment in 2004, but soon fell in love with it, and abandoned all plans to resell. We spend our yearly vacation at the lake, and as such, have made it as comfortable as our own home. We love the family oriented look and feel, and fit right in with the neighbouring families who live full time on the lake.

Why the Owner Chose Sproat Lake:
This lake is the secret gem of Vancouver Island. While other lakes are being overdeveloped, and becoming extremely crowed for water sports, Sproat Lake's size makes it fantastic for the water enthusiast. The beautiful country roads and lovely trails across the street make morning walks a must.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The water is warm and crystal clear. The property is flanked by trees on either side, making your stay private. You are away from the noisy campgrounds, and tucked into a bay that creates a feeling of security. Your neighbours are full time residents that have great respect for the lake and all it has to offer.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Our large dock with sunshades and walk-in stairs to lake. Room for everyone!

    Our large dock with sunshades and walk-in stairs to lake. Room for everyone!

  • Back of house, lake in background

    Back of house, lake in background

  • Fully stocked kitchen in the house with dishwasher, new fridge and stove

    Fully stocked kitchen in the house with dishwasher, new fridge and stove

  • House living room. Foosball behind queen pull out couch. Cabinet full of DVDs.

    House living room. Foosball behind queen pull out couch. Cabinet full of DVDs.

  • House - Master bedroom with king bed

    House - Master bedroom with king bed

  • House 2nd bedroom. Double/twin bunk with table, full dresser and closet.

    House 2nd bedroom. Double/twin bunk with table, full dresser and closet.

  • Cottage behind the house with upper patio. Steps from the lake.

    Cottage behind the house with upper patio. Steps from the lake.

  • Cottage kitchen

    Cottage kitchen

  • Cottage Bathroom

    Cottage Bathroom

  • Cottage upstairs pullout couch and door to patio.

    Cottage upstairs pullout couch and door to patio.

  • Standing on our dock, view to the west

    Standing on our dock, view to the west

  • Fun photo: lake rising 10 feet in winter

    Fun photo: lake rising 10 feet in winter

  • House patio, steps from lake. View to large dock and beautiful mountains

    House patio, steps from lake. View to large dock and beautiful mountains

  • View of orchard (great for bocci ball) and driveway

    View of orchard (great for bocci ball) and driveway

  • House kitchen table

    House kitchen table

  • House pool table. Cabinet full of games. Dozens of books to read.

    House pool table. Cabinet full of games. Dozens of books to read.

  • House Master bedroom

    House Master bedroom

  • Looking at house from beach.

    Looking at house from beach.

  • Cottage kitchen. Fully stocked. Stairs to loft in background.

    Cottage kitchen. Fully stocked. Stairs to loft in background.

  • Cottage living room with stackable washer and dryer on left.

    Cottage living room with stackable washer and dryer on left.

  • Cottage queen bed upstairs in loft.

    Cottage queen bed upstairs in loft.

  • Cottage patio upstairs - view to lake

    Cottage patio upstairs - view to lake

  • View of house from the lake: front lawn and 110ft of beach

    View of house from the lake: front lawn and 110ft of beach

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Calendar last updated 05/11/2015
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