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Come pamper yourself at Artemis House by the Sea, a new three-bedroom house in a safe gated community near Qualicum on the east coast of Vancouver Island. We use the name Artemis because that was the protector of wildlife in Greek myth, and there are deer you can see everywhere in the Qualicum area, including this property. Celebrate the mild spring climate of Qualicum with a swim in the heated pool, followed by a soak in the hot tub while you watch the sun set over the calm blue ocean, with the Misty Mountains in the distance.
Let the mild, salty Georgia Straits breeze waft through your mind, while you beachcomb along our private beach. Collect seashells and bring them back to the house for a barbecue, or go on down to the campfire to watch the dusk settle peacefully all around you. Stroll home for a game of croquet or an active game of Wii sports; later, enjoy a quiet read in the luxurious bathtub, and then sink into your luxurious beds for a lovely peaceful slumber. Refreshment of mind and spirit await you here.
Artemis Cottage is steps from the ocean, with access to a clubhouse featuring a billiards room, a meeting room, a marvelous heated pool, and two hot tubs. You will enjoy the wonderful granite counters in the house's kitchen, along with fabulous modern appliances that make preparing a meal a pleasure. The Great Room, with its twenty foot ceilings, features fascinating Egyptian papyrus art, as do the well-appointed bedrooms. The star-filled nights may prompt your romantic spirit, or you may simply want to kick back and enjoy a good book or some fine music. Whatever activities you choose to enjoy, relaxation comes naturally with every stay at Artemis Cottage by the Sea.
In the morning, take a fascinating drive to Coombs, the lovely village nearby with goats on the sod roof, or to the quaint town of Qualicum with its Saturday Farmers Market, or to Courtenay along the coastal drive, where you can buy some famous Fanny Bay oysters for the evening meal.
In the afternoon, enjoy skimboarding at sandy Qualicum Beach, or go into Parksville to enjoy its wonderful restuarants and green spaces. Everywhere you look there are wonderful views and relaxing drives. If you like, have a game of golf at one of the five nearby golf courses, play mini-golf with the kids, or go horseback riding. Take an hour's drive to ski on Mount Washington's nearby slopes, or a little longer to visit Long Beach at Tofino, where surfers frolic all winter long. Whatever your pleasure, you will find it very near to Artemis Cottage, your relaxation centre away from home.
Keywords: New, Comfortably Furnished Accommodation in Safe, Natural Beachfront Community
Your kids will love the beach activities and the Wii games and sports consoles, as well as the hot tubs and pool. Excellent biking everywhere. Skimboarding will keep them entertained for hours....moreless
There is a pet supplement available for well-behaved dogs....moreless
You can easily access all but the two upstairs bedrooms of the house in your wheelchair, including the wide hallways, main floor bedroom, and ensuite in the house. The absence of steps to access the clubhouse and pool makes life simple and easy....moreless
King size beds (1) The luxurious King-sized bed on the main floor has a luxurious en-suite bathroom., Queen size Beds (1) The upstairs luxurious Queen-sized bed has a double closet and a warm feeling., Twin or Single Beds (2) .The twin single beds upstairs are perfect for your children. The beds can be joined for couples...., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) The office contains a sofa bed/futon that can be used as a couch during the day....moreless
A luxurious and gorgeous home in which to entertain yourself and your family. Stroll to the beach and sit around a campfire. Bike along the coast road and feel close to nature. Smell the ocean breeze as you watch the sun go down from the pool or hot tubs. Truly this is vacation heaven. Come home and play active Wii sports games with your children and friends. Renew and refresh your spirit....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Large flat cable TV with fantastic reception....moreless
Video Game Console:
Wii console with boxing, tennis, bowling, archery, and other sports games...moreless
Winter Holiday Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2015 3 night min stay
Early Spring Jan 3 - May 15, 2015 3 night min stay
Spring May 16 - Jun 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Departure CleaningC$275 + tax
Non-refundable Damage WaC$59 + tax
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Bike down the paved roads of the gated community and out onto the coast ocean road toward Parksville or Courtenay. Explore the nearby Horne Lake caves or beachcomb for hours on our private beach. Swim or skimboard during the day, and enjoy the pool and hotub at night. Before slipping into luxurious sleep, play a game of Wii with the kids or sing around the barbecue on the deck. Artemis by the Sea is waiting for you.
Year Purchased: 2011
The Unique Benefits at this House: You will find staying at Artemis Cottage a wonderful opportunity to beachcomb along the private shoreline, bringing home special rocks and shells. You can take photographs of the herons, seals, deer, salmon-hunting eagles, and other wild and beautiful creatures that show themselves every day.
You can sit around the campfire and roast marshmallows at night, or simply soak in the hot tubs or pool. Come home and play Wii sports to burn off the calories you picked up during the barbecue on your private deck. If the night is chilly, turn on your private patio heater to warm things up while you wait for your scallops and steak.
During the day, take a short drive to Coombs to see the goats on the sod roofs, or do some skiing on Mount Washington, only a short hour away by car. Do some second-hand store browsing at the characterful shops along the coastal drive, or drop in for coffee at one of the characterful shops in Bowser. On Saturday, drive into Qualicum Beach for the Farmers Market, and then visit the Art Gallery, with its wonderfully talented artistis working in their studios while people watch.
Thereès always something interesting to do near Artemis Cottage, so come and experience these restorative pleasures soon.