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Courtenay Oceanside Retreat Family Vacation Rental in a 2+ Acre Park Setting

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Royston House VR Oceanside location on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located on the new Royston Waterfront Trail this fully equipped home with private outdoor entrance, en-suite sauna, private covered ocean view deck,Smoker pellet BBQ, Luxury ocean air dried bedding on 2 queen beds an extra long single plus a regular single and baby crib. Discover the privacy and comfort of Royston House.
Enjoy the trails along this Ocean. Property certified by Canadian Wildlife Federation for wildlife habitat.
Kayak or Scuba Dive the Estuary visit the Royston Wrecks
30 minutes to Mt Washington for hikes and winter sports on amazing snow some of the deepest in the world
Escape to the quiet privacy of Royston - a rural oceanside community five minutes south of Courtenay on Vancouver Island and close to Comox and Cumberland.
Discover the great food from the Comox Valley available fresh and served here in some of the best restaurants on Vancouver
Island.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen and single in bedroom , queen sofa in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • A Nature Retreat on the Royston Oceanside in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island. Close to all the amenities the Comox Valley has to offer. Over 40 parks with walking and biking trails. Mountain biking in Cumberland, Mt Washington and Forebidden Plateau is close by. Comox Valley is a foodie haven with outstanding restaurants, local organic farms and great farmers markets. Artists and Musicians choose to live here and share their talents during many events and festivals held throughout the year. Truly a Sea to Ski resort, the Comox valley is a place you can Ski and golf or Kayak on the same day. Mediterranean summers and mild west coast winters make it an ideal climate to visit anytime. Our local saying about the rain is 'Rainy nights, Sunny days' and this is mostly what happens here in Royston. Evening breezes off the Ocean provide ideal sleeping conditions year round. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    A seven minute drive or a one hour walk along the oceanside trails to downtown Courtenay...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of the Coastal Mountain Range near Whistler...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Comox Bay and the K'omox Estuary with Coastal Mountain range behind. New Oceanside Trail - Sept 2013 with great views, Walking, biking or jogging right in front of Royston House...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    2+ acre Nature Retreat located between Hwy 19A and the Komok,s Esturary with walking trails along the Oceanfront...moreless

  • Resort:

    Kingfisher Spa Resort is 5 minutes south. Voted best Spa on Vancouver Island 2013...moreless

  • Rural:

    A countryside setting with giant Douglas fir trees but only a 5 minute drive to all city facilities and shops, restaurants...moreless

  • Village:

    located oceanside on the edge of the Village of Royston just 5 minutes from Courtenay and the great Comox Valley restaurants - Atlas, Locals, Black Fin - tops...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
C$165
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$150

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  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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Location

15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Comox Valley Airport - 15 minutes
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Several pubs within 10 minutes
102 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Nanaimo BC Ferries
Courtenay
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 19A
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Washington
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
, Goose spit in Comox

Car: Necessary

Royston House VR is located on the new Royston Waterfront Trail in Royston by the Sea a 3 hr trip from Victoria in the south, Tofino in the west or Telegraph Cove in the North. The Royston wrecks are located in the nearby oceanside, a favorite spot for Divers that will be given National Historic status for the 15 ships buried there. The new Royston Waterfront Trail will allow connection to the southern part of Royston and the riverway trail system to downtown Courtenay

mount Washington with some of the world's best snow from December to April is just a 30 minute drive to the bottom of the ski mountain 5000 metre high. or snowshoes and great cross country ski trails. In the Summer the moountain and it's surrounds provide beautiful Paradise Trails and backpack camping locals..

The Comox Valley is becoming know as the foodie haven of Vancouver Island with it's extensive farming community producing organic fruits and vegetables used by the local restaurants. Want to take a tour? A local guiding service is available by one of our local chefs.

Beaufort Winery has set the standard for a new group of wineries sprouting up in the Comox Valley and on adjoining Islands.

A mediterranean Summer with warm days and cool nights makes for a perfect holiday visiting some of the over 40 local park locations and trails. Wintertime averages 5o celcius so on a sunny day it is nice enough to Golf or go Ski on Mt Washington or just do a leisurely stroll along the oceanside.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Discover Royston House ....... It's like being in an island of serenity--an idyllic park-like retreat just minutes from downtown Courtenay. It was originally a property attached to the Hilton Manor and used as their orchard so it contains some 90+ year old King Apple trees that produce delicious apple juice. Nancy and Ross Munro are your hosts who live on this 2+ acre estate. They built their home and Vacation Rental in 2004 after moving from their organic blueberry farm on the British Columbia mainland. Still practicing growing fruits with organic principles extensive fruit is available both wild and cultivated seasonally on the Royston House property. Nancy makes fresh jellies that are provided to Guests. Children are welcome at Royston House and will love it here

Why the Owner Chose Courtenay:
We decided to make the Comox Valley our home after we decided to sell our farm in Mission BC. Nancy had travelled all of British Columbia with her Company and the Comox Valley was her choice of a place to live. There are so many things to do and see in the Valley that you never run out of exciting opportunities. In fact most of our Guests are disappointed when they realize they have not booked enough time here. Only a couple of minutes from your accommodations to access the wonderful new Royston Waterfront Trail immediately in front of Royston House with it's great views where Nature abounds. We were very fortunate in 2001 to acquire the Royston House property, just lucky timing on a drive by. Our house was custom built by Ross in 2003/2004 with the Carriage House opened as a Vacation Rental in 2008 when our daughter moved to this area. The property has been retained mostly as originally found except for adding our home to an open space. Majesty Douglas Fir are located on the east and west sides. A giant Gary Oak greets visitors entering the property. Native plants grown in abundance and provide an ideal wildlife habitat for deer and birds. As we are on the flypass from and to Alaska, Birds enjoy the natural food and fauna of Royston House.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Building our Royston House gave us the opportunity to make it a true west coast design home with natural woods, timber frames and natural rock. Indoors you will feel like you are actually outdoors with the large viewing windows and the ability to open to the ocean breezes that occur every day. A perfect Oceanside Retreat to totally melt into Nature and the outdoors yet so close to all the Comox Valley has to offer.


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  • Royston House VR Oceanside location on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

    Royston House VR Oceanside location on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

  • Bedroom area at Royston House.

    Bedroom area at Royston House.

  • Dining/Kitchen at Royston House Oceanside VR.

    Dining/Kitchen at Royston House Oceanside VR.

  • Living Room with N-gas fireplace, Queen sofa bed and entertainment center.

    Living Room with N-gas fireplace, Queen sofa bed and entertainment center.

  • all the comforts of home truly a HomeAway in Royston by the Sea.

    all the comforts of home truly a HomeAway in Royston by the Sea.

  • A.private covered deck with Nature, Ocean and Mountain views

    A.private covered deck with Nature, Ocean and Mountain views

  • Aerial view of Royston Wrecks, Comox Bay and Royston House in a Park setting.

    Aerial view of Royston Wrecks, Comox Bay and Royston House in a Park setting.

  • Evening Grossbeak one of the Comox Valley Birds at Royston House VR spring 2013

    Evening Grossbeak one of the Comox Valley Birds at Royston House VR spring 2013

  • large open plan bedroom with luxury Queen sleigh bed.

    large open plan bedroom with luxury Queen sleigh bed.

  • Royston House Vacation Rental above Garage with private outdoor entrance.

    Royston House Vacation Rental above Garage with private outdoor entrance.

  • Indoor carpeted staircase to.Rental accommodation at Royston House VR

    Indoor carpeted staircase to.Rental accommodation at Royston House VR

  • Varied Thrush wintertime at Royston House VR

    Varied Thrush wintertime at Royston House VR

  • Royston House 1000 sq ft accommodation above the Garages with outdoor entry

    Royston House 1000 sq ft accommodation above the Garages with outdoor entry

  • Kitchen area at Royston House. En-suite infra-red Sauna in the corner.

    Kitchen area at Royston House. En-suite infra-red Sauna in the corner.

  • .Luxury Queen Sofa Bed in the living room area of Royston House VR

    .Luxury Queen Sofa Bed in the living room area of Royston House VR

  • Open plan with 17 ft ceilings and spacious windows in a Nature Retreat setting.

    Open plan with 17 ft ceilings and spacious windows in a Nature Retreat setting.

  • Writers desk with wireless extreme speed internet viewing Nature outdoors.

    Writers desk with wireless extreme speed internet viewing Nature outdoors.

  • Ocean, Mountain view from private covered deck.

    Ocean, Mountain view from private covered deck.

  • Giant tree floating in the Ocean along the new Royston Waterfront Trail

    Giant tree floating in the Ocean along the new Royston Waterfront Trail

  • 4 piece en-suite bathroom with ocean view window.

    4 piece en-suite bathroom with ocean view window.

  • Bridge entry to the Solarium at Royston House a VR in Courtenay, Comox Valley

    Bridge entry to the Solarium at Royston House a VR in Courtenay, Comox Valley

  • private coded entrance, outdoor smoker BBQ.

    private coded entrance, outdoor smoker BBQ.

  • Royston wrecks with Comox and Coastal Mountains along Comox Bay at Royston House

    Royston wrecks with Comox and Coastal Mountains along Comox Bay at Royston House

  • Sea Lions in March waiting for the Herring spawn

    Sea Lions in March waiting for the Herring spawn

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/28/2015
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