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Doesn't Get Any Better Than This! - Amazing Ocean View Luxury Home in Nanaimo

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Ahhh! This is the life! One of our favourite pastimes at Sunset Lodge.

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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Sunset Lodge at Dover Bay
North Nanaimo

Atop Dover Bay in the upscale residential community of North Nanaimo, ‘Sunset Lodge at Dover Bay’ enjoys phenomenal views of Georgia Strait, Texada Island and the Sunshine Coast with the Coastal Mountains rising in the distance. A ten minute walk through this gorgeous, quiet neighborhood will take you to Invermere/Rafter Park and a nature path to beach access. A ten minute drive will take you to everything else including a boat launch and some of the best shore accessed cold water scuba diving sites in the world. There are basketball courts and a playground across the street, tennis courts down the block.

The Great Room has floor to ceiling plus apex windows overlooking Dover Bay. Enjoy your favorite beverage on the deck at the view counter, mesmerized by the 180 degree ocean view. Observe eagles and hawks soaring, deer frolicking below and a myriad of marine activity that may include dolphins, orca, sea lions and seals. Cruise ships and boats frequent the strait. As the sun finally sets (after 9:30 pm in the summer) you will be treated to an extraordinary sky: never the same one, but always spectacular-- have your camera ready. Bring your telescope or use our telescope binoculars and/or spotting scope and experience the Pacific Northwest starry sky. We have seen the Aurora Borealis from the deck. Spotting scope and/or telescope binoculars available upon request.

While you are enjoying the view, the kids are happily occupied in the large recreation room playing ping pong, Wii video games or watching a movie. The very little ones can amuse themselves with Thomas the Tank trains/track and other preschool toys. Please let us know if you would like to use these items.

Prepare meals in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen complete with bar prep sink. The gas BBQ is on the deck. There are two casual areas to dine: at the huge granite island counter in the large kitchen or in the breakfast nook. The formal dining room seats 8 comfortably.

Don’t feel like cooking but don’t feel like going out? There are many restaurants in the area that will deliver. Or, for a special celebration, let us arrange a scrumptious, gourmet dinner catered and served in the dining room.

Relax in the ‘cozy’ room, our small paperback and games library or use the desk in the downstairs Sunset Suite to write your novel.

The California Suite (Master Bedroom) has a terrific ocean view and it’s own private ocean view deck with café style patio furniture. This room has a California king bed with duvet, a walk in closet and a five piece ensuite bathroom with soaker tub.

The Queen Room has a queen canopy bed and shares a full 4 piece bathroom with the Bunk Bed Room.

The colourful Bunk Bed Room has two twin bunkbeds.

The Sunset Suite has a full bed and a twin bed and it's own
four-piece bathroom. There is also a small kitchen with a full size fridge.

The house sleeps 9 very comfortably in beds. The salon contains two single sleeper sofa beds and can accommodate up to 2 additional persons at the rate of $25.00 per person per night.

Don’t worry about bringing absolutely everything—Sunset Lodge is within minutes of restaurants, bakeries, pubs, cafes, groceries, hardware stores, gas bars, liquor stores and scuba shops. Housekeeping and catering services are available.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered:

        Small dogs are allowed in the downstairs Sunset Suite for an additional $25 per night....moreless

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11

      • California Suite: 1 king

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      • Queen Room: 1 queen

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      • Bunk Bed Room: 2 twin/ single

        Twin bunk beds....moreless

      • Sunset Suite Bedroom : 1 double, 1 twin/ single

        This large bedroom also has a desk to work at. ...moreless

      • The Salon: 2 sleep sofa /futon

        This room has two single sofa beds....moreless

      • The California Suite has a natural latex rubber king sized bed with a hypoallergenic silk duvet. There is a 5 piece ensuite bathroom and walk in closet. Off the bedroom is a private balcony with ocean view. The Queen Room has a canopy style queen size bed. The Bunk Bed room has twin bunk beds. The Sunset Suite has a large bedroom with a full bed, a twin bed and a desk. The Salon has two single sleeper sofa beds....moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Guest Bathroom: toilet

        This guest bathroom is off the south hall....moreless

      • Master Bathroom Ensuite: toilet, tub, shower

        This 5 piece ensuite bathroom has a soaker tub....moreless

      • Full Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        The Queen and Bunk Bed Rooms share this full bathroom....moreless

      • Sunset Suite Full Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        This full bathroom is across from the Sunset Suite....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Nestled in North Nanaimo, Sunset Lodge at Dover Bay is 20 minutes from the ferry and activities such as hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, sailing and swimming. Go on a 'Snorkel with the Seals' excursion to Snake Island, or kick back on the deck with your favorite beverage and watch the cruise ships go by. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Library has an assortment of paperback books....moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Bluray players in the Living Room and Recreation Room....moreless

          • Game Room:

            Ping Pong and Wii games....moreless

          • Games:

            Board games and cards....moreless

          • Ping Pong Table
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Basic cable....moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            Living Room and Recreation Room both have an HDTV. ...moreless

          • Toys:

            Toys available if notified in advance (please let us know at the time of booking). Thomas the Tank engine, various preschool toys, LEGOs, toss games, crochet, etc. Not for children 3 and under....moreless

          • Video Games:

            Wii gaming available....moreless

          • Video Library:

            Video Library available....moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Coin Laundry
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Rain Forests
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Ocean View:

            Floor to ceiling + apex windows overlook phenomenal 180 degree views of Georgia Strait, Texada Island and the Sunshine Coast with the Coastal Mountains rising in the distance. ...moreless

          • Water View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Formal dining room seats 8. The Breakfast nook can seat 4-8, the kitchen island seats 5. The view counter seats 6, the cafe patio set seats 2....moreless

          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air Conditioning....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Private laundry room....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace is in the Great Room....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Yoga mats, free weights can be provided upon request....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Central Heat Pump Furnace....moreless

          • Internet:

            Wireless hi speed internet....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Bedroom linens are provided. Please let us know if you have special needs such as hypoallergenic pillow or waterproof mattress pads....moreless

          • Living Room:

            The main level has a sectional sofa plus floor cushions to seat 8-14. HDTV with internet, blueray, sound system. The Sunset Suite living room has two single sofa beds....moreless

          • Parking:

            3-5 spots on site, street parking available....moreless

          • Telephone:

            Land line for local or collect calls....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath, Kitchen towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Private laundry room....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            Kitchen is equipped with a coffee maker and a coffee grinder....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Fully equipped kitchen, service for 12 upstairs. Service for 4 downstairs....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Dishwasher in the main kitchen....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            2 kitchens:Main level gourmet kitchen features granite counters with a bar prep sink and eat at island counter. The downstairs Sunset Suite has it's own full kitchen....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Both kitchens have a microwave....moreless

          • Oven:

            Gas Oven in the main kitchen, electric stove in the Sunset Suite kitchen....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Salt & Pepper, sugar, spices....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Stainless Steel Side by Side in the main kitchen. Standard Refrigerator in the Sunset Suite kitchen....moreless

          • Stove:

            Gas Stove in the main kitchen, electric stove in the Sunset Suite kitchen....moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Balcony view deck boasts a 180 degree ocean and mountain view....moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Backyard has a patio....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill:

            BBQ on the view deck!...moreless

          • Tennis:

            There are public tennis courts within walking distance....moreless

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Low Season Fall
              Sep 16 - May 14, 2015
              3 night min stay
              C$225
              C$975 C$2,450

              Rates are based on 9 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              High Season
              May 15 - Sep 14, 2015
              4 night min stay
              C$350
              C$2,025 C$6,550

              Rates are based on 9 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              C$350
              C$2,025 C$6,550

              Rates are based on 9 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee C$195
              • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
              • Pet Fee C$50
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Additional persons over 9 are subject to $25 per night per person. Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. 50% deposit required. Refundable up until 60 days before first night booked. The balance is due 21 days before check-in. Cleaning fees extra.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Location

              12.5 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Nanaimo Harbour
              900 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              Simon Holt
              11 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              Departure Bay
              6.2 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              Winchelsea View Golf Course
              2.2 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Nanaimo Parkway, Highway 19
              900 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Simon Holt
              100 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Mt. Washington
              800 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Blueback Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Atop Dover Bay in the upscale residential community of North Nanaimo, Sunset Lodge is a ten minute walk through a quiet neighborhood to Invermere/Rafter Park and a nature path to beach access. A ten minute drive will take you to everything else including some of the best shore accessed cold water scuba diving sites in the world. You’ll often see eagles and hawks, frequently watch ships and boats and occasionally view dolphins, orca, sea lions and seals. As the sun finally sets (after 9:30 pm in the summer) you will be treated to an extraordinary sunset, then nighttime sky: never the same one, but always spectacular-- have your camera ready. Bring your telescope, or use our telescope binoculars and experience the Pacific Northwest starry sky. We have seen the Aurora Borealis from the deck. It was amazing! A spotting scope and telescope binoculars are available upon request.

              Nanaimo has a vibrant downtown/harbour area. Watch float planes and explore quaint shops in Departure Bay. Hike through the awesome rainforest at Cathedral Grove or the tranquil Morrel Sanctuary, or picnic at Englishman River Falls. In the area are five different shore access scuba diving sites, and three artificial reefs to explore. Join a boat tour and snorkel with the seals! Spend the day sunning at Sebastian or Rathtrevor Beaches or play mini-golf, bumper cars or bumper boats 15 minutes away in Parksville. Mount Washington, one hour up island, is home to one of the most spectacular coastal alpine settings in North America. In the winter brush up on your ski skills at the resort school and then ski, snowboard, night ski or experience family snow tubing. In the summer there are a dozen trails that lead up to the summit.

              Sunset Lodge is 90 minutes from Victoria, 3 hours from Tofino, 2 hours from the Butchart Gardens and 60 minutes from Comox/Courtney.

              A car is recommended, but the city bus stops right in front of the house.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About the owner: Sunset Lodge is a family owned property. We work with a team of housekeepers, maintenance personnel and landscapers to keep the property in top shape for your visit. Please let us know what your requirements are--It is our pleasure to provide the perfect setting for your family vacation.

              Why the Owner Chose Nanaimo:
              Vancouver Island is absolutely paradise! We were so fortunate to find this unique home atop a hill and overlooking the Georgia Strait, within walking distance to the beach. We wanted a magnificent home to host our very large family for vacations and special holidays. We cherish the many memorable occasions we've had at Sunset Lodge and we would spend all our time here if we could!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The phenomenal views from the balcony deck are absolutely mesmerizing. There is nothing better than sitting on the deck, taking in the view and enjoying your favourite beverage.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • Ahhh! This is the life! One of our favourite pastimes at Sunset Lodge.

                Ahhh! This is the life! One of our favourite pastimes at Sunset Lodge.

              • Our guests say the pictures of the view just don't do it justice!

                Our guests say the pictures of the view just don't do it justice!

              • The Private Balcony off the California Suite.

                The Private Balcony off the California Suite.

              • The Queen Room has a microfiber duvet on a queen canopy bed.

                The Queen Room has a microfiber duvet on a queen canopy bed.

              • Gourmet kitchen.

                Gourmet kitchen.

              • Breakfast nook in the great room.

                Breakfast nook in the great room.

              • The Cozy room has a 'take one, leave one' library.

                The Cozy room has a 'take one, leave one' library.

              • There are several scuba spots near Sunset Lodge.

                There are several scuba spots near Sunset Lodge.

              • Summer 'best buddies'.

                Summer 'best buddies'.

              • Summer fun!

                Summer fun!

              • Steps at Blueback.

                Steps at Blueback.

              • Sunset from the view deck.

                Sunset from the view deck.

              • Perfect day for a swim (or a dunking)!

                Perfect day for a swim (or a dunking)!

              • The California Suite has a King bed with a silk duvet.

                The California Suite has a King bed with a silk duvet.

              • Soaker tub and Shower in the California Suite.

                Soaker tub and Shower in the California Suite.

              • Guest bathroom.

                Guest bathroom.

              • Living Room.

                Living Room.

              • Dining Room with Giant Photo of the Nanaimo Yacht Club from 1946.

                Dining Room with Giant Photo of the Nanaimo Yacht Club from 1946.

              • In-Law Suite Bedroom sleeps 3 comfortably.

                In-Law Suite Bedroom sleeps 3 comfortably.

              • The water at Rathtrevor Beach is as warm as bath water in the summer.

                The water at Rathtrevor Beach is as warm as bath water in the summer.

              • Summer castle fun!

                Summer castle fun!

              • Steps to Invermere Beach.

                Steps to Invermere Beach.

              • You will definitely see deer!

                You will definitely see deer!

              • Spring sunset from the View Deck at Sunset Lodge.

                Spring sunset from the View Deck at Sunset Lodge.

              C$225 - C$350 per night (CAD)
              5

              4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 11

              View calendar: Updated 10/12/14
              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/12/2014
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