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Relax in your private self-catering 3 bedroom house and gardens. Lovingly decorated in vintage inspired style. The eat-in country kitchen is well equipped and a comfortable living/dining room open out to the deck. Three bedrooms include queen, double and single beds, with cot and crib available. The bathroom features the original 6' clawfoot bathtub with shower.
Lots of seating in the gardens and herbs, raspberries & blackberries available in season!
Located steps from Downtown Courtenay's vibrant shopping, dining & theatre and close to ocean, rivers and lakes for sightseeing, hiking, skiing, biking, golfing, swimming and boating - or gentle walks in the charming Old Orchard Neighbourhood, overlooking the Puntledge River.
ALSO on vrbo - chocolate cottage is located on a leafy lane a 10 minute walk to Downtown Private self-catering modern cottage & garden. www.vrbo.com/414113
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Keywords: vacation rental, self-catering, gardens, on-site parking, laundry, restaurants, shopping, museums, fishing, kayaking, beaches, hiking, golfing, skiing, Courtenay, Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Located steps from Downtown Courtenay and a stone's throw from the Puntledge River for swimming, rafting or fishing.
Close to nature and all the outdoor activites available in the beautiful Comox Valley - alpine & cross country skiing, wilderness hiking, boating and sailing, biking, tennis and golf....moreless
(3) There are a number of comfortable outdoor seating and dining areas provided....moreless
Kayak / Canoe
Lawn / Garden
Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa
There are three public swimming pools within a 10 minute drive as well as a great waterpark for children - or children at heart! The cottage is just one block from The Puntledge River - great for swimming or tubing....moreless
Winter Rates Oct 1 - May 31, 2015 1 night min stay
Summer Rates Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015 1 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
$50/wk discount for bookings of 2 or 3 weeks
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The Old Orchard Neighbourhood of Courtenay is safe for walks offering mountain and river views as well as heritage houses and gardens. Walk to great shopping, dining and coffee shops, art galleries, museum, library, theatre and dancing as well as swimming, waterpark and a recreation center with indoor gym or outdoor workout area.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I returned to my hometown of Courtenay from Victoria to be be near my large extended family and to enjoy a lifestyle which includes outdoor living - gardening, biking, swimming in the rivers & ocean as well as entertaining and relaxing in our porch and gardens. I am passionate about Latin, Ballroom and Salsa dancing with my husband and our wonderful dance community.
We have travelled in Europe and throughout Mexico with fantastic bookings at other vrbo properties. It is my great pleasure to host guests from all over Canada and the world at my two properties in Courtenay, blueberry cottage & chocolate cottage - Vacation Rentals By Owner.
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Why the Owner Chose Courtenay: blueberry cottage is in the quiet Old Orchard neighbourhood of Courtenay, in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, BC. Located walking distance to Downtown, the Puntledge River, Lewis Park The Riverway Trail and a short drive to beaches. A 30 minute drive takes you up to Mt. Washington skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and hiking. chocolate cottage is located on a leafy lane, also near downtown Courtenay, just a 10 minute walk to blueberry cottage.
The Unique Benefits at this House: It is not necessary to have a car as both blueberry cottage & chocolate cottage are located close to Downtown Courtenay and walking trails.
Recommended restaurants...The Atlas, Yiamas Greek, Mad Chef, Locals and Martines.
For groceries it's a short walk to Edible Island Health Food Store, Thrifty's Foods, Runge's European Deli, The Butcher's Block for local meats & eggs and to Hot Chocolates & Cakebread Bakery (& Gelato!) Safeway, Superstore, Quality Foods, Costco are all within 10 minute drive. The best fresh local seafood you'll find Portuegues Joe's - take the stunning Comox Estuary drive on Comox Rd.
For coffee and light meals we like Zocalos, Mud Sharks, and Rhodos.
Shop at some of our favourite places Downtown Courtenay - Laughing Oyster and Second Page Bookstores and The Tea Shop. For clothing shop for Canadian Designers at Be, Robert A, Sublime Fashions, Secret Drawers or Jim's Clothes Closet and for Home Decor - Tab Imports and Rattan Plus. Antique & Vintage home decor and collectables can be found at Red Carpet (Comox), and Abbylane, Courtenay Antiques and Red Living (Courtenay). Flowers, Art & Vintage Home Decor at Purely Flower Boutique near 5th Street bridge. Visit the Art Gallery and Gift Shop across from our beautiful Library on 6th Street and the Museum on 4th.