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The major attraction of this four level home is its location with beautiful views of Howe Sound, the Georgia Straits, Keats Island and the Coastal Mountains north of Vancouver with exceptional hiking nearby. The most unique quality is its peacefulness and the friendly and inviting atmosphere of the town and Sunshine Coast.
The master bedroom suite, on the upper level is large and airy with a king size bed and comfortable seating area and bathroom with whirlpool tub and walk-in shower. There is also an office upstairs with two single beds. The entry level consists of an powder room, 'open plan' kitchen, dining area, and living room with a wood burning fireplace and access to a deck perfect for watching the marine traffic and boating activities. The third level has a sitting room with a queen size Murphy bed, a bathroom with shower, a laundry room and access to a small patio. The lowest level is a large open room with two twin beds, a sofa and wood burning stove. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower, soaking tub and amazing views of the Sound.
Keywords: Private home with garage, four levels, waterfront access, multiple patios and decks, walkable distance from quaint town center.
High Season and Holidays May 1 - Sep 30, 2015 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest
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Deposit of 50% is due at time of reservation. If paying with PayPal, balance is due THREE (3) days prior to arrival. If paying with check or cash, balance is due on arrival. Refundable damage deposit of $150.00 due on arrival. Cash or check with ID may be held or deposited until damage is resolved. Check in is at 3PM, check out is at 10AM. Seasonal rates available. In-town managers.
Credit cards are accepted through PayPal only. Deposit of one half the rental fee is required to secure the reservation. Balance is due three days before arrival. Cash or bank checks are also accepted.
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Numerous artist and craft studios and shops in the area and on nearby islands, live music performances, August book festival, summer fiber arts festival, other varied events especially in the summer.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: We are retired professionals from Arizona.
Why the Owner Chose Gibsons: We fell in love with the beauty and peacefulness of this small unique community as well as the incredible summer weather as compared to Arizona. It is unique in that it can only be reached by drive-on ferry from Horseshoe Bay just north of Vancouver. The one-way trip is 40 minutes. Because of that it is a very quiet vacation retreat, but there are summer farmers' markets, arts and craft markets and community activities. A small hospital is 20km away in Sechelt with air lift capabilities to Vancouver.
The Unique Benefits at this House: We are less than 1km from Lower Gibsons. Major shopping areas are in Upper Gibsons or Sechelt which requires driving. Our favorite ritual is watching the boating traffic on Howe Sound and looking for the elusive bald eagles as they fly by while we are sitting on the deck sipping our wine.