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Spectacular Sunset Views from Bonito Beach Waterfront Cottage!

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Last updated: 11/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Nanoose Bay cottage description

This open concept two-bedroom - two-bathroom 1760 ft2 waterfront cottage has just been painted and updated inside! It features 2 wraparound decks with unobstructed views of sunsets up the Strait of Georgia. It is located on a picturesque bay with rocky outcrops and a black sand & gravel beach; perfect for swimming, lounging, walking your dog or launching your kayaks. The beach access is just a short walk from the front door.
The cottage is about 30 years old – it has a casual vibe and a lot of character. The living spaces and furniture are designed for comfort and we encourage you to “put up your feet, sit back and relax” as you enjoy the ever-changing ocean views and hypnotic sounds of the water.
All of the living areas as well as the master bedroom have sweeping views across the Strait of Georgia and the coastal mountain range. The cottage has 2 fireplaces; one in the main floor great room, and the other in the den off the master bedroom. The kitchen is open to the living area, has a sit-up eating bar and is conveniently located by the main floor entry.
The master bedroom has a queen sized bed and is located on the lower level. It features floor to ceiling windows that face the ocean and open to let in the cool ocean breezes. The master also has a 3-piece ensuite bathroom and direct access to the lower deck.
The second bedroom has a double bed and is located on the main floor. It has 2 windows with views of the mature trees surrounding the property. It is adjacent to the main 4-piece bathroom.
As an added bonus, there is a cozy sleeping cabana with a double futon bed/lounger that is perched about 25 feet above the beach. It opens on to a private deck with amazing views of the beach, Strait of Georgia and coastal mountain range. (By the way – it is the perfect spot for sipping cold drinks and watching the sunset across the bay)!!
The cottage is fully equipped, from kitchen crockery, utensils and appliances, to bedding, linens and a full-sized laundry room – it even has an outdoor clothes line! There is a teak dining table for 4, a barbeque and plenty of seating on all the outdoor decks.
The living area includes a flat-screen TV and a small radio/CD player. There is seating for 4-6 at the dining room table. The cottage is also equipped with high-speed internet access.
The Bonito Beach Cottage is located on a quiet cul-de-sac, between Schooner Cove Marina and the Fairwinds Golf & Country Club. There are also many other golf courses within a 30-45 minute drive. A major grocery store and gas station are a 5-minute drive away. Parksville is about 15 minutes to the north, while Nanaimo is only 20 minutes south on Highway 19.
For those who like to hike and bike and just walk the dog, access to the 600 acre Fairwinds forest reserve is less than 1 km from your doorstep. There are many kilometers of trails, through the coastal Garry Oak forests with 2 small lakes and an abundance of wildlife.

Located between Schooner Cove Marina and the Fairwinds Golf/Country Club, this is the perfect base from which to enjoy your Vancouver Island vacation. Take day trips to Victoria, a 2 hour drive or Long Beach/Tofino - 2.5 hours away.

Some of the local attractions include
* Approx 2 km to Schooner Cove Marina and tennis courts.

* Approx 3 km to the award-winning Fairwinds Golf and Country Club.

* 10 -15 minutes to decadent spas at Tigh-na-mara and Pacific Shores Resorts

* 15 minutes to Rathtrevor Provincial Park & Beach; and 5 minutes more to sandy Parksville beach.

* Fresh, locally-caught seafood is available a short drive away at French Creek Marina.

* A few examples for short day excursions are: Cathedral Grove, Goats on the Roof at Coombs, Englishman River Falls, Qualicum Beach, Little Qualicum Falls, murals and live theatre in Chemainus.
PLEASE NOTE: The stairs down to the beach CANNOT BE USED AT THIS TIME as they are under construction. There is a public beach access about
50 m away from the cottage driveway. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Monthly rentals only: Nov 1 - Apr 30.

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Television

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View:

                sweeping views across the Strait of Georgia and coastal mountains...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                high bank oceanfront property - beach access 25 m away...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    cell coverage is good...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    2 wraparound decks at house 1 small deck at sleeping cabana...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter-1
                  Oct 16 - Dec 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$150
                  C$750

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  christmas/new years
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$250
                  C$1,500

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

                  winter-2
                  Jan 5 - May 14, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  C$150
                  C$750

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Pet Fee C$25 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 5%

                  Notes:

                  Reservation confirmed upon receipt of 20% deposit. Balance & damage deposit due 30 days prior to arrival. Payments can be made by EFT, Paypal or personal cheque.


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                  Last updated: 11/18/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Nanaimo
                  35 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Horseshoe Bay
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Fairwinds
                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  19
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Fairwinds
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bonito

                  Car: Necessary

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About: We love to spend time outdoors - cycling, kayaking, skiing and backcountry camping. We both work as environmental consultants and travel throughout western Canada - but we love to come home to Nanoose Bay. We choose Nanoose Bay over 10 years ago because this place has it all! The Fairwinds trails are fantastic and the beaches are beautiful.

                  Why Nanoose Bay:
                  Bonito Cres is one of the few streets in the area that has sunset views in the warm months. We wanted a cozy and private waterfront home with panoramic views that would be a place to unwind and listen to the wind and water. We also wanted to be able to launch our kayaks close to home. It took a few years - but we finally found it!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Privacy - Sunset Views - Sunlight all Day - Hypnotic Sounds of Wind & Waves - Eagles & Kingfishers - Seals in the Bay - A Sleeping Cabana!


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                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Sunset from the Deck

                    Sunset from the Deck

                  • Twilight on the Ocean

                    Twilight on the Ocean

                  • Living Room View - West

                    Living Room View - West

                  • master bedroom - west view

                    master bedroom - west view

                  • Sleeping Cabana and Islands

                    Sleeping Cabana and Islands

                  • Fold Down Futon in Sleeping Cabana

                    Fold Down Futon in Sleeping Cabana

                  • Front of the Cottage

                    Front of the Cottage

                  • Convenient Entry

                    Convenient Entry

                  • Lots of Cupboards & Counter Space

                    Lots of Cupboards & Counter Space

                  • Side Deck at Dusk

                    Side Deck at Dusk

                  • 2nd bedroom

                    2nd bedroom

                  • Late Afternoon Sun

                    Late Afternoon Sun

                  • alfresco dining

                    alfresco dining

                  • Living Room View - North

                    Living Room View - North

                  • master bedroom - NW view

                    master bedroom - NW view

                  • Sleeping Cabana

                    Sleeping Cabana

                  • View from the Water

                    View from the Water

                  • Sit up Bar in Kitchen

                    Sit up Bar in Kitchen

                  • Open Concept Living Area

                    Open Concept Living Area

                  • dining on the deck

                    dining on the deck

                  • sit back and relax

                    sit back and relax

                  • Living Room Pano

                    Living Room Pano

                  VRBO #430882

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

                  C$150 - C$250 per night (CAD)
                  5

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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