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3 Bedroom Lakehouse on 1 Acre with Hot Tub. 7 Minutes to Town.

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view towards lake from deck


Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Mary Lake cottage description

The Lakehouse and its property allow for relaxing fun such as badminton, bocce, fishing, swimming, and just plain lazing about

This rancher-style home has 3 bedrooms with one and a half baths and will comfortably hold any family. There is a beautiful view of the lake from the living room and dining room as well as the large sundeck off the back of the house.

You can relax on the deck, in the hot-tub, on a lawn–chair or in the hammock. Take a walk to the water’s edge where you’ll find birds, turtles, beavers and more. A canoe is provided for your enjoyment and this area of the lake is renowned for its great bass and trout fishing - you can even fish from the dock! A 100’ boardwalk leads you to a 10’ x 20’ dock - perfect for swimming off of, sunbathing or just plain hanging out and gazing at the lake. There is no sandy beach, but easy access to the water is from a ladder on the dock.

This home makes for a great family holiday destination, or a romantic retreat. The kitchen is fully equipped, just bring your favourite fixings and enjoy.

Sleeping up to eight, the house features a family oriented sleeping arrangement and has two bedrooms with a comfortable queen size bed in each and a third bedroom with comfy twin bunk beds. A foamy is available for 2 extra guests to sleep on the floor.

The private dock receives full all day sun with lots of room to spread out or kick back and relax with a good book. Adirondack chairs on the back deck offer an opportunity to be closer to the house and enjoy the lake view. Enjoy meals on the picnic table on the deck.

Excellent fishing (sorry no gas motors) and warm swimming waters await! The village of Ganges is only 10 minuntes away where you can visit the famous Saturday market where Saltspring artisans, bakers, and growers gather to sell their creations or enjoy the many shops and restaurants. Family memories start here!!

There is one full bathroom with a tub/shower and an ensuite with a sink and toilet. Double sliding doors in the living area open to a large deck that runs the length of the house with a hot tub just outside the doors. Wake up with the sun while sipping coffee from this peaceful deck. Gaze across the lake to a horse farm, our large lawn, or to the glistening lake just beyond.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Limited Accessibility:

                House is all on 1 floor but doors may not be wide enough for wheelchair access....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum 25 years old for person signing contract...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                smoking permitted outside only....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

                twin bunk beds...moreless

              • Master bedroom has view to lake and 2 piece ensuite (toilet and sink).

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, bidet

                plus sink. Ensuite to master bedroom....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped with sink, full sized fridge with separate freezer on top, electric stove and oven. Most small appliances. Coffee maker, grinder, blender, toaster...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full size with separate freezer on top....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Thermos French Press, or Melita filter....moreless

              • Dining
              • Microwave
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Living Room seats 6:

                Full sized sofa plus chairs. TV with DVD, and video player....moreless

              • Heating:

                electric baseboard for colder months...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Please bring own beach towels. ...moreless

              • Garage:


              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Advertised rates are based on double occupancy. Cleaning fee of $100 for up to 4 guests or $150 FOR 5-8 guests will be added to each stay. ...moreless


                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library
                  • Stereo
                  • Games
                  • Books


                  • Telephone:

                    for local calls only. May use calling cards or call collect for long distance....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Golf:

                        Public golf course less than 1 mile away....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Vermont Castings gas bbq...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden


                      • Away From It All
                      • Budget
                      • Family

                      Location & View

                      • Lakefront:

                        We have our own private dock with steps to gain access to the Lake. There is no walk-in beach....moreless

                      • Lake View:

                        From the house, deck, and dock guests can enjoy the view of the lake all day long. ...moreless


                      • Churches
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Live Theater
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Playground
                      • Marina
                      • Library
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Season
                      Jun 29 - Sep 5, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500 $5,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $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


                      • cleaning fee for up to 4 $125
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • cleaning fee for 5-8 $150
                      • Taxes Included


                      All rates are based on 2 guests.

                      $125 cleaning fee will be added to each rental for up to 4 guests, $150 for 5+ guests

                      Two night minimum for non-holiday season Sept.-June.

                      3 night minimum on long weekends.

                      5 night minimum Dec. 21-Jan.4, 2014.

                      7 night minimum June 27 - September 4, 2014.

                      Cancellation policy:

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

                      Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details.
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                      Last updated: 07/18/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Ganges waterfront for float plane, 5 km. Victoria
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Long Harbour
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Swartz Bay, Vancouver Island
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Vesuvius - warmest beach on island
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      several in town
                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt. Washington, Vancouver Island
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      On way to Ganges
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      On way to Ganges

                      Car: Recommended


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: We live in Vancouver, BC less than 100 kms. away from Saltspring Island. We have spent several long periods of time at The Lakehouse with family and friends, and have lovely memories of each one. We enjoy sharing this house with others to discover the special charms of Saltspring.

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                      Speaks: english


                      • view towards lake from deck

                        view towards lake from deck

                      • back deck with hot tub

                        back deck with hot tub

                      • Queen sized bed in master bedroom

                        Queen sized bed in master bedroom

                      • Fully equipped kitchen.

                        Fully equipped kitchen.

                      • lakeside of house

                        lakeside of house

                      • view towards lake from deck or living room.

                        view towards lake from deck or living room.

                      • Comfortable seating in living room

                        Comfortable seating in living room

                      • bunk room with 2 twin sized beds.

                        bunk room with 2 twin sized beds.

                      • Ahhhhh...


                      • second bedroom with queen sized bed.

                        second bedroom with queen sized bed.

                      VRBO #452943

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

                      $195 - $214 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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