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Funky, Waterfront Cowichan Bay Stilt Home

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Cool cottage - a unique experience. You will love it!

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Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cowichan Bay cottage description

Plum Tree Cottage is one of 14 stilt homes located right in the centre of Cowichan Bay. Originally built at the turn of the century it has been lovingly renovated over the years. At high tide, the ocean comes right under the cottage and the water is virtually under your doorstep. There is a 50 foot dock accessible off the large deck. The cottage is about 1000 sq. ft; has 2 bedrooms upstairs, one of which faces the water with a fabulous water view. Both have a queen bed.

The main floor consists of a funky kitchen with all the amenities and recent newly-purchased appliances. The living room has a comfortable seating area, chesterfield and lounge chairs and a wood burning airtight. WIFI is available free of charge. There is a built in flat screen TV with CD and DVD player.

A dining room table has an awesome view over the Bay and seats 4. Outside, the large, seaside deck boasts patio furniture and a propane BBQ.

Guests have free moorage at the private dock for power boats up to 28 feet

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Master Bedroom - large room & queen bed with spectacular 2nd storey view over Cowichan Bay. 2nd Bedroom - slightly smaller room also with queen bed. Very comfortable. Large closet ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • Bright and airy with usual amenities including newly tiled shower and new flooring. Lots of fluffy towels. Very clean....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            Hiking trail for the fit to the large cross at the top of Mount Tzhouhalem...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Located right in the heart of historic, funky Cowichan Bay...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Tubing

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            electric baseboard / forced air or wood-burning air tight...moreless

          • Internet:

            Complimentary Wifi...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            on street...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Stove:

            Wood burning cast iron air tight with glass door...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Good size wood deck, about 15X20 sq ft. Patio chairs, table and sun umbrella...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            kayak rentals, sales and lessons - 1 minute walk to Cow Bay Village...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Propane BBQ...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Very popular and recently built lap pool and family pool indoors located 5 miles away in Duncan. Complete with work out centre. Fun for the whole family....moreless

               

              Reviews

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              from 8 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Christmas/New Years
              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
              2 night min stay
              C$175
              C$1,125
              Off Peak
              Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              C$150
              C$900
              High Season
              May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              C$200
              C$1,300
              Off Peak
              Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
              2 night min stay
              C$150
              C$900
              Christmas/New Years
              Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
              2 night min stay
              C$175
              C$1,125
              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay
              C$300

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee C$25
              • Pet cleaning fee/stay C$25
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Rates quoted are for 2 or less guests. If more than 2 guests, add $25 per person per night.

              Pets are most welcome if they are clean and are not shedding - Pets need to be approved by owner upon booking. There is a one time fee of $25 / stay if you have a pet (or pets) to cover the additional cost of cleaning.

              There is an additional short term cleaning fee of $50 for stays of 2 days or less.

              $200 non-refundable deposit upon booking; balance upon arrival. Cash or personal cheque only.

              Sorry but we do not take credit cards.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/04/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Nanaimo Airport ( Cedar )
              4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Craig Street Brew Pub, Duncan
              25 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Nanaimo
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Cowichan Golf Course, Duncan Meadows Golf Course
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Trans Canada Hwy
              Cowichan Bay
              Nearest Restaurant
              Cowichan Bay Seafood, Cow Cafe, Rock Cod Cafe

              Car: Necessary

              Plum Tree cottage is located in the historic Village of Cowichan Bay where one can dine on great seafood in a casual, seaside setting or grab a burger or an ice cream cone on the run. An art gallery, maritime museum, kayak rentals, whale watching tours, boutique shopping and lots of walking trails are available to entertain you.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              Why the Owner Chose Cowichan Bay:
              In the summer of 2013, Plum Tree Cottage was featured in CBC TV's, weekly and very popular, national production 'My Retreat' which is a documentary about the best and most unique vacation retreats in Canada.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Come by water ...... or come by road. It is very quiet. The cottage is very popular with just-married couples on their honeymoon retreat.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • Cool cottage -  a unique experience.  You will love it!

                Cool cottage - a unique experience. You will love it!

              • Kitchen from other angle

                Kitchen from other angle

              • A timely photo

                A timely photo

              • Lots of character

                Lots of character

              • Another view

                Another view

              • Limited view of the bathroom - freshly painted and spotless

                Limited view of the bathroom - freshly painted and spotless

              • From the deck looking  west

                From the deck looking west

              • A sunny winter's day

                A sunny winter's day

              • From the deck looking  east

                From the deck looking east

              • Outdoor dining in the spring

                Outdoor dining in the spring

              • Turn of the century restaurant

                Turn of the century restaurant

              • A winter's day.  Imagine what it is like in the spring or summer

                A winter's day. Imagine what it is like in the spring or summer

              • Plum Tree Cottage in the summer

                Plum Tree Cottage in the summer

              • Spot for your computer

                Spot for your computer

              • View of the living room through to the kitchen

                View of the living room through to the kitchen

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Water view from master bedroom

                Water view from master bedroom

              • Evening shadows on the deck

                Evening shadows on the deck

              • Afternoon visitor

                Afternoon visitor

              • Mt. Tzouhalem in the distance

                Mt. Tzouhalem in the distance

              • Welcoming you to the village of Cowichan Bay

                Welcoming you to the village of Cowichan Bay

              • Great bakery

                Great bakery

              • Cap'n Jack and friends at the annual Spot Prawn festival

                Cap'n Jack and friends at the annual Spot Prawn festival

              • A summers day on the dike.  A great 30 minute walk ( just 5 minutes from PTC)

                A summers day on the dike. A great 30 minute walk ( just 5 minutes from PTC)

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

              C$150 - C$300 per night (CAD)
              8

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/04/14
              Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/04/2014
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