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Funky, Waterfront Cowichan Bay Stilt Home

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Last updated: 06/22/2015

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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

To all previous guests who have requested summer 2015 reservations, we are sorry to inform you that we are fully booked until early September. We are now, however, taking reservations for 2016. If you wish to book early, we will guaranteed 2015 rates.

Why VRBO

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

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • 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

    ...moreless

  • 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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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
C$250
C$1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$214 Nightly

Off Peak
Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
2 night min stay
C$200
C$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$171 Nightly

Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
C$225
C$1,350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$193 Nightly

Off Peak
Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
C$200
C$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$171 Nightly

High Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
C$250
C$1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$214 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$200
C$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$171 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet cleaning fee/stay C$0
  • Tax Rate 0.001%

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. Pets stay for free.

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

All taxes included

$250 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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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
Cow Cafe, Rock Cod Cafe, Masthead, Just Jakes

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 and retired travellers. We have accommodated many guests from across Canada, California, Switzerland, England, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and places beyond. All reviews have been exceptional.


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!

  • Fully furnished kitchen with centre island

    Fully furnished kitchen with centre island

  • Entertainment centre with TV, CD & DVD players. Lots of CD's for your enjoyment.

    Entertainment centre with TV, CD & DVD players. Lots of CD's for your enjoyment.

  • 2nd bedroom bright and airy with queen bed

    2nd bedroom bright and airy with queen bed

  • Lots of fluffy towels

    Lots of fluffy towels

  • From the deck looking  west

    From the deck looking west

  • A sunny winter's day

    A sunny winter's day

  • 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)

  • Plum Tree Cottage in the summer

    Plum Tree Cottage in the summer

  • Living room open to kitchen and dining area

    Living room open to kitchen and dining area

  • Dining area with great view of the bay

    Dining area with great view of the bay

  • Water view from master bedroom

    Water view from master bedroom

  • Upstairs bathroom - recently redecorated

    Upstairs bathroom - recently redecorated

  • Evening shadows on the deck

    Evening shadows on the deck

  • Afternoon visitor

    Afternoon visitor

  • Mt. Tzouhalem in the distance

    Mt. Tzouhalem in the distance

  • 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

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