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Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage

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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This idyllic cabin is set on a five acre property overlooking the Ganges Inlet. With blackberry bushes and fruit trees available for picking you are able to enjoy bounty from the property when in season.
A spacious deck runs along the front of the cabin providing the ideal location for outdoor meals no matter the weather thanks to the roof with several skylights.
Another deck overhangs the slope at the front of the property providing the perfect place for a coffee, if one of the multiple hammocks available are all taken.
If you enjoy outdoor cooking you can enjoy cooking over an open fire, or a gas BBQ.
Huge arbutus trees with their green and rust bark, firs and cedars populate the property, providing shade on a hot summers day.

This is primarily a summer cabin, though it can also be a cosy get-away in the winter - with a small wood stove and base board heaters. There is a long unpaved drive-way - tricky to negotiate without a 4 wheel drive if it should snow. The water has also been known to freeze if temperatures plummet well below zero for an extended period. Mostly our winter weather is quite mild - but there are some risks in more severe weather.

This cabin is not suitable for frail elderly, those intolerant of the odd visiting spider, or those who do not have sense of adventure and enjoyment of the outdoors.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    no fencing - and sheep next door - so dogs should not be allowed to roam free - however plenty of space on the property for them...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Loft

    1 Queen, 1 double...moreless

  • Living Room

    1 Double Futon...moreless

  • The sleeping loft contains a queen mattress and a double mattress which would easily sleep 2 adults and 2 small children (or 3 adults). The loft is only accessible by a vertical ladder and has a low ceiling. The main floor boasts a futon which folds into a generous double bed. In the summer you can also comfortably sleep out on the covered porch on mattresses. The cabin could sleep 4 adults and 2 children in total. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Main Cabin bathroom: toilet, tub

    ...moreless

  • Separate Shower House: shower

    Oversized sink...moreless

  • The cabin contains a bath and toilet while the shower is out in a separate shower-house with great water pressure. There is also an outhouse with a view that can be used if needed. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A small collection of books is kept in the cabin....moreless

  • Games:

    A collection of board games and cards are available for use....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Sunrise over Ganges Inlet and Captain's Passage....moreless

  • Rural:

    Secluded five-acre west-coast forest property with a meadow and fruit trees. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    The table can be used inside (4) or outside (6) on the covered porch - easy to move There is also an outdoor picnic table that can comfortably seat 6...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Fireplace:

    Outside fire pit for BBQ's or roasting marshmallows...moreless

  • Heating:

    Base board heating...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    For 4 people...moreless

  • Parking:

    The meadow easily parks two cars at the base of the small hill. There is also a spot near the main cabin for one car....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    For 4 people...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Small indoor woodstove that can be used during the winter months....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Bodem ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Crockery and cutlery for 6 plus pots and pans. Electric Wok....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered porch with room for dining or sleeping...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 23 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
1 night min stay
C$110
C$620 C$2,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
C$100
C$600 C$1,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee C$15
  • Cleaning Fee C$50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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Location

4.4 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Saltspring Air
4.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Oystercatcher Seafood Bar & Grill
9 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Fulford Harbour
7.9 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Saltspring Island Golf and Country Club
4.4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Auntie Pesto's
3.7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beddis Beach

Car: Recommended

Saturday morning farmers market downtown with fresh local produce and quality arts and crafts, nearby Cusheon Lake with public access and dock - fresh water swimming - and Beddes Beach - with white shell beach and crystal clear water, superb views from Mt Maxwell over Maple Bay and Fulford Harbour, Walks round historic Ruckle Park.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1987

About the owner: Immigrants from South Africa, the owners live in nearby Mill Bay - and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle - gardening, hiking and kayaking. Saltspring provides a prefect getaway from busy professional lives - to read, reflect, and get away from electronic media and demands of the 'real world'.

Why the Owner Chose Ganges:
When we first visited this property the long and winding driveway took us unexpectedly onto a ridge where we fell in love with the view, the spaciousness and the sense of being 'somewhere else' far away from it all.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Listening to the sounds of neighboring sheep and roosters complete the rural ambiance as you swing in the hammock reading a favourite book, overlooking the fantastic view.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Afrikaans

 

Photos

  • View down on the cabin from on top the hill.

    View down on the cabin from on top the hill.

  • front porch with dining table

    front porch with dining table

  • Lounge with futon and wood stove.

    Lounge with futon and wood stove.

  • Walk out the door onto the large front porch.

    Walk out the door onto the large front porch.

  • Relax in a covered hammock.

    Relax in a covered hammock.

  • read beneath the arbutus trees

    read beneath the arbutus trees

  • Sunrise over Captains Passage - from front of cabin

    Sunrise over Captains Passage - from front of cabin

  • sunny day view from front of cabin - chocolate beach

    sunny day view from front of cabin - chocolate beach

  • this eagle ate his dinner on this branch right in front of us

    this eagle ate his dinner on this branch right in front of us

  • Panoramic views from the top of Mount Maxwell.

    Panoramic views from the top of Mount Maxwell.

  • Split rail fences and fruit trees line one side of the driveway

    Split rail fences and fruit trees line one side of the driveway

  • The cabin

    The cabin

  • view from inside to porch and view

    view from inside to porch and view

  • A cozy kitchen is on the left and the sleeping loft above.

    A cozy kitchen is on the left and the sleeping loft above.

  • can't beat the view for fine dining

    can't beat the view for fine dining

  • shower house and pump house

    shower house and pump house

  • morning mists

    morning mists

  • saltspring island ferry to long harbour in front of Prevost island

    saltspring island ferry to long harbour in front of Prevost island

  • Beddis Beach is just a short drive down the road

    Beddis Beach is just a short drive down the road

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Afrikaans
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 05/02/2015
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