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Island Beach Cottage

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Vesuvius cottage description

Beautiful cozy yet spacious 3 bedroom house on low-bank waterfront, quiet neighborhood yet close to nearby community and services. Breath-taking views of the ocean and sunsets, warm Summer swimming, beach walks. Curl up with a book on the large multi-level deck, watch the eagles, humming birds seals, otters and the occasional whale at your doorstep. Fireplace (cold months only), Barbeque and fully equipped kitchen, beautifully appointed living and dining rooms, TV, DVD player, piano and den-study.
Close to village and town for shopping and visiting the many attractions of Salt Spring Island.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


          • Three Bedrooms with Queen size beds. New comfortable mattresses, protective cover-slips, fitted sheets and duvets. Master bedroom has en-suite facilities including hair-drier. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • En-suite bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

            Hairdrier provided...moreless

          • Second bathroom: toilet, shower

            serves Bedroom 2 and 3...moreless

          • Swimmers shower: outdoor shower

            Rinse off salt after a swim, or simply shower in nature ...moreless

          • Two bathrooms, both have new showers, one with bath. Private outdoor shower overlooks the beach....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Separate beautiful dining room, ocean view. Smaller casual dining in Kitchen area. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Full set of new dishes, utensils, bowls, pots, pans and casserole dishes....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full modern Kitchen with new appliances...moreless

          • Toaster:

            Four slot, bagel friendly...moreless


          • Living Room:

            Large open plan living-room home entertainment area. Cable TV, DVD and Internet outlet (with wireless) in writers den/sitting room...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Linen provided for three bedrooms, queen sized beds.Mattresses and pillows bed bug protected....moreless

          • Heating:

            Baseboard electric heating throughout...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Danish SCAN Stove, wood-burning....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            New Drier...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • A wonderful place to get away from it all.....


              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV and Internet provided. Wireless connection also provided. (Password protected.)...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Living room has CD, amplifier and speakers for stereo listening...moreless

              • Books:

                Popular and some classic books in library...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Mixture of popular and classic DVDs...moreless


                  Outdoor Features

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Low lank accessible beach for canoe or Kayak launch. Double Kayak available on request. Signed waiver of responsibility a requirement....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large landscaped split-level deck, table chairs, umbrella - ideal for afternoon and evening entertaining...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    New large BBQ outside kitchen. Spare propane cylinders available....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Nearby golf course accepts non-members. Pro-shop and restaurant....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Landscaped and maintained garden...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    2 Adult life kayak jackets...moreless


                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Southwest facing, stunning sunsets in Summer. Low-bank waterfront, long rambles and much intertidal life, warm swimming in Summer...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Quiet rural road, 2 Km from Vesuvius village, 8 Km from Ganges (main town on Salt Spring Island)...moreless

                  • Oceanfront
                  • Waterfront


                  • Churches
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Hiking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Library
                  • Boating
                  • Fishing


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Mar 12 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Shoulder Season 2014
                  Sep 1 - Nov 16, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Taxes Not included


                  7 Days minimum, preferably Sunday to Sunday. Not suitable for children from 6 months to 6 years of age.

                  Non-smokers. No pets.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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                  Last updated: 07/19/2014
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                  30 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Vancouver International YVR (after ferry)
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Long Harbour Ferry
                  10 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  In front of the property
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Seaside Kitchen in Vesuvius
                  6 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Salt Spring Island Golf and Country Club
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Seaside Kitchen in Vesuvius

                  Car: Recommended

                  Salt Spring Island is the jewel of the BC Gulf Islands easily accessible from Vancouver or Victoria. It is a vibrant community of artists, artisans, musicians and people who appreciate living in harmony with nature. Preservation of the beauty and tranquility of the Island is a passion of its residents. Visit the Saturday Market in Ganges, the several wineries, cheese makers and studio artists. Hike in the valleys, explore Ruckle Park (originally the Ruckle homestead farm) and check out the breath-taking views from the top of Mount Maxwell.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1991

                  Why the Owner Chose Vesuvius:
                  Very few places in the Gulf Islands combine a Southwest exposure, low-bank waterfront, warm swimming, beach walks and gorgeous sunsets. This has been a wonderful place to enjoy a quiet retreat with family, to enjoy the sea, catch up with a few good books, barbeque the famous Salt Spring Island lamb and watch movies. It is close enough to major centres to be easily accessible, yet removed so that there is no hustle and bustle.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Vibeke and David recently completely renovated and redesigned the cottage. They have created a comfortable sea-side cottage that could be in Scandinavia. Each day is a new adventure: off for a hike in the hills, a beach ramble, swim in the afternoon, (rinse off under the outside shower overlooking the beach), explore the local artists studios, check out the live entertainment and art galleries. Return to the living room and deck, enjoy a glass of wine while the sun sets, and plan your next day.

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                  Speaks: norwegian, swedish, german, danish, english


                  • From the beach at sunset

                    From the beach at sunset

                  • Beach View

                    Beach View

                  • Low bank access to beach for canoe or kayak launch

                    Low bank access to beach for canoe or kayak launch

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Beach View at Sunset

                    Beach View at Sunset

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Bedroom (3 in total)

                    Bedroom (3 in total)

                  • Cheese at the Market

                    Cheese at the Market

                  • Wisteria, Seaside Deck

                    Wisteria, Seaside Deck

                  • Beach View

                    Beach View

                  • Our Danish Kitchen

                    Our Danish Kitchen

                  • Kitchen and Breakfast table

                    Kitchen and Breakfast table

                  • Living Room open to kitchen

                    Living Room open to kitchen

                  • Music


                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Writer's study, with Wireless Internet

                    Writer's study, with Wireless Internet

                  • Summer Dinner

                    Summer Dinner

                  • Across the Bay

                    Across the Bay

                  • More Cheese

                    More Cheese

                  VRBO #480844

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                  C$1,550 - C$2,300 per week (CAD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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