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Spectacular Pet-Friendly Walk-on Waterfront with Easy Kayak and Canoe Access

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Last updated: 08/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Comox house description

This property is nestled in near the end of a no-thru road in a very quiet residential neighborhood. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and tune in to the natural beauty all around you. Paddle 30 minutes to the uninhabited island across the water and discover a beachcomber's paradise. Walk or bike the nearby trails. Drop in to a yoga class at the spa less than 5 minutes away, then relax in their pool, sauna and hot tub. Stay for dinner, or come back and cook in the well-appointed kitchen. Then relax by the firepit on the beach.

From paddling, golf, skiing, spas, wildlife viewing, to fine dining, galleries and museums, there really is something for everyone year-round.

Master bedroom with king-size bed, memory foam topper and fleece sheets. Two Queen bedrooms with memory foam mattress toppers and fleece sheets. Electric fireplace upstairs and in main floor bedroom adds a coziness without the hassle of firewood.

Double air mattress, tent and sleeping bags in summer. Thermoses, two coffeemakers, picnic supplies.

Fully-equipped kitchen with all new appliances. Extra touches include condiments, herbs and spices, salt & pepper, and items like balsamic and red wine vinegars. Herb planter. Stunning sunrises and constant wildlife right outside the windows - from Eagles and Orcas to Sea Lions, porpoises, Great Blue Herons, otters, seals, deer, raccoons, chipmunks. Binoculars included.
Extensive library of local natural, historical and recreation information, local authors and a diverse selection of books for the avid reader. DVD library, games, art supplies, camera tripod, beach towels and beach blankets, firepit, weenie sticks.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking is allowed anywhere outside the house....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets must be under control at all times. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Memory foam topper...moreless

          • Bedroom 3 - ground floor: 1 queen

            electric fireplace, private sitting area, memory foam topper...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Memory foam topper...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            on 2nd floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            On ground floor...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            New spice/herb rack, salt & pepper, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, assorted teas, plus condiments (ketchup, mustard, etc) in frig...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plenty of dishes, cutlery, pots & pans, wineglasses, coffee cups, serving bowls, platters, etc...moreless

          • Dining:

            Dining table adjacent to kitchen, bar-height, large 'lazy susan,' spectacular views...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            New refrigerator with freezer top. Older fridg with freezer top is on ground floor....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            2 drip coffeemakers - one can be set up downstairs if desired...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen with lots of unexpected extras...moreless

          • Toaster:

            four-slice, wide-slot toaster...moreless

          • Stove:

            New, Ceramic-top oven/stove...moreless

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Futon-style couch and 2 love seats, electric fireplace, large window with spectacular views and constantly active wildlife...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            fitness ball, dumbbells, lock-together foam flooring, yoga mat, yoga strap, fitness straps and more....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Good-quality sheets; in winter, fleece sheets are wonderful...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Brand new HE, large-capacity front loading washer...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Brand new, large-capacity front-loading dryer...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            'Indoor' towels and 'beach' towels provided...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Electric fireplace in main living room...moreless

          • Parking:

            Comfortably accommodates 4+ cars...moreless

          • Garage:

            Covered carport for one vehicle...moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric heating...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Private beach with firepit, weenie sticks, constant wildlife activity right outside the window. Great as a quiet retreat or as a base to explore the local area. Fine dining, golf, spa, yoga, paddling and skiing are all nearby. Perfect for a group with varied interests. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Extensive library of books including humor, local authors, local history, Canadiana, bestsellers and classics...moreless

              • Games:

                Brain teasers, puzzles, chess, checkers, backgammon, cards, and much more...moreless

              • Toys:

                Small toys, art supplies, coloring books, children's books, puzzles...moreless

              • Television:

                No cable or satellite but lots of DVD movies...moreless

              • Music Library:

                80's rock, Canadian bands, local artists...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Latest movie: Life of Pi...moreless

              Communications

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Kingfisher Spa, 4 minutes' drive north, offers free use of pool, steam room and hot tub to guests attending a yoga or pilates session ($14) in their Starfish Studio....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Ski & Snowboard:

                        Mount Washington offers seasonal downhill, x-country skiing as well as snowboarding, tubing and lots of other activities. In summer there is great hiking in Paradise Meadows, or ride the chairlift....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Comox Valley Kayaks offers kayak and canoe rental and they will deliver....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Patio: Seasonal - covered with gazebo tent during spring/summer/fall...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Two bicycles; Helmets and pump Lots of local trails....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Several local golf courses within a 30-minute drive...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Swim float (seasonal), air mattress, foam noodles...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        new BBQ, tools, plus cooking grate for firepit...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Spa
                      • Sports & Activities

                      Location & View

                      • Beachfront
                      • Beach View
                      • Oceanfront
                      • Ocean View
                      • Waterfront

                      Activities

                      • Festivals
                      • Golf
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Cycling
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Museums
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Photography
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Spelunking
                       

                      Reviews

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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      C$180
                      C$1,200 C$3,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee C$10
                      • Cleaning C$100
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Most people choose to clean up and 'leave it as they found it,' or you can let us clean after you leave for a $100 fee.

                      CANCELLATION POLICY: 60 or more days before arrival, 100% refund of your deposit. Up to 30 days before arrival, 50% refund of your deposit. If less than 30 days before arrival, if I am able to rebook I may be able to return part of your deposit.

                      50% on booking, Damage deposit and remaining 50% on arrival


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                      Last updated: 08/12/2014
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                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      YQQ
                      Comox
                      Nearest Beach
                      Private Waterfront
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mount Washington Alpine Resort
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Kingfisher Spa Restaurant
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1974

                      About the owner: After growing up at this beach house, I now live 10 minutes north. We love to spend time here year-round, and especially have fun with the swim float in summer. Renting the house to select vacationers helps pay the taxes and still enjoy our own getaways here. I have taken several years to paint, replace appliances and fixtures, and fill the house with everything you need for a cozy getaway. You will find comfortable furniture (I have a sturdy coffee table in the living room chosen specifically to allow you to put your feet up), very comfortable beds, ketchup and mustard in the frig, a well-stocked spice rack, several kinds of vinegar, a garlic press, cheese grater, salad spinner, knife sharpener, Thermos, roasting pan, assorted teas, and even a share cupboard with birthday candles, extra cutlery, etc.

                      Why the Owner Chose Comox:
                      Unlimited opportunities for wildlife watching, kayaking, walking, cycling and running trails, relaxation and quiet reading. Easy access to excellent dining, two spas, Mount Washington Alpine Resort, several golf courses, local galleries and museums.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Guests in summer 2013 called the living room window 'our 10-foot-wide TV' as there was constant wildlife activity. Old pilings in the intertidal zone are a magnet for all kinds of birds, especially cormorants drying their wings in winter, and a growing colony of purple martins in summer. Two eagles, Helen and Harry, sit in their favorite perches on the property while watching over their domain. If you boat can fit through the carport, you can launch it directly into the water on the property. If your boat is too big to get through, there is a public boat launch about 3 minutes south. The (seasonal) swim float is a great summer destination! The surface is rubber playroom flooring, and the ladder allows you to climb aboard easily.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Front Entrance facing street

                        Front Entrance facing street

                      • Full Kitchen with all new appliances, spices, oils, vinegars, garlic press, etc

                        Full Kitchen with all new appliances, spices, oils, vinegars, garlic press, etc

                      • Living Room with TV (no cable), Electric fireplace, lots of seating and views!

                        Living Room with TV (no cable), Electric fireplace, lots of seating and views!

                      • Breakfast on the patio

                        Breakfast on the patio

                      • Second bedroom - Queen bed with memory foam mattress topper

                        Second bedroom - Queen bed with memory foam mattress topper

                      • We sometimes host large groups of kayakers

                        We sometimes host large groups of kayakers

                      • The last of the sunshine on the swim float -  swim out and enjoy the sunset.

                        The last of the sunshine on the swim float - swim out and enjoy the sunset.

                      • Sunrise!

                        Sunrise!

                      • Just another breathtaking sunrise...

                        Just another breathtaking sunrise...

                      • Triplets on beach

                        Triplets on beach

                      • Young eagle right outside dining room window

                        Young eagle right outside dining room window

                      • Orcas just a few meters away. Kingfisher watches orcas from piling

                        Orcas just a few meters away. Kingfisher watches orcas from piling

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Room over carport - breakfast room, gym, banquet room if needed

                        Room over carport - breakfast room, gym, banquet room if needed

                      • Master bedroom - King bed with memory foam mattress topper

                        Master bedroom - King bed with memory foam mattress topper

                      • Downstairs bedroom - memory foam mattress topper and electric fireplace

                        Downstairs bedroom - memory foam mattress topper and electric fireplace

                      • Swim float beckons

                        Swim float beckons

                      • Time for a morning paddle.

                        Time for a morning paddle.

                      • Sunrise!

                        Sunrise!

                      • Beach side of house

                        Beach side of house

                      • Shhhhh: Seal nursery - mothers and pups - are a 5-minute paddle away

                        Shhhhh: Seal nursery - mothers and pups - are a 5-minute paddle away

                      • Monty the Great Blue Heron fishing every morning at water's edge

                        Monty the Great Blue Heron fishing every morning at water's edge

                      VRBO #508683

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                      This listing was first published here in 2014.

                      Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

                      C$180 per night (CAD)
                      7

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 08/12/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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