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Copper Fern Guest House - Private Suite 5 Min. to Down-Town Courtenay

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Last updated: 01/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Courtenay house description

Drive down your own private lane and enter the guest-house through a separate keyed entrance. The warm but spacious suite has a living room, dining nook, fully equipped kitchen, master bedroom and bathroom. A private sun-deck opens onto a secluded lawn with access to our extensive gardens.

A quality queen bed, double futon couch and single futon chair provide comfortable sleeping for five people. We have a collection of great books and board games with access to WiFi and a 42 inch smart TV.

Delicious home-made goodies, fresh eggs and supplies for your first breakfast are ready upon your arrival. Fresh ground coffee is ready too, along with a selection of fine teas.

Your hosts, Chris and Molly, are long-time residents of the Comox Valley and are happy to answer questions about favorite local walks, restaurants, artists, and musical events.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 780 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is allowed outside...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Please contact us for specific needs...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Large, spacious bedroom with high quality queen size bed

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


              • Walk-in shower


              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                high speed fibre-optic...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities


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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                just 5 minutes drive from down-town Courtenay...moreless

              • Rural:

                2.5 acres of trails, trees and gardens. private patio and fenced yard just for guests...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Electric Baseboard heathing...moreless

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

                spacious but warm with fold-out futon couch and chair...moreless

              • Parking:

                private driveway with off street parking for two or three vehicles....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker:

                Fresh ground World Community coffee available...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Full kitchen, stove, micro-wave, sink, fridge with kitchen island and sky-light...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, sugar, cooking oil, tea, coffee, milk...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Bicycles:

                available just down the road at 'Trail Cycles' or at Broken Spoke in down-town Courtenay:

              • Deck / Patio

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included


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                  from 3 traveler reviews
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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Rate
                  Jun 1 - Sep 15, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

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                  • Taxes Not included


                  Monthly rates are available upon request.

                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 01/18/2015
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  13 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Comox Valley Airport (YZZ)
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Billy D's Pub & Bistro
                  13 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Powell River Ferry
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  1.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Inland Island Hwy. #19
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Atlas Cafe
                  11 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Goose Spit, Comox

                  Car: Necessary

                  The Comox Valley encompasses the three communities of Courtenay, Comox, and Cumberland, each carved from the natural beauty of the surrounding forest and farmland. The area is renowned for its outdoor recreation opportunities which is maybe best exemplified every spring by the Annual Snow to Surf Race featuring snow shoeing, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, running, mountain biking, kayaking, road biking, and canoeing. We have it all in the Comox Valley.

                  In addition to outdoor pursuits, the Comox Valley boasts world-class restaurants. Their mouth-watering fare is often locally produced from the myriad farms in the area.

                  The Comox Valley is one of the largest agricultural areas on Vancouver Island. Our Farmer’s Markets are held every week throughout the year – usually on Saturday mornings – and there is always great food and great music.

                  Music is another year-long attraction in the Comox Valley available at small venues like “The Waverley” and the 'Cumberland Hotel' in Cumberland, the 'Little Red Church' in Comox to three day long events like the Vancouver Island Music Fest held every July in Courtenay.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1974

                  About the owner: Your hosts, Chris and Molly are long-time residents of the Comox Valley and have a good knowledge of the local environment, the many attractions and the ‘must-see’ beauty spots. If you want a good beach walk or guidance to one of the many great restaurants in town, just ask. You can also check out their blog for local events and attractions. Chris, retired from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, is now the gardener, Molly has worked in local theatre as a costume designer for the past 18 years.

                  Why the Owner Chose Courtenay:
                  We're high on the hill on Lake Trail Road and close to Comox Lake and all the wilderness around it. Follow it far enough and Lake Trail will take you all the way to Port Alberni on the west coast (4 wheel only). Along the shores of the lake you can access great mountain biking trails, walk in the Comox Lake Bluffs Ecological Reserve or drive to the trail head for a hike to the Comox Glacier. Wilderness at our doorstep yet we're just 5 minutes from down-town Courtenay

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We custom built this guest house with privacy in mind. Your own driveway, your own suite, your own yard. Peaceful rural surroundings yet so close to town. Room in the yard to play with the kids but just minutes from beaches and water parks in town.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:



                  • Living Room Kitchen

                    Living Room Kitchen

                  • Amaranth & Sunflower

                    Amaranth & Sunflower

                  • Garden- Spring 2014

                    Garden- Spring 2014

                  • Aminita muscaria mushroom - pretty but poisonous!

                    Aminita muscaria mushroom - pretty but poisonous!

                  • Garden in fall

                    Garden in fall

                  • Site seers overhead

                    Site seers overhead

                  • Chris with 10 foot amaranth

                    Chris with 10 foot amaranth

                  • 2 Baby Humingbirds

                    2 Baby Humingbirds

                  • Moon Gate

                    Moon Gate

                  • Guest suite in snow

                    Guest suite in snow

                  • Mushrooms on a nearby walk

                    Mushrooms on a nearby walk

                  • View up Comox Lake to the glacier

                    View up Comox Lake to the glacier

                  • Hummingbird on two eggs in front yard

                    Hummingbird on two eggs in front yard

                  • poly-tunnel prep for spring planting

                    poly-tunnel prep for spring planting

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, January 18, 2015

                  C$109 - C$120 per night (CAD)
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                  Member since: 2014
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 01/18/2015
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