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Beachfront Tofino- for Families!

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Last updated: 08/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tofino cottage description

Lovely large private suite, family- friendly, private sandy beach 25 steps from the door! Floor to ceiling windows throughout giving panoramic views towards the open Pacific, Lennard Island Lighthouse and Tonquin Beach. The new Tonquin Trail begins at the end of Tonquin beach and leads through virgin rainforest, platform lookouts over Templar Channel and two more beaches.The UNESCO Biosphere of Clayoquot Sound is at your doorstep. Discover the story behind the wreck of the Tonquin!
The three bedroom, two bathroom suite, large living room, dining room, with hand adzed beams, wood-burning fireplace, and sundeck create an ambiance not replicated in other Tofino homes. There is a king sized bed in the master bedroom with adjacent three piece en-suite, queen bedroom with completely new shower en-suite, and twin bedroom with extra long twin beds. The living area is spacious enough for games, the fireplace, and flat screen TV. The dining room table has space for 8 comfortably. A large south facing sundeck wraps around the three bedrooms, overlooking Tonquin Beach. At the main entrance, there is a small covered deck with large barb-b-que.
Following the steps down to the beach on a short trail, there is a beautiful pocket sandy beach, perfect for sunsets, outdoor beach games or a hot dog roast. A long beach walk can be enjoyed from the private beach to Tonquin Beach and beyond at low tide. Tonquin Beach is a hidden treasure, with cultural history, scenic coves, and a natural freshwater pool perfect for young children to enjoy. We also have a trampoline on the property that is available with supervision ! For those interested in fishing, you can fish right off the rocks in front of the house at high tide !
If you prefer, you can walk the 1 km. road into town to enjoy an evening meal or go shopping.
We have boogy boards, and a surf board available to borrow at no extra cost! Enjoy the simple Tofino experience of surfing, fishing, and hiking. We will provide all the information you need to make your experience here memorable!

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            families and children welcome...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years and above...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Queen: 1 queen

            Newly renovated Shower ensuite...moreless

          • Master: 1 king

            Master Ensuite has Shower/ Bath, heated tile floors...moreless

          • Twin: 2 twin/ single

            Twin Beds are deluxe and extra long...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            Heated tile floors...moreless

          • Queen/ Twin: toilet, shower

            Newly renovated, heated tile floors...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Large kitchen with fridge, stove and microwave, barb b que, all utensils and 8 place settings ...moreless

          • Oven:

            New Whirlpool gas range top and convection oven...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Espresso and Regular, Coffee grinder...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            outdoor barb-b-que, espresso maker...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Fireplace:

            wood burning...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Clothes Dryer


          • Games:

            dining room table can be converted to smaller ping pong table ...moreless

          • Television:

            48' Flat screen TV...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Books
          • Toys


              Outdoor Features

              • Water Sports Gear:

                boogy boards and surf board available...moreless

              • Golf:

                Long Beach golf course- 11 km....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                brand new outdoor grill...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • Oceanfront:

                All rooms face south west towards Tonquin Beach and Templar Channel, the entrance to Clayoquot Sound and the UNESCO Biosphere...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Eagles, gray whales, orca whales can be seen from the house in the season...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Private Sandy Beach on property, Tonquin Beach connects to private beach...moreless

              • Village:

                The village of Tofino ( pop. 1876) is 1 km. from the vacation rental...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Casting for salmon is possible in the summer season from the beach...moreless

              • Beach View


              • Botanical Garden
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Surfing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Hiking
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Boating
              • Fishing


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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 27 - Sep 2, 2014
              5 night min stay
              Sep 3 - Nov 6, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Winter Surf
              Nov 7 - Jan 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee C$100
              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 08/12/2014
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              17 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Long Beach Airport
              220 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 4a
              Nearest Beach
              Tonquin Beach
              1.3 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant

              Car: Necessary

              Tonquin Trail is newly completed and adjacent to the house- with spectacular views over the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere, and the wreck of the Tonquin ( 45 min. round trip). At low tides, Tonquin Beach is the best beach in the area for tidal pool viewing. Whales, eagles, and fish abound and may be seen from the sundeck or beach in the spring and summer. Tofino is the best place to learn to surf in Canada and is the surfing capital of Canada ! There are many stores providing lessons, with Surf Sister generally thought to be the best. Whale watching or bear watching by boat is also an option, with Remote Passages offering family packages. Sobo restaurant, only 1 km. away offers very healthy food at affordable prices ( child friendly menu), and the best margaritas in Canada!


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1989

              About the owner: We bought our house in 1989, and began doing Bed and Breakfast in Tofino in 1990, as one of only 5 houses to do so at the time. In 1998 we converted the main floor of the large house into a private vacation rental suite, allowing guests to share our experience of living 'on the beach'. My husband works at the hospital in Tofino, as a physician, and I serve on the District of Tofino Council, Tonquin Trail Committee, and the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust.

              Why the Owner Chose Tofino:
              We chose this property for its 1.3 acre south and west facing beachfront, and its proximity to town and the local hospital! It is a very unique property, with two beaches, hiking trail, great kayaking, 'supping' opportunities, whale watching, breath-taking sunsets, and the best low tide viewing on the Tofino coastline. You can even surf on Tonquin Beach in the winter! The sunsets here are sublime!

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Beach walking, Tonquin Trail through old growth rainforest and sandy beaches, SUP-ing, kayaking, fishing from beach, whale watching from the beach in front, surfing, storm-watching, trampoline on property, and to finish- Tofino has many Canadian culinary delights ! ( Sobo and Tacofino are our favourites!)

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              • Tonquin Beach Sunset

                Tonquin Beach Sunset

              • Main Entrance to On the Beach

                Main Entrance to On the Beach

              • Queen Bedroom

                Queen Bedroom

              • Kitchen with place settings for 8

                Kitchen with place settings for 8

              • Surfing at Cox Bay

                Surfing at Cox Bay

              • Cycling to Long Beach from Tofino!

                Cycling to Long Beach from Tofino!

              • King Bedroom

                King Bedroom

              • Living Room with floor to ceiling windows and wood burning fireplace

                Living Room with floor to ceiling windows and wood burning fireplace

              • Private sandy beach on the property

                Private sandy beach on the property

              • Hiking up Lone Cone and view of Clayoquot Sound

                Hiking up Lone Cone and view of Clayoquot Sound

              • Beautiful 1.3 acre beachfront property, looking west

                Beautiful 1.3 acre beachfront property, looking west

              VRBO #554122

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Thursday, August 21, 2014

              C$250 - C$450 per night (CAD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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