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Last updated: 10/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Qualicum Beach house description

Escape to this beautiful, charming character waterfront cottage vacation rental! Tucked away in your own little quiet and uncrowded walkout beachfront in popular Qualicium Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Inside, you'll be greeted with a soft, warm interior accented by stunning views of Qualicum Bay, Denman Island and Lasqieti Island. Watch the cruise ships on their slow voyage to Alaska from your private deck or the eagles flying overhead or the pod of killer whales chasing the waves. Relax in the living room after a day on the sand, with some cable TV, Blu Ray or a DVD. Bring your iPod and listen to your own tunes in the iPod docking station. There's also WiFi throughout the house, so keeping up with emails is no problem here.

Right off the living room is a large, beautiful deck with more stunning views. Watch a spectacular, colorful sunrise or sunset with a glass of wine or, in the morning, greet the day with some yoga stretches while the neighborhood wakes up. There's space for everyone, so outdoor entertaining is definitely an option here.

There's a breakfast bar and seating for six at the dining room table when it's meal time. In addition, are an extra two seats at the breakfast bar. From either the living, dining room or kitchen, you'll be able to enjoy a wonderful fireplace. There is a pull out couch in the living room for additional guests if required.

The full kitchen includes large counter top space and all the major stainless steel appliances you'd expect - a refrigerator, stove top/oven, and a microwave for quick leftover snacks. The main full bathroom has a large soaker tub and shower. The bedroom a queen size bed and its own TV for your convenience.
For large groups or a private nest for the kids, there is a separate bunkhouse, that contains a queen size bunk bed. This area can sleep 4 kids. It has its own bathroom and TV with DVD player so the youngsters can hang out. This is particularly convenient for those parents that want to have some alone time.

Other amenities include a washer and dryer for clean clothes while on vacation and parking for two cars. But perhaps the best thing about a stay here is the beach! Mere steps from the door and you'll be on one of the prettiest stretches of sand Qualicum Bay has to offer. Beach combing, swimming, sand castle building and shell collection are some of the many beach activities. Launch your paddle board or kayak right from your front door.
On nights you don't want to cook, head into town for your pick of eateries. There are many small quality restaurants in the area, Henry’s, Crown and Anchor Pub, Bean Counters coffee shop and an Ice cream shop a short stroll away.
For those that want other things to do there are the Horn Lake Caves, Big Qualicum River Fish Hatchery, antique stores, Spider Lake, Fanny Bay, Deep Bay, easy day trip to Tofino or nearby Courtenay, and many hiking and mountain bike trails.

There is a longtime tenant living on the grounds if you have any questions about the area or require any assistance.

Property Type

  • House
  • 890 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

            Minimum age for renter is 25 years old....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            The beach is all about kids. The more the merrier....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please feel free to stroll along the beach and have a smoke....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

          • Bedroom 1: 2 queen, 2 bunk bed

            Bunkhouse can sleep 4. It has its own bathroom, TV, WIFI. ...moreless

          • The 'Bunkhouse' is well worth the extra $20.00 per night so the kids have their own space....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            Bathroom has a large soaker tub and shower....moreless

          • Bathroom in Bunkhouse

          Other Amenities

              • To add to the already spectacular views and ocean front feeling, there are some other attractions nearby like the Horn Lake Caves, Extreme mountain biking on Hornby Island where the Canadian and US Mountain bike teams come to train. Catch a Coho trolling a fly behind your kayak meters from the shoreline right in front of your place or catch a trout in the many nearby creeks and rivers. Meet other vacationers from different parts of the world down at the local Pub or while strolling along the sandy beach...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                Bring your own tunes, or stream from Internet...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Shaw Cable HD cable feed...moreless

              • Stereo:

                iPod Docking station - Blue tooth/iPod 5 compatible...moreless

              • Television:

                LG 42 ' HD, Smart TV ...moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach toys available...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Blue Ray and DVD's on site - kids and adult selections...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront
              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront
              • Rural
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Spelunking
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                A lot of seats to eat, dine, social media, business or arts and crafts...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Heating:

                Fireplace, electric heat...moreless

              • Internet:

                WIFI, High speed, Blue tooth iPod docking station...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Top of the line designer sheets and pillowcases...moreless

              • Living Room:

                New flat screen HD TV, view of the ocean, pull out queen size couch....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Brew your favourite java....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                All dishes and utensils you will need are close at hand...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Full kitchen...moreless

              Outside

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Mt Washington 40 min away...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Low Season
              Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              C$135
              C$800 C$2,200
              Winter
              Nov 1 - Apr 15, 2015
              3 night min stay
              C$125
              C$750 C$1,800
              Summer
              Jun 1 - Sep 7, 2015
              3 night min stay
              C$159
              C$1,050 C$2,900
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              C$130
              C$850 C$2,300
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit C$200
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              If you require the Bunkhouse there is an additional fee of $20.00 per night. Trust me, it is well worth it, to keep the kids in their own private space. There is an $80.00 cleaning fee added to your stay. This will ensure the next guest has the same standards of cleanliness as you get and deserve.

              Payment is due 30 days prior to arrival. Security/Damage deposit of $200.00 is due immediately to block dates for you and is refundable in full if there is no damage to the property or building contents 14 days after your stay


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              Last updated: 10/25/2014
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              Location

              27 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Comox International Airport
              0.5 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              Crown and Anchor
              35 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              Departure Bay, Duke Point Nanaimo, BC
              5 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              many golf courses
              2 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Island Highway or Inland Island Highway
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Henry's
              30 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Mount Washinton
              Qualicum Beach
              Nearest Beach
              In front of your Vacation Rental

              Car: Recommended

              European settlers began to arrive on the east coast of Vancouver Island in the late 1800s, searching for homesteads or working in the logging and fishing industries. In the late 1890s, a road was constructed to connect Lighthouse Country to the small villages to the south (Qualicum and Parksville) and to the north (Courtenay and Comox), making the area more accessible to settlers.

              Land grants given by the E&N Railway Company (which was taken over by Canadian Pacific in 1905) gave rise to many farming and logging settlements. Each of the settlement areas eventually became Deep Bay, Bowser, and Qualicum Bay.

              Today, Qualicum Bay is enjoyed by those seeking a more tranquil way of life, as well as those who enjoy fishing. For much of the way between Courtenay and Campbell River the highway runs beside Qualicum Bay, an area rich in seafood. Pullouts beside the road give easy access to the bay's sand and pebble beaches. At several places you can buy fresh seafood, brought to the docks daily from local waters. Qualicum Bay is accessed on Highway 19A, or off the parallel Island Highway (Highway 19) by exiting between Qualicum Beach and Fanny Bay. Qualicum Bay is part of the area known as Lighthouse Country, on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Lighthouse Country, named for the two lighthouses that mark its boundaries, stretches from Qualicum Bay to Deep Bay.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: A little bit about myself and my family...I have three kids that were all born on Vancouver Island and we have always enjoyed the stress free pace and natural beauty the Island has to offer. I grew up in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario and moved out to British Columbia when I was just out of high school, attended UBC and loved it. I enjoyed the temperate winter climate, mountains, rivers, wildlife, and especially the ocean. I weighed the pros and cons and the decision was easy to remain. So, I decided to stay and start a family. I work for a large communications company and have traveled all over the province and have found that each region offers its own culture and beauty. I currently live in Coquitlam, BC and travel to the Island as often as I can for both work and pleasure to get way from the busy city. That said, my preference is clearly Vancouver Island especially the quiet and serine Qualicum Bay area. Qualicum Bay is close enough to large communities yet quiet enough to be a getaway. The community is welcoming, friendly, and neighborly. My kids are all outdoor types and have put mountain biking, fishing and natural adventure ahead of many TV shows, however, they still enjoy their social media. My goal is to bring the splendor, adventure, and memories of Qualicum Bay and Vancouver Island to guests that stay at my vacation rental. The photos and pictures you take of your youngsters, partners, spouses and friends will be memories that will stay with you long after you leave Qualicum Bay Vancouver Island to head back home. My goal is to make your stay the best experience you could have of the West Coast.

              Why the Owner Chose Qualicum Beach:
              I purchased this property because of its unique cozy west coast beach cottage feeling, walk-out waterfront, proximity to larger communities and quiet living.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              I fell in love with the property because the quaint cottage had all the amenities of a large house including the breathtaking views of Georgia Strait and its Islands. The large set of picture windows make it easy to enjoy the outdoors even when the weather is inclement. The large sundeck adds to the feeling and experience during clear sunny days.


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              Speaks: english, german, German

               

              Photos

              • Relax, you've earned it!

                Relax, you've earned it!

              • Living Room with a view

                Living Room with a view

              • Collect sand dollars

                Collect sand dollars

              • Bedroom

                Bedroom

              • Large deck space overlooking the ocean

                Large deck space overlooking the ocean

              • Breathtaking scenery

                Breathtaking scenery

              • Bunkhouse Outside

                Bunkhouse Outside

              • View from the dining room

                View from the dining room

              • Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances

                Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances

              • Updated spa-like bathroom

                Updated spa-like bathroom

              • Large deck space

                Large deck space

              • Perfect spot to relax and forget your worries!

                Perfect spot to relax and forget your worries!

              • Sunset, Hornby Island

                Sunset, Hornby Island

              • Bunkhouse inside

                Bunkhouse inside

              VRBO #583300

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Saturday, October 25, 2014

              C$125 - C$159 per night (CAD)
              6

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 10/25/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Speaks: english, german, German
              • Calendar last updated 10/25/2014
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