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"Our family of four (with a 1.5 and 3 year old) stayed at the Devine's lovely beachside home in June. We were blessed with amazing weather - sunshine and breezes for the entire 5 days we were there. The beachside home is easily accessible from the highway but without the hazards as it faces the ocean. There was no issue with privacy! We arrived late in the afternoon the day we checked in - our hosts were gracious enough to drop off a bottle of wine and a pizza so that we wouldn't have to venture out again that day with our two small children! The top floor that is rented out has a wrap around balcony that is fantastic for all-day play, lounging with a good book, patio dinners, and star gazing in the middle of the night. The suite (with the two bedrooms behind sliding doors) is light and airy, and lovingly decorated as a beachhouse. The one downside is the small kitchen - but it does the job. There's are hotplate, a microwave, a small convec oven. There's even a bbq on the patio for guests' private use. Our hosts were generous in sharing their lovely backyard with the children, who played in their wading pool with their water toys every afternoon. The house is on the beach - and though the beach is very pebbly (bring water shoes!), the views, the aquatic life, and waves are right in front of you. We enjoyed watching a pair of bald eagles soar back and forth across the sky in front of us every day, and the girls especially enjoyed collecting rocks and finding crabs/starfish on our daily walks. All in all this was a perfect week on the west coast! Thank you Anndee for making it so comfortable."
Guest: Helen K.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"My husband and I and our two well-traveled canines welcomed the new year at this very comfortable and well-equipped home, and enjoyed every minute of our week-long stay. Though we have visited Porpoise Bay Provincial Park off-season with our dogs on many occasions in the past, we had never driven three minutes further north along the same road to the community of Tuwanek. Our bad! Carmel Cottage is an ideal hideaway while touring the Sunshine Coast and walking/hiking its many trails, minutes from all amenities but in a very tranquil setting. We were fortunate to have a full week of dry (but cold) weather, and especially enjoyed the radiant floor heat keeping us warm. We also attracted two hummingbirds with a fresh batch of syrup in the feeder, and spent as much time watching them as the TV. Such is the charm of Carmel Cottage...
Lastly, one of the highlights of our week was walking the many trails of Hidden Grove. The trails are well-maintained, clearly marked and absolutely ideal for humans and canines alike, so much that we made a donation - tax-deductible at that! - to support the efforts of the volunteers who care for the trails.
All-in-all, a most enjoyable stay!"
Guest: Dave K.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 9, 2015
"This is a modern, well maintained and conveniently located house.The house is huge and clean. The four bedrooms are generous in size, with the living room area being our favorite for evening gatherings. It has a vaulted ceiling and windows which gives you a spectacular view of the ocean. There are additional bedding and linen in the storage room. There is also ample parking for multiple vehicles.
The beachwalk is right across the road. Perfect for morning or evening strolls. Gibsons is 15 min. away, and Sechelt town is 5 min. away by car. Many hiking trails surround the area. There are places to rent kayaks and canoes nearby. Had a fabulous time and left with great memories. Thanks Anthony!!!"
Guest: Dan V.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015