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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"On behalf of my family, 12 in all I have to say that this house was everything we had hoped it would be! Beautiful view, wood burning fireplace and lots of room for the teenagers in the family! We did not need for anything and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! We will definately be back. A perfect getaway for a short holiday!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 21, 2015
"My husband and I stayed at Grumpy Cat Cottage for 12 nights, with our adult children and their dogs visiting for part of that stay. We found the cottage to be exactly as described; clean, comfortable, and the large property and waterfront area was enjoyed every day of our stay. It was wonderful to be able to have bonfires in the evenings (the fire ban was lifted) and John provided lots of firewood. Leslie and John left a surprising amount of groceries in the cottage which made us feel even more welcomed. We loved Sechelt and the surrounding areas and totally enjoyed exploring the many beaches and parks in that part of the Sunshine Coast. As adults, we were all very comfortable at Grumpy Cat; however, we did find the noise from the seaplanes very loud and irritating which is something one probably gets used to in time. There was also a lot of hammering and banging going on during the day from house construction next door; again, there was nothing John or Leslie could do about that and by next summer that intrusion should be a thing of the past. I would certainly come back to Grumpy Cat Cottage again but I would not bring small children or the elderly there IF needing to use the 'loft' bedroom for them. It is simply too hazardous of a climb for small children or anyone with a disability. The other two bedrooms on the main floor are perfectly comfortable. Knowing that John and Leslie were next door was a comfort if we needed anything, but they gave us our privacy and we never felt 'watched'. Overall, our vacation was a bounding success and we would love to return to Sechelt again in the near future. Thanks John and Leslie; Grumpy Cat Cottage is a lovely property."
Guest: JoanneDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
"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
"The location could not be more perfect, enjoy the beach? Walk two steps off the beach, love the woods and a little hiking? Just walk up the road and you have miles of trails to follow wherever you'd like. There couldn't be a more amazing location.
While the location is perfect, the accomadation itself is immaculate, well kept, beautiful views, great sun tanning decks, there is no better feeling in the world then waking up, walking out your bedroom door to a gorgeous view of the ocean and going for a quick swim to wake you up.
I could not recommend this spot any higher. It really is a peace within paradise. Amazing as a base camp for adventure, or the perfect relaxing getaway on the beach.
There may be some construction next door, however we had no issues with it what so ever."
Guest: WesDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 12, 2015