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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
"Dearest Matilda and Ron, For the Thanksgiving weekend we chose to get away from the pace of the city, and instead joined you here at Footprints. What an inspiring decision! We napped on your daybeds, dipped in the hot tub and built warm fires while rain fell outside. C cooked a traditional Turkey dinner which we enjoyed in the sun room and slept like babies in the bedroom, which happens rarely in the city!
Your home here is beautiful, and helped us create a lasting memory. We cannot thank you enough for stocking the home with everything needed for an unforgettable experience.
Thank you sincerely for the warm welcome and trust with your home. We are certain our paths will cross again!"
Guest: HappyDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: May 5, 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
"Had a wonderful time
Owner was very helpful
Place is exactly as shown in photos
Very close to the beaches and very calming and quiet to sit in the hot tub under the trees
Kitchen had everything that we needed"
Guest: HelenaDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"My Husband Jerry & dog Charlie & I arrived at Lifes a Beach on what was to be the only rainy day we had all week. The owner Chuck greeted us and took us down the long flight of steps ( the only negative about the whole rental). We had a tour of the cottage, it was everything & more than any reviews I've read. Chuck & Darlene were incredible hosts. They have not overlooked a thing, even spare light bulbs. We had a small problem with hornets one day and called Chuck and he attended to it immediately. The decor was very nautical even the mantel was covered with shells.Our dog was very well taken care of, even pink towels to wipe his feet.We would go on short trips to close by towns then couldn't wait to get back to the deck for afternoon sunbathing looking thru binoculars (provided) at Tugs pulling barges and Cruise ships passing by.All in all I couldnt recommend this cottage rental more. I am recommending it to friends for next Summer. Thank you Chuck & Darlene for memorable relaxing vacation spot. Sue,Jerry & Charlie"
Guest: Sue S.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015