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Charming Waterfront Cottage with ocean views over Cowichan Bay

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Enjoy a quiet restful retreat on Cowichan Bay just steps from historic Cowichan Bay Village. Watch eagles, blue herons, kingfishers, sea birds, otters and seals from the comfort of your living room or the large deck and 40 foot dock. If you like to cook take advantage of the culinary delights of the Cowichan Valley with the well equipped semi stocked kitchen. In the evening, take in the entertainment at one of the six restaurants in the village, watch the sunset from your very own deck or relax and enjoy your favorite program on the 50" TV after the view fades. At day's end fall asleep in a comfortable foam top queen bed. This utterly charming fully furnished 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom ocean front cottage has everything you need.

Six restaurants are with a five minute walk, including fine and causal dining, pubs, great seafood, as well as a coffee shop, liquor store, cheese shop and bakery. Kayak rentals, whale watching, and boat tours are also available year round and it is an easy five minute drive to grocery stores and other amenities. A delightful 20 minute trip on the harbour ferry will take you to Genoa Bay for a change of scenery and more restaurants. Explore the Saturday farmers market in nearby Duncan or enjoy shopping in the historic town centre. Kayaking, hiking and cycling are within easy access for active visitors.

Cowichan Bay is ideally located less than an hour south of Nanaimo and less than an hour north of Victoria. Also accessible by float plane from the lower mainland to Maple Bay just 20 minutes away by car.

Seasonal pricing offers great value to the visitor who is looking for something a little different without sacrificing comfort and within an easy drive from Victoria or Nanaimo or float plane trip from the lower mainland.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018


Cowichan Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing


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Charming Waterfront Cottage with ocean views over Cowichan Bay
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Vancouver, BC

Fantastic cottage in an excellent location!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. Debra was very kind and immediately looked after any questions or concerns we had. It was clean, peaceful, quiet, and we felt at home the minute we stepped in the door. We always bought fresh bread and pastries at True Grain Bread which was steps away and enjoyed our breakfast on the lovely deck. We rented kayaks next door and met some very friendly people in the area. I would love to return for a much longer stay next time!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne! I am so happy you enjoyed your visit to Cowichan Bay. It was a pleasure meeting you and I hope you do come back for a longer stay. D
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Amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just wonderful

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milton, Ga

Darling waterfront cottage on the bay!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed at this property for a girls getaway. The owner, Debra, met us and told us about her place and was so sweet. Her place was the perfect location for wine tasting, waterfall hikes and whale watching. I would highly recommend her property and hope to get back one day! Cute decor and comfy too!

Chriss and Courtney

Atlanta and Chicago!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Debra's place is a wonderful place to "get away from it all". Debra has thought of everything, and you will not find a more comfortable, relaxing place to stay. You can do as much or as little as you want. Debra provided us with a map and lots of ideas for things to do. Our favorite thing was to sit out on the deck, overlooking the bay, with a good book!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view and location!!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a beautiful view!! It was a perfect size and had everything we needed! It was also within walking distance to food and shops! We would defiantly come back! Debra was so great about providing us with all the info we needed to know where to go and what to see! We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Experience the view

  • 4 of 5

My partner and I loved our time spent in the was quiet, and the view was spectacular.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99.54
Damage Deposit $238.89

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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