We are situated in the prestigious Fairwinds Resort and steps away from the immaculate Fairwinds Golf Course. This is a safe and clean neighbourhood that is great for people of all ages who are looking for a relaxing getaway. Whether it is a thrilling round of golf you want to play or to take in some of the beautiful sights, this area has that and much more! Our location makes an ideal destination or stopover for those who are travelling around the East Coast or Central Vancouver Island.
If you are planning a trip in the winter season, there is much to offer as well! Explore the beautiful trails when they are covered in snow and warm up afterwards next to the fireplace. If you are into winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding, Mount Washington is just a 1 hour and 15 minute drive away. For those who are looking to get pampered, we have 2 world class spas nearby: Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Aquaterre Spa.
Our newly renovated house sits on a 12,500 square foot corner lot with 2 driveways for extra vehicle parking. This provides more than adequate space and privacy for you and your friends and family. The house is close to 3000 square feet with two levels. There is a living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen with high end appliances, outdoor barbecue, family room, games room, laundry room with modern washer and dryer, 3 patios, 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The house can comfortably sleep 10 guests; two of the bedrooms have king size beds and the other two bedrooms have queen size beds. There is also a sofa bed that folds into a double size bed. We have a centralized air conditioning and heat pump system for complete comfort all year round. All our bedrooms have black out curtains for those who enjoy sleeping in. All the windows also have screens in case you wish to leave them open for some fresh air. There are also 3 smart flat screen TVs, gas fireplace, Netflix and WIFI for your enjoyment.
Guests will have complete access to the entire house. There is plenty of parking available on the 2 driveways for extra vehicles. Prepare yourself a gourmet meal cooked in the comfort of your own home with our fully equipped kitchen with high end appliances and outdoor barbecue. Take in the scenic views of the golf course from the balconies or lounge in our private and undercover seating area. Entertain your friends and family in our spacious games room. There are 3 smart flat screen TVs for those who want to relax in and watch a movie. Have some laundry left over from your travels? There is a new and large capacity washer/dryer and an iron/board for your convenience.
Interaction with guests:
We understand that sometimes our guests are tired from their travels and may prefer some privacy. However, we will also be available if you prefer more interaction – just let us know!
Other items to note:
Deer are very common in the area and if you are lucky, you may see some! They enjoy grazing on the golf course or even paying a visit on the yard sometimes. They are completely harmless and are not too timid around humans as this is a protected area for them. Please feel free to take pictures, but do not feed them. Thanks!
We are located in the heart of the prestigious Fairwinds community and just steps away from the world class Fairwinds Golf Course. The Fairwinds Golf Club comes with a whole suite of amenities such as the clubhouse, fitness club, swimming pool, gym, tennis courts, Bar and Grill, Fairwinds trails and much more! We are about a 10 minute walk to Brickyard Community Park where you will get breathtaking water views of the Strait of Georgia and nearby islands. We are a seven minute drive to the nearest gas station, local grocery store, liquor store, post office, pharmacy and shops. You will also find a wide array of organic products and artisan goods from our local farmers in the area.
There are numerous parks, trails and locations in close proximity such as:
-Notch Hill Park: a moderate hike that will reward you with pristine views
-Moorecroft Regional Park: a scenic walk to Vesper point will give you commanding views of the Strait of Georgia and surrounding islands such as: Gerald, Douglas and Amelia Island
-Enos Lake: an easy trail that takes you to Enos Lake
-Beachcomber Regional Park: come during low tide to do some beachcombing
-Schooner Cove Marina: hire a charter to do some sightseeing and fishing. You can also rent a kayak to experience some of the best kayaking that Vancouver Island has to offer
-Es-hw Sme~nts Community Park: a great place to take in the water views or to scuba dive
The best way to get to the house is by driving. If you are traveling from the mainland, there are numerous ferry routes you can take via Tsawassen, Horseshoe Bay or even Powell River (Sunshine Coast). Victoria, Nanaimo and Comox are a few airports that are close if you choose to fly over.
Nearby destinations and driving times to the house:
-Aquaterre Spa: 10 minutes
-Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort: 15 minutes
-Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park: 15 minutes
-Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company: 15 minutes
-Old Country Farmers Market: 20 minutes
-North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre: 20 minutes
-Departure Bay, Nanaimo: 25 minutes
-Milner Gardens: 25 minutes
-Qualicum Beach: 25 minutes
-Englishman River Falls Provincial Park: 30 minutes
-MacMillan Provincial Park: 35 minutes
-Duke Point: 35 minutes
-Fanny Bay: 40 minutes
-Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park: 45 minutes
-Courtenay: 1 hour
-Mt. Washington Alpine Resort: 1 hour 15 minutes
-Victoria: 1 hour 50 minutes