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Cozy Waterfront Cottage. Booking Summer 2017 Now!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Situated in spectacular Whaler Bay a quick 5 minute walk from the Sturdies Bay Ferry Terminal and all amenities - A calm serene bay with stunning views down the bay and beyond, perfect for swimming, paddle boarding and launching your kayaks or canoes. View our resident kingfisher perched on his pole, otters playfully frolicking stirring the glass-like water, watch for 'Sammy' the seal who comes round in the evening to check things out and watch the herons skillfully fish for their dinner. Galiano is also the perfect spot to see the many pods of whales that travel through our waters in the summer time.

We are available for rent year–round. So cozy–up to the wood burning fire and enjoy a good book in the winter or sit out on the deck with a refreshment on those hot summer days.

Recently redecorated bright open–space living & dining area with a cozy fireplace. Fully furnished 2 bedroom cottage, 1 queen and 2 double beds, and 1 full bath. Our fully supplied kitchen comes stored with dishes, cookware and appliances so you don't need to worry. The fireplace is a cozy accessory for those crisp winter days and fall evenings. The large 300 sq. ft. deck is the perfect place to relax on the deck chairs and enjoy the beautiful sunsets and views of spectacular Whaler Bay. There's also a propane barbecue so you can grill up your summer faves.

Enjoy the bounty of Provincial Parks, spectacular views, and wildlife every where you go and breathe that fresh island air. The natural beauty of Galiano Island invites relaxation, exploration and excitement.

Indulge in a bottle of wine and perhaps head down to Montague Harbour and pick up a fresh catch of local seafood the island has to offer.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our last morning here, our group of gals who decided to treat ourselves to a much needed break from reality. And what a break it has been. From the moment we walked into your beautiful home we knew we had found the retreat we were looking for.

From the beautiful view, the sunsets, and the stars at night. Amazing sleeps and comfort, nothing has been overlooked.

Thank you for giving us our home away from home. We leave today, refreshed, renewed, a group of mothers with 314 years of life experience between us. And these last 3 days are times we experienced together, and will never forget.
May 2016
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Amenities

Galiano Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Cozy Waterfront Cottage. Booking Summer 2017 Now!
average rating of 4.7419353 based on 65 reviews
Edinburgh, Scotland
5

Cute cottage with a magnificent view.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was really sweet. Older, but tastefully updated with decor and paint. The deck and view is to die for. Great way to begin and end each day.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna, BC, Canada
4

A cozy hideaway

  • 4 of 5

We had three wonderful days on Galiano Island exploring all the coves, inlets and trails. It's a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The cottage is tucked into a quite cove were the kingfisher, seal and great blue heron visit daily along with a nesting chickadee right off the deck.

The accommodations are well appointed and have a very homey feeling especially with the fireplace blazing on the cooler nights. We didn't do much cooking but there is a good array of dishes, utensils, pots and pans. A new teapot would be a nice addition.

We had a wonderful fresh halibut and crisp salad dinner at the Hummingbird Pub and the best pizza ever at Babes in the Woods.

We did not miss cable tv or wifi and Andrea and Dave have provided a myriad of VHS and video tapes for those who wish to partake. The cd player was an added bonus that we really enjoyed.

The large deck is perfect for doing Tai Chi, yoga or meditating in this most calming, peaceful setting.

The cottage and Galiano get high makes as a place to 'getaway' for relaxation, breathing fresh air, turning down the volume on busy lives.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved it. The view...the ocean...the trees... magnificent setting. Healing green is around us...

  • 5 of 5

Great kitchen, comfy bedrooms, very quiet, we enjoyed the decoration, big closets. A great place to recharge and relax. The fire place is amazing. We had a really good stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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4

Winter stay in the beautiful Gulf Islands

  • 4 of 5

Andrea, your property was very satisfactory. A few absolutely minor details may have been better but overall we were very comfortable and happy with our stay. We were blessed with wonderful late winter weather for our first two days and a snowy blizzard on our final day. A trip to the beach in the snow should be on everyone's list. We are considering a summer return.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A Beautiful View

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Dave and Andrea for sharing your cottage with us for the weekend. We were looking for a quiet get away and certainly found it at this cottage. The bay that the cottage overlooks is calm, quiet and serene! The peace and quiet was so relaxing as was the warm and cozy fireplace which had a great dry wood supply. The cottage is bright and the sunlight streamed in on us in the morning as we were sitting by the fire drinking our coffee. The decor is lovely with colors taken from the sea and the surrounding BC west coast! Furnishings were comfortable and modern with a mix of antiques. The open design of the living room, dining room and kitchen was great as whoever was cooking did not feel like they were separate from the rest of the house. We found the island to be fun to explore and the village of Sturdies Bay had a number of shops to wander through. On the morning that we left and as we were waiting for the ferry, we walked to a bakery where we had a great cup of coffee and the best cinnamon bun that we had ever tasted! We will definitely be back to Galiano Island again very soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
5

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is as good a rental as you could possibly hope for....very clean throughout, comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen, amazing waterfront location and within walking distance of the ferry and restaurants and shop. The pictures of the property are exactly what you get!

Andrea was very, very flexible with some date problems I had and couldn't have been more helpful to us. Note that if you don't need to explore the island, it is easily doable to come as a walk on passenger because you are literally 5 minutes walk from the terminal!

I highly recommend a stay here - the peace at night is breathtaking!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Ferry
0.25 Kilometres
Sturdies Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Point of Interest
Bellhouse Provincial Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Cain Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Whaler Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Sturdies Bay Village
Nearest Point of Interest
The ferry terminal
Nearest Point of Interest
Bluff's Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Montague Harbour Provincial Parks
Nearest Point of Interest
Mt.Galiano

Enjoy the bounty of Provincial Parks, spectacular views, and wildlife every where you go and breathe that fresh island air. The natural beauty of Galiano Island invites relaxation, exploration and excitement.

Indulge in a bottle of wine and perhaps head down to Montague Harbour and pick up a fresh catch of local seafood the island has to offer.

Other Activities: Boating, shopping, kayaking

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Rates & Availability

Galiano Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,112
$3,573
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Shoulder Season
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$127
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$794
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$127
$794
$2,779
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $238.19
Pet Fee $15.88

All rates are based on single or double occupancy each additional person add $20/night or $120/week.
Minimum stay is 2 nights, 3 over holidays and long weekends. Weekly bookings only during July, August
and over Christmas.

November - February
Book 2 nights get the 3rd free. Holidays & long weekends book 3 nights receive the 4th free.
Offer excluded from December 15-January 4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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