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Lovingly restored in 2009, Capes Escape is 1700 sq. ft of historic comfort.

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Last updated: 09/08/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Winner of the 2010 Award of Honour from Heritage BC!
A Year Round Vacation Rental Getaway, Approved BC Accommodation and member of the Comox Valley Bed and Breakfast Association.

LONG TERM RENTAL - SPECIAL RATES! Please call for details - 250 344-0686.
MINIMUM OF 3 NIGHTS STAY

Experience the elegant charm of the Capes Family home, nestled on seven beautifully treed acres and located just minutes from downtown Courtenay. Make Capes Escape your escape, as you relax and enjoy the comforts of home or explore everything the Comox Valley has to offer.

A heritage tourism experience with modern comfort. This newly renovated heritage home features three sunlit bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and spacious living room, dining room and sunroom.

Your visit supports the Capes Escape and Courtenay and District Museum. Fees for your stay go directly to improving this important site and to ongoing museum programmes. We invite you to explore the history of the Comox Valley by participating in fossil or geology field trips and other programmes the museum has to offer.


Keywords: House--sleeps 6

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Info on recommended local catering services available. A limited number of tables and chairs are available to hire....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$133
$836 $3,342

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

Accommodation price is for 6 persons.

$75.00 deposit required when booking. Payment in full due 30 days prior to stay.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: The Courtenay and District Museum, a regional museum serving the Comox Valley, operates the Capes Escape, donated to the museum by the late Katherine Capes. Throughout the year, we welcome visitors from around the world to this wonderful, well-kept home.

Why the Owner Chose Courtenay, BC, Canada:
Creating a vacation rental--the Capes Escape--was the best way to honour the donation of a home and seven acre property while welcoming our many visitors to the museum and the Comox Valley.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Capes Escape was completely refurbished in 2009, preserving all original elements of the historic home while providing comfort with renovations and refurbishments including modern kitchen, bathrooms and appliances. The Capes Escape has proved to be a popular gathering place and getaway for families and friends. Occassional events such as receptions and writers' workshops make it even more exciting. Trails and tall trees surround the seven acre property, which is only 5 minutes from Downtown Courtenay, 30 minutes from Mt. Washington and 20 minutes from the Comox International Airport.


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  • Lovingly restored in 2009, Capes Escape is 1700 sq. ft of historic comfort.

    Lovingly restored in 2009, Capes Escape is 1700 sq. ft of historic comfort.

  • Capes Escape on seven acres of beautiful park

    Capes Escape on seven acres of beautiful park

  • Modern and spacious kitchen

    Modern and spacious kitchen

  • Updated bathroom

    Updated bathroom

  • Seven acres of pathways

    Seven acres of pathways

  • Historic and comfortable.

    Historic and comfortable.

  • Located on Cumberland Road--close to highway access

    Located on Cumberland Road--close to highway access

  • Parkland

    Parkland

  • A lovely 1930s heritage home

    A lovely 1930s heritage home

  • Comfortable sitting room

    Comfortable sitting room

  • Master bedroom with lovely garden view

    Master bedroom with lovely garden view

  • Modern kitchen with island for family gathering

    Modern kitchen with island for family gathering

  • Remarkable country setting five minutes to town.

    Remarkable country setting five minutes to town.

VRBO #219887

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 08, 2016

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/08/2016

(250) 334-0686 (British Columbia, CAN)

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