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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
lower level of home, 2 + Bedrooms, 1 full Bath, (Sleeps 4), full kitchen.
1500 sq ft. of tastefully decorated living space in beautiful Bowser, Central Vancouver Island BC. A large two bedroom, plus den suite with well appointed kitchen, full bath, A private patio with gas BBQ, private entrance and driveway. Featuring electric stove, microwave and in-suite laundry facilities. The suite is on the lower level of our home. It's a 5 minute walk to the secluded Buccaneer Beach where eagles nest and teach their young to fly. There are several swimming beaches in the area as well as the famous Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville and the sandy beaches of Qualicum Beach. Our home is in a rural setting just 20 minutes from Qualicum Beach and Qualicum Airport. Arrangements can be made for you to be picked up. Comox airport is only ½ hour Oceanside scenic drive away. Or come by RV ~ there is room for one~ oh and bring your boat, the Deep Bay Marina is 5 minutes by car away.
Relax in the evening with a glass of wine in front of the wonderfully realistic electric fireplace. Read the many books supplied or watch a 37' flat screen colour TV. Or watch a movie from our VCR library. The suite contains several original oil paintings produced by the Artist-owner. Other available works of Art and located in Elissa's studio just a few steps outside the suite. For more information about her Art please check out her web site (google Elissa Anthony).
This is the perfect retreat for Snow Birds escaping from more extreme climes thru out Canada. Also lovely moderate weather in the summertime.
We offer monthly rates at very reasonable prices.
Enjoy the ambiance of an artist's retreat.
Art lessons can be provided in the “Elissa Anthony studio” which is on the same half acre property.
Just pick a date and the owner/artist will arrange a 2 or 4 hour lesson for you or your group. If you are staying for more than one week ~ how about her 4 ~ 2 hour session package?
Why not take a pottery or stained glass lesson? These too can be arranged.
Guests will receive a complimentary bottle of wine and a small gift basket with gourmet coffee, teas etc. Those arriving for an Art retreat will receive a complimentary basket of Art related supplies as well as a bottle of fine wine prepared by the owner.
Keywords: Suite, artistic, snowbirds, vacation, beach sand sun
Member since: 2009
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full bath. Tub/shower
- art lessons in acrylic and oils available upon request.
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $58.54
- Refundable Damage Deposit $365.90
*** Additional fees for pets, please ask for rates if applicable.
*** Additional fees for more than two guests, please ask for rates if applicable.
***cleaning fees are non-refundable.
PRICES ARE BASED ON 2 PERSON OCCUPANCY
*** prices are based on 2 person occupancy.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Art lessons with professional oil painter Elissa Anthony, owner of the Elissa Anthony Studio/Gallery and suite available on request ~
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: Elissa Anthony was born in Ontario and grew up in North Vancouver. She studied Art at George Brown College. Elissa then worked in a variety of art related jobs including printing, display and scenic art. Ever the restless spirit she traveled to Europe and spent 4 yrs studying fine art part time while traveling throughout Europe visiting major galleries and museums redefining her understanding of Art. In 1997 Elissa moved to Vancouver Island and the move proved inspirational. She developed her own style and sense of colour shortly thereafter. She paints in the expressionist style, her style is optimistic and relaxing to the viewer, and her colours are crisp, clean and vibrant.. Elissa captures emotion and soul on canvas. Her paintings grace homes in Europe , North America and Japan. You can find her work at Englishman River Gallery in Parksville, Nanaimo Art Gallery on Commercial street in Nanaimo, Art West on the highway to Port Alberni, the Mark Penny Gallery in Ucluelet, The Sandbar Cafe and Gallery in Qualicum Bay, and at her newly renovated home studio “The Elissa Anthony Studio Gallery” in Bowser. She also teaches various forms and techniques of art to adults and children at her studio. She loves to share with others the joys she has found in the art world. Find her work on her web (google Elissa Anthony).
Why the Owner Chose Bowser, BC, Canada:
I chose this property because it had an out building attached to the garage which I converted into a studio/ gallery. I then went about developing the downstairs into a lovely retreat suite. Come and stay, relax, enjoy. I love the closeness of the ocean and in the spring I can hear the Seals and Eagles making the most of the herring run. I paint full time and teach here at my studio/gallery. My husband loves playing his guitar, riding his bike and looking after our beautiful gardens in his newly retired lifestyle.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Its a 5 minute walk to the Village of Bowser where you can visit the regional library or the Art Gallery at The Salish Sea Market or enjoy a cup of coffee and lunch at the Bean Counter. It is a 3 minute walk to the beach from here. Park your boat or RV here. Then drive 5 minutes to Deep Bay Marina and launch your boat. Many walking/hiking trails abound. Kayak/canoe/paddle board rentals at nearby Horne Lake campground. The world famous Horne Lake Caves provincial park is just a short drive away.
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hall area outside two bedrooms.
master bedroom. Queen sized bed.
Bathroom entry with sliding barn door to laundry.
Den French doors to outside patio area and back yard.
Front of the house. Suite driveway and front entrance at lower level.
Artist Studio all ready for the big show.
Some of my newest pottery.
Chrome Island viewed from boat off shore of Bowser.
Englishmen River Falls ~ 15 minutes from here.
Flower garden in back yard.
Mural in Artist Retreat dining area.
suite living area
Suite Kitchen looking out into the fruit orchard.
Backyard patio with french doors to the suite Den.
Second Bedroom with twin beds.
Inside the Elissa Anthony Studio.
relax in our front garden.
chrome Island ~ just off the coast here and visible from Buccaneer Beach.
Back yard patio and garden.
French doors in the den looking out to the back yard.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, May 03, 2017
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