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Oceanfront,Pool,Hot Tub,Tennis,5 Star, Romantic. Wow Factor!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This brand new executive, two bedroom, two full bathroom vacation suite at Inn Of The Sea, feels like you are actually on a cruise ship, with a 270 degree view onto low bank, and open ocean. Upon arrival your senses are immediately enlivened with air that is fresh from the salty sea, and with wafts of wood smoke from warming fireplaces.

Designer furnished with granite countertops , wood cabinetry, skylights, top stainless steel appliances, amazing media centre, and heated floors, this penthouse offers you an upscale urban environment while enjoying the raw nature that surrounds you. From the moment you enter the suite you are stopped in your tracks with the stunning beauty seen out of each and every one of the giant picture windows. Each vista boasts of centuries old cedar and arbutus trees, expansive sky, and an emerald cove, and of course, the ocean. Watch the tide come and go, caressing the shore with pristine waters. It’s a snorkeler’s , hiker’s, kayaker’s and swimmer’s dream come true.

The majestic snow capped Vancouver Mountains are in the distance, and the ocean is on fire with each morning’s sunrise. This panoramic wonder is yours from the master bedroom, living room, kitchen and the private covered deck. It truly is a corner of heaven. Drift to deep sleep with the gentle lapping of ocean waves, and awake to glorious bird song. Let the soul quenching beauty of pure unadulterated nature blanket you in gratitude for being alive.

The Yellow Point area, with it’s banana belt weather, has long been acknowledged as a place of spiritual power. You will no doubt see why it has garnered such acclaim. If you are looking for the ultimate ocean side vacation, Paradise beckons...

Please note: If you are wanting to plan a family reunion, the owners of this penthouse beauty also own another property at Inn Of The Sea. It is ocean front and can sleep 6 people. Contact them for details on price and availability.

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More Details

Iris Quinn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Iris Quinn

My husband and I call this vacation home 'Paradise' because it truly is a masterpiece of natural beauty. We live and work in Vancouver, when we can't be in Paradise, we want to offer it those who appreciate spectacular ocean views and a quest for zen downtime. We welcome you, and we can promise that you will enjoy your stay immensely, and leave with reluctance. One sunrise and you're hooked!

Iris Quinn purchased this condo in 2010

Why Iris Quinn chose Cowichan Valley H

My husband spent many years of his childhood in Yellow Point. He would wander the beaches and hike the woods. I grew up by the ocean in Nova Scotia, so we are babies of the sea. Salt breezes and wood smoke feed our souls.

What makes this condo unique

I am a true foodie, so I have created a kitchen that any cook/chef would feel right at home in. The farmer's market, the fresh fish, the produce. What fun it is to plan a special meal, pour a glass of wine, and enjoy it overlooking the magnificent, ever changing, ocean. It just doesn't get any better then that.

Guestbook comments from the owner

At the risk of repeating what other have written in this guest book, wow pretty much sums it up. The view is incredible, and the accommodations are five star. We wish we could stay longer. We will most definitely be back.
Sep 2010
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Cowichan Valley H Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Granite and wood vanities. Heated tile flooring.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This condo has a cooks kitchen and comes with condiments and spices supplied, as well as basics like tea, coffee, sugar etc. The ocean is reflected in the microwave window!


Great Vancouver Island Oceanfront Views!

VRBO Bear stayed here

Jul 25, 2011

What an incredible adventure on Vancouver Island! This fantastic gem of a property is hidden away on the coast of Vancouver Island in the small town of Ladysmith, near Nanaimo. This is one of the most beautiful, peaceful and serene properties you will experience! Words and pictures can only begin to describe the view from this penthouse hideaway. You will find yourself surrounded by ocean views and immersed in lush, green forest. The sunrise over the water provides a view that you may never forget. It is obvious that the owners love their property and the location. Their passion for the surrounding beauty and the property itself are evident in many ways. The booking process was quick and easy. The owners supplied all the relevant info and gave great tips for things to do and how to get to the island. The property was well stocked with nearly all a traveler could want or need and is excellent condition! The chef’s kitchen is a phenomenal addition to this property and allows travelers to cook at home while enjoying the views. Even condiments were provided! The master bedroom is elegant and comfortable. Plus, the large windows open right to the waves crashing on the beach below! This is ocean front living at its finest! The Inn of the Sea resort offers a pristine swimming pool and hot tub right on the water, along with a BBQ grill and tennis court. The surrounding flowers and gardens add simple beauty to this already amazing location. The Inn of the Sea is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway or honeymoon adventure! Caution: You may not want to leave! The VRBO Bear

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Oceanfront,Pool,Hot Tub,Tennis,5 Star, Romantic. Wow Factor!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
bountiful, ut

Beautiful, peaceful, healing

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this property DO NOT even begin to do it justice. Such a beautiful setting for a condo. It has just about everything you could ever want in a home away from home. The views are spectacular, with windows all around the property. Just need to remember that it is somewhat remotely located. Bring your own food - everything you need. The stores are quite far away so if you arrive late with no food. . . Iris was very prompt in addressing any concerns. She made it personal and caring. That was nice. Looking forward to staying here again some day.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at the Penthouse and the resort. Waking up to the sound of the ocean waves was absolutely incredible and the views were breathtaking! The unit had everything we needed and more. Of course, the pool and hot tub were used several times a day and thoroughly enjoyed. I would highly recommend Iris' condo-you will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sea views!

  • 5 of 5

Exactly as it looks in the photos - great views from every window, very well equipped & furnished. Pool was a bit brrrrr but OK if you kept moving :)

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tranquil and Immaculate

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the condo. The views are truly amazing and waking up to the sun rising over the water was truly special. This condo displays pride of ownership. We had everything we needed and really appreciated the finer touches. The spices, condiments, baking necessities were very thoughtful and helpful, making our stay easy and comfortable.

The only draw back we found was we would have preferred better lighting. We found it to be too dim in the evenings. But that's small potatoes over all, just our personal preference.

We found everything to be very clean and organized.

Thank you for a superb stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada

Ocean front family retreat

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed 3 nights at this beautifully appointed condo. So peaceful! Great retreat from our downtown Vancouver condo, no sirens! Just bird songs & the rush of the tide!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Every window has a view over the ocean- just STUNNING! 5*****

  • 5 of 5

Not only is the view absolutely breath-taking from every window, everything about Iris' property is incredible! Many times a day we said "the owner has thought of EVERYTHING". It is gorgeously appointed and does not disappoint! We found everything we needed right down to tinfoil, plastic wrap, soaps, shampoos, beach shoes, luxurious bathrobes, and everything a foodie/cook would want or need right in the cupboards(even her own cookbook:)! This place is a dream vrbo and felt like an oceanfront home away from home(which isn't oceanfront, haha!). Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What lovely words, Gloria. Thank you so much! Your review re-enforces our mission to create a space that creates for our guests, a profound vacation experience, cradled in the nature found so abundantly in our beautiful province. We deeply love this property, and are thrilled and grateful to hear when our guests love it too. ....Iris
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Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Crow and Gate Pub
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Duke Point and Departure Bay, Nanaimo
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Island Highway, Nanaimo Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Malhe House
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Mount Washington, near Comox
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
You're on it!
Car: necessary

If this condo is booked, contact owner who has another gorgeous oceanfront condo at the same resort, Inn Of The Sea. It is top floor as well, beautifully furnished, and this condo accommodates kids. These units are mere steps away from the other. It is the perfect situation for family reunions or Gal/Pal get-aways!




Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $39.32


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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