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Front of the cottage with a porch to enjoy the farm views

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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come and enjoy a country getaway at the Broody Rooster Guesthouse and Gallery. The guesthouse is a charming cottage in the popular Cedar/Yellowpoint area just 15 minutes south of Nanaimo. Located on a small farm, the guesthouse is a unique, stylish cottage with all the amenities you need to getaway from it all, yet remain within reach of urban amenities.

As you drive down our long driveway, you will likely be greeted at the fence by the horses. Outside, the cottage has a large front porch with seating where you can enjoy your morning coffee and view the sun coming up over the pasture. Inside, the cottage boasts restored fir flooring and stained/leaded glass windows throughout which let in lots of sunshine. The open concept layout and 14 foot high ceilings provide plenty of space. Gather some fresh vegetables from our garden and use the large kitchen to make your own meals. Watch the ducks swim on the back pond as you do the dishes, or feed the chickens your leftovers out the back gate. There is always lots of activity going on at the farm and you are welcome to watch and enjoy.

The cottage is tastefully decorated and fully equipped with everything you will need on your vacation. There is a queen size bed plus two additional futon type beds (a double and a twin) to sleep a total of 5 people. All bedding and linens are provided. You can catch up on laundry by using the washer and drier or try using mother natures drier - the clothes line (a rare amenity in todays world).

While at the cottage, you are in a perfect location to enjoy numerous day trips north and south to popular attractions in Chemainus, Ladysmith, Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Qualicum. Or, just stay at the farm and read a book, relax, take a hike at a local park or cook up a meal with ingredients from the garden.

Yellowpoint/ Cedar is a rural area south of Nanaimo where long winding fences, pastures, century farms and markets are abundant. Each Sunday from 10 - 2 pm, a popular flea market takes place at the Cedar Community hall, 5 minutes away. Or on Saturdays, the local farmers market is at the Crow and Gate Pub, about 6 minutes away.

The area is known for its concentration of artisans - check out the Cedar/Yellowpoint Artisans for more information and take a week to visit them all!. The Broody Rooster is a gallery for six months of the year displaying paintings and photography by Nicole Vaugeois, owner of the cottage.

Many come to the area with their bikes to cycle the country roads and visit artisans or stop at local pubs.

Enjoy the parks and trails nearby or head out to the beach 5 minutes away. For those traveling with horses, we can accommodate your trailer and horses in our front paddock or a stall in our deluxe barn. Water is available and there are trails nearby for you to enjoy.

Ask about availability soon. After booking, guests are asked to send a one night deposit ($130 CDN) online on the Guesthouse website (see links below) or by mail with cheque or money order to confirm your stay. Information on the area will be sent to you to help plan your stay. Upon arrival, the remaining bill can be settled with cash, VISA or Mastercard or cheque in CDN funds.

Want to see more? A video tour of the cabin is available on our official website for the Broody Rooster (see links shown) to give you a better idea of the layout and size of the cabin.

Keywords: cottage, farm, rural, cabin, getaway, country

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids are welcome and are likely to enjoy the farm animals....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 3 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) one double size futon and one twin size futon available in the unit with bedding sleeping a total of 5 persons...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Pastoral views, pond, organic garden, paddock for those traveling with horses, farm animals, flower gardens, clothes line...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Base board heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    TV and PVR...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    And firewood...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Table and 6 chairs...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Cottonwood is 5 min away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder season
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$88
$572 $1,374
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$99
$611 $1,832
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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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Location

5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beach

The area is known for an abundance of local artisans and gardens. See the Yellowpoint Cedar Artisan tour. The Crow and Gate is a popular local pub, and the Mahle House in Cedar is one of the areas finest restaurants. Enjoy the beach off Yellowpoint and local parks with hiking trails.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: John Predyk and Nicole Vaugeois are owners of the Broody Rooster Guesthouse and Gallery. Nicole is also an artist and runs the cottage as a gallery displaying her artwork in the fall.

Why the Owner Chose Nanaimo, BC, Canada:
The property was purchased so we could live in the country and enjoy the amenities around us.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We get to enjoy living in a beautiful area and meeting people from around the world.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front of the cottage with a porch to enjoy the farm views

    Front of the cottage with a porch to enjoy the farm views

  • enjoy a bar b que on the front porch

    enjoy a bar b que on the front porch

  • View high up of kitchen area, seating for 6, woodstove, fully stocked.

    View high up of kitchen area, seating for 6, woodstove, fully stocked.

  • Queen size bed, duvet for your comfort.

    Queen size bed, duvet for your comfort.

  • Bathroom - tiled, full tub and shower, pedestal sink

    Bathroom - tiled, full tub and shower, pedestal sink

  • 
Back of the cottage, deck with BBQ, view of the barn and critters.

    Back of the cottage, deck with BBQ, view of the barn and critters.

  • Enjoy watching the life on the farm - morning chores, hosts going for a ride...

    Enjoy watching the life on the farm - morning chores, hosts going for a ride...

  • hang your laundry on the line, enjoy cutflowers or vegetables from the garden

    hang your laundry on the line, enjoy cutflowers or vegetables from the garden

  • Basketful of tomotoes harvested from the garden - enjoy!

    Basketful of tomotoes harvested from the garden - enjoy!

  • Indian Runner ducks - guests favorite

    Indian Runner ducks - guests favorite

  • A hen party on the fence

    A hen party on the fence

  • El Nino peeking out of the old barn

    El Nino peeking out of the old barn

  • Welcome to the Broody Rooster - enjoy homemade jam and farm fresh eggs.

    Welcome to the Broody Rooster - enjoy homemade jam and farm fresh eggs.

  • View upon entry, open concept, high ceilings, bright and spacious.

    View upon entry, open concept, high ceilings, bright and spacious.

  • View high of bed area, dresser, door to back porch, wood stove, view to barn.

    View high of bed area, dresser, door to back porch, wood stove, view to barn.

  • View of living area - couch and chairs convert to beds, bedding in trunk.

    View of living area - couch and chairs convert to beds, bedding in trunk.

  • wash and dry, or put your clothes out on the line

    wash and dry, or put your clothes out on the line

  • View from the back of the cottage, deck and barn in the background.

    View from the back of the cottage, deck and barn in the background.

  • Likely to greet you at the gate - resident horses El Nino, Magnum and Simba

    Likely to greet you at the gate - resident horses El Nino, Magnum and Simba

  • Large organic garden to enjoy while you are here...

    Large organic garden to enjoy while you are here...

  • One of the farm cats taking in some sun

    One of the farm cats taking in some sun

  • Spring Muscovy ducklings

    Spring Muscovy ducklings

  • Our big guy - Elvis in front of the barn.

    Our big guy - Elvis in front of the barn.

  • Guests saying farewell to the Roost

    Guests saying farewell to the Roost

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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