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North Arm - ShadyAkres is on right where it looks like the road disappears

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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The entire Two Acres has a view of the lake and mountains and clear view of the Lake Front and 120 foot wharf where everyone gathers - which is safe and easy to touch base with friends and family.

Lakefront property is pristine and clear, clean water. There are no large stones or deep spots on the lake edge all the way along the property 165 feet - it does not have a steep slope but gradual with sand and gravel.

This Bavarian style cabin is unique as it has a balcony that looks out, to the lake and gets morning sunshine starting at 8:30 a.m. The cabin has a 24' TV that swings from the bedroom area to the resting area to view as you wish or have children sit on the settee to watch TV instead of the bedroom.

-Small and large groups enjoy the privacy and natural setting...along the beachfront , tents can be put up for privacy or a comfortable distance from the Fire-Pit area - The two acres surround the cabin and can be used for TENTS or VEHICLE parking -

Hedges front the beach area and give privacy and shade when the sun is high. The beach area is a gentle slope into the water .. with sand and gravel.The wharf is large enough to lay down mats for laying on or put deck chairs on and moor boats - a row of Logs have been put out into the lake 175 feet for swimmers safety.

Outside covered kitchen is unique as it is only a few feet from water edge allowing families to watch children.

Outside covered area with firepit and bar has a 12 foot wide, padded bench seat that is used for laying, reading or relaxing during the day and is magical listening to the waves lapping on the shore. From the covered firepit area you can hear the small waterfall from the creek only 15 feet away and as it is a Salmon Enhancement creek with small fry that grow daily under the bridge.

Kitchen has three sinks, clean drinking water with a new Britta filter and kitchen outfitted with microwave, new large propane table top cooking area and all cooking needs.

This is a rustic area and has natural habitat to be enjoyed at every turn with a large Fern walk area if someone wants more peace and privacy,
The NEW wharf is large enough to put deck chairs on it while watching the sunset or sunrise.

Keywords: Wharf, pristine lake, Park like setting, covered Post and Beam bbq area with full kitchen facilities outside with seating and two bars, 12 bar stools - fireplace with some wood supplied, use of two acres alongside creek going through property, paved road to property,

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    There is no age limit....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The shore is a gentle slope without large rocks or obstructions - it's easy to see your children. Sand and Gravel only on this beach - over the years it has been raked many times.. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Small Pets only - regarding small dogs, cats. * I will need a picture on e-mail - showing me the size of your pet . Approximate size - below your knee. NOTE: No Large Dogs please. ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    smoking allowed on the property but NO SMOKING ALLOWED INSIDE THE CABIN. Ashtrays are provided and absolutely no butts are to be thrown anywhere on property....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Absolutely wheelchair accessible - the entire property is flat on the top lot and then the 20 foot wide gentle sloping road down to the beach area is safe to use for anyone in a wheelchair - the little bridges on both sides are also new and easy access - the area for cooking and fire-pit area and down to the water's edge is wheelchair access as well. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 12, Beds for 4-12

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bunk Area

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  • Queen Bed (1), Child Bed (1), this is a settee that can be made for a child or youth bed - it's 6 feet long and many people use it for a bed. Bunk Bed (1) The bunk bed is above the double bed at the head end. PLEASE NOTE: Cost of Rent is for 10 - There is Two acres of privacy for TENTS... and space for trailers - - This rental cost per day is for 10 people - IF you wish additional guests, please talk to owner regarding charge per night for guests. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • There are two (2) Portable Toilets (solely for your own use) which are immaculate and cleaned every day - emptied every week or serviced more often by choice - . There is a newly built Spa/shower/ change room - a picture attached under Photos. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Large new 122' wharf for mooring boats. There is no charge for moorage - The Guest Cabin has a panoramic view of the whole area. The covered BBQ area with Fire-Pit is only fifteen feet away from water edge. Lots of flat area for tenting within feet of sandy beach edge which is 156 feet wide. The beach goes gradually down with no big rocks or scary drop-off edges - a Stretch of connected logs 170 feet protecting the swimmers from any boats going by. This quiet and protected acreage has large flat area to park on, quiet private area in fern walk by creek to read or enjoy nature at it's finest- With the addition of the new Spa, it now gives options to anyone wanting privacy to change and shower any time of the day or night - no one will be disturbed. There is paved road right to the driveway so there is no dust or logging roads to worry about. This is a rustic area and is enjoyed for being just that - - this is the Sunny side of North Arm from sunrise to sunse...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are some books for children...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Yes, there is a DVD Player...moreless

  • Game Room:

    A lot of people use the parking lot area to play Bocci Ball or other ball games or volleyball/ badminton...moreless

  • Games:

    There are two electronic dart boards that are set up outside on one of the Guest Cabin walls....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is also Wireless Internet service. There is a 24' TV, and DVD...moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is an MP3/MP4 player with speakers. There is a CD player provided with radio....moreless

  • Television:

    24' TV in the Guest Bedroom that can be turned around to face the settee and sitting area ...moreless

  • Toys:

    There are some toys for small tots...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    view of the lake and beach from everywhere on the two acres...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    sandy beach going into the lake on a slow slope - the whole beachfront of 160 feet is gentle sloping....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Large Golf Course 25 mins away....moreless

  • Lake View:

    View of the lake from all parts of the two acres and from the bedroom and balcony of the Guest Cabin - view of the mountain range across from the North Arm as shown on the picture of the website....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Beautiful sloping sand and gravel beach with privacy second to none....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of many mountain ranges in the Cowichan Valley...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Three (4) 3'x 8' tables - 2 heavy plastic and one wood - 4 x 8 - the seating used for lounging is 12 feet long and many renters use it for the dining area - there are many chairs availabl...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There is no air conditioning in the Guest Cabin, however there is a large 3 position fan above the Queen bed....moreless

  • Dialup Access:

    Dial-up Internet available - WiFi ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Large Fire Pot under deck so if there is bad weather or it's too hot it's a place to use for all purposes. Only two Boxes of WOOD supplied and one box of kindling. ...moreless

  • Heating:

    Heating for the Guest Cabin is the modern Oil plug in heaters, on rollers for your convenience....moreless

  • Internet:

    There is internet - There is no computer supplied. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bedding linens and duvet and blankets/pillows provided....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is a parking lot - flat for parking - it's 160' x 100' - and extra for overflow....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is sufficient parking for trailers and boat trailers and any other needs can be discussed with the owner...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    No towels for Showers or swimming...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi available. There is cabelvision There is a DVD player...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There are TWO Braun Coffee Makers - one for regular coffee and the other for de-caff coffee for your convenience. New Rice Maker, Storage Coffee pot with pump. A new Sandwitch toaster. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All utensils - pots, pans - dishes/ knives Large BBQ beside kitchen area. New Sandwich maker, new rice cooker, many new stainless steel steamers/ spaghetti drain pots - ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and glasses/cups etc., are all glasswear. The pots and pans are stainless steel with cookers and steamers and many frying pans - all in new condition - dinner plates sit 25 people or more...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Outside, under roof area by BBQ and Firepit is a fully outfitted kitchen - three sinks and all amenities. Dishes for up to 25 people as well as all sizes of stainless steel pots and pans - ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Outside area has a Microwave - Guest cabin has a Microwave - ...moreless

  • Oven:

    There is no oven, however a large bbq and two Microwaves....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    New George Foreman sandwitch maker - there is a Magnetic knife holder so it's safe if children are around. Lots of large utincils and cuttlery - 30 steak knives, paper towels, tin foil and cleaners ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    In the Guest Cabin there is a Large 18 cu ft two door refrigerator, a large freezer with blower for freezing quickly. There is also an extra microwave in the cabin as well as one in the cooking are...moreless

  • Stove:

    NEW Large, Four burner propane Table Top stove. - Picture is on Photos. Three extra propane tanks for stove and large BBQ . ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    There is a FOUR slice Toaster- and a TWO slice Toaster....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    There is a balcony or Patio on the Guest Cabin ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Thre is a large lawn area all around including on parking area 100' of lawn ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a Large NEW large BBQ with an extra propane tanks....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 20 - Sep 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$193
Fall
Sep 11 - Oct 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$155
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$155

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $115.92
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

If Traveler does not respond within two weeks of discussions on dates and rates - rates may change.

TRAVELLER may have More than Ten (10) people in their group but must first contact owner by e-mail. Cost of rental for more guests is $20 per person, per night, over the age of Eight years old. Total cost of rental to be paid at time of commitment - However, if it is six months or more prior to rental dates, a deposit will be considered with balance due 60 days prior to rental date . (PLEASE ensure you click on CANADIAN FUNDS when checking Rental COST per day )

Credit cards may be used.

Monies are non-transferable and non-refundable, regardless if it is a Deposit from the prior year, or full rental payment.

IF you want to stay for LESS than the Days Stated in ANY season, please contact owner -

Traveler may discuss changes anytime prior to commitment. Contact owner by e-mail.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/24/2016
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Location

Car: Recommended

Carmana Valley is world renoun and only hours away,

The Small community of Lake Cowichan only 8 minutes away, many parks are on lakefront within minutes away, pubs and restaurants in Youbou Village, ... Port Renfrew is well known and is a small fishing village on the Ocean and only 'One and a half hours drive on paved road' -

Youbou is only a half hour from Duncan and hwy leading to Cowichan Bay on the ocean and Chemainus on the ocean

and small settlements on oceanfronts within an hour for a nice day trip.

There is a Bowling Alley in Youbou - 3 minutes away - as well, There is a Museum and many lovely and interesting shops in Lake Cowichan - only 8 minutes away - a new large Country Grocer and bakery, BC Liquor Store and many small interesting shops.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1970

Why the Owner Chose Youbou, BC, Canada:
Lakefront was always my dream and this property was enhanced with the creek that winds through the property and makes it even more magical.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The property is parklike with hedges on the water edge for privacy. This is property that is so private everyone that arrives comments on how unique it is. There is a Fern Walk with ponds on the top lot that people love to sit in and read.. many birds, ducks, squirls, owls, otters and mink wander through the area giving it a wilderness feel.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german

 

Photos

  • North Arm -
 ShadyAkres is on right where it looks like the road disappears

    North Arm - ShadyAkres is on right where it looks like the road disappears

  • Settee which can be used for a child or youth bed or adult

    Settee which can be used for a child or youth bed or adult

  • Doors above sink open to have use of TV/DVD in this area for viewing if wanted

    Doors above sink open to have use of TV/DVD in this area for viewing if wanted

  • Large new18 cu ft fridge with large freezer and blower that makes ice fast

    Large new18 cu ft fridge with large freezer and blower that makes ice fast

  • Fern Walk and rest area

    Fern Walk and rest area

  • Spa has sink and seating area - plug ins

    Spa has sink and seating area - plug ins

  • Road going down to the property has overflow parking or for boat trailers

    Road going down to the property has overflow parking or for boat trailers

  • View of new wharf from edge of property

    View of new wharf from edge of property

  • bar and 8 barstools - new bbq - upgraded area

    bar and 8 barstools - new bbq - upgraded area

  • NEW Extra Large
GAS StoveTop with safety features.

    NEW Extra Large GAS StoveTop with safety features.

  • New Breakfast bar added this year with other bar in background.

    New Breakfast bar added this year with other bar in background.

  • Fire Pit area - from a distance.

    Fire Pit area - from a distance.

  • Guest Cabin for Rental-- one bedroom with TV that swings to face sitting area

    Guest Cabin for Rental-- one bedroom with TV that swings to face sitting area

  • Settee used sometimes for an extra bed - Large new 18 cu ft Fridge added.

    Settee used sometimes for an extra bed - Large new 18 cu ft Fridge added.

  • Queen bed with bunk above. This bedroom only sleeps three.

    Queen bed with bunk above. This bedroom only sleeps three.

  • Spa is a Separate building. Extra large shower stall -  with sink. Built in 2012

    Spa is a Separate building. Extra large shower stall - with sink. Built in 2012

  • Main parking lot is flat - Spa in background.
Stairs as well as road to beach

    Main parking lot is flat - Spa in background. Stairs as well as road to beach

  • Peaceful waters on North Arm showing Left Side pilings

    Peaceful waters on North Arm showing Left Side pilings

  • New Seating and Lounge table have been added on the New 122 foot Wharf

    New Seating and Lounge table have been added on the New 122 foot Wharf

  • Kitchen area  - there are 3 sinks,28 feet new counter space and 3 extra tables

    Kitchen area - there are 3 sinks,28 feet new counter space and 3 extra tables

  • Three extra tables 3 x 8 ft to use for beach dining at it's best !

    Three extra tables 3 x 8 ft to use for beach dining at it's best !

  • kitchen area with large storage containers for your use.

    kitchen area with large storage containers for your use.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, german
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