Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
Bill and Dorothy came to the Comox Valley in 2005 looking for a more peaceful and nature based life style. Dorothy comes from a business background . When she retired , she volunteered with Food for the Hungry, doing needs assessments and project evaluations in Rwanda, Peru, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Viet Nam and Guatemala. Canada is home but Bill and Dorothy continue to be involved in a number of projects overseas. Bill has had varied exciting careers including forest fire fighting and commercial diving. These days he runs a successful renovation business as well as an internet business. Hidden Springs Retreat is the culmination of a dream, a dream to create a place of tranquility and peace, a place where guests can leave the busy world for a short period of time and reconnect with nature and themselves. Bill and Dorothy are delighted to share this dream with you.
What makes this Cottage unique
Our house will truly provide complete relaxation in a warm & inviting setting surrounded by nature. No concrete jungles here - just mother nature's finest.The Carriage House Suite is in a separate building away from the Big House.
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Charming, bright and accommodating
We loved spending five nights at this beautiful cottage. The outdoor deck was a perfect nest in the trees. Our hosts did everything possible to insure our comfort.
A Magical Place
From the minute we drove through the gate, we knew we were in a very special place. The lake, the gardens and the amazing carriage house were all just beautiful.
We found everything we could possibly need in the well appointed kitchen and then off to the serene deck complete with plaid fleece throws and twinkling lights.
It’s a great jumping off point for hiking in the mountains, the beach and shopping in the cute little towns.
We just loved every minute of our 5 days and hope to return.
Thank you Dorothy and Bill for the amazing place to rest and renew.
Raising the bar for VRBO stays
What more can be said? Having spent five nights at Hidden Springs, I fully concur with the flood of 5 star reviews. Terrific location, natural setting and value. This carriage house is not your typical VRBO property. Ceramic dishes, heavy flatware, premium bathroom pieces and fixtures; all of those daily interfaces that can make or frustrate a stay have been thought through and enhanced. Bill's woodworking skills are awe-inspiring. The one item that left me smiling: the dimmer switch for the bathroom lights. Thanks and appreciation to Dorothy and Bill.
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review and for mentioning some of the things you personally enjoyed. It is always so nice to hear what our guests appreciate. Thanks for visiting, it was a pleasure to have you stay!
We had an amazing stay at this beautiful piece paradise. This is an amazing magical hideaway. Perfect for a relaxing get away. Dorothy and Bill were welcoming and kind and generally lovely. The place was very clean with exceptional quality. The craftsmanship and attention to deal added to the sense of peace. The gardens are beautiful. I can’t say enough good things! We will definitely return here.
We are so immensely grateful for another beautiful review. You are so kind to have taken the time and Bill and I are so grateful for you and all the other amazing guests who have visited this year. THANK YOU and we would love to have you come back for a visit!!
Peaceful and relaxing place!
Our stay at Hidden Springs was magical. We swam in the pond everyday, enjoyed the outdoor hot tub, and relaxed on the peaceful porch while hummingbirds buzzed around. The apartment was beautifully made and thoughtfully provisioned. We look forward to another visit someday.
We are so happy that Hidden Springs was everything that you needed it to be. We still feel and appreciate the "magic" even after all this time. Thanks for taking the time to write this beautiful review, it is very much appreciated! :)
Peace and Tranquility
This was such an amazing little vacation spot! After seeing the pictures online, the reality was even better. The carriage house was appointed with everything needed to ensure an extremely enjoyable stay! Morning coffee on the deck, watching the hummingbirds, and enjoying the peaceful setting was such a treat. After sightseeing during the day, it was a wonderful way to end the evening with the twinkling lights and coziness of our own private patio. Bill and Dorothy were excellent hosts who made themselves available for anything we may have needed but also respected our privacy. Their location is just a few minutes from town, but a world away from the business of life. I feel like the only thing missing was more time! We would love to go back:).
We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time and we are so grateful for this lovely review. It appears that the hummingbirds have been a hit this year! We hope that you will make your way here again. We would love to have you stay any time. Thanks again.