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Cane Garden Bay Cottage Suite #1

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

Enchanting and Serene

The cottage is of the highest quality construction, with furnishings and amenities to match. Fully renovated October 2013. A great spot for getting together family or friends. One of four rental units set in a large private yard, just steps from a world famous beach. Privacy when you want it and ideal for visiting with each other.

Large, lush private yard, shaded my coconut palms and almond trees. 14'x 18' gazebo houses charcoal grill and tables. Hammocks, wireless internet, local cell phone provided for your stay. Safes, hair dryers, blenders and ipad docks in units. Backup generator ensures power supply is continuous. Beach chairs and coolers provided.

The cottage is enchanting and serene, with ample space. Each cottage has a screened in dining area, living area, kitchenette, bathroom, a ceiling fan in every room, and an air conditioned bedroom with a comfy queen-sized bed.

Tropical decor and tiled floors throughout add to the charm of the cottages. A professional maid service cleans each cottage every three or four days.

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Owner
Craig Corser
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Craig Corser

I live in Alberta, Canada. I am involved in secondary wood manufacturing, elk farming and organic food production. My wife Kelly and I, have been married for 32 years. We have three adult children and three grandchildren. We all love Tortola and Cane Garden Bay.

Craig Corser purchased this cottage in 1979

Why Craig Corser chose British Virgin Islands BVI

This property was originally purchased and developed by an uncle and eleven other 'cockeyed optimists' from Alberta, Canada, in 1979. My father bought out eight of these twelve in 1990 and upgraded the property. I got involved soon after and have been managing the property for about 20 years. We have continuously improved the property, including a full renovation in 2013.

What makes this cottage unique

We are located at the quiet end of Cane Garden Bay, literally steps from the beach and a short level walk to everything you need.

Our property is 1.75 acres and is unique in that we have a large, lush private yard, shaded by coconut palms and almond trees. There are hammocks to relax in and high speed wireless for your convenience.

There is a tiny, family run bar and general store right next door. Rental cars are available locally.

We did a full renovation of the property in October of 2013. We added a 14' x 18' gazebo to the yard. The gazebo houses a charcoal grill and tables.

With four rental units and a large private yard, we are a great place for family vacations, weddings and business meetings.

Amenities

Tortola Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs and coolers provided. Hammock in the yard. Everything you will need is within a short level walk. Beach is within 50 steps of the property.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
3

Very nice

  • 3 of 5

Was what We expected,thank you very much

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Super cute cottage - very homey

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. Easy walk to the beach. Beautiful grounds and hammocks outside to relax in! We had groceries delivered and they were put away for us upon arrival. Lots of helpful info provided by the managers!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased the Berardino's enjoyed their stay at The Cottages. Our managers do their best to ensure every guests has everything they need for an enjoyable vacation. They offer concierge services, including provisioning, and recommendations on car rentals, restaurants and excursions. "The backbone of our business is satisfied guests".
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5

Nice, clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cottage and good location. Just a short walk to the beach. The staff , Sam and Sharlene, are very responsive and helpful. Clean and well kept. They even supply some beach towels, chairs and a cooler and stocked some beverages in the refrigerator for us before our arrival.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great find!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I found this place before heading out for a week on a catamaran. Very close to beach, market, restaurants. Staff were always checking on us to make sure we were comfortable. I liked the quiet neighbors across the street better than the roosters!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Howard and Nancy were great guests. Very easy to get along with and seemed to really enjoy the Bay and The Cottages. We hope to have them back!
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5

Cane Garden Bay Cottages

  • 5 of 5

We are just wrapping up two weeks at Cane Garden Bay Cottage ...this places is nothing short of spectacular and Sam and Sharlene, who managed our stay were absolutely the best from the beginning to the sadly approaching end of stay on Sunday...but not yet! We have decided to come back next year...again on the off season...but for three weeks instead of two. It is that good! July/early August in Cane Garden Bay is cooler than our place in Florida.

The cottage is well laid out, well maintained and very convenient for the most beautiful beach in the Caribbean...Cane Garden Bay. The people of Cane Garden Bay....a village of families...are welcoming and every morning walk is full of greetings and good mornings. We were struck by the many local families who bring their children every day to swim in this beautiful bay with crystal clear water. The kids have so much fun. Did I mention the sunsets from Cane Garden Bay over Jost Van Dyke. We snorkeled 6 BVI spots with a a guide recommended by Sharlene...Captain Deb...and we, who are long time Caribbean Amphibians agreed it was the best snorkeling we've ever done anywhere in the Caribbean...from Hawk Billed Turtles to Nurse Sharks to phenomenal coral and millions of every manner and size of tropical reef fish.

We travelled all over the BVI...from the top of Sage Mountain to the Baths and Devils Bay in VG, which was all superb...but were always happiest to come back the CGBC...to sit under a Sea Grape Tree on the beach or on our well covered porch during a tropical rainstorm, which never seem to last that long.

Like I said, the cottage comes with everything you need and Riteway in Road Town is pretty well stocked and there is is their wholesale/bulk outlet next door for caseloads of important things like Coco Lopez, Rum, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice and Nutmeg.

You need a car and at first look, Tortola's roads are daunting....suggest a 4-wheel drive if you want to do Brewer's Bay...a must....but the driver's are very polite and you soon learn the protocols. Cottage WiFi is highly reliable and multi-channelled, and if the power goes out...this is the Caribbean...the generator kicks in....but when in doubt Sam and Sharlene were their with suggestions and solutions.

Hate to be going back to our beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, but it starts the clock to come back to Cane Garden Bay Cottage ...IRIE!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased Michael is so enthusiastic about his recent stay at The Cottages. We strive to be the most comfortable place in Cane Garden Bay, and the best value. Samantha, JC and staff work hard to make sure that every guests' stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Michael captures the ambiance and the character of the Bay remarkably well in his review. It is a beautiful place, with wonderful people. And when you stay with us at The Cottages, you are part of the community. Having had a wonderful 25 year relationship with Cane Garden Bay, one tends to take the spectacular scenery and the gentle nature of the population for granted. It is great to hear Michael's impression of what we hope is his first of many visits to Tortola. We are proud The Cottages played a part in that positive experience. Craig Corser
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5

Beautiful Setting on Cane Garden Bay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Spent 3 nights in Cottage #3 in January of 2016, it was beautiful, clean, comfortable, and private! I loved the setting, and close to everything I was looking for! The beach was beautiful, and having access to a cooler and sand chairs made it easy to spend the day at the beach. There is a local store close by for certain things you might need. I did not cook, but the kitchen was equipped for doing so. The only thing I would complain about is the mosquitoes, but that just comes with the tropical setting. Would definitely stay there again!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very concerned about mosquitoes at The Cottages. We spray the back part of the property for mosquitoes from time to time during the rainy season. We have excellent screens and keep them in good condition. We provide insect repellent and a mosquito zapper for our guests' convenience. Unfortunately, if the front doors are not kept closed, mosquitoes may enter the Cottage. We will review our information package to ensure we are providing guests with suggestions on how to guard against mosquitoes.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Beef Island
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Columbus' Beach Bar
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
West End
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Myett's Garden Grill
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Cane Garden Bay
Car: not necessary

Callwell Rum Distillery circa 1650

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

No Pets
No Handicap Access

$25 plus a 10% service fee and 10% hotel tax per person/per night above 2 guests. Additional guests limited to children under 16 years old.

NOTE: In October 2015, the Government of the British Virgin Islands approved an increase in the Hotel and Accommodation Tax to 10% (from 7%).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.