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Little Beach House - Salish Sea Beachfront Bliss Adult Cottage

(73 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

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


A Little Beach House is a newly built artistic retreat for a single adult visitor or a couple. Located on beautiful Gordons Beach (Orveas Bay), facing southwest overlooking the Salish Sea and the Olympic Penninsula of Washington,USA. A panoramic ocean vista with rare walk-on beachfront and amazing sunsets.

Three steps and you're on the beach. Walk for miles, beachcombing and discovering this natural wonderland. Eagles, gulls and ravens soar high above. Seals, otters, Orca (Killer) whales swim at your doorstep. The ocean a known 'hot spot' for first class fishing of salmon, halibut and cod. Wander and examine the smooth beach stones while on the look-out for the unusual flower rock. I dare you to go home without a few of these tucked in your suitcase. The driftwood piled high on the shores hint at the winter storms. Many visitors marvel and enjoy storm watching in season. On sunny days the waves sparkle. The sunset reflecting on the water can be breathtaking. Eventide in this west coast paradise suggests a romantic stroll, star gazing or building a small campfire (when permitted) to enhance the beach experience. On days of 'liquid sunshine' viewing the ocean and sky is not a problem from the covered gazebo or the warmth of the cottage. Nearby parks and hikes abound, both easy -going or wild and wooly. The capital and scenic city Victoria only 45 min. away as well as the International Airport. Eateries in the village of Sooke are both budget friendly and award winners of fine cuisine. You've travelled here to experience the best of the Pacific west coast and its delivered in spades when staying at our little beach house. All in all, an ideal place to discover and enjoy.

This newly built adult oriented cottage is bright, attractive, cosy and cheerful. You have sweeping ocean views. The open kitchen-living room has three sides of window showcasing the outdoor natural beauty. The fresh, clean and inviting decor suggests you relax and refresh from past day to day challenges. Wi-Fi availability keeps you in touch also telephone,CD,TV, if desired. A well supplied kitchenette opens to an inviting courtyard. This sunny wind-sheltered area is the ideal spot to read, write, or simply doze and dream. The small but perfect four piece bathroom includes a soaker tub. A seperate cozy bedroom with queen-size bed awaits. There you recline with a picture framed garden and water view. Be lulled to sleep with gentle surf sounds. From the living room french doors lead to a large sheltered gazebo. You'll barbeque your favorites while sipping a glass of wine enjoying the peaceful ambiance. Can life get any better? A surprise awaits around the corner...a private outdoor shower! What a refreshing and exhilarating experience. Having both hot and cold water you'll want to start every day this way. A Little Beach House inspires your creativity and spirituality. Time to wonder, discover, contemplate and meditate.

'Lucy' resident Shitzu, will meet and greet you (tail wagging).

Keywords: Adult cottage, oceanfront, beachfront, walk-on beach, southwest, sunsets, artistic, retreat, cottage is Newly built 2011 and adult oriented.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/06/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed out-of-doors only...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Adult oriented cottage...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    'Lucy' friendly resident Shitzu resides in main house....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1


  • Queen size Beds (1) Exit and view through the courtyard to the ocean

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Lovely soaker tub with shower. Toilet and basin. Plus outdoor shower with hot and cold water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Refreshing PRIVATE OUTDOOR hot and cold SHOWER, Sunny view wind-sheltered COURTYARD. Well equipped kitchenette- refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster over, hot plate, electric fry pan, popcorn popper,Outdoor electrical plugs in gazebo for additional cooking, Walk-on beachfront, Cottage is built 2011 with seaside decorating. Shared washer +dryer available for long stays only. Electric fireplace in living room. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Available for you while here, not to be removed...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:


  • Games:

    Cards, crib board, puzzles. Binoculars for wildlife watching....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    180 degree unobstructed ocean and beach view...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Walk-on beach. Three steps and you're on the beach....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Looking across the Juan de Fuca Strait toward the Olympic Mountains of Washington USA...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Facing southwest with fantastic sunsets. Watch the ongoing marine traffic on the horizon including cruise ships, cargo vessels....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Look out toward the open ocean and Straits of Juan de Fuca. Listen to the surf on quiet days and the roar during storms. Wildlife viewing - water birds, eagles,raven. Saline - seals, otters, whales....moreless

  • Rural:

    Cottage located in the rural area near small town of Sooke....moreless

  • Village:

    8 Km. drive to the village of Sooke...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Cottage built as close to the water as possible....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dinette tables both inside and in the gazebo....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Not necessary however small electric fan available...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Available for long stays only...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace heater...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heaters with individual thermostats in all rooms. Electric heater in living room for extra heating but mainly for ambiance....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless available ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided plus additional as requested...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Fresh white and aqua seaside decor. Three sides with expansive windows to the ocean view. French doors to gazebo and oceanside. Side door to the private courtyard, Panoramic views of the ocean....moreless

  • Parking:

    Open close parking...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Plus electric kettle for tea...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Electric frypan, induction cooker, electric kettle, coffee maker, popcorn maker, rice cooker. OUTDOOR BBQ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    On site...moreless


  • Balcony:


  • Boat:

    Charter fishing nearby. Good fishing directly in front of cottage...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Courtyard with glass walls for unobstructed ocean view....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Unobstructed views all sides. Electrical outlets as extra cooking area. Comfortably furnished....moreless

  • Golf:

    Closest is Bear Mountain and Olympic View...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available in Sooke...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered Gazebo open viewing all side. Glass enclosed wind protection two sides. Comfortable outdoor furnishings. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private courtyard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Q barbeque...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    No hot tub but a lovely private and refreshing outdoor seasonal shower. Plus the indoor shower and soaker tub....moreless



from 73 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 15 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 14, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 15 - Jan 3, 2018
3 night min stay
Jan 4 - Jan 31, 2018
2 night min stay
Feb 1 - Mar 14, 2018
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One time cleaning fee $54.88


Please Note: The first payment may be made by credit card however the balance MUST be bank draft, money order, wire transfer, personal check upon arrival. There will be additional charges for holidays as Christmas, New Years, Canadian and American Thanksgiving, Easter and long weekends. Also three day minimum at those times.

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Last updated: 05/06/2017
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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria International YYJ
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
70 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Swartz Bay
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Bear Mt.
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Stoke Harbour House, Shirley Delicious,
180 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mt. Washington
Sooke, BC, Canada
Nearest Beach
3 steps and your'e there

Car: Necessary

Numerous parks and beaches nearby for strolling and hiking, both easy going and wild and wooly. A wildlife paradise with eagles, whales and more. Windsurfing, kayaking, fishing at your door.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: In l992 I was on my first vacation to Sooke, saw and walked Gordons Beach and fell in love totally. I knew immediately this was the place for me. It felt so right. Two years later on another visit I found this place, bought it immediately and then went back home to Vancouver to sell, pack,and move. I have never looked back. All my friends describe this spot as 'healing, calming, rejuvenating'. Now retired and still enjoying life and people its time to share this bit of paradise.No matter what season, this is the place.

Why the Owner Chose Sooke, BC, Canada:
I bought my home to relax and retire. This year the seperate cottage was built to allow others the pleasure of a very special place. If you desire activity and adventure its all In the close area. If you desire solitude and peacefulness, thats a given. Come and enjoy and discover..

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Wow! to the private outdoor shower. It feels so-o-o naughty but nice. The ocean, the sky, the clouds, the waves, the surf, the rainbows,the colors, the marine wildlife, the marine traffic, the fresh fresh air-----and the peace.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/06/2017

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  • Surf gazing in the gazebo

    Surf gazing in the gazebo

  • Take flight

    Take flight

  • Peaceful retreat

    Peaceful retreat

  • Lovely outlook

    Lovely outlook

  • Dreams come true

    Dreams come true

  • Amazing sunsets

    Amazing sunsets

  • Well equipped kitchenette

    Well equipped kitchenette

  • Cozy and comfortable - queen size

    Cozy and comfortable - queen size

  • Secret garden

    Secret garden

  • Under the grapevine

    Under the grapevine

  • Stormy seas

    Stormy seas

  • Not likely but it happens

    Not likely but it happens

  • Easy living

    Easy living

  • 180 degree view both inside and out

    180 degree view both inside and out

  • Pleasing decor

    Pleasing decor

  • Surf's up

    Surf's up

  • Ready and waiting

    Ready and waiting

  • Comfy leather chaise combo

    Comfy leather chaise combo

  • View from the bed

    View from the bed

  • 4 piece bath with soaker tub Plus outdoor shower

    4 piece bath with soaker tub Plus outdoor shower

  • Inviting courtyard

    Inviting courtyard

  • Enclosed seating

    Enclosed seating

  • Fishing at your doorstep

    Fishing at your doorstep

  • Lucy, your co-host

    Lucy, your co-host

VRBO #359113

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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