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Little Beach House - Salish Sea Beachfront Bliss Adult Cottage

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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

LITTLE BEACH HOUSE - CLOSE TO OCEAN AS POSSIBLE WITH MILES OF INCREDIBLE VIEW

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.

More Details

Owner
June Bartel
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About June Bartel

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.

June Bartel purchased this cottage in 2011

Why June Bartel chose Vancouver Island

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..

What makes this cottage unique

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.

Amenities

Sooke Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Lovely soaker tub with shower. Toilet and basin. Plus outdoor shower with hot and cold water.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Exit and view through the courtyard to the ocean
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

Little Beach House - Salish Sea Beachfront Bliss Adult Cottage
average rating of 4.948718 based on 78 reviews
5

Spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy we came across this

property and that it was available for our dates. We loved every minute of our stay and hope to return to watch some winter storms in the new year.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ludlow, MA
4

A real beach cottage

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Cottage had everything you could want. Plenty to do if you enjoy outdoor activities. June and Lucy are great hosts. The place is ideal to listen to the wind and waves.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR
4

Well-appointed waterfront cozy cottage

  • 4 of 5

Despite the small size of the cottage, it was very well-appointed and clean. The kitchen had all the basics including a hot plate. We spent a lot of time in the gazebo--such a great space! A heat lamp would be a great addition for the gazebo in the evenings.

We arrived to a bottle of wine and a bowl of chocolates. A nice touch. Lots of books, binoculars, and a long beach, made for a peaceful and relaxing stay. Thanks, June!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Location - Lovely Accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

The view is full on, windows all around toward the sea, long stretch of beach, located so close to the water the waves a lullaby. Inside a little dream , outside a masterpiece. Yes, very glad we came.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place providing soft surf and a good access to rain forest, coastal towns, and Victoria

  • 5 of 5

This is the place for you if you're looking for a cozy beach cottage to enjoy the water, the view, and the surrounding natural beauty. The water is about as close to the edge of the cottage that it can be.

The owner, June, is very friendly and accommodating. She lives next door to the cottage and yet we felt we had the whole place to ourselves.

It is not very far from Victoria, if you want to take a day trip there. However, we we're very glad we stayed up the coast (near Sooke, B.C.) and visited Victoria rather than vice versa.

There was no full kitchen but the cottage includes many desirable amenities (incl. fridge, toaster oven, microwave oven, barbeque grill, and coffee maker). We still enjoyed many of the restaurants close-by based on June's recommendations.

The beach house, as advertised, is little but it comfortably accommodated us (two adults).

In closing, this was our first VRBO that we've booked in a while and it fully exceeded our expectations. We very much enjoyed the uniqueness of June's place compared to yet another stereotypically bland condo.

We highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Little Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights in early April. I can tell you that all the reviews I read were accurate. If you are looking to be on the Ocean with privacy in a very clean little cabin, then this is the place for you. We plan on returning in September!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Victoria International YYJ
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Sooke
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Swartz Bay
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Bear Mt.
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Stoke Harbour House, Shirley Delicious,
Nearest Ski
180 Kilometres
Mt. Washington
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.

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Rates & Availability

Sooke Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Mar 15 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$179
$1,077
 
 
Shoulder
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$160
$957
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$140
$837
 
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$179
$1,077
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2018 - Jan 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$140
$837
 
 
Shoulder
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
$160
$957
 

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $59.81

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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