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Striking Hi-End Seaside Vacation Sleeps 8 - Bowser Qualicum

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Enjoy Delightful Bowser, 15 minutes from Qualicum Beach. Walk the endless beach, seconds away, play the many nearby top rated golf courses, explore Horne Lake Caves, shop at wonderful Coombes, or mountain bike/hike at spectacular Mount Washington.

Make a day of it and visit world famous Long Beach, visit the expansive beach at Rathtrevor Provincial Park.Enjoy the warm waters of Spider Lake, 15 minutes away, hike at stunning Little Qualicum Falls or Englishman River falls.

Keywords: Vancouver Island, Qualicum, Bowser, Seaside, Oceanview,

More Details

steve trerise
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2018

About steve trerise

I love vacationing here with my family, my wife likes to walk the beach, I like to run the country roads and golf, my son enjoys mountain biking and my three daughters look forward to shopping at Coombes. My wife enjoys walking the endless beach.

steve trerise purchased this house in 2009

Why steve trerise chose Bowser

We love Vancouver Island and all it has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Walking the beach, walking to nearby Bowser, barbequeing, enjoying the ocean view.


Bowser House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Balcony off master bedroom - great view.
  • Queen size Beds (3), Queen sofabed in living room. Large walk-in closet.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Striking Hi-End Seaside Vacation Sleeps 8 - Bowser Qualicum
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews

Nice enough, but not perfect!

  • 3 of 5

This house was very nice, but needed a bit of TLC. Bed in the master was not comfortable, no hair dryer, although it was replaced into the week. A few minor things that needed repair and these were done. Linens were poor, not even ironed! Noisy builder next door on and off the week,plus, one morning 2 guys were bringing stuff around the back, didn't even knock, had my dog there and obviously she barked! I was asked to put the garbage out for 2weeks prior, this was in smelly bins in front of the door, no problem putting my own rubbish out but had to clear a mess up. Also, 2weeks of recycling, was in a mess and flies ++,,owner did come to clear up halfway into my stay, but, not a good impression to start!

Nice quiet setting, although no sun on the deck. Beach near, but hard to walk on as stones.

Could be lovely, just needs some care

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There was a few things that needed to be dealt with, loose toilet seat, a bolt that came off the ironing board. The caretaker took care of here things the next day. The hairdryer had been stolen, I provided a new one. There was lots of garbage left after this rental, recyclables and returnables not separated, some in the garbage. The recyclers and garbage collectors will not take this away. It caused a problem with the next renters. steve
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Quiet and restful!

  • 4 of 5

Owner Steve responds quickly. Beautiful quiet stay. We saw an eagle and seals. Clean and enjoyable. Love the outdoor decks.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, thanks for your review.Great that you had an enjoyable holiday. - steve
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A Week in Bowser

  • 5 of 5

Property was modern, clean, spacious and exactly as described - no complaints. When we arrived, we were met by a neighbour who acts as an on-site caretaker. We had one, very minor issue during our stay which was resolved immediately by the caretaker. The house is about a one minute walk to the beach. While the beach is rocky, we had great fun exploring at low tide when sandy spots were exposed. We saw many crabs, starfish and fish.

We used the house as a base to explore Qualicum, Parksville, Deep Bay and Coombs. We visited swimming holes at Little Qualicum Falls (where we saw cray fish) and at Top Bridge Park. We mountain biked in Cumberland and Mount Washington Bike Park.

All in all a great time for me and my kids.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $58.54
Refundable damage deposit $156.1

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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