Blueberry Cottage & Gardens Steps to Downtown Courtenay & Surrounded by Nature!(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Fully furnished, kitchen equipped (&BBQ) and family friendly 3 bdrm house
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Relax in a private heritage house surrounded by spacious gardens. Furnished and decorated in a vintage inspired style. The eat-in country kitchen is well equipped and the comfortable living/dining room (TV/WIFI) opens out to a deck and lawns. Three bedrooms include comfortable queen, double and single beds with quality bedding (cot or crib available). The bathroom features the original 30's extra long clawfoot bathtub with shower.
Lots of garden furniture and a BBQ, flower gardens, mature trees and lawns with raspberries, apples, plums, blackberries and herbs in season!
Located steps from Downtown Courtenay's vibrant shopping, dining, pubs, theatre, music and dancing.
Close to the mountains, ocean, rivers and lakes and sandy beaches for sightseeing, hiking, skiing, biking, golfing, swimming, kayaking and boating. Gentle walks in the charming Old Orchard Neighbourhood by the Puntledge River which is great for swimming, tubing and fishing in season. Several beautiful parks and a recreation centre close by. The Courtenay Riverway and Ocean Walk is a favourite. Visit farms, wineries, breweries and Comox Valley Farmer's Market on Saturday and Wed in summertime..
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Keywords: vacation rental, furnished, house, self-catering, gardens, private, family friendly, Courtenay, Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
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Member since: 2011
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full bathroom with 6' clawfoot tub (extra long) and shower attachment
- Located steps from shopping in our vibrant Downtown Courtenay and a stone's throw from the Puntledge River for swimming, rafting or fishing. Close to nature and all the outdoor activites available in the beautiful Comox Valley - alpine & cross country skiing, wilderness hiking, boating and sailing, biking, tennis and golf. Music, dance and theatre is abundant....moreless
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Coffee/tea area with coffee maker, french press, coffee grinder, kettle & tea pot. Cast iron fry pans, pots, strainer, salad spinner. Baking pans and implements. Lots of dishes and glassware. Apron!...moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
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Summer Rates 2017
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- One time cleaning fee $37.40
- Taxes Not included
$50/wk savings for bookings of 2 or 3 weeks
No applicable taxes or extra fees
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Owner's cancellation policy:
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Car: Not Necessary
The Old Orchard Neighbourhood of Courtenay is safe for walks offering mountain and river views as well as heritage houses and gardens. Walk to great shopping, dining and coffee shops, art galleries, museum, library, theatre and dancing as well as swimming, waterpark and a recreation center with indoor gym or outdoor workout area. Easily drive to wilderness areas in the mountains for hiking or skiing or to beaches.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I returned to my hometown of Courtenay from Victoria to be be near my large extended family and to enjoy a lifestyle which includes outdoor living - gardening, biking, swimming in the rivers & ocean as well as entertaining and relaxing in our porch and gardens. I am passionate about Latin, Ballroom and Salsa dancing with my husband and our wonderful dance community. We have travelled in Europe and throughout Mexico with fantastic bookings at VRBO properties. It is our great pleasure to host guests from all over Canada and the world.
Why the Owner Chose Courtenay, BC, Canada:
Blueberry Cottage is located in the quiet Old Orchard neighbourhood of Courtenay, in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, BC. Located walking distance to Downtown, the Puntledge River, Lewis Park, the fabulous Riverway Trail along the Courtenay River and Comox Estuary and a short drive to beaches. A 30 minute paved road takes you up to Mt. Washington Alpine Resort for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tubing, mountain biking and hiking at Paradise Meadows. It is possible to be without a car at blueberry cottage as it is located just 2 blocks to Downtown Courtenay and walking trails and a block from the The Broken Spoke for bike rental and repairs. It is just a few blocks walk to local bus stops.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Recommended restaurants...Atlas Cafe, Union Street Grill, Mad Chef, Locals & Martines. Downtown pubs...Gladstone Brewery & Cornerstone. I can recommend dance venues and we love Georgia Straight Jazz Society on Thursdays nights at The Avalanche. For groceries it's a short walk to Edible Island Health Foods, Thrifty's, Runge's European Deli, Butcher's Block for local meats, deli & eggs and for sweets Hot Chocolates & Cakebread Bakery (& Gelato!). Superstore, Quality Foods, Costco and Driftwood Mall are all within 10 minute drive. For fresh local seafood from Portuguese Joe's take the stunning Comox Estuary drive on the route to Comox. For coffee and light meals we like The Hub, Mud Sharks & Rhodos. Our fabulous Saturday Farmer's Market is located in The Native Sons Hall all winter and from April through mid October at the Fairgrounds on Headquarters Road. During summer the Market is also held Downtown on Wednesdays. There are several wineries to explore in the surrounding areas including Coastal Black, Blue Moon and 40 Knots, as well as distilleries. Shop at some of our favourite places in Downtown Courtenay - Laughing Oyster and Second Page Bookstores and The Tea Shop. Women's fashion favourites to try are Cherry Wine, BE (Canadian Designers) and Secret Drawers. There are now two menswear shops downtown - Jim's Clothes Closet and Walker 24. Graham's Jewellers have been located by the big clock for decades and Impeccable Jewelry is just up the street. For home decor shop Tab Imports, Rattan Plus and Home & Garden Gate. Consignment Clothing, Antique & Vintage treasures can be found at Red Carpet Antique & Collectables on Comox Ave, Red Living on 5th and Courtenay Antiques on 4th Street. Visit the Comox Valley Art Gallery and Gift Shop next to our beautiful Library and the Paeleantolgy Museum in the old brick post office. Just a 10 min walk to a waterpark, playground and pool for the kids at Lewis Park Recreation Centre.
- Primary: 250-338-0438
- Secondary: 250-338-3113
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Blueberry Cottage - private three bedroom furnished house & gardens
Main entrance to the cottage
Phlox, lilies, honeysuckle and jeruselam artichokes thrive by the front deck
The comfortable living dining (flat screenTV) has a french door opening to deck
Kitchen includes microwave, coffee pot, french press & grinder, toaster, blender
The vibrant master bedroom has a new memory foam bed, fir floor and two windows
Warm glow from afternoon sun in single bedroom with antique brass bed (or crib)
Lots of towels provided in the duck egg blue bathroom
From Puntledge Park looking east towards cottage - hike, swim, tube or fish
Sunrise at Courtenay Airpark lagoon - excellent bird watching all day
The meadow at Blueberry Cottage - perfect for summertime lounging
Winter 2016-17 brought more snow than usual to town, not just the mountians
Perennial flower border and the old apple tree
Dine and lounge outdoors, lots of seating in the gardens in sun or shade
Blueberry Cottage at the corner of 3rd Street and Fitzgerald Ave
View of living room looking towards master bedroom, kitchen and main entrance.
The Welsh cabinet and bar with some of my collection of vintage chin
A sunny yellow double bedroom has original fir floors and antique chandalier
Bathroom with fabulous original 6' claw foot tub w/shower, new sink & toilet
The cottage offers a washer & dryer as well a really long clothesline!
Winter view of Comox Estuary from the walkway - great for walks all year long!
The Comox Valley offers plenty of places for nature hikes and mountain biking
A winter walk at beautiful Kye Bay beach where the tide goes out for a mile!
One of my granddaughters painted this watercolour of the cottage - I agree!
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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