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Riverfront Sanctuary. Peaceful & Private..Walk to Downtown Courtenay!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms + 2 Baths (Sleeps 6), 2 kayaks, 2 bicycles, tubes, BBQ

Located on the Courtenay River by downtown Courtenay!

Come enjoy yourself and soak up the beauty of BC!

Recently renovated house with two queen-sized and two single beds, 2 bathrooms, a riverview deck and WIFI in a house with amenities that relax and delight guests. Private fenced yard with gardens, kayaks, bicycles, barbeque, fire pit and river access.

This is a place to relax and go on different adventures!

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Walking distance from shopping, restaurants, spas, live theater, recreation center/gym, walking and biking trails, fishing & more!

Mount Washington Alpine Resort is a 20 minute drive and it is only 300 meters to Mount Washington Resort's bus stop.

Secure snowboard & ski storage.

Snowboard, ski, snowshoe, hike, mountain bike or ride the chair for panoramic island views!

Lake, river, ocean or mountain, come see what you can venture out to with this perfectly located house made with your comfort in mind!

Sit on the deck and enjoy the view and wildlife, pour a glass of wine and enjoy a dinner made at home... or simply take a small walk and enjoy dinner on the town.

Summer to winter there is always something great to do!

This is why we have chosen to start this holiday home here in Courtenay.

Fishing, hunting, skiing, snowboarding, boating, hiking, kayaking, climbing, dancing, or taking a simple walk through nature ... We've got it!

The location and the options with this home are so great even the locals are envious!

More Details

Owner
Jacqueline Pizzey
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Jacqueline Pizzey

I love the outdoors and enjoy finding new discoveries in and around Courtenay!

My favorite things to do would be cross country skiing on Mount Washington, hiking & walking the trails by Nymph Falls!

Jacqueline Pizzey purchased this house in 2011

Why Jacqueline Pizzey chose Comox Valley

This river-front property is a rare find. It was constructed in 1936, renovated and expanded in 1992. Then we again renovated and decorated in 2011/12. The cottage's quaint charm is refreshing in its idyllic location. You can feel something peaceful about the cottage as you relax and enjoy the river-view through its large windows or on the cedar deck.

From past guests' comments and reviews, this cottage seems to be exactly the type of stay everyone is looking for!

What makes this house unique

It's wonderful. You can swim, fish, hike, bike, walk, ski or relax with a book or a movie. It has something.. for anyone!

Come enjoy yourself. We know you will want to come back!

Any questions? Please ask!

Map

Nearest Airport
10.2 Kilometres
Comox Regional Airport, 1250 Knight Road, Comox,BC
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Billy D's, 5th Street, Courtenay, BC
Nearest Ferry
109 Kilometres
Little River Ferry to Powell River, BC
Nearest Golf
3 Metres
Mulligans Golf Center Inc, 4985 Cotton Road
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Inland Island Highway 19, exit 127 onto Piercy Rd.
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Mudsharks Coffee Bar, 244-4th St, Courtenay, BC
Nearest Ski
29 Kilometres
Mount Washinton Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Mount Washington Ski bus stop (Dec - April)
Car: not necessary

Tubing on the river:Tube or float down the river in a loop that goes right by the house!

Kayaks, tubes and air mattress are available for your use on the river.

Games, puzzles, 3-D DVDs, books and toys are available for your entertainment.

Amenities

Courtenay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • River ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Main Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Well-lit with heated towelrack and heated toilet seat
    Bathroom 1- En suite to Master Bedroom - toilet , shower , With heated towelrack and a heated toilet seat
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1- Master Bedroom - 1 queen , With ensuite bathroom - Original 1936 livingroom & entrance
    Bedroom 2 - The Blue Room - 1 queen , Charming and original 1936 bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - The Green Room - 2 twin/ single , Beautiful well lit room; curved walls & a peach tree outside
    tot-bed - 1 child bed , This portable tot-bed is available upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Two kayaks, tubes and towels for the river. Launch from the back yard. Two bicycles for sightseeing on local trails. Barbeque and propane fire pit available. Water access for kayaking, swimming, tubing, fishing and canoeing. Walk to shops, coffee shops, restaurants, hiking or mountain biking trails. Mount Washington Alpine Resort's bus stop is 300 meters(frequent schedule) and a 20 minutes drive. Walk to:The Old House (Oh Spa), Comox Valley Farmer's Market (nearby at the Native Son's Hall), live theater (Sid Williams Theatre), Courtenay Recreation Center, Courtenay District Museum and bowling. Golf courses, horseback riding, wine tasting, whale, bear and wildlife attractions and tours are in close proximity. *Heated toilet seats and heated towel racks in the bathrooms.

Reviews

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Riverfront Sanctuary. Peaceful & Private..Walk to Downtown Courtenay!!!
average rating of 4.9710145 based on 69 reviews
5

A truly well done vacation home experience!

  • 5 of 5

The riverfront sanctuary is what Bill & I were looking for! Peaceful, lovely view, beautifully decorated home & everything at our fingertips. We enjoyed immensely!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to meet both of you at the cottage and I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Beautiful Courtenay retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful spot on the river, and despite being very central is amazing quiet, hidden away on a low traffic street. I look forward to staying here again next time we're in the Valley.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, British Columbia
5

Beautiful Cottage to Relax and Enjoy Vancouver Island

  • 5 of 5

We explored all over Vancouver Island from this adorable cottage. Everything that we could think of was provided. The hosts were easy to contact and very helpful. We will return!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very good indeed!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house - we did have a good time, swimming in the river, a bit of kayaking, frolicking with the First Nations folk down by the bridge, drinking at that fab beer place in town - did a bit of tubing - kept getting becalmed! The garden is lovely with endless raspberries, also enjoyed birdwatching early in the morning. Every day was HOT! Great place! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this beautiful cottage! You get lost in the beautiful landscape and forget your even in town! All the comforts of home and more! The view of the river is unreal, and access is so easy! We will definitely be staying here again!! Thank you for providing us with such a wonderful place to escape to!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes me happy to hear that you had such a great time and appreciated its unique setting. Please come again!
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Victoria, BC, Canada
5

Right on the river!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and a friend very much enjoyed this lovely rental home. The views are tremendous and we loved the huge deck which provided both sun and shade. The center of town was a couple of blocks away which made it easy for all to work, shop, and try the restaurants. Jacqueline had left the house in sparkling condition for us and we found nothing we needed missing. Comfortable beds topped off our experience. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this rental in Courtenay.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $39.6 + Tax
cleaning fee $75.24 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $316.78
Tax Rate 5.0%

After you reserve your dates, I will send an email with more information about the Cottage including your 4 digit key-access code.
Use of bikes, kayaks, river tubes, and propane firepit is at your own risk so please use your care and attention with them.
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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