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Upscale 3 Bedroom Vacation Home, with Pool, Hot Tub and Sauna

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, Modern Kitchen, Dining Room, Lounge, Fireplace

Pause, relax and slow down… in 2100 square feet of self-catering living space. Enjoy Mediterranean inspired décor and secluded tranquility, just 5 minutes from the charm of downtown Courtenay on beautiful Vancouver Island.

La Pause Vacation Home offers:

- 3 charming bedrooms, all with private bathrooms, linens, and robes

- Large modern kitchen with complete range of cookware and dishware

- Beautifully decorated dining room overlooking the outside pool area

- Movie/TV Lounge with Netflix, on-demand movies

- Guest Lounge with fireplace, library, music system

- Free Wi-Fi

- Heated seasonal pool, hot tub, and far infrared sauna

- Savor a quiet moment at the complimentary coffee bar

- Browse the onsite Art Gallery

- Exterior covered deck with barbecue

- Use of onsite washer & dryer

- Smoke-free environment

- Beautifully landscaped gardens

- 3 Night Minimum

- Visa, MasterCard, Interac and cash accepted

Open Year Round

Our goal is to provide a relaxing carefree environment – we’ll take care of the details, your job is to enjoy them.

Relax in front of the fireplace; catch a movie in the TV Lounge; or get into a good read from the library. Free Wi-Fi.

Enjoy the pool and garden view from the dining room. Shop for farm and ocean fresh ingredients at nearby shops and farmers markets. Practice your culinary skills in our fully equipped Kitchen or on the Barbecue. Or dine at some of the Comox Valley’s outstanding restaurants, featuring local produce and creative flair.

See yourself stepping out to the rear patio to enjoy the spa facilities: private 40 foot in ground heated pool (seasonal), hot tub and far infrared sauna. Catch some sun on the spacious pool deck and watch eagles soar overhead…

Enjoy the tranquility of our forested location, just 5 minutes drive from Courtenay’s charming downtown and the nearby mountains and beaches.

Use La Pause as your home base to explore the delights of Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley, from challenging mountain terrain and ocean-side beaches to galleries, cafes, and shopping, all located nearby in a delightful small town setting.

Contact us to find out more and start your vacation experience now.

As your hosts, we live onsite in a fully detached separate building. This allows us to maintain the pool and hot tub, and the landscaping, to ensure your full enjoyment of La Pause Vacation Home, as well as offer insider tips on what to see and do in the beautifully diverse Comox Valley.

La Pause Vacation Home is a fully self-contained separate dwelling. Our privacy policy is to allow our guests as much privacy as they desire.

Lucille & David

More Details

David and Lucille
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About David and Lucille

We both wanted to move from busy jobs to a slower pace of life, closer to nature - and we found it here in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. We love spending our time on long walks on the beaches, skiing and snowshoeing on Mount Washington, taking in the vibrant local music scene, and sampling the Valley's superb dining venues.

Lucille Doucet & David Innes

David and Lucille purchased this house in 2006

Why David and Lucille chose Courtenay

We searched far and wide for the perfect location – ultimately our search took us to the beautiful Comox Valley in British Columbia where we fulfilled our dreams and surpassed our expectations. We love our property, and we love to share its joys and pleasures with others.

We savor the leafy green quiet and solitude of our location - yet we're only 5 minutes from Courtenay's charming downtown. Birdsong is always in the air. You can lie by the pool and watch eagles soar overhead or stroll nearby walking trails.

What makes this house unique

As your hosts, we live onsite in a fully detached separate dwelling. This allows us to maintain the pool and hot tub, and the landscaping, to ensure your full enjoyment of La Pause Vacation Home, as well as offer insider tips on what to see and do in the beautifully diverse Comox Valley.

La Pause Vacation Home is a fully self-contained separate dwelling. Our privacy policy is to allow our guests as much privacy as they desire.

Lucille & David


Courtenay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Pool and Hot tub use is restricted to Registered Guests
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ensuite Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Main Floor Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , En suite bathroom, King bed converts to twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Private 4 piece Bath adjoining bedroom
  • At La Pause, you can choose from three delightful rooms, each with en suite or private bathroom and original fine art photography.high quality bed and bath linens • robes • guest controlled heating • bath soaps, creams and shampoo • hair dryer
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Upscale 3 Bedroom Vacation Home, with Pool, Hot Tub and Sauna
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Premium choice for a truely comfortable holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much, the house is beautiful, comfortable and a true home-away-from-home! We loved the spacious rooms, modern technology, and excellent framed photography. It was the most magical weekend, so relaxing. The hot tub and sauna are great. The kitchen is a dream, has everything we needed. The beds are deluxe!

We played some board games, visited and made supper, all in superb comfort. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your time at La Pause Vacation Home. Our goal is to provide our guests with the best facilities, comfort and vacation experience we can. Thank you for your kind comments. David and Lucille
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  • 5 of 5

Great house with wonderful amenities, close to skiing and local food

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ucluelet, BC

Rest, relaxation and comfort!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully decorated vacation home providing everything one could need to have great meals, fine dining in home, comfortable relaxation and fun happy hour. The beds are extremely comfortable, a lovely hot tub and sauna (pool was closed for the winter of course) lovely yard and side deck, close to a great walking trail and just minutes from shopping.

David and Lucille provide a beautiful get away, including a great tour of David's photography studio. It was perfect for our 17th annual sisters weekend. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time at La Pause. It was great to meet you all, and share our vacation property with you. David & Lucille
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Saanichton, bc

Beautiful property both inside and out. Reflects the nature of the owners.

  • 5 of 5

Would love to stay again in the future. Perfect base for our future golf trip

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superb and stylish property - we loved it.

  • 5 of 5

David and Lucille have tried to think of everything to make their guests feel welcome. Spec is unusually high eg polished wood floors, quality furniture. Pool is a great size, clean and warm. We just should have stayed longer...

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoy offering our guests the best vacation experience we ourselves expect when we travel! David & Lucille
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Cheverly, MD USA

Beauty and Comfort

  • 5 of 5

We spent eight delightful and relaxing days at La Pause. The house is spacious, clean, and beautifully decorated, with a variety of comfortable areas both indoors and out where three couples can gather as a group or spend quiet time on their own. The kitchen was the room we used most. It has plenty of space and every appliance and utensil you could think of, which makes cooking and dining-in an economical and enjoyable option. What makes La Pause extra-special, however, are the gorgeously landscaped garden, deck, and patio areas, featuring a profusion of colorful flowers, a lily pond, and two splashing water fountains, in addition to the swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna. The Comox Valley has so many stunning and fascinating sites to visit, but you’ll find it hard to tear yourself away from La Pause. We highly recommend it and would love to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments Lynn. Lucille & I truly enjoyed hosting you and your family, and would love to see you again. David
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Comox Valley Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Liquid Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Departure Bay Nanaimo
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Crown Isle Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Goose Spit
Car: recommended

Art Gallery on site - view West Coast themed fine art photography by David Innes at THE CREEKSIDE GALLERY


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $87.52
Damage Deposit $318.27

CHECK-IN 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
CHECK-OUT 11:00AM, unless arranged in advance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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