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Charming Ocean View House with Hot Tub

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom and Loft, 2 Baths, Sleeps 2 to 6

A beautiful post and beam house on 4.5 acres, surrounded by forest backing onto Mt. Norman Park. Large, open dining/living areas with panoramic ocean views.

Queen size bed in master, double bed in second room and queen bed in loft with additional pull out foamy bed for kids.

Contemporary well equipped kitchen for all your cooking needs.

A large covered ocean view deck spans the width of the house plus a 12 x 24 uncovered deck off the kitchen with patio table and chairs.

The Hot Tub is situated next to the house surrounded by trees overlooking the ocean.

More Details

Owner
Mike McLean
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Mike McLean

Mike and family live in North Vancouver.

Mike McLean purchased this house in 2001

Why Mike McLean chose Pender Island

On a Mother's Day trip to Pender, we fell in love with the beauty and peacefulness of the Island. We enjoy exploring the numerous beaches and coves. In 2003 we built our dream home. We love to escape the busy city whenever we can to recharge!

What makes this house unique

We built this house on a rocky ridge to capture the spectacular views. We love the high vaulted post

and beam structure with lots of windows and skylights to let the sunlight in. We enjoy coffee on the deck watching the sun come up in the morning, and boats sailing by.

Map

Car: recommended

Mount Norman hiking trails right out the front door. Numerous beaches throughout the islands. Launch your kayak or small boat at Mortimer spit and explore the shoreline. Crab fishing off the local docks. Driftwood center offers grocery shopping, bakery/cafe/internet, book store, liquor store, and many more...

Amenities

Pender Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 Loft - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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(31 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Comforts of Home, Gorgeous View!

  • 5 of 5

Mike’s property and home were perfect for our family getaway. Fully-stocked kitchen for cooking, charming wood stove (with lots of wood - it was chilly weather on our trip), boardgames, and directly adjacent to great trail. The hot tub was even all ready for us to take a dip!

No complaints, here. Maybe bring your own pillow (I always do, so I was happy), if you are fussy about pillow choice at bedtime. My only other comment would be that I am a very light sleeper, and the master bedroom didn’t have blinds (the view is incredible, though), so no sleeping in for me! ;)

Thank you for a very enjoyable trip!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rachael, I'm happy to hear that you all enjoyed your stay on Pender. Sorry, some blinds were missing. Unfortunately the master bedroom blinds were damaged and had to be removed. (Broken return springs) New blinds are being installed next weekend. We welcome you back to Pender next spring or summer to experience a different season, and enjoy all the island has to offer.
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were here for a week in September and it was excellent. Nice house, great view, clean, everything as shown in the pictures. Trailhead to Mt Norman is a very short walk. Kitchen well equipped(everything we needed/wanted was there), and pantry had spices, condiments, etc. Would have been nice if you could access the ocean directly in front of property but there are some access paths nearby. One of us is allergic and have had problems at properties where owner stated no pets but had no issues at all here. Communication/booking with Mike was easy and straightforward.

Would be happy to come back and stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was lovely!

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic rental for us and our 3 young children. It was clean and very well-equipped! It felt very warm and comfortable without feeling like someone else's house. The view was amazing - wasn't sure at first if we would wish we had ocean access, but it's very close by and the view makes up for it.

Mike was great to deal with - would definitely recommend this rental!

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

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The home, was fully loaded with everything you could possibly need.

We loved the location and sitting out at night in the hot tub and looking at the stars.

The view was amazing from the patio and we really enjoyed ourselves .

I highly recommend this as a holiday hangout.

Thank you Mike for your hospitality

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how wonderful this home was!

We have stayed in many VRBO homes before and this is one of the best stocked - basics like spices, bbq sauce and shampoo/conditioner were very much appreciated. Hands down, this kitchen had a fantastic stock of utensils, usable knives (my pet peeve when travelling is a lack of sharp kitchen knives!) and even plastic plates/cutlery for the kids. With a BBQ on the deck just off the kitchen, we didn't need anything else to cook up a storm.

The home was clean, quiet and beautiful. The views were amazing and we enjoyed the peace and tranquility even with our three kids!

Pender Island was a beautiful place to spend a week - we did a kayak tour, spent time beach-combing and read many books on the deck. A nice grocery store up the road and a few great restaurants in the area made it easy to accommodate a family of 5.

We look forward to returning someday soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning sunsets

  • 5 of 5

Our party of four from the UK stayed at this property for 8 nights commencing 19th June, we loved the situation and the peace and quiet of where it was situated. The property itself was clean, comfortable and welcoming, it is well fitted out with with everything that you need and more.

A large deck surrounds the property which is great for eating outside, watching the ever changing marine traffic and enjoying the fantastic sunsets and a big plus was no biting insects.

Mike (the owner) was very good at answering any questions and made payment transactions easy, even from the UK.

Pender Island has so much to offer, there are lots of hiking opportunities, many beach access paths and beautiful scenery. I would not hesitate to recommend Mike's property to stay at for enjoying this beautiful island.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

House keeping $97.24 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Statutory holiday weekends subject to additional fee
House keeping fee may be added

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.