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Kinsol Cottage on Koksilah River - close to Shawnigan Lake

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Relaxing 1 bedroom + loft cottage in tranquil setting

Located within a small resort community on Koksilah River, about a 5 minute drive from Shawnigan Lake, is this peaceful modern cottage with a south beach decor. Complete with a full kitchen, 1 bedroom on the lower level, cozy living room with cable tv and internet, large open loft above with 2 twin beds and a double futon this cottage will comfortably sleep 6. A full bathroom and private deck leading to the backyard with firepit for toasting those marshmallows, finishes off this quiet getaway.

When you're not busy hiking across the Kinsol Trestle, bike riding the nearby trails, or perhaps boating on Shawnigan, a short stroll down a private trail leads you to relaxing river swimming.

More Details

Owner
Darryn and Gina Marshall
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

About Darryn and Gina Marshall

This property is owned by a local family from Victoria, who were all born and raised on Vancouver Island and can provide you with extensive information on all the activities and sights that the area provides.

Darryn and Gina Marshall purchased this cottage in 2012

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Victoria International
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Black Swan Pub
Nearest Ferry
17 Kilometres
Mill Bay
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Arbutus Ridge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Trans-Canada Highway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
West Arm Grill
Nearest Ski
210 Kilometres
Mt Washington
Nearest Beach
0.3 Kilometres
Koksilah River
Car: necessary

A short walk down to Koksilah River with fishing and swimming in cool, deep pools.

20 minute walk to historic Kinsol Trestle, one of the highest wooden railway trestles in the world at 144 ft high, spanning 617 ft along the Trans Canada Trail.

5 to 10 minute drive from several fantastic beaches and boat launches on Shawnigan Lake.

Several local wineries and the Merridale Cidery are all located within a 25 minute drive.

Amenities

Cowichan Valley B Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Towels and faceclothes provided. There is also an outdoor shower on the back deck.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Main level - 1 queen , Serta pillow top mattress, linens provided
    Loft Area - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Loft has two twin beds and a wood frame futon with double mattress. 20' TV and 2nd DVD player.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Kinsol Cottage on Koksilah River - close to Shawnigan Lake
average rating of 4.642857 based on 28 reviews
4

Great for Family's

  • 4 of 5

Great cottage, had everything we needed. Bonus was finding some toys and games for my Son & Daughter to play with (ages 4 & 2). Short walk to a nice river you can swim in, Kinsol Trestle was also within walking distance. Short drive to parks and beaches around Shawnigan lake. Very cool little Cottage community. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

quiet setting

  • 4 of 5

A really nice and quiet setting in a very well appointed cottage with good value for the price. My son was busy at a hockey camp and it was nice just to hang out for a bit and swim in the river and hike the local trails. My only compliant was that the wifi was sketchy and that the cell service is very weak at the cabin and I needed access due to work commitments....walking 100m up the road fixed the problem so it was more of an inconvenience than anything else.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Campbell River
5

Family Island Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in the summer of 2016- 2 adults and 3 children. The cottage is a great base to explore the local area. The cottage is located in a small and friendly community. We loved the trails around the trestle, the tire swing and river were favourites with the kids. The cottage itself has everything you need and is a comfortable place to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place to vacation or just stay for a few days. Cabin was very clean and hand lots of sleeping for my big family. For sure will stay sin

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful spot! Clean, comfortable cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cozy cottage. It's a short walk to the river to enjoy sitting on the banks, floating on the water or even getting in for a swim. Everything was clean and the caretaker and hosts were easy to deal with. Nice quiet community with friendly folks around.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute little relaxing cottages in a community setting

  • 5 of 5

We arrived for our first visit here this past sunday. Very nice cabin, very clean. Sooooo relaxing, we had friends over for dinner and a campfire with smores. Perfect night. The Kinsol Trestle nearby is a must see and a great hike!! Come here to relax and enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $48.63
Damage Deposit $162.09

Please note that there is a 3 night minimum stay in effect for all Canadian holiday weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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