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Last updated: 06/19/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

An exuberant west coast garden surrounds this spacious three bedroom home. The tranquil setting of house and garden on the front two acres blends naturally into the forest and attracts a variety of birds. Patios and garden nooks invite relaxation and el fresco dining. The gardens include a badminton court, horseshoe pitch and outdoor hot tub.

You can harvest fresh herbs and berries from the organic garden to garnish your salads. Our deep well provides excellent drinking water. We support responsible environmental efforts by recycling, composting and using organic methods throughout the gardens.

Well-maintained walking trails meander over creeks and through an undergrowth of ferns, old growth stumps and second growth trees on the back seven acres. Just across the road, there is a beach access trail to the ocean shoreline. At low tide, you can walk out to Heriot Island and explore an amazing array of inter-tidal life.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of room in the garden to play. The front two acres are fenced....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A wide selection of children and adult board games....moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Not used in the summer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    A patio for relaxing and a patio for el fresco dining....moreless

  • Golf:

    Quadra Island Golf Course, 10 minute drive...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak and canoe rentals nearby....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Extensive lawn and garden for play and relaxing. Badminton and bocce provided....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    10 minute drive, located near the community centre....moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season
Jun 17 - Sep 11, 2016
3 night min stay
$131
$919 $3,939
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$131
$919 $3,939
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Taxes Not included

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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Campbell River Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Heriot Bay Inn
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Cortes Island ferry (Campbell River ferry 10 km)
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Quadra Island Golf Course
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Campbell River
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Heriot Bay Inn
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
Ten minute trail walk across the road

Car: Recommended

Quadra Island offers a wide range of recreational opportunities, fishing, kayaking on the ocean, canoeing on the lakes, swimming, cycling, hiking trails and golf. There are artist studios featuring pottery, glass works, paintings and more.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: We moved to Quadra Island in 1980 choosing the community and island life style in which to raise our children. Now retired, we enjoy winter travel and in the summer offer our home to visitors.

Why the Owner Chose Comox-Strathcona J, BC, Canada:
On our first walk through this 9 acre property we were enchanted with the ferns, forest and streams surrounding the home site. Over the past 33 years, we have developed the gardens and a network of trails that visit favourite trees and special places.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
All rooms of the house have garden views. The badminton court, horseshoe pitch and bocce game invite recreation. The hot tub and patios encourage relaxation while the garden graces it all.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Fernwood Gardens home

    Fernwood Gardens home

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • 2nd patio

    2nd patio

  • Walkway

    Walkway

  • Forest trail on back property

    Forest trail on back property

  • Hummingbird

    Hummingbird

  • Fresh berries for you!

    Fresh berries for you!

  • Bees in the beebalm

    Bees in the beebalm

  • Canoeing at MaIn Lake

    Canoeing at MaIn Lake

  • Hot tub

    Hot tub

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom with ensuite

    Master bedroom with ensuite

  • 3rd bedroom upstairs

    3rd bedroom upstairs

  • Patio and hot tub

    Patio and hot tub

  • Pond

    Pond

  • Lilies at the hot tub

    Lilies at the hot tub

  • Lilies

    Lilies

  • Garden glory

    Garden glory

  • Kiwis

    Kiwis

  • Kayaking in Heriot Bay

    Kayaking in Heriot Bay

  • Sunset at Main Lake

    Sunset at Main Lake

VRBO #464993

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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