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Cape Cod Oceanfront Home and Garden

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,980 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Light And Airy, Skylights And Large Windows, Modern Kitchen

Sea Salt Cottage:

Terraced steps and stone pathway lead to a house of architectural delight.

Light and airy, spacious cedar shake oceanfront home. Skylights and large windows capture the light at all angles, and allow views from every room of the gardens and the sea. French doors open wide to the spacious deck to let in gentle ocean breezes. Kick back on Adirondack chairs, watch sailboats and kayaks and crab fishermen taking in the day’s catch.

Take the steps down to the south facing rocky shell beach and enjoy a glass of wine while sitting on a log, skip stones, or explore the beach.

Beautiful and peaceful perennial garden tapestry with wild flowers, lavender and shrubs to make their way into your photo album.

Relaxing and comfortable master bedroom with queen size bed, skylights, and incredible views.

Guest area includes bedroom with twin beds and separate bathroom. Twin beds can be converted to king size bed if preferred.

Den with comfortable hide-a-bed, and flat screen TV.

Generous access to kitchen and dining comfort. Modern kitchen with large island, professional dual fuel stove. Dining area with large table to easily seat six.

Fireplaces in living room and master bedroom. Unlimited free wifi internet connection, free local and long-distance calls within Canada.

Situated in an area of established waterfront homes, facing south over Chain Islands and Ganges Harbour.

Close to central town of Ganges (5 km), with restaurants, art shops and Saturday farmer's market.

Property and house not suitable for young children or pets.

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More Details

Owner
Tim or Gail
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 31, 2017

Amenities

Long Harbour House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Use of living room fireplace and outside fires subject to fire restrictions. Bedroom fireplace not in use.
  • Hot tub not in use due to water restrictions.
  • Check-in and check-out times may be changed if ok with owner
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large walk in with dual head shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Skylight above bath
  • 2 full bathrooms - one with double shower heads, and one with bathtub / shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin to King converter if king size bed preferred
  • Queen size bed in one bedroom Twin beds in second bedroom with twin to king converter if king preferred
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Cape Cod Oceanfront Home and Garden
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Beauty and Serenity

  • 5 of 5

This house and surroundings was everything we were looking for but thought we'd never find. Absolutely glorious water views, the gardens are outstanding in variety and colours, hummingbirds busily going about their business. The house itself is beautifully designed for views, views and more views! Brought our kayaks and SUP and spent many hours out on the water. Rode our bikes into Ganges for groceries and great restaurants, a healthy and delicious selection of foods everywhere! We want to come back and would recommend this to anyone who wants the perfect getaway. Magical.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serenity and beauty

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you enter the gate, and walk through the glorious gardens you feel embraced by this property. But upon opening the door to the house itself you're just awestruck by the beauty. Everything about this place is comfortable, serene and awesomely beautiful. Windows are everywhere showcasing the view of the ocean and the gardens. A huge deck allows you to be outside to enjoy the views and the beach is just a short flight of stairs away. As for the details – everything is perfect. The kitchen is well-equipped and lovely to cook in, the furniture and decor is beautiful, the beds are very comfortable, bathrooms were clean and updated. The distance to town is perfect – you are away from the hustle and bustle, but just a short drive to get to all the restaurants and shopping etc. As long as it is available – we will be staying here when we visit Saltspring.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING - exceeded our expectations in every aspect

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you walk through the gate, you enter a small piece of paradise! The tranquil garden & location was very relaxing and beautiful. Morning coffee on the deck, watching the tide, wildlife, water activity, beautiful sunrise to the evening sunsets was all magnificent...the deck became a favorite spot! The home had all the amenities one could wish for, not a thing missing. Gail was excellent in all our conversing about the property and activities on the island; she went out of her way to provide us information. We were very fortunate to meet Tim when we arrived, he ensured all our questions were answered and needs met. The Island has a big piece of our heart! We love the people, the lifestyle and peacefulness. We've been here many times before and know we'll be back to stay in our new found paradise. Thank you Gail and Tim for sharing your home with us!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria BC Vancouver Island Canada
4

UNBEATABLE LOCATION AND AMBIENCE

  • 4 of 5

Tim and Gail's home was everything we could have asked for! We were on a two couple getaway and the accommodation was perfect - 2 separate bedrooms and bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen for our meal preparation and a lovely dining room looking over the ocean to eat at. The garden is simply magical and beckons you at each window. The home is filled with light and even on our rainy weekend we still enjoyed our time. There is a great wood burning fireplace to cozy up to so all times of the year on our west coast is suitable for a pleasant stay.It was a nice touch to have a welcome bottle of wine on arrival - Thankyou Tim and Gail - we hope to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton
5

I wish I could give a sixth star

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at this property and it only got better. Salt Spring itself is a draw, but Gail and Tim’s place makes it all that much more. The garden is beautiful, the deck is amazing, and the kitchen and grill provide terrific spaces to take advantage of the bounty of Salt Spring. It was great to drink our coffee, watch the tide go out, and wait for the fat seals to haul themselves onto the rocks. Low tide also brought a mother otter and her kits looking for breakfast among the rocks and oysters on the beach. The occasional deer and bald eagle checked in to say hello. So, give it a try. Highly recommend getting some local cheese, some bread from Heather out by Ruckle, a bottle of white, and a novel. Repeat as required. You will not want to go home.

Tim and Gail are super hosts who replied promptly to our questions. The property is immaculate and there is attention to detail (the knives are sharp!). There is easy access to Ganges for supplies or a meal (try the Tree House). We are very much looking forward to a return trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking house. Beautiful location. 5 stars all around

  • 5 of 5

We are quite the travelers & frequently find places on vrbo. This was by far the most beautiful place we have ever rented with everything you need to vacation comfortably. The owners were so accommodating & made sure everything was perfect.

The house is a work of beauty. It's meticulously designed to fit in with the surrounding nature. The windows & skylights that surround the whole house let in so much light that we don't remember when we actually used the overhead lighting! The layout is spacious & the furniture is comfortable (beds are fantastic!). I also need to point out the personal touches all over the house. It's filled with artwork from island artists. It adds so much to the ambiance of the place.

Needless to say we did not want to leave. The entire stay we were in awe of the location, the house, the view & the island itself. We will definitely be renting this place again and have already started to recommend it to all our family & friends.

This is a rental that you can tell was built & furnished with love. It's ultimate luxury & comfort!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $397.3

$350 CAD per night regardless of length of stay, season, holidays
Minimum stay 7 nights
Please note VRBO rate shows in US dollars. Use rate conversion on rate page to see in CAD or other currency

Cleaning fee included

Cheque - 50% deposit in order to secure booking and remainder due 30 days prior to arrival
Cancellation policy 30 days 100%, 14 days 50%

Rental period begins at 3 pm on arrival date and ends at 11 am on departure date

Property and house not suitable for young children or pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.