Riverfront, in the Heart of the Cowichan River Corridor (from $165 Cdn.)(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Rural And Romantic Cabin On Landscaped Riverfront Historic Property
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Gatehouse has bedroom and bedsitting room with king bed opening to patio with hot tub. Bedroom with 1 queen, & 1 single bed. Full size kitchen, dining room and living room comfortably accomodates four or five.
The cabin has kitchen larder stocked with basics.
Snuggle with duvets and robes. Shop Cowichan Valley produce, meats, cheeses, wines and prepare in the cook friendly kitchen. Propane Bbq. and backyard campfires. Stroll the grounds and sit on the beach or aerie overlooking the Cowichan River. Pull yourself over the river on the private river cart accessing the middle of 20 kilometers of Cowichan River footpath. Cycle the Trans Canada Trail. Seasonal swimming. Pets welcome with prior approval, thank you.
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Member since: 2014
- 900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Birthdays, Anniversaries, Womens get away, 55 plus, pets love Sahtlam
- Music Library
- Away From It All
- Winery Tours
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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Jun 23 - Aug 28, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 5%
Holiday Weekends minimum stay is 3 nights
No additioanal charges for 2 children under 19
Cancellation of 60 days for return of deposit minus $20 admin
Summer to Sept 30 minimum 3 night bookings - $570 for two adults or family with children
Deposit of $250 secures booking, and can be paid by mastercard,visa, or e-transfer
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: David and Val have been providing Cowichan friendly hospitality for 30 years. Our progression from city to country living in moves from Vancouver to Victoria and into the Cowichan Valley has brought over time a knowledge of the bounty rural Island living offers. Opportunity to forage on our spring and fall hikes, to attempt to manage our runaway gardens, to enjoy locally grown foods, from teas to meats, cheeses, and wines. In 2017 spring and summer season have a last visit as in the fall we close the Gatehouse... thanks everyone for a fabulous 31 years!!
Why the Owner Chose Duncan, British Columbia, Canada:
This historic property is only an hour from Victoria's attractions and Nanaimo Harbour sights, but also a world away. The gently winding road brings us to 'the Riverbottom' where Victoria gentry came to hunt and flyfish at the turn of the last century. It is no wonder that the river has become a park corridor with 20 kilometres (12 miles) of linear trail, two 30 plus kilometres of bike corridors. The Cowichan Valley offers wineries and an abundance of farm supplied cheeses, meats, tea, veggies, to tease your palate. 'Sahtlam' is derived from the geographic area and is generally understood to mean 'the leafy place'. In fall we enjoy the gold that mingles into the evergreen backdrop of the hillside across the river. And then of course there is swimming at our riverfront beach in summer...
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Location, location, location... become immersed in the wilderness and find your portals to the river experiences from the serenity and peace of the Gatehouse Cabin...outfitted for your comfort.
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Private Hottub off Bedsitting Room
Gatehouse living - view from bedsitting room thru kitchen to living/dini area
Potbellied stove providing that extra wood fire for coziness
Gatehouse entry to kitchen
Fall flyfishing in front of the old lodge on the Cowichan River
Rivercart access to middle of 20 K Cowichan River Footpath
view of the old lodge from Gatehouse area
The Cowichan provides enjoyment for all
Sitting rock in the pool - a place to launch into the river
Gatehouse bed-sitting room with hot tub out the door
Gatehouse living room
Shop the Cowichan Valley for good at home foods
Backyard with BBQ
Aerie seating overlooking the Cowichan River
October on the Cowichan River
Swimming in the river pool in front of the lodge
Enjoy Fall Grounds
Riverbottom Road West- almost at the river now -almost at Sahtlam Lodge
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 14, 2017
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