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Gorgeous Cottage on Low Bank Beachfront near Brooks Point, Watch Whales!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 6

Watch orcas swim by as you enjoy your morning coffee on the large stone deck. Other great wildlife viewing includes seals, porpoises, otters, eagles, mink, deer. Gorgeous ocean views from all south-facing windows. 2 Queen beds, plus 2 Twin cots (with foam mattresses). Full bath has shower/tub combo. Fully equipped kitchen: fridge, stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, blender, etc. Steps out the back door to the pebble beach. Kids will enjoy beach combing and exploring tidal pools full of starfish, hermit crabs, sea cucumbers and more! Large grassy lawns on 2 acre property great for kids. 5 minute drive to Poet's Cove Resort, with a full service spa, restaurants, pub, public swimming pool, playground. Rent a kayak or canoe on your own, or book a tour through Poet's Cove Marina. Beautiful Brooks Point Regional Park is just a short stroll along the beach, with some of the last remaining Garry Oak Meadow habitat in the Gulf Islands. It boasts views of Vancouver Island to the West, the San Juan Islands to the South and Mt. Baker to the East - a photographers dream!

Please note, we are no longer able to accommodate pets.

More Details

Owner
John Mann
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About John Mann

Our family is spread between Vancouver and Toronto and we wanted a retreat where we could get together, to relax and get away from the city.

John Mann purchased this cottage in 2010

Why John Mann chose Pender Island

Our search for a family retreat was over as soon as we saw this property. Having looked at properties on all of the Gulf Islands, this was the only south-facing, low bank oceanfront/beachfront with expansive views of the water. We knew immediately that it was the one!

What makes this cottage unique

The ocean view is simply stunning and the beach is literally a stone's throw from the house. Whether we are sitting on the deck or in the living room, even at the sink in the kitchen, we can't take our eyes off of it and the abundant wildlife it is home to.

Amenities

Pender Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • 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 , Powder room with toilet and pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , or put the two singles in the large living area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking

Reviews

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Gorgeous Cottage on Low Bank Beachfront near Brooks Point, Watch Whales!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
5

Beautiful location, so peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the cottage on Pender Island!

It is on the quieter end of South Pender Island, and the view from all the many windows and deck were breathtaking! The house itself is very modern, and a lot bigger than what it looks like in pictures and from the outside.

I would definitely suggest this place to others as we had a great stay being ocean front, watching the barges go by and sea life right out the window. Unfortunately didn't see any whales, but lots of seals!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Heavenly

  • 5 of 5

Extreme Tranquility. Staying here (even with 3 crazy children under the age of 7) was like being in another world. You must experience the bliss! If you want to unwind and forget about everything except the natural beauty of the universe you should come here. The house itself is bright, fresh, extremely clean and had everything we needed. Host was easy to reach and the whole experience was just perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed your stay. We hope you are able to come back again!
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5

Thank you to the owners and manager who have made our stay here some wonderful days in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute here! John was so helpful with every question. This home is so relaxing, peaceful, and met our every need!! Thank you so much! We didn't want to leave and will be back.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your visit next year.
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5

We love it!

  • 5 of 5

Always a pleasure to be in this gorgeous place,enjoying the peace and the wildlife viewing.We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it there as well! We look forward to you staying at our home again!
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5

Wonderful property, clean and updated cabin fronting a magnificent ocean setting.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the ocean front setting, watching sea life and the ever changing landscape. The cabin was well outfitted and it was effortless to settle in. The owner was helpful in providing pre-trip information and ensuring a great stay. Would highly recommend it. Jan and Michele

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our home. We look forward to having you back!
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5

Spectacular site and incredible stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our very first time on Pender Island and we could not have imagined a better place to stay. The cottage is spacious and luxurious, with two large bedrooms, an exceptional and well-appointed kitchen and the crowning glory, a living room and dining room with floor to ceiling windows that looks out over a bay. There's a fireplace in that room which we put to good use and a mesmerizing and breathtaking view. We had planned to do a lot of hikes and stuff around the island for our week there but we could barely tear ourselves away from the beach and bay -- the cottage looks onto the pebble beach which we would walk along for about a half a mile past three other points, all with their own spectacular views. Wildlife -- seals, otters, sea lions, birds of many kinds, and all manner of other creatures -- played in front of us every day. We were there in the early spring/late winter but had great weather so were able to enjoy it despite slightly colder temperatures. The hosts provide every comfort -- there is a great hammock set up in the trees overlooking the bay, and an outdoor furniture set and Adirondack chairs to use. There are beach toys and puzzles and games for kids, a TV hookup with a DVD player, decent wifi and lots of local area maps and books. It's on South Pender so about a thirty minute drive from the ferry terminal and twenty minutes from the nearest grocery and other stores on some fairly windy and at hilly roads. It's best to carry in your food but the set-up is great so cooking there was a real pleasure. They really anticipate all your needs in terms of having all the dishes, cutlery, washing machine and dryer, dishwasher, all the comforts of home and in a really stylish and comfortable place. One of the best vacations we've ever had.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our home on Pender Island. We look forward to having you return.
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Map

Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Syrens at Poet's Cove
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Poet's Cove
Car: necessary

Watch orcas swim by as you have your morning coffee on the deck. Walk the beach to Brooks Point Regional Park, a conservation gem with stunning views and rare chocolate lilies.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $155.67

Please note: Check In time is 3:00pm; Check Out is at 11:00am
Strictly no smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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