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Visit Nanaimo's Beautiful Old City Quarter

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

This beautiful brand-new cottage is set in a bountiful garden, offering modern comfort with easy walking access to the Old City Quarter and downtown Nanaimo.

The charming 700 sq. ft 2-bedroom cottage opens onto a lovely quarry stone patio. Fully-equipped and tastefully decorated, this cottage will offer you comfort, privacy and easy access to Nanaimo and central Vancouver Island.

Located just 1 km from Nanaimo's harbour and picturesque waterfront, the short walk takes you through the historical Old City Quarter and Nanaimo's vibrant downtown core. Shopping and restaurants are all easily accessed by foot, bicycle or car.

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Isobel Pearsall
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Isobel Pearsall

Isobel and Mitch will provide you with everything you desire, and suggest some excellent adventures for you. We love this area and know that you will too, especially if you come during the summer months when the city bustles with activity.

We live in the 1920's house beside the cottage, and will offer you ideas that are sure to engage the young and old alike.

Isobel Pearsall purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Isobel Pearsall chose Vancouver Island

For the price of a decent hotel room, you will get your own modern and fully-equipped cottage with room for you and your guests. It's set in the lush gardens where you can pick fruit, garden ingredients, flowers and berries. It's our intention to provide a spectacular visit, and we know you'll leave with a smile on your face!

What makes this cottage unique

The stone patio area is set up for quiet evenings or entertaining your friends.


Nanaimo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 queen
    Guest room - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Visit Nanaimo's Beautiful Old City Quarter
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Good neat homely well kept property

  • 4 of 5

Very pleasant and comfortable stay

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A quiet place to feel good and enjoy again

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this enchanting cottage and felt very comfortable. A lovely and peaceful place to relax. I will miss the view into the pretty garden. There was nothing missing.

I wish I could spend much longer there. It would be wonderful if I could be there again.

Many thanks Isobel and Mitch for everything, specially for the extra offer after the late arrival

after a very long journey.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a lovely cottage! I can't say enough good things! Everything you might need and then some! So clean and well decorated inside, but the outdoor space was where we loved spending our free time... patio, deck and gardens are beautiful! You can see the pride of ownership. We will try to book this place for every Nanaimo visit! Thanks so much Isobel & Mitch!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! And thanks to you both (and your adorable baby!!) for being such cheery and friendly guests, and for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy! Many many thanks, and you are welcome back anytime! best wishes, Isobel and Mitch!
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Sehr gemütliche Wohnung

  • 5 of 5

wir verbrachten die ersten beiden April-Wochen in der Wohnung. Die sehr gemütliche Wohnung mit (elektrischem) Kamin half uns über das schlechte Wetter (regnerisch und kalt) hinweg und wir konnten unsere Zeit vollauf genießen.


  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very quaint and comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this Cottage!! Will book again!! 5 stars

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! And we would love to have you back too! Best wishes! Isobel
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Merry Christmas!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we were warmly welcomed and quickly made ourselves at home. The cottage was decorated with simple elegance and style. Lots of pleasant details. It was warm and cosy and the hosts had provided the added touch of a partially stocked kitchen.

The location was in close proximity to family enabling us to walk for our visits. Also very close to parks, downtown and ferry. We recommend this highly to anyone except for the times we come back! Lol...

Thank you Isobel and Merry Christmas!

Mona & Brent & Yuna

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We are looking forward to having you back! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! best wishes, Isobel
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nanaimo Airport (YCD)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Occidental Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Departure Bay (BC Ferry to Vancouver)
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Beban Park Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Island Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Kilometres
Fibber Magees Station
Nearest Ski
133 Kilometres
Mount Washington Ski Area
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Maffeo Sutton Park
Car: recommended

Nanaimo is a perfect place to launch your Vancouver Island tour from because we are centrally located on Vancouver Island with easy access from Vancouver. You can easily make a day trip to Victoria, Gabriola Island, Mount Washington Ski Area, or Tofino and spectacular Long Beach National Park. It's all within a single day return driving distance from Nanaimo!

There are many beautiful beaches and wonderful trails throughout the area in what can only be described as a true Canadian gem.


Rates & Availability

Nanaimo Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $29.27
Refundable damage deposit $146.36

Rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Check-in is after 3:00 PM
Check-out is at 11:00 AM
Thank you for absolutely no parties, no more than 8 people on property, quiet time by 11pm (please go inside OR very quiet voices.. thank you!)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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