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A spectacular Ocean View, sunrises, Eagles nesting, walk the reef, its amazing!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom Cabin, sleeps 4, beautiful ocean view. also 25ft Arctic fox sleeps 2

Brand new timber framed cabin, one bedroom with fireplace, wall T.V. in bedroom double doors looking out onto the ocean. Beautiful cozy living room with hide-a-bed. All linens and towels provided. The kitchen has

stainless steel appliances plus a washer/dryer. large screen T.V. in living room that swivels. Heated deck with table and chairs and lawn furniture if you would like to sunbath. Also a beach umbrella to keep the sun out if you prefer. We have a gas fire pit, that way if there is a fire ban you can still have a fire! Great BBQ for those yummy steaks or a great catch of Salmon. If their are 4 or more of you and you would prefer more of a private sleeping arrangement just ask as we have a brand new Arctic Fox Trailer with queen bed, sleeps 2. max. Air conditioning large slide out with 2 lazy boy recliners, shower Netflix, BBQ, Fire Pit. Sit and enjoy the complimentary bottle of wine as you watch all the action on the water and watch the cruise ships go to and from Alaska through the inside of discovery passage. Its an awesome sight. One of my favorite things to do is walk the reef when the tide is out, you can go a long ways out and the sea life is incredible. You can see, sea lions sun bathing on the rocks right in front of you and eagles eating crabs and whatever else they can get there claws into. You will see so many star fish in every different color, it is truly amazing, and don't forget the octopus as well. Its like you are in a different world so I really recommend doing that, and its right out in front of the cabin. We also have two mountain bikes and helmets for your enjoyment. We have many biking trails or ride the sea walk into town it is beautiful right along the water. Our kitchen is fully loaded, we have every kind of spice, mayo, mustard, ketchup as well as laundry soap, bounce etc and if not just ask.. The mountain views are spectacular as well as beautiful sunrises in every color. We have Cable, Wi-Fi, Netflix. Crave T.V. Enjoy the fire pit as you watch the cruise ships go by. We are 5 minutes from Storey Creek Golf Course walking, and 10 minutes driving at most to Campbell River for coffee, dining, pubs and shopping. 30 min from Comox/Courtenay offering great little shops and gluten free restaurants and 30 minutes from Mount Washington Ski Resort, So we hope to see you in Beautiful Campbell River, the Salmon Capital of the World! Give us a call at Oceanside Cabin at 250-202-4983 or 250-923-2302 And if you are interested in Salmon Fishing for the "Big One!" Fish with Fastwater Charters Ltd, As well as Dave building the cabin, he also has fished these waters for over 45 years and if anyone knows where the fish are, Dave does. The cost is $120. per hour with a 5 hour minimum, licenses at cost. The boat is covered, heated and has a washroom on board. So come stay with us at Oceanside Cabin and do some fishing with Davey Jones!! We are sure your trip will be a memorable one! See you soon!


Owner
Dave and Colleen Jones
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Dave and Colleen Jones

My Husband Dave and I Have lived in Campbell River for over 40 yrs. We originally came from the mainland but moved to Campbell River to open a Charter Fishing Company since my husband has fished all his life. So we made a go of it and it has been highly successful. It is called Fastwater Charters Ltd. so if you are also interested in catching the big one, our business is Family owned and operated for over 40 years and we would be more then happy to take you out to catch the big one. Our boats are covered and heated with a washroom on board. All you have to do is ask us and we would be more then happy to help you out!

Dave and Colleen Jones purchased this cabin in 1980

Why Dave and Colleen Jones chose Vancouver Island

Well Dave and I have been together since I was 18 and he was 27. Today he is 69 and I am a very young 60. Lol! We fell in love with the property and bought it in about 1980. Dave built the cabin in about 2010, it was to be his "man Cave!" So we let it sit and admired it for a few years and then decided to try renting it out. He was a little worried at first as a lot of blood, sweat and tears went into it, as he did do the building himself. It took him a few years but it was finally finished and he did a fabulous job! We love Vancouver Island, Campbell River and would never live anywhere else. Our view is spectacular of the ocean and the mountains and we just can't get enough of the wild life. Many times you will see the deer come right in the yard and try and eat my plants which they usually succeed in doing, or Mama raccoon and her babies are always hanging out you can usually spot them during the evening! One of my favorite things to do is watch the eagles as there is a nest right across the road and they are always flying around with the crows chasing after them. It is not unusual to see them sitting up in the tree eating there fresh catch of salmon or cod and many other treats. We have the best sunrises here so I am an early bird as I love to watch and take video's of them. They are so different daily especially on the water, its like a different painting every single day. You will see tons of Eagles with that distinct sound, sea lions, porpoises shagpokes and even whales going North to Alaska. You will usually always see the Blue Heron that is perched on the rock right at the water and he will sit there for hours until the eagles come and take over. We have also seen turkey vultures which I had never seen before. The would sit there with there wings out and I often wondered why they did that and found out the reason is because they are drying themselves which I found very interesting. I think that you will love the property as much as we so please come join us

What makes this cabin unique

You can't get enough of the beautiful ocean views, sunrises and all the wildlife! What a great place to live!!

Amenities

Campbell River Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Their is also a washer/dryer in the large bathroom
  • The bathroom has shampoo/conditioner, soap, paper towels, toilet paper, laundry detergent, bounce and stain remover. Lots of towels, face cloths, bath mat.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , A hide-a-bed sleeps 2 and a large twin cot
  • This is a one bedroom cabin with a queen size bed with plenty of closet space and a wall T.V. It also has a electric fire place for that little extra ambiance. There is also a pull out couch/hide-a-bed in the living room that sleeps two as well as a cot
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
When booking you can either book through homeaway or you can book through us. We do e-transfer, cash, cheque, whatever is easiest for you. Give us a call and we can discuss whichever you would prefer, we are here to make your holiday a memorable one!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

A spectacular Ocean View, sunrises, Eagles nesting, walk the reef, its amazing!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews
5

Why Husband Tom and I stayed in this wonderful an cosy cabin on the May long weekend 2017

  • 5 of 5

Of course Campbell River is a beautiful place to stay anywhere but having the experience an the expertise of Dave and Colleen made it much more desirable. Collen is a spit fire cool lady who will bend over backwards to help in any way she can. Truly she asks if we needed anything in the Cabin but it was better stocked than a lot of houses. They went the extra mile with things like, Fishermans friends cough drops, face masks for the women, every cleaning supply you could think of, suntan lotions, shampoos and creams and perfumes and on and on and on. The pantry is stocked with all sorts of goodies to assist in the meal making. I was totally amazed that she left a little fruit and veggie platter in the fridge for us. How thoughtful is that!!! The cabin itself was incredibly clean and with flashlights and candles and home knit blankets in every corner you looked. The timber in the house is so natural and calming and the fishing was great. Thanks to Dave who took us out fishing we caught our limit within 5 hour when several boats weren't catching anything (he's a pro...many years in this industry) You can trust these people! Thank you for the wonderful stay. You made visiting with our children and grandchildren really family like. Thanks you for your services. And thank Colleen for the beautiful pictures that you. emailed us!!

Lorraine and Tom McHale

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lorraine and Tom, Dave and I are so glad that you stayed at Oceanside Cabin, we really enjoyed having you and we are so glad that you used the time here to have a BBQ with your family. We love it when our guests have BBQ's and invite there families over as that is why we have the area outside, for that reason. So it really makes us happy when we see that you take advantage of that. Just to hear the laughter with you all together makes it all worth while. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time out on the water with Dave and caught your limit, it makes him very happy! Thank you for such a lovely write up, it was such a pleasure having you stay with us and we sure hope that if you come back you will stay with us again! Once again thank you for choosing to stay with us. Colleen and Dave
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Asheville, NC
5

The cabin was wonderful and well stocked. Our family had a fabulous visit!

  • 5 of 5

The location is excellent. The owners are really helpful if you have questions about the area. Dave is a great fishing guide. Our whole family caught salmon on our trip out with him. Would definitely return to the cabin as well as do another fishing trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeff and Kelley, Dave and I are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and that you have a great time fishing with Dave. He was so happy that you all caught fish, that is excellent. We are glad that you used the fire pit and the BBQ, we really enjoy it when families get together and get away from there phones etc and spend some quality time together. It really makes is so worthwhile, Time flies by so fast, so its nice when you can all get together as a family and really enjoy yourselves. We are glad that we met you and we hope that we will see you again in the future. We loved having you and thank you for keeping the cabin nice and clean for us it really makes is so much easier! thanks again and take care. Enjoy your Salmon. and we hope to meet again in the near future, you were all a pleasure to have! Dave and Colleen Jones Oceanside Cabin
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Chatham Ontario
5

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Dave and Colleen have created the perfect spot for a get away vacation. We have never stayed at a better equipped vrbo. All the necessities are there plus things to make our stay so enjoyable. The welcome bottle of wine was delicious. The cabin is very cosy and the view is beautiful. Suggestions on what to see in and around Campbell River was very helpful. Elk Falls, the marinas, and the 2 museums are all a must see. We would highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bob and Lynn for staying with us at Oceanside Cabin, we really did enjoy talking with you and hearing about your daily trips. That"s so great and helps us very much as we can then tell others that come what our guests enjoyed the most. We loved having you and loved that you kept the cabin so nice and clean. That means more to me then you can possibly know. We hope you have a safe trip home and we are sure that you will love the caves. We hope that if you are ever in this area again that you will come and stay with us again or at least come and say hello! We loved meeting you!
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5

Super amazing christmas getaway

  • 5 of 5

We sure were taken care of during our stay over Christmas last year, I almost forgot to write a review. Collen was so nice she reminded me of my mother in law. My wife and I had a great time as we were in town for family and they didn't have space. We had a welcome package and they made us feel like we were at home. We didn't want to leave. And David was great too. If it wasn't so cold and I wasn't so chicken I would have gone fishing. I have heard from many he is the best in town for salmon day trips.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Manilla Thank you for such a lovely review of our cabin. We are very glad that you and had such a great time over Christmas holidays. We really enjoyed having you and Nikki stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future!
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at the beautiful Oceanside Cabin. The location was perfect as it had a lovely view of the ocean but was also right off the highway which made it convenient to get to either Campbell River or Comox. The cabin was well stocked and very clean. Colleen and Dave were gracious hosts and ensured that all of our needs were met. It was peaceful and relaxing having coffee in the morning, watching the hummingbirds outside our window as the sun rose over the water. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much April for the lovely review. Dave and I are so glad that you and James enjoyed yourselves at the cabin. We love that you had guests come over for dinner and enjoyed sitting out by the fire pit. I just wish I could have had the sun shining for the whole time you were here. We are glad that you made it home safely and would love it if you came back to stay with us next time you are up this way! Thank you for keeping the cabin tidy, it means a lot to me. You are the best kind of guests, and it was so nice to meet you and hopefully we will meet again. Cheers, Colleen and Dave
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Homer glen, Illinois
5

Fabulous accommodation! Would definitely come back Again!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I stayed at Colleen & Dave's cabin from October 15th until December 15th. The cabin was so cozy and stocked with everything you might need. My husband went out with Dave on his charter fishing boat and caught a beautiful Spring Salmon!

Even though the weather was a bit chilly, we did some great hiking at Elk Falls which is very close. Dave & Colleen are fabulous hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wendy, we are so very glad that you decided to stay with us, I met a new best friend! You two are wonderful you are loads of fun and have a fabulous heart! In two months you were here I met like I said a fabulous friend! Dave so enjoyed taking Michael out fishing , it was his pleasure! So glad we met and we are in touch always! hugs my new friend!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Campbell River Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Stories Creek
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
To Quadra Island
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Stories Creek
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Courtenay
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Driftwood Western and Chinese Cuisine
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Stories Beach (swim)
Car: necessary

Must see places in Campbell River are Canadas first Saltwater fishing pier. It is open 24 hrs a day. It has built-in rod holders, cleaning tables, picnic tables and benches, It also has a concession which is open from 7am till dusk. They have the best hard ice-cream in town as well as hotdogs, fish and chips etc. They are open from May to October and supplies rods and tackle rentals as well as licenses. Free fishing and rods for kids under 16. Wheelchair accessible and onsite public washrooms and R.V. Parking. Fabulous setting for wildlife viewing! Oh and kids if it wiggles and has a tail you will get a free famous ice-cream cone! THIS IS AN AMAZING SITE, NOT TO BE MISSED! ELK FALLS SUSPENSION BRIDGE! This has just been opened and the sights are truly breathtaking.

Another great adventure is Quinsam Nature Trail and Elk Falls Provincial Park. The trail takes 2 kilometers one way or 45 minutes round trip and is easy. The trail is a gorgeous walk through the low lands of the Quinsam River through huge Douglas Fir trees with Cedar Trees, some are close to a 1000 yrs old. The trail follows spawning channels and all the old maple trees make a gorgeous canopy. I have complete directions if you choose to take a walk through this beautiful nature trail. Another famous area is Ripple Rock (Seymour Narrows) It was the most dangerous stretch of water on the inside passage of Vancouver Island. Between 1850 and 1953 more then 100 ships struck the rocks and sank. In 1953 the BC government decided to blast Ripple Rock apart, It turned out to be the largest peacetime non-nuclear explosion in the world. Walk the Ripple Rock trail up to the summit. At the end of the trail you will overlook Seymour Narrows where you can see Quadra Island, the mainland and a view of the ships passing by and if your timing is right you will see the Cruise Ships go by. Seymour Narrows is less then a kilometer wide and you are high up so the view is beautiful.

If you are into Golfing, Storey Creek Golf Club is just a 3 minute drive from the cabin or a beautiful walk. You will always see Eagles soaring, deer wandering all over, owls and an occasional black Bear! Storey Creek has been voted the 3rd best public course in B.C.

LOVE SKIING!!! Mount Washington is the place to go and only 30 minutes away. You can ski, snowboard, snowshoe, hike the beautiful trails. Mount Washington is the gateway to Strathcona park it provides boardwalk access to many lakes, and trails, it is the perfect place for families looking for the outdoor adventure. Loads of Mountain biking trails as well!

Campbell Rivers regional human history museum ranks with the biggest and the best across Canada. We are open year round, from October 1 to May 17, the Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, 12-5pm, in December daily from 10 to 5 and from May 18 to September 30, 10-5pm. You must try Dicks Fish and Chips, the best in town and they are right across the Fishing Pier! If you are looking for steaks and seafood the best in town is "The Harbour Grill" they are pricey but well worth it. My favourite is the Seafood (crab, scallops and prawns) in a creamy sauce with angel hair pasta! Fabulous! Or Peppercorn sauce for your steaks, out of this world! The neighbourhood pub on dogwood, called The Royal Coachman is great as well. There is also Moxies bar and grill, they have the best Spinach Salad and then on the water is The Riptide Bar and restaurant, they have many items on there menu as well but I love there home made Pizza! These are just a few of my favourite choices. We Also have many Sushi Bars and restaurants as well such as Washabi just up dogwood next to quality foods!

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Rates & Availability

Campbell River Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
May 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$165
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season Rate
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$143
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $14.64
Refundable damage deposit $365.9
Tax Rate 5.0%

To answer any questions you may have concerning payment,or anything else hopefully you should find it all here and if not just give us a call. There is a cost of $20. per night per person over 2 people. We do have extra sleeping arrangements on the property for an extra charge if there are more then 4 people and you would like a bit more privacy. Their is a 5% tax that will be added on to your bill.. We accept Visa, M/C cash and E-Transfer. The Rate for the cabin is based on double occupancy. If you would like housekeeping their will be an extra charge for that depending on how often you would like it. If the cabin is not left tidy and it needs to be cleaned more then the basics then a fee will be charged and taken out of the damage deposit. The amount depends on how many hours have to be spent cleaning!
So come and stay with us in beautiful Campbell river, walk the reef when the tide is out and its like you are in a different world. There are sea lions sunning on the rocks, lots of Eagles and starfish of every color. So don't forget your camera and where some good runners so you don't slip on the rocks. Or if you don't feel like walking the reef, Stories beach is approx. a 5 min walk and its all nice sand or just sit on the deck and watch the action on the water, sunbath in the comfy lawn chairs. Your hear to relax and enjoy so anything you need just ask. Also enjoy the complimentary bottle of wine. If you are into golfing, the golf course is walking distance from the cabin or a 2 minute drive, so go shoot some golf balls and have a little R&R, or if you are into going out and catching, "The Big One" go fishing with Fastwater Charters Ltd. It is a family owned and operated business and Dave has fished these waters for over 45 years so he knows where to go to get your catch! The cost is $120. per hour with a 5 hour minimum, the boat is covered, heated and has a washroom on board. Just ask us and we will let you know all about it.

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