Private Cottage in the Country

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Gorgeous Sandwood Cottage is located half way between Courtenay and Campbell River on the east side of Vancouver Island in the community of Black Creek. Fully fenced on a private half acre lot, and a short walk to Saratoga Beach. The cottage has two bedrooms , one a spacious loft with a queen size bed. The second bedroom with a double bed is on the main floor. Both bedrooms are fully equipped with linens, blankets and pillows. A superior quality air mattress with bedding suitable for one person is also available.
The main floor has a fully equipped kitchen with fridge, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, dishes and cutlery for eight people. All the necessary cooking utensils including pots and pans. The cottage also has a washer and dryer.
The tastefully furnished living room has a 32 inch television and Internet connection.
A full bathroom is also on the main floor.
Just steps from the back door is an enclosed hot tub - great for relaxing after a summers day at the beach or a winters day of skiing. A fire pit and a shed full of wood are in the back yard ready for use as well as a BBQ and a picnic table.
Sunny Saratoga Beach is just a two minute walk away. Safe and protected the beach is perfect for children. At low tide the gently sloping beach stretches for over a quarter of a mile, great for walking, hiking or beach combing.
Winter skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Washington is a mere 35 minutes drive from the cottage.
A grocery store and a beer and wine store is a two minute drive or a fifteen minute walk. For golfers the nine hole Pacific Playgrounds Golf Course is a Teo or three minute walk away.
Plan your get away now, either summer or winter there is plenty to enjoy at Sandwood Cottage.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25 ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The fenced yard makes it safe for children ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Skylights in the bathroom make it sunny and bright


  • Games:

    There are a few board games as well as cards...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    32 inch TV IN the living room ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    Situated half way between Courtenay and Campbell River ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding is provided ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch, which also reclines, rocking chair ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for eight...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with fridge , stove ,dishwasher, microwave and a water cooler...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric self cleaning ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Pantry with spices and basic condiments, an initial supply of paper products provided ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size fridge with a freezer ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Four burner flat top stove ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck has a table and chairs ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Minutes away from Pacific Playgrounds Golf Course and there are many courses in Campbell River and Courtenay ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Fully fenced half acre yard with a fire pit, a full wood shed and a picnic table ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane BBQ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Enclosed private hot tub just steps from the back door ...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$825 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $375.00
  • cleaning $112.50


Cancellation policy - 100% refundable if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.

$250.00 deposit required upon booking to hold the reservation. The remaining balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. Contact the owner to arrange payment.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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18 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Campbell River
135 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Nearest Golf
Pacific Playgrounds
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Island Highway
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mt. Washington
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Saratoga Beach

Car: Necessary


Owner info

About the owner: My husband and I built Sandwood Cottage in 2001. We have always loved the area, and when the opportunity came up we jumped on it. We have spent many happy days there, and we are hoping that others might enjoy it as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Comox-Strathcona C, BC, Canada:
This is a great location, close to both Courtenay and Campbell River .

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Relaxing get away, close to the beach, golfing, fishing,hiking or skiing .

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Speaks: english



  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Loft bedroom

    Loft bedroom

  • The beautiful  yard

    The beautiful yard

  • Sandwood Cottage

    Sandwood Cottage

VRBO #693198

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Private Cottage In The Country

Comox-Strathcona C, BC, Canada #693198

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