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Duck Hollow - Tranquil retreat

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Our Newly renovated interior cozy cabin is nestled in the woods overlooking our active pond of fish, birds, the occasional beaver and of course ducks!

There is a super comfortable queen size bed in the loft and a fold out double sofa bed below.

A well stocked kitchen for all your culinary needs! Small fridge (no freezer), burner, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, cutlery, pots & pans and lots of other ammenities. There is also a BBQ located on the newly constructed wrap around deck!

A truly wonderful space to become one with nature and if it is peace and tranquility you are looking for, you have to experience Duck Hollow!

More Details

Traycie Jones
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Traycie Jones

I am a stay at home Mum and am very involved in my toddler's day to day activities. I enjoy spending time outdoors, gardening and tending to our beautiful property. I love to read and go swimming at the local pool or Spider Lake.

Cooking for my friends and family is always fun, trying new recipes and culinary techniques.

Traveling is my passion and although I don't get much of a chance to do it these days, I hope to in the future, exploring new cultures and history.

I hope to provide a warm and relaxing atmosphere for guests providing information and whatever else is required.

Traycie Jones purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Traycie Jones chose Vancouver Island

When we bought our 11 acre property, it had our main house and a shell of a cabin. There were no floors, adequate stairs or walls.

Accommodations are very important to me when traveling, I wanted to transfer this cabin into something I would enjoy staying in and something guests would be comfortable and enjoy as much as I did.

We began extensive renovations in May 2014. We lucked out and found the best carpenter ever! Walls went up, floors went down, old stuff got touch ups and new stuff found it's way into the space. Recently we were fortunate enough to put a spectacular wrap around deck around the cabin which enables guests to sit outside and get the most amazing views of our very active pond!

What makes this cabin unique

This space is amazing for watching wildlife, from eagles nesting, ducks swimming, beavers paddling, deer grazing and fish jumping! A variety of fresh herbs available at the front of the cabin (seasonal) and huge blackberry bushes located just off the deck area.

Having morning coffee on the deck at sunrise or wine at dusk, the views will not disappoint.

Fishing in the pond is always enjoyable, you won't catch any ten pounders but there is an abundance if you just want to fish for fun!


Qualicum Beach Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is a full bathroom in the cabin complete with shower, tub, sink, toilet, mirror, shelving, hooks and a little storage. Towels are provided along with shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap and bubble bath! Should you require any additional amenities, please let us know, we would be happy to accommodate!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The main sleeping space is located in the loft in the cabin. The cabin is an open concept and there are no doors other than the bathroom. The queen size bed is a Sealy and is super comfortable. There are two night side tables with 1 drawer and a cupboard. There is a large table to put suitcases or other belongings on. There is also a clothes rack with hangers should you need to hang any of your belongings There is a brand new double sofa bed on the main level and all the linen provided is located in the coffee table bench.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing


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Duck Hollow - Tranquil retreat
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
Kamloops, BC

Rustic and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our week long break at this little cabin which is perfect for two people, would be a squeeze with 4. The cabin was very well cleaned and equipped. Having our coffee overlooking the pond every morning was perfect. Our 6 month old Labrador puppy loved every minute. Great hiking trails, lovely dog friendly beach and lakes nearby. Our hosts were very friendly and easy to contact. Would definitely love to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Felt it was slightly on the small size for 4 adults. However sittin m

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Year Round Enjoyment

  • 5 of 5

Awesome experience!! Fantastic cabin and surrounding lake area with endless available activities.

Great place Traycie & family:)

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted a quiet little get away and we got just that. The Cabin is perfect with everything you need. They did a beautiful job with the Cabin. The setting by the pond was fabulous! Drinking our morning coffee while watching the ducks. We really appreciate that our furry children were welcome and they enjoyed the stay as much as we did. We highly recommend it and would love to return some time. Traycie was a wonderful host we have been telling our friends and family all about our great stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Total relaxation! Fabulous spot!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for total relaxation and a getaway from the stresses of work. When I came down the driveway I was a little concerned how close the cabin was to the main house. My two small dogs where with me and I didn't want a situation where they heard other people and barked. I unpacked after 'talking' to the deer that greeted me and settled in. Not a sound from the main house for two days-not a whisper. The deck was amazing and totally private. It looked right over a huge pond and I watched the ducks swim for hours. The resident beaver fascinated me with his building skills! It rained but it simply didn't matter. Don't hesitate-stay here. I will go back for sure. Thank you to the owners for allowing my dogs-it is very appreciated. It was the break and birthday treat I hoped for!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, comfortable, picturesque (with A/C!)

  • 5 of 5

Just what the doctor ordered. Afternoons watching the wildlife in the private pond, from the sunny deck. Cabin is well-appointed, neat and functional. We visited during a hot spell, and were pleasantly surprised to find a ceiling fan and air conditioning were part of the package. Close to Spider Lake, Horne Lake, Qualicum Bay / Beach for day trips. Hosts were responsive and attentive, whilst giving us the privacy we prefer. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
YQQ - Comox Airport
Nearest Ferry
57 Kilometres
Nanaimo - Duke Point
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway 19
Car: necessary

Spider Lake is and adventurer's paradise. If you love mountain hiking, boating, caving, fishing or paddle boarding, this is an exceptional location.

Horne Lake Caves is located 10km from the property where you can indulge in exploring the caves with amazing crystal formations and ancient fossils or climb an underground waterfall!

Spider Lake Provincial Park, 1km from the property, is ideal for family picnics, kayaking, fishing, swimming and walking along the beautiful shoreline.


Rates & Availability

Qualicum Beach Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Season
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
After Summer
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $7.96

No wipes, sanitary napkins or anything else other than toilet paper to be flushed down the toilet. This will back up our septic system and a $350 charge will be applied if caught doing so.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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