Be prepared to leave the busy world behind when you stay at Oyster Bay House. Set on two acres in a parklike setting and overlooking the tidal waters of Oyster Bay and the Caren Range, enjoy the ever changing, magical views. Relax with a book and a glass of wine at the waters edge and watch for the eagles, elk, coyotes, otters and the many seabirds or take tea on the lawn. The quiet waters of the bay are ideal for kayaking and paddle boarding with four kayaks and one paddleboard provided for your use. Fishing from the rocks requires a license and swimming is good when the tide comes in. Warm freshwater lakes, less than ten minutes away, provide alternate places to swim.
The great room of the 1800 sq. ft. home has 18ft vaulted cedar ceilings, a magnificent stone chimney with propane fireplace and walls of windows give the effect of living in a tree house. The dining table seats 8 with 4 more at the gate leg table.
The couches and chairs are comfortable and roomy with an area to watch TV and another to read or play games.
The renovated kitchen is fully equipped and includes a large breakfast bar.
The master bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite are on the main floor as is the second bedroom, also with queen size bed. A second bathroom with shower is also on the main floor. A loft provides sleeping for two in twin beds with the addition of 2 extra single bedsfor extra guests.
A wrap around deck with barbeque, allows you to take your morning coffee outside then follow the sun until sun-downer time.
There is off road parking with room for an RV or boat trailer.
For a day out explore the area. Hike Mount Daniel or Pender Hill, walk to the Skookumchuck rapids at the entrance to Sechelt Inlet to see the tides run. Take a boat tour to the magnificent Princess Luisa Inlet or check out the world class scuba diving.
Play a round of golf, cycle or slip your boat into the water at a nearby marina. Horseback ride from the Malaspina Ranch.
Tour the many galleries and artists studios, enjoy Yoga or a massage. Plan to stay when the music festivals are on. The Grasshopper Inn on the #1hyw provide year round food and refreshment.Check out the opening times for Lavern's fish and chips or a meal at the Pender Harbour golf course.
The IGA for groceries, ATM, liquor store and coffee shops are at Maderia Park, 10 minutes away.