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Waterfront and Waterviews, Lovely Vacation Cottage in Vesuvius

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 maximum

Tantramar is a 3 bedroom waterfront heritage cottage which has been carefully restored back to the original character with a covered front porch, large deck, French Doors from the master bedroom and a well maintained Victorian garden.

Tantramar is a five minute walk to the Vesuvius Bay Store, ferry, Seaside Restaurant, and public boat dock. Amenities include down quilts/pillows, fully equipped kitchen, double sided wood burning fireplace, tub and shower, wireless internet and sound system with an IPOD dock. There are no TV's or VCR's.

Families and pets (with vacuum-friendly owners) are welcome at Tantramar although due to an enforced bylaw pets are not allowed on the beach from June 15 through September 15. Careful smoking on the porches only.

Please see our website (google Salt Spring Cottages) for pictures and more information on Tantramar Cottage

More Details

Owner
Janet Gates McPhee
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Excellent Christmas Retreat. We have stayed at the cottage three times for Christmas. Twice at Tantramar and the last stay at Seagates. Our family of adult children is scattered and each year we pick a cottage to get together to celebrate the season. Over the years we keep coming back to these quaint cottages overlooking the ocean to reaquaint as a family. The cottages are extremely well appointed with all the conveniences for cooking and have a very homey atmosphere with the fireplaces and all the games in the cupboard for evening activity. Great places to stay. Will be going back soon."
Dec 2009
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Amenities

Vesuvius Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Heated floors and clawfoot tub with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master with French Doors to front porch and fireplace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Double down and twin up bunkbed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Qeen bed and dresser in a very small bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1),
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Waterfront and Waterviews, Lovely Vacation Cottage in Vesuvius
average rating of 4.821429 based on 36 reviews
5

Great, but no sunsets.

  • 5 of 5

We started visiting Salt Spring 40 years ago. First it was St. Mary's Lake, then the Booth Bay cabins, and for the last 25 or so years, alternating between Spindrift, the Dowry House, and Tantramar. It had been a couple of years since we stayed at Tantramar, and the changes make a wonderful place even more pleasant. Brighter, better views, heated bathroom floor, and more than enough deck space. Now only if the sun had come out, even for an hour or so during the week! But we will be back.

Bob Schutz and Bonnie Long

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay on Salt Spring Island

  • 5 of 5

Janet,

Thank you for allowing us to enjoy your wonderful beach front home. We totally enjoyed every minute. Watching the Ferries, eating fish and chips and walking our dogs in duck creek park.

Hope to stay again when the weather is warmer.

Best Regards, Karen

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was very clean and welcoming. Beautiful property with a fantastic view

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay here. Lots of room to hang out and explore during the day and cozying up by the fire at night was a lovley forgoten memory ( have not had a fireplace in decades) and who can argue with heated floors in the bathroom!!! All in all the house had everything we needed and more.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautifully located property on lovely beach. Cottage is charming with lots of lovely antiques.

  • 4 of 5

Great spot to enjoy with friends or family. The owner is very helpful and provides unique furniture and decor to make it charming. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Squamish BC
5

Ideal family weekend

  • 5 of 5

We went over and enjoyed the cottage mid January, 2017. It was four adult children and ourselves. It was spacious, inviting, lovely, relaxing and we absolutely LOVED it all.

The fireplace was great, lots of wood available. The bedrooms were quiet and the views were fantastic. We enjoyed the island and all it had to offer.

The games were played and the deck was enjoyed (even with the cold weather...hats and gloves but it was nice!)

I would recommend this cottage to all.

PS: Our doggy enjoyed as well Woof Woof

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tanya for your kind words, I am really happy your family enjoyed the cottage and the island, even with this wonderfully cold and snowy winter! I hope to welcome you back one day soon. Janet
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5

Clean, beautiful, ideal setting and owner was incredibly easy to communicate with!

  • 5 of 5

A group of us wanted a get-away for the weekend and we were thrilled from start to finish. The property was even better than the photos and we enjoyed every minute of our stay. Janet was always quick to respond and very easy to communicate with. The property is very well maintained, clean and stocked with everything you could possibly need. The beds were very comfortable and the view peaceful and relaxing. We have already booked our stay for next year and cannot recommend the property enough.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Vancouver International
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Kilometres
Vesuvius
Nearest Beach
Vesuvius
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Vesuvius Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$201
$1,409
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,049
 
 
Fall
Aug 29 2017 - Oct 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$201
$1,409
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
$146
$1,025
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$165
$1,153
 
 
Spring
May 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$201
$1,409
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,049
 

Additional information about rental rates

Mandatory Cleaning Fee $91.48

Cancellation Policy

Salt Spring Cottages has a $150.00 cancellation fee any time after the deposit has been received. The final payment is due 2 weeks prior to your check-in date, at which time your reservation is 100% non-refundable. If we are able to rebook your dates, we will refund everything but $250.00. We often get requests for last minute bookings, but cannot guarantee or guess if this will happen. All taxes are included in the rates shown.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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