Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Waterview architectural gem! The Perch offers relaxed, romantic seclusion!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 925 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, open floor plan, 1 bathroom, accessible with roll in shower, sleeps 4

Moon Dance Vacation Rentals offers The Perch. Moon Dance Perch is a secluded water view and waterfront retreat on the beautiful tidal basin of Oyster Bay, in Pender Harbour on the Sunshine Coast.

Explore local trails, read a book or watch eagles and ravens fish at high tide.

Travel just a few minutes to discover local artists' studios or find yourself at one of many freshwater lakes.

Four Seasons of Activities: kayak, canoe and snowshoe rentals, relaxing spas, artist studios, Madeira Park shopping, a range of hiking trails, golf, scuba diving, horseback riding, fishing and mountain biking.

At the end of a busy day retreat to the bedroom, and with your favorite music and candlelight, enjoy a soak in the tub for two, just steps from the bed! Serenity!

The Perch: Moon Dance Perch is a modern linear design, nestled into a ridge of rock with water and sunset views. Fully handicapped accessible, the open concept is ideal for a couple but also has a queen size sofa bed.

Full of light and custom designed to be in harmony with its surroundings, you will have the feeling of being outside from every space. Enjoy generous servings of the surrounding nature, flora and fauna.

The Perch features striking variegated bamboo floors, a soaring gull-wing roof line and a wood burning fireplace. The bathroom offers a two-person shower with multiple heads, or if you prefer, have a candlelit soak in the tub for two just steps from the bed - complete with intimate views!

Breakfast on the sunny and protected back deck surrounded by the moss and lichen garden, or dine perched above Oyster Bay in the tree tops, while enjoying the sunset over Mount Daniel.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

...the fireplace, the view, the smells and sounds are only a few of the best things about this place. We came, we conquered Mt. Daniel (no easy feat!), scared off a bear cub lokking for food in the trash (good thing they are bearproof!) and saved a Golden Crown Kinglet that was dazed after hitting a window (looked it up in the bird book provided at Moon Dance). We even saw deer hopping about as if their legs were made of springs. Aaaah...What an awesome week but now it's time to go. Thanks!
Nov 2010
  • 1 of 4


Madeira Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 925 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The Perch - toilet , tub , shower
  • Shower is two person or roll in for handicapped access. Double head shower with flex hose. Soaker Tub for Two at foot of bed for those very romantic evenings!
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • The Perch - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Open modern floor plan with soaker tub for two at the foot of the luxurious queen bed. Surrounded by floor to ceiling windows and intimate views!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
In consideration of those with allergies, Moon Dance Vacation Rentals are non-smoking and no pets please. If you would like to bring pets we can recommend a reputable kennel nearby.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

87% Complete
12% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Waterview architectural gem! The Perch offers relaxed, romantic seclusion!
average rating of 4.875 based on 12 reviews

Beautiful, tranquil, relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Great escape from the city life. Loved everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

The Perch was amazing. A beautiful and well appointed cabin and completely wheelchair accessible. The surroundings were very tranquil and it was a great little spot for a getaway. Definitely will be putting it on my list of places to return to.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do no justice. The Perch is beyond amazing; it is well maintained and well equipped. Kathleen made us feel very welcomed and made sure we had everything that we needed. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

My BF and I booked this cottage as a weekend getaway for Valentine's Day. It was exactly what we needed - seclusion from the city! We had an emergency come up and was not able to go for the full weekend however, Kathleen and Brent were kind enough to give us a credit! Which we will definitely use. There is no doubt that we will be coming back! I highly highly recommend this place. It has the perfect home away from home feel. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Perfect Destination for a Relaxing Honeymoon Away

  • 5 of 5

The Perch is an amazing honeymoon location. If you are like us and you want to escape to a secluded mountainous retreat after all the hustle of planning and holding a wedding, this is the best possible location. The cabin is very nice with everything you can think of that you will need for your stay. Just 10 minutes away in Madeira Park is a nice market with plenty of choices. In town you will also find various delightful eateries. Every kind of activity you could want from hiking to kayaking is readily available within 30 minutes. I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Calgary, Alberta Canada

Amazing experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Perch for a week and spent the time running, kayaking and cycling. We loved every minute. The Perch was a wonderful oasis to return to each night - it is peaceful, well-equipped, beautiful and very private. The open design makes having guests difficult, but we were thrilled with this limitation. The expanse of windows allows a full appreciation of the BC beauty which surrounds the Perch. Kathleen & Brent were great hosts and a source of valuable information about the area. We are already planning our return trip next year...

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrew and Bina were a delight to have here at Moon Dance. We are thrilled to know they enjoyed themselves well enough to be entertaining thoughts of returning. No doubt about it - they used every day of their stay to it's fullest while they were here. taking full advantage of the wealth of what the area has to offer. We look forward to seeing them again!!!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Vancouver International (YVR)
Nearest Ferry
69 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Pender Harbour Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Restaurant at Painted Boat plus 7 more!
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

We will on occasion accept One Night Bookings but if approved they will be assessed a $40 Cleaning Fee.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

You might like these similar properties