Halfmoon Bay Cottage - Privacy and Spectacular Views(31 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8)
Situated on a small hill adjacent to the shore, it’s only steps to the beach and the historic Redrooffs Trail that will take you to the Halfmoon Bay General Store, the Upper Crust Gourmet Store and the government wharf.
Watch bald eagles, blue herons and osprey share the sky. Closer to shore, you’ll see seals, otters and a great variety of waterfowl. Sunsets are spectacular and provide many photo opportunities.
In the summertime there is a steady stream of boat traffic as beautiful yachts head up Welcome Passage on their way to the famous cruising grounds of Desolation Sound. In the evenings, Alaska bound cruise ships can be seen heading up the Strait of Georgia in the golden glow of the setting sun. There is always something to see and there are many recreational activities for visitors.
Kayak in Halfmoon Bay or head over to Buccaneer Bay on Thormanby Island where you can enjoy one of the finest sandy beaches in the Strait of Georgia. Play golf at one of our challenging courses or go hiking on the many trails. Drive up to Egmont (35minutes) and enjoy the easy 45 minute hike into the famous Skookumchuk Narrows where you can view one of the largest and fastest tidal rapids in the world running at over 14 knots! Take an easy hike up Pender Hill in Irvine’s Landing and enjoy spectacular views of Pender Harbour (sometimes called “Venice of the North”), the Strait of Georgia and Vancouver Island.
Go fishing. There is excellent fishing with guides available in Secret Cove and other locations. Closer to home, you can try your luck right off the Halfmoon Bay government dock. Rent a boat from Buccaneer Marina in Secret Cove and explore the coastline and islands.
Or, just stay put, enjoy the cottage and relax. Sit on the deck and read your favourite book. Watch one of our many movies or check out what's available on Netflix. Soak in the hot tub after going for your walk. The opportunities for your enjoyment are endless.
Read some of the many comments from our guests and then check our online calendar for availability. We would love to host you for your special vacation or weekend getaway.
Keywords: Oceanview Cottage
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Member since: 2006
- 1300 sq. ft.
We have a children's playground with trampoline including safety netting, swings, slide, zip line, climbing rope and fireman's pole as well as an elevated platform with a small playhouse. THERE IS A HIGH CHAIR AND ALSO A FOLDING PLAYPEN. ...moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
Our kitchen features a smooth top Whirpool stove, Samsung fridge with ice maker,microwave, coffeemaker, ,dishwasher,double sink, garbage compactor,toaster,blender,and an extensive complement of dishes, cookware, small appliances and cutlery....moreless
Deck / Patio:
We have a very large deck on both sides of the house. The waterside deck has a patio table with umbrella and seating for up to 8 people. There is also a lounger as well as 6 Adirondack chairs for your comfort....moreless
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 10 - May 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- CLEANING $74.81
- Taxes Not included
Rates shown are based on a couple during High Season. Rates will vary depending on the season (LOW SEASON RATES WILL BE REDUCED BY 20% - LOW SEASON IS FROM SEPTEMBER 30TH TO MAY 15TH), the number of people in the party and whether or not the rental is for a weekend or a week. Minimum rental is 2 nights except for Holiday Long Weekends - 3 nights. THE MINIMUM RENTAL DURING JULY AND AUGUST IS ONE WEEK. THERE IS ALSO A CLEANING FEE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNER FOR DETAILED PRICING.
Contact owner for deposit and final payment information. Deposit due immediately to confirm booking and balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Deposit is the greater of $200 or 25% of the rental. We accept only Visa and MasterCard.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1983
About the owner: Our family purchased the property in 1981 and then had the cottage built to lockup by a local contractor. We spent the next few years making our cottage into a very special, comfortable weekend home and have continued to make many improvements over the years. We chose locating on the Sunshine Coast for it's proximity to Greater Vancouver and also for it's unique location. It's only accessible via the ferry (a short 40 minute sailing) which makes it special. The Sunshine Coast enjoys a very relaxed lifestyle and provides residents and visitors with a great variety of activities not to mention the spectacular outdoors. We enjoy sharing our special retreat with guests who come from all over Western Canada, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Hawaii and also some from Europe. It gives us great pleasure to welcome our guests to our little piece of paradise.
Why the Owner Chose Halfmoon Bay, BC, Canada:
We chose the Sunshine Coast for it's proximity to Greater Vancouver and it's laid back lifestyle coupled with lots of outdoor activities. See above for more details.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our cottage has all of the amenities of a house in the city, yet we have total privacy on a 1/2 acre of semi waterfront with spectacular views of Halfmoon Bay and beyond. We enjoy having our boat moored in front of the property and easy access to many cruising destinations. Our grandchildren enjoy the playground on the property, the hot tub and many other outdoor activities.
- Primary: +1 6044682320 ANYTIME
- Secondary: (604) 329-0959 (British Columbia, Canada) MOBILE PHONE
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Cottage - garden with Halfmoon Bay in the background
View from the Deck westward across Halfmoon Bay
DECK WITH GLASS CANOPY
Children's PlayStation - slide, swings, monkey bars, fireman's pole
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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