PARADISE ON YOUR DOORSTEP! YOUR OWN PRIVATE HOUSE ON THE BEACH

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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PARADISE ON YOUR DOORSTEP! YOUR OWN PRIVATE HOUSE ON THE BEACH

Bowser Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

A whole home, away from home, you can share with up to 14 family and friends or just a few. Spend relaxing nights in this comfortable six-bedroom beachfront property, on beautiful Vancouver Island.

The 180-degree panoramic views of the Coastal mountains, Islands, Ocean and Wildlife are awe-inspiring! 177 ft of walk on private beach, turn in either direction and you can walk as far as the eye can see. Bald Eagles, Herons, Sea Lions, Seals, Otters, are all regular visitors. With the seasonal changing selections of creatures in our tidal pools and off shore, to amaze and entertain you. You will enjoy the, privacy and peace of your own beach house with the convenience of amenities within walking distance. For more variety nearby Qualicum has an array of restaurants and shopping. We are near a variety of recreation areas for sightseeing, beach combing, hiking, golf, fishing, skiing and more.

Relax in the hot tub listening to the waves and wonder at the incredible display of stars. Over 2,000 sq. ft. of modern living space includes six well appointed bedrooms, a very well equipped kitchen, two sitting rooms, three bathrooms a large foyer with a computer, two fireplaces, (1 wood,1 gas) a laundry room, and a huge deck with hot tub,all combine to create a luxury home away from home.

In any season, whether a sun lover, a storm watcher, bird watcher or just enjoying a private getaway with friends. We have maximized views, while providing a comfortable visitor friendly environment.

Keywords: Ocean front house,

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
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Speaks english
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

Property Reviews

Paradise on Your Doorstep! Your Own Private House on the Beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
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Paradise on Your Doorstep! Your Own Private House on the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p381626vbi
(604) 250-4097
Bowser Vancouver Island
Port Moody, B.C., Canada
5

Views to die for, absolute relaxation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
The best aspect of the property is the location. Absolute beachfront, with stunning views to the gulf islands and the mainland beyond. Even though the beach is rocky, this actually provided hours of entertainment as the kids loved searching through the rock pools for crabs and other creatures at low tide. The water was a lovely temperature to swim in during our stay. The adults enjoyed sitting outside with a glass of wine watching the moon rise spectacularly out of the ocean.
The house itself is showing its age a little, but was very well equipped, including the kitchen. The appliances may be a bit old, but they work fine. The only gripe was the kitchen tap, which really needs replacing.
The hot tub appeared to be almost brand new, and saw lots of use through the week by both young and old.
The surrounding area is quiet but perfect for those seeking a relaxing getaway. There is quite a good local store which is an easy walk up the road, and a decent super-market a short car-ride up the road in Bowser.
All in all, our group of 6 adults and 6 kids had an absolutely wonderful week, and we would not hesitate to go back for another visit in the future.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Paradise on Your Doorstep! Your Own Private House on the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p381626vbi
(604) 250-4097
Bowser Vancouver Island
Alberta
4

Two Family Holiday

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
This was our first time using this website and our first renting a holiday house. Overall it was an excellent holiday experience!
This is a great location with easy access to many places. The beach is too rocky to play on but a great place to take out kayaks and the tide pools were a fun treat. It was fun watching the sealions as well. The house is a perfect size for a larger group- we had 9 people (two families) with kids ranging from 10-18 and never felt cramped although a bigger dining table with more chairs would have worked better. The fireplace and pit were well stocked. We had two avid cooks and they found the kitchen well stocked.
A few items needed to be fixed; the kitchen faucet leaked VERY badly, the oven and stove are outdated, and the queen bed frame in the back bedroom needs to be replaced although the mattress itself is comfortable. The sliding doors need to be updated (we avoided using one of them because it was too hard to open or close). The screens on the windows need to be fitted better and maybe screens on the sliding doors. The hot tub needed a better clean. The house was clean but could use a good scrub in some areas. Some of the plants/bushes on the beach have overgrown and obscure the some of the view.
We would definitely recommend this property to friends and family and we would book it for ourselves as well.
We enjoyed Horne Caves, Qualicum beach, Cathedral Grove, Sproat Lake and Little Qualicum Falls although we could have filled another week or two with activities!
Lefty's has great food, Bare Bones (Port Alberni) has great fish, and The Beach Hut has yummy ice cream (40 flavors).
Came home very relaxed, wish I was still sitting on the deck overlooking the ocean sipping my coffee. Or sipping a glass of wine in the hot tub as the sun sets watching the sealion bob in the water. Thank you for a wonderful experience!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Paradise on Your Doorstep! Your Own Private House on the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p381626vbi
(604) 250-4097
Bowser Vancouver Island
Richmond BC
5

Our 1st and most certainly not our last visit to Imagine Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
We just spent 5 beautiful days at Imagine Beach Cottage. This was everything that that the photos reflected, the owners have thought of everything, all that was required was groceries, everything else was provided. Like the ad says "Paradise On Your Doorstep".

We would most certainly recommend this property to anyone, we hated to leave. We have already booked for Novemeber. We did not take in any other activities, or attractions as we were very happy to just spend the time on the beach, sitting by the fire, enjoying the hot tub. Watching the sea lions, and the seals, and eagles and enjoying the view.

We took our Golden Retriever with us and he had a wonderful time, exploring the beach, and having a good holiday along with us. He was off leash the whole time,and was very safe.

This will become our go to place to just relax and get away.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Availability & Rates

Bowser Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
mid season
Mar 14 2014 - Jun 26 2014
C$ 275
2 nights
 
 
High season
Jun 27 2014 - Sep 8 2014
C$ 375
7 nights
 
 
mid season 2
Sep 9 2014 - Oct 31 2014
C$ 275
2 nights
 
 
Low Season 2
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
C$ 165
2 nights
 
 
High Season
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
C$ 375
2 nights
 
 
Low Season
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 12 2015
C$ 165
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
C$ 165
2 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$ 10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$50.00
Refundable damage deposit C$70.00
children 5 and under stay free!
25% of the rate is due at time of booking with the remainder plus refundable damage deposit due a month before stay
the refundable damage deposit is $70. per night to max of $490.
Preferred method of payment Visa or Master Card
Tax Rate 5.0%
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Amenities

Bowser Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Computer Available
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Fisher Price travel cot available upon request at no cost, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double Futon in back sitting room, Bunk Beds (2) 2 rooms with single bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • skiing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Fisher Price travel crib and high chair are available upon request at no charge. Baby can count as 15th person at no charge.
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