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Rosalind McKenzie

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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Nanaimo Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6 Book Saturday to Saturday during Summer

Blue Moon Oceanside Condo[s] is a deluxe 1370 sq ft 3rd floor fully equipped and furnished 2 bedroom 2 bath suite with panoramic views of the ocean. When you just walk into the suite, your breath is taken away. We have 2 balconies on 2 levels, a wood burning fireplace, vaulted ceilings, skylights, and, being a corner unit there is a floor to ceiling window in the dining room. Both bedrooms have floor to ceiling windows as well, so you are always enjoying nature inside and out when you are inside this beautiful vacation suite....Your home away from home while visiting Vancouver island! For our guests we have a deep sea dock, an outdoor firepit, heated pool and jacuzzi, We have 3 BBQ stations to use and many different patios and places to sit at including the pool, the herb garden or near the beach. Picnic on the beach anyone or marshmallow roasts at the firepit by the beach??? Take your chairs and sit on the dock watching the sun or moon rise ~ it is pretty fabulous!

Our surroundings: Sea breezes, Sun filled days by the Pool, and Sandstone Nature walks. What could be more perfect for you, your family, your friends and true loves? Our amenities include a deep sea dock to dock your boat, with 2 mooring buoys for bigger boats.Crabbing and fishing is also a favorite pastime from the dock. You can have a fire on the beach in the evening, a favorite for kids wanting to roast marshmallows. We have tennis courts, a doggy park, a kids play area and laundry facilities behind the parking lot area.

Shopping and Our Area: Good Restaurants and Pubs are 10 minutes away. The Mahle House for gourmet, and the Crow and Gate for english style fare. In town check out Asteras Greek Taverna, Delicados for lunch, the Lighthouse Bistro or Dingydock Pub all great menus and fun places to be.

Trails are abounding very near by in Yellow Point park, Roberts Memorial, or in Nanaimo proper there is Westwood lake, the beautiful Sea Wall walk in down town, and hiking trails throughout Mt. Benson. Check out the link!

Golf is a year round sport in Central Vancouver Island and we feature all ranges of clubs. Cottonwood and Eaglequest are nearby, and Nanaimo and Nanoose are two other favorites.

Shopping for groceries is 10 minutes away in Cedar, or farther afield in Ladysmith and Nanaimo. For big box items Nanaimo, Duncan and Victoria are where to go.

Things to do : Boating, Kayaking or Canoeing are the very best in summer months.

Garden Tours are a wonderful thing to do if you are a garden lover. The famous Butchart Garden is a splendor to see, and locally we have fabulous tours in Yellowpoint.

Farm Markets: Cedar Farm Market on Sundays is just down the road, Nanaimo has Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings, Saltspring on Saturdays is a must see, and Duncan on Saturdays is year round! All relatively close by

McNab's Corn peaches and cream just down the road has fresh corn available to purchase right at their farm, and the maze is open in the early fall.

Parksville Sand Sculptures: Wow, this is a spectacular event and a must see if you come in July

Wine tasting and tours are a fun way to check out local flavors in our Cowichan Valley. Some of the best wines are made locally.

Whalewatching in Victoria a day trip and Telegraph Cove, an overnight trip.

Fishing on the Straight of Georgia, or the Westcoast for springs

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  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Rosalind McKenzie

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Speaks english
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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property Reviews

Beautiful Ocean Views~Heated Pool~Walk on Waterfront~ Luxury
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Beautiful Ocean Views~Heated Pool~Walk on Waterfront~ Luxury
+1 877 753-7888
Nanaimo Vancouver Island

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
The condo we rented for 10 days was beyond our expectations and the property was gorgeous! The booking process was easy and everything we were promised they delivered on. My wife used the pool often and it was sparkling clean which she really appreciated. The property is very well kept and very tidy. The units were fairly soundproof but you could definitely smell the bacon frying every morning (which my son really liked). We took our little dog and he loved the property and we loved the fact that we could have him with us on our holiday. There is a park near the entrance to walk your pet or let them do their business which was great. He wanted to play with the little black rabbits that inhabit the place and which you can approach quite close to...unless... you're an excited little dog! This is truly a family place to stay and we had a wonderful time. It was so peaceful and never seemed crowded that it almost seemed like our own place at times. The condo looked exactly as it is represented on the internet site. The property caretakers were very pleasant and very helpful when we had any questions. Every guest I saw there seemed really happy with their units and I heard of no complaints from anyone. The dock was nice and my son fished off it regularly. The only thing that would have been nice to see was a fish gutting station or trough on the dock as some people who brought in fish they caught in their boats cleaned them on the end or side of the dock which made a mess for others even though they rinsed it down. I have no problem recommending the Inn of the Sea condos at all and hopefully will be back.
Owner's Response: Than you for your review. I am really glad you had a good stay and that everything was an accurate account of what you were told... and the best part was that it exceeded your expectations...that is great. We try our best to make sure your home away from home is a great experience.

We will certainly take into consideration the fish cleaning trough for future. It has been something we have talked about and will hopefully implement as more and more fisher folks come here for their holidays and discover they can go fishing both from the dock and farther afield....although we do not rent boats, they are available for rent in Nanaimo or Ladysmith or you can trailer your own boat and launch not too far away, then dock it at our dock while you are staying with us.

Hopefully you will come back, and recommend our property for future guests.

Thanks again,
Rosalind McKenzie and Blue Moon Condos.
Beautiful Ocean Views~Heated Pool~Walk on Waterfront~ Luxury
+1 877 753-7888
Nanaimo Vancouver Island

Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
What a wonderful place to spend the winter! We left blistery cold Manitoba for a four-month retreat to Inn at the Seas. What a beautiful spot - so peaceful and serene during the tourist off-season. The hiking trails are endless within minutes of the resort and the view from the condo is amazing - particularly the sunrise over the water and the resident bald eagles. The condo itself is lovely and has everything you could ask for. Although the pool was obviously closed for the winter, we took full advantage of the hot tub on a regular basis. We would highly recommend you stay at this lovely home-away-from-home!
Beautiful Ocean Views~Heated Pool~Walk on Waterfront~ Luxury
+1 877 753-7888
Nanaimo Vancouver Island
Fergus, Ontario, Canada

The Perfect Condo Vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
Our little family had never been to Vancouver Island before, and this condo was the perfect base from which to discover Parksville, Victoria, and every beautiful little village in-between. The layout was perfect for our 12 year old son, who after a full day of being with his parents, wanted a little privacy, and quite frankly this worked out perfectly for us all! He took the downstairs bedroom with the private full bathroom, while we enjoyed the spacious upstairs with the huge comfy living area and the wonderful kitchen and dining area. The beds were all SO comfy, and the pillows were amazing...not something I would normally remark on, but they were that lovely.
All in all the decor, the cleanliness and the books and cards available made our stay very comfortable. Getting up in the morning and seeing that gorgeous ocean right in front of us was breathtaking. We all loved the pool, the hot tub, the dock ( where my hubby loved to jump) and the tennis court. Thanks so much for letting us borrow your little piece of paradise Rosalind, it was a fantastic week!
Owner's Response: Hey Kelley,I am so glad your family came to stay, and please come back anytime. You are most welcome!I am really happy to hear that my beds are comfy, and my pillows are 'pillowy' and the suite provided your family with the in suite amenities and room necessary to add to your comfort. This is the kind of feedback we need to hear about so we can make our Blue Moon Condos the most comfortable for our guests.I really agree we are situated in an area so that our guests can enjoy our outdoor amenities and use the place as a home base to easily explore the many places Vancouver Island has to offer, like Parkssville, Victoria and Tofino for day trips. I am happy to hear that you did some exploring and dicovered sweet little treats while here.All the best, and thankyou for this wonderful review.
Beautiful Ocean Views~Heated Pool~Walk on Waterfront~ Luxury
+1 877 753-7888
Nanaimo Vancouver Island

Bluemoon Condos

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
We had a great time at Ros's lovely condo. The location is fabulous, the view is amazingly beautiful and the pool was a nice bonus. We were thrilled to watch sea otters in the ocean as we sat in the hot tub, and the rocky beach is great for exploring.
The condo is warm, welcoming and creatively decorated. I was very happy with the well appointed kitchen and the lovely linens and bedding supplied.
Ros was wonderfully accommodating when we asked to stay longer the day before we were due to leave.
We hated to leave and hope to go back. Highly recommended.
Owner's Response: Thankyou Marnie for this wonderful review. I hope you come back many many times and if I can help you with any information about Nanaimo and Ladysmith or the Island for your future visits please give me a call or email me. All the best,Rosalind McKenzie
Beautiful Ocean Views~Heated Pool~Walk on Waterfront~ Luxury
+1 877 753-7888
Nanaimo Vancouver Island
Nanaimo, British Columbia

Relaxing paradise!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 31, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
Wow! Blue Moon Condos gave us a fantastic weekend away in Paradise! The weather was beautiful so we were lucky to have a relaxing afternoon by the pool. There is no better feeling then lounging on a pool lounge chair by the pool and looking over your feet to the breathtaking ocean view. The suite had everything! We brought stuff to BBQ, and everything we could think of for use in the kitchen was there. You can also take advantage of the tennis amenities, walking along the waterfront, bonfire on the beach. Overall 10 out of 10!
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. It is really nice when people take the time to notice the things they enjoy while staying at Blue Moon Condos, Inn of the Sea Resort. We changed out our pool surround from bricks to glass so the view would be splendid, and sure enough it is!

I try very hard to make sure the Blue Moon Condo is well supplied with everything that anyone would need so that my guests feel cared for, and this confirms my efforts I am really happy you had such a good time, and I hope you come back soon!

Thanks again,
Roz McKenzie
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Nanaimo airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
BCFerries, Duke Point
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
We are at the Ocean
Car: necessary

We are situated between Nanaimo and Ladysmith in an area called Yellowpoint. We are on 3.5 acres, on the waterfront, in privately owned condos. Blue Moon Oceanside Condos include suites 314 and 214 at 3600 Yellowpoint Road.

Other Activities: Summer Activites include swimming boating fishing kayaking hiking biking whalewatching in Victoria, garden tours, wine tours beaches in Parksville and Qualicum

Activities in the Fall and Winter in the Yellowpoint area include going on our Cedar Yellowpoint Artisans Tour for Christmas gift ideas by fabulous artists.

On the last Thursday of November we have our annual Ladysmith Lightup where the whole town lights up for Christmas, complete with a Christmas parade and fireworks for fun.

Nanaimo holds many annual Christmas Craft fairs that you can view by checking out, and through the Blue Moon Condos website and blog spot.

Golf: Golf is a year round sport on Vancouver Island.

We feature many golf courses both near us, and a little farther afield.

Cottonwood is about 5 minutes away

Eaglequest is about 10 minutes away

Up the highway towards Parksville you will come across

Nanaimo Golf Course, then Fairwinds in Nanaoose, Morningstar in Parksville and Eaglecrest in Qualicum.

Ski: Mount Washington on Vancouver Island is a short 60 minute drive from Blue Moon Oceanside Condos~your base camp to explore the Island

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Availability & Rates

Nanaimo Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2014 - Jun 13 2014
7 night minimum stay
C$ 1,195
C$ 1,595
Jun 14 2014 - Sep 13 2014
7 night minimum stay
C$ 1,395
C$ 4,800

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$300.00
Pet Fee C$50.00




Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Nanaimo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1370 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Resort
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bathrooms
    Bathroom 2 - Full bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms are outfitted with sturdy queen sized wooden frames with comfortable foam/latex mattresses. They have Egyptian cotton sheets and lovely down quilts, and for those of you who prefer it, there are also bamboo blankets and soft throws to sleep with as well. These beds each sleep 2 adults comfortably. Also there are 2 high density single foamies available for extra guests complete with bedding and pillows.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Tennis Court
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • forests
  • museums
  • water parks
  • caves
  • live theater
  • bay/sound
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • winery tours
  • cinemas
  • botanical garden
  • theme parks
  • marina
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • pond
  • churches
  • library
  • coin laundry
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • roller blading
  • mountaineering
  • water skiing
  • equestrian events
  • tennis
  • fly fishing
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • paragliding
  • spelunking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • wind-surfing
  • pier fishing
  • mountain biking
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking
We have a shared laundry facility with 2 washers and 2 dryers.They use loonies, 2 for a wash and 1 for a dry. Pets are generally welcome, but it is important to ask first. We do have a bag dispenser especially for doggy's We have 3 BBQ stations with patios surrounding the buildings. All plastic wear is included and must be used around the pool which is a no glass zone. Beach towels are provided and must stay in the suite when you leave. Credit cards are accepted through Paypal. If you want to have a housekeeper while here, please mention this when you make your booking.
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