OCEANFRONT FAMILY RETREAT ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

John Holtum

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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OCEANFRONT FAMILY RETREAT ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

Bowser House Rental Photos and Description

3+bedrooms, sleeps 8, 2 bathrooms, ocean level with fantastic ocean views!

House, 2000 square feet, full kitchen, 2 full baths, laundry facilities, and large outdoor deck with BBQ and furniture. All dishes, towels, sheets provided. Pool table in downstairs area. 725 square foot deck that looks out onto the ocean!!FREE INTERNET & CABLE. WiFi, bring your tablet!

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

John Holtum

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Linda & l are retired teachers living in Cobble Hill, 2 hour drive to our beach house.

John Holtum purchased this house in 2006

We bought this house so that we could all enjoy it together. The four grandchildren enjoy playing in the sand and looking for crabs & starfish. Sitting out on the deck and beach together as a family is where memories are made!

We love watching the eagles from our deck, the cruise ships passing by and sitting at the firepit.

Library, art gallery,grocery store,liquor store & coffee shop are close by. This house sleeps 8 in beds.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Oceanfront family retreat on Vancouver Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Oceanfront family retreat on Vancouver Island
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p431483vb
1-250-929-5646
Bowser Vancouver Island
Victoria, Canada
5

Excellent Stay!

  • 5 of 5
We came from Victoria for a getaway for the may long weekend. We travelled with 2 families and it was the perfect amount of room. The kids enjoyed the beach area, not only did they have the rocky shore to explore but a large sandy area to build castles! For the adults we enjoyed watching the many eagles sore, and the ability to use the fire pits that were located by the beach, (we even saw a couple cruise ships pass by). The kitchen was extremely well equipped, and the deck was glorious. There is a grocery store a 2 min drive away, which had exactly what we needed. We can't wait to return!
  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanfront family retreat on Vancouver Island
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p431483vb
1-250-929-5646
Bowser Vancouver Island
Thunder Bay, Ontario
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at the cabin was great and close to all amenities, with a bigger center (Courtenay) just 30 minutes drive. We stayed as two, at one point three, couples and the set up couldn't have been better. We spent the majority of our time on the large, partially covered deck, which was just perfect. A lot of that time was spent watch the a bald eagle that perched every night in a tree beside the house. =) At one point we had a large dinner with several friends and the kitchen was completely stocked for such an event. Although none of us had our children with us I could see us coming back and this cabin serving our needs just fine...would have to remember to get sand toys. The owners were easy to deal with and very accommodating to our arrival/departure times. Hope to return soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Oceanfront family retreat on Vancouver Island
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p431483vb
1-250-929-5646
Bowser Vancouver Island
Surrey, BC
5

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5
Despite the fact that it is not directly in front of the beach, the house offerred a large deck where you can basically watch what's happening at the beach. Since I had three kids running around at the beach, the deck helped me alot.
Wifi is not avail yet but the owner told me that he will have it working soon.
It is two story building and serves two families just fine [with separate entry]
We used the basement just for the storage and stayed upper level most of the time.
Kayak/boat rental at bowser was not possible and the seacrot resort did not have any either.

However, despite all these little minor things, it was a great place for us to stay.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Fanny Bay Inn
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mt. Washington
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mt. Arrowsmith
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sandbar
Car: necessary

From our large deck one can enjoy the ocean view & watch eagles nest in the surronding tress.

Bring your boat as the Deep Bay marina is only 10 minutes away.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Bowser House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Base Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$175
 
 
High Season
Apr 1 - Sep 30
3 night minimum stay
C$175
From
C$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,225
C$5,250
 
 
Low season
Oct 1 - Mar 31
3 night minimum stay
C$125
From
C$125
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
C$700
C$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes No Taxes but a cleaning fee of $125.00 for stays less than 7 days.
Notes Deposit is half of rental. E-mail transfer or cheque to owner.
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Amenities

Amenities

Bowser House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Double Beds (1) 3 queens, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 singles, Child Beds (1) Playpen
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • fishing
Notes:
Pinic tables & firepits down by the ocean
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