OCEAN VISTA FROM LARGE DECK IN FAMILY HOME - 2014 FULL -BOOKING 2015 NOW!

George or Karen Harris

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

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George or Karen Harris

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OCEAN VISTA FROM LARGE DECK IN FAMILY HOME - 2014 FULL -BOOKING 2015 NOW!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

Overview

Galiano Island Cabin Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (sleeps) View Home On Acreage With Trampoline, Indoor Swing!

Relax and enjoy spectacular views over Trincomali Channel, Walker's Hook and Vancouver Island mountains from our south-west facing custom cedar built cottage. The palliated woodpeckers, bald eagles and deer will charm you as you enjoy your morning java in the 'snug' ...the morning coffee klatch or lie in bed while watching the sailboats beating to windward from the master bedroom's picture window.

During July and August the tall ships out of Victoria cruise down the channel - you may even spot the mizzen-top-gallant-stay-sail being hoisted. The night sky, unencumbered by city lights, twinkles above the open deck and shooting stars fall gracefully. The privacy of the cottage allows you to fully enjoy the majestic 400 year old Douglas Fir trees in the back of the property.

The tastefully decorated and equipped 2-story home includes all the basics to make your stay comfortable and fun. The heritage (tuned) upright piano, guitar(s) and percussion instruments have resulted in many a musical evening. The indoor swing, magic kid's loft and outdoor trampoline and vaulting horse ensure the kids are having as much fun as you. The large gas barbecue on the deck can be put into service while you enjoy drinks and your meal while the sunset puts you in a perfect space.

The Master bedroom with a full en-suite bathroom has a very comfortable Queen size bed, and the second downstairs bedroom also comes with a queen. On the main floor are 2 more bedrooms (1 queen, 1 double), a full bathroom with tub, full laundry facilities, living room, snug, dining area and large equipped kitchen opening out onto the southwest facing deck.

The half mile lane-way ensures privacy, beauty and nature. Ganner Beach is a short hike or drive and the mid-island location means you are not too far from any of Galiano's stunning beaches and hikes, nor the stores, ferries or golf course. A nature lover's hike starts just out the back door and takes you high up on Galiano's famous ridge.

The property is just 10 minutes from the stores, restaurants and Hummingbird Inn and 15 from the ferries. The large lawn can be set up for games such as croquet and volleyball.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
George or Karen Harris (Owner)
Advertiser since 2001
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About George or Karen Harris

We have been part of the Galiano community for 30 years. I was born back east but nothing could keep me from the Gulf Islands. My wife was born in BC and spent much of her childhood visiting her grandparents in the Gulf Islands. Our 5 kids had a ball growing up in this house. Besides sharing our home with visitors, we run the Gulf Islands Film & Television School, a digital media centre for juniors, teens & adults on the adjacent property.

George or Karen Harris purchased this cabin in 1987

Why George or Karen Harris chose Galiano Island

Our house offers a relaxing and private setting. The location is perfectly situated half way up the island so nothing is too far away. We have never locked our doors but you are more than welcome to. Crime is something is that is virtually unheard of on Galiano. We love taking a picnic to a nearby beach and watching the sunsets and marine life.

What makes this cabin unique

The morning coffee on the large deck or from the master bedroom's comfy bed looking out at the sailboats beating to windward is the best.

Our island is home to more artists, filmmakers, writers, sculptors, musicians and interesting characters than any place we have ever visited. The locals are particularly friendly allowing Galiano to have the reputation of being home to Canada's best hitch-hiking!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Galiano Island British Columbia Gulf Islands
B.C. and Ontario
4

Galiano Family Home

  • 4 of 5
This rental is a comfortable, unpretentious family home. The house is clean and well-equipped. However, the children's play equipment was not appropriate for young children. We enjoyed the plentiful hummingbirds, flowers, and view of Trincomali Channel from the deck, and deer and raccoons in the yard. There were numerous art galleries within easy driving distance, and friendly and informative artisans. We enjoyed excellent meals - wood-fired pizza and lovely view at the Galiano Inn, great lunch at the Hummingbird Inn, and wonderful wild salmon burgers at the Grand Central Emporium.
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
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Galiano Island British Columbia Gulf Islands
Kelowna, BC, Canada
5

Quiet oasis

  • 5 of 5
Quiet, secluded and lots of room. A great option if you like hiking, beach combing and quiet reflection.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Galiano Island British Columbia Gulf Islands
Victoria, BC
5

Perfect place for an island getaway!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful reunion at this property, which was spacious enough for 7 adults. The kitchen was very well equipped and the patio with large BBQ and stunning views was a highlight of our stay. The property was clean, private, comfortable and very good value. I would recommend this vacation rental to families or groups of friends.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Galiano Island British Columbia Gulf Islands
Canada
5

Island Girl

  • 5 of 5
Amazing space, lots of room, great patio, and everything you need to enjoy a weekend away with a group.
  • Submitted: May 23, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Vancouver and Victoria International Airports
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Hummingbird Inn
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Tsawwessen or Swartz Bay Terminal
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Galiano Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Vancouver
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Trans Canada
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Wild1, Flying Black Dog, Hummingbird Inn or Marina
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Ganner Beach
Car: recommended

Our home is located mid-island on a low ridge. A wonderful hike out the back door will lead you up to a famous Galiano ridge with more breathtaking vistas. The house is also in the neighbourhood of the award winning film camp, the Gulf Islands Film & Television School. A short hike will bring you to the public Saturday afternoon screenings.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Galiano Island Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Shoulder Season
Sep 3 - Oct 31
3 night minimum stay
C$150
From
C$175
Fri,Sat
C$945
C$3,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 15
30 night minimum stay
C$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$1,190
C$4,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$14 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Summer season rentals are weekly only from SATURDAY to SATURDAY.
50% deposit, balance due 30 days prior to rental dates.
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Amenities

Amenities

Galiano Island Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs off Master Bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Main Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 4 (Master) - 1 queen , Downstairs with ensuite and attached sitting room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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