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WATERFRONT!! TOTALLY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE SUITE

Karen

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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WATERFRONT!! TOTALLY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE SUITE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Roberts Creek House Rental Photos and Description

Unobstructed Waterfront With Sandy Beach

Luxurious 1600 sq. ft. self-contained suite on ground level of waterfront home with 1 large and 1 small covered patio, open kitchen, dining and living room area with wall-mounted 46' Cable TV, gas fireplace, 2 bedrooms each with its own en suite facilities and vanities. The unit is tastefully appointed.

This unit is probably the only non-institutional truly wheelchair accessible accommodation on the Sunshine Coast - and one of very few in the greater Vancouver area - all doors are minimum 36' wide, higher than normal toilets, grab bars in the bathtub areas, and portable equipment rated to capably transporting a person up to 350 pounds between wheelchair and bed, toilet, bath, sofa, floor, etc.

It is located on over 83 feet of walk-on waterfront; the waters of Georgia Strait are literally only a few feet from your front door. This is the nicest and most popular sandy beach in Roberts Creek - and possibly the entire Sunshine Coast. It is renowned as being a relatively safe beach for children as the sandy beach slopes gradually and gently away from the beach for hundreds of feet.

A new boathouse on the property provides free secure storage for your car top rowboat, kayak, canoe, bicycle, fishing gear, etc.

This facility has been inspected and approved by the SCBBCOA.

Go to sleep at night - or wake up in the morning - to the relaxing sound of the waves lapping at the beach. Enjoy the sights and sounds of bald eagles, herons, ducks, Canada geese, woodpeckers, and other birds; the boat traffic including individuals in their canoes, kayaks and other pleasure craft, commercial fish and prawn boats, BC Ferries traveling between the mainland and Nanaimo, freighters, beachcombers, tugs towing barges or logs, cruise ships on their Vancouver/Alaska runs in season; the occasional seal, sea lion, river otter, whale and salmon in the water - and bear, deer, elk, coyotes, raccoons and other wildlife on land - all have been sighted here.

This is an ideal spot to be as active as you wish - or to just relax and commune with nature - and yet be close to all the amenities anyone could desire, including local transit service to/from Sechelt, Gibsons, the ferry terminal at Langdale, etc. The small commercial center of Roberts Creek is less than a 5 minute walk away.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Karen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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About Karen

I am a native of the Vancouver area....born in Vancouver, grew up in Richmond, married a girl from Vancouver and raised our family in Richmond We became 'empty nesters' and moved to Roberts Creek in 1989.

Karen purchased this house in 1989

Why Karen chose Roberts Creek

My wife's extended family had a waterfront property with a rustic 2 bedroom cottage about 1 mile east from here.

Her great uncle purchased that property from Union Steamships in the early 1920's - and he built the cottage. My wife spent many of her childhood summers there. My first visit to Roberts Creek was about 1966, I fell in love with the beach - and the environs - and decided this was where I wanted to eventually retire. We looked for a long time...many properties in the area became available but we were very specific in what we wanted; the choice/prime properties on 'sandy beach' seldom 'go on the market'; we waited almost 10 years - and when this one became available in 1989, we bought it.

We became 'empty nesters' about this time - all 3 of our children moved out within a year - so before they had a chance to move back in, we moved out! I was fortunate and able to get a (work) transfer to this area about the time we took possession of this property, so we moved here (to the 'old' house on this property). The local 'old guard' tell me it takes 25 years of residency in Roberts Creek to be classified as a 'local' - and not just a 'summer complaint'; by that definition, next year I will finally become a local - or 'Creeker'.

What makes this house unique

My wife, Kathie, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2002 - and told she had 6-8 months. Through her attitude, clinical trials, continuous chemotherapy, surgical heroics and perseverance, she lasted over 8 years. I retired in early 2003 to support, spend time and work on her 'bucket list'.

One of her items on her 'bucket list' was for me to build - and us to live in - a new architecturally designed wheelchair accessible home...I still call it her 'Taj Mahal'. (I wanted a 1500sq. ft. bungalow - she got her wish; an almost 3400 sq ft mansion.)

So we had the existing home moved back about 75 feet, made some modifications to it, and had all overhead services (Hydro, Tel and Cable) placed underground.

I spent much of the next 3 1/2 years building this large, luxurious home for her (there were several delays - as travel was also on her 'bucket list'; she loved cruising - and wanted to visit every continent before she left this world - and she did that too!...we went to the last one, Antarctica, 8 months before she passed away).

She also realized her dream of living in her 'Taj Mahal' - for over 2 1/2 years before her demise.

The name Kamile is partially in her memory: KA - for Kathie; MI - for Mike; and LE for Lesik.

I know you will thoroughly enjoy your stay - and continue to make Kamile Waterfront Retreat 'your vacation destination'!!

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Waterfront!! Totally Wheelchair Accessible Suite
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
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Waterfront!! Totally Wheelchair Accessible Suite
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Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
5

First Week of September 2014

  • 5 of 5
Obviously, Fall is a GREAT time to visit the Sunshine Coast. We had incredibly good weather on this very pretty seashore. This property has many advantages. Number one is the location, directly on the beach and the view is unobstructed. You see cruisers, freighters, and a variety of different ships or boats go by in a forever changing scenery. At low tide there are sand flats which are easy to walk on, the shallows are safe for children playing and bathing or exploring many interesting sea-puddles. It is also a playground for fishermen, kayakers, swimboard users, paddleboarders, or just skidboards. There are many well behaved dogs with their owners walking in the flats at low tide, swimming out retrieving a stick or a ball. Even if you are handicapped and cannot partake in beachside activities, you can sit in your chair on the very comfortable grass strip in the back of your unit. There are two pretty terraces to watch nature and people, seagulls, crows, a seal or two and a salmon jumping. We were there when there was a full moon above glittering waters, and we had a beach fire burning... time and space melted away from everyday cares. The host has his guests in mind for their comforts and goes out of the way to please. We had a lovely time and can recommend the early part of September, when the greatest tourist rush has abated and the world is calm, and there is still a bit of Summer in the air.
We shall return.....
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and lovely review!
You really can't get any closer to the ocean than at Kamile Waterfront Retreat.
The sea life is abundant and these past few years we have had the privilege of Ocras and Humpback whales being spotted up and down the coast.
The owner Mike does go above and beyond to ensure his guests are comfortable.
He is just completing his second rental suite on the property too!
We hope to host you again soon.
Karen for Kamile Waterfront Retreat
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Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
North Vancouver, BC
5

Lovely spot

  • 5 of 5
We spent four sunny days here; wish it was longer. The suite is very comfortable and clean and well set up for guests. The close-in views of the ocean are mesmerizing. Mike is a welcoming and helpful host. Roberts Creek village is only 5 minutes away and the village itself is well worth a visit. We would definitely recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: The beach really is amazing to watch, while it is ever changing. Recently there was a pod of Orca's that were in the area!
It is great you enjoyed the privacy of the suite yet it is so close and easy to walk to the little village of Roberts Creek.
The property owner, Mike goes above and beyond to ensure the suites are spotless and that his guests have a relaxing and enjoyable vacation.
We would love to host you again.
Kamile Watefront Retreat
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Waterfront!! Totally Wheelchair Accessible Suite
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p480852vb
+1 -604-741-8544
Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5
An excellent, spacious holiday home. Could not be more 'on the beach' if it tried! Eating outside for an evening BBQ was really good. Robert's Creek is perfect for a quiet break.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our Holiday home. The weather while you were here was so perfect, and so great for BBQing right on the beach!
We would love to host you again, anytime!
Kamile Waterfront Retreat
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Waterfront!! Totally Wheelchair Accessible Suite
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p480852vb
+1 -604-741-8544
Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
Maple Ridge, BC
5

Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
This rental is exactly as advertised. Our family absolutely loved the suite and the beautiful oceanfront views. The beach was so close and easily accessible from the patio. Both our kids loved playing on the sandy beach or taking a swim in the ocean.

Mike was a great host and made sure we had everything we needed to make this a great family getaway. We will definitely be coming back!!
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had such a great vacation at Kamile Waterfront Retreat! The beautiful sandy beach and stunning views are something else!
Mike goes above and beyond to make sure his guests have everything they need and are truly comfortable. We can't wait to host you again! Thanks for the great review!
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Waterfront!! Totally Wheelchair Accessible Suite
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+1 -604-741-8544
Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
Coquitlam, BC
4

AWESOME VACATION RENTAL!!

  • 4 of 5
This was absolutely a spectacular location to spend time at! We were looking for a much-needed break and this gave us it all!
Very attentive & accommodating host really topped it off!
One would not want to miss out on staying at this most beautiful waterfront property...
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled you enjoyed your time off at a our wonderful ocean front retreat.
Mike does go the extra mile for our guests to ensure they have a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation.
Thanks for taking the time to leave such a stellar review!
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Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
beamsville
5

Robert's Creek waterfront 2 BR spacious flat.

Robert's Creek waterfront 2 BR spacious flat.
  • 5 of 5
What a fabulous place to spend any amount of time. Mike is an absolutely fabulous host - he is very accommodating and easy to work with - he is very interested in you being comfortable and having an enjoyable stay.
The first thing we did upon arrival is to sit on the beachwall and try to soak in the view (impossible). We continue to have (and probably will have for a long time) great memories of the view and the relaxing atmosphere at this property. The tides come in and out and it is a good place to explore the beach. Make sure that you walk to the end of the pier at Robert's Creek (7 or 8 lots away) to enjoy the fabulous sunsets.
Both bedrooms are very well equipped - bathrooms as well.
When the smoke alarms 'faulted' at night, Mike was quick to apologize and remedy the problem.
We used the kitchen for preparing a few of our meals. There were plenty of dishes (and a dishwasher) but the place did lack cooking utensils and pots/pans. If you are going to do any cooking from scratch it will be an adventure. If you are grilling something on the BBQ and cooking stuff in the stove, game on!
Next time we are in the area we will be staying here - and we heartily recommend this place to our friends and fellow travellers.
For day trips, get to the Sechelt visitors centre to get maps and a list of hiking trails in the area. We loved the Sechelt grove as well as Robert's Creek waterfall.
Happy trails !
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Sechelt
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Branch 219 Royal Canadian Legion
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Langdale
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Amtrack/Via
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Gumboot Restaurant
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Dakota Ridge
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Roberts Creek
Car: not necessary

Artists and artisans abound in the Roberts Creek area

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From C$149 Per night

Roberts Creek House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Standard Rate
Oct 1 2014 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$149
C$850
C$3,000
 
 
Summer Season
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$199
C$1,100
C$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%
Notes Prices are based on 2 guests. Each additional guest is $10/night.
Cancellations: Deposits are totally refundable up to 60 days prior to 'arrival' date; 50% refundable if 30-59 days prior to 'arrival' date; and 100% non-refundable if less than 30 days prior to 'arrival' date. No refunds will be considered for premature departure.
US Funds accepted at par.
Payment accepted via cash, certified cheque, money order, Visa and MasterCard.
A 50% deposit is required to confirm a reservation; balance of payment is required 30 days prior to 'arrival' date. If booking within 30 days of 'arrival date, full payment is required. All bookings/reservations are considered tentative until deposit is received and confirmed.
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Amenities

Amenities

Roberts Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms are en suite, wheelchair accessible with taller than normal toilets, non-jetted soaker tubs with grab bars, exterior vanities with marble counter tops, mirror and blow dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom contains a queen size bed with top of the line pillow top mattresses, bedside tables, lamps, storage locker, en suite toilet & tub and vanity
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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