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A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE-WATERFRONT COTTAGE

Vanessa Knox

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Vanessa Knox

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A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE-WATERFRONT COTTAGE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Gibsons Cottage Rental Photos and Description

One Bedroom - Sleeps Four Guests

The Sunshine Coast is a 40 minute ferry ride from Vancouver. Experience coastal living in this tastefully renovated waterfront cottage just steps from your own private beach. Breathtaking views of the Popham Islands in the foreground and Vancouver in the background. Feel at home with complete privacy and simple comfort in this historic living space.

A convenient vacation destination, discover your Sunshine Coast personality with magnificent access to year round activities, nearby restaurants and shops. Wake to the sounds of seals slapping in the water, birds singing and eagles calling. The sun room provides a restful dining space overlooking one of the oldest Arbutus trees on the coast.

Relax with a book on the day bed or walk 200 steps down the meandering forest trail to the beach for suntanning, swimming or beach combing. At the end of the day have a soak in the tub, unwind in front of the cosy fireplace and enjoy dinner on the patio where the afternoon sun filters through 150 year old Coniferous trees and mature gardens.

When you are ready to retreat to the bedroom you will be instantly relaxed by the calming sound of waves crashing on the beach.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Vanessa Knox (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english

About Vanessa Knox

We met in Deep Cove, North Vancouver in 1991 and fell in love with each other, surrounded by the mountains, ocean and temperate rain forests of British Columbia. After travelling, school, and all the big milestones that one passes in their thirties, we settled on the Sunshine Coast in 2008. As vacationers, we rent using VRBO and enjoy having a home away from home.

Vanessa Knox purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Vanessa Knox chose Gibsons

Steve and I always dreamt of owning waterfront. This location is close to everything, but private enough to enjoy a quiet lifestyle.The property has a lot of history for the area and the timing was perfect for us.

What makes this cottage unique

Built in 1936 by Mr. Kelly himself, this cottage has many unique features. Cpt. William E. Kelly from the Isle of Mann. had civil and mechanical engineering degrees. Kelly Road was named after him. He was Weyerhauser's Superintendent in Washington in 1932.

Walking down the garden path to the front door you will immediately notice a mature and meandering garden landscape. Inside the beach chic designed cottage the original Douglas fir flooring and panelling was restored. A Manx inscription on the arts and craft mantle describes his perspective about life on the Sunshine Coast. You have your own private forested trail, 200 steps to the beach below. Breakfast in the sunroom over looking one of the oldest Arbutus trees in the area provides a living space set in nature.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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A Little Piece Of Paradise-Waterfront Cottage
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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A Little Piece Of Paradise-Waterfront Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483796vb
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Gibsons Sunshine Coast
kelowna, b.c.
5

Serene and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5
We have a very nice stay!! It was everything we were looking for...The property and views are beautiful. The cottage is well decorated and cozy – just the right size for two people. The bonus of it being pet friendly won us over. We loved the daybed in the sunroom. It had all the amenities we needed. The beach below the cottage is a rough walk down and up, but totally worth it! The beach is quiet and amazing.

The location is great and Gibsons is worth exploring. There is lots to do in the area: we hiked, golfed, fished and shopped.

We will definitely be returning to the area and would stay again at this place!

There is no BBQ, but we made do cooking our fish on the fire.

Only downfall- There was the reminant smell of stale cigarettes in the cottage even with windows open when we first arrived, but we stopped noticing it after the first few hours in the cottage.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
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A Little Piece Of Paradise-Waterfront Cottage
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Gibsons Sunshine Coast
4

Spotless, Well-Situated, Breathtaking View of the Sunrise

  • 4 of 5
My boyfriend and I and our little puppy spent two nights in January for my birthday in this very beautifully built cabin with it's gorgeous garden and yard, just a few minutes uphill from a quiet, rocky, west coast beach. We were immediately impressed by the absolutely spotless, cute, retro-kitchen. It's completely stocked with all necessary cooking equipment and has new stainless steel appliances. Everywhere are touches of thoughtfully placed decor but is uncluttered. We specifically chose this place for its proximity to the beach and the artisan wood-burning fireplace. So we were at first disappointed that there was no kindling and no axe on-site, but when we left a message for the owners, an axe showed up at the door the very next day. We also loved taking the rustic trail down to the beach (it only takes less than 5 mins going up or down, but could be longer depending on fitness and mobility as it is steep-but does have guard rails). The cabin is also just a 5 min drive to the waterfront in Gibsons with cute shops and restaurants. For great grub, check out the Gumboot Cafe for breakfast and Sharky's Fish & Chips for lunch-both in Roberts Creek, a 10 min drive away.
  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A Little Piece Of Paradise-Waterfront Cottage
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Gibsons Sunshine Coast
Canada
5

T Dawson

  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful place! Spotless, lovely and what a beautiful view. Kitchen is well stocked, plenty of towels, cozy comfortable bed and simply a pleasant place to spend time. Vanessa was lovely, and was quick to answer any questions I had. I look forward to coming back. This is a wonderful place stay!
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A Little Piece Of Paradise-Waterfront Cottage
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- 604.886.6810
Gibsons Sunshine Coast
North Van
5

Lovely waterfront cottage

  • 5 of 5
Lovely waterfront cottage, well located, private access to the beach. We loved the privacy of the place. We'll definitely come back.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A Little Piece Of Paradise-Waterfront Cottage
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- 604.886.6810
Gibsons Sunshine Coast
Vancouver, BC. Canada
5

Lovely

  • 5 of 5
Very relaxing, welcoming, and enjoyable. The property delivered everything as promised. We will be back. Happy to recommend (but not too widely as we don't want to find we can't book it for ourselves!) Can't remember if description mentioned steep and challenging path down to beach (which wasn't a problem for us, but could easily be impassible for anyone with reduced mobility).
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
59 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Langdale
Nearest Golf
23 Kilometres
Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3.7 Kilometres
Port Mellon Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Gibsons
Nearest Ski
126 Kilometres
Whistler/Blackcomb
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
200 steps
Car: recommended

South facing from Gower Point to the Popham, Pasley and Worlcombe Islands.

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Rates & Availability

From C$155 Per night

Gibsons Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
C$155
From
C$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,015
C$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$25
Cleaning C$75
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Amenities

Gibsons Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Unique features: port hole and cottage-style windows, dark fir flooring, front loader washer/dryer, and linen closet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Daybed in the sunroom is a double and can sleep 2 Guests.
  • For your comfort: ceiling fan, down comforter, 6 pillows, pillow top bed and area rug. Interesting features: loft ceiling, cottage-style windows and dark fir floors.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
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
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Swimming beach.

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