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Just Around The Corner From Chesterman Beach

Julie Hughes or Brian Buckle

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Julie Hughes or Brian Buckle

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015
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Just Around The Corner From Chesterman Beach

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Frank Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6-7

Beautiful, private 3 bedroom vacation rental with hot tub, jetted tub and 2 full bathrooms within a 3 minute walk to South Chesterman Beach.

1 king bdrm, 1 queen bdrm and 1 bdrm with single over double bunkbed, fridge, stove, microwave, washer, dryer fireplace outside shower with large wrap around deck, large hot tub on very private deck.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Julie Hughes or Brian Buckle (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015

About Julie Hughes or Brian Buckle

Brian and Julie completed construction on this vacation rental in June of 2006. Built by themselves, it was created to provide a comfortable lodging for family and friends when they come to visit in Tofino. It has proven to be extremely well liked by numerous groups and always has repeat guests.

Why Julie Hughes or Brian Buckle chose Frank Island

The Abalone Inn is situated on an amazing 2 acre property that is completely surrounded by trees which makes it very private but still very close to the beach. You feel like your in your own little paradise here surrounded by ancient cedars. Still lots of sun on deck and you can here the surf.

What makes this house unique

The Abalone has beautiful fir logs supporting the ceiling which were salvaged and milled by Brian and Julie. The ceilings are cedar tung and groove and the floor is solid hardwood.

There is a beautiful large jetted tub in the master bathroom to provide that spa- like atmosphere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Julie, it was great dealing with you and arranging everything for our weekend. The place was great for 6 people, the location being steps away from the beach was perfect and being so close to everything one would need. Great to be close to surf, rental shops, coffee shops and restaurants.

Loved the hot tub and the kitchen had everything we needed. 2 bathrooms!! One with soaker, excellent!! Being nestled in the forest provided the perfect getaway. Thank you for everything,

Jen
Sep 2013
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.6
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Just Around The Corner From Chesterman Beach
average rating of 4.6 based on 11 reviews
Nanaimo
4

Great stay! Couple minor things.

  • 4 of 5

Very good location near to Chesterman beach. Dishwasher was very confusing to work. Lock on the front door is very finicky and difficult to lock and open. Address signage should be bigger for drivers to see. Otherwise, everything else is pretty good.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Excellent Get Away in Tofino

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay with our 2 dogs in Tofino. Julie was very accommodating when we arrived early into Tofino. Very short walk to South Chesterman Beach which is our favourite beach there! I would recommend this to anybody looking to stay in Tofino as Julie and Brian has provided everything we would need as if it's our home away from home including a hot tub! Also, very private with all the trees surrounding us especially while we were in the hot tub. We have already booked again for 2015! Can't wait. Thank you Julie!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Surrey,BC
5

Great hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

We stay here during spring break for 3 nights, it's in the wilderness and a 5 min walk to Chestermans beach. We will for sure stay here again. The water in the hot tub was changed for us, since the people before made a mess, that was nice to see. The washer and dryer was handy to have and the baster bathe room upstairs has a wonderful big tub. The only complaint I have is that we should have stayed longer, recommended stay 4-5 nights. The beaches are breath taking a must see. If you like somewhere quiet this is the place.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great cozy cabin for a birthday weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 stayed here recently for my father in-laws birthday! We really enjoyed the location, being close to Chesterman Beach, and being nestled in between the trees. The cabin was quiet, clean and full of all the necessities. The outdoor shower was super convenient for hosing off surf gear!

We'll definitely be back! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Victoria
5

Best Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We came here with 8 people had such a blast. Julie and Brian provide everything you could ever need at the house; towels for the beach, games (yes, we played 3D snakes and ladders!), satellite tv and WiFi. Everything was really clean when we arrived and the dishwasher and washing machines worked really well. I felt like we used a lot of hot water too with 8 people showering and it didn't seem to run out by the last person.

If you are looking for a place near the beach to go surfing at, it's literally a 5 min walk to Chestermans beach. Very convenient. We definitely will be back :D

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
North Vancouver
5

Perfect surf trip cabin!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay in Tofino for a surf trip! The Abalone is situated nice and close to all the surfing beaches and equipped with a great outdoor shower and hot tub so you can relax have a hard surf. Affordable, clean, quite, and a beautiful cabin design. Make sure you bring your BBQing essentials on for your visit and take advantage of the beautiful wrap around deck! Our group liked this place a lot and will be coming back soon! Thanks Brian and Julie!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Car: recommended

beautiful beaches, excellent hiking, Pacific Rim National Park, whale, bear, wolf and couger watch and tours

surf lessons, kayak rentals and guided tours, bird watching

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Rates & Availability

From C$280 Per night

Frank Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Rates- include taxes
Apr 7 2015 - May 14 2015
2 night minimum stay
C$280
From
C$300
Fri,Sat
C$1,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest
 
Victoria Day weekend
May 15 2015 - May 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre summer
May 19 2015 - Jun 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$300
From
C$330
Fri,Sat
C$1,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
Jun 26 2015 - Sep 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$375
C$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Rates
Sep 2 2015 - Oct 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$300
From
C$330
Fri,Sat
C$1,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Weekend
Oct 9 2015 - Oct 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$350
 
 
Rememberance Weekend
Nov 13 2015 - Nov 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$350
 
 
Christmas Break
Dec 24 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$350
C$2,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$280
From
C$300
Fri,Sat
C$1,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$30
Tax Rate 15.75%
Notes Rates are in Canadian dollars.
Rates are based on 6 person occupancy.
Any additional guest will pay $30 per night up to a maximum of 8 guests.
Holidays are a minimum 3 ngt and a rate of $350 per ngt.
Christmas break beginning on the Friday prior and up to and including Jan 1st is $350 per night and a 3 night stay.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Frank Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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