HERITAGE HOUSE ON 5 ACRES OF TRANQUIL FIELDS AND FORESTS.

Joanne Young

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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HERITAGE HOUSE ON 5 ACRES OF TRANQUIL FIELDS AND FORESTS.

Galiano Island House Rental Photos and Description

Family and pet friendly 4 bdrm house, stained glass windows and claw foot tubs.

A beautiful, lovingly restored 1912 house that we barged to Galiano Island from Victoria, BC. The house 1600 sq ft with 2 bathrooms and four bedrooms - 2 queen beds, 2 single beds, and one queen pullout sofa. The large main bedroom has a claw foot tub and opening skylight. The second main bedroom has its own walkout balcony where you can enjoy your coffee in the morning sun. A third bedroom has its own ensuite with another claw foot tub. The full kitchen is open concept with a bar seating area for 6 and a harvest table for 6, as well as a cozy wood burning fireplace. The living room has a large sectional couch, a gas fireplace, a piano and a door opening onto the large sunny deck, which has an outdoor gas fire pit and comfortable seating, a breakfast bar and barbecue. There is lovely hiking and biking out the back door and a short trail walk to the ocean sandstone beach. Plenty of wildlife including deer, eagles, hummingbirds, sealions, seals and river otters.

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

Joanne Young

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2014
Speaks english

My husband and I live in North Vancouver but aways wanted a quaint farm house in the country as a retreat from city life. We have found that our busy lives and summers plans take us elsewhere and we decided that we wanted others to be able to enjoy our beautiful heritage home while we are away.

Joanne Young purchased this house in 2004

This house has an interesting story. We moved the house by barge from Victoria to Galiano Island and landed it on a lot across the street from our property. In the photos, the other house on the barge is our only next door neighbour who also moved her house at the same time. It was early on a February morning when the barge arrived - what an adventure. As you can see, we have done a huge amount of work to lovingly restore this house, which dates back to 1912, to become a cottage retreat.

When you return from your outdoor adventures, enjoy this warm and cozy cottage with a glass of wine around the wood burning fireplace in the kitchen or the gas fireplace in the living room. Two clawfoot tubs and stained glass windows add to the relaxing atmosphere. In the morning, enjoy your cup of coffee in the sun on the front balconies in this lovely tranquil setting. A large sunny deck on the side is the perfect place for a summer barbecue and to watch the eagles that have a nest across the road and the spectacular stars at night. Children and pets always welcome.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Heritage house on 5 acres of tranquil fields and forests.
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews
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Heritage house on 5 acres of tranquil fields and forests.
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Galiano Island British Columbia Gulf Islands
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GREAT HOUSE, PROPERTY, WITH ALL AMENITIES

  • 4 of 5
We spent 2 nights here with 3 couples, a toddler, and 2 infants. Joanne was very helpful and friendly and made sure everything was organized for us to enjoy our stay. The house was cozy and warm and the walk to the ocean was beautiful. There were many great options for hikes and beaches within a 15 minute drive. We would definitely go back! Thanks Joanne!
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
Sturdies Bay
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Terminal Station Vancouver
Nearest Motorway
21 Kilometres
Hwy 17
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Sandstone Beach
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Hummingbird Pub
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Galiano Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Hummingbird Pub

Galiano Island provides a beautiful peaceful retreat at any time of the year. Staying at the Fireside Cottage, on 5 acres of fields and forests, you will have full privacy, seeing only the occasional neighbour strolling by, and yet a few minutes down the road you will find the corner store, Hummingbird Pub, luxurious spa and high end dining at the Galiano Inn restaurant, as well as a quiet country golf course. There is a wine festival every summer on the island and year round artist tours. Montague Harbour Provincial Park offers beautiful kayaking and a protected harbour. A hike up Mount Galiano affords a spectacular view of the surrounding Gulf Islands.

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Availability & Rates

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Galiano Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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2 night minimum stay
C$190
C$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning C$250

Cancellation Policy

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

Galiano Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , claw foot tub and opening skylight
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , walkout balcony with morning sun
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , ensuite with claw foot tub
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Video Games
  • Stereo
  • Music Library ...
  • Books ...
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • fishing
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