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Lisa

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

PRIVATE WATERFRONT LARGE HOME FOR FAMILIES

7 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Sproat Lake House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Spectacular views from our comfortable waterfront home on beautiful Sproat Lake just ten minutes west of Port Alberni on Vancouver Island! Relax in this spacious home with private wharf and mountain views.

Crystal clear fresh mountain water just perfect for boating, swimming, and water skiing. Near the World Famous Martin Mars water bombers and enroute to Tofino, Long Beach and Pacific Rim National Park.

Surrounded by trees and gardens, the property enjoys stunning views of Sproat Lake and Mount Arrowsmith. An extensive lawn leads to 100 feet of private pebble/sandy beach. The dock with mooring provides water access for swimming, boating, water skiing or sunbathing. Every day about 4pm the wind comes up to cool down the sand and is perfect for windsurfing.

Our lake home is warm and rustic, with lots of space for families. With 2600 square feet, the main floor has three bedrooms with two queen-size beds and a kids' room with bunk beds and a fully-equipped kitchen and living area. The deck spans the main floor, and offers terrific views of the lake from the umbrella-covered table and chairs, near the barbeque. The lower level has a walkout to the grass area, with twin beds in the bedroom and separate two piece bathroom and guest laundry. Everything you might need for a week at the lake is included, such as kids' toys, movies, books, as well as beach towels, deck furniture, outdoor toys, barbeque and kayak.

There is a binder of local information provided in our home to make your stay more enjoyable and experience some of the great natural outdoors the Alberni Valley has to offer.

Keywords: Lakefront,house, waterfront,acreage,cabin,cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Lisa (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Why Lisa chose British Columbia

I grew up living at Sproat Lake every summer, and thought it would be a great place for others to experience summertime on the water. So much of Sproat Lake is in the perfectly clear water, the calm mornings, the Canada geese and loons that swim by, and the view of the surrounding snow-covered mountains.

What makes this house unique

Crystal clear mountain-fed lake offers tremendous opportunities to enjoy the great BC scenery. Fishing, waterskiing, kayaking and swimming of course, are a great way to spend your summer!

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

PRIVATE WATERFRONT LARGE HOME FOR FAMILIES
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Sproat lake awesomeness!

  • 5 of 5

another great stay up at this lake, easily the warmest and cleanest lake you'll ever find. Great house to stay at, with an awesome yard and a great deck for hanging out on, it's got everything you'd ever want without being pretentious or stuffy. It's comfy, just the way you want to be at the lake, yet it's still a huge piece of property that gives you lots of privacy and the best beach around ( no weeds and the kids can walk all the way to the dock ladder, so you don't have to be a helicopter parent all day). Great times, highly recommended

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

EVERYTHING YOU COULD ASK FOR!

  • 5 of 5

Just spent 7 days enjoying the best vacation in a long time with our 2 dogs. Location is awesome with swimming and kayaking at your door and lots of walking trails on the other side of the road. Perfect weather was a bonus. The house has everything you need and was well stocked. Hope to do it again next year 😊

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC
5

We Agree With Previous Reviews and More....

  • 5 of 5

Just to let readers know that all these reviews are spot on!

We've had 4 heavenly peaceful visits to this "home" at the lake.

Thanks to the (efficient, friendly) owners for making this lake house available and for great memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Times on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome house to have on the lake for the week! Especially for families, with the rec room full of toys upstairs to the beachfront that kids can wade in from, this was exactly what we were looking for. Great location on the sunny side of the lake too! Had all the stuff you need at a lake ( water toys, lots of towels, BBQ, huge patio) and an awesome dock to laze away the afternoons. Not to far from amenities either, if your running low on stuff. Can't wait to get back there next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria
5

Loved, loved, loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful location and cosy home. We loved the spacious accommodations and dealing with the owner was so easy and enjoyable. Anyone who visited us just raved about how lucky we were to have found such a fabulous place. Thanks so much Lisa for sharing your beautiful home. The private beach, amazing lake views and the outdoor fire pit were just some of the highlights that were enjoyed everyday. Even our dog had a grand time chasing the rabbits!!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words Jay. We're so happy that you enjoyed our Sproat Lake House and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Victoria, BC, Canada
5

What a wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

This property did more than delight - it surpasses expectations. The property is large - plenty of room for the 8 of us in house and ample parking too! It was quiet and secure (very private) and lots of places to enjoy the 'outdoors' including a protected walking trail across the street that we all thoroughly enjoyed! The description of the property reflected EXACTLY what to expect when you arrived; the web photos (albeit great on the site) can't do this property justice! It's a great stay for a family! From the 'kids loft' area to the beach towels (included in the stay); the washing machine/dryer, dishwasher and all other amenities. Great place for a "bunch" of people to hang out... and the veranda (where we spent every meal because of the view) was spectacular! So very comfortable and enjoyable! We felt the property was worth the cost of the rental fee AND we were allowed to take our two small dogs with us - they thoroughly enjoyed the stay too. We called it our "little piece of heaven on earth" while we stayed and it is SO much more.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Kayak provided for guests' use, with lifejacket.

Native Canadian petroglyphs (rock carvings) are a short drive to the Provincial Park

Close to the World Famous 'Martin Mars Waterbombers' floating firefighting airplanes

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Rates & Availability

Sproat Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,103
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $229
Pet Fee $80
Cleaning $115

Please contact me by email for more information.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Summer peak Saturday to Saturday rentals.
No smoking, minimum age 25 to reserve
Pet extra charge of $15/day per pet ($105 per week per pet)

Deposit of $300 due at time of reservation.
Payment due in full before 30 days of arrival.
We accept E-transfer (interac transfer), certified cheque or bank draft.
We accept paypal (plus 4% transaction fee).

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Amenities

Sproat Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Ensuite Bath - toilet
    Lower level Bathroom - toilet
  • 3 separate bathrooms provided: one main family bath on main floor with shower and bath + two 2-piece baths as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Ensuite 2 piece bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Kids Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , 2 twin beds or bunk bed
    Lower level Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Large bedroom with adjacent 2 piece bathroom
  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen beds in bedrooms 1 and 2 on main floor, one with 2 pc ensuite; Baths: 5 piece full bath on main floor; 2 piece ensuite to master bedroom on main floor; 2 piece bath adjacent to bedroom on lower floor, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds in bedroom 4 on lower floor., Baby Cribs (1) Playpen/portable crib and high chair provided, Bunk Beds (1) Twin bunk beds in bedroom 3 on main floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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