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On the beach. Private pool & hot tub. Incredible view of Georgia Strait.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

Description

Comox House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This mid-bank oceanfront house is a perfect vacation retreat for couples wanting a romantic getaway or for families wanting an action-packed vacation. You can laze around the 12.5 meter private solar-heated pool (seasonal with new pool liner and cement in 2013), enjoy time in the hot tub (new in 2012) that is through sliding doors off the master bedroom and is available year-round, or sit on the deck and watch the cruise ships go by and the seals play in the water. Even the laziest of children are likely to agree to go for long walks on the beach in both directions as they are tempted by the variety of shells and sea creatures you will encounter. The jellyfish on the rocks and the kelp are always highlights.

For dinner, you can try the many unique restaurants in the Comox Valley, or enjoy dinner on the deck – perhaps fresh seafood you purchased from the fisherman at the harbor complimented by fresh vegetables from the Farmer’s Market that is a 5-minute drive (or a 10-minute bike ride) from the house. In the evening, the absence of city lights allows for magnificent star-gazing from the deck.

The inside of the split-level house has an open concept kitchen and living room with Ship’s oak flooring and the luxuries of a convection oven, gas stove, and a sub-zero fridge. You will enjoy breakfast outsdide at the patio table or inside at the coffee bar with floor-to-ceiling windows along the entire front of the house and a fabulous view of the Sunshine Coast, Texada, Denman, and Hornby Islands.

The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a large walk-in-closet. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and the third bedroom has a bunk bed with a double bed on the bottom. The den contains a 51” TV/DVD and a pull-out queen size couch. There is a large office with high-speed internet access and a printer and a games room with a ping pong table and floor-to-ceiling windows with a pool view. Carpets are brand new as of March 2016.

The house is on a very quiet street, yet is conveniently located close to the Comox International Airport and to all the amenities of the Comox Valley, designated a 2007 Cultural Capital of Canada.

If you wish any further information on the location, layout, or amenities of the house, please contact us.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Joan Robinson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2016
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About Joan Robinson

We are from Edmonton, Alberta and spent years looking at vacation properties in Alberta and BC. Then we decided to ski at Mount Washington Spring 2004 and look at real estate 'for fun'. How could we turn down this amazing property when it went on the market that spring? We hope to eventually spend much more of the year in Comox.

Joan Robinson purchased this house in 2004

Why Joan Robinson chose Comox Valley

We think that this is one of the most desirable properties in Comox as it has a fabulous view, amazing landscaping, wonderful neighbors and an oceanfront pool.

What makes this house unique

This property is amazingly private. The neighbors across the road told us that they had lived in the neighborhood for years before they figured out that there is a pool in our yard. In the evening, the view is constantly changing as the sun goes down.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Because we are relatively new to VRBO, we've not had guests enter comments directly yet. The following are entries from the guest book:



May 2008 (2 sisters from Bellingham and New York_ - It was lovelier than we would have imagined - the house is not only beautiful but comfortable and designed so thoughtfully. We had brilliant sunshine all day every day for a week. The proximity of Comox offered many restaurants, views - a true joy to be here and we thank you so much for sharing this truly delightful spot! And we loved watching the eagles through the skylight at the top of the stairs! What a happy time we had, with lots of sleep, reading, out for lunch, then back for more naps - a joyful and restful time. Thank you for sharing this gorgeous home.



Summer 2008 - Thank you so much for opening your beautiful home to us! The ocean view is absolutely lovely and we were lucky enough to have a night when the moon was full. Dinner was always delicious because we would buy fresh shrimp form :Love and Anarchy:(in Comox Harbor) at 5:00. Another great place we found was the cheapest ice cream in the island - "Goats on the roof Market" in Coombs! We managed to get the last blackberries of the season and when when you mix it with strawberry yogurt? Yum! There were plenty of ducks that were seen from the deck and the pool was fully utilized during our stay. We can't wait to come back!



2007-What a beautiful home for us to use! Thank you for sharing it with us. This was our annual golf week and we couldn't have asked for a more comfortable place to come home to after a day on the 'links'. We will be back!



2007 - This is such an awesome house!! What an amazing place! We had such a relaxing weekend. Love the ping-pong table! Thanks for having such a wonderful place for us to escape, unwind, and relax. The beach was an amazing adventure, seeing the seashells and tiny little crabs. It was also the perfect spot for a bonfire. The fresh sea air was good for both our lungs and for the fire. The deck and blacony was one of the best I've ever seen.



Two couples from England Oct 2008: Incredible house. Woke happy every morning knowing (whilst eating breakfast) I could see the beautiful ocean and mountains. The fishing was outstanding, salmon most nights for dinner, going in the hot tub before tea was truly heaven. The only negative part was knowing I had to go home. Thanks so much."



"It has been a wonderful holiday. Terrific house, warm, comfortable, in fact
Aug 2008
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

On the beach. Private pool & hot tub. Incredible view of Georgia Strait.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 22 reviews
Lloydminster AB
5

Fantastic Home

  • 5 of 5

We spent at a week at this fantastic home and really enjoyed ourselves. We dined at 2 of the restaurants that were recommended to us ( The Black Fin Pub and Titos a Mexican restaurant) both were great. We checked out the farmers market and of course went to the marina and bought fresh halibut and prawns.We checked out a lot of different areas around Comox/Courteney area and it was always a joy to return to this home. The gardens are kept beautiful,and the home sits on a great quiet location great for views and walking on the beach and then soaking in the hot tub.The home itself was very clean and has everything you need.It was hard to leave and come back home. I have to say that this was one of our best getaways and I would reccomend this property to anyone. I know that we will return.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Beach Front Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent rental. Well appointed, great location in Comox. Close to everything. Great amenities, with plenty of rooms and bathrooms, with 2 full szie showers, great oversized kitchen with plenty to cook fantastic meals, including the grill outdoors. Did not get to enjoy the pool or hot tub (as we went in Oct) but will do so next time we go in the summer! Very responsive owner to questions related to property and then some. Would not hesitate for a minute to stay here again. We are a couple but this property could easily accomodate two couples or a family.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. As you mention, the pool is operational May through September while the hot tub is available year-round. We pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our guests.
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Edmonton
5

AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

The stay at this amazing house was more then expected. My husband and I and my sister and her husband went away for an adults weekend away, and all I can say is WOW! I truly want to come back this summer. My kids would love this place and everything was like a dream! It is a beautiful location and the view was spectacular!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Humboldt SK canada
5

Our Christmas away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our family had our family Christmas at the "beach house" as it was called by our grandchildren. The view was spectacular both in its calmest and wildest moments. There was so much room that we didn't feel crowed and we were so close to our son's home that we could visit back and forth. The home was very well stocked and very well kept. Our walk along the beach was amazing and exciting for the little ones with the treasurers they found. Thank you to our hosts for providing us with a wonderful place so that we could gather to celebrate our Christmas and 3 special birthdays and to met the newest member of our family.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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alberta
5

retreat

  • 5 of 5

what a wonderful way to wake up in the morning with a cup of java - the house has all the amenities of home with the exception of one thing - appears that the internet is an unsecured site and as such our provider would not allow us the send out any e-mail messages which was our only contact with the family at home as understanding long distance calls cannot be made from the house phone.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the compliments. I feel badly that you were frustrated with the internet. We do indeed have secure internet. Your email to me after we discussed your difficulty connecting said "I reset the router this morning and set everything as marked on the top of the router. It's all working now." so I assumed that you had managed to connect.
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Pritchard BC
5

brithday celebrations

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your lovely home with all of those who visited your house. The view was spectacular in between the raging storms we encountered. I don't think all the years i lived on the island there was that much rain, having said that your house comforted us and myself in all of the storms I encountered while being there. I will recommend your property to anyone who asks. Oh and by the way the kitchen is a great place to gather and have a glass of wine... thank you again Kim

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the complimentary review. The house is really perfect for winter-storm watching as it has floor-to-ceiling windows on the entire wall facing the ocean, but a sunny winter day when one can walk on the beach is even better.
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Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park
"This gorgeous park in downtown Comox was donated by the Filberg family and its a perfect pl..."
Goose Spit Park
"This is the public beach in downtown Comox and a wonderful place for a walk. "
Miracle Beach Provincial Park
"This is a classic beach with nice sand, logs to sit on, and warmish water to swim in. "
Avenue Bistro
"Fabulous food in a casual setting - kids are welcome. "
Atlas Cafe
Tribune Bay Provincial Park
"If you have time, visit this amazing beach - perfect sand and warm water if you arrive when ..."
Seal Bay Nature Park
"There are marvelous trails for the non-adventurous mountain biker. Bring your own bikes or u..."
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Comox
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Powell River
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Comox Golf Course
Nearest Ski
24 Miles
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
in front of the property!
Car: recommended

The VRBO map does not show the property location but we are on the beach half-way between the airport and downtown Comox. The beach in front of the house is fit for swimming, but rocky. There are sandy beaches within a 5 minute drive in either direction, or there is fabulous swimming at Miracle Beach Provincial Park (about a 25 minute drive north). The house is a 7 minute drive from Comox Harbour, where fisherman sell Today's Catch off their boats at 5PM most days, which makes for an entertaining way of obtaining your dinner to eat out on the deck. After admiring the view of Hornby and Denman Islands from the deck of the house, you may choose to do the short day trip to these islands by ferry (or by bicycle if you are very ambitious) to visit the multiple art galleries and unique shops, do some hiking, and to visit and spend time at more stunning beaches.

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Rates & Availability

Comox House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season - early winter
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$189
$1,059
 
 
Christmas and New Year's
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$227
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$303
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $378

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Amenities

Comox House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Notes:
The highlight of any stay will be the walks on the beach as the flora and fauna change daily.

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