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4BR Waterfront House, Close to Skiing/Golf

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + optional Detached Unit, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful 4 bed, 4 bath waterfront home on acreage in Courtenay. Bright and airy with 200 degree views of the ocean. Cozy fireplace and soaker tub inside, 4 person hot tub outside where you can relax and watch the eagles.

Main floor has a queen size bed, upper floor a queen bed and 2 twins, and ground floor an additional double bed. Each bedroom has its own bathroom.

Located 5 minutes from shops, restaurants and the Kingfisher spa, this relaxing retreat also has a wonderful beach out front that is child friendly and perfect for a stroll. The home is within 15 minutes of several lovely golf courses.

Fishing is great right out front of the house, on many local rivers, and with local charters. Convenient location to make daytrips to Hornby or Denman Islands, and only a quick 30 minute drive to the top of Mt. Washington. Something for everyone!

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More Details

Owner
Lisa Banks
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

About Lisa Banks

We are a family with one young child who enjoy the activities and climate of the Comox Valley.

Lisa Banks purchased this house in 2002

Why Lisa Banks chose Courtenay

We came up to Courtenay one Valentine`s day to go skiing, and the weather was so nice we decided to spend the day golfing instead, followed by shopping and a great dinner out. We skied the very next day and were so enchanted by all the amazing things we could do here year round that we decided to build our dream house here. This is where we are hoping to retire and spend our time exploring, fishing, skiing, and golfing.

What makes this house unique

Golf, fishing, spa, exploring, fossil hunting, shopping, going to farmer's markets and art galleries, skiing, hiking, whale watching, bird watching, kayaking, biking, relaxing (whew).

Map

Car: recommended

Courtenay is well known for fossil hunting - check out the Paleontology museum. Whale watching and wildlife tours are also very popular. Golf, fishing, and skiing are all available in the immediate areas.

Amenities

Courtenay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Neighborhood quiet hours 11pm-8am. No outdoor fires. Garbage must be properly managed or fee will apply.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Detached Unit - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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4BR Waterfront House, Close to Skiing/Golf
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful house in great location

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious everything, beautiful all around!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (6 adults, and 3 kids ages 1-6) had an unforgettable time at Harbour Haven. We spent a lot of time in and around the property. The kids spent most of their time on the beach looking for ocean critters and walks on the pathways. My husband spent most of his time fishing for salmon on the shore...I barely saw him! (a fisherman's dream). If you love blackberries, they are everywhere! Everyone enjoyed munching on them on their way to the rocky beach.

The house is very spacious especially for our large party. My brother and sister in law had the basement to themselves...the basement felt like their own little home. The deck was large enough we could all hang out and lounge about.

We love the size of the kitchen! It never felt busy or crowded as the space was abundant.

Our large dog came along with us, and he loved the space out back (even though he spent most of it laying about). He loved the ocean when we took him for walks.

Here are some other points:

- house was kept very nice and clean

- kitchen had everything you need

- house is suited for adults of any age and kids as young as infants

- every bedroom had their own bathroom

- front area has enough room to park 9-10 vehicles if required (we only had 3)

- landscaping was beautiful

- pathways were great for nice quiet walks

- there's a public parking lot to the beach BUT it's not busy and was way off in the distance. The house still felt very private.

- it can be a fisherman's dream during the right time (my husband caught 10 pink salmon and my 6 year old caught more than a dozen flathead fish) off the shore and rocks

- saw some wildlife such as deer and rabbits

- property seems far enough from the busy towns, but close enough if you had to go to a grocery store.

We definitely will be staying at this house again!!!

Thank you so much!

Dara M

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dara! We are so pleased you had a great stay and would love to welcome you back any time. Cheers! Kent and Lisa
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, beautiful house and spectacular view! Lots of room for the whole family. Very clean and pretty much everything you need, the only thing lacking we found was some smaller frying pans, very minor thing to nit pick about! Lisa was fantastic to work with. We just wish we didn't have to leave! Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us! We are so pleased you had a good time. Picking up a small frying pan is no problem and will be added to my to-do list. Kindest regards, Kent and Lisa
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4

Great property and location.

  • 4 of 5

On the beach, lots of space and very close to all amenities and exploring.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prince Albert
5

Royston waterfront house.

  • 5 of 5

This house was gorgeous, spacious and had a beautiful view of the bay. It's location was perfect for us. We were there for a wedding at comox lake and had family in Courtney. There were many convienices left for us. Such as plenty of towels, linens and toiletries. The house was clean and inviting. The owners were easy and a pleasure to deal with. We loved having all our family close together.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us - it was a pleasure and we'd love to welcome you back any time. Kind regards, Kent and Lisa
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $19.6
Refundable damage deposit $627.06
cleaning $156.76

Additional suite is available (detached from main house, over garage) for an additional $85/night plus additional cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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