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Waterfront Vacation Home Near Pacific Rim National Park

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Ucluelet Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Location: Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Waterfront Home on Ucluelet Inlet.

Accommodation: Cottage, 2 Bedroom + Den, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 4-5 comfortably.

Key Words: Waterfront property, Vacation Home, 1.5 story, Duplex

THE INLET is one half of a duplex, which offers two spacious bedrooms (one is a loft), each with adjacent bath. The main floor features the living room, dining area, full kitchen, powder room. Our modern home includes; dishwasher, microwave, a flat screen TV, with VCR/DVD player and gas fireplace. Bathrooms on each level provides convenience for guests. Skylights in the Living Room and Loft add brightness and ambiance.

THE INLET has striking views of Ucluelet Inlet and Kvarno Island. The bird watching is incredible as the waterfront is a nature preserve. We often see seals, sea lions, bears, salmon in or near the water, along with herons, eagles, osprey, kingfishers, humming birds and swans.

THE INLET is located on the waterfront of Ucluelet Inlet between the town of Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park. We are 2 minutes from the Wild Pacific Trail, 5 minutes from the town of Ucluelet, 10 minutes from Wickanninish Beach and Interpretive Centre, and 25 minutes from Tofino.

Make THE INLET your home while you are exploring the West Coast, Pacific Rim National Park, and the towns of Tofino and Ucluelet. Whether you're coming to hike, surf, beachcomb, bird or whale or storm watch, or simply to relax.... you won't be disappointed.


Before contacting us, please check our calendar for your desired stay dates.


Keywords: Waterfront property, 1.5 storey, Vacation Home, Duplex

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Peter & Clarice Maltby
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016

About Peter & Clarice Maltby

Why we chose the West Coast of Vancouver Island:

35 years ago when our children were young we decided to venture to the west coast of Vancouver Island to enjoy the Pacific Rim National Park, the ocean wildlife, and rain forest. We camped for an extended period of time and fell in love with our surroundings. We meandered through life venturing to many other parts of the world, but to this day the west coast of Vancouver Island is our favorite. In 1999 we bought this property between Tofino and Ucluelet on an inlet where we could enjoy nature, weather and our own peace and solitude. Since that time we have renewed the property and made it into a duplex where, we along with our son's family, can share / pass time in this beautiful pristine setting.

Why Peter & Clarice Maltby chose Vancouver Island

The Unique benefits of this home:

We have enjoyed the beauty of the inlet and the surrounding mountains, rain forest, scenery, hiking trails, proximity to Tofino and Ucluelet, sand and surf, and the peace this environment brings. You can sit on the deck and watch the birds around you, enjoy the winter storms, and travel the many trails in this wonderful part of the west coast. There is no place like it. Inside it’s warm and cosy with all the necessities for comfortable living, even so far as plumbing on all floors. One can enjoy the winter storms from the warm protected environment of “the Inlet”. It is rare that we have an opportunity to experience nature in such a magnificent way.

What makes this cottage unique

Other Possibilities:

When our two families decided to convert the original house into a duplex, we saw the potential to bring family and friends together in one place. Two families or close-knit groups could come together and enjoy the wonder of this place. Time seems to stand still, no pressures from normal, every day stress. It is a different kind of “lost world”. One you will want to experience.


based on 26 traveler reviews

Waterfront Vacation Home Near Pacific Rim National Park
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
Auburn, WA

Lovely home in a beautiful area!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house with a great view in a beautiful area. Our family (mom, dad, and two college student sons) had a wonderful time here hiking and visiting the beaches during the day and relaxing at home in the evenings. We cooked in some nights (grilling and cooking in the well stocked kitchen) and went out on other nights (we especially enjoyed Hanks). Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heaven on the West coast of Vancouver Island

  • 5 of 5

Look at the pictures, they are worth a thousand words. Peaceful, serene and perfect for two couples traveling together. Would definitely lease the property again if we are ever in this part of Vancouver Island again.

Ecluelet has some amazing eateries, explore and ask the locals. The Pacific Rim National Park is a treasure and takes a week to explore at a leisurely pace. Start at the visitor center in the park, informative and the nature talks by park service personnel are educational and fun.

Although not advertised as being available (kayaks, canoe or bikes) if you are an avid kayaker, biker or surfer (as were are) and enjoy being on the water, the inlet is worth exploring. This property would be absolutely heaven if some of the mentioned additional amenities (kayak, canoe or bikes) would be available for guests.

Wife worked fine. I did have to call Peter for the password and he was quick to respond. We loved the home!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A comfortable, clean and well equipped home

  • 5 of 5

This comfortable home, a ten minute drive from town, looks out on the beautiful and peaceful setting of Ucluelet Harbour. The home is well appointed and everything was in place to make our stay an enjoyable one. Peter answered our questions by email without delay.

Highlights of our visit were the Wild Pacific Trail and dinners at the Cedar Grill.

We were two couples and we appreciated having ensuite bedrooms as well as a powder room on the main floor.

We highly recommend staying here at any time in the year.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and the beautiful wet coast of Vancouver Island! We noted your appreciation for the convenience of the bedrooms and bathrooms. When we designed and built our home, we were keenly aware of the need for convenience and comfort. Please come back one day.
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This place is magical!!

  • 5 of 5

Looking back through the pictures of this place gives me such joy!! We arrived on an unusually warm sunny day in Ucluelet to a beautiful home away from home! It was clean, warm and very inviting with windows looking out onto the inlet, where we watched the tides change throughout the day. Our kids enjoyed this spot as much as we did. If you stay here be sure to check the pantry before you shop!:) From rainforest walks to ocean waves crashing or beaches this place is unbelievable. This was our February get away from Alberta and we will be back. If you have children check out Howler's restaurant it is made for family!! I will leave it a surprise. We enjoyed Blue Moon café breakfast, and Foggy Bean local coffee, so so delicious. Our favorite adventures were the board walk rainforest walk on the way to Long beach, the Light house and Wild Pacific Trail, Big beach, Little beach (many Eagles fishing). My grammar is terrible because I am that excited to help you get to this beautiful house and all it's amenities. Or you can stay home and read a book and watch birds, sip coffee and sllloooww dooowwwnn. Thank you Peter and Clarice for being accessible any time and opening your home to enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay Brooklyn and Family. You have touched on some of the many things that make this part of the world special. We too have been enchanted by it's beauty - even just staying at home and experiencing the ambiance in it's precious, quiet way. Please visit again one day. Best Regards, Peter & Clarice
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A place to regroup yourself Jane Winnipeg,Manitoba

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the waterfront vacation home of Peter and Clarice.It was very easy to find and all details were taken cared of.They left us a lot of instructions so we can enjoy our stay.I would recommend it to anyone who will ask where I stayed. The view was breathtaking and the home was very cosy on cold days. The attention to details were superb.We love their collections of artwork. Everything you need to make gourmet meals are provided.A BBQ is there to use as needed.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, well appointed home. Every detail was thought of! Couldn't have asked for a better 'home away from home'. Comfy, big beds, kitchen with everything you could possibly need (and then some), and an amazing water view.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Florencia Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Wild Pacific Trail

Storm watching, Whale watching tours, Beach Combing, Hot Spring Tours, View Sea Life at Low Tide. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROPERTY IS A SIDE BY SIDE DUPLEX AND MAY BE RENTED WITH VRBO 308807.


Local Events for 2016:

• Pacific Rim Whale Festival March 12 - 20,

• Edge to Edge Marathon, June 12,

• Ukee Days, July 24.

Check other information at Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce web site.


Rates & Availability

Ucluelet Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
shoulder season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
shoulder season
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $149
Management $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

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Ucluelet Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2.5 (Powder Room on Main Floor is a 1/2 bath; includes a WC & Lav)
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1 in each of 2 bedrooms), Sleep Sofa / Futon in Living Room (1) Sofa in den folds out.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Other Activities: Storm watching, Whale watching tours, Beach Combing, Hot Springs tours, View Sea Life at low tide. ANNUAL FESTIVALS: MARCH - WHALE FESTIVAL JUNE - EDGE TO EDGE FULL OR 1/2 MARATHON JULY - UKEE DAYS CHECK WEBSITE: TOURISM UCLUELET/TOFINO

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