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South Facing Oceanfront Home

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Southern Gulf Islands House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This comfortable South facing home overlooks Haro Strait with the Olympic Mountains in the background. Situated close to Gulf Islands National Park and

Greenburn Lake and Poet's Cove Resort, Spa and Marina.

Relax on the sunny deck watching sail boats, kayaks and other leisure craft go by. You may catch sight of a passing pod of whales, eagles swooping by or deer feeding on the vegetation. Enjoy a glass of wine as supper is being cooked on the barbeque.

The open plan kitchen / dining room leads to the living room . Enjoy the ambiance of the wood burning stove, as you listen to music / C.D's,or watch T.V. A varied selection of books are available if you prefer a quiet time reading. There is lots of room on the dining room table to have a round of cards or board games.

All the bedrooms have ocean views On the main floor the large master bedroom with queen-size bed has access to the deck while the adjoining bathroom features a Jacuzzi bathtub. The second floor has a lounge area overlooking the living room; one bedroom with a queen bed, a second bedroom with twin beds and a bathroom.

Keywords: Secluded sunny home facing Haro Strait with the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Accessible by ferry from Vancouver or Victoria areas.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ian and Merrylin Moody
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2016
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About Ian and Merrylin Moody

As retired professionals we enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and tranquillity of our location. Situated in a rural setting we enjoy hiking and exploring the nearby beaches. Our pet enjoys spending time with us on the island.

Ian and Merrylin Moody purchased this house in 1990

Why Ian and Merrylin Moody chose British Columbia

We chose this location because of the South facing sunny ocean front and the pleasant Mediterranean climate .

What makes this house unique

It's great to be able to have a leisurely breakfast or lunch inside, or out on the deck .

We enjoy the community atmosphere while it affords easy access to Vancouver or Victoria.


based on 3 traveler reviews

South Facing Oceanfront Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Thunder Bay, ON

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, and some friends stayed here for a reunion. My wife and her friends lived on Pender in the early 80's and this was the perfect base of operations for our stay. Comfy rooms, great kitchen, beautiful deck, and that amazing view! We spent long lazy mornings sipping coffee and remembering old times, and great evenings belly laughing over tall tales. I found a geocache at the nifty little beach almost the doorstep, we also bookedWhat a relaxing, comfortable place to stay. I would come back here in a minute.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC, Canada

Lovely place on South Pender Island

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time on Pender Island(s), in no small part thanks to this fantastic house. We found it to be spacious, clean, and very well stocked for our needs. We only needed to bring our own food, everything else was available and in great condition. Our kids loved the games and video collection! The property is located on South Pender Island, near Gowlland Point which is a beautiful and quiet beach with a hiking trail. The roads are great and it was easy to explore both islands.

All in all, a highly recommended place!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments. We are glad that our house met the needs of you and your family and you enjoyed the relaxing ambience of the Pender islands.
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Wonderful Family Tradition!

  • 5 of 5

We've now visited Tranquility on four different summers starting when our Labradoodle was a puppy and our children in elementary school and then again this August as our son prepares to leave for university, our daughter for Grade 12, and the doodle stays with us. We love this home--it's peaceful, uplifting, and simple pleasures like a walk to the beach, the moon shining through a skylight, a visiting deer, or watching the whole Star Wars trilogy again become very important memories. The owners have done everything possible to make their home hospitable. Four thumbs up and one big paw!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Within 100 yards of Gulf Islands National Park.

Frisbee golf course.

Cards, board games and wide variety of books available.


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Oct 11 2016 - Dec 21 2016
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Southern Gulf Islands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom1 includes Jacuzzi jetted tub,toilet and sink. Bathroom2 includes shower,toilet and sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , On main floor. Balcony access. Ensuite has Jacuzzi tub.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Baby Crib (1) Available . To be requested at time of booking
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming

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