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Cosy Garden Cottage-Close To Town

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Duncan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Come and enjoy this quiet little garden oasis hidden in the heart of Duncan. Tastefully furnished one bedroom garden cottage with fully equipped kitchen, laundry, TV/DVD, free WiFi and sun-drenched private rear patio with BBQ. Parking for 2 vehicles, bus stop or walking distance to downtown, Queen Margarets School & also to Cowichan District Hospital. Area famous for vineyards, cycling, hiking, golf, totem tours, organic cafes, boutique shops & farmers market. Rivers, lake and ocean all minutes drive proximity.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, A little German, Spanish and French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2016

About Felicity

Retired RN now running a wellness practice in the main house with 2 other practitioners


Why Felicity chose Vancouver Island

Quaint little cottage, in a private garden space.

What makes this cottage unique

Private, self contained cottage with all the necessary amenities.

Please bring your slippers, no outdoor shoes in the cottage.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Cosy Garden Cottage-Close To Town
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
Portland OR

Quite and comfortable cottage.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was a great place for a couple to stay and relax away from traffic and others. Close to town and easy to get to anywhere you wanted to go. Nicely furnished with everything you need for an enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable cottage for two, quiet location with easy access to shops, restaurants and recreation

  • 5 of 5

Friendly, welcoming hostess offered us a clean, comfortable cottage. Kitchen had every utensil needed despite the small size. Private deck at the back offered a nice place to enjoy the sun. Lots of information about local attractions provided by hostess . Easy access to the Cowichan Valley trail and a short walk to downtown Duncan. Enjoyed a day trip to Saltspring Island. A great place for a couple to stay and explore the surrounding area.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint & Clean

  • 5 of 5

Leaving today after 4 enjoyable nights. My husband & I attended a wedding, enjoyed the farmers market, Jakes and loved paddle-boarding in Ladysmith & Shawnigan Lake. The cottage is super clean and VERY well equipped - thank you Felicity, we'd highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, practical & thoughtfully equipped

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay while visiting Duncan and nearby towns! Everything we needed was just as described except better in its detail and design . Thoughtful touches throughout - in the kitchen it made meal preparation convenien; bed is comfortable, setting is completely charming , all is clean and well organized. Superb!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent, just as it is described and more!

  • 5 of 5

The description of the property could not have been more accurate, in fact it was more than we expected. Warm, extremely comfortable, just a home away from home. Beautifully appointed with every amenity possible. Spotlessly clean and the most approachable owner - thank you Felicity for your warmth and kindness.

We loved the Saturday markets, Cowichan Bay is a must to visit. Our main reason for visiting the area was to cycle along the Cowichan Valley Trail to the Kinsol Trestle. We also cycled to Lake Cowichan - an excellent and very well maintained track. Just superb. Our stay was a welcome change from the busyness of the cities.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lethbridge Alberta Canada

Really good cottage and people.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this cottage for a week and we have to say it was one of the most enjoyable places that we have stayed in. Easy access to the town centre and quick drives to all that the Island has to offer on the east side. The garden was just lovely to sit out and enjoy an evening meal.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Take Beverly Street from the Trans Canada #1 Highway. Right at end onto Canada Avenue, 1st Left onto Philip Street and 1st Left onto Islay Street. Following signs for Hospital from the highway.

Located in the Cairnsmore area, the older residential part of Duncan, walking distance to Cowichan District Hospital, VIU, Queen Margaret's School, downtown shopping.


Rates & Availability

Duncan Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $149

There is an extra charge of $10.00per night for use of the second bed in the loft space to cover extra laundry.
Also people using the loft need to sign a release of responsibility form.
Please bring your slippers, no outdoor shoes in the cottage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Duncan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 420 sq. ft.
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With hand basin/vanity
  • Shower and tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin bed in the loft space, not for children under 8 years
  • Loft with twin bed up above the main bedroom. There is a $10.00 nightly charge to use the loft bed to cover extra laundry and cleaning. Also guests using this space must sign a release of responsibility form. Play pen for small child with cradle insert for baby.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please bring your slippers, no outdoor shoes in the cottage.

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