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Relax in secluded tranquility in stunning 3 bedroom home, with pool and hot tub

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, large modern kitchen, dining room, lounge, fireplace

Pause and relax - in 2100 square feet of self-catering living space, in secluded tranquility, just 5 minutes from the charm of downtown Courtenay on beautiful Vancouver Island.

Our home offers:

- 3 beautifully decorated bedrooms, all with private bathrooms, linens, and robes

- Large modern kitchen with complete range of cookware and dishware

- Beautifully decorated dining room overlooking the rear pool area

- Movie/TV Lounge

- Guest Lounge with fireplace, library, music system

- Free wifi

- Heated seasonal pool, hot tub, and far infrared sauna

- Savor a quiet moment at the complimentary coffee bar

- Browse the onsite Art Gallery

- Exterior covered deck with barbecue

- Use of onsite washer & dryer

- Smoke-free environment

- Beautifully landscaped gardens

- 3 Night Minimum

- Visa, MasterCard, Interac and cash accepted

Open Year Round

Our goal is to provide a soothing carefree environment with everything you need to relax – we’ll take care of the details, your job is to enjoy them.

Relax in front of the fireplace; catch an on-demand movie on the HDTV in the TV Lounge; or enjoy a good read from the library. Free WiFi.

Enjoy the pool and garden view from the dining room. Shop for farm and ocean fresh ingredients at nearby shops and farmers markets. Or dine at some of the Comox Valley’s outstanding restaurants, featuring local produce and creative flair.

See yourself stepping out to the rear deck to enjoy the spa facilities: private 40 foot in ground heated pool (seasonal), hot tub and far infrared sauna. Catch some sun on the spacious pool deck and watch eagles soar overhead…

Enjoy the tranquility of our forested location, just 5 minutes drive from Courtenay’s charming downtown and the nearby mountains and beaches.

Use La Pause as your home base to explore the delights of Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley, from challenging mountain terrain and ocean-side beaches to galleries, cafes, and shopping, all located nearby in a delightful small town setting.

Contact us to find out more and start your vacation experience now.

More Details

David and Lucille
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

About David and Lucille

We both wanted to move from busy jobs to a slower pace of life, closer to nature - and we found it here in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. We love spending our time on long walks on the beaches, skiing and snowshoeing on Mount Washington, taking in the vibrant local music scene, and sampling the Valley's superb dining venues.

Lucille Doucet & David Innes

David and Lucille purchased this house in 2006

Why David and Lucille chose Comox Valley

We searched far and wide for the perfect location – ultimately our search took us to the beautiful Comox Valley in British Columbia where we fulfilled our dreams and surpassed our expectations. We love our house, and we love to share its joys and pleasures with others.

What makes this house unique

We savour the leafy green quiet and solitude of our location - yet we're only 5 minutes from Courtenay's charming downtown. Birdsong is always in the air. You can lie by the pool and watch eagles soar overhead or stroll nearby walking trails.


Courtenay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ensuite Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Main Floor Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , En suite bathroom, King bed converts to twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Private 4 piece Bath adjoining bedroom
  • At La Pause, you can choose from three delightful rooms, each with en suite or private bathroom and original fine art photography.high quality bed and bath linens • robes • guest controlled heating • bath soaps, creams and shampoo • hair dryer
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Relax in secluded tranquility in stunning 3 bedroom home, with pool and hot tub
average rating of based on reviews

Weekend with the boys

  • 4 of 5

Great home and very comfortable stay. Hot tub needs a new cover and should have a lifter.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments. A new cover and lifter for the hot tub are on the upgrade program for 2017!
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A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great location. David was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, clean, and private with perfect special touches!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday on the island and staying at La Pause was a perfect start to our vacation. The residence is lovely and was very private. We had several spaces where we could relax quietly and felt very at home here. David & Lucille understand perfectly how to treat their guests, with lots of special touches like the always available coffee bar, books to read, treats on the coffee bar and the most delicious breakfasts ever. You are treated so special here and feel very spoiled. I would highly recommend La Pause to anyone visiting the area. We would definitely come back again! Thank you again David & Lucille we loved chatting with you both!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent B&B!!!

  • 5 of 5

David and Lucille went above and beyond to make our stay at La Pause very memorable. There are too many things we like about our stay. To list a few were picking fresh blueberries, swimming in their amazing pool, having fantastic breakfast by the pool side, sleeping in super comfortable beds...

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a perfect week in a beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

the description fits perfectly and everything looks exactly like in the pictures, just beautiful. The place is well equiped and especially clean. Whenever we were in contact with the owners, they were very helpfull and friendly to us. We spend a perfect week in this beautiful home and would recommend it to everybody we know.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Beautiful, Relaxing, Perfect Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was so relaxing and enjoyable; we would reccommend this vacation rental to anyone looking to truly unwind and enjoy the place; we didn't really leave the yard, it was so nice. We will be back. Thank you David and Lucille for your hospitality and sharing your beautiful property!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Comox Valley Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Liquid Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Departure Bay Nanaimo
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Crown Isle Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Goose Spit
Car: recommended

Art Gallery on site - view West Coast themed fine art photography by David Innes at THE CREEKSIDE GALLERY


Rates & Availability

Courtenay 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 Winter 2017
Oct 15 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season Fall
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season Fall 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $299
Cleaning Fee $82

CHECK-IN 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
CHECK-OUT 11:00AM, unless arranged in advance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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