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Spectacular Ocean/Mountain View Winter Getaway

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights
Popular Features
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


Minimum Stay
14 - 30 nights

Popular Features
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with Ocean/Mountain Views

My wife and I live on the upper level (2400 square feet) of our 2 level, custom built home (when we are not on vacation). We live on a very private, 0.8 acre of land backing onto forest with a spectacular, unobstructed view of ocean and mountain.

Our home is situated on a rocky bluff, and the upper level, which we are offering to rent, (the lower level is rented out separately), is specifically designed to take advantage of the spectacular ocean and mountain views from every room through the large, triple pane windows. There is a large, (400 sq. ft.) wrap around deck with topless railing so as to not interfere with the view.

We are pet friendly and will consider your pet, but, please call.

The large living room has a woodburning fireplace for cozy evenings. (there is a woodshed on the property with a full load of dry wood), a 50 inch plasma tv, and receiver with music piped throughout the house.

There are two bedrooms; one with a queen sized bed and adjacent full bathroom with heated tile in the floor. The master bedroom has a king sized, 'Heavenly' bed from Westin Hotel, walk-in closet, Valor remote controlled gas fireplace, large ensuite bathroom, with heated floor tile, a soaker tub plus a full 5 foot shower.

The kitchen has everything one could want, from a gas top range to hot tap to a huge granite island to congregate around during meal preparation.

The media room is superb. We both enjoy watching BluRay movies on the 100 inch screen using a hi-definition JVC projector, Marantz digital pre-amplifier, Bryston amplifiers, 7 B&W surround speakers, and an SVS subwoofer; 4 lazy boy leather recliners top off an very enjoyable move experience!

The piano room has a Bosendorfer baby grand piano and a pair of tripod mounted 25 x 150 binoculars for viewing pleasure.

There is a separate laundry room with modern, front loading washer/dryer.

We have high speed internet, high definition TV PVR cable boxes, with an excellent selection of HD channels, an 'all -in-one' HP printer/copy/scan/fax machine, and free long distance calling in North America and selected European countries.

Our home is just around the corner from Linley Valley (Cottle Lake) Park with excellent walking tails through forest and by the lake.

Walking by the ocean is 3 minutes away at Neck Point Park, with trails along various coves, inlets, and beaches.

Our home is simply an excellent and comfortable way to enjoy a month or more of the Pacific Northwest beauty and scenery!

Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund. Trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance is available.

More Details

Michael & Leanne Wood
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2017

About Michael & Leanne Wood

My wife and I built our dream home in 2006 on 0.8 acres, adjacent to a forest, at the top of a hill with an unrestricted view of Georgia Stait and the Mountains of the Coast Range. We moved from the hustle and bustle of the Lower Mainland to the peace and beauty of this area.

We are looking for someone to enjoy our home when we are absent; if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call.

Michael & Leanne Wood purchased this house in 2006

Why Michael & Leanne Wood chose Vancouver Island

Our 0.8 acre property is very private, forested, with a 300 foot driveway from the road, and set apart from our neighbours yet it is only 5 minutes away from North Nanaimo's Woodgrove Mall. (Costco, Home Depot, The Bay, Walmart, Save-on-foods, Chapters, etc.)

The view is exceptional and ever changing; it is the major reason that we bought and built. We designed our home to be very comfortable to live in and easy to entertain in,


Nanaimo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) In Master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) In second bedroom
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean/Mountain View Winter Getaway
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

This place is amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

The view from this home is really lovely- wonderful to wake up and see the bay below you. The inside of the apartment is top notch. The local wildlife deer, eagles and hummingbirds charming. A great place to visit.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place was so peaceful, and relaxing! The view takes your breath away , as you walk up the stairs. Amazing view from every room. The tv room is amazing, no need to go to a theatre! Best place I've stayed so far! Owners were very friendly and helpful!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful winter location

  • 5 of 5

This property really has it all. Fabulous views, Loads of wildlife, resident hummingbirds and a really beautiful apartment, Well appointed, modern and pleasant furnishings.and if you are into tech then the media room is a real bonus. We loved the hot tub on the deck - what could be better than sitting in hot water with a glass of wine watching the sea while eagles fly by. Owner really helpful and available by phone anytime.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely incredible place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with stunning views of Georgia Straight from every room! The owners are wonderful to deal with and were very accommodating. Close to Neck Point Park and other great trails. Would highly recommend this place! Pet friendly :)

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Honeymoon to Nanaimo

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent our honeymoon at this location. The house is amazing, so beautiful!! Hott tub on the deck overlooking Nanaimo, master bedroom with amazing view. There is a theater room that we used lots. Very Very clean, Awesome and Frendly owners. Just a great place to go and relax! We are planning on staying here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely vacation home

  • 5 of 5

As we are considering a move to Vancouver Island we decided we needed a base for a month or so of exploring the island . This home was at the top of my list and although it initially seemed to good to be true IT IS EXACTLY AS ADVERTISED . The owner Michael is very easy to deal with and was available by phone to answer any questions we had . The home was lovely and clean and had everything one would need for a extended stay . The home is large and would be great for two couples sharing . We made great use of the media room and the collection of DVDs .

We would have no reservations about renting the home again or recommending it to anyone else .

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
29 Kilometres
YCD - Nanaimo airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Kilometres
Piper's Pub - good food
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Departure Bay, Nanaimo
Nearest Golf
9.1 Kilometres
Nanaimo Golf Club
Nearest Beach
2.2 Kilometres
Neck Point
Car: necessary

Excellent trails for walking in the forest right out the door.


Rates & Availability

Nanaimo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 22 2017
21 night minimum stay
Jun 15 2017 - Jun 29 2017
Changeover Day: Thursday
14 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
14 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 19 2017
Changeover Day: Tuesday
14 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $76
Refundable damage deposit $763

Non smokers only
Pets considered
Check in 4:00 PM
Check out 11:00 AM
Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund.
For rental periods of one month or greater, there is an option of trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance, paid for 100% by the owners.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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