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Ocean Front- 8 bedroom luxury vacation home

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

This spectacular waterfront home offers:

Tastefully updated and furnished.

High Quality bedding, blankets, and towels are provided.

4 bedrooms with hand built queen size beds.

2 bedrooms with private ensuites.

3 bedrooms offering ocean front views

4 bedrooms with twin single beds in each room.

All with partial ocean views.

2 additional common area bathrooms.

Huge kitchen with dishwasher, and dining room with ocean view.

Two wood burning fireplaces and family rooms.

Three levels of spacious open spaces with comfortable furnishings for reading, playing games, enjoying the magnificent ocean view.

Over 4400 square feet of living space.

Laundry facilities and extra fridges.

Waterfront deep water moorage for up to a 40 foot boat.

Ping pong table and pool table.

Outdoor gas BBQ.

Huge outdoor decks on two levels for outdoor lounging and entertaining.

3 acres of complete and total privacy from neighbours.

Unobstructed ocean views of the gulf islands.

Full media entertainment equipment with free wireless.

Four sturdy bicycles.

More Details

Owner
Heather Peterson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Heather Peterson

The Whalekum-inn Vacation family was lovingly built by Diet and Lenora Kroeker, together with their son Donald, a master builder. The home was designed to be family friendly offering accommodations and a recreation destination for their many grandchildren and friends to enjoy. The family now shares this unique vacation home with old friends and new, by offering the home for rent when not being used by the family.

Heather Peterson purchased this house in 1989

Why Heather Peterson chose British Columbia

The family has recognized the privilege and responsibility it is to own one of the most unique waterfront estates to be found in the gulf islands. The lifetime of memories created while sitting around an evening campfire reliving the recent frisbee golf game or the race up the mountain to the tiny fresh water ROE lake for a swim will be cherished for ever. Your family and friends are invited to share this experience.

What makes this house unique

Our home will welcome you from the minute your enter the front door and are drawn immediately to the magnificent ocean view from every living space in the house. The kitchen, dining room , living room , master bedroom and media room loft all offer a spectacular ocean view. The 3 acres of property offers complete and total privacy from neighbours. The waterfront literally gives the home a big hug by wrapping around 3 sides of the property on a private point of land at the mouth of shingle bay.

Amenities

Southern Gulf Islands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • A loud party may result in an immediate termination of the booking without refund or compensation.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Queen size Beds (4) 4 hand built queen size beds, Twin or Single Beds (4) 4 bedrooms offering two single beds in each room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Serenity, ocean front bliss

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this jewel three times, and each visit has been an absolute treasure. The property is quite secluded and private- beachcomb the private sandy spot for driftwood treasures, watch the orcas swim by. This home is well stocked for large groups, clean, well organized, and ideally located. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular views and so much room!

  • 5 of 5

I can’t say enough great things about this wonderful Pender home! The views are amazing and the space makes it perfect for multiple families to share. We had six adults and nine kids and had rooms to spare. Everything is very well equipped, clean and organized; the spacious kitchen is a great hang out space! The kids (and adults) had a great time exploring the forest, using the scooters on the front drive, hanging out on the dock, hiking, looking for hermit crabs at the beach- and so much more! Even if it rains there is a Ping-Pong table, pool table, lots of games and movies to keep you entertained. We had an amazing time and would recommend this beautiful home to anyone visiting Pender Island!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for 4 families - 7 adults and 3 kids (Age 3, 5 and 8) with plenty of room to spare. It was so clean and had everything we could possibly want. The location was absolutely beautiful with views of the ocean on 3 sides. The whales even came by 3 times that we saw. Close to hiking, beaches, tennis, disc golf, and so much more. Definitely the best VRBO stay we've experienced.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stony plain, AB, Canada
5

The BEST family reunion location

  • 5 of 5

Only a quick drive from the ferry, and you are in your own paradise! Amazing! We had family from California(Santa Barbara), Alberta, Vancouver island and they we were all thrilled with amount of rooms, space to play: fishing on the docks, horseshoes, ping pong, pool, biking and our favorite disc golf! Thank you very much for sharing your home with us. You can see that the owners Spent a lot of time planning the home to entertain family! We feel very blessed to have an opportunity to have spent a week with our family at Wal-Kum Inn! ( ps. To note for future renters: the house is stalked with all the kitchen small and large appliances and dishes you will need! No need o bring anything but your clothes!)

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home and it was perfect for families; you didn't fell like you had to constantly supervise your children because it was designed for families. It's a bit difficult to find without a GPS and could use a little maintenance/love. Having to dispose of your own garbage/recycling was also inconvenient given the recycling depot isn't open everyday and it's $5.75 per bag of garbage. There are no fires of any kind (fire-pit/fireplace) on Pender in the summer so don't plan on roasting marshmallows or curling up by the fireplace. The furnace wasn't working but was insignificant given the "perfect" climate on Pender while we were there. The lady that met us at the home was less than hospitable but her counterpart was lovely.

We recommend staying here but wanted to provide a little insight into the short comings.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary
5

Fantastic home, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay!! House was spacious, offering lots of sitting space, recreation options, and ample kitchen and dining facilities. The views were spectacular... every night we could watch the sun set over the Gulf Islands, looking northwest. Amazing beauty. Wonderful place to rest. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The Whalekum-inn waterfront villa offers a unique opportunity to enjoy luxury 8 bedroom home in the most tranquil and private setting on the waters edge. The year round dock provides private boat moorage for visiting boaters. The Pender Island lifestyle is being discovered by active outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Frisbee golfing, whale watching, sailing and kayaking, golfing, fine dining, magnificent hiking trails are all available to first time visitors and residents alike. You may never forget your first feast of Fresh Dungeness Crabs bought at the local fisherman's boat at the nearby marina.

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Rates & Availability

Southern Gulf Islands House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer high
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay
$399
From
$558
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$319
From
$399
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,393
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $159.5
Refundable damage deposit $398.76
Tax Rate 5.0%

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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