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Ocean Front- 8 bedroom luxury vacation home

Southern Gulf Islands, BC, Canada
  • House
  • Bedrooms8
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

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.


Heather Peterson

Member Since 2012
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within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
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 Southern Gulf Islands

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.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
        • Queen size Beds (4) 4 hand built queen size beds, Twin or Single Beds (4) 4 bedrooms offering two single beds in each room


        • 4 Bathrooms
          • 4

          Location Type

            • Beachfront
              3 Acres of private waterfront view
            • Oceanfront
              The villa offers unobstructed ocean front views on two levels of luxury living space.
            • Waterfront
              This property features a protected boat moorage with easy stair access from the house.


                • Air Conditioning
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Covered Parking
                • Linens Provided
                  Brand new linens , pillows and towels are provided.
                • Mobile Phone
                  Good cell phone coverage is available
                • Telephone
                  no long distance calls permitted
                • Washing Machine
                • Wireless Internet
                  Free high speed wireless is available
                • Wood Fireplace
                  2 wood fireplaces


                    • Cooking Utensils
                      all inclusive
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Kitchen
                      Modern kitchen with everything you could possibly need for your stay.
                    • Microwave
                    • Refrigerator


                        • CD Player
                        • Ping Pong Table
                        • Pool Table
                        • Satellite / Cable
                          Cable TV
                        • Stereo
                        • Television
                          HD picture quality Sony media centre


                            • Deck / Patio
                              two furnished outdoor decks offering ocean view from every level
                            • Outdoor Grill


                                • wheelchair accessible


                                    • 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

                                                  House Rules

                                                  Check-in: 5:00 PM

                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                  19 Reviews


                                                  Latest reviews

                                                  Exceeded our expectations!

                                                  Lyz G.Victoria, BC

                                                  This property exceeded our expectations and was exactly what we needed for our group. The house is large, spacious and welcoming. The property is private, well maintained and surrounded by ocean on three sides. The owner (Heather) is gracious and responsive, and the caretaker (Claudia) equally so. We will all recommend this property to friends and plan to return for our annual trip!

                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                  Thank you for your lovely review! We look forward to having you stay again.



                                                  Great Vacation Home

                                                  Twyla M.Canada: British Columbia

                                                  Great home, beautiful views and amazing property. Our family of 12 had a great time - highly recommended.

                                                  Perfect for our weekend getaway!

                                                  A fantastic place! We stayed at this beautiful home with some friends and our kids. The views are stunning, and there was plenty of room for everyone to hang out together without feeling crowded. Sipping our morning coffee in the breakfast nook overlooking the ocean topped it all off! Thanks!

                                                  The property was amazing.

                                                  Todd G.

                                                  The house was large and spacious. Very clean. Lots of fun games for kids to play. A very family friendly home. The location and scenery were unbelievable. One of the nicest views I've ever seen. The pictures were accurate. A few minimal issues were some things were old and outdated. For example 2 screens were broken and the outside deck railing felt a little unsteady. However, overall place was fantastic. We would stay here again in a second.

                                                  Serenity, ocean front bliss

                                                  Jodie M.

                                                  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.

                                                  Spectacular views and so much room!

                                                  Kelley Y.

                                                  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!


                                                  Southern Gulf Islands, BC, Canada

                                                  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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