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The Perch on Birch- Downtown Comox Quiet Gem-INQUIRE FOR LAST MINUTE WINTER RATE

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Private Comox Accommodation - Lovely gardens-Walk to Restaurants, Shops & Marina

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Come stay at The Roost. This is one of two tastefully decorated apartments at The Perch on Birch in the Comox Valley. The Roost with its rustic modern flair has a well appointed kitchen with everything you need for your home away from home. Including a full size ceramic top stove, over the range microwave, fridge and small appliances such as blender and mixer. Relax in the open living area with leather furniture, flat screen TV, DVD player and Wifi. Sleep in the very comfortable queen size bed with cozy silk duvet in a private bedroom. Enjoy a heated tile floor in the bathroom that includes a tub and shower combo. Guests also have their own in-suite laundry, complete with detergent.

These Comox 'Gems', as described by many guests, are situated in very peaceful setting. Guests enjoy a private entrance with outdoor garden seating area and barbeque. Views of gardens and wild fauna can be seen from any window.

Enjoy nibbling on fresh blueberries, raspberries, sugar snap peas and other delights during the growing season. These Comox vacation rentals are less than a 5 minute walk to town. Experience exquisite dining just blocks away. Hike the nearby trails through the woods to the spectacular Goose Spit beach. There you can also watch the beautiful eagles soar. Deer are common visitors to the property. A 30 minute drive gets you to Mt. Washington Alpine resort, which offers both winter and summer recreation. Comox Valley is a golfers delight offering many levels of fine golf courses, with one only 1 block away.

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More Details

Owner
Karen Robinson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Karen Robinson

I was born and raised in Victoria and moved to the Comox Valley in 1994. I retired from the RCMP as a 911 Operator & Police Dispatcher in 2010. Prior to that I was a ski instructor on Mt Washington Alpine Resort. Speaking other languages has been a lifelong goal of mine and I've always loved meeting people from both Canada and abroad. Whenever I have traveled, locals have always treated me wonderfully and welcomed me into their lives. This inspired me to 'pay it forward'. It seemed only natural to have my own vacation rental so I could meet and help other vacationers enjoy their holiday in the Comox Valley.

Karen Robinson purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Karen Robinson chose Comox

The Roost, part of The Perch on Birch, is located on one of my favourite lanes in Comox. With the Comox Golf Course located at the end of the road leading to a lovely foot path and the many fauna that make Birch Ave their home, this location is somewhat of a haven. I have always made a point of passing by this property on my walks since 2003, each time thinking it would make a great rental property. When the property came up for sale in 2011, I did not hesitate to purchase it. After much hard work, my dream of converting two of the units into beautiful vacation rentals has been realized. The gardens are now looking beautiful as I continue to transform this once neglected property into a lovely Comox gem.

What makes this apartment unique

Although Comox Vallley is not a large city, it boasts some of the finest restaurants offering many delicious cuisines. Having several of these restaurants in walking distance makes for a wonderful outing while staying at The Roost at The Perch on Birch.

The Comox Airforce Base is used by the famous Snowbirds every April. Some of their incredible patterns can be viewed right from the rental property. This is the perfect place to stay during Vancouver Island Music Festival held every July as you are steps away from the bus stop and a few minutes drive to the shuttle bus parking lot.

The annual Filberg Festival and Comox Nautical Days held every August long weekend (BC Day) are just a few blocks away. This makes it ideal for guests to enjoy the festivities in a carefree manner with hassle-free parking.

Map

Goose Spit Beach
"Beautiful beach with sand bars at low tide. Ideal for hiking all year long. Also, the steps ..."
Avenue Bistro
Atlas Cafe
Blackfin Pub
"Best view in all of Comox. Enjoy a beverage or a meal while looking over Comox Bay, the Beau..."
Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Comox Valley International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Black Fin Pub
Nearest Ferry
115 Kilometres
Nanaimo, B.C. (Departure Bay)
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Comox Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Hwy 19A, Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Martine's Bistro, Toscano's, Sushi Kobo, Black Fin
Nearest Ski
35 Kilometres
Mt. Washington Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Goose Spit
Car: not necessary

Just 3 blocks from the Filberg Lodge open year round to view the botanical gardens and location of annual Filberg Festival. The Farmer's Market held Saturdays is a must see. Purchase fresh seafood right from the fishing boats at the marina. Pickup your fresh produce from nearby Seiffert's vegetable farm. Enjoy walking the sandbars at nearby beaches. Drive to Mt Washington to hike alpine meadows in the summer and snow sports in the winter.

Amenities

Comox Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Lovely heated tile floor in bathroom. 4 piece bath has tub/shower. Bathtub safety rail equipment available for those with limited mobility.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Bed in private bedroom Roll away cot (single bed) for extra guest.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • 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
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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The Perch on Birch- Downtown Comox Quiet Gem-INQUIRE FOR LAST MINUTE WINTER RATE
average rating of 4.939394 based on 33 reviews
Kamloops, BC
5

Comfortable, cozy, well decorated and equipped. Perfect location for walking access to Comox!

  • 5 of 5

The Perch and the Roost are two one bedroom apartments in a quiet neighbourhood less than a 10 minute walk to the amenities of down town Comox. This includes grocery, drug store and liquor store, book stores, coffee and gellato shops and restaurants. The marina is just a couple of minutes further. A fantastic location!

We booked both apartments for my wife and I in one, and our son's family (one year old) in the other. This worked perfectly, we each had our own space, but enough room to dine together or visit in one apartment or the other.

The apartments are cozily furnished and decorated and are very comfortable. The kitchens are complete and a clothes washer and dryer are in each apartment. The grounds are nice, with a garden open to guests. Karen's planned landscaping project will put a bow in it!

We hope we will be able to book this place again on any future visits, it worked perfectly for us!

Thanks, Karen!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this wonderful and informative review D & E! The Perch on Birch really is in the best location being so peaceful, yet walking distance to everything. I am so happy your son & family were able to join you and have their own private space right next door. I also appreciate your compliments about my property. My newest landscape project is almost finished which will give guests a more beautiful view from their window. It was a pleasure to have you as guests. I would love to have you all back again.
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5

Thoughtful

  • 5 of 5

Karen is so organized! I love how each little item I needed turned up like magic! So clean and well appointed.

Looking forward to our next visit in March.

Dawn

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Haven

  • 5 of 5

Very restful and pleasant stay. Clean and comfortable. Karen provides all the small touches that make one feel welcome. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for high recommendation Jim. I am so glad you felt welcome at your temporary home away from home. Cheers!
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Sherwood Park, Alberta
5

The Roost is great!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to call home when in Comox. Karen the host has thought of everything to make your stay perfect. Great place in a perfect setting!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in your home away from home. The gardens are a great addition to make it the perfect setting in the best location. I hope you will come back again soon!
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A++

  • 5 of 5

This was third stay in one of Karen's charming apartments. We fully intend to go back as soon as we can. Need I say more? OK, I will! - the location is fantastic too. You can walk to everything Comox has to offer. Marina, bakery, grocery store, gelato shop, restaurants, golf course, library, shops, etc.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your fantastic review D + P! I am glad you enjoyed your stay for the third time. It really is the best location - quiet, yet close to everything! I look forward to having you back again.
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Convenient and quiet location!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful quiet area near Comox town. All the right amenities.

Thanks to owner Karen for the friendly help.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It really is the quietest neighbourhood in Comox yet just a few blocks from everything. I hope I get to have you back again!
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $38.86
Damage Deposit $155.45

*****CANADIAN DOLLAR RATES****
WEEKLY - JUNE - SEPT $750. Book any two week period and receive $100 discount.
- OCT - MAY $690. Book any two week period and receive $100 discount.
NIGHTLY - JUNE - SEPT $125
- OCT - MAY $115
CONTACT OWNER FOR OFF SEASON MONTHLY RATE
No applicable taxes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.