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Salt Springs Luxury Retreat!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sunny, private..beautiful views of ocean, mountains, and wildlife

This home has it all...private setting overlooking Samsun Narrows, and distant mountains, the house is nestled in a grove of Garry oak surrounded by wildflower meadows home to deer, rabbit and eagles. Ganges village is a short drive away, and popular Vesuvius beach is just down the road for romantic sunset paddles and beach picnics. The main level and upstairs of this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and all the amenities, and comforts to make your stay a memorable one

This spacious, bright, modern home, built by a well known west coast architect, makes the most of the southwest exposure and surrounding landscape. Relax in your luxury retreat, with vistas from every window of sunny meadows, dappled oaks and distant forest, ocean and mountain views.

Just down the street are some of Salt Spring Island's most popular hiking trails and stunning lookouts. Situated in the Vesuvius area, this home is less than a two minute drive to the islands most popular swimming beach, and only a few miles farther to a popular fresh water lake, great for swimming and fishing.

Everything you need is close by; restaurants, shopping and the famous Saturday Farmers Market. After a day enjoying all that Salt Spring has to offer, you will welcome a return to this four bedroom home with its comfortable furnishings and fully equipped kitchen. Watch deer saunter by or eagles soar overhead and enjoy the sunsets from the soaker tub.

There is a suite on the lower level of this house which is rented out and has its own separate entrance.

*Linens and bath towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018


Southern Gulf Islands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • main floor bathroom has shower only no tub.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom, with full ensuite, and walk in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Main floor bedroom has a queen bed and is wheel chair accessable
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
the rate specified is for up to eight guests. There is a charge of 100.00 per person, per week for any extra guests.


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Salt Springs Luxury Retreat!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Highly recommend this private quiet get away!

  • 5 of 5

The house is spacious, very clean and thoughtfully decorated. It was large for our family of 3, we could have easily invited another couple with a child and had enough space to spread out, entertain and enjoy private time. The house is a great location to explore the island by vehicle, lots of nearby hiking/biking trails and a 10-minute drive to Ganges village. You will need a vehicle to stay here which was fine with us, we were able to retreat to this quiet oasis in the evening, listen to the crickets and see a million stars which was wonderful for our 7-year-old city dwelling child. There were lots of great board games for us to play as a family in the evenings, my 7-year-old did not watch TV or her tablet all week.

Sheralin is very friendly, showed us her house, was available if there were any issues (there were none) and left us to enjoy our vacation. We travel a lot as a family, I am particular about cleanliness and I highly recommend this rental and plan to recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experience with family. This is a perfect place for a big family.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time at Rambler's Rest and would definitely recommend it to anyone!

  • 5 of 5

This is a spacious and beautiful home that was ideal for our annual friends' retreat on Saltspring. We especially enjoyed the four bedrooms all with adult beds, lovely bathrooms, well equipped kitchen and the great hiking trails in the Channel Ridge neighborhood. The ground floor tenant was a non-issue for us (other than hearing the door slam when he came and went we never heard him). Thanks for sharing your lovely home Sheralin!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second year at Rambler's Rest and we will return. It is amazing. The place is clean bright and spacious. Well stocked with towels, plates, cutlery. 10 minutes to Ganges. We had enough room for our 2 kids and grand-parents. The master suite is incredible.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious, beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Seven of us stayed for a family reunion. There was plenty of room for all of us. The house is gorgeous and Sheralin was a great.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a week's family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was out first visit to Salt Spring Island and Ramblers Rest was a wonderful base. We six adults and two young children (3 1/2 and 1 1/2). The house was clean, comfortable and spacious. It suited our needs very well. The location was ideal for exploring the island. Added pluses were the trampoline and the morning and afternoon visits of the deer family.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Rambler's Rest is located in peaceful family neighborhood, Sunny 1/2 acre property, with sweeping views of the ocean and mountains, looking southwest over Garry oak covered meadows filled with local wildlife...Deer, Rabbits...eagles abound, great place to relax and soak up the peaceful surroundings. Some of the most popular hiking trails on the island, are located right here. The Village, ferry and beaches, are located less than a five minute drive away.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $391.82
cleaning fee $78.36
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rambler's Rest rents from Sunday to Sunday. Seven night minimum.The weekly rate is for up to eight guests, and is nonrefundable.There is a charge of 100.00 per week for any extra guests, a 100.00 cleaning fee and 500.00 damage deposit (refundable). If you use the "book it now" button there is a 150.00 booking fee.I do accept checks and money orders if you want to save the extra booking fee 250 537 6421

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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