|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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This forest retreat away from the bustle of the city is almost entirely surrounded by trees. Ten minute drive from the Langdale Ferry is a wonderful home base for exploring the coast, or just staying warm and cozy by the fireplace. The house is a spacious 3 bedroom chalet style home with huge wrap-around sundecks overlooking our private yard, gardens and forest wilderness ravine. The upper bedrooms have private decks, and a sitting room with a library/lounge, a short drive to picturesque beaches, Gibsons’ seaside village cafes, restaurants, and the local mall.
Your home away from home is equipped with high speed internet, Wi-Fi, 55' plasma cable TV, Play station , DVD player. The yard is an oasis with a pond, palm trees and more than 20 different types of trees. If you enjoy peace and privacy this is your dream location.
My name is Glen and I am a 60 year old bachelor. I was born just outside of Winnipeg to a military family. I moved to Vancouver in 1972 and worked as a carpenter/contractor and ran a successful business for 15 years. This is a whole new life for my dog Sheba and I .I have wanted to live here on the Sunshine Coast for the last 30 years. Here I am now living the dream.
Glen Nikkel purchased this chalet in 2012
I chose this property because there is so much room. We can accommodate large gatherings. The home has a very warm feeling inside with 25 ft. high ceilings finished in pine. The open concept, huge windows and all the native art give it west coast character. I have travelled all over the world and I have learned the best holiday in the ones with the lest amount of travel to be the most relaxing . A short drive. A 40 minute ferry ride. Puts you in one of the most beautiful parts of the world.
Native art decorates every wall. There are many beautiful and original pieces. The old growth trees are massive. The 2 acre ravine is a nature paradise/rain forest. Pet friendly to well behaved K9s. Motorcycle rider’s paradise with winding roads along the ocean and old growth forests.To make your holiday more enjoyable, we have tried to think of everything and include it in a binder.
Watch for it on the coffee table. It is easy reading and should answer all your questions. It covers the jet tub, fireplace, phone, laundry facilities, board games, TV Channels, phone numbers, and more.
It is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the “How To’s” of the house when you arrive.
Glen had the place tip top for our stay and the wood fire going to warm us up! Lots of sleeping corners and areas to spread out. Lovely way to spend the holiday with family!
Nice, easy check in/out with friendly owner on property. Many amenities for hosting parties - outside. Kitchen has everything but small and not too handy. Could use shower downstairs. Beautiful small view thru trees to ocean and lovely setting. Good beds. Big rooms but front entry has to go thru bedroom to get to great room - so use the side entrance from large, yes awesome deck with grill, music, etc. Dog friendly with toys in yard already! We only had 5 adults when I expected more adults and some children so didn't get to use the large, groomed yard (complete with bear scat!) much. Good washing machine and dryer which we made use of and well stocked with towels. All in all, a beautiful home and would stay again. A great place for large family reunion. Actually, I wish we had gotten to use all the amenities more, but we were always off busy with wedding activities. Oh well, it was great to come back to for some rest!!
Wonderful location great house excellent host. We truly enjoyed our stay
Our party consist of 3 families with a total of 5 children under age of 5. All the kids had a blast at Glen's home. They say it is the best house EVER for playing hide and seek. They also had a great time playing soccer and just running around in the large backyard we almost did not need to bring them out to the beach. We have two large dogs with us and they enjoyed roaming around freely in the backyard as well. The deck was awesome for the adults to mingle. Glen was very friendly and helpful, he gave us some of the most delicious fruits I have ever tasted (I think they were plums?) and he also offered to help when we had car troubles. Overall a very enjoyable experience. My only suggestion would be for Glen to provide more fans for the guests as the house does get quite hot on a nice summer day.
Glen's home was a perfect place for 6 friends for a Girls Getaway. The home is full of beautiful original carvings and art, has a large dining area, living room and deck with a feeling of plenty of space everywhere, has enough sleeping spots for 6 individuals, and was stocked with everything we could need. Glen was there to greet us and introduce the house but left us our privacy. He has put together a "tourist information" binder with brief descriptions of restaurants, beaches, hikes and other information, which we found useful in planning our explorations of the area. We had a problem with the microwave and Glen fixed it immediately without disturbing our privacy at all. Even though the home is in a quiet, secluded forest setting, it is just a 5 minute drive from unique shopping, local artisans, beautiful beaches and great restaurants. It was very easy to get to the highway and easy to find from the ferry. Highly recommend!
We really enjoyed our stay and the kids loved the beach. The place is great, the beach is 5 min drive,the house is close to everything but quiet. The rooms are big and clean.Glen was very nice to let us book his place a day before our trip, which I was struggling finding a place to rent. Thank you Glen .All in all a good place and an absolute recommendation!
Gibsons, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Coast & Mountains, British Columbia Canada (90 minute travel from Vancouver includes a 40 minute Ferry ride).
Check in time is 4.00 pm and check out time is 11.00am
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$150|
|Pet Fee||$75 + Tax|
|Cleaning||$113 + Tax|
Rate is baced on 6 guests.Addional guest $25.oo per person.
Check in time is 4.00pm and check out time is 11.00 am.
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* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.