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Romantic, Luxury, Private Cottage

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Salt Spring Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 2 Sleeps

VERY PRIVATE COTTAGE. Come and relax in this Salt Spring Island accommodation with views over Vancouver island. This very peaceful one bedroom cottage is set in natural surroundings with a large variety of birds and wildlife. It is not unusual to have deer passing by your door or eagles flying overhead. Hop in the hot tub at the end of the day to watch the amazing sunsets and enjoy this beautiful setting.

About Thyme cottage is fully furnished with many extras to make your stay more comfortable. These comforts include a hot tub, facilities for the preparation of breakfast, internet and satellite T.V, a luxury queen size bed with quality Egyptian cotton sheets, plush bath towels, convenient robes and much more. Please contact us for more details.

The cottage is within walking distance of the ocean, and one of Salt Springs Island's many walking trails originates at the bottom of the drive. If you decide to venture out and explore the rest of the island you will be amazed at the variety of activities available; from the Saturday market to kayaking around Ganges Harbour there is a wealth of adventures. Just pick up one of the brochures we'll provide and go for it. Looking for Salt Spring Island accommodation? You found it. PLEASE NOTE VRBO PUT RATES IN US DOLLARS ON DASHBOARD.

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  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Denise Heaton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Romantic, Luxury, Private Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
United States

Laurin, California

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect. It has great views, wonderful sunsets, good hikes with wildflowers, and very private. The cottage was clean and had the essentials to cook a few meals. It had a washer and dryer which was great. Although, we didn't meet the owners, their daughter was more than hospitable. Would recommend this to others and we will return again. Wonderful spot!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Wonderful Stay at this Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Spent 5 nights April 2016 - a truly relaxing and private stay. This cottage is very well equipped with all kitchen things needed, books, games, movies, linens etc. It's very clean and spacious set in a peaceful location. Hot tub is a lovely way to spend an evening overlooking ocean views and sunsets. Bed and pillows are super comfy!!

Approx 15 mins into town that has well stocked and reasonably priced grocery and liquor stores, restaurants and shops. The Saturday craft market which is worth the trip for fresh locally grown herbs, veggies, flowers, breads and other locally made items! There are many fabulous walking and hiking trails on the island too.

Denise was very flexible and helpful as we made our reservation and welcomed us upon arrival. She was quick to respond to queries through emails/texts throughout our stay but provided great privacy otherwise. We would definitely recommend About Thyme Cottage and go back again. Thank you so much for having us Denise and Ken!

S&S, Ottawa, Ontario

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent March Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful stay at About Thyme. Denise and Ken thought of everything and put such care into the little details that made us feel right at home. The view is great, a beautiful cottage, and an amazing island - we almost couldnt leave! Great place to recharge and refresh. Definetly recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The "perfect" cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed in this cottage in Salt Spring. There is nothing more you could ask for from first class accommodations, hot tub, deer sightings in the front/back yard, ocean views. What a treat. We cannot wait to go back. Thanks again Denise.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

I am so glad I stumbled upon this! Denise is a lovely person and clearly takes great pride in the care of her cottage. Upon arriving, she was there to greet us with fresh tomatoes and cucumbers from her garden. The cottage was spotless, charming, and fully equipped. I had the deepest, peaceful sleeps while there with no sounds other than birds chirping. My wife and I enjoyed walks in the neighborhood along peaceful, picturesque, country roads passing by farms with horses, cows, sheep, and deer frolicking about in open fields. Additionally, the entire island of Salt Spring is incredibly beautiful and the tiny village of Ganges has every amenity to make one's stay comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria, BC

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from our weekend getaway to About Thyme Cottage on Salt Spring and it was really hard to leave! The cottage was perfect, with thoughtful amenities and interesting touches everywhere, and total privacy. We enjoyed hiking around the local trails, touring Ganges and the peace and quiet of the cottage immensely! It was the perfect getaway and we would highly recommend it. Thanks Denise!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

A network of hiking trails starts at the bottom of the drive. Beach access is a short walk away.


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Salt Spring Island Cottage Rental Rates

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Salt Spring Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • bathroom with tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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