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Custom Built Log Cabin 5 minutes walk from the Ocean

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom luxuary log cabin nestled in the forest, 5 min. walk to the beach.

Situated in the heart of 'Wine Country' on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada our one bedroom custom built log cabin is nestled in the perfect place to kick back and relax after a day of exploring the Cowichan Valley. Guests will revel in the serene ambiance of the cabin done entirely in Douglas Fir and rustic red cedar. Situated on a hill surrounded by lush green forests, the cabin is only 5 minutes walk from the beach.

This 450 sq ft cabin features a separate bedroom that has a large king size bed that looks out through French glass doors into the forest. A gorgeous contemporary living room furnished with a large comfy couch, a wood burning stove and a small kitchenette to prepare meals should you wish to dine in. The bathroom is the showpiece of the cabin with slate tiles, a large clawfoot tub, rain shower and stunning aromatic cedar walls.

Cabin on Paradise is a destination in itself for those wishing to “get away from it all.” Relax by a roaring fire while sipping a glass of local wine. Sit on the deck and watch the bald eagles fly overhead. Go for a walk on the park trails that start from the cabin’s front door or read a book while you revel in the silence that envelopes you.

More Details

Cindy Storie-Soth
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017

About Cindy Storie-Soth

We are a Canadian / German family living in the beautiful Cowichan Valley for over 10 years. We were drawn to the valley because of it's beautiful nature, the diversity of it's culture and the healthy lifestyle it provides.

Cindy Storie-Soth purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Cindy Storie-Soth chose British Columbia

Ten years ago we built our log home and two years ago we completed our log cabin vacation rental. Located on 1.5 acres, bordering parkland and close to the beach our home and vacation rental cabin provide beauty, quiet and the serenity of nature.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife, 6 month old and I spent 5 nights in this gorgeous log cabin. Cindy and Mandfred were friendly hosts and accommodated our needs. The cabin is beautiful, comfortable and well equipped. We managed to do all our meals using the small kitchenette & the BBQ. The location is good for exploring the Cowichan Valley/Shawnigan Lake area and in a nice quiet area - very peaceful with the woods at your door. We were able to come and go as we please. We'd definitely look at going back on our next visit to the area.
Jul 2013
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Cowichan Bay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • The bathroom is the showpiece of the cabin with slate tiles, a large clawfoot tub, rain shower and stunning aromatic cedar walls.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • This 450 sq ft cabin features a separate bedroom that has a large king size bed that looks out through French glass doors into the forest. As well a shuttered window can be opened to speak with your partner who is relaxing in our large soaker clawfoot tub.
  • Books
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
While we do not provide cable TV, we do provide wireless and the ability to watch TV and movies online should you wish to watch some television.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Custom Built Log Cabin 5 minutes walk from the Ocean
average rating of 4.611111 based on 20 reviews

Always wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed a few times before, and it is always a relaxing stay. We appreciated the addition of the stove ring and griddle. Though we did not use them, it is nice to know they are an option for us. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay once again. We are always happy to have you come stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again.
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Lovely Little Cabin!

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely little spot to spend a few nights. My husband and I enjoyed it greatly and the owners are very friendly. The cabin is well equipped although the sink in the kitchen is pretty tiny - don't try to cook any elaborate meals - eat out at one of the wineries or bring some easy to prepare food. We walked around the trails and neighborhood - it's so beautiful and peaceful.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay at this beautiful log cabin in the woods

  • 4 of 5

So quiet!

All wood inside, (log walls, flooring, ceiling) very pretty to look at, beautifully decorated, especially the bathroom.

Enjoyed waking up to see the trees on the hill outside the bedroom french doors.

Kitchen: only about 4 sq ft of counter space and a small sink and a small fridge!

Just plan to heat up leftovers and boil water on the stove top. No microwave!

(The kitchen is why I knocked off a star.)

Gorgeous sunrise out the side window.

Enjoyed a lovely foamy soak in the large deep tub.

We didn't use the outside patio as it was cold.

Nice fireplace really throws out the heat.

Would we stay again? Yes!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pristine and so quiet. The bed was heavenly with a memory foam mattress and high thread count sheet

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely stay here again, a great location, close to amenities. Private and so comfortable. It was a perfect couples retreat!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, relaxing, perfect weekend with my husband!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 3 wonderfully perfect nights here. We were participating in the MS Cowichan Valley Grape Escape Bike Tour, and the location was just perfect to be going back and forth to the venue (Shawnigan Lake School) for 2 days. It was also close to Cowichan Bay for a nice meal on a patio facing the water. It's a nice central location for the area... can easily make a day out of visiting many of the Cowichan wineries and local farms. The property was quiet, clean, and beautifully relaxing. One of the owners came out to greet us on arrival and was very friendly. We would absolutely stay here again, and would definitely recommend to friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a great spot for a couples getaway. Nicely furnished, with lots of amenities. Felt more like a hotel/resort experience than a typical home rental. would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wilderness Kayaking Co
Maple Bay Marina
Pacific Northwest Raptors
Cowichan Bay Kayak & Outfitters
Unsworth Vineyards Restaurant
Cherry Point Estate Wines
Lake Cowichan River Tubing
Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Cowichan Bay Pub
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Arbuus Ridge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Hwy 1 - Trans Canada Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Many located in Cowichan Bay Village
Nearest Ski
225 Kilometres
Mount Washington Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Cherry Point Beach
Car: necessary

Featured in magazine such as Gourmet Magazine, Saveur Magazine, Bon Appetite and Harrowsmith, the culinary scene in the Cowichan Valley is not to be missed. Nestled between rivers, mountains and ocean beaches the agriculturally rich area of the Cowichan Valley is creating a farm to table culinary experience one cannot get in too many places in the world. Come to the Cowichan to sip, taste and be wowed by the many the many superb creative chefs that call the Cowichan Valley their home.


Rates & Availability

Cowichan Bay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $22.22

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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