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walk-on waterfront with large contained deck

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 br 2 bath

Rental by the week Saturday 4 pm to Saturday, Noon.

Cottage is right on the beach. King bedroom with newer memory foam mattress, large windows & 3pc bathroom w/shower on upper level, 2 bedroom with Queen bed, newer memory foam mattress & 3rd br with bunk beds & safety rails on main floor. Large living room with 2 full sofas,, 2 sets French doors open onto deck. Ocean views all rooms except kid's br & bathrooms. There is a concrete driveway down to the cottage. We offer Wifi, 10X50 binoculars, plenty of beach 'furniture'.

Rental by the week from Saturday 4PM to the following Saturday Noon.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

About Laurence

My wife and I are retired, & semi-retired, live in Kitsilano, in Vancouver. We built the cottage a year after we bought the property.

Laurence purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Laurence chose Vancouver Island

Driving by, saw a 'for sale' sign on a tree. Phoned the owner and was told the price had just gone up five thousand dollars. We have always been grateful to him for being so reasonable.

What makes this cottage unique

Our property was untouched when we bought it. We've had to cut down a few trees recently, as a safety measure. We fell in love with an opportunity rather than a pre-existing situation.


Bowser Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms are smallish, but functional, and clean.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Very small room with bunkbed (twin)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Novoform memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Novoform memory foam mattress
  • Large windows in both bedrooms face the sea, and open for enjoyment of fresh sea breezes.i Cottage is for 4 adults, 2 children max unless otherwise agreed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


4.6/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

walk-on waterfront with large contained deck
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Port Moody, BC

Beautiful spot!

  • 3 of 5

Beautiful spot! We had a really great time, however the cottage is rustic and very disorganized compares to what is shown in these pictures. I would recommend a good clean and tidy for the money charged and fixing the shower door. However overall we really enjoyed the spot and location.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Like coming home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at this lovely house. My grandparents had a house on the beach a few doors up while I was growing up so this was a very familiar area for me. The master bedroom feels if you are perched on top of the ocean. The sound of the water rippling puts you to sleep like a baby!

We are already planning our next visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC

Easter in Bowser

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our Easter week getaway to Bowser. My grandaugher explored the coast, joined a easter egg hunt with the neighbours and a hunt at the community centre. Hosted several family dinners, read books, watched movies and relaxed. A perfect week!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are so pleased that the family enjoyed Easter week in Bowser.
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Sherwood Park AB


  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here 1 week for several summers. (July/August 2006-2011)The owners are wonderful, very accommodating. Our kids enjoyed exploring the area, checking out tide pools, kayaking, hiking nearby trails. My husband's favorite part of the day was the nightly fire pit, listening to the waves and enjoying the quiet. We'll definitely will go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review! We have been lucky over the years to have had so many enthusiastic and considerate guests.
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nanaimo, bc

a comfortable, casual, old-fashioned family retreat

  • 5 of 5

My extended family and I have summer-vacationed at Kokomo for the past 3 years: we love the beautiful location, casual ambience and the attentiveness of the owners. My grandsons adore the beachcombing, the nightly fires on the beach and the family gatherings at the table on the deck. Older members of the family try their hand at fishing, kayaking, jigsaws, barbeques, and ping pong. Snacks are consumed and cocktails are downed! :) We leave Kokomo counting down the days until our next summer visit...

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sandbar Cafe
Deep Bay Harbour Authority
VIU Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Old Country Market
Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Crown & Anchor
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Departure Bay, Nanaimo
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Inland Island Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

Beachfront cabin. Rural area, some pleasant woodland walks and you can walk for miles along the beach. Midway between Nanaimo & Comox. Quiet, pleasant. Ocean swimming, gently sloping beach, kayaking, canoeing, row boating


Rates & Availability

Bowser Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $73.18

In event agree to a pet, pet fee of $100 per week.
We won't be taking reservations for 2017 until January, 2017

1/2 rent as deposit at time of booking, balance 30 days before rental date by personal cheque

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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