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Juliette Eberhard

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, Afrikaans

Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage

36 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type cabin

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British Columbia Gulf Islands Cabin Rental Photos and Description

This idyllic cabin is set on a five acre property overlooking the Ganges Inlet. With blackberry bushes and fruit trees available for picking you are able to enjoy bounty from the property when in season.

A spacious deck runs along the front of the cabin providing the ideal location for outdoor meals no matter the weather thanks to the roof with several skylights.

Another deck overhangs the slope at the front of the property providing the perfect place for a coffee, if one of the multiple hammocks available are all taken.

If you enjoy outdoor cooking you can enjoy cooking over an open fire, or a gas BBQ.

Huge arbutus trees with their green and rust bark, firs and cedars populate the property, providing shade on a hot summers day.

This is primarily a summer cabin, though it can also be a cosy get-away in the winter - with a small wood stove and base board heaters. There is a long unpaved drive-way - tricky to negotiate without a 4 wheel drive if it should snow. The water has also been known to freeze if temperatures plummet well below zero for an extended period. Mostly our winter weather is quite mild - but there are some risks in more severe weather.

This cabin is not suitable for frail elderly, those intolerant of the odd visiting spider, or those who do not have sense of adventure and enjoyment of the outdoors.

Price seen on the site listing is in US dollars. The quote sent will be in Canadian dollars. Please note there is an additional cleaning fee per visit.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Juliette Eberhard (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, Afrikaans

About Juliette Eberhard

Immigrants from South Africa, the owners live in nearby Mill Bay - and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle - gardening, hiking and kayaking. Saltspring provides a prefect getaway from busy professional lives - to read, reflect, and get away from electronic media and demands of the 'real world'.

Juliette Eberhard purchased this cabin in 1987

Why Juliette Eberhard chose British Columbia Gulf Islands

When we first visited this property the long and winding driveway took us unexpectedly onto a ridge where we fell in love with the view, the spaciousness and the sense of being 'somewhere else' far away from it all.

What makes this cabin unique

Listening to the sounds of neighboring sheep and roosters complete the rural ambiance as you swing in the hammock reading a favourite book, overlooking the fantastic view.


based on 36 traveler reviews

Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage
average rating of 4.8055553 based on 36 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful property! Beautiful views and cozy space. Just what we needed!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning View!

  • 5 of 5

We had a super second visit to this cottage, and I imagine it wont be our last! Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Privacy with a view!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for my sister, her cat and I. We kept saying to each other what a beautiful place it was, and a perfect size! Loved the skylights in the deck. It made enjoying the outdoors all the better as it was raining almost constantly while we were there!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible view, privacy, peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We drove up the driveway to the cottage around 5 p.m. and even in the partial dusk you could still see the incredible view. We were actually awestruck that this is where we would be spending 3 days. We didn't care if it was a tent we were staying in! The weekend we were there was wet and rainy but that did not stop us from having an awesome time.

The cabin is very rustic as a lot of other reviewers have said. There is no phone, tv or internet but that is GOOD!!! We all have that too much in our lives - take a break!! What you have is the most incredible silence you can imagine. I have not been in that much silence in years and it felt very good. The shower was warm and with good pressure as has been said. The adirondack chairs were perfect to sit on by the fire pit after dinner and there was plenty of wood to use.

We went to Saltspring Island Brewery and were treated very well. Even though the staff person was on his own, (someone had called in sick), he still did a very good job handling all the people and keeping the mood going. All the beers we tasted were very good.

I would recommend this cabin but it does take effort to climb the ladder to get up to the loft bed. There of course is the hide a bed on the main floor but we were sure glad we could get up the ladder because we loved that bed! It was so comfortable and the window right beside the bed opened wide to let in beautiful fresh air - and once again - NO noise!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location. Great view. Perfect low key getaway. Very Accommodating. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property in the woods, great views

  • 5 of 5

We had a phenomenal stay. Everything was even nicer than advertised. Great place to get away for the weekend. Juliette was very helpful in sorting everything out.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Nearest Airport
4.4 Kilometres
Saltspring Air
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Kilometres
Oystercatcher Seafood Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Fulford Harbour
Nearest Golf
7.9 Kilometres
Saltspring Island Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
4.4 Kilometres
Auntie Pesto's
Nearest Beach
3.7 Kilometres
Beddis Beach
Car: recommended

Saturday morning farmers market downtown with fresh local produce and quality arts and crafts, nearby Cusheon Lake with public access and dock - fresh water swimming - and Beddes Beach - with white shell beach and crystal clear water, superb views from Mt Maxwell over Maple Bay and Fulford Harbour, Walks round historic Ruckle Park.


Rates & Availability

Salt Spring Island Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2016 - May 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $12
Cleaning Fee $38

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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British Columbia Gulf Islands Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main Cabin bathroom - toilet , tub
    Separate Shower House - shower , Oversized sink
  • The cabin contains a bath and toilet while the shower is out in a separate shower-house with great water pressure. There is also an outhouse with a view that can be used if needed.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Loft - 1 Queen, 1 double
    Living Room - 1 Double Futon
  • The sleeping loft contains a queen mattress and a double mattress which would easily sleep 2 adults and 2 small children (or 3 adults). The loft is only accessible by a vertical ladder and has a low ceiling. The main floor boasts a futon which folds into a generous double bed. In the summer you can also comfortably sleep out on the covered porch on mattresses. The cabin could sleep 4 adults and 2 children in total.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

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