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Juliette Eberhard

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, Afrikaans

Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage

40 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin

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Overview

Salt Spring Island 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.

More Details
Suitability:
  • 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.

Reviews

4.7
based on 40 traveler reviews

Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage
average rating of 4.7 based on 40 reviews
4

Boyfriend Loved it Just as Much as Me!

  • 4 of 5

As great as it was the first time - although this time I got to share it with my boyfriend...and he loved it just as much, if not more, as I do!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Nice view

  • 3 of 5

The view was great, the cabin is very rustic inside.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy cabin with a view

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It was easy to find, not too far from Ganges and central to lots of Salt Spring Island attractions.

The view is lovely, and nice that you can lay in the loft bed and enjoy the same view out the windows. The picnic table was enjoyable and we also made use of sitting at the table on the covered porch while it was raining. Beautiful arbutus and flowering bushes on the property, we saw a few nice birds and a deer was cruising around the yard in the evening. :) We cooked dinner on the stovetop and the kitchen was decently outfitted (though may want to bring your own knife if you care about it being sharp).

We didn't make use of the hammocks as they were not set up, and it was not entirely clear how to set them up or where they would go. Plus I think I'd be nervous to lay in a hammock that I had set up myself!

Another note, the ladder to the loft is less than ideal. I needed assistance from my partner to get up and down, even in the middle of the night! Replacing the doweling with 2x4s or some other flat boards (or at the very least making it so the doweling doesn't spin when you put your foot on it!), angling the ladder slightly away from the wall rather than slightly toward the wall, having a cut-out at the top rather than an overhanging lip, and/or having some hand-holds to grab on to at the top of the ladder would all be possible ways to make it safer to use. Hopefully one or a few of these can be implemented.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback. We will see what we can do re the ladder. There is a fold out hide-a-bed on the main floor for anyone who has difficulty negotiating the ladder. It is a small space so would be difficult to angle the ladder - but we could certainly try to change the rungs.
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4

Peaceful and Private with Pristine views

  • 4 of 5

I loved this little cottage! Exactly what I needed - far enough away to be able to read in silence without distraction, but close enough to head to Moby's pub for some late night grub and a beer.

The view is AMAZING and I would have loved to enjoy the nature more if I had stayed for more than one night. This trip was to get away from Victoria, relax, and read in peace and that's exactly what this cottage provided.

The loft where the beds are kept, however, is a little hard to get to, so for anyone with knee/leg troubles this might be a challenge. There were some flying bugs, but that wasn't unexpected, it's a cabin. Open the window and they'll fly right out. No wifi, but I gladly traded that for the bath tub, which not all cottages provide.

Overall, I will definitely be back. In fact, I've already penciled in some weekends over the summer for a hopeful return. It has to be for more than one night this time, because it was just so tranquil that I had a hard time leaving. And perhaps next time I'll bring company, so that I can share the beauty of the Galilee!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 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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5

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
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

Salt Spring Island Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
$77
$461
 

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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Amenities

Salt Spring Island Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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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