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Fabulous Four Bedroom Cottage Near Ferry And Village

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8) Base rate for 4 people $35/ person after

2 floor cedar house renovated in 2008

4 bedrooms

2 full bathrooms one on each level

2 rooms with King beds, 2 rooms with Queen beds

Wood burning fire place

Flat screen TV

CD/DVD player

Over 200 DVD collection for your entertainment

Two 600 sq.ft south facing decks with eating area, loungers and Hammock

Fully fenced and landscaped property, pets welcome with additional $25 charge

English flower garden

Outdoor Yoga/Meditation area

Breakfast gazebo with sitting area

Wireless access FREE of charge

2 fully equipped kitchens

2 dishwashers

1 microwave oven

2 ovens

2 refrigerators

2 coffee machines

Webber BBQ on upper deck


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Base rates are for 4 people. We will provide linens for 4 unless we are told otherwise. Additional guests are $35 each. If it is found that more than 4 are staying and have not been paid for we will charge for the extra.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2017

About Karen

We were the owners of an exclusive store named Peking Lounge located in Vancouver's Chinatown and have been in business since 2003. We use our house on Bowen Island on a regular basis but welcome rental opportunities as well. Currently living in Toronto now, we have entrusted the management to Heidi and Karen, Bowen residents.

Karen purchased this house in 2008

Why Karen chose British Columbia Gulf Islands

We bought this house on Bowen Island in 2008 due to its proximity to Vancouver and to all the services available on the island alone with hourly ferries. Although only 45 minutes door to door from downtown Vancouver to the house, the island's unique setting and quietness allows one to relax and unwind without having to drive for hours or having to pack food and other necessities as everything is available right on the island. Because the house is located so close to the ferry terminal and the village, it is possible to leave your car behind and walk everywhere. We are also less then 1 km from Kilarney Lake and its amazing 5 km hiking loop.

What makes this house unique

The Peking Lounge Guest House has a unique Asian inspired decor that provides guests with a sense of peacefulness and comfort. Access to Vancouver is so easy that it is the perfect place to call your base as you enjoy all the beauty and activities of the Vancouver area without having to stay in the city and often pay much higher prices. The Guest House is fully equipped for those who prefer to lounge around, relax and share fantastic home cooked meals without having to go anywhere. The house is not ideal for functions, weddings, family reunions etc, but perfect for quiet retreats or small groups of friends to spend time together. The back garden is shaded and private and features a yoga/ meditation platform.


Bowen Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Skylight in the bathroom
    Lower Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The Blue Room - 1 queen , Located on the main floor with a view of the garden
    The Yellow Room - 1 king , Located on the main floor with a view of the mountains
    The Green Room - 1 king , Lower level with view of the side garden
    The Garden Room - 1 queen , Lower Level with view of the garden
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
MOBILE MASSAGE available for couples or women only. To book, call Karen Shea at 604-833-7418


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Fabulous Four Bedroom Cottage Near Ferry And Village
average rating of 4.6976743 based on 43 reviews

great weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a excellent weekend despite the rain. Everything about the property was first class.

D.A. Richmond B.C.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice - Well Managed

  • 4 of 5

Peking Lounge Guest House is one of our preferred accommodation venues on Bowen Island. Our group have stayed there numerous times and it is always beautifully kept and well managed. Karen (and Heidi) have always responded to our queries and requests in a very timely manner and have been lovely to deal with.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Always lovely

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed here twice now. I came back the second time because I knew my guests would be comfortable. The furnishes are fabulous, beds are perfect, kitchen is fully stocked, and the grounds are idyllic. The house was filled with many fresh flowers and the belcony was stocked with colour spring flowers in their planters.

Karen was very helpful and quick to respond, very easy to deal with. House is a short walk to the shops and restaurants and the ferry. Would love to come back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your visit and happy birthday by the way! Thank you for taking good care of the house and getting the laundry started. You are always welcome back to Peking Lounge Guest House!
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Peking House

  • 5 of 5

Hi Karen

Just to let you know that we really enjoyed our stay. I took my five year old granddaughter on a tour of the grounds. She is a collector of interesting things. She brought a small bag with her. She picked a red berry from one tree, and then a multicoloured leaf from somewhere else. As we went around the circle at every corner was a “hidden treasure”. A beautiful bowl in behind something placed perfectly. She looked and said “oh look at that beautiful pot”. I explained that someone had placed that there. She said who – I told her that the lady that owned the house had done that. She looked up at me with her big brown eyes and said “she is special Bubbie” My older grandchildren loved it too. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed. We walked to town for lunch on Saturday but cooked at home on the two nights we were there. The lovely fireplace with a crackling fire was so enjoyable for all of us city folks that have the gas fireplaces. We played cards, cooked food, slept so well in the comfortable beds with the soft cosy sheets and duvets.

Thank you,


  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, comfortable and perfect for our two-family Christmas gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our party of eight just spent a lovely Christmas vacation at the Peking Lounge Guest House. It really is a beautiful and cozy home, with lots of space for a large group such as ours—two families with adult children and a baby (and dogs). It is tastefully furnished and decorated, with lots of natural light from the large windows and skylights, and the beds (and bedding) were really comfortable! (My daughter-in-law even wrote down the brand of pillow so she could find one like it!)

While we really only used the main upstairs kitchen—which was very well equipped and offered lots of counter space for two or three people to work in—it was nice to have the extra fridge downstairs, and we did use both ovens to cook our turkey dinner.

The fireplace (and firewood provided) made it super cozy upstairs, and Karen had set up a decorated Christmas tree and added some other festive touches—making it feel warm and welcoming. The large wood coffee table in the living room was perfect for playing games around.

There was snow on Bowen for our entire seven-day stay there, which is atypical from what we understood but made it very pretty. We explored the nearby trails and walked into town from the house. Would love to visit at a warmer time of year to fully enjoy the outdoor patio and deck on the house—it would be gorgeous to relax out there on a sunny day, overlooking the peaceful back garden. Because of the wintry weather, we didn’t get to make use of the kayaks, but I would definitely see that as a plus in a different season.

A big thank you to Karen, the manager, who was considerate and pleasant to deal with. The owners of the Peking Lounge Guest House are fortunate to have her as their representative!

I would definitely recommend staying at the Peking Lounge Guest House. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your detailed comments and glowing review, Colleen. It was a pleasure to have you and do come again in the summer... the proximity to the beach and the sunny deck with BBQ make it a perfect spot for summertime visits to Bowen Island. It's so close to Vancouver and Whistler that it is a good place to base yourself while exploring the area. Warmly, Karen
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  • 5 of 5

Our family stay was wonderful.

We had a great time with a lot of laughter,stories and food.

Everything you need is in the house, just bring food and personal clothing.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bowen Island Neighbourhood Pub
Nearest Ferry
800 Metres
Bowen Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Bowen Island Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Sea to Sky Highway
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Nearest Ski
8 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Pebbly Beach
Car: not necessary

Services on the island:

Gourmet grocery stores

Butcher shop

Italian deli

Liquor stores

Numerous pubs and restaurants within 2 km

Recreational Activities:

2 one man kayaks available right at the guest house

Many board games

Tennis racquets

2 minute walk to nature trails

8 km walking/running loops from the guest house, around the lake

5 minute walk to Pebbly Beach

Golf course within 10 km


Fire Hall within 5 km

Doctor’s clinic within 3 km

Vet clinic within 2 km

24 hours medical emergency


Rates & Availability

Bowen Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Victoria Day Long Weekend
May 19 2017 - May 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
May 23 2017 - Oct 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2017
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest
Remembrance Day 2017
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $18.3 + Tax
Cleaning fee $109.77 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $256.13
Tax Rate 5.0%

There is a $35 additional charge per person per night above 4 people.
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We charge a $350 damage deposit.

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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