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Lovely Cottage With Spectacular Water And Mountain Views, Huge Cedar Deck

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Evergreen Cottage Is A 3 Bedroom One Bath On A Large Property

This Pet Friendly, 3 BEDROOM Lindal cottage is bright, inviting and cozy as it is wrapped with cedar walls, includes a large stone fireplace and lots of windows facing the beautiful WATER AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

Nestled among Bowen Island's natural amenities the Sunny South East Facing EVERGREEN COTTAGE has gorgeous water and mountain views of Howe Sound, West Vancouver and into Vancouver's Westside. Relax on our new large deck and take in the ocean views. Or, wander our walking trails on 5 acres of our private treed property………

THE EVERGREEN COTTAGE ACCOMMODATES UP TO 6 GUESTS MAXIMUM

3 BEDROOMS AND 1 WASHROOM

•Bedroom #1 has a Queen bed plus its own flat screen TV with cable connection.

•Bedroom #2 has 2 Twin beds

•Bedroom #3 has a Double bed

NOTE: We are proud to have all NEW HIGH END MATTRESSES We think having a good night’s sleep on your getaway is of utmost importance.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE TO SNUG COVE AND THE FERRY LANDING

The Cottage is a short distance from the restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries, marinas, and beaches.

•If arriving by car the Evergreen Cottage is just a short 5 minute drive from the “Heart of Bowen,” Snug Cove.

•Walking off the ferry to the cottage is only a 15-20 minute walk.

PARKING IS EASY

Access to park on the property is easy, flat, and accessible. Park right by the entry. Only 8 steps up to enter this spacious 3 bedroom Lindell Home.

PET FRIENDLY

Bring your "best friend" (maximum 2). Please see our pet fee charges below.

LIVING ROOM

The Living room is bright and yet cozy as it is wrapped with cedar walls and includes a stone fireplace. The south-east window wall faces the gorgeous water and mountain views. The living room includes a comfortable 3 seater leather sofa and chairs for seating of 5 guests.

HIGH SPEED WIFI INCLUDED

CABLE TV & DVD PLAYER

The living room includes a flat screen TV with FREE cable TV. Plus a DVD player. DVD’s can be rented in Snug Cove or bring along your own.

FIREPLACE

We supply our guests with a 3HR burning Presto-log for each night of your stay: October – May.

OUTDOOR LIVING ~ NEW LARGE CEDAR DECK WITH OCEAN & MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Step out of the living room to relax on the ocean view sundeck. We supply a PATIO DINING TABLE, PROPANE BBQ, and LOUNGE FURNITURE to take in the sun and gorgeous views....relax and gaze away at Howe Sound ship and ferry traffic, West Vancouver, and Vancouver's Westside.

WALK AND HIKE ~

Step out the door into our 5 acres of treed land to walk the trails. Or, hike one of Bowen's many hiking trails through Crippen Park and more.

KITCHEN ~ NEWLY RENOVATED

Our new custom cottage kitchen is bright and airy and includes water views as well as a microwave, stove, oven, and new refrigerator. It is well equipped with dishes, pots, pans, tea kettle and coffee maker.

DINETTE

Family dinners are easy with our efficient kitchen and dinette just off of the kitchen, the table can seat 5 comfortably

NEWLY RENOVATED WASHROOM

The 3 piece washroom has a tub / shower, toilet, and sink. We supply plush towels.

BEACH ACCESS IS NEARBY

A short walk, 3 blocks away and you will arrive at September Morn Beach...a wonderful swimming beach.

More Details

Owner
Jan Stevens
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

About Jan Stevens

I have been coming to Bowen all my life.My great grandfather, Jake Dorman pioneered here in the late 1800's. He bought acres of land in Dorman Bay

After retiring in 2007 I purchased the Evergreen Hall B&B in Deep Bay on Bowen and then later decided to add the Evergreen cottage on Taylor Rd for a vacation rental My children loved coming to the cottage and roaming the trails on our private acreage behind the .

cottage and swim at September Mourn beach just down the road. Bowen being so close to Vancouver and just a 20 minute ferry ride make this a very desirable and safe community to both live and visit

Why Jan Stevens chose British Columbia Gulf Islands

My father picked this location to build the cottage because of the views, easy to access all year, and the proximity to the village of Snug Cove and the marinas

What makes this cottage unique

The Evergreen cottage is a Lindal cedar home with high ceilings , beams and windows in the living room letting in light all year. The huge cedar decking with glass panels allow the views forever both from inside and out.

From the open kitchen while preparing a meal watching the ferries go by and the Cruise ships in the distance, the lights of Vancouver across the water, the deer grazing in the yard, the morning sunrise over the north shore mountains and the stars at night while sitting on the deck make this a very inviting and magical experience

Guestbook comments from the owner

As described....truly a lovely cottage with spectacular views!!! Sunrises were spectacularly beautiful and it was wonderful to be able to grab our coffees and step out onto the enormous deck and enjoy them. The cottage was very clean and tidy and well laid out with all the amenities of home and then some. The bed was extremely comfortable - we had excellent nights of sleep for our entire visit.
Feb 2016
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Amenities

Bowen Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • A signed Bowen Island Accommodations rental agreement is required to confirm reservation. It will be emailed directly from BIA to guest. BIA
  • Cancellation Policy: HIGH SEASON (June 20-Sept 30) & ALL HOLIDAYS: 90 day cancellation required for refund less $150 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation Policy: NOT HIGH SEASON (Oct 1 - June 19) OR Not HOLIDAYS: 30 day cancellation required for refund less $150 cancellation fee.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • one bath with shower/tub combination
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed. Second bedroom has 2 twin beds. Third bedroom has a double bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
Notes:
Bowen Island is only a 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver and about One hour from Downtown Vancouver.

Reviews

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Lovely Cottage With Spectacular Water And Mountain Views, Huge Cedar Deck
average rating of 4.9 based on 15 reviews
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5

Tranquil, private retreat; breath taking views; perfect couple's get-away.

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place to spend a relaxing week while our kids were at camp and decided Evergreen Cottage on Bowen Island checked all the right boxes. A quick ferry from Horseshoe Bay and we arrived at the house within minutes of landfall. (I would recommend driving on as it was more to park in HB and it was convenient to have a car available.) The cottage, while modest and rustic, was clean and full of mid-century charm. The property manager was one step ahead of us with every detail and made the entire experience perfectly seamless and worry free. Besides being a well equipped and comfortable house, the best feature by far was the hours we spent relaxing on the huge private deck overlooking the water and coastline of West Van. Sea kayaking around Snug Cove, hiking and milling about the quaint village gave us plenty of options to make our stay most enjoyable. This property is an outstanding value and we will definitely be back for another stay in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A delightful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Evergreen Cottage for two weeks by myself and it was really lovely. The cottage is super comfortable and smells lovely and clear with the cedar walls - the living room is full of light and the morning sun on that huge deck was brilliant. It is very well appointed - I enjoyed cooking and living there - I would have happily traded the television for firewood every night as the fireplace works really efficiently and has so much atmosphere. I had no car and the walk into town was really lovely - through forest and a good workout at the same time. I was sad to leave. And I see someone suggested a hot tub - what a good idea - on the deck - then it would be super amazing. Deer in the yard, eagles overhead. The views are beautiful. Thankyou.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place with a breath taking view!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed Bowen island. The house is terrific . We plan to return.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Doug for taking the time to leave your review. The water view is very special with all the BC ferry, freighter and cruise ship activity. Relaxing on the deck, taking in the fresh Bowen air, and enjoying the peacefulness of the Evergreen Cottage is very special indeed.
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5

Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

A great getaway. Lots of room and cozy fire, - a spectacular view and close to the cove. The only thing missing is a hot tub... that would really make it spectacular. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erin, thank you for being our guests. Be sure to come back in the summer to enjoy the spacious deck with the gorgeous views. Thanks so much for taking great care of the Evergreen Cottage. Love to have you and your friends back any time. Jan and Maureen.
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View! Deck! Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most lovely time at this stunning cabin, and plan to go back regularly! The views are terrific and the cabin is clean and cozy; a perfect spot year round. SO happy we found this little hidden gem.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Add this to your lifetime bucket list of destinations!

  • 5 of 5

Hello Dear Reader and Fellow Traveler. First, the disclaimer that we had no prior relationship with the family or the owner of this property so this is a completely unsolicited and extemporaneous review and recommendation.

We were invited to celebrate the wedding of a lifelong friend's son and his lovely wife to be so we were heading to Bowen Island because that is where the ceremony was taking place. Finding Evergreen Cottage was pure serendipity and one of the nicest most pleasant surprises we have ever experienced. Maureen the proprietress is warm, friendly, incredibly helpful and also cognizant of the fact that people come to enjoy the space her home provides and makes it feel like home by attending to virtually all the details such an experience would afford.

If you like a well appointed pine paneled cottage style home in which to spend a week, then we strongly encourage you to consider Evergreen. The views Maureen has offered you from the web site if anything are less stunning and spectacular than the actual views and environment you will experience when sitting out on the deck and watching the BC Ferries, sail and power boats and all the shipping traffic moving along in the 20-25 mile plus vistas you have to enjoy with all the mountains in the background.

If you are also an active person who loves life outdoors, hiking, kayaking, biking, boating, golf and all the other pleasures of island living are at your disposal, just 30 minutes off Horseshoe Bay and an hour from downtown Vancouver. If you want to live car-free for the week, yet still be within range of the High Street shops and restaurants, this is the place you need to choose. It is a 1-something kilometer walk into town and everything is accessible on foot or by island transport while still being completely in a tranquil setting. Hearing nothing but wind in the trees, birdsong and the occasional ferry horn in the distance is beyond relaxing. Highest endorsement from us both with our warmest thanks to Maureen for making our time on Bowen memorable, spiritually renewing, physically relaxing and one that we added after the fact to OUR lifetime must see destination bucket list.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
YVR
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Bowen Island Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Sea to Sky
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Several
Nearest Beach
0.04 Kilometres
September Morn

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $59.14
Additional Guest Fee $31.54 per person per night
Pet Fee $27.6
Damage Deposit $394.29

CHILDREN ARE INCLUDED IN GUEST RATES
With the exception of infants that are not yet walking we do charge for all guests including children. Unlike hotel rooms we have many nooks and crannies, glass, and objects that require deep cleaning like a real home. Our house keepers do an excellent job of cleaning after each turnover and this all takes additional time with additional guests. Plus all guests use bedding, water, towels, and other amenities.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund