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BIG Thanks to ALL our guests! We Only have 1 weeks in September left!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Custom Timberframe Ocean & Mt view, 5 br. ,4.5 bath in Sandy Saratoga Beach. !!!

COMING SOON!

7 person

HOT TUB on it's way!

It’s your vacation, have it your way!

When you choose to stay with us at Home By The Sea,

We provide you with an added value experience.

Complimentary Wine and House coats for adults

Kayaks, Life jackets, Lawn and Beach toys for all ages.

There are so many things to see and do on Vancouver Island and

we want to help you, have the best experience possible.

We have partnered with some excellent service providers,

where you get an added value experience at a discounted rate!

Upon request, we can get you discounted rates on preferred;

Golfing, Horse Back Riding, Fishing Charters, Whale Watching, SCUBA Diving… Brewery / Vineyard, Tours and Tasting

We will go out of our way to find what you want, to make your vacation special!

It’s your vacation, have it your way!

If you plan on doing any special activities or events, please contact us in advance,

so he can make the necessary arrangements.

Home By The Sea is the perfect Vancouver Island holiday destination for Family Vacations, Reunions, Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays and Corporate Retreats !

Located in Black Creek in the beautiful Comox Valley this custom timber frame vacation home will be home to your special family and holiday memories.

Home By the Sea is a new 3,500 sq ft home with 5 bedroom and 4 & 1/2 Bathrooms and has a cozy cabin for two. It sleeps 12 based on double occupancy

Located across a quiet country road from sandy Saratoga Beach, this home is on half acre property, completely furnished and ready for you and your family and friends.

We offer a Hypo -Allergic, Carpet Free Home, with an HRV Air Filtration System.

We use Non-Chemical cleaning products by NORWEX,

because we value providing our guests with a healthy, chemical free home.

Lounge on the covered deck and catch up on your Reading or enjoy Beach Combing, Kayaking, Golfing, Horse Back Riding, Fishing, Whale Watching, SCUBA Diving… (just to name a few activities) or just listen to the Bald Eagles in the tops of the surrounding trees and listen to the surf .

Saratoga Beach is between Courtenay and Campbell River, both only a 20 minute drive away. We are located in the charming, friendly farming community of Black Creek. A local market, coffee shop,artisan gift shop and liquor store are just a lovely 15 minute walk from Home By the Sea vacation rental.

This home is in a highly desirable vacation destination located on Vancouver Island in beach resort area, close to the Pacific Playground Marina. We are a 10 min walk to the Oyster River, which is fed by Mt.Washington's mountain glacier streams . Enjoy the spectacle of spawning salmon as you snorkel down the river in the fall, hike the extensive nature trails or just chill in the river on a hot summers day!

Visit Mt. Washington Resort, which is only 25 minutes away, and enjoy a chairlift ride to the top and a summer picnic or hike the extensive boardwalk in the alpine meadows. In the winter Mt Washington boasts record snow base for skiing and boarders.There is even a tube park!

The timber frame great room is the heart of the home and faces the Ocean. It has a custom gourmet kitchen with built in appliances and a Jenn Aire cook top in the magnificent 10 foot granite island.

An open concept dining room and family room with a corner gas fireplace are next to the covered ocean view 10 x 26 timber frame deck.

Relax and soak in the 2 person Jacuzzi in the Master bedroom while appreciating the ocean view or sunset! Enjoy a 2 person steam shower . When you are ready to retire, set the mood with the 3 sided gas fireplace .

There is an adjoining room available with a daybed for a small child who needs to be close to mom and dad. The Master Room has two separate entrances, with private decks for enjoying sunrises and sunsets !

There is also a private, intimate sitting room , with a beautiful ocean view and a Wood Burning/or gas River Rock Fireplace.

The second bedroom we call the Retro Room, has its own Private entrance as well and a deck for enjoying quiet evening sunsets. It has a 4 piece bath complete with a retro 6 ft. slipper tub and a 4 ft shower .

The side entrance/mud room entrance, with a 2 piece bathroom, is beside the laundry room with front loading machines, conveniently located between the side entrance and kitchen which are connected by 2 pocket doors. The recreation room is fully finished with 3 piece bath ,wet bar, 1 bunk room b with 2 double / bunks and 2 single bunks. In the NASCAR theme recreation room there are 2 fold down Ikea double beds which can become one king bed where you can relax while watching the 52' TV with surround sound .There is a separate entrance to back yard and fire pit and barbecue area from the rec room .

Then there is the ' Lazy Dog' cabin which comes with the house rental.The cabin has new kitchen appliances and new 3 piece bath and queen sleigh bed .It has its own cedar deck, ocean view and access to the back yard outdoor kitchen with natural gas barbecue, sink ,oven and granite work station.The large patio has two tables to seat large groups.There is also a fire-pit for roasting those hot-dogs and marshmallows!

We are across the road from the beach front and are up high so you can see, feel and hear the ocean..Just walk across the street to explore Saratoga Beach.

'Home by the Sea' is truly a wonderful Black Creek vacation rental home

we would love to share it with you!

This is strictly a non smoking vacation home.

We provide a covered smoking area outside for our smoking guests.

More Details

Owner
Donna Frizzley
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Donna Frizzley

I Love being near the ocean! I love the mountains! .This is paradise!! I moved here from Ontario in 1986 and love being here more than anywhere else!

I feel so blessed to spend time here just walking on the beach . I love music and nature and our Island is full of both! I enjoy a bike ride to the Oyster river for a swim in glazier water and kayaking on our beautiful ocean .

This is a place to relax and appreciate the little things !

Donna Frizzley purchased this house in 2007

Why Donna Frizzley chose Comox Valley

I love Vancouver Island .It has 2 of my favorite things Ocean and Mountains.

I can walk on the beach in the morning and mine are the first set of footprints in the sand.

Go up Mount Washington in the afternoon and ski in the sunshine. What more is there to say?

What makes this house unique

Dog Friendly Beach

Amenities

Black Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 Retro Room - toilet , tub , shower , 6' Claw Foot Soaker Tub & 4 ft shower
    Bathroom Recreation Room - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2 person Steam Shower & 2 person Jucuzzi
    Bathroom Main Level - toilet , Guest Bathroom
    Cabin 2/ Showers - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , * outdoor shower is for rinsing off sand from beach
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 /cabin - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 Bunk Room - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , This bedroom is located downstairs in Rec Room
    Bedroom 2 Retro Slipper Tub room - 1 queen , Located on main level this room has a private entrance
    Bedroom 1 Master suite - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Daybed located in dressing room beside Master bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Basement bedroom , New for 2016
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna ...
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* Outdoor shower at Kayak shed, outdoor shower behind cabin to rinse off after being at the beach *Hot Water Heated Tile and Oak floors,Heat Recovery and Ventilation System *5 Burner Jenn Air Natural Gas Cook Top *Instant Hot Water *In House Massage by appointment only depending on availability

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

BIG Thanks to ALL our guests! We Only have 1 weeks in September left!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
5

Beautiful, very well equipped house, with lots of decks and a huge yard.

  • 5 of 5

Very much enjoyed our stay the house… Plenty of room for a large family, extremely well equipped kitchen, and outdoor barbecue! Highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and be our guests again! Donna and Joe
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5

Great place by the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful vacation with my family here. Love the area and its pretty close to lots of things. Would be really great in the summer. Love the fire pit in the backyard and the master ensuite is superb.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Please come back and visit us again at Saratoga! Donna & Joe
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5

We loved it

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion at the house after 6 years and fed 23 people in winter very successfully. It was a wonderful house, nothing was forgotten by the owners. Exceptionally clean, all amenities, close to our family. Comfortable beds, loads of plates, cutlery, glasses etc, they even provided tissues. We will most definately come again, but we don't really want to say too much as our secret may get out that it was an awesome place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your glowing review! It makes everything all so worthwhile knowing that our home is a gathering place for family celebrations
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5

Perfect Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing. We stayed over Christmas and the house was all decorated and ready for a perfect Christmas away from home. There were 5 of us staying and there was more than enough space for all of us. The kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed. It was a great vacation for all of us. We can't wait to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your review.We really do appreciate you taking the time to give us your thoughts and share your experience with us!
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5

Wonderful, perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This is the nicest most fantastic house to stay in. It is huge, spotless and has everything you could want out of a holiday house. Can't wait to stay here again

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank-you soo much! We hope you do come back!
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5

Fantastic Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Donna & Joe for providing our family with such a great place to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary!

Can't really say enough about the amenities - everything is even better than advertised! No disappointments at all - except the weather! The master suite was fabulous and the grandkids loved the "disco" shower. Loved the comment from our 7 year-old grandson "if I had sheets this soft at home, I would sleep until 10am" !! We did not have an issue with the queen bed in the master suite, as a previous guest did, and we have a king bed at home. We found it to be very comfortable, even when the grandkids came in for their morning snuggle.

All in all, a wonderful home in a lovely quiet area with lots of fun things to do. Donna & Joe are great to deal with and we would definitely recommend it to family & friends.

Lynne G.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's so great Thank-you for your wonderful comments! So the sheets are the answer to kids sleeping in!!?? I wish i would have had those sheets when my children were small ! Future guests be aware that the master suite has a power / vibrating bed.One guest told us it got switched on and she thought it was an earthquake! LOL Donna
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Campbell River / Comox
Nearest Barpub
700 Metres
Fishermans Pub
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nanaimo
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Saratoga Beach Golf Club & driving range
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Campbell River / Courtenay
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway 19A
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Salmon Point Pub & Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Mt Washington Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Saratoga Beach
Car: recommended

This custom built 5 bedroom vacation rental home on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada A place where you can walk on the beach in the morning and be on top of a mountain in the afternoon! Mt Washington is just a 30 minute drive away up a paved, well maintained road with spectacular breathtaking views of the coast and valley.(Note: do not drive up the Mt in winter unless you have good winter tires and a pair of chains)

You can pack a picnic lunch and ride the Eagle chair to the top and enjoy the hiking trails and crazy beautiful view!

Located between the Comox Valley and Campbell River. Both communities offer shopping and dining just a 20-30 minute drive away.

Mt Washington Alpine Resort mountwashington.ca is only a 30 min drive where you can hit the slopes and ski downhill or cross country ,snowboard , or snowshoe by moonlight. Brave the awesome Tube Park for some family fun!

Then warm by the fireplace in Fat Teddies Pub and Grill in the Alpine Lodge come back to Saratoga and enjoy the surf !

In spring , summer and fall enjoy Alpine Hiking on raised board walks or go on more of an adventure and hike to Battleship Lake and go for a swim.

We are in the heart of the charming, friendly, farming community of Black Creek.

There is a local market with fresh local produce, pizza & coffee shop, gift shop Saratoga Gifts is artisan gift shop featuring local artists crafts and jewelry , a White Hat dry cleaners , a liquor store featuring Local wineries and a heritage pub The Fishermans just over the trestle bridge.

All are just a lovely 15 minute walk from the beach house.

Our Vacation Rental sleeps up to 12 and is the perfect vacation home for family vacations, family reunions, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate retreats and any celebration !

Our home is across from the ocean facing east Enjoy your coffee on the front timber-frame deck while the morning sunrise washes over you

Walk to sandy, peaceful Saratoga Beach in just minutes

Located on a slight rise and boasting a lovely ocean view from the large, covered deck this desirable 3500 sq ft vacation rental home is on a 1 acre property with plenty of privacy. The home sleeps a maximum of 12 based on double occupancy with 5 separate sleeping quarters, including a private cabin for two!

If you want more than lounging on Saratoga Beach listening to the surf or reading on your private deck and watching the Bald Eagles you’ll be happy with the active lifestyle Vancouver Island offers. We invite you to enjoy beach combing, ocean kayaking, wind surfing, sailing, scuba diving, boating, salmon fishing, golfing, skiing ,caving and more!

Our executive Saratoga Beach vacation home is custom designed and very well appointed to make it your home away and share special vacation memories with your loved ones.

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Rates & Availability

Black Creek House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Mar 25 2017 - Jun 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$293
$1,830
 
 
Summer
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,195
 
 
Autumn
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$293
$1,830
 
 
Storm Watching
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$256
$1,683
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$329
$2,305
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $365.9
Cleaning Fee $146.36
Tax Rate 5.0%

Kayaks are complimentary N/C

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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