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Arbutus Guest House at White Rapids Ranch

5.0 of 5 bubbles
25 reviews
Everything you need to prepare your own meals with ingredients from our garden
Bright spacious kitchen
Acess off kitchen onto large sundeck
High efficiency front load washer & dryer. HE, environmental friendly laundry detergent provided
Dining area with 6 chairs and expandable table
Large windows for natural light and farm views
Bay window for extra seating
Large windows
Lounge with a good book and quiet atmosphere
Open concept to Dining Room
Bright and sunny living room with flat screen satellite TV
Comfortable double futon with memory foam mattress
Comfy chairs for relaxing after a long day of touring the Island
Flat screen TV with premium satellite package - movies, music, kids shows, sports, US & Cdn Networks
Master bedroom with queen size bed and 800 thread count Egyptian cotton linens, mirrored closet door
Mirrored closet door in master bedroom
Queen sized bed with 800 thread count Egyptian cotton linens, extra blankets & pillows
1 bathroom with shower and low flow fixtures
Hallway to bathroom and 2nd bedroom
The Arbutus tree in front of the guest house
Beautiful forested area
Fun and educational for children
I'm done work. Can you come out and play?
Relax on the private deck after a long day of site seeing.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Relax country-style at White Rapids Ranch. Our self-catering guest house is located on its own fenced property in the middle of our small 60 ac working farm. We can accommodate up to 4 adults with 2 queen bedrooms. We are centrally located and close to all the amenities of Nanaimo, Ladysmith and Chemainus. Take a tour, lend a hand or simply enjoy the sites and sounds of our country paradise from the comforts of your sun deck.<BR><BR>0 mile diet served here!! Enjoy farm fresh eggs for breakfast and bbq our naturally raised beef for dinner, complemented by our in-season fresh veggies, fruits and herbs, all available for sale at the farm. Our peaceful, natural surroundings will enhance your relaxing country get-a-way. Our quaint, newly renovated, 900 sq. ft. house is your perfect home away from home. We look forward to showing y... Read more
About the Owner, Shalene B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 28 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

I stayed there with my 2 children aged 6&9, and they loved it. They got to feed the cows, play with the dogs and we watched deer from the lounge window. It was close to local attractions and services. Location was quiet and peaceful and the house was clean and modern.

Management response:

Thank you Brad, we enjoyed the children as well. Sincerely, Shalene


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Regina, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Our stay at The Arbutus was wonderful! Our accommodation, ' our own private little home in the country ', which had recently been renovated, was very clean, well maintained & had all of the necessities of home. The owners were very accommodating & friendly. Brought back memories of times I lived / stayed on the farm! We would certainly stay at the Arbutus Guest Ranch again if we ever are in that area again. I...

Aimee S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This guest house is either new or recently renovated; everything works, and it has all the extras you could want (except maybe wifi, but that wasn't a problem for us). There are apple trees in the yard, and fairy lights on the deck, and the kitchen has all the dishes, utensils and appliances you'd normally find in a guest house, and more! The house really in the countryside, so there are few neighbours, and you're...

Management response:

Thank you Aimee for your wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again. Shalene


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Additional fees may apply:
- Daily Maid Service | 25 CAD per day | Make beds, clean kitchen and bathroom, wash floors, fresh towels etc.
- One Night Occupancy | 140 CAD per person per stay | Nightly rate for one night rentals is $140.00 based on double occupancy. Extra person charge of $15/person/night still applies
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