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Stunning Walk-on Waterfront in Departure Bay

Seaview Beach House, Departure Bay Beach, Nanaimo BC
31 reviews
Seaview Beach House, Departure Bay Beach, Nanaimo BC
Views on both levels and a huge wrap-around deck for entertaining
The huge wrap around cedar deck is ideal for entertaining friends & family.
Private parking for two cars at the end of a quiet laneway.
The large cedar deck for relaxing days on the ocean.
Lots of seating for outside entertaining.
A long swath of beach awaits morning or evening strolls
Watch ferries come and go while eagles soar overhead
Views, views and more views
Winning top spot of the swimming platform in Departure Bay
The large open living room has lots of comfy seating, a wood fireplace and ocean views.
Lots of windows enhance the endless ocean views.
A very comfortable place for a glass of wine and good music.
A large open area kitchen, dining and living room make for convivial living.
A gourmet well-stocked kitchen awaits your culinary talents.
Open living and dining room make this house great for gatherings with family and friends
Get your grill on with a Weber gas BBQ
The master bedroom has wrap around windows, ocean views, private ensuite and a large walk-in closet.
The master bedroom has floor to ceiling windows with endless views
The master ensuite has a one-person soaker tub with views of the ocean.
The master ensuite bathroom has a large walk in tiled shower and a soaker tub
The main floor bedroom has twin beds which can be made up as a king if you chose.
The main level modern bathroom is located across the hall from the bedroom for easy access.
The upper guest bedroom has a queen, lots of closet space and its own bathroom across the hall
The upper level main bathroom was renovated in 2012/1013 and has a large walk-in tiled shower
A large capacity washer and dryer is on site for your use
Cooper the salty sea dog enjoying her time on the ocean at Seaview Beach House.
A quiet contemplative evening on Departure Bay Beach
Sea planes overhead.
We love dogs. Bring your best furry friend so they too may enjoy a holiday
Your private access to Departure Bay Beach is via stairs from your cedar deck.
A BC Ferry coming into Departure Bay passes a cargo ship awaiting mooring in Vancouver
Sunrise on Departure Bay
The Coastal Mountain range on the mainland of BC can be seen from Seaview Beach House
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Looking for a beautiful oceanfront vacation rental home?

This exquisite "walk-on" beachfront private home, located in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, is a holiday dream home.

Our modern, stylish two-storey private residence, on famous Departure Bay, can be your vacation rental dream come true. Seaview Beach House is a privately owned waterfront residence that sits on a long swath of "walk-on" oceanfront beach. Nestled at the end of a laneway and fronting onto the beach, this 2,100 square foot home has sweeping views of Departure Bay and the far off Coastal Mountain Range. Watch ferries and seaplanes come and go, eagles soar overhead and seals and otters playing off the front deck.

The house faces east, so you will wake to magnificent sunrises that flood the house with light through floor-to-c...
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About the Owner, Suzan B G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 62 reviews and 2 properties
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Dolores J...
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

Wow, is what we all said when we arrived and saw where we were staying. A great, roomy inside with spectacular views from the house and decking, which is right on the water. The house has everything you ever need for your stay. We met the owner, Su, and she is as great as her house. My only regret is...

Management response:

Dear Dolores and ladies. Thank you for the great review. It was wonderful to get to meet you in person after having talked and emailed for so long prior to your arrival. And a big thank you for sharing some of your fresh caught Coho salmon post your big fishing adventure with Doug. We would welcome you back with open...


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Reviewed June 20, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

After driving up from Seattle via the ferry from Port Angeles it was a pleasure to walk into the bright and airy house that is Seaview ! And what a view ! You will enjoy every moment spent on the deck gazing across the bay or even from the warmer confines of the living room that spans the width of...

Management response:

Dear Chris, Carole and kids, You folks are a dream family to have as guests. It was so much fun to hear about your daily adventure from Victoria to Tofino and all the places in the middle. I am delighted you took full advantage of the kitchen for cooking some gourmet family meals. Thank you too for leaving our house...


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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed April 2, 2017 for a stay in November 2016

Ah Seaview Beach House, how we love you! We enjoyed a second stay and are planning on booking our third! The views, the location, the amenities, the size. It's so gorgeous there. Right on the water, the views from the master bedroom are absolutely stunning Inside the house is beautifully clean, well supplied, and comfortably furnished. And outside, there is...

Management response:

Dear M&M, Wowie! Thank you for your most wonderful review. I had a smile from ear to ear. We love having you as our guests. And hearing that you plan to come back again soon is wonderful news. Perhaps Seaview Beach House will become your "same time next year" special retreat for many years to come. Until next visit. Cheers,...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
Jun 1, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
2017 High Season Rates
4 nights
Oct 1, 2017 -
Dec 31, 2017
2017 Low Season Rates
3 nights
Jan 1, 2018 -
May 31, 2018
2018 Low Season Rate
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $159 / stay - Fee
  • Dog Cleaning Fee (if applicable) is $50.00 per dog/max 2 dogs: $40 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
An Ideal Waterfront Location

Departure Bay is a mere 1.5 kilometers from shopping and dining with a number of restaurants within walking distance of the house. Nanaimo is a thriving community of parks, beaches, charming eclectic shops, waterfront walks, marinas and myriad dining choices from fine to casual, plus all the modern convenience needed for an enjoyable stay. These include grocery stores, gas stations, libraries, theatres, restaurants and delis, specialty food shops, spas, doctors and dentists, massage therapists and beauty salons.

The city of Nanaimo sits mid-Island and is a central arrival and departure point for BC Ferries to the BC Mainland. There is also a major airport, or you can come and go via seaplane (Harbour Air and Sea Air Seaplanes) into Nanaimo Harbour from do...
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How to get there
Airport: Nanaimo Airport: 24.9 mi
Ferry: Departure Bay Ferry Terminal: 1.0 mi
Once you make a booking we will supply you with an information package with directions to the house.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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