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Elegant Walk-on Oceanfront Private Residence

Stunning custom designed home & private gardens on the ocean in Departure Bay
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Stunning custom designed home & private gardens on the ocean in Departure Bay
Oceanfront with views on both levels Walk-on waterfront private residence - views forever
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5.0 of 5 stars
Excellent
29 reviews
Stunning custom designed home & private gardens on the ocean in Departure Bay
Oceanfront with views on both levels
Walk-on waterfront private residence - views forever
Enjoy your morning coffee from the upper deck with a gorgeous view
Your sunrise as the house faces east
Your beach directly in front of the house
Your view from the kitchen into living room, dining room and the ocean
The convivial gourmet kitchen and bar seating for 4 people
The open kitchen has views of the ocean. The dining room has seating for 8 to 10 people.
A large gas fireplace warms the living room. Gorgeous views from every angle.
This is Octavia the octopus, our house mascot. This picture was taken by our guest Michelle.
The dining area can easily seat between 8-10 people
The main floor master bedroom has a king bed, large walk-in closet, huge private ensuite bathroom
The main floor master has views of the ocean while lying in bed
Main floor master ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and shower
Upper level family room & office - amazing views!
Upper level family room with a big gas fireplace and ocean views
Upper level master bedroom with queen and access to private deck
Upper level master bedroom with queen bed and private ensuite bathroom
Upper level master bedroom privatge ensuite bathroom with large walk-in shower
Upper level bedroom with two double beds and gorgeous ocean views
Upper level bedroom with two double beds, its own TV and lots of closet space
Upper level main bathroom - share by two bedrooms
Upper bedroom with queen bed and access to a private deck
Your protected private back deck for sunny afternoons
Large capacity Magtag washer & dryer
The house faces east so the sun rise is spectacular
Front door to main house and access to the ocean front patio
The large patio has seating for 10 to 12 people, a big Weber BBQ, patio umprella and beach chairs
Oceanfront patio at Departure Bay Beach House
Winter on the ocean is just a beautiful as the summer
A walk along Departure Bay in the winter - this was taken in February 2014
One of our resident otters after a successful fishing trip
Another gorgeous sun rise on Departure Bay
An incoming BC Ferry and a larger cargo tanker awaiting a mooring spot in Vancouver
There is great fishing to be had in the area. We can direct you to a good local fishing guides
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Overview
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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Listing #FKN2279412 by: FlipKey
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 29 reviews
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Greg N
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in August 2016

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Management response:

Dear Sandy & Greg, Your review is so genuine and heartfelt. What a sublime picture you painted of your stay, not just of our house but your adventures on the Island as well. Thank you so much for your most sincere words about our hospitality. You and your family were a joy to have at our home. You filled up...

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David M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in May 2016

We had the most wonderful week at this home. Su was nothing short of phenomenally helpful in getting us settled in and even in helping us with a car rental problem we encountered on the drive up (moon roof stuck open - not ideal on Van Isle!) We were a party of 7 that included a 3 yr old toddler,...

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Management response:

Hello David, WOW. What an absolutely incredible review! You touched on so many key points about the house and your stay. Your insights and observations are wonderful, not to mention helpful for those considering a vacation rental in the Nanaimo area. My dream-team cleaning ladies will be delighted with your review as every time someone mentions how clean they keep...

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lindaben1...
Wrexham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed at this wonderful home for 12 nights, When we arrived Su was there to meet us and show us around the house, It was just spectacular from the inside to the outside , we well and truly had everything and more in this home from beach towels to every kitchen appliance in the cupboards and drawers that you...

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Management response:

Dear Linda, This is a truly lovely review. Thank you so very much. It was lots of fun talking to you via email over the year prior to your arrival. I enjoyed meeting Ian and your girls. I am delighted our house proved to be a sanctuary for your family while visiting Vancouver Island from Wales. I got a smile...

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • 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
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
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Rates

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
$265
CA$350
$265
CA$350
$1,363
CA$1,800
$4,619
CA$6,100
Oct 1, 2016 -
Dec 31, 2016
2016 Low Season Rates
3 nights
$227
CA$300
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$1,212
CA$1,600
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Jan 1, 2017 -
May 31, 2017
2017 Low Season Rate
3 nights
$246
CA$325
--
$1,287
CA$1,700
$3,408
CA$4,500
Jun 1, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
2017 High Season Rates
4 nights
$341
CA$450
--
$1,893
CA$2,500
$6,588
CA$8,700
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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.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $189 / stay - Fee
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Nanaimo Airport: 28.0 mi
Ferry: Departure Bay ferry terminal : 0.5 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
Nearby cities
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