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Cottage on Waterfront Acreage near Tofino Beaches

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath; hot tub; fire pit; private garden

Our cottage is mid way between Tofino centre and Chesterman's Beach (one of our famous Surf beaches) and more or less across from Mackenzie Beach. The bike path goes in both directions and we offer bicycles for our guests to use if they don't feel like walking the twenty minutes or driving the five minutes to Chesterman beach or the village. After a day of surfing or whale watching our guests love to warm up in our hot tub, which is set in a beautiful private forest glade overlooking the water. Our five acre forested property is magnificent; there are trees that are over 300 years old, both cedar and spruce, and the property borders the tidal waters of Tofino Inlet. At high or low tide this provincially designated wildlife sanctuary is a bread basket for innumerable species of birds in spring and fall. It is also the habitat of Black Bear, River Otters, mink & raccoons as well as a pair of eagles, which have a longstanding nest in a giant spruce on the property. The views over the water are always changing; at low tide it looks like an endless green lawn extending for miles between the islands and we often see wolves out on the flats, and at high tide it is back to the sea again and then it is time to launch a canoe and go exploring. You can check out photos of the cottage by googling Red Crow in Tofino. District of Tofino business lic #20180533

Keywords: Cottage/Cabin/Hot-tub/Tofino/Vancouver Island

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Hungarian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018

About The Owner

We have owned our five acre property since 1989 and the cottage was built in 1991 and is detailed with cedar cut from the property. We run the the Red Crow Guest House (on the same property), which along with our cottage is available Spring thru Fall; over the past 20+ years we have hosted wonderful guests from all over the world.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1991

Why The Owner chose Tofino

This is the most stunning piece of inlet property with magnificent huge ancient cedars, many over 400 years old; there is a magic about this land that captivated me the moment I stepped onto it and we built our house here with much care so as to disturb the beauty and integrity of the property as little as possible.

What makes this cottage unique

This property offers a tranquility and privacy and is a place where you can settle in and take it easy for a while. The abundance of cedar detailing makes the cottage feel warm and cozy but it is spacious enough for people to spread out and enjoy different activities in different areas. You can enjoy a game of checkers or chess at the board table in the kitchen/dining room or lounge on the bench seat or just daydream out the window while curled up on the sweet window seat in the living room. The bed alcove overlooking the garden is a delicious place to wake up and enjoy coffee in bed. You will find that time seems to stand still in this little oasis.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tofino in Alberni-Clayoquot

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) The Queen bed is in the alcove overlooking the garden, Double Beds (1) The Double bed is in the bedroom, Child Beds (1) Great for a little person under 5 feet tall!, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is a futon bed with an extra feather bed on top-comfy!
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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Cottage on Waterfront Acreage near Tofino Beaches
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
Edmonds
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Cabin in Tofino

  • 2 of 5

This is a very cute property, however the cabin does not have a water view as advertised here. It was very disappointing. I had been dreaming before our arrival of watching the water and then after travelling nearly 9 hours, we see that the cabin was in the woods. The main residence is on the water and you can walk to the water and enjoy the canoes, however the cabin is in the woods and you feel like you're on someone else's property when you visit the water. I never saw the bikes that were advertised, however I'm sure I could've gone to the main house and asked for them. And though I appreciated the warning about wildlife in the area (wolves), the 20 minute talk about how wolves dessimated the town's pet population and how I shouldn't go on any of the beaches alone with my two German Shepherds was a bit off-putting. It made me super-paranoid the entire trip. I couldn't even let my dogs out to do their business without checking to see if a wolf pack was ready to eat us all. I was also scared to let them off-leash on the beach due to the warning. From others I have talked to since this, it seems that the warning could be tamed back just a bit so folks can enjoy themselves, be aware of the surroundings but without being scared to walk out the door. With that said, Stefan was a lovely host. He provided lots of information on the area and great options for dinner. Restaurants in Tofino were amazing, especially Shelter and Wolf in the Fog, which were both recommended by Stefan.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our favourite family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Another terrific week at Red Crow Garden Cottage. We took the canoes out for an early morning paddle, rode the bikes, relaxed in the hot tub, sat in the garden and watched hummingbirds, fell asleep to the hooting of owls and explored Pacific Rim Park end to end. This is the ideal place to stay and Stefan and Juanette are wonderful hosts. Hope we can return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect spot for a couples get-away; would be great for families, too!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days at the cottage and enjoyed every minute. Every aspect is comfortably and inviting. There is no bathtub and the shower is on the small side, but that would be the only drawback, and certainly not one that would prevent us from visiting again. In fact, we're looking forward to our next stay!

Yeah, it was rainy, but it wasn't constant and it really didn't matter; there seems to be a magical energy in the area that is spirit lifting regardless of the weather. And the sky cleared up one night for a memorable hot tub under the stars among the giant red cedars, followed by a bonfire in the garden. We were out and about so much (beach walks, poking around Tofino, driving up to Ucluelet, etc.) that we never did use the canoes. Next time! All in all, thumbs up on this one. Even the dog was relaxed and at home.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver
5

True Tofino cottage experience!

  • 5 of 5

We spent two days at the Red Crow cottage and I wish it could be more. The hot-tub tucked in the rainforest, the complimentary canoe's are just an amazing added touch. It was pouring rain for the two days, but the little wood burning fireplace kept us very cosy and thank you for all the board games and cards.

The cottage is very clean and neat and equipt with all the necessary appliances for cooking or baking. The garden is beautiful and perfect place for an outdoor picnic or just relaxation. It is also very close to town and all the beaches. Will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Point of Interest
MacKenzie Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Chestermans Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Red Crow Guest House

There is a brand new zip line in the area; watch for the sign on the right not far after the mountain pass between Port Alberni & Tofino. It is approximately an hour from Tofino.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Tofino, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
1 Feb 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£210
£1,470
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer-Peak
2 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 5 nights
From
£210
£1,470
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£268
for 2 nights
From
£134
£937
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £28.98 + Tax

We take cash, debit, mastercard & visa.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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