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Your River Retreat Awaits ($150 Canadian )

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This two bedroom cottage with an extensive deck that sits above the Cowichan River. Located at the entrance to Lake Cowichan just off Hwy 18. Your Cottage Retreat is self-contained & well-stocked with all neccessary amenities.

Keywords: Cottage, cabin, river front, water front, bed and breakfast, river front deck, tubing, fly fishing, kayaking, swimming, cozy cottage, summer vacation, vacation rental


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About The Owner

Hi, I'm Brenda, I have enjoyed the cottage for the last 25 year with my family. Having recently retired I have moved from the mainland into the main house on my property. I now rent out the cottage so other families can enjoy the river's tranquility and beauty, like my family has over the years.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 1981

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lake Cowichan in Cowichan Valley F

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Has a nice large tiled shower. No tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queens Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Patio table with chairs and deck lounge chairs to enjoy the summer sun.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Your River Retreat Awaits ($150 Canadian )
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Very nice cabin right by the river. The cabin is well equipped we even found several games to play.

  • 5 of 5

The hostess Brenda was welcoming and very helpful. She lit the fire before we arrived to warm up the cabin.

It's a large nice property right by the river. Brenda kept the cabin clean and comfortable. Layout was great, shower and kitchen worked well.

I look forward to coming back here soon. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Never wanted to leave

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, peaceful winter get away. Cabin exactly as pictured. Wood stove kept everything toasty with plenty of wood and kindling. Brenda was a wonderful hostess Already plotting next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Cabin in an Even More Gorgeous Setting!

  • 5 of 5

This little cabin is perfect. Stop looking and book it, you will not regret it! Everything from comfy beds and a really great woodstove, to eagles and herons flying by and fishing in the river. If you are looking for a great place to get away from the hectic pace of the city, you will find it here.

Brenda is awesome, and takes really good care of the property. We stayed for Christmas, and she had the cabin beautifully decorated and lights all over the site! The kitchen is totally outfitted with everything you need, just bring food (and wine)!

We know the area is beautiful too, but we didn't leave the cabin once the whole 5 nights we were there. Everything was too amazing to want to go anywhere else.

What are you waiting for? Send Brenda an email and pack your bags! Prepare to relax and unwind and find a piece of serenity.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A hideaway in paradise

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is exactly as advertised, the deck hangs out over the river, there is a very large garden which hosts a huge amount of wildlife, the inside of the cabin is cosy and a home from home - the whole place is magical and I'm sad we only had three nights there but we'll be going back again because we both absolutely loved this place!

Brenda is the perfect host, very helpful, chatty and friendly. Her two dogs are gorgeous and both love a good hug! I loved watching the heron in the river and trying to spot the belted kingfisher and the woodpeckers as well as any number of other birds and mammals too. There are lots of great walks in the area and the nearby town has shops and restaurants a short drive or a walk away. The local people that we met were all very friendly and helpful too.

I can't express how much I loved staying at this idyllic place it's so peaceful and calming, the cabin is delightful and the area is great too. I would highly recommend a stay here, you'll love it too!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Gem

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to feel a million miles away from the daily grind, this cabin on the river will take you there. Its sits on a beautiful secluded property and is owned by a wonderful woman who lives on site. Completely private and opens up to the river and its wildlife. Look no further!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful calming location

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Lake Cowichan
Car: recommended

Spend an afternoon floating or tubing down the Cowichan river and arrive right at the cottage.

We are located 10 minutes away from Skutz Falls Provincial Park. Spend a day hiking in the West Coast Rain-forest.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Lake Cowichan, 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
 
summer
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£898
for 7 nights
£898
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£239
for 2 nights
From
£90
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £120
cleaning fee £60

Rates are based on double occupancy, an additional fee of $20 per person will be charged. Please note that if you would like to have visitors while you are staying here as a guest, management must be notified in advance and additional charges may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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