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Luxury Parksville Resort Cottage - Sleeps 8

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,109 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Indoor Pool
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Private Lawn, Close To Nature And Rathtrevor Beach

Imagine - sitting on a large private wrap-around deck, with your favorite beverage, enjoying the sounds of the birds, the squirrels chattering as they run along the fence, and the gentle breeze through the trees. You look over the railing and see three deer slowing meandering across the private lawn. The deer stop, look up at you for a moment, and then casually walk off past the fence. The magic of the moment - true story. This could happen to you.

Relaxation at its best in a beautiful and private 1109 square foot, 3 bedroom, two bath luxury cottage, nestled among the tall trees, within walking distance to Rathtrevor Beach, this vacation rental has all the amenities needed for an enjoyable stay.

This vacation cottage is a newly constructed 1,100 square foot designer decorated cottage with no expense spared. There are two bedrooms on the main floor, one king in the back bedroom and two twin beds in the front, as well as a king size bed in the loft bedroom upstairs with its own ensuite bathroom. With the American Leather made queen size sofa bed in the living room, this cottage will accommodate up to eight people with plenty of room for friends and family to rest and relax in comfort.

The kitchen is well appointed for the chef in the family, including dishes, glassware, chef’s knives, steak knives for 12. The kitchen is well stocked with Cuisinart pots and pans and large slow cooker, cutting boards, cookie sheets, tart tins, roasting pan, serving platters, mixing bowls, pie plates, casserole dishes, hand mixer, 4-slice toaster, coffee maker and a kettle. There is also a microwave and a dishwasher. The dining room table seats six people and there are three stools at the kitchen eating bar.

The high end finishes in this cottage are endless – beach inspired artwork throughout, granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms with tile back splash, dark stained maple shaker style cabinets in the kitchen and bathrooms, tile floors in the kitchen and bathrooms, laminate wood flooring in the great room/dining area, large area rug in great room, wall to wall carpet in the bedrooms, a wood staircase and a vaulted pine ceiling.

The large open concept great room has a queen-sized American Leather sofa bed, 50 inch flat screen HD Plasma T.V. with Blu-ray / DVD player. Off of the great room is the very large and private, fenced deck with two gate and steps to the yard. The property is most unique as it has a large triangular shaped lawn. With no neighbors directly behind the cottage you will have complete privacy to enjoy the wonderful warm weather in the summer or the mild temperature during the rest of the year. For your pleasure on the back deck there is a large patio table with an 11 foot umbrella, 6 chairs, 2 recliner garden chairs with foot stools, and a large Weber barbecue with a set of BBQ tools. On the front deck there are 2 chairs and a small table.

The upstairs king bedroom has a 42 inch flat screen HD Plasma T.V. The main floor king bedroom also has a 42 inch flat screen HD Plasma T.V. Throughout the cottage there is high speed wireless internet access. For your viewing pleasure all 3 televisions in the cottage have 44 HD channels and 57 standard definition channels and 55 digital music channels.

During the summer, the ceiling fan in the great room and two stand-up fans will keep you cool and comfortable. During the winter, the beautiful ledge-stone tile surround fireplace will keep you warm and cozy.

The bathroom on the main floor has a tub with a shower. Freshly laundered sheets and towels are supplied. For your convenience there is front loading stack-able washer and dryer for your use in the cottage. There are also beach towels provided for your adventures to the beach or to the recreation building that has an indoor pool, hot tub and exercise room.

The resort is a short 10 minute walk to the beautiful long sandy beaches and tidal pools of Rathtrevor Beach. Be sure to check the Parksville tide charts in advance so you can plan your trips to the beach. Within the resort is a swimming pool with hot tub and exercise room - be sure to bring towels to the pool as towels are not provide there. Next door to the resort is the Riptide Lagoon Adventure Park with two 18 hole mini golf courses and laser tag bumper cars. There are many biking and hiking trails close by. The small town of Parksville is a short drive from the cottage. For easy hiking, visit Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. For the skiing enthusiast, Mount Washington is a short one hour drive. Golf one of the 6 local golf courses. Shop at the intriguing Coombs Country Market and visit the famous Goats on the Roof market - you will see the goats on the roof.

More Details

Brenda Petzold
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Brenda Petzold

Brenda and Bryan live in Edmonton, Alberta, but have visited Parksville, toured and beachcombed on Rathtrevor Beach for many years. We have been in Parksville in all seasons, including summer (gorgeous) Thanksgiving and Christmas. We love it, no matter what the weather ... rain or shine, you arrive on the Island and you are suddenly transported to 'Island Time'.

Brenda Petzold purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Brenda Petzold chose Vancouver Island

We chose this property because it had three bedroom, and not just an open loft on th second floor. We enjoy its proximity to the beach and its unique features such as the private lawn space beside the cottage and the oversized deck space. It is close to nature and we really don't see the neighbors. You wake in the morning to the sounds of the birds. In the back you can watch the squirrels run back and forth along the fence. The Cottage got its name because of the deer that walk through the property. In short is a peaceful and relaxing space with all the creature comforts of home. We furnished th cottage with high quality furntiure and decor pieces. It is our home away from home, we hate leaving. Our 3 year old grand daughter wants to move there because she loves the comfy big bed. We want our guests to relax and enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottage has a private lawn, an over-sized wrap-around deck measuring 10' by 35' across the back and 8' to 10' by 24' down the lawn side of the cottage. We added the privacy railings. There is plenty of room for dining and relaxation. The Cottage has been upgraded with granite in th kitchen and bathroom and comes with its own stacking washer and dryer. The kitchen is well appointed with all the utensils a chef could want. Parksville is close enough that you can walk into town for a coffee. It is close to the ferry, airport in either Nanaimo or Comox. Tofino and Long Beach are a scenic 2.5 hour drive. Victoria is close. You can ski in the morning and golf in the afternoon and beachcomb in the evening. Who could ask for more?


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Parksville, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1109 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Up stairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Front - 2 Single Bed
    Up stairs - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Sofa bed in Greatroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Back bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 3 bedrooms plus a sofabed in Greatroom
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Luxury Parksville Resort Cottage - Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Beautifully furnished and very comfortable for 6 chefs

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights in Sept-Oct. 2016. With a time controlled 4 pm checkin, the girls had a wonderful spa service, lunch package at the Grotto Spa a very short walk away.

We loved how Brenda has provided a very well stocked kitchen, implements , glasses, plates etc. and lovely toiletries . An extra platter could have been used.

These comments are from 2 couples who also have vacation rentals and minor .

The upper and twin bedrooms' windows face a street light. The wicker -like blinds do not darken sufficiently and some other device would be appreciated.

We read the well thought our binder on our arrival. Perhaps a positive list of what you expect from tenants would be better than what was perceived as a "downer" as all infractions were described as hold backs from the required damage deposit.

The other vacation rental owners felt that they would not ask their guests to start a laundry load or gather used towels into the bathtub, put the garbage into end of the block dumpster in the rain.

These would not prevent us from returning and are an opinion other owners ask for like when their clients leave.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Modern Unit & Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Parksville for 4 days and this was the perfect home base for our 2 families! The unit was beautifully decorated, very spacious for 4 adults and 4 kids, and well appointed with everything we could need. The beds were also incredibly comfortable. And we couldn't have asked for a better location! Steps away from the Tigh Na Mara spa where the girls went for the pools and tapas. And lots of places close by for the kids. We would highly recommend the Parksville Lions Club Ventureland Park (playground and spray park). The enclosed deck on the back, and the side yard, were also perfect for letting the kids run around and play. We also loved the view out the windows with all of the tall, lush trees... totally gorgeous! Thank-you so much for sharing your amazing rental with us! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean accommodations

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay there very much. Very clean accommodations, and kitchen had most everything you would want. The walk to the beach was a little on the long side, but everything else was great.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another great vacation at your Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Brenda - as you know this is the second year that we spent our "Sister's vacation" at your cottage and once again we had a wonderful time. The place is decorated so nicely and the cottage is very well stocked so there was everything we needed. After we walked around the complex, we all agreed that you must have one of the best locations, with the grass in the side yard - no cottage on one side and a very private back deck, it just makes a perfect spot to relax and visit. Thank you again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage! As described in the listing. We were impressed with how well furnished the cottage was - all the cooking utensils and dishes you can think of, toiletries, beach towels, etc.

The side yard was great - lots of room for our 4 year old to run around, plus the wrap around deck was large.

We found the walk to the beach a bit long - around 20 to 25 minutes. I would recommend driving - less than 5 minutes to the beach. Great location, close to the highway and easy access to all the amenities in Parksville. Walking distance to the Tigh Na Mara spa (less than 5 minutes)

I would definitely stay here again if I return to Parksville.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our family loved this cottage! Beautifully decorated, very clean, well equipped, and the owner even made sure there was a booster seat for our grand daughter. We have rented other homes and this one is the best by far! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nanaimo, BC
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Kilometres
Tigh-na-Mara Resort
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Departure Bay, Nanaimo, BC
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Fairwinds, in Nanoose BC
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Hwy 19, the Island Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
Tigh-na-Mara Resort
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Mount Washington, near Courtney, BC
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Rathtrevor Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Parksville, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Jan 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Apr 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
23 Jun 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Departure cleaning fee £121 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £301
Tax Rate 5.0%

If tne booking is made less than 45 days prior to arrival date, 100% of the rental amount will be required to hold the booking. Check in is at 4:00 p.m. on the day of arrival. Check out is no later than 11 a.m. on departure day. There is room for one larger vehicle to park or two small vehicles in the driveway. Additional parking may be available in guest parking (availability is on a first come first served basis). Guests will be issued a code to unlock the door by email or text message. This is a "No Smoking" / "No Pet" property. If it is determined that guests have smoked in the cottage or have had a pet in the cottage, extra cleaning charges ($500 and $300) will be applied to the damage deposit. Charges may be applied for parking additional vehicles in the driveway. Blocking of other driveways or parking in front of other cottages is not allowed - additional charges will be applied.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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