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Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 3,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property


Exquisite Oceanfront House

Welcome to our beach front home, please imagine your ensuing adventure in paradise. Enter into your special gateway to relaxing in lavish and comfortable surroundings. We offer you a chance to unwind, take in our stunning morning sunrises with your morning brew. Or enjoy the changing ocean view caused by the high and low tides, with your best friend. If it’s natures’ life you seek, spy the Eagles glide in effortless bliss, view the porpoises breaching gracefully toward the deep blue sea, or spot deer passing through our back yard. If you happen to be there in late September or early October, you can wade into the Bay and try your hand at fishing for Pink Salmon. If you relish meandering along the seashore, we have infinite tide pools to explore with abundant sea life all around you.

Located 9 minutes away from Nanaimo City and 6 minutes from Departure Bay Ferry terminal. This fabulous 3 bedroom house overlooks the Bay. All rooms have a waterfront view, even the garage! This four level, 3700 square foot house has an open concept living, dining room, and an Italian inspired modern kitchen with 5 burner gas stove, on the main floor. Conveniently outside the kitchen and dining room, there is a large patio with an outdoor BBQ, where you can enjoy your meals or just enjoy the view. Set apart from the rest of the house, an elegant, private, master bedroom, with a king size bed, a full ensuite, and a special bath tub/jacuzzi, with a breathtaking view. On the lower level are two bedrooms with queen sized beds, 2 bathrooms, a TV room with a double sofa bed, and for the kids, an interior play room with a TV for video games, and a cabinet queen sized bed. A special billiard and TV room with ensuite can be found as a place of refuge or party room, on the last level. This house can sleep 10 people. Pets are not permitted in the house.

The elegant house is just a short walk from restaurants, tennis courts, a children’s water park and playground. Grocery shopping is a 3 minute drive and the Shopping Centres are all within a 20 minute drive.

Come and experience the best holiday ever, in a house with a view you only dream of.

More Details

Property Manager
Scott Dean
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Departure Bay in Nanaimo

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main Floor Powder Room - Toilet , Powder room on main floor, two piece
    Lower floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main washroom off the Recreation room, 3 piece
    Master Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large Ensuite, jetted jacuzzi tub, walk in shower, dual sink
    Ensuite off 2nd Level Ocean view bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 4 pc ensuite off 2nd bedroom on lower level
    Recreation Room Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 3 pc washroom off Billiards Room
  • Beautiful, clean and up to date washrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Exquisite, Luxurious, Comfortable King Bed
    Oceanview Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Walk out deck, comfy bed, large closet
    Oceanview Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Full Oceanview, Walk out Deck, 4 piece ensuite
    Ocean view bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Murphy Bed , Full size Queen Bed in private room with 3 pce bathroom
    TV Room Pull Out - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Bed, Fireplace, Walk out Deck, Large Flat Screen TV
  • Nice sized bedrooms with luxuriously comfortable beds, soft silky sheets
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Conveniently located to Nanaimo city, shopping, and exploring our beautiful Island. Enjoy our beautiful home, tastefully decorated and perfect for relaxing, and entertaining year round.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews

The best of the best!

  • 5 of 5

We wintered here for four months from New Brunswick. Absolutely the best property we have ever stayed in. Nanaimo is the place to be if you love hiking, nature, spectacular views and relaxing atmosphere. This house lacks nothing for your comfort and from morning to evening the view, the peace and the comfort make you never want to leave. Comfortable beds, fresh linen, soft towels and a kitchen that lacks for nothing. The house was very, very clean and we didn't have to buy a thing. Scott and Patricia care about this property and it shows. They are there for whatever you need. Thank you and glad we are friends now. Do not hesitate to rent this home as it is well worth the dollars.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking such good care of our place and enjoying everything it had to offer as well as experiencing Nanaimo and all the other great spots on Vancouver Island. Such a pleasure to meet you both and spend some time with you both. Hope to see you again in the near future. Safe travels home.
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Thunder Bay, Ontario

Beautiful house and location!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this house. It is very spacious and had tons of room for the 10 of us. With the beach as our front yard the kids were in their glory swimming and beachcombing.

The only reason I did not give our stay 5 stars is that we had a delay in getting into the house as the cleaners were not done, and there were a few maintenance issues but are being dealt with by the owner.

Thanks Scott for being so quick to respond to our needs!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Forney, Tx

House was beautiful. Location was perfect.

  • 4 of 5

I would like to give 5 stars. However a few adjustments and this is the perfect property. Ceiling fans, 1 room has no AC and 1 small window, no air was circulating or cooling the room, a fan of any kind would have been beneficial. The hot water was sparse. There was 7 of us and 2.5 could get a hot shower on a good day. Also when using the oven the breaker would flip. We didn’t know this so making biscuits the 1st morning was a challenge. We did toast after that.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home with amazing views

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this lovely home on the beach. It is big, beautifully decorated, and offers amazing views. The grounds were full of wildlife and it was neat to be able to watch the ferries in the distance. The house is centrally located in Nanaimo making it easy to get anywhere. Scott was very responsive to all of my inquiries and the accommodations were just the right size for our large group. I would recommend staying here if you’re travelling to Nanaimo.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria BC

Fantastic accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

Great time, beautiful house with a beautiful view. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most beautiful vacation home we ever stayed.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house so much . We just stayed at the house most of the time because the view is stunning. My sister would like to bring her family here next year. We would like to come back in the future .

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Departure Bay
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nanaimo Golf
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 19
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
front yard
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £195.18
Refundable Damage Deposit £600.57

Rates are based on 6 person occupancy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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