A real Canadian experience with west coast beaches and old growth forests in every direction. Absolute calm, and the sound of waves 50mn from Victoria.
Situated an hour from Victoria, and 20 mn from Sooke, across from parkland offering a secluded sheltered beach on the south west coast of Vancouver Island, this newly built West coast cedar cottage overlooks a Pacific Rim garden with glimpses of the ocean.Its the ideal place for beach lovers, seaside adventurers & wildlife observers.This unique wilderness offers ultimate relaxation with jacuzzi on deck to melt away in while listening to waves of the Pacific ocean.Massage at the house available on request, spa facilities nearby.Mile long French Beach, 7 min.walk away. Sooke village and Sooke potholes for trails & river swimming,20 min.drive.Salmon fishing & whale watching,tours nearby.Surfing & hiking,West Coast Trail,10 min.drive. First floor: Equipped kitchen,bathroom,living & dining area. Four hundred SQF deck with an eight seat hot tub. Second floor: Bedroom 1 Master bedroom with king size bed, and balcony. Bedroom 2: Small bedroom with two large single beds. Detached downstairs basement suite: Bedroom 3: 1 queen size bed and 1 futon bed suitable for a child and small bathroom with shower.
There are some great restaurants in the area. About five minutes from the house is a lovely resort called Point No Point where you can go for high tea in the afternoon or lunch and dinner. There is the Sooke Harbour House on the water for fine dining with great local products and a French influence as the owner is French. There is Captain Ralph's for Sushi on his boat in the bay. Be sure also to go to all the beaches surrounding the house, Fish Boat Bay and China Beach are both a must.
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Guests will not be charged on their credit card the damage deposit unless damage has occurred.
No smoking indoors.
The house must be left the way you found it ( except for laundry which is included in the price) otherwise an additional cleaning fee will be added of $25.00/hour.
Please make sure you do your shopping in Sooke village on the way out as there is no grocery store nearby.
If you need to put garbage outside please put in bins provided underneath the kitchen wIndow.
Composting necessary. There are special garbage cans for this in the kitchen.
PLEASE DO NOT disconnect the smoke alarm.
PLEASE DO NOT disconnect the TV/Internet system.
The owner is not responsable for any injuries on the premises, or for Internet outages.
We are an international family living between the South of France and Canada and travelling widely. We are bilingual/trilingual. English/French/Italian.
We also enjoy the Canadian west coast living. We love hiking, swimming, and yoga.
We are delighted to welcome you to either our cedar cottage on Vancouver Island, or our Provencal home in the South of France. We love being Airbnb hosts because it means we get to share our favourite places, inside knowledge and beautiful spaces with our guests. Please don't hesitate to contact us during your stay if you need to know anything. We love to be able to make your stay memorable and special, by passing on our local knowledge!