|Vacation Home Rental Description:
Approach this modern cottage on a pleasantly winding driveway through a mature West Coast forest. Enjoy panoramic unobstructed ocean views across to the neighbouring Gulf Islands and to Mount Baker,from inside the cottage through the expansive glass windows and sliding doors, or outside from the wide full-length deck. Hear the waves lap on the beach, and watch kingfishers, seals, mink, otters, deer, swallows,ravens, eagles, and sailboats. Snuggle up in front of the glass-fronted wood burning stove.
With hardwood floors and high pine ceilings, the cottage is a total of 1100 SF, consisting of a covered porch at entry, an entrance hall, with utility room with washer and dryer off hallway. The combined living and dining room features a spacious open concept with comfortable couches, fireplace, dining table and chairs, with television and stereo system, sliding doors to wide view deck. The kitchen has an expansive ocean view and is fully outfitted with double sink, breakfast bar, fridge, stove, oven and microwave. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, sweeping ocean view, sliding doors to deck, and a high pine ceiling. The second bedroom also features ocean views, queen size bed and desk. The bathroom features an in-tub shower combination and two sinks.
The beach is accessible via a sturdy set of steps on the property. When the tide is out, walk the beach to neighbouring bays and pathways. The very scenic historic village of Hope Bay, with restaurant, shops, and docks, is within walking distance or short drive. Driftwood Centre is a 7 minute drive, and offers all amenities such as a large grocery store, bakery-restaurant, liquor store, bookstore, various shops, auto service station, and post office.
The amenities at Poets Cove Resort, such as spa and restaurant, are worth a visit on a pleasant drive to South Pender Island. Sea kayaking expeditions and whale-watching tours are available on the island. There are numerous public accesses to beaches and hiking trails as well. Pender Island is very accessible by ferry service to/from Victoria, Vancouver and the surrounding Gulf Islands. There are golf and disk-golf courses just a short drive away. Sea Star Vineyards offers wine tasting and vineyard tours.
Enjoy nature and pamper your soul. Make your next stay at Elysium oceanfront cottage on Pender Island, and you will never forget the experience.
Parents please be aware that there is high bank ocean front on the property. Supervise your children accordingly.
One week minimum stays only from Saturday to Saturday all year. Any other date requests need to be approved in advance before booking.