Spacious Cottage Rental on the Courtenay River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Courtenay, British Columbia (Canada)

Spacious Cottage Rental on the Courtenay River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

1 unit
6 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed

Verified host

  • Phone, email and address confirmed

Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
Nestled on Vancouver Island, this lovely riverside rental offers three bedrooms and can sleep up to six guests. The first bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed and an ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom is a charming and original 1936 bedroom with a queen-size bed. The third bedroom is set with two twin size beds, is well lit, with curved walls and a peach tree just outside. There is also one child-size bed available upon request.

The main bathroom comes with a heated toilet, a combination tub and shower, and a heated towel rack. The master bathroom comes set with a shower, as well as a heated towel rack and a heated toilet seat. In the living room offers guests a TV area which seats eight. There is also a fireplace area, which seats three guests.

There is also a private fenced-in yard with gardens, kayaks, bicycles, barbeque, fire pit, and river access.

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Safe box
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Child's bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining room
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Linens and pillows
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Bathtub
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning
Facilities here include a portable air conditioning unit to cool a large portion of the house and portable fans provided for each bedroom. There is an alarm clock available, basic soaps, an iron and ironing board, a dryer and clothes drying racks. guests will be provided with dryer sheets and detergent. Guests will also enjoy having heated toilet seats, shampoo, beach and bath towels and heated towel racks in the bathrooms.

Additional facilities include an electric fireplace, central heating, wireless internet and a telephone for local calls. There is a driveway for parking and enough room on the street in front of the cottage to accommodate an RV, a boat or a trailer.

Guest Services

  • Bicycle rental
Guests will find plenty of services on site including, two kayaks, tubes and towels for the river. There are two bicycles for sightseeing on local trails, as well as a barbeque and a propane fire pit.

The yard is fenced into two areas and from the river bank. Windows and doors open onto each of these areas, where guests will find a hammock strung between two shading trees by the river.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
  • Museums
Located on the bank of the Courtenay River in the Courtenay River Estuary, this property is a tranquil oasis of wildlife and nature. See plenty of untouched fauna and flora, as well as wild salmon, seals, blue herons and ducks. Birds are commonly found outside this property and easily spotted with the binoculars and bird identification book provided on site. Along the river, there is access for swimming and kayaking from the backyard.

Guests who stay here will be one and a half blocks from the popular 5th Street shops and restaurants of downtown Courtenay. This property is only 15 minutes from the Comox Valley Airport.


General activities
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Winter sports

Summer to winter there is always something to do in Courtenay River Estuary. Sit on the deck and enjoy the view and wildlife, pour a glass of wine and enjoy a dinner made at home or simply take a small walk and enjoy dinner on the town. This property is walking distance from shopping, restaurants, spas, a live theater, a recreation gym, walking and biking trails and fishing spots. Walk to The Old House - Oh Spa, the Comox Valley Farmer's Market, the live Sid Williams theater, the Courtenay Recreation Center and the Courtenay District Museum. Golf courses, horseback riding, wine tasting, bowling, as well as plenty of wildlife attractions and tours are in close proximity.

In the winter, guests can snowboard, ski, snowshoe, hike, mountain bike or ride the chair for panoramic island views! The Mount Washington's ski bus stop is 300 meters away, where there are frequent pickups at $10 per trip. Mount Washington Alpine Resort's bus stop is a 20 minutes drive.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Accesibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Please note that prices are listed in USD.

Pets are allowed, but only a small, non-shedding, dog and at host approval.

There is a minimum age limit for renters is 25 years old. Children are welcome at this site. Guests will pay a separate, $315 USD refundable damage deposit upon booking this cottage.

This site is wheelchair accessible, non-smoking and pets are considered. Non-shedding and well-behaved small dogs are welcome.

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