Situated on a no-through street just a 10 minute walk to lovely downtown shops & restaurants and to the river. Newer home with a heritage feel. Two guest rooms to choose from, see our other listing for our Master with ensuite. ECO friendly. We are happy to take last minute bookings.
Skiers ~ we're a 15 min walk to Ski Bus and 30 min drive to Mt Washington.
Friendly, affordable accommodations in our 1700 sq ft home.
Two guest rooms to choose from - this cozy room with shared bathroom or our most private space, the Master guestroom with ensuite.
This listing is for the SMALL guest room on the 2nd floor of our home.
This room is best suited for a single, cozy for two (please note there is not much room for large suitcases, we just have one luggage rack in the closet).
- Double bed
- Small desk & dresser
- Adjacent to shared washroom that has a shower/tub. Although the washroom is shared with us, it's mostly yours as we mainly just use it to shower -- we have another washroom on the main floor that we use.
- Bathrobes, beach/swim towels and blow dryer
- Eco friendly shampoo, conditioner & bubble bath
- No TV in this room ~ you are welcome watch TV in the downstairs Den
- Full use of entire home (shared spaces)
- Please note that this guest room is adjacent to our bedroom
We have no pets and the house and property is NON-SMOKING. (sorry, due to allergies we can't have guests who are smokers, even if you're smoking off the property). We prefer no strong colognes/perfumes if possible.
You can find the listing for our MASTER guest room with ensuite at https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/4057237
We can accommodate up to 4 people if both rooms are booked. For booking both rooms please see listing: www.airbnb.ca/rooms/20583211
Our home is situated on a no through street in an older residential area of Courtenay known as the "Old Orchard."
SKIERS ~ we are a 15 min walk to the Ski Bus and a 30 min drive to day lodge at Mt Washington. Mt Washington offers cross-country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing and snow tubing. We have space to store your skis.
10 minute walk to the heart of downtown Courtenay. Our downtown area offers unique stores, restaurants and coffee shops, as well as a health food store and drugstore. The CV Museum, Sid William's Theatre, library, Native Son's Hall, Courtenay Recreation's Florence Filberg Centre and Lewis Centre and the main city transit bus stop are all close by as well.
Please note our closest large grocery store, Thriftys, is a 20 min walk away. We do have a natural food store, Edible Island, a 10 min walk away where you can get groceries.
Courtenay is a wonderful spot to explore all that the area has to offer -- great beaches, hiking, water sports, mountain biking, skiing/snowshoeing, wildlife viewing, golfing, festivals and more. We are just a short drive to beaches, golf courses and hiking, and walking distance to the river for a riverside stroll or refreshing dip in the summer.
There are lots of great daytrips you can do from here, including Denman & Hornby Islands, Mount Washington, Campbell River & Quadra Island, Strathcona Provincial Park, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo and more. As well, several whale watching tours run out of Campbell River, which is an easy daytrip from here (40 min drive).
For more information on our area search "Comox Valley Tourism" on the web
If you need a pick-up from the airport or bus station we will do our best to help you out.
Although we don't provide breakfast you are welcome to use our kitchen and eat in.
Complimentary organic coffee, a good selection of teas & hot chocolate, oil, spices & condiments for cooking.
There are lots of great cafés and restaurants downtown to grab a bite to eat, many within walking distance.
You may use our living room, den, dining area and outdoor spaces as well.
Laundry soap provided.
You are welcome to borrow our canoe.
We will respect your privacy but are also happy to share our whole house with you.
Please note that we live in this home and have a bedroom on the 2nd floor as well that is adjacent to the Small Guest Room and share a bathroom with those who stay in this room.
Since we have two guest rooms there may be other guests here during your stay. Our other guest room, the Master, is also on the 2nd floor with a private washroom.
ECO FRIENDLY - we use mostly natural cleaning and bath products so suitable for those sensitive to chemicals, etc -- but please let us know if you have allergies or sensitivities so we are sure not to use anything that would bother you.
Free parking on our street. Secure space for bikes, skis and snowboards.
Flexible check in/out times depending on our schedule and other guest check-in/out times.
NON-SMOKERS only please -- due to allergies we can't have guests who are smokers, even if you're smoking off the property.
May not be safe or suitable for children ~ please inquire.
Hi! We are a quiet, easy going couple from Vancouver Island. Brian works in parks and I have a background in recreation administration. We enjoy sharing our home with travellers, students and young professionals. We have also stayed at other airbnb properties and will respect and care for your home while visiting. Between the two of us we enjoy gardening, squash, tennis, cycling, soccer, yoga, swimming, pilates, hiking and travelling.