Wayne and Susan fell in love with this house in the fall of 1999 as a future retirement home. In 2010 we oversaw a major, top...More information +
Wayne and Susan fell in love with this house in the fall of 1999 as a future retirement home. In 2010 we oversaw a major, top to bottom renovation and had our first guests in February 2011. Their great appreciation of the house and location encouraged us to carry on with the gardens, the beach reclamation and wildlife observation deck, and in 2012 the 6 person hot tub.
We live and work in Vancouver and make the great escape about once a month to do gardening and maintenance. We ski, cycle, kayak, fish and take in the many music and cultural events the area offers. Sometimes we just sit and stare at the sea. Our favorite summer thing is to swim out into the incoming tide as it is warmed by the sun-baked sand. A little bit of heaven, that!
So happy that we can share the pleasures of Courtenay Beach House with you.
Left on Nov 08, 2012 for a stay in August 2012
Courtenay has so much to do - golf, farmer's market, produce stands, craft stores, fabulous bakeries, coffee houses, restaurants, and of course this house is a great place to stay - just minutes from downtown but on a secluded piece of property where you can lie on the beach, walk out forever and collect shells, safe for children, Rotary Park is a short walk or bike away for exercise, playground …