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Elegant Walk-on Oceanfront Private Residence

Stunning custom designed home & private gardens on the ocean in Departure Bay
38 reviews
Stunning custom designed home & private gardens on the ocean in Departure Bay
Oceanfront with views on both levels
Front door to main house and access to the ocean front patio
Enjoy your morning coffee from the upper deck with a gorgeous view
Your sunrise as the house faces east
Your beach directly in front of the house
Your view from the kitchen into living room, dining room and the ocean
The convivial gourmet kitchen and bar seating for 4 people
The open kitchen has views of the ocean. The dining room has seating for 8 to 10 people.
A large gas fireplace warms the living room. Gorgeous views from every angle.
This is Octavia the octopus, our house mascot. This picture was taken by our guest Michelle.
The dining area can easily seat between 8-10 people
The main floor master bedroom has a king bed, large walk-in closet, huge private ensuite bathroom
The main floor master has views of the ocean while lying in bed
Main floor master ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and shower
Upper level family room & office - amazing views!
Upper level family room with a big gas fireplace and ocean views
Upper level master bedroom with queen and access to private deck
Upper level master bedroom with queen bed and private ensuite bathroom
Upper level master bedroom privatge ensuite bathroom with large walk-in shower
Upper level bedroom with two double beds and gorgeous ocean views
Upper level bedroom with two double beds, its own TV and lots of closet space
Upper level main bathroom - share by two bedrooms
Upper bedroom with queen bed and access to a private deck
Your protected private back deck for sunny afternoons
Large capacity Magtag washer & dryer
The house faces east so the sun rise is spectacular
Winter on the ocean is just a beautiful as the summer
A walk along Departure Bay in the winter - this was taken in February 2014
One of our resident otters after a successful fishing trip
Another gorgeous sun rise on Departure Bay
An incoming BC Ferry and a larger cargo tanker awaiting a mooring spot in Vancouver
There is great fishing to be had in the area. We can direct you to a good local fishing guides
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Have you been searching for a luxury beachfront vacation rental home? This magnificent custom-built 'walk-on' beachfront home, located in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, is a holiday rental dream. Built in 2012, this exquisite and sophisticated two-storey private residence, on famous Departure Bay, can be your vacation rental dream come true.
About the Owner, Suzan B G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 27 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 72 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2279412
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Excellent - based on 38 reviews
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Fort St. John, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 7 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Departure Bay Home was our very first rental. I have to say it will be a very hard one to beat. Booking was easy and communication with Su throughout the whole experience was very informative. Su was very helpful, making sure that we had all the information that we would need for our first visit to the Island. The house...

Management response:

Dear Kelly & family, You folks are such intrepid road warriors! I was so impressed that you drove from Fort St. John BC to Nanaimo for your spring break. That’s a lot of kilometers to get to the ocean. I am delighted your family enjoy their time at our house and took in all the things Nanaimo and the region...


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Ed N
1 review
Reviewed 25 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

We selected this location and this property to accommodate our far-flung family (4 couples + 1 infant) so multiple bedrooms and bathrooms were key. Location was also a major consideration. Being directly on the beach at Departure Bay made it special as we enjoyed watching the activity (ferries, float planes, etc) in and around the harbour every day. The house...

Management response:

Hello Eduard, Far flung indeed. I was truly impressed that you came from as far away at Maine, amongst other corners of the USA, for your family gathering. It was a decided pleasure to have your family group stay at our house for the meeting of your new granddaughter/niece. Thank you most sincerely for your kind reviews and observations about...


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Reviewed 28 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

This is a magnificent house with a view to die for. The main outlook is of the bay overlooking Newcastle Island which is a gem in itself (I would highly recommend a visit) and we spent hours sitting in front of the window looking for wildlife, watching the boats and ferries and appreciating the sunrise. Pre visit arrangements were easy...

Management response:

Dear Lucy, Your group was a delight to have at our beach house. And the generous and talented gift of your beautiful watercolour painting of the exterior of our house is treasured and now in for framing and will hang in a place of honour at the house. We would welcome your group back with open arms. I am tickled...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (4)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    4 Full baths
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    2 Kings
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
RM 1,158
RM 1,158
RM 5,559
RM 18,839
1 Jan 2018 -
31 May 2018
2018 Low Season Rate
3 nights
RM 1,081
RM 5,559
RM 13,898
1 Jun 2018 -
15 Sep 2018
2018 High Season Rate
4 nights
RM 1,467
RM 8,030
RM 27,796
16 Sep 2018 -
31 Dec 2018
2018 Low Season Rate
3 nights
RM 1,081
RM 5,559
RM 13,898
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: RM 772 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing and sea birds calling. Stroll the beach directly in front of the house looking for shells and sea treasures. Watch our resident otters play at water's edge. Spend endless hours watching eagles soar, seals fishing, the ferries coming and going, sea planes overhead and myriad shorebirds looking for dinner. Wander, swim, read, stroll, kayak, storm watch, sleep in a deck chair, relax over dinner, BBQ a fresh salmon; this is British Columbia oceanfront at its best!

This modern well-equipped home has everything you will need for a relaxing, memorable vacation.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Nanaimo Airport: 45.0 km
Ferry: Departure Bay ferry terminal : 0.8 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
Nearby cities
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