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Coles Bay Petie's Cottage

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
North Saanich, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Summer season - 4 night minimum. We rent our cottage with 1 or 2 bedrooms. Lovely 1150 sq ft in a beautiful country setting. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry, bathroom, sunken living room, deck & private parking, WIFI/Netflix/PVR. Great for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers & families! Walking, biking, 5 min. walk from Coles Beach, 5 min drive to airport, 30 to Victoria, near ferries, Sidney & Butchart Gardens. Lots of things to do within 35 minutes or less!

We call our vacation rental 'Petie's House'. 'Petie' was the nickname for our grandmother. The cottage was built for her on my parent's property in 1983 after my grandfather died as she was lonely on her own. The house is 1250 sq ft with all the comforts of home! My grandmother was an amazing cook and gardener. I have wonderful memories...
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Listing #FKN9285024
About the Owner
Karen H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
Interaction with guests
My husband, Howie and I live on the property. We are available to greet people arriving, show them their accommodation and give them their keys or digital code. We are usually on site so if our guests need something or information we are available personally or by phone (texting and calling) and more than happy to help!
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Our stay was amazing. Gracious hosts, beautiful yard, close proximity to both a walking trail and a golf course. We stayed in the cottage and it was exceptional. Kitchen was fully equipped with pots pans utinsels and spices. Onsite washer and dryer. A beautiful set...More

Thank Joy D
Karen H, VR Owner at Coles Bay Petie's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you, Joy! We are so happy to know our guests are comfortable. Thank you too for choosing us and leaving the cottage organized and clean. 5 stars for the guests! We wish you the best with your remodel. Karey and Howie deGraaf

Reviewed 12 April 2018

My husband and I love staying here in Coles Bay! This was our second time and we loved it just as much as the first. Karey and Howie are accommodating, friendly and welcoming. Their cabin is full of beautiful locally-made artwork and artifacts. The kitchen...More

Thank rebowen12
Karen H, VR Owner at Coles Bay Petie's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Howie and I are happy you and Chris enjoyed your stay! We look forward to more visits in the future and we wish you all the best. Thank you for your kind comments. Karey and Howie

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    2 Queens
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  • Cleaning fee: RM 238 / stay - Fee
  • Barbecue rental for propane and cleaning: RM 48 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
There is a huge variety of local attractions:
*Internationally known Butchart Gardens is a 15 minute drive from our property
*Sidney by the Sea is a quaint coastal town 8 minute drive with shopping, wonderful restaurants, local art, the Mary Winspear Centre (music, plays, events),
*All kinds of sport activities including kayaking, trails for walking, running or biking, snorkeling, diving, and national events such as Iron Man races and national bike races.
*Close by Victoria has so much to offer depending on your interests.
*Whale watching
*Panorama Centre is a 5 minute drive with pool, weight room, exercise classes, yoga, etc.
Getting around
People can get around our area with:
-Renting a car
-Renting a bicycle
-Bus (there is a bus stop an 8 minute walk from the property
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Victoria International Airport: 5.0 km
Ferry: Swartz Bay BC Ferries: 9.8 km
We are at 875 Ardmore Drive which is off of West Saanich. Ardmore Drive is a 'U' coming onto West Saanich in 2 places. We are at the south junction across from the Ardmore Golf Course about an 1/8th of a mile from West Saanich.
We are 5 minutes from the Victoria International Airport and 10 minutes from the BC Ferries at Swartz Bay and the Washington State Ferry.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.4 km.
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