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Ocean View Character Cottage Near Vancouver

A rare 1930's cottage: Nicely updated but with many original features retained
Keats View Cottage, Gibsons BC
Large deck is partially covered for all-weather enjoyment.
Dine out of doors - steps from the kitchen
Bright and comfortably furnished living room
Spacious and well-equipped kitchen
Queen bedroom sleeps two. All beds have duvets
Bunk Room sleeps three: One single bunk and one double bunk.
Updated bathrooom with claw foot tub/shower
Gas grill just off of deck.
Lovely garden setting.
Shady paths and hidden corners made the small garden a delight to explore.
Have a nap in the hammock in the shade of the bamboo.
Rinse off after your ocean swim in the solar shower in the garden (July and August only)
Off-road parking for two cars.
Short walk (3 minutes) to Soames Beach.
Great swimming in summer.
Harbour front village at 2 km.
Floating garden in village harbour
Street permances in  charming Gibsons Landing. Free open-air concerts in summer.
View of Keats Island and Coast Mountains from the village
Arriving on the ferry to the Sunshine Coast
1 of 29A rare 1930's cottage: Nicely updated but with many original features retained
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Gibsons, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia
Keats View Cottage is a 2 bedroom 1930’s-era cottage with partial ocean-view located 2 kilometers from the charming village of Gibsons Landing on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, and 75 minutes from the heart of Vancouver via public transit.

NEW in 2016: High Speed WiFi and Netflix; new, firm, high end memory foam mattress (queen) in master bedroom;

Located on a quarter acre on Marine Drive, with a lovely garden in front and a wilderness area in back, plus two off-road parking spots, the cottage offers a quiet and comfortable retreat for couples or families.

Well equipped kitchen complimented with many extras - washer/ dryer, dishwasher, airtight wood-burning fireplace and more!

The bathroom is recently renovated and features a clawfoot tub and shower.

A large deck is partially covered for all-weather enjoyment. Deck furniture, inc...
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About the Owner, Lisa D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Usually only via email and text. We provide a door code and a detailed cottage book which covers house systems and local attractions. We are generally available to answer your questions both before and during your stay.
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eric b
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Great location, comfortable home, beautiful views. Quick walk to the beach. We did the "Stair Master" up Soames Hill. Yes, beautiful view. Checked out the kayakers at the Narrows, and yes, those kayakers are crazy. Enjoyed BBQ at Smoke on the Water, in the rain, with heat lamps (thanks to the chef!). We didn't have any gumboots but Gumboot Cafe...

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Thanks for your review, Eric. So glad you enjoyed your visit to the Sunshine Coast. We hope you will come again!


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Brampton, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Such peaceful sleeps in the quiet of Sunshine Coast nights, relaxing walks along the nearby beach at sunrise and sunset, and challenging hikes up Soames Hill. Low tide allowed a walk to Gibsons via the shore and the local bus got us back quickly. Hosts provided wonderfully equipped kitchen and kept in touch via email to ensure we had all...

Jeff S
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We spent 7 days in this cottage retreat in quaint Gibsons BC. The house is very accommodating with everything you need to cooking and entertainment. It is steps away from a lovely sand beach on the end of soames road. If you like hiking there is a beautiful trail on soames hill which gives you a spectacular view of the...

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So glad you enjoyed your visit to Gibson's and Keats View Cottage, Jeff. Hope you will visit again soon.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please ask about pets
No parties or events permitted.
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    1 Full
    1 King
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R 1 339
22 Jun 2018 -
5 Sep 2018
3 nights
R 1 438
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 479 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 595 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Minimum three nights is firm. $60 cleaning fee applies to all rentals.

Refundable security deposit of $250 CDN required for all rentals and is authorized to be returned as soon as the owner or owner's representative has inspected the property - usually within 48 hours.
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About the neighbourhood
Keats View Cottage is a 2 km walk (25 min) into Gibsons Landing village and harbour where there are boutique style shops, antiques and art galleries, restaurants and a convenience store. Grocery stores and other services are located in the upper town at a distance of approximately 4 km.

There is a bus stop 40 m from the cottage, and service is approximately every half hour into both Gibsons Landing and the upper town. The Super Valu is in a mall on the bus route that also has a liquor store, London Drugs, book store, Starbucks and other merchants.

The bus also goes to the ferry terminal at Langdale (2 km in the opposite direction) where you can walk on to the ferry (40 min passage- service every two hours to West Vancouver)to connect with frequent Fastbus connections into the heart...
How to get there
From Horseshoe bay ferry terminal, it is a 40 minute ferry sailing to Langdale. The cottage is 2 km from the ferry, accessible by car, bus, taxi and even on foot. Detailed directions from downtown Vancouver and transportation information is provided to confirmed guests.
Ferry reservations are recommended as the Coast has become a very popular destination in recent years
Activities nearby
Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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