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The Vella Villa Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Lovely & private, one bedroom cottage in a quiet and peaceful neighbourhood.

Completely detached home with full kitchen, fridge, stove, kettle, coffee maker, toaster and all cooking necessities, dining area, full bath and pull out sofa for extra guests.

Lots of parking and even room to bring the boat on a trailer!

10 minutes from the town of Sechelt. Close to boat launch, beach and local parks. Great hiking, biking, fishing and kayaking. Loads of recreation for those adventurous folks, or perfect for relaxing too.

Come visit us, you'll fall in love with 'The Coast'

More Details

Louise or Danny Vella
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2018

About Louise or Danny Vella

We moved here in 2007, looking for a lifestyle that suited us, and to get away from the 'big' city.

Danny works as a self employed plumber and gasfitter, loves fishing and the outdoors.

Louise also loves the outdoors and enjoys gardening and spending time with her horse. She works as a Realtor, specializing in residential, recreational, investment and relocation property.

Louise or Danny Vella purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Louise or Danny Vella chose Halfmoon Bay

We fell in love with this neighbourhood.

It's quiet and peaceful with a rural feel, but not so rural that we feel isolated. Wonderful, friendly neighbours (that we can't actually "see" from the house), great trails for walking and hiking and beaches that are rarely busy, and only minutes away.

We really enjoy the absolute quietness here. The stars at night are incredible, no traffic noise, and complete and utter silence. It is very peaceful.

What makes this cabin unique

Many properties in this area have a secondary cottage.

With such a large lot, it remains private from the main house.

Being central on the Coast means we are an easy trip to the new Gravity Moutain Biking Park, or the Skookumchuck Narrows tides, which draws 100's of visitors every year. Whatever your interests may be, our cottage is likely right in the middle of the action, without actually being in the "middle of the action".

Originally used as a fulltime rental, it has been given a fresh facelift, ready for our new visitors.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bathroom with bathtub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in bedroom, Double Beds (1) Sofa bed in living room
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming


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The Vella Villa Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

A little peace of heaven tucked away in the forest

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was meticulous and included many little extras I hadn't considered (washer/dryer, iron, hair dryer). It's very private and peaceful, yet just minutes away from the amenities. I very much enjoyed my stay.

  • Submitted: 5-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great villa that felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

The Villa Vella was just as it was described. When I walked in, I loved it right away. It is has everything you need for a comfortable stay and is close to many trails, minutes to Sargeant Bay Beach and only 10 minutes to Sechelt. Louise and Danny were very accommodating making sure that if I needed anything to let them know. My husband joined me part way through the trip and felt the same way about the place. Danny invited to take him out fishing, but we never did get the chance to. It is a great place and very secluded and quiet. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review Andrea. It was a pleasure to have you stay at the Vella Villa. Hope all is well in your little neck of the woods. Hopefully we will see you again. Best wishes, Louise and Danny
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Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

A short and sweet visit to the Sunshine Coast. Found the kitchen - fully stocked with pots/pans, spices, etc to be extremely useful during our stay. Everything was clean and very home-like, which was great - especially when we had a 6 month old with us.

  • Submitted: 7-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Inbetween homes

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Vella Villa while we were waiting for possession of our new home. The cabin is perfect for our little family as we have a three year old. It's is extremely clean and well set up and maintained. It was super convenient to have a full kitchen to prepare meals and laundry in the cabin. We enjoyed the BBQ and private back patio which is conveniently covered in case of showers. This cabin is super private and extremely quiet as it's located on the back half of a 1/2 acre lot. We would defiantly recommend this cabin to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: 19-Oct-2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you. All the best, Louise and Danny
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Spring getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have returned from 1 mnth. at this property. It is an excellent spot to use as a base to explore the Sunshine Coast. We recommend it.

  • Submitted: 19-May-2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our cottage. So glad you enjoyed yourselves! Hope to see you again soon :-) Best, Louise and Danny
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Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Sargeant's Bay and Welcome Beach
Car: recommended

Located almost in the middle of the Lower Sunshine Coast. Approx a 30 min drive south to Gibsons, and 30 min north to Pender Harbour.

This is the best area for outdoor recreation. Fishing, crabbing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, beachcombing, and golf. Cruise the local farmers markets, shop for original artworks by local artisans of all types, or simply pack a picnic and find a quiet beach to watch the sunset.

There is something for everyone to enjoy.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$35

Deposit is not necessary, we just trust folks will show up when expected.
If they don't, then our cottage is clean and ready for someone else.
All linens are provided, but please bring your own beach/dog towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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