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Spectacular Beachfront House

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, sleeps 6 people, ideal for families or couples

Our two bedroom Vacation Rental Home in Buckley Bay, has 200 feet of waterfront including a private beach. The home is nestled amongst tall trees with incredible 180 degree views of the Ocean, BC Coastal Mountains and the Northern Gulf Islands.

1200 sq.ft of ocean front living space.

Two Bedrooms (sleeps 6).

Bedroom #1 has a queen bed.

Bedroom #2 has a queen bed and a set of bunk beds.

Two Bathrooms.

Large living room.

44" LCD HDTV - Cable TV and Google Chromecast to stream Netflix or movies from your phone or tablet - DVD Player

Electric fireplace.

Wireless Internet/WiFi.

Private Hot-Tub.

Spacious, fully equipped kitchen.

Laundry Facilities (detergent and softener provided)

Solid Oak Flooring.

Beautiful Deck.


Firepit, on private beach.

Large grassy yard for the kids to play in.

More Details

John and Sue Twose
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About John and Sue Twose

We live next door to the Beach House (the 2 houses are on the same property, but private to each other) and look after all our bookings and deal with our guests directly. We are originally from the UK and emmigrated to Canada in 1992 where we lived in Alberta for 10 years before moving out to the coast!

John and Sue Twose purchased this house in 2007

Why John and Sue Twose chose Fanny Bay

Please take a few minutes and read the reviews about Buckley Bay Beach House.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Fanny Bay, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on the lower level
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Located on the upper level
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 people
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 people
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 queen beds, Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Spectacular Beachfront House
average rating of 4.772152 based on 79 reviews

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Clean, beautiful, quiet, comfortable, private. Great kitchen with awesome cooking utensils and pots. We will totally book here again.

  • Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Place with some nice views.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at John and Sue's place for two nights and had wonderful time. We arrived at our place at 3:30 pm and had little early check in. They also let us do late check in which we greatly appreciate. Sue came to make sure that we are comfortable at our new place and if we need anything. Even though they live next door they did not bother us at all and we had complete privacy to our place. We really enjoyed our first evening using their hot tub overlooking amazing view. Unfortunately whether wasn't that great and it was raining the whole time and we were not able to enjoy their backyard at all. They have nice open place in the back for family to enjoy. John and Sue thanks for letting us stay at your place.

  • Submitted: 9-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Sue and John for a lovely stay! Your cottage was perfect for our family weekend stay. We loved being right on the water and having a beach bonfire. The cottage was fully equipped with everything we needed. It was close to Mount Washington and Comox. The perfect spot to explore the area. We would highly recommend your property. Thank you!

  • Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location! Clean! Beautiful! Quiet! Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing experience! Clean and spacious home. Beautiful views, and very quiet relaxing atmosphere! Exactly what we as a family were looking for. Great location for those day trips, and it was perfect for those quiet evenings in the hot tub when our son went to bed. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a peaceful and comfortable stay on the island. And if you love oysters as I do! Location is second to none. Thank you so much John and Sue!

  • Submitted: 9-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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simply perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

everything was exactly what they said it was. enjoyed our stay. I will be back!!

  • Submitted: 1-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unfortunate experience because of the host

  • 2 of 5

Unfortunately, our stay at this property was spoiled by the offensive and ineffective way one of the owners handled an otherwise well-managed situation. The property is lovely, great location on the ocean and accessible to Mount Washington. However, when we arrived our first night after a long afternoon of travel, we found the property had no hot water. We did not realized there was no hot water after dinner, when we pieced together the facts that the showers weren't hot, the dishwasher wasn't cleaning the plates, and the kitchen sink wouldn't run hot. At first we thought it was a case of the pipes warming up. When we realized this, a plumber and engineer in our group went to check out the hot water tank and discovered that it was in terrible condition overall - was rusted all over, the water intake was corroded, and needed to be replaced. This would have been obvious for at least a few weeks. We discussed and debated calling the owners, but did not want to wake them (at this point, it was after midnight). We decided to text them.

The next morning we hadn't received a reply, so I called the owners around 8am and got no answer. One of the owners, John, promptly returned my call, apologized and said he would do his best to get someone in their to fix the water before we returned from a day of skiing. He was very helpful, got someone in who fixed the hot water, and all seemed good.

However, when we contacted Sue, the other owner, that same afternoon to ask about receiving a partial refund because of the lack of a fundamental service the first night, she was evasive, unhelpful, and rather rude. She asked how old we were (all between 28 and 33, not that it should matter), suggested that we got a good price for the people staying there (we paid exactly what it was listed for on VRBO - it was not particularly cheap for the off-season and we had exactly the suggested number of people staying), and implied that she would wait to "see how we left the place" before she considered providing some sort of refund or apologizing, thereby implying that we were untrustworthy and sloppy guests. (For the record, we left the place in great shape and she admitted this on the phone a week later). She did not apologize for the situation and did not handle it well, which marred the way John

had handled it so effectively at the start. Shame. Great place but I would never stay here again.

  • Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Emily, I am so pleased that you enjoyed the house and great location. You notified us of the hot water tank failing at 8:00am and we were very pleased that we managed to get a plumber to replace the tank and have hot water again by 10:30am (2.5 hours later). We are very sorry you do not feel this was good enough. For the record, the property could have been left in better shape. Kind regards, John and Sue
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Fanny Bay Inn
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Buckley Bay - Denman and Hornby islands
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Crown Isle Golf Resort, Courtenay
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Kingfisher Resort and Spar
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
In front of the house
Car: necessary

Buckley Bay Beach House vacation rental is centrally located in Buckley Bay, a small community that is part of the Comox Valley on the east coast of Vancouver Island, BC. Our waterfront location, with private beach, wildlife viewing and large garden, will keep you as busy as you want to be but if your itinerary includes getting out to see more of Vancouver Island (and there’s lots to see and do) we have some suggestions for you.

Whale watching (for killer whales!!), salmon fishing, golfing, hiking in wonderful Strathcona Provincial Park, downhill skiing/snowboarding/nordic skiing at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, great family fun exploring at Horne Lake Caves, visit Hornby Island (the ferry is just down the road) for lovely hiking along the bluffs in Halliwell Park or on the beach at Tribune Bay.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Fanny Bay, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 2 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Early summer
May 1 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Oct 5 2018 - Oct 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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