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Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage

Bedrooms Studio
Space 200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This idyllic cabin is set on a five acre property overlooking the Ganges Inlet. With blackberry bushes and fruit trees available for picking you are able to enjoy bounty from the property when in season.

A spacious deck runs along the front of the cabin providing the ideal location for outdoor meals no matter the weather thanks to the roof with several skylights.

Another deck overhangs the slope at the front of the property providing the perfect place for a coffee, if one of the multiple hammocks available are all taken.

If you enjoy outdoor cooking you can enjoy cooking over an open fire, or a gas BBQ.

Huge arbutus trees with their green and rust bark, firs and cedars populate the property, providing shade on a hot summers day.

This is primarily a summer cabin, though it can also be a cosy get-away in the winter - with a small wood stove and base board heaters. There is a long unpaved drive-way - tricky to negotiate without a 4 wheel drive if it should snow. The water has also been known to freeze if temperatures plummet well below zero for an extended period. Mostly our winter weather is quite mild - but there are some risks in more severe weather.

This cabin is not suitable for frail elderly, those intolerant of the odd visiting spider, or those who do not have sense of adventure and enjoyment of the outdoors.

Price seen on the site listing is in US dollars. The quote sent will be in Canadian dollars. Please note there is an additional cleaning fee per visit.

More Details

Juliette Eberhard
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, Afrikaans
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Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2018

About Juliette Eberhard

Immigrants from South Africa, the owners live in nearby Mill Bay - and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle - gardening, hiking and kayaking. Saltspring provides a prefect getaway from busy professional lives - to read, reflect, and get away from electronic media and demands of the 'real world'.

Juliette Eberhard purchased this cabin in 1987

Why Juliette Eberhard chose Southern Gulf Islands

When we first visited this property the long and winding driveway took us unexpectedly onto a ridge where we fell in love with the view, the spaciousness and the sense of being 'somewhere else' far away from it all.

What makes this cabin unique

Listening to the sounds of neighboring sheep and roosters complete the rural ambiance as you swing in the hammock reading a favourite book, overlooking the fantastic view.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Southern Gulf Islands

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main Cabin bathroom - toilet , tub
    Separate Shower House - shower , Oversized sink
  • The cabin contains a bath and toilet while the shower is out in a separate shower-house with great water pressure. There is also an outhouse with a view that can be used if needed.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Loft - 1 Queen, 1 double
    Living Room - 1 Double Futon
  • The sleeping loft contains a queen mattress and a double mattress which would easily sleep 2 adults and 2 small children (or 3 adults). The loft is only accessible by a vertical ladder and has a low ceiling. The main floor boasts a futon which folds into a generous double bed. In the summer you can also comfortably sleep out on the covered porch on mattresses. The cabin could sleep 4 adults and 2 children in total.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Rustic Oceanview Cottage on Acreage
average rating of 4.740741 based on 54 reviews

Rustic Perfection

  • 5 of 5

This is the place for an authenitic cabin experience - not a glammed up luxury cabin, but a cottage stripped to the basics - heat, check. (But you have to hatchet up the kindling!) Lights, check. (But you have to arrange them to your satisfaction). Hot running water, check. (But you have to wait for it!) The bathing situation is a little primitive - but that's what makes it so real. I even loved evidence of mouse visitors - it just makes it AUTHENTIC in my mind. My 4 nights in the cabin clarified what is essential, (hammocks) and what is fluff (wifi). I'm a better person for having stayed and thrived here.

  • Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

This place was exactly what we hoped for - quiet, private, clean, cozy, well equipped and has a spectacular view. We loved every minute here and would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing this beautiful place, we enjoyed the view, the birds in the morning and lots more. Farm stands around were quite nice too!

  • Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time here with the family

  • Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Summer Haven

  • 5 of 5

We always love spending a week of our summer...wish it was this charming little cabin. You can sip your coffee in the morning and watch and listen to the Island come awake as you look down on Ganges Harbour. We love watching the birds and lazing in the Adirondack chairs, playing the games and puzzles provided at the cabin. While their is no oven, there is a stovetop and the grill for preparing meals with all the lovely fresh produce and breads you can purchase on the Island and then dining al fresco with that beautiful view. The cabin in summer is a good fit for our family of three as the covered deck adds another room. While on Saltspring we always enjoy kayaking, hiking and visiting our favourite spots...especially the wineries and Wild Cider, as well the Salt Spring Bread Lady. Highly advise spending your day at the shops around Ganges mid week when it is much quieter and, while the Saturday Market is a requisite and worthy venture, head out EARLY...the parking chaos and crowds make it unbearable much past 10am. The Tuesday market is much much smaller but also more relaxing. Enjoy! We always do. :)

  • Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a beautiful property!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage, beautiful property.

  • Submitted: 9-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4.4 Kilometres
Saltspring Air
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Kilometres
Oystercatcher Seafood Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Fulford Harbour
Nearest Golf
7.9 Kilometres
Saltspring Island Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
4.4 Kilometres
Auntie Pesto's
Nearest Beach
3.7 Kilometres
Beddis Beach
Car: recommended

Saturday morning farmers market downtown with fresh local produce and quality arts and crafts, nearby Cusheon Lake with public access and dock - fresh water swimming - and Beddes Beach - with white shell beach and crystal clear water, superb views from Mt Maxwell over Maple Bay and Fulford Harbour, Walks round historic Ruckle Park.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Southern Gulf Islands

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$60
Pet Fee C$25

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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