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Mike Merkle

Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Bamfield:Best Kept Secret

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Bamfield vacation cabin rental

Great Log Cabin; 2 Large Bedrooms,1 1/2 Baths; Huge Deck

This cabin is situated in West Bamfield, on a hill overlooking the bay. There is a huge deck on which to lounge and take in all the beauty of the water and surroundings, eagles fly by all the time. Taking in the view from the large picture windows or off the upper deck from the front master bedroom is amazing. There are two master bedrooms and a 1/2 bath on the second floor. Each master is equipped with one king bed, one double and one single. All the amenities of home are provided: linens, bath towels, blankets, dish towels, tablecloths, washing detergent, to name a few are provided for your enjoyable stay. Condiments are provided and you are welcome to use them. Check in time is 3 pm and check out is noon on departure day.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mike Merkle (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Boardwalk Bistro (beer and wine)
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Lady Rose Marine Services, Francis Barkley
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Road from Port Alberni to East Bamfield
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tyee Resort
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Brady's Beach
Car: not necessary

The boardwalk along the water in West Bamfield is great for strolling. There are eco tours of Barkley Sound where you see whales, sea otter, sea lyons and many other ocean related animals and an occasional black bear on shore. Bamfield is the site of the Transpacific Cable that connected west to east, the original main building is still there and the station is now a marine science research center for five Canadian universities and they offer tours.

Each July, a terrific music experience, Music By the Sea, brings performers from all over the world. It's a real gem in the rough. The setting is heavenly; what a treat to attend. Look up 'Music By the Sea' 2014 July 5th to the 13th, Bamfield for additional information, 250-728-3887.

Traveling to Bamfield:

By air: charter flights available via Harbor Air (Vancouver) 800-665-0212. West Coast Air (Vancouver) 800-347-2222 or 604-606-6888. Kenmore Air (Seattle) 866-435-9524

Bus: West Coast Trail Express : 250-477-8700

Ferries: to Vancouver Island, BC Ferry online or Blackball Ferry, Port Angeles to Victory BC (travel time to the island by ferry, 2 hours) Victoria B. C. 250-386-2202 Port Angeles, WA 360-457-4491; from Port Alberni to Bamfield: Lady Rose Marine Services: 250-723-8313 (travel time 4 hours)sailings Tue, Thu, Sat and summer Sunday.

Driving a vehicle from Port Alberni: 1 1/2 to 2 hours over gravel road, 77 km (have good tires and full tank of gas)

Boat: via sea or from Port Alberni, there is public docking in Bamfield; reserving ahead of time is best. If you boat in from Port Alberni, the channel ride can be smooth to choppy. There is a marina in Port Alberni and launching available and boat trailer parking.

Services:

There is marine fuel in Bamfield at several locations. Marine repair available at Breakers Marine in Bamfield

There is a Coast Guard Station in West Bamfield. A water taxi is available to travel between east and west Bamfield. There are two general stores, one on each side of the inlet with full grocery and liquor. There is a small bistro on the west side and a full service restaurant on the east side. There is an emergency nursing station on the east side.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Bamfield, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LOW SEASON
Nov 29 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$252
From
C$298
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
 
SHOULDER SEASON
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$265
From
C$311
Thu,Fri,Sat
C$1,723
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
C$351
From
C$391
Thu,Fri,Sat
C$2,087
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$292
C$1,835
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning(4 plus $150.00) C$133
Refundable Damage Deposit C$331

Rent is for up to 4 people; then $25 each extra person up to max of 8 people. Payment if renters live in Canada will be made to our RBC account. If you live in the U.S. then payment made to our U.S. cabin account. There is a weekly discount for low and shoulder seasonal rates. The cabin has a maximum of 8 people. Payments can be made by credit card or bank transfer. foreign funds accepted at current rate exchange. There are no discounts for HIGH SEASON by the week or month.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , upstairs with toilet and sink
  • bathroom 1 on main floor with shower/tub, vanity, and toilet; bathroom 2 on second floor, toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Rear bedroom has same arrangement
    Bedroom 2 rear - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has all bedding. Front bedroom has TV that is set for video and DVD.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
If you love boating, fishing, kayaking, hiking or just some laid back restful time from the hustle and bustle of the world, you have found it. You can watch Bald Eagles fly by or take advantage of the great outdoors. The trip in and out of Bamfield and Vancouver Island is in itself wonderful. Whatever means you choose to get to Bamfield: fly, boat or drive, what vistas you will see.

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