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Winter Availability!!! Snowbirds Welcome!

Bedrooms 2
Space 80 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Located At Oceanside Village Resort, Two Bedroom, Two Bath Cottage Sleeps Six

Home Away From Home! This Is How You Will Feel When You Stay At Hummingbird Cottage. Fully Equipped To Meet All Your Needs, This Charming Cottage Will Not Disappoint. Feature Upgrades Include Air Conditioning, Heated Floors And A Beautiful Jetted Tub In The Master Ensuite.

enjoy The Privacy Of The Back Deck As You Entertain Family And Friends, Or Enjoy Your Coffee On The Balcony In The Front Of The Cottage.

the Great Room Has A Queensize Sofabed, A Fireplace For Those Chilly Winter Nights, Tv, Blueray Player And Stereo.

washer And Dryer In Cottage. Forgot Beach Towels And Games For Kids? No Problem - Cottage Comes With Both!

free Internet For Guests' Convenience. Driveway Accommodates Two Vehicles.

pets Considered - Please Check With Owner.

indoor Pool, Gym, Bistro And Hair Salon/spa Available At The Resort For Guests To Enjoy.

the Resort Boasts A 36 Hole Mini Golf Course - Riptide Lagoon - Entertainment For All Ages!

walk Amongst The Forest Or On The Magnificent Beaches Of Rathtrevor Provincial Park.

restaurants And Lounges Within Walking Distance.

More Details

karen maycher
Member since: 2016
Speaks english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About karen maycher

We have lived on Vancouver Island for the past fifteen years.

We were drawn to the Island by the stunning beauty, moderate climate and abundance of activities offered year round.

Time spent with family, including our two dogs is what matters the most to us and we enjoy those times especially when we are able to spend them having picnics at any one of the numerous beaches and parks in the area, kayaking or taking in one of the many festivities like beach days and the world class sandcastle competition.

We love to watch the sunset at Qualicum Beach or the Parksville Community Park beach and in the spring and summer viewing cruise ships headed to Alaska are an added bonus to the already spectacular sights of ocean and mountains and wildlife.

karen maycher purchased this cottage in 2015

Why karen maycher chose Parksville

As we already have one cottage at the resort and enjoy it immensely, it only made sense to purchase a second cottage so that visitors could come to Vancouver Island year round and have the opportunity to experience the beauty of Vancouver Island.

What makes this cottage unique

Hummingbird Cottage is in a unique location in that it offers close proximity to an abundance of outdoor activities such as beach combing, whale watching, fishing, golfing and hiking to name a few as well as walking distance to restaurants, lounges and spas and very short driving distances to city amenities such as stores, banks. ice skating rinks and theatres.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Parksville, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Ensuite - toilet , jetted tub
    Main Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in 5 foot shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Includes 32 inch tv
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Winter Availability!!! Snowbirds Welcome!
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

Perfect summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

A great location and property to enjoy the summer sun and warm evening nights on the back patio. Our toddler loved the space, access to the pool and quick walk to the ocean each day. Karen was awesome to work with, very responsive to any questions. Would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Heather! It is very rewarding to know that guests have enjoyed the cottage and also from our perspective to have guests that have been so respectful of the property. We are most appreciative and grateful to have had the opportunity to welcome you to Hummingbird Cottage. You are definitely a five star guest! Karen
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

The “Humming Bird Cottage” was absolutely fantastic! The kitchen was fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. Karen was their to greet us upon our arrival. The cottage was decorated with a Christmas tree, as well as Christmas lights outside. I had read other reviews on this property prior to renting. We saw firsthand how accurate the reviews were. Our stay was absolutely perfect. The fireplace was nice to sit around in the evenings. The beds were very comfortable. The heated floors were very welcome in the month of December. The title of my review says it all. Our stay was liking being at home. I didn’t want to leave! It is a quiet area of Parksville. Neighbours were very friendly. When we are back in the area, we will definitely get in touch with Karen for another stay in her beautiful “Hummingbird Cottage.” Thank you Karen.........Ed and Pam

  • Submitted: 8-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ed and Pam, Thank you so much for the lovely review! You have no idea how happy it makes us to know that you enjoyed your stay. And we feel the same way about having you stay with us. You made such a long journey to get here and it was our pleasure to have had you chose Hummingbird Cottage as your retreat. You were wonderful guests and we couldn't have asked for more in terms of the cottage being looked after and appreciated. We would love to welcome you back anytime! Many thanks and we wish you the Happiest of New Years! Merv and Karen
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This little cottage was completely equipped!

  • 5 of 5

Extremely well thought out to host visitors. The kitchen was great for a two week stay - allowed for baking, for casseroles, for everyday cooking.

The bed was very comfortable, as were the pillows! We always bring our own pillows as so many places have huge over-stuffed king size pillows that one cannot sleep with.

The location was excellent it was nice to walk to the ocean and along Rathtrevor beach each day! We love this central location on the island to explore every direction.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay on vancouver island

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay on Vancouver island in hummingbird cottage.

Lovely property and everything was as described, we enjoyed using the indoor pool everyday.

Easy walk to rathtrevor beach, black goose inn and cedars restaurant/bar. Shops and restaurants all within a short drive.

Good communication from the owner prior to our arrival and a bottle of red wine to great us was most appreciated.

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for a family vacation. There was plenty of room for our family of 6. We BBQed every evening and enjoyed the deck for every dinner. The home is just a 15 min walk from rathtrevor beach and not far from local grocery stores. We hope to book again next year.

  • Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Holiday Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Hummingbird cottage was the perfect place for our stay in Parksville. It had absolutely everything we needed. (a second bathroom helped to get us all out in the morning and the dishwasher meant Mom had a real break!) The 5 minute drive to the beach was easy. The kids loved the pool in the resort and there was a dryer in the cottage for the wet pool gear. The kids enjoyed biking around the resort and surrounding area which was safe and easy for them. The whole family loved it and we are looking forward to when we can come and stay again! Thank you Karen!

  • Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Black Goose or Cedars Lounge
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Black Goose or Cedars at Tigh na Mara
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Rathtrevor Provincial Park
Car: recommended

Other activities and amenities within a short distance available include: skiing, snowboarding, spelunking, rock climbing, bowling, spas, beach volleyball, surfing and fishing charters.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Parksville, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Jun 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Jun 24 2018 - Sep 4 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Sep 5 2018 - Oct 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 18 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Dec 19 2018 - Jan 1 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2019
Jan 2 2019 - Feb 28 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly pet fee C$60 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$300
Pet Fee C$20 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
No GST (sales tax) for stays 30 days or longer.
Damage deposit on stays 30 days or longer is $750.00
Pet fee $10 per day. Weekly pet fees $50.00 and monthly pet fees $150.00 - please discuss with owner at time of booking.
Cancellation Policy: Reservations cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival are refundable, less an administration fee of $25. Deposit is non refundable for any/all cancellations received within 30 days of arrival.
Rates include maximum of four adults. Additional fee over four adults does not include children.
Check in time 4:00pm. Check out time 11:00 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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