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Oceanfront West Coast Vacation Home

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Experience the West Coast of Vancouver Island at 'Surf Side Cottage' this is a lovely fully equipped ocean front three bedroom home. This home offers the experience of high bank ocean front with a cozy new hot tub perched on the cliff and stair access to the private pebble beach.

Surf Side features a contemporary style home with fir floors, cedar ceilings and an airtight wood stove for romantic nights. Relax on the deck while overseeing the ocean wildlife as this is the place to get away from it all! Take in the fresh ocean breeze and feast your eyes with the scenery.

For the active at heart one can hike the nearby Juan de Fuca Trail which is part of the West coast trail or one can also visit the Botanical Beach in Port Renfrew.

This home is rented at low season rates by the day, by the week or month from September to June, high season is July and August.

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Ines Swansburg
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, spanish, dutch
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Ines Swansburg

My name is Ines, I am of Dutch descend but was born in Spain hence the spanish name. I moved with my family to Victoria BC, straight from the Costa Brava in Spain when I was 14 years old. Now, that is a long time ago! I am a registerd nurse and love my job in the community. I have two sons and a small mix breed non-shedding 12 lbs dog. I also love my place out in Sooke that I share with many people all over the world.It is the perfect place to get away from our busy lives.

Ines Swansburg purchased this house in 1992

Why Ines Swansburg chose Sooke

This home was my first home that I owned and never could bring myself to sell it. Renting out month to month could not give me the options to enjoy it so the vacation rental option was perfect for us!

What makes this house unique

Peace and tranquility. Love getting close to the sun, fresh air and ocean breeze.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sad to leave, had a awesome vacation went to Victoria for the day, visited Botanical Beach, drove to Comox and all with great weather. Well equipped cottage, the best view ever and the hot tub made our stay very enjoyable. We'll be back to visit again.

ps; our doggie Maggie had a fun vacation too!
Aug 2006
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sooke, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No outside fires on beach or on property
  • Only the guests on the guest list will be allowed on the property at any time during the rental period. Full damage deposit will be kept otherwise.
  • One dog per set of guests allowed on the property per stay. (Must be well trained). Pet not allowed on furniture or beds. No cats permited.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One 4 pc bathroom on main floor shared by master and second bedroom. One full private bathroom in third bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin Beds (2), Teen Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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(34 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront West Coast Vacation Home
average rating of 4.970588 based on 37 reviews

Spectacular view, very private

  • 5 of 5

Went to Surfside Cottage with 2 friends for a weekend ladies getaway. The house was very comfortable, clean and spacious. Looking out the windows in the living room, we saw sea lions and seals. Woke up to the sound of the waves crashing on the rocks on the beach-so relaxing!

Thank you Ines!

  • Submitted: 9-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing space! The pictures almost don't do it justice. Ocean views from every window and great sleeps with the sounds of the waves. The layout is perfect with an open main room and the fireplace took the chill off the evenings. Can't recommend this place enough - we had a great stay!

  • Submitted: 3-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. I was at Surfside this past weekend working! That is what owners do! I always say to myself: why am I not here more often? Not to work but to relax! I am jealous of the guests staying in May for the full month! Any way Thx Dan for the review and come again! Ines
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Nice clean Place; wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean Place; wonderful view

  • Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very beautiful, well maintained and looked after & fully equipped a great place to relax.

  • 5 of 5

Great details & instructions of how to get there and get into the place. Great location and close to lots of beautiful walks.

There were no problems at the house at all.

  • Submitted: 7-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised at the beautiful natural setting. Felt as if we were on a ship we were so close to the water. Had everything we needed. Loved the fireplace as it was quite chilly during our stay.

  • Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most relaxing Thanksgiving weekend at Ines property. Waking up to views of the strait & Olympic mountain range was incredible but only to be outdone by watching the sunset from the hot tub. The kitchen was well stocked with anything you might need to cook your meals as you're not going to want to leave the house! If we ever make it back to Sooke we will definitely be staying at this lovely cottage.

  • Submitted: 4-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Victoria airport, BC
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
BC ferries
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
340 Kilometres
Mount Washington, Courtney
Car: necessary

Close to French Beach, Muir Creek trail, Juan de Fuca trail, Jordan River, Sooke Pot holes.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sooke, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Shoulder Season
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
fall shoulder season
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$150
Additional Guest Fee C$25 per person per night
Pet Fee C$25
Damage Deposit C$300

Prices quoted above are for 2 Adults and any additional people are $25 per night.

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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