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On The Ocean Retreat

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On The Ocean Retreat

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Hot tubThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Sparkling clean8 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Our home is located on the ocean with private beach access a fenced yard with outstanding ocean and mountain views. We are in a quiet and friendly community with easy access to all major center such as Duncan, Victoria, Nanaimo just to name a few. We live on site to help you with all your needs, concerns, questions that you may have. Our home is the original farm house (character home) built in 1901 and totally update with all modern amenities. Did we mention the view? See you soon!


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Hot Tub
Air Conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


19 Reviews

周 User Profile
August 2018
Our family is very warm here on vacation, the house is well equipped, clean and tidy, my daughter likes swimming pool, also likes cats. The bed and quilt are comfortable and smell sweet. Everything that we need in the house is very intimate. We are happy to cook by ourselves! Tha…
Florence User Profile
August 2018
We had a great trip marred by one negative interaction with the host the day before we left, which I believe was the product of miscommunication. I'm writing this review because Airbnb said that the host wrote a review about me right after we left, and I’m not optimistic that it …
Frans User Profile
July 2018
We had a great time together with our 4 kids. The house is a warm and cosy place and all you need is there. We did enjoy very much the Peddle boards on the water. The open water is very calm and safe to go, even woth our Kids. We recommend this place, in a nice and quiet neighbo…
Nicole User Profile
July 2018
Joan and Mike's place is beyond compare. Three generations of our family had an amazing time. We especially loved the deck, it was a great place to unwind after a visu day sightseeing. This place is centralglocated and easy to get to and from many interesting and fun activities. …
Carol User Profile
July 2018
Joan's place is an awesome place for a family to stay. It is a private home about 1 hour from Victoria. If you're looking for a place to relax, unwind amidst stunning scenery - this is the place. The nearby town of Duncan is a fun place to visit, especially on a Saturday for t…
Jody User Profile
July 2018
Fantastic house on the water. Joan is the ultimate hostess, we had warm fresh bread and eggs waiting for us on our arrival. The house is beautiful and comfortable and well - appointed. Our kids enjoyed the paddle boards and we explored Vancouver Island. Joan was great to make sug…
Jessica User Profile
July 2018
Truly amazing weekend. Joan greeted us with freshly baked bread, jam and eggs!!! The place was VERY clean and very spacious. The deck and hot tub were the highlight of the weekend. The views were great, although there was no mention of the view of the lumber mill in listing. Didn…

Hosted by Joan

Crofton, CanadaJoined in April 2016
Joan User Profile
19 Reviews
Joan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Joan is semi-retired and keeps very active volunteering with local animal shelters and working and caring for her 2 "Big Babies" - her horses. Mike is still in the work force and is working a rotation job at this time. We both love being near or on the water and everything that…
Response rate: 86%
Response time: within an hour
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