BeachFront Entrance


Entire home/flat

2 Guests

1 bedroom

1 bed


Entire home/flat

2 Guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

This charming oceanfront Cottage offers spectacular Ocean & Mountain views over the Juan de Fuca Strait majestic Olympic Range , Private serenity! Fireplace, down duvet covered deck w/ barbecue hammock private hot tub Perfect for Honeymoon, Anniversary Romantic escapes! Explore endless ocean beaches. We have a min 3 night stays in the high season June, July August and all long weekends. 2 night stays at other times. We charge 5% tax on the amount paid to us from Airbnb


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

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Extra people: No Charge
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Description

The space

Located off the highway in a private 6 acre setting. Stairs to the beach offer 2 miles of secluded walk on shoreline, just you, the seals, eagles and whales.. just heaven! The cottages have utility kitchens with a small fridge, micro wave, oven, electric griddle and covered deck with a gas barbecue.. There are a few basic food items provided , coffee, tea's, sugar etc,, when passing thru Sooke you may want to pick up some groceries, there are food stores, bakeries and liquor stores, also the last gas station out this way.

Guest access

Guests have private hot tubs, covered deck with gas barbecues & hammock... Raised queen size beds to enjoy spectacular ocean & mountain views.All bedding and towels are provided, Kitchens are stocked with pots, pans, dishes and cutlery. Each cottage has a propane fireplace and electric heat.

Interaction with guests

We have our home on the property in an area away from the cottages and are generally around if needed, We realize our guest are not coming to visit with us but to enjoy the area and each other. We respect guest privacy.

The neighbourhood

We are located at the end of a country road with no public access thru the property. All of our reservations are taken in advance of the arrival date. There are miles of ocean beaches offering seclusion, and world class hiking . Charter boats to whale watch and charter fishing are can be easily arranged.

Getting around

Guests need to have vehicles .. the closest town Sooke is 20 mins by car, no public transportation in this area.

Other things to note

We are not located off of the highway and do not have road signs.there is no cell phone coverage when leaving Sooke. . very important that guests have travel instructions and let us know if arriving after dark.


House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

We have a min of 2 NIGHT STAYS and 3 NIGHT STAYS in the high season ( June, July, August )and on Long Weekends The Cottage is limited to 2 adult guests. Check in is after 3 and Check out is at 11 am. We allow smoking outside only. We have a no pet policy.
Only registered guests are permitted on the property in order to maintain privacy and security for other guests.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

10 Reviews


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Nate User Profile
April 2017
My wife and I stayed at the Starboard house for 3 nights. The property is extremely relaxing with a beautiful view and a great secluded beach to explore. I especially liked laying in the hammock watching the hummingbirds, eagles and deer foraging around the yard.

Jenna User Profile
October 2016
Great hosts, great place, great experience. Loved everything and will return!

Jennifer User Profile
August 2016
Our stay at Ron and June's Port Cottage was nothing short of magical. We spent the first day lounging, walking on their beach, and sitting in the hot tub. Day 2 we took a day trip to Victoria, which was fun, but we couldn't wait to get back to the relaxing environment at the cabin. Ron gave us great suggestions for the area and we spend the 3rd day at China Beach Provincial Park. If you are searching for the ultimate relaxation vacation with some fun day trip options, look no further. We hope to visit again in the future! Thank you, Ron and June for creating the perfect getaway! -Jennifer & David

Jamie User Profile
August 2016
Had an amazing stay in the Starboard cabin for a couple of nights this August. The hot tub has the most stunning views of the Pacific and across to America, and the cabin itself was beautiful. Ron and June prepare everything for you, to the extent that we brought a box full of condiments etc. that we ended up not using as everything was provided for us. I couldn't recommend this highly enough if you're looking for a few days of peace and quiet. Hopefully, we will be back!

Dawna User Profile
August 2016
The host canceled this reservation the day before arrival. This is an automated posting.
June User Profile
Response from June:
There is an error on this posting... On July 22nd we received a reservation request from Dawna..that had been confirmed by Airbnb... we sent a response letting her know that we had just taken a reservation just minutes before for her requested dates..we were surprised that Airbnb had accepted the reservation without contacting us 24 hrs before acceptance as that was the policy we had agreed upon when registering with the company. We were very apologetic and we offered to find alternative accommodations for her in the area. Dawna replied and said she understood and that friends had offered her their home.. I asked her to please cancel the reservation with Airbnb as an operator/owner of 4 rental properties for 16 years it is always the guest who cancels the reservation. 2 days prior to the requested arrival date I received an email from Dawna asking me to refund the payment that was made to Airbnb I responded that I thought the reservation had been cancelled from their end and that we did not have the funds paid. . I tried to contact Airbnb but was unable to do so ,it is impossible! So I finally figured out a way to cancel the listing from our end.I had been back and forth with Dawna and related that I would let her know what had transpired with the Airbnb now posted a review saying we had cancelled the reservation the day before arrival. Not so, there never was a reservation. This issue would have been easily resolved had there been a way to contact Airbnb ... perhaps that is the most common complaint about this site
August 2016

Ryan User Profile
July 2016
We had an amazing time at the Starboard Cottage. The view is incredible and the hot tub was perfect. Very comfortable and private. Thanks so much.

Matthew User Profile
July 2016
What a wonderful experience! The open and friendly attitude with which we were welcomed set the course for the entire weekend here. We couldn't have asked for better hosts or accommodations. June and Ron were some of the nicest people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting when renting through Airbnb. June introduced herself when we arrived, and took the time to give us a short tour of the cottage and the grounds. She was personable and charming, and her knowledge of the area was very much appreciated. The cottage itself was even better than I'd imagined, and the view of the strait was magnificent. I would (and think likely will) go back again sometime. Though they weren't low to begin with after seeing the beautiful photos on their website, my expectations were definitely exceeded.

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Shirley, Canada · Joined in March 2015
June User Profile

My husband Ron and I have lived on our property at Orveas Bay for the past 25 years. It has been a labor of love building and creating from the forest our special place by the sea. In the winter months we take time to travel and experience other cultures and to have other hosts take care of our needs! Our accommodations are designed and offer the amenities we enjoy and want to share with our guests.

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