Saltspring Island seaside 2 bedroom cottage

Canada - BC - Salt Spring Island

Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,A sunset view from our porch on Saltspring looking
A sunset view from our porch on Saltspring looking
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Salt Spring Island,House photos, home images
  • Sleeping capacity4
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms1

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is not offered

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Open to all dates New Zealand | United Kingdom

Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Located on the sunny side of the largest of the Canadian Gulf Islands, our 2 bedroom lindal cedar cottage has a spectacular view across the water to Vancouver Island, a short ferry ride away. our island home is famous for its arts community, great summer entertainment and opportunities for fishing and boating. the wraparound deck offers opportunity to relax and enjoy the view and the wildlife .

Type

House - single floor/ Second home


Amenities

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Boat available
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • Internet access

Extras

  • Use of boat

Setting

  • Small Town or Village
  • Waterfront

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Saltspring Island is famous for its arts and cultural community along with the very beautiful setting on the BC coast between Vancouver and Victoria. There are great hikes on the island with maps to guide you, and opportunities to sail and fish with charter companies in Ganges Harbour. At our cottage you can venture out into the bay with our kayaks or canoe. The Art Spring Theatre in Ganges, the small town nearby the cottage offers a variety of great performances over the summer. Other locations also have great music and the many art galleries and artist studios are frequently open for your browsing pleasure. On this small island there are over 12 restaurants for a variety of west coast cuisine. Take a day to explore Vancouver Island as the frequent ferry service will give you a full day to explore the old world charms of Victoria or the beautiful beaches of Tofino on the west coast or Parksville and Qualicum just north of Naniamo on the sheltered side of Vancouver island.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Lake
  • Sailing

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Checkout the what is happening in the village of Ganges, music, drama, lectures and discussions at different venues…including the main venue, Art Spring Theatre. Paddle along the shore, observing the shoreline, possibly spotting a seal , a family of otters or an orca. Hike to one of the several mountain tops, and gain a fabulous view of the sounding area. Relax on the deck with a great find at the second hand book store in Ganges.

Our favourite restaurants

  • The Tree House in Ganges
  • The Seaside Restaurant in Vesuvius

Cafés & bars

  • Moby's Pub in Ganges
  • Barb's Buns for great baking and easy lunch meals

Special places to shop

  • Mahon Hall in Ganges/local crafts
  • second handbook shop in Ganges/great selection of local books, some now out of print

Leisure and cultural activities

  • kayaking from our place up the Booth Canal
  • exploring the beaches on Vancouver Island
  • exploring antique shops along the old highway on Vancouver Island

Interesting day trips

  • ferry ride and short drive into Victoria. museums, gardens, tea shops
  • over to Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, surfing beachcombing. great sea food

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please leave the house as clean as it was when you arrived, absolutely no smoking and no pets, thanks. Noise carries over the water so please be mindful of this if you have music playing in the evening. Please do not walk on the neighbours property, I will clearly indicate how the neighbourhood of 11 homes is organized. if something is broken just leave a small donation to cover the cost. please do not try to replace or repair. Thanks for giving the flowers a drink on the patio.

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is not offered

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
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