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Wildlife Watch

January
Eagles
Sea Lions
Seals
Cormorants

February
Sea Lions
Seals
Eagles

March
Sea Lions
Herring
Sea Lions fishing for herring!
Orcas fishing for sea lions
Eagles
Cormorants
April
Sea Lions
Eagles
Seals
May
Purple Martins
Eagles
Immature Eagles
Eagle hunting class
Bunnies
Deer
June
Great Blue Heron
Purple Martins
4 Orcas breaching
Seals hiding from the Orcas
July
Seals
Purple Martins
Great Blue Herons
Eagles
Deer with fawns
Bunnies
Raccoons
Ravens
August
Purple Martins (lots of youngsters)
Seals catching salmon right out front
Deer
Bunnies
Eagles
Turkey Vultures
Ravens
Otters
Seal Moms & Pups
September
Seal Moms & Pups
Purple Martins leave en masse on Sept 10
Schools of herring
Loons
Cormorants
Raccoons
Kingfishers
October
Sea Lions
Cormorants
Deer
Loons
Bear
Seals
Eagles
Otters
November
Sea Lions
Seals
Eagles
Bear
Otters
Ducks
Great Blue Heron
Cormorants
Gulls
Deer
December
Eagles
Cormorants
Seals
Otters
Great Blue Heron
Ducks
Geese
Deer
Gulls
Raccoon

Amenities

Waterfront Accommodation,

Fully Furnished and Equipped

swim-float

The swim float has a nice view too…

Everything you need is here for a quiet retreat, a family reunion, or as a base to explore the Comox Valley and area. Note: wireless (and wired) internet is included and works outside as well.

NOTE: Housekeeping is not included.  To keep rates low, we ask that you simply clean up after yourselves. Please see our House Rules for more detail.

Kitchen

  • New, full-sized fridge with freezer top
  • New microwave/convection oven
  • New ceramic-top range/oven
  • New dishwasher
  • Blender
  • 2 Drip coffeemakers, kettle
  • Toaster
  • Hot Air Popcorn popper

    Seating for 8 in the dining room

    Seating for 8 in the dining room

  • New spice rack (replaced annually)
  • Dishes, cutlery, pots & pans, serving bowls and utensils for 12+
  • Large serving trays
  • ‘Share cupboard’ with extra cutlery, picnic and party supplies, etc
  • NOTE: There is also a BBQ, and on the beach there is  a firepit with cooking rack and weenie sticks.

Dining Room

  • Pub-style dining table with seating for 8
  • large Lazy Susan

Living Room

  • Comfortable seating & furniture (YES, please put your feet up on the coffee table!)
  • TV, DVD player (and a collection of award-winning movies for adults and children)
  • Basic Shaw cable Television
  • Compact stereo with ipod dock and assortment of music,
  • Electric fireplace with four flame settings, heat and fan
  • Secure Wireless Internet (available throughout the property),
  • Fabulous views with ever-changing scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities
  • Camera Tripod
  • Board games, puzzles, children’s books and art supplies,
  • Binoculars (2 pairs to avoid arguments)
  • Local maps and information, wall charts of local waters and wildlife
  • Reading materials – best-selling books, local authors, magazines

    Rec Room is ideal for a buffet dinner

    Rec Room is ideal for a buffet dinner

Recreation Room

  • Enclosed, unheated former deck
  • Exercise area – mat, weights, ball and bands on cushioned floor area
  • Quiet breakfast nook,
  • spectacular views
  • Folding tables for large-group, buffet-style dining
  • A set of TV tables
  • Charging station for electronics
  • Set of 4 wood TV tables

Bedrooms

All bedrooms have ample closet space with clothes hangers, a shelf in the closet convenient hooks, new dressers/night-tables and alarm clocks.

the principal bedroom has a king-sized bed

the principal bedroom has a king-sized bed

Master Bedroom (upper floor)

  • King-sized bed with memory foam topper

Second Bedroom (upper floor)

  • Queen-sized bed with memory foam topper

3rd Bedroom (lower floor)

  • Queen-sized bed with memory foam topper
  • Electric fireplace with four flame settings, heat and fan
  • Walk-out to covered patio

Laundry Room

  • washer and dryer
  • large laundry tub
  • Beer Frig – new, 3/4-sized, with freezer top
  • Recycling bins

Lower Floor

  • Spacious open area
  • 2 recliners
  • Walk-out to oceanfront patio, carport with BBQ

Bathrooms (2):

Bathrooms include extras such as

  • First aid and sewing kits,
  • hair dryers,
  • shampoo, conditioner, soap
  • spare toiletry items.

Upstairs: Tub/shower with glass doors, toilet, sink

Downstairs: Shower, toilet, sink

Plenty of room at the Firepit

Plenty of room at the Firepit

Beach

  • Wheelchair-accessible (but the house is not. The downstairs bathroom has a door much too narrow for a wheelchair).
  • Private
  • Firepit area with fire ring, grill racks, weenie sticks, wood, kindling.
  • Boat ramp and cleared area down to low tide for convenient launching of small boats
  • Propane firepit in case of fire bans.

Extras

  • Swim Float – June through October
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Extra Folding TV tables for indoor/outdoor use
  • Several 6-foot folding tables for events
  • Thermos containers (for fishing and picnics)
  • Ample private parking with covered carport area
  • Beach towels and beach blankets
  • Propane BBQ with tools
  • Bicycles (3) and helmets
  • Single air mattress for use in the water
  • Water shoes in various sizes
  • Outdoor clothesline
  • Spare foamies, sleeping bags and double air mattress with car-lighter pump
  • Assorted spare patio chairs, etc for seating on the beach