Oceanview Suite, right in town

House - Entire home/apt · Corbett Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2R8, Canada

Feel at home in your self-contained suite with private entry, full bath, queen bed, kitchenette, electric fireplace, wireless internet, harbour view. Private quiet lot, but right in town, with easy access to public transit. 2nd bedroom available too.

The Space

Your own oceanview suite, in a house right in town on Salt Spring Island - walk everywhere, come home and enjoy your queen bed, kitchenette, private full bath with laundry, private entrance, lovely private yard, wireless internet, electric fireplace, use of propane BBQ and outdoor seating area.

Your space is completely separate - you have your own private entrance and one-bedroom suite. A second bedroom with double bed may be included for an extra charge of $40 a night. Fixings for a simple breakfast - granola, yogurt, coffee and tea - are included with your stay.

The house is a modest place on a large lot that feels quiet and private, even though right in the town of Ganges. I work in the other part of the house.

Restaurants, shops, Saturday Market, Public pool with hot tub, theatre, music, forest trails and Ganges Harbour all within walking distance. Nourish your spirit while holidaying in a special destination that offers a joyful rainbow of beauty, adventure, nature, people, fine food and wine, and the arts.

Public transit available - you may leave your car at home.

Well-behaved dogs possible by arrangement.

Interaction with Guests

You are on your own - I say hello and make sure you have what you need.

The Neighborhood

I love the privacy and rural feeling even though the property is right in the middle of everything - 2 blocks from a big market, 10 minutes walk from the funky town centre with galleries, music, theatre and restaurants.

Getting around

Public transit 2 blocks away.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $491 /week
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • My husband and I (and our dog) stayed in the Oceanview Suite for 3 nights in March 2014. Caffyn was out of town, but still quickly replied to my rental request and the suite was clean and ready for us. The location is great for easy walking to Ganges and the suite itself is roomy. It has a small fridge, toaster, coffee maker, kettle, one burner hot plate, iPad for entertainment and a washer and dryer for muddy post-hiking pants :-) The bathroom was well stocked with Avalon Organics shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and lotion; a nice touch. The lawn is huge and offers a lovely view to the harbour. I can easily recommend the Oceanview Suite and Caffyn as a host.

    March 2014
  • Was a pleasure staying at Caffyn's place. It's a wonderful deal compared to other places that I checked on airbnb.

    Had the place for myself, with a good heater, good shower, good everything, a useful kitchen, and everything comfortable.

    Caffyn was super friendly and managed to fix the internet quickly when it went down.

    The place is very very close the Ganges town center in a neighborhood of nice villas.

    I will definitely return.

    November 2013
  • We had an amazing experience at Caffyn's house. The room was clean, neat and very well-stocked. Great location, close to Ganges and the bus stops. We had a nice view of the islands, which made our stay even more relaxing. Caffyn left good books about the island in the room, which I found enjoyable and informative, and the granola was delicious! She was super nice, friendly and helpful. We would gladly come back!

    November 2013
  • Caffyn place was nice and clean nice big bathroom with lots of pressure in the shower. A nice view from the window but unfortunately it was foggy the whole time we were there. Enjoyed the island it was our first time there. Thanks Caffyn

    October 2013
  • We enjoyed staying in this peaceful location for 2 nights. We could look out over the water (in the distance) and watch the changing weather. On the second morning we watched a couple of deer in the garden while we were having breakfast.
    There is a supermarket a few minutes walk away and Ganges downtown is a 2 or 3 minute drive.
    Overall, a lovely place to stay...we felt very much "at home" there.

    September 2013
  • Great place to stay on Salt Spring Island! If you want to stay near Ganges, this is an excellent location - a 2 minute drive or a short walk into town. Situated on a lovely, private property - we saw a family of deer on the front lawn our first night there. A pretty, clean and functional apartment. The kitchenette was stocked with coffee, tea, yogurt and fruit. Very reasonably priced too. Thanks!

    September 2013
  • Our visit to SP Island was great. We truly enjoyed our stay at Caffy's. She lives in a large mobile home that includes a separate entry private room and bathroom. Very nice. Super comfy bed. There was granola, fruit and tea/coffee for breakfast. The IPad in the room was a nice touch. Located very close the the village, grocery stores and shops. Caffy was keen to make sure that all was going well with our visit even though we never got to meet her in person. A great place to stay.

    August 2013
  • What a wonderful holiday! We were on Salt Spring Island for a wedding, and Caff was a fabulous host. We were treated to granola, yogurt and fruit, and the location was walkable to downtown Ganges. The books about hikes on the island were really helpful for the little bit of down time we had,

    One thing to note: the house is close to the hospital, and we heard a couple of late-night ambulances. It wasn't loud enough to bother us, and Caff had left ear plugs in case we were light sleepers.

    August 2013
  • Caffyn's place was peaceful and relaxing. There's a hammock out front, blackberry bushes along the road and everything you'll need in the equipped kitchen (including homemade granola and yogurt)! Caffyn shared a great shortcut and helped me find a bike rental too - very helpful!

    August 2013
  • It was a great location close to shops, "downtown", and a bike rental shop! The property had a great front lawn for picnicing and tucked away from any noise. Caffyn was a welcoming host and her granola was amazing! Our time there was perfectly serene and relaxing.
    One comment would be that the bed was very uncomfortable.

    July 2013
    Response from Caffyn:

    So sorry Miki to hear the bed was uncomfortable - I've only had compliments before. I've ordered a memory foam mattress topper and it should be here for the next person who arrives. Thanks for letting me know.

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Caffyn Jesse is a Certified Somatic Sex educator who supports diverse people on their journey to sexual wholeness. People from around the world visit her Salt Spring Island studio, where Caffyn offers sexual learning through body-based exercises and experiences. She also coaches online and by phone. Check out her (email hidden) She offers a 1/2-hour consultation at no charge to her guests (by appointment).
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