Oceanside Penthouse, 5 Star Beauty!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Yellow Point Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1E8, Canada
Your host, Iris
16 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Stunning ocean front, brand new 1000 sq.ft. penthouse condo, infinity pool, hot tub, tennis court, foodie inspired kitchen with all spices and basics such as flour, sugar and condiments supplied, heated tile floors, granite counter tops, new entertainment center with DVD's, wireless internet, land line phone, wood cabinets, designer decor. This one of a kind vista is breathtaking - an eagles eye view on to rugged beach and open ocean. Wildlife abounds - deer, seals, river otters, blue herons, bald eagles. There is a beach fire pit, ocean swimming in the summer, clam digging, oyster beds, fishing off the dock. Near great restaurants, golf courses, and a short 25 minute drive into Nanaimo where there is all the usual city fare. One visit and I know you will not want to leave. The ocean will lull you to sleep at night and you will awaken to glorious birdsong. Nature at it's finest. Truly a romantic escape designed to allow you to relax and reconnect with your soul. Paradise beckons...

PLEASE NOTE: If this condo is not available we have another fabulous condo at the same resort for your consideration. It accommodates 4-6 guests, children are welcomed. Rent both for special family reunions!. They have Each condo has two bedroom and two bathrooms. Both are ocean front. Both top floor. Both with fully equipped kitchens. Both gorgeous! Package deals available. Units are no smoking and no pets. One unit sleeps two couples, the other sleeps three couples with one couple on a leather pull out. Email to verify availability and discuss price.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1691 /week
Monthly Price: $2126 /month
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Oceanside Penthouse was perfect. The location, setting, and everything Iris had provided were all exceptional. Simply beautiful.
    We absolutely loved it all.

    June 2014
  • Iris was a delightful, hospitable host. So warm and welcoming. The penthouse was amazing—even better than we imagined, especially considering the reasonable price we payed. The whole experience was perfect.

    June 2014
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at Iris' Oceanside Penthouse. All necessities were thoughtfully provided, plus lovely extras (like powerful binoculars, tea candles and lighter, robes, barbecue and picnic supplies...) which created a feeling of luxury and comfort. It was so relaxing following the tides and exploring the rocks at low tide just in front. Checkin was easy, with Iris available by landline or internet to answer questions. The only negative was that we had to leave.

    May 2014
  • Oceanside Penthouse is a beautiful, restful place to stay. Iris has made sure that all conveniences are present to ensure that you have a wonderful visit. We will be returning for sure. Thank you Iris.

    March 2014
  • Had a great relaxing getaway at iris paradise on the island. She had absolutely everything that we needed, all we needed to do was bring ourselves. An awesome fully equipped kitchen and an amazing view of the ocean. It's definitely the best unit out of the entire place, unconstructed views of the ocean and the pleasant sounds of water at night.

    March 2014
  • If you are looking for a comfortable get away in a peaceful location, this is the place for you. This condo is located in a corner spot that provides sweeping ocean views on two sides of the condo, including in one of the bedrooms. The condo is very comfortable and provides everything that one could need including towels, candles, and staple cooking items like spices, flour and a plethora of cooking tools. There is even a cookbook written by the very helpful host, Iris.

    My two friends and I had a lovely time at the condo sitting in the hottub, going for beach walks and making a delicious new years eve meal in the well stocked kitchen. I look forward to returning soon.

    January 2014
  • My boyfriend and I went to Iris' place up in Ladysmith so we could host a Thanksgiving dinner for his family. This house has a very tranquil location with most of the amenities one would need in a kitchen. And while the view from the master bedroom is gorgeous, be sure to close the blinds before hitting the hay as the early morning sun is relentless! Also, while I'm sure there are many things you could find to keep you busy, take note that the loveseat couch/chairs provided don't make for the coziest time when watching a movie.
    And while we never got to meet Iris, she was a very communicative host and had a quick response time.

    October 2013
    Response from Iris:

    The sun rises in all it's glory over the ocean and, yes, it gets mighty bright if you don't shut the black out blinds before bed, but I highly recommend you experience an Inn Of The Sea sunrise on at least one of your mornings here. Breathtaking beauty! The high end leather loveseat is extremely comfy, or we wouldn't have it there. Our condo is best suited to one or two couples. We supply about 30 top movies and Netflix so it's no hardship at all to cozy up with the fireplace on, and watch some great movies.

    October 2013
  • We read many of the fantastic reviews for the Oceanside Penthouse, 5 Star Beauty before we booked but I don't think any of the descriptions matched how amazing Iris's place really is... The ideal location on a quiet cove overlooking the Salish Sea, coupled with such a perfectly appointed lodging, added up to a feeling of homecoming that pervaded our entire visit. Iris could not have been a more thoughtful and gracious host. Every word of advise she offered made our visit more enjoyable and memorable -her kind communication truly made me feel like I was conversing with an old friend. The only downside to our wonderful stay was that it had to come to an end! Thank you Iris (and Airbnb), for such a great experience!

    September 2013
  • Tranquil location with stunning views and abundant wildlife including seals, otters,eagles,osprey and deer. Fabulous condo with every possible convenience. Ideal place to just hang out and chill, or as a base for exploring the island.

    We already knew Iris was the perfect host as we had stayed at her place on Victoria Drive two weeks previously. Lots of useful information provided and she always responded to any communications promptly. We hope to return to Canada one day to enjoy her hospitality again!

    May 2013
  • This condo was gorgeous with a fantastic view, steps away from the water and a rock beach. My husband and I spent 5 days there for our honeymoon and we were both very happy with it. The kitchen was open and well equipped - we cooked a lot and it had everything we needed. Even doing the dishes was kinda enjoyable because the kitchen faces the water and we used the dishwasher. :) It was obvious that Iris is a considerate owner because there were many pleasant discoveries in the detail, such as the heated bathroom floor, access to Apple TV, the collection of boardgames, condiments and spices, supplementary toiletries, and even extra jackets and swimsuits for the guests! It is also a nice region to explore with easily accessible trails and beautiful beaches. The only small inconvenience was there was no cell phone coverage, but with wi-fi we were okay. We would definitely go back if the opportunity arises.

    May 2013
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Hello! My husband Fred and I are actors living in central Vancouver. We have a beautiful home and want to share the self contained suite on our main floor to travelers from near and far. We pride ourselves on hosting by the golden rule - create a space that we ourselves would love to visit. A clean, warm, inviting place that you can truly call home away from home. We look forward to greeting you and hosting your stay. The apartment will have everything you will need including a large well equipped kitchen. I am also a cook book writer. Thus the well equipped kitchen! You can see more about this and about (email hidden)
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