About this listing
Comfy, rustic, one bedroom cabin nestled in a unique Gary Oak ecosystem on a sunny south Salt Spring three acres with gardens, ponds and private deck . Minutes stroll or drive to beaches, coves, hiking trails and famous Ruckle Provincial Park.
This self catering cabin is ideal for two adults with one queen bed . Kitchen complete with pots and crockery, bar fridge, sink , shower , flush toilet , private deck. Big windows with views to the forest and gardens . There is a large comfy couch and gas fireplace. Sunny south west exposure. Your first breakfast including fresh eggs from the property's chooks, jam, butter, cream, bread, coffee and tea are
provided. Sorry no dogs, there is a sheep farm next door , chickens and wildlife. The cabin and yard is not kiddie proofed .
Guests have a private deck for outdoor living which over looks the gardens and forest. The cabin is accessed by a pathway through our gardens which are shared by your hosts.
Interaction with Guests
The gardens, chickens and dogs keep us busy so we are always around and therefor more than happy to meet and greet.
The laid back charm , bird song and country quiet of south Salt Spring with its breath taking natural beauty provides healing calm in this increasingly hectic, busy world . Prisitne westcoast wilderness at your doorstep to explore. Yet only a one hour commute from the city of Victoria . There are plenty of restaurants, galleries, live music, cultural events, as well as the famous Saturday market in Ganges offering arts and crafts or excellent food and produce. The island boasts wineries and excellent marinas....
A car is recommended to explore the island , bicycling is also popular but challenging. The cabin is 15 minutes by car from the ferries.We offer a pick and drop off service $50 rtn between the cabin, ferries and Ganges. We also have a bike rack on the car. Please contact us for details. There is also a public bus from the Fulford/Vesuvius ferries to Ganges. We have space for one car parking on site . Salt Spring Air has service to Ganges from Vancouver. Victoria Int. Airport is 20 minutes from the Fulford ferry to Salt Spring Island, all serviced with public bus and taxi.
Bring a flashlight ..its not the city .
Other Things to Note
Fulford Harbour has a small grocery which closes at 6 pm, Rock Salt restaurant and some funky shops. Bring some cash for buying fresh produce at some of the many farm stands . Ganges has two large grocery stores, government liquor store, health food store and gas stations. 20 minute drive from us.
Bring hiking boots, swim suits. Swimming lakes 10 minutes away. Excellent kayak launch beach just down the road with Russel Island Marine Park a short paddle away...
There's nothing more romantic than sitting out in a forest, sipping an excellent wine with the full moon , stars and owls for company...
Check in 3 pm
Check out 11 AM
Sorry strictly no pets...we have plenty here already
Minimum 2 night stay
Adults and older children. Not safe for the little ones.
This rental suits active, nature lovers who enjoy the peace and tranquility of the wilderness.
There are a few steps and uneven terrain so it is not wheel chair friendly .
We have two large golden retrievers that will bark, if dogs make you nervous let us know.
Our family lives on the property. Let us know if you are coming / going very late at night. We enjoy peace and quiet and hope you do too.
Keep Gates closed if no one home.
No smoking inside.