The fully equipped Guest Cottage is located by a grove of Douglas fir trees. It has its own yard, carport and is located within the gated entrance to our property. The bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed, fresh pillows, fresh linens and a duvet. The kitchen is complete with a microwave, fridge, stove, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, dishes, pots and pans and cutlery. The living room has a 32" smart television with complimentary Wi-Fi, Netflix and YouTube. There is a private bathroom with shower, comfy towels, soap, shampoo and conditioner. There is an outside patio table, propane barbecue and a mega propane fire-bowl which can be used during fire bans! Cottage games are available for inside and outside use including bocce ball and croquet.
Our main house is located on the property in the riparian zone. You have to walk past our house to access the private concrete stairs which leads down to our private dock. Across from the dock is the Cowichan River Provincial Park. There is also a swimming hole in front of the dock and a rope swing close by. The dock’s location is very private, secluded and absolutely beautiful!
You can add on and upgrade you stay by Creating your own Dockside Holiday! You can choose the days you want to rent our private dock during your stay or reserve the dock ahead of time! The dock is an extra charge ($75/day) for daily use (6:00 am-11:00 pm). It comes with easy river access from our property, the use of our floaties and life-jackets. There is an air compressor available for the guests who rent the dock to inflate any of their own floaties. The dock is seasonal and located approximately 100 meters from the cottage. The dock is available for rent from May 1 thru to October 31. There also is free Wi-Fi at the dock! Availability is again limited to 2 guests only! No pets! No exceptions! No refunds due to non-compliance!
We are located in the Town of Lake Cowichan on a pristine secluded section of the Cowichan River and across from Cowichan River Provincial Park! This is a mature gently sloping riverfront property with a riverside dock. The Guest Cottage is private, located next to a mature grove of Douglas fir trees, approximately 100 meters from the dock and away from the main dwelling. You are within walking distance to restaurants, a grocery store, liquor stores, Cowichan Lake, bus stops and other central amenities. There are nearby local trails for you to enjoy and you are just a short car ride from the mountains for nature hikes, outdoor events and Sunfest! When you reserve the dock, you return home to your cottage, take time for a refreshing swim in the river and then enjoy your favourite relaxing drink on our dock to watch the tubers and wildlife!
Come and enjoy local activities such as Sunfest, Lake Days, a floating walkway, concerts and parades. Try hiking the local mountains or walking on the nearby local scenic trails. Go boating or water skiing on Cowichan Lake. Our property offers swimming, river tubing, tanning, fly fishing on our private dock while you enjoy your favourite book and your dockside refreshment!
The local wildlife is incredibly abundant. In the air you may see bald and golden eagles, great blue herons, vultures, humming birds, song birds and so much more. On land; deer, elk, black bear, cougar and the list goes on. In the water; otter, mink, beaver, brown trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, steelhead trout, coho salmon, chum salmon, spring salmon and more. This is nature's backyard to enjoy every day of the year!+ More