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HighView overlooking Maple Bay

Sunrise over Maple Bay view from the front windows & balcony
8 reviews
Sunrise over Maple Bay view from the front windows & balcony
stunning view at mid-day
easy front entrance
easy access to kitchen and dining
spacious living room
kitchen has everything you need
Comfortable queen size bed, large closet space and patio doors to outside
nestled on the hillside
twin Murphy in the second bedroom.  Also have a toddler bed, cot and playpen.
Full bathroom
Play pool or dip in the hot tub.  The games room is downstairs.
Heron colony flying past
Peaceful deer with 'Bambis' wander through the yard
double rainbow!
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 3
Duncan, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
HighView is a modern home with an exceptional view of the ocean and Gulf Islands. Eagles, heron, many birds, deer with babies, and bunnies wander through the forested property. There is a lovely swimming beach at the bay and kayaking, diving and sailing are very popular. Marinas and Yacht Club are further down the road as well as an air service to Vancouver. There are pubs and restaurants within a five minute drive. Shopping in Duncan is a 10 minute drive away and has every store you need. The area is famous for mountain biking and hiking trails. An hour south over the Malahat drive will take you to Victoria and easy day trips can be taken to west coast beaches. A lovely place to rest and relax. Don't forget to bring your own apples to feed the deer!
About the Owner, Melody P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN6969523
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Loved the location, close to ferry, restaurants and hiking The view from the kitchen, living room was amazing, we took a lot of pictures! The deer were so tame, they would stand below the deck, and gaze up at you The house is very comfortable, and well stocked. Thank-you for a great week Nelson and Janis

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your week here at HighView, exploring and enjoying the varied things to do in the area. Lovely to meet you both and happy to have you return anytime. Thank you for leaving the house tidy and clean. Melody


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Vernon, Canada
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Appropriately named, set high over Maple Bay with a view to the north and east. Large and roomy, with a wide deck for sitting out and enjoying the fresh and view. Shipyard Restaurant nearby offers very good meals, and a protected patio overlooking the marina. Duncan is only 10 minutes away for shopping, Crofton Ferry to Salt Spring is well...

Management response:

Lovely to meet you both and glad you enjoyed your stay in this pocket of natural beauty. Took you up on your great advice, Glenna, and it was a treat to hear your husband's soft guitar drifting on the breeze in the evening. Thank you for keeping HighView so clean and tidy. Melody


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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The friendly welcome from Melody set the tone to a near-perfect few days. The whole area is a delightfully tranquil spot to unwind. The house has almost everything contained within it so that, even if the weather is not perfect, one could easily spend 2 or 3 days staying in, and still not be bored. The kitchen is well equipped;...

Management response:

It was a pleasure meeting you and hearing about your many ventures. I'm so glad your stay at HighView was easy and comfortable while you enjoyed exploring the area. Would love to have you return sometime in the future.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Twin
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
20 Feb 2018 -
15 Jun 2018
Spring Sunshine
3 nights
15 Sep 2018 -
15 Jun 2019
Autumn Gold - Spring Sunshine
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $432 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
There is a pub, a restaurant, kayak rentals, tennis courts, ball field and child's playground as well as a park and swimming beach in the village. You will also find art galleries, pottery and yoga studios here. Further down Genoa Bay road is Birds Eye cove where there are marinas for boaters, Yacht club, float plane service,pub and restaurant and small store. All the way to Genoa bay is a small historic village with store, ice-cream, art gallery and a wonderfully classy restaurant all out on the pier. A short scenic drive takes you to Cowichan bay where you may book a whale watching tour.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cassidy: 25.0 km
Ferry: nanaimo: 45.0 km
8 km East of Duncan by car. Seaplane from Vancouver daily is 1km away. Government wharf for boaters in Maple Bay. Marinas 2km away at Birds Eye Cove.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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