About this listing
Surrounded by forest near the Salish Sea, a sophisticated artist loft located above the studio of acclaimed resident artist Robert Studer from 'this is it. design' awaits your arrival. Original art and design abound. This quiet retreat, located on 5 acres, is 2 kilometers from the hamlet of Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. It is your perfect getaway from the busy urban life. Walk in pristine forests, relax on secluded beaches. Discover your creativity. Come stay with us.
The loft is open, bright and very original. Everywhere you look there is creativity. References of modern, country, industrial and nature blend throughout the space. Large windows look out to nature, while internal windows offer private views overlooking the art studio of this is it. design.
This is a space you will love to relax in.
The basic fare includes: A comfortable queen sized bed, cozy living room with large windows, an awesome bathroom with heated slate floors, plus a kitchenette equipped with kettle, french press, toaster, fridge and essential dishes and utensils are all buttoned up in a stunning 550 square foot accommodation. Add to that a bright 300 square foot covered deck all for yourself which overlooks a rural forest setting, organic gardens, fruit trees and the occasional wandering chicken.
Explore the five acre property and discover more creativity. Perhaps you will settle into a nice grove of trees to read a book, journey down to the seaside hamlet of Roberts Creek to encounter the friendly locals at the Gumboot Cafe, or walk the beaches and forests. This is a place for rejuvenation, re-connection and fun.
It is perfect for two.
Private entrance to your loft and a 300 sqft covered deck.
-Kitchenette with fridge/freezer
-French-press coffee maker, toaster oven & electric kettle
-Gourmet coffee, tea, sugar, cream
-Electric baseboard heaters
-Bathroom with shower and cotton towels
-Sunshine Coast guidebooks & resources
-Feel free to explore the property - pond, garden, creek, etc.
-Stereo jack, with speakers throughout the loft and deck for your enjoyment
Interaction with guests
Your friendly hosts Robert and Beth and their two children live on the property nearby. They will be available periodically throughout your stay. We look forward to assist you in person or by text.
Getting here is easy and simple. A stunningly beautiful 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver brings you to the west side of Howe Sound at the Langdale Ferry Terminal. After a 20 minute drive along the forested Highway 101, turn RIGHT at the only traffic light in Roberts Creek. Just 1 kilometer further, past horses and barns, you turn LEFT at the large target. This is it, you have arrived!
Once you've settled in, relax or explore the property or beyond. For the nature lover, kilometers of walking trails are just footsteps away. Beautiful forests with mountain streams and waterfalls await your discovery.
If you like more tame wandering, the 'Creek' is a great place to start. Just 2 kilometers down the way you will find the magic of our beautiful community. There you will discover the famous Gumboot Cafe and Restaurant -offering delicious food including vegetarian & vegan options. The Roberts Creek Pier and Mandela, the quaint Roberts Creek General Store, Yoga By the Sea, Ambrosia health food Store, the Post Office Legion and more are all a short stroll away within the village. The seaside townships of Gibsons and Sechelt are a quick 12 minute drive in either direction on the highway. A few other places you may consider visiting are Cliff Gilker Park, The Day Road twin waterfalls, Roberts Creek Beach, Henderson Road Beach, the Chapman Creek swimming hole and waterfall or kayaking around Sechelt Inlet. Your Hosts Robert and Beth will bring you up to speed on where to go and whats going on. Likewise, people are friendly here, so don't hesitate to ask a local for directions, things to do or special places to visit, there is always something going on.
Parking for two cars are available on site. We are centrally located between Gibsons and Sechelt - both just a twelve minute drive away.
Other things to note
You are in for a treat. Your 2 Breakfast options are simple but memorable:
1 - Fresh homemade oven baked bread, butter, peanut butter and our famous homemade plum jam.
2 - Homemade granola with yogurt and fruit.
Fresh ground coffee or tea which you can make yourself.
Also of note: The water from our well is pure, sweet and fresh.
-Check in time is 3 pm. Check out time is 11 am. Quiet time after 10pm.
-Our loft is a smoke free environment inside and outside.
-No candles or incense inside the loft.
-No shoes inside the loft, please.
-Our amazing little community runs on respect. We encourage guests to drive slow, smell the flowers, and keep noise down after around 10pm.
-Please respect our loft like you would respect your own home.
-Events and parties are not allowed without prior discussion and approval.
-Please take away all food stuffs that you brought with you once you check out.
-We are on a septic field so nothing more than toilet paper down the toilet.
-There is a small fee for cleaning but please be mindful to leave the space close to how you found it.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
We are Beth Hawthorn and Robert Studer and we thrive on creating thoughtful objects and experiences. A hands-on approach applied to our diverse interests materializes in the creation of art, design, craft and communications.
Our 2500 sqft design studio is located in the beautiful coastal hamlet of Roberts Creek, BC, Canada. Nestled away in the forest, our business is intimate and personal, while our clients and activities span the globe.