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Waterfront Home Departure Bay

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Waterfront Home Departure Bay

Entire house
9 guests4 bedrooms5 beds2 baths
9 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Comfortable family home on waterfront acreage providing the peace of semi-rural living while still close to downtown Nanaimo. Ideal for a family vacation, a home between homes, small group retreat or if working at Pacific Biological Station.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
2 double beds
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


28 Reviews

Angeline User Profile
August 2018
Beautiful and historic home
Rihanna User Profile
August 2018
We truly enjoyed our stay on Departure Bay. This special house is just as we expected, not luxury but comfortable and lots of character. The house is an older home but it still has lots of love and enjoyment to give. The kitchen was very well stocked. The beds were very comfo…
Caroline User Profile
August 2018
We very much enjoyed our stay. It is an great location, central to most things. The view was lovely and the deer coming through the property was an added bonus!
Chona User Profile
August 2018
It is a quiet place just need to maintain the cleanliness especially the surroundings as it has many dried leaves scattered all over the place. Perfect placefor family get away.
Cameron & Alejandra User Profile
Cameron & Alejandra
June 2018
Heather's place was amazing. It feels immediately like home when you come in the door, with a lot of character and charm. Very quiet and peaceful - it feels like you are a lot further away from things than you are. We hope to return again next year and stay longer.
Sophie User Profile
June 2018
WE ADORED THIS PLACE!!!! So private and yet so central to Nanaimo. It was super easy to use, and had all the basics.
Henriette User Profile
January 2018
We just returned from two nights in Heather's family's vacation retreat home. It was everything we could have wished for, and I almost had tears in my eyes when I saw the ocean views. They were that beautiful. The surrounding area was so rustic and serene, it was like being in t…

Hosted by Heather

Chemainus, CanadaJoined in March 2012
Heather User Profile
32 Reviews
I live in Chemainus, a small town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. I live here with my partner, James, our 2 dogs and 7 chickens. I work as a Nurse Practitioner and when not working I am out paddling as often as possible in my outrigger canoe or rearranging things in my g…
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