Located in an idyllic neighbourhood right in the heart of beautiful Cowichan Bay, you can find Falcon Villa, your ideal Vancouver Island holiday rental.
With three large bedrooms, generous main living areas, and peaceful outdoor spaces, this home has a laidback, seaside community elegance that you can only find on Vancouver Island.
Just a short walk from the charming village of Cowichan Bay and nestled in the idyllic Cowichan Valley countryside, Falcon Villa is a place where you can really kick back and relax.
The home is situated in the desirable neighbourhood of Falcon Crescent a lovely street lined with exquisitely designed cottage style homes, where you can find fresh ocean breezes and incredible views of Mount Tzouhalem and the rolling hills surrounding the Cowichan Valley.
Set slightly back from the road and bordered by beautiful country fields, Falcon Villa offers incredible curb appeal with its wraparound patio and verdant surroundings a place where suburban tranquility meets countryside charm.
On the main floor of the home, guests will find a large living room, spacious dining area, bright kitchen and two of the three bedrooms.
As you enter the home, you'll be greeted by the open living room with large, plush sofas, a flatscreen tv and gas fireplace. With perfect decor for a seaside village home, large windows and thoughtful comfort accessories, this living room is a wonderful place to watch the game on the weekend, curl up with the family for movie nights, enjoy a spirited game night or simply relax and read a book by the fireplace.
Adjacent to the living room, guests will find a large, rustic dining table with two long benches that provide ample seating for larger parties. With elegant place settings available to guests, you can be sure that this dining room will perfectly accommodate everything from casual family breakfasts to fun, upscale dinner parties with friends.
In the kitchen, forward thinking modern design meets country chic with high quality stainless steel appliances, unique cement countertops and white shaker cupboards. With a large bay window to look out onto the countryside over the sink, and a charming, separate pantry for cool storage, this is the countryside kitchen of your dreams!
Right around the corner from the kitchen, guests will find a small powder room as well as the mudroom laundry room the perfect place to get tidied up after an outdoor adventure! With an updated coat rack and bench, large, side by side washer, and dryer unit and plenty of storage, you can find space for all your outdoor clothing and equipment!
Guests will find two bedrooms on the main floor, the primary suite and second king size suite.
The primary suite, decorated in calming colours, guests will find a comfortable king size bed with beautiful linens, plenty of storage, private access to the backyard and a luxury fourpiece ensuite. The ensuite includes an oversized, corner soaker tub, perfect for at home spa days, walk in shower, and bright vanity with plenty of storage. This suite is the perfect space to retreat and recharge, whether you're enjoying many restful nights sleeps or indulging in a lazy weekend morning!
The bright, airy, second bedroom with semiprivate ensuite on the main floor has a comfortable king sized bed fitted with high end linens, ample storage space and a large bay window. This bedroom has private access to the main floor bathroom where guests will find a soaker tub/shower combo and a vanity with plenty of counter space, light and storage to make sharing this space easy!
The second level of the home has been converted into a lovely self contained suite, complete with a comfortable queen sized bed, small desk nook with electric fireplace and lounge area that includes a large, comfortable sectional, flatscreen TV and incredible movie collection. This space is the perfect place to find a little more privacy from the rest of the home where you can get a great nights sleep, enjoy late night movies when the rest of the house is quiet or set up at the desk next to the electric fireplace for a cozy place to get some work done!
When it comes to outdoor living at Falcon Villa, you're sure to be impressed! With a quiet culdesac area at the front of the home for kids to play and a very private seating area in the backyard, Falcon Villas outdoor areas are perfect no matter what kind of holiday you're on! In the backyard, guests will find a large propane BBQ and a comfortable four person seating area with a large fire pit table, perfect for enjoying cooler Cowichan evenings.
This home offers guests a rare opportunity to experience the charm of Cowichan Bay as well as being in an ideal spot in the Valley to explore Southern Vancouver Island with ease!
Right next to the home, guests can find a trail head to a section of the George Bartlett Trail, a perfect trail for families that leads to Cloverdale Watson Community Park and playground to the west and Cowichan Bay Road to the east.
Whether you're up for a 20 minute walk or prefer to drive only 5 minutes, the little village of Cowichan Bay is right around the corner! Here you can find a charming houseboat community, incredible seaside restaurants, boutiques, handmade ice cream and one of the finest bakeries on Vancouver Island!
When you're ready to explore more of the Cowichan Valley, head north to the town of Duncan and take a stroll through the delightful historic downtown area filled with Coast Salish totems, vintage and heritage architecture, wonderful little shops, restaurants, boutiques and in the summer, the Duncan Farmers Market is a must!
If you like wine, you've certainly come to the right place! The Cowichan Valley is an official Canadian wine microclimate and is filled with incredible vineyards to visit! Whether you're interested in booking a wine tour or want to explore on your own, Falcon Villa is just minutes away from many of the top rated vineyards in the Cowichan Valley!
Here, golf season is almost all year long so you can hit the links no matter when you visit book a tee time at the stunning Arbutus Hill Golf Course or check out the beautiful Duncan Meadows Golf Course and enjoy one of the many sunny days in the Valley on the green!
You can take a tour at one or more! of the incredible local breweries, cideries and distilleries in the area and be sure to book a table at some of the impressive restaurants to get a real taste of Cowichan!
If youre looking for some famous BC outdoor recreation, Falcon Villa is the perfect home base! If you're an avid hiker, choose one of the challenging trails on Cobble Hill Mountain, Mount Tzouhalem or Old Baldy Mountain and be rewarded with breathtaking vistas at the summit. These areas also have many trails around the base where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the forest.
There are plenty of mountain biking adventures in the Cowichan Valley with trails all throughout Mount Tzouhalem, Mount Prevost, and Maple Mountain, you're sure to find the perfect trails for every skill level!
If you're hoping to get out on the water and explore, Ocean Eco Adventures in Cowichan Bay offer incredible whale watching tours! If you want something a little more unique, Outer Shores Expeditions offers tours on their stunning schooner the Pacific Cloud. In the summer, go tubing down the Cowichan River a perfect activity for the whole family and a uniquely Cowichan experience!
Falcon Villa is ideally located in the middle of Southern Vancouver Island making it a perfect place to explore more of the South Island! Downtown Victoria is just an hour drive south where you can walk through the Inner Harbour, see the Legislature and Empress Hotel, do some shopping on Government St, or take a stroll along the Dallas Road seaside trail and enjoy the gorgeous views of the Salish Sea and Olympic Mountains.
If you want to visit the famous Butchart Gardens and explore the beautiful town of Sidney by the Sea, no problem! From the Cowichan Valley, you can access the Saanich Peninsula via the Mill Bay ferry, just a fifteen minute drive south. If you're interested in heading north, you can visit the city of Nanaimo, just an hour drive north and stop in at the little towns along the way!
No matter what you're interested in seeing on Southern Vancouver Island, Falcon Villa is an ideal homebase for all your adventures!
There are two TVs equipped with Chromecast which allows connection to most streaming services such as Netflix, Prime, YouTube etc. There is no cable TV provided.
Washer and Dryer in home for guest use.
Access to the home is by greeter who will meet you to check you into the house and will provide a code keypad on the front door.
You will need a vehicle for getting around the valley as transit services are limited. There is parking for one vehicle in the driveway.
There is no additional parking in front of the home as the property is on a culdesac and there is no room.
Otherwise there is limited street parking on the other side of the street. We may be able to accommodate a second vehicle in the driveway depending on availability please inquire with us if this is something you need.
The third bedroom is up a flight of stairs and located within the large, open concept den/family room area.
If you wish to add another bedroom and suite to your stay, there is a carriage suite above the secondary exterior garage that can be booked separately or by other guests if only the main house is being rented.
Property is secured by NoiseAware to ensure good neighbour policy is being adhered to by guests.
No Parties. No Pets. No Smoking.