Rendezvous Island Lodge, Oceanfront Retreat for sale: 6 bedrooms, 2 Suites & 2bdrm Cottage (Listed 2009-08-14)

Overview

Rendezvous Lodge, North Rendezvous Island, BC

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SOLD
  • Sold on 2015-04-23
  • Property AddressRendezvous Lodge, North Rendezvous Island, BC, Canada
  • TypeOceanfront Retreat
  • Parkingnone
  • Bedrooms6 bedrooms, 2 Suites & 2bdrm Cottage

Rendezvous Lodge, North Rendezvous Island, BC, Canada

Description

Rendezvous Island Lodge is located between two of British Columbia's wildest and most beautiful inlets this lodge can be run as a going concern or could be the ultimate family or private retreat. Includes 10 oceanfront acres, dock, main lodge with 6 private rooms and two suites, two bedroom cottage and outbuildings. This is the ultimate setup!

LOCATION:

Between the BC Mainland and Vancouver Island on North Rendezvous Island facing Calm Channel.

 

DIRECTIONS:

Accessible by boat, float plane and helicopter Rendezvous Lodge is remote, yet easy to get to from Campbell River, Powell River, Vancouver and Seattle.

By Air
The closest airport is located in Campbell River, BC. The next closest is the Comox Airport, 35km away and has scheduled Westjet service. You can fly to Campbell River or Comox on various commercial airlines from Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, and Seattle. After arrival at the airport, travel to the Quadra Island Ferry terminal in Campbell River. There is good airporter-bus service from both airports to the Quadra Island Ferry terminal.  A water taxi can be taken from Campbell River or Quadra Island to the lodge.  Moorage is also available for your own boat in Campbell River or Quadra Island.

Commercial Airlines

Pacific Coastal (Vancouver to Campbell River) 800-663-2872
www.pacific-coastal.com

Air Canada (Vancouver or Seattle to Campbell River) 888-247-2262

www.aircanada.ca

Central Mountain Air (Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River) 888-865-8585

www.flycma.com

WestJet (Locations across Canada to Comox) 1-888-937-8538
www.WestJet.com                                 Or call: 1-800-538-5696

By Car From Vancouver you can board a ferry to Vancouver Island. The ferry will arrive on Vancouver Island at either Victoria or Nanaimo depending on your port of origin.

After departing the ferry travel north on the Island Highway (Highway 19) to Campbell River. Once you have arrived in Campbell River you can either take one of the Water Taxi services to the Lodge or board the ferry for a 10 minute crossing to Quadra Island. Drive across Quadra Island (approximately 10 minutes) to Heriot Bay and catch a Water Taxi to the Lodge to complete your journey.

Water Taxis

From Campbell River Discovery Launch Water Service - Scheduled and charter water taxi service. Scheduled services run Tuesday and Fridays. Ask for Kathy.

250-287-7577 or www.discoverylaunch.com

Way West Water Taxi - Scheduled and charter water taxi service. Scheduled services run Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

250-286-3050   Ask for Trish or Ryan.

From Heriot Bay, Heriot Bay Water Taxi - Charter water taxi service (in the Heriot Bay Inn)

250-285-2007

Sutel Charters - Charter water taxi service

250-830-7406 or 250-285-3689

 

 

Overview

This lodge is located in British Columbia's famed Inland Passage in the Discovery Island Group. Settled in amongst Quadra, Reed and Sonora Islands it is perfectly situated as a base for sea kayaking, fishing, whale watching, hiking, birding and many other adventures.

The resort can continue to run as a fully operational lodge or it would make the ultimate family getaway or corporate retreat.  The current owners have tastefully improved this lodge to a point that a new owner can simply drop its bags and enjoy all it has to offer.  It is highly recommended that potential purchasers come to view this lodge to realize and appreciate the substantial improvement value put into this offering.

The lodge’s west coast timber frame design fits the location and natural surroundings perfectly. With its open concept design the main grand room serves as entertainment room, a perfect place to relax and socialize. The grand room is very spacious with vaulted wood beam ceilings and large windows proving scenic views of the ocean.  A number of large sofas face the cozy fire place with a nice pool table in one corner for nightly entertainment.  Looking towards the ocean the seating within the large bay window provides an ideal place for reading or watching wildlife.

The dinning area and kitchen are elevated and located behind the great room.  The kitchen comes fully equipped with two oversized refrigerator freezers, commercial propane oven and range, commercial grade freezer, unique hot rock oven and a number of other small appliances.

Accommodations in the lodge are casual and very comfortable accommodating 16 – 24 guests. There are 6 rooms on the west wing main level of the lodge including a laundry room, linen storage room, another full piece bath and mechanical room.

The top floor of the west wing is tastefully laid out with two large suites.  The larger of the two is currently occupied by the owners running the lodge. The other deluxe suite provides a view of the ocean and the forest as well as a skylight for enjoying the stars at night and a soaker tub for relaxing. Additional accommodation is provided by a 2 bedroom cottage overlooking the lodge gifting stunning ocean views.

The front of the lodge is encompassed by a large deck with spa all overlooking the water, enjoy a relaxing soak while experiencing the indescribable sunset or gazing at the stars in a truly dark sky. This deck area is thoughtfully laid out integrating the natural coastal surroundings of granite outcroppings, very tall fir and cedar trees and other natural vegetation. This deck provides access to a well improved aluminum ramp and dock system that provides 200 lineal ft of deep water moorage, perfect for accommodating large vessels.

An additional deck is located beside the grand room and dinning area including a barbeque area perfect for preparing your daily catch. A short path from this deck leads you to a nicely finished cedar smoke house. There also is another deck area beside the west wing that could be utilized as a helipad.

The electrical system is located within its own shed and includes its own control and monitoring system of 2 diesel generators with double bank of Inverters providing both 110 & 220 connected to deep cell batteries, all providing the comforts of home.  There are adequate storage tanks for both diesel and propane.  Gasoline is stored in a new Enviro tidy tank with the ability to fuel up boats at the dock.

Other outbuildings include a workshop and dry storage area that could be converted into additional accommodation if needed.

The 10 acres of land surrounding the lodge is diverse and includes over 600ft of oceanfront.  The property varies from gentle low bank granite frontage where the lodge is situated to elevation inclines with level vantage points behind the lodge.  There is a trail that leads to the upper portion of the property providing access to the islands internal road network.  There is adequate land if one wanted to expand the lodge.


Water is provided from a drilled well providing a substantial supply of water.  A water license also comes with the lodge from nearby Kirkman spring as it was the original source for water.  Recently a water filtration system was put into place including a UV treatment system and storage tanks.  The lodge also has a ministry approved septic system in place. 


RECREATION

Guests at the Lodge may choose to enjoy a variety of activities unique to our marine environment. Go fishing for salmon; head out  in search of the whale pods; see grizzly bears and other wild life on a tour guided by Homalco First Nations Guides; take a sea plane tour and visit remote mail outposts; enjoy a leisurely boat trip up the wild Toba inlet and see glaciers and beautiful waterfalls as well as local wildlife; take a guided hike based on your fitness and enthusiasm level to see some of the magnificent sights of the Discovery Islands, or experience an exciting kayak trip to a local marine park

If you want to approach your days a little more leisurely, take an unguided hike in the rain forest, relax on the deck or in the spa and enjoy the ocean view, collect sea shells, or enjoy a leisurely paddle around the island in the kayak available at the lodge. Sit on the deck and watch the dolphins and seals ... or go prawning, clam digging or collecting oysters.

During your stay adventures could include trips to Unwin Lake above Tenedos Bay, Okeover Inlet (home of the Laughing Oyster Restaurant), Pendrell Sound, Squirrel Cove, Refuge Cove, Bute Inlet, Cassel Lake Falls and Cassel Lake, Toba Inlet, Hole in the Wall, and the Octopus Islands.

  

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Main lodge including: kitchen, dinning area, great room, laundry room, additional bathroom with shower, 6 guest rooms and two suites.  All accommodations have en-suites.
  • Two bedroom cottage
  • Large deck area with spa
  • 200 lineal ft of deep water moorage with aluminum ramp
  • Power generation system housed within its own shed
  • Drilled well with water filtration system including UV treatment
  • Workshop
  • Dry storage building that could easily converted into additional accommodation
  • Additional deck that could be utilized as a helipad

 

SERVICES

Drilled well with water filtration system, ministry approved septic system and power generation system providing all the comforts of home.

 

TAXES

$2,233.99 (2009)

 

ZONING

Commercial One (C-1)

 

LEGAL

Lot:6; Pl: 31524; DL: 1051; LD: Sayward (51)

 

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