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Island Gertie

· Gabriola Island Trust Area, Nanaimo, British Columbia
1 acre hosted by Paige C.
2 lodging sites
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Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at some sites.
The Gertie Bus is located a 5 min walk to a beautiful white sand beach (at low tide). There are walking trails all around and lots of beach access. Tucked into the front of our property in the quiet of Gabriola island you’ll find the converted Gertie bus with all the amenities you need. The bus has a gas stovetop/oven, bar fridge and sink with grey water system. Equipped kitchen and sofa area to hang out. The standard queen bed is great for sleeping in and relaxing with that second cup of coffee. Mountain biking, hiking, swimming and whale watching are just steps away. There is beach access across the street through a private park with picnic tables, a very old eagles nest and a private access to a rocky beach perfect for sunsets. The home itself has a pottery studio on the main floor with a full time studio Practice. Give Paige a ring if you’d like a tour, she’s usually working away. Our family lives on the top floor. Outside the bus is are lush veggie gardens, fruit trees and a nice private outdoor dining area. A BBQ and solar lights also help with evening hangouts. Family friendly! Also we love animals but we ask that you clean up after your pet and keep any animals that aren’t so great with kids and other animals on leash. We have a dachshund on the property that is friendly and old ( barks at strangers but is all bark I assure you, he just wants to be friends)
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Gabriola Island Trust Area, Nanaimo, British Columbia, CanadaTraditional, ancestral territory of Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla, Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group, and Snuneymuxw First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Paige C.Joined in January 2023
42 ratings · 33 reviews
Nadia M.recommends
February 17, 2024
Island Gertie
Amazing spot! nice and cozy for you & a special someone to getaway for a few days. Easy access to the beach and close to shops! Thanks again! We had a great time :)
Joy B.recommends
February 11, 2024
Whalebone Guest House
Lovely clean and welcoming accommodation and great atmosphere. I was honoured to met the owner very sweet kittens and I would definitely come back next
Emily M.recommends
February 5, 2024
Whalebone Guest House
Beautiful property and cozy, cute bunkies :- ) We loved staying at Whalebone Cottage and are looking forward to coming back!
Hollie H.recommends
November 24, 2023
Whalebone Guest House
It was cozy and homie, had everything we needed!! We wanted a place to get some r&r and this provided that. We ventured around the island, seeing seals🦭 and enjoyed the slow pace.
Sydney D.recommends
November 13, 2023
Whalebone Guest House
fall weekend trip
Very cozy little cabins! We had lots of fun playing games and enjoying the propane fire. Great trail at the end of the road as well:) Thank you Paige!
Jackson M.recommends
October 9, 2023
Island Gertie
Gabriola adventure
Had a wonderful time! Beautiful place, bus is well equipped and cozy/private. Beach access across the street. Had the pleasure of viewing Paige’s art studio as well!
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