This unit is quite nice, has a well-equipped kitchen, in-suite laundry, and the option of a second bedroom is great for visiting friends. It's the lower area of the house so has no ocean view...but that's just a few minutes away.
The house is located close to the beach, though the beach can no longer be accessed via the stairs as there is natural erosion. (Unless one is willing to sneak under the caution tape). Even in January, the beach in Parksville is lovely, so many birds, lots of walkers (and their dogs). The views from the beach on sunny days is incredible!
This property is well-situated and Parksville is very walk-able. There are two grocery stores about 10-15 minute walk, several cafes. Starbucks and Tim Hortons are a little further away. A friend and I walked out to Rathtrevor Beach as well - it was certainly worth the effort as we were able to see eagles!
If you're looking for a place to stay that is centrally located, close to the beach ... mehr