This remarkable little house created from a school bus is located in Sooke, British Columbia, Canada, and you’ll want to take a closer look. In a quirky garden location, a 1969 school bus has been tastefully turned into a modest guest home. The school bus vacation rental is located near Sooke, British Columbia, right off the Galloping Goose Trail in a rural residential area. Beautiful beaches, virgin forests, and coastal treks, as well as refreshing lakes and rivers, wildlife, and natural beauty abound, surround the modest cottage. Victoria is only a 30-minute drive away, or a 3-hour bike trip if you’re feeling very adventurous. Sooke’s Old School BnB. What was previously Courtney’s school bus has been stripped and lovingly renovated into a one-of-a-kind place with a retro flair, utilizing many reused and salvaged building components.
A really nice queen-size bed, room darkening drapes, a kitchenette, a propane fireplace heater, a stand-up shower, a tiny countertop workplace, and a lovely sitting area are just a few of the amenities crammed into this short bus ride home. There is an outhouse attached to the house with an environmentally friendly composting toilet, a sink with hot running water, and even a chandelier the owner found on the side of the road. Prepare yourself for a trip down memory lane. There is no wifi on board, however there is cell service. Board games, cards, books and maps of the local area, painting supplies, and good, old-fashioned postcards and letter writing supplies are also available.
A covered deck with seating, a gas BBQ, a hammock in the woods, and a private fire pit area with Adirondack chairs are all available on the bus’s outdoor space. The property features beautiful gardens and big trees that surround the entire area. A bar fridge, a small two-burner propane stove, a kettle, and a toaster are all included in the kitchenette. Black, green, and herbal teas, a pour-over coffee setup, sugar/honey, spices, oil, and vinegar will all be on hand. There are all of the required pots, pans, plates, silverware, and cups. There’s also an outdoor BBQ, as well as the necessary accessories. Regular and non-dairy milk, as well as ketchup and mustard, will be kept in the fridge.
You’ll either get some of the owner’s famous homemade nutty granola for breakfast, a couple of farm-fresh eggs laid on the site, or a baked treat. You can let the owner know if you have a strong preference or a major allergy, and they will do their best to accommodate you. Dogs who are well-behaved, small, and hypoallergenic will be considered, but you must inquire ahead of time. Please keep in mind that if you are taller than 5 feet 10 inches, you will need to stoop. There is no Wi-Fi inside the bus, but you can get a signal from the porch or driveway if you need to go online. You should also keep in mind that while the outhouse is posh, it is still an outhouse, so you should think about if it is acceptable to you.