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2009 Guest Book Quotes

"Take all the comments before ours and put them in one word 'FANTASTIC.'"
Lorne & Marjorie, White Rock, B.C.

"Beautiful spot - especially loved our 'snow day' when the car wouldn't make it up the drive. Had a nice walk and then lit a cozy fire. We had an early morning hike to Skookumchuk this morning then back to reality."
Sue & Brad, Calgary, Alberta

"Moon Dance is everything we hoped for and more. The location, the scenery, the water, the trees, the perch, the attention to detail, all the special little things with which you have created an ultimate west coast retreat. My new bride and I enjoyed this so much. We'll be back to sample each season here."
Rob & Christine, Tsawwassen, B.C.

"Adriana suggested that we come up here for Valentine's Day, seeing as we'd enjoyed our honeymoon at the Cabin so much. It is absolutely wonderful here! The architectural design, the beautiful wood everywhere, the gorgeous deck w/view, and (what really sets your properties apart for me), the beautiful art throughout. You've put as much thought, time, effort & heart into these 'homes-away-from-home' it's just beautiful here. We're already making plans to come back in summer! Cheers,"
Michael & Adriana

"Our stay at The Perch was just what we needed! We enjoyed the warmth from the wood burning fireplace and the beautiful nature surrounding us. Went on a great hike to see the Skookumchuk rapids!"
Kayleigh & Jordan, Maple Ridge, B.C.

"What a fantastic little cabin - a world away from London spent with wonderful friends. An icy morning swim, a beautiful run - if anything... just too short."
Charlie, Sarah & Zelda

"So inspiring to come to The Perch and pick up ideas for decorating. Enjoyed our stay very much! Our 45th wedding anniversary. Very surprised at how mountainous this area is. Great hiking. Thanks for a wonderful stay. Our favourite type of vacation."
Harvey & Marg, Penticton, B.C.

"We both feel very relaxed after our stay in your beautiful home. The quiet is good to refresh the mind and has helped us in our plans for the future. A home away from home! We may well be back next year and will stay longer as it never seems enough. Thank you again and best wishes."
Sue & Don, Alnwick, Northumberland, U.K.

"We had a wonderful time here away from the city life we are used to. We loved being able to relax and be surrounded by such beauty. We both agree it was the perfect spot to spend our first week being married. Thank you."
Dustin & Kristie

"Back again! Home from home, we hope to return... again. Thank you,"
Sue & Don, Alnwick, Northumberland, U.K.

"We have officially found our new getaway spot. Writing this in bed on our last night here, we're also planning our next visit. Literally enjoyed every last second of our stay. The memories will be in our minds and hearts for a long time to come."
Jamer & Sun Mi, Vancouver, B.C.

"Yet another wonderful night for Brent's gardening crew (minus Niki). Note the natural beauty of the gardens. It's what we do. Looking forward to another staff retreat!"
Robyn, MikeyJ, Tan & Ashley, Delta, B.C.

"Yet another girls weekend away. Fabulous food & friendship, a bit of drink, lots of laughter and not enough sleep - It just doesn't get any better! Our card games were tooo fun! Thank you for this piece of heaven, it is so beautiful... all my love,"
Linda, White Rock, B.C.

"It's absolutely gorgeous, peaceful & serene wth a glass of wine on the deck listening to the wind rustle the trees. We didn't see the bear but heard him bashing the garbage can in the night."
Mary Jean & Art, North Vancouver, B.C.

"What a place. To be so connected to nature and yet to be so pampered. A great escape from the city."
Ari & Doug, New West, B.C. & Lawrence, MA

"We're in a bit of a hurry right now. As predicted we didn't want to leave. Thank you for the wonderful place, we can't wait to come back for more than a few days next time. I guess B.C. really is the best place on earth!"
Tago & AnaRita, Vancouver, B.C. & Portugal

"What a wonderful place to celebrate our second wedding anniversary! We loved the beautiful calm atmosphere and the gorgeous, modern architecture. The BBQ and the DVD player are an awesome touch. We enjoyed the freedom of big open windows that still maintain our privacy."
Adrian & Amber, Mission, B.C.

"So perfect, exactly what I was hoping for in celebration of ten years of marriage. I hope we can come back. With gratitude,"
Sarah & Justin, White Rock, B.C.

"We wish we could stay longer. The Perch has been a balm to our souls - much needed after the sudden death of a dear friend. We will be back for a longer visit,"
Dawn & Mark, Calgary, Alberta

"A perfect place for a long awaited reunion of two souls surrounded by the beauty and the glory of God's creation. We had the most amazing time here and will make our sojourn here a tradition."
Allan & Rennae, Vancouver, B.C.

"Reconnections are enhanced by delicious fresh food, shared memories, bottles of good wine, strong coffee and a well appointed, deeply rooted space. The Perch was a joy in which to share with 47 year old friends."

"Really a wonderful place to relax. Enjoyed every moment, including the barbeque. Your paintings are great but the whole place is a "masterpiece". You must have had a super contractor. Now I want to go home and re-do my kitchen."
Maggie & Barney

"A wonderful week - so much to see and do that we will have to come back again. The Perch is a great home-away-from-home; so comfortable."
Nancy & Terry, Grande Prairie, AB

"After over two weeks down at The Cabin, I've spent the final days of this extraordinary vacation at The Perch. Can I stay looonger? Please?!"
Jutta, Germany

"Yet another re-juvenating stay on top of The Perch. To promise another visit, hopefully sooner than later. At all points, the Feng Shuai works, from the entrance to the property down to the water. Thanks Kathleen & Brent for your so thoughtful attention to all details, not to mention the superb choices of all works of art singing from the walls. This place of peace and brilliance will keep us tuned until our next time."
Morley & Joan, Calgary, Alberta

"A lovely tenth anniversary weekend for us, no kids!! And a beautiful oasis in the woods that I'm not redesigning in my mind. It's perfect. We'll return again."
Moe & Aaron

"Just a quick note to thank you for a lovely few days! We really enjoyed our stay!! Like so many who have stayed before us, from the moment you walk in you feel so relaxed and comfortable. I thoroughly enjoyed cooking in the kitchen...we ate in except for one lunch at the pub in Garden Bay where we rented a kayak for Doug through Alpha Adventures. The trek to the water with the kayaks was breathtaking...literally! LOL We certainly got some exercise! We saw so many jelly fish in the water...that was a surprise!! Incentive to stay in the kayak for sure!! We loved our paddling...saw deer...wonderful was a most pleasant trip!! We met Motoko...her gallery is....inspiring. She is so wonderful. Had to come home with a print!! Will remind us of the time spent at The Perch and encourage a return visit!! Thank you so much!"
Linda & Doug

"A quick note to say that we had a truly wonderful experience at The Perch, it was the perfect place to unwind. You have thought of everything necessary to accommodate your guests and allow for them to quickly feel relaxed and 'at home'. We are both employed at UBC and we will certainly recommend The Perch to our colleagues and friends. Well done on the construction and decor and thanks for providing a great service in a time when the finer details are often missing. Best wishes,"
David & Pascale, Vancouver, B.C.

"We frantically bumped up the driveway unsealed the doors of our hot metal transport and the Moon Dance cleanse begins ... Our heads fall back as we breathe in the cool forest air..."
Cathy & Joseph, Edmonton

"You have created an amazing getaway... Thanks for being willing to share."
Randy & Lisa

"Our second visit and perhaps even better than the first - thank-you!"
Tom & Danilyn

"With hearts warm from the blessing of this extraordinary home, we extend our gratitude to you both for sharing this piece of paradise. Motoko's gallery is amazing."
Linda & Doug, Squamish

"It is Saturday morning and & I sit at your table for the last time on this visit. You have truly created a paradise in the woods."

"Only after being here a couple of days did I fully realise just how much I needed a holiday... now after a week I don't want to leave! This place is just wonderful, beyond expectation."
Dave & Pascale

"Such a great time! The view is so relaxing, the bed so comfortable and the tub a perfect way to end each night. Thanks for everything - we can't wait to return."
Maggie & Howie, Chicago

"We booked so much accommodation on our 3 week trip I had forgotten what to expect from our stay at Moon Dance. We were so pleased when we arrived and knew we would have some relaxing days before returning home. I've left you a recipe to enjoy in these delightful surroundings."
Katherine & Nathan, UK

"Thank-you for another wonderful stay. We'll be back next month."
Susan & Tony, Delta

"We had a wonderful time. A fantastic place to stay, we just wish we weren't leaving."
Anne & Steve, UK

"Two days here were not enough. It's been a pleasure to stay here."
Martin & Fabia, UK

"Thank you for sharing your beautiful paradise. The Perch is amazing and the surroundings stunning."
Esther & Vicki

"Three weeks plus 2 days and still it's not nearly enough! The Perch is pure heaven! I'll be back in 2010."
Jutta, Germany

"My husband and I escaped Vancouver on a last minute getaway and managed to stay for one night. Kathleen was right - what a tease!! Next time will be for much longer. The time melted away."
Lindsay & Arne, Vancouver

"This place is just fabulous. A dream come true and the best value ever!!"
Ken & Miya, Vancouver

"Four glorious days and this time we got every kind of weather including some big fluffy snowflakes that floated down to make the trees amazing and our snowshoe tour to Dakota Ridge pristine & spectacular. The peace, quiet and serenity is unmatched. We love this place!"
Mac & Maureen, Maple Ridge

"Thank you again for such a beautiful place to come back to, to celebrate our 1st anniversary. The setting is so picturesque and relaxing that it is difficult to leave."
Jack & Deb, Surrey

"This place is heaven on earth. We had a magic & peaceful Christmas here. The building design leaves you with no other choice but to relax and be happy. We will be back."
Mavhia, Rand & Julie

"What better way to start the new decade than perched at The Perch!"
Morley & Joan, Calgary