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Sidney Beachfront on Roberts Bay Near Victoria B.C.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WCs1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterfront home close to everything, 2 Bedrooms + Media Bed/Room, 1.5 Bath

(For a video tour please see the video link button)

The Eagles Nest suite is the entire upper level (1400 sq ft) plus entrance foyer/office of this waterfront house. There is a large open living room with gas fireplace and 42 inch cable TV, sun room, three outdoor patios, two bedrooms (queen) and (double + twin), two bathrooms and a separate bedroom dedicated as media room with a queen sofa bed and 46 inch TV, Stereo etc. (kids and parents love this room away for TV down the hall from the living room)

The house is directly on the shore with calm and protected low bank waterfront. There is an expansive tidal flat that attracts the herons, eagles and seabirds while providing clamming and crabbing opportunities as well as ideal kayak launching. Stunning views of the ocean and Snow capped Mount Baker bring the outdoors in to the sun room, dining room, kitchen and living room

The house is equipped to make you feel at home, including libraries of music, videos and books as well as board games. For those comfortable on the water, two sit-on-top kayaks are available to explore the sheltered bay. Binoculars and a telescope are provided those enjoying morning coffee in the sun room overlooking the bay or for gazing at the night skies.

A spacious kitchen with attached barbecue deck allows for shared culinary productions and barbeque masters. Sit down dining area seating for 6 at the dining room table with enough settings for occasional overflow such as day visitors.

There are all the usual appliances, large and small for the gourmet cook. The Laundry Room was updated with large capacity Samsung appliances in 2014. The laundry and carport are shared with a one bedroom owners suite downstairs.

This special vacation home is intended for couples and families who enjoy a peaceful waterfront environment while also providing ready access to the activities and facilities of the quaint town of 'Sidney-by-the-Sea.'

Accommodation overview:

The house has two principal bedrooms with a third bedroom dedicated to be a media/TV room with 46 inch TV, stereo equipment and a queen sofa bed.

The master bedroom has queen bed with en-suite toilet/sink and large walk-in closet.

The second bedroom has two beds, one double/full size one single/twin

There are generally 8 sets of everything from bedding to cutlery on the assumption of a maximum occupancy of 8. The house will be best enjoyed by two couples or a couple with two children. It is always possible to entertain of course.

There is also an alternate queen sofa bed in the living room for those who like to arise early to the pink sunrise!!

Pets and smoking are not permitted.

There is one side of the double carport available for guest use and driveway parking for two guest cars.

Living areas:

A large open plan dining and living room looks out onto the water with large sofas (and another sofa bed). A large dining room table, 42 inch TV, stereo with iPod dock and a gas fireplace for seasonal use.

A favorite place in the house is the bright and airy Sun Room that opens onto the outside patio decks. A wonderful place for a morning coffee or lazy afternoon book or perhaps enjoying the wildlife through the high powered binoculars and telescopes provided. There is a CD / iPod player in the sun room.

Access and Travel Connections:

The house is located on Roberts Bay Bird Sanctuary which is about 1.8 Km from Sidney Town (20 minute walk) and 0.4 km along tree lined All Bay Road to several marinas, the upmarket Seaglass bistro, The Latch 4 star Italian restaurant, a coffee shop, corner store massage clinic etc

There is lots to do in Sidney town and the surrounding Saanich Peninsula. One of the favorites is whale watching

There is also the Shaw Ocean Discovery Center, Butchart Gardens, Muse Winery, Panorama Recreation Center and so many more..... the Town of Sidney website has many useful links.

BC Ferries connecting to Vancouver or Seattle land at Swartz Bay 5 km away, other connections include Victoria Airport (4km), Anacortes Ferry to Washington State (2km) and various Seattle bound passenger and vehicle ferries as well as float planes out of Victoria Harbour (25 km)and also Kenmore air float planes into Pat Bay (to Seattle) (4km)

Bus services to Victoria and Swartz Bay (hence on to Vancouver Airport or Downtown (3 hrs total) stop just across the Resthaven Drive every 30min. Fare to Victoria is $2.50 !

More Details

Property Manager
Adrian
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Adrian

As a globe trotting family Eagles Nest was our choice in the world for our family home with Sidney and Victoria the friendly communities we chose to land in; like so many other like minded people. We have updated and equipped Eagles Nest for visitors to allow us to continue to share our wonderful piece of paradise.

Adrian purchased this house in 1990

Why Adrian chose Sidney

We love this location for the water, the wildlife (it is on the migratory seabird pathway) the walks along the shore and into town, the nearby marinas and restaurants for a morning breakfast walk... it is one of the most sheltered low bank waterfronts in the area and perfect for kayaking, clamming and just soaking up birds and otters of Roberts Bay.

What makes this house unique

Pink sunrises silhouette a distant snow capped Mount Baker and glints off duck trails across the mirrored waters of Roberts Bay bird sanctuary. Colorful kayakers launch nearby to explore Gulf Islands National park. Amble along tree lined All Bay road to coffee shops, corner store, massage therapists, fine dining and pubs intermingled with the marinas and yacht charters. Walk a mile or so the other way past the Thai and fish and chip cafe, the Library and Beacon Avenue shops and services.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“What a magical place, we had the most wonderful week staying at Eagles Nest on Roberts Bay. The house is large clean and comfortably furnished and feels like a home. With 3 large sofas in the lounge , 2 comfy chairs in the sun room we had ample room to relax together or apart! We made the most of the extra touches and used the gas barbecue and the guys went out in the kayaks. We had more towels than we could ever use and the kitchen was fully equipped. Thank you Adrian we will never forget our week here.”



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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sidney, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bedroom ensuite - Toilet , Toilet and sink connected to Master Bedroom only
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Deep Soaker Tub and Rain shower. Bright room with skylight.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Media Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa Bed in TV Media Room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walkin closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Second Bedroom with 1 Double and 1 Single Bed.
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double Standard Bed (1), Single Bed (1), Queen Sofa Bed in media room (1) Queen Sofa Bed in living room (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
People often ask about going to downtown Victoria or to Vancouver. Of course one can drive in 25 minutes or you can also take the bus which stop every half hour nearby to either city... and fares are as low as $2.50 And of course downtown Sidney is just a 20 minute walk or quick car ride to all of the complete shops, bar, hotels and services that the town provides so well.

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Sidney Beachfront on Roberts Bay Near Victoria B.C.
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 37 reviews
5

Paradise on Roberts Bay in Sidney BC

  • 5 of 5

This very well appointed home is right on Roberts Bay, which is a short walk from the town center of Sidney BC. It is an incredibly peaceful bay with a beautiful array of birds (including Eagles). The house has 3 bedrooms , a large well equipped kitchen with anything a cook could want and a beautiful dining and living room area that looks over the bay towards the fabulous Mount Baker. There is a cozy enclosed veranda and a side veranda for barbeques. Vacationing in this spot is breathtaking. You wake up to the sunrise on the bay and realize you are able to jump in a kayak and be in the tranquil waters watching the birds float and fly by...

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review.... we look forward to hosting you next year...
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Oro Valley, AZ, USA/Canada
4

Great place with super view.

  • 4 of 5

The Robert's Bay house (really only the upstairs) is a super place to stay for awhile in Sidney, British Columbia. The kitchen is well equipped, the beds are comfortable, the living area is well arranged and comfortable, and most of all the view from either the inside living area or the outdoor deck is super! Our only gripe would be that the TV in living area is very quirky---it could be the provider (Telus) or the system in the unit but either way it was annoying.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Bill, it was great to have you at Eaglesnest for the month of June and so glad you enjoyed your stay on Roberts Bay. Thanks for leaving the place so clean and tidy and for the comments on the cable TV.., it gives me good ammunition to go after Telus the cable provider! We will get it fixed or switched! cheers Adrian
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4

Beautiful location with amazing view.

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with this property. Very clean and neat with comfortable beds and great pillows! Nice cozy fireplace and sun room facing the ocean. Adrian was so wonderful to deal with...very attentive and kept in touch with several emails to ensure we had all the information we needed and followed up with a phone call. I highly recommend this property to anyone who wants comfort, a beautiful ocean view, and a caring owner. Only one small observation: the kitchen pots and pans, flatware, knives, and BBQ tools all need to be upgraded. But I love cooking so this may not be an issue for others. We would definitely recommend this property! Thanks, Adrian, and all the best! Carole & Don.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your kind review and for leaving the place so neat and tidy. We are already onto your friendly suggestion to upgrade the utensils etc and a fine dining chef friend is assigned to this special task! 5 star cooks need 5 star settings absolutely...... hope to see you again next year.
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5

Wonderful apartment--comfortable, clean, well-equipped with beautiful view of beach

  • 5 of 5

This apartment has everything going for it. It has a beach at the back door that is great for exploring, watching the wildlife--we saw Orcas, seals, eagles, herons--or just enjoying from the sunroom or patio (we saw some beautiful sunrises over the water, with Mount Baker in the background).

We had 5 people staying in the apartment comfortably, with 2-3 more for supper, and we all fit around the dining room table! The kitchen was large, and great for preparing meals for 6-8 people. You can walk easily to the downtown (2 km), and there is a great restaurant--Sea Glass Restaurant at the harbour 5 minutes away with unique, great food.

Several of our group rented bikes from Here by Bike several blocks away, and they enjoyed biking to Victoria, and around the Saanich peninsula--there are excellent bike trails and lanes throughout the area.

There is a lot to see and do in the area, and this is a great apartment to use as a home base.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so pleased to see you all enjoying your stay so much and were pleased that your guest from Germany took the lead on exploring by bicycle all that the Peninsula has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again soon... cheers Adrian
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Incredible sunrises! Host is very affable.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, great having you as guests. Alsways wanted to be known as affable!
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5

close to Victoria Airport and the ferries

  • 5 of 5

Eagles Nest is the perfect place to enjoy the best of Sidney.

While the little town is close by, the rental home feels miles away.

Situated on the scenic and protected Roberts Bay, it is easy to forgo other excursions while captivated by the view of snow-covered Mt. Baker, truly awe-inspiring sunrises if you are an early riser, heron, Canada geese and gulls.

The second floor of this very clean home is spacious and accommodating.

The beds are comfortable. The master has comfy Charisma linens and a much-welcomed down comforter for the chilly evenings. Also a large walk-in closet along with terry robes and slippers gave a relaxing touch.

I would easily and highly recommend this wonderful property with one caveat. The traffic noise on busy Resthaven can be a possible concern for light sleepers. Closing the windows helps.

All in all, just idyllic!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time for this review. We were very pleased to have such appreciative and engaged guest... you certainly seemed to enjoy watching the birdlife such as the antics of the osprey and eagle together with all the other actors of Roberts Bay.. We hope to see you again soon for some time with nature next year.
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Location

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Beacon Avenue - several
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Swartz Bay to Vancouver - Sidney-Anacortes WA
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Various Golf Courses
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Victoria
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Pat Bay Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Sea Glass and The Latch
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt Washington - Comox
Nearest Beach
In front of house
Nearest Point of Interest
Coffee Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Fine Dining Van Isle
Nearest Point of Interest
Fine Dining
Nearest Point of Interest
Bus Stop Victoria/Vancouver
Nearest Point of Interest
Roberts Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Sidney Town
Nearest Point of Interest
Public Library
Nearest Point of Interest
Highway to Victoria/Vancouver
Nearest Point of Interest
Marinas and Yacht Charters
Nearest Point of Interest
Fish and Chips
Nearest Point of Interest
Corner Store
Car: recommended

The activities and recreational opportunities in the vicinity are simply too rich to list... in Sidney Town on 5th St there is a visitors information centre with information on wineries, equestrian farms, the Lochside cycle trail to Victoria and the galloping goose cycle path to Sooke and endless other opportunities. (There is a cycle rental place just up the street $28 per day) We will ensure that there a full complement of information brochures for you to peruse.

There are dozens of restaurants in the area and just 5 minutes peaceful walk away there are two 5 star restaurants up All Bay Road as well as a small bakery coffee shop and a convenience store.

The pedestrian friendly location of EaglesNest allows for family members to walk, ride, drive, bus or paddle as they like either together or independently.

Should you wish to travel to Victoria, the bus stops on Resthaven $2.75.. or to the ferry to Vancouver or the Gulf Islands for a day trip in the other direction.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sidney, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Sept
16 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,006
for 6 nights
£1,159
£2,406
 
 
Autumn 2018
4 Nov 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
30 night minimum stay
£2,406
for 30 nights
£2,406
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 6 nights
From
£214
£1,337
£4,367
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £89.12
Refundable Damage Deposit £148.53

Check in time is 4pm and checkout 11am on the last day of the booking to enable time to prepare for the next guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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