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Paradise Found! - Ocean Front Haven

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Oceanfront 1 bedroom suite. Romantic retreat

Beautiful new 1 bedroom waterfront carriage house with gorgeous views of the ocean waters of Portage Inlet. The suite has a romantic, beachy feel & comfortably fits 2.

This is a magical place - . everyone who comes here, says so. The suite is located above the garage, providing tranquil inlet water views. It is a gorgeous 1/3 acre waterfront retreat, located on the Portage Inlet which is part of the Gorge Waterway and connects to the Inner & Upper Harbors of downtown Victoria, located on beautiful Vancouver Island. It is quiet, private and peaceful. Enjoy the stunning gardens which have been featured in major BC newspapers, waterfront patios, dock and even launch a kayak if you choose.(Kayak rental available for reasonable rates on site). Feed the Swans, watch the Blue Heron, Eagles, Otters, Seals, Canada Geese, Ducks and more. Wildlife is abundant as this area is a bird sanctuary.

There are many golf courses in the area, with the closest public one, just minutes away, is gorgeous Highland Pacific Golf Course, and the internationally famous Bear Mountain golf resort with two Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole courses is nearby also.

For cycling enthusiasts there are many wonderful bike trails -. the premier Galloping Goose Trail offers many miles of beautiful cycling and it is easily and safely accessed at the bottom of our street. There is a new shopping center, Eagle Creek, that is a short walk from the suite.

More Details

Owner
Barbara Scott
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2017

About Barbara Scott

Bruce & Barbara Scott are long time Victoria residents. Bruce is a real estate agent and Barbara is a professional artist. The suite is adorned with her original works on canvas.

Barbara Scott purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Barbara Scott chose Vancouver Island

We are only the 2nd owners of this 50's house that we completely renovated and added to. The property is private and feels like an acreage, yet is only minutes to downtown Victoria. We have created lush beautiful gardens, and beautiful seaside sanctuary. We love the peace & quiet here. This is a magical place and has its own spirit about it. Everyone who comes here is captivated by it.

What makes this apartment unique

This is usable waterfront. At the bottom of the garden, there is a private dock to launch a boat or kayak or to float on an inflatable mattress. This property while so private and feels like you are in a different world is only minutes to downtown Victoria and all it has to offer. Many bike trails, golf courses, shopping & restaurants are very nearby

Guestbook comments from the owner

Barb & Bruce,

What a great suite you have here! This was our first trip to Victoria and we have enjoyed our relaxing vacation. All the comforts of home while away.

Renting Scooters and traveling around town was one of our favorite activities.

Thanks for the great stay!
Aug 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Victoria in Juan de Fuca

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Full 4 piece bathroom with large tub & shower. Hair dryer and magnifying make up/shaving mirror included for your convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen sized good quality bed with luxurious linens and pillows. We offer a choice of down filled or down alternative for those with allergies to feathers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Paradise Found! - Ocean Front Haven
average rating of 4.923077 based on 58 reviews
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here. The gardens are lovely and truly make you feel like you are in paradise. We enjoyed having our coffee down by the water every morning and adult beverages in the evening. The location is extremely convenient to most places on the island. Everything was great. The only negative is the stairs. The rental is on the second story and the steps are rather steep. So if you have any physical impairments it might be a problem. My husband is in his 60's and I am in my 50's and we managed just fine. In fact after a few days I could feel my legs getting stronger.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed being close enough to downtown Victoria but out of the busy area. Easy to get to all attractions from this suite. Clean, quiet, comfortable. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnificent Property

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation inside is everything you could wish for in your own home.In addition you can sit by the water enjoying the peacefulness and the beauty of the garden.The location is great for both Victoria and Butchart Gardens.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful appartement, lovely garden, friendly owners

  • 5 of 5

It was a great week, we really enjoyed it! Beautiful, quiet place. We would love to come back some time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place to stay... comfortable, clean and the backyard is stunning!

Thank you Bruce and Barb for sharing your lovely space!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Why stay at a hotel.

  • 5 of 5

This little suite had everything you could possibly want including an amazing back yard. Both quaint and quite.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Victoria
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum
Galloping Goose Trail
"This is an amazing bike trail or walking trail that goes from the Village of Sooke BC (West ..."
The Parliament Building
Craigdarroch Castle
Fisherman's Wharf
"Must get Fish & Chips at Barb's outdoor restaurant! (no relation to me :))"
Victoria Harbour Ferry
"This is a must for visitors. You can hop on and off the ferries at their various stops aroun..."
Car: recommended

Easy walking distance to shopping, restaurants, pubs, hospital, cycling & hiking trails. Drive 10 minutes to downtown Victoria.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Victoria, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer high season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£309
for 3 nights
From
£93
£647
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£309
for 3 nights
From
£93
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £30.86

We live on site so we will be there to greet you and make sure you have everything you need. Once you have booked we will send you an information package with details and directions to find your holiday sanctuary.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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