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Bright and Cheery Waterfront Downtown—Parking, Walk to Everything!

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The over-high ceilings and wall of windows welcome light into this bright condo.

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Victoria condo description

SERENITY BY THE HARBOUR IS AN ELEGANT WATERFRONT CONDO ideally situated in the heart of downtown Victoria. Whether you are in town on vacation, on business, or escaping the extremes of winter or summer, we offer you a comfortable home base from which to plan your activities. Ideal for 2, this will also accommodate 4 or a small family.

A WARM WELCOME The nurturing tones of bamboo flooring, a gas fireplace and the vibrant original works of art (by Shera Street) throughout will give you a warm “Welcome home!” when you return at the end of a day’s adventuring.

CENTRAL LOCATION—FREE PARKING You can leave your car in secure underground parking, and be minutes away by foot from Historical Victoria and all the visitors' attractions downtown as well as the sports arena, live theatre, boutique shops, blues bars and restaurants and a shoreline walkway. The classy Canoe Club Brewpub garden restaurant is across the street. Right on our doorstep you can arrange a whale watching tour, rent a kayak, canoe or powerboat; or board the unique harbour taxis for a tour from the Upper Harbour to Fisherman's Wharf.

SLEEPS 4. This is an open one bedroom suite with queen-size bed, large wardrobe. The living room has a queen-size sofa bed. There is also a large desk with a computer on high-speed cable. A sliding door opens to a Juliette balcony.

ROOFTOP PATIO GARDEN Relax in this common barbecue and picnic area as you watch the activity of boats, kayaks and seaplanes in the harbour. Enjoy a picnic lunch or prepare a barbecue dinner.

ALL AMENITIES It has a flat-screen cable TV and a DVD Player. The kitchen includes a microwave, dishwasher and garburator. There is an en suite laundry with washer and dryer. A blow dryer, ironing board and iron are provided.


Keywords: Getaway, Get Away, Condo, Condominium, Apartment, Executive, Flat, Penthouse, Accommodation, Suite, Oceanfront, View, Luxury, Waterfront, Harbour, Harbour front, Central, Downtown, Location, Water View, Rental, Vacation Rental, Holiday, Holiday Rental, Short term Rental, One Bedroom, Condo, Condominium, Apartment, Flat

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen-size sofa-bed

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            Secure underground parking, gated with surveillance camera....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Gas Fireplace

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player

          Communications

          • Telephone
          • Computer Available
          • Broadband Access

          Outdoor Features

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio

          Location & View

          • Waterfront:

            in Mermaid Wharf building at Mermaid Wharf...moreless

          • Water View

          Activities

          • Restaurants
          • Cycling
          • Water Skiing
          • Golf
          • Rock Climbing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Racquetball
          • Fishing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Kayaking
          • Hiking
          • Swimming
          • Fitness Center
          • Sight Seeing
          • Antiquing
          • Shopping
          • Boating
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Zoo
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Tennis
          • Sailing
           

          Reviews

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Summer-Top Value
          Jun 7 - Sep 30, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $155
          $975 $2,995
          Post-Season
          Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $145
          $895 $2,495
          Snowbird-Winter
          Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $130
          $840 $1,995
          Pre-Season
          May 1 - May 31, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $145
          $895 $2,495
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          NOTE: There are **NO CLEANING FEES**NO ADDED TAXES**NO ADDITIONAL CHARGES

          RESERVED PARKING IS INCLUDED

          Payment is by Visa, Mastercard, or Bank Transfer (within Canada)

          $200 non-refundable deposit is paid at time of booking

          Balance is paid one month before check-in


          This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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          Last updated: 07/20/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2008

          About the owner: Shera and Chidakash are in love with people and with travelling. They live in the Gulf Islands near Victoria and have dedicated their lives to helping people make the changes they want in their lives and this work has culminated in a seaside retreat called Serenity by the Sea Retreat, on Galiano Island. To support guests seeking to make creative choices, Shera joins her skills as an artist, therapist and healer with the extraordinary energies of Serenity by the Sea, its waterfront and gardens. Chidakash has innate counseling skills and has created a unique style of bodywork called Expansive Body Integration. Together they offer transformational journeys in which personal transformation is an objective of the travel. This is why they are delighted that Victoria Serenity Vacation Rental and Mermaid Wharf are so close to many ways in which people can make discoveries and explore their interests and creativity.

          Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
          Beyond a doubt it is the location that made buying Victoria Serenity Vacation Rental at Mermaid Wharf irresistible to us. We are at retirement age and here we will have all the pleasures of being in the centre with non of the hassles of traffic and parking!

          The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
          We had been unsure about what living in the city would be like, but finding Mermaid Wharf changed all that!! It offers everything we want. As active outdoor people we loved its immediate access to the water for our kayaks, and it is only across the bridge from the Galloping Goose Bicycle Trail. Shera, an artist, is delighted that she will be a few minutes’ walk from all kinds of galleries, and as lover of theatre and live music we are only a couple of blocks from the Macpherson playhouse. We love walking along the Inner Harbor side because it is so alive with, boats, buskers and people having a good time. And exploring the heritage lanes and buildings around Chinatown and Bastion Square is a treat for both of us. And when we want to hang out at home, we hear no traffic noise, or noise from neighboring condos. We enjoy the fresh openness of the rooftop patio and watching the harbor activities.


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          Speaks: english, norwegian, spanish

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          Photos

          • The over-high ceilings and wall of windows welcome light into this bright condo.

            The over-high ceilings and wall of windows welcome light into this bright condo.

          • Summer sunsets across the harbour transform the evening...

            Summer sunsets across the harbour transform the evening...

          • You will feel a gentle "Welcome Home!" to greet you at the end of a busy day

            You will feel a gentle "Welcome Home!" to greet you at the end of a busy day

          • Our fireplace creates a warm ambiance in the evening and on cold days.

            Our fireplace creates a warm ambiance in the evening and on cold days.

          • Our modern fully-equipped kitchen has an island and everything to cook and serve

            Our modern fully-equipped kitchen has an island and everything to cook and serve

          • Sleep well on a queen-size captain-style bed.

            Sleep well on a queen-size captain-style bed.

          • Visit the common rooftop patio for a wonderful glimpse of harbour activites.

            Visit the common rooftop patio for a wonderful glimpse of harbour activites.

          • Be sure to enjoy a rooftop BBQ picnic lunch in the sun, overlooking the harbour.

            Be sure to enjoy a rooftop BBQ picnic lunch in the sun, overlooking the harbour.

          • It is a cozy space by the harbour to sit and read.

            It is a cozy space by the harbour to sit and read.

          • ...and create a magical glow in the condominium.

            ...and create a magical glow in the condominium.

          • The colourful space is tastefully decorated throughout with original artwork.

            The colourful space is tastefully decorated throughout with original artwork.

          • A spacious desk, with computer and high-speed cable is perfect for study or work

            A spacious desk, with computer and high-speed cable is perfect for study or work

          • Enjoy intimate dining on quality service and cutlery at a teak table and chairs

            Enjoy intimate dining on quality service and cutlery at a teak table and chairs

          • The open design of the bedroom creates a refreshing sense of spaciousness.

            The open design of the bedroom creates a refreshing sense of spaciousness.

          • The spacious rooftop patio offers views across the city and to mountains beyond.

            The spacious rooftop patio offers views across the city and to mountains beyond.

          • You're next door to Chinatown & only minutes by foot to all downtown attractions

            You're next door to Chinatown & only minutes by foot to all downtown attractions

          VRBO #251925

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          This listing was first published here in 2009.

          Date last modified - Monday, July 14, 2014

          $130 - $155 per night (USD)
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          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 07/20/14
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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