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STAY IN VICTORIA'S NEWEST UPSCALE NEIGHBORHOOD, in a fabulous 2/3 bedroom penthouse suite, just across the Inner Harbour from all the downtown shopping, restaurants, museum, Imax, Whale watching and all the other features that make Victoria one of the world's most loved destinations. Enjoy all the luxury and spaciousness of a penthouse suite for less than the price of a hotel.
Enjoy our 1200 sqft Luxury dockside Penthouse, with 2 full bedrooms plus den / 3rd bedroom, with 2 decks, floor to ceiling windows, 270 degree views to south and west. Tastefully decorated in 2010 with all new furniture with high end fixtures, with granite, bamboo and glass. Also enjoy private access to the 4,000 sq foot rooftop deck garden, with views in all directions.
Living room and dining area have sweeping views, from the Inner Harbour and Empress Hotel to the southeast, stretching over the city to the mountains and water to the west. Luxury leather furnishings, large flat screen HD TV with blu-ray and stereo, iPod dock. Complimentary high speed wireless internet, and telephone with free long distance to anywhere in Canada or the USA. Gourmet Kitchen has top of the line stainless steel appliances, beautiful granite counters, large island, all new cookware and table settings.
Master Bedroom has a King Size bed, expansive views over the Inner Harbour and city to the south, HDTV, iHome with iPod dock, and full en-suite bathroom with tub and separate shower. Hair dryer provided.
Second bedroom has queen size bed, full en-suite bath, and private balcony and deck chairs looking west to the mountains and Juan de Fuca strait. iHome with iPod dock.
Den has a pullout couch with extra thick comfortable double mattress and working desk.
Main deck features views to south and west, full size Broil King propane BBQ and patio furniture.
Large well equipped gym with treadmill, upright bike, rowing machine, multiple weight machines, free weights, Pilates, etc.
On site artisan Bakery, Caffe Fantastico gourmet coffee shop and micro roastery. Across the street from Westside Village shopping center with a major grocery store - Save On Foods - open early and late with a deli, bakery, pharmacy, organic fresh produce, plus Starbucks, Spinnakers Wine and Beer market, McDonalds, Blockbuster, Booster Juice, Flight Center, The Source and Hothouse Pizza.
Victoria is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, with a vibrant peaceful city, with historic British charm, surrounded by snow capped mountains, blue ocean, green forests enjoying Canada's warmest climate. Major attractions include world-famous Butchart Gardens, Whale Watching year round, 200 acre Beacon Hill Park, the remarkable Provincial Museum, IMAX, and some of the world's finest golf courses. World class fishing for salmon and halibut, and unparalleled sailing, boating, kayaking and canoeing. Some of the world's best cold water scuba sites are nearby. Free public tennis courts, professional sports with hockey, soccer and baseball teams.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage DepositC$500
Guest pay 25% of total amount by Cheque or Paypal at time of booking.
Balance is due 6 weeks prior to first night of rental.
For rentals arranged within 6 weeks of the arrival date payment in full is due at the time of reservation.
Damage deposit is due 2 weeks prior to first night of rental. Damage deposit will be deposited and will be returned after successful checkout.
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The world renowned Fairmont Empress Hotel is the jewel of the Inner Harbour of Victoria. Enjoy High Tea in this classic luxury hotel, with turn of the century architecture surrounded by beautiful gardens. The Victoria Convention Centre is part of the Empress complex.
The Royal BC Museum is one of the top museums in North America, with the permanent galleries showing the finest collections of West Coast and native exhibits, as well as touring exhibits such as the Titanic, Leonardo, Egyptian and Genghis Khan. The onsite IMAX theater is popular with all ages.
Some of the world's best whale watching year round, with gray whales, humpback and orcas, as well as the magnificent sea lions at Race Rocks. Convenient float plane services, with hourly flights to Vancouver and Seattle, 30 minutes away.
Butchart Gardens are one of the most famous and spectacular gardens in the world - worth visiting year round. Fireworks every night in the summer, with a wonderful Christmas display in the winter. Transportation and tickets easily available in the Inner Harbour. The Victoria International Airport the BC Ferries terminal are 30-40 minutes away.
Whale Watching, Float plane and helicopter sightseeing. On the Galloping Goose bike trail, and harbour side walkway.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We have lived in Victoria for many years, and love living here so much that we leapt at the chance to buy this condo - right on the edge of downtown, with great views, as well as peace and quiet. We hope to retire there someday, but for now we hope people will come and enjoy our condo as though it were their own, and grow to love Victoria as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose Victoria: We chose to buy this unit in one of the world's most advanced energy friendly project - Dockside Green - to take advantage of the beautiful location on the edge of downtown of one of the world's top vacation destinations with the thought of eventually retiring there. Dockside Green is a unique 15-acre master planned harbour front community built for true environmental sustainability. The project has won numerous international awards for its 'green' design, recognized as a LEED Platinum certified project, the highest possible rating. The complex is located on the waterside downtown walkway, and the famous regional Bike Trail - the 'Galloping Goose'. This is the ideal location for enjoying everything Victoria has to offer.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: The 3 penthouse units have exclusive access to the huge private rooftop garden, with extensive patios and 360 degree views, to enjoy the sun, watch fireworks or just relax. The complex has a full gym, secure underground parking, waterfront walkways, lying between 2 bridges crossing over to downtown. Major grocery store and shopping center 2 minutes walk, everything you need to enjoy everything Victoria has to offer.