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November Special Price: Heritage Home Suite- Pet Friendly, Quiet, Walk to Town

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Last updated: 09/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Step back in time and enjoy our 1907 brick home set atop a breathtaking rock garden with views of downtown Victoria, the Outer Harbour and the Olympic mountains. This historical home has been lovingly renovated into three distinct suites with separate entrances and garden patios for a cottage feel. Each suite is fully-equipped with modern amenities such as a dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, WIFI and TV with cable.

This suite (#1) is a very spacious one bedroom suite with approx. 850 sq feet. There are 1 1/2 bathrooms, a full-sized living room and formal dining area. It was built from the main section of the house and features high ceilings, pillars, stained glass and hardwood floors.

The suite is fully furnished and has a queen sized bed and a pull-out couch in the living room. Suitable for short-term or long-term stays.

Sit outside and enjoy the temperate climate in a garden patio or on a wrap-around covered veranda featuring a propane BBQ. You can smell the ocean in the air.

Your well-behaved and non-aggressive pet is welcome here--each suite has a fenced-in area and a doggie door.

The home is located in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of downtown (20 min walk), everyday shopping needs (5 min walk), and a scenic oceanside walkway (10 min walk) that travels around the inner harbour. If you like cycling, we are a 5 min ride to the Galloping Goose Trail. If you don't feel like walking, a cab ($10 CDN) can get you most downtown tourist attractions. Or catch the harbour ferry (10 min walk to the closest stop).

Send an inquiry if you have questions. We look forward to hearing from you.

Note: This listing (and calendar) is for Suite #1, which is a stunning 1 bedroom with wrap-around veranda and all the charm of this 1907 Edwardian home. If you would like to view the other suites or check their availability, please see listing # 612221 (for the other 1 bedroom) or listing #612335 (for the 2 bedroom +den).


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Your well behaved pets are welcome. There is a fenced area for your pet to roam to through a medium size dog door. All pets must be on a leash on common property. List of off leash areas provided....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    there is one set of steps with railing....moreless

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Victoria is an enchanting city, geared to providing trouble-free holidays to our visitors. Take a 6 minute walk and catch the water taxi. Victoria Harbour Ferries providse tours of the inner harbour, or you can simply pick a destination.. downtown, chinatown or Fisherman's Wharf. Walk to town (20 minutes) or take a bus (just steps from our door). Victoria has lots to offer....moreless


  • Books:

    Many reference books provided for your info. 'Leave- a- book- bring- a- book'. soft covers....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Wide variety of channels, if you require more, we can add them...moreless

  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:


  • Mountain View:

    Olympic Range to the South, Mount Baker to the East, and Sooke Hills to the West....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Everything you need for a grand dinner is here....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    modern high efficiency front loading machine...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    FORCED AIR.Included in price....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Ample parking on street. We are the only house facing this street with eight parking slots in front....moreless

  • Telephone:

    local calls on shared landline; can arrange long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    modern high efficiency front loading stacker machine...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    fridge/freezer late model....moreless

  • Stove:

    glass top, late model full oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    One full size Nishiki provided. Bicycle rentals are available two blocks away...moreless

  • Boat:

    Trips and rentals nearby...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Veranda and deck with a view plus a small fenced in patio area. The fence is about 3 feet high and there are no holes for dogs to escape through. Each suite has a gate to the yard. We love pets!...moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The Gorge 'Go paddling' offers rentals and is very close by...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    There is a gazebo on the verandah. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane BBQ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The Esquimalt Recreation Centre is less than 2 km away and includes fitness facilities as well as a salt water mix pool with slide, river, hot tub and sauna....moreless

Building Type

  • House


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from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Sep 15 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
C$600 C$2,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$86 Nightly; 30 nights or more: C$73 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$700 C$2,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$100 Nightly; 30 nights or more: C$73 Nightly

Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee C$25
  • Cleaning Fee C$50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$200
  • Taxes Not included


We charge 25% at booking to hold the suite which is applied to your final bill. We require 30 days notice to provide a full refund of this booking fee.

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Last updated: 09/01/2015
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  • The Parliament Building

    "The BC Legislature is a beautiful building in downtown Victoria and can be seen from our home."

  • Royal BC Museum

  • Beacon Hill Park

    "This is a lovely park for walks anytime of year. There is a wonderful off leash dog park nea..."

  • Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel

    "This is a very special experience. It is like stepping back in time. Keep in mind it is quit..."

  • Spinnakers Brewpub

    "Good pub-style food with many selections from surrounding areas. For example cheese from Sal..."

  • Save On Foods Memorial Centre

    "Many events are hosted here as well as local hockey games. Fun entertainment for the whole f..."

  • Pescatores Fish House and Oyster Bar

    "Right donwtown by the harbour. Three unique restaurants each catering to a different flare. ..."

  • Esquimalt Parks & Recreation

    "The rec centre offers all types of fitness activities and has a pool, gym and several classe..."

  • Chinatown

  • Days Inn Victoria On The Harbour

    "Birds eye view of Canada Day Fireworks. Why not rent the suite for the long week end, sit o..."

27 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Washington State COHO Ferry (to Port Angeles, Wa)
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Songhees Sea Walkway

Car: Not Necessary

Whale watching, walking tours, miniature world, horse drawn carriage rides, Craigdarrick Castle, world class Museum, IMAX. Take a little ferry boat to Fisherman's Wharf for Fish and Chips. Please check out the Tourism Victoria Web site.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I am a retired registered nurse my husband, born in Germany still runs his Music studio and store. We are long term residents of Victoria, (my mother was born one block from our house). We have been married 40 years. We enjoy the wonderful amenities Victoria has to offer on a regular basis. We truly love animals and welcome your pets. We have a one legged Seagull we have named Heathcliff which we nursed back to health after finding him near death on the beach down the road. He is has adopted us and spends a lot of time perched on our roof or sitting on the rock to sun himself.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
I fell in love with this house the minute I saw it. It is a rare 1907 brick house on a hillcrest with perfect proximity to downtown Victoria, transportation and walks. I have worked to return this home to its glory for the last 13 years and am so proud to share its restored charm with guests.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We are active users of vacation rentals throughout the world as well. We like to provide the same care and attention to your stay as we have appreciated when we travel.

Contact us

Speaks: english, german


  • Part of ensuite full bath

    Part of ensuite full bath

  • Deep soaking tub in full bath

    Deep soaking tub in full bath

  • Front door and verandah of suite.

    Front door and verandah of suite.



  • Front of Hillcrest House

    Front of Hillcrest House

  • In the summer months, the cruise ships come into port

    In the summer months, the cruise ships come into port

  • Verandah wraps around the house.

    Verandah wraps around the house.

  • Front door

    Front door

  • Living room and dining room are one large room with high ceilings.

    Living room and dining room are one large room with high ceilings.

  • H/E Washer and Dryer ensuite.

    H/E Washer and Dryer ensuite.

  • South West facing portion of verandah.  Perfect for a BBQ (included)

    South West facing portion of verandah. Perfect for a BBQ (included)

  • View from verandah

    View from verandah

  • Hillcrest House

    Hillcrest House

  • Our favourite pet Seagull

    Our favourite pet Seagull

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