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Hillcrest Vacation Rental Vancouver Island

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Bungalow-style house features a large backyard with a beautiful lawn and garden

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Last updated: 09/10/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mill Bay house description

This lovely rental home is tucked away in the country, close to the ocean, Mill Bay Village and all that the Cowichan Valley has to offer. Surrounded by meadows and forest, it is an excellent place to enjoy a family vacation or a quiet restful getaway.

This beautiful house offers luxurious furnishings and is the perfect home base, with nearby Arbutus Ridge Golf & Country Club, Cowichan Valley Wineries, river trails offering hiking, biking and horseback riding, kayaking and fishing in the calm waters of Mill Bay or Cowichan Bay. The beach and rainforest nature trails are about a 10 minute stroll along the quiet country road.

This spacious house offers a large master bedroom with King bed and ensuite bathroom; a second King bedroom; Queen bedroom, and two separate bathrooms. The open plan layout features a living room with large windows opening out to the garden, fully equipped kitchen, dining room and kitchen table with doors opening out to the sunny patio and propane BBQ. There is also a separate games room, office and a large garage.

Cuddle by the cozy fireplace, or barbecue in the late evening sunshine and relax on the patio. The large yard and peaceful roads are ideal for children biking and playing. Go beach combing or enjoy all of the fun of the ocean. Rent a kayak and explore the Saanich Inlet or take a mountain bike and head off to the Galloping Goose Trail (part of the Trans Canada Trail). Tour the local boutique wineries, shops and markets and enjoy fresh local produce.

Many exciting adventures can also be found slightly farther afield... Cruise across the inlet on the Mill Bay Ferry to Brentwood Bay (resort, marina & restaurant), then visit the impressive Butchart Gardens and watch the fireworks show (Saturday evenings during the summer).

Be sure to explore the bustling harbour city of Victoria, a 40 minute drive south from the villa. Surrounded by ocean and forests, there are amazing hiking opportunities (stop at Goldstream Park for lush trails, waterfalls and the Goldstream River, a popular spot to watch the Fall salmon run.)
Head to Victoria's Inner Harbour for whale watching adventures, fishing trips and float plane flights! Visit the Royal BC Museum, Parliament Buildings, historic Empress Hotel, Miniature World, the Bug Zoo or go on a horse-drawn carriage ride. The beaches and breakwater along Dallas Road are a lovely walk through Beacon Hill Park. With its bountiful cafes, restaurants, boutique shops, antique stores, historic buildings and beautiful views- Victoria has something for everyone!

After a fun day sightseeing look forward to relaxing in this peaceful location as the sun sets over the hills.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Bay/Sound
          • Forests
          • Marina
          • Rain Forests
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean:

            A short walk to the beach at the Mill Bay Nature Park...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            Views overlooking the Saanich Peninsula and Mount Baker...moreless

          • Rural:

            Located in the Mill Bay countryside, surrounded by meadows and trees...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

              • Dining Room

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Beach Towels
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Patio

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Long Term Year round
                  Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  90 night min stay

                  C$2,500
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  C$2,500 C$3,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Rates include all charges. Minimum stay/rate applies. Taxes may be applicable. Discounts may apply for stays over 90 days.

                  Additional cleaning charge may apply for shorter stays.

                  $500 deposit due at time of booking. Balance due on arrival. Fully refundable if cancelled 30 days prior to arrival.

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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                  Location

                  60 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Victoria International YYJ
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Mill Bay
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Arbutus Ridge Golf and Country Club
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Trans Canada Highway 1
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Bridgemans Bistro at the Mill Bay Marina
                  200 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mount Washington Alpine Resort
                  800 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Mill Bay Nature Park

                  Car: Recommended

                  Located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley area of Vancouver Island, Mill Bay is at the south end of what is becoming well known as a wine growing area with balmy temperatures and ocean breezes. Approximately a thirty minute drive north of Victoria, BC's capital city, Mill Bay is also a short and scenic ferry ride from Brentwood Bay, home of world famous Butchart Gardens. Calm waters are a feature of this sunny and warm part of the island. From rowing to salmon fishing, hiking to mountain biking, and picnics to wine tours there is a vast number of interesting things to see and do.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Why Mill Bay:
                  Take a short visit or stay a while, this rental property is well suited for vacationers or those wishing to relocate to the countryside.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Very private and peaceful with beautiful ocean views, a large backyard and lush gardens. Located at the end of a quiet road, up a gravel driveway (no traffic noise). Single story bungalow with a spacious open plan layout.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

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                  • Bungalow-style house features a large backyard with a beautiful lawn and garden

                    Bungalow-style house features a large backyard with a beautiful lawn and garden

                  • Views overlooking the Saanich Inlet, Mount Baker and the lush countryside

                    Views overlooking the Saanich Inlet, Mount Baker and the lush countryside

                  • Find a cozy spot by the fire and admire the view

                    Find a cozy spot by the fire and admire the view

                  • Sun streams in through the large windows

                    Sun streams in through the large windows

                  • Kitchen with sunny seating area and outdoor BBQ

                    Kitchen with sunny seating area and outdoor BBQ

                  • Sunny garden patio

                    Sunny garden patio

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • King master bedroom with ensuite bathroom

                    King master bedroom with ensuite bathroom

                  • 1 of 2 separate bathrooms with shower

                    1 of 2 separate bathrooms with shower

                  • The calm waters of Mill Bay are perfect for paddling. See seals and Bald Eagles

                    The calm waters of Mill Bay are perfect for paddling. See seals and Bald Eagles

                  • Mill Bay Marina and Bridgemans Bistro, serving delicious west coast cuisine

                    Mill Bay Marina and Bridgemans Bistro, serving delicious west coast cuisine

                  • Historic Kinsol Trestle, over the Koksilah River

                    Historic Kinsol Trestle, over the Koksilah River

                  • Single story layout with large garage

                    Single story layout with large garage

                  • Bright and spacious open plan layout

                    Bright and spacious open plan layout

                  • Comfortable sitting room with flat screen TV

                    Comfortable sitting room with flat screen TV

                  • Large open plan kitchen

                    Large open plan kitchen

                  • The perfect place for breakfast!

                    The perfect place for breakfast!

                  • Ocean views

                    Ocean views

                  • Enjoy the fire and views from the dining room

                    Enjoy the fire and views from the dining room

                  • Ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and separate shower

                    Ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and separate shower

                  • Mill Bay Beach and Nature Park, a short stroll down the road.

                    Mill Bay Beach and Nature Park, a short stroll down the road.

                  • Canoeing into the Mill Bay estuary

                    Canoeing into the Mill Bay estuary

                  • Swimming hole in the nearby Koksilah River

                    Swimming hole in the nearby Koksilah River

                  • Hiking along the Cowichan River

                    Hiking along the Cowichan River

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                  C$583 - C$2,500 per week (CAD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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                  Member since: 2006
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 09/10/2014
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