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

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.

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

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

          Attractions

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean:

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

          • Rural:

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

          • Ocean View:

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

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

                  • Dining Room

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

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

                      Kitchen

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

                      Outside

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

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      C$2,500 C$3,500
                      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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                      Last updated: 08/21/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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

                      View calendar: Updated 08/21/14
                      Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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