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Exclusive Two Storey Heritage Penthouse in the Heart of Victoria

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Victoria condo description

One block from the inner harbour, on Government Street, in the heart of the tourism district and walking distance to a wide variety of fine restaurants, is where you will find this exclusive penthouse.

The spacious two storey condo is a stylish heritage conversion perfectly located in the heart of old-town Victoria. What sets this meticulously restored building apart is that it meets modern building requirements, yet preserving one of Victoria’s heritage treasures, the famous 122 year old Victoria hotel. Originally built in 1892 as a first class hotel designed by architect Thomas Hooper, it is now named Vogue and is the perfect blend of modern facilities with the romance and magic of old-world design.

Located at one of the hippest intersections in the city's commercial core, the rows of storefront and upper storey windows of this building provides an intermediate connection between the historic Old Town and Chinatown.

The private, beautifully landscaped, 800 sq ft roof terrace and garden overlooks the popular intersection of Government and Johnston streets. This gem is truly one of a kind!

Its unique heritage features are exquisitely blended with all the modern comforts.

• Two spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms

• 13 foot ceilings with 8ft tall original sash windows, facing south and east that ensure maximum sunlight.

• Original red brick walls and 18” by 12” douglas fir beams.

• A rooftop den which can be used as yoga or workout room.

• Beautiful teak floors throughout.

• Fireplace.

• The suite is 1273 sq ft, plus the 800 sq ft roof terrace and garden.

• Central heating.

• Secure underground parking space available.

• Washer & dryer machines

• Gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave

• The living/dining area features two love seats, comfortable leather armchair, artwork, a small collection of books, ceiling fan, large flat screen tv, bose stereo.

• Telephone and wireless internet.

• Ideal location for walks in downtown Victoria to many hot spots, including pubs, fine dining, shopping & historic buildings. Perfect for anyone wanting to explore the city on foot.

All the extras that our guests would need upon arrival are provided.

We can't wait to welcome you to our home away from home!

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 1273 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 4 floors including underground parking

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            No unaccompanied minors. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No Pets....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Except to the upper lever roof garden....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Sleeps 2 comfortably....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Sleeps 2 comfortably....moreless

          • Upstairs den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            The futon sleeps 2 children or 1 adult comfortably...moreless

          • Our 2 spacious and comfortable bedrooms guarantee sweet dreams! The master bedroom includes an ensuite. Also equipped with a TV, 2 lamps, side tables, chest of drawers and a trunk. Bedroom 2, bed, side tables, desk....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Towels, facecloths & toiletries, etc all included in rate....moreless

          • Ensuite Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Rate includes towels, facecloths & toiletries...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Tim & heather - Our managers, live, work and play in victoria for most of their lives and are waiting to welcome you to your home away from home. They are a perfect resource to the start of your vacation. Anything you need to know about our property, Victoria and the surrounding area, they are more than happy to help. ...moreless

              Entertainment

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

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Rain Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Elevator:

                4 floors including underground parking...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Wi-fi service included in rate....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                Secure basement parking space; cost to park $25/week just steps away from the elevator....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Local calls only...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                For 6 persons....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Includes all standard appliances, full size fridge, gas oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, utensils and dishes, etc....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Gas oven...moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                Full size refrigerator with top level freezer...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 burner gas stove...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Roof top terrace garden for ultimate serenity overlooking Government Street and Johnston Street...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer Rates
              Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              5 night min stay
              C$225
              Winter Rates
              Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
              5 night min stay
              C$175
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              C$150

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit C$250
              • One time exit cleaning fee C$100
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              25% deposit required to secure booking; the balance payable 30 days prior to arrival and can be paid online by credit card & e-check using the "Book it Now" icon or via Pay Pal.

              Canadian guests can also pay by Interac e-Transfer

              Security deposit is refunded once there are no damages or breakages, fair wear and tear excepted

              Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice


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              Last updated: 12/16/2014
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              Location

              26 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Victoria International Airport
              0.1 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              Several Choices within
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              Victoria Clipper to Seattle, WA
              4 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              Cedar Hill Public Golf Course
              0.3 Kilometres
              Nearest Train
              Bus Depot Station
              1 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 17 & Highway 1
              0.1 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Several Choices within
              245 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Mount Washington Ski Resort

              Car: Not Necessary

              Victoria British Columbia, Vancouver Island and the surrounding area is one of the world’s premiere outdoor playgrounds boasting snow-capped peaks, ocean, lake and river paradises and a temperate rainforest full of miles and miles of trails.

              Below are a few of our favourite outdoor adventures & eco tourism activities in victoria on vancouver island:

              Kelp Reef Adventures Kayaking

              Floatplane charters and scenic tours from the Inner Harbour to Vancouver, Seattle, WA & flightseeing.

              Victoria Harbour Ferries - the captains are local people with big hearts, big smiles and loads to share. They love to show locals and visitors alike all that Victoria has to offer…from the waterside viewpoint of our city.

              Whale watching expeditions

              Hop on the Victoria Clipper to Seattle, WA or the Black Ball Line to Port Angeles, WA.

              No need for a car, many great restaurants, shopping & historic buildings are within walking distance; the Swans Suite Hotel and the Market Square, built in the late 19th century and known as one of Victoria’s best shopping spots.

              Jewish Congregation Emanuel Temple, is the oldest surviving synagogue in Canada, a renown national historic site built in 1863 and located just 2 blocks from our condo at the corner of Blanchard and Pandora.

              Church of Our Lord, built in 1876 is the oldest church building in Victoria and one of the finest examples of carpenter gothic style in BC. Designated a federal and provincial heritage site.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: Carole and I love to wander the world, explore new places and share our journeys with our friends! As a result we now have a few special places we want to share with you. Originally from the Caribbean- Jamaica and Barbados- we live most of the year in Toronto, Canada. Our properties- three in Barbados and one in Victoria are reflections of who we are. Adventuresome, social and global we have 8 children between us and a growing list of grandchildren travel to visit! We invite you to enjoy one of our homes when you choose to explore charming Victoria or stunning Barbados. More than just a room, these special places are for those with discerning taste who are looking to immerse themselves in the local culture. Designed and styled by Carole who is a photographer and artist and influenced by Danny who loves polo, entertaining and relaxing Jamaican style the blend of charm, sophistication and warmth will leave you with memories for years. Hopefully our second homes will become yours!

              Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
              Carole and I have a special love for Victoria. Our penthouse reflects the ideal location & heritage value in the heart of Old Town, within walking distance of all the great spots.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Our distinctive 1273 sq ft unit is located on the top floor of a dominant three storey heritage building in one of the most beautiful cities in the World. The 800 sq ft private roof terrace and garden with its wooden planters, flower pots and 'camp fire style' natural gas heater, overlooks the intersection of Johnson and Government streets, one of the busiest intersections in the city's commercial core. The 13 ft ceilings, original red brick interior walls and huge 18” by 12” douglas fir (original) beams make it very special.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Original Victoria Hotel - circa 1892

                Original Victoria Hotel - circa 1892

              • Living Area with fire place

                Living Area with fire place

              • Living area featuring high ceiling with fan

                Living area featuring high ceiling with fan

              • Master bedroom with original red brick walls.

                Master bedroom with original red brick walls.

              • Second bedroom

                Second bedroom

              • Stairway to upstairs den and private roof garden.

                Stairway to upstairs den and private roof garden.

              • View of the roof garden from the upper level den

                View of the roof garden from the upper level den

              • The roof terrace and garden at night - Our manager, Heather relaxing.

                The roof terrace and garden at night - Our manager, Heather relaxing.

              • Lower Johnson street with its boutique storefronts, from the roof garden.

                Lower Johnson street with its boutique storefronts, from the roof garden.

              • Tim & Heather - Our Managers

                Tim & Heather - Our Managers

              • The Fairmont Empress Hotel - cornerstone of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour.

                The Fairmont Empress Hotel - cornerstone of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour.

              • Gates of Harmonious Interest, Victoria's China Town, one block from the condo.

                Gates of Harmonious Interest, Victoria's China Town, one block from the condo.

              • Private 800 sq ft roof terrace and garden. Our hidden Gem!

                Private 800 sq ft roof terrace and garden. Our hidden Gem!

              • Living - dining combo

                Living - dining combo

              • Full kitchen with all modern appliances

                Full kitchen with all modern appliances

              • Master bedroom ensuite and flat screen TV

                Master bedroom ensuite and flat screen TV

              • Full bathroom # 2

                Full bathroom # 2

              • Upper level Den/studio & yoga room with futon.

                Upper level Den/studio & yoga room with futon.

              • Roof terrace and garden, with feng shui fountain.

                Roof terrace and garden, with feng shui fountain.

              • View of the intersection of Government and Johnson streets from the roof garden.

                View of the intersection of Government and Johnson streets from the roof garden.

              • The Victoria Hotel (Vogue) today.

                The Victoria Hotel (Vogue) today.

              • World renown Butchart Gardens, Victoria's most popular attraction.

                World renown Butchart Gardens, Victoria's most popular attraction.

              • A view of the Inner Harbour.

                A view of the Inner Harbour.

              • The famous Parliament Buildings on Belleville street facing the Inner Harbour.

                The famous Parliament Buildings on Belleville street facing the Inner Harbour.

              C$150 - C$225 per night (CAD)
              13

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within a few hours
              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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