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Seaside Tranquility Oceanfront Hot Tub -15 Minutes to Downtown

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New hydrotherapy spa hot tub near sunset in winter.

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Last updated: 11/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Victoria house description

Consider this waterfront home a quiet retreat, romantic getaway, or a fabulous family vacation. Relax in a new top of the line Hot Tub with an ozone filtration system and a health spa quality 'micro bubbles' feature. Private beach access. Lots of windows provide light and spectacular ocean views all day.

Please see reviews below at the end of this description. (Also VRBO 376457, Home away 3009253)) for Seaside Tranquility

Our comfortable west coast waterfront home is located at the end of a quiet lane 15 min. from downtown Victoria but has a country feel. Search D'Arcy Lane, Saanich for map. Stairs down to the beach are steps away. There is lots of on site parking, up to three cars.

The rate is for a group of six people, although we can accommodate up to nine for an extra charge. This home's old world charm includes in-laid oak flooring throughout with fine architectural details, such as special crown moldings and leaded glass entrance doors.

From most rooms, you have a 180 degree view of the ocean. The house is built on rock overlooking incredible beauty and wildlife. For early risers, watch the colorful sunrises and perhaps whales in the distance or an eagle or heron searching for a delicious treat in the sea. Often seals or otters love to play nearby entertaining each other and you. Watch cruise ships in the distance near the San Juan Islands, or a kayak drifting by, with snow capped mountains in the background. Our property is fenced so safe for young children.

The living area offered is over 2600 sq. ft. The elegant foyer is spacious with immediate views of the sea from another door to the oceanfront patio, stretching over 100 ft. The outdoor hot tub is close by, lovely for ocean gazing in warmth. The large, but cozy, living room and dining room are filled with picture windows providing abundant light, perfect for gatherings. Cable TV in living room and internet throughout the house. A 300 ft.² glass sunroom overlooks a lovely Zen style garden with lovely views of the ocean as well. The double size kitchen is a chef's delight!

The master bedroom with queen bed and balcony overlooking the ocean is a spacious almost 275 ft.². Jetted jacuzzi tub and shower is upstairs and a second bathroom with shower as well. Across the hall there is a bedroom with two single beds and another with a Queen and single bed. On the main floor is another bedroom with cable TV, queen bed.

Restaurants, shopping and organic markets are close by. Within 2 km are two golf courses and mini-golf for the children. Nearby is the Lochside trail, excellent for cycling long distances or jogging in a country setting.

Downtown you'll find the Royal BC Museum, the Wax Museum, the Empress Hotel and Undersea Gardens. You might like a horse drawn carriage ride. A short 15 min. drive northwest are the famous Butchart Gardens and Butterfly World. We are within 20 to 25 min. from the airport and the BC or Washington ferries.

Our climate is mild. We usually have just a few days of snow, if any, in Winter. It does rain with lots of dry, sunny days, creating perfect conditions for year-round gardens. We are famous for daffodils in January! As tranquil and sunny as you'll find our seaside in Spring and Summer, the exciting winter storms are invigorating to watch from your cozy living room.

You will find your home away from home a tranquil haven for relaxation and noticing nature and wildlife at its finest. Please email for more information and photos, or check out our website link below.

Reviews

'We arrived and you were very welcoming and helpful.
Great place. Thanks for a wonderful time Donna and for being so accommodating. I appreciated it. We all had a wonderful time and our people really appreciated your hospitality. We will definitely keep in touch. I appreciate your generosity and may look to re book in the future as well as refer others.'
Rick.J.H., Edmonton, Alberta May, 2013

'We are departing very early (@6a). We really enjoyed the house; it was perfect for us. Thank you very much. Your guests.'
Alaska, September, 2012

'Hi Donna- just wanted to say thanks again for renting your beautiful home to us. We had a great and relaxing vacation and enjoyed our stay (as well as the views) tremendously. Thanks again,'
Matt P., Seattle, Washington, August, 2012

'I'd be happy to be a positive reference and, yes, it's fine to use my comments.
I am going through the pictures and video taken during the visit to Victoria. With days set aside for salmon fishing, whale watching, Butchart Gardens, High Tea at the Empress and a tour of Hatley Castle (Mark and Emily were married there 9 years ago), trips into town for meals, and an occasional walk along your beach, our time was quite full. It helped to have such a nice home to rest in each evening and collect ourselves for the next day's adventure.
Thank you for opening your ocean side home to us. Being there made the trip all the more restful and enjoyable.'
Richard V., Dallas, Texas, July, 2012

'Thank you. We enjoyed our stay at your house. Thank you for sharing it and thank you for all this information! '
Cindi M., San Antonio, Texas, July, 2012

'Thank you for letting us borrow your home - views were spectacular!'
L., N., and Kids, Medicine Hat, Alberta, May, 2012

'Thanks, Donna! We loved this place! We hope to see you again.'
The A's, Jasper, Alberta, October

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Groups
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome:

            Fenced. Young children need supervision, especially on stairs to beach next to the property....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking on property please...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            no animals...moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Main floor wheelchair accessible, bathroom too small for wheelchair. Shower upstairs....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Shower and Jetted tub upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, jetted tub

            Main Jetted Hot tub outside...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Suitability: Hydrotherapy Spa Hot Tub Children Welcome : Fenced. Young children need supervision, especially on stairs to beach next to the property. Wheelchair Accessible : Main floor wheelchair accessible, bathroom too small for wheelchair. Shower upstairs. Handicapped Accessible (May Have Limitations) : Main floor including bedroom accessible, small bathroom Non Smoking Only : No smoking on property please Minimum Age Limit For Renters...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television:

                2 cable TVs - main bedroom, living room...moreless

              • Toys
              • VCR

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Rain Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Beach View
              • Beachfront:

                Stairs to beach next to the property...moreless

              • Mountain View
              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront:

                Amazing 180 degree views from the property. You can hear the waves roll in....moreless

              • Water View
              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Presto log or Duraflame only...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Electric...moreless

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

                cable TV, DVD player...moreless

              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Shampoo
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster:

                stove, two ovens...moreless

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                off master bedroom, overlooking ocean...moreless

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Umbrellas
              • Deck / Patio:

                142 feet of waterfront deck, with seating...moreless

              • Terrace
              • Walkway To Water
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Skim board, swim floaters...moreless

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Hydrotherapy Spa Hot Tub, ozone filtration, 'micro bubbles' feature with health benefits. Fits 4 adults...moreless

              • Jetted Tub
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.3
              from 6 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter Holidays
              Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2015
              5 night min stay
              C$475
              C$2,850

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              Peak Season
              Jun 19 - Aug 31, 2015
              6 night min stay
              C$475
              C$2,850

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              C$475
              C$2,850

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee C$200
              • Refundable Damage Deposit C$600
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Hydrotherapy spa hot tub is high efficiency and uses very low amounts of electricity. Electricity at the property including heat and light is charged at 10 cents/kilowatt.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 11/07/2014
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              Location

              Car: Recommended

              Additional Info: Off Cordova Bay Rd/Royal Oak Dr, UVic, Ferries, Airport .

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: This photo is of the beach at low tide in front of our house. We have lived in Victoria for many years, so know lots about the area. We have travelled around the world and love to meet people.

              Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
              Our dream has been to own a waterfront home in Victoria, in a tranquil setting with lots of character and charm, and we found it!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, English

               

              Photos

              • New hydrotherapy spa hot tub near sunset in winter.

                New hydrotherapy spa hot tub near sunset in winter.

              • Entrance to our West Coast/Italian/Zen style home. Fountain is meditative.

                Entrance to our West Coast/Italian/Zen style home. Fountain is meditative.

              • New hot tub spa with jets and extra micro bubbles health feature.

                New hot tub spa with jets and extra micro bubbles health feature.

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              • Beautiful dining room table and chairs. Seats eight.

                Beautiful dining room table and chairs. Seats eight.

              • Kitchen continued

                Kitchen continued

              • Meditation garden next to sunroom

                Meditation garden next to sunroom

              • Queen bedroom-240 sq. ft with a wall of windows to view 180 degree ocean vista

                Queen bedroom-240 sq. ft with a wall of windows to view 180 degree ocean vista

              • .two single beds, can be joined together for a King

                .two single beds, can be joined together for a King

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              • .

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              • horse and rider in front of the house at low tide.

                horse and rider in front of the house at low tide.

              • Eagle in Front of Home at Sunrise gazing out to Cordova Bay, Victoria

                Eagle in Front of Home at Sunrise gazing out to Cordova Bay, Victoria

              • .View of home from the ocean.

                .View of home from the ocean.

              • .Arbutus tree on property, a favourite spot for eagles to land.

                .Arbutus tree on property, a favourite spot for eagles to land.

              • .Living room with wall of windows facing the ocean. Dining room is to the right

                .Living room with wall of windows facing the ocean. Dining room is to the right

              • Kitchen prep area

                Kitchen prep area

              • Large sunroom off of dining room and kitchen.

                Large sunroom off of dining room and kitchen.

              • .Bathroom with large tub and shower, toilet.

                .Bathroom with large tub and shower, toilet.

              • Main floor bedroom, ocean views.

                Main floor bedroom, ocean views.

              • Entrance to home, door to ocean view patio

                Entrance to home, door to ocean view patio

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                .

              • Starfish or Sea star on our beach in July

                Starfish or Sea star on our beach in July

              VRBO #376457

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Friday, November 21, 2014

              C$475 per night (CAD)
              6

              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 11/07/14
              Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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              Speaks: english, English
              • Calendar last updated: 11/07/2014
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