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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: 08/25/2014
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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 is upstairs. The two single bed rooms are across the hall and another bedroom with cable TV, queen bed and adjoining bathroom with toilet and sink is on the main floor.

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.

******(If this house is booked, we have another vacation rental available in July and early August - ocean view 3 bedroom house in a South Victoria neighbourhood surrounded by beaches, close to downtown. Newly available for weekly or monthly rental. You can walk to town along the ocean if you like. Please Email owner for photos and location and availability)******


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

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            no animals...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Groups
          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking on property please...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

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

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome:

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

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            Main floor toilet, sink. 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

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

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

              Theme

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

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Waterfront
              • Beach View
              • Beachfront:

                Stairs to beach next to the property...moreless

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Water View
              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean
              • Waterfront
              • Oceanfront:

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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Living Room:

                    cable TV, DVD player...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Presto log or Duraflame only...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Stove
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Microwave
                  • Kitchen:

                    stove, 2 ovens...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Patio
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Deck / Patio:

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

                  • Beach Umbrellas
                  • Terrace
                  • Barbecue

                  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 4.2
                  from 5 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  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:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$600
                  • Cleaning fee C$200
                  • 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: 08/25/2014
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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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                  • 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 - Sunday, August 10, 2014

                  C$475 per night (CAD)
                  5

                  4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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