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Affordable Lakefront Charm in Heart of Bird Sanctuary

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Victoria house description

Experience all of the advantages of big city activities with a lakefront country setting, this rancher style house is situated at the end of a cul de sac, in the heart of a bird sanctuary on Glen Lake.

Living area is tastefully decorated and furnished with leather lazyboy (reclining) furniture. Luxury appointments include 8 ft. ceilings with the main room framed by crown molding, hardwood floors, dimmer lights, ceiling fan and pellet stove.

NEW Kitchen/appliances including Refrigerator, Stove, Microwave, Dishwasher. Other amenities include Washer and Dryer. Fully Stocked kitchen with all small appliances, dishes and cutlery. Wireless Internet and Digital High Def TV with PVR included.

Western sun exposure makes the house sunny and bright. Outdoor patio area drips with Wisteria in the spring, and provides shade in summer. Yard overlooks Douglas Fir, Gary Oak and Arbutus trees, and of course, the lake. Abundance of blackberries and apples for the picking in the fall

Large private lakefront field for volleyball, badminton or football (or wildlife viewing!)

Perfect for families with children, some pets ok (pet deposit may be required).

Outdoor wood burning firepit, wood and kindling provided

Use the Floating Dock with electric motor and life jackets (use at own risk; boating licence may be required - ask for details) and cruise the lake with your fishing rod and cooler!

Available for a few days, a Week-long Getaway or Extended-Stay

ONLY STEPS away from the NEW Exciting 'City Centre Park' see eagleridgecentre dot com for all of the family activities available including waterpark, bowling, mini golf, outdoor fitness equipment, bike rentals and MORE!

Vehicle options: BMW X5 (7 pass) or BMW X3 (5 pass) available at $75/day incl taxes. Subject to availability.

PLEASE READ IF PARTY IS OVER 4 PEOPLE: 3rd 'BEDROOM' listed is a Portable Queen bed set up in the Office (which is shared with Master Bedroom)

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available


              • Pets Considered:

                With pet deposit...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Some accessability, call for details...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Fenced yard keeps kids safe from water unless supervised...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Singles

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 1 double


              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                QUEEN Portable Bed...moreless

              • House sleeps 4, Portable Queen Bed is available at no charge and can be set up in Office which is shared with the Master Bedroom. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Heated Floors, Towels, Shampoo and Conditioner Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Fenced yard keeps small pets in and small children away from the lake until supervised. Vehicle options: BMW X5 (7 pass) or BMW X3 (5 pass) available at $75/day incl taxes. Subject to availability. ...moreless


                  • DVR
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo:

                    IPOD dock, CD Player...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library
                  • Toys:


                  • Video Library
                  • Books:

                    Full Library...moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Games


                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Forests
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Library
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Water View
                  • Town:

                    Situated 12km from Victoria in a hustling and bustling community with great shopping, restaurants, numerous indoor and outdoor family activities, world renowned golf courses, local and national sporting events, as well as rodeos, free concerts and festivals. Great location for those of you who want to experience it all - Victoria, Goldstream Park (Malahat), and Sooke!...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    House is situated in the heart of a bird santuary on Glen Lake. There is a small field between house and lake that can be used for sporting activities or just sit back and watch the wildlife roam unannounced (deer, rabbits, otters, quail, geese and numerous birds). Floating Dock can be taken out with your chairs, fishing rod and cooler, or walk 2 minutes down a trail and you will find the public fishing dock, park and beach....moreless

                  • Lake:

                    Situated on Glen Lake with private dock and additional floating dock with motor. 5 minutes walk to another Langford Lake. Both lakes stocked with Trout and Bass!...moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    Includes own dock, as well as a floating dock with electric motor. Large private field for sports games or nature watchers...moreless

                  • Lake View
                  • Waterfront
                  • Beach:

                    Small public beach only minutes away from house as well as a swimming platform in middle of lake. Langford Lake is across the street and 10 minute drive to Ocean beach or Thetis lake...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    10 minute drive to Esquaimalt lagoon...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Spelunking
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Filtered Water
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Shampoo
                          • Telephone
                          • Free Local Calls
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Safe
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Stove
                          • Heating
                          • Living Room
                          • Covered Parking
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Wood Fireplace:

                            Pellet Stove...moreless

                          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                            Free outdoor Fitness Equiptment available across the road at City Centre Park. Bicycles also for rent at $3/hour....moreless


                          • Kitchen
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator:

                            With Ice/Water...moreless

                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items


                          • Outdoor Furniture
                          • Porch Furniture
                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Golf Clubs
                          • Raft
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Golf:

                            4 Golf Courses within minutes of property...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Bicycles:

                            Available at City Center park across street - $3/hour...moreless

                          • Boat:

                            Floating Mobile Dock with electric motor and some life jackets....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Paritially covered by Wisteria vines, flowers drop in Spring. View of field and lake...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 15 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer Rates
                          Jun 16 - Sep 14
                          3 night min stay
                          C$1,400 C$4,500
                          Fall Rates
                          Sep 15 - Dec 14
                          2 night min stay
                          C$1,050 C$3,000
                          Christmas Rates
                          Dec 15 - Jan 5
                          3 night min stay
                          Winter Rates
                          Jan 6 - Apr 14
                          2 night min stay
                          C$1,050 C$3,000
                          Apr 15 - Jun 15
                          2 night min stay
                          C$1,225 C$3,750
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Pet Fee C$75
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Vehicle options: BMW X5 (7 pass) or BMW X3 (5 pass) available at $75/day incl taxes. Subject to availability.

                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                          Last updated: 07/23/2014
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                          Car: Recommended

                          This convenient location offers plenty of shopping, dining and outside activities as there is easy access for naturalists, bikers, hikers & joggers.

                          Vehicle options: BMW X5 (7 pass) or BMW X3 (5 pass) available at $75/day incl taxes. Subject to availability.

                          NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:

                          16 km to Downtown Victoria (Parliament Buildings/Empress)

                          14 km to Uptown Victoria

                          4 km to Royal Roads University

                          6 km to Victoria General Hospital

                          5.5 km to Bear Mountain Resort

                          Property Situated On GLEN Lake

                          3 min walk to City Centre Park

                          5 min walk to LANGFORD Lake

                          CLOSE TO SPORTING EVENTS and ACTIVITIES:

                          -3 minute walk to the NEW Westshore City Centre Park, home of the Canadian Rugby National Headquarters. Sporting Events here include: Victoria Highlanders, Victoria Rebels, Eagle Ridge Roller Hockey teams, Victoria Ball Hockey League, Junior Shamrocks, Juan de Fuca Soccer, City Centre Park Slo-Pitch League. Family Activities here include: Ice Skating, 10 Pin Bowling, Mini Golf, Play-Zone, Roller Skating, and Water Park.

                          -3 min walk to the public fishing dock, dog park and beach area

                          -5.5 km to Juan de Fuca Rec Centre (pool, weight room, library and curling rink)

                          -5.5 km to Bear Mountain Arena (Grizzlies hockey)

                          -6 km to Western Speedway and All Fun Recreation Park (go carts, mini-golf, batting cages)

                          -2 km to the Luxton Pro Rodeo grounds (May)

                          CLOSE TO DINING and ENTERTAINMENT:

                          -Within 5km of various restaurants, pubs and entertainment venues including:

                          Sabhai Thai, Original Joes, Stationhouse Pub, Tap House Pub, Columbos Taverna (Greek), Glen Lake Pub, Cineplex Odeon Westshore Cinemas, View Royal Casino, Bear Mountain Resort and Spa

                          CLOSE TO SHOPPING:

                          -2 km to Westshore Town Centre, Fairway Market, Canadian Superstore, Canadian Tire, Wal-Mart, Slegg Lumber, Rona, Best Buy, Shoppers Drug Mart

                          -5 km to Costco, Millstream Village (Outlet Stores), Home Depot

                          -14 km to Uptown Victoria and Mayfair Shopping Centre

                          CLOSE TO GOLFING:

                          -4.1 km to Royal Colwood Golf Club

                          -5.5km to Bear Mountain Golf Resort

                          -5.9 km to Olympic View Golf Club

                          -6.8km to Juan de Fuca Golf Course

                          CLOSE TO OCEAN

                          -6.3 km to Fort Rod Hill and Esquimalt Lagoon, Beach and Migratory Bird Sanctuary

                          -25 km to East Sooke Park

                          CLOSE TO FISHING

                          -Access to a private dock on Glen Lake with little boat for fishing (electric motor)

                          - 3 min walk to the public fishing dock

                          - 5 min walk to the larger, more developed Langford Lake

                          CLOSE TO OTHER OUTDOOR RECREATION:

                          -Glen Lake and Langford Lake and Thetis Lake all minutes away where you can fish, float, hike or swim

                          -5 min walk to numerous trails, including the The Galloping Goose

                          -7 km to Westshore Parks and Recreation including WildPlay Westshore

                          -8 km to see the Salmon Run and Eagle Extravaganza at Goldstream Park (mid-October to November)


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010

                          About the owner: I am a Mortgage Broker in Victoria and own two Student rental houses and (now) one vacation rental. My hobbies include travel planning for friends who come to the island, and event planning for charity fundraisers. I love downhill skiing and travelling abroad in the winter and boating and hiking in the summer. I am a Proud Victorian and am excited to show off my beautiful city/island.

                          Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
                          It's a hidden gem - paradise, with a ton of convenience! Langford is a growing community VERY close to Victoria and lakefront property doesn't come up very often. I love that Glen Lake is an electric motor lake, as it adds to the peace and tranquility. It is only 5km to Bear Mountain Golf and Spa as well as 3 other Golf courses. Family activites are abundant now that City Centre Park has opened, right around the corner (2 min walk)

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          My favorite thing to do is to sit on the patio and listen to the birds sing, watch the rabbits and deer jump across the field, the Canada Geese fly over and land in the lake at dawn and fly away at dusk. Blackbirds, bluebirds, chikadees, quail and robins are everywhere. Squirrels will come and stare at me through the patio door until they recieve thier daily dose of peanuts. This place makes me feel like Snow White!

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                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • Summer Serenity

                            Summer Serenity

                          • Backyard with apple tree and grape vines

                            Backyard with apple tree and grape vines

                          • Dock and additional motorized floating dock - grab a chair and cruise the lake!

                            Dock and additional motorized floating dock - grab a chair and cruise the lake!

                          • Access to the dock. Note the doe and her two fawns in field - frequent visitors!

                            Access to the dock. Note the doe and her two fawns in field - frequent visitors!

                          • View of private field and lake access from fully fenced yard

                            View of private field and lake access from fully fenced yard

                          • Walkway to Dock

                            Walkway to Dock

                          • Winter Wonderland

                            Winter Wonderland

                          VRBO #411274

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

                          C$175 - C$225 per night (CAD)

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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