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Mulberry Cottage - Self Contained - Hot-Tub - Sleeps 2-4

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Last updated: 07/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Victoria cottage description

Mulberry Cottage, recently renovated, is a quaint, romantic, self-contained private cottage with a queen posturepedic brass bed, and double futon (couch in living room makes into futon). It sleeps 2 comfortably - and bedding for extra 2. Full kitchenette with sink, microwave, toaster oven, fridge, double burner stove-top, toaster, coffee maker, kettle, dishes and cutlery, tea, coffee - all you would need to cook. And BBQ. Hot and cold cereals are supplied, along with some goodies during your stay. High Speed Wi-Fi, Satellite T.V., DVDs, Stereo, & Cds included. Full bath with soaker tub. A beautiful Bay window overlooks a lush 1/2 acre of gardens. Full use of Gazebo, Patio, Patio table, Yard, and 4 person private Hot-Tub for your use. (2 housecoats provided) Guest parking. Brochures, and knowledge and help regarding attractions and restaurants, etc. - we are more than happy to help. Fruit from the Property - when in season! Along with a variety of birds, dragonflies, & Monarch butterflies. We have planted specific flora to attract these!

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Bed (1) posturpedic brass bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double futon. Can sleep up to 4 persons...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            double sink, fridge, microwave, toaster oven, double burner stove-top Fully stocked with dishes, cutlery, accessories, BBQ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Double burner stove top...moreless

          • Oven:

            Toaster Oven...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            3...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 3 people

          Amenities

          • Iron & Board
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Reiki treatments are offered on premise by Jo-Ann, a Reiki Master - in our home studio. Esthetic services, including massages - are also offered. Why not treat yourself?!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Books
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Music Library
              • Video Library
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        4 person private hot-tub (2 housecoats provided)...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Cottage has it's own Private yard - with access to our yard and Gazebo...moreless

                      • Gazebo:

                        in our 1/2 acre of garden...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Walking
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Equestrian Events
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 19 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      C$135
                      C$850

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

                      Low Season
                      Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      C$125
                      C$800

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Discount rates for longer stays.

                      Reiki sessions - Approx. 1 - 1 1/2 hrs. - $65.00 Total. Including Essential Oils $70.00. Also Including Infrared Sauna $80.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Location

                      Car: Recommended

                      Mulberry Cottage is located between Elk/Beaver Lake & the Pacific Ocean/Cordova Bay Beach. It is a short walk to either. And a 10 km. walk around scenic Elk Lake. A 5-minute drive to the Commonwealth Place Rec. Centre for swimming, gym, and classes. Shopping is also a 5 minute drive. 18 hole, 9 hole, and mini-golf courses - 5 minutes away. Only 20 minutes to downtown. 10 Minutes to the Airport - 15-20 to the Ferries for crossings to Vancouver, the Islands, & U.S.A. You will see much wildlife close by - and many birds and butterflies on our property. World famous Butchart Gardens is 15 minutes away. Easy access to shopping, sight-seeing, downtown, and places to walk in Nature.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Peter & Jo-Ann Hopkins purchased this property, shortly after they were married - and have done substantial renovations since inception. It has been a Labor of Love! Peter was a Clearance Diver with the Navy for 20 years - and has done Bomb Disposal work throughout the World, and as close as Calgary - both in the River and on Military Land, during 1998 - 2005. He is also trained as a Millwright - what he works at now - with Victoria Shipyards - repairing and a Consultant on ferries and submarines. Jo-Ann started her career in Accounting, then moved to being the only Bonded and Licensed female Car Broker in Alberta, then 21 years as a successful Realtor - both in Calgary and here in Victoria. A little note - she used to Barrel Race too. Jo just happened on this house during her career!! The Main home was built in 1931 - so both home and property have much Heritage character. The Cottage - in the back yard - overlooks the huge Mulberry Tree - hence the name 'Mulberry Cottage'. We have completely renovated the Main home and added an Addition (for Jo-Ann's Reiki treatment studio), also added an Addition to the Cottage (which used to be a bird aviary at one point....!) new circular driveway and brick walkways, new outbuildings, - and Pete finally got his Shop! We love visiting with our guests - from around the World.... and hope when you come - you will experience R & R. Jo-Ann is also a Reiki Master - and offers treatments in her home studio.

                      Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
                      We are located in an exceptional area - close to shopping and grocery stores, Lakes, and the Ocean. Also the ferries and the Airport. We have been told by several guests - the property is 'magical'. It has that English Country Cottage feel. A very safe and quiet area, with much flora and fauna.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      We have a 1/2 acre secluded property - but close to all amenties. The best of both worlds! We love the peace of the gardens, the country road out front - that people walk constantly. And the proximity to the lake and Ocean - is so close - you can walk to either. The trees on the property are very stately and beautiful. They attract many birds (and squirrels!). If you like Nature - you will love this.


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                      Speaks: english, English

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                      Photos

                      • Mulberry Cottage

                        Mulberry Cottage

                      • Queen posturpedic brass bed

                        Queen posturpedic brass bed

                      • Double futon & kitchen/living room area

                        Double futon & kitchen/living room area

                      • DVDs, games, table overlooking bamboo

                        DVDs, games, table overlooking bamboo

                      • Full bath with soaker tub

                        Full bath with soaker tub

                      • Peter & Jo-Ann Hopkins, Luke & Mindy

                        Peter & Jo-Ann Hopkins, Luke & Mindy

                      • The huge Arbutus and former chicken coup

                        The huge Arbutus and former chicken coup

                      • The Main House (1931) & circular driveway

                        The Main House (1931) & circular driveway

                      • St. Francis watching over our Garden

                        St. Francis watching over our Garden

                      • Cordova Bay Beach - walking distance

                        Cordova Bay Beach - walking distance

                      • Water lilies at Beaver Lake

                        Water lilies at Beaver Lake

                      • Jo-Ann on the Vancouver/Victoria Ferry

                        Jo-Ann on the Vancouver/Victoria Ferry

                      • Ahhh.... the Hot-Tub

                        Ahhh.... the Hot-Tub

                      • The bedroom mural

                        The bedroom mural

                      • Fully equipped kitchen

                        Fully equipped kitchen

                      • Ahhh... the view thru the Bay window

                        Ahhh... the view thru the Bay window

                      • Welcome to the Cottage from the Front

                        Welcome to the Cottage from the Front

                      • The Lady of the Light Zen Garden

                        The Lady of the Light Zen Garden

                      • A view of the front garden

                        A view of the front garden

                      • The Rose Garden

                        The Rose Garden

                      • Beach and willows at Beaver Lake closeby

                        Beach and willows at Beaver Lake closeby

                      • Luke chasing geese at Elk Lake

                        Luke chasing geese at Elk Lake

                      • Camass flowers at Beacon Hill Park

                        Camass flowers at Beacon Hill Park

                      • High Tea at the Empress

                        High Tea at the Empress

                      VRBO #429998

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

                      C$125 - C$135 per night (CAD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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