Charming Downtown Victoria House - Kids Under 10 Yrs Old Stay for Free

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This well-appointed home is walking distance to downtown Victoria, the Inner Harbour, Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria Art Gallery and a lovely stroll to Cook Street Village and the beach. We are central and convenient to all downtown amenities.

The suite boasts 2600 sq ft of comfortable west coast living over two storeys and three bedrooms. If you have a group with eight or more adults, please consider renting the entire five bedroom house (this three bedroom suite plus the lower two bedroom suite) via this listing:

The main floor has the two bedrooms (queen beds) and a sunny 'open concept' living space with a kitchen, sunroom, dining room and living room with electric fireplace and huge skylight. This floor is ideal for visiting, relaxing, watching TV and cooking big meals. Our kitchen is stocked with everything one would need and the dining room table has many leaves to seat up to ten people.

The top floor is the master bedroom with a king size bed and a two piece bathroom. It has two skylights and a calm and peaceful feel to it. There is a collapsible playpen available for use. It is very private from the rest of the house.

There is a wonderful sunroom that catches afternoon and evening sun. There are two rocking chairs plus two twin beds. This is the best room for sleeping during fair-weather months, but it isn't insulated so there isn't any heat. There are also some kids toys. If we approve you bringing your dog, this is where they'd be sleeping.

The backyard is private and is equipped with a Webber BBQ, a firepit and a patio plus chairs for lounging.

We accept most pets but they must stay outside or in the sunroom. We have a huge school field beside us, great for walking the pooch (or the kids!). Please let us know about your pet (size, temperament, shedding) if you would like to bring them and know it's an additional $100/pet fee.

Wireless internet, laundry, four car driveway (five in a pinch), very clean, ideal location for those wanting to be close to all the amenities. Private backyard for sunny afternoons and relaxing. Bus stop across the street.

Not only a great vacation spot but a comfortable temporary home for those on the road. Perfect for longer stays and entertaining.


You can add the lower suite to get more space and an extra bathroom.
Great space for some music, BBQ, privacy and central location.
We have a bike for your use.
Two bedrooms have separate entrances.
Very close to downtown Victoria.
Lots of boardgames (Scrabble, Twister, crib, etc)
Great family reunion home.
Huge kitchen and well-equipped for big meals.
School playground right around the corner.
Beautiful neighbourhood for walking/sightseeing.
Perfect for special events (stags, bachelorette parties).
We will consider pets, but they must stay in the yard/sunroom.

Please email me the dates requested and the number of guests and I will reply promptly with a quote, plus specifics.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    We have toys here!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets can stay in the sunroom while visiting....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    smoking outside only 420 friendly, let me know if you need a hand ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Master bedroom #1: 1 king, 1 child bed

    child playpen...moreless

  • Main floor Bedroom #2: 1 queen

    plus one double AND one twin 4' sleeping mats...moreless

  • Main floor bedroom #3: 1 queen


  • The sunroom now has two twin beds in it - the best room in the house!

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    ensuite bathroom in upper master bedroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Offer childcare and petsitting.


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    lots of boardgames ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Galaxy satellite stations on the TV...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    we have a speaker for you to use with your phone but no stereo...moreless

  • Television:

    master bedroom and livingrooom...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    two DVDs...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Let us know if you will need these. They aren't always available....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 31 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,198 $3,742

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,198 $4,117

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $93.56 + tax
  • Pet Fee $74.85
  • Tax Rate 5%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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28 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
YYJ International airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
many bars
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Clipper or Coho
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Uplands Golf Course
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Patricia Bay Highway #17
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
250 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beacon Hill Park - Dallas Rd beach

We are a five minute walk away from the Victoria Art Gallery, Craigdarroch Castle and the Lieutenant Governors Mansion. At the LGM there are beautiful gardens and a garry oak grove to walk through boasting beautiful views of the ocean and Fairfield. We are also a ten minute walk into downtown!

We are also right beside a middle school. This school has the largest field in all of Victoria - great for dog walking and playing with kids The playground has a chess set and a huge play station for children.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I manage two vacation rental properties while studying at university. My parents own the house and they live up island with my sister and her family. I am in my thirties and have lived in Taiwan for eight years, Thailand for one year and here in beautiful Victoria for over fifteen years. I love this city and love recommending great day trips and more.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
We decided to buy this house because of its convenient downtown location and absolute charm of the house. Once you get here, you will know what I mean...

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house, and I know from personal experience, is ideal for family gatherings. The open-concept kitchen and living areas make it fun to cook meals while still enjoying everyone's company. The sun room makes for a great location to either read the morning paper in the rocking chair, have an afternoon nap on the day bed or let the kids play in a safe room. This main floor is great for visiting yet the bedroom have very heavy doors that give privacy and block the noise. The master bedroom upstairs is also very private and a great get-away for the parents! It has an en-suite bathroom and great skylights that accent the attic-style ceiling. Great natural light and a super comfy king-size bed. The additional lower suite adds another two beds, full bathroom and kitchen.

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Speaks: english, french, mandarin



  • bedroom #1 - queen bed

    bedroom #1 - queen bed

  • electric fireplace

    electric fireplace

  • this dining table has three extendable leaves and can seat ten people

    this dining table has three extendable leaves and can seat ten people

  • two twin beds for fair-weather sleeping in the sunroom

    two twin beds for fair-weather sleeping in the sunroom

  • green sofa on right is a double pullout sofa

    green sofa on right is a double pullout sofa

VRBO #430877

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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