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Architect Designed and Decorated Waterfront House, You Have the Whole House!

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Living room (with a view over the deck to the water)

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sooke bungalow description

An architectural gem. Original design features of the house remain and combined with the spectacular view of the ocean, garden and forest combine to make this a very special property. The house has been carefully furnished by the architect owner (grandson of the original architect) to ensure a comfortable and relaxing vacation for couples or families. Fully equipped for a comfortable stay (linens, towels, kitchen supplies, kitchen appliances etc etc). Relax on the deck, the wood burning fireplace or one of the special seating areas located around the property on the walk down to the waterfront. Try fishing or swimming off the rocks, spotting eagles, seals and whales from the deck and waterfront. There are also all the amenities and activities (restaurants, museums, zip-lining, hiking, fishing tours, kayaking tours etc) available in Sooke and Victoria only a short drive away.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Bungalow
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            View of the Sooke Bay and forest...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            view of the garden ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            view of the forest...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            2 Tv's - one in main bedroom and one in living/dining room...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable

          Communications

          Outdoor Features

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Beautifully landscaped garden with fish pond, and a forest walk down to the waterfront. ...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            House has a large deck and seating area overlooking the garden and Sooke Basin...moreless

          Theme

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

          Location & View

          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront

          Activities

          • Restaurants
          • Shelling
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Miniature Golf
          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Boating
          • Medical Services
          • Golf
          • Kayaking
          • Sailing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Cycling
          • Mountain Biking
          • Hiking
          • Fishing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Hunting
          • Shopping
          • Walking
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Winery Tours
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Cinemas
          • Whale Watching
          • Live Theater
          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Paddle Boating
          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Scenic Drives
          • Museums
          • Surfing
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.8
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          High Season
          Jun 16 - Sep 14, 2014
          2 night min stay
          C$300
          C$1,750 C$4,000
          Shoulder season
          Sep 15 - Sep 30, 2014
          2 night min stay
          C$250
          C$1,500 C$3,000
          Low Season
          Oct 1 - Jun 15, 2015
          2 night min stay
          C$175
          C$1,050 C$2,250
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          C$300
          C$1,750 C$4,000
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Taxes Included

          Notes:

          VRBO does not quote the correct rate for stays between 21 to 30 days!! please email me for best rates! Payment by credit card is using paypal. Payment by online bank etransfer or paypal


          Cancellation policy:

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


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 07/24/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
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          Location

          50 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Victoria International
          55 Kilometres
          Nearest Ferry
          Schwartz bay terminal
          3 Kilometres
          Nearest Motorway
          Highway #14
          10 Kilometres
          Nearest Beach
          Witty's Beach
          3.5 Kilometres
          Nearest Barpub
          17 Mile House Pub
          250 Kilometres
          Nearest Ski
          Mt Washington
          15 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Olympic View
          3.5 Kilometres
          Nearest Restaurant
          17 Mile House

          Car: Necessary

          As a part of a temperate rainforest, the Sooke district has one of the mildest climates in Canada. Typically warm and dry in the summer, the weather is very pleasant. Winters are also mild with a good amount of rainfall and a rare snowfall. This pleasant climate can be enjoyed while hiking, biking, or horseback riding some of the local trails, or kayaking or sailing in the local waters of Sooke Basin and beyond. Quick meals, tasty food, unique tea houses or fine dining at a Restaurant, Sooke has it all. Or pamper yourself with a day spa. The Galloping Goose multi-use trail is 1km from the house, the Galloping Goose trail is a 60 km trail from Sooke all the way into Victoria. You can bike, walk, run, hike on the Galloping Goose trail East Sooke Provincial Park is ~ 5km from the house. There are over 50 km of trails in the park taking you through coastline and forrest landscapes.

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 1980

          Why Sooke:
          The house was designed by local architect Antony Burkart as a weekend house/retreat. Most of the original features remain including the unique copper leafed fire place and hand burnt/stained beams. The house is still owned by the Burkart family and has been furnished with high quality furniture and design under the influence of the grandson of Antony who is also an architect.

          The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
          The house is set on a stunning waterfront property that is covered with trees and with views to the west across the Sooke Basin to the Town of Sooke. The landscaped yard includes beautiful flowers and trees as well as a fish pond with lily pads. In the summer it is possible to swim off the rocks as well as fishing and kayaking in the bay. Of course there is also lots of wildlife spotting - eagles, seals, whales, deer maybe black bears or a cougar if you are lucky.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english
           

          Photos

          • Living room (with a view over the deck to the water)

            Living room (with a view over the deck to the water)

          • Dining room with view of the water

            Dining room with view of the water

          • One of the quiet seating areas on the property

            One of the quiet seating areas on the property

          • Bedroom #2 - queen sized bed

            Bedroom #2 - queen sized bed

          • Bedroom #1 with kingsize bed, view of forest and water

            Bedroom #1 with kingsize bed, view of forest and water

          • View of house and deck from the path to the waterfront

            View of house and deck from the path to the waterfront

          • Large Kitchen, fully equipped for 4 people and with separate kitchen table

            Large Kitchen, fully equipped for 4 people and with separate kitchen table

          • Pond and garden area

            Pond and garden area

          • Another seating area on the path to the waters edge

            Another seating area on the path to the waters edge

          • Fish pond with Lily pads

            Fish pond with Lily pads

          • Sunset view from the deck

            Sunset view from the deck

          • View from the waters edge

            View from the waters edge

          • View from the deck/living room and dining room

            View from the deck/living room and dining room

          • Living room from the dining area

            Living room from the dining area

          • Bedroom #2

            Bedroom #2

          • Bedroom #2

            Bedroom #2

          • Front Entrance and side garden

            Front Entrance and side garden

          • Bathroom with bath and shower

            Bathroom with bath and shower

          • View of the patio/deck

            View of the patio/deck

          • Sunset from the patio

            Sunset from the patio

          • In the lily pond

            In the lily pond

          • Living room, copper-leafed wood fireplace

            Living room, copper-leafed wood fireplace

          VRBO #455279

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Thursday, July 17, 2014

          C$175 - C$300 per night (CAD)
          5

          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 07/24/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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