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Waterfront Studio Apartment in Downtown Victoria, Bc

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Bright and airy, south facing, with a private patio in beautiful landscaping

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Last updated: 05/17/2015

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Are you ready for a new kind of vacation experience, independent of tiny and/or pricey hotel rooms?

Do you enjoy the full comforts of a home while traveling, only steps away from the water, right in the middle of the most vibrant, exciting part of Victoria, BC?

Please explore all this modern, warm, impeccably clean studio can offer you. This is our personal part-time home as well as it can be yours, so no attention to detail has been spared.

Mermaid Wharf is a modern steel and concrete building with excellent building safety, and a waterfront location second to none in Victoria.

The studio comes fully equipped to be your home away from home...

- fully equipped gourmet kitchen

- full size fridge / freezer

- coffe maker

- microwave

- full size stove and oven

- en-suite washer/dryer combo

- linens and towels included

- flat screen 720p HDTV with Boxee internet device, delivering unlimited movies and shows via Netflix

- high speed wireless and wired internet

- DVD player

- unlimited phone calls within Canada and U.S.

- gas fireplace

- queen size bed with pillow top mattress

- custom maple furnishings providing an incredible amount of storage space

- private south facing patio with furnishings (May to Oct. only)

- complementary bicycles to explore the city

- reasonably priced pay parking right beside the building

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 490 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Access to thousands of free shows and movies via Boxee Internet device and Netflix...moreless

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Located only steps from Victoria's Inner Harbour. Harbour Ferry stop and a marina with access to kayak rentals are right at the front door. Explore the scenic Gorge Waterway and much more !...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas Fireplace...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Boxee Internet streaming device to access thousands of movies and shows for free...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Pay parking is available right beside the building...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited calls to the U.S. and Canada...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Communal outdoor grill on the building rooftop...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Base Rate
7 night min stay
C$52
C$875 C$2,145
Off-Season
Oct 31 - Dec 23
4 night min stay
C$109
C$630 C$1,605
Christmas / Holiday
Dec 24 - Jan 2
5 night min stay
C$125
Off-Season/Spring
Jan 3 - May 31
4 night min stay
C$109
C$630 C$1,605
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Fees and Taxes:

Building uses magnetic key fobs for entry and elevator for security purposes. Please note that a $40.- service fee will be charged for lost or misplaced key fobs.

First and last cleaning are included in the rental price.

$500.- refundable damage deposit is is due upon occupancy.


Notes:

We will be personally present at check in to make you familiar with all aspects of the studio and the building, and to answer any questions or concerns you might have.

Maximum occupancy 2

Suite is non-smoking.

Sorry, no pets due to allergy concerns of other guests.

Your suite is cleaned and ready for occupancy upon your arrival.

Check-in time is 4 p.m. Check-out time is 10 a.m.

We accept payments by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or American Express via PayPal, or if you have a Canadian bank account, payment can be made using Interac Email money transfer.

Rates quoted in Canadian funds

Payment terms are 50% deposit at time of booking. Full payment 60 days prior to occupancy.

Cancellation penalties apply, please refer to our Cancellation Policy on our web site


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Victoria YYJ
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Coho Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cedar Hill Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Island Highway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beacon Hill Park

Car: Not Necessary

These are just some of the many activities you can access within just a short stroll from the studio:

Whale and wildlife watching

Sightseeing tours

Exploring historic sites

Great shopping for eclectic to designer tastes

Harbour ferry cruises

Museums, galleries, theaters and festivals

Kayaking rentals and guided tours

Sailing charters

While your studio has its own fully equipped gourmet kitchen, you may at times wish to experience the incredibly diverse food scene of Victoria.

With over 100 dining establishments within an easy 15 minute stroll, ranging from fast casual to high end fine dining, and representing most of the world's ethnic groups, Downtown Victoria will not disappoint.

You may find the following links useful in planning your Victoria dining experience:

Urbanspoon.com - EatDrinkVictoria.com

The following are some of our personal favourites, and come highly recommended:

John's Place - A true Victoria institution, and featured on Canada's Food Network, John's Place is a great place at any time of the day, Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Located just 3 blocks east of Mermaid Wharf

The Noodle Box - Another Victoria original, The Noodle Box has redefined casual Asian Cuisine for us with its focus on freshness, flavour and presentation, at very reasonable prices. Located just 2 blocks from the Studio

Cactus Club Cafe - BC owned and operated, Cactus Club Cafe offers casual Fine Dining with a vibrant atmosphere, right in the center of the Victoria entertainment district. With a menu designed by Canada's first Iron Chef Rob Feenie you are guaranteed an outstanding dining experience. Located just 4 blocks from Mermaid Wharf

Afternoon Tea at the Empress Hotel - Take in this more than a century old tradition in the Tea Lobby of the Empress Hotel. A quintessential Victoria experience in historic surroundings that will remain memorable for years to come. Only 3 blocks from Mermaid Wharf on the Inner Harbour

Visit the Tourism Victoria web site for a full, current listing of events

- Transit service: Victoria Public Transit

- Getting around Victoria Harbour: Victoria Harbour Ferry and Tours

- Taxi Services: Victoria Taxi - Yellow Cab of Victoria

- Ferry Services: BC Ferries - Coho Ferries (to U.S.)

- Air Travel: Victoria International Airport - Harbour Air Seaplanes

- Bus Travel: TofinoBus - Take a scenic bus tour to the wild West Coast to Tofino or Ucluelet

- Kayak rentals: Ocean River Adventures

Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have, we would be pleased to assist.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: As the owners of this studio we have lived in BC for the past 20 years, and have been residents of Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island for the past 6 years. Please allow us to make your stay in Victoria a truly outstanding experience. We will be welcoming you personally to the studio on arrival day so we can introduce you to the studio, the building, and to the city. And we are always just a phone call away in case you have any questions or concerns. Enjoy your vacation in Victoria !

Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
Victoria, BC is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada, if not North America. An incredible cultural diversity combined with an unbeatable geographic location make this a vacation spot you will not forget. Big city amenities with a small town feel, Victoria is sure not to disappoint !

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
You step out the front door and are right in the middle of a myriad of activities - no car required ! Just immerse yourself !


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Bright and airy, south facing, with a private patio in beautiful landscaping

    Bright and airy, south facing, with a private patio in beautiful landscaping

  • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen

    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen

  • Comfortable queen-size bed with pillow-top mattress

    Comfortable queen-size bed with pillow-top mattress

  • In-suite washer and dryer

    In-suite washer and dryer

  • Gas fireplace...not that it's needed in Summer

    Gas fireplace...not that it's needed in Summer

  • Complementary bicycles are the perfect way to get around town...no car needed

    Complementary bicycles are the perfect way to get around town...no car needed

  • Front entrance of the Mermaid Wharf Condo building

    Front entrance of the Mermaid Wharf Condo building

  • View out to the private, south facing patio

    View out to the private, south facing patio

  • View of the Inner Harbour from the private walkway along the building

    View of the Inner Harbour from the private walkway along the building

  • Kayak rentals right at your front door...

    Kayak rentals right at your front door...

VRBO #459453

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