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Family Friendly 3 Bdrm- Convenient & Quiet Location

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Last updated: 03/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Victoria house description

Maplewood Cottage is a bright home in a quaint family neighborhood, close to all level of amenities. Its convenient location has easy access downtown and to Victoria's tourist sights, and is close to the University of Victoria and Camosun College.

This vacation home offers a fully equipped 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom suite, suitable for up to 6 people.

You will have all the comforts of home - a big back yard, deck, and grill, free street parking, wireless internet and cable, in-suite laundry, and a modern kitchen.

The home is comprised of 2 queen bedrooms and 1 double bedroom. All bedrooms are equipped with desks, in the event that you are here to study or work.

This non-smoking home is very close to walking and jogging trails, a Childrens' Park, and a 24 hour grocery/pharmacy store. Close proximity to great shopping - Uptown Center & Mayfair Mall. 15 minute bike ride, or a 7 minutes' drive to the University of Victoria.

For those using transit, there is one quick bus to and from downtown, with a bus stop 2 blocks away (Maplewood at Derby).

A great hotel alternative for families, extended family vacations, and sharers.

Everything you need is included in your rental -- free heat, electricity, wireless internet, cable t.v., parking, linens, towels, kitchen equipment and basic supplies (such as coffee and tea, sugar, dish soap and laundry soap).

We personally check in our quests, and live close by if you have any questions, or need assistance. We aim to make you feel like our vacation home is your home away from home and trust you will have a pleasant stay.

This is our newest vacation home, and we are building our review history. Want to be reassured about the quality of our home and service? Check our other vacation home for further five star reviews at VRBO #449911.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Large back yard to play in. Some toys provided for your use....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    with side tables, dresser, and desk....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    With side tables, and desk....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    With side tables, and desk....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Soaker Tub...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Guide books, selection of fiction for adults and children....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Family and childrens' board games....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Including Specialty Sports Channels....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Clock radios in bedrooms. Music channels on cable....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    Public Golf Course 2 blocks away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In suite;free. Large....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed wireless internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In suite; free. Large....moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Useable all year long....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Cedar Hill Recreation Centre Tennis facility a 5 minute drive....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
from 7 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
WINTER 2015
Jan 17 - Mar 31, 2015
4 night min stay
C$185
C$1,050
SPRING 2015
Apr 1 - May 21, 2015
5 night min stay
C$175
C$1,050
SUMMER 2015
May 22 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
C$225
C$1,300 C$3,600
WINTER 2015/16
Sep 1 - Apr 29, 2016
28 night min stay

C$2,699
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
C$175
C$1,050 C$2,699
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$250
  • Cleaning Fee C$150
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Bookings made more than 1 week in advance of arrival may be made through VRBO. Bookings made less than 1 week in advance must be made directly with the owner. Monthly rate based on 28 nights. Rates subject to change until reservation completed. Damage Deposit is $250 and refundable following an inventory/inspection at the end of your stay.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

  • Butchart Gardens

    "Fabulous Gardens, a favourite tourist spot for all ages, and especially magical in Spring an..."

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  • The Parliament Building

    "Scenic, and historic, in the inner harbour centerpiece of Victoria."

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  • University of Victoria

    "Finnerty Gardens, Inter-faith chapel, University Club, Library, Student Union, Cinema."

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  • Chinatown

    "Great shopping, a cultural experience to satisfy your curiosity."

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  • Beacon Hill Park

    "Children's Zoo, gorgeous parks and walks-tourists LOVE it!"

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  • BC Ferries

    "The most scenic way to get to our lovely island, and an easy drive to our home."

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  • Camille's

    "Fantastic restaurant for special occasions, with a small detailed menu-great for foodies."

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  • Bin 4 Burger Lounge

    "Best burgers in town-make that Canada."

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  • Bengal Lounge (The)

    "Best curry buffet ever- and in colonial Britain environs."

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  • Beacon Drive In Ltd

    "Best ice-cream in town, with a drive-in feel."

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  • Bolen Books

    "My favourite bookstore, it has lots of gift items for kids and adults too."

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  • The Rootcellar Village Green Grocer

    "Best place in town to get your fruit and vegtables."

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  • Italian Bakery The

    "Best Bakery in town, especially for cookies. Also has great selection of Gelato, coffee, an..."

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  • Cedar Hill Golf Course

    "The most economical public golf course in town, with a great walking trail around it."

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  • BCBGMAXAZRIA Uptown

    "Uptown Center has many great stores to clothing shop (H&M, Joe Fresh, Jacob, Mexx and others..."

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  • Mayfair Shopping Centre

    "Great all around shopping center, with anchor tenants The Bay, Toys R Us, and many more shop..."

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  • 5th Street Bar & Woodfire Grill

    "All around great restaurant, with good menu variety and prices."

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  • Camosun College (CC) - Lansdowne Campus

    "Many unique programs for college students and continuing education."

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  • Playfair Park

    "Great playground for kids and park for adults."

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  • Uptown Centre

    "Great Shopping nearby - H&M, BCBG, and Jacobs are favourite womens' shops. Men love the Fut..."

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  • Mount Douglas Golf Course

    "Great Local Golf Course and Mini-Golf."

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  • Save On Foods Memorial Centre

    "For great concerts, hockey and more."

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  • Fisherman's Wharf Park

    "For great inner harbour atmosphere, great fish and chips (and other foods), whale watching t..."

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  • Inner Harbour

  • Fisherman's Wharf

    "Great Fish and Chips, outside dining, people watching, kayak rentals."

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  • Victoria Bug Zoo

    "Kids love this place!"

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  • British Columbia Parliament Buildings

    "Iconic architecture and history."

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  • Royal BC Museum

    "One of the best museums in Canada, with great First Nations Exhibit, and lots of hands on ac..."

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  • Royal Roads Botanical Garden

    "Gorgeous setting by the ocean, with dramatic buildings, and loaded with history. A great pl..."

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24.5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria International Airport
1.7 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
The Keg Restaurant and Bar
5.9 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Black Ball Ferry Line - Port Angeles Washington
400 Metres
Nearest Golf
Cedar Hill Golf Course
2.3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
TransCanada (#1)
1.7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
The Keg Restaurant & Bar
5.7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beacon Hill Park Beach

Car: Recommended

Maplewood is a quiet family neighborhood tucked away from, but close to, main arteries downtown and up island. It is ideally situated for outdoor recreation, golf, jogging, cycling, shopping, and tourist sites. Easy access downtown (10 minutes' drive); easy access to UVIC (7 minute drive).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Maplewood Cottage is our second VRBO property- the first (with 5 star ratings) is University Heights Vacation Home (www.vrbo.com/449911). We are sure that this property will be just as popular, and the service just as great. We live close by and enjoy taking care of our guests and checking them in personally.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
We fell in love with this home in the Garry Oak Grove, and love the huge back garden. It is quiet and yet so convenient to get anywhere in Victoria!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It's easy to get anywhere in Greater Victoria from our location, has everything included, in a peaceful setting.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Bright, Spacious Living Home.

    Bright, Spacious Living Home.

  • Free cable , DVD library, wireless internet.

    Free cable , DVD library, wireless internet.

  • Open Plan Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances.

    Open Plan Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances.

  • Bistro Seating in the Kitchen.

    Bistro Seating in the Kitchen.

  • Master Bedroom-Desk View.

    Master Bedroom-Desk View.

  • The Second Queen Bedroom-Desk View.

    The Second Queen Bedroom-Desk View.

  • Our Third Bedroom (Double) View 2.

    Our Third Bedroom (Double) View 2.

  • Full bathroom with Tub/Shower.

    Full bathroom with Tub/Shower.

  • Propane Grill for Use on Our Spacious Deck.

    Propane Grill for Use on Our Spacious Deck.

  • Quiet and Convenient Location.

    Quiet and Convenient Location.

  • Great Shopping Nearby at Uptown Center.

    Great Shopping Nearby at Uptown Center.

  • Playfaire Childrens' Park- 10 minute walk from home.

    Playfaire Childrens' Park- 10 minute walk from home.

  • Lots of natural light in our spacious living room~

    Lots of natural light in our spacious living room~

  • Dining for 6 (Plus bistro seating in kitchen and table on deck).

    Dining for 6 (Plus bistro seating in kitchen and table on deck).

  • Large Capacity Stainless Fridge with Lower Freezer.

    Large Capacity Stainless Fridge with Lower Freezer.

  • Master Bedroom with Queen Bed.

    Master Bedroom with Queen Bed.

  • Our Second Queen Bedroom- Garden Side.

    Our Second Queen Bedroom- Garden Side.

  • Our Third Bedroom (Double).

    Our Third Bedroom (Double).

  • Large Capacity Washer and Dryer in suite.

    Large Capacity Washer and Dryer in suite.

  • Dinner for 6 on the Patio.

    Dinner for 6 on the Patio.

  • Large Garden To Play and Relax in.

    Large Garden To Play and Relax in.

  • Close to Victoria's Newest Shopping Center-Uptown.

    Close to Victoria's Newest Shopping Center-Uptown.

  • Golf Course, Jogging-Walking Trails 2 blocks away.

    Golf Course, Jogging-Walking Trails 2 blocks away.

  • Large Grocery Store 5 Minutes' Walk from home.

    Large Grocery Store 5 Minutes' Walk from home.

VRBO #467871

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/24/2015
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