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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area

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Last updated: 07/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Urban sophistication and sumptuous luxury is yours to experience as you enjoy a taste of life in Canada’s “Mediterranean” city, Victoria. Soaring 15 stories above Victoria’s inner harbour, this vacation home is simply magnificent. Spectacular views are offered from every vantage point in this large corner suite, from the floor to ceiling windows in the bedrooms, to the wall-to-wall gazing windows in the open-concept grand living area, to the amazing porcelain tiled, glass railed wrap-around balcony – the city is yours to discover! The Falls offers calming water feature pools, beautiful landscape gardens, and spectacular cascading waterfalls as part of its amazing architectural features.

Conveniently located within comfortable walking distance of everything you want to explore, from Beacon Hill Park to the famous rose gardens of the Empress Hotel to the hustle and bustle of Canada's oldest Chinatown – you are within mere steps of the artisans who display their wares in the Inner Harbour, and across the street from Victoria’s most famous entertainment hotspot, the “Sticky Wicket”. Amazing pub fare, night club dancing, and a game of outdoor roof-top beach volleyball are yours to enjoy any night of the week. Don’t feel like crossing the street? Take the elevator down to the main floor, and enjoy a meal at Browns Socialhouse. Need only a snack? There is a 24-hour 7-11 on the main floor as well. Feel like eating in? Whip up a meal in the chef-approved kitchen while enjoying the panoramic harbour view of the setting evening sun, followed by the breathtaking twinkle of the city’s lights at night.

Exhausted by the adventures you’ve enjoyed, rotate the black leather headboard of your bed so that you are facing the wall-to-ceiling window, turn on the white-noise fan to erase the sounds of the nightlife surrounding you, then drift off to sleep on the tempurpedic mattress, snuggled under a goose down duvet. Pleasant dreams, as your thoughts turn to tomorrow’s adventures – shopping, horse-drawn carriage ride, fine dining, galleries and more will be yours to explore.

Unit Features: Large (1189 sq ft) Corner Suite with Spacious Wrap-around Balcony; 2 Bedrooms; 2 Bathrooms; Office; Gated Secure Underground Parking; Wireless Internet Access; Hardwood Floor and High-End Upgrades Throughout

Kitchen/Dining Room: Imported granite countertops and backsplash; Schffini Emporium Collezioni kitchen cabinets with precision soft-touch closures in black pinewood; Knoll Saarinen Oval walnut dining table; Herman Miller Eames molded black chairs; Pneumatic adjustable bar stools with back support; Maytag dishwasher; Bosch 30” gas cooktop; AEG wall oven; Panasonic wall microwave; stainless steel fully integrated refrigerator and freezer; Keurig coffee maker and selection of cartridges; instant hot water tap; Waste King garborator; Touch-sense faucet; Toaster; Full set of Paderno pots and pans; 8 Full place settings, cutlery, and wine glasses ; Baking pans; 12 piece Corningware set

Living Room: Floor to ceiling and wall to wall windows with custom made remote controlled roller blinds; Modern electric fireplace; Desede black leather sectional couch with full 360°rotating backs to allow for optimal comfort watching television or to maximize the wonderful views of the inner harbour, illuminated legislative building, or the Empress Hotel; Samsung UN55” D7000 LED TV with satellite, surround sound speakers, and blue-ray player

Bedrooms: Custom closet organizers; Hand-made end tables created with old-world craftsmanship; DeSede black leather Queen size beds with rotating headboards (in master); Classic II Queen Tempurpedic mattresses; goose down filled duvets; i-pod dock clock radio; Samsung UN46” 7000 LED TV in master bedroom; Samsung LN40” D550 LED TV in second bedroom; White noise fans

Office: Custom built furniture with wood imported from Peru; Free in-suite wireless internet access; Japanese-inspired rice-paper wall and sliding privacy door

Bathrooms: Marble vanity tops and backsplash; Marble flooring, with in-floor heating in en-suite; Double sided mirrored medicine cabinets with soft closing mechanism imported from Switzerland; Marble wall tile in tub and shower; Frameless glass shower surround; en-suite soaker tub

Other: In-suite Maytag front load washer and dryer; Tress floor lamps (5) which provide both uplighting as well as unique artistic shattered lighting effect on dimmer switches; dark hardwood floor and aesthetically pleasing muted paint colours throughout

Amenities: Fitness gym consisting of 2 treadmills, 2 eliptical machines, a bike, 2 stretch mats, and free weights; Heated outdoor swimming pool (29 degrees celcius/ 84 degrees farenheit) & poolside lounge area with 6 chairs provided (open May 1st to October 1st); Hot tub (open dawn to dusk) with chemical levels tested daily and consistent with VIHA regulations; Shower & change room; Outdoor fire place and lounge area with couch-style seating on pool deck patio

Building Features: LEED Silver sustainable architecture; Electronic access & 24 hour digital video surveillance of building entry points; Gated, secured, underground parking facing the elevator

Please note reservations for stays of less than a week can only be made up to 4 months in advance.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 15
  • 1189 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    25 years Quiet Time is 11pm -7am...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Children must be 16 years or older....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Tempurpedic mattress, 40” LED TV, i-pod dock clock radio...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Tempurpedic mattress, 46” LED TV, i-pod dock clock radio...moreless

  • Sound : Double-pane windows & weatherstripping provide efficient outside noise reduction; white-noise fans provided and blackout blinds...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • There is a large storage closet inside the condo with shoe racks, an area to hang jackets, garment bags as well as space for storing suitcases etc. This helps maximize your space in the bedrooms. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Shaw Cable basic channels and Best of HD on all 3 TV's....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Listen to Galaxy on Shaw Cable for a variety of music ...moreless

  • Television:

    3 LED Televisions: Samsung 55” LED television with satellite, surround sound speakers in living room. 46' in Master suite and 40' in 2nd bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    View of the Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum, Convention Centre, The Empress Hotel etc....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of the Olympic Mountains and the Malahat...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Downtown's busy Inner Harbour, sail boats, dragon boat racing, rowers, kyakers, ferries, float planes etc....moreless

  • Water View:

    Watch the Coho ferry depart for Port Angeles, the Clipper Ferry depart for Seattle as well as the action of the float planes arriving and taking off throughout the day....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Cooking Utensils: Paderno pots & pans, Toaster, Keurig Coffee Maker, 8-place setting of Dishes, Cutlery and Wine glasses...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Convenient In-suite front loading Maytag dryer and drying rack...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fireplace:

    Beautiful electric fireplace provides ambiance with realistic flames & heat...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Has a variety of equipment ranging from cardio machines to free weights...moreless

  • Garage:

    Secure residential underground parking near the elevator with electronic access & 24 hour digital video surveillance of building entry points...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free In-suite high speed Wireless internet access...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Rates include a one-time provision of high quality cotton linens. Furnished with down duvets...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    1 space in the secure residential underground parking lot with electronic access & 24 hour digital video surveillance of building entry points...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Panasonic cordless, local calling only!...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Rates include a one-time provision of high quality cotton towels ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Convenient In-suite front loading Maytag washer ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Breville Keurig with K-Cups...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    8 Place Settings, 12 sets of cutlery, Complete set of Bakeware, 12 Piece Set of Corningware, Salad Spinner etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Maytag stainless steel dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Instant Hot Water Tap, matching stainless steel appliances; double sink w/ touch sense built-in spray faucet & garborator; Schiffini Collezioni cabinetry with precision soft-touch closure...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Panasonic stainless steel wall microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    AEG stainless steel wall oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel refrigerator & freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Bosch stainless steel 30” Gas Cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Spacious balcony running two sides of the unit, facing both north and west, with porcelain tiled flooring, glass paneled railings and 4 deck chairs...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious balcony running two sides of the unit, facing both north and west, with porcelain tiled flooring, glass paneled railings and 4 deck chairs...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Outdoor Swimming Pool, Shower Room, Poolside Lounge, Outdoor Fire Place & Lounge Area. Pool is processed through a H2O filter system, tested daily & conforms to the Health Act standards. Open May-Oct...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor hot tub open dawn till dusk and is processed through a water filter system, tested daily & conforms to the Health Act standards. Open year round. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer, Peak Season
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
C$375
C$2,450 C$8,000
Christmas
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
C$375
C$2,450
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$345
C$2,070 C$6,000
* 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$500
  • Cleaning Fee C$140
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

When requesting dates more than 6 weeks in advance, half the rental fee is due at time of booking to secure the reservation. Balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Please note, if you cancel before 6 weeks prior to your arrival date, only the initial deposit of half the total rental fee is kept and there is no additional charge.

Check in time is 4 pm

Check out time is 11 am

Pay by Credit Card using PayPal = 3.5% Fee

If you are requesting dates within 6 weeks of arrival, full payment is required at time of booking to secure the reservation.

Instead of the original payment structure, for stays longer than a month, the additional rent will be due on the 1st of each month.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

27 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria International Airport, YYJ
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
The Sticky Wicket Pub & Restaurant
32.1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal to Van and Islands
5.6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Cedar Hill Golf Course
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
(USA Ferry) Victoria Clipper to Seattle
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Douglas Street/ HWY#1
Victoria
Nearest Restaurant
Browns Socialhouse Rest. Bar, bottom floor of Bld
245 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Dallas Road

Car: Not Necessary

Everything you could possible desire is within walking distance of this amazing vacation home. Located in the heart of Downtown Victoria, adjacent to Empress Hotel, steps away from the Inner Harbour, the Legislature Building, Royal BC Museum, and Chinatown. World-renowned restaurants, unique shopping opportunities, all styles of entertainment, and everything else you could possibly need is easily within your grasp.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I was born and raised in Victoria and my husband is originally from Edmonton, Alberta. Having traveled to many different countries we are very proud to call Victoria, BC our home. We lead an active, healthy lifestyle and enjoy making a difference in other peoples lives.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
An ideal location for both work and play, this luxury condo has unique architectural design features, spectacular panoramic views, and an interior space filled with opulent, custom designed upgrades that are second to none. Along with phenomenal views, you will have excellent seats to the firework displays that occur a few times a year from the comfort of your own balcony. We love our vacation home and visit often for the entertainment, shopping and relaxation opportunities it offers. We would love to share this amazing experience with others, and invite you to stay in our unit on your next visit to Victoria. Michael and Valerie.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The fifteenth story, 270° view of downtown Victoria from the amazing wall-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around balcony, the sumptuous interiors and custom designed features evident in every room, and the incredible location within walking distance to any amenity desired make this a vacation destination to be envied.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Main Living Area

    Main Living Area

  • Oval Dinner Table

    Oval Dinner Table

  • Floor To Ceiling Windows

    Floor To Ceiling Windows

  • Large Leather Sectional With Rotating Back For Optimizing The View

    Large Leather Sectional With Rotating Back For Optimizing The View

  • Master Suite With Dual Closets

    Master Suite With Dual Closets

  • Ensuite Soaker Tub and Shower

    Ensuite Soaker Tub and Shower

  • Main Bathroom With Shower

    Main Bathroom With Shower

  • Office With Free Wireless Internet

    Office With Free Wireless Internet

  • View Of Empress Hotel & Convention Centre From Balcony

    View Of Empress Hotel & Convention Centre From Balcony

  • Inner Courtyard With Gardens To Access Pool And Fitness Area

    Inner Courtyard With Gardens To Access Pool And Fitness Area

  • Pool And Hot Tub

    Pool And Hot Tub

  • Outdoor Fireplace On Pool Deck

    Outdoor Fireplace On Pool Deck

  • Breakfast Bar With Height Adjustable Stools

    Breakfast Bar With Height Adjustable Stools

  • Well Stocked Kitchen

    Well Stocked Kitchen

  • View of Inner Harbour & Downtown

    View of Inner Harbour & Downtown

  • Spacious Master Suite

    Spacious Master Suite

  • Master Ensuite With His/Her Sinks

    Master Ensuite With His/Her Sinks

  • Second Bedroom With Queen Bed and Large Closet

    Second Bedroom With Queen Bed and Large Closet

  • Entrance

    Entrance

  • Insuite Washer And Dryer

    Insuite Washer And Dryer

  • West Facing Balcony

    West Facing Balcony

  • View From Pool Deck With Lounge Chairs

    View From Pool Deck With Lounge Chairs

  • Fitness Area

    Fitness Area

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