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Super Cozy Home Minutes from Everything

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Last updated: 07/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This incredibly cozy, inviting home is just one block from Sidney's main street (Beacon Avenue) and only six blocks from the ocean. The house is quiet and fully equipped to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. It provides the perfect opportunity to gather with family and friends for a shared getaway in a home setting where the beds are comfortable, the showers are warm and the living and dining rooms encourage conversation and relaxation.

The house is in great shape and is well cared for. You'll enjoy quality bedding and towels, cookware and furnishings. The open concept on the main floor offers lots of natural light and creates a warm inviting atmosphere. You'll rest easy and deeply on high-quality mattresses in all the bedrooms.

Use the house for a quiet, restful getaway or as the base for exploring all the wonderful attractions just outside the door. Sidney and the surrounding area have much to offer so every day can bring new adventures.

Traveling to and from Sidney is easy. The Victoria International Airport is 5 minutes away as are ferry terminals for US and BC destinations.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    25 Years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main floor powder room: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Master Ensuite Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a very quiet home just minutes from all of the quaint shops, restaurants and tourist attractions that Sidney, Victoria and the Island have to offer. There is a complete separate lower floor suite that is occupied by a full-time renter. Sound proofing between the units is exceptional....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A wide assortment of paperbacks for young readers and adults....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Shaw Cable, Apple TV and Netflix...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • 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
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Majestic Mount Baker stands tall across the Georgia Strait - stroll down main street and it is sure to come into view....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Minutes from the front door enjoy ocean and mountain views....moreless

  • Village:

    Sidney by the Sea is a lovely quaint and very walkable town with everything you need for a great vacation. It's very close to Victoria and other great Vancouver Island attractions too....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Is only a 10 minute walk away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table expands to accommodate 6 to 10 people...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in living room...moreless

  • Garage:

    One Car Garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    On street parking in addition to garage...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Prepare simple to gourmet meals. You'll find lots of counter space, cookware and utensils to work with....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
C$165
C$990 C$3,300
Low Season
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
C$140
C$770 C$2,475
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$165
C$990 C$3,300
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee C$275
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cancellations. Written cancellations received more than 30 days prior to check in date will be eligible for up to a 90% refund of fees paid and will be calculated based on the Owner’s success in rebooking the unit for the same dates. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to check in date will be eligible for up to a 75% refund of fees paid and will be calculated based on the Owner’s success in rebooking the unit for the same dates.


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Location

5 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria International
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Beacon Landing Bar and Grill
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Washington State Ferries or BC Ferries
12 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Cordova Bay Golf Course
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Patricia Bay Highway 17
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Many great restaurants within a 5 minute walk
265 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Beacon Landing

Car: Not Necessary

Sidney by the Sea is a fantastic little town where you can wander at your own pace and enjoy all the gems it has to offer. Stroll down the main street (Beacon Avenue) and stop at one of the many friendly restaurants, cafes, galleries and shops. Take a water taxi across to Sidney Spit and enjoy a picnic on the beach. Book into kayaking and canoe tours or go whale watching. The waterfront around Sidney is great for beach combing and dog-walking. Plan day trips to Victoria, the Butchart Gardens or one of the many Gulf Islands. And when you're done for the day, come back to your cozy home-away-from home, cook a great meal, share your stories around the dinner table and enjoy a well-deserved rest. Then do it all over again the next day.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We are Cari Chernichen and Jim Swiss of Calgary, Alberta Canada. We run a successful consulting business that focusses on worker safety and environmental protection. Our work has taken us around the world, but we are constantly drawn to Sidney. It has been our goal to live at least part time on Vancouver Island and to our good fortune, this house came available in early 2013. We jumped at the chance to own it and are thrilled to know it is there for us. It has become our oasis.

Why the Owner Chose Sidney:
Sidney has been a second home for Cari since the early 1970s. She watched it grow from a tiny fishing and retirement village to the bustling elegant vacation destination it is today. We both love spending as much time as we can in Sidney visiting family and friends who call it home. We have travelled to many places around the globe and have rented vacation properties through VRBO on several of those trips. We have always been more than pleasantly surprised with the accommodations we've found on VRBO and we look forward to sharing our VRBO rental with visitors from around the world.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love walking and this lovely little house allows us to park our car in the garage and leave it there. Everything we need for day-to-day living is no more than a few blocks away. And if we just don't feel like venturing out the door, the house is so warm and cozy, we can lose ourselves for days in books, movies and home cooking.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Two Stories 1400 Square feet

    Two Stories 1400 Square feet

  • Welcome Home

    Welcome Home

  • Living Room with 42' Flat Screen HD TV

    Living Room with 42' Flat Screen HD TV

  • Kitchen - Plenty of Counter Space

    Kitchen - Plenty of Counter Space

  • Dining Room - Comfortably Seats 6 to 10

    Dining Room - Comfortably Seats 6 to 10

  • Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and Ensuite

    Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and Ensuite

  • Library on Landing

    Library on Landing

  • Sitting/Reading Area on Second Floor Landing

    Sitting/Reading Area on Second Floor Landing

  • Third Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Third Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Sidney Harbour with Mount Baker in the background.

    Sidney Harbour with Mount Baker in the background.

  • View of Mount Baker from Downtown Sidney

    View of Mount Baker from Downtown Sidney

  • Heading Home Just Ahead of Sunset

    Heading Home Just Ahead of Sunset

  • Cozy Home Minutes from the Sea

    Cozy Home Minutes from the Sea

  • Entry with Stain Glass

    Entry with Stain Glass

  • Living Room with Gas Fireplace

    Living Room with Gas Fireplace

  • Kitchen has Fridge, Stove, Microwave and Dishwasher

    Kitchen has Fridge, Stove, Microwave and Dishwasher

  • Open Concept, Warm Colours

    Open Concept, Warm Colours

  • Staircase to Second Floor

    Staircase to Second Floor

  • Upper Landing

    Upper Landing

  • Second Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Second Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Sunny Patio with BBQ and Comfortable Rattan Furniture

    Sunny Patio with BBQ and Comfortable Rattan Furniture

  • A Boater's Paradise

    A Boater's Paradise

  • Minutes from the Sea

    Minutes from the Sea

  • Tranquility

    Tranquility

VRBO #482409

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 07/24/2015
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