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New, Contemporary Seaside 2 Bedroom Oceanfront with Private Patio and Everything

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

Sidney apartment description

This walk-in Garden Suite by the Sea is a self-contained, first class, fully furnished, fully appointed rental accommodation. The 900 sq. ft., two bedroom, one bathroom, ground level suite is located across the street from the ocean in scenic Sidney by the Sea, close to all amenities and a short drive to Butchart Gardens, Deep Cove, Swartz Bay, Brentwood Bay, Victoria, University Of Victoria and Camosen College.

The town of Sidney is located on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island, in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Sidney-by-the-Sea is a beautiful seaside town with cobble stone sidewalks, artistic statues, summer markets, street cafes', sea side walkways, etc. Other amenities include art galleries, numerous grocery stores, wine stores, pubs, library,great restaurants, book stores, recreational center, ocean water activities, and city amenities. Complete medical services are also readily available.

Victoria International Airport (YYJ), the Swartz Bay to Vancouver, Saltspring Island, Galiano Islands and the Washington State Ferry (gateway to the San Juan Islands) are just minutes away. The bustling harborside City of Victoria is less than a 15 minute drive, or safe and beautiful bus ride, away.

As the oceanside gateway to the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands, and with all that's available on the Saanich Peninsula, Sidney offers access to myriad recreational activities including sailing, kayaking, scuba diving, whale watching, golfing, cycling, hiking and more. Our fully furnished two bedroom, one bathroom suite offers 2 separate bedrooms, and each has a queen size bed with quality linens.

Very easy access ( @5 min ) from Victoria International Airport, BC Tsawwassen/Swartz Bay Ferry, walk accross street to Washington State /Anacortes Ferry. Less than 20 minute drive from Victoria (Black Ball Ferry from Port Angeles, US).

The suite is new, fresh, bright, comfortable and professionally decorated. The new deluxe queen beds will ensure a relaxing sleep and you'll wake refreshed with a picture window view to your private garden oasis.

Get your own groceries and cook in your full kitchen facilities (includes coffee machine & milk steamer, fridge, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, small appliances, enough dishes for you and guests). Or to heck with cooking and decide to treat yourself by walking to one of the many fabulous restaurants.

The living area is so very comfy for kicking back. Cherish some alone time reading on the patio loungers, snuggle with your sweetie on the huge sofa or enjoy your favourite media in the entertainment system (Cable TV, DVD, AM/FM, CD, I Pod Dock, and library of CD's, DVD's, books and games).

Patio doors open from the living room to the private, professionally landscaped, well maintained backyard with a lovely unistone patio, year round greenery, barbecue, patio furniture, and shade umbrella. Sunny mornings, shady afternoons, you'll not want to leave! Except for your walks along the seawall and poking through the unique seaside shops.

Breath in deeply and enjoy the moist freshness of the ocean air. Anticipate many days exploring quaint Sidney by the Sea. Walk to everything. Enjoy Starbucks, Sidney's many bookstores, unique clothing stores, galleries, world class spas, or plan a great outdoor adventure. Sidney is also well situated for day trips to the Gulf Islands, spending time at Butchart Gardens, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, visiting world famous Victoria Inner Harbour with all the street performers and so much more. You name it, it's at your beck and call.

So whether you're looking for a one week getaway in the summer or a whole winter escape from the snow, we think you'll be glad you chose the Patio Suite.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Scott and Mary Alice

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

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

    25 unless approved in advance by Owners...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We're sorry but at this time we just can't allow pets - even your well-behaved loved ones. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Sleeper Sofa: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • 2 new Deluxe Queen size beds ... plus Sleep Sofa in Living room which folds out to queen bed for great comfort. Must be folded up to use the livingroom during the day....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Well lit and roomy bathroom. Lots of counter & drawer space. Walk-in/Step-in Shower. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Walk across street to the oceanfront walkway. A short stroll in either direction is beach access, waterfront walkways, art galleries, bookstores, unique shops, wildlife excursions, World Class aquarium (Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre), Sidney Museum, Saanich Peninsula Community Arts Council Gallery in Tulista Park, great restaurants and more. World famous Butchart Gardens is a 10 minute drive / bus ride away. Bustling Victoria and the Inner Harbour are less than a 20 minute drive away ( or take the safe and clean BC Transit ). Sidney Spit is a popular family destination with its long sandy beach, bird and marine life providing lots to explore. Accessible only by water, Sidney Spit is one of the region's best places to lose yourself for the day. Take a Kayak or Canoe or a 25 minute scenic ride on board the Alpine Sidney Spit Ferry. Salt marshes, tidal flats and beautiful beaches make Sidney Spit a great time for beachcombing, hiking,camping or just soaking up the sun. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic Cable. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Romantic comedies, dramas, and films filmed on the Island....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Walk across the street to the Lochside Walkway. Lochside Waterfront Park runs all along Lochside Dr from approximately the Sidney / North Saanich boundary, heading north to Tulista Park. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    There are 24 parks in the Town of Sidney, as well as 16 beach accesses and many neighbourhood trails....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Our pedestrian-friendly, compact downtown core has a wide range of retail shops, antique stores, art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, sidewalk cafes, book stores and much more....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    See breath-taking Mount Baker to the East and Mount Newton and Mount Douglas to the West and South. Most days you can see the Olympia's to the South as well....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Beacon Park, at the foot of Beacon Avenue, features public art, a pavilion, picnic tables and brick walkways for strolling along Sidney's breathtaking waterfront. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    There are 24 parks in the Town of Sidney, as well as 16 beach accesses and many neighbourhood trails....moreless

  • Village:

    Sidney is a bustling seaside community that has a relaxed atmosphere. Whether you are looking for fun and excitement, peace and relaxation, or some world-class sightseeing, you've come for fun....moreless

  • Water View:

    Tulista Park features a playground, boat ramp, wheelchair accessible washrooms and plenty of free parking. There is also a picnic shelter with barbecue, a large grassy area and lots of benches....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Lochside Waterfront Park runs all along Lochside Dr from Sidney to the North Saanich boundary. The park consists of picnic tables, benches, meandering walking path along the upper walkway....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seats 4. Original Island Art. 2 sets of placemats and napkins. Basic Desk and office supplies....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Room controlled Baseboard heaters give you just what you need where you need it....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed internet Access ( included )...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Cushy, comfy pull-out couch, games, DVD, Stereo, Cable TV (basic ), large Window looking out to Garden Patio....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking available plus on-street, if needed....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Full-size plus single Cup maker with bean grinder and milk brother. Yum !...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Beautiful full service for 8. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Dishwasher ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full-size appliances. Lot's of counter space. Well lit. Fully equipped. Everything from basics like Blender, Food Processor, Toaster Oven, Corkscrew, Coffee bean grinder - to stocked Picnic basket....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, Pepper, Tea, Broom, Vacuum, Mop, all cleaning supplies. Iron, Ironing board, fan...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full Size Refrigerator with Ice-maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Pots, Pans...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Full Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Ride the Lochside trail right from our Property all the way into Victoria and/or connect to the Galloping Goose trail for a ride all the way to the Western communities. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boats can be rented from the Sidney Marina. Also, lots of Ferries ( Brentwood Bay to Mill Bay ), Saltspring Island, Pender, Galiano and Mayne Islands plus the Washington State Ferry to Friday Harbor....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    9 and 18 hole beautiful courses less than 10 minutes away....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks can be rented 2 blocks away and launched right across the street....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful backyard Garden is available to use with permission and scheduling by Owners....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    QUATTRO™ 3-Burner Gas Grill Not just a grill but a new way to grill. Grill Inserts allow you to change the Grill Grate to a Pizza Stone, Griddle, Vegetable Tray. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts across street in Tulista Park...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    We know all the beautiful and affordable off-site heated pools. Talk to Owner for details....moreless

 

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$200
  • Non Refundable Cleaning C$125
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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Location

4 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria International Airport ( YYJ )
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Rumrunner
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Ardmore
100 Metres
Nearest Train
Annacordes ( Washington State ) Ferry Terminal
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 17
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Haro's
262 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Lochside Trail / Tulista Park

Car: Not Necessary

Thank you for taking an interest in our picturesque town of Sidney-by-the-Sea. Situated amidst the Gulf Islands with Mount Baker in the distance, you will quickly discover why we are fortunate to live, work and play in this community where you can experience the relaxed atmosphere of a small seaside town and enjoy all the advantages of the big city.

Sidney is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island on the Saanich Peninsula - just a 20 minute drive from downtown Victoria. Sidney is home to the Sidney / US (Anacortes, WA) Ferry Terminal and just minutes from the Victoria International Airport as well as the Swartz Bay BC Ferry Terminal. Wide-ranged local bus service is available to all areas of the Peninsula and downtown Victoria. Our weather is the mildest in Canada with prevailing westerly ocean winds moderating both summer and winter temperatures.

We are a year round tourist destination with 3.6 kilometres of waterfront and many wonderful activities to explore including: a Historical Museum; the Ocean Discovery Centre; whale watching; street statues and murals; a Mineral World; and our 420 ft. Fishing Pier with a thriving marine life Artificial Reef. Our waterfront location allows for many other water related activities such as boating, sailing, kayaking, diving and fishing.

Our pedestrian friendly downtown offers an excellent variety of stores, specialty shops and businesses providing unique products and personalized service. Sidney is Canada's only Booktown where you can enjoy many hours of browsing through new and used books in a large number of bookstores. Sidney’s restaurants offer a diverse assortment of excellent meals and cater to all tastes.

Sidney is alive with culture and entertainment, boasting its own exciting 310 seat multi-purpose Theatre for stage productions.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We started coming to the Island over 6 years ago and with each visit fell more and more in-love with it.

Why the Owner Chose Sidney:
Mary Alice had a strong visceral reaction to the Lochside ocean walkway and said ' This is it !!!' So, here we are. The Lochside beach walkway is one of the longest, private and most beautiful stretches of oceanfront on the Island.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Ever been crabbing? Sidney and Sidney Pier (500 meters away ) is one of the best places to catch large red rock crabs. There are Dungeness crabs too. Just lower your crab trap off the pier, tie it off and come back in a couple of hours. Other than crabbing, the fishing in Sidney is quite decent ... you may be able to catch some good-sized soles right from the pier.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The sunrises from our Property are breathtaking.

    The sunrises from our Property are breathtaking.

  • Relax and enjoy yourself

    Relax and enjoy yourself

  • Enter into to your home away from home from your private entrance and Patio.

    Enter into to your home away from home from your private entrance and Patio.

  • Beautiful, well-lit, fresh bathroom

    Beautiful, well-lit, fresh bathroom

  • The kitchen has full size appliances and everything you need.

    The kitchen has full size appliances and everything you need.

  • Enjoy the flat-screen TV, Cable and WIFI from your comfortable pull-out bed Couc

    Enjoy the flat-screen TV, Cable and WIFI from your comfortable pull-out bed Couc

  • Separate ground-level entrance

    Separate ground-level entrance

  • New updates to the fabulous backyard garden

    New updates to the fabulous backyard garden

  • Arial view of stunningly beautiful Sidney harbor - 3 short blocks from property

    Arial view of stunningly beautiful Sidney harbor - 3 short blocks from property

  • Sunday morning 'church' Sailors viewed from our Property

    Sunday morning 'church' Sailors viewed from our Property

  • If you like Kayaking, you'll love the inland coastal waters. Over 20 islands !

    If you like Kayaking, you'll love the inland coastal waters. Over 20 islands !

  • The Sidney Harbor on Canada Day - Build-a-boat races. FUN !!!

    The Sidney Harbor on Canada Day - Build-a-boat races. FUN !!!

  • The Suite is beautiful and first-class with all new furniture and appointments

    The Suite is beautiful and first-class with all new furniture and appointments

  • Dining Room seats 4 comfortably. Includes a separate Office Desk area with WIFI

    Dining Room seats 4 comfortably. Includes a separate Office Desk area with WIFI

  • Large Master bedroom with deluxe Queen bed and lots of closet space.

    Large Master bedroom with deluxe Queen bed and lots of closet space.

  • 2nd Bedroom with Queen bed and large closet

    2nd Bedroom with Queen bed and large closet

  • Cooks kitchen or order-in from Chef-On-The-Run

    Cooks kitchen or order-in from Chef-On-The-Run

  • In Suite Laundry features Washer and Dryer

    In Suite Laundry features Washer and Dryer

  • Windows overlook our beautiful backyard Garden Oasis with Hottub

    Windows overlook our beautiful backyard Garden Oasis with Hottub

  • A view from our Property

    A view from our Property

  • Some of our water friends - Seals, Seagulls, and lots of fresh fish and crab.

    Some of our water friends - Seals, Seagulls, and lots of fresh fish and crab.

  • Lovely and always sunny Sidney Spit - a short Kayak, Canoe or boat ride away.

    Lovely and always sunny Sidney Spit - a short Kayak, Canoe or boat ride away.

  • The Oceanside walkway between our Property and Sidney

    The Oceanside walkway between our Property and Sidney

  • Sidney Island and rainbow view from our Property

    Sidney Island and rainbow view from our Property

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/27/2015
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