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Easy Access Private Beachfront Home, Hot Tub, Family Friendly, and Pet Friendl

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Last updated: 11/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Sooke house description

What makes an ideal west coast vacation home is a place on the beach for a large or a small family, with indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and a hot tub with view. Driftwood Beach House has all of this. In addition, this property is a short drive from some great area attractions. The house is on the Sooke to Port Refrew Cowichan Circle route (the Pacific Marine Circle Route), which is very scenic. Botanical Beach is at Port Renfrew and in the other direction there is Butchart Gardens. Victoria is a great place to visit with its quaint waterfront downtown, and Canada's oldest China Town.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Overlooks the upper deck and has a view of the beach...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            This bedroom has a queen bed and has a view of the garden...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 3 bunk bed

            Has a single over double bunk bed, sleeps 3, has beach view...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            The cabin bedroom has a view of the beach...moreless

          • The first bedroom has a queen bed and a window that overlooks the upper deck with a view to the beach....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            This is the main bathroom on the main floor....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            This bathroom is on the garden level near the 3rd bedrm...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            This bathroom is in the separate cabin...moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront:

            This property has a walk-on beach. One of the few in the area...moreless

          • Mountain View:

            The Olympic Mountains are visible across the Strait...moreless

          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront:

            The house faces south onto the Strait of Juan de Fuca (Pacific Ocean)...moreless

          • Water View
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

          Dining

          • Dining:

            The photo shows only 4 chairs, but there are 2 extra chairs and a bench. There is also the large table out on the deck adjacent to the kitchen...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Garage:

            not available to guests...moreless

          • Heating:

            electric baseboard heat supplemented with a wood-burning fireplace...moreless

          • Internet:

            wireless internet...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            comfortable seating, fireplace, sound system...moreless

          • Parking:

            Room for a maximum of 3 - 4 cars depending on vehicle size...moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

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

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Bicycles:

            Bicycles can be rented from westcoastoutdoor.com...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Kayaks are not provided, but you can rent from Ocean River Sports in Victoria. Rush adventures offer guided kayak tours. The beach at Driftwood is a great place to launch kayak...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill

          Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              winter holiday season
              Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
              4 night min stay
              C$300
              C$1,800
              Shoulder Season Spring
              Mar 2 - Jun 11, 2015
              2 night min stay
              C$300
              C$1,800 C$5,000

              Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              High Season
              Jun 12 - Sep 14, 2015
              4 night min stay
              C$400
              C$2,500 C$12,000

              Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              C$250
              C$1,500 C$4,000

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee C$25 + tax
              • cleaning fee C$250 + tax
              • Tax Rate 13%

              Notes:

              To rent the cabin add $50 / night. The cleaning fee is on sliding scale from $200 - $300 based on occupancy (# of people and the duration of the stay). Use $250 as a rough guide for the cleaning fee. The damage deposit ranges between $500 and $1000 depending on the number of people in the house. It is a temporary hold on your credit card that expires after you leave the property.

              Traveller pays 50% at the time of booking and 50% 45 days before the booking begins. There is a damage deposit, but I left the damage protection section blank, because I don't want it listed as part of the booking cost estimate. Damage protection is done with a temporary hold on your credit card. The hold ranges between $500 and $1000, depending on the number of people in the house.


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              Last updated: 11/07/2014
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              Location

              55 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Victoria International (YYJ)
              8 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              Buffy's
              60 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              Sidney / Swartz Bay
              25 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              Olympic View / Bear Mountain
              Sooke
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 14
              8 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Markus Wharfside
              250 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Mt Washington
              Sooke
              Nearest Beach
              The property fronts on a beach

              Car: Recommended

              This is your place if you love west coast beaches. The house has a beautiful beach, and is located a short drive from French Beach Provincial Park. Jordan River, and China Beach, Sombrio, and Port Renfrew are must-see locations. Humpback Whales and Orcas are a common sight in this area and are occasionally visible from Driftwood Beach House -- more than occasionally in the summer months! Book a whale watching tour or go salmon fishing to add adventure and great memories to your west coast trip. The months from November to April are good surfing months in this area.

               

              Manager info

              About: I have been renting out vacation homes in the Sooke area for over 10 years. I love the Sooke area as a place to live or to vacation. I like to go kayaking and mountain biking.

              Why Sooke:
              This home is one of the few in the area with low bank beach access. There is a gentle sloping path to the beach and about 3 steps down onto the beach. It is a great place to launch a kayak. Kite surfing and sailboarding opportunities are nearby.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The beach is the defining feature of this home, but the hot tub which is practically right on the beach makes it just right.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • 1st bedroom

                1st bedroom

              • 3rd bedroom. This one is on the garden level and has a single over double bunk bed.

                3rd bedroom. This one is on the garden level and has a single over double bunk bed.

              • The kitchen. There are more chairs and a bench for the table, and the dishwasher is partly visible in on the far right of the photo

                The kitchen. There are more chairs and a bench for the table, and the dishwasher is partly visible in on the far right of the photo

              • Hot tub perfection, close to the beach and close to the garden level bathroom.

                Hot tub perfection, close to the beach and close to the garden level bathroom.

              • The path to the beach. You can see the fire ring at the bottom of the photo.

                The path to the beach. You can see the fire ring at the bottom of the photo.

              • A view of the beach at Driftwood Beach House looking east

                A view of the beach at Driftwood Beach House looking east

              • View of the house from the water.

                View of the house from the water.

              • The living room with a wood burning fireplace.

                The living room with a wood burning fireplace.

              • 2nd bedroom

                2nd bedroom

              • This bedroom has a TV. Great for children.

                This bedroom has a TV. Great for children.

              • Main floor bathroom

                Main floor bathroom

              • The beach at Driftwood Beach House, May 1 2013.

                The beach at Driftwood Beach House, May 1 2013.

              • The beach as viewed from the upper deck at the house. That is the hot tub at the bottom of the photo.

                The beach as viewed from the upper deck at the house. That is the hot tub at the bottom of the photo.

              • The front of the cabin and part of the garden

                The front of the cabin and part of the garden

              • View over the cabin and house looking toward the Pacific Ocean

                View over the cabin and house looking toward the Pacific Ocean

              VRBO #513023

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

              C$250 - C$400 per night (CAD)
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              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 9

              View calendar: Updated 11/07/14
              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/07/2014
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