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Lovely Home Steps from Downtown

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The living room, spacious and lots of natural light

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Last updated: 12/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Victoria house description

This house is a lovely home with a garden and patio, ideally located in the charming neighborhood of James Bay. It is just steps away from downtown Victoria, the Royal BC Museum, Dallas Road/Beach, many restaurants and shops, and much more.

This comfortable house in a fantastic location. Not only are several of Victoria's tourist attractions a short walk away, there are also several good restaurants, shops, grocery stores, liquor stores, banks, all within walking distance.

Attractions close to the house:
Victoria Inner Harbour - 5 minutes on foot
Fisherman's Wharf - 10 minutes on foot
Emily Carr's House - 3 minutes on foot
Downtown - 5 minutes on foot
Restaurants and bars- All over, within walking distance
Dallas Road and beach area - 10-12 minute walk
Beacon Hill Park - 5 minute walk
Royal BC Museum and Imax Theatre - 5 minute walk
Chinatown - 15 minute walk
Shopping area - 10 minute walk
Grocery store / bank / pharmacy- 4 minute walk
and much much more!

Guests will have access to the entire top floor of this house. We live here a good part of the year, so you will find that this house has everything you need. We love to cook and the kitchen is fully stocked with appliances, cooking utensils, and plenty of spices that you are welcome to use.

There is a TV with DVD player. Free WIFI and high speed internet. There are several books on the area.

Our cozy and spacious living room gets so much natural light and is a great space to lounge around.

The main bedroom has a queen sized bed with an excellent mattress and quality linens. The spare bedroom has a futon bed which can sleep 2 additional guests. If you will need this extra bed let us know and we will have it ready for you.

The bathroom is spacious and has a washer and dryer in it for your use.

If we are able,we will check you in and answer any questions you may have. And if not, we will be in communication via phone and email and explain how to check in. We will only be about 45 min away. We are here to help in any way possible!

The neighborhood where the house is located is called James Bay and it is the oldest residential neighborhood in Victoria, and is just south of downtown. Many of Victoria's key tourism attractions in this area - including Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Fisherman's Wharf, horse-drawn carriages and waterfront walkways. The neighborhood has many heritage homes, including the home of artist Emily Carr. There are many interesting heritage walks that can be done in the area.

Because of the location, it is very easy to get around on foot to most areas of the city. There is also access to many bus routes and bus stops within a couple blocks from the house.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            The futon can sleep 2 people...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Very comfortable queen bed...moreless

          • If you will need the extra futon, please let us know so that we can make it up for you. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • The bathroom has a tub with shower. It also has a washer and dryer in it. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Stereo
          • Television

          Theme

          • Family
          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

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

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Miniature Golf
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Downtown:

                The house is located in a residential neighborhood steps from downtown...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Racquetball
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                The dining area is usually used as our studio when we are living in the house. So there are some supplies stored here. But the table seats 4 comfortably....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                One parking spot...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                French press and stove top espresso...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Enough dishes to serve at least 6 people...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Spices...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
               

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              3 night min stay
              $110
              $750 $2,500
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              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $50
              • Taxes Included

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/05/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              28 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Victoria International Airport
              80 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              James Bay Pub
              800 Metres
              Nearest Ferry
              Black Ball Ferry to Port Angeles
              6.4 Kilometres
              Nearest Golf
              Victoria Golf Club
              900 Metres
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 1 and Highway 17
              400 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Several
              246 Kilometres
              Nearest Ski
              Mount Washington Alpine Resort
              900 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Dallas Road / Holland Point Shoreline trail

              Car: Not Necessary

              The property is located in Historic James Bay. This is the oldest residential neighbourhood in Victoria, as well as the oldest in all of Canada’s West Coast. Many important Canadians have lived in this in this neighbourhood, including artist Emily Carr, Governor Sir James Douglas, and physician John Sebastian Helmcken.

              Many of Victoria's key attractions can be reached on foot from James Bay:

              Royal BC Museum and IMAX Theatre

              Pacific Undersea Gardens

              Carriage Tours

              Beacon Hill Park

              Dallas Road Road/Beach

              Fisherman's Wharf

              Historical Downtown Victoria

              Parliament Buildings

              Inner Harbour

              Excellent Restaurants

              Shops

              Chinatown

              Maritime Museum of BC

              St Ann's Academy Historical Site

              Harbour Ferry

              Bug Zoo

              There are also many great tours that start in this area:

              Whale Watching Tours

              Fishing Tours

              Historical Tours

              Carriage Tours

              And not far by car are many other attractions such as:

              Mount Doug for hiking and walking

              Many walking, hiking, and cycling trails

              Butchart Gardens

              Ocean Discovery Centre

              British Columbia Forest Discovery Centre

              Butterfly Gardens

              Quw'utsun' Cultural & Conference Centre

              Fisgard Lighthouse

              Victoria is also a good location for day trips to other parts of the island and nearby Gulf Islands.

               

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              Contact us

              Speaks: english, spanish

               

              Photos

              • The living room, spacious and lots of natural light

                The living room, spacious and lots of natural light

              • Another angle of the living room and front foyer. TV with DVD player

                Another angle of the living room and front foyer. TV with DVD player

              • Hallway towards bedrooms and bathroom

                Hallway towards bedrooms and bathroom

              • View from couch to the hallway

                View from couch to the hallway

              • The bright and well equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar. View to patio door

                The bright and well equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar. View to patio door

              • The breakfast bar

                The breakfast bar

              • The cozy bedroom has a queen bed, a memory foam mattress and quality linens

                The cozy bedroom has a queen bed, a memory foam mattress and quality linens

              • The cozy bedroom has a queen bed, a memory foam mattress and quality linens

                The cozy bedroom has a queen bed, a memory foam mattress and quality linens

              • The good sized bathroom comes with a washer and dryer for your use

                The good sized bathroom comes with a washer and dryer for your use

              • The living room, and view of front entrance

                The living room, and view of front entrance

              • The living room, spacious and lots of natural light

                The living room, spacious and lots of natural light

              • View from living room towards kitchen area

                View from living room towards kitchen area

              • The bright and well equipped kitchen

                The bright and well equipped kitchen

              • The kitchen has many appliances, utensils, and spices for you to cook with

                The kitchen has many appliances, utensils, and spices for you to cook with

              • This is normally the studio. But can also be used as a dining area

                This is normally the studio. But can also be used as a dining area

              • The cozy bedroom has a queen bed, a memory foam mattress and quality linens

                The cozy bedroom has a queen bed, a memory foam mattress and quality linens

              • The second bedroom has a futon that can sleep 2 extra people

                The second bedroom has a futon that can sleep 2 extra people

              • Lovely deck for summer dinners!

                Lovely deck for summer dinners!

              VRBO #574518

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

              $110 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/05/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Speaks: english, spanish
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/05/2014
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