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Comfortable Suite, Quiet Location, Near Beach

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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Available from May 1st 2015 to the end of August. We would be delighted to accommodate you in our spacious two bedroom, one bathroom ground level suite (1,000 sq.ft.) recently renovated and decorated. Master and second bedrooms have queen sized beds. Linens and towels are provided. Both bedrooms lead to a modern, open plan, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fridge freezer, stove/oven and ample cupboard and drawer space. Contains all kitchen utensils, dishes, pots, coffee maker, kettle and yes a teapot. Home from home! Kitchen leads to adjoining dining area with large table and comfortable seating for four. Cosy, carpeted living room with sofa, TV/Cable/WiFi, and warming gas fire. A pleasant room to relax in after a hard day's exploring. Bathroom has modern shower. Private entrance via our beautifully landscaped garden with your own shaded patio. Parking available off street for one car and there is also plenty of on street parking available.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Ideal for a beach holiday. The sand is white and the beach safe for paddling and making sand castles. Toy shop nearby for buckets and spades....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Check with us width of wheelchair and we'll measure the door width for you....moreless

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Modern bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Come ask us where the locals eat and where we like to visit.


  • Books:

    local travel books and westcoast living books and some favourite novels...moreless


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Willows beach 1km white sands and drift wood logs....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    We are not beachfront but Willows beach is 5 minutes walk down our back lane. Many families come to us to enjoy days playing on a west coast beach with white sand and driftwood logs....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Victoria city centre 5km. 10 minutes by car, 15 minutes by local bus....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Uplands golf course 500 metres, Royal Victoria golf course 3.1km. Henderson 9 hole (good for families and inexpensive) 1 km....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The ocean is 500 metres away....moreless

  • Resort:

    Oak Bay Marina Hotel has ocean view spa, heated sea water swimming pool, bar, cafe and restaurant. 3km....moreless

  • Village:

    Estevan Village centre 500 metres. Oak Bay village centre 2km....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Willows beach 500 metres....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large round table with tablecloth and four padded chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet:

    WiFi - we will provide password...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Replacements if required...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfy couch, plush carpet, office table and chair...moreless

  • Parking:

    own space for car next to your entrance door...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Replacements as required...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Joint use with owners...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Filter paper provided. Please bring your own coffee. Also, we have a teapot....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked for four persons...moreless

  • Dishwasher:



  • Deck / Patio:

    Own patio under shaded tree. Our guests like to drink a beer here or rest and talk about their plans for tomorrow and discuss what they did that day....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Use of back garden to sun bath in...moreless



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  • Cleaning Fee C$40
  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$300
  • Taxes Not included

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  • The Parliament Building

    "Part of the inner harbour walk. You can't but miss and admire the architecture. But did you ..."

  • Royal BC Museum

    "Wow! You can spend a whole day in here. One of the best museums in Canada. Lots of history a..."

  • Beacon Hill Park

    "Got young children? Then you'll want to visit this park. A water park at one end, a play par..."

  • Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel

    "Never could afford to have tea here. But we have eaten in the Bengal lounge and recommend th..."

  • Chinatown

    "Make the effort and visit this part of town. The oldest Chinatown on the west coast. If you ..."

  • Fisherman's Wharf

    "You can either walk the harbour path or take the little ferries from the inner harbour to va..."

  • Red Fish Blue Fish

    "Expensive for what you get but people seem to like the experience. Be prepared to wait for 3..."

  • Victoria Public Market at the Hudson

    "Add to your Chinatown visit. The market is getting better and better. A yuppie place to eat ..."

  • Penny Farthing Pub

    "Our local pub. About a 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk. Good selection of beer but expensiv..."

  • Brasserie L'Ecole

    "Secret - the best restaurant in town. They don't take bookings and therefore you have to lin..."

30 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria International Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Penny Farthing
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Black Ball Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Victoria Golf Course
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Trans Canada
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Padella Italian Bistro
380 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Willows Beach

Car: Recommended

Festivals and things to do coming up.

Victoria Highland Games 16-18 May, Fort Rod Hill Military Encampment 16-17 May, Uno Fest Theatre 8-24 May, 8th Annual Integrate Arts Festival 15-16 May, Victoria Day Parade 18 May,

Jazz Festival, June 19-28, various locations around town. Pride Week 28 June to 5 July, Shakespeare by the sea 2 July to 2 August, Canada Day inner harbour 1 July, Ska Fest, July 1 - 5, Various locations in town.

Rock the Shores music festival, July 17-19 , various venues.

Buskers International Festival, July 17-26 , various location in Victoria.

Island Folk Festival, July 24-26, Providence Farm.

Moss Street Paint In, July 18, one street, 180 artists, 35,000 visitors, art, music, dancing, food, beer - our favourite day in Victoria.

Rotary Art & Wine Festival, July 26, Fort Rodd Hill, small festival, intimate and well organized in a beautiful setting. We love it.

Symphony Splash, Sunday, August 2, 1-10pm, Victoria inner harbour.

Dragon Boat Festival, August 14-16, Victoria inner harbour.

International Fringe, August 21-31, various locations. We never miss it. Fabulous.

Sannich Agricultural Fair, September 5-7, Central Sannich, well worth a day out. Great family entertainment.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Douglas works for local government in Victoria and loves mountaineering and long distance thru-walking. He runs on Willows beach every morning and cycles to work. You'll find him the gym after work or tending his garden. His interests are ancient Rome, the Vikings and the history channel. He is also a science buff so lets discuss dark matter and energy. Karen is an Educational Assistant with the local school board and assists children in the classroom with learning disabilities. She loves travel, theatre, music, movies, reading, cycling and walking.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria:
We moved from the UK to Canada in 2004 with our children. When we saw our beautiful tudor style house it reminded us of home. So we just had to buy it. It has been a great family home and now that the boys have left for University we really don't want to leave the area. We have spare room and that is why we converted part of the house for visitor accommodation.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Peace and quiet. We are near enough to downtown for evening enertainment and close enough to shopping malls when needed but we live in a wonderful community with great neighbours and beautiful walks straight from our door. Willows beach and Beach Drive are only 5 minutes walk away and the Marina Restaurant is one of our favourite places to have a cocktail and watch the boats in the marina bob around. If you like golf then Upland Golf course is only 10 minutes walk away and we have an excellent bus service to the university and downtown a few minutes away.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Tudor style

    Tudor style

  • Landscaped back garden

    Landscaped back garden

  • Your own shaded patio for relaxing after a hard day on the beach

    Your own shaded patio for relaxing after a hard day on the beach

  • Cable TV and warming gas fire

    Cable TV and warming gas fire

  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Dining Area for 4

    Dining Area for 4

  • Modern bathroom with shower

    Modern bathroom with shower

  • Supermarket, traditional butcher, wine store, and local's restaurant 500 yards

    Supermarket, traditional butcher, wine store, and local's restaurant 500 yards

  • Three Estevan village restaurants and cafe - 500 yards away

    Three Estevan village restaurants and cafe - 500 yards away

  • Back lane to Willows Beach. 5 minutes to white sand and drift wood logs

    Back lane to Willows Beach. 5 minutes to white sand and drift wood logs

  • Oak Bay marina and snow covered Olympic mountains in the distance

    Oak Bay marina and snow covered Olympic mountains in the distance

  • West Coast living

    West Coast living

  • Quiet Residential Street

    Quiet Residential Street

  • Tea in the garden

    Tea in the garden

  • Cosy living room after a hard day's exploring

    Cosy living room after a hard day's exploring

  • Master bedroom with full closet

    Master bedroom with full closet

  • Fully fitted kitchen

    Fully fitted kitchen

  • Own private entrance

    Own private entrance

  • White and more white

    White and more white

  • Village cafe, bakery 500 metres away

    Village cafe, bakery 500 metres away

  • Estevan village cafe with cup cakes - 500 metres away

    Estevan village cafe with cup cakes - 500 metres away

  • Willows Beach - Victoria favourite family beach. One km of white sand, driftwood

    Willows Beach - Victoria favourite family beach. One km of white sand, driftwood

  • Building sandcastles, kyaking and board sailing

    Building sandcastles, kyaking and board sailing

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