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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Splended location to celebrate my 70th year of life!
"I chose to take seven really close women friends to Selwyn House to celebrate my 70th birthday weekend. What a heavenly location to sit and view the wonder that is our supernatural Province of BC. The views from the deck are magical, as is the comfort of all the rooms and amenities. Everything is decorated and furnished to provide the ultimate vacation experience. We were all very impressed with this wonderful home, the gardens, the outside and inside seating and the well equipped kitchen which was used to whip up some really good meals. I recommend this house to anyone who really knows that vacations are for relaxation and for taking stock of what really matters in this life."
Guest: Contented RenterDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
"Location was unbeatable, right on the water with awesome views. More than adequate space in the house for two people! Advertised as 2 bdrm but really a 3 bdrm. House needs a bit of work and an update, but was fine for our needs. Equipped with all supplies needed for long term use, as we stayed for 2 months! The owner was very thorough in his guest manual instructions, and Internet speed was great. Plenty of blankets, pillows, towels etc and laundry facilities are more than ample.
Although the pictures give the impression of isolation and complete serenity, Resthaven Drive is a major thoroughfare so is not at all true to street name! Bus runs right by the house, and house is not well insulated from noise. Public beach access is also right by the house, so lots of foot traffic as well.
We were commuting to work almost every day, so noise was an issue for sleeping. Proximity to hot spots and the safe neighborhood for vacationers would surely outweigh the cons of this property. It was by far the best of all the options we explored, and the owner was very accommodating."
Guest: alyssa c.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015
""Wow" describes the total picture from location to view. The sights from the livingroom and the wonderful balcony are amazing. Birds and boats are fun to watch for all us prairie folk.
Groceries across the street, fresh fish daily at the pier out front, numerous restaurants, Haro's Restaurant in the building has great food and live music every Thursday evening too. The Sidney Pier and waterdfront walk is a great place to start each day while listening to the gulls and the ocean.
The village of Sidney extends up the street from this location and offers everything you need from groceries to fresh local flowers and many nice shops to temp you....all just steps from your door.
We are garden lovers. Sidney is known for it's bookstores....but I must say it should be known for it's tulips and all the other flowering trees and bushes...truly an amazing site to anyone who spends winter in Edmonton.
The Crown Jewel in tulips has got to be Butchart Gardens. I think they must have every possible variety of tulip on the planet....and at least a thousand or two of each!
We loved the short ferry hops to the Gulf Islands...35 -45 minutes to Salt Spring Island or Pender Island brings you to a very different lifestyle. Their weekend Farmers Markets offer amazing varieties in everything from foods to artwork.
Beach walks abound... Oak Bay, Cordova Bay, and The Esquimalt Lagoon were 3 of our favorites.
Thank you Hugh for this wonderful opportunity to escape to beautiful Sidney by the Sea! We would love to return someday soon."
Guest: Geraldine C.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 27, 2015
"This home was a wonderful place to stay for three nights while visiting Victoria, Sidney, and the surrounding area. The owner Trevor was very responsive, thorough and friendly. The unit was clean and exceptionally quiet, you would never know they lived right upstairs. The view from the living and dining areas are gorgeous, so nice to wake up to that every morning. The beds were comfortable and the gas fireplace in the living room was a cozy touch. The kitchen had Everything you could possibly need, and several supermarkets and restaurants were close by and easy to find. I would highly recommend this lovely unit for peace and quiet, relaxation, and enjoying the beautiful nearby area. I Can't say enough good things about it."
Guest: Holly G.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 27, 2015