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Recent Victoria reviews
Bright and cheerful
"One of the special features of this home is its location - you drive up and around a mountain on a winding road that eventually runs along the ocean, about 15 minutes from Brentwood Bay. Keep an eye out for deer, bikers, other cars, and--unfortunately--police radar traps. The house is on the water below the road, accessed by a steep driveway (as are most houses along Mark Lane), and near some beautiful hiking trails along the ocean.
The first thing you'll notice upon entering the house is its bright and cheerful quality, with large windows looking out on the water on all 3 levels. The downstairs includes the kitchen and living area facing west and with a high ceiling that keeps the house bright even on darker days. The furniture is clean and comfortable throughout, and the house is wonderfully stocked with everything you need for either a short or longer stay. We particularly liked the tasteful and understated elegance of the decorating scheme, which adds to the overall cheerful quality. We would prefer a king-size bed to the master bedroom and a larger flat-screen TV in the living room with HD instead of SD reception.
Overall, the house has a vibe that says the owners really care about the place and want their guests to have a pleasant stay without complications. It is about 20 minutes from shopping and restaurants, about 30 from Victoria to the south and Sydney to the north. Victoria is a stunningly beautiful place to visit, easy to get around, lush and green and flowering almost everywhere and the ocean all around you. Check out Victoria's amazing bakeries and seafood restaurants as you explore the city and the peninsula. We rent ocean-side properties quite frequently, and it's without reservation that we can recommend "The Cottage" as one of the best homes and locations we've ever discovered. Three cheers to the owners for the care and consideration in offering their home to us!"
Guest: L & LDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015
"The location for all activities in town was great. Everything was clean and the kitchen had everything we needed. Because we had the sun on the west side, we quickly learned to open up the windows in the night and close all the shades and windows during the day to try to keep the room cool. Knowledge of the bus system would help because it was available to every place we wanted to go....including to and from the airport. That was much cheaper than a taxi or shuttle. Packets of tickets for the bus are available at the visitor's center, and help with convenience of not having to have the right change. That information prior to arriving would have helped. I would definitely stay here again."
Guest: Elly D.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 18, 2015
"My daughter's wedding was in Victoria and as she has a small condo we needed a place to stay. I am not very fond of hotels and I wanted somewhere that my family could stay together. There was myself,my husband, my mom, daughter, sister and her husband. My niece and her partner also joined us for a couple of nights. This home was perfect! It is spacious and very well equipped. Nice linens and lots of them. We even hosted a meet and greet before the wedding and it was great, our guests loved it, the home has so much personality and beautiful unique artwork. It photographed so well in our pic's due to the great light. The bride and bridesmaids got ready here as well. Location is perfect, we like to walk and it is close to everything. Highly recommended, so much nicer than a hotel and cost effective too!"
Guest: Mother of the brideDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 21, 2015
"For our recent trip, 4 adults and 2 children stayed in this great condo for 3 nights. The location was perfect, the condo was very spacious, and the cost was much less than booking 2-3 hotel rooms per night. Dean the property manager was extremely professional and helpful. We will be back for another stay in the future!"
Guest: B MortonDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 3, 2015