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Nestled in the heart of Oak Bay and Estevan Village

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Steps from the beach, where the locals eat + where you sleep!

Welcome to the Estevan Village!

A newly renovated, bright apartment steps away from Willows Beach. You would be hard pressed to find a better location in Victoria. Nestled away 5 kms from downtown, the Estevan Village is the most sought after real estate on the West Coast of Canada.

If you are looking for a truly local or foodie experience this is the place! Estevan Village has a number of restaurants, and cafes with a focus on supporting local farmers and using only the best ingredients. It is a social hub for the community and many friendly locals.

For flexibility, in the main bedroom we offer 2 single beds that can be converted into a King size bed. In the living room you will find a very comfortable convertible bed that extends to a Queen size. Upon booking please let us know which configuration you prefer.

Our kitchen is fully equipped with place settings for four. Our bathroom has beautiful natural light from the skylights and houses a brand new subway tiled shower.

There is also lots of free parking in the vicinity.

Points of interest within 2km: Willows Beach (the BEST beach in Victoria), The Willows Beach Tea Room, Grocery store, Pure Vanilla (specialty baked goods, coffee and cakes), Uplands Park (trails), Uplands Golf Course, Cattle Point, Oak Bay Marina (Fishing), Oak Bay Beach Hotel (Spa, Pool, Restaurants, Whale Watching), and much much more.

Restaurants within 2km: Padella (AMAZING local Italian food), The Willows Galley (fish and chips and frozen yogurt at it's finest), Marina Restaurant (Ocean Front, well appointed dining room), The Village Restaurant (the BEST all day breakfast and lunch in town and is WHERE THE LOCALS EAT), Penny Farthing (Local watering hole), Vis a Vis (Local wine bar), Hide + Seek Coffee (our favourite coffee shop) and SO MUCH MORE! Just let us know what you like to eat, and we can assist. Victoria has the most amazing local, slow food scene, if you are a FOODIE you will be in heaven!

Things to do: Willows beach, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, beach volleyball, spike ball, the Oak Bay Marina, shopping, spa, hiking, surfing, biking, sightseeing, the BC Museum, Parliament Buildings, Butchart Gardens, whale watching, Sidney by the Sea, the Empress, double decker bus rides, horse drawn carriages, water taxi, and much much more.

Rates fluctuate depending on season, availability + occupants. Please feel free to get in touch with us and we can assist you in determining if our beautiful new home aligns with you.

More Details

Owner
Kirsten Chan
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Kirsten Chan

We are a family of four (two kids under the age of 6) that are passionate about travel. We love to meet new people and experience local culture + food.

Kirsten Chan purchased this apartment in 2017

Why Kirsten Chan chose Oak Bay

We love Oak Bay, it is really the most sought after real estate in Victoria. Having a little apartment steps from the best restaurants and our favourite beach just makes sense!

What makes this apartment unique

The location of this apartment is untouchable!

Amenities

Oak Bay Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Configuration can be modified to fit any sleeping arrangment
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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Nestled in the heart of Oak Bay and Estevan Village
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Bright and clean well appointed in fantastic location of Oak Bay.

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Oak Bay Area of Victoria. First time to Victoria and Barry and Aaron of The Village restaurant were very accommodating in making recommendations of places to go. Just a minute walk down the street is the Willows Beach with incredible sand and gorgeous views. Very walkable area and lovely views wherever you go. City transit is very accessible just up the street. We took the city transit each day into downtown and even to the Butchart Gardens. The Brunch included with our stay was amazing . Can't say enough about how wonderful our stay was and will definitely be back to visit again and will highly recommend the condo at The Village in Oak Bay to family and friends. Thank you again for making our mother and daughters vacation to Victoria such a memorable one. 😎💕🌸👙☕️😊🇨🇦🦌🍷🐳🦅

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was SUCH a pleasure having you! We LOVE having awesome guests who appreciate the beauty of Victoria and we can't wait to have you back!!!!
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Calgary, AB
4

Great little place steps away from Willows Beach!

  • 4 of 5

What a great little place! Easy to get to and access. Clean and comfy with exactly what you need for a getaway! Close to so many waking paths and the beach. It got a little noisy in the mornings but nothing ear plugs don’t solve! Thank you Kirsten!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect fit!

  • 5 of 5

This little apartment was the perfect fit for myself and three kids! An older building with perfect character, updated with a modern touch. Bright and really clean, we immediately were at ease. After a long day of travel, we were met at the door by the wonderful owner and given the key. Once inside, we were blown away when we saw the fridge, and table stocked with snacks (all my families staples not to mention!). We were in love with the neighbourhood, and the piano just outside the door. We were here for a family gathering, so we didn't have the chance to eat at the restaurant, unfortunately. I was sold on this place when I read how close it was to Willows Beach, one of my favourite places since I was a kid. It was so fun to be able to walk there with my own kids (a piano there too!). And the little bakery across the street was a nice little bonus too :)

Our trip to Victoria this summer was to say goodbye to my grandpa. Our stay at Kristin's place was perfect. Each night we came back and felt so comfortable, and safe. It's a very quiet street. We would love to stay again, and are already planning our visit for next year. The communication was excellent, from start to finish. We hope everyone loves it as much as we did! Thanks from the bottom of my heart in helping make our tough time so great ❤️

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super cute place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! Everything was very clean and it had everything that we could possibly need with our 2 kids. Location was awesome. The Brunch was delightful and the goodies left for us when we got there were so thoughtful! The only thing that might be nicer were black out blinds as the street lights were quite light during the night.

Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC
5

Generous hosts, quiet, clean and cute space near Victoria's best beach. We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We came from Vancouver with our one year old daughter for a few days of visiting old friends and playing at Willows Beach. The apartment was clean and welcoming. The hosts had it stocked with everything from snacks and wine to beach towels and a high chair for the baby. They even left us a box of toddler books and toys.

This was just the blend of hospitality and privacy I like, too. The hosts were available and even had their staff downstairs at The Village at the ready but weren't intrusive at all... speaking of The Village, I hadn't been in a few years but it was every bit as good, maybe better than I remembered. If the Salad Niçoise special is on, do it!

This rental was flexible and accommodating. We would love to stay again and we'd recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $154.98
Cleaning fee $96.86 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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