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View from house of Canoe on Lake. Other side of Lake is a Linear Park.

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Last updated: 08/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Rent our Classic lakefront vacation rental home at Victoria, British Columbia. This house is the longest listed VRBO listing in Victoria, and has been enjoyed by hundreds of guests. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, B.C. Victoria - 'the Garden City' has the mildest climate in Canada, is the sunniest place in B.C., and is the premiere year round tourist destination spot of the Pacific Nortwest.

We have 2 gorgeous lakefront homes located only minutes from Downtown Victoria on beautiful Langford Lake. They are located next-door to each other but are separated by a custom wood fence, for maximum privacy.

This charming house is a great place to spend some time enjoying the fishing , swimming , or just relaxing watching all the wildlife and boaters (no gas engines) pass by your lawn chair.
It is the oldest VRBO listed rental in Victoria, and has been enjoyed by hundreds of people over the last 16 years.
Only 5-10 minutes from Royal Roads University, It is situated at the end of a quiet dead-end road,that leads into a wooded walking trail. The house is only steps from lakeside, sunny exposure, very private , great swimming and fishing from the yard. The kitchen is equipt with full size stove, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, lots of small appliances, dishes, pot/pans etc. There are 3 comfortable bedrooms with queen size beds, all beds have good quality linens, there is 1 full bathroom with a tub/shower, and 1 full bathroom with a shower. The house also has a full size laundry room.

** New in 2014 we have added Twin Bunk Beds. These Bunks are in a private corner of the house and are perfect for kids or adults (max 6'2').
Also new is a gas fireplace Lakeside for fun evenings by the lake.

Downstairs is a large games room overlooking the lake, there is a double futon couch ,its a great place to relax or play a game of ping pong,. The room leads out onto a private covered sitting area overlooking the lake....'a great BBQ spot'.. The lake front is a private yard with great sitting and lounging areas, plus you have your own dock, a boat for your use, and Gas fire pit. We also have a swimming float anchored out front.

CHECK OUT OUR OTHER EXECUTIVE LAKE HOUSE with HOT TUB, NEXT DOOR. Sorry the executive house is Full summer of 2016, only available for multi month rental Nov-Apr 2016/17.

The one constant comment weve had on our lakefront houses is that they are in a perfect locations, only minutes from all the city has to offer, but in a quiet location where you can come and relax. Its'the best of both worlds'. Only minutes from your door are local shops, restuarants, pubs,casino,theatre, and malls.

The other side of the lake is park land and you can hike it by a boardwalk at the end of the road. Langford Lake has excellent swimming, trout and bass fishing, with fish caught up to 9lbs! or just relax and watching the sunsets across the lake. There are no gas motors allowed on the lake, so its a great place for rowing around (boat provided). Goldstream River Provincial Park is only five minutes away by car, the park has excellent hiking and walking, waterfall viewing, and salmon spawning in the fall.



The great thing about these houses is you can enjoy the country, but can be in the heart of the city within 15 minutes. There is cosmopolitan dining, superb shopping, world class museum, salmon fishing, whale watching, Butchard Gardens and the wild and beautiful pacific coast beaches surrounding the house. Also there are 3 top golf courses, Casino, movies, water park, kids park etc. within five to ten minutes of the house.

Our lake houses are a great family vacation spot, but they are also very popular with couples or friends traveling together. We try too have everything that you need here for a special holiday.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a very popular spot for all the kids who have stayed here, they love swimming etc from the property. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    pets considered on individual basis...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Double Futon Couch: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Lower Games room has a double futon couch...moreless

  • Twin Bunk Beds: 1 bunk bed

    ***NEW 2014 Bunk Bed main floor nook, these are twin beds...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) 3 comfortable queen size beds with quality sheets and pillow cases, fold out Baby Crib (1) available on request, We have added (summer 2014) Twin Bunk beds, these are in a private corner of the house and are great for kids, but are also usuable by adults (6'2'max). We also have a double futon couch /bed in the lower games room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • 2 bathrooms on main floor . 1 with tub/ shower and 1 with shower.

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor patio area, Gas BBQ., Lake side table and chairs, Gas fire pit, Boat and dock, also Swimming float anchored in the lake....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    shaw cable with 36' FLAT SCREEN HD TV also DVD player...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    This house has a private yard on the lake. There is a dock with a boat. great swimming and fishing from yard....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The front of the house looks at a mountain view, also the view across the lake is of the woods and mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Cotton bedding for all the beds, also beach towels are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Overlooking lake with flat screen TV...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    House has front off road parking for several cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI is available from the house...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    lots of pots and pans etc...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of dishes glasses etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    includes dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, stove, ipod sound dock, coffee maker and many small appliances for a full service kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Boat:

    House has a minimum of 1row boat for your use...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    covered patio overlooking lake, also lake side patio area, plus dock...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ in front of kitchen , Lake side Gas fire pit ....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Summer 2016
Jul 3 - Sep 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,912

Changeover Day: Sunday

Late Summer 2016
Sep 5 - Oct 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$306
$1,587 $3,442
Fall/Winter 2016
Oct 2 - Dec 23, 2016
3 night min stay
$268
$1,128 $2,103
Xmas/NewYear 2016
Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,797
Winter 2017
Jan 3 - Apr 23, 2017
3 night min stay
$268
$1,128 $2,103
Spring 2017
Apr 24 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$287
$1,262 $2,830
Early summer 2017
Jun 1 - Jun 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$306
$1,568 $3,442
High Summer 2017
Jun 25 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,912

Changeover Day: Sunday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$287
$1,128 $2,180
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $57.36 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $267.68
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

RATES include rent, and cleaning. Email is best contact method.

Contact owners for long term monthly rates. CONTACT FOR MONTHLY Fall - spring stays ....excellent rate for multiple snowbird months . NO TAX on monthly

Cancellation Policy: If more than 90 days from booking full refund minus $100 cancellation. If less than 90 days until booking arrival Guest is responsible for full rental amount. If the owner can re book property monies will be refunded on a dollar for dollar basis minus cancellation fee of $200.

Discount on nightly rate for 5 or more .... email for quote


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

Golf ( 3 top courses within 5 -10 minutes), Casino within 5 minutes, kids park with mini golf 5 min away,around lake hiking trail 100mtrs/yards from house.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: My wife and I come from families that have resided in Victoria for over 100 years. We have lived on langford lake since 2001, and in this area for over 40 years. We also own a local family business.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria, BC, Canada:
We purchased this house ,and the one next door in 2001. At the time we owned a vacation home on the gulf islands, and we wanted to live full time on a lake. When these homes came up for sale we knew that we had found our dream location to live. We renovated both homes and have lived here ever since. Langford lake is a perfect place to live, as its only minutes from the city, but when your here it seems like your way out in the country. The fact that we can fish, swim and boat from our yard doesnt hurt either! This House is the Oldest Victoria Listing on VRBO.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When you stay here you are close to everything , but in a great getaway that lets you relax and enjoy the lake and nature.The walking trail just down the street, is a great feature that alows you to walk around the lake. We constantly have bald eagles, otters , mink , ducks , geese , swans and more around our yard. Langford lake has some of the best bass and trout fishing on the south island. One thing we have always loved here is the fact that there are no gas motors allowed on the lake, this makes it much more enjoyable as your not being buzzed by jet skis and big boats. From this house you have everything from fine dining, a casino, ocean beaches, shopping, a provincial park and several major golf courses all within 5-15 minutes away. No matter what your interests you'll find its not far from here.


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Photos

  • View from house of Canoe on Lake. Other side of Lake is a Linear Park.

    View from house of Canoe on Lake. Other side of Lake is a Linear Park.

  • Kitchen Table

    Kitchen Table

  • Master bedroom overlooking lake

    Master bedroom overlooking lake

  • looking from mbd/Livrm to kitchen. Main bath on right, second bedrm on left.

    looking from mbd/Livrm to kitchen. Main bath on right, second bedrm on left.

  • Upper bedroom also has lake views, and mountain views out front.

    Upper bedroom also has lake views, and mountain views out front.

  • second Bathroom with shower

    second Bathroom with shower

  • Lower level Games Room, overlooks covered sitting area and Lake. Ping Png table.

    Lower level Games Room, overlooks covered sitting area and Lake. Ping Png table.

  • On the dock looking down the lake.

    On the dock looking down the lake.

  • Lake side Dock and boats, across the lake is park.
great swimming/fishing

    Lake side Dock and boats, across the lake is park. great swimming/fishing

  • House from Lake (center blue house), executive House on left side.

    House from Lake (center blue house), executive House on left side.

  • On the trail around the lake , view of house from public fishing wharf.

    On the trail around the lake , view of house from public fishing wharf.

  • Lake trail walk from house, other side of Lake.

    Lake trail walk from house, other side of Lake.

  • Arriving at the Front of house from driveway (main floor), and  Upper Bedroom.

    Arriving at the Front of house from driveway (main floor), and Upper Bedroom.

  • kitchen area main floor, table eating area on right side of fridge.

    kitchen area main floor, table eating area on right side of fridge.

  • Livingroom overlooking Lake

    Livingroom overlooking Lake

  • Main Bathroom, with tub and shower.

    Main Bathroom, with tub and shower.

  • Side bedroom main floor

    Side bedroom main floor

  • Bunk bed in corner nook of main floor... great for kids or adults!!

    Bunk bed in corner nook of main floor... great for kids or adults!!

  • covered sitting area outside lower games room, overlooks lake

    covered sitting area outside lower games room, overlooks lake

  • Lower Yard with Gas Firepit  House viewed from lakeside.

    Lower Yard with Gas Firepit House viewed from lakeside.

  • Lake View from Livingroom and    Master bedroom. Other side of lake is Parkland.

    Lake View from Livingroom and Master bedroom. Other side of lake is Parkland.

  • Turtles enjoying the sunshine on the other side of Lake!

    Turtles enjoying the sunshine on the other side of Lake!

  • From the house to the public fishing wharf on the other side (heron on float)

    From the house to the public fishing wharf on the other side (heron on float)

  • Bass fishermen infront of house

    Bass fishermen infront of house

VRBO #12233

This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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Victoria, BC, Canada #12233

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