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Oceanfront House on 6 Acres with Hot Tub and Private Beach and Dock

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, sleeps 6-8

This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is situated on 6.5 acres with 900 ft of waterfront in East Sooke. Property has hot tub and private, fully serviced dock.

1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twin and a Queen size portable mattress, make it a comfortable getaway for 6 (8 people with owner consent). Down Duvets, built-in stereo system with indoor & outdoor speakers, built-in vacuum, outdoor fire pit can be used when no fire ban is in place, indoor wood burning stove, 6-8 person hot tub, TV & VCR , washer & dryer, BBQ, and spotting telescope.

Playpen, highchair and some children's toys are also available. There is a horse shoe pit on the property and lots of space for playing catch, volleyball, frisbee, etc. Explore the shoreline and view the sea life which includes starfish, crabs, shellfish, mink, sea otters and seals. Hiking, bird watching, kayaking, whale watching and fishing in the area are also amazing.

A fully serviced dock with power and water that guests may use at their own risk and are welcomed to moor their boat or kayaks.

A short drive will take you into Sooke which offers a number of amenities including a public swimming pool, gym, zip lines, grocery stores, gas station, restaurants and shopping. Only 45 minutes away is beautiful downtown Victoria. Have a look at some of our recommendations (guide: http://bit.ly/2vlLUAh) or check out Tourism Sooke and Victoria's websites for details.

Check out time is 11 AM / Check in time is 4 PM

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More Details

Owner
Chad Verch
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Chad Verch

Pictured are two of the owners (Uncle and nephew) We love West Coast life and all that it has to offer in beauty and recreation.

Chad Verch purchased this house in 1950

Why Chad Verch chose Sooke

This property has been in the family since 1950 with the newer house being constructed in 2003 from lumber harvested and milled on the property. The older cottage (not a rental) was built in the early 1920's with an addition added in the late 1940's. This property has over 900 feet of waterfront with a deep water dock, 2 beaches and a rocky point. You can catch legal sized rock and dungeness crab right of the dock. (remember you need a salt water licence that can be purchased online http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/licence-permis/application-eng.html) and the area is abundant in sea and wild life. It truly is a piece of paradise!

What makes this house unique

Southern Vancouver Island has a mild climate with pleasant warm, dry summers and mild, wet conditions in spring, fall and winter. It rarely snows in the lower areas of this region and if it does snow it usually doesn't stay around long.

At Heron Point House you will see many varieties of wildlife, both in the water and on land. It is common to see deer, peacocks, otters, raccoons, seals, hummingbirds and bald eagles daily. If you are lucky you may even see one of the local great horned or barred owls. Bears and cougars frequent the area and you may catch a glimpse of one while enjoying one of the many hiking trails nearby.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Arrived in rain last night but was soon comforted by the warmth of a

crackling wood scented fire and the laughter and chatter of my beloved

family. Woke up early this morning and looked out to a complete and

utter calm and stillness - where 'peace comes dropping slow'. Such

moments, snatched from busy lives, are precious memories to taste and

savour for days to come with people I love. Shafts of sunlight are

beginning to to make the pine leaves sparkle like crystals. I must out

and sniff the air...............Sybil and Chad, thank you for all of this.
Mar 2011
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Amenities

Sooke House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
A Private dock is available to moor your fishing boat.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront House on 6 Acres with Hot Tub and Private Beach and Dock
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 20 reviews
5

Great place to relax and breathe in the fresh air

  • 5 of 5

This house was great! Beautiful view, fully stocked kitchen, lots of room so that we didn't get in each other's hair! Easy to launch our kayaks and paddleboards off the dock. We fished, we ate, we laughed, we loved!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great! Beautiful place with awesome local exploration.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lots of room. Kids love crabbing and walking the shores. Everyone loved the fires each night. Close to fishing in East Sooke.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blainville, Quebec, Canada
5

Super relaxing stay !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed one week in this fabulous house, and we enjoyed our stay tremendously !

We were three adults, and never got in each others way. The house is completely equipped, in excellent condition, and very peacefully set. Great propane BBQ, hot tub, wood stove and super dining room, makes this place a perfect one. Communication with the owner Chad was flawless.

It is very quiet, and having the TV in the loft on the second floor meant we did not use it !

All in all, very highly recommended ! You will love it !

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is truly the nicest VRBO rental we've ever stayed at. For our family of four (kids 6 and 8) and grandparents visiting from England, there was the perfect amount of spaciousness (with the TV loft area not being required as a bedroom....just a play/lounging area). The dock was used daily for crabbing and and the beach front was filled with treasures to explore for kids and adults alike. The views are absolutely breathtaking and the proximity of this property to some great (fairly easy for kids/seniors) hiking was ideal for us. Thanks to Chad and family for sharing your treasure with us!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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White Rock
4

Great place!

  • 4 of 5

The property is great! Nice location. I was wondering if check in time ( 4:00p.m.) and checking out (11a.m) looks just. Especially

during winter time that is dark and makes the driving difficult . Thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We often will change our check in and check outs when requested to do so based on whether another client is going to be checking in that day. We would have done so in this case if asked. We hope that Christmas was great for your family out there.
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5

Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

We live on the Island, but found the perfect place for an easy escape. The property is amazing, with easy access to great hikes and outdoor activities. We had a mixed bag of weather, however found that you could find well sheltered hikes nearby. The property has lots of space for playing games and being outside. You can't beat the view from the hot tub, or the smell of the fireplace.

Booking the location was very easy, and no hassle getting access to the property. It was very clean on arrival, and came equipped with everything we needed.

Would definitely come again, and recommend to any family or friends

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
58 Kilometres
Victoria International YYJ
Nearest Barpub
11 Kilometres
!7 Mile House
Nearest Ferry
63 Kilometres
Swartz Bay (BC Ferries)
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Sooke/Westshore Region (many courses nearby)
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Trans Canada Highway
Nearest Restaurant
23 Kilometres
Sooke Harbour House (world renowned)
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Out the back door
Car: necessary

Check out some of our local recommendations at:

http://bit.ly/2vlLUAh

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $386.07
Cleaning (max 3 hours) $57.91 + Tax

Owner reserves the right to refuse a reservation and no rentals will be made to wedding parties or stag functions. Rates are subjected to change prior to reservation confirmation and payment.

Please note: Cleaning fee is based on maximum of 3 hours. Additional cleaning above 3 hours will be charged at the current rate of $30 per hour.

Check out time is 11:00 AM Check in time is 4:00 PM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.