Sidney Beachfront on Roberts Bay Near Victoria B.C.(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:6-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Waterfront home close to everything, 2 Bedrooms + Media Bed/Room, 1.5 Bath
The Eagles Nest suite is the entire upper level (1500 sq ft) plus entrance foyer/office of this waterfront house. There is a large open living room with gas fireplace and 42 inch cable TV, sun room, three outdoor patios, two bedrooms (queen) and (double + twin), two bathrooms and a separate bedroom dedicated as media room with a queen sofa bed and 46 inch TV, Stereo etc. (kids and parents love this room away for TV down the hall from the living room)
The house is directly on the shore with calm and protected low bank waterfront. There is an expansive tidal flat that attracts the herons, eagles and seabirds while providing clamming and crabbing opportunities as well as ideal kayak launching. Stunning views of the ocean and Mount Baker bring the outdoors in to the sun room, dining room, kitchen and living room
The house is equipped to make you feel at home, including libraries of music, videos and books as well as board games. For those comfortable on the water, two sit-on-top kayaks are available to explore the sheltered bay. Binoculars and a telescope are provided those enjoying morning coffee in the sun room overlooking the bay or for gazing at the night skies.
A spacious kitchen with attached barbecue deck allows for shared culinary productions and barbeque masters. Sit down dining area seating for 6 at the dining room table with enough settings for occasional overflow such as day visitors.
There are all the usual appliances, large and small for the gourmet cook. The Laundry Room was updated with large capacity LG appliances in 2014. The laundry and carport are shared with the one bedroom suite downstairs.
This special vacation home is intended for couples and families who enjoy a peaceful waterfront environment while also providing ready access to the activities and facilities of the quaint town of 'Sidney-by-the-Sea.'
The house has two principal bedrooms with a third bedroom dedicated to be a media/TV room with 46 inch TV, stereo equipment and a queen sofa bed.
The master bedroom has queen bed with en-suite toilet/sink and large walk-in closet.
The second bedroom has two beds, one double/full size one single/twin
There are generally 8 sets of everything from bedding to cutlery on the assumption of a maximum occupancy of 8. The house will be best enjoyed by two couples or a couple with two children. It is always possible to entertain of course.
There is also an alternate queen sofa bed in the living room for those who like to arise early to the pink sunrise!!
Pets and smoking are not permitted.
There is one side of the double carport available for guest use and driveway parking for two guest cars.
A large open plan dining and living room looks out onto the water with large sofas (and another sofa bed). A large dining room table, 42 inch TV, stereo with iPod dock and a gas fireplace for seasonal use.
A favorite place in the house is the bright and airy Sun Room that opens onto the outside patio decks. A wonderful place for a morning coffee or lazy afternoon book or perhaps enjoying the wildlife through the high powered binoculars and telescopes provided. There is a CD / iPod player in the sun room.
Access and Travel Connections:
The house is located on Roberts Bay Bird Sanctuary which is about 1.8 Km from Sidney Town (20 minute walk) and 0.4 km along tree lined All Bay Road to several marinas, the upmarket Seaglass bistro, The Latch 4 star Italian restaurant, a coffee shop, corner store massage clinic etc
There is lots to do in Sidney town and the surrounding Saanich Peninsula. One of the favorites is whale watching
There is also the Shaw Ocean Discovery Center, Butchart Gardens, Muse Winery, Panorama Recreation Center and so many more..... the Town of Sidney website has many useful links.
BC Ferries connecting to Vancouver or Seattle land at Swartz Bay 5 km away, other connections include Victoria Airport (4km), Anacortes Ferry to Washington State (2km) and various Seattle bound passenger and vehicle ferries as well as float planes out of Victoria Harbour (25 km)and also Kenmore air float planes into Pat Bay (to Seattle) (4km)
Bus services to Victoria and Swartz Bay (hence on to Vancouver Airport or Downtown (3 hrs total) stop just across the Resthaven Drive every 30min. Fare to Victoria is $2.50 !
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Member since: 2009
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- People often ask about going to downtown Victoria or to Vancouver. Of course one can drive in 25 minutes or you can also take the bus which stop every half hour nearby to either city... and fares are as low as $2.50 And of course downtown Sidney is just a 20 minute walk or quick car ride to all of the complete shops, bar, hotels and services that the town provides so well....moreless
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
Sidney town very close and has everything.... forget the big box stores... they are banned :-) Victoria downtown is just down the road or take the double decker bus from the corner every 30 minute...moreless
- Golf Course Front:
- Mountain View:
- Ocean View:
- Water View:
In addition to the beach we are a 5 minute walk from Tsehum harbour and its marinas, restaurants and other services. Van Isle Marina and the Sea Glass Bistro and The Latch restaurant are examples....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
The large open plan kitchen enables cooking for larger family groups, plates and settings for more than 8, the dining room itself has 6 chairs at the table with overlook available in the sun room etc....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker:
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan to April
Sep 30 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Summer Season May-Sept
Apr 1 - Oct 1, 2017
6 night min stay
Rates are based on 5 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $112.46
Check in time is 4pm and checkout 11am on the last day of the booking to enable time to prepare for the next guests.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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The activities and recreational opportunities in the vicinity are simply too rich to list... in Sidney Town on 5th St there is a visitors information centre with information on wineries, equestrian farms, the galloping goose cycle path to Sooke and endless other opportunities. We will ensure that there a full complement of information brochures for you to peruse.
There are dozens of restaurants in the area and just 5 minutes peaceful walk away there are two 5 star restaurants up All Bay Road as well as a small bakery coffee shop and a convenience store.
The pedestrian friendly location of EaglesNest allows for family members to walk, ride, drive, bus or paddle as they like either together or independently.
Should you wish to travel to Victoria, the bus stops on Resthaven $2.50.. or to the ferry to Vancouver or the Gulf Islands for a day trip in the other direction.
Year Purchased: 1990
About: As a globe trotting family Eagles Nest was our choice in the world for our family home with Sidney and Victoria the friendly communities we chose to land in; like so many other like minded people. We have updated and equipped Eagles Nest for visitors to allow us to continue to share our wonderful piece of paradise.
Why Sidney, BC, Canada:
We love this location for the water, the wildlife (it is on the migratory seabird pathway) the walks along the shore and into town, the nearby marinas and restaurants for a morning breakfast walk... it is one of the most sheltered low bank waterfronts in the area and perfect for kayaking, clamming and just soaking up birds and otters of Roberts Bay.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Pink sunrises silhouette a distant snow capped Mount Baker and glints off duck trails across the mirrored waters of Roberts Bay bird sanctuary. Colorful kayakers launch nearby to explore Gulf Islands National park. Amble along tree lined All Bay road to coffee shops, corner store, massage therapists, fine dining and pubs intermingled with the marinas and yacht charters. Walk a mile or so the other way past the Thai and fish and chip cafe, the Library and Beacon Avenue shops and services.
- Primary: +1 6048807211
Links to more information:
View to Mount Baker across Roberts Bay from Sun Room
Roberts Bay Bird Sanctuary to the left - driveway into Eagles Nest
Dining table with seating for six.
Master Bedroom with Queen bed, ensuite and walk in closet
Second Bedroom Double bed on left, single bed on right.
Media Room with 46 inch TV, DVD Library, Queen Sofa/Bed
Glass of Wine and watch the wildlife show.
Sun Room, perfect for morning coffee or afternoon read.
Living Room with fireplace, 42 inch TV with surround
Main Bathroom with Tub Shower, Skylight
Master Bedroom with Queen Bed, ensuite and walk in closet
Second Bedroom with single and double beds
Samsung Washer and Dryer Shared with downstairs owner suit
Front of house faces on to Ardwell Road end
SeaGlass fine dining a 10 minute walk, breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Coffee shop around the corner at Harbour Road
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Monday, January 23, 2017
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