Beautiful, Artistic, Large Home - Walk to Ocean and Town!(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms plus playroom/bunkbed room, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)
The house is 2300 sq feet (1150 sq feet on two levels) . It is very light, open concept, and a beautiful mixture of 'West Coast meets Urban living' (old fir beams and polished concrete floors, modern kitchen/bathroom and old fir floors). Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, all with queen sized beds, cozy down filled duvets, open concept kitchen and living room that stimulates your senses with its harmonious use of colors, textures, Art, and attention to detail. The owner is an artist/textile designer from Germany and her house is an expression of who she is. There is a bathroom with a claw foot bathtub upstairs and a second bathroom with a large shower stall downstairs.
Downstairs there is a large second living/TV/piano/reading room with heated flooring and lots of daytime light. There is another large room that leads into the courtyard that serves as the 4th bedroom with bunk beds and would make a great playroom for the kids/teenagers.
What else is there to say...the pictures will speak for themselves I think. This will feel like a home away from home and the location is perfect if you enjoy experiencing the cultural events, fine dining and city life of Victoria in combination with the ocean, kayaking, beaches etc. half a block away. Enjoy!
Member since: 2010
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
- Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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Spring/Early summer rates
May 15 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 21 - Jan 5, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $153.14
- Refundable Damage Deposit $306.28
Please note Monthly Rental Rates Available on Request.
Flexible Check in and Check out times !
Taxes INCLUDED in the Rental Fee. JULY AND AUGUST ONLY WEEKLY RENTALS ($2200/week)
$200 Cleaning Fee in addition to Rental Fee
50% deposit to reserve the house (cheque in US or Cdn $) and balance due when you arrive (cash or cheque)
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Year Purchased: 2005
Why James Bay, Victoria, BC, Canada:
When my daughter and her family moved to Victoria (from Toronto) in 2005, I wanted to be close to them and my little granddaughter. I fell in love with this unique house, previously owned by an artist also. Since I don't drive, the location was perfect. I now spend my time between Ontario (where my son lives)and Victoria and since recently, also some winter months in Arizona.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I enjoy being so close to the ocean and going for a morning walk. I often stop for coffee or lunch at the Ogden point cafe (on the ocean!) and enjoy watching the cruise ships dock at the pier. I can do all my shopping in James Bay village which is merely a 5 min walk away. I love walking to Beacon hill park (7 min walk) , the petting zoo, ponds and playgrounds (2) with my granddaughter and enjoy the beautiful peace and beauty of the West coast nature. The inner harbor with great restaurants, street performers , buzzing night life, parliament buildings, The Royal B.C museum and Imax theatre, and summer festivals is just a 10 min walk from my house. I appreciate beauty, harmony, simplicity and color and my house is an expression of my inner world. I enjoy the spaciousness of this house with many choices of rooms to sit, read, enjoy company, make art, play piano or watch a movie.
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Entrance hallway - piano/tv sitting room will be on your right see next picture.
view of the kitchen from the red couched living room
view of the dining room from kitchen
upstairs bathroom with claw foot tub- downstairs bathroom has a walk in shower.
Courtyard/garden with seating for 8 and BBQ/private
Bedroom 1 with queensize bed and pine clothes closet
Bedroom 3 with Queensize bed, 2 hanging closets and pine drawer cabinet.
Walk in Shower with Seat- downstairs.
Front of the house
piano/TV/ sitting room beside entrance hallway with heated flooring.
dining room with seating for eight .
living room with sitting space for 7 people, skylights, very light/sunny
balcony for 4 facing East on second floor.
downstairs bunkbed playroom area with access to courtyard. (sleeps 3/down duvets
Bedroom 2 -'Master' bedroom with queensize bed , couch and wicker chairs and TV.
Bathroom downstairs with walk in shower (and seat) and washer and dryer.
Downstairs bathroom- view from entrance door.
Front of the house
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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