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Heritage building loft backing onto a hidden old town courtyard, quiet & central

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Located in historic Waddington alley in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia you will find my beautiful loft at Morley's Soda Factory, a Heritage conversion by local builder Chris LeFaivre. I was lucky to get my hands on this place as he was planning on keeping it and I was in the right place at the right time and snapped it up when he decided to let it go. As it is on the backside of this 1886 soda factory, it is incredibly quiet and feels quite open due to the high ceilings and walk-out private patio in the hidden courtyard. Most of the decor in the unit is fairly modern and all of it is quite high end, it has concrete floors and carpet upstairs in the loft. The kitchen is equipped with just about everything the chef needs, with granite counters and a dishwasher. The four piece bath has shower / soaker tub, towels and soap and in the living room the sofa pulls out into a bed,

The unit is amazingly quiet for being in the centre of downtown's hustle and bustle and within walking distance of just about everything the city has to offer. There is a secure parking garage ( Bastion square ) across Yates street where for a small fee you can park your vehicle.

Whether it is the Lojo shopping district, the world famous inner harbour, the city's finest restaurants or Victoria's nightlife you will find it within seconds of your door step. The sea plane terminal is less than a five minute walk away and is where you can catch a thirty minute flight to downtown Vancouver or to the south terminal at Vancouver international airport.

I can guarantee this is one of the most unique, vacations rentals you will find in Victoria. I have put a lot of love into it and I am sure you will enjoy your stay.

Keywords: A quiet historic loft with modern furnishings and a private garden patio only steps from the harbour and the cities best shopping, restaurants, attractions and events.

More Details

Owner
John Beaumier
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About John Beaumier

I am a Realtor® in Victoria where I own several investment properties.

If you are interested in property in Victoria, I offer vacation packages to people who are serious about buying property on the southern Island on my real estate website. You can find out more about me and my business by googling my last name which is Beaumier and Victoria, BC.

John Beaumier purchased this condo in 2010

Why John Beaumier chose Downtown

This is a one of a kind and I have seen nothing like it in all my years in Victoria real estate.

What makes this condo unique

You have it all at my Waddington flat, you are steps away from some of the city's best restaurants and hippest nightclubs yet while in the suite it is perfectly quiet and you really have no idea that you are in the heart of downtown. The unit features a massive garden patio that you would maybe expect in something in the suburbs but you are maybe a hundred and fifty feet from the inner harbour. If you could see through the back wall of the courtyard you would be looking into Ill Terrazo which is consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in the city.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Victoria International ( YYJ )
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Lucky Bar
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Swartz Bay
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
www.ilterrazzo.com
Nearest Ski
225 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Mile 0
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
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
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Heritage building loft backing onto a hidden old town courtyard, quiet & central
average rating of 4.796296 based on 54 reviews
4

Very nice stay as always. Fourth time we have stayed at John's and awesome as always. Very handy.

  • 4 of 5

Very handy to downtown and for all our needs.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

This apartment couldn’t be handier to everything in downtown Victoria, especially if you are walking around. Surrounded by a great range of places to eat and drink. Our host was helpful and informative, the bed was comfortable and there was so much to see and do nearbye. A printed fact sheet of instructions from using the dishwasher to how to check out would have made this review a five.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

An excellent property that is close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week in John’s loft and loved every minute of it! The property is modern, clean, well cared for and has everything you need. For us (a retired couple) we were pleased that we were able to walk to everything from sightseeing to dining and shopping. Thank you John.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean, Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Spent 3 days at this property. The loft was very clean and was in a perfect location to walk to just about any place you want to go Downtown. The only negative I have is that I left a couple of messages about minor questions during our stay and the owner never got back to us. Other than this it is a wonderful place to stay. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for 2 people.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, old building with lots of character but modern conveniences.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a clean and comfortable stay at John's place. Best part -- can't beat the location!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $19.57

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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