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Entire Top Floor of Cottage, Cosy Bright Private Loft, Close to Downtown

(16 Reviews)

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Over 500 square feet, original fir floors, 7 skylights, a real west coast feel

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7-14 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:0
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Loft, 1 bedroom, sleeps 2, full bathroom, living room, kitchen, private entrance

On a quiet, tree-lined street close to downtown Victoria, North Cottage is a bright and cozy suite with a private entrance and decks with views across treetops to the mountains. Inside you'll find an equipped kitchen, full bathroom with a deep soaker tub, bedroom garret and sitting room.

Lots of natural light fills the suite, on the full top floor of a 1930s character house. We are a two-minute walk to the the park on the water and a network of walking and cycling paths, and a frequent bus to downtown is a short block away.

Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, spanish, français, español
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/23/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 21 years or older....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom: 1 double

    Cosy sleeping in a private garrett...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The heated tile floor is warm and comfy on bare feet and you can watch the clouds drift by the skylights while you're relaxing in the deep soaker bathtub....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We use a standard rental agreement for all rentals

Entertainment

  • Television:

    There is no television in the house or the loft...moreless

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean:

    We are a 3 minute walk to a beautiful ocean inlet. The walk continues to the city centre in one direction and to a park and a lake in the other....moreless

  • Village
  • Waterfront:

    The Gorge Waterway is a three minute walk from our home....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi and wired internet available and included in the rental...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Access to laundry is available on request...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Large toaster oven ...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Induction cooktop....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles are available for a nominal fee...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Sep 1 - Apr 30, 2017
14 night min stay
$50
$968

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$50

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

All rates are based on a single occupant, add $150 per week for double occupancy

Winter rates are based on single occupant only.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

For rentals of one month or greater a damage deposit will be required.

Ask about our rates for longer term stays for singles.

There is no tax collected on a rental term of one month or more.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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Location

2 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Victoria Harbour (Seaplanes)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Spinnakers, Glo, Gorge Vale
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Banfield Park
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Gorge Vale
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Trans Canada Highway
250 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Glo, Spinnakers, Lure, 3 awesome bakeries
100 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Washington
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Outer Harbour

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Your hosts are Randy and Louise. Having travelled extensively all over the world we recognize good accommodation when we see it and we're happy to offer this piece of our comfortable home. Our life's philosophy is simple: Walk softly, care generously, speak kindly and love deeply. Northcott Avenue is robustly community-oriented and along with our neighbors we are involved in the growth and development of the larger community of Victoria West, and the arts community of Victoria.

Why the Owner Chose Victoria West, Victoria, BC, Canada:
We chose this house because we rely on our bicycles to get us to work, town and picnics by the beach, and the nearby Galloping Goose Trail gets us there quickly without the stress of traffic. We have cycled routes in and around Victoria, the interior of BC, England and France and parts of South East Asia.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Everything we need is within walking distance.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, français, español
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/23/2016

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  • Over 500 square feet, original fir floors, 7 skylights, a real west coast feel

    Over 500 square feet, original fir floors, 7 skylights, a real west coast feel

  • Skylights over kitchen provide lots of light for cooking and cleanup

    Skylights over kitchen provide lots of light for cooking and cleanup

  • Natural fir beams and in-floor radiant heat warm both your heart and your feet

    Natural fir beams and in-floor radiant heat warm both your heart and your feet

  • The open plan gives a light and airy feel and the original wood is warm and rich

    The open plan gives a light and airy feel and the original wood is warm and rich

  • Full Private Bathroom with a heated tile floor that's nice and warm on bare feet

    Full Private Bathroom with a heated tile floor that's nice and warm on bare feet

  • Leaded glass in your main entrance turns the light of the afternoon sun into art

    Leaded glass in your main entrance turns the light of the afternoon sun into art

  • Our home is a fairytale cottage built in 1939 on the historical Burleith Estate

    Our home is a fairytale cottage built in 1939 on the historical Burleith Estate

  • Our green gage plum trees greet you as you ascend to your own private entrance

    Our green gage plum trees greet you as you ascend to your own private entrance

  • The rock garden is always in bloom in front of NorthCottage

    The rock garden is always in bloom in front of NorthCottage

  • A pair of Cormorants stretch their wings in the sun to dry off after fishing

    A pair of Cormorants stretch their wings in the sun to dry off after fishing

  • Open concept kitchen and dining room

    Open concept kitchen and dining room

  • Well equipped Galley Kitchen with lots of room to move around.

    Well equipped Galley Kitchen with lots of room to move around.

  • This private loft looks over the tree tops, feeling like your own tree house

    This private loft looks over the tree tops, feeling like your own tree house

  • Cosy sleeping garret with double bed

    Cosy sleeping garret with double bed

  • Deep soaker tub with shower in full bathroom with 2 skylights

    Deep soaker tub with shower in full bathroom with 2 skylights

  • Have breakfast in the sun on the east deck looking out over the trees

    Have breakfast in the sun on the east deck looking out over the trees

  • Have afternoon tea in the sun or watch the sunset on the southwest sundeck.

    Have afternoon tea in the sun or watch the sunset on the southwest sundeck.

  • April is cherry blossom time here, the beauty is intoxicating

    April is cherry blossom time here, the beauty is intoxicating

  • The Galloping Goose trail through Banfield park is a beautiful walk or bike ride

    The Galloping Goose trail through Banfield park is a beautiful walk or bike ride

  • Harbor seals often visit the gorge waterway to fish just minutes from our door

    Harbor seals often visit the gorge waterway to fish just minutes from our door

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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