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1st Cruise Ship Landing

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)

Situated in the in the heart of Victoria, this home is perfect for a family or friends traveling together. This spacious and cozy 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom and 2 family room home is minutes away from the ocean, beach, downtown and beautiful Beacon Hill park. Take a stroll along the path at the ocean front and watch the sunset over the Olympic Mountains. Walk to the Inner Harbour where you can take part in various Victoria festivities, many tourist attractions and numerous shopping venues.

1st Cruise Ship Landing is the entrance of the most famous Break Water walkway where you can watch the cruise ships dock. The famous Swiftsure Yacht race can also be watched on the breakwater just a minute walk from our home.

James Bay Village, located nearby, houses a large grocery store, restaurants, coffee shops, banks, drug store, post office and beer and wine stores.

This beautiful home also has a spacious driveway with plenty of parking and a backyard area with a barbeque. So come and enjoy this lovely city.

Keywords: House, water front, James Bay, downtown Victoria, tourist, scuba diving, Dallas Road, Breakwater,

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017

About Jan

I am a single mother of three who works in nursing. I have lived in Victoria for 35 years and I love to travel. I enjoy meeting new people and experiencing new cultures, and I try to bring my experiences back home to Victoria with me.

Why Jan chose Victoria

I have been privalged to live in the heart of Victoria for 35 wonderful years, and I truly believe it is one of the most beautiful places in the world. As such, I designed my vacation rental to be able to share the beauty of Victoria with others.

What makes this house unique

One of my favorite things to do in James Bay is to take a stroll down Dallas Road to view the many cruise ships that dock just down the street from this property. In addition to the breath taking ocean views, Dallas Road offers a chance to socialize with other travellers as well as an opportunity to enjoy some of the worlds most beautiful sunsets.


James Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Lovely stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home in a quiet neighborhood but close to everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Feels like home

  • 5 of 5

I wish.. If my home felt like this place I would never leave it! The house lies in a quiet area of Victoria but is still only a 15 minute walk to everything (museum, conference centre, waterfront restaurants). Jan was very accommodating for our group and maintained contact with us throughout our stay. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much it was lovely to meet you all.
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Great Stay, Great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Jemna's house and it was able to accommodate all 8 of us (4 adults and 4 kids). The house has a great layout and the location has so many perks. Close to a grocery store and so close to the ocean and Inner harbor. Some other attractions are about a 15 mins walk (Beacon Hill Park, Leg Grounds). The place is well maintained and fully stocked. Jemna was very helpful throughout the whole process and she is close by!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jemna's home was just perfect for our family time in Victoria. it was comfortable & a great location

  • 5 of 5

The James Bay home is about 1/2 block off of the sweeping views of the ocean on Dallas Rd. The Thrifty's and Starbucks were also about a 5 minute walk. We had 2 infants, a toddler, 2 moms and grandma so we had a lot of stuff. The house afforded us all a bedroom, a washroom and laundry facility so it was really super. Because of the kids, we mostly prepared our own food which was easy in such a well stocked kitchen. The backyard is nicely set up with a dining table, BBQ and is well manicured. Jemna was really helpful too. Great location, close to everything & surrounded by beauty. Wouldn't hesitate to go back again. Thank you Jemna!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Location! Mins from the Ocean and Inner Harbour - Very Clean and Well Maintained A+++

  • 5 of 5

Me and my guests stayed here for a week last year and it was the best decision we made. The Location was absolutely perfect and couldn't have asked for a better one, so close to everything it was less than a 5 min drive to Downtown Victoria/ Inner Harbour and less than a 5 min walk to the Ocean at James Bay. It is also a less then a 5 min walk from the cruise ships. The House was very clean and spacious and there is also a private driveway for multiple cars for anyone who rents a vehicle. Jan was a great a host, very helpful and courteous and easy to reach when needed. I would highly recommend this place to anyone that is looking to stay close to Downtown Victoria and also be close to the Ocean. I will definitely be staying here again when I'm back in town. Great Place! Great Location A+++

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location in a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 3 nights for a getaway from Vancouver. First off this home is in the most amazing location! We took the bus from the ferry to downtown and the bus terminal was a ten minute walk away from the house past the beautiful parliament buildings and the inner harbour. The home was clean and spacious just as it looks in the photos. There is no real need to have a car because downtown Victoria is only a short 10 or 15 minute walk away, however if you do bring one there's a private driveway with room for a couple cars. Our hostess was able to direct us to some great restaurants and was very welcoming. This place is half a block from the beach in a quiet neighborhood. Really you couldn't ask for a better spot. We will definitely stay here again next time we get the chance!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $243.29
Damage Deposit $810.96

For all the information regarding the rental please contact the owner personally

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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