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Extraordinary Ocean Front Home with Expansive Olympic Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Family Holiday Retreat, A True Destination Location

Booking a property through Victoria Prime ensures you get the highest quality property for the best value and nobody beats our customer service. Start with Liz and Maureen who personally work with you to make sure you find the right property for your specific needs or wants. Send us your wish list; we know all of the properties personally and can steer you in the right direction.

Sea It All has it all!

The pictures say it better than I can, but I just want to highlight what a special rental offering this is.

First of all, location, location , location! Walking distance to everything, markets, downtown, restaurants, parks and more, plus you are on the water with the grandeur of The Olympic Mountains a the back drop. Wow!

I field hundreds of rental requests a year and there are certain traits that everyone is looking for in a rental. Views is my number one requested trait, a convenient location is second, and a spacious rental is third. This is the dream list.

Sea It All has all of these traits in spades plus so much more.

All Victoria Prime properties start with a standard above the rest, all inclusive, with high speed wifi, cable, parking, gourmet kitchen standards and kitchen essentials to boot, and don't forget all units have in suite washer and dryers. You will want to wash those clothes after playing on the beach and splashing in the water just across the street from Sea It All.

As you enter the door, you are immediately drawn to the ocean at the end of the room, but on the way there, you will encounter a gorgeous office with a TV, the gourmet kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances, a half bath and a lovely open dining area and a living room overlooking the Olympic Mountains and the ocean.

One floor up is the master bedroom with a King bed, super spacious, with a fireplace, TV and a huge balcony with doors that open up all of the way to let the magical views and fresh sea air and sounds in. The master bath has a separate stall shower and a jacuzzi soaker tub.

The ground floor has a full bedroom with Queen bed, a full bath and a huge multi-purpose room with a pullout couch and a futon. It's a great place for the kids with a TV and DVD player, or it can be a media room for the adults.

This house is ideal for two couples travelling with kids. It sleeps four in beds and has the two extra sleeping spaces for the kids in the multi purpose room.

Come spend the perfect week at Sea It All. One week minimum is required.

FULL MONTH rentals for January and February.

More Details

Property Manager
Liz Van Cleave
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Liz Van Cleave

We are Liz and Bruce of Victoria Prime Personal Property Management and we manage this property on behalf of the owners. You can learn all about us and even more about this property on our website,

Why Liz Van Cleave chose Victoria

Best views and incredible location

What makes this house unique

Waterfront access and ease of getting around

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you Victoria Prime Services for an outstanding week in a superb home with what is possibly the best location in Harbour City. Five Star!!
Jul 2016
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Amenities

James Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Parking is in the carport beside the house.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , jetted tub and stall shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , half bath on middle floor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Master Bedroom on Top Floor with huge balcony with the very best views. Bottom floor Bedroom. Pull out couch and futon bed in downstairs den and living area provides sleeping space for 3.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No furniture is ever to be added or removed without written approval and assistance by VP. VP cannot guarantee that all amenities will be functional, sometimes they are down and this is out of our control. We will do or best to get things operational again as quickly as possible.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Extraordinary Ocean Front Home with Expansive Olympic Views
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

Great place, awesome views!

  • 5 of 5

We (my family) loved the property, location, views and Victoria. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay for the month of April was fantastic! The weather was beautiful and we loved being able to walk to restaurants and shopping--especially the grocery store. The James Bay area is so interesting with all the old houses and I don't think we ever walked the same street twice. We spent many breakfasts and evenings in the front window watching all the people and dogs and ships, when we weren't out there ourselves. I agree with the comment someone else made about the lack of screens, though we did notice some under the front step and it was tempting to try them out! Even a couple of fans would help to move the air around when it gets warmer. The amount of space was perfect for 3, especially the main floor, and my husband loved the office area. The "Victoria Prime" people were very nice--we dealt with Arden--and were always prompt when we had any problems--thankfully, no major ones! We'd love to stay at this property again and would find even a longer stay enjoyable.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Best location in town!

  • 4 of 5

All the reviews are correct about this place, best location for sea views, seaside walks and ship sighting. Off street parking is provided, the office was a great plus for one of our party who does online teaching, and the kitchen was ideal for meal prep. The only reason for not a five star rating was the stairs, which were a bit much for older knees, especially since we all took turns using the only walk in shower on the top floor. Also, the outdoor chairs on the main floor were too uncomfortable and took a while to dry when it rained. (We looked enviously at the chairs on the next balcony). Lots of privacy if you stay with another couple, they would have a whole floor to themselves, and the TV room on the ground floor was great for gatherings. Kudos to Bruce for showing us around and helping with the bags!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland/Oregon
5

Location, location, location! And the view!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

If Victoria was a jewelry than this house would be the beautiful diamond ring sitting in a picture window facing the ocean. Seriously, if you want to experience all of Victoria, the view across the ocean every morning, the smell and sounds of the waves, and the impressive sights of the majestic incoming cruise ships by day and even more glamorous at night, the closeness to downtown, to stores, shops, parks, ocean trails, to the beautiful illuminated parliament building and Empress Hotel, this is the nicest house in the best location you can imagine.

The house itself is very tastefully decorated in a way that I want to throw out my own wooden dining furniture and replace them with those contemporary glass and steel tables. I loved that there was no TV set in the living and dining room area (there is a large flat screen TV in the entertainment room with a super comfy couch that also can be converted into a queen size bed) because we were able to enjoy the beauty of the setting without the distraction of a TV. There is nothing compared to waking up to the sounds of the waves and the fresh smell of the ocean every morning. The view, again, is incredible and the pictures don’t do it justice.

The house has all the amenities you can imagine, TV, Wi-Fi, an office with computer monitor and printer, telephone, games, books and puzzles, plenty of fluffy towels, linen, each floor has a bathroom, and the master bathroom features a jetted tub which was very welcome after a long walk along the breezy ocean. The kitchen is well equipped and all kinds of necessities are provided (like soap, trash can liners, condiments, spices etc which I really appreciated after experiencing homes where we had to buy all those things). I wish all the properties offered on VRBO where managed by Bruce and his company “Victoria Prime” :) . Whenever we had a question he responded right away and was there if we needed help to solve some technical difficulty.

I can’t believe how fast our stay in Victoria went by. We already miss the sights of the ocean and this vibrant city. We will come back for sure! Thank you Bruce, Liz and Maureen for making our stay so pleasant and enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed every minute!

  • 5 of 5

The location on the water and central to downtown Victoria was priceless. In addition to that we had 3 levels of living, from 3rd floor balcony full water views to a basement level (above ground) that was rec room style for the family! It was very clean, well situated with amenities and easy to locate. One thing that could enhance this would be screens on the windows and patios for bugs, as there is no AC or fans, opening the windows is a must to get the cool ocean breezes, it is also one of the best parts of this location, the sound of rolling waves... heaven! And a TV on the main level that children can use while cooking etc. woild be helpful. We would love to come back and rent again. Thank you so much for enhancing our experience in Victoria.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sioux Lookout Ont.
5

By The Sea,Dallas Road

  • 5 of 5

We loved our winter on Dallas Road,By The Sea...we were so close to everything, and everyone. The winter storms are Spectacular!We were within walking distance to downtown, cafe's and Restaurants. The place was "spotless" and Liz, Maureen and Bruce were so wonderful.We loved to watch the Freighters coming with their goods from all over the world. We are looking forward to returning in the Fall..Thank you all so much,it was Golden!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
YYJ
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Many in James Bay
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Coho Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Victoria Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Hwy 17 and Trans Canada 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
too many to mention just one
Nearest Ski
240 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
Dallas Road
Car: not necessary

The location is perfect for families of all kinds. So much to see and do. The ocean can be your playground. Kayak, swim and snorkel just outside the door.

Watch the cruise ships come and go and the fun hustle and bustle of activity as they walk around with oohs and ahs about their surroundings here in Victoria.

Photos

Rates & Availability

James Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,610
$5,123
 
 
Low Season
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,610
$3,293
 
 
Full Month Rental
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
30 night minimum stay
$3,293
 
 
Low Season
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,610
$3,293
 
 
High Season
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,610
$5,123
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,610
$5,123
 

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $54.89 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $365.9
Exit Clean Fee $146.36 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

PAYMENT An advance payment of 50% of the rental rate is required to reserve the desired dates. The advance payment will be applied toward the room rent. Payments outside of Canada may be made in the form of credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) or bank transfers. Bank money orders, cashier’s cheques or personal cheques are payment options (for Canadians only) payable to Victoria Prime. Cheques must be secured by a credit card authorization while in route. Email transfers (Canadian banks only) can be sent to contact@victoriaprime.com. The advance payment is not a damage deposit. The BALANCE OF RENT is due sixty (60) days before your arrival date. All payments are in CANADIAN DOLLARS. All reservations will be charged a Booking Fee.
CREDIT CARD AGREEMENT Guests must provide credit card details as a guarantee of payment to Victoria Prime. Guests accept all terms and conditions of the rental agreement and accept all liability for rent and charges related to property rental, as well as any damage beyond normal wear and tear during the term of the rental. Guests understand that these costs will be charged to the credit card provided. In the absence of another payment agreement, guests authorize Victoria Prime to charge the credit card provided for payment of these items. The guest whose credit card is on file alone is liable for all payments and damages on a reservation and is fully responsible for the full reservation rent and charges.
CANCELLATIONS A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date will be refunded less a $50 admin fee. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full payment. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent, deposit or cleaning fee. However, if we are able to re-rent the property for the dates cancelled, we will be happy to refund all or any part of that.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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