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Beautiful Century Old Home New Renovation Throughout - Must See

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Century Old Home new renovation throughout - Must See

This lovely 1909 home has 2 bedrooms and sleeps 5 comfortably. There is a queen size bed in the master bedroom which is stylishly decorated. The second bedroom has a single bed over a double bed, ideal for families. The home was recently renovated with a modern kitchen, fully equipped for all your cooking needs. (All stainless steel appliances and a quartz counter top). The living room is spacious featuring a gas fireplace which you can cozy up to and read a good book in the fall or winter. The garden in spring and summer is picturesque, a lovely place to retreat to after a full day of visiting the sights of Victoria. There is a wonderful covered patio area where you can enjoy a BBQ. The home itself has air conditioning for those hot summer days. Wi fi, cable TV and local phone calls are included.


Owner
Debbie Pemberton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Debbie Pemberton

I'm originally from Barrie, Ontario but moved to Victoria BC in June 1989 when my then 6 year old daughter finished kindergarten. As a single mother I wanted to be closer to my family who had all previously made the move out west. This was the best decision that I have ever made. Victoria is truly a wonderful place to live with everything it has to offer, not to mention the fact that it has the best year round weather in all of Canada. Not too many people in Canada can say they golf and bike in January and February but we can here in Victoria.

Debbie Pemberton purchased this house in 1991

Why Debbie Pemberton chose Victoria

I purchased this home in 1991. Being an older home it was full of character and had a lot of soul. There are hardwood floors in the main living space, wainscotting in the living room and sun room.

Over the years I have completely renovated the home to bring it up to today's modern standards.

What makes this house unique

This lovely home is tucked away in a quiet, residential area but ideally located close to downtown. It gets an abundance of light throughout the home. The sun room has nine windows alone! It's a charming, character-filled house that is relaxing and clutter-free. Care was taken to decorate it to show it to its full advantage.

Amenities

Hillside - Quadra - Downtown Blanshard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Century Old Home New Renovation Throughout - Must See
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a stay in Victoria. This property was perfect for my family (2

Adults, 1 small child and a baby) Debbie had a high chair and a for all set up for our arrival and even had some toys there for my kids. The kitchen is so well kept and updated. It is well stocked with kitchenware - we even made use of the Tupperware to go for a picnic. There was an abundance of towels which I loved ! Great sized tv room away from the bedrooms which was great for when the kids were asleep. The property is in a quite neighbour hood but so central. Highly recommend driving down cool street - some beautiful coffee shops and this road leads straight to the ocean - where there are amazing walks along the coast. I was sad to leave! Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to meet you and have your family stay at my house. Would love to have you back again in the future. Debbie
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5

If I could pick 5 words to describe ... charming, peaceful, comfortable, beautiful, perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We miss Debbie's home already. It's from the first moment we walked in, it felt like home to us. This clean restored 1909 character home was an absolute treat as our first experience with vacation rental properties. All we had to do was bring her clothes because the home offered everything we could possibly need. Her attention to detail and love of this home is apparent in every nook and cranny. We found the location to be absolutely perfect. Cook Street was our main path to shopping, restaurants, bakeries and of course the ocean! What a beautiful area to go for evening walks in. We found a pamphlet in the home that showed a historical home walking tour. Debbie's home was steps away from a self-guided tour around a gorgeous neighbourhood filled with beautiful architecture. It was just one of our highlights from spending a week in this lovely home. We didn't have one single complaint. The only problem was that we eventually had to leave our home away from home. My husband already wants to book again for next year. Thank you Debbie for your marvellous home and hospitality! It was lovely to meet you.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much Heather. It was lovely to meet you and I look forward to having you and your family stay again in the future. Take care, Debbie
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5

The home was so beautiful and charming and completely perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The location was excellent and centralized located within minutes of so many attractions and services. Debbie is warm, welcome, and inviting. We had such a fantastic and magical family vacation with my 3 teens. There are many thoughtful touches that Debbie provides and is greatly appreciated. I would highly recommend this beautiful home to any type of traveller.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in what we quickly referred to as home. Debbie was great and was close by for questions to be answered. The property was all that she said in the ad and more. We will stay in her property again if available. I can not say enough about the convenience of the location.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay. Hope to see you again.
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5

Absolute Gem!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a wonderful week in this well-appointed home. Interior is modern & comfortable with plenty of space for 4 adults indoors & out. We definitely took advantage of the beautiful side garden. The owner was very friendly & quick to respond to our questions. The box of chocolates was a nice touch! This location is easily accessible with a 10 minute drive to downtown & 20 minutes from the airport. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It was was great having you and your family and would love to have you back again one day. Debbie
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5

Comfy, Cozy and Classy!!

  • 5 of 5

My 2 sisters, myself and our Dad thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home in Victoria. It was clean and comfortable with beautiful decor. The owner was friendly and professional. Her thoughtfulness of giving a piece of birthday cake to our Dad was an extra special touch. All this made our stay most enjoyable!!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. It was great to meet all of you. Debbie
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Victoria Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
downtown Victoria
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Tsawwassen Terminal (to Vancouver)
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Cordova Bay Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
downtown Victoria
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Trans Canada
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fifth Street Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Willow Beach

Victoria is a lovely community located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and is also the capital of British Columbia. It is the must-see city to visit in British Columbia, starting with a trip - just a ten minute drive from my home - to the Parliament buildings adjacent to the harbour. Victoria has been a popular recreation destination for well over a century with year-round golfing, cycling, bird-watching, kayaking and hiking to name just a few of the many activities visitors can enjoy. Just around the corner from my home, are popular restaurants like Fifth Street Bar and Grill and San Remo (Italian) restaurant. Shopping is nearby since my home is situated close to two major malls in the city.

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Rates & Availability

Hillside - Quadra - Downtown Blanshard House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Spring/Summer
May 1 - Sep 30
3 night minimum stay
$110
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$110
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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