Spectacular Ocean and Olympic Mountain Views. Centrally Located.(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
This ground level suite offers a perfect location for a vacation in Victoria.
This ground-level suite offers two comfortable bedrooms, one of which has a fireplace and views of the ocean. See floor plan provided in the photos. Located across the street from Ross Bay, watch the ships and planes go by from the public benches in front of the house. Sip your coffee on the beach, or take an early morning jog or walk on the promenade along the beach. You may even spot seals or otters along the way.
There is great cycling in the area too. Ride your bike along the coastline, all the way to downtown (about 3 miles away). Dallas Road walkway and bike path (which begin at your door step), are the favorite for most, for its scenic appeal.
Once in downtown, and the Inner Harbor causeway area, you will experience street performers, carriage rides, the Empress Hotel, the Legislative Buildings, the Royal BC Museum, Undersea Gardens, and a plethora of activity providers who can take you whale watching, harbor cruising, fishing charters, sea kayaking, and scuba diving.
Later in the day, return to your suite, and enjoy the views from inside, or sit on the beach, listening to the waves, as the sun sets over the ocean.
With unparalleled mountain and ocean views, and the appeal of downtown shops and restaurants just minutes away, this home features the best of practical sense and style. It is a warm and restful retreat offering guests proximity to town with the charm and privacy of a quiet neighborhood location.
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Member since: 2014
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $149.56
- Cleaning $74.78
- Tax Rate 13%
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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Car: Not Necessary
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are a couple, rooted in both Canada and the U.S., winding down in our professional careers, but enjoy being hosts to guests from all over the world. Having travelled extensively ourselves, we have tried to create a space that we ourselves would want, as we travel. One or both of us will welcome you with a tour and can help you plan on what to see and do in Victoria. Ofcourse, we will respect your privacy, but remain available for any questions you may have.
Why the Owner Chose Gonzales, Victoria, BC, Canada:
We bought this property for the spectacular vistas that surround it. The 'walkability' factor to all the essential amenities, was of great appeal as well.....grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, public transportation, etc, are at a 5-minute walking distance from this home. Major transportation links to Vancouver, and the U.S., are within a 3-mile distance. These include the following: -The Coho ferry to Port Angeles (allows transportation of vehicles on board). - The Clipper passenger ferry to Seattle. - Float plane service to Seattle and Vancouver (Kenmore Air, Horizon Air, West Coast Air, Harbour Air) *Note that all three options above are within 3 miles of our home. Additionally, Victoria International airport and the ferries port at Swartz Bay to Vancouver and to the Gulf Islands in the U.S., are only a 25 minutes' drive away. There is off street parking available, and there is a bus stop near by. As a result of all the above connectivity options, this home has great appeal. You would not need to rent a car for a major portion of your stay...we can help you plan your stay so as to minimize your overall transportation costs...so do not hesitate to ask!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Situated on the rim of Juan de Fuca strait, this home offers unparalleled views of natural beauty, as well as providing a private, safe and comfortable space to rest and rejuvenate. All essential amenities are close, as well.
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Winter - View outside the suite. Ships pass by during the day and night.
Bright and cheery bedroom, overlooking the front garden.
Early Winter - Stroll along the water-front, or just relax and take in the views
Beautiful sunset views, from just outside the home.
This is an easy 2-mile hike from the suite..
Watch kite surfers and ships pass by, as you walk along your beachfront.
Swiftsure Yacht Race (May) - view from your door-step.
Winter - Legislative buildings are beautifully lit up, all year round.
Historic Ross Bay Cemetery - Stroll through, or take a guided tour on Sunday.
Winter - Sip your morning brew on the bench just outside the home.
Photo taken from dining room, looking out towards the Strait.
Soak in your Jacuzzi tub, after a full day of sightseeing.
Floor plan of ground-level suite. The Den has a dining table for 4.
Bike along the water-front...
Try a hike up to Walbran Park or Anderson Hill, and take in the panoramic views
Victoria Golf Course - 2 miles from home.
Watch all the paragliding activity on a windy day, just down the road..Dallas Rd
Summer - Cruise ships in the harbor, about 2 miles away.
Spring - Clover blooms in Ross Bay, just a short stroll from the suite.
Inner Harbour (3 mi) - Take a float plane to Victoria from Seattle or Vancouver.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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