About the property
- House1000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
Sidney BC 2 Bedroom House sleeps 2-4 Downtown location - walk to shops & beach
Guest Bikes, Kayaks and Sailing Trips! Stay in a downtown self-contained and well-equipped two bedroom suite in a central location in Sidney BC
Your suite has two bedrooms each with a queen bed. The suite has a bathroom with heated floors and shower and a fully equipped kitchen. The living room has comfortable seating and a gas fireplace. There's a private entrance and two decks.
Join us on our 40' Sailboat for an afternoon/dinner cruise or overnight - instructional sailing from $99 pp. Fishing and crabbing during our trip with amazing ocean views and wildlife. Kayaks, crabbing and fishing gear, beach toys and sand buckets for children, and bikes for touring. We have free parking and can offer free Victoria Airport & BC Ferries shuttle service.
From 1st November till April 01st we offer great weekly/monthly rates. Come enjoy the warmer climate and easy living on the Island.
Monthly Rate $3000
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- English, German, Spanish, Dutch
- Calendar last updated:
- May 10, 2018
About Darren Tomlin
Born and raised on Vancouver Island, I started my career with the Banff Springs Hotel in my early 20's. I then worked at the Gastof Post Hotel in Lech, Austria, a small town in the Arlberg ski region. A few years later, I opened Peaks Lodge, a mountain retreat and restaurant in Revelstoke, BC. I spent 10 years taking guests into the back-country on skiing and snowmobile tours. My strong passion for the ocean brought me back to the Island. I then decided to open The Corbett Adventuee Guest House. I chose to bring fun and work together. Sharing my favorite hobbies with the house guests, activities such as bicycling, sailing, kayaking, fishing and crabbing are offered to anyone interested. Many other attractions and services are available in the nearby area. I strive to ensure that my guests have a wonderful stay at the Corbett Guest House and an exciting visit to our beautiful town, “Sidney by the Sea.” Looking forward to meet new comers or welcoming back regulars!
Darren Tomlin purchased this House in 2001
Why Darren Tomlin chose Sidney
The Corbett Guest House was born with the thought of an ocean adventure and sailing destination. With kayaks, SUP boards, fishing and crabbing gear for our guests on site and also offering instructional sailing from $99 pp makes our Inn perfect for the adventurous and beachcombers alike. From our location you can walk to all the shops and services of charming Sidney-by-the-Sea.
What makes this House unique
Outdoor kitchen were we often cook our catch after a day of sailing and fishing.Take our guest bikes for a ride through our seaside town. Visit wineries and beaches or take a kayak out for a paddle. Enjoy!
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Clean and well Stocked!
We rented the three bedroom suite from Darrin for a family gathering to attend a family member's wedding. We needed the three bedrooms and we wanted a kitchen to prepare meals, as we like to cook. It was absolutely perfect and so well stocked, we didn't lack for anything! Unfortunately for us, we were too busy to take Darrin up on a sail around Sidney, or to go kayaking or biking. All our family members really enjoyed Corbett House and we would not hesitate to recommend this place to others. Darrin is attentive but not hovering. We felt looked after but left to our own privacy and enjoyment of the property. Darrin's long experience in the hospitality industry really shows.
Fantastic suite with all of the amenities!
Lovely suite which is bright and spotlessly clean located in a central area which was perfect for morning walks and beachcombing! The bikes were a bonus and well used by the 6 of us!
We will definitely stay again!
Clean, well furnished, conveniently located
My wife and I stayed three nights while we introduced our twin grandchildren to Canada. The neighborhood is quiet and low key, a perfect contrast to busy downtown Victoria where we spent one day. The house is also close to Butchart Gardens where we visited and watched the Saturday night fireworks. Darren has bicycles, kayaks, and standup paddle boards which we just didn't have time to use.
A very well-fitted out apartment in a lovely quiet location
Darren's Corbett House accommodation had everything we could want. It was spacious, spotlessly clean and lovely and quiet.
Darren was very helpful re answering any of our queries, and we would thoroughly recommend it to others.
Fantastic Place to Stay
This was one of the best weekend trips my son and I have been on and it was because of the hospitality and location at Corbett House. The breakfasts were delicious and our suite was comfortable and clean with its own private patio. Darren was a wonderful host - picking us up from the airport, giving us a quick tour of Sidney to get our bearings along with hints regarding what to see/do in the area. There are bikes and kayaks available to use as well crab traps to use on the dock, (my son's favourite!). We also went sailing with Darren, the owner, and had a wonderful time.
The location is great - a couple of blocks from the beach as well as the main street. For those without a car, public transit is very close as well allowing you to explore Victoria or to take the ferry from Swartz Bay if you would like. We will definitely be going back!
Our town of Sidney BC draws visitors for its relaxed slow pace, its bookshops, Shaw Discovery Centre, Mineral World and the marine wharf. Nearby are all the attractions of the Saanich Peninsula including the Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, many wineries, the Gardens at HCP, Matticks Farm, golf courses, hiking trails, parks and beaches. There's sailing (including trips on our own boat), fishing and whale-watching. Downtown Victoria, via car or bus, is a short drive with its Inner Harbour, Royal BC Museum & IMAX, Craigdarroch Castle.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Winter CAN$3,000 monthly, double occupancy.We also have guest bikes,kayaks,SUP boards and offer an introduction to Sailing for $99pp