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Prestigious Downtown Location with Amazing Modern Features and AC

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury with AC, with extra large patio space and the most wonderful kitchen

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.

We make the booking process easy and secure, no hassles or worries. You can book online through our secure website and see all about us, our properties and services; or just give us a call and we will book for you on the phone.

Please Note: VRBO is now quoting in US dollars as the default currency, email us for a proper bookable quote link. You can also go to the Rates page on VRBO and at the top right hand corner you will see a drop down that will allow you to see the rates in the currency of your choice. As we are in Canada, our rates are set in Canadian Dollars. In any case, the settlement will occur on your credit card in your currency and the exchange rate given will depend on the policies of your bank.

After booking, you will be introduced to one of the members of our wonderful concierge team, who will answer all of your questions, and working with you to arrange a time to meet and greet you at the property so they can offer a proper building and unit orientation, make sure you know how to use everything and know the best places to go.

We hope you will let us show you what customer service is all about. It is the fun part for us after all.

(Note: Due to recent changes made by VRBO, our GUEST REVIEWS written into our guest books we have in our properties, have been moved to the MANAGER INFO tab right next to Photos. We at Victoria Prime greatly appreciate any and all feedback from our guests, but do not like to hound people to write a review online if they are not comfortable with that process. We find most of our guests enjoy sharing their experiences while relaxing in the condo after a fun filled day or they often respond to our thank you email and share their experiences then. We post them all, even if they are imperfect. We hope you will have a look.)

This brand new condo is just two blocks from the waterfront, in the Old Town neighbourhood of The Empress, the Legislature and the Union Club; a fantastic location in the heart of the City, a gem for those who enjoy the livable, walkable, sophisticated downtown life.

Two bedrooms and two bathrooms are the bare facts. The Master bedroom has a Queen bed and the second bedroom is a Full.

The difference is in the details.

The kitchen is designed with thick polished natural granite slab countertops, contemporary shaker-style frosted glass accent cupboard doors, custom peninsula for gourmet convenience, double undermount stainless steel sinks, european soft-closing drawers & doors and under-cabinet LED lighting.

GE Monogram® appliances are throughout; chosen for their quality craftsmanship, timeless design, professional features, and to satisfy the most discriminating home cook.

Bathrooms have custom vanities featuring lower exposed open towel shelf beneath vanity, thick profile polished marble countertops, custom wood and glass mirrored medicine wall cabinets with integrated open shelving and under cabinet lighting, Walk-in showers with thick glass frameless enclosures with adjustable, polished chrome sliding shower bar, detachable Grohe pulsating spray shower head and porcelain tile surround, and rectangular undercounter porcelain sinks with Grohe dual lever polished chrome faucets.

The Sovereign’s interiors are a masterful mix of the modern with a warmth and character that befits the City’s

most storied neighbourhood using warm urban glamour with cosmopolitan finishes, distinctive granites and

wide plank hardwood flooring.

One really neat and modern feature is the elevator garage system. It's pretty fun to drive into an elevator in your car to take you to your parking spot. That said, it is not ideal for big trucks or SUVs. If you will be renting or bringing a car, make it a smaller one.

Sovereign Commons is a rooftop terrace re-imagined as an outdoor living room with bountiful greenery, cushy seating, an outdoor fireplace and an outdoor kitchen with a built-in stainless steel barbeque and dining seating. A place to connect with your family and guests or other residents of The Sovereign.

More Details

Property Manager
Liz Van Cleave
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 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.

Liz Van Cleave purchased this condo in 2013

Why Liz Van Cleave chose Victoria

Beautiful building, finishings and location.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The apartment is very new, beautifully decorated and outfitted, and extremely clean. Communication is very good. Was met at the door by a representative of the management company. Given a very thorough orienttion to the building and apartment. There is an excellent house manual with some great rceommendations for shopping and dining. The common rooftop area is really beautiful, we had a perfect family barbeque up there. Location is great for exploring the city on foot.
May 2016
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Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • PARKING GARAGE CLEARANCE is 6' 8". Length of the PARKING ELEVATOR is 18' (about the size of an extended minivan).
  • No bike storage for this building.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • 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
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large stall shower in master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • 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
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
VP cannot guarantee that building amenities will be functional, sometimes they are down for service and this is out of our control. No furniture is ever to be added or removed without written approval and assistance by VP.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Prestigious Downtown Location with Amazing Modern Features and AC
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
San Diego, CA
5

Convenient, Lovely, Could Live There!

  • 5 of 5

A great spot! Beautifully decorated, uber comfortable, great outdoor deck, and perfect location! We were able to walk to great meals, Chinatown, visit the parks and more.

Just wonderful all the way around.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Victoria lodging

  • 5 of 5

Luxury, value, location and personal care and attention charecterize our (two couples) experience with this apartment and the rental company. Absolutely central location, beautiful apartment with the highest quality appliances, bedding, furnishings and electronics. The roof deck has the best views in the city, there are endless views of the Olympics, the San Juan islands, Haro Straight, the Cascades and all of the harbor activity. Spectacular sunsets! great coffee place in the same block and our favorite restaurant a block away.

Best of all was Sharon, the renters representative who met us at the apartment and provided us with an amazing orientation to the city including many restaurant and site seeing suggestions. There was also a comprehensive notebook that had her personal recommendations on dozens of restaurants and sites.

We have already recommended this apartment to several of our friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

This condo has the perfect location for exploring Victoria. The condo is well equipped and lovely inside and out.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Too-short stay in wonderful condo.

  • 5 of 5

This rental rates as one of the top two we have ever experienced (in several countries). We wish we had booked it for longer than 3 nights. The listing is accurate, the location ideal, the amenities and décor perfect, and the managers (Bruce and Tim) were very helpful. Little details (cozy throw on comfortable sofa in front of large-screen TV, soaps in bathroom, and kitchen condiments) were thoughtful. The decorating and linens met our tastes, and the marvelous roof-top views were a pleasant way to end a lovely day of sight-seeing in beautiful Victoria. Some may find the lack of a TV in the bedrooms a problem, but to us the big-screen in the living room was plenty. The seagull-droppings could be a problem on the private patio, but we were too busy going around town to even have time to go out there, and the roof-top more than made up for this little inconvenience. We thoroughly enjoyed Butchart Gardens, walking to the Empress Hotel, the city sight-seeing bus, and the Bard and Banker...so many things within easy walking distance. Happily we arrived at the end of the annual Dragon Boat Races and enjoyed the revelry at the harbor pubs. We must return to see all that we missed.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta
5

Great apartment! Great location! Great management!

  • 5 of 5

We spent few days in this apartment in July 2014.

Spotless unit with great kitchen and large private patio, close to everything and remarkable management.

Thanks you!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA, USA
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I spent seven days at this beautiful condo in the heart of downtown Victoria with my wife and two friends (husband/wife). We were blown away by the amazing location. This unit is within a very short walking distance to EVERYTHING Victoria has to offer.

The HUGE private patio was a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee and read the paper in the morning. The unit's communal rooftop sanctuary is stunning and arguably has the best panoramic views in the greater Victoria area.

The condo is beautifully decorated, has easy to use WIFI, Cable and NETFLIX and had everything we needed for a relaxing vacation.

Liz, Bruce and Tim were exceptionally accommodating. Thanks for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
YYJ
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Kilometres
Too many to list
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Kilometres
Coho/Blackball Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Victoria Golf
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Kilometres
Hwy 17 and/or Hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Too many to list
Nearest Ski
240 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Dallas Road
Car: not necessary

Community Information:

Everything is so close here, your are literally moments away from everything great in Victoria including public transport to get you anywhere outside of walking distance.

Community Amenities:

A walk along Wharf Street in the heart of Old Town provides a look at many examples of Victorian architecture. Despite a fire in 1910, which ravaged the city core, many fine buildings remain and many restorations are evident. There are many cultural attractions throughout the city that can be accessed on foot or by Tour Bus from in front of the Fairmont Empress Hotel. The Royal British Columbia Museum - British Columbia’s past, present and future are alive at the Royal BC Museum. With a collection of more than seven million unique objects and documents, there’s something incredible to see every time you visit. The RBCM is located in downtown Victoria, at the corner of Belleville and Government streets, close to the parliament buildings and the Empress Hotel. National Geographic IMAX Theatre is next door. You can visit Helmcken House, BC's oldest standing home open to the public. It is situated behind the Totem Poles and Longhouse at Thunderbird Park, beside the Royal BC Museum. Stroll the famous Inner Harbour and visit the Victoria Marine Adventure Centre where you can access a wide variety of marine adventure services. Floatplane charters as well as regular scheduled flights depart from the same area. Stroll along Wharf Street into Old Town Victoria. The Maritime Museum of British Columbia is housed in the historic 1889 Provincial Law Courts building situated in Bastion Square. This is where the province's Chief Justice Matthew Ballie Begbie, 'The Hanging Judge,' once handed down his sentences in the paneled courtroom. As you enter the galleries your eye will catch the lacy ornamental grillwork of the caged elevator. Considered the oldest operating elevator in the country - it remains a must see on your visit. Beautiful woodwork decorates the public spaces including California redwood, walnut, cedar and oak. The vaulted ceilings and elegant cornices provide an appropriate setting for the visitor's journey back through history. Board an authentic Double-Decker bus for a tour of the city or a trip to the Butchart Gardens. In the same general area is the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. The observatory also includes a new 7000 square foot interpretive centre called the Centre of the Universe. Victoria Butterfly Gardens is located nearby and is always a hit with children and adults alike. Victoria's mild climate makes outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and golf a year round activity. The game of cricket has been played here since 1858, and today over 90 teams are active in the area. A stroll down to the cricket field at Beacon Hill Park will introduce you to the finer points of the game. There are many parks in the city with Beacon Hill Park being the most popular. With over 184 acres, Beacon Hill not only provides splendid views of the ocean, but also one may visit the Petting Zoo, a popular place to take the kids. Close by is the duck pond with its assortment of resident waterfowl. Close by is the historical St. Ann's Academy. St. Ann's was established in 1858, and the building as we see it today was constructed in three sections, between 1871 and 1913. The Sisters operated a school, Convent and Novitiate within its walls. The grounds went through several phases, serving meditative, recreational and practical needs over the years. The Academy closed its doors in 1973, but the history and development continues, with restorations and its current uses. Abkhazi Garden is an exquisite heritage garden, which was created in the late 1940's by Prince and Princess Nicholas Abkhazi. It has been owned by The Land Conservancy of BC since February 2000 when it was purchased as part of a community effort to save the site from a housing development. The garden, gift shop and tearoom are open to the public. Guided group tours can also be arranged in advance. Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria's legendary landmark, is only a 20-30 minute walk from Victoria's Inner Harbour (in Rockland) with interesting antique shops and services along the way. Bus service to Joan Crescent, a two minute walk from the Castle is available from downtown. Round off your day downtown with a magical tour of James Bay, downtown Victoria, or Beacon Hill Park in a horse drawn carriage from Victoria Carriage Tours.

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Rates & Availability

Downtown Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Apr 18 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$146
$915
$2,195
 
 
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
Canada Day Holiday
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$182
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
High Season
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
BC Day Holiday
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$182
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
High Season
Aug 8 2017 - Aug 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
Labour Day Holiday
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$182
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
High Season
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,098
$3,659
 
 
Low Season
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$146
$915
$2,195
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$182
$1,098
$2,195
 
 
Low Season
Oct 10 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$146
$915
$2,195
 
 
Low Season Weekly
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$915
$2,195
 
 
Christmas/New Years Holiday
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,098
$2,195
 
 
Full Month Rental
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
30 night minimum stay
$2,195
 
 
Low Season
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$146
$915
$2,195
 
 
Easter Holiday
Mar 29 2018 - Apr 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$182
$1,098
$2,195
 
 
Low Season
Apr 3 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$146
$915
$2,195
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,098
$3,659
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $182.95
Exit Clean Fee $91.48 + Tax
Booking Fee $36.59 + 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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