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FAMILY FRIENDLY 2BD+Den, 2BA NEAR DOWNTOWN/BEACH/PARK

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

SPACIOUS, HIGH CEILINGS, RECENTLY UPDATED, GARDEN, BBQ, NEAR EVERYTHING

This wonderful suite in a turn of the century home has been completely updated. Spacious and comfortable, it boasts a large kitchen, dining room, living room with 12ft ceilings, 2 bedrooms + den and 2 bathrooms, all beautifully finished.

Large master bedroom with an en-suite. Second bedroom upstairs with two beds, a single and a double. Second bathroom located on the main floor.

In suite washer dryer, dishwasher, etc. Big screen high def TV, digital cable, high speed internet, coffee maker, microwave, etc.

All the basic necessities in the kitchen, including organic extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, chocolate (the only real necessity), etc.

The outdoor patio is great for a BBQ, and they back garden provides a quiet retreat, just a short walk to downtown.

***Looking for something a bit different? We have 2 other suites available as well of different sizes/prices. Check them out:

vrbo 616101 (1bed/1bath cottage)

vrbo 592637 (2bed/1bath upper)

More Details

Owner
South Island Holiday Services
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

About South Island Holiday Services

South Island Holiday Services.

We bought this beautiful property in 2014 and are so excited to own this place in the best location in the city.

South Island Holiday Services purchased this house in 2014

Why South Island Holiday Services chose Victoria

We were so lucky to find this incredible home in the best neighbourhood in the City. Being so close to the beach and Beacon Hill Park is a dream come true, especially since we're just a short walk from tonnes of amenities and downtown.

We love the blend of old world charm and modern conveniences. The house features 11ft ceilings and big windows, the kitchen and bathroom are quite modern and beautifully finished. We also loved the garden in the back of the house - a peaceful retreat from the not-so-hectic Victoria life ;-)

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location. Mix of old world charm and modern convenience. Very spacious, high ceilings, 2BD + Den.

Amenities

James Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master ensuite - toilet , shower , Brand new reno
    Main - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautifully finished, heated towel rack!
  • Beautifully renovated bathrooms. The master ensuite has a washer/dryer and a shower. The main bathroom has a shower/bath and a heated towel rack.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Large master bedroom with new ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , This bedroom is on the second floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We can provide a range of addition service if you need it. Children's supplies, restaurant recommendations, food delivery, additional cleaning, recommendations on bike rentals, whale watching, activities - whatever you need, we can help! Note: the house in the process of being completely refurnished - the pics are of the old furniture. We'll put up new pics as soon as we get the refurnishing complete. Thanks for your patience!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

FAMILY FRIENDLY 2BD+Den, 2BA NEAR DOWNTOWN/BEACH/PARK
average rating of 4.483871 based on 31 reviews
London Ontario Canada
4

Well located but "tired"

  • 4 of 5

Bright and spacious. Not apparent in the description is the fact that the second bedroom is up a flight of narrow creaky stairs, but the second bathroom is on the main level. The gardens could use some TLC

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterloo, Ontario
5

Very convenient and comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

Everything was in place for a wonderful visit to Victoria. The kitchen was stocked with some basic essentials and a good assortment of cookware. The appliances worked well. We had some cold days and appreciated the effective heating in the house. On snowy days, we rented movies at the Cook Street Village Video Store (which has a very large collection). The beds were comfortable and there was a lot of closet space and storage. The location of this house in James Bay is perfect for visitors who like to walk. There are many choices - Dallas Road, the harbour area, the West Walk to Esquimalt. Public transit is very convenient in Victoria as well. We travelled to Royal Roads University, Cadboro Bay, Oak Bay, Sidney and Thetis Lake. There are so many good restaurants in Victoria, it is hard to select a few.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, quiet area, spacious well cared for home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Victoria for the month of January. The home was so comfortable, very spacious and had all the amenities we could want. We even entertained family for dinner one night and had everything we needed. The back yard would be great to use in the summer.

The home is just as advertised. It is the main floor of a house with high ceilings and lots of light. It is on a very quiet street just a couple of blocks from the ocean. We enjoyed walking and running along the pathway overlooking the ocean or walking down to the rugged beach.

We walked downtown or to coffee houses, restaurants and grocery stores. Everything is so convenient.

We did rent a car as we wanted to explore more of the area outside of Victoria and there is a parking spot on the property.

We would highly recommend this home for families, couples or friends getting together.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Campbell River, British Columbia
4

Good value with lots of space

  • 4 of 5

What we liked: spacious living room, full kitchen with all utensils and dishes, dishwasher, tall ceilings, comfy beds and bedding, good internet, location and proximity to down town and even closer full grocery and restaurants.

Not our favourite: steep squeaky stairs

This place was perfect for our group of five running the Goodlife Victoria Half Marathon. I would definitely book it again as it was a good value compared to hotels.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cabin & the House Review

  • 4 of 5

Amenities and location of both the Cabin & the House are great.

There is plenty of space in both, the general cleanliness of both is also good.

The information that is provided regarding the area is a help to first time and repeat visits.

Only issue to be aware is the street parking, park only in front of 112.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described. Excellent location very comfortable house . Close to everything

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Dallas Rd Beaches
Car: not necessary

Located in Victoria's best neighbourhood, steps from downtown, the beach, famous Beacon Hill Park, and tonnes of amenities. No need for a car but lots of on-street parking with no restrictions. Great food, wonderful atmosphere - quiet but still close to the action.

Walk to the Empress Hotel, Parliament Buildings, Inner Harbour, Royal BC Museum, restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, bank, etc.

The best location in the City.

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Rates & Availability

James Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$161
$968
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$154
$933
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $109.77 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $146.36
Tax Rate 5.0%

Cancellation policy:
>60 days in advance: refund w/ 5% admin fee
>30 days in advance: you loose your deposit, but balance not due
< 30 days in advance: no refund :-(

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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