One bedroom in a beautiful 1912 character home in the heart of the City of Victoria (Business Licence No. 00034720).
Located one block from the ocean and a 15 minute walk to downtown. Conveniently located close to Cook St. Village (5 min walk) where you will find a variety of restaurants, shops and markets.
This bright and spacious lower level suite offers 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living room, electric fireplace, two flat screen televisions (one with cable, one with Apple TV only), computer, high-speed wireless internet, in suite washer and dryer and more.
The master bedroom offers a double bed, 40' LCD wall mounted television (with Apple TV) and a good size closet. The living room is bright and cozy with views of the garden. There is an electric fireplace, 40' LCD television (cable) and sofa bed. The kitchen is an open concept layout and is fully equipped for all your cooking needs.
The house is located in a quiet Fairfield neighbourhood. It is within walking distance to grocery stores, a beer and wine store, pubs and restaurants, coffee shops and Victoria’s famous inner harbour. If you want to escape the city life, you can visit Beacon Hill Park (less than 5 minute walk), Craighdarroch Castle, Buchart Gardens, Sooke, world class golf courses and more. All are just a short walk, drive or bus ride away.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is your Payment Policy?
We generally require an initial rental deposit payment of 50% of the rental fee at the time of booking. The remaining 50% is due 30 days before the rental commences.
What are the taxes?
Effective October 1, 2018, municipal (8% PST) and municipal/regional district (3% MRDT) taxes apply to rental accommodations in BC. Stays for a continuous period of 27 days or more will be exempt from the new PST/MRDT; taxes will be waived for long stay accommodations of 27 days or more.
What is your Cancellation Policy?
We do include a cancellation policy in our rental agreements with our Guests. Once the reservation has been accepted and confirmed, a cancellation refund will be paid if the period of the rental can be rebooked (i.e., a refund for the period re-rented or the part thereof will be issued).
How big is the bed in the bedroom?
The bed in the bedroom is an Ikea Double (55' x 78') which is between a Standard Double (54' x 75') and a Standard Queen (60' x 80').
How far is the nearest grocery store?
There are three groceries nearby. Thrifty Foods ) is less than 1 km away and is the one use most often. There is also Oxford Foods and Mother Natures Market and Deli in Cook Street Village. Both are easy walking distance. There is also a farmers' market about 10 minutes walk from us on Saturdays mornings all summer and fall.
Do you have room to store our bikes?
We do have space to safely store 4 bicycles.
Is there cable TV service in the Suite?
Yes. There are two flat screen TVs. The TV in the living room has cable. The TV in the bedroom has only Apple TV/Netflix. There is also a computer available where Guests can access local news.
What's the trick to getting the Apple TV to work?
It can be a bit temperamental, but it's pretty easy once you do it once. Each TV has a main remote and an Apple TV remote. Here are the instructions:
For the main TV: 1. Turn on the TV using the main remote. 2. Make sure the Input is on 'Cable'. 3. Push the round centre button on the Apple TV remote. This turns the unit on. 4. Scroll on the Apple TV menu using the arrow buttons on the silver remote to search Netflix. 5. Push the round centre button the Apple TV remote to select and play the show you want to watch.
For the TV in the bedroom. Same as above except the Input is "No. 6" instead of 'Cable'.
As always, please contact the Homeowner if you have any difficulties.