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Gorge Waterway-Day Spa on Site!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4.

Enjoy your quiet get away in a newly built home(2015)! Your 1150 square foot bright suite is just steps away from the Gorge Waterway where you can kayak and cycle year round or stroll through the beautiful Gorge park. After a day of exploring Victoria, located just upstairs, you may enjoy a spa treatment in the Gorgeous You day spa (see prices and services below). We are located 2 minutes from the Gorge Golf course, 1 minute to a covered bus stop which is 6 minutes to town. The bus stop is also on a direct route to the hospital and the University of Victoria. The suite features all brand new stainless steel appliances. Each bedroom has a queen size bed and a big fluffy duvet. There are also new TV's with a library of over 300 dvds to choose from. The kitchen is fully equipped to cook at home if dining out in one of Victoria's many restaurants becomes tiring. Come enjoy our beautiful climate and West Coast Lifestyle during the day and relax in the evening in your centrally located cozy home away from home. We look forward to hearing from you and sharing our beautiful home and city with you!

Spa Services Include:

*REFRESH FACIAL …60 minutes $60

*COASTAL COCOON FACIAL …90 minutes $80

*RELAX THE BACK FACIAL …45 minutes $50

*REFLEXOLOGY …60 minutes $60

*JADE STONE MASSAGE … 75 minutes $80

*RELAXATION MASSAGE …60 minutes $65

*GORGEOUS FEET …75 minutes $60

*EXPRESS PEDICURE …45 minutes $45




Please contact me in advance for availability and to book your appointment. I look

forward to pampering you!

More Details

Barb Jackson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Barb Jackson

I am born and raised in Victoria and appreciate its beauty, and love nothing more than sharing all it has to offer.I am a highly skilled esthetician. My goal is to provide you with relaxing treatments to enhance your vacation experience in the comfort of my on site day spa.{ Please book treatments early ,spa menu provided upon request} My husband is from Saskatchewan(rider pride) but considers Victoria his home,he is constantly saying 'best place on earth' I agree!

Why Barb Jackson chose Victoria

We recently moved into this brand new home and love the area because it is in a quiet residential area steps away from the water but also so close to virtually everything.

What makes this apartment unique

We love our home and the surrounding area because it feels like we are looking at a beautiful painting, but it is the Gorge Waterway which seems to change daily depending on the season. People kayak and walk year round on the waterway. There are special events planned around the Gorge, such as paint and music festivals and the area is closed to traffic once a year on Canada Day so local artisans and foodies can set up along the walkway for everyone to enjoy!


Gorge -Tillicum Area Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • tub.shower combo
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedrooms are very large. Beds have hotel quality linens with big fluffy duvets. The master bedroom has a massive walk in closet!
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

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Gorge Waterway-Day Spa on Site!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews

Ideal Base for Metro Victoria

  • 5 of 5

We revisited Garthland Road for the second time having first stayed two years ago when we were last in Victoria. It is an ideal residence from where to explore the city and its environs being within an easy bus ride of downtown(route 14 from the end of the road). The accommodation is very comfortable and well appointed with very pleasing decor encouraging a restful end to a packed day. For those wanting a bit of pampering then Barb offers a range of therapies; we had a very restful enhanced facial. Thankyou again Barb and Terry.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean and modern/new unit fully stocked with all we needed for our stay. Close to bus into Victoria and walking distance to Gorge.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well Decorated and Immaculately Clean!

  • 4 of 5

Stayed 7 nights in Barb and Terry's very beautiful, clean, and comfortable apartment while we explored the sites of Victoria and some of the surrounding areas. Apartment is located beneath the main home but has a separate entrance. Cable worked great in both rooms on large flat screen t.v. Which also could play one of the many movies which were in their collections. Air and heat worked very well. Very nice that there were separate thermostats in each room. Stairs are on the outside leading down to the apartment which were a challenge to my mother who has knee issues. However, Barb was very gracious to allow us to come in and out using the slope on the side of the yard instead. A few well placed stones could easily make the unit wheelchair accessible as the entire unit was flat on the inside. One recommendation I could make is to mention that laundry is outside of the unit off the garage of the main home. Note a huge deal if you're only there a day or two and don't need it but it is a little work to haul laundry outside and upstairs. It would be great if this were listed. All in all a good stay and would definitely recommend! Thanks for wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spotless, new, close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Barb was so helpful. We would stay here again. Nice and quiet in a safe neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alison. We take pride in providing a clean and quiet space for our guests. We are very grateful for the great job our cleaning company provides and that we live in such a convenient location. Thank you Barb and Terry
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Hosts were fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Terry and Barb were fantastic to deal with. They provided us with everything we asked for and took time to talk and show interest in our Victoria stay. Their suite is quiet and comfortable only minutes away from downtown. I can see why this place is very popular and highly reviewed! Thanks again for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mike! It was our pleasure providing accommodation for a few of the Canadian Pro Am golfers. We were happy to provide a quiet place for the guys to come back to after a long day of golfing. We hope the next time you are in town you book with us again. Terry loved talking golf with you. Thanks Barb and Terry
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 4 of 5

We were traveling between Collingwood and Victoria. We found this space to be in a great location with easy access to both downtown Victoria and for heading west toward Collingwood. Gorge Park has pathways with beautiful views and we walked to Gorge Pub for dinner one night.(about 1.5 km). The hosts, Terry and Barb, were helpful if we had any questions. I was just beginning to appreciate all the location had to offer when it was time to leave. I wish I had time to take the tugboat tour into Victoria.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear that our location suited your needs. It is too bad you didn't get a chance to hop on the pickle boat, maybe next time! There is so much to do in Victoria, there never seems to be enough time All the best Barb and Terry
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Victoria International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Gorge Point Pub
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
B.C. Ferries
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Gorge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Trans Canada
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Il Grecco
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Mt Washinton
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Brand new suite with water views in a upcoming neighborhood. Perfect for kayaking and paddle boarding. We are 2 minutes from a covered bus stop which is 7 minutes to town and on a main route to hospital and UVIC. Also 2 minutes to golf course. There is plenty of parking. Looking for non smoking professionals.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $67.03
Damage Deposit $197.15

We require a $75 cleaning fee

Taxes are included in our rates!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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