Peaceful Studio Close to Ferry & Airport, a Short Hop to Gulf Islands & Butchart(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-30 nights
- Property type:Bed And Breakfast
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Open- plan studio with private parking and entrance with ocean glimpses.
Brookhaven B&B is self-contained with private parking & entrance. The open-plan layout constitutes small kitchen with dining area, living room with cosy log-effect gas fire & sleeping section (queen-size bed) leading to en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
Convertible couch sleeps 1 adult. Outdoor seating & grassed area outside studio. Close to Loch-side Trail . Great ocean views from property.
Member since: 2015
- On floor 1
- 300 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Bed And Breakfast
- Bed & Breakfast
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Included In Price
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - May 31, 2018
28 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $14.97
Check in after 3pm. Check out by 11am.
Children under 12 stay free with adults. Additional adults $20 per night extra.
Well disciplined pets only. $20 fee for pet stay
Studio all on one level but small flight of steps from parking area and grassed area outside slightly uneven - not wheel chair accessible.
No Laundry facilities. Kitchen has: Microwave, toaster, egg-cooker, electric fry-pan, coffee-maker, fridge, toaster, slow cooker, hot plate. Local municipality regulations do not allow a stove.
We are walking distance from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. Save money by travelling on the ferry as a foot passenger and rent a car once you arrive. Public transit from Vancouver airport is simple and economical.
There is a restaurant/pub and coffee shop in walking distance at nearby Canoe Cove Marina.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
We are situated on an acre of private woodland on the scenic Saanich Peninsula. We are walking distance from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal gateway to the Gulf Islands. Canoe Cove with it's coffee shop and The Stonehouse Restaurant and Pub is also walking distance.
The charming seaside town of Sidney with its Ocean Discovery Centre, Bowling Alley, Cinema, wide range of restaurants and shopping is just minutes away. Take an evening stroll down the pier or visit the street market on summer Thursday evenings. Whale watching trips depart twice a day in the summer months. Sidney Spit is easily accessible by water-taxi - take a picnic and enjoy the unspoilt beaches.
Victoria is just a short drive away (or catch the express bus from the ferry terminal). Hop around the scenic inner harbour using the tug-boat ferries and sample Barbs Fish & Chips in James Bay. The Imax and BC Museum are close by. You can take tea at The Empress or breakfast at The Legislature. Explore Market Square for great shopping and be sure to walk down Fan-Tan Alley to Chinatown.
Butchart Gardens (with Saturday night fireworks throughout the summer)
and the Butterfly Gardens are a 20 minute drive away and both offer year-round beauty.
Closer to home, The Muse Winery and Sea-Cider Farm offer wonderful views and relaxed tastings.
For those who like to keep fit - Panorama Recreation Centre offers swimming, gym, seasonal skating, tennis and squash - plus a great childrens playground outside.
Brentwood Bay offers more dining opportunities, access to the Mill Bay Ferry and kayak and paddleboard rental facilities.
Being located on the Peninsula we are surrounded by ocean and dozens of uncrowded beaches. You can be as busy or relaxed as you choose.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Darren & Dina met in 2001 when Dina worked as a Flight Attendant for British Midland International (based at London Heathrow) and Darren for Air Canada Jazz Cargo (based in Calgary AB). Having travelled extensively, they knew that Victoria BC was a beautiful place to settle and raise a family. They were blessed with their daughter Brooke in 2004 and converted an used area in their home into a B&B studio so that Dina could be a stay-at-home Mom and others could enjoy this tranquil area of natural beauty with their own temporary home away from home. Their guest book bears testament to the comfort of the studio and the diversity of local attractions. Brookhaven offers the best of British and Canadian hospitality and the privacy to come and go as you please. Brooke is now 11 and loves to show off her 'French immersion' skills with our multi-national guests. The beautiful sea-life nearby has inspired her to be a marine biologist and conservationist in adult life. Darren is employed at Victoria International Airport and Dina works part-time as a Cosmetician at a local Pharmacy.
Why the Owner Chose North Saanich, BC, Canada:
This modern home is set in it's own acre of woodland. It has tidal ocean views and is set back in a high location to afford privacy. We still love to travel so close proximity to the ferry and airport is important. Sidney is a great place to raise a family and the population is mature and friendly. Every season has something special to offer and we feel comfortable and safe here.
The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
Being surrounded by ocean is wonderful. Little remote beaches and walking trails are tucked away to explore. The July 1st Canada & Christmas Parades are spectacular for such a small community. The Thursday Street summer market is also a treat all summer long. Our home is great in that each part of it has great privacy,
Living area looking towards dual aspect dining and kitchen area.
Mini- kitchen well stocked with handy appliances.
Couch converts to a second bed for an extra guest
Grassed area outside studio bocce anyone?
Nearby Patricia Bay at sunset
Coastal path along nearby Patricia Bay.
Morning light on a grey day - Sidney Pier
View from Lillian Hoffar Park a 10 minute walk from Brookhaven.
Queen-sized bed in sleeping area
Swing seat in garden outside studio entrance
Cosy fire and private entrance
Front view of our home
View from the patio of nearby Sea Glass Waterfront Grill
Summer blooms close to Sidney Pier (great spot for strolling, or fishing).
Scenic 9km cycle or walking path around Victoria airport
Another beautiful local sunset
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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