2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 4 Sleeps
About Property Manager/Owner
We are a retired couple and the townhouse is our home. We are able to rent when we are at our cabin. We have left 113 as it is when we are there and are happy to share so that guests have that "home" feeling when living there.
Property Manager/Owner purchased this Townhome in 2010
Why Property Manager/Owner chose James Bay
As above, we love sharing our home, and we love meeting folks upon their arrival so that we can introduce them to the property.
What makes this Townhome unique
Location in James Bay gives easy access to downtown Victoria. The city has much history in the area and is known as a bit of Old England as a result. Our climate is marine being on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This means mild winters(little snow or below freezing winters and cool ocean breezes in the hot summer days)/
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
The Secret Garden
We loved our stay in this beautiful, cosy and quiet home. The kitchen was fully equipped for meal preparation. The location could not have been better - close to grocery shopping, the new James Bay library, downtown and the harbour. Our hosts were gracious, helpful and fun! Excellent accommodations.
A beautiful home tucked away and a great location to downtown or the wharf.
I would definitely stay at this house again. It was so much like being at home and the back garden is so peaceful and restful it's hard not to sit in it any time day or night. The house is everything one could need and more. The location is excellent to downtown or the wharf. I highly recommend this house to anyone who would like to visit Victoria and have a great place to go from.
LOVELY HOME IN A GREAT LOCATION.
We had a wonderful one month stay at Barry and Brendas James Bay home. We didn't even rent a car this trip as the bus runs regularly (about every 15 minutes) from the stop for Fishermans Wharf just a block away. The bus ride is only 15 minutes to downtown. The home was very clean, comfortable and well stocked with necessities. The bedrooms each have their own bath, one with a shower/tub and the other has a walk in shower. Everything was in working order and easy to operate. Barry met us on arrival and gave us a tour and information on the workings of the home. The unit is at the back of the property so it is very quiet and private. The garden is well kept and landscaped beautifully. Thank you Brenda and Barry for a great stay.
Such a Great Place
We had the best time at your place. Loved caring for your plants as if they were our own! You have the greatest location for eating, shopping, bus stops and neighborhood. The two bedrooms and two bathrooms just fit our needs. We do hope to see you next year. vee and Astrid
Our guests get the highest possible rating. We appreciated the care taken with our townhouse and have great personal regards for them.
Wonderful Home with Beautiful Secluded Yard
We visit Victoria once or twice a year but this was our first time renting a vacation property for our visit. We stayed at Barry and Brenda's townhome from Oct 5 - 13, 2017 and it was absolutely perfect in every way. The home is a great mix of high-end modern appliances and amenities along with lovely antique furnishings that provides a beautiful space to relax and unwind. Barry and Brenda were very welcoming so we truly felt "at home". The gas fireplace was great for the cooler mornings and evenings of our fall visit. We did not utilize the backyard as much as we would have liked due to the weather but it was great to have access to the barbecue and the secluded garden and patio were lovely to view through the big expanse of windows when dining or relaxing in the living room. In the spring or summer you would likely spend most of your time in the backyard. Both bedrooms have their own bathroom so the townhouse is ideal for vacationing with adult family or another couple. The location of the property in James Bay is ideal for walking to Fisherman's Wharf, the pathways along Dallas Road and the Inner Harbour. It is also close to a shopping area with a great Thrifty's store for groceries, a good takeout pizza place (Superior) and a liquor & wine and beer store. We ate most of our breakfasts and some lunch and suppers at the townhouse so easy access to groceries was handy and the townhouse was otherwise well stocked. A great spot for breakfast or lunch close to the townhouse is the B.C. Legislative Building dining room. The food is well prepared and reasonably priced. You can check their website for hours and rules about when you can go. Reservations are recommended for lunch. All in all, Barry and Brenda's home is well situated, lovely, and very user friendly and we thank them for providing access to their home. We would definitely stay there again.
We are pleased and humbled with such a response to our share-home. Reviews like this help us remember what a unique property we have on offer. Both the location and the quality of our townhouse make it a splendid place from which to base a visit to Victoria. We encourage our guests to come and live as they would in their own homes and the response has been wonderful. We also are grateful to meet so many new people from so many places.
Thank you Brenda and Barry
We come to Victoria yearly.....another perfect stay. We only rent a car for excursions, we find it unnecessary with the walkability and excellent transit system. So the townhome was in a great location for walking everywhere in the city, along the coast, and hopped the water taxis if we were tired of walking. Home itself is serene, spacious, comfortable. We don't cook on vacation, but fully stocked kitchen. Patio area quite lovely. Didn't get to meet Brenda and Barry but they were very easy to communicate with. After trying other city locations.....we now always stay in the Beacon Park area...best area of city in our opinion....and a lovely home.
We are in James Bay which is adjacent to downtown, a 10 minute walk. The sea front views and walks are 2 minutes away. Close by are restaurants and bars, parliament buildings, museum, shopping and a variety of sporting and recreational opportunities.