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WATERFRONT CONDO WITH PRIVATE ROOFTOP PATIO

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Enjoy the charm of "Old Town Victoria" in the convenience of a newly renovated modern waterfront condominium, situated on Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour. View the harbour activity and the beautiful sunsets over the Olympic Mountain range from your bright and airy living room or the private roof top patio.

Imagine a holiday where you sip your morning coffee while you watch the boats come and go. Take a leisurely walk to enjoy Victoria's fine restaurants, pubs, antique shops, quaint book stores and leave your car in its designated secure indoor parking stall because everything is within walking distance and you can now have that glass of wine.

Enjoy your evening barbeque while watching the sunset from your private roof top patio. Want dessert or a change of scenery... take a water taxi (located outside the buildings front door) and explore the other side of the harbour, which includes Fisherman's Wharf and many other treasures.

The security in this building is second to none so you can enjoy total peace of mind. Upon arrival and departure you will be personally greeted by our property manager at the condo, allowing more time for your many vacation activities, located just outside your doorstep.

This truly is a remarkable location and a holiday meant for total relaxation.

More Details

Owner
Alistair & Charlene Sim
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

Why Alistair & Charlene Sim chose Victoria

Fabulous location. Able to walk everywhere.

What makes this condo unique

Private rooftop patio overlooking working harbour.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The condo was beautifully designed, warm, inviting, clean and spacious. We thought the platform bed was very clever, in addition to providing storage space. My mom quickly made good use of all the drawers and baskets.

We all commented and enjoyed the easy floor plan layout (easy to maneuver within the space, which is a challenge with three women & luggage). Your attention to detail in the decorating and all the amenities (anyone would need), was spot on, right down to a roof top set of dishes for enjoying the view.

Loved all your notations on restaurants, shopping and sites to see. We all enjoyed the music selection...used the Internet access for our Kindles and easily connected....the bed was very comfortable...and how could we not, love and enjoy the water view!

...shared the couch bed and we were glad that you had upgraded the mattress. I believe one person or a child whould sleep more comfortably on the couch bed, rather than two adults.

Lastly, we all felt very safe and secure in the building and in the parking garage. We were impressed with the efficiency of the boat & bike rakes in the parking garage and support Victoria BC's commitment to recycling and environmental awareness and conservation
Sep 2013
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Amenities

Downtown Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Soaker tub and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
Notes:
Living Room-Full-Height Windows, Leather Sofa, Cable TV/DVD and CD/Tape Player, Fully-Equipped Kitchen, Stove, Coffeemaker, European Dishware, Gourmet Cookware, In-suite Washer & Dryer, Bedroom-Open Design Affording Views of Harbour, Built-In Bed Frame with Queen-Size "Pillow-Top" Bed, Down or Hypo-allergenic Comforter, Luxurious Linens/Bedding, Iron/Ironing Board, Umbrellas, Bathroom-Soaker Tub/Shower, Hairdryer, Magnified Wall-Mount Vanity Mirror, Desk Area-Telephone with free Local Calls, High-Speed Wi-Fi Internet Connection, Private Roof top Patio - Teak Furniture, "Bar Style" Table/chairs for Optimum Harbor Viewing, Barbecue/Cooking Accessories, Patio Heater, Common area with BBQ, Secure Underground Designated Parking, Storage for Bikes/Kayaks, Handicapped Accessible with Ramps & Elevators, No Smoking and No Pet Policies in effect.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy to have found this "jewel"! Everything was perfect & we couldn't have asked for anything more. We fully utilized the Rooftop Patio-such an oasis! The Condo was fully equipped. We met so many friendly residents & they offered helpful suggestions so that we could enjoy Victoria,even more.

Thanks to Alistair & Charlene for their generosity; Thanks to their rep. for his warm hospitality.

Don't miss out on the chance to stay at this property.

Mike & Rosie

Orillia,Ont.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your time in Victoria and staying in our condo. Hope to see you again in the future.
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Calgary
5

Modern With Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Victoria, and we loved your condo. What an awesome view you have from the living room and rooftop terrace. The location was also very good for walking to everything and then taking the water taxi back if we were too lazy to walk back. 😊

Francis was very helpful and mindful of all details. He was right on top of things to make our stay as comfortable as possible.

Thanks very much for letting us stay in your beautiful condo. Much appreciated! Mark and Karen Horch

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you again soon. Thanks for the favourable review. A & C
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5

Great downtown location

  • 5 of 5

No complaints. This was our first time doing a VRBO, and it was very painless. The hosts were very good about communicating check-in details. The condo is really nice and clean, and the location is great for anyone looking to stay downtown. If the windows are open, there is a fair bit of noise in the evening coming from the Canoe Club across the street. It didn't bother us, but may be a consideration for future guests if they are sensitive to noise.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments, we realize that there is some noise from Canoe restaurant patrons on the weekend. If you are looking for total peace and quiet then this is probably not the property for you.
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Saskatoon, SK, Canada
5

A Very Nice Condo in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This condo is well furnished and set up for a stay of several days close to downtown Victoria. It is right on the harbour and has a rooftop patio that allows you to enjoy the outdoors along the water with great views. Everything was available in the kitchen that you would need to cook a gourmet meal. The bed was comfortable, the linens were new, the space was modern and inviting as well as very clean. The condo building itself is very quiet. During our stay, the evenings were warm so the windows were open at night which allowed some noise from the busy restaurant (Canoe) across the street in. This wouldn't be an issue at a cooler or rainy time. We highly recommend this condo as a great place to stay in Victoria. (We were a bit rushed at check out by the cleaning staff who arrived earlier than our agreed upon time. If you stay here, insist that your check out time is exact and that you don't want to be disturbed before that time.)

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to submit your review. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Calgary, CA
5

Perfect for two people

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the property. Great location, walking distance to Victoria Harbor, shops and restaurants.

Apartment is as advertised.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post a review and look forward to seeing you again for a future return visit.
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Victoria the May long weekend and really enjoyed our stay at this condo. Having used VRBO for trips to Italy and Spain we are always leery of the photos but we had nothing to worry about here. The condo is in a great location, so close to China town, wonderful restaurants and the new market just a few blocks away with the best cheese, chacuterie and chocolate selections. The real gem of this condo is the rooftop patio, with spectacular views of the harbour. Francis was very wonderful checking us in and out. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to submit your review. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Victoria
Nearest Barpub
Canoe
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
Schwartz Bay
Nearest Restaurant
Canoe
Car: not necessary

Whale Watching, Harbour Tours Within Steps of Marina View, Walking/Biking Trails Along Harbor Waterfront and Galloping Goose Trail for Outdoor Enjoyment, Yoga Studios/Day Spas Within Easy Walking Distance, Centrally located to enjoy cultural activities, festivals, sporting events, garden tours, Empress Hotel, Parliament Buildings and Chinatown, accessible by foot, Catch a sightseeing train to northern Vancouver Island destinations with depot just two blocks away, Floatplanes, ferries, heliport to Inner Harbour provide convenient transportation link to Marina View from Seattle, Port Angeles or Vancouver, Easy access to bus/taxi & harbour boat taxi, Airport shuttle service within 1 block of building, Boat moorage available at Mermaid Wharf Marina next to building, Your Condominium Building is surrounded by a wonderful assortment of casual and fine dining opportunities and live music for your entertainment!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

3 night cleaning C$0.00 $0

Rates and availability are subject to change until deposit has been received.
Rates include all taxes, cleaning fees (4 night stay or longer) and designated parking stall within our secure building.
An additional cleaning fee of $90.00 for stays of 3 nights or less.
Late check-in fee of $30.00 is payable directly to property manager if late check-in requested.
Cancellation fee of $300.00 plus VRBO paid upon initial booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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