Cozy 2 bedroom home located in a quiet, tree-lined neighbourhood. Close to independent locally owned restaurants, an excellent grocery store, pharmacy and wine store and quaint brew pubs within easy walking distance.
Oak Bay Recreation Centre is a 5-minute drive. It has a pool, tennis courts, etc. We are a 10-minute walk to the beach and a 10-minute bike ride or 20 minute walk to downtown. The bus routes are close by to downtown (20mins) or the university (20mins). Victoria is a city of 350,000 people with a beautiful, walkable downtown and harbour; it is a perfect place for whale watching tours. The Provincial Museum is one of the best in Canada with excellent First Nations and travelling exhibits. Victoria has excellent opportunities for outdoor activities; golfing, kayaking, sailing, mountain biking, hiking and swimming. We are on the doorstep of the West Coast Trail and Long Beach. Close by is the world famous Butchart Gardens. A ferry ride finds you in Vancouver; gateway to Whistler Mountain, host of the 2010 Olympic Games. Seattle is a couple of hours away by ferry over the beautiful Juan de Fuca Strait or 20 minutes by plane.
Enjoy a tranquil morning coffee and a good book in the lovely private grounds, covered grill area with an outdoor heater. The space is shared with the adjacent cottage guests. South West sunshine and organic gardens allow you to enjoy your own retreat space with raised garden beds, fig, olive, apple and cherry trees, blueberries and fresh herbs.
Environmental enthusiasts will love the greenhouse. Volunteer gardening encouraged. Our home features 2 bedrooms with walk-ins throughout, oak floors, granite tile with in-floor heating in the bath, quality cabinetry with granite countertops and stainless appliances in the kitchen. Heat pump for heating and cooling, as well as electric baseboards and fireplace. Accommodates 6 adults with a queen size bed in the master bedroom, a double bed in the 2nd bedroom and a sofabed in the living room. Short walk to Gonzales Beach, Fairfield Plaza or Oak Bay Avenue.
City of Victoria requires a minimum of 1-month booking.
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