Affordable Waterfront Luxury on Downtown Harbour(50 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-28 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Condo,1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
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A PET IS CONSIDERED FOR A MINIMUM STAY OF A MONTH NOT FOR SHORT TERM PLEASE.
This luxurious condo FRONTS directly on Victoria's harbour with NO ROAD OR TRAFFIC running by out front, in a seven story residential building, offering both scenic peacefulness and convenient access. (Beware of SIDE condos here which are easily disturbed by late night restaurants or early morning garbage pick up, new construction and rush hour traffic.) A short walk will bring you to all major downtown attractions, including the Empress Hotel and Convention Center, the Parliament Buildings, the Museum, and some of Victoria’s finest restaurants. Nearby are many boutiques, theatres and shopping opportunities.
Why not have breakfast on the balcony while watching up close seals frolic and kayakers paddle past? On a cool evening, perhaps you would enjoy curling up by the living room fireplace with one of the books or DVDs provided, as the harbour lights twinkle on.
Wake refreshed from the comfort of the sumptuous KING SIZE pillow-top bed surrounded by carefully selected furnishings. Enjoy a romantic second fireplace, in the bedroom, and view rowers and harbour traffic right from the bed. A comfortable Queen-size pull-out sofa bed is available in the living room.
Always verify that the condo you are renting is a real 1 bedroom: many small studio condos are advertised as 1 bedrooms when the bedroom and living space are in one room with no wall and door separation very much limiting living space and flexibility. Ours is a full King bedroom with ample square footage, and privacy to live comfortably, allowing someone to watch TV while another sleeps or reads elsewhere undisturbed.
Savour meals prepared in the fully equipped kitchen, and elegantly served at the mahogany inlaid dining table. All types of cooking essentials are provided.
This condo also offers AIR CONDITIONING to ensure no summer days are uncomfortable, and reduced glare window tinting to maximize your comfort in the increased temperatures a few days of these last few summers. The four piece bath includes a deep soaker tub, shower, hair dryer, and two robes for your relaxation.
Charming water taxis zip into the wharf below and will transport you, inexpensively, to Victoria's many attractions. Should you wish, whale watching and kayaking excursions are just a few steps away. Perhaps you would choose instead one of the many golf courses, or miles of waterside bike paths. Bike rentals are next door.
Sunset is a lovely time to enjoy a glass of wine on the rooftop patio, overlooking the boats and seaplanes, while dinner sizzles on the gas BBQ, or on your private, west, sunset facing balcony contemplating the water activity below.
The Mermaid Suite, perched over the harbour, is a haven of scenic luxury, with waterFRONT views and delightful walking access to downtown amenities, yet removed from the downtown bustle .
The condo is 5 minutes walking distance from the Seaplane Terminal to Vancouver, 15 minutes from the Seattle Ferry port, 35 minutes driving from the Victoria Airport, and 40 minutes from the British Columbia Ferry Terminal at Swartz Bay. We provide dedicated underground parking, and are happy to assist you with airport pick up, grocery delivery, reduced rental car rates, and information on restaurants and attractions.
Pets only by prior written arrangement, and for longer terms than 1 week please.DO VISIT OUR HOME WEBSITE to explore the links we have provided to enable you to enjoy Victoria fully by starting your vacation planning in advance.
Contact us now, and let us help you plan a memorable Victoria vacation. We want you to enjoy Victoria as much as we do.
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Keywords: Residential self catering condominium
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Member since: 2006
- On floor 3
- 875 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Cooking Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Early Spring 2
Apr 1 - May 5, 2017
3 night min stay
May 6 - Jul 11, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 12 - Jul 21, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 22 - Oct 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 11 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay
Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2018
28 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 3, 2018
4 night min stay
May 4 - Oct 9, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $66.10
- Refundable Damage Deposit $220.35
- Pet Fee $113.85
- Taxes Not included
A cleaning fee of $90 is added to visits.
If a credit card is used to pay, the vrbo 3.75% fee is added to your total to reimburse me these service charges.
Holidays are charged at prime summer pricing.
When we do consider a pet, we ask you to agree on sensible behaviours that protect our property and our neighbours. A pet is only considered for stays of a month or more, not for short term.
Cancellation policy of 60-90 days varies seasonally. Vacation Rental Cancellation Policy - see below.
If an unavoidable circumstance causes you to cancel before the reservation start date, you will receive a 90% refund of the total rent if you notify us in print 90 days before a month or longer rental, and 60 days in advance for time periods shorter than a month.
Cancellations any later than this will provide you with a refund of 90% of whatever rent we collect from others for the cancelled time, assuring that the total rent we receive from the new renters is the same amount as you had agreed to pay.
I always suggest purchasing vacation insurance to protect yourselves. I don’t sell it, but can assist in making recommendations if you want that.
Please email me that you have read these policies and are in agreement.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2004
Why the Owner Chose Downtown, Victoria, BC, Canada:
The abundance of variety in scenery, and activities, both recreational, and cultural, really impressed us in Victoria. Biking, whale watching, garden touring, museums, wineries, theatres, the symphony- all in a Pacific island community with Canada's most moderate climate. The ease of manoeuvring around a small town without freeways, and the friendliness of a seaside community that has the charm of the little harbour ferries, all conjures up a peaceful haven separate from the frenzied real world.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Here you really can have the beauty of Victoria nestled at the water's edge without any of the usual downtown intrusions such as noise, congestion, smog, but still have immediate walking access to shops, and restaurants once you leave the condo. How nice to move about on foot, or on a bike to take in the fresh sea air rather than have to fight for a parking spot every time you venture out. Plus the changing panorama on the waterway just off the balcony will encourage you to slow down, and enjoy the captivating scenery and sunsets.
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Welcome to the Mermaid Suite, centre front on Victoria's harbour
Sumptuous king bedroom with fireplace, and harbour view from the bed.
Curl up with a good book and a fire
Luxurious amenities throughout will add to your pleasure and comfort.
Fully equipped kitchen even though you are steps away from fine restaurants
West view brings lovely balcony sunsets- especially with pre dinner drinks.
Beautiful Butchart Gardens - a must see.
Victoria walking path scenery
Scenic Cherry Hill vineyard is an easy drive for lunch nearby.
The houseboat colony in James Bay is easily reached on foot.
We can tell you where to experience this charming restaurant.
Delightful Japanese gardens and a tearoom make for a pleasant afternoon in town
West view with furnished balcony, directly on the harbour.
Plan your day under the boughs of cherry blossoms
Relax after a busy day touring
Special touches such as fine dishes and air conditioning will please you.
Changing scenery will fascinate you: rowers, seals, barges.
The nearby British Columbia legislature - a waterside walk away.
Enjoy a walk over this lovely bridge in a nearby park.
Walk to the Royal BC Museum and learn about early native people's role here.
Imagine lunch here after a scenic drive.
Walk here from the condo or take a bus and enjoy lunch.
Book now, and enjoy these comforts
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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