Victoria House Rental Photos and Description
House, 2 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Newly built rear strata duplex in a fabulous location gives you easy access to downtown and all amenities, parks and walkways yet still able to feel comfortable in a neighbourhood that is quiet and friendly. This contemporary two bedroom home features a steam shower in the master bedroom and for a nice soak, enjoy the air Jacuzzi tub in the main bathroom located outside the second bedroom, both on the second floor. There is also an open den area separating the two rooms, perfect for a quiet read or to work on your computer. Main floor is is made enjoyable with infloor heat and hardwood floors, and a gas fireplace to warm you on those cool evenings. For those evenings in, a large screen TV is available when you want it but hidden in wall unit when you don't, keep the cook company sitting at the granite top island, enjoying the view to the backyard. The kitchen features kitchenaid appliances, gas stove, frig with filtered water and icemaker. The casually elegant furnishings and the open floorplan make it an ideal place for entertaining & relaxing. You'll appreciate the fresh clean non-smoking atmosphere of this well appointed 'home away from home.
A convenient location - many people in James Bay do not own a car. The bus stop for downtown is 2 blocks away; the return from downtown bus stop is 1 block away. You can connect to all locations of Greater Victoria from downtown.
With approximately a 10 minute walk you will be:
at the downtown shops; bus terminal, Victoria Clipper and The Coho ferry
At the Cook Street Village across the park or in the community of James Bay with grocery stores, banks, dry cleaners, and a liquor store
Fisherman’s Wharf famous for fish and chips and the colourful floathomes
For cycling enthusiasts, walkers or gardeners, this location is most desirable:
Bicycle storage space is available
Dallas Road, a leisurely cycle along the Victoria waterfront is at your 'doorstep'
Access the Galloping Goose Trail within 5-10 minutes leading to either The West Shore or Sooke or north to The Saanich Peninsula and the BC Ferry Terminal at Swartz Bay. Both trails are part of The Trans Canada Trail
A short 5-minute walk to the south will bring you to the locals favourite walking spot - The Dallas Road Walkway with panoramic views of The Straits of Juan de Fuca and The Olympic Mountains. Walk the Victoria waterfront and view seals, sea lions, whales, herons, otters, eagles and many sea birds.
Victoria is known for its beautiful gardens:
Beacon Hill Park - 200 acres of beautifully landscaped and manicured grounds complete with bridges, lakes and ponds, an alpine rock garden, and a spectacular rose garden, is at your doorstep
Abkahzi Gardens - an exquisite heritage home and garden (with a truly romantic story) is a 10-minute drive
Playfair Park (a secret hidden garden in Saanich, famous for Rhododendrons) can be reached in 10 minutes
Hatley Park Gardens on the grounds of Royal Roads University is a 20-minute drive from The Woodbury Vacation Rental Apartments
Finnerty Gardens, the 'unknown gardens' of The University of Victoria, is a 15 minute drive
The Government House, home of the Governor General, with spectacular gardens, is about 8 minutes away
Keywords: Strata Duplex, House, Home, Executive, Flat, Rental, Furnished
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
About The Owner
My husband, Jack, and I have lived in most areas of Victoria over the past 25 years and have found that James Bay is the perfect place to live. We love walking on the Dallas Road waterfront, through Beacon Hill Park or into the middle of the city to shop or visit our favourite restaurants. Both James Bay Village and nearby Cook Street Village afford wonderful places to browse, eat or sit and watch the world go by.
We enjoy traveling and meeting new people. When away from home, we have found that we are happiest when we can have a comfortable 'home base'; somewhere we can unwind for extended periods of time and can avoid daily interruptions from housekeeping staff or the need to eat out three times a day. We have recently purchased this property from Josie (mentioned in the reviews) and we are excited about offering the same experience to you.
The Owner purchased this house in 2013
What makes this house unique
Located in James Bay close to the park and walkways, you can stay here without a vehicle. Amenities are all within a 10 minute walk, grocery, pharmacy, clinics, liquor stores, etc.