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Louise England

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Louise England

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2015
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Luxurious artist's home

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

Victoria House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

BEST LOCATION IN VICTORIA - Close to all the season's delights.

see VIDEO TOUR OF HOME link below

Stroll Beacon Hill Park, storm watch overlooking the beaches and savour the Art Walk Tours in the Christmas lights of Downtown. Sample the gourmet treats in Cook Street Village with it's bakeries, wood fired pizzerias and cozy coffee shops. Waste afternoons touring the Royal Museum and Victoria Art Galleries. Ride the horse drawn tours of this unique neighbourhood.

Our home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in unique Heritage zone, across from the famous JBI pub, Thrifty's grocery store, sports facilities and many local bus routes.

Walk to airport and ferry shuttle , heliport, float plane and Cruise Line port of call at Ogden Point.

You'll find everything you'll need is supplied in mint condition with up-to-date modern appliances.

UPSTAIRS: Romantic master suite is large and unique with fireplace and king bed.

En suite Spa bathroom w tub & Shower.

One side of bath has chromatherapy jet tub, 7 ft shower and fireplace

Separate room for toilet, sink, make-up area

Reading area outside the bedroom with skylight

Deck for exercising or morning coffee

Second bedroom has own 3 pc ensuite.

ENTERTAIN IN STYLE AND COMFORT

Kitchen has everything including room for 6 seated around range. Separate dining room with seating for 10.

Our home is charming and uniquely decorated! Best place to stay if you want to be downtown, in a quiet elegant space.

PEACEFUL and SECLUDED GARDEN to enjoy as well

RESTAURANTS, ART AND CULTURE ABOUND IN VICTORIA all within walking distance.

References required and sorry no pets. Smoking permitted in garden only.

Please note: Two bedrooms, so maximum 4 adults can be accommodated.

Rent is $4000.00 per month, including all utilities.

Prefer long term renter October to April ....thx

****** FOR VIDEO TOUR OF HOME - CLICK ON LINK AT BOTTOM OF 'RATE DETAILS' SECTION ******

Keywords: Modern, unique, private multi-level with large garden-featured in design magazine. Award winning

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Louise England (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2015

About Louise England

I am a single, retired lawyer who likes to ski and travel during the winter months

I kayak,bike and hike here in Victoria in summer

My start and finish rental dates are very flexible

I would prefer a single several month tenancy, ideally Nov. thru March or as late as May.

Louise England purchased this house in 2004

Why Louise England chose Victoria

Having travelled the world and most of Canada, I feel that Victoria is the best city in Canada in which to live, B.C. the most stunningly beautiful province with nearby Vancouver consistently highly rated city in world polls. I have lived in Beverly Hills, Orange county, etc and nothing compares to the relaxed pace understated affluence and beauty of Victoria and environs.

The Canadian political and economic climate are stable, the city is safe and geared for tourism.

What makes this house unique

It is walking distance to a fabulous park and disney- like downtown

The garden is a fabulous to bike inside the glass enclosed deck on the second floor

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Luxurious artist's home
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Bahamas
5

Summer 2013

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spend three months of the summer each year in Victoria. We have rented houses in various parts of the city. This summer we decided to try James Bay and stayed at this unique and special residence. The location was amazing; so close to the downtown, Beacon Hill Park and the ocean. We hardly used our car and loved walking the beautiful neighborhoods seeing the horse drawn carriages giving tourists a history of the area through the architecture. The house is only two blocks from a thriving commercial village including a large grocery market, pharmacy, restaurants and many coffee houses. Just a few blocks in the other direction on Niagara is a fabulous local organic market.

The house is very special as the owner is an artist and has created a colourful and comfortable living space. The kitchen is state of the art with a six burner gas cooktop and the best pans, cutlery and knives we have ever experienced in a rental. The counters are all beautiful granite. I just loved cooking in that kitchen. The master suite upstairs has a huge walk in shower and a king size bed with quality linens and lots of closet space, including a walk in one. With a reading room off of it and a covered porch for morning exercises, it is just perfect.

We were able to enjoy the garden with our large family who were visiting because of the ample seating for conversation and dining.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Vancouver, BC Canada
5

Perfect location in a beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this lovely home! The location was perfect and allowed us all a lot of flexibility to go and venture out at our own pace. My tall husband particularly loved the giant shower, my mom loved the beautiful flowers in the garden and the lovely smell they created throughout the property, and my dad especially enjoyed walking down to get the paper and then enjoying it with his morning coffee in the courtyard. The layout of the home, the abundant natural light, the first-class furnishings, and the fascinating art work and souvenirs from the owner's world travels made for a very comfortable and memorable stay in Victoria. We absolutely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Scotland
5

Exceptional find

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and its magic garden. It's a one-off property and a one-off opportunity in the Victoria rental market. No other house came even close in our 6 week search last year for a quality, temporary home. The standard is amazingly high throughout and reflects Louise's (owner) kindness and generosity. No bare minimum here. Everything was quality and everything worked. We would say this was a home as the owner would have it for herself. The kitchen is impressively and generously equipped and we loved all the décor and lighting both inside and out. Creativity is everywhere and the house should be featured in a magazine (I think it has been) but no effort has been spared to ensure it also feels like a real home. It was always warm and comfortable which was great as we stayed there till December! The location is also perfect. It’s quiet but central: a short and easy walk to all the amenities of James Bay as well as to the theatres, restaurants and bars of downtown Victoria. The lovely Beaconhill Park is just across the road and there are more great restaurants, coffee houses and shops in Cook Street Village, nearby. Try the Pizzeria Primastrada there. My husband and I spent two very happy months here during Fall last year. Should we need a temporary Victoria home again, we would definitely hope to return to this house and yes - we would definitely recommend it to anyone, including close friends and family. Brilliant place - thanks again, Louise.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
San Diego
5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. Lovely romantic master suite with its own fireplace, amazing bath, fridge and separate sitting area and large balcony. The kitchen was large and great to cook in. Our family loved the backyard with the BBQ, lovely dining area and the secluded reading spot. The eclectic art gives the whole property a bohemian feel. 10 minute walk to downtown, 5 minute to the ocean and beaches, 5 minute to Beacon Hill Park. We used the local buses and the stop was 3 minutes away. We will come back next year. Louise the owner was great. She provided lots of info and couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

Very close to Beacon Hill Park, botanical garden, playground and children's petting zoo. Historic neighbourhood in the heart of downtown Victoria, walking distance to beaches, museums, restaurants and shopping district.

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Rates & Availability

From C$4,000 Per month

Victoria House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$1,500
Notes references will be requested
Despite info here
will not rent during the summer for less than $4500/mo
up front
bank transfer to RBC
plus
half a months rent as refundable damage deposit by check
professional cleaning to original condition expense/responsibility of guest
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Amenities

Victoria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • ensuite is huge: 7 ft shower and spa jet tubwhich includes color therapy area with fireplace another room for sink and makeup third room for toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed (1), double size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
this home is a hit every time !

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