10 great reasons to rent this home for your vacation:
1. Acreage with lush gardens -Close to beaches, hiking and biking trails and amenities.
2. See the true peaceful Victoria outside the busy urban core.
3. Golf at Olympic View 5 minutes away all year around.
4. 20 minute drive to downtown Victoria to the sights.
5. Safe place for kids to play outdoors on 1 acre of fenced private property and gardens. Stroller, play pen and highchair all on site.
6. Lots of parking close to the house. Play equipment on site.
7. Self contained separate suite
8. Suits couple or small family.
9. Airport and ferries only 38 km away.
10. Clean, quiet and well maintained. Owner in residence.
We are pleased to welcome you to Garry Oak Meadows. Our well-appointed suite is comfortably furnished and is truly a quiet place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. The layout is well suited for a couple or small family. Relax on the deck overlooking woods or wander the gardens. Enjoy apple trees and berry patches in season. Have a BBQ and play croquet or horseshoes on the lawn. Take the bikes and explore the area or borrow the canoe and head to a lake.
We are equipped for one, maybe two children with toys, skim boards, playpen, and high chair.
This suite is located on the ground floor level of our home and is a modern, fully contained, separate studio suite.
Disability access to the suite includes portable ramps, wider doorways, grab bars and large shower with seat. The kitchen and bathroom counter are standard height. The gardens and drive are quite level.
The suite's private entrance takes you out overlooking lawns with magnificent Douglas fir trees beyond the back fence. Many rare birds live in the surrounding woodland. Full laundry facilities are in the suite. There is also a mudroom area outside the suite - particularly helpful when returning from the beach.
Historic Hatley Castle and gardens, Witty’s Beach, Tower Point Park, Esquimalt Lagoon and Fort Rodd Hill are examples of interesting local areas to visit while staying at Garry Oak Meadows.
Dennis is recently retired from the Royal Canadian Navy and Jeanette is an instructor at Victoria's University of Nursing's BSN program. Both enjoy gardening, hiking, cycling and kayaking. Jeanette draws and paints and you will find evidence of her works in the home.
Purchasing Garry Oak Meadows 15 years ago, was a dream come true for us. With the house well set back from the road, we have privacy and peace. A combination of factors, such as proximity to beaches, the berry garden, organic vegetable garden, fruit trees, and rare birds, made Garry Oak Meadows appeal to our rural roots.
Easy access to city amenities and medical care combined with this pastoral setting enables us to enjoy the best of both worlds. We especially enjoy harvesting our organic produce some of which will be ripe when visitors are here. Help yourself to organic blueberries, blackberries, cherries, apples, or raspberries in season.
Metchosin is a nature-lovers' dream within easy driving distance to all of Victoria's sites. It is well-known for its lush forest trails, lakes, parks, and beautiful beaches. There is something here for just about everyone. The village core boasts the ever popular Mychosin cafe and The Broken Paddle coffee shop. Visit the Metchosin Art Gallery and view the outstanding works of our local artists. A Sunday farmer's market offers organic produce, baked goods and homemade crafts. Skim boarding, beach combing, and sun-tanning are favourite past-times at Witty's Beach. Matheson Lake provides great swimming on a hot summer day. Golfers have easy access to the 4 star Olympic View Golf Course. For those who love to ocean fish, there are 2 marinas that offer boat rentals, fishing and sightseeing charters. Local anglers enjoy catching trout in nearby lakes. Bicyclists will enjoy the Galloping Goose Trail, part of the Trans Canada Trail system. If you love bird-watching, you'll find many species to hold your interest. Or just stroll the trails around Tower Point (just down the road from Garry Oak Meadows) and be treated to stunning ocean and mountain vistas, bald eagles soaring overhead, seals basking on the rocks, playful otters, and, if you're really lucky, some Orca whales. Stay with us and enjoy all that Metchosin and Victoria have to offer.
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