THE FALLS-15TH FLOOR LUXURY CONDO, INNER HARBOUR/ FAIRMONT EMPRESS HOTEL AREA

Valerie Huk

Speaks english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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THE FALLS-15TH FLOOR LUXURY CONDO, INNER HARBOUR/ FAIRMONT EMPRESS HOTEL AREA

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2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 4

Urban sophistication and sumptuous luxury is yours to experience as you enjoy a taste of life in Canada’s “Mediterranean” city, Victoria. Soaring 15 stories above Victoria’s inner harbour, this vacation home is simply magnificent. Spectacular views are offered from every vantage point in this large corner suite, from the floor to ceiling windows in the bedrooms, to the wall-to-wall gazing windows in the open-concept grand living area, to the amazing porcelain tiled, glass railed wrap-around balcony – the city is yours to discover! The Falls offers calming water feature pools, beautiful landscape gardens, and spectacular cascading waterfalls as part of its amazing architectural features.

Conveniently located within comfortable walking distance of everything you want to explore, from Beacon Hill Park to the famous rose gardens of the Empress Hotel to the hustle and bustle of Canada's oldest Chinatown – you are within mere steps of the artisans who display their wares in the Inner Harbour, and across the street from Victoria’s most famous entertainment hotspot, the “Sticky Wicket”. Amazing pub fare, night club dancing, and a game of outdoor roof-top beach volleyball are yours to enjoy any night of the week. Don’t feel like crossing the street? Take the elevator down to the main floor, and enjoy a meal at Browns Socialhouse. Need only a snack? There is a 24-hour 7-11 on the main floor as well. Feel like eating in? Whip up a meal in the chef-approved kitchen while enjoying the panoramic harbour view of the setting evening sun, followed by the breathtaking twinkle of the city’s lights at night.

Exhausted by the adventures you’ve enjoyed, rotate the black leather headboard of your bed so that you are facing the wall-to-ceiling window, turn on the white-noise fan to erase the sounds of the nightlife surrounding you, then drift off to sleep on the tempurpedic mattress, snuggled under a goose down duvet. Pleasant dreams, as your thoughts turn to tomorrow’s adventures – shopping, horse-drawn carriage ride, fine dining, galleries and more will be yours to explore.

Unit Features: Large (1189 sq ft) Corner Suite with Spacious Wrap-around Balcony; 2 Bedrooms; 2 Bathrooms; Office; Gated Secure Underground Parking; Wireless Internet Access; Hardwood Floor and High-End Upgrades Throughout

Kitchen/Dining Room: Imported granite countertops and backsplash; Schffini Emporium Collezioni kitchen cabinets with precision soft-touch closures in black pinewood; Knoll Saarinen Oval walnut dining table; Herman Miller Eames molded black chairs; Pneumatic adjustable bar stools with back support; Maytag dishwasher; Bosch 30” gas cooktop; AEG wall oven; Panasonic wall microwave; stainless steel fully integrated refrigerator and freezer; Keurig coffee maker and selection of cartridges; instant hot water tap; Waste King garborator; Touch-sense faucet; Toaster; Full set of Paderno pots and pans; 8 Full place settings, cutlery, and wine glasses ; Baking pans; 12 piece Corningware set

Living Room: Floor to ceiling and wall to wall windows with custom made remote controlled roller blinds; Modern electric fireplace; Desede black leather sectional couch with full 360°rotating backs to allow for optimal comfort watching television or to maximize the wonderful views of the inner harbour, illuminated legislative building, or the Empress Hotel; Samsung UN55” D7000 LED TV with satellite, surround sound speakers, and blue-ray player

Bedrooms: Custom closet organizers; Hand-made end tables created with old-world craftsmanship; DeSede black leather Queen size beds with rotating headboards (in master); Classic II Queen Tempurpedic mattresses; goose down filled duvets; i-pod dock clock radio; Samsung UN46” 7000 LED TV in master bedroom; Samsung LN40” D550 LED TV in second bedroom; White noise fans

Office: Custom built furniture with wood imported from Peru; Free in-suite wireless internet access; Japanese-inspired rice-paper wall and sliding privacy door

Bathrooms: Marble vanity tops and backsplash; Marble flooring, with in-floor heating in en-suite; Double sided mirrored medicine cabinets with soft closing mechanism imported from Switzerland; Marble wall tile in tub and shower; Frameless glass shower surround; en-suite soaker tub

Other: In-suite Maytag front load washer and dryer; Tress floor lamps (5) which provide both uplighting as well as unique artistic shattered lighting effect on dimmer switches; dark hardwood floor and aesthetically pleasing muted paint colours throughout

Amenities: Fitness gym consisting of 2 treadmills, 2 eliptical machines, a bike, 2 stretch mats, and free weights; Heated outdoor swimming pool (29 degrees celcius/ 84 degrees farenheit) & poolside lounge area with 6 chairs provided (open May 1st to October 1st); Hot tub (open dawn to dusk) with chemical levels tested daily and consistent with VIHA regulations; Shower & change room; Outdoor fire place and lounge area with couch-style seating on pool deck patio

Building Features: LEED Silver sustainable architecture; Electronic access & 24 hour digital video surveillance of building entry points; Gated, secured, underground parking facing the elevator

Please note reservations for stays of less than a week can only be made up to 4 months in advance.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Valerie Huk (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
Speaks english

About Valerie Huk

I was born and raised in Victoria and my husband is originally from Edmonton, Alberta. Having traveled to many different countries we are very proud to call Victoria, BC our home. We lead an active, healthy lifestyle and enjoy making a difference in other peoples lives.

Valerie Huk purchased this condo in 2009

Why Valerie Huk chose Victoria

An ideal location for both work and play, this luxury condo has unique architectural design features, spectacular panoramic views, and an interior space filled with opulent, custom designed upgrades that are second to none. Along with phenomenal views, you will have excellent seats to the firework displays that occur a few times a year from the comfort of your own balcony. We love our vacation home and visit often for the entertainment, shopping and relaxation opportunities it offers. We would love to share this amazing experience with others, and invite you to stay in our unit on your next visit to Victoria.

Michael and Valerie.

What makes this condo unique

The fifteenth story, 270° view of downtown Victoria from the amazing wall-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around balcony, the sumptuous interiors and custom designed features evident in every room, and the incredible location within walking distance to any amenity desired make this a vacation destination to be envied.

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475505vb
Victoria Vancouver Island
Lloydminster, Alberta
5

Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5
This condo is fabulous! The owner Valerie was excellent and very helpful!! We come to Victoria every year for the Blues Bash and the location was perfect. We will definitely be back and will recommend this to our family and friends!!
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to seeing you again.
Valerie
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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475505vb
Victoria Vancouver Island
Coral Springs, FL
5

Incredible Luxury Condo

  • 5 of 5
The condo is even nicer in person than the pictures, and that's saying a lot since we fell in love with the space just from the pictures. Owner is extremely friendly and detailed, anything you didn't think of she did! Thew views are stunning, the space is comfortable and safe.
  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your experience at our condo. It is challenging to capture the magnificent views in photographs. It really is breath taking in person. Thanks again for choosing to stay at our condo during your stay in Victoria.
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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475505vb
Victoria Vancouver Island
4

Overall great experience!

  • 4 of 5
It was a great condo with a great view. Bit of noise as expected from downtown but I could ignore it.
  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Being located in the heart of downtown Victoria does come with a bit of noise, but I am glad it wasn't an issue for you. Thanks again for choosing our condo!
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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475505vb
Victoria Vancouver Island
5

Fabulous location exquisite accommodation

  • 5 of 5
Thank you Val for allowing us the opportunity to stay at your beautiful condo. Everything was just perfect. The view was to die for and all the extras were true luxury. It is hard to believe that such a beautiful property is available to rent. Attending our daughters convocation from UofVic was one of life's special moments and your accommodation made it extra special for all of us and we will have wonderful memories forever. It was my first experience renting on VRBO and I will definitely use them again. I look forward to spending more time at your place in the very near future. Thank you so very much. K/B & J
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. We were excited to be a part of this momentous occasion. We would be overjoyed to have you stay again. Hope to see you in the near future!
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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475505vb
Victoria Vancouver Island
Leduc County, AB
5

The Falls Condo

  • 5 of 5
This property was amazing, and we really enjoyed our stay. Location was awesome as was the view.
Would highly recommend to anyone.
Thanks
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you had a nice time visiting the wineries in the Cowichan Valley area. We are thrilled that you chose to stay at our condo and we look forward to seeing you again next year!
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The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475505vb
Victoria Vancouver Island
Southern Ca
5

Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I took my parents to Victoria for a little getaway and by absolute luck we found this wonderful home! First, the pictures do not do this home justice! The views are so breathtaking we almost regretted leaving to tour the city everyday. The bedrooms are well appointed, and the beds were so comfortable (seriously, best night sleep ever) that my mom asked Valerie all the mattress details to go replace her current one (which the sweet and very attentive Valerie was kind enough to provide...even emailing me after with extra details) I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our stay! Thank you Valerie!
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
27 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport, YYJ
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
The Sticky Wicket Pub & Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
32.1 Kilometres
BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal to Van and Islands
Nearest Golf
5.6 Kilometres
Cedar Hill Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
(USA Ferry) Victoria Clipper to Seattle
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Douglas Street/ HWY#1
Nearest Restaurant
Browns Socialhouse Rest. Bar, bottom floor of Bld
Nearest Ski
245 Kilometres
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Dallas Road
Car: not necessary

Everything you could possible desire is within walking distance of this amazing vacation home. Located in the heart of Downtown Victoria, adjacent to Empress Hotel, steps away from the Inner Harbour, the Legislature Building, Royal BC Museum, and Chinatown. World-renowned restaurants, unique shopping opportunities, all styles of entertainment, and everything else you could possibly need is easily within your grasp.

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Availability & Rates

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Victoria Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer, Peak Season
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
C$350
C$2,250
C$5,000
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$350
C$2,250
 
 
July 1st Canada Day
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
C$400
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$325
C$1,850
C$4,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$500
Cleaning Fee C$140
Tax Rate 5.0%
Notes When requesting dates more than 6 weeks in advance, half the rental fee is due at time of booking to secure the reservation. Balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Please note, if you cancel before 6 weeks prior to your arrival date, only the initial deposit of half the total rental fee is kept and there is no additional charge.

Check in time is 4 pm

Check out time is 11 am
Pay by Credit Card using PayPal = 3.5% Fee

If you are requesting dates within 6 weeks of arrival, full payment is required at time of booking to secure the reservation.

Instead of the original payment structure, for stays longer than a month, the additional rent will be due on the 1st of each month.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Amenities

Amenities

Victoria Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 15
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1189 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , His and Her Sinks
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Tempurpedic mattress, 40” LED TV, i-pod dock clock radio
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Tempurpedic mattress, 46” LED TV, i-pod dock clock radio
  • Sound : Double-pane windows & weatherstripping provide efficient outside noise reduction; white-noise fans provided and blackout blinds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a large storage closet inside the condo with shoe racks, an area to hang jackets, garment bags as well as space for storing suitcases etc. This helps maximize your space in the bedrooms.
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