Shawnigan Lake House Rental Photos and Description
This west coast vacation home gem has all the natural gifts needed to make your dream holiday come true.
This west coast vacation home gem has all the natural gifts needed to make your dream holiday come true. Serenity is an amazing 2 story home over-looking 700 feet of oceanfront playground on the Saanich Inlet surrounded by a mature forest of Douglas Fir, Red Cedar and the unique Arbutus. Serenity offers the finest water-front experience available in Victoria at a very reasonable price. Park your boat and toys in the front yard dock and explore the wonders of the playground in front of you the Canadian west coast. Sooth your hiking muscles while sipping your favourite refreshment in the huge 6 person hot tub that over-looks the ocean below. When in season, dig up a bucket of clams and enjoy them as hors-doeuvres. Bake a salmon on the huge deck BBQ after a day of fishing in the 600 deep waters, only .5km off your shore. Paddle your kayak to a harbour seal gathering spot only minutes away you are guaranteed to see seals at low tide on a sunny day. All this beauty, tranquility and isolation is only 30 minutes from downtown Victoria!
Serenity offers 4000 square feet of living space for you and your family to enjoy. This wonderfully designed home has a 22 open vaulted white pine ceiling and huge picture windows to make you feel like the nearby bald eagles are close enough to touch. Each of the spacious bedrooms has an outside access door to a huge wrap-around deck and the hot tub that over-looks the ocean. The large open kitchen and dining area has all the comforts of home to dine with your family, seated comfortably at the huge dining table that seats 10. Many organic herbs are grown in the gardens and ceramic pots for your dining needs. If you like to BBQ, dine outside on the 80 long deck that stretches the entire length of the house and over-looks the inlet below. Downstairs is a 600 square foot party/conference room that can be used for any large family or business gathering. From there, step out onto a huge concrete patio with a breath taking view of the water below. Explore the many property gardens supported by endless stone walls, professionally built from rock harvested and crafted on the property. Lots of outside furniture allows you sit in the privacy of nature at its best. Snuggle by the stone fireplace at night and read your book planning the next day's adventure. Wake up to the eagles call and down the 56 steps to the dock below with your morning refreshment - then sit and stare at the wonder of it all.
Serenity By the Sea is located ideally between Victoria and the Cowichan Valley on nine acres of wooded waterfront property. It is 5 minutes off the Trans Canada Highway - only 40 minutes from the Victoria airport and 50 minutes from the Schwartz Bay or Duke Point ferries. Climb up nearby Finlayson Mountain, 5km south, in the summer or stroll through Goldstream Park, 4km south, in the fall to watch the wonder of spawning salmon. You can shop in the seaside community of Mill Bay, 25 minutes away, or nearby Langford, 15 minutes away, for all your family needs. Fly fishing for salmon on the world famous Cowichan River is only 30 minutes away. Visit the theatre, murals and charm of historic Chemainus, a short 40 minute drive. The surrounding area offers many excellent year round golf courses such as the Jack Nicklaus designed Bear Mountain golf course 20 minutes away, local wineries, Butchart Gardens, spas, whale watching tours and a long list of other activities in Victoria, the most beautiful harbour capitol city in Canada. Take time and make Serenity your next memorable and restful retreat.
- pets considered
- non smoking only