A well stocked gourmet kitchen, dining for six, comfortable leather seating in all rooms, office/entertainment area, two master bedroom suites (each with four piece bath and balcony) There is also a two piece powder room.
This condo is our home for part of the year and is also available for you to enjoy. From two decks, you have 270 degree uninterrupted views of the many inner harbor and ocean activities. There is always something to watch on the water. There are also the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Baker, and the charming city of Victoria. You see the Parliament Buildings, the Empress Hotel, Point Hope Shipyard, the Bay and Johnson Street Bridge--- often opening to let a boat pass.
Within 2 walking minutes from our building you are along the inner harbor on the famous galloping goose trail--- quite active for strolling, cycling and jogging. You can also catch one of those cute little Harbour Ferries to take you to many stops on the Gorge and James Bay. Walk north to the converted railway bridge along the gorge or walk south into china town and the city centre.
As well, just next door is the Westside Shopping centre that includes a great supermarket, wine & spirit store, boutique coffee shops and eateries, medical walk in clinic, and more. Across the street you have a park where locals play baseball. Or, you can just relax on a bench and enjoy the grand waterfall and gardens that are part of our building.
Our condo is thoughtfully equipped to make it your home; stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, HD TV, in suite washer and dryer, professionally designed furnishings and fine art. Included are two secure underground parking spots, high speed wireless internet, satellite TV, free long distance calling to USA and Canada.
There’s lots of glass! Windows are all floor to ceiling, up to 15 feet high and turning a corner to amplify the panoramic view. The outside is always part of the interior. Even the master bath has a grand water view. You have to be here to believe it!
We are Canadian prairie people, but those winters are harsh. We always dreamed of living on the west coast, so now we do (at least for part of the year)
Victoria is a wonderful city, its big enough to have all the amenities you could wish for and small enough to get around easily. Restaurants are fabulous, there is live theatre, the ocean is there for enjoying, the surrounding towns are picturesque and interesting, the greenery is amazing, it is culturally rich, the climate is temperate...what more could you want?
Where we live is close to the hub of the city (15 min walk); 2 minutes to the Galloping Goose trail for walking or cycling (we have 2 bikes to use). There is a harbour ferry dock, which is wonderful to use if you want to access places like Fisherman's wharf or downtown (and you don't want to walk or cycle). Next door is a full service supermarket with pharmacy, liquor store, medical clinic, Starbucks and more. Imagine, you run out of olives and in 5 minutes you have them, just in case you want to make a martini!