Sidney house rental - Deep Cove vacation accommodation quiet rural area, beaches a short stroll away.
Deep Cove vacation accommodation quiet rural area, beaches a short stroll away.
 
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
Minimum Stay 7 nights
 

Sidney House Rental Photos and Description
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

4 Bedrooms (3 with king beds), a large kitchen with island eating bar, open floor plan with entertainment size dining table & sink-in comfortable living room furnishings, entertainment center, private outdoor hot tub and outdoor propane fireplace with comfortable patio seating, all make this a home that consistently gets great reviews from guests.

Room for several cars on the driveway & additional parking in a garage. Convenient for loading & unloading suitcases, sporting gear or groceries, rain or shine.

Large kitchen with richly finished cabinets, well equipped with enough dishes for entertaining. Island eating bar with granite counter & bar height stools keeps the conversation lively. Large propane barbecue stored in the garage, ready to be rolled out, hear the kitchen for friendly, easy barbecue meals.

Just beyond the kitchen is a large dining table & chairs, extra chairs in the closet if necessary. This flows to the living area which includes an oversize sofa & 2 comfy upholstered chairs. Coffee table for casual snacks while watching HD TV. French doors from this room open to the tiered patio/yard with a propane fireplace and private hot tub. We get so many comments telling us that guests really enjoy the way the propane fireplace extends the evening & that it contributed to much shared laughter.

Spacious main floor master bedroom has a king canopy bed, desk, ensuite bathroom & walk-in closet. For those of you planning a longer stay, you'll be happy to note that the closet has an amazing set of built in organizers for plenty of storage.

Completing the main floor is a 1/2 bathroom & separate laundry room with high-end front load Bosch washer/dryer.

Upstairs, opening off of a landing are 3 other bedrooms, 2 of them with king size beds and the last with bunk beds (twin over double). These bedrooms share a large bathroom with shower/tub combo.

So who is this home most suitable for?

During High Season

With 4 bedrooms and a very open plan, this is an ideal home for a family vacation, for extended family coming from various locations to meet and reconnect or for a small group of friends who would like to travel to Vancouver Island together.

During Low Season

Well suited to 'snowbirds' who would like longer term, low season accommodation, either to escape the snow and cold or to 'try out' island life before moving here. This home has been a temporary home to families moving from Bragg Creek, Hong Kong, Las Vegas & Calgary. It has also accommodated a local family while they built their new home. So whether building, renovating, or just searching for that right piece of real estate to purchase, consider this home your 'first step' to a successful island relocation.

The location has very easy access from all the major travel routes being only 5 minutes from the Victoria International Airport and 5 minutes from the Swartz Bay BC Ferry Terminal. Also, just 20 scant minutes from Victoria.

Once here, the home is a great home away from home for exploring further up Vancouver Island, Victoria and the Inner Harbour, the Gulf Islands, and of course the many delights right here on the Saanich Peninsula and in quaint little Sidney by the Sea.

Please email today. We'd love to greet you as guests in Deep Cove Retreat.

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We’re Susan and Don Wakal. We relocated to Victoria from Edmonton, Alberta in February of 2005, after having lived in Edmonton for our whole lives. The timing seemed right. Our son was completing his last year university in Edmonton and our daughter was just leaving to attend university in South Dakota. Don left his job and I closed my business. We called it our great adventure and all of our friends and family thought we were having a midlife crisis! The first year in Victoria we lost count after 55 people had visited us. It seemed everyone wanted a little bit of island time. It became apparent that we couldn’t continue to host as many out of town guests as we had been and still find time to carve out a life for ourselves here. Thus we decided to invest in a second property, to accommodate our visitors. Deep Cove Retreat is that property.

We'd be happy if you decided to take advantage of Deep Cove Retreat to visit Vancouver Island. Everyone deserves some island time!

Look forward to greeting you.

Susan & Don

Susan Wakal purchased this house in 2006

Once in a blue moon, we actually get to spend a night or two here ourselves. We find the quiet, heavenly. Between stays we crave the gab sessions in the hot tub and wish for movie nights curled up amongst all the sofa pillows. We always have a really good sleep and love to walk to the beach in the morning. Ahhhhh! Isn’t life good? We love the island life and have not looked back for a second. We still often feel almost intoxicated by the lush and fragrant surroundings we live in. So whether you want to visit world famous Butchart Gardens or the Ocean Discovery Centre or explore a different beach everyday or just kick back and read a good book ... you'll love your stay.

We truly hope you experience some of the same joy we’ve found living in Canada’s paradise.

Susan and Don

We've tried to put ourselves in your place and think of everything. Fresh flowers, award winning wine and a basket with local goodies welcome you. Cozy housecoats embrace you. Toys for the kids. A variety of reading material and music, maps and brochures to plan your adventures.

We're just a phone call away should you need help with anything.

Looking forward to helping with your plans.

Susan and Don

25 Reviews of Property 118454 in Sidney, British Columbia

Walk to Beach! Soak in Hot Tub! Sleeps 8 Now taking summer bookings!
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
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Walk to Beach! Soak in Hot Tub! Sleeps 8 Now taking summer bookings!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118454vb
+1 250 857 3300
Sidney Vancouver Island
Alberta
5

Guestbook Comment

Our holiday spent at the Deep Cove vacation property was wonderful! We found it to be not just a place to stay, but a “home away from home”. This ...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
Our holiday spent at the Deep Cove vacation property was wonderful!
We found it to be not just a place to stay, but a “home away from home”.
This property is a very attractive home located in the beautiful setting of Deep Cove. We were a close walk to the water, near a couple of wineries and restaurants and a short drive from Sydney where the restaurants and shopping are abundant.
We found the home itself to be immaculate and beautifully decorated. It has a spacious, well-equipped kitchen that contained everything that we needed to prepare snacks or meals during our stay. The bedrooms were all gorgeous and we especially enjoyed the spacious master bedroom with its king-sized bed, desk, and attached ensuite. The spacious great-room provided an eating area for quite a large group as well as a place to sit and relax, visit, read, listen to music or watch a movie. The property is filled with thoughtful extras like music, movies, quality books and magazines, games, toys (in a childrens’ room), hot-tub, cozy housecoats, art-work and attractive surroundings to enjoy.
The owners are attentive and happy to answer questions or gather information, when needed, to help plan a holiday.
We found this to be a terrific vacation spot that we will definitely return to and we will not hesitate to pass the information about this discovery on to family and friends
business
Walk to Beach! Soak in Hot Tub! Sleeps 8 Now taking summer bookings!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118454vb
+1 250 857 3300
Sidney Vancouver Island
Calgary, Alberta
5

Guestbook Comment

We can not say enough positive things about your beautiful home! We all enjoyed the whole week and will come back again, guaranteed. Thank you for mak...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 28, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
We can not say enough positive things about your beautiful home! We all enjoyed the whole week and will come back again, guaranteed. Thank you for making us feel so welcome. We are still talking about what a great time we had almost 2 months later! The home was luxurious, comfortable, and well stocked - we had everything we could have dreamed of.
business
Walk to Beach! Soak in Hot Tub! Sleeps 8 Now taking summer bookings!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118454vb
+1 250 857 3300
Sidney Vancouver Island
Red Deer, AB
5

Guestbook Comment

Thankyou for a wonderful experience in your beautiful home. Your kindness and generosity is overwhelming. Your home made all of us feel very much in &...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2007
  • Stayed: Apr 2007
Thankyou for a wonderful experience in your beautiful home. Your kindness and generosity is overwhelming. Your home made all of us feel very much in "our" home. All of us were impressed with the fine details in every room. The kids especially enjoyed the hottub. We will be sure to tell many of this great spot. Wishing you all the best in the future.

Randy, Michelle & kids
Red Deer, Alberta

Darren, Cindy & Kids
Powell River, BC

PS Thanks for the flowers and gift basket.
business
Walk to Beach! Soak in Hot Tub! Sleeps 8 Now taking summer bookings!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118454vb
+1 250 857 3300
Sidney Vancouver Island
Edm.AB
5

Guestbook Comment

Dec24/06 What a pleasure to use your home to accommodate the "soup and salad" courses of our 25th family progressive dinner!It had everythi...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2007
  • Stayed: Apr 2007
Dec24/06
What a pleasure to use your home to accommodate the "soup and salad" courses of our 25th family progressive dinner!It had everything that was needed to meet the needs of all 21 of us.We also enjoyed the peace and quiet the week after.Used the hot tub many times.Wishing you much success with your new Deep Cove Vaction Home.
business
Walk to Beach! Soak in Hot Tub! Sleeps 8 Now taking summer bookings!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118454vb
+1 250 857 3300
Sidney Vancouver Island
Victoria B.C.
5

Guestbook Comment

Thank you Susan and Don, what a lovely retreat. Beautifully appointed and such attention to detail. Everything was a treat, from sleeping late in thos...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2007
  • Stayed: Apr 2007
Thank you Susan and Don, what a lovely retreat. Beautifully appointed and such attention to detail. Everything was a treat, from sleeping late in those huge comfy beds with fine coffee and a good book from your library collection to late night laughter in the hot tub. We didn't need to bring a thing, it was home away from home and then some.

Thank you again,
Pam
Victoria.