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Beautiful 2 BR Suite Between Victoria and Sidney

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Central Saanich Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4) country living, but close to shops

“Welcome home” to Wallace House, a vacation rental suite located between Victoria and Sidney in beautiful Saanichton. Perfectly located, we are only 10 minutes away from the famous Butchart Gardens, Victoria International airport, the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, and the Anacortes Ferry Terminal. Victoria is an easy 20 minute drive away. Sidney is even closer, a 10 minute drive. Wallace House is situated on over half an acre. Although we are in the country, we are an easy walk to a major grocery store, banks, restaurants, coffee shops and all other amenities. We are adjacent to walking and bicycling routes and trails. We have views across the farm land to the ocean, Gulf Islands and Mount Baker. Our guests can walk to a local beach in about 20 minutes.

Our vacation suite has over 1,100 square feet of comfortable living, suitable for couples or families, up to four people. We supply kitchen appliances and utensils for all your cooking needs, including coffee and tea. Initial breakfast makings are provided. Laundry facilities are also available. There is no smoking on the premises.

Keywords: Suite, cycling, hot tub, free wifi, hiking, laundry, full kitchen, TV, DVDs, rural,

self-contained, beach, private, off-road parking, ocean views, Sidney by the Sea, ferries, wineries, airport, boating, golf, shops, restaurants, pubs, Saanichton village, Butcharts Gardens, Victoria, Saanich Peninsula, patio, bbq

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Kirk and Gloria Robinson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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About Kirk and Gloria Robinson

Your hosts, Kirk and Gloria, moved here from the Vancouver area in 2006 to retire. We are really enjoying the laid-back Island life. We have been married for 37 years and our children and grandchild live in Victoria. We enjoy walking on the local trails and Kirk has bicycled all over the Peninsula.

Kirk and Gloria Robinson purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Kirk and Gloria Robinson chose British Columbia

We love the country location and ocean views on our half-acre rural property. We enjoy all the walking trails and bike routes in the area and can walk to a beach in about 30 minutes. We have arbutus and Douglas Fir trees, with rabbits, eagles, quail and deer spotted regularly. We have feeders for the hummingbirds, and see lots of other species as well.

What makes this apartment unique

Our guests can easily walk to Saanichton Village for groceries, restaurants and other amenities. Our suite is very large with 2 bedrooms, a private entrance and off-road parking. There is a private lawn with patio set to enjoy the view and gardens.

Guestbook comments from the owner

An amazing and homely suite - it has all the lovely touches that make it feel like home. Everything is thought of that makes you feel you're staying with friends rather than an impersonal hotel chain. Gloria & Kirk, thanks for making our family feel so welcome. It has been so lovely to relax for a few days and the suite is so large and the breakfast is also a lovely bonus - the jam & muffins were a treat! I will tell everyone in Australia about your lovely suite - and we will be back in a few years!
Jan 2012
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Beautiful 2 BR Suite Between Victoria and Sidney
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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A little bit of Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to Wallace House. The suite is beautifully appointed. Kirk and Gloria are a lovely couple who do everything to make sure your stay is perfect. Gloria's muffins are so yummy! The extra touches like fresh flowers on the table, breakfast fixings for your first morning truly make this a home away from home. The location is perfect. I loved sitting on the lawn looking across fields to the ocean. It's close enough to walk to the grocery store but far enough to give you the peace and serenity of the countryside. Lovely walks.

Beautiful Sidney by the sea is a short drive. The ocean with its beautiful natural shoreline and Sandy beach is a short drive. Victoria is only 20 minutes away. For those who prefer not driving, there is a bus at the end of the road that will take you to Sidney or Victoria.

What's not to love about Wallace House.....Nothing!

We love it here and can hardly wait to return. This is by far our favourite vacation home. Kirk and Gloria are very special people that we can't wait to see again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What an excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our 3 nights at Wallace House. The "Awesome VRBO" review by Lori G. who apparently stayed just before us says just about everything I could say. We made great use of the information booklet Kirk and Gloria have put together for guests. The house is extremely comfortable, well equipped and clean. We were close to hassle-free shopping and good restaurants in Sidney, but the tourist sights of Victoria were only a short drive south. Kirk and Gloria were very friendly and helpful. This is an excellent value for any Vancouver Island vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome VRBO

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful experience, I will stay here again on my next trip. I cannot say nice enough things about Gloria and Kirk. Our visit to Victoria was all the better for having the pleasure of meeting them and getting to know them. They were very attentive to our needs and were quick to give suggestions on dining and sightseeing. My son was competing in a race in Victoria and they promptly offered to keep his bike in the garage for safe keeping as well as to use the hot tub to soak his tired muscles. The unit was spacious, spotless, well stocked and extremely quiet. I don’t think the pictures do the place justice. It was very nicely furnished and decorated, I appreciated the vase of flowers on the dining room table. Nice sized kitchen, dining room and living room with comfortable furniture and nice television. I am very particular about my bed and I found the bed to be very comfortable. It was both soft and supportive, I slept spectacularly. Gloria baked some delicious blueberry muffins that my son and I both loved. She also left us milk, orange juice, fruit, cereal, coffee, tea, and general cooking supplies. The Wallace house is a VRBO gem, superb hosts and an excellent place at an affordable price.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WOW - such a nice surprise

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Kirk and Gloria's lovely suite for 3 nights to be close to Saanich Peninsula hospital - the perfect location. When I arrived Kirk and Gloria greeted me and showed me around the suite. All I can say is WOW! It is better than the pictures show. Very spacious with a large kitchen and living area. The bedrooms are large and the beds are very comfortable. I was left bread, butter, milk, cereal, fresh muffins and fruit - the perfect start to my days.

I would highly recommend this suite. It is both convient to Victoria and the ferries as well as being quiet and relaxing. Thank you Kirk and Gloria!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved Wallace House

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at Wallace house, my husband, myself, and our adult daughter. The rooms were spacious, clean, and comfortable. Kirk and Gloria were warm and welcoming, and spent time with us providing directions, suggestions for places to go and eat, and help when we couldn't figure out the DVD player. They provided all the touches of home, including fresh baked muffins, fresh cut flowers, OJ, milk, bread, butter and their own jam in the fridge, and a variety of seasonings with which to cook. We were a little hesitant about a basement suite, but the rooms got plenty of natural light during the day! The place was very quiet and peaceful, yet within easy access to everywhere we wanted to go. And all at a very reasonable price! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Very impressed! Clean, cozy, very spacious, quiet location, goodies on arrival, and cheaper than the 2* hotel we had originally booked. Highly recommended. Book it!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
5.2 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
The Prairie Inn
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Sidney - Anacortes Ferry
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Ardmore Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Patricia Bay Highway (Highway 17)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
The Prairie Inn
Nearest Ski
260 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Island View Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Butchart Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Saanichton Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Sidney-by-the-Sea
Nearest Point of Interest
Island View Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sidney Spit National Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Centennial Park
Car: recommended

Rates & Availability

Central Saanich Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off season
Oct 1 - Apr 30
3 night minimum stay
$75
$453
$1,421
 
 
summer
May 1 - Sep 30
3 night minimum stay
$87
$526
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$87
$526
 

Additional information about rental rates

These rates are for 2 people, each additional person is $20.00 per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Central Saanich Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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