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Lovely Home in Quiet Neighborhood

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Gordon Head House Rental Photos and Description

Lovely 5BR 3BA Family Home

Welcome to Beautiful Victoria, BC, where you will find golfing, beaches, hiking, great shopping and restaurants and a lovely quaint downtown. And welcome to our home, a great family home which backs onto a field and playground and is a ten minute walk to any of 3 beautiful local beaches. Enjoy a modern kitchen, a family room, play room, formal living and dining room and 4 bedrooms plus a loft. The deck is perfect for backyard barbecues and there is even a basketball court in the backyard for sports enthusiasts. The backyard also has a swing set and playhouse for the younger members of your party. Our house sleeps 10 in beds. There are 3 TVs with DVD players, a PS2 system with games, and lots of movies for a rainy day.

Amenities: Cape Cod House has a large deck in a private backyard with a hot tub, new stainless steel barbecue, and table and chairs for warm summer evenings. There is also a basketball court, play structure and sandbox.

Inside you will find a tastefully decorated home with a formal living and dining room, and plenty of informal spaces in which to relax. There is one bedroom with a king sized bed, two rooms with double beds and two rooms with two twin beds each, an optional toddler bed/crib and a hide-a-bed in the playroom.

There is a media room upstairs with a large screen TV, PVR, DVD player and lots of video games.

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Caroline Clark
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful time we had. Your house was the perfect spot for us to "call home". Lots of room for all of us to relax and visit with each other. Lots of homey touches and we appreciate the extras. This is our third house rental in Victoria and by far the best. We'll be calling again!
Oct 2009
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Lovely Home in Quiet Neighborhood
average rating of 4.625 based on 11 reviews

Great base camp to tour Victoria!

  • 5 of 5

Our Idaho British Car group spent 3 days at this beautiful house, and we enjoyed every moment there. The house was lovely, the neighbors very friendly and the accommodations very comfortable. It was nice to stay somewhere other than a motel room; we were able to visit and stretch out like we would not have been able in a motel. The close proximity to the bus route was a plus, as we took the bus to get downtown one day. Overall a very pleasant experience, and we would recommend this house to anyone looking for a more comfortable stay in Victoria!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that our home suited your group and that you were able to be comfortable and to visit. Come again anytime!
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San Benito, Texas

Wonderful experience !

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded our expectations in every way. I particularly liked the owners' attention to detail, quick responses and the property's location. In the middle of everywhere we wanted to go. It's a short drive to the harbor and a short drive to Buchart Gardens. We were very comfortable and felt at home here. After a long day, the hot tub was an added bonus!!! Thank you for the great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Robin. We are so glad that our home met your needs and that your experience was a great one. We hope you find Victoria in your travel plans again one day and that you'll think of us. And thanks for being such respectful guests! Caroline
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Perfect place for our extended family!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this beautiful, expansive house and loved every second! We came to Victoria from Saskatchewan for a family wedding. There were six of us staying in the house – my husband and I, our two teens, my mother and my grandmother and it was perfect. There was so much room; we could have easily accommodated our original plan of ten people there. Everyone had their own space with a quiet room and comfortable bed to sleep in, plus plenty of room for a private space to watch to TV, to read, to work, to eat, to unwind, etc. We especially loved the back yard. The kids spent a lot of time on the basketball court. And every night we could all unwind in the hot tub. The extra touches left for us were so unexpected and appreciated. There was empty closets, empty pantry, lots of kitchenware, board games, books and great tourist and neighbourhood info. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who asks and do my best to book again the next time we are in Victoria.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely comments! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to each find your own space and plenty of things to do. We hope that you will be able to come again and take in more of what Victoria has to offer. - Caroline
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Thoroughly Enjoyed our Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were in Victoria for a family wedding and were looking for a home that could accommodate the extended family from eastern Canada and New Zealand and allow us to have enough room. The property delivered everything as advertised and more. The house was more than we were expecting. The bedrooms, especially the master bedroom, were spacious and the house was fully equipped, clean, located in matured and well-maintained neighborhood. It is surrounded with lots of trees and also near the ocean and parks. It was perfect for our family event in Victoria. The kids and adults enjoy playing basketball, enjoyed the backyard every day. The owners were very pleasant to deal with, answered all questions promptly and were very efficient in the handling of all details of our rental. I would recommend this property without reservation and would certainly return.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time at a wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion and everyone had a wonderful time! The ages ranged from 17 to 64 and no one felt crowded. Great neighborhood for walking (coffee shop within walking distance). The house is removed from all the noise of downtown but an easy drive to all the attractions. House is large, comfortable, well stocked and is even better than the pictures.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Nan. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that our house exceeded your expectations! We hope that you will think of us next time you find yourselves planning a trip to beautiful Victoria.
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Cambridge, ON

Lovely Home for large family

  • 4 of 5

The house is located in matured and well maintained neighborhood. It is surrounded with lots of trees and also near the ocean and parks (with walking distance). It was perfect for our family reunion in Victoria . We liked the large and well equipped kitchen and family rooms. Kids enjoy playing basketball and floor hockey in the backyard every day. We also love the newly renovated bathroom.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Jack. I'm glad that our home worked so well for your extended family get together.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Victoria International
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Swartz Bay Ferry to Vancouver & Gulf Is.
Nearest Beach
1 Miles

The Gordon Head Area of Victoria has a lot to offer. There are beaches, parks, golfing, the local University and lots of hiking/walking opportunities. Also, it is about a 15 minute drive from beautiful historic downtown Victoria which features restaurants, museums, shopping, and lovely scenery.


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Gordon Head House Rental Rates

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Cleaning $112

$2500 per week or $400 per night with a minimum 3 night stay., sleeps 10
Our home is available for rental from June 26 - September 5.
There is a $500, fully refundable damage deposit

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Gordon Head House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , loft bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The master bedroom is very spacious with an en suite bathroom. The other bedrooms are all nicely appointed with comfortable beds and lots of space for your clothing and other personal items. There is also a pull out couch in the upstairs playroom which will fit 2 guests.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Large Cooler
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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