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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french

Luxurious Executive Waterfront Loft, Downtown Victoria

20 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Downtown Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront Townhouse, 1 Bedroom + Pull Out Bed in Loft, 2+ Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

This 2,100 sq ft loft is truly in a league of its own. The luxurious townhouse is located directly on the waterfront in downtown Victoria. Within a ten minute walk, guests can reach the Empress hotel and pretty much all downtown locations. Other close locations, include Chinatown (two minute walk), Kayak/Boat rentals (1 minute walk), ferry taxis (2 minutes away. Guests can take a tour of the harbor), and the local Canoe Brew Pub (2 minutes away).

The Loft features 18 feet high ceilings. The dramatic living room is an open two stories with floor to ceiling windows, and is overlooked by the combination den/artists studio. The outside of the unit features a patio with LA-style patio set, a grill (BBQ) and a small garden, overlooking the waterway.

The unit includes a full size kitchen (Bosch fridge and stove), two full bathrooms and 1 washroom.

The unit includes a small gym (exercise bike, rowing machine and weight bench).

The unit features a high quality washer and dryer machine. There is one master bedroom featuring a memory foam queen-sized bed. There is also a fold down couch in the upstairs loft for any extra 'stowaways' - or extra family members. Please inquire about an extra foam mattress.

The unit has two entrances, one which leads to the parking stall in the garage and the second one that opens up to the front patio.

Also featured: An entertainment area featuring a high end wall-mounted television, a Yamaha baby grand piano, track lighting throughout the loft, plenty of space for entertaining, and large wood dining table, and a one space for parking, among other things.

Furnishing:

The living room: Features high end leather couch, bamboo chair set, Italian table, native art, and a number of large paintings commissioned specifically for the loft.

Kitchen: Keurig coffee maker, microwave, dishes and cutlery, among other things.

Bedroom: Master bedroom features a queen size memory foam bed.

Entertainment area: 60” Wall-mounted LED television.

Wireless Internet included.

Keywords: executive rental, townhouse, luxury, downtown, large, waterfront

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french

About The Owner

The owner is a business executive who spends most of the year working and traveling abroad. He works in the IT and marketing industry.

The Owner purchased this townhome in 2008

Why The Owner chose Victoria

The owner loves the location of the loft. Loves the waterfront and loves Victoria.

What makes this townhome unique

Couldn't find a more distinctive unit. It is an extremely large loft and it is located on the waterfront of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Certainly one of a kind unit.

Reviews

4.9
based on 20 traveler reviews

Luxurious Executive Waterfront Loft, Downtown Victoria
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Beautifully appointed home in a central location

  • 5 of 5

This condo is gorgeous! It is well decorated, exceptionally clean, and very comfortable for our 5 night stay. It has every amenity you could possible need, and the manager, Frances, was a pleasure to meet.

The condo is on the bottom level of the Mermaid Wharf building, with a dedicated parking spot in a gated garage.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Place, Great Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely return. The owners did a great job of communicating-- Francis gave us terrific directions from the ferry, greeted us warmly and graciously, showed us around the condo (which is even slicker than the photos) and provided ideas for dinner, shopping and events. We even had an opportunity to join her family for a party with some of their neighbors and friends during a BC Day fireworks party-- an experience that made our trip more than a vacation. The condo is right on the water taxi stop for Chinatown and there are terrific brewpubs, restaurants and cool little alleys and shops to explore. Walk to the inner harbor took us 15 minutes, walk across the bridge to WestVic about an hour and half. Thank you, Francis and Toivo.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Impressive condo!

  • 5 of 5

Great condo! Everything you need. Very spacious and wonderfully appointed. Right on the water and close to lots of great restaurants and shops.

Can't go wrong with this vacation rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We are going to book this property again. Great service, good location.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Lovely unit in a great location, with terrific owner support

  • 5 of 5

This unit was everything we had hoped for and more. We spent a wonderful two-week period in beautiful downtown Victoria, and only wish we could have stayed longer. The owner was in Europe while we stayed in the condo, but his representatives on the ground in Victoria could not have been more helpful and supportive. Everything we needed was provided for very well. In short, we couldn't have been happier about our stay and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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The property was everything the description advertised, spacious, well appointed and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay from the start when Stephen, the manager, met us promptly with the key and showed us the place. The host was very flexible with check in and check out and made sure that we had everything we needed! We were wonderfully surprised with how quiet the condo was! I would highly recommend Kal's place for your stay in Victoria and will be looking forward to staying there again! Thanks for everything Kal and Stephen!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Canoe Club
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Black Ball or Victoria Clipper
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Cidar Hill Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Bus Depo Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Highway 17 and Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1
Chinatown and number of restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
Victoria Harbor
Car: not necessary

Visit this scenic location on the waterfront near the historic district in downtown Victoria.

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Rates & Availability

Downtown Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$309
$1,777
$4,557
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$251
$1,468
$3,708
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $386
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is made. Longer term stays welcome. Flexible pricing for longterm stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Downtown Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull Out Bed in Loft Area
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Queen Size Bed (1) in Master Bedroom, including Memory Foam Mattress. Pull down couch (1) in Upstairs Loft, which sleeps 2. Please inquire about a foam mattress to put on top of pull out couch.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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