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Susan Wakal

Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Welcome Snowbirds! Fantastic View! Fireplace! Hot tub!

19 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Sidney Condo Rental Photos and Description

Largest Studio Unit in the Building, King Bed, Spa-Like Bathroom, Kitchenette

Large studio suite in a luxury vacation condominium complex. This suite is truly beautiful, comfortable and has an amazing ocean view. You will not be disappointed.

This particular suite was selected by the owner specifically for it's fabulous ocean views and the covered balcony, which allows enjoyment of the ever-changing vista & ocean air, come rain or shine! The suite features a comfy king size bed and extra pull-out full sofa bed. High-end finishes and amenities such as the cozy gas fireplace, heated slate floors in the spa-like bathroom, granite counters in the kitchenette (sink, bar fridge, convection/microwave oven, range of small appliances, full set of dishes) and rich linens for the beds. Additional upholstered seating and roomy dining table for 4, barbecue on the balcony. Comfort and class.

The complex has incredible common areas meaning you won't be confined to your room either. Lounge areas with sink-in comfy couches in front of yet another gas fireplace, breakfast nooks, bar & bar stools, large south facing outdoor patio with barbecue and furnishings 'in season', 24 hour fitness facility, dry sauna, outdoor gazebo with hot tub, oversize salt water fish aquarium in the entry, heritage gardens with meandering trails. Steps away is the Latch Restaurant, in the historic Governor General's former vacation home!

This accommodation is a total WOW!

Your stay is ideally situated to take advantage of magnificent ocean views with fabulous sunsets, a bustling marina nearby, and the many rejuvenating activities that the area has to offer, including whale watching, kayaking, cycling, golf, spas and shopping.

From the warm embrace of your cozy suite, you will be within walking distance of gourmet restaurants, pubs, and bakeries. Unique events, shops, galleries, music, theater, movies, and many, many bookstores are a short distance away in quaint Sidney By The Sea.

If sightseeing is more your style, this is a perfect location to call your home away from home, while you explore Victoria and the Inner Harbour, Golf at Bear Mountain, tour the Award Winning Island Wineries, stroll World Famous Butchart Garden, get up close and personal with undersea creatures at the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, get your adrenalin pumped when you travel 'Up Island' to experience an adventure Zipline or what about a daytrip by ferry to one of the many Gulf Islands.

The Vancouver Island experience is at your doorstep!

5 minutes from the Victoria International Airport

5 minutes from the Swartz Bay BC Ferry Landing from Vancouver

5 minutes from the Washington State Ferry Dock from Anacortes

20 minutes from Victoria

20 minutes from the Black Ball Ferry Dock from Port Angeles

No High Season Pricing!

Same great price year round and deeply discounted for monthly stays! No tax applies on monthly stays, so very economical. All utilities, Cable TV, high speed internet, local calling all included.

Coming from Away?

If you are thinking of moving to the island, consider getting to know the area before you purchase or decide where to live.

Ready to Relocate?

Maybe you've already purchased, but would like to complete a few renos prior to moving in.

Tired of winter?

Maybe you just need an escape from the snow?

You've found the place. Email or call today!

Looking forward to greeting you. Susan & Don

Keywords: Studio, suite, bachelor suite, condominium, student accommodation, apartment, accommodation, vacation accommodation, furnished rental, short term rental, long term rental, long term accommodation, short term accommodation, rental by owner

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Susan Wakal (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Susan Wakal

When we are not out beaching it, you'll find us in our framing studio and workshop in Sidney (Picture Panache Framing), which we own and operate in addition to caring for our 4 vacation rental homes (all located in Sidney and surrounding area).

When we travel ourselves, we love to visit artist studios and collect artwork. If you happen to be a like-minded art lover, then do be sure to let us know, as there are tons of amazing artists to visit while you are on Vancouver Island. We'd love to connect you with a few!

Of course, no matter what your interests, we're happy to provide whatever help you need to plan YOUR perfect trip.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Susan & Don

Susan Wakal purchased this condo in 2007

Why Susan Wakal chose Vancouver Island

In 2007, our Mom and Dad purchased a quarter share (one week per month) in this studio suite in Miraloma on the Cove, a luxury waterfront rental vacation residence, nestled on 1.5 acres of protected heritage gardens. But, after a few short visits they discovered that a week was never enough!

Thus as a family, we set about negotiating to purchase the other 3 quarters, giving us full ownership of the suite and thus complete flexibility in booking stays of any length. Once you've been once, you'll want to stay longer next time! No problem!

Today, this suite, which was formerly operated as part of Bellstar Resorts high-end offerings, is offered 'By Owner', allowing a luxury stay at a fraction of the cost you would expect.

Our policy is first come, first serve, so don't delay or the dates you want may not be available.

We look forward to greeting you!

Susan & Don

What makes this condo unique

Location! Location! Location!

Or should I say, View! View! View!

From your room and from your balcony you are looking out on the ocean channel where boats enter and exit Tsehum Harbour with its many marinas and yacht clubs. So the scenery is fascinating and ever changing. Not close enough for you to hear any sound from the boats, just lovely silent vistas. Glistening water, boats and sunsets! What a heavenly combination. Glorious in the bright sunshine, mysterious in the mist and new everyday!

Inside the suite is roomy and elegantly appointed.

You really will love the views, the suite, the grounds and all of the amazing activities available in the surrounding area.

Take care or you'll be asking me for a referral to a good real estate agent and next thing, you'll be moving here!

It happened to us. It could happen to you.You won't want to leave.

Happy Planning! Email us now. Susan & Don

Reviews

4.8
based on 19 traveler reviews

Welcome Snowbirds! Fantastic View! Fireplace! Hot tub!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews
5

Lovely studio apartment with an fabulous ocean view!

  • 5 of 5

This is literally a beautiful, spacious, studio apartment with an amazing ocean view. We took a fishing charter from the marina just beside the apt and caught tons of crab. We didn't barbecue them on the spacious deck in the common area but I could see that being a possibility. I agree with another reviewer in that our mornings started with breakfast and coffee on the deck and ended with watching the boats head home at sundown. The hosts are very welcoming and have equipped the apt with everything you would possibly need to cook. We even found stain remover which was a god send - thank! Thx as well for the complimentary bottle of wine. Highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton
5

Wonderful, idyllic getaway spot!

  • 5 of 5

This suite is the perfect location for someone who wants to be off the beaten path, in a quiet locale, but close to all amenities offered by the island. 5 minutes from the airport and the ferry terminal. 25 minutes from Victoria proper.

The space was cozy, well appointed, and perfect for our small family of 3.

Breakfast always happened on the deck where we could watch the sailboats from the neighbouring marina sail off. The suite has everything you need for time away, and the although the kitchen is small, it is perfect.

We took advantage of the town of Sidney, only moments down the road, and enjoyed strolling Beacon Ave. , exploring glass beach, enjoying the many small and excellent restaurants, and taking the ferry across to Sidney Island for an afternoon getaway.

I will recommend this property to couples, lone travellers, or small families like ours.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque
5

Sooooo beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked through the door, we loved this Studio Apartment!! Even though it's a studio, it is so spacious!! Susan and Don decorated the already wonderful space (fireplace, small kitchen) so elegantly and tastefully from the comfy couch and chair to an amazing king sized bed. And speaking of beds, imagine literally opening your eyes in the morning, and seeing Van Isle bay!!! We watched seal play, Canadian Geese and gray heron feeding and countless sail boats pass while eating al fresco on the balcony! Beautiful stay! We couldn't have been more pleased!! Would recommend it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice stay!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the suite and views of the ocean, will come again to enjoy your beautiful place and its surroundings!loved the restaurant at Van Isle Marina next to Philbrooks Boat Repair, 5 min walk and overlooks the Marina.. Also the North Sanich and Canoe Cove Marinas have great food and only minutes away by car.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We went for a few days of relaxation & this suite was perfect for just that. It was perfectly clean & so comfortable. We spent a fair amount of time on the deck watching the boats come & go. It was perfect for what we were needing.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Vancouver, B.C. Canada
5

Wow! A wonderful place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

I can not say enough wonderful things about this lovely suite! It was immaculate and most of all, the area is QUIET! The king bed mattress was very comfortable and it was a great way to end every busy day of touring. This suite had everything I needed, and I do not hesitate to recommend this lovely place!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
6.36 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport (YYJ)
Nearest Barpub
2.35 Kilometres
Charles Dickens Pub
Nearest Ferry
4.48 Kilometres
BC Ferry, Also close to Washington State Ferry
Nearest Golf
8.56 Kilometres
Ardmore Golf Course, Glen Meadows Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1.36 Kilometres
Pat Bay Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.33 Kilometres
Starfish Inspired Fare
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
Allbay Road
Car: recommended

We are always amazed at how many activities guests squeeze into one visit. Consider: Victoria and the Inner Harbour, World Famous Butchart Gardens, Ocean Discovery Centre, Saanich Peninsula's Award Winning Wineries, Quaint Sidney by the Sidney which is Canada's Only Booktown, Marine Ecology Centre , Mineral World, Butterfly World, Aviation Museum, Royal BC Museum, Galleries, Unique Shops, Ziplines, Whale watching, kayaking, sailing, cycling. Whether you are looking for arts, cultural & historical experiences, attractions, festivals and events, land, sea or air activities, natural sights, parks & wildlife or just a chance to rest, this area has a lot to offer!

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Rates & Availability

Sidney Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$114
$646
$1,633
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
6 Month or more available for rate of C$1650.00 per month.

50% Deposit by Visa or Mastercard to Confirm Dates.
Balance transacted on same credit card, morning of arrival on short term stays, 60 days prior on long term stays.

Tax does not apply on monthly stays.

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Amenities

Sidney Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) With high-end linens and good reading lights., Baby Cribs (1) Must be requested at time of booking., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size sofabed with high end linens.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot 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
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
24 hour fitness facility fully equipped with modern equipment, Shared hot tub in garden gazebo, Shared dry cedar sauna, Wonderful, large, shared lounge areas, 12 Seat Board room may be available with notice, Set within historic gardens, Salt Water Aquarium, Easy access to BC Ferries, Washington State Ferry, Victoria International Airport.

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