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Valerie Huk

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area

13 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Victoria Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 4

Urban sophistication and sumptuous luxury is yours to experience as you enjoy a taste of life in Canada’s “Mediterranean” city, Victoria. Soaring 15 stories above Victoria’s inner harbour, this vacation home is simply magnificent. Spectacular views are offered from every vantage point in this large corner suite, from the floor to ceiling windows in the bedrooms, to the wall-to-wall gazing windows in the open-concept grand living area, to the amazing porcelain tiled, glass railed wrap-around balcony – the city is yours to discover! The Falls offers calming water feature pools, beautiful landscape gardens, and spectacular cascading waterfalls as part of its amazing architectural features.

Conveniently located within comfortable walking distance of everything you want to explore, from Beacon Hill Park to the famous rose gardens of the Empress Hotel to the hustle and bustle of Canada's oldest Chinatown – you are within mere steps of the artisans who display their wares in the Inner Harbour, and across the street from Victoria’s most famous entertainment hotspot, the “Sticky Wicket”. Amazing pub fare, night club dancing, and a game of outdoor roof-top beach volleyball are yours to enjoy any night of the week. Don’t feel like crossing the street? Take the elevator down to the main floor, and enjoy a meal at Browns Socialhouse. Need only a snack? There is a 24-hour 7-11 on the main floor as well. Feel like eating in? Whip up a meal in the chef-approved kitchen while enjoying the panoramic harbour view of the setting evening sun, followed by the breathtaking twinkle of the city’s lights at night.

Exhausted by the adventures you’ve enjoyed, rotate the black leather headboard of your bed so that you are facing the wall-to-ceiling window, turn on the white-noise fan to erase the sounds of the nightlife surrounding you, then drift off to sleep on the tempurpedic mattress, snuggled under a goose down duvet. Pleasant dreams, as your thoughts turn to tomorrow’s adventures – shopping, horse-drawn carriage ride, fine dining, galleries and more will be yours to explore.

Unit Features: Large (1209 sq ft) Corner Suite with Spacious Wrap-around Balcony; 2 Bedrooms; 2 Bathrooms; Office; Gated Secure Underground Parking; Wireless Internet Access; Hardwood Floor and High-End Upgrades Throughout

Kitchen/Dining Room: Imported granite countertops and backsplash; Schffini Emporium Collezioni kitchen cabinets with precision soft-touch closures in black pinewood; Knoll Saarinen Oval walnut dining table; Herman Miller Eames molded black chairs; Pneumatic adjustable bar stools with back support; Maytag dishwasher; Bosch 30” gas cooktop; AEG wall oven; Panasonic wall microwave; stainless steel fully integrated refrigerator and freezer; Keurig coffee maker and selection of cartridges; instant hot water tap; Waste King garborator; Touch-sense faucet; Toaster; Full set of Paderno pots and pans; 8 Full place settings, cutlery, and wine glasses ; Baking pans; 12 piece Corningware set

Living Room: Floor to ceiling and wall to wall windows with custom made remote controlled roller blinds; Modern electric fireplace; Desede black leather sectional couch with full 360°rotating backs to allow for optimal comfort watching television or to maximize the wonderful views of the inner harbour, illuminated legislative building, or the Empress Hotel; Samsung UN55” D7000 LED TV with satellite, surround sound speakers, and blue-ray player

Bedrooms: Custom closet organizers; Hand-made end tables created with old-world craftsmanship; DeSede black leather Queen size beds with rotating headboards (in master); Classic II Queen Tempurpedic mattresses; goose down filled duvets; i-pod dock clock radio; Samsung UN46” 7000 LED TV in master bedroom; Samsung LN40” D550 LED TV in second bedroom; White noise fans

Office: Custom built furniture with wood imported from Peru; Free in-suite wireless internet access; Japanese-inspired rice-paper wall and sliding privacy door

Bathrooms: Marble vanity tops and backsplash; Marble flooring, with in-floor heating in en-suite; Double sided mirrored medicine cabinets with soft closing mechanism imported from Switzerland; Marble wall tile in tub and shower; Frameless glass shower surround; en-suite soaker tub

Other: In-suite Maytag front load washer and dryer; Tress floor lamps (5) which provide both uplighting as well as unique artistic shattered lighting effect on dimmer switches; dark hardwood floor and aesthetically pleasing muted paint colours throughout

Amenities: Fitness gym consisting of 2 treadmills, 2 eliptical machines, a bike, 2 stretch mats, and free weights; Heated outdoor swimming pool (29 degrees celcius/ 84 degrees farenheit) & poolside lounge area with 6 chairs provided (open May 1st to October 1st); Hot tub (open dawn to dusk) with chemical levels tested daily and consistent with VIHA regulations; Shower & change room; Outdoor fire place and lounge area with couch-style seating on pool deck patio

Building Features: LEED Silver sustainable architecture; Electronic access & 24 hour digital video surveillance of building entry points; Gated, secured, underground parking facing the elevator

Please note reservations for stays of less than a week can only be made up to 4 months in advance.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Valerie Huk (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Valerie Huk

I was born and raised in Victoria and my husband is originally from Edmonton, Alberta. Having traveled to many different countries we are very proud to call Victoria, BC our home. We lead an active, healthy lifestyle and enjoy making a difference in other peoples lives.

Valerie Huk purchased this condo in 2009

Why Valerie Huk chose Victoria

An ideal location for both work and play, this luxury condo has unique architectural design features, spectacular panoramic views, and an interior space filled with opulent, custom designed upgrades that are second to none. Along with phenomenal views, you will have excellent seats to the firework displays that occur a few times a year from the comfort of your own balcony. We love our vacation home and visit often for the entertainment, shopping and relaxation opportunities it offers. We would love to share this amazing experience with others, and invite you to stay in our unit on your next visit to Victoria.

Michael and Valerie.

What makes this condo unique

The fifteenth story, 270° view of downtown Victoria from the amazing wall-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around balcony, the sumptuous interiors and custom designed features evident in every room, and the incredible location within walking distance to any amenity desired make this a vacation destination to be envied.

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

The Falls-15th Floor Luxury Condo, Inner Harbour/ Fairmont Empress Hotel Area
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Australia
5

Nice

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here twice in last year for 3 weeks and 1 week, respectively. Truly excellent accommodation and location - all amenities & great views. Plus, owner is appropriately responsive, organized & helpful, but non-intrusive.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Elegant condo - great location and amazing view and amenities.

  • 5 of 5

This condo was absolutely beautiful with the highest quality construction, furniture, amenities, etc. The entire front room directly overlooks the Victoria Harbor and we spent quite a bit of time on the balcony or from the front room just watching the city go by. The condo has a full kitchen, well stocked for cooking or entertaining. Both bedrooms were also well appointed, with incredibly comfortable beds. While we look forward to staying here again, I would not recommend this property to those looking to bring children. The high quality of the furniture and amenities also comes with the risk of items being broken. Additionally, I would not feel safe having kids with any access to the balcony as the railings are fairly low and there condo is quite high up. Otherwise, I highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Faboulous

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this place is perfect from the furnishings to the monogramed wash cloths. It is equipped with anything you would need for a home. The view is like watching a beautiful painting that changes from night throughout the day. I cannot forget to mention Valerie, who is so helpful and works to make your stay the best possible.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Great location next to the Empress Fairmount with incredible views. Walking distance to everything that you need from great restuarants, grocery stores, shopping, Oldest China town in Canada, etc. It is quality accommodation and the owner Val is wonderful. One of the best VRBO I have ever booked.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo and your experience in Victoria! Valerie
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Lloydminster, Alberta
5

Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

This condo is fabulous! The owner Valerie was excellent and very helpful!! We come to Victoria every year for the Blues Bash and the location was perfect. We will definitely be back and will recommend this to our family and friends!!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to seeing you again. Valerie
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Coral Springs, FL
5

Incredible Luxury Condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo is even nicer in person than the pictures, and that's saying a lot since we fell in love with the space just from the pictures. Owner is extremely friendly and detailed, anything you didn't think of she did! Thew views are stunning, the space is comfortable and safe.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your experience at our condo. It is challenging to capture the magnificent views in photographs. It really is breath taking in person. Thanks again for choosing to stay at our condo during your stay in Victoria.
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Map

Nearest Airport
27 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport, YYJ
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
The Sticky Wicket Pub & Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
32.1 Kilometres
BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal to Van and Islands
Nearest Golf
5.6 Kilometres
Cedar Hill Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
(USA Ferry) Victoria Clipper to Seattle
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Douglas Street/ HWY#1
Nearest Restaurant
Browns Socialhouse Rest. Bar, bottom floor of Bld
Nearest Ski
245 Kilometres
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Dallas Road
Car: not necessary

Everything you could possible desire is within walking distance of this amazing vacation home. Located in the heart of Downtown Victoria, adjacent to Empress Hotel, steps away from the Inner Harbour, the Legislature Building, Royal BC Museum, and Chinatown. World-renowned restaurants, unique shopping opportunities, all styles of entertainment, and everything else you could possibly need is easily within your grasp.

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Rates & Availability

Victoria Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer, Peak Season
May 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$326
$2,109
$6,518
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$326
$2,109
 
 
July 1st Canada Day
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$364
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,840
$4,984
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $107 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $383
Tax Rate 5.0%

When requesting dates more than 6 weeks in advance, half the rental fee is due at time of booking to secure the reservation. Balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Please note, if you cancel before 6 weeks prior to your arrival date, only the initial deposit of half the total rental fee is kept and there is no additional charge.

Check in time is 4 pm

Check out time is 11 am

Pay by Credit Card using PayPal = 3.5% Fee

If you are requesting dates within 6 weeks of arrival, full payment is required at time of booking to secure the reservation.

Instead of the original payment structure, for stays longer than a month, the additional rent will be due on the 1st of each month.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

Victoria Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 15
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1189 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , His and Her Sinks
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Tempurpedic mattress, 40” LED TV, i-pod dock clock radio
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Tempurpedic mattress, 46” LED TV, i-pod dock clock radio
  • Sound : Double-pane windows & weatherstripping provide efficient outside noise reduction; white-noise fans provided and blackout blinds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a large storage closet inside the condo with shoe racks, an area to hang jackets, garment bags as well as space for storing suitcases etc. This helps maximize your space in the bedrooms.

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