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Contemporary Seaside 2 Bedroom Oceanfront With Private Patio And Everything

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

First-class 2 BR, 1 BA furnished seaside Suite rental ( Sleeps 4-6 )

This walk-in Garden Suite by the Sea is a self-contained, first class, fully furnished, fully appointed rental accommodation. The 900 sq. ft., two bedroom, one bathroom, ground level suite with free wifi and long-distance to US and Canada, is located across the street from the ocean walkway in scenic Sidney by the Sea, close to all amenities and a short drive to Butchart Gardens, Deep Cove, Swartz Bay, Brentwood Bay, Victoria, University Of Victoria and Camosen College.

The town of Sidney is located on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island, in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Sidney-by-the-Sea is a beautiful seaside town with cobble stone sidewalks, artistic statues, summer markets, street cafes', sea side walkways, etc. Other amenities include art galleries, numerous grocery stores, wine stores, pubs, library,great restaurants, book stores, recreational center, ocean water activities, and city amenities. Complete medical services are also readily available.

Victoria International Airport (YYJ), the Swartz Bay to Vancouver, Saltspring Island, Galiano Islands and the Washington State Ferry (gateway to the San Juan Islands) are just minutes away. The bustling harborside City of Victoria is less than a 15 minute drive, or safe and beautiful bus ride, away.

As the oceanside gateway to the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands, and with all that's available on the Saanich Peninsula, Sidney offers access to myriad recreational activities including sailing, kayaking, scuba diving, whale watching, golfing, cycling, hiking and more. Our fully furnished two bedroom, one bathroom suite offers 2 separate bedrooms, and each has a queen size bed with quality linens.

Very easy access ( @5 min ) from Victoria International Airport, BC Tsawwassen/Swartz Bay Ferry, walk accross street to Washington State /Anacortes Ferry. Less than 20 minute drive from Victoria (Black Ball Ferry from Port Angeles, US).

The suite is new, fresh, bright, comfortable and professionally decorated. The new deluxe queen beds will ensure a relaxing sleep and you'll wake refreshed with a picture window view to your private garden oasis. We also just replaced the carpet in December 2015.

Get your own groceries and cook in your full kitchen facilities (includes coffee machine & milk steamer, fridge, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, small appliances, enough dishes for you and guests). Or to heck with cooking and decide to treat yourself by walking to one of the many fabulous restaurants.

The living area is so very comfy for kicking back. Cherish some alone time reading on the patio loungers, snuggle with your sweetie on the huge sofa or enjoy your favourite media in the entertainment system (Cable TV, DVD, AM/FM, CD, I Pod Dock, and library of CD's, DVD's, books and games).

Patio doors open from the living room to the private, professionally landscaped, well maintained backyard with a lovely unistone patio, year round greenery, barbecue, patio furniture, and shade umbrella. Sunny mornings, shady afternoons, you'll not want to leave! Except for your walks along the seawall and poking through the unique seaside shops.

Breath in deeply and enjoy the moist freshness of the ocean air. Anticipate many days exploring quaint Sidney by the Sea. Walk to everything. Enjoy Starbucks, Sidney's many bookstores, unique clothing stores, galleries, world class spas, or plan a great outdoor adventure. Sidney is also well situated for day trips to the Gulf Islands, spending time at Butchart Gardens, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, visiting world famous Victoria Inner Harbour with all the street performers and so much more. You name it, it's at your beck and call.

So whether you're looking for a one week getaway in the summer or a whole winter escape from the snow, we think you'll be glad you chose the Patio Suite.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Scott and Mary Alice

More Details

Scott and Mary Alice
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Scott and Mary Alice

We started coming to the Island over 6 years ago and with each visit fell more and more in-love with it.

Scott and Mary Alice purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Scott and Mary Alice chose Vancouver Island

Mary Alice had a strong visceral reaction to the Lochside ocean walkway and said ' This is it !!!' So, here we are.

The Lochside beach walkway is one of the longest, private and most beautiful stretches of oceanfront on the Island.

What makes this apartment unique

Ever been crabbing? Sidney and Sidney Pier (500 meters away ) is one of the best places to catch large red rock crabs. There are Dungeness crabs too. Just lower your crab trap off the pier, tie it off and come back in a couple of hours. Other than crabbing, the fishing in Sidney is quite decent ... you may be able to catch some good-sized soles right from the pier.


Sidney Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Well lit and roomy bathroom. Lots of counter & drawer space. Walk-in/Step-in Shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 2 new Deluxe Queen size beds ... plus Sleeper Sofa in Living room which folds out to queen bed for great comfort. Must be folded up to use the living room during the day.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Walk across street to the oceanfront walkway. A short stroll in either direction is beach access, waterfront walkways, art galleries, bookstores, unique shops, wildlife excursions, World Class aquarium (Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre), Sidney Museum, Saanich Peninsula Community Arts Council Gallery in Tulista Park, great restaurants and more. World famous Butchart Gardens is a 10 minute drive / bus ride away. Bustling Victoria and the Inner Harbour are less than a 20 minute drive away ( or take the safe and clean BC Transit ). Sidney Spit is a popular family destination with its long sandy beach, bird and marine life providing lots to explore. Accessible only by water, Sidney Spit is one of the region's best places to lose yourself for the day. Take a Kayak or Canoe or a 25 minute scenic ride on board the Alpine Sidney Spit Ferry. Salt marshes, tidal flats and beautiful beaches make Sidney Spit a great time for beachcombing, hiking,camping or just soaking up the sun.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Contemporary Seaside 2 Bedroom Oceanfront With Private Patio And Everything
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 24 reviews
Calgary, Canada

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Loved the daily walks along the sea during our month stay. Comfortable beds. Accommodating hosts. New sofa needed. I would recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Calm

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this cozy suite for two months. We loved how quiet, clean and well equip it was. Beds are very cozy. The suite is right across the street from the anacordes ferry and beautiful walks along the ocean. A close 5 min walk to local cafe's, art galleries and boutique stores. We loved our stay and the loved exploring all the great shops in Sidney. Don't be alarmed if strangers greet you on the street with a "Good Morning, beautiful day we're having". The suite is a half-hour drive from down town Victoria. Happy to recommend this suite to anyone.


Michelle and Carter

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and outdoor patio garden

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location for people who like a short walk into town for breakfast or lunch and shopping, or a stroll along the beach path to see the wildlife and beautiful water views. Don't be worried that it's next to a ferry dock - the ferry comes in 2 times a day so you will have uninterrupted sleep at night! It's also relatively easy to get to the freeway to drive into Victoria for the day or head over to Butchart Gardens or up to Cathedral Grove to see the Big Trees. Scott and Mary Alice were great hosts. We will undoubtedly be back again.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London, ON

Rob and Lynne in Sidney

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful visit to Sidney and would certainly return. Great views, walking trails, super restaurants and main street. Very relaxing. Also the best bakery ever. Scott and Mary Alice's suite is within walking distance of everything including the bus into Victoria. It is a great suite with everything you need. Very clean, cosy, and well appointed. The patio gives you lots of extra space and the location is 100 feet to the water and walkway along it. Worth returning to in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back often ... and anytime.
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Excellent location, very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Sidney and we were more than happy with the accommodations. Scott was very helpful and the suite was as described. It was clean and comfortable and located very close to shops, restaurants and a lovely seaside walkway. A 15-20 minute drive in the country had us in downtown Victoria for more shopping and sightseeing. It was a little early in the season to enjoy the back yard but I am sure it would be lovely spot to relax. I would not hesitate to recommend this suite to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ! We hope you'll return when the back yard patio is in full bloom. It's quite glorious. Our gardener has just begun to work on it for this year.
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Nice place. Comfy bed. Good light for a downstairs unit. Scott was nice and very quick to respond. Only awkward thing was the kitchen sink - the tap was to long for the sink so it splashed over the edge a lot. Also the towels were a little musty but with in suite laundry it was an easy fix. Would book it again.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sidney Apartment Rental Rates

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Summer Season
May 15 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $151
Non Refundable Cleaning $94

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport ( YYJ )
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Annacordes ( Washington State ) Ferry Terminal
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Ski
262 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Lochside Trail / Tulista Park
Car: not necessary

Thank you for taking an interest in our picturesque town of Sidney-by-the-Sea. Situated amidst the Gulf Islands with Mount Baker in the distance, you will quickly discover why we are fortunate to live, work and play in this community where you can experience the relaxed atmosphere of a small seaside town and enjoy all the advantages of the big city.

Sidney is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island on the Saanich Peninsula - just a 20 minute drive from downtown Victoria. Sidney is home to the Sidney / US (Anacortes, WA) Ferry Terminal and just minutes from the Victoria International Airport as well as the Swartz Bay BC Ferry Terminal. Wide-ranged local bus service is available to all areas of the Peninsula and downtown Victoria. Our weather is the mildest in Canada with prevailing westerly ocean winds moderating both summer and winter temperatures.

We are a year round tourist destination with 3.6 kilometres of waterfront and many wonderful activities to explore including: a Historical Museum; the Ocean Discovery Centre; whale watching; street statues and murals; a Mineral World; and our 420 ft. Fishing Pier with a thriving marine life Artificial Reef. Our waterfront location allows for many other water related activities such as boating, sailing, kayaking, diving and fishing.

Our pedestrian friendly downtown offers an excellent variety of stores, specialty shops and businesses providing unique products and personalized service. Sidney is Canada's only Booktown where you can enjoy many hours of browsing through new and used books in a large number of bookstores. Sidney’s restaurants offer a diverse assortment of excellent meals and cater to all tastes.

Sidney is alive with culture and entertainment, boasting its own exciting 310 seat multi-purpose Theatre for stage productions.


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