VACATION HOME FEATURES
ALWAYS request for your PERSONALIZED QUOTE, especially for long-term stays. 30 day bookings are tax exempt. If booking for full month of DECEMBER OR JANUARY, Nightly rate does not apply, winter weekly / monthly as shown in rates.
Custom built home features open concept living, large rooms with plenty of windows for natural light, bedrooms are large and have night blinds, main floor bathroom features soaker tub; lower floor bathroom features shower with his & her sinks both bathrooms are close to separate bedrooms, large laundry room with iron and ironing board and clothes rack to line dry delicate clothes. Your kitchen has modern appliances (jennaire cooktop; wall-oven with convection feature; fridge with filtered water and ice machine; quiet mode dishwasher; large micro-wave, walk-in pantry and plenty of storage space and kitchen is well equipped down to the details. Dedicated desk space with WIFI/Internet; dedicated phone line for local calls, home security with smoke detectors and fire alarms, kickback in the living room with gas fireplace; cable vision with PVR to watch on a 42" HD television; large comfy sectional with recessed lighting to read, visit or watch television. Single car garage to enter directly into home with on-site parking for 2-vehicles and additional on-street parking. You have your choice of 2 private decks southeast to enjoy your morning coffee or a large southwest to drench in the sun, eat your meals outdoors or prepare your barbecued meals with ocean views overlooking private gardens.
LOCATION OF HOME & LOCAL AMENITIES
Your vacation home is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island on the Saanich Peninsula on the westside of the Peninsula in the prestigious area of Deep Cove in North Saanich. This area is a mix of waterfront properties with plenty of public access trails to local beaches; farms and organic growers with many farm stands to get locally grown veggies, flowers or farm fresh lamb, chicken/duck, farm fresh eggs, beef, local wild seafood. Stroll down the road to a local winery, 5-star restaurant, country corner grocery store, a farmers market (seasonal - June to September), local yoga studio, church, playground at local elementary school, gas station with auto repair shop, out door tennis court, 2 golf courses (5 minute drive); many local hiking trails, the start of the Galloping Goose Trail system, begins on the Peninsula to Sooke Leechtown 34 miles away, or the airport 10KM paved dedicated bike trail or just bike on local roads with dedicated bike lanes.
If you are looking for a quiet setting to kick back and enjoy your break from day-to-day life while being close to the restaurants, shopping, transportation (air; road; water), or city life these are within 5 - 30 minutes away.
LOCAL AMENITIES AND POINTS OF INTEREST
Sidney by the Sea is a 5-minute drive where you can browse Sidney's boutiques and bookshops. Nights are for dining Pacific Northwest, Asian, Greek, or European at the ocean's edge. But save the days for adventure touring, diving, hiking, biking, kayaking, shopping, whale watching, wine tasting and exploring the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve.
Take a 30 minute drive to Victoria the capital city of British Columbia. Victoria boasts many historic buildings and some of the best museums in Western Canada. The area is also home to some of the country's most exhilarating scenery: there's an ocean or mountain (or both) vista around every corner, and the city's flower gardens are famous the world over. Whether your taste runs to golfing, hiking, biking and fishing, or you're more the shopping, dining and theatre type, Victoria has you covered. The city was included in the Top 10 Family Vacations in Canada Trip Advisor's Travelers' Choice awards.
Victoria's British ancestry is apparent in the double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, formal gardens and tearooms. The city is now a cosmopolitan centre with a lively entertainment scene and a wonderful array of attractions. Add to your list the world famous Buchart Gardens.
You are a 5 minute drive from BC Ferry's Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal where you can explore our Southern Gulf Islands for a full day of exploring Salt Spring Island, Pender Island, Mayne Island, Galiano. Something to take advantage of during your visit.
OWNER'S COMMITMENT TO TRAVEL'S
Your stay and comfort is our priority. We promise what you see in the photos are true to life. We promise you will arrive to a pristine clean home (verified by our guests in the Reviews). We promise new or lightly used linens, bedding, beach towels, with extras for easy access. Great care has been taken to equip the kitchen like my home (I love to cook) and want you to prepare your meals with ease having access to plenty of cookware, small appliances, table setting for 8, glassware for all types of alcohol beverages, tumblers, for 8. We stock the home with current local maps, tourist attractions, take-out menus, local newspaper, hiking maps, Galloping Goose Trail System, Golf Course information, Sports Equipment rentals w/ pricing where available. We want you to spend your time enjoying your holiday, not figuring it out.
We want your arrival to be a positive experience so we meet you at the home to check-in, tour the home, ensure everything is in working order, as well as go over the operation, answer questions and accommodate any special needs if we can. We respect your privacy and limit our visits to care-take the gardens, take away refuse, and if needed will arrange for daily or weekly cleaning service. We want you to feel at home while at the same time we are available at a moments notice to remedy any unforeseen issues that may arise. We want your experience to be rewarding, comfortable and positive in every way. We work hard to create a relationship so you make this home your first and last choice.
RENTAL PAYMENT OPTIONS
You have the option of renting a one bedroom or 2 bedroom with the appropriate price adjustment. Whether you rent 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom all the other features remain the same, 2 bathrooms; and full use of ALL the property features.
WHO IS THIS HOME SUITED:
Whether you are on vacation, looking for a place to escape winter, or thinking of moving to the Island, or working short term, this home can accommodate short to long term with everything you need.