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Oceanfront Spacious Family Home W Private Beach Near Victoria

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'The Cottage' A waterfront retreat with private beach on Saanich inlet. This 3000 sq ft custom built family home features a bright, open design and spectacular views on every floor. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 with queen beds and one with 2 twin beds, plus a loft which has an office desk and an extra double bed, 2.5 bathrooms including a full ensuite off the master bedroom with separate bath and shower, gas fireplace, 3 decks including a covered one off the loft, a piano, full laundry, all major appliances, a BBQ, wireless HS internet, DVD/VCR, and cable TV. It is also fully furnished and comfortably outfitted for six adults. There are stunning hiking trails close by, public tennis courts and more beaches and water access just down the road. A peaceful, scenic drive of 30 minutes will get you to downtown Victoria or UVic.

Keywords: Waterfront, home, Saanich Inlet, Brentwood Bay, Private Beach, 3 bedroom plus loft, oceanfront, west facing, open, airy, bright, family home, gas fireplace, kids OK, kayaking, sunsets, westcoast, forest, parks, sea life, hiking trails, close to Victoria, Butchart Gardens, retreat, patio, sundeck

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 6, 2018

About The Owner

We are both music educators that live close by on the mainland and love to spend as much time as we can at our place on the island.

The Owner purchased this house in 2002

Why The Owner chose Central Saanich

This property has been in our family since 1967. In 2001 we decided to replace the original 400 square foot cottage and build a new family home. Since then we have been renting it as a vacation home that we also enjoy ourselves. One of the things we've found while renting our home is that people who visit our property want to return and repeat the experience. We are excited to be able to offer our place once again to families wanting a unique vacation home close to nature, but also close to Victoria, Sidney, and Brentwood Bay.

What makes this house unique

Our place is located in a small, quiet community that lets you feel like you are away from it all, yet you are a short 30 minutes away from Downtown Victoria. You are also 15 minutes away from the villages of Brentwood Bay and Saanichton. There are wonderful wineries,restaurants and gardens nearby, plus the added bonus of being on Saanich Peninsula where there are fresh and organic food stands and stalls throughout the area during the growing season. This place that our family has always called 'the Cottage' has been a wonderful summer and winter location to share family gatherings. While the adults are visiting on the main level or outside patio, the kids can be up in the loft playing video games , air hockey etc. Visitors also enjoy the water (some wetsuits provided) swimming, snorkelling and beachcombing. Every evening we have 'Sunset Ceremony' where we toast the sun as it sets behind the Malahat hills across the inlet. The cottage is a great place to retreat and reconnect with nature where you will likely see eagles, herons, seals, otters, and deer. A walk down the road will lead you to a regional park with more hiking trails, waterfalls and beaches to enjoy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The driveway Wow! The house Wow! The scenery Wow! We enjoyed ourselves here, we wish we had more time just to stay and relax more. The fireworks at Butchart Gardens Wow! Lots of wild life walking around was great for the girls - a deer came right down to see us while sitting outside. Our last day a family of seals came close and were putting on a show. We will be back and will be bringing more family and friends with us... Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful home.
Sep 2011
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Central Saanich, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2) Master bedroom and 2nd bedroom (Lilac room), Double Beds (1) Loft, Twin or Single Beds (2) Kid's room
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront Spacious Family Home W Private Beach Near Victoria
average rating of 4.857143 based on 29 reviews
Sugar Hill, GA
5

The best VRBO we have stayed in! Large, clean, comfortable but the view is the very best part!

  • 5 of 5

We have loved our stay here. We can’t get enough of the view and we have seen seals, otters, jellyfish, starfish and one bald eagle since we have been here! The beds are comfy, plenty of space, bathrooms are clean and the kitchen well equipped. We can here for the Ironman 70.3 race- the soaking tub was much appreciated after the race! If we come back to victoria with more friends and family again- we will definitely try to stay here.

  • Submitted: 4-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

idyllic respite

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful stay in this peaceful and quiet little inlet on the water. The pristine windows gave a spectacular view of the calming water. We enjoyed a wonderful time of relaxing, sharing and enjoying each other's company in this beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, spacious house with the most amazing view I have ever seen!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melville, Sk
4

Excellent getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Location is wonderful for a peaceful getaway. The waterfront views are beautiful especially from the deck of the upper level. The home is well equipped and dealing with the owners was a breeze. Three of us spent a lovely 4 weeks at the ‘cottage’ but there is easily room for a party of eight! Would not hesitate to recommend to those looking for a little seclusion.

  • Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Perfect Place for our Girlfriends' Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of five friends who have been going away together somewhere in British Columbia once a year for almost two decades. This house and environment was perfect for us, maybe the best yet. Lots of room for us to spread out in, lots of light, and even a few visiting "critters" (deer, sea lions and raccoons). It had the best-stocked kitchen we've ever encountered, something we really appreciated because we like to cook most of our own meals. The location on the water, and its proximity to a provincial park for walking made it ideal for us. Thank you for making such a great weekend possible!

  • Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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FOX ISLAND, WASHINGTON
5

Quiet, spacious "cottage", remote, inviting, and a treasured memory.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, spacious "cottage", remote, inviting, and a treasured memory.

Dated kitchen appliances but superbly equipped, bathroom in master is a tiny shower, healthy drive to both Victoria and Sidney, loved the 3 levels of unparalleled views - bald eagles, orcas, birds in the trees at eye level, beautiful patio to enjoy wonderful wild life.

We will come again.

  • Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Central Saanich, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
May 17 2018 - Sep 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2018 - Mar 15 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$275
C$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee C$250
Refundable Damage Deposit C$200

Rates listed are based on a maximum of 6 guests. There will be a $50 per person per night charge for additional guests.

All rates and deposits are subject to change depending on the number of guests and length of stay. There is also an additional cleaning fee of $200 - $300 once again depending of the number of guests and length of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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