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GREAT LOCATION; FREE WIFI, SMART TV; ROOM FOR FIVE

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 91 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Welcome to PJs OFF THE GORGE

- for your comfort 5 persons maximum;

- GAS FIREPLACE in Great Room;

- 6 nights minimum for booking;

- if you need less time please request;

- 1000 square feet of living space;

- private Keyed entrance;

- very important for you - FREE WIFI;

- SMART TV (Use your own Netflix password)

GREAT ROOM

- gas fireplace for those chilly evenings;

- lots of comfortable seating;

- Open Concept;

- sunset views from the large windows;

- ceiling fan;

- 60 inch LED HD SMART TV;

- Surround Sound;

- Blu Ray DVD player;

- radio with CD and tape player;

- free WIFI;

- you can rent a movie on the TV on Shaw on Demand to be paid for on checkout;

- large dining table

KITCHEN

- fully equipped kitchen, with sit at bar for socializing;

- stainless steel stove with convection oven, above range microwave, dishwasher, 3 door refrigerator with ice/water dispenser;

- electric coffee maker with start up coffee supplied;

- stainless steel 4 slice toaster;

- all the tools you will require to prepare a meal;

- crock pot;

- large roasting pan for turkey;

- stacking large capacity clothes washer/dryer;

- your own hot water tank (40 gallon).

BEDROOM #1

- super comfortable queen bed;

- bedside tables both sides of bed with reading lamps;

- closet with lots of hangers supplied;

- ceiling fan;

- 43' flatscreen HDTV.

BEDROOM #2

- double bed and twin bed;

- closet with lots of hangers;

- 5 drawer dresser;

- ceiling fan.

BATHROOM

4 piece bath with awesome shower,;

- large skylite nice and bright.

- iron and ironing board in suite;

- all linens supplied for bedroom, bathroom and kitchen;

- vacuum cleaner supplied.

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GAMES

- cards with crib board;

OUTSIDE

- for your enjoyment, we have a private OASIS area in the backyard, with barbecue,

- picnic table,

- 4 outside chairs.

YOUR NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD

- located 0.5km from the Gorge Waterway walkway,

- canoeing and kayaking in the Gorge,

- running/biking right outside the door, through the beautiful forest to the Galloping Goose Trail, which goes on from Sidney to Victoria and out to Westshore and on to Jordan River,

- walking trails in a quiet west coast park,

- 5k to Victoria General Hospital,

- 10k to Royal Jubilee Hospital,

- beautiful Beacon Hill Park 7k,

- movie theatre, skating rink, library, shopping mall, Starbucks, Government Liquor Store, private liquor store, all within a short walking distance;

BUSES

- around the corner is a bus line (#11) to take you to beautiful downtown Victoria ,

- 2 blocks to bus line (#26), to take you directly to UVIC,

- bus schedules online.

Keywords: LARGE Carriage suite, flat, apartment, 2 bedroom, very spacious with beautiful sunset views, long term renters welcome

More Details

Owner
Pam
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Pam

We have lived in this area for 28 years, so can help you locate whatever you are looking for. We absolutely love Victoria, and the location of our home. You will too!! We are retired, we love to run and walk, we love to travel and to meet new friends.

Pam purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Pam chose Gorge -Tillicum Area

Our home is in the beautiful GORGE area and is a great choice for a vacation, either for family, friends or a couple. You can go out the front door RIGHT one and a half blocks to the forested park with trails (Cuthbert Holmes Park); and LEFT 0.5 km to the beautiful GORGE waterway walk. You will love it!! There is so much for kids to do locally.

What makes this apartment unique

Gas fireplace for chilly evenings. Lots of room for you and your family. This is a very peaceful setting. In the backyard, for your enjoyment, there is the OASIS - a private area for just you and your family to enjoy with a barbeque, picnic table.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Gorge -Tillicum Area, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 91 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • bath with rain shower; beautiful skylite
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Bed (1) Super comfortable in bedroom #1 and 43' flatscreen TV; Double Bed (1) Double Bed(1) and Single Bed (1) comfy in bedroom #2
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
very bright and spacious with large windows, skylite in bathroom, open concept, personal hot water heater, built in surround sound for movies, full suite is 1000 square feet, smoking allowed outside

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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GREAT LOCATION; FREE WIFI, SMART TV; ROOM FOR FIVE
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews
5

Simply, Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Victoria was amazing! The property is awesome, in a great location, and the hosts are fantastic. We will be coming back here every time that we holiday in Victoria.

The rental was everything we could have hoped for in a VRBO. It had great amenities, was private (and very quiet), and the beds were super comfortable (we cant emphasize this enough). The unit must have been designed specifically to be a VRBO... I'm certain it must have sound-proofing, as we never heard the neighbors and we never worried that we were disturbing others (we have stayed in vrbo condos downtown and noise has always been one of our major complaints... that is not the case here... it is super quiet).

We found the location to be perfect for us. It was central to everything we wanted to do... extremely easy to get to downtown, walk the trails of the Gorge, get out on the hiking and biking trails, 1/2 a block from the park (playground and basketball courts), and the mall (and Starbucks) was only a couple blocks away.

The property itself was quiet and well designed (highly recommend), and Pam and John (the hosts) were what made this stay so enjoyable and memorable. They are the type of hosts who are accessible if you want (friendly and genuine, providing great suggestions on what to do, where to go, etc) or, simply hand you the keys for you to enjoy your stay.

Hands down, this is one of the best VRBOs we've stayed in. It will be the first place we will look to stay the next time we are in Victoria.

  • Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Satisfied all our needs

  • 5 of 5

Pam and John's place above the garage was ideal for us in Victoria. It was a drive of 10 - 15 minutes to downtown, a 10 minute walk through a park area to a mall with a supermarket. The neighborhood was quiet and the 2 bedroom unit was very well stocked. They live on site and responded very quickly to all our needs.

  • Submitted: 20-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent suite for our stay moving to Victoria

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at John and Pam’s place upon our move to Victoria from Edmonton. Our Family of 5 (plus Copper :) ) needed a place to stay for a couple of weeks while we waited to get out new home. Being first time VRBO users, this was an extremely positive experience.

The owners have set up a great suite for renters to use. It has essentially a separate entrance and private accommodations. The living space was very large with a great sized living room. All of the amenities you need are there for your stay, from kitchen utensils to laundry essentials. Plus, having arrived later, a nice food starter was left in the fridge for us to enjoy, which was a great touch! You can tell that they care about their guests and provide a suite that is made to accommodate people coming to the area to travel.

The home is also situated in the Gorge area, which has some great walking trails right along the water. As well, I work downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour, which made it a nice 10 minute drive to that area.

It should also be noted that the Pam and John were very responsive to any requests we had – before our arrival and during our stay. Thank you for the great introduction to the place we now call home!!

  • Submitted: 27-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay while moving to the area

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at John and Pam’s place upon our move to Victoria from Edmonton. Our family of 5 (plus Copper) needed a place to stay for a couple of weeks while we waited to get our new home. Being first time VRBO users, this was an extremely positive experience.

The owners have set up a great suite for renters to use. It has essentially a separate entrance and private accommodations. The living space was very large with a great sized living room. All of the amenities you need are there for your stay, from kitchen utensils to laundry essentials. Plus, having arrived later, a nice food starter was left in the fridge for us to enjoy, which was a great touch! You can tell that they care about their guests and provide a suite that is made to accommodate people coming to the area to travel.

The home is also situated in the Gorge area, which has some great walking trails right along the water. As well, I work downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour, which made it a nice 10 minute drive to that area.

It should also be noted that the Pam and John were very responsive to any requests we had – before our arrival and during our stay. Thank you for the great introduction to the place we now call home!!

  • Submitted: 27-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very welcoming wonderful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing hosts, very accommodating. We would definitely stay here again. We felt immediately at home and were thankful for the quiet neighborhood. The house was close to a shopping center which made things easier when we needed emergancy items. There was a park down the road for our children. The house was fully equipped with all we could need for our stay. The suite was in great condition. We would highly recommend this suite!

  • Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace River
5

Couldn't be happier!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four(myself,wife,two kids) just spent a week and a half here while vacationing to beautiful Victoria. John and Pam's place did not disappoint! It was such a relaxing place to wind down in the evening after many busy days. The rental was spotless, comfortable, and well equipped with everything we needed, new appliances, and they made sure we had the essentials for the next day's breakfast/coffee. This was our first experience with a vacation rental over the usual hotels, but I can tell you that they set the bar extremely high, and will be very hard to beat for us in the future. We couldn't have asked for better hosts or a better place to call home for our time there! Thanks John and Pam, hope to see you again some day!

  • Submitted: 10-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25.5 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Gorge Pointe Pub
Nearest Ferry
30.4 Kilometres
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
2.4 Kilometres
several - I have a list - closest is Gorge Vale
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway #1 (up north or south to ferry)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
several within 5 blocks of your vacation rental
Nearest Ski
240 Kilometres
Mount Washington
Car: recommended

- 0.5 kilometres to the Gorge Waterway;

. 500 metres Cuthbert Holmes forest with paths to Tillicum and to the Galloping Goose, a biking and running trail that goes on forever;

- Pearkes Recreation Centre (2 blocks) has a library, skating rink, and a wonderful GYM for working out, and rooms to rent for special occasions such as kids' birthday parties;

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Gorge -Tillicum Area, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
6 night minimum stay
C$150
C$900
C$2,500
 
 
2018 Spring
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
6 night minimum stay
C$150
C$900
C$2,500
 
 
2018 Summer
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
6 night minimum stay
C$160
C$960
C$2,800
 
 
Fall 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
6 night minimum stay
C$150
C$900
C$2,500
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
6 night minimum stay
C$160
C$960
C$2,800
 
 
Winter 2019
Jan 1 2019 - Jan 28 2019
6 night minimum stay
C$155
C$930
C$2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
C$150
C$900
C$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$100
Damage Deposit C$300

$300.00 damage deposit to be returned on checkout if no damage

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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