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Sidney's Secret Hideaway

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Have you booked your stay for the Victoria International JazzFest, June 22 - July 1st, 2018? 90 performances from up-and-coming talent to acclaimed headliners with acts from around the globe. Book your stay with me now so you won't be disappointed. I'm just a 25 minute drive into Victoria. Take your car or ride the double decker bus.

Beauty, comfort and serenity await you in this immaculate, modern retreat within a short walking distance of downtown Sidney. And whether you arrive in Canada's paradise via plane or ferry, you are only moments away from this home away from home. Within five minutes' walk you can be browsing the local boutique shops, restaurants and services. A well maintained footpath along the oceanfront is also minutes away. Forest trails are nearby, plentiful and varies in difficulty. The bustling inner harbor of Victoria with it's award-winning restaurants, big city shopping and other attractions is a mere 25-minute drive. As well, the suite is handy to public transportation. The double decker buses are fun!

Imagine awakening fully rested from a fabulous sleep in this new and modern vacation rental suite, ready to set out for your day's adventures in Sidney or beyond. Enjoy your morning coffee or a nightcap in the private garden. The fully appointed kitchen allows you to create your own meals with produce and meats from the local farms or farmer's markets. Add wine or craft beer from one of the many local wineries or breweries to make your feast complete.

With this fabulous home base, you won't be able to help yourself from enjoying your vacation in our Canadian jewel! Looking forward to having you here.

More Details

Mildred Wootton
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

Why Mildred Wootton chose Sidney

When I was looking for property to purchase I wanted a quiet neighbourhood, be able to walk to the shops without living in the city but still be close to the city. Sidney is the perfect place for me.

What makes this house unique

Professionally renovated during the summer of 2014. Everything is new !


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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
  • Full bathroom with combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Standard/full size new bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(21 traveler reviews)

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Sidney's Secret Hideaway
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

This Must Surely Be the Gold Standard

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a month in this immaculate, comfortable and well-equipped suite; it was well-finished, thoroughly modern, comfortable and in all respects was "as advertised". The location is very convenient - an easy 5 or 10 minute walk to Sidney's delightful main street, with a restful lawn and garden area right out the patio door. As if all of that isn't enough, Mildred is a wonderful hostess - very warm and friendly, a great ambassador for Sidney and happy to suggest sites and activities to make your stay memorable; we felt more like guests in a friend's home than casual renters. Her positive outlook and helpful nature are quietly uplifting. Our best recommendation is the fact that we have booked our next one-month stay here next year and are looking forward to it!

  • Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my greatest pleasure to have you & Elizabeth stay in my suite. I'm happy to hear you were comfortable & enjoyed your stay. You were a delight to have & I look forward to your stay next year.
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Excellent facility with great hostess

  • 5 of 5

Mildred has a well deserved reputation for making a visit to her Hideaway special. The location is so convenient to the village of Sidney via walking and to Victoria and Butchart Gardens via car or local bus. Her knowledge of Vancouver City, Victoria and other parts of Canada was very helpful and the use of her lawn chairs during our visit to the fireworks special event at Butchart Gardens was greatly appreciated. Sharing the evening with her at a very good out of the way local restaurant was a real treat.

  • Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Knowing you have a comfortable & convenient place to stay while you explore what our surrounding area has to offer gives me great pleasure. Thank you for staying with me and I hope to see you back again. There is still so much more to see & explore.
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Perfect gem in Sidney

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this lovely apartment in Sidney. It is beautifully finished, stylish and very comfortable. We loved the recliners, just perfect for two people. Mildred is so helpful and considerate, a pleasure to meet.

The location of the apartment is amazing : in a quiet cul de sac, yet only five minutes walk from the main street of Sidney. Access to the highway is only a couple of minutes by car, very handy.

We will always keep this apartment in mind whenever we return to the Island. A very relaxing stay ! Thanks Mildred !

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. I loved having you and look forward to your next visit.
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Great place for any reason!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Mildred's lovely and peaceful vacation home for almost a month while I relocated to the island and can understand why 5 star reviews are so common. This is not just a place to stay but a home away from home. Mildred provides a welcoming and helpful approach to her guests while maintaining the appropriate level of privacy. Great location for those looking to visit or get their feet on the ground in Sidney or Victoria. Beats hotel living hands down not just in price but by offering all of the ammenities and a warmth that you just cannot match. Suite is just like the pictures and Mildred makes sure her guests are comfortable and provided for.

  • Submitted: 4-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was such a pleasure having you stay. I look forward to seeing you out and about as you settle into your new home.
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Perfect, Peaceful and Safe Suite To Visit Victoria, BC

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed this beautifully decorated and clean suite. It was everything we needed and the owner was so nice and helpful. The location was perfect for us, and very peaceful and safe, The garden was beautiful and we enjoyed visiting with the owner. She made our stay memorable. We hope to return one day. We definitely would recommend this suite to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: 2-Nov-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a lovely review and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. I enjoyed having the both of you and hope to see you again soon.
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Wonderful host, peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

A vacation rental such as this is seldom experienced in terms of a gracious hostess and fabulous accommodation which gives one a sense that this is the jackpot of what a vacation home should be like when one is away from their own home.

  • Submitted: 18-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. You were the perfect guests and I truly enjoyed having you. Come back soon.
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
BC Ferries
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Hwy 17 - Patricia Bay Highway
Car: not necessary

Shop, Eat, Stay, Play - Sidney's attractions are very diverse and has something for every age, interest and fitness level.

Sidney knows how to celebrate Canada Day in a big way! Through it all, there is food, music and more fun than you can imagine!

Sidney’s Street Market has been a holiday highlight on Vancouver Island for over 15 years.

Every Thursday night from May - August, the Town's charming main street, Beacon Avenue, is closed to traffic and transformed into one of the most spectacular, festive street markets in British Columbia.

The Sidney Street Market attracts up to 5,000 people a night who all come to savour the flavours, see the sights and listen to the sounds of a myriad of musical performers. The Sidney Street Market is a must see and do event for everyone's summer activities list.

Take a step back in time and see the Doll Extravaganza at the Sidney Museum. They put on this amazing show featuring over 400 dolls from the past 100 years. Show runs throughout June & July.

Take a Sidney Seaside "Sculpture Walk" to enjoy this magnificent out door Art Gallery.

Nearby you have the world famous Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, BC Aviation Museum, and so much more.

The attractions will become an unforgettable part of your Sidney experience!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sidney, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$95
Damage Deposit C$250

Security Deposit; Credit Card # required upon booking.

Cancellation Policy: Canceled bookings will not be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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