About this listing
This house is a lovely home with a garden and deck, ideally located in the charming neighborhood of James Bay. It is just steps away from downtown Victoria, the Royal BC Museum, Dallas Road/Beach, many restaurants and shops, and much more.
This is a lovely and comfortable house in a fantastic location. Not only are several of Victoria's tourist attractions a short walk away, there are also several good restaurants, shops, grocery stores, liquor stores, banks, all within walking distance.
Attractions close to the house:
Victoria Inner Harbour - 5 minutes on foot
Fisherman's Wharf - 10 minutes on foot
Emily Carr's House - 3 minutes on foot
Downtown - 5 minutes on foot
Restaurants and bars- All over, within walking distance
Dallas Road and beach area - 10-12 minute walk
Beacon Hill Park - 5 minute walk
Royal BC Museum and Imax Theatre - 5 minute walk
Chinatown - 15 minute walk
Shopping area - 10 minute walk
Grocery store / bank / pharmacy- 4 minute walk
and much much more!
Guests will have access to the entire top floor of this house. We live here a good part of the year, so you will find that this house has everything you need. We love to cook and the kitchen is fully stocked with appliances, cooking utensils, and plenty of spices that you are welcome to use.
Our cozy living room gets so much natural light and is a great space to lounge around. We have a great selection of books on the area which you can use.
The main bedroom has a queen sized bed with an excellent mattress and quality linens. The spare room has an extra futon that can accommodate 2 extra guests. Please let us know if you will need this so we can leave the necessary bedding.
The bathroom is spacious and has a washer and dryer in it for your use.
Interaction with guests
If we are able,we will check you in and answer any questions you may have. And if not, we will be in communication via phone and email and explain how to check in. The property caretaker, Daniela, lives in the basement suite of this home (separate entrance), and she is also available if you have any questions or concerns.
James Bay is the oldest residential neighborhood in Victoria, and is just south of downtown. There are many of Victoria's key tourism attractions in this area - including Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Fisherman's Wharf, horse-drawn carriages and waterfront walkways. The neighborhood has many heritage homes, including the home of artist Emily Carr. There are many interesting heritage walks that can be done in the area.
There is access to many bus routes and bus stops within a couple blocks from the house.
Most areas of the city can be accessed on foot.
We want you to have fun, but please also take care of our home! We ask that you remove all garbage before checking out, and keep noise down after 11pm in respect of our neighbors.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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This airbnb account is shared by a married couple - Dustin and Tatjana
Tatjana is originally from the Galapagos Islands and Dustin is from Canada, they both currently live in between the Galapagos and Victoria, BC.
We both love to travel and are also regular airbnb guests. For this reason we know what guests are looking for, and will do whatever possible to make your stay comfortable.
It is important to us that your stay in the Galapagos or in Victoria are comfortable and memorable; we are here to help you have a wonderful trip to these magical places!