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Cozy gem with garden and ocean views, close to UVic

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Listing #130066

Preferred Destination: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


House | House Sitting Requested
This Home is also available for Rent
Last Updated 54 days ago

About

Located in a rural-feeling neighbourhood on a treed corner lot, our home is a well built classic 1950’s bungalow with lots to love about it. The property is across the road from the ocean with a beautiful garden featuring mature rhododendron and garry oak trees, perennial flowering shrubs and plants, a vegetable garden, and nesting hummingbirds! The house faces south-east, giving a view of the Straight of Juan de Fuca (Salish Sea) and the Olympic Mountains through the large living-room windows. The house itself has a retro feel with recent modern updates: skylights everywhere for plenty of light, refinished hardwood floors with under floor heating for a comfortable ambient warmth, and a new deck off the dining room. The house is small but feels spacious because of the large windows and comfortable but simple furnishings. The main floor has a living-room, dining room, kitchen with new appliances, full bath, two bedrooms and an office. The downstairs has one queen bedroom, living space with a pull out sofa bed, bathroom with a deluxe shower, a kitchenette and laundry. Location details: The house is located in Ten Mile Point, a wooded peninsula in south East Saanich. The neighbourhood has a rural feel with large lots and no sidewalks or street lights, many small beach accesses, a large central natural area with many walking trails and a public tennis court. From the house it’s a scenic 20 minute walk along residential roads and a beach to Cadboro Bay Village; another ten minute walk from there will bring you to UVic. It is a 20 minute drive to downtown Victoria, or a fifteen minute walk to a bus stop which will bring you downtown or to UVic (a major transit hub). Victoria is a bikeabke city, and Ten Mile Point is a favourite loop for cyclists who enjoy its quiet roads and scenic location. This neighbourhood is also a favourite spot for kayakers and scuba divers who make use of the public beach accesses. Most every day needs can be met in Cadboro Bay Village. This little hub has an independent grocery store, bulk food & local farm produce store, liquor store, pharmacy with post office, juice bar, pub, two restaurants, two coffee shops, Spa, SUP rental/ yoga. Nearby are tennis courts, a sailing club and elaborate playground and beach at Gyro Park with programming in the summer for families.

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
2

Offices
1

Size
1,500 ft2

Suited For
4

Property Type
House

Availability

From April 1, 2023 until November 30, 2023

Minimum Stay

6 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing | Open to non-simultaneous exchanges

Comments: 6 months but might consider longer

Location

House in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Closest University

University of Victoria

Nearby Universities
Camosun College

Comments: Ten Mile Point; Cadboro Bay; Quiet; Scenic; treed; walkable neighbourhood

Surroundings

  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

Comments: Some garden maintenance

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Appliances

Dishwasher

Washer

Comments: Large fenced garden

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
4
1 Adult

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
3


Bathrooms
2


Offices
1


Size
1,500 ft2

Pet

I would like to bring my pet if it is okay

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

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