<p>Pendray House is a beautiful vacation home located on the beachfront near Victoria BC. Enjoy amazing views across the ocean of the Saanich Inlet to the Malahat Mountain range on Vancouver Island. The waters are very peaceful on the inlet which makes the swimming fantastic in the summer, walks along the beach, hunting for Gooey Ducks at low water, rock pooling and all the joys of playing on the oceanfront. </p><p>The Pendray House is located on a no-through road, there is very little traffic which sets the scene for the peace and quiet you can enjoy while on vacation. The house is two levels and was built in 1948, it has j...ust undergone a complete renovation to bring up to the 21st Century, yet still retaining the traditional beach cottage feel. A path leads up to the front door which gives you first sight of the sea and the views you will enjoy during your stay. Walk through the entrance hall and into the open plan living area. This area covers the living room, dining room and the kitchen all with great views of the ocean. There is a feature fireplace made from river rock from the Fraser River, the original owners in 1948 hired their children to collect the stones and were given 1 cent per stone each. The living room features two sofas, the fireplace, a wide screen television and integrated HIFI system which has speakers in the living areas and outside on the terrace. The dining area has a large table next to the kitchen with spectacular views of the sea for you and your family can enjoy while sharing a meal. There is a large kitchen with all modern cooking amenities ready for those chefs among you. On the main floor there is three queen bedrooms, the master bedroom includes an ensuite while the other two bedrooms share a large bathroom featuring a claw foot tub and walk-in shower.</p><p>Take a walk downstairs to the lower level and you will find a movie room with a large screen TV for the kids with bean-bag chairs ready for them to lounge and enjoy a movie after a day on the beach. A full size bathroom with walk-in shower which includes a seat below the shower nozzle for guests staying downstairs. Two large bedrooms are located on the lower floor that feature two pairs of single bunk beds in each room suited perfectly for children and teens. </p><p>Both floors have access to the large terrace on the waterside of the house, which is a great place to relax. The terrace has dappled shade, if you want full sun, just go down to the lower deck on the beach. The house faces southwest, and gets beautiful sunsets and sunshine all day. There is direct access to the beach from the house and since there is no public access point close to this beach it provides a very private feel. </p><p>The house is located on west side of the Saanich Peninsula in the community of North Saanich. Located only 10 minutes drive from the B.C. Ferries docks to Vancouver and the Gulf Islands and the Victoria Airport. There is seaplane service to Vancouver about 5 minutes away at Patricia Bay. Downtown Victoria is a 30 minute drive away. Sidney by the Sea, which is the local shopping area, has many good restaurants, whale watching, and seaside attractions to experience. The world famous Butchart Gardens is only 15 minutes drive and the locally renowned Deep Cove Chalet Restaurant is only 5 minutes drive. There is a walk on ferry shuttle on the pier in Sidney which will take you to Sidney Island, part of the Gulf Islands National Park, which features large sandy beaches and great walks to view wildlife there. Saanich Peninsula has golf courses, sailing charters, horseback riding adventures, fishing charters, and local wineries to experience. There are many hiking trails in the region for walking and biking, so you will always find lots to do for those of you who wish to be active.</p><p>Please come and enjoy the Pendray House and make your next great vacation here on the west coast of Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia a memorable one.</p>
Additional amenities include: board games, wood stove, in-home theater, blow dryer, coffee maker, food processor, children's facilities, ocean access, sundeck, cooking and eating utensils, iron and ironing board, binoculars, water equip./toys, kettle, pots and pans, washer and dryer, answering machine, beach access, oven/stove, barbeque utensils.
Overall rating:4.1 / 5.0based on 28 reviews and 84 properties
Victoria Area Deep Cove Ocean Front 5 Bedroom Private Vacation Home North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
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Victoria British Columbia is known internationally as The Garden City of Canada. When you arrive in this exquisite place you will quickly realize that the gardens, parks and flowers that abound here are only scratching the surface of the joy and beauty that awaits you in British Columbia's capital city. Situated on the sheltered side of the Southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria, BC boasts a downtown core reminiscent of Europe and steeped in old English charm. As the city is situated on the Juan de Fuca Strait and faces the Olympic Mountains in Washington State. Everywhere you look there are either beautiful ocean or stunning mountain views.
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Victoria boasts an amazing climate found only on the west coast of Canada. Our temperate climate of mild year-round temperatures provides a perfect medium for the green lush gardens you will experience here. In the atmosphere of Victoria's old world charm and European flair, there are excellent services to be found, which include some of the best dining in Canada, both modern and old world pubs, famous locations for afternoon teas, excellent indoor and outdoor shopping, and a host of fresh-air activities. Victoria, B.C., is the ultimate destination whether you are a honeymooner, a family, retiree or just looking to get away to a very clean and safe city in the Pacific North West.
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The areas around Victoria include Sidney, Sooke, Metchosen, East Sooke and The West Side. If you are looking for a way to get away from the business of the city but yet be close to the action should you choose to go for dinner or a show, Victoria and the areas around Victoria are ideal for this kind of holiday. Remote living is less than 1 hour from downtown in places like East Sooke or French Beach. The parks, the sand, the trees, the museums, the sights to see, Victoria has it all.
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Victoria and surrounding areas are found on the Southern portion of Vancouver Island, located off the west side of Canada. Vancouver Island is a very large island with more than 1 million people in total and an area of 32,134 km2. Most of the Island is made up of spectacular wild areas where bear, cougar, eagle and salmon make their home. The rest of the island makes for an excellent place to holiday. Sun, sand, beaches and beautiful clean cities await you!
Last updated on September 17, 2014
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