<p>Oceanfront Escape is a balance between the natural west coast ocean and forest surroundings, and being close enough to enjoy the small town country charms of North Saanich and Sidney or city amenities of Victoria BC. The views from this sunny-side south-facing vacation home and property are incredible and can only be appreciated in person since photographs will only provide a taste of what you will really experience while staying at the Oceanfront Escape.</p><p>The Oceanfront Escape is a three bedroom, 2200 square foot house situated on an acre of prime oceanfront property in one of Victoria's most sought after commun...ities. There are two bedrooms on the main floor, both with queen beds. The third bedroom is located on the ground floor which is set up as two twins or can be combined into a king bed if required. The main floor boasts spectacular bay windows that provide 180 degree views of the ocean, mountains, Gulf Islands, and harbour. From these windows you can view the sea mammals and birds in the area swim or fly by. Take in the majesty of the resident eagles as they perch themselves on the tree tops outside the windows of the property or watch them soar along the bluff side on patrol hunting for fish from the ocean below. The living room, dining room, and kitchen open plan make it a perfect place to socialize, cook, and eat together without being separated from each other. There is direct access to decks from the main floor as well as from the ground floor. A hot tub is located on the ground level deck which is accessed from a large family room that includes a large wide screen TV, snack kitchen, and wood burning fireplace. Washrooms are located on both floors. The upper floor washroom has a bath tub shower combo while the ground level washroom has a walk-in shower, hand painted wall murals, and a washer and dryer for your convenience. There is exercise equipment located in the car port entrance room for those who need a work out. The grounds are graced with little pathways that take you to the outdoor fireplace area, private contemplative sitting areas and down to the ocean side deck. The pathways get you to experience views, natural flora and fauna and geological rock formations on the property.</p><p>The Oceanfront Escape is conveniently located close to many attractions and important transport access points into Southern Vancouver Island. The BC Ferries Swartz Bay dock is only a few minutes away by car where you can come in from, or return to, Vancouver BC. Sidney is only a 5 minute drive away where you can access Washington State Ferries to Anacortes or the San Juan Islands. Victoria is only a 25 to 30 minute drive away where you can access the Blackball Ferry Service on the Coho to Port Angeles Washington. The Victoria International Airport is only a 10 minute drive from the property. There is located public transportation leaving from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal and from Sidney. Many attractions are located nearby such as the World Famous Butchart Gardens, Butterfly World, The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, and the many curio shops, restaurants, and pubs that dot the streets of Sidney BC. During the late Spring through until the early Fall you can take advantage of the many farmers street markets or street side stands to sample the locally grown produce. There are companies that provide tours of the local waters where you can take a whale watching tour, fishing charter, eco-crusies, kayaking, or boat shuttles to Sidney Spit Island Park which is part of the fairly newly created Gulf Islands National Park. The downtown city of Victoria is a short 30 minute drive where you can experience one Canada's jewels in the crown. Victoria has fantastic restaurants, shopping, and many more attractions for visitors to explore.</p><p>The Oceanfront Escape will provide you with wonderful memories and experiences. While visiting Victoria or Sidney BC, make the Oceanfont Escape your home away from home.</p>
Additional amenities include: blow dryer, coffee maker, food processor, cooking and eating utensils, ocean access, cd player, sundeck, garburator, iron and ironing board, water filter/cooler, binoculars, blu-ray DVD, espresso machine, washer and dryer, coffee grinder, answering machine, oven/stove, barbeque utensils, kettle, pots and pans.
Overall rating:4.1 / 5.0based on 29 reviews and 85 properties
Spectacular Sidney 3 Bedroom Ocean Front Home with Incredible Island Views Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
Additional Location Information
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 29, 2014
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