This west coast vacation home gem has all the natural gifts needed to make your dream holiday come true. Serenity is an amazing 2 story home over-looking 700 feet of oceanfront playground on the Saanich Inlet surrounded by a mature forest of Douglas Fir, Red Cedar and the unique Arbutus. Serenity offers the finest water-front experience available in Victoria at a very reasonable price. Park your boat and toys in the front yard dock and explore the wonders of the playground in front of you the Canadian west coast. Sooth your hiking muscles while sipping your favourite refreshment in the huge 6 person hot tub that over-looks the ocean below. Wh...en in season, dig up a bucket of clams and enjoy them as hors-doeuvres. Bake a salmon on the huge deck BBQ after a day of fishing in the 600 deep waters, only .5km off your shore. Paddle your kayak to a harbour seal gathering spot only minutes away you are guaranteed to see seals at low tide on a sunny day. All this beauty, tranquility and isolation is only 30 minutes from downtown Victoria!
Serenity offers 4000 square feet of living space for you and your family to enjoy. This wonderfully designed home has a 22 open vaulted white pine ceiling and huge picture windows to make you feel like the nearby bald eagles are close enough to touch. Each of the spacious bedrooms has an outside access door to a huge wrap-around deck and the hot tub that over-looks the ocean. The large open kitchen and dining area has all the comforts of home to dine with your family, seated comfortably at the huge dining table that seats 10. Many organic herbs are grown in the gardens and ceramic pots for your dining needs. If you like to BBQ, dine outside on the 80 long deck that stretches the entire length of the house and over-looks the inlet below. Downstairs is a 600 square foot party/conference room that can be used for any large family or business gathering. From there, step out onto a huge concrete patio with a breath taking view of the water below. Explore the many property gardens supported by endless stone walls, professionally built from rock harvested and crafted on the property. Lots of outside furniture allows you sit in the privacy of nature at its best. Snuggle by the stone fireplace at night and read your book planning the next day's adventure. Wake up to the eagles call and down the 56 steps to the dock below with your morning refreshment - then sit and stare at the wonder of it all.
Serenity By the Sea is located ideally between Victoria and the Cowichan Valley on nine acres of wooded waterfront property. It is 5 minutes off the Trans Canada Highway - only 40 minutes from the Victoria airport and 50 minutes from the Schwartz Bay or Duke Point ferries. Climb up nearby Finlayson Mountain, 5km south, in the summer or stroll through Goldstream Park, 4km south, in the fall to watch the wonder of spawning salmon. You can shop in the seaside community of Mill Bay, 25 minutes away, or nearby Langford, 15 minutes away, for all your family needs. Fly fishing for salmon on the world famous Cowichan River is only 30 minutes away. Visit the theatre, murals and charm of historic Chemainus, a short 40 minute drive. The surrounding area offers many excellent year round golf courses such as the Jack Nicklaus designed Bear Mountain golf course 20 minutes away, local wineries, Butchart Gardens, spas, whale watching tours and a long list of other activities in Victoria, the most beautiful harbour capitol city in Canada. Take time and make Serenity your next memorable and restful retreat.
Additional amenities include: board games, dock/boat-slip, security system, game room, children's facilities, iron and ironing board, bicycles, heated floors, fenced yard, juicer, cd player, cooking and eating utensils, binoculars, beach access, oven/stove, blow dryer, food processor, ocean access, water filter/cooler, kettle, pots and pans, washer and dryer, garburator, barbeque utensils, coffee maker, wharf, computer printer, sundeck, baby amenities, boat.
Amazing Large Victoria Ocean Front 4 Bedroom Home with Hot Tub and Dock Victoria, 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.
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.
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.
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 July 22, 2014
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