|Luxury Accommodation Ocean Front vacation rental|
British Columbia, Canada
3 bathrooms with showers
All sheets and bedding (as well as additional bedding)
Additional bedding and blankets
Paper towel products: toilet paper, paper towels, kleenex and napkins
Handsoap and shampoo/conditioner
Laundry facilities with soap
CD Player with selection of CD's
DVD Player with selection of DVD's
Kitchen towles, and dishclothes
BBQ with propane
Coffee machine/cappaccino machine/toaster/blender
Full set of pots and pans
Dishes/cutlery and glasses for 16
Free Telephone/long distance
Computer with high speed internet
Child Care Services
House Keeping Services
In house robes/slippers
Mid Season & March 1 to June 1, September 16 to October 31, plus Christmas and New Years, Thanksgiving, Easter Weekend (three night minimum stay in mid season and long weekends).
Low Season & November 1 to December 21, January 5 to February 28 (two night minimum stay)
Guest house rental rates are based on four guests, there is an additional $25 per person/night for additional guest.
No smoking indoors; smoking is permitted on decks, gardens and beaches.
A $500.00 Canadian security deposit is required.
A $200.00 Canadian cleaning fee is due at the end of your stay. For stays longer than one week, an additional cleaning fee may be required.
All rates are quoted in Canadian currency, and are subject to applicable taxes (12% GST),
50% of your total fees are due at reservation.
Your balance is due 45 days prior to your arrival.
If you cancel 45 days prior to your reservation, full refund will be issued, less a $100 administration fee.
If you cancel less than 45 days prior to your reservation, you will loose your deposit and balance.
No refunds will be made for unused days or early departures.
Check in: 4:00 pm or by previous arrangement
Check out: 11:00 am
We accept Visa, Master card, American Express, Cash, Personal Cheques and Interac
Sooke is located 45 minutes from downtown Victoria, an hour from the Victoria airport and an hour and ten minutes from the Sidney ferry terminals.
There several ways to get to Vancouver Island from the mainland.
B.C. Ferries (Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay)
Hourly sailings during the summer months and every 2 hours off season. Check out the website for complete details!
BlackBall Ferry (Port Angeles to Victoria)
A car and passenger ferry connecting Port Angeles, Washington with downtown Victoria.
Washington State Ferries (Anacortes to Sidney)
A car and passenger ferry service connecting Vancouver Island from Anacortes, Washington. Passenger Ferries (no vehicles)
Victoria Clipper (Seattle to Victoria)
Clipper Navigation operates high speed (Catamaran) passenger only ferries from downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria.
Vancouver To Victoria
When you fly into Vancouver International airport you have the choice of making a quick connecting flight over to the Island or renting a car and driving 30 minutes to the B.C. ferry terminal at Tsawwassen. The flight from Vancouver to Victoria is about 30 minutes and the drive including ferry sailing time is about 2 hours. There are many daily flights from Vancouver to Victoria from the airports and the harbours.
Air Canada - Air BC
Harbour Air - offers up to 17 daily flights from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria.
Helijet Airways - offers 22 helicopter flights daily between Vancouver and Victoria, downtown to downtown.
West Coast Air - offers up to 17 daily flight
Seattle To Victoria
If your flight brings you into SeaTac Airport then you can quickly connect to one of several companies that will fly you over to Victoria
Alaskan Air - Horizon Air - seven flights daily from Seattle to Victoria airport
Kenmore Air - fly downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria by float plane
FROM THE TSAWWASSEN Ferry (VANCOUVER) TO SWARTZ BAY (VICTORIA) Ferry
(Approx 1 hour drive)
Follow Hwy #14 and you will reach the community of Sooke. At the Sooke River, you will cross a large bridge. There is a pub on the left side of the road with a red roof. Continue along the Sooke Road until you reach the third set of street lights (this is the light in the centre of Sooke) At the light turn left onto Murray Road, past the pet store Whiskers and Waggs. Drive down Murray Road three short blocks and take a left onto Horne Road. We are the second house on the right side. 6669 Horne Road,
(About 40 minutes) When on Douglas Street (Douglas is the street behind the Empress Hotel) start heading North. Stay on Douglas Street which becomes the Highway 1 North. Stay on the #1 highway until you see the Colwood/Sooke/Port Renfrew exit. Follow the directions above from that point.
Arriving From the water &
At Simpson point round Whiffen Spit, keeping Whiffen Spit close on the Port side (avoiding rocks on the right). Follow 2 sets of range markers, to get around the corner of Whiffen Spit. Go midway between Whiffen Spit and Woodward Pt. heading toward the 3rd set of range markers which is located at Sooke Harbour Marina, keep southern cardinal buoy on your right (southern cardinal) (buoy has 2 cones pointing down) Approach Sooke Harbour Marine keeping 2 red buoys on your right. Stay fairly close to the Marina. Heading toward the Gov't wharf. At the east end of the Gov't wharf head for the private wharfs 1/4 mile to the east. Head to the middle of the 4 private wharfs (3rd wharf)
*avoid shallow water on the southside of description.
*caution & keep a sharp eye for crab trap markers.
*follow shoreline as apposed to crossing the harbour.
Sooke is located approximately 40 minutes (by car) west of Victoria on Hwy 14. Coming from the Swartz Bay Ferry, follow the Pat Bay Hwy towards Victoria and turn at the McKenzie Exit. This will take you to Hwy 1. Continue on Hwy 1 to the Sooke-Colwood Exit, take the exit, and follow Hwy 14.