Location, Quality and Value are three key attributes to a worthwhile vacation home. Our Scottswood Village vacation home away from home has everything you need and accommodates six guests comfortably. We are a health conscious family providing a scent free, smoke free, pet free environment with air conditioning and natural lit spaces. The home is a bungalow style with few steps that is easily accessed by wheelchair if required. Level Two EV charger equipped and driveway parking for two cars.
Downtown Victoria is nearby and Scottswood Lane is practically at the centre of Greater Victoria (10 minutes to Butchart Gardens or Victoria's inner harbor. Twenty minutes gets you to pedestrian friendly `Sidney by-the-Sea’ (Book Town), Victoria International Airport (YYJ) & BC Ferries to or from Vancouver & the Sunshine Coast. The Anacortes Ferry terminal in Sidney takes you to the US San Juan Islands group. Seattle is also a relatively short excursion departing from Victoria’s Inner Harbour on board the Seattle Clipper.
Visitors can easily drive to a number of attractions such as:
• Butchart Gardens
• Royal BC Museum
• Miniature World
• Parliament Buildings
• Empress Hotel
• Fisherman’s wharf (feed the seals!)
• BC Aviation Museum in Sidney
• Butterfly Gardens
• Silver City with iMax theatre is 10 minutes away.
Outdoor pursuits abound such as hiking, running, biking, swimming, birdwatching, photography and much more. Points of interest might include The Sooke Potholes, Sidney Spit, Goldstream Provincial Park, Rithets Bog, Esquimalt Lagoon, East Sooke Park, Point No Point, Malahat lookout, Chemainus and the list goes on. Local Recreation Centres offer a host of outdoor and indoor activities such as Yoga, Pilates, Boot camp, water aerobics, weight training etc.
Home amenities includes: free Wifi or hard wire to internet & printer, A/C, TV, DVD’s, Stereo, Board Games, Modern Kitchen includes gas double oven and Keurig coffee (bring your favourite K-cups), Gas BBQ on private outdoor patio. You may want to cycle the famous Galloping Goose and Lochside trails, Scottswood Lane is located in the upscale Broadmead neighborhood and is in close proximity to several golf courses, fine dining, shopping, outdoor adventure and nightlife.
Ride your bikes south towards downtown Victoria or North towards Sidney past hobby farms and ocean beaches along the safe Galloping Goose trail or the Lochside trail for 40kms worth of car free walking or riding enjoyment.
The new McMinn Park playground is a block from the house. Take the children and meet friendly locals. McMinn Park has public outdoor Tennis courts. Or explore Matticks Farm boutique shopping, Spa, Golf, restaurants or cafe. Grocery shop at The Red Barn Market where are you confine highest quality groceries and deli selections for gourmet cooking at home.
Our private backyard is equipped with a natural gas BBQ, table, chairs, umbrella and even a spring-free Trampoline for the kids. Great neighbours welcome out-of-town guests who respect the ambience and serenity.Get the full listing »