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Victoria, Canada. Listing 1094

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The property


Facing the mouth of the Victoria, B.C. harbour, our condo is light-filled from sunrise to sunset, yet cooled by breezes off the water. On the edge of a waterfront park/walkway, we are a 15 minute stroll from the centre of town with easy access to a wide variety of activities, entertainment and shopping. The condo has a large living dining area with excellent views, an efficient kitchen equipped with new appliances, a large master bedroom with ensuite and walk in closet, second bedroom/study furnished with a comfortable sofa bed, a second bathroom with shower only, a separate laundry, and two small decks. On the main floor of an eight-storey building, it is more than a full storey above the ground and fully secure.

The neighbourhood


Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island (450+ km long, 100 km wide), 35 km across the straight from the Olympic mountains in Washington State, USA, and known for the beauty and variety of its gardens and ocean-side drives. The Island offers a wide variety of outdoor activities - hiking, kayaking, salt and fresh water fishing, golf, mountain biking, camping, sailing, etc., outstanding scenery, and a temperate seacoast climate similar to mid France or southern England, with wet winters and dry summers. Vancouver/the mainland are a 2.5 hour bus/ferry ride away.

Nearest city:Victoria
Nearest airport:Victoria International (YYJ)

Exchange type

Home Exchange
Hospitality Exchange
Mid-term 2-4 weeks

Non simultaneous
Open to offers



Travel dates

09/10/2016 to 19/10/2016
01/02/2017 to 15/06/2016
15/09/2017 to 15/12/2017


InternetLift accessDish washer
Use of car


No smoking
No pets

Local activities

SightseeingSpectator sports

Suitable for a city break - Yes

Where - Victoria

Victoria is a city of 300,000, the oldest settlement north of San Francisco on North America's west coast, and the capital city of British Columbia.

Suitable for a golf break - Yes

Nearest golf course - a choice of 11 or so

The exchange party

We are non-smoking mid 60�s retired professionals & experienced exchangers, who enjoy architecture, museums, markets, and other facets of urban life as well as exploring the countryside, biking and walking. Summer 2015 is booked. We can sometimes arrange non-simultaneous exchanges, and would consider exchange Jeep and small travel trailer for motorhome in UK or Europe.

Number in our party - 2

Preferred language - English

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