Tranquil and Stunning Victoria 4 Bedroom Lake View

5489 Forest Hill Rd, Saanich, BC, Canada


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The stunning Lakeshore Country Retreat is a real pleasure to visit. The location is spectacular, the house is truly beautiful and the lake is one of a kind. Lakeshore Country Retreat is owned and maintained by an old world European couple who meticulously care for both the house and the gardens. You will be amazed at both the appeal of the styling of the house and the spectacular acres of gardens rich with plants, flowers, fruit trees, berry bushes, vegetables, and a wondrous mix of grassy area and quiet forest all leading down to the quiet edge of Elk Lake.The home at Lakeshore Country Retreat is a wonderful mix of European flair and North American practicality. As you enter the home, you are greeted with floor to ceiling windows showcasing the view of the gardens with Elk Lake as a backdrop. To your left is the living area with the large sitting room and brick fireplace, beyond that is the dining room with seating for 8. At the far left of the house is the kitchen and TV area, both with excellent views.The sleeping area of the house to the right of the entrance contains 4 good sized bedrooms all with a European flair. Each has a bathroom and the three main rooms all have views of the grounds of the estate. A wonderful feeling of peace and tranquility will come over you while enjoying this part of the house as all you can hear is the slight trickle of water in the gardens and the faint sounds of the farm animals in the estate below.Proceed out of the floor to ceiling windows through one of the sliding glass doors onto the full sized covered patio ideal for entertaining with an outdoor fireplace and barbecue. Enjoy a short stroll to access the path that encircles Elk Lake for walking cycling or running. You can travel a short distance along this trail to get to the public beach or stop at a small swimming platform and dive right in. This country retreat is absolutely perfect and offers an experience like no other.

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. EMR Vacation Rentals highly recommends a visit to the Garden City!

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!

About the place:


Number of Floors: 1.

Bedroom Types:

Bedroom 1: 1 Queen Size. Located on Main Floor

Bedroom 2: 1 Queen Size. Located on Main Floor

Bedroom 3: 1 Queen Size. Located on Main Floor

Bedroom 4: 1 Double Bed. Located on Main Floor

Bathrooms Description:

Bathroom 1: 1 toilet and 1 sink. Located on Main Floor

Bathroom 2: 1 shower and 1 sink. Located on Main Floor

Bathroom 3: 1 shower and 1 sink. Located on Ground

Bathroom 4: 1 toilet, 1 jacuzzi tub and 1 sink. Located on Ground

Bathroom 5: 1 toilet, 1 bathtub, 1 shower and 1 sink. Located on Main Floor

Parking Spaces: 5.

Check-in After: 4:00 PM Check-out Before: 11:00 AM

Sleeps 8. Children welcome. Fully Equipped Kitchen, Garburator, Washing Machine, Toaster, Garbage Compactor, Oven Stove, Cooking Eating Utensils, Clothes Dryer, Freezer, Iron Board, Kettle Pots Pans, Wood Stove, Broadband Access, Wireless Broadband, Near The Ocean, Patio, Boat Launch, Parking Off Street, Patio, Garden, Balcony, Crib, Baby Amenities, Local Calls Included, Housekeeper Optional, Soaps Basic, Outdoor Furniture, Toilet Paper, Hair Dryer, Concierge On Request, Central Heating, Yard, Sundeck, Local Activities Guide, Towels Provided, Local Maps, Restaurant Dining Guide, Deck Furniture, Audio Tape Player, Cable TV, Piano, Board Games, VCR, Car Recommended, Dining Room, Childs High Chair

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              5489 Forest Hill Rd