2255 Woodlawn Crescent, Victoria V8R1P1 home swap
2 bedroom home + Den with pull-out bed, |Computer and Printer.. 2 Bathrooms, Large Lounge,an 8 seat Dining area, an outside deck and two lawn on either side of the bungalow. Located less than 10 minutes from the Willows Beach, the Oak Bay Marina, all in the beautiful city of Victoria.
The house is in the delightful village of Oak bay, and within a few walking minutes to the Library, Rec. Centre, Local Pub, Downtown Bus stops, and a variety of local restaurants.
Victoria was recently recognised as one of the top 20 tourist cities in the world, and is filled with many tourist attractions. Vancouver Island is an outdoors paradise, with activities ranging from whale watching, bear watching, golf(hundreds of courses), sailing, kyaking, trails , walks, hiking, private and commercial fishing trips, and a host of unusual Pacific Rim outdoor activities.
The City of Victoria has Theatre, Opera, The Butchart Gardens,Royal Museum, and all the year round events that make it so attractive. Tourism is the second largest industry.
We also have a cottage Up Island at Horne Lake(2 hours North) that could be included as part of the package. Use of the cottage will be organized, with the family having priority for dates. However, it always works so that our exchangers have use of it. In the winter, skiing is at Mt Washington which is approx 3 hours North of Victoria. The Horne Lake cottage has easy 40-45 minute driving accessibility to Mt Washington, and can be used as a daily base for skiing
Victoria has easy Ferry access to Vancouver and Seattle.
Car exchange is offered.
The climate is Semi Meditarranean with mild wet winters and warm dry summers.
About the location
Victoria is the Capitol of BC, but in no way compares in size to the larger city of Vancouver. Our Parliament Buildings sit overlooking the Harbor, as does the famous Empress Hotel.
The Island is actually around 250 miles long, and has a host of outdoor attractions , with surfing and whale watching in all ports along the island trail.
Each season has its own attraction.
Conditions of home exchange
- Garage / Parking
- Use of computer
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Horse Riding
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: Victoria
Nearest city: Victoria
Property type: Bungalow
Location type: Beach/Seaside