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SUNRISE GARDEN COTTAGE - a former smuggler's hideway now charming cottage for 2.

A historic cottage full of charm for two romantics.
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
15 reviews
A historic cottage full of charm for two romantics.
Fresh flowers welcome guests to Sunrise Garden Cottage
Stairs to bedroom loft with King sized bed and ensuite bathroom
kitchenette with sink, jennair stove top with grill, small fridge, microwave, convection oven.
Stove top with BBQ as well as microwave and convection oven.  All small appliances.
Microwave,  Convection oven, under counter fridge. mini washer/dryer.
Dining table expands for dinner guests
Downstairs  bathroom, sink, tub with shower, WC.  Also  hair dryer, shampoo, lotion and  extras.
Freshly painted downstairs bathroom.
ball and claw-footed cast iron tub with shower
Stairwell to bedroom loft.
Good reading lights beside bed.
Large garden shed (padlock) for bicycles, paddle boards etc.
The cottage nestles in the corner of a large garden estate..
Outside dining table and gas barbecue
Paddle boarders and kayakers launch from Smuggler's Cove.
Wisteria covered cottage built in 1908 and renovated with care.
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Sunrise Garden Cottage (c. 1908) is the oldest structure near Smuggler's Cove made infamous during Prohibition for rum-running . Today it is a bright and cozy, romantic hideaway for two non-smokers set in a flower filled English garden and only 15-20 minutes from old town Victoria. The main floor is a large living space filled with English and Canadian antiques , original art work , gas fireplace, electric heat, television, games, books, wireless internet and seasonal flower arrangements. There is a trestle table that seats 4-6 table linens, silver, crystal glasses, chandelier comfortable chairs and a sofa. A small corner kitchenette is fully equipped to prepare meals. There is a freshly painted bathroom with ball and claw Victorian tub with luxurious towels, hairdryer, lotions, potions, Upstairs, the former hayloft is a... Read more
About the Owner, Sunrise Garden C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 65 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The owners live in the main house year round and delight in welcoming guests to the cottage. When on holiday there is a live in dog sitter in the main house to help with any problems that might occur.
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 15 reviews
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English first
Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The cottage was so lovely and in a perfect setting close to the ocean and the University of Victoria. Kind and gracious hosts and a perfectly appointed suite with a huge king bed in the loft upstairs and vibrant comfortable living area downstairs with its own private garden and patio. Surpasses all expectations and provides a lovely place to spend...

Management response:

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and of course the weather was absolutely perfect this past October (2015). As I write I can hear the eagles calling outside the window. Yes, this is a truly lovely spot.


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Niagara Region
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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We could not have been more pleased with our stay at Sunrise Garden Cottage. The cottage itself is spacious and well equipped (even a small washing machine!) Bed is incredibly comfy. The property is spectacular, with beautiful gardens, and the location quite idyllic, about 50 metres from a small beach. The owners are wonderful, very welcoming and accommodating. Would love...

Management response:

Thank you for your happy comments especially about the King-sized bed. Every guest says it is one of the most comfortable beds ever....We are shortly putting in new wall to wall carpet throughout.


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Juneau, Alaska
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Upon arrival we were greeted by one of the owners and made to feel welcomed and right at home. The cottage is decorated beautifully. Everything needed for a comfortable stay has been provided. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautiful setting, lots of wildlife, close to the water, amazing garden, and a comfortable bed!. Loved the cottage and adored the owners....

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Guest should contact owner before booking property. Sometimes the calendar is not up to date. Guests should be aware that the stairs from the bedroom loft and the bathroom...
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May 31, 2017
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About the neighborhood
Sunrise Garden Cottage is located in an exclusive residential area on 10 Mile Point. It is within fifty paces of a secluded cove that is a haven for wild ducks, geese, oyster catchers and herons. The area has the feel of the country but lies within 15 minutes of downtown Victoria and within 5 minutes of Cadboro Bay shopping village, the University of Victoria and Uplands Golf Course. There is no bus route on 10 Mile Point.
Getting around
We live in a residential area with bus service and a car is a necessity. At the end of 10 Mile Point there is a bus stop that goes to the University of Victoria, or the Cadboro Bay Village.
Car recommended
How to get there
There is off street parking right in front of the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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