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House overlooking Finlayson Arm Living room area with access to balcony and views
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12 reviews
House main entry
House overlooking Finlayson Arm
Living room area with access to balcony and views
Living room at dusk
Kitchen and breakfast areas
Beautiful view of boat dock and Finlayson Arm for the breakfast area
Dining area views
Dining area
Master bedroom
Master bedroom balcony view
Master en-suite with large shower
Guest bedroom
Guest bathroom with bath tub
Media room
Study room
Balcony view from BBQ area
Seating area on balcony with retractable awning
Covered outdoor cocktail area on lower balcony
Covered outdoor dining area seating 8 people on lower balcony
Balcony view of Finlayson Arm and Gowlandd Tod Provincial Park on the opposite side
Balcony view of Finlayson Arm and Gowlandd Tod Provincial Park on the opposite side
Balcony view of Finlayson Arm and Gowlandd Tod Provincial Park on the opposite side
Boat dock for launching your toys or docking up to 45'
Prefer to fly in......no problem
Resident eagle right at the front of the house
Always calm on Finlayson Arm
You just never know what you'll find when you explore
Birds eye view of property
Water view of property & dock
Beautiful in winter
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

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dartk2018
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
“The photos don't do it justice!”
Reviewed 3 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

I don't really know where to start. The place is private and secluded on a quiet inlet. The house is perfect and the photos don't do it justice. This place is perfect if you kayak, canoe, or paddleboard. But be careful if you go into the water, we did see several large jellyfish in there (which was amazing to look at too).

Our first evening, a family of otters showed off to us by jumping on the dock. We also saw bunnies, deer, a squirrel, and harbour seals.

This place is close to so many other places and is a perfect hub if you want to explore the island. Simply pick up a few groceries on your way in, and you're set.

Also, if you are looking for a quiet place to work (e.g. writing), this is it! I had a proposal due while we were there and was able to finish it in comfort and peace.

We will definitely be recommending it and returning!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Aug 2017
Glad to hear hear that you had a relaxing time, hope to see you again.
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Dick H
1 review
“Stay at Mulahat”
Reviewed 27 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Absolutely a wonderful home and property. Everything was just right. Home was very clean and surrounding grounds were well taken care of. The 180 degree view was fabulous. Kurt was very helpful and the booking and stay was flawless. We will try to go again in the furure.

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Management Response
28 Jun 2017
It was a pleasure hosting you and I do look forward to having you back.
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Kimberly...
Ontario, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Breathtaking location, lovely home...spectacular vacation rental near Victoria”
Reviewed 5 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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From the long, scenic, winding driveway to its quiet location on a rock plateau above the sparking waters of Finlayson Arm, this home is spectacular, and we thoroughly enjoyed our 8 night stay. Perfectly located for quick drives into downtown Victoria, hiking at Goldstream or Gowlland Tod parks, or longer drives around the island.
After spending the first week of our anniversary trip in a hotel, we were glad to be able to buy groceries nearby (Market on Millstream), have healthy breakfasts and good coffee (there is both an espresso machine and a drip coffee maker available) and grill our dinners out on the deck. There is everything you'd want (and more!), and the whole home is clean and inviting - a perfect home base. We loved relaxing on deck, or down on the dock watching the abundance of aquatic life. We even had a couple of sea lions fairly regularly serenade us at night - so very cool!
Thank you, Kurt - for being a terrific host, providing lots of information, and answering all of our questions as the dates of our stay drew near. We were sad to leave, but we will certainly return to this spot on our next BC adventure!

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Jun 2017
Kimberly thanks for all the kind words and do hope to see you again for your next anniversary or adventure!
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Bonny P
1 review
“perfect, peaceful and incredibly beautiful”
Reviewed 8 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

The house was incredible with amazing water views. Had fun exploring just around the cabin and also to Sooke where we zip-lined and had fantastic lunch at Shirley Delicious. Be sure to check out Red Fish Blue Fish in Victoria as well. We traveled with another couple and intend to return. Kurt was extremely helpful and provided a lot of extra info for make our trip memorable. The house was exquisite and very clean!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Apr 2017
Thanks for taking great care of the house and look forward to having you back to continue your exploring.
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William H
Alvin, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Mr”
Reviewed 13 November 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This house was far more beautiful and comfortable than the photos and descriptions showed. The house is well-appointed, airy and perfectly situated on a bluff overlooking Finlayson Arm. Tha Arm itself is clear, deep and thrillingly cool for snorkeling in August. The owner helped me navigate a tricky situation with the reservation and was gracious throughout, making it a wonderful trip.

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Management Response
18 Nov 2016
Look forward to having you back soon !
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Brian O
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
“I would've stayed another week at least”
Reviewed 28 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

I had been watching this specific rental for a month before I booked—waiting to see if I would find any better deals. Without a doubt, I couldn't have found a better place to stay than this for my honeymoon. This gave us the quiet, serene and remote feel that we were looking for. The drive is nice (but be careful of this late afternoon highway 1 traffic) and then the drive down to the location is steep, but exciting. When you enter into the house, it is clear that even the pictures don't do the absolute sprawl of the lookout justice. The place is roomy, especially the kitchen and living room. The bed was incredibly comfortable. And then there's the walks around the back: we saw jellyfish, seals and starfish off the dock, and two does and a deer off the deck. Kurt was polite, urgent and welcoming—thanks for the stay! We won't forget it, and we hope to bring some friends next time.

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Liked best: The scenery, the fireplace and the kitchen
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Management Response
18 Nov 2016
Glad you had a chance to explore the shoreline and property, hope to see you and your friends back soon.
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Dacalaka
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Aptly named, tranquil it is!”
Reviewed 1 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Enjoyed a fabulous stay in this property, gorgeous setting, early morning cup of tea on deck watching otters and seals rather special. High end furnishings, spectacular location and accommodating owner. We had a surprise wedding proposal whilst we were there, my daughter said yes, stunning photos of the event at the waters edge. We will most certainly return

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Sep 2016
Wonderful to have you and your family stay at our property and wow what a surprise that proposal must have been, such a nice experience. Do hope to see you and the new family come again.
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