Spectacular sunrises and sunsets await you at Sunnyside Boatworks Cottage on Victoria's Gorge Waterway. Fully euipped kitchen with great lighting. One bedroom cottage, bathroom with shower.
A writing table overlooks the Gorge waterway.
The cottage deck is perched on pilings on the waterway giving you a front row seat to a diverse waterway.
Sunnyside Cottage is home to a 10 box nesting site for purple martins, and a great spot for bird watchers.
Blue herons and the double-crested cormorants,eagles and osprey are frequently seen. Otters and seals can be seen swimming in the gorge waterway. Sunnyside Cottage is ideally located and is a 5 minute drive to downtown Victoria.
It is a pleasant 25 minute stroll along the Galloping Goose walk/bike pathway that follows the waterway to the downtown core.
Sunnyside Cottage offers privacy while being close to downtown shopping, and 2 of Victoria's best coffee shops - The Spiral Cafe and Cafe Fantastico.
Fry's Bakery is a 4 minute walk away. It specializes in delicious baked goods made from organic grains. The entrance to the Galloping Goose trail system is a 2 minute bike ride away through Banfield Park. The Galloping Goose & Lochside Trails cover more than 80 km of trails from Sooke to Sidney.
Rowing skulls, kayakers, Dragon boaters, stand up paddle boarders ply the narrow tidal inlet.
You can launch your kayak and paddle the 7 km of Gorge waterway. Sunnyside Cottage is a sacred oasis and presents a unique view of the capital city.