The Oak Bay Guest House, Oak Bay, BC V8S 5E3

Presenting the Oak Bay Guest House

Rarely does a property and business with such a renowned reputation, character and charm become available. Located at 1052 Newport Ave., the Oak Bay Guest House represents a truly authentic and elegant experience. A short stroll from the beach, this property is located in the stunningly beautiful neighbourhood of South Oak Bay, Victoria, B.C.

As a thriving business, this delightful property has 11 guest rooms/suites on the main and upper floors, and two one-bedroom apartments on the ground level. The property also boasts beautiful gardens and amenities, including a charming old English style dining room, a cozy fireside lounge, and spectacular sunroom on the upper level.

The Guest House has received 230+ “Awesome” ratings (9 out of 10) on and

This property and business are being offered as a turn-key investment, fully operational and ready to go. It could be perfect for a new owner-operator or the investor looking to complete their portfolio. There is a possibility of training, or retaining existing staff and management.

Unique Features:

  • Built in 1912 in the style of renowned local architect Samuel Maclure
  • This well-established business has been run as a guest house since 1922, making it one of the longest-running guest houses in Victoria
  • One of only 2 accommodation providers in prestigious Oak Bay and the only legally licensed Guest House. Current zoning will not allow for more.
  • Beautiful, quiet and peaceful residential neighbourhood, just steps from beaches, parks, golf courses, marina, gardens, shops (Oak Bay Village, Estevan Village), spas and top-quality restaurants
  • Close to Jubilee Hospital, schools, Camosun College and the University of Victoria
  • The “best of both worlds”. Only 10 mins drive to downtown and the hustle and bustle of the City and the inner harbour.
  • Fresh air and outdoor activities, walking, cycling, sailing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, and yoga to name a few.
  • Well-kept secret, many year-round repeat guests and locals
  • Ample parking available in the private car park and on street
  • Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor,, Expedia and Google listing, social media etc.
  • Many upgrades in the last few years
  • Huge revenue potential, revenue doubled in last 4 years.
  • A unique opportunity that will be available for a limited time only, enquire today

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About Oak Bay: 

Imagine a getaway with miles of beaches, boutique shops, art galleries, tasty food and wine, bakeries and coffee shops to linger in, a charming hotel and guest house all within walking distance. Lots of cool, relaxing things to do with family and friends. Very close to Downtown Victoria on Vancouver Island. The getaway that’s a real community surrounded by a spectacular natural setting. 

Affluent Oak Bay is popular for its tree-lined namesake avenue, filled with smart boutiques and art galleries, fancy delis, and lively cafes. Casual spots serving brunch and fish and chips buzz with locals in nearby Estevan Village. A short stroll away, Willows Beach has calm waters for kayaking and paddle-boarding, while yachts pack Oak Bay Marina. A coastal drive passes the Victoria Golf Club and ritzy Uplands area.

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The Oak Bay Guest House
Oak Bay, BC V8S 5E3
14 Bed | 14 Baths

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