We knew the rental market in Victoria was bad, but this one takes the cake.

An apartment in a building on Estevan Terrace was recently listed as vacant, and we took a look at some of the details.

The building in question is located right across from Willows Beach and boasts spectacular ocean views. The apartment itself has a patio from which to enjoy these views.

It’s also got two bedrooms, a den, in-suite laundry, and just one full sized bathroom, and costs a whopping $4,750/month!

Just to be clear, this price does not include parking or utilities, and the building does not allow pets.

Let’s take a look at what you can get for the same price in other cities

1. Vancouver:


For $4,960/month in what is known as the toughest housing markets in the country, you can rent this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom fully furnished apartment in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The rent includes private underground parking, utilities, three TVs, Netflix, a land line with a long distance plan, and even things like coffee and cleaning supplies!

2. Calgary


At $4,950/month, you can look at renting this fully furnished 2 storey condo with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in downtown Calgary. This luxury home comes equipped with hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, a fireplace, jacuzzi, and 2 underground parking stalls.

3. Toronto


For $4,700 in Toronto, you can rent this fully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in the up and coming King West neighborhood. The rent includes internet, hydro, one parking spot, a private patio, and possibly allows pets!

4. Montreal



For approximately $4,500/month, you’ll be able to rent this fully furnished 2 storey penthouse with 11 foot ceilings, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Other features of this luxury condo include a built-in bar, heated floors, indoor parking, internet access, and allows pets!


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