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Vancouver Heritage Garden Suite - Awesome Views and Location

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Over 100 years old and holding up very well. Your suite is the main floor.

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Last updated: 04/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

As travelers ourselves my wife and I have been renting out our Heritage House Garden suite since 2009. Over that time we have had the great pleasure of hosting folks from around the world. We have made some great friends and always look forward to adding a new visitor to our world map which shows where all our visitors have come from. Vancouver as you well know if one of the most awesome cities in the world. We hosted the 2010 Winter games which put us on the map. If you are a sports fan our Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer team has just entered the MLS and they play just a few blocks from our house in BC Place. As a hockey fan you will be able to see our Vancouver Canucks, Junior Hockey is just a few blocks away where you can you watch our Vancouver Giants. If you are a music fan Vancouver hosts the annual Vancouver Folk Festival in July, and the Burnaby Blues Festival in August as well as our International Jazz Festival in late June and early July. Add to that numerous arts and music festivals throughout the lower mainland. Just want to wallow in nature. From the 'heights' you will see three major ski mountains - Mount Seymour, Cypress Mountain and Grouse and a bit further away is Whistler, voted number one ski resort in North American many years in a row and the major venue for the 2010 Olympics along with Cypress Mountain. Hiking, boating, sailing, bicycling, eating, drinking, dancing, running, playing, partying. Vancouver has it all. Stay with a couple who has lived in Vancouver for many years and can point you in the direction of many activities that only the locals know.

Keywords: Our home is a main floor garden suite in one of Vancouver's most beautiful neighborhoods. Conveniently close to all of Vancouver's tourist sites. Mountain and Ocean views with all the amenities of a great neighborhood. Close to 'little Italy' with great restaurants, coffee shops and markets. Swimming pools, community center, library, transit connections, parks and walking trails all close by.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Small step into the suite from the main entrance. Rest of the suite and access to the yard, no problem....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1),

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Full size bathroom with tub and shower.

Other Amenities

  • Our suite has a great outdoor garden space which is just out the door. Use your own private terrace or you can use the lounging area in our garden. If you enjoy fresh vegetables you are more than welcome to pick from our vegetable garden depending on the time of year. Love hiking, you will find some great hiking trails just minutes away or just enjoy our beautiful neighborhood and its lovely streets....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Assorted books and magazines...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Tons of CD's and numerous audio selections through the Cable network...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Too many channels to mention, full Cable service....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Ipod, Iphone, Ipad player available....moreless

  • Television:

    40' Flat Screen High Definition TV....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The stunning north shore mountains are just outside our door with 20 min drives to 3 major ski facilities including Grouse Mountain, Seymour and Cypress....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sitting on a viewpoint above the inlet our neighborhood has stunning views of the ocean and the northshore mountains....moreless

  • Water View:

    Many views from our home and neighborhood of our inner waterways and mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Larger kitchen with a four seater round table. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Our suite is on the main floor and stay very cool during the heat of the summer....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    We have a gas fireplace/heater that warms things up quit nicely, only necessary in the coldest days of winter, not that many....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a fitness centre just a few blocks away....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    For those chilly Vancouver nights we have space heaters as well as a cozy gas fireplace heater and of course our main forced air heat....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Full size living room with a desk, full size sofa and cozy chairs....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking for one car....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    You have a full size washer and dryer just adjacent to your suite....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Table that seats four....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We include upon your arrival the basics such as your first few cups of coffee, filters, salt, pepper, sugar, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, toilet paper, soap, shampoo etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private terrace just out your door and a large back yard with two more lounging areas to enjoy....moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    Pitch and Putt a few blocks away as well as a full size gold course minutes away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Access to our backyard garden and terrace....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    3 Major Ski hills within minutes of our home...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts just a half a block away...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Community Pool, both indoor and outdoor just a few blocks away....moreless

  • Sauna:

    Sauna and Steam just a few blocks away at our community centre....moreless

 

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My standard rate
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
C$125
C$800 C$2,500
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Fees:

  • 3 to 7 day cleaning fee C$50
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 04/10/2015
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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Vancouver Internationa Airport
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
The Admiral Pub
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Horseshoe Bay Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Northlands Gold Course
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Skytrain Station - Gilmore
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1 - TransCanada
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Hastings and Gilmour
17 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Grouse Mountain
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
New Brighton Park

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: My wife and I have traveled extensively throughout Southeast Asia and Europe as well as North and Central America. I am in the import furniture business and am also a travel photographer. We enjoy meeting new travellers and exchanging information and stories of our travels. We have a large family who also enjoy travelling and when younger were always treking along at our side. I am a aspiring musician who when I have guests tries really hard to keep down the sounds of my guitar. We are avid music fans and attend many music events in the Vancouver and whenever we travel. Your suite will be furnished with my photographs as well as some furniture and decorative items from our travels.

Why the Owner Chose Burnaby:
If you would like to stay in one of Vancouver's nicest and most treed neighborhoods as well as relax in our oasis of a backyard and avoid the buzz of the big city and the generic hotel scene this might be your place. Even though we are just across the border into Burnaby we are closer to most major lower mainland sites than staying in Vancouver. Google us and you will see our great location.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When you stay in our Heritage Garden Suite you will be able to experience the west coast lifestyle. Close to the mountains, hiking and biking trails, the ocean and all the amenities it provides. Just minutes from your home you will find great coffee shops, numerous ethnic restaurants, pubs, sporting facilities, parks, swimming pools and all the things you would expect of a great neighborhood.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Over 100 years old and holding up very well.  Your suite is the main floor.

    Over 100 years old and holding up very well. Your suite is the main floor.

  • Namaste!

    Namaste!

  • Here is your living room looking out to the entrance and the kitchen.

    Here is your living room looking out to the entrance and the kitchen.

  • Bathroom entrance with your kitchen just around the corner.

    Bathroom entrance with your kitchen just around the corner.

  • Fully equipped kitchen with all the necessities.

    Fully equipped kitchen with all the necessities.

  • Full size queen bed.

    Full size queen bed.

  • Main entrance to your suite just off your private terrace and garden.

    Main entrance to your suite just off your private terrace and garden.

  • Gather round your gas fire pit.

    Gather round your gas fire pit.

  • A typical street in the neighborhood.

    A typical street in the neighborhood.

  • One of many great markets in the neighbourhood.

    One of many great markets in the neighbourhood.

  • Artigianno's, one of many Italian businesses you will find.

    Artigianno's, one of many Italian businesses you will find.

  • A view from the garden of your ground floor entrance.

    A view from the garden of your ground floor entrance.

  • This sofa converts to a very comfortable queen size bed.

    This sofa converts to a very comfortable queen size bed.

  • A very comfortable TV watching chair.

    A very comfortable TV watching chair.

  • Kitchen table looking out onto the terrace and the garden.

    Kitchen table looking out onto the terrace and the garden.

  • Full size shower and bath.

    Full size shower and bath.

  • Lounge on the terrace just outside your door.

    Lounge on the terrace just outside your door.

  • A view of your suite entrance and garden from your private parking spot.

    A view of your suite entrance and garden from your private parking spot.

  • Your private terrace looking over the garden.

    Your private terrace looking over the garden.

  • Our restored vintage sign in The Heights brought back to life.

    Our restored vintage sign in The Heights brought back to life.

  • One of many ethnic restaurants you can enjoy.

    One of many ethnic restaurants you can enjoy.

  • Wonderful little french bistro just blocks away.

    Wonderful little french bistro just blocks away.

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Speaks: english
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