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Myrtle Suite - Mountain View; Centrally Located in Lovely Area

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Living and dining area. Bright, spacious (blinds on windows)

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Myrtle Suite: A delightful accommodation ~ a charming area ~ spectacular scenery ~ centrally located.

Suite Summary
Myrtle Suite is a newly renovated, spacious and bright garden level suite within a character home. This self-catering, self-contained suite is part of a larger house where the owners reside upstairs. The suite is approx. 750 sf and provides 1 bedroom with queen-sized bed plus a sofa bed in the living area. It features full bath, in-suite laundry, hardwood and tile floors, own thermostat, modern kitchen and bathroom. Furnished, including kitchen utensils, plates, pots/pans, spices, etc. The kitchen entrance opens onto a sunny back garden that in the summer blooms with flowers, herbs and grape vines. The living area has a large picture window looking out onto the front garden and offers a gorgeous view of Vancouver's mountains and a peek-a-boo ocean view. Side windows provide more light.

Central Location!
Enjoy easy access by car or transit to Vancouver and surrounding area sights and activities.

You are just a 10-minute drive (or 20-minute bus ride) to downtown Vancouver including Gastown, Chinatown, Yaletown, theatres, museums and shopping. The campuses of Simon Fraser, BCIT and Capilano College are all about a 20-minute drive. The Trans Canada Highway #1 is minutes away, taking you to the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal with destinations including Vancouver Island, Bowen Island, scenic Gibson’s Landing and the Sunshine Coast; or drive a further 60-90 minutes north to the resort village of the Whistler/Blackcomb ski hills and beyond. Drive across the nearby Ironworkers Bridge, and in 20 minutes you can be enjoying our local ski resorts of Grouse, Seymour or Cypress mountains or many hiking and mountain biking trails (check out Capilano Suspension Bridge and park, Lynn Valley Canyon, Deep Cove and the Baden Powell Trail or the challenging Grouse Grind).

The Neighbourhood
With a stunning view of the mountains and Burrard inlet, 19th century New Westminster residents would flock to the popular recreational destination of New Brighton (as this area was then called). Later the area became part of Hastings Townsite, one of Vancouver's oldest neighbourhoods. Today, Burrardview is part of the Hastings-Sunrise community and close to the shops of 'East Village' along Hastings Street. Also known as the 'hidden triangle', the area is only a few blocks deep and not many more wide and is situated above the shores of Burrard Inlet.
Today Vancouver's charming Burrardview is a community of tree-lined streets and is blessed with plenty of green space, parks and ocean-view walks. Centrally located (see above), Myrtle Suite is a short walk to bus routes; near several bike routes. Stroll up to 'East Village' for shopping on eclectic East Hastings Street, featuring restaurants, delis, grocery, bakeries, drug store, banks, community centre and other amenities. Take a short walk to the larger parks of New Brighton and Hastings Park and enjoy the local racecourse, casino and Playland with its famous heritage roller coaster. Hastings Park is also home to the Pacific National Exhibition in the last two weeks of August. This is a vibrant neighbourhood and retains a lovely charm and history in an absolutely spectacular setting!

Amenities Summary
1 Bedroom with queen-sized bed and double closet; queen sofa bed in living area; extra walk in closet/storage; modern full bath/shower, curling iron, blow dryer; iron, ironing board; sleek and sunny kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, toaster, coffee machine, coffee grinder, kettle, dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, etc.; Cable TV, Netflix, WiFi; hydro/electric utilities, cable and internet included. Single vehicle reserved parking (more on street) with close access to suite entrance.

Myrtle Suite: A delightful accommodation ~ a charming area ~ spectacular scenery ~ centrally located.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    We have a cat in our home upstairs, but we keep our suite animal free to accommodate guests with allergies. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sofa bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom has a queen bed. Sofa bed is located in the living area and is a comfy queen size....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Heated tile floors in a nice sized bathroom, 5.5 foot tub with shower, 4 foot vanity, vent fan is on timer, fully stocked with hand soap, towels for four people, toilet paper. Includes washer/dryer units in bathroom closet. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books about Vancouver and area, paperback novels and children's books....moreless

  • Games:

    Deck of cards. Additional games available upon request....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of the famous 'Lions' among the 'northshore' mountains to the north....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table extends slightly to fit 6 comfortably. An outdoor dining area is available in the summer and can seat up to 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hot water heating provides a nice soft heat from your own thermostat control. Bathroom also has heated tile floors....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi internet provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Three seater sofa converts to queen-size sofa bed. Cable TV (32'). Netflix access available. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    One parking spot off the back lane is available for guests for ease of access to the suite entrance. Additional street parking is available....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee machine (2 cup), small stovetop espresso maker, coffee bean grinder. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Glasses, coffee cups, plates and bowls, cutlery (including steak knives), utensils, (incl corkscrew, measuring cups), sauce pans and frying pans, mixing bowl, tupperware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen newly renovated and stocked with dishes, cutlery, cooking utensils and pots, teapot, dishtowels. Happy to share other items as needed from our kitchen upstairs. Sunny and southfacing....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large microwave / hood fan....moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Selection of spices, salt, pepper, sugar, foil, cling wrap, oils and vinegar, teas. Fresh granola sometimes available....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Counter depth refrigerator (top) and freezer (bottom). Total size 11 cubic feet. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ shared with the owners....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Local ski hills 20 to 30 minutes drive (Grouse Mountain, Mt. Seymour and Cypress Mountain). Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort approximately 2hrs drive. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Outdoor Public tennis courts are 1/2 block away. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay
C$125
C$805 C$2,660

Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 15 - Jan 10, 2016
5 night min stay
C$125
C$805

Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
C$110
C$700 C$2,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning C$100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and reservation deposit is paid. Rates quoted based on two-person occupancy. Each additional person extra $20-30 depending upon time of year and length of stay. This suite accommodates a maximum of 4 persons.


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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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Location

19 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Vancouver International
27 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
13 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Murdo Fraser Golf Course
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Amtrac Station Vancouver
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Trans Canada Highway 1
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Roundel Cafe
17 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Grouse Mountain
9 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Kitsilano Beach or English Bay

Car: Recommended

Stay in a community of tree-lined streets, parks and ocean view walks, walking distance to 'East Village' shopping. Central to historic Gastown, Chinatown, Yaletown, Stanley Park, Granville Island. Enjoy hikes in Lynn Valley, Deep Cove, Bunsen Lake, Capilano Valley. Ski Grouse, Seymour or Cypress. Rent bicycles downtown for a great day trip along bike paths – stop at Science World, beaches of Kitsilano, English Bay and Stanley Park, stroll around the markets and artisan studios of Granville Island (checkout the Kids Market - it's indoor arcade and the nearby waterpark), restaurants and shops, the famous Vancouver Aquarium and more. A car is great in and around Vancouver, but you can see a lot with public transit too!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Originally from Scotland, our family immigrated in the 70s. I've lived in several Canadian locations and in Vancouver from the mid 80s.

Why the Owner Chose Hastings-Sunrise (Hastings Park):
Many years ago, bicycling around town, I discovered the area known as Burrardview (sometimes called the hidden triangle). I thought to myself how wonderful it would be to have a home here. By very happy chance, and a lot of hard work, 'Myrtle House' is now our home. It is such a lovely location and wonderfully easy to get to so much of all that Vancouver has to offer. We always planned to have a vacation rental and now enjoy offering Myrtle Suite as a base to travellers and short-term visitors. Every day I am thankful for this home, the views, the location, the community.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The views from the house and the neighbourhood are stunning. Watching the sun light up the mountains in the morning or going down in the Northwest late on a summer evening never gets old. I love that we can wander down to the end of our street to play tennis or enjoy the park, we can take lovely walks around the neighbourhood, down to New Brighton park, up to the shops of Hastings Street. It is also terrific to be able to get to so many places in a 10 or 20 minute drive! Or to the airport in 40 minutes or even to Tswassen or Horseshoe Bay ferries.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • Living and dining area. Bright, spacious (blinds on windows)

    Living and dining area. Bright, spacious (blinds on windows)

  • Dining area with garden and mountain view.

    Dining area with garden and mountain view.

  • Kitchen - North view

    Kitchen - North view

  • Bedroom features a queen bed and down alternative duvet.

    Bedroom features a queen bed and down alternative duvet.

  • View of queen size sofa bed from dining area.

    View of queen size sofa bed from dining area.

  • Large bathroom, lots of vanity drawers, hairdryer.

    Large bathroom, lots of vanity drawers, hairdryer.

  • Extra walk in closet.

    Extra walk in closet.

  • South facing back yard. Suite entrance and kitchen window is to the bottom righ

    South facing back yard. Suite entrance and kitchen window is to the bottom righ

  • Suite entrance

    Suite entrance

  • Neighbourhood view of the mountains featuring the twin peaks of 'The Lions'

    Neighbourhood view of the mountains featuring the twin peaks of 'The Lions'

  • Local boot maker known for their high quality leather footwear.

    Local boot maker known for their high quality leather footwear.

  • Specialty shop - great sausages and imported easter European foodstuffs.

    Specialty shop - great sausages and imported easter European foodstuffs.

  • Living area, cable TV, queen sofa bed

    Living area, cable TV, queen sofa bed

  • Looking into living area from the dining area. Queen size sofa bed!

    Looking into living area from the dining area. Queen size sofa bed!

  • Kitchen - SE view looking out at the garden. All newly renovated.

    Kitchen - SE view looking out at the garden. All newly renovated.

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Enjoy unlimited games on the original Indiana Jones pinball machine.

    Enjoy unlimited games on the original Indiana Jones pinball machine.

  • Full bath/shower, heated tile floors! Washer / dryer in closet.

    Full bath/shower, heated tile floors! Washer / dryer in closet.

  • Back garden in the late summer. Flowers, dining area, BBQ (shared with owners)

    Back garden in the late summer. Flowers, dining area, BBQ (shared with owners)

  • Front exterior - ground floor suite living room window shows at bottom right

    Front exterior - ground floor suite living room window shows at bottom right

  • Neighbourhood street view looking NW

    Neighbourhood street view looking NW

  • East Village: 'high street' of our area. Shops, eateries, bakeries, delis...

    East Village: 'high street' of our area. Shops, eateries, bakeries, delis...

  • One of several great local bakeries!

    One of several great local bakeries!

  • One of the great deli's on Hastings Street.

    One of the great deli's on Hastings Street.

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Minimum stay: 5 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/06/2015
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