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Waterfront Living at its Best! Private Beach and Dock. 30 Minutes to Vancouver.

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Just bring your suitcase and leave your worries behind!

The Beach House on Alderside - Oceanfront Vacation Home with south western exposure and a private dock. The home exemplifies 'Why' Vancouver is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

This charming, original beach house is located on picturesque Burrard Inlet in the prestigious Pleasantside neighbourhood of Port Moody. Although modest on the exterior, this completely private waterfront home has been extensively renovated & beautifully furnished & decorated throughout to ensure maximum comfort & conveniences, for a truly unforgettable guest experience.

Perfect for families, couples and executives looking for a vacation home rental or executive rental that is located in a serene waterfront setting yet close to all the amenities.

This beach house consists of an upper 2 bedroom suite, and a lower 1 bedroom suite. Each can be rented separately, or both can be rented to create a 3 bedroom suite. The main floor features 1,600 square feet of 'Open Concept' living. Beautiful, modern furnished living room/dining room with feature floor to ceiling rock fireplace & massive floor to ceiling windows to take in the unobstructed, breathtaking water views & city lights by night.

This main floor suite features 1,600 square feet of 'Open Concept' living. Beautiful, modern furnished living room & dining room with feature floor to ceiling rock fireplace & massive floor to ceiling windows to take in the unobstructed, breathtaking water views & city lights
by night.

Adjacent to the living/dining room is a large sundeck with beautiful patio furniture, barbeque, & colorful flowering pots for relaxing & dining el fresco by candlelight.

The fully equipped gourmet kitchen with eating bar is open to the living/dining room for ease of entertaining while cooking & features 4 top of the line stainless steel appliances including a gas cooktop w/oven. From professional cookware to designer indoor & outdoor table & glass ware, cutlery & linens there is not one detail that has been overlooked. Basic cooking/pantry supplies included.

The master bedroom sets the stage for relaxation or romance. Featuring a tasteful combination of antique & modern furnishings with a touch of Parisian glamour in a black, silver, white colour scheme. Focusing on comfort & style the master bedroom features hotel quality Queen Sized mattress with 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets, goose down comforter, 4 deluxe pillows, designer bedding, and relaxed yet elegant decor. 3 piece bathroom & large walk-in closet.

Other comforts & conveniences include luxurious cotton bath robes, slippers, luxurious bath towels, blow dryer, eco-friendly sundries, reading materials. Add-ons include optional bedside romance package, champagne service, fresh flowers for guests celebrating a special occasion.

The 2nd & smaller bedroom boasts a modern, fresh decor of white, citrus, and splashes of blue and is perfect for primary guests travelling with additional family members, friends, co-workers, or nanny. Features include white iron bed with hotel quality Double Sized mattress with 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets, comforter, 4 deluxe pillows, designer bedding, and decor & dresser. Other comforts & conveniences include cotton bath robes, slippers, and reading materials.

The main floor 4 piece guest washroom is bright & cheerful and features luxurious bathing towels, blow dryer, and spa quality, eco-friendly bathing sundries.

Spacious, comfortable, & bright best describe this 850 square foot, 1 bedroom self-contained waterfront suite. Fully equipped European-Style kitchen with refrigerator & stove & oversized eating area with antique table & high back chairs for 4 persons.

The master bedroom features an unobstructed waterview and is furnished & decorated in modern country cottage furnishings & a soothing colour palette of white & seafoam blue. The premium Queen sized mattress is of hotel quality and dressed in 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets, luxurious duvet w/ designer duvet cover, bed skirt, 4 deluxe pillows. Complimenting the space is a huge walk-in closet.

The cozy livingroom with waterview & corner gas fireplace is stylishly but simply furnished with a white, futon sofa bed that will sleep 1 extra adult or 2 children, coffee table, television, colourful artwork & tasteful décor. 4 piece bathroom with large soaker tub/shower. Laundry facilities.

Beyond the double French Glass doors you will find a private, covered patio area dotted with colourful flowering pots that is perfect for relaxing or dining el fresco by candlelight. The large, private backyard features mature landscaping & patio area. Waterside is a large grassy area for children to play as well as a firepit. The private dock is the perfect spot to further take in the incredible scenery and wild life while relaxing in deck chairs & sipping a cool refreshment, reading a book or jumping right in!

Adventure outside into the private, tiered back yard leading to your own private beach. On the 1st tier you will find a peaceful & mature garden area with picnic area. On the 2nd tier and waterside, you will find a grass area for children to play as well as a fire pit. The private dock provides the perfect spot for further taking in the scenery & wildlife while relaxing on deck chairs with a cool drink or great book, or jumping in for a swim! Sandy beach is great for exploring and collecting sea shells.

The proprietors of this truly unique waterfront retreat believe that the right to complete peace & privacy & additional services is essential to an optimal guest experience. For this reason, the proprietors are off site and offer guests the following & additional options & services: Event Planning; Gourmet Home Cooking On-Site or Delivered; Picnic Baskets; Spa Services; Errands; Child Minding; Weekly Cleaning Services; Laundry/Ironing Services; Daily Newspaper.

During your stay, should you wish to further explore the natural beauty and attractions of Port Moody and surrounding areas you do not have to travel very far. The Beach House is conveniently located within walking distance to public transportation & 5-10 minute drive to shopping, restaurants, world class recreation center, Arts Theatre, Public Library, Hospital and more. 30 minutes to downtown Vancouver.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Incredible views from the various decks and main floor....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Incredible sunsets, perfect for swimming, kayacking and everthing to do with the water....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Incredible views from the various decks and main floor....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Private dock and boat lift. Property is accessible by boat or car....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Located on the Port Moody Inlet, which is the most easterly portion of the Vancouver's Burrard Inlet....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    additional eating area on patio and on the bar. Downstairs is a full table with additional seating for 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rentals at Rocky Point 1o minutes away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2015
Dec 15 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$2,200 C$6,990

Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$25 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


  • Move Out Cleaning Fee C$250
  • Pet Fee C$50
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
YVR - Vancouver International Airport
3.3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
St James Well Pub
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, West Vancouver
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Westwood Plateau Golf Club
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Westcoast Express
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Lougheed Highway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Rodos Kouzina Mediterranean Grille
35 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mount Seymour
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
Alderside Beach House Beach

Car: Recommended

Incredible oceanfront location situated on the most easterly point of Vancouver's Burrard Inlet. The Beach House on Alderside is accessible both by car and boat and features a private dock with south western exposure.

The Beach House is located 35 minute drive to Vancouver and less than 10 minutes to Sasmat and Buntzen lake. White Pine beach and Buntzen lake offers swimming, picnicking and a wide array of hiking trails. Buntzen lake also has an amazing dog park with lake access for your 4 legged family member. Belcarra Regional Park is a 1,100-hectare regional park located northwest of the Village of Anmore and to the southwest of Buntzen Lake. You can fish, crab , picinic and hike along the trails there which lead to majestic views of the Burrard Inlet.

Alderside Road connects to Old Orchard Park. There is a public beach area, covered picnic tables and childrens playground. From there you can continue along the paved path to Rocky Point park which provides a great venue for roller blading, cycling, jogging or a leisurely stroll. There is also separate Shoreline walking trail that goes along the water's edge. There you will find bird watching points where you can see a wide range of birds including bald eagles, blue heron and much more.

Continuing along the path and board walk you will reach Rocky Point Park. It has a public swimming pool and children's water park. You can also rent kayaks and paddle boards there. There is a sailing club were you can rent sail boats or take sailing lessons. Pajos Fish and Chips and the Boathouse Restaurant are great eating spots in Port Moody.

The Port Moody Recreation centre is a world class facility and is a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk. It boasts a fantastic gym, hot tub, steam room, indoor running track, basketball and tennis courts. Port Moody Library and Art Gallery is located next door to the Rec Centre. Across the street in Newport Village, a Whistler themed village with cafes, restaurants and various boutique stores. There you will find a liquor store and ATM.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: A former executive and married mother of 5 with a sincere interest in meeting a wide variety of different people & sharing my love of simplified & peaceful living,even if only for a short stay. From my love of architecture & styling to gourmet cooking & family, my goal for The Beach House is to create a beautiful, peaceful, and welcoming oasis for others to truly enjoy & rejuvenate. Thanks, Micheline

Why the Owner Chose Port Moody:
The property boasts a perfect balance of comfort and tranquility. I live in the neighborhood and I can't imagine living anywhere else.

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