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This home is the owners’ winter residence and is ideal if you want to stay away from commercial properties. The residence occupies about 2000 sq ft of the main and second floor of a four storey Victorian Home, and is available from May to October. It can accommodate a small group or up to nine guests, but you will be charged only for the number of bedrooms you use and the number of guests in your party and will have the exclusive use of the residence.
The house is located off Broadway and Clark, in a very quiet and tidy homeowner occupied neighbourhood. Centrally located, this residence is two short blocks away from Broadway, a main artery that allows easy connection to UBC University, the beaches and the downtown area on one side and Commercial Avenue, with its famous café and restaurants, on the other side.
It is two blocks away from Clark, your fastest connection to the airport and to Freeway 99 to Seattle; one block away from 12th Ave, the direct connection to Trans-Canada Highway 1.
The residence retains its original stained glass windows and is furnished with antiques and family heirlooms. You will relax in the evening breeze on the deck, ready for a candlelight dinner or for a fun barbeque and will enjoy a lovely view of the city and the mountains from the master bedroom and bathroom. Custom-made beds, two-hundred-counts 100% cotton linen and custom made mattresses will insure you the best comfort while you sleep. The professional kitchen features custom made cabinets, marble counter top, professional gas stove, fridge, dishwasher, upright freezer, microwave, all the utensils. In one of the bathrooms you will soak in bubbles floating in the original bear-claw-foot tub. ____________________________________________________________ TESTIMONIALS September 19-23, 2014 Great Location, really enjoyed beautiful Vancouver. It's a nice neighborhood and we felt safe and appreciated the ability to park on the street. Rosie D, Lynda & Barry S, Lennie & Carol T, Mary B, Phyllis T; all from USA
WEDDING REUNION Sep 5-9, 2014 Great location for our group attending a family wedding. Patio very useful. Beautiful view of the mountains and a lovely Peter and Margot S, Daniel and Mary S; Pam and Colin A, Michael and Lee A from Canada & UK
WEDDING REUNION Maureen, Dale and Michael W; all from Australia
August 14-21, 2014 Great house and fantastic location. Really enjoyed our stay in Vancouver Ian & Melody, Abigail, Isabelle McM, Alan & Brenda McM from UK
August 9-14, 2014 Perfect! Mari & Gerry O, Revelstoke, BC, Canada
WEDDING REUNION July 25 - August 4, 2014 Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely home. It was the perfect setting, size & location for our family to attend my brother's wedding! The weather was perfect and we ate all our meals on your beautiful porch. We would love to return! Julie & Erik W from NY, USA Gill, Scott & Chelsey F from Manila, Philippines Stephen W, Liverpool, England
WEDDING REUNION July 17-24, 2014 Debbie, Brian, Craig, Kevin, Allison G & Emma W; from Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada
July 12-16, 2014 Dear Sammarco Family, We loved staying in your home. It was perfectly designed. Cozy, secure, but not cramped. It has been an honor to be able to stay here. The deck and porch were nice and the beds were comfortable. Yanwen G, Hui Z, Aaron G, Emily G, Janping C, Cindy W, Albert C, Jasmine C from USA
July 8-12, 2014 Nice house, great area and close for sky-train. Thanks for a good few days in Vancouver. Red hot weather a big surprise. Decks very useful to chill out! Edward, Anne + Rebecca H; Mick H; Robert T; all from UK
WEDDING REUNION June 21-29, 2014 Zoe W, Julia M, Zach MacD, Julie D, Maya MacD, Cleo MacD; total of 8 guests from Autralia
June 2-9, 2014 Dear Sammarco Family, We have fallen in love with Vancouver! We loved the house and neighborhood, especially the great parks all around for the kids to enjoy. The house felt very homey and we loved the art work all around. With having a large family (6 kids) it was so nice to have a home base with room to move about, a kitchen to cook in and great patios to enjoy. We hope to return again sometime! Thank you! The B. Family, David, Emily, Ellie, Caroline, Luke, Camille, Maren, Reid; all from Mesa, Arizona, USA
WEDDING REUNION May 28-June2, 2014 Charlotte L, Peter S, Donald and Margaret P, Geordie L, Katherine S; 6 guests from Canada
May 17-24, 2014 Sammarco Family, Thank you for opening your home for us to enjoy. It was great having a 'home' base in a quiet neighborhood (especially travelling with a toddler)! The house (and the nearby park) worked very well for us, and an attraction in itself for our son! We truly enjoyed your artistic home - what a talented group of people! We loved the front and back deck! They were our go-to spots when the little guy was napping!! Matt, Amber, Michael from Alberta, Canada
October 2-9, 2013 Dear Maria & Riccardo, Thank you for opening your home to us. Our stay here has been wonderful. We were very happy to return to the house after fun filled days. It was perfect! We are leaving with very happy memories... Cheers 6 guests and a baby from Canada: Michelle, Drew & Anouk M, Julia M & Alec D, Sophie M Michelle M
September 21-29 2013 Great house, well located. We had our family reunion here. Perfect for our needs. 9 guests from USA and Philippines: Robert & Anastacia M, Carson & Debbie M, Tracey, Shawn and Cameron H, Lorie S, Kim S Robert M
September 9-21, 2013 Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely house. We had a wonderful time in Vancouver! Greetings from the Belgians! We wish you all the best. 4 guests from Belgium: André N, Joren N, Izaak C, Aline R André N
August 18-25, 2013 Great location - We met here and had a nice family vacation. Saw the Beluga Whale. Were born here 18 yrs ago. 5 guests from USA: Joseph M, Christine M, Michael K, Nancy K, Lou M Joseph M
WEDDING REUNION August 8-18, 2013 Dear Sammarco Family, This was a lovely place for our family to stay for a week. We saw a lot of things in Vancouver, and also were here to attend our nephew's wedding. Your front yard and porch are so beautiful. We enjoyed walking in the city& taking the Sky Train. We are from Ontario but our youngest son & his girlfriend flew here from Calgary. Thank from sharing your home. Sandy & Mark B 6 guests from Canada: Mark B, Eric B, Sandy B, Natasha C, Ethan C, Elroy B Mark B
WEDDING REUNION July 21-28, 2013 What a fabulous home!! We were here for our daughter's wedding and found your home to be the perfect home base. Thank you for the fantastic opportunity to stay in this lovely area. 8 guests from Canada and Germany: Richard T, Marlene T, Leah S, Karl S, Chris S, Chayse S, Eden S, Malachi S Richard T
July 9-13, 2013 Dear Sammarco Family, Thanks for letting us use your beautiful house whilst our time in Vancouver. We had a great time and, without your comfortable home facilities, none of this would've been possible. Once again, thank you! Cheers 4 guests from Brunei: Andrea B, Samuel B, Robert B and Miriam B Robert B
July 1-9, 2013 Dear Sammarco Family, We so enjoyed making your home our home for our week in Vancouver. Deb and I took trains from Toronto across Canada and met our son Adam and wife Jen here and then daughter Rachel and her boyfriend Dan joined us. We came from Indianapolis, Adam from tampa and Rachel from Tucson. We had a great time. Your neighbourhood is lovely and so close to SkyTrain and many restaurants. That's a workout! Thank again for opening your lovely home. It did some time for those of us over 6'1' to get used t some of the low ceilings, but we stopped banging our heads after a day or two. Ciao, 6 guests from USA: Eric & Deborah S, Adam, Rachel & Jennifer S, Dan W Deborah S
WEDDING REUNION June 21-28, 2013 To the Sammarco Family Thank you so much for the use of your beautiful home. It was like we left our home in St Thomas, ON, and brought if with us. We were here for our son's wedding but we look forward in the near future to come back to Vancouver and if available renting your home again 5 guests from Canada: David & Roberta L, Robert L, Carl & Maureen R Dave L
WEDDING REUNION June 7-21, 2013 Dear Sammarco Family, Thanks for providing such a wonderful 'home' to a group of Australians who came our son's wedding. We were all able to enjoy barbeques on the deck, coffee in the living room & great sleeps in the comfortable beds. We all felt totally at home - enjoyed our walks in the neighbourhood - ready access to the supermarket & SkyTrain. We couldn't have had a better place to spend our time. Thank you 10 Guests from Australia: Bob & Sandy, Jan & Jeoff, Jan & Julie, Robin & Judy, Mattew & Candace Bob G
WEDDING REUNION May 23-30 2013 Dear Sammarco Family, We had a great week in Vancouver and really enjoyed your house, especially the artsy bed in our room! It looks really cool! And so does the whole house, too! K & P Thank you for making it possible to host family and friends visiting Vancouver for our son's wedding, and providing a beautiful home away from home. 9 guests from Canada, Germany, Japan: Suzanne & Tom M, Colin M, Kristina M, Ryan M, Yumiko M, Erika & Peter K, Kerstin K Thomas M ____________________________________________________________ Keywords: House, Home, Residence, Holiday accommodation, Holiday house, Holiday home, Holiday Residence, Holiday self-catered accommodation
King size beds (1) The king size bed can be separated into two-single beds., Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3) Two single beds can be adjoined into a king size bed.
In addition to the three-single beds, we can provide Three very comfortable cots....moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$21 per night, per additional guest
July-August 2015 Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015 4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest
September 2015 Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015 4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$22 per night, per additional guest
October 2015 Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015 4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
The above basic prices are for the first 2 guests, double occupancy
'ALL-INCLUDED QUOTATIONS' will include: Wi-Fi, Central Heating, Final Cleaning, Linen, Taxes
Smoking, barbecuing on patio only.
All guests to be registered
Small pets to be approved and registered
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: We are two architects, originally from Italy, where we return every year. This is our winter residence in Canada.
When we saw this house, twelve years ago, we knew we had found the right home for us.
Why the Owner Chose Mount Pleasant: The quiet neighbour, the balanced location between two main commercial arteries — Main St and Commercial St — the easy accessibility to downtown, UBC, the beaches, the airport have made this location a perfect choice for us.
The Unique Benefits at this House: In addition to that, our home had to be flexible, organized, comfortable, and had to have the beauty and warmth of an historical building.