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Luxurious 4.5 Star Stately Heritage Residence Near Deer Lake

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Bedroom #1 (Avalon) with ensuite bathroom, french doors, heated floors


Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 2600 sq. ft.

Haddon House, located in Metro Vancouver, offers you a rare opportunity to vacation in one of the world's most beautiful cities while staying in a quiet, upscale neighbourhood of million dollar homes. Only 20 minutes from the excitement of downtown Vancouver, this elegant, heritage home is a peaceful haven just steps from Burnaby's Deer Lake.
All rooms are air conditioned with cable TV/DVD, in-floor heating in the bathrooms and wireless Internet throughout the house. Enjoy the use of our gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and our spacious rear deck.
While you vacation at Haddon House you’re free to have exclusive use of all the home has to offer. There is a separate self-contained hosts' suite in the lower, permitting the hosts to offer you the best of both worlds - complete privacy for guests as well as additional complimentary concierge services, if desired. These would include tips and assistance with tourist information and directions, dining and other reservations etc.

Nearby Attractions: One block from Haddon House lies Deer Lake - one of Metro Vancouver's best-kept secrets with its abundance of walking and biking trails, canoe and paddle-boat rentals and picnic areas. Also within easy walking distance is the area's cultural hub with live performances taking place year-round. Drive a short 7 minutes to British Columbia's largest shopping mall, or park your car for the day and take a 20-minute Skytrain ride into the heart of Vancouver's downtown.

More on our Rooms: This award-winning, 2600 sq. ft. home is luxuriously furnished with modern amenities and surrounded by views of British Columbia's Coastal Mountains. The Dutch Colonial style of this professionally decorated 4 bedroom and 3.5 bathroom heritage home has been lovingly maintained throughout a complete renovation. Updated to offer you modern amenities such as wireless Internet, in-floor bathroom heating, pillow-top mattresses, and flat-panel televisions in each bedroom, Haddon House provides the perfect setting for your corporate retreat or family vacation. All bedrooms are elegantly furnished with a king or queen size bed, plush armchairs and air conditioning. There are three bathrooms, two of which are ensuite, as well as a powder room (1/2 bath) on the main floor.

Other Amenities: We provide a host of tourist information & brochures; a desk with phone, laptop, printer and wireless Internet access. On the main floor, the dining and living rooms seat 8 guests comfortably, with a baby grand piano, handsome fireplace and beautiful garden views. Cooks will delight in the gourmet kitchen spaciously designed with a professional range, stainless steel appliances and a cozy breakfast nook. Enjoy the vast rear deck outfitted with a natural gas barbeque and plenty of seating area. With ample room for parking and open spaces to explore, the estate-sized gardens are lush, yet usable.
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    playpen/crib is available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking permitted outdoors...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1 ('Avalon'): 1 king

    Room for either additional single bed or crib/playpen...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 ('Elworth'): 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3 ('Deerholme'): 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4 : 1 queen

    Contains desk with laptop computer/printer plus tourist info...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1 (Avalon ensuite): toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2 (Elworth ensuite): toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Located on same floor as all bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    Powder room (1/2 bath) located on main floor...moreless

  • All second floor bathrooms have in-floor heating, blow dryers, bathrobes & slippers, soap, shampoo and conditioner....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our gourmet kitchen comes fully stocked with an initial supply of all basic food staples, including milk, cream, eggs, sugar, coffee, tea, flour, spices, breakfast cereals and condiments (jam etc) as well as an unlimited supply of soft drinks. It is also equipped with stainless steel appliances, a Miele dishwasher, toaster oven, blender, kettle, coffee maker, coffee grinder, warming drawer and convection oven. Wireless internet available throughout the residence. Ipod/Iphone docking station...moreless


  • Books:

    Wide ranging book collection in library...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    available in bedrooms 2 & 3 VCR player in bedroom 1...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and cards for children and adults,...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    CD collection in living room (stereo system)...moreless

  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Cable TV ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo system in living room, with surround sound speakers throughout main level plus outdoor speakers...moreless

  • Television:

    (3) Flat panel TV in 3 of 4 bedrooms Clock/radio with iPod docking station in each bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys including Lego's...moreless

  • Video Library


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    A view of the Coastal Mountains can be seen from the back of the house....moreless

  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Formal dining room seats 8 people comfortably...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    in bedrooms, during summer season...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer:

    large capacity dryer...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Guest PC laptop with High Speed internet, and wireless printer...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace in living room and Bedroom #2 (Elworth)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hot water radiators In-floor heating in all bathrooms...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi throughout the premises...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    all bed linens provided, with down (or alternatively lightweight) comforters Bathrobes & slippers...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room seats 8 + comfortably Electric fireplace Baby grand piano Built-in speakers...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    3 private off-street parking stalls are available plus ample street parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    3 private off street parking spaces available....moreless

  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Telephones in each bedroom; free local calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    all towels (including kitchen towels) provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Shared with owners (lower level suite); large capacity washing machine, with laundry detergent...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless Internet available throughout the premises...moreless

  • Fax


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee grinder, coffee beans...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All utensils including pots & pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    all necessary dishes, cutlery, serving dishes etc are provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel Miele dishwasher...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Our gourmet kitchen comes fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, a Miele dishwasher, toaster oven, blender, kettle, coffee maker, microwave oven, warming drawer and convection oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    All basic food staples, incl. an initial supply of milk, cream, eggs, butter, flour, sugar, coffee/ tea, breakfast cereals, condiments (jam, etc) and spices, and an unlimited supply of soft drinks...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel, French door, with bottom mount freezer, icemaker and filtered water...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas cook-top with 5 burners & convection oven...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles:

    2 bicycles...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious deck off kitchen ( approx 12 ft X 26 ft) with patio set (seating for 6 - 10)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Additional patio set (seating for 6) in expansive gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural gas (Weber) barbecue...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder season
May 15 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

High season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Shoulder season
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Low season
Oct 1 - Dec 17, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Holiday season
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $365.90
  • Cleaning $109.77 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5%


Taxes of 5% apply to stays under 30 days

Deposit is non-refundable (we recommend our guests obtain trip cancellation insurance)

Exceptions may be made to minimum 7 day high season requirement - inquire with owner

*Total fees shown above may be significantly less when converted to US dollars

From the December holiday season, preference is given to bookings with a minimum 10-14 day stay

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Vancouver International Airport (29 minutes)
36 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Horseshoe Bay or Tsawwassen Ferry (32 - 41 min)
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Riverway Golf Course (7 minutes)
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Edmonds or Royal Oak Skytrain station (5 minutes)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy #1 and Canada Way/Kensington (3 minutes)
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Hart House Restaurant (at Deer Lake) (5 min walk)
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Grouse Mountain & Cypress Mountain resort (26 min
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Deer Lake

Car: Not Necessary

British Columbia is known for its beauty, from the coastal mountains to the beaches and the ocean. Located only 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver where you'll find lots of entertainment, fine dining, markets, museums, music and so much more. Haddon House is just a short stroll away from Deer Lake where you can dine at the historic Hart House Restaurant and tour the Burnaby Village Museum and other art galleries. We're centrally located in the heart of Burnaby's cultural district and near all that Burnaby and Vancouver have to offer. If you love shopping, we are located only a 7 minute drive (or bus ride) from Metropolis at Metrotown - B.C.'s largest shopping mall. For recreational activities, a huge sports complex with swimming pool, ice rinks soccer fields etc are only a short 5 minute drive. For ski enthusiasts, we are located less than a 1/2 hour's drive from 3 local ski hills, as well as a 2 hour drive from the world famous Whistler/Blackcomb ski resort.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Hosts Johannes and Marie-Louise Stolz are a Swiss-Canadian couple who are fluent in both English and German.

Why the Owner Chose Burnaby, BC, Canada:
Award-winning heritage restoration. Experience the best of the old (architecture) and the new (modern amenities) in this heritage designated residence.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
2 minute drive to Trans-Canada Hwy #1 with easy and quick access to downtown Vancouver as well as local ski resorts -convenient access to well-known tourist destinations, including Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge -close to transit (bus & Skytrain station) -5 minute walk to beautiful Deer Lake, with hiking, canoeing, kayaking -5 minute walk to Shadbolt Centre, Art Gallery, Burnaby Heritage Village Museum -7 minute drive to Metropolis at Metrotown, B.C.'s largest shopping mall -10 minute drive to Simon Fraser University -90 minute drive to world-famous Whistler/Blackcomb ski resort -quiet, prestigious neighbourhood of million dollar homes -centrally located in Metro Vancouver with easy access to tourist destinations -those little 'extra's: all basic food staples plus enough groceries to provide guests with their first breakfast; unlimited supply of soft drinks, Lindt chocolates etc

Contact us

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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  • Bedroom #1 (Avalon) with ensuite bathroom, french doors, heated floors

    Bedroom #1 (Avalon) with ensuite bathroom, french doors, heated floors

  • Bedroom #2 (Elworth) witb ensuite bathroom

    Bedroom #2 (Elworth) witb ensuite bathroom

  • Bedroom #3 (Deerholme)

    Bedroom #3 (Deerholme)

  • Rear garden with 3 parking spaces

    Rear garden with 3 parking spaces

  • Front Hallway

    Front Hallway

  • Dining room with ample seating space (8 people)

    Dining room with ample seating space (8 people)

  • Haddon House front yard in autumn

    Haddon House front yard in autumn

  • Bathroom #3 with romantic stained glass window

    Bathroom #3 with romantic stained glass window

  • Kitchen


  • Office/den on main floor with adjoining powder room (1/2 bath)

    Office/den on main floor with adjoining powder room (1/2 bath)

  • Warm glow of Haddon House in the evening

    Warm glow of Haddon House in the evening

  • Main floor 3D plan

    Main floor 3D plan

  • Bedroom #2 (Elworth) with fireplace

    Bedroom #2 (Elworth) with fireplace

  • Rear garden deck with gas BBQ

    Rear garden deck with gas BBQ

  • Living Room with baby grand piano and electric fireplace

    Living Room with baby grand piano and electric fireplace

  • Upstairs Hallway

    Upstairs Hallway

  • Street entrance to Haddon House

    Street entrance to Haddon House

  • Bathroom #2 (Elworth ensuite) with infloor heating

    Bathroom #2 (Elworth ensuite) with infloor heating

  • Kitchen eating nook

    Kitchen eating nook

  • Kitchen with spacious island

    Kitchen with spacious island

  • View of mountains from bathroom window of Bedroom #1 (Avalon)

    View of mountains from bathroom window of Bedroom #1 (Avalon)

  • View from Haddon House of sparkling skyline of Metrotown at night

    View from Haddon House of sparkling skyline of Metrotown at night

  • Upper level 3D plan

    Upper level 3D plan

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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