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Last updated: 07/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Graveley Garden Suite, Commercial Drive, Vancouver:

This lovely and private garden suite is located in a beautiful fully-renovated heritage home in a friendly and vibrant neighborhood. It is attractively furnished and is comfortable and spacious. The suite has a private entrance, a large kitchen, and a beautiful garden patio.

Perfect for travellers of all kinds. Are you tired of hotels with no kitchen facilities, looking for some authentic neighboorhood feel, or visiting with relatives and friends but want your own space too? If this describes you, come and stay in your own home away from home while you are in Vancouver! Whether you are vacationing with family, travelling on business, here with the film industry, or a government employee temporarily assigned in Vancouver we offer a comfortable and affordable furnished suite for your short term stay. Please see our calendar for availability. And please feel free to contact us directly, whether you are a returning guest or a new one, by clicking on the 'Show Phone Number' link on the right hand side of the website. We are able to take bookings by phone.

Convenient central location with easy access to all the amenities, you are a two minute walk along our quiet tree-lined street to the best part of fabulous Commercial Drive, with shops, groceries, restaurants, live music/entertainment, recreational facilities and the greatest selection of coffee shops anywhere! And by the way, Vancouver is a top micro-brewery destination, and many fine micro breweries are in our area.

By car you are just a 8 minute drive to the city center and a 30 minute drive to any location in the city, from the beaches of Kitsilano, to the mountains of the North Shore, to the BC ferry portal to the Gulf Islands and Victoria. We are very close to public transit: buses are a block away, Skytrain (rapid transit) is a 12 minute walk. Many guests opt to go car free as travelling around the city is super easy, but if you have a car, we have a large off street parking space just for you.

Keywords: Garden Suite, Commercial Drive, Film, Government, short, long stay

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 475 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Parks nearby and kid friendly community. Not baby proofed but not hard to manage....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    This suite is kept pet free to accommodate guests with severe pet allergies....moreless

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

  • Bedroom w/ Queen bed: 1 queen

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  • Sofabed (in the Living room): 1 double

    Very comfortable premium mattress...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • We include tissue, liquid soap/shampoo, q-tips, small hair dryer and cleaning supplies....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is a collection of books in the livingroom from past guests. You are free to take a book or leave a book....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    We have some CDs in the suite plus a hookup for your iPod or MP3 player....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    New 42' flat panel with Full cable including HDTV, HBO and Movie Central...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42' flat panel...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some in suite, more available on request, rentals available very close by....moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table in the kitchen area - see photo....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New LG steam front loaders. Access to laundry room upon request....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    A separate thermostat for the suite is inthe living room....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    100% cotton is our standard. Fresh linens provided weekly....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private parking spot at back of house dedicated to the suite....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    May be possible. Please pre-arrange with us....moreless

  • Telephone:

    No telephone in the suite. Most clients use cell phones....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New LG steam front loaders. Access to laundry room upon request....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    A network access code is provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Some coffee is supplied to get you up that first morning! The Drive boasts something like 30 independent coffee shops with excellent brew....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    w/ eating area, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, full dishes, pots and pans. We supply dishsoap, paper towel and enough ground coffee to get you started your first morning....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some dry food items and spices are available for your use, and you are free to leave these types of items after your stay, for the next guest....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full apartment size refrigerator....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster and Toaster oven provided....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The suite has both covered and uncovered patio spaces to enjoy rain or shine....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$72
$475 $1,481

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$72
$475 $1,481

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $19 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:


Notes:

A cleaning fee of $60 applies if stay is less than 4 nights. Our monthly rate applies to a 30 day period.

The nightly rate for 3-4 guests is $120.00 per night ($25.00 per night for up to 2 additional guests). Please request a quote for a longer stay for 3 - 4 people.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/12/2016
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Location

15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Vancouver International
32 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Horseshoe Bay or Tsawassen
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Via Rail Station/ Amtrak
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Many restaurants on the Drive - 1 minute away
7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Kitsilano Beach Park

Car: Not Necessary

We maintain a drawerful of maps and great local and regional tourist information for your use. We are always happy to talk to you about places to see and things to do in and around Vancouver!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We love living in this beautiful 1910 heritage home in a prime heritage area of Vancouver, and sharing the Commercial Drive area with visitors from all over the world. Vancouver is indeed a visitors paradise and we enjoy the great variety of people who come and explore its many hidden gems.

Why the Owner Chose Commercial Drive (Grandview-Woodland, Vancouver, BC, Canada):
Commercial Drive is one of the trendiest areas in Vancouver and a fabulous place to visit. The house is on a quiet street 1 1/2 blocks from the best cafes, restaurants, live music clubs and bars, shops, produce and health food stores. There are fitness facilities, banks, groceries, transit, and a liquor store all within minutes from home.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our house is over 100 years old. She celebrated her 100th birthday in 2010. Over the last several years she has had major renovations to every sector of the home, including the suite. The suite is a new installation including both kitchen and bathroom and has not been rented prior to this listing on VRBO. The entire house, including the suite, has retained its heritage charm and combines the best of modern and heritage living.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Our 1910 Heritage Charmer

    Our 1910 Heritage Charmer

  • Large kitchen area.  Door to covered and sunny patios.

    Large kitchen area. Door to covered and sunny patios.

  • Living room (through to Kitchen)

    Living room (through to Kitchen)

  • Living Room (sofa area)

    Living Room (sofa area)

  • Bedroom (Queen bed)

    Bedroom (Queen bed)

  • Two patios: covered with recessed dimmable lighting, and sunny gardenside eating

    Two patios: covered with recessed dimmable lighting, and sunny gardenside eating

  • Secret Garden Dining

    Secret Garden Dining

  • From the street to the suite

    From the street to the suite

  • The suite BBQ, just around the corner from the sunny patio

    The suite BBQ, just around the corner from the sunny patio

  • The back of the house, the suite door is straight ahead.

    The back of the house, the suite door is straight ahead.

  • The back gate to the parking area

    The back gate to the parking area

  • Summer clematis in the garden

    Summer clematis in the garden

  • The door to the suite, extra chairs for the patio are kept here

    The door to the suite, extra chairs for the patio are kept here

  • Eating area for four in the kitchen.

    Eating area for four in the kitchen.

  • Living Room (desk and TV)

    Living Room (desk and TV)

  • From the living room into the bedroom

    From the living room into the bedroom

  • Bathroom (with shower)

    Bathroom (with shower)

  • The covered patio

    The covered patio

  • From your covered patio into the garden

    From your covered patio into the garden

  • From the suite to the street

    From the suite to the street

  • Fall in the garden

    Fall in the garden

  • Back of the house (suite is unseen, to the right)

    Back of the house (suite is unseen, to the right)

  • To your private driveway

    To your private driveway

  • Cherry / plum blossoms in spring looking east on our street

    Cherry / plum blossoms in spring looking east on our street

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated 07/12/2016
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