Kitsilano Cottage, the structure, is a heritage designation qualified 1910 Craftsman bungalow, typical of the Kitsilano neighbourhood. It has been meticulously restored and ethically upgraded to provide modern living convenience while maintaining architectural integrity with its origins.
A Suite @ Kitsilano Cottage is a single, upscale, self-contained, garden level suite, of approximately 825 sq. ft. There are two bedrooms. One has a king size bed and the other a queen size bed. There is, a queen sofa bed in the living room. The furnishings are a blend of antique and authentic hardwood reproductions in the Craftsman, Arts & Crafts, Mission or, as our guests from the United Kingdom fondly refer to it, Macintosh style.
The suite has a private entry, patio, separate private phone line, flat screen Plasma-TV with DVD player and digital cable, Broadband Internet access by Ethernet and WiFi, bookshelf stereo with FM/CD/Cassette and a library of British Columbia artists’ music, a single bathroom with tub/shower, full Cook’s kitchen facilities including smooth top self-cleaning stove, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with chilled, filtered water, ice and crushed ice dispenser, microwave, toaster, blender, kettle, espresso machine, drip coffee maker, pots & pans, full compliment of glassware, dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils and in suite laundry facilities.
Minimum stay is 30 consecutive days. We provide utilities and charge for these ($217), without markup, in addition to the monthly rental price. We have two rental rate seasons. June 1st - September 30th and October 1st - May 31st, reflecting demand. There is a one time move out clean up fee of $195, payable in advance. Damage Deposit is $1,920. We use a BC Residential Tenancy Act based rental contract. To rent the suite we require the rental contract be signed, references provided, These need to be submitted with the first month's rent, damage deposit, move out cleaning fee.
We operate on a 60 Cancellation Policy. For signed rental agreements cancelled less than 60 days prior to move in date there are no refunds. Rentals terminated prior to the end of the term, at the renter's discretion the entire contracted period needs to be paid. In such cases, we can refund some of this amount, if we are able to rent some or part of the time to another renter. The maximum amount of such refund is based on the income we can generate by finding another renter, less an administrative overhead fee of $275,
Kitsilano District is clearly one of the most desirable urban-residential neighbourhoods in the world.It is cosmopolitan and near the warming influence of the waterfront, keeping the weather in a moderate range year-round. An area typified by its myriad arts and crafts design homes, lush gardens, green spaces, and its chic business areas. Most of the very finest restaurants and nightlife venues in all of Greater Vancouver, a city renowned for its great food, are within walking distance. Both wonderful boutique shopping and several beaches, again all within easy, safe walking distance, supplement this. For this reason, you will find properties outside the bounds of the district, advertising as being in Kitsilano. Our location between 4th Avenue and Broadway and Kitsilano Beach and Jericho Beach parks is the very heart of this wonderful part of the Vancouver's West Side.
Granville Island, a must on any visitor’s list, is built around a public market and a devotion to the arts. Theatres, artist studios, and fine dining venues abound. Or rent a boat or kayak and tour the beautiful waterways that define this city’s natural beauty.
Downtown and Stanley Park are just across the Burrard Street Bridge, which is an architectural highlight itself. The downtown core offers the cosmopolitan appeal of Robson Street, shopping at some of the most recognized names from Paris to Rodeo Drive and boundless nightlife and cultural venues. Enjoy the wonderful mix of architecture from the earliest days of Vancouver to today. All this is immediately adjacent the jewel of the crown, Stanley Park. Whether you choose to walk, roller blade, or cycle its seawall or visit the aquarium there is something for everyone through each season of the year here.
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