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SPECTACULAR Ocean View Suite

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spectacular ocean views from this Adult only, fully equipped, furnished one bedroom suite with it’s own private entrance. Overlooking Semiahmoo Bay 180 degree vista takes in views of Mount Baker, Active Pass and all of the Gulf Islands in between. Watch the sun rise and set from your large covered private patio. Stairs lead to the beach, Promenade, with restaurants and shops, the famous White Rock and pier. Nature is at your doorstep . The property backs onto a 28 acre forest nature park, which has over 3 miles of walking trails and year round streams. We are frequently visited by Eagles, song birds, woodpeckers and other inhabitants of the nature park. Public transit just steps away. Centrally located with easy access to Vancouver, the Vancouver International airport, B.C Ferry terminals to Vancouver Island, Whistler Village and the United States border. Check-in 3PM Check-out 11AM 3 nights minimum stay.

Graeme and Helga Farquharson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Graeme and Helga Farquharson

We have lived in White Rock since 1985 and are local business people. Helga has been a realtor since 1977 and Graeme a travel consultant since 1986. In 2010 our nest became empty so we are sharing our unique setting.

Graeme and Helga Farquharson purchased this house in 1988

Why Graeme and Helga Farquharson chose White Rock

Our home backs onto a 26 acre nature park with over three miles of hiking trails and year round streams. Many different species of birds as well as wild rabbits, racoons and squirrels roam the area and frequently visit our feeders. The view is ever changing.

What makes this house unique

We love to sit and watch the sail boats in the bay or the kite surfers at play. Paddle boards are the latest rage here as well as the kayak school in the evenings. There is always something to see.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for you hospitality. This suite- so well appointed, open and spacious, cozy and welcoming was just what we needed during the trials of the last week.

Your kindness, baking cookies, card and the loan of your printer, were well beyond expectations of a host. Even Graeme's jokes were some joy in the midst of sadness.

We wish you all the best with your repairs.

These acts of human kindness especially when we are so far away from our own supports made the week bearable

With gratitude
Jan 2013
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White Rock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 19
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is a second bedroom available situated on the same level. It is only rented to those renting the suite. Equipped with Queen bed and 42" HD smart TV Rental rate is $70.00 per night


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SPECTACULAR Ocean View Suite
average rating of 4.975 based on 53 reviews

Awesome getaway

  • 5 of 5

Graeme and Helga are super hosts and there home is fantastic. Graeme is a true gentleman and suggested we stay another day as the winter conditions on the highways was very bad, just the thought that he was concerned about us travelling in those conditions shows the kind of person he is. We would definitely stay again. Gail and Roger Hall Kelowna B.C.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you have a safe and uneventful journey home and a very Happy New Year. We hope to see you again. Graeme and Helga
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay and feel completely at home

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Or


  • 5 of 5

Honestly words and pictures don’t do this justice, the interior has everything you could wish for, a true home away from home. The outside patio is breathtaking!!! I was strongly tempted to stay out there for the entire 4 days we were here. A testament to how great this place is, my sister is a anxious in new places and since this was our first trip “out of the country” since our mom died I expected the anxiety to be worse but she has already asked me if she can stay forever.. or at least can come back in September :). The hospitality was great too, kitchen was stocked with all kinds of breakfast things, and the recommendations of where to eat were spot on, delicious! We can’t wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is always nice to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We hope you had a safe journey home and will come again. Graeme and Helga
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Macon, GA

A Perfect Oasis

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a home base for our visit to the Vancouver area. This was everything we could have hoped for, and more. Graeme & Helga have obviously put a great deal of thought, expertise, and effort into making their space comfortable, welcoming, and user friendly. The apartment is beautiful, very well laid out, and appointed perfectly. We were so comfortable and felt very much at home during our stay. The icing on the cake is that exceptional view. Priceless!!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We hope you had a safe journey home and will come again soon to take advantage of that whale watching coupon. Graeme and Helga
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Just awesome

  • 5 of 5

This place is a gem to stay at. Owners are so helpful and add extra touches to make a person feel welcome. The suite is very comfortable , bright and beautiful view. Easy access to King George Hwy to hospitals, shopping centres and Tsawwassen.

R &J Nisbet, Kamloops, BC

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to host your stay. We hope the reason for your trip to the coast was successful and we look forward to future visits Graeme and Helga
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Rest, Relax, Read & Enjoy!

  • 5 of 5

The reviews before us were not wrong! This place is a little slice of heaven! Perfectly located just a short walk to the town & the beach. The house itself is amazing! Has everything you would ever want and then some!! This time of year the fireplace was a very cozy touch to have. The most amazing part are the Hosts! Graeme & Helga are amazing! They had the place all decorated for Christmas, complete with a small tree! We had read about Helga's famous chocolate chip cookies, which were delivered to us still warm and they did not disappoint! Graeme is quiet the fellow; funny, charming and engaging, very helpful with any need you might have. Helga & Graeme were so gracious, it was like visiting friends. We are already planning a trip back in the summer to enjoy the beautiful deck and furniture!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad that your stay with us warrants a return visit and we look forward to seeing you again. Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Graeme and Helga
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Vancouver International
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
B.C. Ferry's to Vancouver Island
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Peace Portal Golf / Hazelmere Golf and Country
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Highway 99 / I 5
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
2 miles of sandy beach
Car: recommended

Just minutes from the U.S. / Canadian border and 30 minutes to the Vancouver International Airport and ferries to Vancouver Island.

Steps to the waterfront promenade and pier with lots of local eateries. Golf, wineries, and loads of shopping minutes away.

Vancouver, just 35 minutes away.

Transit just steps away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are based upon double occupancy.
Second bedroom is available at an additional cost of $70.00 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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