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Beautiful Victorian Home - Central Vancouver!

East Side, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • House2000 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Mininum Stay4 nights


We have advertised this property on VRBO for the past twelwe years, since 2006. We proudly share again the following message. 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 ten 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 one block 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


Maria Sammarco

  • Member Since 2003
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Speaks: english


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, It can be separated into two singles
      • Queen and King size beds a for double occupancy. In addition to the above listed beds, we can provide three very comfortable cots. Coat closet is provided for each bedroom.


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        hand basin, toilet, bathtub/shower. flex-head-bidet
      • Bathroom 2
        hand basin, toilet, bathtub/shower, flex-head-bidet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, hand basin, toilet, flex-head-bidet
      • bidet fixture has been replaced by telephone shower head.

      Location Type

        • Mountain View


            • Family
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Microwave
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Basics, such as salt, sugar provided
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • VCR


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • smoking allowed
                                          Smoking + barbecue allowed only on covered decks


                                            • cinemas
                                            • live theater
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • theme parks
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • boating
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • basketball court
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • golf
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • Wireless High Speed Internet Access provided at no extra charge. Linen provided.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              11 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Great Stay!

                                                              The home was clean, large and well appointed. The yard and street were packed in very tight, but the neighborhood is nice. The family was responsive and helpful to our needs. 6 adults fit easily and comfortably, each having their own space.
                                                              Nov 08, 2017
                                                              Sep 2017
                                                              Owner's Response:Dear Daina, Thank you for your much appreciated response! As you know, we did our best to accommodate your unusual needs, when you arrived by surprise with two motor homes (instead of only one, as it had been agreed upon). To avoid, as you say, to pack-in-very-tight on a residential street your motor homes, taking the space of four cars, we solved the problem by offering you to park the largest of the two motor homes in a private driveway of a nearby property. Best, Maria Sammarco

                                                              Spacious and characterful house

                                                              We spent a week staying in this house with our 3 children (aged 16, 14 and 12). It was a great base to explore Vancouver from and quite a relief having all been sharing one hotel room for the previous week! It was lovely to be able to spread out and properly unpack. It's situated in a quiet residential area and we always managed to park right outside the house. We arranged to meet the owner's son there on arrival and he showed us around and explained everything we needed to know. The decoration of the house is quite eclectic, but I think that all adds to the charm. You certainly couldn't get anywhere else with all this space for the price. We cooked and ate in a few nights, but also went out. It was a short drive to central Vancouver. The only thing to be aware of, is that you're not renting the whole house. You are totally self contained, but there's an apartment above and below, as well as a further small house in the garden. We never saw the occupant of the apartment below, but we saw the occupant of the upstairs apartment a few times. They weren't noisy, but as they are living above the main bedroom, we were awoken slightly early a couple of times as they went off to work. They have to access their apartment by climbing stairs next to the back deck where we sat to eat our dinner. It wasn't a problem, but just something to bear in mind. All in all, I would heartily recommend this house. It was very comfortable, with plenty of space, good facilities and was great value for money.
                                                              Nov 23, 2017
                                                              Aug 2017

                                                              Our Vancouver home away from home

                                                              Our 3rd stay in this lovely home was just as wonderful as previously. The house is comfortable, with everything we could need - the addition of a new half bath made it even better for a group stay. Carlo is so welcoming and obliging - nothing is too much trouble. Our group numbers always change several times between booking and arrival, and this is never a problem for Maria. Thank you for another great stay.
                                                              Aug 30, 2017
                                                              Aug 2017

                                                              Stayed for 4 nights and enjoyed every bit of it

                                                              Everything you need for a homestay away from home. Just get some groceries and you are set. Very flexible with check in and check out process. Character home with a nice view from back of the deck perfect for morning coffee. Great central location.
                                                              Aug 26, 2017
                                                              Jun 2017

                                                              Home away from home

                                                              Nothing is more reassuring than having a reliable and trustworthy host. All queries were answered promptly and clearly. I was worried about the street parking but all hours of the day, the parking space was available. The house is an older house but with much charm and comfort. The neibourhood is quiet and established. Accessible to stores, restaurants and major highways. For any size group it will serve you well.
                                                              Aug 28, 2017
                                                              May 2017

                                                              Made our stay totally comfortable

                                                              Our BC trip was both to celebrate our daughter's wedding and for Ontario family to see beautiful BC. Your home allowed for 10+ guests to relax, sleep comfortably and spend quality time together. We hosted a post-wedding diner and those guests loved your home. Thanks for opening your doors to us...much appreciated...
                                                              Jun 20, 2016
                                                              Jun 2016


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