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Ferry Walk House, Family & Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom suite. 2nd bedroom adjacent to suite.

You will feel relaxed and at home as soon as you walk through your private entrance at Ferry Walk House.

The spacious and bright 750 of garden suite has a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.

For additional guests in the same party, there is a 2nd bedroom adjacent to the suite. The two bedrooms share a common wall. The 2nd bedroom has a queen size bed, a TV with Netflix and a full-size desk. It overlooks a tranquil English garden.

Both beds have high-quality mattresses and guests often comment on how well they have slept. Each bedroom has extra pillows, towels, blankets, terry towel bathrobes and hairdryers. Beach towels are also provided.

During summer months you can open the French doors and relax in your private patio garden. You can cook on the gas BBQ and when it gets darker, enjoy twinkling lights and candles.

On colder nights, snuggle up on the comfy L-shaped sofa that is big enough for 4 people and feel toasty in front of the fireplace.

The entertainment centre includes a 50 inch TV with Netflix, a radio/CD player with speakers, and a DVD player. High-speed cable Internet and WIFI provide a reliable connection for your laptop and phone.

When your bed calls, you can slide between fresh soft linens, line-dried in summer and retaining the tang of fresh air.

Ferry Walk House is ecologically friendly. Recycling facilities are provided.

More Details

Valerie Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Valerie Williams

Hello – I am a grandmother, originally from the UK and still retain the accent and British sense of humour!

I live on the main floor above the suite. While I completely respect the privacy of my guests, I am always happy to answer questions or help with directions.

Having met many people from around the world during my travels and while working in the airline and travel industry, I really enjoy continuing to meet new people without actually leaving home.

If you have children or pets, the friendly hospitality at Ferry Walk House is specifically designed to offer services that will make everyone’s stay comfortable and enjoyable. I can provide any child-related equipment you need. If I don't have it, I can arrange for rental. For your furry family member, there is a fully-fenced garden patio, towels are provided and (of course), doggy treats. As well, I offer babysitting and dog-sitting services. I don't charge, provided it fits in with my schedule.

I warmly invite you to come to stay at Ferry Walk House and enjoy life in Horseshoe Bay village.

Valerie Williams purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Valerie Williams chose Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay is a unique part of West Vancouver. There is a village atmosphere and shop owners are friendly and outgoing. The mountain and sea views from the village are forever changing and unfailingly spectacular. I love where I live and when you get here, you will see why!

What makes this apartment unique

You will enjoy all the comforts of a home away from home and plenty of brochures to give you ideas about what to see and where to go. Before your arrival I will be sending you a digital "Welcome Book" giving you full details about your accommodation and the local area. You will find a copy of this book in the suite.

Bus travel cards are provided and these can be loaded online by credit card, or at the ferry terminal.

Ferry Walk House has an account with a local tour company and can book tours on behalf of guests, or obtain tickets to local sightseeing attractions. These includes the "Hop-On, Hop-Off" bus route in downtown Vancouver. The busses run every 15 minutes and are a great way to enjoy getting around the city.


Horseshoe Bay Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full size bath with shower. Complimentary amenity kit. Hair dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Extra charge $35 per person, per night for 2nd bedroom located next to the suite. Bedrooms share common wall.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
The 2nd bedroom is $35 per person, per night. Bedrooms are adjacent to each other sharing a common wall. Second bedroom has a TV with Netflix and a desk. It is only rented to families or when guests have more than 2 people in their party. The bedroom It is NOT available as an alternative to the bedroom within the suite.


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Ferry Walk House, Family & Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 42 reviews

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Ferry Walk House is as it suggests - a short walk to the ferry terminal at Horseshoe Bay enabling travel to Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast and Bowen Island with ease. Plus an express bus link to downtown Vancouver if that`s what you want, and you are already on Route 99 for an unforgettable journey to Whistler and beyond. There is much to see around the area. Valerie has worked hard to provide everything you need for a comfortable stay including luxury extras. Her pre-arrival information pack is highly detailed and she also provides lots of local information in the accommodation to help you plan those days out. Loved the private patio and lush garden, which we made good use of. Suggest you shop on route , as only basic general store in Horseshoe Bay. Valerie had provided some staples like fruit, bottles of water, cereal, cookies and tea and coffee to get started. We had a lovely week and were sad to leave, and would have no hesitation in recommending this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Yvette and Brian for your detailed review. It provides a great overview of the area. I was really impressed with the number of places and activities you managed to pack into your week's stay. Although you had a car, you really took good advantage of the local transport, particularly with taking the bus on Bowen Island and the Sunshine Coast. The extra effort you made to leave the apartment in a spotless condition is greatly appreciated - thank you. I hope to see you back again!
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Palm Springs

Excellent location, hospitality was fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in, we felt welcomed. Our host was very attentive to our needs. I highly recomend it and would return without hesitation

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week staying at Ferry Walk House. Really nice house with everything you could want for your stay, Valerie has thought of everything. The house is in a great location just 2 minutes walk to the front with shops and restaurants, the bus into Vancouver and the ferry port.

Valerie is on hand if you need help/advice.Horseshow Bay is a truly lovely place to stay and with very easy access to Vancouver makes it a perfect base.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Adrian and Kay, I'm so glad you enjoyed your week here - I certainly enjoyed having you as guests. Thank you so much for your positive review and for describing the advantages of being located in Horseshoe Bay. With ferries, buses and restaurants on the doorstep, it's hard to go wrong! I hope you will come again - there's plenty more enjoyment waiting for you!
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Bremerton, WA

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 15th Wedding Anniversary here for 4 nights in late May. We brought our two small dogs, so it was great to find a nice, pet-friendly place to stay. Valerie was great! She treated us like family. The place was very clean and private. The location was perfect! It really is the Ferry Walk House, so convenient to everything in the area. We loved Horseshoe Bay. There are restaurants, coffee shops, a nice park, etc. We loved just hanging out there with a latte and book in hand. We had a vehicle, but it would be easy to get around without one, public transport was abundant. The central location in West Vancouver, made it easy to either head to adventure in the mountains or the city. We took the ferry to Bowen Island (the ferry ride alone is epic with all the beautiful scenery), we went toward Whistler and explored Shannon Falls and took an awesome Gondola Ride up to the top of a mountain. Many parks in the area to take our dogs. We planned to explore the city of Vancouver more, but we were content to stay around West Vancouver and just relax. I highly recommend! Thanks Valerie.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrea and Robin, I consider it a great honour to have contributed to the enjoyment of your 15th Wedding Anniversary. Thank you for the detailed review about the location and area and for pointing out that there is plenty to do and see without going very far. You are definitely not alone in enjoying just "hanging out" in Horseshoe Bay! It was a pleasure having you both to stay and I hope you will come again for another wedding anniversary, or just come again!!
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Perfect for city or rural dwellers. Quick access to Vancouver, Ferries etc

  • 5 of 5

Lovely lovely lovely. Wonderful spot. Very relaxing. Wonderful host. Went out of her way to look after all of the details. Highly recommend. Looking forward to staying again.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kathryn and Warren, for the great review. You were wonderful guests and I am so glad it was possible to have your son and his wife to spend a few nights here with you. You were the first guests this year that the weather was kind enough to make a BBQ possible!! I really appreciated you leaving the suite so clean and tidy - especially finding all the towels, washed, dried and folded. Please come again, it would be a pleasure to have you back!!
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Perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at Ferry Walk House for the month of November, 2016 while we renovated our house, and we had a wonderful time! The property is in a perfect location, just steps away from shops, restaurants, the beach, transit, and the ferry of course. We have 2 small dogs so we were thrilled to find a place that allowed them too. The suite was very clean, well appointed and Valerie made sure we had everything we needed so that we felt right at home. I'd recommend Ferry Walk House to anyone!

Thank you Valerie!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whytecliffe Park
"Very close to Ferry Walk House. Lovely sandy beach when tide is out. Amazing views of Vanc..."
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Cypress Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Vancouver International Airport`
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Trans-Canada Highway #1
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Cypress Mountain
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Whytecliff Park 5 min by car
Car: not necessary

Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver is a perfect gateway to connect you to Vancouver, Whistler Ski Resort and Vancouver Island. You will be coming to enjoy a friendly village neighbourhood with spectacular harbour and mountain views that will take your breath away. You will be just steps from the ferry terminal, shops, restaurants, coffee shops, pub, and a child-friendly waterfront park.

Ferries are right on your doorstep. You can set off for a day trip to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, (90 minutes). Or in 20 minutes you can be in Snug Cove on Bowen Island, exploring quaint shops & deciding which restaurant looks the most appealing. Sechelt on B.C.’s scenic Sunshine Coast Is just 40 minutes away. You can visit the farmers markets, browse through the museums, or check out local festivals and events.

From Horseshoe Bay in 15 minutes or less, you can be exploring a coastal park, playing tennis, hiking through a 500-year old Douglas and Cedar fir forest, or setting off on a Sea Safari wildlife eco-tour. If you prefer to relax, you can wander down to the village for an ice-cream or coffee, or perhaps sit in the waterfront park and watch the ferries come and go. Or you can just relax with a book in your own patio garden.

City of Vancouver – you can be in the centre of Vancouver in 30 minutes by car and there is an express bus service departing from Horseshoe Bay. The options are simply too numerous to list in detail. Choose between beaches, parks, art galleries, museums, aquarium, Chinatown, Yaletown, Gastown, Granville Island Market, to name but a few. Numerous and diverse activities that can be enjoyed in this incredibly scenic city.

Ski and snowboarding on the local mountains is just 30 minutes away, or at Whistler (2010 Winter Olympics) is a 90 minute drive along one of the most scenic highways in the world. In summer these mountains offer endless outdoor activities and the views over Vancouver from Grouse and Cypress Mountains will stay in your mind’s eye forever.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60.27

This listing is for self-contained suite. one bedroom, 2 people,
2nd bedroom located next to suite, add $30.00 per person, per night.
Fees adjustable for long-term renters.

Weekly rate for 4 people $995.

Monthly rates negotiable.

Parking for one vehicle. 2nd vehicle by arrangement.


Monthly rates negotiable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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