Beautiful Oceanfront Apartment with 2 Free Kayaks! 30 Min to Downtown.(46 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Apartment, 2 loft style Bedrooms, 1 bath/ steam ocean front views of Indian Arm
Located on Indian Arm, a 10,000 year old fiord in a West Coast rain forest, the community of Woodlands is one of Vancouver's best kept secrets, not many people know we are here and we like it that way! Woodlands is one of Vancouver's oldest summer communities which consists of waterfront homes accessed by a 5 km country road which winds its way through the forests of Mt. Seymour, a provincial park, well known for its snowshoeing, skiing, golfing, hiking, and mountain biking, so don't forget your bike! Woodlands is much less crowded than Deep Cove and gives you that remote feeling without being remote.
There is an 80 foot cement deck with gazebo and bar-b-q which is attached to a 50 foot dock, perfect for sunbathing. Watch seals, seabirds, yachts, and fish boats make their way up Indian Arm to the beautiful Wigwam Inn, a private yacht club with a scandalous past! Across from the Wigwam is the majestic Granite Falls Marine Park.
The picturesque village of Deep Cove is just around the corner. It is home to beautiful gift shops, including Ahoy which is Herschel Backpacks flagship store, the designer lives nearby, many restaurants as well as the forest hike to Quarry Rock Lookout and Baden Powel Trail which stretches for 50 km, all the way to Horseshoe Bay. The Seymour Art Gallery, Shaw Theatre, Northlands Golf Course, Seycove Marina Boat Rentals, Arm Reach Bistro, Parkgate Community Centre and Library are all close by. Come and experience waterfront living at its finest without breaking the bank, only a 50.00 cleaning fee and 100.00 refundable damage deposit, one of the least expensive on any vacation rental website. 4 day minimum in July and August. Most suitable for 2 to 3 adults or 2 adults and 3 children. One queen bed, 1 double and one convertible bed. 3 night minimum over Christmas Holidays and March break.
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Member since: 2001
- On floor 1
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The apartment has a steam room, BBQ, 2 kayaks, a rowboat and crab trap for guests to use. We are close to hundreds of hiking and mountain bike trails on Mt Seymour. There is scuba diving right out the front door. Snowshoe and ski Mt Seymour, Grouse or Cypress, all within half an hour of the house. Close to HWY 1 just 35 minutes to the heart of downtown Vancouver and 1.5 hours from Whistler. Get the wilderness feel with the convenience of the city. 4 night minimum in July and August....moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 4 - May 31, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $73.45
- cleaning fee $36.72
A waiver needs to be signed upon arrival for use of the kayaks and the property. Long weekends 3 night minimum
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Woodlands is a quiet waterfront neighbourhood 30 minutes away from all the hustle and bustle of Vancouver. There are 3 local ski mountains nearby. Cypress, Grouse and Mt Seymour which is your backdoor with 100's of different trails for hikers and mountain bikers. Scuba dive site right out the front door! Fee use of kayaks, rowboat. Hike the Baden Powell trail to Quarry Rock and Deep Cove then reward yourself with a Honey's donut at Honey's or artisan coffee at Cafe Orzo or lunch at Arms Reach Bistro. Browse the local art gallery and gift shops as well as the other well curated shops in Deep Cove.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: Elaine and Tony have been married for 20 years and have 2 grown children. Elaine is originally from Halifax and lived on the ocean in St Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia. She came to Vancouver and obtained her Bachelor of Social Work Degree as well as a Chartered Herbalist diploma.Tony is a city boy born and raised in Vancouver. He has been a financial advisor for 35 years.Together they did an extensive renovation on the property after it was sold to them by the Rubbermaid heiress who moved on to build on Cortes Island. They have been doing vacation rentals in this location for 16 years.
Why the Owner Chose North Vancouver, BC, Canada:
We both really wanted to be on the water and as we could not move to Nova Scotia because of Tony's work, we set out to find a waterfront home close to downtown Vancouver and found it on Indian Arm, North Vancouver.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The best part about staying here is the view as well as the deck and the dock! There is also a gazebo and barbq The apartment feels like you are on top of the water. The apartment is very spacious and comes with lots of extras like the kayaks, life jackets as well as countless books, magazines and a few children's books and toys such as lego. We are happy to show you how to use the boats and to show you the trails on Mt Seymour. West Coast photographer, Andy Chamberlayne's, work is featured throughout the apartment. I honestly do not think you will find a nicer place in Vancouver and it is affordable for families.
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Oceanfront apartment 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver 1000 square feet
crab off the dock!
open concept living room and kitchen on the ocean
Master bedroom with ocean view
2nd queen bed and pull out bed bed
View up the Indian Arm with new snow
Kayaking Beautiful Indian Arm
View from the kayak of south woodlands
Lone Rock Island is our neighbour
Our house from the water
Skiing Grouse Mountain
View from the dock up Indian Arm
Large living room with lots of seating, coffee table expands.
kitchen from living room with stairs leading to master bedroom.
View from your pillow!
Gangway to the dock where your kayaks, canoe and rowboat are waiting.
Diving site 200' yards out your door. Excellent wildlife viewing from your deck.
Low spring tide! Look for crabs and sea glass on the beach
Sunday sailing! View from the deck
kayaks and a rowboat to use
indian Arm from Kayak
Snowshoe My Seymour
Winter sunset with sliver moon. Come stay on the ocean for a while. Great rates!
This listing was first published here in 2001.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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