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Large Clean Child Friendly Home with Hot Tub

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Beautifully updated family home 2200 sq feet

Beautifully updated family home 2200 sq feet in a spectacular private setting with the seymour river at your doorstep. Highly sought after location. Enjoy dinner on the large front deck with a built in gas BBQ while listening to the water. Or hanging out in the private, sunny, child-safe backyard fully fenced. We are 5 minutes from superstore, trans Canada highway, Capilano University, and 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Fabulous local hiking/biking trails, skiing, golf, and shopping minutes away. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs including a large master with 4pc ensuite. Downstairs has one bedroom, bath, and a large rec. room. Features elegant front entry with radiant heat tile flooring, oak hardwood, skylights, built-ins, river rock gas fireplaces and central air conditioning. This open concept home has a spacious maple kitchen with karadon counters, terracotta tiles, island, and eating area opening to family room. High-speed internet, flat screen TV's and PVR in each room, large indoor play center with climbing wall. We have house cleaners and landscapers biweekly. In respect of our neighbourhood this home is specifically for families not large groups or reunions. We live in a very quiet area and additional guests are prohibited unless written permission is given at time of booking. Addition insurance is recommended

Joel Gibson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Joel Gibson

Both my wife and I are educators and enjoy spending time with our 2 boys and baby girl. We live a healthy, busy active lifestyle.

Joel Gibson purchased this house in 2006

Why Joel Gibson chose Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Private home nestled in the mountains yet only 15min from downtown Vancouver. We love this area because my wife grew up here as a child and we want our kids to do the same

What makes this house unique

Central air conditioning and a crystal clear river to swim in steps away on hot days.


North Vancouver House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Masterbath - toilet , shower , upstairs off the masterbedroom
    Mainbathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , on main floor off kitchen
    Bathroom downstairs - toilet , shower , small bathroom near front entrance and off the rec room
  • There is a full bathroom on each floor of the house
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Masterbedroom - 1 king
    Kids Room - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , across the hall from masterbedroom
    Babyroom - 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , New mattresses in both bedrooms, very peaceful and quiet
    Rec Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , Murphy bed and double pullout
  • masterbedroom is beside both the kids rooms upstairs there is a large rec room with a queen murphy bed downstairs. There are also 2 comfortable double pullouts available. For additional guests.
  • limited accessibility


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Large Clean Child Friendly Home with Hot Tub
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
Winston-Salem, NC

Great house and yard in a nice location.

  • 5 of 5

I've used Homeaway a lot and this house is in my top 5. My granddaughter felt right at home with the wonderful playroom and yard. The kitchen is well supplied (great spice/seasoning selection). Ample room for 5 adults. If we come back to Vancouver, I'd definitely rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cynthia, We are glad you enjoyed our home. Thanks for leaving it so clean, your family is welcome back anytime
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Great property! Convenient, yet tranquil location.

  • 5 of 5

Nicely apportioned home with plenty or space for everyone. Quite neighborhood with friendly people out and about. Cooling off in the nearby river is a great way end a summer day.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location, great house!

  • 5 of 5

Wish we had more time than 5 days because we really enjoyed this house and location. Owners had all info needed in a book they had set up. Only thing I would say is we needed a little more info regarding the recycling as it is different than the province we live in. It was all well equipped and a gray joy to be there. The outside eating area was superb!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Larry, We are happy you enjoyed our home. We agree the recycling program in our district can be confusing. Thank you for respecting our home you are welcome back anytime.
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Lovely Family Home in a Gorgeous Wooded North Vancouver Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home, the beautiful wooded neighborhood it is located in, and it's close proximity to everything Vancouver has to offer.

My family felt right at home, with enough bedrooms for everyone, a large playroom for the smaller kids, a modern kitchen, a big patio balcony with a dining table and gas grill, and a nice back yard with a jacuzzi. This home made vacationing with kids easy.

The owners were very responsive to our communications leading up to our trip and made sure we were comfortable during our stay.

I would recommend this home to any family considering a stay in Vancouver.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jamie and her family were excellent guests. Prior to the booking she asked for a discount because her sister could not come. I have offered a substantial discount. She ended up arriving with her sister without notifying us. I was very surprised by this but we are happy they enjoyed our home.
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Haven for kids

  • 3 of 5

My 8 year old had a great time in the large playroom with the abundance of toys and the video games downstairs. There were lots of kids playing outside on the streets and by the creek so it would be a great place for kids to make new friends. Joel was very nice. Unfortunately his contractor did not finish paving the driveway so it really wasn't ready for us. My mother is 76 years old and it was very difficult to walk along the grass up to the house because the driveway was mostly covered with gravel. We're from California where recylcing rules are not as strict so figuring out how to dispose waste took some getting used to. All bins are organized in the garage, however because the contractors stored equipment in the garage it was difficult to get things to the correct bins. As we were leaving, they had blocked off the grassy area so my husband had to move the artificial turf for us to get to our car. This was out of Joel's control but nonetheless was unfortunate. One of the doorknobs was broken and completely removed in the bathroom which made it difficult to use it and with 6 of us we really needed all the bathrooms available. Another thing to note is that 2 of the bedrooms have bunkbeds so if you have several kids it works great but if you have mostly adults especially older ones like us, it doesn't quite work as well. The 2 downstairs rooms have fold outs that can be used but was not equipped with bedding. I'm sure if requested it would be provided. The hot tub was great and the outdoor seating for BBQ's was spacious though we did not fire up the grill. There is also a massage chair that's not in the photos that's a plus. It really was unfortunate that things weren't quite ready for our arrival. I suspect the paving is complete and the doorknob fixed so really should be a great house for families with kids.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eliza, Thank you very much for the feedback we apologize for the construction disturbance. Our roof was leaking before you arrived and we did not want to cancel your booking. Everything was scheduled to be complete before your arrival, one thing led to a next like most projects do. Frustrating when work is not completed on time. We will be giving you a $500 credit for this inconvenience. Hopefully you return again, we promise no construction ;)
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Outstanding location, great house and friendly owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed almost 2 months and loved it. There are so many great things about this place. For us the location is the best part. It’s on a quiet and picturesque street that makes you feel like you are getting away from it all but is located minutes from the entire amenities city living has to offer. The proximity to all the hiking and biking trails was a real bonus. The house itself is really well kept and well equipped; top notch BBQ, Hot tub, tons of kid’s toys inside and outside and a massage chair that was in constant use. The owners were a pleasure to deal with. They are really friendly, accessible, responsive and accommodating to some of our unique needs.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words, glad you enjoyed our home
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
vancouver yvr
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Seymours Pub
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Northlands Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Lonsdale Quay Sea Bus
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Transcanada Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Grab Shack
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Mt Seymour
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Deep Cove
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $159.5
Pet Fee $239.25
Refundable damage deposit $797.51
Transaction Fee $59.81

If paying from a US account an additional charge of $75 is required. Alternative to avoid this charge you can send a cheque or e transfer. Check in is 3pm and Checkout is 11am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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