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Cozy home for holiday travelers

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Convenience, Neatness, Comfort, a Heritage House at the Beautiful Kitslano B

My home is a two bedrooms character styled house located in the prestigious Kitslano beach community. The house consists of two units, the upper floor with two bedrooms from the front door is exclusively for Your use. In the house there is A King size bed, A Queen size bed in each of the bedrooms, and a sofa full size bed in the living room. Ideally, it caters to 5 people ( maybe 6 for sofa bed with two people of regular or smaller in size). It is close to much entertainment, two rows behind the famous "West Broadway" Street, a few rows from the 4th Ave, which both are famous for shops, grocery, cafes and dinning outlets. Bus stops are steps walk, while the popular Kitslano Beach is at the perfect distance for your walk and enjoyment.From the house, it takes 10 minutes drive to downtown, and 15 minutes to the airport. Netflix and TV channels of CNN, BBC, Discoveries, etc. are available. It sits on a corner lot, lots of sunshine comes through and your car can be parked freely at the front and side streets by the house.


Owner
sheena
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, Mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About sheena

As both a business and leisure traveler myself for the past 30 years, I am now listing my house for the fist time. I think most travelers care about location, house cleanness, amenities and comfort on trips, i furnished my home with quality bedding and furniture, etc. However, the house is about 90 years old, hardwood floor has scratches over the years, cabinets not not as tight... I fell in love with the beautiful Kitslano and UBC Vancouver West community when I moved to Vancouver years back, it caters to my living needs and hobbies wonderfully, dinning, cafes, yoga, all within walking distance. Simply text or call me for any questions when you are in and I will respond the best I may. I wish you enjoy this city and feel at ease in a home away from your own.

sheena purchased this house in 2015

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Side in Vancouver

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • swimming

Reviews

3.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

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Cozy home for holiday travelers
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews
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Mixed feedback- cute old cottage in a great area, but worn and old in spots.

  • 3 of 5

This rental is certainly in a lovely neighbourhood. We were within walking distance of shops. The gardens and homes in the area are all so cute. The pictures shown are all true to life. Living room and dining rooms are big, open and bright. Windows are spectacular. Cute, old cottage home, with lots of space. However, there were a few drawbacks.

We were not comfortable with having no curtains or blinds at all in the living room or dining room. Anyone can see in at night. Makes you FEEL unsafe, even if everything is probably ok. The kitchen and bathroom are very old and run down. Kitchen table is mac-tac'd. Bathroom sink is very very old, and cracked, so doesn't feel clean. Biggest surprise was that the owner lives in the basement, with only a small hook on our side to keep the door shut. Though we had no issues, it was disconcerting when we arrived to get this shock. Found out later, it seems common in the area to have house sharing, but it would have been better to A) call it out up front and especially B) put a lock on our side.

I was not expecting a place to be so outdated, for this price.

That said, we were warm, had lots of room and were in a great area. If you are willing to overlook the esthetics, this place could work for you.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would stay again

  • 5 of 5

The place was quite comfortable in a very nice neighborhood. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Moyen .

  • 2 of 5

Mal équipé et pas très propre.

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7.3 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Ferry
4.3 Kilometres
Maritime Museum Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
UBC Golf
Nearest Train
7.4 Kilometres
Pacific Central Station
Nearest Ski
19 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Kitslano Beach

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £68.44
Damage Deposit £142.59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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