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Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 30 nights


About the property

5 STAR 1800 Sqft Executive Home 3 Blocks To The Beach just mins to Downtown

Situated in the most central and beautiful area in Vancouver, Kitsilano is a 10 minute drive to UBC, Granville Island, and Downtown Vancouver. Only three blocks from the beach, on a quiet, historic, tree lined street, is this fabulous accommodation.

From the moment you walk into this gorgeous rebuilt heritage house, you will feel the weight of the world lighten. As you enter through the covered front porch, a large open concept room with vaulted ceilings and eucalyptus hardwood floors warmly invite you in. A gourmet stainless steel kitchen, with granite counters and gas stove are available for the chef in all of us.

In addition to the open and welcoming kitchen, the living area has a gas fireplace, with a queen sized temper-pedic (very comfortable) pull out mattress for extra guests or for a romantic evening by the light of the fire. Sit outside as you quietly sip your morning coffee, or as you enjoy your dinner, taking in the breathtaking West Coast sunset on the upstairs balcony, off the master bedroom. Then, soothe your mind and pamper your body as you relax in a nice hot bubble bath in the generously sized jacuzzi tub.

For those of you that are here on business, we have provided a desk, and a phone/fax/scanner with free Wifi, ensuring that you will be able to continue your work uninterrupted.

With a “Walk Score” of 97, every amenity you could possibly need is within a 5 minute walk. You can have a wide variety of different ethnic foods, get pampered at the spa, get a massage, purchase groceries, shop for clothing, furniture, and so much more! Walk to Vancouver’s prestigious “Jericho Tennis Club” or to the “Royal Vancouver Yacht Club”, everything is at your finger tips!

As your comfort and enjoyment is of the utmost importance to us, we have paid attention to all of the fine details that really matter. The Executive House on 3rd is complete with lush linens, and quality mattresses ensuring that you will have a wonderful night’s sleep. You will wake up refreshed and ready to get out and explore one of the very best cities in the world.

Whether you are in Vancouver for a family vacation, business, or coming to Vancouver for a hockey game or concert, The Executive House on 3rd is the right accommodation for you.

For larger parties the suite downstairs, complete with a second kitchen, living room and a full bath really help keep everyone together while still offering space. Inquire for more rates and details.

A $300 cleaning fee is due on arrival.

Perfect for large families, a group of professionals or Wedding parties, The Executive House can accommodate you.

Travelling with your In-Laws? A nanny? Your children? The suite downstairs connected via internal stairwell keeps everyone close, while still offering privacy and space.

We accommodate all.

Your friendly and helpful hosts, Jenni and Shaune look forward to welcoming you, accommodating and customizing your stay with them in 'Beautiful BC.'

More Details

Jenni Barens
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 February, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kitsilano in Vancouver

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Cheater en-suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    1 bed room suite downstairs - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • Heated floors so your feet are never cold, day or night.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    2 Bedroom suite, 2nd room - 1 Double Bed
    Living room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Living room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Downstairs suite
    ONE BEDROOM MASTER - 1 Large Double Bed , downstairs 1 bedroom suite
  • Master Bedroom has a private walk out deck and cheater en-suite and a jacuzzi tub!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Fantastic Location

  • 4 of 5

Our large family had a wonderful 5 night stay in this beautiful home. The home is cosy and comfortable with lots of space (when using the additional downstairs area) for a family of 6. It is in what we believe to be the perfect location for an extended stay - while our teenagers were adjusting to jet lag, my husband and I grabbed a coffee from the lovely cafes a short stroll away each morning before running along the beach front (yes in the middle of winter!). We were blessed with magnificent weather for the time of year and the views across the water to the City, or snowcapped mountains in all directions was incomparable. Lots of fantastic cafes and restaurants nearby, close to a great IGA (with awesome and friendly staff) and the bus service into downtown was great. Jenni was away over the Holiday period so we did not meet her. Our only complaint was the cleanliness of the house on our arrival - numerous pots and pans and crockery were dirty and required scrubbing before we could prepare our first evening meal. Also both sofa beds (when we made them for sleep the first night for 2 of our teens) were both dirty - food wrappers, leaves, and dirt were in both sofas when we opened them out and it took us some time to locate which of the spare linen would fit each bed. The rug in the living room needed a good vacuum also. This was our only disappointment - especially as we were required to leave a $300 cleaning fee in cash at the end of our stay. Despite this issue we loved our vacation here and would recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sons wedding in July

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous home in Kits for our stay in Van to celebrate our sons wedding. This home was perfect for our needs. We were very comfortable great beds, shower, lovely from porch and easy access to the beach and 4th Ave. loved the bakery and coffee shop just around the corner at Best Breads. Thanks do much for this amazing home in Kis! Hope to return :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Vancouver Wedding

  • 5 of 5

First time staying here and a great experience. Very comfortable, excellent location lots of very good amenities close by ..... Restaurants in walking distance, groceries in walking distance. Easy street parking. Jenni is a super host.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sydney australia

Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property on two occasions for extended periods of time. The property is iin a great location. Three blocks back from the beach, close to all amenities. The photos and description accurately depict the property. We have stayed both winter and spring and the garden and street scape is so beautiful. The kitchen is fully equiped but also great cafes and restaurants in walking distance. it is the perfect place to stay to explore VANCOUVER. Jenni and Shaun are excellent hosts. No hesitation recommending this property. Nothing to consider when trying to compare to staying in a hotel. So spacious, lots of natural light in the bedrooms. Perfect holiday or short stay accomodation.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Location in Vancouver!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have rented this beautiful home three times and plan to make it our home away from home each time we visit Vancouver. Jenni and Sean are hospitable, friendly and professional.

The beds are comfy and the location can't be beat.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for families!

  • 5 of 5

While attending a family wedding in Kitsilano, we rented this perfectly charming character home. We rented both the upper and lower suites. My husband and I stayed in the master bedroom with our baby, and three year old. The owners were wonderful, as they not only had new mattresses made for the pack n' play (there are two in the house), but they lent us their inflatable camping mattress, so that our three year old could have her own bed on the floor. The bedroom was sunny, the ensuite bathroom was spacious and clean and the bed was very comfortable. My parents stayed in the second upstairs bedroom, and my sister, her husband, one and three year olds stayed in the downstairs suite very comfortably with use of the bedroom and pull out couch. We were thrilled with the amenities that this house had, and how family friendly it is - including: baby gates, Pack'n Plays, kid's dishes, toys, movies, gated yard, close to park, laundry etc. It is situated in an incredible location.

The owners of this property live in the other suite, but were absolutely respectful of our privacy and were so incredibly nice.

We would recommend this property to anyone, and will most definitely consider it again if we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kitsilano, Vancouver Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season
17 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
Low Season II
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £60 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Nearest Airport
8.2 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
25 Metres
The Cove Neighbourhood Pub
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
6.2 Kilometres
Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Burrard Skytrain Station
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
Highway 1 Trans Canada, 1st Ave exit
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
La Quercia Italian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
19 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
450 Metres
Jericho Beach
Car: not necessary

Located on the Kitsilano and Point Grey border, you are centralized to all the major venues and attractions that Vancouver has to offer, while maintaining a quiet and peaceful locale The University of BC (UBC) with its golf course and amenities is a scenic 5 min drive. Vancouver's prestigious Shaughnessy golf and country club is just down the road. The Vancouver Museum, art galleries, casinos, music venues, Vancouver Aquarium, H.R. Macmillan Space Center, Telus Science World, Stanley Park, BC Place, Rogers Arena, Vandussen Botanical Gardens, Queen Elizabeth Theater, Vancouver Convention Center, Canada Place, Robson Square and Granville Island are all within a 10 min drive.

Whale watching tours, deep sea fishing, three world class ski mountains (Cyprus, Grouse and Seymour mountains) are all at your finger tips. If you are in town for a convention, concert, Canucks game, White Cap match or festival, we are located minutes from them all.

Ski, fish, hike, scuba dive, enjoy the beautiful west coast pacific ocean. Run or cycle the sea wall, enjoy all that the most beautiful city in the world has to offer, without the noise and congestion of the city. Vancouver is constantly voted one of the worlds most desirable cities to live and play in, and Kitsilano is the most desirable neighborhood in the city for good reason. Walk, bike, bus or drive, accessibility and convenience is what you will get when you stay with us. We have a walk score of 97!!!! Whistler/Blackcomb, the worlds best ski resort, is only a 1hr 45min drive away. Not coming in the winter? The summer activities are as desirable and legendary as the skiing and boarding.

Nightlife and fine dinning options are world renown and almost limitless. Business or pleasure, we have it all. Stay and play for a few days, or a month. Really explore all that our amazing Vancouver has to offer!


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