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Kitsilano house close to shops, beaches, downtown and Granville Island

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 30 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Kitsilano - Point Grey Road House

You’ll love staying in our beautifully decorated and renovated, 1,345 square foot, 2 storey house that sleeps 6 (maximum 10) and located in Kitsilano, one of the most exclusive and sought after neighbourhoods in Vancouver – and close to everything!

Our home has a nice balance of modern furnishings and upgrades throughout, while still retaining the charm of original 1920s architectural details and hardwood floors. On the main floor the living room has a 50” internet-enabled smart TV and wifi, with a pullout queen sofabed, a loveseat, and a separate dining room with expandable table. The kitchen has an electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, utensils, coffee maker, and everything you need to cook at home. There's a private washer and dryer in the porch alcove. The main floor also has one bedroom (with a king-sized bed, two night stands and closet) and a full bathroom with tub/shower. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms (both with queen beds and daybeds, night stands and closets), and a bathroom with shower. All beds are Hilton-hotel-quality with top-of-the-line sheets, cozy down-filled duvets, and both down pillows and polyfill pillows. The backyard is completely private with 15 foot hedges and has a BBQ and two bicycles for your use. A garden suite that sleeps 6 is also available to rent (for extra) if you’re coming with a larger group or grown kids.

Our location is SUPERB, situated on the ‘golden mile’, along the posh, exclusive Point Grey Road. You’re in walking distance, or a short 10 minute car ride, to 5 beaches, great restaurants, several shopping districts, downtown and Robson Street, the university, Granville Island, English Bay, the University of British Columbia and more. Point Grey Road is restricted to residential traffic only so the neighbourhood is quiet, safe, and a favorite of joggers, bikers, and families out for a walk, and there’s lots of free street parking in front of our house. If you’re coming with kids, there are two small neighbourhood parks literally steps away, one with a play set.

Coming for the beach experience? Across the street (and next to the most expensive home in British Columbia – a $57.6 million dollar mansion owned by the founder of Lululemon) is access to a neighbourhood rocky beach with a fabulous view of the ocean, ships in the harbour, the sunset and the North Shore mountains. If you want sandy beaches and to sunbathe, hang out with the younger crowd, swim laps or let the kids splash in a wading pool, walk 10 minutes to the famous Kits Beach, the home of the Celebration of Lights fireworks competition every July and August. If you want to rent a sailboat, ocean kayak, paddleboard or skimboard…you’re a 10 minute walk to Jericho Beach. If you prefer volleyball, beach barbeques, long walks, jogging, or watching spectacular sunsets and dogs frolicking in the surf, then walk a few minutes past Jericho and Locarno beaches to the famous Spanish Banks beach. Wreck Beach for nudists is a 15 minute drive.

Like shopping? You’re close to lots! We love walking to the world famous tourist mecca of Granville Island Market for our fresh produce and baked goods, artisan crafts or to take in live theater or eat at the Sandbar or Bridges restaurants. From our door it’s just a 3 minute walk to the trendy West 4th Avenue, where you can shop at the IGA for groceries, feast at Vancouver’s most well known vegetarian spot the Naam, or walk 5 minutes up the hill to the trendier shops like Whole Foods, Lululemon, the North Face, Hip Baby, Spa on the Rocks and more. Broadway is just a 6 minute walk with LOTS of interesting shops for old and young, markets and restaurants. Hop on the bus and in about 10 minutes you’ll be downtown where you can shop the famous Robson Street, the Bay, Holt Renfrew, Pacific Centre, or Nordstroms (opening fall 2015). Or take the bus to South Granville, another great place to shop and check out the art galleries.

Are you a foodie? There are TONS of great restaurants, ethnic eateries, organic cafes and fresh food stores within walking distance - on West 4th, Broadway, and Cornwall (along Kits Beach). For beach and sunset views eat at the Boathouse Restaurant on Kits Beach or for more of a 'dive' experience head to the Gallery Patio and Grill at Jericho. A 3 minute walk will get you to your morning latte at Starbucks or Artistry Cafe.

Relying on the bus? There are bus stops within a 3 minute walk that will get you to a skytrain station, downtown, to shopping, or to the university. Vancouver has a great transit system with a skytrain that goes to Burnaby, Surrey, New Westminster and the airport.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Leslie
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 November, 2016
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About Leslie

Hi. I'm Vancouver born and raised and grew up in Kits. I have great memories of spending time at the pool at Kits Beach, walking in wet sand when the tide was out at Spanish Banks, hiking through Pacific Spirit park near UBC, and going to the funky shops along West 4th.

Vancouver is a great city. I live here, I work here, I love it here! I know you will too.

Why Leslie chose Vancouver

Kitsilano is a fabulous neighbourhood and one of the most sought after in Vancouver. It`s rich, its trendy, its new age, its eclectic, its old, its modern. There are some beautiful old 1920 homes, plus lovely modern west coast ones. Many of the streets are lined with breathtakingly beautiful cherry blossom trees in the spring, huge majestic chestnut trees in the summer and part of West 10th has elms which form a magical arch along the road, which only adds to the beauty of the area. There are some breathtaking views of both mountains and oceans to remind me why Vancouver is one of the most liveable cities in the world.

What makes this house unique

This house, in one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Vancouver, is great for a friend's weekend away, for families with young kids, and for executives who need to be close to downtown but don't want the concrete and noise. You're close to beaches (where you can rent equipment for ocean activities), shops, downtown, Granville Island, the University of British Columbia and to transit which will take you anywhere in the city. The house is located on a private street, restricted to resident vehicles only, so its quiet, and safe, yet literally steps away from the Pacific Ocean.

If you are travelling with a larger party, there is a separate garden suite which sleeps six which may also be available. The front door has an easy to remember personalized digital code, so there's no need to pick up or return keys during your stay.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Kitsilano house close to shops, beaches, downtown and Granville Island
average rating of 4.6 based on 20 reviews
Westlake Village, CA
5

Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay there. Owner was easily accessible. Many things to do in walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
5

A wonderful home in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home and its location. The home was well equipped and had everything we needed. Ample space and comfortable beds. The house was very clean and well kept. This felt like a home not a "rental property". The property manager was very responsive handling any questions or requests quickly and efficiently. We would definitely stay there again! Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX
5

Perfect quiet location in Vancouver

  • 5 of 5

Our family has just returned from a few days at this lovely home in Vancouver. The house clean and spacious and our friends rented the lower level so that we could all be together (4 adults, 6 kids)! The location was quiet and easy walking to Kits beach, Whole foods and other parks. The rooms were clean and comfortable - beds and linens were nice. Bathrooms are small, but adequate for cleaning up. The area guide provided by the owner was helpful.

There are really no recreational books or games, so pack accordingly for your family!

Excellent stay all around.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for a family of 4 in a quiet neighborhood walking distance to lots of fun

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of four traveling with two teens. The space was nice to spread out. The neighborhood was quiet and peaceful to return to after a day of sight seeing in crowds. We walked and water taxied to Granville Islamd and Yaletown. It was an easy drive to UBC and the Museum of Anthropology. There were several great restaurants for take out and dining within walking distance. Overall, we enjoyed the home and would recommend it to other families!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely Kits home

  • 4 of 5

Lovely home in a great neighbourhood, and easy walking distance to all amenities. Home is very well appointed and maintained. We were most pleasantly surprised by the comfortable beds - definitely appreciated! The only thing to be aware of would be the unintentional/unavoidable transmission of noise/conversation between floors and also between houses (with open windows). Having said that, a smart phone "white noise" app helped tremendously. Would highly recommend this home to others, and hope to return for another visit one day.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montreal
5

Great Location. Super residential. So beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Our week long visit to Vancouver was centered on this wonderful house on Point Grey Road. We remained in the area visiting family and could not have found a better place. Quaint, comfortable, well appointed,clean, great WiFi,fully equipped kitchen and within walking distance to amazing restaurants and grocery shopping. Nothing negative at all. One word of advice, if you are planning to visit more that just the Kitsilano area you may want to rent a small car, but honestly with no more that a 15 minute walk to any one of 3 or 4 amazing restaurants and high end food shops, you really don't need one. The beaches are a short walk away and are beautiful. The bikes available are the best way to see Stanley Park. All in all, a great time. Thank you Leslie-Ann for making our stay perfect.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8.25 Miles
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Darby's Pub
Nearest Ferry
16 Miles
Horseshoe Bay Ferry
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Grandview, TransCanada highways
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Naam, Boathouse, Aphrodites, Jopanga Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kitsilano, Jericho, Spanish Banks & Locarno Beachs
Car: not necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kitsilano, West Side

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
2 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,229
for 3 nights
From
£358
£5,758
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Mar-May
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,416
for 3 nights
From
£420
£6,068
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
30 night minimum stay
£6,377
for 30 nights
£6,377
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,556
for 3 nights
From
£467
£6,377
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £296
Cleaning Fee £148 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

3:00 pm checkin, 10:00am check out
A guest must be 25 years of age or older to reserve a stay in our home. Children are welcome providing a parent or guardian is 25 years or older and also staying on the property.
No cancellation fee if you cancel 30 days before your occupancy date.
No daily or weekly maid service, but this can be arranged for an extra fee.
The owner and property managers are not liable for any accidents, injuries, illnesses or loss of personal belongings or valuables incurred by you or your guests while staying on the property.
We also request a contact address and phone number of the guest booking and confirmation of how many guests will be staying.
Bring your own beach towels and beach blankets if you`re coming during the summer.
A late checkout fee of $50 per each hour and portion of hour past the 10:00am checkout time will be charged.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kitsilano in Vancouver Coast

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathoorm - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 Mainfloor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Also with two night tables w. drawers and closet
    Bedroom 2 Upstairs - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Has a daybed, closet and window
    Living Room Sofabed - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Size sofabed
    Bedroom 3 Upstairs with Nook - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , With Daybed in sleeping nook, closet, two nightstands
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If the garden suite has guests during your stay... .....they`ll use their own private entrance in the backyard, and their own washer/dryer. ......You`ll share the backyard, BBQ and bikes. .... please remove your shoes at the door, and keep music, TV, noise to reasonable levels. We`ll ask them to give you the same courtesy. Out of respect for our lovely neighbours, parties are not allowed, and quiet time outside in the backyard or porches is from 10pm to 8am. No tents in the backyards, or parking cars or RVs on the lawn. Feel free to use the umbrella, bikes, flashlights, a Vancouver guide and map during your visit. Please return them before checking out. Before checking out, please tidy up, put all used towels in the bathtub or shower, load and start the dishwasher with any dirty dishes, put garbage in the trash bin in backyard, and put recyclables in the porch recycling bins. Most of all, enjoy yourselves. Vancouver is a fabulous place to visit.

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