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WEST COAST MODERN DESIGNER LOFT IN THE HEART OF VANCOUVER

Alison & Peter Eller

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Alison & Peter Eller

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2014
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WEST COAST MODERN DESIGNER LOFT IN THE HEART OF VANCOUVER

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Kensington-Cedar Cottage House Rental Photos and Description

House, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps up to 4)

Looking for accommodation for a vacation or work related trip to Vancouver? Our West Coast Modern Laneway House is a designer suite with abundant natural light, 13+ ft lofted ceilings and custom wood finishing. Our guests enjoy an environment of superior craftsmanship and consistently report comfort and enjoyment of this unique space.

The Ecoloft isn't just nice looking, it's a model of sustainability and exceeds the LEED platinum standard for homes. Enjoy a warm shower with water that is heated by the sun....ahhh, Karma!

ECO Features include:

* Solar hot water

* Solar radiant floor heat

* Bamboo flooring, counters and trim

* Double glazed argon filled aluminum windows

* Skylight shower

* Toto low flush toilet

* Energy Star appliances

* Non VOC paint

* Icynene open cell foam insulation

* Recycled cedar exterior finishing (reclaimed hydro poles)

* Recycling and Composting on-site

* Eco-friendly Soaps and Hair Care products for guest use

In the heart of Vancouver's Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood, the EcoLoft is a 15 minute drive or transit ride to the airport, 10 minutes to downtown, and even closer to popular destinations including Queen Elizabeth Park, Trout Lake (swimming, park, picnic area), Science World, Granville Island, and the eclectic Commercial Drive scene. Within a 10 minute walk are the emerging Fraser St scene and Main Street shopping district which offer a range of eclectic boutiques, cafes, yoga studios, galleries, restaurants, bars and more.

For those without a car, the Ecoloft is within blocks of three arterial bus routes (25 King Edward, 19 Kingsway, and 22 Knight) which connect you rapidly to various Sky Train routes including the Canada Line which gets you to the airport or downtown within 15 minutes. The Ecoloft is a short walk from Broadway where the 99 B-line express bus transports you from east to west across the city. BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital and Mount Saint Joseph Hospitals are all within minutes by bus or car.

Amidst the hundred-year-old oak trees which line the streets of our quiet residential neighborhood, all the things you will need to make your stay enjoyable are within walking distance.

Within 2 blocks you will find: Liquor store, Neighborhood Pub, Restaurants of all kinds (Sushi, French, Seafood, Indian, BC's famous WhiteSpot, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Vegan etc., Children's park, Coffee Shops with reknown french cuisine, German baking and more, Public Library, Famous Foods & Price Smart Supermarkets and a Pharmacy.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alison & Peter Eller (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2014

About Alison & Peter Eller

We are the owners of the main house on the property. In 2009 we built the first laneway house built by owner in our neighbourhood under new city zoning that was inspired by the city's eco-density initiatives. Superior craftsmanship, functional design and sustainable living have guided the creation of this unique space. We welcome feedback and enjoy connecting with our guests that come from near and far to stay close to family in the neighbourhood, or simply to enjoy the comfort yet convenience of our residential, yet central city location. We welcome families and pets and have supplies to accommodate both children and your furry friends which can be arranged as needed. We are believers in the process of Kaizen, 'slow and constant change' so always welcome the feedback of our guests.

Alison & Peter Eller purchased this house in 2009

Why Alison & Peter Eller chose Kensington-Cedar Cottage

We live in the main house on the property and LOVE our neighborhood. It is the most community oriented place we have ever lived, and is also the most urban place we have every lived. Having both grown up in more suburban locales the novelty of being right in the city has never worn off. We really value the proximity of our property to so many of the wonderful things the city has to offer, within walking, biking or short drive distances. We also love the beautiful trees and green space along our street and at the park 100m from our house. Though we are in a very central location, our house is in a protected centre of a quiet and beautiful neighborhood bordered by major streets which get you where you want to go very quickly. Many families in our neighbourhood rent their basement suites and need space to accommodate their out of town guests. Our loft is the perfect spot for friends and family members to stay close by.

What makes this house unique

The radiant heating in the concrete floor, the high ceilings, abundant natural light, and beautiful wood accents. It just feels good to be in the space.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Alison & Peter: We really enjoyed our stay at the Ecoloft. We found the space to be perfect for our needs. The open concept and extendable tables made it a very guest friendly space. We even had a birthday for our son with some guests and the space accommodated this with no problem. The kitchen is beautiful and fully functional so we were able to cook dinner for 6 people no problem. We would certainly not hesitate to book the loft again on our next trip back to Vancouver! Warmest Regards...
Aug 2014
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

West Coast Modern Designer Loft in the Heart of Vancouver
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
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West Coast Modern Designer Loft in the Heart of Vancouver
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p274783vb
-(604) 734-2827
Kensington-Cedar Cottage East Side
Renton WA
5

Lovely space, very conveniently located

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for 2 nights with a family of four (2 kids under 10). It was very well located, easy to park, and a lovely space. It seemed to have lots of kitchen supplies (we didn't do any cooking), and I think would make a lovely get-away for a couple. The area was quiet at night, but not far from activities. Overall, I would recommend it.
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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West Coast Modern Designer Loft in the Heart of Vancouver
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p274783vb
-(604) 734-2827
Kensington-Cedar Cottage East Side
Edmonton
5

Great spot

  • 5 of 5
This loft was a very nice place to stay. Close to all that Vancouver has to offer but nestled in a quiet community. The space itself was very nice. Clean and modern.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Nearest Barpub
Cedar Cottage Pub
Nearest Ferry
26 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Queen Elizabeth Park
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Canada Line King Edward Station
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Hwy #1 Transcanada
Nearest Restaurant
Many nearby within 5 minute walk
Nearest Ski
17 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Kits Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Cedar Cottage Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Cedar Cottage Pub and Liquor Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Price Smart Groceries
Nearest Point of Interest
Famous Foods Groceries
Nearest Point of Interest
Vancouver Public Library
Nearest Point of Interest
Sushi Bay Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Kensington Community Centre
Nearest Point of Interest
Queen Elizabeth Park - Many attractions!
Nearest Point of Interest
Nat Bailey Stadium - Baseball Games & Farmers Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Hill Crest Sport & Recreation Centre
Nearest Point of Interest
Trout Lake Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Glen Park - Playground & Field for Dogs
Car: not necessary

The Ecoloft is located right in the centre of the city of Vancouver. Enjoy the fine coffee, shopping and restaurants in the ethnically diverse Commercial drive district. Explore the galleries, fine dining, boutiques, ice cream parlour, cafes, parks, yoga studios and more in our thriving Fraser/Kingsway neighborhood. Find the vintage, hipster boutiques, antique stores, vast range of cafes, chocolate shop, bakeries (including gluten free) and more on Main St, a 15 minute walk from the loft. There is so much to explore whether you want a short walk, or adventure to kitsilano beach, the north shore mountains, the Olympic Village and False creek, or other fabulous Vancouver destinations.

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Rates & Availability

From C$130 Per night

Kensington-Cedar Cottage House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/Winter
Oct 1 2014 - Mar 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
C$130
C$750
 
 
Spring/Summer 2015
Mar 16 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
C$130
C$850
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$130
From
C$150
Fri,Sat
C$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$25
Notes 50% deposit up front through paypal, cheque or cash. Outstanding balance paid upon arrival. In the case of cancellation, we will refund the full deposit if booking is cancelled 45 days in advance of the booking arrival date.
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Amenities

Kensington-Cedar Cottage House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • A skylit shower, toilet and sink. The bathroom is some guests' favourite highlight of their loft experience!
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • 1 Main Queen size Bed, Large Leather Couch converts into second double bed for extra sleeping capacity. Upon request we can provide a playpen or crib mattress for families with small children.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We have a garden & back yard with lawn furniture (summer time), shared with residents of main house on property. Guests are welcome to use. 1/2 block from playground and field for children to play, dogs to run etc. Sandbox & toys in our back yard for children to use as they wish. Our vegetable garden welcomes compost contributions.

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