A WONDERFUL, SPACIOUS HOME IN A CENTRAL LOCATION!!

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Kate Thomson

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights
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A WONDERFUL, SPACIOUS HOME IN A CENTRAL LOCATION!!

Vancouver House Rental Photos and Description

4 Brms: sleeps 6, 1.5 Baths, sep. Den/Dining/Living Rms

This home, comprised of a main and upper level, is situated on a generous and very private sunny southwest facing 130 X 80 ft corner lot - just shy of what would ordinarily be three Vancouver city house lots!

The first floor of the house has a fully independent ground level garden suite which is sound proofed and has its own entrance. The current long term tenants are delightful.

The entire house is surrounded by redwood cedar hedges and colorful gardens. Originally crafted in the 1920s, this home welcomes you with generous sized rooms throughout and extra high ceilings. Timeless details such as diamond grid leaded glass windows, original inlaid oak hardwood flooring (liberally covered with exquisite hand made Persian rugs) and hand formed glazed tiling have been meticulously restored.

This classic gem is no stranger to change however: The wide open modern kitchen will dazzle even the fussiest chef with top of the line stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, floor to ceiling cabinetry, heated ceramic floor, and double French doors leading to the large north facing cedar deck - great for summer and fall BBQs!

The main level features an entry foyer, a substantial yet intimate living room warmed by a wood burning fireplace, a formal dining room with a south facing terrace, a welcoming den/family room for games/movies, a two piece bathroom, a full laundry, and a modern open kitchen with an expansive wooden central island counter and breakfast bar, leading out onto a large cedar deck into the garden.

Upstairs features 4 spacious bedrooms: two double rooms with queen beds and two single rooms with a twin bed in each - therefore the house accommodate 6 people. In addition, a full 4 piece renovated bathroom with a heated ceramic floor, (the shower has a pressure relieving valve to prevent scalding if a toilet is simultaneously flushed!), a reading nook/computer room/office and a very lovely, well planned landing area where all these rooms unite.

Improvements in 2012 to the home included:

An electricity inspection of the whole house was carried out by a certified electrician.

Thee interior was professionally and meticulously painted throughout with Benjamin Moore's environmentally safe 'Aura' line.

New window coverings and hardware installed in every room.

Den/family room: completely renovated by master craftsmen.

A new laundry room built and large brand new LG side by side front load washer/dryer installed.

New light fixtures installed in EVERY room by certified electrician.

To add more electrical capacity, the house was upgraded from 100 to 200 amps.

The central heating ducts were professionally cleaned -recommended every 5 yrs.

The gas furnace is cleaned annually.

The attic was re-insulated with premium environmentally safe (Johns Manville) insulation.

New weather stripping was installed on front and back doors.

The deck was power washed, sanded and re-stained.

A new state of the art BBQ was purchased in June 2013.

Furniture for the deck was purchased in June 2013.

All crockery, cutlery, (8 piece) kitchen utensils, glasses, saucepans, & small appliances, were purchased in 2012/2013 as was a new Persian rug for the living room and an Italian leather sectional sofa for the den/family room.

The Fisher-Paykel fridge/freezer, Panasonic microwave, Nespresso coffee maker, kettle, KitchenAid Mixer, blender, 4 slot Black and Decker toaster, were all new purchases in 2012.

All duvets, pillows, linens, towels, bath mats, dish cloths and tea towels were purchased in 2012/13.

Every bed was purchased in 2012.

Lease term: 1 month: Fully Furnished

Deposit: Please see financial terms

Pets: Sorry, no pets

Smoking: Absolutely no smoking, in the house or on the property - thank you. Recreational or any other kind of drug use in the house or on the property is strictly forbidden.

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 1.5

Finished area: Approx. 2,200 Sq. Ft

Terrace: Yes

Deck: Yes

Patio: Yes

Flooring: Hardwood, slate tiles, ceramic tiles, area rugs, stair carpet.

Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Detectors are installed.

Security lighting: Surrounds the exterior perimeter of the house.

A sophisticated Central Air Filtering/Cleaning System maintains a high quality air control throughout the home.

Heating: Gas, forced air, heated floors and wood fire place.

AMENITIES:

Private fenced yard, a large private cedar deck leads off from the kitchen with a conversational set of outdoor furniture and low table (seats 4) with a state of the art BBQ. There is also patio area at the back of the garden under the trees with two wooden chairs/low table.

A large private terrace at the front of the house leads off from the foyer - this has a wrought iron table and two comfortable chairs. There are additional chairs available and all of the above can be moved around to suit the needs of the guests.

A large, mature and beautiful garden.

Kitchen items: Fridge/freezer, Electrolux induction range/stove, Electrolux double ovens, Asko dishwasher, Panosonic microwave, KitchenAid Mixer, Blender, small appliances, crockery, cutlery, utensils, cook's knives, saucepans, strainers, baking sheets, drying racks, mixing bowls, measuring jugs, cutting boards, etc.

Laundry:LG washer/dryer, iron, ironing board, drying rack. Electrolux vacuum cleaner.

All duvets, pillows, linens, towels, bath mats, dish cloths and tea towels.

Sony flat screen television, Sony Blue Ray DVD player, Telus PVR, TV Cable, High speed wireless Internet

Lawn and garden maintenance, biweekly city garbage collection and weekly recycling collection.

Electricity & Gas costs not included.

Location:

This home, located in a quiet and safe residential neighbourhood, is just a short walk away to Vancouver's renowned Kerrisdale Village where old world charm meets modern day convenience. From bakeries to banking, restaurants to retailers; Kerrisdale Village has it all!

Also just a 5 minute drive to Oakridge Shopping Centre which has many well known clothing stores and a large grocery/produce/pharmaceutical store. It's a 10 minute drive to Downtown Vancouver, The University of British Columbia (UBC), Pacific Spirit Parks, and the major hospitals:Vancouver General/St Paul's/Women's/Children's and UBC Hospital.

There are so many attractions downtown and within Vancouver itself - if you choose to stay in this home you'll see how quickly and easily it becomes a portal to endless possibilities...

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Kate Thomson

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I am a physiotherapist based in Vancouver, all of my kids are away at university. I was born and initially educated in England where I taught school for a year and then I moved to New Zealand where I worked in outdoor education - I went to Physiotherapy school in Auckland NZ.

I also spent 4 years living in Australia and in 1994 I came to Vancouver: a move, I am more than pleased to say, turned out to become my permanent home.

Kate Thomson purchased this house in 2001
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights
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Stanley Park
Granville Island
Granville Island Public Market
Capilano Bridge
Vancouver Art Gallery
Canada Place
English Bay
English Bay Beach
Science World
False Creek Ferries
Deep Cove
Vanier Park
Harrison Lake & Hot Springs
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Queen Elizabeth Park
Jericho Beach
Naam (The)
Commercial Drive
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Vij's Restaurant Inc
Locarno Beach Park
Harbour Air Seaplanes
East Is East
Totem Poles in Stanley Park
Spanish Banks
Torfino, Vancouver Island
Museum of Anthropology at UBC
Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
Vancouver International/Domestic
Nearest Ferry
33 Kilometres
Tsswwassen Ferry Terminal: Victoria & Gulf Islands
Nearest Train
9.7 Kilometres
Central Station Vancouver
Nearest Motorway
5.4 Kilometres
Vancouver Hwy 99
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Jericho Beach
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Kilometres
Dunbar Public House
Nearest Ski
21 Kilometres
Local Vancouver Mountains
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
McLeery Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Kilometres
Survai
Car: not necessary
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Additional information about rental rates

$1000 refundable security/reservation deposit.
50% rental fee 15 days prior to arrival.
50% rental fee 7 days prior to arrival.
Electricity and gas costs are in addition to the rental fee.
A cleaning fee on check out of $250 is in addition to the the rental fee.
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Amenities

Vancouver House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • two double rooms with queen beds and two single rooms with a twin bed in each
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • shuffleboard
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • jet skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • tennis
  • racquetball
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
  • hot air ballooning
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