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James Dean

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french, german

Stunning panoramic views from this wonderful downtown Vancouver apartment for 6

5 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

East Side Apartment Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

You could just stay inside this comfortable, modern apartment, and gaze at the view of the Vancouver skyline, False Creek with its early morning kayaking, dogs playing in the park opposite, the ubiquitous Vancouver joggers making their daily run along the waterfront path. Or go out and walk to the well-known Granville Island market with its stunning array of seafood, fruits from all over the world. If you feel like taking a risk, walk to the Casino ten minutes away. No need for a car, the Skytrain is just around the corner which will take you into the heart of the shopping district, to the Airport, the North Shore with its Olympic-setting mountains. The train station too is only 5 minutes away, and from here you can travel to the interior, or take a bus to Vancouver Island and visit Victoria and the Butchart Gardens on a day trip.

Nearby attractions include Science World opposite! and the Sun Yat-Sen Gardens in Chinatown. Or stay in and workout in the gym, or swim in the pool.

More description: This apartment is normally my personal home but I travel a lot. Thus it is well furnished, including art work. It is one block from a 'skytrain' that runs every 3 minutes and is 5 minutes from downtown. It is completely glass on three sides with a spectacular view overlooking water, skyline and mountains. Building includes gym, excellent heated lap pool, hot tub and two saunas. One or potentially two dedicated underground parking spots plus ample visitor parking. Far preferable to a hotel and a bargain at the price.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
James Dean (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german

Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

Stunning panoramic views from this wonderful downtown Vancouver apartment for 6
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Stunning Views and Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Our family spend a week at this condo and we enjoyed it very much. There are stunning city views from every room and the location is perfect for walking or taking public transportation pretty much anywhere you want to go. The building has a nice pool and workout facility. James' condo is well equipped with everything one might need to cook meals and be comfortable. James was out of town, but his communication with us was very good. We felt welcomed and at home. We would definitely stay in James' lovely condo again. We love the city of Vancouver and this is the perfect location from which to enjoy all that the city has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charm and convenience to the City!

  • 5 of 5

We rode our bikes in RSVP (Seattle to Vancouver BC) and extended our stay in James condo. What a fabulous location to access every fun place in Vancouver BC from Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown, Granville Island by water taxi. Being in the city, earplugs to sleep were helpful. The condo was perfect for the six of us to experience the beauty of Vancouver and have easy access to a train ride back home.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Couldn't have asked for more!

  • 5 of 5

There were 5 of us girls in town to run the Lululemon Half Marathon and enjoy time together on our annual girl's trip. This location was a short walk (.5 mile-1 mile) from excellent downtown activities. The ammenities were as promised - a WONDERFUL deck overlooking Stadium Village. Many restaurants and a few grocery/liquor stores within walking distance. The beds were comfortable (one of us slept on couch) - the bathrooms were great. There is no A/C - but the doors off the deck open at night kept us cool. We would LOVE to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Downtown Condo

  • 5 of 5

It was a great experience renting the condo, from first contacting James, to him meeting us at the condo and our stay. The condo is huge and has all the amenities of home and more, including a great rec centre, with a pool, hot tub, saunas and a pool table that is open 24/7. The views from the condo are great and overlook BC Place, Rogers Arena and the Science Centre.

There is no need for a car as the sky train is a block away and the downtown is within walking distance. If you do rent a car, there is secure underground parking. There are a lot of restaurants around as well as food stores so you can cook at home. The kitchen is well equipped and everything was high quality.

Next time I am in Vancouver I will definitely rent the condo again. Thanks for your hospitality James!!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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A good apartment, great views

  • 4 of 5

A nicely furnished apartment overlooking False Creek and downtown Vancouver. About 30 minute walk from Granville Island and similar into the heart of the city. We stayed there with 6 adults and two children and had a great time.

Room for improvement with equipment in the kitchen. Not many glasses and an odd assortment of pans etc. Very much a home let, rather than somewhere that has been kitted out for regular guests, but maybe that is part of the fun of such rentals. Suspect many people renting it would eat out a lot but with young children we were there for most evening meals.

No cot/crib for our daughter as requested but was sorted out within a day of arriving so a good response.

Overall we would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review.Kitchen ware and other amenities have been upgraded! James Dean, owner
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Vancouver
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Tsawassen- to Vancouver Island
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Vancouver
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Olympic Village, Main Street, Chinatown
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Cypress, Grouse and Seymour on the North Shore
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
English Bay
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Vancouver Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Apr 16 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$304
$1,897
$4,553
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$209
$1,442
$3,415
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$379
$2,276
 
 
Standard pricing
4 night minimum stay
$266
$1,518
$4,553
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $91

$350/night;$2000/week;$6000/month

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Amenities

East Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • First bathroom is conveniently situated near spare bedroom. Full bath/shower with glass doors. En suite bathroom is bright and spacious - separate tub and glass shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom is spacious with a huge king-size bed, and en suite bathroom. Floor to ceiling windows with mountain views. Large closets. Second bedroom has comfortable queen-size bed and city views from wall of windows. Third bedroom has Murphy bed, double-size, which folds away when not in use. Flooded with light, this room has two walls of floor to ceiling windows overlooking the city, False Creek, and North Shore mountains. Good electric piano for the musician in the group.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dedicated parking spot plus lots of visitor parking.

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