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Victorian Charm With Contemporary Style

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

2 Bdrm, 1.5 bath with private garden courtyard

The perfect urban oasis. Only minutes to the heart of Vancouver nestled in one of the prettiest neighborhoods. Two very comfortable bedrooms (queen size beds) plus an upper den with wifi access and flat screen TVs with cable. There is an open main floor that spills out onto a pretty private garden courtyard. It's perfect for an evening BBQ.

The kitchen is well equipped and a local Urban Market grocery store is just two blocks away. Granville Island Market is also within walking distance. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby if you prefer.

New this year, we have two MOBI bicycle stations within minutes and these link up to the new Arbutus Greenway - a fabulous walking path that connects for miles.

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John and Vicki Dalziel
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2017

Why John and Vicki Dalziel chose Vancouver

We fell in love with this neighborhood over 20 years ago and finally bought our little duplex dream home in 2001. Our friends call our street one of the prettiest as it is lined with flowering trees and amazing gardens. Our favorite feature is our private garden courtyard. It's a magical spot.

What makes this townhome unique

It's a great location to allow you to experience all that Vancouver has to offer. Ideal for 4 travelers, it's tucked in a beautiful neighbourhood minutes from downtown. You can easily walk almost anywhere or even hop on the bus which stops around the corner. Most recently the new Arbutus Greenway has opened which provides miles of pathways for walking/cycling. It's right at the end of the block with MOBI cycle stations ready if you want to rent a bicycle. You're approximately 20 minutes walk/ 10 minute bike ride to Kits Beach, Granville Island Market , galleries and shopping. Picking and choosing what to do during your stay may be your hardest decision of all.

Fitting right into the urban vibe of Vancouver, our home has wood floors, modern decor, and a well equipped kitchen complete with everything you'll need to whip up tasty meals during your stay. Along with all the major appliances, the kitchen includes a microwave, toaster, wine glasses, coffeemaker, dishwasher, and plenty of cookware. There's a new BBQ with patio dining in the courtyard. (a lovely organic butcher is just around the corner plus a Loblaw's Urban Market is just two blocks away) There are plenty of restaurants nearby if you prefer not to cook.


Kitsilano Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , The small half bath is on the main floor.
  • The bathroom is exceptionally large with two sinks, a shower plus a soaker tub for two.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Delux bed with quality bedding
    2nd Bedroom - 1 double , Lovely 2nd bedroom with a flat screen TV - new bed.
  • There are two bedrooms. Each has a TV and windows that open.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Victorian Charm With Contemporary Style
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Home Sweet Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at John and Vicki's home. John met us on arrival and gave us the tour and some very helpful information for our stay. The home is cozy, clean and inviting. My friend and I were in Vancouver to attend a week long yoga anatomy training and we were very thankful to come "home" to such an inviting environment after long days of instruction and physical exercise. The gas fireplace provided a welcome respite from the rain and a relaxing place to read and study in the evenings. The neighborhood is peaceful, quiet and within walking distance to everything we needed. We really enjoyed our 30 minute walk to the training venue each day, rain and all! There are grocery stores nearby and some great restaurants. We highly recommend Novo on Burrard Street. A bit of a walk (20 minutes), but having been there on my last visit to Vancouver I assure you it is worth the stroll. Thank you, John and Vicki, for your hospitality and opening your home to us. All the best to you! Jenn and Lizette

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home ! Simply Great !!

  • 5 of 5

The best place ever to be for our discovery journey of Vancouver and surroundings!! The spacious house is very tastefully designed and equipped with everything one needs for a comfortable stay. A wonderful garden and patio, where we loved to sit for breakfast or to relax in the evening. We very much liked the very first skype contact with John, who was very friendly and entertaining and gave us the right feel to rent this house. Communication with John and Vicki during our preparation of the journey was very efficient. We were very warmly welcomed by the owners at our arrival and both took all the time needed to explain and help so that our stay would be as enjoyable as ever possible. The neighborhood is great, lovely people, who even invited us for cocktails and dinner. A grocery shop, small restaurants and other amenities are all in walking distance. Likewise, all other destinations of Vancouver are easily reachable from that calm and lovely residential area. We are very grateful for John's and Vicki's confidence in having rented the house to us. We didn't want to leave but had to and would love to come back at one point in time.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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My Dream Home

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing opportunity to stay in this home. Gardens are spectacular and the home is truly a home. I suspect there is an artist resides in the home. The beauty of the pictures is so splendid. Every comfort of home is to be found and the neighbours are warm and helpful. We recommend this property and the owners so pleasant and willing to help visitors. The privacy of sitting in their garden area and relaxing needs to be experienced to understand.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, inviting and well-kept

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay at this property. John met us upon our arrival and could not have been more friendly. Immaculate inside with a very well equipped kitchen, very comfortable living space and bedrooms. We also loved the courtyard with umbrella, table and chairs, and spent many hours out there. Situated in a beautiful neighborhood with a wonderful grocery store about a block away, and very central - and Vancouver's great transit system makes it very easy to get around. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you as guests in our home. We've met such lovely people through Homeaway - please stay in touch. Thanks again. Best, John and Vicki
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Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Every time we visit Vancouver this is the place we stay. This is our home away from home. Great location. Walking distance to the beach. The bus stop is around the corner ( A 20 minute bus ride to downtown Vancouver ) grocery store and coffee shops nearby.

The Host ,John and Vicki are the best!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words and thanks for being the best guests we could possibly hope for. You are always welcome in our home. Hope you had a safe trip home and perhaps we'll see you again next year. Kindest Regards...John and Vicki
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Wonderful townhouse in great location

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our week long stay in Vancouver. The house is located within walking distance of grocery stores, restaurants, and Kitslano Beach. There is public transportation within a half block from the house to take you downtown, the University of British Columbia, or just about anywhere else within Vancouver. The 2 bedroom house was perfect for our family!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12.2 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Ferry
34 Kilometres
Tsswassen Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
6.5 Kilometres
UBC Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Gramercy Grill
Nearest Beach
1.6 Kilometres
Kitislano Beach
Car: not necessary

Vancouver's Granville Island Market is about a 20 - 25 minute walk away. Kits Beach is also close at hand. Tennis courts, shopping and galleries are just a few blocks away plus University Golf Course is a short drive or bus ride away. Two blocks away is a convenient new Loblaws Urban Market.


Rates & Availability

Kitsilano Townhome Rental Rates

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6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $74.06
Refundable damage deposit $370.3

We require a damage deposit of C$500.00 or travelers can purchase $59.00 Damage Protection Insurance.
Details of the C$500.00 refundable damage deposit can be found on the rental agreement. A cleaning charge of $100.00 is required upon your checkout.

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