check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand

Owner

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Charming 2 Bedroom Garden Suite in Lovely Ambleside Community

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 14 nights

Overview

West Vancouver Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This lovely 2 bed garden suite is in a high end residential district, walking distance to beaches, shops and restaurants and minutes to the heart of the city and ski hills. This suite is ground level in a heritage style home, newly renovated with wood floors, gas fireplace, stainless steel kitchen appliances, in suite laundry, shower and whirlpool tub.

The suite has 2 bedrooms, great room with fully equipped kitchen, dining bar, leather couch, 47 inch TV and gas fireplace. One full bathroom with whirlpool tub and separate shower Wireless internet for your computer.

The large bedroom has a king size bed, a TV and a desk for working or just updating facebook on your computer. The secondary bedroom has a queen size bed or two European size twin beds (30 inches wide) and a wall mounted TV.

Parking is in front of the suite in a covered carport. Beside that is the guest patio with a table, chairs, electric barbeque and patio umbrella. Relax at the end of the day with a glass of wine or start the day with coffee on the patio.

There is a stacking washer and dryer in the suite.

West Vancouver, “The Waterfront Community,” is nestled on the lush south-facing slopes of the Coast Mountains on the North Shore of Burrard Inlet, in British Columbia. Our picturesque community is known for its sandy beaches, seaside walks, marinas, hiking trails, ski area, and distinctive residential neighbourhoods. West Vancouver combines small-town charm with cosmopolitan amenities in several unique village business areas. The natural setting and proximity to downtown Vancouver completes our desirable setting. Relax at the end of the day in your peaceful and private suite. NOTE - minimum rental period is two weeks

Keywords: suite, apartment, self catering, flat, holiday rental. garden suite,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We grew up on the west coast and raised our family here. West Vancouver has been our home for the last few decades! A few years ago we did a major remodel of our home and put in a high end suite. We enjoy travlelling and finding a 'home base' from which to explore new sites but have a place to settle in at the end of a busy day - so this what we created for our guests.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1994

Why The Owner chose West Vancouver

West Vanouver is right next to all the urban enjoyments of the big city - but in a more peaceful setting.

What makes this apartment unique

Start your day with a walk on the seawall followed by coffee in a local coffee shop. Work, visit or relax and end your day with a glass of wine on the patio or in front of the fireplace.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)
Charming 2 Bedroom Garden Suite in Lovely Ambleside Community
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Excellent Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying with Genine and Keith. We took our two girls to West Vancouver Community Center's summer camps for a month and we had an entire suite that was beautifully decorated, as well as, a lovely patio for our stay.

Genine greeted us outside the property with a warm smile. She made sure that we were clear about any instructions to do with the suite. Genine and Keith made really helpful recommendations about where to eat and what to do by providing maps and guidebooks about the area. Genine even sent us coupons of Vancouver Aquarium by mail half-way through our stay - very thoughtful.

The location is excellent. It's close to everything; restaurants, shops, convenient stores, beach, parks and etc. This was a fantastic experience to us. We highly recommend Genine and Keith's suite for your future stay at West Vancouver!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your lovely review- we enjoyed having your family in our suite and we are glad that it worked well for you.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Los Angeles, CA
5

Charming Garden Suite is a Gem

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay. My teenage daughter and I had the good fortune to live here while I worked for an extended period in Vancouver. It provided a lovely home away from home, tucked under the mountains, in a well appointed, cosy, and remarkably efficient suite. I didn't have to bring so much as a spoon. Insuite laundry, jetted tub, fireplace, radiant floors, all these small luxuries make being away from home so much more comforting.

Genine and Keith are wonderful landlords, kind, relaxed, generous, and answered every need we had before we asked them. The house itself is well situated: walk 25 feet from the door and you're staring at the ocean, you're two blocks from coffee and the seawall. An hour and 20 to Whistler!

I could have easily done without the car, everything you need is at your doorstep, four blocks from the mall and Whole Foods, a quick drive to the ski hills, and in a neighbourhood that is amiable, convenient and safe. West Van itself has more of a village feel. The bus line is better than most in the Greater Vancouver area, 20 minutes to downtown. I grew up in Vancouver so I know what I'm talking about.

We are lucky to have had such a cheery little nest to make our own over the Christmas holidays. Being away from home is always a bit daunting, but Genine and Keith provide a warm and comforting abode in a small village of a bigger city. Its kind of ideal in that sense.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
London, UK
5

Our home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this suite twice, as I have family in West Vancouver who are not able to accommodate us when we visit. We have stayed in several other apartments on the North Shore, but this one is the best by far.

The neighbourhood (Ambleside) is very quiet but you are still close to all of the amenities that you need. The apartment is very well equipped (kitchen things, linen, etc.) and there were many thoughtful touches (they know that we have a young child and made every effort to accommodate us). The space is immaculately clean and was only very recently renovated. All appliances are brand new and there is very reliable wi-fi. Parking is literally just outside the door. We did not make much use of the outdoor dining area this time, but we did last summer. Beds are large and comfortable. The bathroom is very nice and also well appointed.

We would certainly stay here again if possible - the neighbourhood is very quiet and very convenient for us. Though it was not a priority for us, you can get downtown quite easily by car (you are just a few minutes from the Lions Gate Bridge) or by bus. You are also just a few minutes from the highway which leads to Horseshoe Bay and on to Whistler.

Thanks to Genine and Keith for another wonderful and worry-free stay!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Kilometres
Square rigger
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Northlands Golf Course
Nearest Train
10.2 Kilometres
Via Rail
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Many on Marine Drive
Nearest Ski
10 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain or Cypress Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.7 Kilometres
Ambleside
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry Gallery
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Fitness Centre
Car: not necessary

Close to beach, tennis and fitness centre with pool, short drive to local ski hills, handy to shops and restaurants and good transit to downtown

Photos

Rates & Availability

West Vancouver Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
14 night minimum stay
$911
$2,655
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
14 night minimum stay
$794
$2,194
 
 
spring season
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
14 night minimum stay
$794
$2,194
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
$911
$2,655
 
 
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
$683
$1,974
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee-weekly rent $76

Cancellation Policy: If cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival, rental deposit is refunded minus a $150 cancellation fee. If cancelled within 30 days of arrival, rental deposit is forfeited unless the suite is filled. If the guest arrives and decides to leave early, the nights not spent are not refunded.

Reservation held with a 50% payment up to the first month rent - refundable up to 30 days prior to booking time with a cancellation fee of $150. Remaining payment at beginning of stay- or first of each month for long term stays
Damage deposit of 50% or 1 week for longer stays- fully refundable when suite left in same condition

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

West Vancouver Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 790 sq. ft.
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 child bed , Either one queen size or two European twins- 30 inches wide
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) or two European twin size 30 inches wide each, instead of the queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
radiant heat, wood floors, soaker whirlpool tub and separate shower, stacking washer and dryer, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, guest patio with bistro table chairs and umbrella

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties