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Super Cozy Garden Suite!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Garden Suite on the West Side - 10 min. from Downtown - Beaches - UBC

Come and enjoy our super-cozy garden suite in a private Dunbar home. Private entrance - completely self contained. Start your stay with a complementary hostess surprise!

This suite has all the comforts of home, whether for 2 nights or longer.

Believe me you will sleep like a baby and wake up refreshed to start the day to explore what Vancouver has to offer.

Our 480 square feet Garden level suite has a well stocked kitchen, 1 bedroom with a queen size bed and a living area with a queen size sleeper sofa, eating area with a view into the garden. TV with DVD player and internet access. Shared Washer/Dryer.

Enjoy the quiet and ambiance of one of Vancouver's loveliest neighborhoods. Take advantage of the close proximity to downtown, UBC, golf courses, fine restaurants, grocery stores, shops and the long stretch of beaches.

Shopping, Bus stops in walking distance (2 Blocks away - Dunbar St. and McKenzie St.).

Beautiful Balaclava park just down the back lane.

Situated minutes away you find the Pacific Spirit Park, a West Coast rainforest next to the city for walking or biking. Take the children to Jericho Beach 5 minutes away by car, Walk along the seawall in Stanley park taking in the mountains, ocean and city view in all it's breathtaking beauty.

We speak German and English and are happy to be your hosts! Experience our amazing City and all it has to offer!

Keywords: Garden Suite, home, house, executive, character, one bedroom, deluxe, cozy, bright, patio, yard

More Details

Owner
Sascha Westendorp
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Sascha Westendorp

We are a German-Canadian family of 4. We moved to Vancouver in 1998 and fell in love with the City.

Our 2 daughters attend the local High Schools and they as well speak English and German!

Sascha Westendorp purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Sascha Westendorp chose Vancouver

We love what Vancouver has to offer - one of the most 'versatile' cities in the world. The area where we live is on a hill and you have a view of the mountains. You never really have the feeling you live right in the city.

Being so close to the mountains, the forest, the beaches and downtown is truly unique!

What makes this apartment unique

Our house has a lush garden for you to enjoy, the view of the mountains and a big park just 1 minute away.

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Vancouver Airport
Nearest Ferry
32 Kilometres
Tsawassen Ferry Terminal, Horseshoe Bay Terminal
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Jericho Beach
Car: not necessary

Amenities

West Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • travel bed for small children available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

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Super Cozy Garden Suite!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 63 reviews
Bellingham, WA
4

Perfectly Petite

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Vancouver, and this little space was a big part of that. The hostess, Sascha, was warm and welcoming, and had everything perfectly ready for our stay. She even provided restaurant and activities recommendations, along with travel suggestions (bus routes, taxis, skytrain etc), was so accommodating of our two young girls, and had little chocolates and a miniature bottle of champagne for us. Her dog is a lamb, and our girls fell in love immediately. Plus, the tree fort and swing in the front yard sold them from the moment we got there!

Their back yard space was curated and cozy, and although it rained most of our time there, we could tell just how wonderful it would have been to relax outside after a long day in the city.

One thing to mention is that it is a very small space. The kitchen is more of a kitchenette, and while it has pretty much everything you need (sink, fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, ample plates, bowls, silverware, cups, and pots and pans) it's all in about ten square feet right at the door. The main living space is immediately adjacent to the kitchen, and is adequate enough for our small family of four to sit and eat or play a board game, but there is definitely not room for kids to play with any amount of energy. This is a space to retreat to, to bundle up in, or cozy together and watch movies/ play games. Which worked great for us, since we spent most of our time exploring downtown Vancouver, and playing at Science World.

The other thing is that the second bed - the fold out couch - is not really sleepable as an adult. The cushions are too thin for anyone over 80lbs to not feel the support structure of the couch, even with added padding from some supplied sheets. So small children work, but it wasn't going to do it for me (5'10" 165)

The space is a daylight, finished basement under the family's dwelling, and Sascha was on site the entire time we were there, ready to help with whatever we needed, but we never felt like we were stepping on her space/ time, and she never intruded into ours. The whole space felt clean and neat, with plenty of towels/ pillows/ sheets/ and even a few movies (the girls watched The Best Bits of Mr Bean twice :) )

We had a great time, and will likely go back the next time we're looking for a way to stay close to Vancouver (less than a 20 minute drive to downtown), but at an affordable price.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA
4

Enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Nice apartment, considerate hostess, good location.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cosy suite, pleasant neighbourhood and easy access to the Vancouver city centre.

  • 5 of 5

The suite was cosy, properly equipped and pleasantly decorated. The neighbourhood itself was very quiet and well maintained, the groceries were within the walking distance. The property was well connected to the City Centre and to the University of British Columbia. Sascha was very friendly and helpful. We (2 adults and 2 children) stayed there for 6 days and would choose the suite again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An Amazing Home Away!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week and enjoyed every minute of our vacation. The home was clean and well stocked. This place is in a great location and easy to get to all of Vancouver.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Farnham UK
5

Peaceful oasis of calm in central Vancouver

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, clean, well equipped property near shops and transport into the city. Very comfortable beds and a beautiful garden with outdoor furniture. Sascha was very friendly and accommodating. It was very easy to get to the property from the airport and the bus took 30 mins to get downtown. My two daughters and I really enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend it. I hope to come back sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bragg Creek, Alberta, Canada
5

Gentle Oasis

  • 5 of 5

My husband, grown daughter and I stayed 2 nights in Sascha's sweet suite and were very glad we did. It is situated in a nice part of Vancouver, has a lovely little garden to enjoy on sunny days, and is clean and tidy with a very comfortable bed. Our daughter slept well on the pull-out couch as well. Sascha is kind and friendly and obviously cares that her guests are happy. If we ever need to, we would definitely try to stay there again. Thank you to Sascha!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.