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Beautiful And Cozy Two Bedroom Garden Suite by Commercial Drive

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Bedrooms 2
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Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Fully furnished two bedroom garden suite in the heart of Commercial Drive

~ Commercial Drive Cozy Getaway ~

Entirely Furnished Two Bedroom Garden Level Suite

Located in the heart of Commercial Drive, East Vancouver, in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.

We are pleased to offer you our fully furnished, fully equipped garden level suite for short or long term rentals.

We have created a cozy, welcoming, warm and truly comfortable self-contained suite to welcome you to Vancouver.

The suite is uniquely furnished and outfitted, filled with warm colours and simple yet beautiful furnishings and artwork. We offer you two bedrooms with very comfortable queen beds, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fully outfitted kitchen, living room, and new bathroom. It also has free parking at the back of the house, right by your private entrance, and a patio right under the cherry trees for your use.

For travelling parents, we provide for your convenience a high chair (changes level and tilts to lounging position), playpen/bassinette, stroller and infant rear facing car seat (detachable that clips in the stroller) plus a toddler car seat (see pictures for details). Hopefully this can make your travelling arrangements easier.

Everyone who has stayed in our suite was nothing but happy, comfortable, felt right at home and loved the space. However, as a courtesy to our guests, we want to check that our ceiling height will not cause a problem in case you happen to be an extremely tall person! The ceiling is slightly lower than normal height in the suite (approximately 6'5')(196cm), and there is a beam going across the living room doorway that is around 6' (183 cm). As we said, this has not been a problem for anyone but we do like you to have this information before you check in.

We are located in the heart of Commercial Drive, an area lovingly called “The Drive,” by the locals. This is an eclectic and unique neighborhood with great shopping, a diverse variety of restaurants, beautiful parks, and a vibrant ambiance, and easy access to all other parts of Vancouver.

The Commercial Drive Cozy Getaway locates you less than one block away from public transit.

It is an easy 15-minute drive to downtown Vancouver, or only one bus if you are using transit. You can also spend lovely days right here in the neighborhood - Commercial Drive is home to many international restaurants, European-style cafes, night entertainment, health food stores, and great shopping within a few blocks. There is a yoga studio just across the street and also only a block away we have a community centre with a pool, skating rink, gym, athletic track and library.

~ We maintain a smoke free and pet free environment for all of our guests. ~


Garden Level suite in Character House.

Children are welcome.

2 bedrooms with queen beds in each room, 1 new bathroom with full shower and bathtub.

Our other amenities include: ? Laundry, iron, ironing board, full kitchen with dishwasher, Wireless Internet, HDTV, DVD/Blu-Ray player and cable.

Free parking is available behind the house (space for one car).

When our schedules allow, we offer a shuttle to and from the Vancouver International Airport for just $30. A taxi would cost you approximately $40 to get to our house. We are also happy to send you detailed directions if you are planning to take public transit.

Thank you, and we look forward to meeting you!

Alexis and Sylvain

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Sylvain Senez
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Sylvain Senez

We - Alexis and Sylvain - are professional dance artists and we both work for Ballet BC in Vancouver. Alexis is a dancer, Sylvain is the rehearsal director for the Company and also a photographer. We are passionate for our commitment to working in the arts and we want to reflect that in our home. Our intention is to create a welcoming and restful environment for all our guests.

Sylvain Senez purchased this house in 2009

Why Sylvain Senez chose Vancouver

Commercial Drive is a beautiful neighborhood, and one of Vancouver's many special places. It is a creatively inspiring, colourful, eclectic and lively place to live. Our home - Casa Om - has brought a sense of magic, spontenaeity, and synchronicity into our lives, our relationships, and into the lives of many of our guests. We cherish this home and have the intention of using our space to create an atmosphere of welcome and beauty to share with others.

We have been also successfully running a small B&B business out of our main house for three years, and this rental garden suite is something we are excited to add to our list of offers to our guests.

What makes this house unique

Our house is a character home which has been renovated and re designed over the years. We love the yard with it's cherry trees, the unique neighborhood of Commercial Drive, the views of the mountains, and the quiet, family feel of our street. We have decorated and furnished our rental apartment with love, care, and our own unique creativity, casting it warm, vibrant colours, and even using some of our own and family members' photography to hang on the walls. We feel fortunate to live in this part of the world, and to have the opportunity to share it with those visiting Vancouver. We are also a bilingual English/French household, so if you are french-speaking you will feel right at home.


based on 15 traveler reviews

Beautiful And Cozy Two Bedroom Garden Suite by Commercial Drive
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
Kailua, Hawaii

Cozy and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

Casa Om was such a wonderful home base for us while we were in Vancouver. The location was convenient with delicious restaurants in the neighborhood and a wonderful playground and community center ice skating rink nearby for our daughter. The suite was perfect for our family of three.

Sylvain and Alexis were welcoming hosts and left us some fresh fruits and yummy bread in the fridge. No complaints, only praises from us!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment, cool area and great local transport/facilities

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Great wee place

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay once we found it. Easy to get round on the buses place was very clean and everything we needed to enjoy our stay

Beryl Macrae

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great find

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well equipped apartment with plenty of space. Convenient to restaurants and interesting area just to walk around.


  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Clean, great space, and close to Commercial Drive

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for five nights here, and loved it.

We asked the hosts for a secure place to keep our bicycles, and were able to keep them inside the entryway.

The kitchenette included the basics we needed to prepare drinks, snacks and small meals.

The property was accurately described, the neighborhood lovely and relatively quiet, and we were only one-half block away from the many shops and restaurants on Commercial Drive.

Very importantly for us, the house is also just a few blocks from Adanac Street -- a designated bike street that took us straight to the Seawall and downtown.

Pat and Kristen.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Comfortable, cosy and a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a warm welcome from Sylvain who was very helpful 're restaurants, travel links etc. Apartment was clean, comfy and had everything we needed. Would definitely stay again if we return to Vancouver at a future date!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Car: not necessary

Commercial Drive is a vibrant, eclectic neighborhood in the heart of East Vancouver.

This suite is ideal for vacations, family getaways, ski trips, and is also perfect for those needing affordable furnished accommodation for the longer term. Easily accessible from here (both by car and on public transit) are also both SFU campus sites, VCC, and Vancouver Film School.

We are just a 10 minute drive or 20 minute public transit trip from downtown Vancouver, but our beautiful neighborhood has a life all of it’s own! We are located just half a block away from public transit, unique shopping, great restaurants, European- style cafes, a yoga studio, pool, gym, ice rink, and athletic track.

Also easily accessible from here is transportation to Grouse Mountain, Whistler, both BC Ferry Terminals (Tsswassen and Horseshoe Bay), and access to beautiful hiking trails which allow you to experience the natural splendour of British Columbia.

~ We maintain a smoke free and pet free environment for all of our guests. ~


Rates & Availability

Commercial Drive House Rental Rates

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Fall 2016
Sep 12 2016 - Dec 2 2016
3 night minimum stay
Holidays 2016
Dec 5 2016 - Jan 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning fee $38

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Commercial Drive House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • The Teak Room - 1 queen , Uniquely outfitted, with a spacious hanging closet.
    The Green Room - 1 queen , Warm, earthy tones and a spacious hanging closet.
  • We have furnished the two bedrooms in this suite with very comfortable and carefully chosen mattresses, luxuriously comfortable duvets, and vibrantly coloured, handmade duvet covers to bring out all the warm colours. We also photographed, printed, and framed the artwork in both these rooms ourselves. There is lots of room to store your clothes and personal belongings, and also space to 'make it your own' upon your arrival.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming

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