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Super Central, Spacious Lux 2BR, 2 Bath

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,145 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

King And Twin XL (2) Bedrooms, 1010 Sq. Ft., Near City Hall, VGH, Hip South Main

The Space

This thoughtfully designed 1145 sq ft home comes with an extra 300 sq ft private covered deck The suite combines function and style in a spacious, open format that is comfortably contemporary and warm.

Prepare breakfast in the comfort of your well-appointed European kitchen. Later on, host a lunch or dinner for friends, or business colleagues. The dining table extends to seat up to 8 in the open concept living area.

Curl up and enjoy the glow of the fireplace. The mantel and the eating bar are both live edge maple slabs. On warm evenings take your cocktails and dinner onto the porch. Or, you could simply kick back on the comfy deck chairs looking out on the age-old trees and the passers by.

Do you ever feel like a little pampering? Close the door to the main bath and enjoy. There’s enough space to relax with great fixtures and effective lighting. The master ensuite is a 3-piece with its own shower.

What makes for a good nights sleep? Our mattresses will do their part. Choose between a Stearns and Foster king or two separate XL twin beds which are Posturepedic Libretto Eurotops and can be combined into a true king bed on request.


Whether in the kitchen, or on the couch and you can pair your mobile device to the Bluetooth sound bar.

Guest Access

Private, front path with level street access. Parking is in a designated spot at the back of the property from the rear lane and private side path to front door. The entry door has a keypad with a unique code for each rental.

Your Hosts

Hosts Mark and Joanne are available to answer questions in person and/or via phone/text/email. We try to welcome you personally to both familiarize you with the apartment and to answer any questions.

The Neighborhood

We live within 5 minutes walk from just about everything we need or want. This neighbourhood has beautiful multifamily homes, many new, but mostly the originals from 1910 to 1920, on a quite tree lined street. People are friendly and taking a stroll is a common activity. The resident mix is young and old, owners and renters, and the vibe is decidedly happy to be here and amid the calm it feels like things are happening.

If you like flamenco the Kino Cafe on Cambie is 7 blocks away where its on several nights a week. Yek-O-Yek on Main is an excellent Middle Eastern deli. The best coffee shop is the 49th parallel on Main or straight up Columbia to 19th at the Mighty Oak. Amazing breakfasts at Slickety Jim's on Main and 18th.

Getting Around

The Canada Line from the airport to downtown (The Broadway Station) is 6 blocks away. Every necessary amenity is 3 to 5 blocks easy walk away. The east/west transit bus line (Broadway) is 4 hocks south. The north/south transit bus lines are 3 blocks away on both Cambie (into the downtown core) and Main (to China Town and Gas Town). Bike Lanes are every 4 blocks in all directions and have traffic calming features and are heavily used. The sidewalks are well maintained and crosswalks abound. We have a dedicated park spot for your car. Most of Vancouver is metered parking, or residents only, but 1 and 2 hours zones are common away from major routes.

From the airport it is 15minutes by taxi or take the Canada Line to the Broadway Station. It is six blocks from there to the suite.

About the House

This 1912 house is in excellent condition with a lovely garden. This suite is the main floor with a private verandah. Parking is at the back of the house.

House Rules

1) From 10pm until 8am please keep the noise way down.

2) No shoes at all in the house.

3) No smoking and sorry but no pets.

4) The agreed upon number of tenants not to be exceeded.

5) No parties

More Details

Mark or Joanne
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, A liitle Spanish that is improving by the week
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2018

About Mark or Joanne

I grew up south of Vancouver and Joanne is from Sydney, Australia. We met skiing in Colorado at Steamboat Springs. We still love to ski, between Whistler and Japan, but we also like warm weather pursuits. Especially Cuban salsa dancing and music, preferably while we are in Cuba, but we are not too picky. Joanne is a university professor and I am happy go lucky into early retirement. I keep out of trouble by teaching a little skiing each winter and organic gardening. I am the cook and handyman and Jo is the brains of the outfit. We enjoy traveling with Spain being a favorite of ours, both for cycling and walking. Our kids are two standard poodles that get their hair cut every 5 weeks at 'Trish's Place'. I do my own hair with clippers so you know who's getting the special treatment. It's fun to be a host. We had many great examples of how to do a great job in our VRBO travels, so no excuses.

Mark or Joanne purchased this house in 2003

Why Mark or Joanne chose East Side

Firstly the house is in such a wonderfully tranquil neighborhood surrounded by other beautiful homes, most of which are multi-suite. This makes for a vibrant and interesting mix of people. Secondly, we are so close to so much that 'getting into it' is only so many blocks away. Thirdly, the apartment was renovated to a high standard with thought into what would be required and what would be appreciated - The comments suggest that we hit a sweet spot.

What makes this house unique

A beautiful space in a wonderful fully updated property on a quite street mere blocks form so much of what makes Vancouver a vibrant, memorable city.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in East Side, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1145 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet between 10pm and 8am
  • No shoes allowed inside the house. Please use entry to take shoes off.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite - toilet , shower , The ensuite bathroom is simple and elegant.
    Main Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Spa inspired and very spacious
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Deluxe Twin XL - 2 twin/ single , Deluxe Twin XL can become true king and blackout blinds
    Master - 1 king , King Bed with 3-piece ensuite and black-out blinds.
  • Master King Bed room has three piece en-suite including shower
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Super Central, Spacious Lux 2BR, 2 Bath
average rating of 4.86 based on 50 reviews

Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is well appointed. It is in a quiet and very pleasant area.

  • Submitted: 7-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly we are very pleased to hear you had an agreeable stay! We very much look forward to you next visit. Mark and Jo
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THE place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved our stay in this cozy and well equipped home away from home. Also the neighborhood- residential and safe- is very attractive, , at walking distance from nice (independent) shops, restaurants, and downtown. For us, this is THE place to stay!

  • Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great flat in Mount-Pleasant!

  • 5 of 5

I spent 10 days in Mark and Jo's comfy flat in Vancouver's Mount-Pleasant area. I was in town taking a guitar-building workshop and it was great to 'come home' to this spacious, quiet, spotless, beautiful and well-appointed apartment after a long day. I got to discover Mount-Pleasant, an ideal spot from which to explore all that Vancouver has to offer. Shopping, dining and transit are all easily accessible within a few minutes' stroll, and Mark was a very helpful and gracious host. I will be back in the fall for my next workshop in this beautiful city and will make sure to stay here again.

  • Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo on the Vancouver Eastside

  • 5 of 5

Bright, tastefully updated home perfect for our family of 4. It had all the room for us to be together and separate when we needed to. It was also very close to Downtown and within walking distance to many restaurants. Really enjoyed our stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nisha, we are very happy to hear that the stay went well! We look forward to your next visit. Thanks for being such great guests. Mark and Jo
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Good location, modern

  • 4 of 5

Located in a great neighborhood, close walk to food and transportation. Jo was a great host. All in all very happy with our stay, we were a bit disappointed with the noisy neighbors above us who did not respect the 10pm quiet hour, but Jo handled it immediately once we reached out.

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Feel at home in a great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The house was immaculate, with everything we could want easily accessible. Our host answered our questions before we even asked!

  • Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marjorie we are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us! We fell in love with this situation 12 years ago. A historic house on a quiet street, just minutes walking from Mt. Pleasant's vibrancy. It's a killer combination. Thanks for staying and all the best - Mark and Jo
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Car: not necessary

For great city vibe, you can easily walk to great living. This is Vancouver's most interesting neighbourhood and we are on a quiet tree lined street right in the middle of it!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in East Side, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
early 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
High Summer
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
Cleaning C$75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy
- 50% refund up until 1 week prior to arrival
- No refund for cancellations that occur within 7 days of the booked arrival date
Cleaning fees are always refunded if the guest did not check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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