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Brand new fully equipped cottage with private patio and parking.

Bedrooms 1
Space 41 m²
Property type cottage


About the property

This studio cottage is close to Spirit Park and the university

Our newly completed cottage is about 450 sq. ft. with a queen size Murphy bed and a seating area with a couch and four easy chairs adjoining the 'sleeping/dining' area. There is a drop-leaf dining table, the kitchen is completely equipped with fridge/freezer, stove, microwave, dishwasher and full size washer dryer. The bathroom is complete but compact with a walk-in shower. The kitchen looks south onto the private patio through sliding doors. The parking area is partially screened by planters. The studio is 'ready to go' with ample closet space and all bedding, towels and some groceries to get you started if ordered.

Terry Warren
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, In all modesty my French is primitive but I try.
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Calendar last updated:
February 5, 2018

About Terry Warren

I am retired and my wife and I have traveled extensively and used BnBs and other rentals as well as Pensions and Zimmers Frei. As a result I think I have a good idea of what guests need in comfort for a "home base" and accessibility to places of interest, restaurants, shops and museums.

Terry Warren purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Terry Warren chose West Side

Located in a quiet west side neighbourhood the Cottage has easy access to public transit, is a 15 or 20 minute trip from the airport and also easy access to UBC, Spirit Park, the beaches of Spanish Banks, Locarno and Jerico and yet has quick access to grocery stores, coffee shops and local restaurants.

What makes this cottage unique

The south facing patio off the kitchen area and parking space gives a nice retreat for morning breakfasts or dinners. The Cottage has everything a tourist will need, washer/dryer, dishwasher, full size oven, fridge and freezer ~ in short all the "modcons". The queen size Murphy bed tucks out of the way to permit dining if desired. Flat screen TV and WiFi will give entertainment when desired. Close to many splendid walks, either along the banks of the Fraser River or in Spirit Park and easy access to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC where one can experience a a world renowned exhibition of Northwest and other Aboriginal cultures.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in West Side, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 41 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 piece bathroom with walk-in shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Pacific Spirit Park is about 1.5 km away and offers miles and miles of wilderness trails some leading out to the university and others leading to the beaches along the north slope of Point Grey, about a 6-10 km hike. Wreck Beach, near the university is a clothing optional beach (most people wear nothing) but it is a climb down the bluffs and even harder to climb back up. Not advisable for the unfit. The beaches of Spanish Banks stretch along the north shore all the way to Kitsilano Beach where there is a very large public salt water pool. Many eateries nearby. Granville Island is a very popular place to visit with sea buses to take you around the small inner harbour called False Creek with very easy access to the downtown area. Public transit is very close and convenient access to the downtown, the airport and other parts of Vancouver.


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Brand new fully equipped cottage with private patio and parking.
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews

Delightful cottage & great location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for one week while I was taking a course at Regent College / UBC. The location (easy access from the ferries & airport) is great. We really appreciated Terry's warm welcome , how impeccable and well thought-out the cottage is and the privacy. Definitely hope to come back!

  • Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to base ourselves for our week's stay in Vancouver. The cottage had everything you could possibly need and was so comfortable that it was hard to leave in the morning. Once we did it was easy access to public transportation for exploring the area. We will be back!

  • Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

Warmly greeted & well informed. Total privacy. Bright, cheerful, clean & very well appointed. Great location! Would recommend it to all! An extremely pleasant stay!!,

  • Submitted: 4-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect. So tastefully appointed. Tranquil, private, and comfortable both inside the cottage and outside on the patio and lovely garden. The cottage is completely equipped and many nice extras. Nice quiet walking neighborhood. Terry is a gracious host. I couldn't have been more pleased with everything. If only we could find a little gem like this in other cities we visit.

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We had such a nice visit to Vancouver. This converted garage is just great.

It has all the amenities including washer dryer. A lovely outdoor terrace and a parking spot off the street.

There are restaurants , coffee shop, grocery store just down the street.

I will definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, quiet, comfortable, well appointed, great location near Pacific Spirit Park and UBC.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed in this laneway cottage several times in the last couple of years and enjoyed it every time. It is very clean and comfortable with a fully equipped kitchen. The queen size Murphy bed is very comfortable. There is convenient off street parking. The location is great, near UBC and Pacific Spirit park. Terry is a friendly and helpful host!

  • Submitted: 30-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim; looking forward to seeing you the next time. Terry
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
West Vancouver
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
McLeery (Public)
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
CNR Main and Terminal
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Hwy 99
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Handi's Indian
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain/Cypress Mountain
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

We are perfectly located for visits to the University of British Columbia, the Museum of Anthropology and hiking/walking through Spirit Park and strolls along the miles of beaches nearby. Our cottage is in a quiet residential area yet close to grocery shopping, coffee shops, a library and community centre and buses that connect to downtown and other parts of the city.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in West Side, British Columbia

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 16 2017 - Mar 17 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$250
Cleaning C$50

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and deposit paid.
Payment may be made through PayPal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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