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1 Bedroom Suite near The Drive, East Village, Transit w Full Kitchen, soaker tub

Bedrooms 1
Space 41 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bright, clean, and spacious. Close to great areas. Quick access to downtown.


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We have a lovely ground level suite in our house just 15 minutes walk to restaurants, bars and shopping on Commercial Drive, and to a major transit hub that can take you Downtown, to The University of BC, or to the airport, or if you prefer, a 50 metre walk to the nearest bus stop which will have you downtown in 20 minutes.

A 20 minute walk to some of the best live theatre in Canada at The Cultch.

A 15 minute walk to beautiful Trout Lake for a stroll or picnic.

A 25 minute walk to the up and coming East Village at Hastings St for more great eating and drinking. This is in short, a great neighbourhood!

Our 1 bedroom suite comes with a full kitchen and everything you need to enjoy it should you desire to. There is Wifi, a flat screen Smart TV, cd and dvd player as well. The bedroom comes with a Queen bed and ample closet space.

The bathroom features a 2 person soaker tub with air jets, a rain style shower and heated floors.

Regretfully, we ** DO NOT ** offer a washer and dryer. There is a laundromat nearby with drop-off service.

There is a lovely garden outside the suite entrance with a place to sit and enjoy the sunset.

The house is a quiet place, so you will be guaranteed to be able to rest well.

There is ample free parking on the street in front of our house.

More Details

Mark Gruft
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Mark Gruft

Mark and Geraldine are both Vancouver born and raised, but well traveled. We live in the property and take pride in it. We are proud to show off our city and look forward to helping you enjoy it!

Mark Gruft purchased this house in 2014

Why Mark Gruft chose East Side

We bought this house together after we got married. The previous owners did a fantastic job of renovating this character home and it was obvious how much love they had put into it. It's a great neighbourhood not only for it's location but for the diversity of the people, who are friendly and welcoming.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 41 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , jets are air only
  • Shower and 2 person soaker tub with air jets
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed and ample closet and drawer space
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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1 Bedroom Suite near The Drive, East Village, Transit w Full Kitchen, soaker tub
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 70 reviews

Friendly, warm, and exactly what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay in this suite! It was quiet, comfortable, and well-located. Our first night, we walked down to Commercial St for Salvadorean food and visits to the local shops. The suite was the perfect bookend to our long days of Vancouver exploration; homemade breakfast in the fully-equipped kitchen each a.m., then the soaker tub in the evening. The lighting options and heated floors made us feel luxurious. When I requested a few recommendations based on our interests, Mark took the time to put together a thorough list of places we may enjoy, which meant a lot to us! So much so, that we're already looking to book another trip with Mark so that we can finish our list and see them again.

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad you enjoyed our place and Vancouver! We look forward to your next visit! Mark & Geraldine
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

The space is on the lower floor of the pictured house. The space is nice and new and clean and modern and in a very quite neighborhood close to downtown. My wife and I had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: it was a pleasure to host you Mark! Mark & Geraldine
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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Perfect location, beautiful neighborhood, close to all amenities and a spotless home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I could not have found a more suitable location in East Vancouver. A short walking distance to the colorful Commercial Drive and with transportation options close by to various parts of the city. The place was very cozy and spotless and the owners were available to help us immediately with any of our needs. If we return to Vancouver this will be our go to home away from home.

  • Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ramona! We were pleased to provide what you needed. Mark & Geraldine
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Great Stay in East Vancouver

  • 5 of 5

Exceptionally clean and modern suite well located in quiet neighborhood in East Vancouver. Well equipped kitchen. Bright and comfortable living area and bedroom. Large built-in closets and drawers to store clothing out of the way. Close to Commercial Drive, Trout Lake, and public transit. Friendly and accessible host. Stayed five nights in September, would not hesitate to stay even longer in future. Great value for money.

  • Submitted: 7-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Ed! We hope to see you again. Mark & Geraldine
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Kingston Ontario

Great place exactly as depicted

  • 5 of 5

Really comfortable, great location, and easy to get around!

  • Submitted: 5-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nancy! Mark & Geraldine
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lovely property and beautiful well apointed suite. Would definaltely return.

  • 5 of 5

We didn't actually spend much time there as we were doing the Vancouver thing with a daughter who rents part of a 'Vancouver special ' about a dozen blocks away, near commercial. That area is interesting, with a number of funky restaurants and cafe's, and the back streets here are quiet and tree lined. You are some distance from the downtown, though the bus system is quite easy to navigate.

  • Submitted: 1-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to have you back again Wendy, thank you! Mark & Geraldine
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Nearest Airport
15.6 Kilometres
Vancouver International
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
St. Augustine's
Nearest Ferry
29.6 Kilometres
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Golf
5.9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3.4 Kilometres
Pacific Central Station
Nearest Motorway
2.8 Kilometres
Trans Canada
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Ski
14.4 Kilometres
Mount Seymour
Nearest Beach
8.8 Kilometres
English Bay
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$75
Damage Deposit C$300

Check in at 3pm. Check out at 11am.
This is a moderately quiet house. Entertaining guests during your rental is fine and normal enjoyment is encouraged, but absolutely no partying! Quiet required by 10pm as this is a family neighbourhood.

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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