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Leslie Ann

Member since: 2015
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Speaks english

Trendy Westside Gem Near Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Photos and Description of the Kitsilano vacation apartment rental

2 Bdrm, Sleeps 6, Newly Renovated, On Trendy West 4th Ave.

Our newly renovated and professionally decorated apartment is a modern oasis in a building with 1950's charm. Located on the trendy West 4th that has lots of shops and eateries, and above a local favorite Sophie's Cosmic Cafe, it's a quiet retreat after a busy day exploring Vancouver.

The living room has a 55” internet-enabled Smart TV with Netflix, Wifi, a pullout queen sofabed, laptop desk, and eating bar. We have a Sony music player that connects via bluetooth/wifi to your smartphone so you can play your own music.

Each of the two bedrooms have comfy Hilton-hotel-quality queen sized beds with hotel quality linens, cozy down duvets and both down-filled and polyfill pillows.

There are two bright bathrooms, one with a shower, one with a shower and bathtub. Both have radiant in-floor heating and hair dryers.

The suite has its own heavy duty washer and dryer, 10 foot high ceilings, a long spacious entryway and 1,150 square feet of space, all to yourself.

We know you'll want to eat-in during your stay so the kitchen is fully stocked with all you need to cook at home....pots, pans, toaster, plates, cutlery, rice bowls, rice cooker, blender, and even a kid-friendly plastic set of plates and cups. For your convenience there's an iron, ironing board, vacuum, and recycling bins, a play pen that can be used as crib (upon request), and a starter supply of laundry and dishwasher detergent, garbage bags, toilet paper and paper towels.

Our apartment uses charming radiators for heat, and there is no air conditioning, but both bedrooms have windows you can leave open, and there's a tower fan in the living room if the weather turns hot.

Come and go as you please and enjoy full privacy. The front and back doors have digital locks, so no keys are required to pick up, drop off, or share with fellow travelers. Just enter a 4-digit code we'll base on your phone number to unlock and lock the door. Our guests love this flexibility. There is a key for the building.

We do ask all our guests to be respectful of the other long-term tenants that share the building.

Our location is fantastic, situated on the trendy West 4th Avenue, in the sought after neighbourhood of Kitsilano, and just a short walk to the fabulous Kitsilano Beach. Our neighbourhood even has its own app, ShopWest4th, which you might want to download from Google apps or Itunes! We're centrally located, close to downtown, Stanley Park, and the University. Outside your door are great restaurants, and lots of shops for trend setters and outdoor enthusiasts. You can walk to the tourist mecca of Granville Island Market, and it's a short 10 minute drive or bus trip to downtown, Robson Street, English Bay, the University of British Columbia, and more.

Coming for the beach experience? If you want sandy beaches and to sunbathe, hang out with the younger crowd, swim laps or let the kids splash in a wading pool, walk 10 minutes down the hill to the famous Kits Beach, the home of the Celebration of Light fireworks competition every July and August, the Kitsilano Boatshow, and Bard on the Beach (Shakespeare in the Park). If you want to rent a sailboat, ocean kayak, paddleboard or skimboard…its just a short 10 minute drive to Jericho Beach. If you prefer volleyball, beach barbeques, long walks, jogging, or watching spectacular sunsets and dogs frolicking in the surf, then drive past Jericho and Locarno beaches to the famous Spanish Banks Beach.

Like shopping? You’re close to lots! From our door it’s literally a 10 second walk to the best part of trendy West 4th Avenue where you can shop for groceries at Whole Foods (for organics) or Safeway, for workout clothes at Lululemon, for outdoor gear at a number of shops, casual wear at Roots, buy a Vancouver keepsake at Oh My Gift, pick up something for the kids at Hip Baby or The Candy Aisle, relax at a spa, and much much more. We love walking to the world famous tourist mecca of Granville Island Market for our fresh produce and baked goods, artisan crafts or to take in live theater or eat at the Sandbar or Bridges restaurants. Or walk about 10 minutes to Broadway and McDonald where there's more interesting shops for old and young, markets and restaurants. Hop on the bus across the street and in about 10 minutes you’ll be downtown where you can shop the famous Robson Street, the Bay, Holt Renfrew, Pacific Centre, or Nordstroms. Or take the bus (or walk) to South Granville, another great place to shop and check out the art galleries.

Even though our apartment is right above Sophie's Cafe, its remarkably quiet. The cafe is only open until 8pm at night and you don't hear the restaurant guests or noise.

Are you a foodie? There are TONS of great restaurants, ethnic eateries, organic cafes and even vegetarian diners within walking distance - on West 4th Avenue, Broadway, and Cornwall (along Kits Beach). For beach and sunset views eat at the Boathouse Restaurant on Kits Beach. A 3 minute walk will get you to your morning latte at Starbucks or Whole Foods. Brown's Social House and Roland's are both popular, or splurge and eat at the posh Bishops. A Beer, Wine, and Spirits shop is part of Biminis pub across the street.

Relying on the bus? There are bus stops within a 30 second walk that will get you to a skytrain station, downtown, to shopping, or to the university. Vancouver has a great transit system with a skytrain that goes to Burnaby, Surrey, New Westminster and the airport. Why drive downtown when you can hop on a bus and get there in 10 minutes?

Want to bike? We suggest renting from Comfor two blocks away, and then biking to Stanley Park and around the seawall for a true Vancouver experience.

Have a car? There's a parking spot reserved for your suite in the back alley. Otherwise, it's street parking only in a neighbourhood that has side-street parking for non-residents.

We'll need a phone number of the guest booking to stay in contact with you during your stay (by email, phone, or text) and confirmation of how many guests will be staying, so we can leave enough starter supplies for you.

We work and live in the area, so can be there quickly if you need us, and in the rare case it's needed, our handyman or a member of our team can take care of any mishaps or problems.

This listing went live in mid November 2015, so currently has no reviews.

If our calendar is booked for the days you're interested in, or if you're travelling with a larger party than 6 people, please check out our other listing 819817...the apartment right next door, in the same building. It has a similar layout, also with 1,150 square feet of space, professionally decorated and sleeps 6...and the front doors are literally two steps from each other. It's a great alternative, or perfect for larger groups travelling together who what to stay close to each other, just not 24/7.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leslie Ann (Property Manager)
Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english


Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Kitsilano, British Columbia

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Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
30 night minimum stay
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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$175 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$400
Tax Rate 5.0%

Before checking out, please tidy up, put all used towels in the bathtub or shower, load and start the dishwasher if you have dirty dishes, and put garbage recycling and composting in the bins in back alley.

The owner and property managers are not liable for any accidents, injuries, illnesses, or loss of personal belongings or valuables incurred by you or your guests while staying on the property.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Kitsilano, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • 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
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms are brand new, all white, modern, and clean. They have radiant in-floor heating. One has a walk-in shower, the other a shower/bath. Hairdryers are provided in the suite, and there is a starter supply of toilet paper.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have hilton-hotel quality bed, down comforters and poly fill and down pillows. Both have windows. A convertible playpen/crib is also available for the little ones.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
3:00 pm checkin, 10:00am check out. (There may be a $50/hr fee for every hour you're over the check out time if we haven't prearranged an alternate time) Quiet time in the apartment is from 10pm to 8am out of respect for the other people who live in our apartment building. You should expect a small amount of 'apartment living' noise from neighbours, but otherwise our suite is quite quiet. If you want daily or weekly maid service we can arrange that for an extra charge. Bring your own beach towels and beach blankets if you`re coming during the summer. And shampoos. You are welcome to use the umbrella and Vancouver guides and maps during your visit, but please return them before checking out so other guests can use them, or you may be charged a replacement fee. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order. Our suite is outfitted with recycling and composting bins.