New chef's kitchen.Window overlooks park.
Vancouver's best kept secret
Hosted by Iris
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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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In the heart of Vancouver, this apartment has it all! Brand new fully equipped chef's kitchen, granite counter tops and vanity, real wood cabinets, Chalet style electric fireplace, cotton linens, beautiful back yard, private entrance, across from a willow tree-lined lake and park. Gorgeous community. centre. Transit central. Ten minutes to downtown Vancouver. Farmer's market. Deluxe! And if planning a trip to Vancouver Island, ask about our two penthouse oceanfront condos at Inn Of The Sea!

The space

Vancouver city central, 700 sq.ft., main floor one bedroom apartment. Brand new, fully equipped kitchen, living room, private entrance, full bathroom, washer and dryer, cotton sheets and towels, free parking on the property. Hardwood floors, bright and sunny. Wood cabinets, granite in kitchen and bathroom. Gorgeous lake and mountain views.
This amazing house is located overlooking one of the prettiest willow tree-lined lakes and parks in all of Vancouver, Trout Lake. There is a recreation centre across the street with a full gymnasium, with a fitness/workout room boasting floor to ceiling windows overlooking the park. It also has an Olympic ice rink for skating in the winter. Farmers market in the park during the summer. Various festivals throughout the year. And here's the sweet part: you won't feel like you're living in someone else's house. You will arrive to empty closets and lovely furnishings. No clutter. Warm and inviting. Designer appointed. A true home away from home. All for far less then the cost of an hotel room! Our apartment comfortably accommodates a couple. Please note that we can only accept adult guests. We guarantee you will be thrilled with your accommodations while visiting our spectacular city!

Guest access

Guests have full access to the beautiful back yard garden and sitting area.

Interaction with guests

We live on the second floor. The rental apartment is on the main floor of a two story house. The apartment is totally self contained and private. We only interact with the guests as they so wish. We are available to offer helpful travel advise and to further supply any specialty items our guests ask for, but we respect our guests privacy and will never impose ourselves upon them.

Other things to note

This apartment is designed for adult guests only. Maximum guests 2. The fitness centre across the street boasts the best views of the park! The cardio centre overlooks the beautiful lake. Yoga classes and many other activities are running year round. The ice rink has skate rentals. Many festivals and the Farmer's market are real bonus's for summer time guests!


Amenities
Free parking on premises
Wheelchair accessible
Internet
Gym

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $40 CAD
Weekly Discount: 8%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

We offer a home for a single person or a couple that is smoke free and pet free. If guests have a car we give them a private place to park on the property. The beautiful back yard and garden are for guest use. We ask that laundry be done only when it can be attended to for the full duration of the wash and dry cycle. Housekeeping is only done after the guests leave. Cleaning supplies are in the suite as well as a change of sheets if you don't want to bother with doing laundry. We respect our guests privacy and will not be present during your stay, but as we live on the second floor of the home, we are available to help out with any questions you might have about the city, or to supply you with any household items you might request. Feel free to approach us anytime. Please note: we do not allow our home address to be used for incoming mail ) or packages. We ask that the new kitchen be treated with respect by the gentle placing of cooking pots on the glass top and also that frying be done on medium high heat only and with the use of the splatter screen supplied. Our cookware is excellent. There is a fire extinguisher in the kitchen.

One black and white cat (Danny) lives with us upstairs, and though he will try to worm his way into your apartment, please save your visits with him to the outside areas as we want to cater to guests who have allergy issues.

It is our sincerest wish for guests to enjoy their home away from home, as well as the beautiful city of Vancouver. Welcome.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

71 Reviews

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Daya User Profile
August 2017
This place was very nice and cozy and you could tell it was very well cared for. In a great location as there are stores and restaurants very near by. In a nice quiet neighbourhood with a great view of the park across the street. We had a very great stay and would stay again

Charo User Profile
July 2017
The suite was perfect. Convenient location, smooth communicatio , well equipped kitchen. A very accurate listing.

Sarah User Profile
June 2017
This place is located in a quiet area close to downtown. We brought our own vehicle, and we found we were within fifteen minutes of most attractions. Trout Lake across the street made for excellent evening walks. Iris is a wonderful host. Had lots of privacy, but always knew we could get a hold of her if needed. She is very accommodating. The suite was very clean and well kept. Definitely our top choice any time we go back.

Keith User Profile
June 2017
Truly a gem! The home was clean and beautifully furnished with everything we could have wanted. The scenic park right across the street with it's walking trails and Saturday farmer's market made it feel like a little piece of the country in the middle of the city, yet you were only a short walk away from great restaurants, cafes and the SkyTrain. I would absolutely recommend Iris' place to anyone! ...Keith & Rosemary

My wife and I stayed 1 week in this comfortable main floor apartment. The apartment was situated in a great location, close to parks, shops, restaurants, and in our case.....our daughter. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. The kitchen was beautiful and well stocked with everything we needed for our stay. We were fortunate enough to have some terrific weather and that allowed us to enjoy the backyard in the evening after full days of sightseeing. Communication with Iris was almost immediate and the instructions she gave for directions and access to the apartment was clear and simple. Although Iris was not present for the first few days of our visit, she was always available by phone or email and she even provided us with the name and phone number of the gentleman that was looking after the rest of the house in her absence, in case we had any problems, which we did not. Thank you Iris and Fred. Another great Air BNB experience for us and we will be returning.

Albert User ProfileAlbert is a superhost.
March 2016
I have been staying here on regular basis because of work. I am never disappointed by the welcome and hospitality that Iris & Fred extend. It's also a wonderful community with many great shops and restaurants nearby. I will most definitely be back, if I am back in Vancouver.

Albert User ProfileAlbert is a superhost.
December 2015
I have had the opportunity to say here on several occasions. I keep returning because Iris is a wonderful host, and the location is so convenient. It feels like home away from home. Thank you both for a wonderful home.

Vancouver, CanadaJoined in November 2009
Iris User ProfileIris is a superhost.

Hello! My husband Fred and I are actors living in central Vancouver. We pride ourselves on hosting by the golden rule - create a space that we ourselves would love to visit. A clean, warm, inviting place that you can truly call home away from home. We look forward to greeting you and hosting your stay. The apartment will have everything you will need including a large well equipped kitchen. I am also a cook book writer. Thus the well equipped kitchen! We ask that guests tell us a bit about themselves before we accept a booking. Things like: general ages and number of guests, where they are from, purpose of the trip etc.

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Response time: within a few hours

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