About this listing
This modern self-contained suite has a private entrance, and boasts underfloor heating. Located along a bike route, we are near parks and public transit, and a 15 minute walk to great cafés, food, Main Street and Commercial Drive.
This suite boasts a private entrance with keyless entry. The polished concrete flooring and underfloor heating add a warm elegance to the space. Included in the space is a:
- bedroom with a queen-size bed, walk-in closet, iron and ironing board.
- living space with couch, table and chairs.
- TV with a few channels, a DVD player, an HDMI cable hookup, and a small selection of DVDs.
- kitchenette with fridge, microwave, and kettle.
- bathroom with large mirror, shower, organic shampoo, conditioner, bodywash and hairdryer.
You won't need to worry about keys thanks to our keypad access door lock. Two bikes and helmets are also available for an additional fee. Because the suite has its own entrance, you will enjoy total privacy.
Interaction with guests
We're often home as we have a new baby and a toddler. We welcome people to stop by and say hello but you will have complete privacy in your suite if you'd prefer.
We love our location. Just a 15 minute walk east to bustling Commercial Drive or west to hip Main St, you're close to whatever shopping or entertainment you're looking for. We're also close to public transit so it's easy to get to several major city sites in less than 30 minutes. We live on a cherry tree-lined street with a park one block away so if you want peace and quiet, you have that too!
We're a couple blocks from public transit, including the 99 express bus so it's easy to get to many city sites in less than 30 minutes.
Located between two bike paths, we have bikes to lend for a small fee so you can easily get around town while also getting exercise and taking in the gorgeous sights!
Other things to note
We take pride in our home and look forward to sharing our suite with you. We want to make sure you have a wonderful experience. As such we provide local maps and sightseeing tips. There is no laundry available in the suite but if you're staying for several nights, we can likely give you access to ours. While the space isn't designed for a lot of cooking, there is a kitchenette with basics such as a microwave, kettle, large bar fridge, and dishes. Please let us know if we can do anything to make your stay more pleasant.
We take a lot of care with our home, with much of the furnishings being lovingly collected over the years and through our families. We hope you will treat it as you would your own home.
Smoking is a no-no in the suite and on the property.
We love animals and kids but we unfortunately we have a no pets and no kids policy.
This is a quiet neighbourhood and parties are not allowed. If you wish to invite friends over, please let us know in advance. The maximum overnight occupancy in the suite is 2 people.
When your stay is through, please ensure the dishes are washed and you've placed your garbage, recycling and compostables in the bins provided.
We'd appreciate no loud noises after 10pm and before 7am but there is good soundproofing in the suite so feel free to enjoy music or movies at any hour you prefer!
Since we've had concerns from previous guests with sensitivities, we'd also ask that strong colognes or perfumes not be applied in the suite.
Please note because we have a 3-day minimum stay for the suite, rescheduling requests will not be taken within 5 days of your scheduled arrival time.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 4 nights.
Outside the home James and I work in public health but because we have two young daughters, we're not usually far from home when we're not at work. If we're not cooking, cleaning or playing games, we're often somewhere nearby playing Ultimate frisbee or spending time with other families. We don't own a car so you'll also find us venturing around the city on our bicycles.