Private, Light & Bright Guest House

Entire home/apt
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
6 Beds

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About this listing

Beautiful house in a quiet rural setting. It will be your private space. Fully furnished, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 (real beds), well stocked kitchen, comfy floor heat. Peaceful atmosphere, safe place. Clean, great location & view. Free Wifi. No pets.

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Open plan kitchen/living room

Open plan kitchen/living room

The Space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 6
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s) and Other pet(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $12 / night after 4 guests
Weekly Price: $578 /week
Monthly Price: $1695 /month
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

If you need a place to clear your mind or simply a place to stay while visiting here in Beautiful British Columbia, you have come to the right place. The rental is for the entire house. No shared space. The 1700 sq ft guest house gives you complete privacy, is quiet, clean, spacious and a safe place to stay at. It is nicely decorated and has a European feel to it. It
comfortably accommodates up to 6 guests. The open plan kitchen/living room is light and bright, lots of windows, and has a spectacular view over a blue berry field with Mount Cheam as the backdrop. A well kept fenced lawn wraps around the front and side of the guesthouse. Ideal play area for kids. Trees and climbing ivy gives you lots of privacy but does not obstruct your mountain view.

Located just 10 minutes from Abbotsford Airport and 1 hour from Vancouver International Airport, the fully furnished guest house has the master bedroom on the main floor, 2 bedrooms upstairs, an open kitchen/living room, bathroom (toilet is separate) and a spacious upstairs entertainment room.

* kitchen: fully stocked
* living room: lots of windows all with screens, pot lights with dimmers, door to front yard sitting area.
* bathroom: shower/sink/lots of towels, toilet is separate
* bedroom: Comfortable European king bed (slightly larger than a Canadian queen), closet, bookcase with books in English and Dutch, 2 chairs, night stands, side table with mirror
* entryway: door with key-pad lock/coat rack/mirror
* floor heat: (including bathroom floors)
* cozy gas fireplace with a remote

INCLUDED: coffee&filters, tea in assorted flavours, sugar, salt/pepper/spices, olive oil, paper towel, cleaning supplies. Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotions, handsoap, hairdryer, toilet paper, kleen-ex, swiffer wetjet and much more.

* upstairs ceilings are all 9ft. high
* bedroom (1): 2 twin beds/dresser/night stand/chairs
* bedroom (2): 2 twin beds/dresser/night stand/chairs
* entertainment room: flat screen TV, DVD player, a few movies
* office desk & chair
* tourist information/maps/magazines
* games/puzzles
* baseboard heaters in every room upstairs,
with individual thermostats
* hallway: drying rack, clothing racks with hangers

Note: There's no washer/dryer in the guest house. If your stay is 5 nights or longer you're more than welcome to use my washer/dryer. (no extra costs)
Keyless entry by number pad, no check-in or check-out hassle.
Always clean fresh bedding/linens in every room.
Each room has a big mirror and an alarm clock.
The entertainment room has a couch and love seat, coffee table, side table.
Extra folding chairs available in the garage, just incase you'll have friends/family over.
We use the garage, attached to the guest house, for parking our "old timer" and for storage.
Free WIFI.

At the back door there's a private seating area with a table and six chairs. You can relax in the sun or just grab some fresh air. At the front of the house you can enjoy your morning coffee on the bench, watch the birds at the bird feeder and see the sun rise over the mountains.
It's a beautiful area to go for walks and some very nice trails to explore.
Lot's of birds around. Squirrels will look for leftovers around the bird feeder.
At night the coyotes will let you know they're around by their howling.

There is no public transportation close by.

The surrounding area you'll find local wineries close to the guesthouse. Within 30 min drive you'll find 13 wineries! "Singletree Vineyard" and "Mount Lehman Winery", both with tasting rooms, are within a 2 min. drive. At Tangle Banks Nursery, "Brambles Bistro" serves mouthwatering dishes. "Brodeur's" Bistro on Mt Lehman Road, serves delicious dishes with "Montreal Smoked Meat". Just a 6 min drive.
Beautiful "Tuscan Lavender Farm Gardens" are at walking distance (seasonal opening hrs). Highstreet Mall (7 min drive) – which is an open-air shopping center, opened 2014, with stores like H&M, Urban Barn and Marshalls. Starbucks, multiple restaurants, Walmart and a Cineplex movie theater. If you like the experience of watching a movie under the stars, book your spot at the only drive-in movie theater in the area: Twilight Drive-in in Aldergrove, about a 15 min drive from the guesthouse.
At the "Greater Vancouver Zoo" you will have a great time spending your morning/afternoon.

Within walking distance (2 min) is a tennis court/soccer field where you can play for free. Just borrow our tennis rackets/soccerbal.
Winery - (website hidden)/home/
Bistro - (website hidden)
Tuscan Garden - (website hidden)

Driving Distances:

Highway #1 – 7 min
Abbotsford Airport - 10 min
Downtown Abbotsford - 15 min
Highstreet Mall/Groceries – 7 min
Border US – 15 min
Bank/Post Office – 1 min
Douglass Taylor Park – 3 min
Bistro's - 4 min/6 min
Restaurants - 6 min
Historic town Fort Langley - 25 min
Mission Race Way - 20 min
Ski-mountains - 1 hour
Vancouver – 1 hour

Guest Access

Off limits is one bedroom upstairs (this bedroom is not counted in my listing), it's our storage room.
No parking available in the garage.
Only access to the garage is for recycling, vacuum and cleaning supplies.

Interaction with Guests

I'll greet you upon arrival, welcome you to the guest house and give you a quick tour. After introducing you to the place I will leave you so you can settle in. My own home is on the other side of the driveway so I'll be available to respond quickly to any inquiries or concerns in person or by call/text/email or a knock on my door, to ensure you'll enjoy your stay.
Feel free to invite family/friends over, but let me know ahead of time. (big parties are not allowed) This way I know when to expect cars pulling up on our driveway.
Overnight stays of family/friends MUST be discussed beforehand.
I'm always open for a chat but I'll respect the guests privacy and expect them to respect ours.

The Neighborhood

The community of Mt.Lehman on the banks of the mighty Fraser River, is a rural/farming community about 7 km north of the city of Abbotsford in BC's beautiful Fraser Valley.
This community was established in 1864. Now it's a mix of busy farms, small acreages and estate homes. This vibrant community retains its charm.
The school was build in 1884, United Church in 1894 and the Community Hall in 1904.
School, church and hall have all operated continuously since they were created

Getting Around

There is no public transportation in the area.
You need a car to get around. Free parking.

Other Things to Note

The charming guest house sits on a 9.5 acre property with beautiful gardens and a well kept lawn. Lots of space to relax or play.
Beautiful rolling pasture with a small forest and pond in the back.
Cows and/or lama's will graze the field during summertime.
I have 1 black/white female cat. Stray cats visit my place often.
Six chickens (No rooster) are in the inside/outside pen.

Attached to the guest house is our double garage.
No parking for guests in the garage, sorry!
Please drive SLOW on our driveway!
Please respect this private property.
Please ensure the place is kept clean - at least as clean as it was upon arrival.

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House Rules

- Cleanliness to be kept up
- Remove shoes upon entering
- Quiet time is between 11PM – 6AM
- No pets
- No smoking (outside is ok)
- No drugs
- No parties
- No subletting
- Dishes to be done before check-out

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
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The living room

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About the Host, Ellen

Abbotsford, Canada
Member since June 2013


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