Our home is a quaint two bedroom apartment located in historic Strathcona--the most charming neighbourhood in Vancouver. The building was built in 1911 and has lots of great character. Our suite has the original Douglas Fir hardwood floors and nifty gold radiators giving it lots of charm. Located on the third floor, our non-smoking, pet-free apartment is clean, cozy, and comfortable. The building is quiet, and very safe and secure.
The sites and restaurants of Gastown, Chinatown, downtown, and Main St. are just minutes away. And we're located two blocks from family-friendly MacLean Park. BC Place and Rogers Arena are a ten minute walk away, and so is Science World and the False Creek sea wall (which takes you all the way to Stanley Park or Kits beach if you're up for a big walk!)
Strathcona is filled with lots of great neighbourhood delis and cafés. You're never more than four blocks from your morning espresso!
Transit is a breeze from here. You've got the skytrain five to ten minutes away, depending on how fast you walk! And there are bus lines located a block away. If you're interested in the local ski hills, they are less than a 30 minute drive away.
Our fully furnished 700 square foot (65m2) apartment includes:
- equipped kitchen with all cooking utensils necessary
- a queen sized bed in main bedroom
- a pull out sofa in second bedroom
- free wireless internet
- free street parking
- laundry in building
Strathcona really is one of the city's best hidden gems, full of gorgeous gardens, beautiful, colourful heritage homes, and tons of amazing history!
|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||$9 / night after 2 guests|
|Minimum Stay:||3 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$1391 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$5099 /month|
I have known Helen and Shawn for over 3 years and they are two of my favorite people. They are world travelers and love to live life to the fullest, which I wholly admire.
Any one who has the opportunity to meet these vivacious and lovely people are very fortunate folks.
I highly recommend that you have Helen and Shawn stay at your vacation rental as they will be respectful, entertaining, and leave your space with incredible energy! As a vacation rental owner myself, I love to have them stay in our space -anytime!
Helen and Shawn are lovely people with a passion for gastronomy, literature and traveling. Great hosts but also great traveling companions.
I have known Helen since university and over the last dozen-plus years, Helen has always been the perfect balance of responsible and adventurer. She loves exploring new places and isn't scared to try new things. I've traveled with her quite a few times and she's one of the best travelling companions I've ever had.
I've known Shawn for a few years and in that time I've come to know him as incredibly thoughtful and sweet. He's also an adventurer and always wants to make sure that everyone is having a good time. Shawn and I once tried pickled pigs feet. Neither of us liked it much.
Shawn and Helen are extremely knowledgable about the real Vancouver: they know where to find great hideaways, fantastic restaurants, relatively unknown bars, and sightseeing destinations that you won't find in the tourist bureau's guidebook.
Helen and Shawn are tops! You'll like them if you get to meet them!
They live in the heart of Strathcona in a beautiful two-bedroom apartment. This isn't some Vancouver skybox... it's an honest to goodness place with character in a neighbourhood with character.
And yes, they are clean and organized and all the other things you want when you're part of the AirBNB community.