Vancouver - Kitsilano Townhouse

Canada - British Columbia - Vancouver

Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,Front/street view of our townhouse/fourplex
Front/street view of our townhouse/fourplex
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,Front door of our townhouse
Front door of our townhouse
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,Dining Room
Dining Room
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,Livingroom with gas fireplace and back yard access
Livingroom with gas fireplace and back yard access
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,Guest bedroom with queen bed and TV
Guest bedroom with queen bed and TV
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Canada,Vancouver,House photos, home images
  • Sleeping capacity4
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Long-term Home Exchange

Sabbatical Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

Pet Care Needed

Smoking Not Allowed

No Children Please

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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We are looking for a home exchange in ...

Sep 26, 2019 - Oct 17, 2019 Open to all destinations
Open to all dates Switzerland
Open to all dates Austria
Open to all dates Australia
Open to all dates France

Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Our townhouse is part of a 4-plex on a quiet, tree lined street. It is 2 levels, with a modern kitchen, livingroom, dining room and bathroom on the main floor, and 2 bedrooms and another bathroom on the second floor. Our unit is in the back, away from the street. We have a small fenced yard and garden with space to seat 4 people to enjoy meals and just relax. The North Shore mountains are a short drive away, and Whistler Mountain, site of 2010 Olympics is less than 2 hours by car. Excellent hiking, walking, water sports, beaches, dining, shopping and theaters all within walking distance.
Our children are grown so we are flexible with timing and location. Feel free to propose something, we are open to ideas.
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Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Balcony / Deck
  • Cleaning service available
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Electronics Docking Station
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • Use of bicycle(s)

Setting

  • Urban

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Very quiet, well established, in close proximity to a natural park/ocean and yet close to shopping, restaurants and high speed public transit to the most vibrant metropol on the west coast! Steps away from shops and restaurants on West Broadway, West 4th Avenue, South Granville, Granville Island, and Olympic Village. Walking distance to Kits Beach and many parks and walking/cycling trails.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing
  • Windsurfing

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Opera
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Train Station
  • Underground Station

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Kits Beach is a short walk or bike ride away from our house, with swimming, boating, kayaking, birdwatching, and walking/cycling. Granville Island is also a short walk/cycle away with a farmers market, shops, restaurants, art galleries, playhouse and public market. We are at the intersection of two main bike routes with bike sharing available on every corner. West Broadway and West 4th, two popular dining and shopping streets are an easy walk. Lots of food shops and takeout available as well. Downtown, Stanley Park, and the University of British Columbia are easily reachable by bus or bicycle.

Our favourite restaurants

  • Vij's Rangoli Indian Restaurant
  • Chi Modern Vietnamese Restaurant
  • Gramercy Grill

Cafés & bars

  • Plaisir Sucre
  • Thomas Haas
  • Treès Organic Coffee

Special places to shop


Leisure and cultural activities

  • Kitsilano beach
  • Arts Club theatre
  • UBC Museum of Anthropology

Walks or jogging paths

  • English Bay Seawall
  • UBC Endowment Lands
  • Stanley Park

Health or fitness clubs

  • Kitsilano Recreation Centre
  • UBC Aquatic Centre

Interesting day trips

  • Stanley Park
  • Grouse Mountain
  • Jericho Beach/Spanish Banks

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

We have booked a trip to Japan from September 25th to October 17th and are interested in a non-simultaneous exchange at that time since our house will be empty. We would plan to visit your location in 2020. We have a resident dog and cat, pet care for the cat is required the dog is taken care of by friends (unless you want to experience a cuddly energetic dog). We are happy to take care of your pets and plants. Our house is compact, suitable for 1 or 2 couples or a family with one child. We have had exchanges to Adelaide, Australia, Strasbourg, Ascain and Bourgogne , France, Cobh Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Mexico and Tucson.

Conditions

  • No Children Please
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Pet Care Needed
  • Pet Care Offered
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
  • Long-term Home Exchange
  • Sabbatical Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered

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