“Wonderful home with lots of space and light. Highlights were a huge, modern hot tub and the theater room for watching movies on the big screen. Micah and Treva have incorporated technology very well into the home and it was fun to play any media source throughout the home on the built in sonos speaker system. There were lots of toys and games for the kids to enjoy which was awesome. Only downsides were not a very big deal: slightly small driveway for parking 2 vehicles especially if one is a truck and to get to any sort of store or restaurant requires a drive , give or take 10 minutes. You won't be disappointed if you stay at this beautiful home. Micah and Treva are easy going, very friendly, and quick to communicate and answer questions anytime we texted. Thank you for a lovely stay!”
Treva & Micah's reviewsAs a host (17)
“With our cancelled summer trip to the US due to Covid 19 border closures, we decided to cast our eyes closer and was delighted to have spent a memorable weeklong stay at Treva & Micah's White Rock home only 40 minutes away from Vancouver. The house literally backs up against the US border. Every day in the cool of the evening we walked to the Peach Arch Park for a game of Bocci. We even got to celebrate July 4th with our southern neighbours. We rode our bikes almost exclusively and found the utterly quaint township of White Rock known for its lovely long beach, the best fish and chips and great ice creams shops. The beachside community of Crescent Beach is another 15 minute ride and a not-to-miss. The home is very modern and spacious but welcoming at the same time- this was largely because happy plants of all sizes inhabited almost every room. The enormous well-appointed kitchen replete with Saeco espresso coffee machine and 2 dishwashers was a hit. We were also able to work part of the time thanks to the study with stand up table and computer monitor. Best of all, our family spent at lot of time lounging in the backyard - a tranquil oasis, featuring a lush garden adjacent to a low deck furnished with a hot tub, bean bags and hammocks and an overhead outdoor TV to boot! We are so happy with this exchange and grateful to Treva and Micah for their exceptional hospitality!”
“Treva’s communication from the start was both friendly and very helpful as we planned our trip. We were so impressed with how thorough she was with her recommendations and ideas of what to do in Vancouver. Her house was modern, comfortable and was as impressive as her pictures. Our weekend was enjoyable and we expect to return! Thank you Treva!”
“Although we stayed quite some time ago now, in April May 18, I felt I still needed to write this review as we loved this property so much.. This is a beautiful home which exceeded our expectations, the photos simply do not do it justice. The house is absolutely gorgeous, spotlessly clean, welcoming and homely, and the beautiful spa and gorgeous outdoor area was amazing. We certainly felt very much at home. Communications with Treva was great, she was so lovely and very accommodating. Everything was very well organised and the information provided was excellent. Everything that you could possibly want, and more, was thought of and was there. This would have to have been one of the nicest properties we have ever stayed at. Thankyou Treva and Micah for sharing your gorgeous home with us, we loved it! ”
“This is a really great house! Very comfortable. Lovely back yard with hot tub, fireplace and lounge chairs. We could not have been happier with our stay. The hosts were organised, and efficient. They were also very responsive before and during our stay. The location is interesting. We are only a block from the border and between the two border crossings. We both have Nexus cards and we're able to easily cross when ever we wanted. It was nice to be able to go to Blaine or Bellingham or some of the islands like Whidbey for day trips. And to the north it's an easy drive to Vancouver a fantastic international city. We wanted to beat the heat at home and it worked. The weather was great! 70 degrees. Had a little rain. But mostly dry and beautiful. All in all it was a wonderful two weeks. We hope the hosts will let us come back next year. ”
“I absolutely loved this house! We call it the Spa House because it is so beautiful and relaxing! Truly, this home is gorgeous and highly upgraded in every way! If you have the opportunity to book this house, go for it!!! We loved visiting Canada and had an amazing time on our ferry adventure to Vancouver Island! It was such a unique experience to drive our car on a big boat and sail across the waters! We enjoyed amazing views and even saw 2 whales on the boat! We also enjoyed Whistler and loved hiking at the top of the Peak 2 Peak gondola! Five stars all the way!!!”
“We stayed at Treva’s home in August 2019 and had a wonderful trip. Treva was excellent in her communication and provided us with a pack about her home as soon as we booked. This helped us plan in advance of our trip. As our visit approached Treva kept providing us with updates as we needed and responded quickly to any query we had. Treva has a lovely home that was really well set up for us as visitors. The location allowed us to visit Vancouver a number of times and we also made a trip to Whistler which was fabulous. We enjoyed everything about Vancouver as there’s so much to do and everyone was really friendly. Treva’s suggestions of places to visit and shops/ restaurants she recommended were all excellent. We loved Cin Cin restaurant in Vancouver and Thrifty supermarket. Whale watching was one of our highlights along with all the amazing scenery such as Shannon Falls on the way to Whistler. Thank you for a great stay.”
“Thank you, Treva and Micah for sharing your beautiful home with us! Your home far exceeded our expectations! It is immaculate and quite comfortable. Your recommendations were spot on and we fully enjoyed our time in both Vancouver and White Rock. What a pleasure to stay at your home and we would love to come back one day!!!”
“Treva and Micah are amazing hosts who give much thought to making your stay more enjoyable. From the information booklet they send you in advance to help prepare you for your trip to the welcome keg of beer, they go the extra mile and it is much appreciated. Our family had a wonderful time at their lovely home. The backyard is a gem and we thoroughly enjoyed the tranquil surroundings and hot tub. Luxury finishes and decor throughout the house. We did not have access to the basement/theater room, but the house was large enough regardless. We really enjoyed our stay, thank you!”
“This was our first Home Swap experience...... what a lovely home, our beautiful hosts even left home cooked cookies and a bottle of wine for us! The spa and fires were perfect even on rainy days. This is a home with relaxation in mind. Travel to USA, Whistler and Vancouver was very easy from this location.”
“My family and I had a great time staying at Treva's house. The house was clean, beautiful and comfortable. Their backyard was an amazing place to hang out after a day of exploring, with the fireplace, hot tub and a little music. There were a number of restaurants nearby with amazing ocean views, like Uli's, or Charlie Don't Surf. The Peace Arch Beach is within walking distance, and Dufferin Park is a short 3-4 min walk. The drive into Vancouver was short, and the drive to Whistler was one of the most beautiful drives in the world. This was a flawless swap and I highly recommend their place. ”
“We loved, loved, LOVED staying at Treva and Micha’s place! Their home is a true gem, even more stunning that you would expect from the pictures. It has plenty of space, high ceilings and lots of light, and a wonderful outdoor wooden patio with hot tub and lots of green... we enjoyed so much chilling outside at night and watching humming birds coming to feed! Treva is a fantastic host: easy to communicate with, always friendly even when we asked trivial things (like, we couldn’t find the garage door button - which is huge and in front of your eyes…), she truly manages to put a smile on your face. As soon as we agreed on the trip, she sent us a very detailed booklet with plenty of info on how to make the most of our stay at White Rock, including very helpful hints on activities and restaurants… we would have loved to stay longer to try them all, LOL. We’re particularly happy since this was our first home swap, and it couldn’t have been better. We felt welcomed and truly appreciate that. My daughter (4 years old) was beyond excited to play around. She enjoyed the garden a lot. And sleeping on the hammocks watching the stars. And the hot tub! Their place is truly amazing especially for families with kids like us who will love the abundance of space and the many activities in the area, including day trips to Vancouver. Thank you so much Treva, Micha, and kids for sharing your beautiful home with us, we had a great time :)”
“We had the most wonderful time at Treva and Micah’s house in White Rock. The house itself is really luxurious and our three kids especially enjoyed the hot tub and the cinema room! The location was the perfect base to visit Vancouver as well as get out onto the water to see the whales. Treva was an excellent host, giving us some great recommendations of things to do and see and always answering questions quickly. We would highly recommend a swap.”
“Treva was great!”
“We had a fantastic swap in a beautiful house not far from Vancouver. Great communication - thanks for the help organizing our extra special limo trip to the airport. All the best!”
“WE had a LOVELY time at this gorgeous home. They were so kind and friendly and everything was beyond out expectations! ”
“We had a wonderful time at Treva and Micah's lovely house in Surrey. The house was even nicer than the photos show, it was very clean and felt very light and spacious. The kitchen especially was really well equipped! Beds were comfortable and there was plenty of space for our family of 4. Luxury furnishings. The porch with hot tub very nice also. Surrey is a perfect place to explore the small seaside towns 15 minuti from house and is just 40 minutes by car, to reach the spectacular city of Vancouver. 30 minutes away from the port for boats for to reach Vancouver Island where we stayed two nights to visit the whole of nature and landscape. A two-hour drive reach the States and we visited Seattle. Micah also Treva and they advised us on the most beautiful places to visit and also many suggestions for restaurants around them The home exchange is really a great and positive experience especially when you meet people so affectionate and nice as Treva and Micah and their adorable children. All in all a great stay, thanks Treva and Micah!”
Where is it?
Best town to google is White Rock BC. We are right on the edge of that town. There is a nearly private beach a 5 min walk from our house through the beautiful Peace Arch Park by the border to the USA and white Peace Arches. This neighbourhood is very friendly. Most people don't even lock their doors. Kids play in the streets and there is a park for kids to play on a few blocks away. Lots of outdoor activities close by. A beautiful indoor pool 5 min drive from here with a water slide into it both one for small kids one for large. Lots of shopping wineries and great restaurants. Vancouver is approx 45 min drive away where there is lots to do and see. We are 30 min from the airport YVR Vancouver airport in Richmond BC. You can snowboard and ski in the winter and suntan and go boating in the summer.
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