Easy access to Vancouver, Whistler and U.S.A.

Easy access to Vancouver, Whistler and U.S.A.

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 Bathrooms

About our home

This is a comfy and functional home nestled by big fir trees in the backyard. Although located close to many amenities it is in a rural country setting. The living room & dining room graciously welcome visitors. Come & enjoy the fully equipped kitchen where sunlight streams in. You can easily seat 5 adults at the kitchen nook which is connected to the family room. Here you will have use of a 60 inch TV with surround sound and Wii gaming. Wireless internet and cable is available upstairs and down. Off the family room is a large balcony with a natural gas BBQ and a view of the agricultural land & one of the nearby golf courses. Watch the squirrels in the backyard or hear the coyotes at night. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a comfy queen sized bed, a 3 piece ensuite, ceiling fan and a walkout balcony with a view of Mount Baker located in the U.S. In the other two bedrooms, there is a queen sized bed and a double sized bed, both rooms have ceiling fans. The basement is our storage area but it also has a treadmill if you wish to use it.

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Ellen's reviews

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More about us

  1. We are both retired (68yrs) and are looking forward to traveling as much as we can (while we can). I retired from teaching elementary school and Ken retired from being a ship's officer. We enjoy camping, fishing, food, beautiful buildings & landscape. Ken loves his museums & history. We have completed 16 home exhanges so far. Homes for exchange is a wonderful experience. People seem to be of the same mind - want to enjoy the world in a friendly and safe environment. Our experiences have been very positive & we like to keep in contact during our exchanges via the internet. We take great care while in your home & are very respectful of other people's property.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Located in a quiet and highly desirable neighbourhood. My home is on a spacious picturesque corner lot of a south sloping hill. Below is the partial view of agricultural land and one of the golf courses nearby. There are two nearby golf courses. Surrey Golf (half a km away) & Northview Golf & Country (3.6 km away). Many amenities are nearby: recreational facilities (swimming pools with diving boards & water slide, tot pool, hot tub, 3 skating arenas, weight room, fitness) and a public library,
Beautiful Fleetwood Park 1.8 km away (which has basketball, volleyball, gardens, picnic tables, trails, childrens' waterpark, baseball & soccer fields). Two nearby pubs, many grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants (Japanese, Vietnamese, Indian, American, Greek, fast foods) , banks, buses and more.
From this location there is easy access to the freeway, shopping malls 15 min., U.S. 20 min., Vancouver 40 min., Seattle 2 hrs. and Whistler 2hrs 15min. A skytrain station 15 minutes away will take you into Vancouver, the airport or Coquitlam. Here is an article about our beautiful city.
http://www.mercer.ca/articles/quality-of-living-survey-report-2011?siteLanguage=1007#top5

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