Home near forest and beach, Vancouver suburb

Home near forest and beach, Vancouver suburb

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home is a lovely family home, a private residence with a large yard and deck just off the living space. Our home has five bedrooms; Master bedroom with ensuite, and four single rooms. Our living room, dining room and kitchen area is clean and bright, and we also have a family room with tv, dvd player and piano. In total our home can sleep up to 8-10 people very comfortably, our home has 3 bathrooms. In the summer time our yard is a quiet retreat with plenty of sunshine and shade for relaxing with a large cedar deck (500 sq.ft) just off the kitchen area for eating outdoors. We also have a trampoline for the kids, bicycles for touring the area and an 8 person hot tub and outdoor pool to enjoy.

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Gary's reviews

As a host (5)

More about us

  1. We are a family of 6. Gary is a High School Teacher, Heather is a Music Therapist working with the elderly part time. We have four children: Annika, Olivia, Alexis and Owen. We are an active family who loves the outdoors. We are clean and are very respectful of someone else's home, as we would expect others to be of ours. We have experienced six very successful exchanges and are excited to continue travelling with our family!

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our house is located in White Rock area, which is a very close suburb to Vancouver city (25 minutes to Vancouver, 40 minutes to downtown). We live in a very quiet neighbourhood with little traffic and many beautiful old growth trees. We are within a 2 minute walk to a forest park with biking/walking trails, tennis courts, open fields and large playground. Within a 3 minute car ride to shopping area with large Supermarket, butcher shop, drug store/pharmacy, take-out food, barber, banks, veggie stand, post office and medical clinic. We also live within a 10-15 minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute drive to another beach and promenade. This is a lovely area, and great place for beach combing, suntanning, swimming, sailing, kayaking and of course playing in the sand. We are only a 30 minute drive to the Tsswassen ferry terminal, 30 minute drive to YVR Vancouver airport, 40 minutes to downtown Vancouver and 45 minutes to local mountains. Our location is ideal for experiencing the Lower Mainland, local skiing mountains, the Gulf Islands and Whistler/Blackcomb mountain; kayaking, biking, skiing, sailing, shopping, the list is endless here in Vancouver for all seasons.

Buzzy restaurants
The Cabin at Crescent Beach
Cozy cafés
Sunflower Cafe
Retail therapy
Ocean Park shopping centre
Bit of culture
Whiterock Pier
Walks in the park
Sandy trail down to Crescent Beach
Spot of exercise
Walking/biking to beach
Day tripping
Stanely Park, Vancouver

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