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High-end floating home where you can relax & enjoy the ocean wonders.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 750 sq ft
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Modern 1 Bedrm , + Murphy Bed , 2 Baths, Luxury Floating Home on the oceans edge

Located in a brand new and safe Marina Development on the North Shore of Vancouver where one may enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the ocean and marine life!

A quick and easy access to downtown Vancouver or other west coast attractions.

This unique and fabulous vacation accommodation features 1 queen bed in bedroom with en suite, 1 high end Italian Murphy bed with memory foam mattress, located in the living room. Sleeps 4 comfortably, with the option of 1 more person on a pull out sofa bed also, in the living room. Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances , dishwasher, cookery, microwave, and coffee maker. 2 full baths. Tastefully decorated in a Nautical theme. All linens and towels provided. 2 flat screens TV's for your enjoyment. Internet and Netflix included. Bright and sunny with full width windows that open wide to enjoy the Marina views night and day.

There are two separate and independent suites from each other in the float home. One on the lower floor and one on the top floor. Each having their own separate entrances and amenities. This suite is located on the lower level.

Secure parking is included in the nightly rate and only steps away from the dock. You will need to provide your license plate number to utilize the free parking offered.

More Details

Property Manager
Kris Hunter, Ocean Suites Float Home Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house boat rental in Lower Lonsdale, British Columbia

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please keep the entrance door to your suite closed to prevent noice from travelling between floors.
  • If your pet is joining you, please do not allow them on the beds or furniture. You must always pick up after your pet or you may be fined.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Heated floors, large recessed medicine cabinet for storage
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Heated floors, deep tub, loads of storage
  • Both bathrooms are modern and tastefully decorated with the latest fixtures, ceramic tiles and ample storage for your comfort. Bath and hand towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Living Room Pull out Sofa - 1 double bed
    Living Room Murphy Bed - 1 large double bed
  • Tastefully decorated bedroom with queen deluxe mattress, heated Italian tiled floors, flat screen TV and ensuite 5 piece bathroom with bar fridge. 1 fine Italian made Murphy bed with memory foam mattress in main living room area, sleeps 2 comfortably. Fall asleep and wake up to extraordinary views of sailboats and downtown Vancouver. One comfortable and modern pull out sofa for an extra guest or the children in your party. The murphy bed and the pull out sofa can both be used for cozy sleeping arrangement.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Within a 5 - 10 minute walk, you will find restaurants, shops, Starbucks, a liquor store, an IGA and more. Also, you can enjoy a beautiful walk (rain or shine) along the sea wall to the beautiful and popular Lonsdale Quay Market http://vancouversnorthshore.com/things-to-do/attractions/lonsdale-quay-market/ From the Quay, you can take a 15 minute ride on the seabus to downtown Vancouver where you can experience trendy pubs, restaurants and shops. http://tripplanning.translink.ca/hiwire?.a=iScheduleLookupSearch&LineName=998&LineAbbr=998

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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High-end floating home where you can relax & enjoy the ocean wonders.
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5

Delightful Float house in a marina

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this floating home. Convenient location near Lonsdale Quay Seabus for a short 15 minute ride to downtown Vancouver, was super quiet, just the sound of birds and occasional boats coming and going. We slept well on the comfy Murphy bed so that we could enjoy the view and gentle breezes with the 10’ window opening with screens. The subtle rocking motion of the floating house was delightful and relaxing. Kitchen was well equipped though we enjoyed many delicious meals out at Rogue in Vancouver, Prospect Point on Stanley Park and Vancouver Fish Co. On Granville Island, all over the top! Would love to come stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great place to stay whilst visiting Vancouver

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this lovely float home near lower Lonsdale. if you walk 5-10mins along the harbour you can catch the seabus to central Vancouver. It is not expensive and runs every 15mins. Much easier than driving and trying to park. The float home was comfortable and both bathrooms and kitchen were clean. Towels were spotless and well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.

My only complaint was that the floor was absolutely black and sticky and after a long journey I didn't really want to go cleaning.. but it only took 20mins to sort out the problem. New bed linen would make such a difference too. Having said that a fabulous stay and great for sea planes and whale watching.

  • Review Submitted: 23/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fun floating home - right in marina

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the floating apartment. The big windows open right out to the marina. The place is on the first floor, and has 2 bathrooms - and while not huge, ample space and nice for our family of four. The cost was less than many hotel rooms in the city, so I wasn't expecting a massive place. The murphy bed had THE MOST comfortable pull-out bed I've ever slept on. I was thrilled. Its a short walk to a touristy area with plenty of restaurants. Nearby is a tiny diner-like breakfast place with a super nice cook/owner and we had homey happy experience. Kris was flexible and great!

  • Review Submitted: 10/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very peaceful, clean, comfortable place

  • 5 of 5

A float home seemed like something we should do while in the Pacific Northwest, and this did not disappoint. Very peaceful, with a view of downtown Van Couver beyond the marina. Easy check in and check out, very much enjoyed our stay. Do not miss the suspension bridge park, it was a highlight of our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique Floating Home Stay.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this floating home in North Vancouver. The location was perfect. It was next the Waterfront Park & Lonsdale Quay Public Market. We could see the downtown highrises over the boats & yachts in the livingroom/Kitchen. The decors were modern and the furnitures were comfortable. Having two full baths was great.

We also meet the local resident seal the first night and she woke us up with her barking next morning too!

The only minor issue for us was someone spilled some pop or juice in the living room's area rug before we arrived. It was quite sticky and we tracked the stickiness to other floor areas. So, we mopped the floor, but the area rug needed to be washed as well. I notified the Manager, I trust the rug will be cleaned after we left. Communication with Kris, the Manager, was a breeze, no issue there.

I still give this floating home rental a 5* despite the minor issue with cleanliness.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to rent both the upper and lower units. We were surprised at how spacious everything was, better than in the pictures. It was so fun to stay in and everything we needed was there, well thought out and really appreciated having the two bathrooms in this unit as well. So peaceful and well maintained! We loved seeing the harbor seals out front. Highly recommend! Should also say, great communication too! Hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: 21/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Rusty Gull Pub
Nearest Ferry
0.85 Kilometres
Lonsdale Quay Seabus to downtown Vancouve
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Northlands Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.85 Kilometres
Seabus joins to Skytrain Stn for access to airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Hwy #1 Trans Canada (access to Sea to Sky Hwy)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Pier 7 Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Ski
8 Kilometres
Grouse Mountain
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Ambleside Beach
Car: not necessary

Ocean Suites is perfectly situated for easy access to downtown Vancouver and to many of the top local tourist attractions such as: Stanley Park, Granville Island, the Aquarium, Gastown, Grouse and Cypress mountains, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and the Salmon Hatchery, as well as numerous bars, museums, theaters and sporting events.

Whether you want to shop or lunch at Lonsdale Quay Market (an 8 minute walk away); go hiking or mountain biking on the North Shore mountains, walk the seawall, or have a coffee, dinner or catch a movie in the trendy Lower Lonsdale area, this location will not disappoint.

Should you be interested in visiting our Olympic class resort, Whistler, it is only a 1.5 hr drive on the stunning Sea to Sky highway.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$103.65
Pet Fee AU$78.52
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$314.08

We love pets, however before we accept a booking, permission must be granted prior. An additional $75 will be charged for each pet per booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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