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Your Canadian home away from home
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It is our sincere hope that guests of all backgrounds and cultures will feel welcome and safe on our quiet, tree-lined street exactly one kilometre from Canada Highway 1, 2 1/2 blocks from the Rupert Sky Train station, and 1 1/2 blocks from the Broadway bus lines for easy access to trendy Commercial Drive, downtown Vancouver Art Gallery, and other tourist hot-spots. We are equidistant from the beautiful campuses of UBC, BCIT, Vancouver Community College, and Simon Fraser Universities.

A kiadó hely

This space comfortably fits four people; you can squeeze a fifth person in if they are tiny enough to sleep on a loveseat or if you want to borrow a sleeping bag and foam mattress! (There is an aditional $50 charge for each guest after the first four guests).

BEDROOM: In this tranquil aqua and cream space there is a brand new firm queen bed fitted with cotton/linen blend sheets and multiple fluffy pillows. The bedroom is a peaceful space with candles and a raw cedar wall that will lull you to sleep with dreams of old-growth forests. This bedroom has a full closet with hangers, suit bags, shelves for storage, and a drying rack and clothespins for your delicate hand-washables, as well as your own laundry basket. There is a door to the bedroom with an old-fashioned hook and eye lock.

LIVING ROOM: The living room, decorated with First Nations artifacts, has one couch (which opens into a double bed) and a love seat. If you really want to squeeze in one more little one, they can sleep on the love seat (or in a sleeping bag on a floor mattress which we can provide if you prefer). Extra blankets are in the plaid basket and in the footstool/coffee table thingy. In the living room is where you will find some ENTERTAINMENT options: Lonely Planet Guidebook, Canadian authors, local history, First Nations art books, cards, games, a new Smart TV (Netflix!), and Wifi. We have more games upstairs, so if you have a favourite, let Katy know, as we just might have it. And if you want to lose your socks (a toonie!) challenge Katy to a game of Parchisi, our family favourite!

KITCHEN: There is a fully-equipped kitchen with refrigerator/freezer, stove, oven, microwave, toaster oven, blender (smoothies!), rice cooker, and coffee maker. You have pots, pans, cutlery, utensils, coffee mugs and made-in-USA glassware and made-in-France dishes and frying pan. A portable dishwasher is available for your use-- let your host know and it will be moved into the kitchen. Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, salt, pepper, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, canola oil, vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda, cornstarch, coffee whitener, rice, flour, coffee, oatmeal, cream of wheat, cornmeal, pasta, spaghetti sauce, Mr. Noodles, peanut butter, jam, maple syrup, honey, sugar, a full complement of spices, tinfoil, parchment paper, and plastic wrap are all complimentary for your use during your stay. You will also receive a LIGHT breakfast (such as juice and pastries) for each morning of your stay. In addition, there is a convenient variety of snacks and groceries available for purchase in our honour pantry, and you are always welcome to bring in foods that you purchase -- there are several low-cost grocery stores within walking distance -- or why not get something yummy at the Farmers' market? There are also a number of food delivery options servicing our location.

WASHROOM: Just your standard bathroom with a toilet, shower, and sink. Sadly, there will be no long soaks in the tub during your stay; this is an eco-friendly shower-only washroom. However, we can point you in the direction of many local pools and hot tubs if you want to float in hot water. If you need to bathe a little one, please ask your host for the PORTABLE BASIN. There are fluffy towels, a hair dryer, a stool for smaller guests, and complimentary shampoo, hand soap,shower gel, and emergency toiletries (as well as a few larger specialty toiletry items available for purchase in case there is something you forgot to bring or run out of during your stay). Extra towels are in on the bottom shelf in a big square lidded tub marked "extra towels." Please put dirty towels in the wicker basket when you leave.

HALLWAY: Do you want to have a beach day or go on a picnic? Perhaps a concert on the Great Lawn in Stanley Park? Please use our portable picnic backpack and blanket, and/or the four folding chairs complete in carry sacks while you are our guest. (If you fall in love with the picnic backpack there are new ones available for purchase.) This is Vancouver, so you will find your complimentary umbrellas here as well!! Also in the hallway is our Souvenir Stand, where you can purchase Canadian souvenirs -- proceeds of the Souvenir Stand support your host family's eldest daughter, who is attending college in New Jersey. If you are looking for something special, please tell Katy, as she has more inventory upstairs-- including an original Hudson's Bay Company blanket!! Please note that the hallway is a shared space that your host may need to access in case of emergency (as it contains access to the circuit breakers, heater, and water heater) or to restock items from the private storage area. All care will be taken to inform guests by knocking and/or texting before the common area is entered by your host, as we do not want to disturb your privacy unless absolutely necessary.

YARD: There is a fenced back yard with trees, Muskoka chairs for lounging, and a barbecue. There is a children's swingset in the front yard (please supervise children closely). Dogs should be kept on leash and please pick up the poop!! Our yard is organic and no pesticides have been applied to the grass for ten-plus years. The door to your suite is a chalkboard for any artists who visit; there is another chalk board in the front yard and chalk is in the hallway and in the rural mailbox in the front yard-- we can't wait to see your creations! There are two great playgrounds and a nice park all within walking distance. Please feel free to use the barbecue in the back yard.

LAUNDRY: Please feel free to use the full-size washer and dryer conveniently located adjacent to your suite. We are in the process of installing a display about the history of the Chinese laundries in Canada as part of our laundry room renovation. You may use any of the soaps or stain removers free of charge while you are our guests.

WHAT ELSE? Well, this is Vancouver, renowned for outdoor adventures! Let us know if you want to borrow some sporting equipment. We have bikes, a razor scooter, tennis racquets, soccer balls and nets, an inflatable raft, water floats, sleds, tire chains for cars (in case you want to go up into the mountains in winter), camping equipment, etc. If there is something special you need, just tell us, we might have it!

Vendégek hozzáférése

Once you enter the suite from the common hallway it is all yours!!

Kapcsolat a vendégekkel

Katy will be available via text messaging 24 hours for questions or emergencies. During the day Katy works as a healthcare professional, so please be patient in case she is in a session. She will get back to you as soon as she can. She and her son (as well as Sunny the dog and Zoëcat) live in the house upstairs from the suite, so you might be able to catch them to say a brief hello during your stay.

Egyéb fontos dolgok

During your stay, if you have questions or concerns, you may reach your hosts at any time via text messaging to ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).

Alvási lehetőségek
1. hálószoba
1 nagyméretű ágy
Közös terek
1 kihúzható kanapé, 1 kanapé

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- This house is in a diverse neighbourhood on the traditional unceeded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, and to honour the spirit of Reconciliation a portion of the proceeds of your stay will be donated to Aboriginal communities. We welcome all visitors regardless of race, ethnicity, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, veteran status or other protected class.
- There is NO SMOKING or vaping of any substance (including physician-prescribed medical marijuana) anywhere on the property, including in the yard. Smoking must be done away from the property due to severe allergic reactions by one of the upstairs residents. Any infraction of this rule will result in immediate, non-refundable cancellation of your contract.
- There is a fully equipped kitchen, a new smart TV for Netflix binges, and tranquil back yard with gas barbecue, which you are welcome to enjoy.
- We are hoping to attract gentle and respectful folk. We live upstairs and have work in the morning, and want to keep our neighbours happy, so kindly understand that this is not a good place to stay if you are loud and want to party.
- You must provide a government-issued ID before your reservation can be confirmed.
- There are approximately three steps to get up into the yard and a natural granite walkway, as well as another few steps down into the suite, so we regret that this home is not particularly accessible for physically disabled folk. This home is not babyproofed, although well-behaved, supervised children are welcome and on-leash pets are negotiable.
- Please let your host Katy know of any food allergies or sensitivities in advance of your stay.
- Please let your host Katy know if ALCOHOL is a trigger for anyone in your party so that it can be removed from the space prior to your arrival.
- Please carefully wrap any food that is outside of the refrigerator to avoid attracting pests.

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Dog(s) és cat(s) live in the house


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April felhasználói profilja
2017. augusztus
Katie's unit is nicely appointed. We really appreciated the full size coffee maker with thermal carafe. The beds were comfortable and she worked very hard to make us feel welcomed. We especially enjoyed the fresh homemade Berry crisp she left in the fridge for us!

Angela felhasználói profilja
2017. augusztus
I had a wonderful time at Katy's place. The suite was absolutely perfect for two days in Vancouver. I picked her suite because I was entertaining a friend visiting from NYC. My intention was to treat him to some home cooked meals. Katy has an impeccable attention to detail. The lovely kitchen is fully stocked with everything needed for cooking. The dining area was perfect for dinner for two. The living room is comfortable and styled perfectly for a relaxing time away from home. The bathroom is also stocked with personal care and other items to make for a comfortable time away from home. Katy has thought of everything. The bedroom is beautiful, perfect bed all styled with careful charm and whimsy. The backyard has a gorgeous park like feel. We spent quiet moments sitting talking on patio chairs in the trees. Katy is a generous and kind host. She felt like a friend I've known my entire life even though I only bumped into her once. The cat and dog who live with Katy were kind and gentle friends to meet also.

Phoebe felhasználói profilja
2017. augusztus
Katy is like a long lost aunt who is waiting to welcome you with open arms to Vancouver. Her place is like home, with lots of well thought out bonuses like baking equipment, a pantry of free basics like rice and coffee, and an 'honesty pantry' that is stocked with the things you need to buy from the shops but don't have the energy to go out and get. The house is very close to public transport, coffee shops and a huge supermarket, and is in a lovely quiet location. I cant recommend Katy or her home enough!
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Katy válasza:
Wow, you guys were so much fun and I am glad we are now (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) friends. Thank you for the beautiful flowers and the bone for Sunny --that was awfully sweet of you! I know you will make a big success of your new lives in Vancouver!
2017. augusztus

Martina felhasználói profilja
2017. augusztus
Great location. Friendly and thoughtful host.
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Katy válasza:
You guys were considerate and great to have visiting!! I am glad you enjoyed your fun weekend.
2017. augusztus

Pamela felhasználói profilja
2017. augusztus
We stayed at Katy's place on our 1st trip to Vancouver. When we met her, we knew we hit the Lottery! She has a heart of gold and her home is so inviting. My husband and I brought our young adult daughters to celebrate a few special life accomplishments and the accommodations were great! We loved the coziness and Katy had special little touches to greet us throughout our stay. We all agreed that we would highly recommend Katy's place to others!!
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Katy válasza:
It was so great to have you and your family visit. Come back soon!
2017. augusztus

Ruth felhasználói profilja
2017. július
Katy's place was ideally positioned for our last night in Vancouver - in a quiet street, not too far from the airport. The basement space was quite basic but Katy's kindness, thoughtfulness and generous spirit shone through, with kindly and quirky little touches throughout. The bed was super comfortable with beautiful, laundered linen. We had an excellent night's sleep, possibly helped by the cedar wall!
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Katy válasza:
I am so glad you liked it, sorry about the kettle, I am going out today to buy a new one! I hope you made it safely back to Hale. I visited Manchester when I was young -- I had done my English Literature specialty in Victorian Literature, specifically about the Industrial Revolution, so I wanted to see the mills and everything in person. It was really neat. Come back to Canada soon!!
2017. július

Mariam felhasználói profilja
2017. július
It was such a delight staying with Katy! She was so kind, funny, and hospitable! Also location is amazing! and close to EVERYTHING. We had an outstanding experience and would recommend any travelers interested in a dynamic and cool memory to stop here. A million thanks! You rock Katy. <3
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Katy válasza:
Wow, thank you. It was wonderful having you and I hope you do indeed come back to see me sometime!
2017. július

Vancouver, KanadaCsatlakozás időpontja: július 2012
Katy felhasználói profilja

mom with two kids; psychiatric social worker; leftist humanitarian

Life motto: You must be willing to give up the life you have planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you

I was born in California and grew up in North Carolina and New Jersey. I have an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in English and French Literature. I have studied and worked in France. I lived in Seattle for 9 years, obtaining my MSW at the University of Washington School of Social Work. I immigrated to Canada in 1998 and have lived in Vancouver for the past 18 years, working as a Case Manager for severely mentally ill adults. I have a beautiful daughter at university in New Jersey and a wonderful son who is a soccer referee and has just started high school. I have a dog, Sunny, and a cat, Zoecat. With my friends, I am a refugee sponsor for a young man from Syria, who I hope will arrive to Vancouver soon! I humbly acknowledge that I live and work on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded Indigenous territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, and in particular, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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