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CA1006916

Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver house

Vancouver house

Dining room

Dining room

Kitchen

Kitchen

Main bedroom

Main bedroom

Main bedroom balcony

Main bedroom balcony

Beach is just 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive away

Beach is just 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive away

Back view of cabin

Back view of cabin

Living room of the summer house on Gabriola Island

Living room of the summer house on Gabriola Island

Cabin on Gabriola

Cabin on Gabriola

Cabin on Gabriola from the waterfront

Cabin on Gabriola from the waterfront

Silver

Member since

2015


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
April 01, 2024 - June 30, 2024 2 weeks
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Vancouver house and/or waterfront summer house

Spacious 180 square meter 2-bedroom house in Kitsilano area of Vancouver. Close to beaches, centre, transit, shops, restaurants. Easy access to mountains, beaches, nature trails - urban living in the middle of stunning scenery. Ocean and mountain views from balcony. 2 adult bikes available with house. Vancouver has many bike paths through the city and along the water. Multiple surveys describe Vancouver as one of the most attractive and livable cities in the world, noted for being dynamic and multi-cultural.

Also willing to allow use of waterfront summer house on Gabriola Island. Private getaway with stunning views. Accessible in a few hours by ferry from Vancouver.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 4 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • University Professor
  • University Professor

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Not allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Atlantic Canada, Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • New Zealand

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch

Our Neighbourhood

Kitsilano is located on Vancouver's west side, near the beaches, downtown and famous Stanley Park and Granville Island. Kilometres of walks along the ocean. Lots of restaurants. Easy to escape the city for mountains, oceans, Whistler mountain resort and Vancouver Island.

Gabriola Island is on the east coast of Vancouver Island. It has a vibrant artist community, with many galleries. Also hiking trails and beautiful beaches. Cycling and kayaking also available.

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Occupation

  • University Professor
  • University Professor

Children

  • No children will be traveling with us.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are both university professors. Have adult children who no longer live at home.

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Lifestyle

Speak English, French and German. Keen to spend time in urban and rural France and Germany, as well as elsewhere in Europe. Currently very interested in the Alsace region.

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References

This member has completed 4 home exchanges. Those referenced below may contain feedback/impression from its exchange partners: