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THE SECRET GARDEN Fireplace, Sauna, BBQ Hut, near UBC, downtown, cruise ships

Flagstone deck and benches - great for coffee in the morning.
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62 reviews
Flagstone deck and benches - great for coffee in the morning.
Living room
Living room
Front entrance with visitor on rock
Kitchen/dining - seating, dinnerware, silverware for six,
Dining table set up.
Full size fridge and stove, microwave, pots and pans, everything you need to cook at home.
Dining area in kitchen.
Dining Room
Dining area.
The Queen Bedroom
The Queen Bedroom
Bedroom with Double bed.
The double bedroom with kids' sleeping nook.
Kids' sleeping nook
Kids' sleeping nook as a closet when there are no kids.
Bedroom with Double bed, looking into living room.  Bedrooms are on opposite sides of the unit.
Looking into bathroom from the private sauna.
Bathroom with walk-in rain shower.
Guest BBQ hut and patio area just outside the apartment.
Patio in front garden.
Squirrel feeding in the fountain in The Secret Garden.
Rock wall surrounding The Secret Garden.
Entrance in winter
Tapered arch entrance to the garden.
Side pathway in spring.
Looking at the garden behind the rock wall.
Floodlight and cool at night, perfect for a glass of wine by the fountain.
Front of the house.
All lit up for Christmas - kids love it!
From the street in front of the house in October, looking towards Pacific Spirit Park.
Beach volleyball, Kitsilano beach - ten  minute drive.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Vancouver, British Columbia
Our large, bright apartment occupies the ground level of the house. Just outside the separate entrance is a private patio with BBQ hut (free propane) and the tropical back garden with landscape lighting for evenings and a large fagstone deck and water feature.

There are two bedrooms, one with a Queen bed and one with a Double. The second bedroom with the Double also has a little sleeping nook for kids. We also have a Play'N'Pac for babies and a high chair.

We have a gorgeous tiled bathroom with a walk-in shower with a rain head, granite-topped vanity, storage cupboard and recessed lighting. The large private sauna is entered from the bathroom.

The kitchen/dining area has seating for six. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need for cooking at home and has dishes and cutlery for six. The fridge, stove and mic...
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Listing #FKN2179554
About the Owner
NooNoo S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I live upstairs and am usually around if you need anything. Check-in time is any time after 3:00 pm. If I'm not home when you arrive, just let yourselves in and I'll catch up with you later. Happy to give suggestions for places to see in addition to the info book I put together that's in the apartment. I like to be helpful so just let me know if you have any questions. If I'm not home you can always text me.
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

After a 23 day cruise we were looking for a place we could relax in and get out and explore Vancouver, this house fitted the bill exactly. The house has all the amenities that you could want plus a few you didn’t think off, sauna,...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay at NooNoos apartment. We stayed 3 nights and it was great. We enjoyed the sauna and great location of the apartment a lot. Would go again!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We booked after reading all the good reviews. Trust them! Noo-Noo has converted her basement into a luxury two-bed apartment that wants for nothing. The location is a good class residential area, quiet, yet only a $28 dollar taxi ride from the airport. You arrive...More

1  Thank FarnhamJack
sandra s, VR Owner at THE SECRET GARDEN Fireplace, Sauna, BBQ Hut, near UBC, downtown, cruise ships, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Trudy and Jack: Thanks for such a glowing review! It was a pleasure having you here before and after your Hawaii vacation. I hope you'll come back one day when the gardens are blooming - I can just picture you with your wine out...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The Secret Garden rules dictate that every guest must leave happy so if there's anything I can do for you just let me know. I'll be happy if you: Turn off the gas on the BBQ...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $168 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $281 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There are no fees for wi-fi, BBQ propane or parking. All rates are in Canadian dollars. Cleaning fee - $250.00. High chair, Play-and Pack for up to two years old - Free.
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About the neighbourhood
Welcome to Dunbar - a quiet, family neighbourhood with historic homes, tree-lined streets, and a very relaxing vibe only ten minutes from downtown.

Everything you need for a convenient hassle-free vacation is within two blocks - supermarket, parks, small shops, restaurants and bars.

Nearby West Side attractions are UBC, Granville Island, the Museum of Anthropology, Science World, the best beaches in Vancouver, golf courses, Pacific Spirit Park, VanDusen Gardens, Queen Elizabeth Park, Main Street, Commercial Drive and South Granville for shopping, restaurants and night life.

Should you wish to go downtown, the entrance to Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge are a 20-minute drive. There is ample free parking on the street right outside the house - no need for permits. The bus...
Getting around
Bus stop on Dunbar Street between 30th and 31st. #7 goes downtown and takes about half an hour.

Main Street easiest way is to walk down to 25th and take the bus - drops you off at 25th and Main right in the centre of all the restaurants and bars.

Granville Island and Hop On Hop Off Tour pickup - take the #7 and get off at Fir Street. Just walk down to 2nd and you'll see the entrance to Granville Island on your right.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Vancouver International Airport: 11.0 km
When driving from the airport drive North on Granville, turn left at 33rd, right onto Dunbar, right on 30th. During rush hour drive north on Granville to 41st, right onto Dunbar and right onto 30th. The Secret Garden is half a block on your left.

The cab fare from the airport is about $28 and the same gong back depending on the traffic.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.2 km.
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