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The Secret Garden Treehouse. Epic views; near downtown, skiing, hiking, biking

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Sunset - Vancouver Island, Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge from the treehouse.
Living/dining showing doorway into first bedroom.
Front of the property.  I live on the main floor. Apartment is to the right down a set of landings.
1 of 29Sunset - Vancouver Island, Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge from the treehouse.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Welcome to my new property! I have moved locations and am now proud to offer a stay at The Secret Garden Treehouse to friends new and old from around the world. My previous location received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2018 and I am now offering the same level of comfort, cleanliness and hospitality enjoyed by over 400 parties in the past six years. The Secret Garden Treehouse is a family-friendly vacation hideaway. This two-bedroom ground-level suite is located in a safe, quiet neighbourhood at the top of Lonsdale, and offers a panoramic view of the glittering Vancouver cityscape and the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Watch sunrise or sunset from the private deck. Unwind in the treehouse. Be enveloped by the silence and solitude of nature that surrounds this treed property. Tak...Welcome to my new property! I have moved locations and am now proud to offer a stay at The Secret Garden Treehouse to friends new and old from around the world. My previous location received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2018 and I am now offering the same level of comfort, cleanliness and hospitality enjoyed by over 400 parties in the past six years. The Secret Garden Treehouse is a family-friendly vacation hideaway. This two-bedroom ground-level suite is located in a safe, quiet neighbourhood at the top of Lonsdale, and offers a panoramic view of the glittering Vancouver cityscape and the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Watch sunrise or sunset from the private deck. Unwind in the treehouse. Be enveloped by the silence and solitude of nature that surrounds this treed property. Take advantage of free parking and a transit network that provides convenient access to local shopping. Lonsdale Quay is just a 10-minute bus ride away. This popular North Vancouver hub features an extensive market, and a variety of shops and restaurants. Board the SeaBus at the Quay and arrive at Waterfront Station in downtown Vancouver in 12 minutes, with access to Stanley Park, cruise ships, and SkyTrain—YVR Airport is a 25-minute SkyTrain ride from Waterfront Station. For skiers, mountain bikers, and hiking enthusiasts, there is an abundant choice of popular locations. Grouse Mountain, Cypress Mountain, Seymour Mountain, and Mount Fromme, a key North American mountain biking destination, are only a short drive away; Grouse Mountain is accessible on transit as well. Explore nearby attractions, such as Capilano Canyon and Lynn Canyon. Or venture a little farther—drive to Whistler in 1.5 hours; Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal in 15 minutes. There is a full kitchen, living/dining area with TV and electric fireplace, full bathroom with tub/shower, two bedrooms with Queen beds. One bedroom has a large closet, the other hooks and small storage unit. This setup is perfect for families with children and will sleep four adults comfortably. We offer a Play'N'Pac and highchair free of charge. Guest laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and board. The Secret Garden Treehouse is a relaxing, quiet place to unwind in nature, while having easy access to the excitement of the city. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please be respectful of my neighbours when outside on your guest deck or in the treehouse. No outside music or partying after 11 pm. No laundry machines running before 9 am or after 10 pm. Although this neighbourhood is extremely safe, please lock the door when you leave. Smoking - on the deck. Please use the ashtrays provided. No smoking in the apartment or in the treehouse. Let me know asap if anything is missing or broken so I can fix it. Most important - have a great time!
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Noo-Noo S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed September 20, 2019

What a magical place! 1482496 on VRBO. Whimsical and luxurious at the same time, and well situated in the city. Your best bargain for a memorable time to take in the beauties of this special place. We were in the throes of relocation, worn out...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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sandra s, VR Owner at The Secret Garden Treehouse. Epic views; near downtown, skiing, hiking, biking, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2019

Hi Shelagh: Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. You and Bill were great guests and it was a pleasure having you here (twice!). So glad you were able to have a family and friends Thanksgiving dinner here. Wishing you all...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
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About the neighbourhood
See main description. Very quiet and peaceful yet close to downtown; many shops and restaurants on Lonsdale. Close to Lynn Canyon; Capilano Canyon; Seabus to downtown; Stanley Park.
Getting around
Most guests take the Seabus to downtown and then take various tours to see Granville Island, the beaches, university area, etc. Others drive up to Whistler or go white water rafting in Squamish by car. The bus stop is a 2 or 3 minute walk and goes to Lonsdale Quay which is the major bus hub for North Van and also the Seabus terminal. I recommend a car if guests are here for more than three days and want to get in a lot of sightseeing. Some guests just want to hang out in the trees and relax and in that case anywhere local is about a $10 cab ride.
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