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Il Nido Felice

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Welcome to Il Nido Felice (the Happy Nest) Fully Furnished Home near UBC

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Listing #108460

House | Entire Home
Rates from CAD $5220 | Monthly
Last Updated 365 days ago


Fully furnished 2200 sq.ft. two level home (ground level and 2nd floor)in a quiet neighbourhood on the West side of Vancouver. Close to UBC, St. George's and Crofton House schools. Sunken living room with vaulted ceiling and large picture windows. Custom made millwork and cabinetry. Tile and hardwood floors throughout house. In-house sound system throughout house. Ample storage cabinets and closets. Small but tranquil garden spaces both front and back with sitting areas. A comfortable, peaceful haven...your home away from home. Don't just take our word for it, read what previous guests have said about their stay at Il Nido Felice on our website, Overview: Two level house (ground and upper level). Stairs leads to the upstairs level. Please note there are approximately 14 stairs leading to the upstairs so families with very small children, the elderly or members with restricted mobility may not be best suited for Il Nido Felice as accessibility and safety of having to climb or descend stairs daily may be an issue for them. The house is most ideal for families with older children, mature couples or professionals needing a comfortable home to stay in Vancouver while on sabbatical, location shoots, and or work-related jobs that require a few months stay. Also a great place to stay if you are relocating to Vancouver and need time to find your own place as Il Nido Felice comes fully equipped. Vaulted ceilings in the living room. Two and a half bathrooms - One ensuite with shower stall and soaker tub One main bathroom with walk-in shower ( 6 separate shower heads) One powder room Dining room (open plan) Fully equipped open plan Gourmet kitchen + Open plan Den with TV** Open plan office next to living room Laundry room (Washer and Dryer and sink) Three rooms upstairs: Master bedroom with king size bed. Second room has queen-size bed Third room/study with pull out sofa bed (sleeps one) Sitting areas in both front and back yard (see Note below) Free Street Parking for regular sized vehicle. No RV or trailers. Bus stops within two blocks of house ( ) Note: Owners use lane way house in the back. Shared garden. Your privacy is respected but if you need anything, the landlord is always a telephone call away. All garden, path and sidewalk maintenance is included in rental fee. The garden is a delight for bird and nature lovers - lots of birds and wildlife visit or are visible from the property on a regular basis. Check out one of the photos in our photo gallery. It shows two of the raptors that can be seen in our neighbourhood from time to time. The one with the Cooper's Hawk was taken when it landed on our mailbox! What's provided: +Bosch dishwasher +Gas stove/oven +Fridge/freezer +Microwave +Coffee Machine +Toaster +Juicer (Braun) +Cuisinart Quick Prep +Electric Mixer (upon request) +Quality cookware primarily Paderno Pots and Pans +Wok +Cutlery, plates; salad spinner salad bowls, mugs, glasses, etc. Washer and dryer One soaker tub; Two showers (one large walk-in shower); 3 toilets Hair Dryer Linen – bath and kitchen towels 100% Cotton Bed Linen Ironing Board and Iron Safe Security System Land-line telephone (for local calls only) In-house sound system throughout house CD/Blueray/Radio **Flat screen 45”TV (basic Cable TV) Netflix High speed Internet/Wifi/ 60GB/month included. Forced air heating Two fireplaces Ceiling fan in living room Two skylights Natural Gas BBQ (Napoleon Rogue Series) Patio Umbrella, table and seating area Tranquil backyard with bubbling fountain Bird watching House Manual with important contact numbers, instructions, helpful suggestions, recommendations for sight seeing and eateries. Concierge Service available so feel free to let us know ahead of time your interests and we will tailor the suggestions around what you might enjoy for sight seeing or cuisines to suit your tastes! RULES: ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING, DRUGS or FIREARMS allowed. Any breach of these conditions will result in immediate termination of the rental agreement and no refunds. Damage deposit may be applied for removal of smoke and repairs. No Smoking rule applies to all tobacco products (cigarettes, pipe, cigars, electronic cigarettes, cannabis including chewing tobacco). Growing of cannabis is not allowed on the Property. Sorry, No Pets allowed at the moment. This is a quiet residential area. Property is to be used exclusively for residential purposes and is not a party house. (Please be respectful of the neighbours' peace and privacy ). Please note: The property is restricted to a maximum of 10 people at any one given time and no more than 5 people are allowed to live in the house. Removal of shoes is preferred when inside house. Absolutely No stiletto, high heels, cleats or any footwear that can damage the hardwood floors please. No food or eating in the bedrooms. Landlord reserves the right to inspect premises with 24 hours' notice. From time to time, the landlord may have to perform maintenance jobs inside the house. The work will be scheduled after a pre-arranged time in order to minimize any inconvenience our guests. RATES & DEPOSIT: Regular rate - rental rate is based on a nightly rate of C$174/nt, minimum of 30 nights lease. (e.g. rent is C$5220/mo., based on a 30 night stay; $5394 if month has 31 nights). Breakdown of Payment: Deposit to secure reservation $2610 (CDN) + one time cleaning fee of $300(CDN) at time of booking. Balance + damage deposit ($2000) due 30 days prior to occupancy. (Note: the damage deposit amount is fully refundable 7-14 days after guests have vacated the premises and if there is no damage to Property). One Time Cleaning Charge: C$300. This fee is for preparation and detailed cleaning of the Property for the next rental just as the place will be prepped for your stay. Upkeep such as taking out the garbage daily, regular cleaning of sinks and toilets is appreciated for hygienic reasons and is the responsibility of the guests. Damage Deposit: C$2000 (fully refundable after 7-14 days after check-out if no damage to property). Cancellation: Reservations cancelled prior to 60 days before the date of arrival are fully refundable. At 60 days prior to arrival date, reservations can no longer be cancelled & any payments will be forfeited with the exception of the cleaning fee . Check-in time: 15:00 (PST or PDT) Check-out time: 11:00 (Firm) For stays longer than a month, rent payment by post-dated cheques due the 1st day of each month for the duration of the lease. In addition, for bookings longer than 6 months, the deposit to hold the reservation will be equivalent to the first month's rent. Heat, Electricity, Basic Cable and Internet included. Contact: Faith In Our Area: Great location! The house is very centrally located. So much to see and do! And all within close proximity to the house. We are minutes away from nature trails, gardens, supermarket, schools/university, hospitals, museums, concert and sports venues, shops, and the ocean. Downtown Vancouver and the airport are about 20 minutes away (non rush hour). For those who will be working with the University or Hospitals, the house is a 16-minute drive to VGH (Vancouver General Hospital). A 12-minute drive to BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre as well as to UBC Hospital. Walking distance to: Dunbar shopping strip (Dunbar Village) where you can find cafes, bakeries, drugstore/Post Office, wine store, supermarkets and mom and pop markets, optical shops and doctors and dentists' offices, barber shops, hair and nail salons, banks and the Dunbar movie theater which shows first run films (built in 1935 and just a 5 minute walk from the house) . It's a 5-minute or less walking distance to Dunbar Community Centre ( where you can have access to the Tennis Courts, Gym, Yoga Classes, Badminton, etc, by paying a drop-in fee. A 9-minute walk or a 2-minute drive (5 blocks from house) to Stong's Market (local supermarket and deli). An 8-minute walk to Pacific Spirit Regional Park that has great walking, birding, biking and running trails. A 6-minute drive (or 27-minute walk) to Camosun Bog, located at the edge of Pacific Spirit Park. A great place to walk and learn about this 2000+ year old bog. The bogland supports many specialized plants and played a vital role in sustaining the Musquem people as the rich natural ecosystem allowed for quick gathering of food and supplies. Its been restored over the years with a 300m long boardwalk being built for people to stroll through and enjoy this natural vegetation. Driving/busing distance to: 5-minute drive to riding stables in Southlands About a 10-minute drive to Jericho and Spanish Banks beaches. Besides being a great place to walk there are lessons and rentals available for sailing, stand-up paddleboard, kayak, skimboard and windsurfing. A 5 to10-minute drive to golf courses ( ;; ) St. George's School is a 4-minute drive from the house (19-minute walk). UBC is just a 10 to 15-minute drive from the house. Some points of interest in UBC: *Beaty Biodiversity Museum which is a Natural History Museum ( and home to one of the largest blue whale skeletons *UBC Botanical Gardens -( and home to the Greenheart Tree walkway high above the forest floor and Nitobe gardens, a 2½ acre authentic traditional Japanese garden. Look for a rather magnificent specimen of a Glacier Boulder near the exit to the Greenheart Treewalk gate. *UBC Farmers Markets (June to October) fresh locally grown produce and fresh eggs *Museum of Anthropology (MOA) ( Renowned for its collection and displays of world arts and cultures, and most significantly, works by First Nation band governments of the Pacific Northwest. *First Nations Longhouse - highlighting Aboriginal culture ( * UBC Chan Centre - ( renowned for its great acoustics - attend concerts from jazz to classical, opera to world music; watch live theater and listen to talks from visiting lecturers. * Prefer to geek out? UBC's TRIUMF is the place. It's the home to the world's largest cyclotron particle accelerator, energetic isotope beams, and a host of nuclear health facilities. Tours available (




2,200 ft2

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From August 5, 2021

Minimum Stay

1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: 1-6 months stay; longer stay possible


House in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Closest University


Nearby Universities
Simon Fraser (downtown branch)

Comments: Dunbar Village; UBC


  • Off Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from CAD $5220 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: Rent is based on the number of nights booked, minimum of 30 nights. Rates may vary depending on whether it is High or Low Season. Contact us at for more info.


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Il Nido Felice

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