This 3 bedroom apartment ( size 1100 ft² /102 m²) on the main floor of the house is located in the city of Coquitlam. It is situated in quiet neighborhood (cul de suc), 30 minutes drive away from Vancouver. Stay close to everything what the city of Vancouver has to offer, while enjoying the peacefulness and serenity of suburban living and outdoor activities of the Vancouver coast.
Driving from Coquitlam to Vancouver takes about 30 minutes whether you use Highway No. 1, Lougheed Highway 7, or Barnet Highway 7A.
You can take bus line B97 to connect to Skytrain which will take you downtown.
Alternatively you can take Westcoast Express. (30 min to downtown Vancouver).
Grouse Mountain, Cypress, and Seymour skiing areas are within 35-50 minutes drive. Travel time to the Whistler Olympic sites is about 2 ½ hours.
By staying here, you will not only get more then the Vancouver experience, but you will also save a bunch at the cost of Vancouver accommodation.
Great for Vacation rentals, guests for weddings, family visits, moving to Vancouver, sport events, temporary work in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey and area.
Driving Distances to various location from my apartment:
Coquitlam - Vancouver International Airport: 38km/23mi
Coquitlam - Abbotsford International Airport: 50 km/31mi
US border White Rock/Blaine is 32 km/20mi
Town Centre Park, Coquitlam - 2km
Douglas College - 2km
Simon Fraser University (SFU) 14km/9mi
Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver -39 km away/35 min drive min
Grouse Mountain – 42 km/40 min drive
Stanley Park – 43km/40 min
BC place stadium -Women's world cup 2015 - about 30 min drive
Hell’s Gate Airtram, Fraser Canyon -190 km – 2 ½ hours drive – Highway 1
Harrison Hot Springs – 100 km – 1 hour 36 minutes
If you are driving through Canada from Bunff/Calgary/Edmonton to Vancouver – our suite would be a perfect spot to stop -10 km/14 min from Highway 1
-free parking by the house
-Quiet neighborhood (cul de sac)
-Washer & dryer
-Hardwood floors (rooms)
-Tiles in the bathrooms
- Gas fireplace
-Computer desk/ Laptop ( if required)
-LCD Flat Pannel High definition TV with other 200 programs Satellite TV
-Apartment furnished with 1 queen size bed, 1 double bed, 1 double sofa bed
- Fully furnished kitchen with pots/ plates etc if you want to cook.
- coffee maker/toaster/.
Coquitlam has currently over 80 parks ranging from smaller neighborhood parks and playgrounds to larger city parks.
Outdoor sport enthusiasts can choose from a few gulf courses in the area, or tennis courts just a walking distance away. The Coquitlam's trail system encompasses about 90km of hiking trails. A number of picturesque lakes and connecting waterways make up for a paradise for canoe or kayaking lovers.
Tennis courts are located 5 minutes walking distance from the apartment with neighboring swimming pool open all summer.
If you prefer Olympic sized swimming pool, wave pool, waterslides and therapeutic whirlpools you can visit City Centre Aquatic Complex located 5 minutes driving from the apartment.
Some of the parks and beaches located close by: (travel time from the apartment added by each destination)
Belcarra Regional Park with Sasamat Lake in Port Moody located (8.5km) 15 minutes drive from the apartment (one of the warmest lakes in Greater Vancouver ) and Buntzen Lake in Anmore (19 minutes drive)
In summer day’s you can relax at Sasamat Lake’s White Pine Beach. You can relax at the beach, swim in clean water, go fishing or circle Belcarra’s Sasamat Lake. The Sasamat Lake Loop (1.5 miles/2.5 km return) will take you around the lake from White Pine Beach going south to a floating boardwalk that crosses the lake back to the beach.
In addition to a nice beach, there are a few hiking trails around the Buntzen Lake.
You can choose from 4 to 12 hours hiking time. Trails are used also by Mountain Bikers and Equestrians.
Mundy Park the largest park in Coquitlam (176 hectares/435 acres) has many walking trails that pass the park's two lakes - Mundy Lake and Lost Lake. The park features outdoor swimming pool, playgrounds, picnic area, (12 minutes drive)
SOME OTHER ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE:
Boulevard Casino in Coquitlam - the largest casino in the province of British Columbia with Red Robinson Show Theatre. Some past performances included artists like Jay Leno, Bill Maher, Julio Iglesias ... (18 minutes drive)
For Golf Lovers there are a few golf courses:
Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole, par 72, 6770 yard course.
Won the Best New Course in Canada award for 1996. Season from April to October. 4km/3mi (9 minutes drive)
Eaglequest - golf and mini-golf - 1001 United Boulevard 11km/7 mi (18 minutes drive)
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