About the room

  • House
  • 5 bedrooms total
  • 1 bedrooms available (Single Room)
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 6 months minimum stay
  • Available now
  • Furnished
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Terrace/ Balcony
  • TV
  • Wifi

Who lives there

6 mixed gender, from 25 to 38 years old, professional, non smokers


Ideal roommates

female, from 20 to 49 years old, professionals


Room description

***Please send short introductory note / bio for housemates: no bio, no reply)***

20s-30s professionals (3f/3m) seek final single housemate for homestay on transit corridor:

- Features east-facing large picture window, double closet, double dresser, single bed,

- desk, safe, mini-fridge, cableTV jack, ethernet port, & gorgeous hardwood floors

SHARED

- Main bath unused by couple in Master Suite with separate, private bath

- New, oversized high-capacity water-heater easily services showers for all

- Open-concept kitchen features 3 sinks on opposite sides of granite horseshoe counter/bar

- New brushed-metal oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, grill, slow-cooker, blender, sodastream

- Obligatory $200 extra per housemate pooled for pro cleaning of shared bath, uncapped wifi-150, heat/hydro/gas, shared pharma/laundry supplies (TP, detergent, etc), and shared bulk pantry staples (rice, pasta, cereal, milk, eggs, spices, condiments, etc... written shopping list available)

LOUNGE

- Huge hardwood-floored studio area with gas fireplace and premium hi-fi stereo

- Library with window flower nursery, fish tank, 2nd gas fireplace

- Adjoining ground-floor restroom

* TV-free environment in common areas *

PROPERTY

- New-ish, NO-COIN washer, dryer, clothes storage in basement laundry room

- New, very high-capacity water-heater

- Some limited garage storage for bikes, surf-boards etc.

- Hardwood floors, staircase, banisters

- Propane BBQ, picnic table, cosy front porch, back deck, behind high clapboard fencing

- Shared veggie garden

- PIN code and smartphone front door access

NEIGHBOURHOOD ('Hastings-Sunrise')

- TRANSIT NODE: stops for articulated EXPRESS #95 Downtown (morning runs faster than skytrain!), #135 SFU, #14 UBC, & #16 to Granville Is. / to 29th Ave SKYTRAIN

- No parking on-site: city street parking permit $39 monthly

- Modo coop car (Silver Nissan Juke: $4 hourly for members), and Car2Go queue both within 2-blocks - Hastings Community Centre gym & classes, yoga studio, dance studio, Public Library

- Shoppers Drugmart (small groceries section), 2 Health Clinics, & 3 Dentists

- Canada Post, PetroCanada, independent Beer, Wine, & Liquor store, Italian bakery

- Starbucks (opens 5am), 'Le Petite Saigon' Pho bistro, 'Al Buco' gourmet pizzeria - Grocers, Dollar store, vintage/thrift clothing, butcher, sushi, Thai, all 10-min walk

- Van City / TD / RBC / BMO / CIBC banking

- Live music Fri/Sat @The Brighton; Wed night open-mic at The Pressbox Pub

- Quiet, leafy side-street; negligible through-traffic

THE CATCH?

- Sorry: no pets, no couples/children

- Ruthless *same-day* dishes policy (other House Code rules posted in writing)

- On-property we are non-smoking & cannabis-free (chillin park is a 5min walk)

- Quiet hours 10pm-7am: i.e. poor fit for night or early-morning shift workers

- Musician-friendly: day-time practice of acoustic guitar, fiddle, & vocals is frequent

- Month-to-month housemate invite only (no 'lease' per BC RTA / no separate keys)

- Min 1-month notice to end early secured by advance on final month's rent

APPLICATION

- Email with short bio including re your employment (unsuitable queries not answered)

- Please disclose any relevant personal traits / hobbies / allergies / phobias / peeves

- Bring to show gov photo ID (will be reciprocated; copies welcome)


Listing ID: H171113195910841

Posted on 10 November 2018