Warm and cozy in the winter time, cool and refreshing in the summer time!
A spacious comfortable room tastefully decorated with paintings by local artists and a brand new queen sized bed awaits you in this large sunny two bedroom apartment
just one block from Edmonton's trendy Whyte Avenue.
For your comfort you will also find a small fridge, microwave oven, a kettle with an assortment of teas that will make you feel right at home. Towels and linens are provided and the bathroom is shared.
Situated in the French quarter, just a few blocks away from Campus St-Jean and La Cite Francophone with it's brand new bistro style restauraunt, Cafè Bicyclette. You will also have easy access to the Boonie Doon shopping Mall, just half a block away. The mall is quite large and houses a number of shops, department stores and a large grocery store.
The kitchen is a good size, you are welcome to use it. There are a couple of empty cupboard you can put groceries in.
I am off at 7 am during the week so you will have the place to yourself. Have your morning coffee on the front deck sheltered by a beautiful linden tree. If you are here when it blossoms you can just reach over, gather some blossoms and enjoy a refreshing linden tea. I lead a pretty busy life so I am out on most evenings.
Whyte Avenue offers great restaurants and bistros and some fun original shops. 5 minutes away from the house is Millcreek Ravine with it's beautiful hiking trails that take you right by Edmonton's only outdoor swimming Pool then to the heart of Old Strathcona, home of the colourful Saturday morning Farmers Market, the Princess Theatre and home of the Edmonton Fringe Festival. Heading off in the opposite direction takes you to Gallagher Park, host of the Edmonton Folk festival: all this within walking distance. Or borrow my bike and really explore the myriad bike trails throughout the River Valley. A 15 minutes drive takes you to the University of Alberta, which is a beautiful campus to visit. If you want to use the city transit system, there is a bus stop just one block from the house.
What is great about this place is that it is close enough to walk to Old Strathcona and take in it's charms, attractions and night life, but just far enough not to get it's night noise and traffic. It is also just a 10 minutes ride to downtown from here, a 30 minute walk or a 15 minutes bus ride. This is an older treed, peaceful and quiet neighbourhood and the apartment is nice and toasty in the winter and fresh and cool in the summer time.
Je parle le français couramment si vous avez des questions. Hablo un poco de espagnol tambien si ustedes haben preguntas.
No drugs on premises. Not 420 friendly. Liquor allowed but no obnoxious drunkenness. No noise after 10:30 pm. Welcome to use the kitchen but clean up after yourself.
Great host and great space. I highly recommend Gisele
Gisele was very quiet (which suited me fine) until the last evening when we had a great conversation. Her apartment is a fourplex but there was minimal noise from the other residents. I would be happy to stay here again. Note that there is no TV (again, which suited me fine) the wifi words well.
Very pleasant stay. Everything as advertised. Communications and transactions very professional and friendly. Would recommend.
My girlfriend and I rented from Gisele at the last minute after turmoil at the place we were staying. She welcomed us quite graciously and warmly. Her apartment is beautiful and cozy. I highly recommend staying here to anyone visiting the Edmonton area.
I liked this place. The pictures are spot on. It's a nice house. I was welcome to use the patio and the kitchen. It's just a short walk from Whyte ave and Bonnie Doon Mall is close by if you need to do any shopping. I used to live in the area and it's a nice and quiet place to be. I would definitely stay here again.
Gisele's place was perfect and just as described - on a nice quiet block, but very close to the action on Whyte Street. My room was clean, and Gisele was very welcoming and hospitable. I was in town for a triathlon and this was the ideal set up for me. Recommended.
Gisele Lemire es una anfitriona impecable. No sólo ofrece alojamiento en una zona tranquila y con buenas conexiones, sino que además hace que te sientas como en casa. Tanto la habitación como la casase encuentran en perfectas condiciones, con habitaciones espaciosas, cómodas y limpias. Junto a la habitación también se ofrecen multitud de pequeños detalles, como un libro de cupones e incluso una nevera propia. Un centro comercial cercano provee de todo lo necesario, y un corto paseo en autobús te deja en el centro de Strachona, donde se encuentra toda la actividad, o en River Valley, donde se pueden dar largos paseos en medio del bosque. Y, por encima de todo, Gisele es una de las personas más atentas que he tenido la oportunidad de conocer, pues no solo te ayudará a orientarte por Edmonton y alrededores, sino que te tratará como a un miembro más de la familia, hasta el punto de que, en mi caso, se tomó la molestia de recogerme en el aeropuerto. En resumen, una estancia estupenda tanto para gente introvertida como yo como para gente extrovertida, y una anfitriona insuperable. Totalmente recomendado.
Gisele Lemire is an impeccable host. Not only does she offer accommodation in a quiet area close to many interesting places, but also makes you feel like you were at home. Both the bedroom and the house are in perfect condition, with spacious, comfortable and clean rooms. Aside from the quality of the bedroom itself, there are multitude of small but great gestures, like a book of coupons and even a refrigerator itself. A shopping center nearby provides everything you need, and a short trip by bus drops you either at the center of Strachona, where most of the entertainment is, or in River Valley, where you can take long, peaceful walks in the woods. And above all else, Gisele is one of the most caring people I have had the opportunity to meet, because not only she will help you find your way around around Edmonton, but will treat you like a member of the family, to the point that, in my case, she took the trouble to pick me up at the airport. In short, a great stay for both introverted people like me as well extroverted people, and a perfect host on top of it. Thoroughly recommended.
Hello! I am a lover of travel and of travellers. Meeting people from all over the world is so interesting and makes life more flavourful at home.
Bonjour! Ca me fait plaisir d'acquellir chez-moi des gens d'un peu partout. Je connais bien la ville et ses attraits et je vis dans un quatier charmant d'Edmonton.
Buenas! Mi encanta de encontrar ti! Mi casa esta tu casa!