About this listing
Large bright private room, 12 X 15 ft., located at the front of the house in 2nd floor apartment. Your own private Balcony.
Classic charming Victorian house, more than 100 years old. Many original features.
The bathroom is modern and the house has many upgrades but it is not entirely renovated.
High Speed Internet/WiFi included.
Quiet relaxed peaceful atmosphere. Jazz, folk, world and classical music plays.
The room is fully furnished and comfortable, with double bed, dresser, lamps, desk, chairs, bookshelf, carpets.
Hardwood floors, high ceilings, closet, stained glass, west-facing window, French door out to your own private balcony.
Bedding and towels provided.
Warm, comfortable and quiet forced-air gas heating.
Window air conditioner and fans are provided for summer - sorry, no central air conditioning!
$12 extra/night, for a 2nd person.
I have lived here for over 20 years and have rented the room to many people over the years. I am a friendly, progressive woman. I have travelled many places and love meeting people from around the world. Also living here is one sweet, friendly and curious tabby cat who will certainly make you her own!
I am a Toronto native and I enjoy hosting visitors to the city. I look forward to meeting you!
You will have your own House Key, and can come and go as you please during your stay.
For Cooking and Eating: Use of fully-equipped kitchen, with your own space in cupboards and fridge.
Bathroom with a sublime deep soaker tub and shower with good water pressure. Towels are provided. Bathroom has a sliding pocket door.
Washing machine has cold water only. Sorry, No dryer. A drying stand, iron and ironing board are provided in your room.
Small Living Room with sofa and dvd player.
Interaction with Guests
I live here, too.
I am the owner of the house and am always available to be of assistance!
Zora, the cat, is very friendly.
This is a wonderful, safe and vibrant area, west of the downtown core of Toronto, between Roncesvalles Village and Parkdale residential neighbourhoods.
Easy and convenient access to all downtown attractions - short walk to all streetcars to nearby downtown and subway system, many small cafes and restaurants, live music, interesting shops, small galleries, parks, library, cinema, grocery stores, swimming pools, and Lake Ontario.
Very convenient to all public transit. Short walk (5-10 minutes) to all streetcars (trams) to nearby downtown.
Close to Dundas West station on the east-west subway system.
Very close to Bloor Station of the Pearson-Union Airport Shuttle Train.
Nearby access to taxi services and car rentals.
If you are driving, you can easily obtain a Parking Permit from the City of Toronto at (URL HIDDEN)
Other Things to Note
There is a rented flat on the main-floor of the house, occupied by a quiet and friendly couple, with 2 cats.
Please bring slippers to wear inside, and remove outdoor footwear when you enter the apartment.
Please provide your own personal hygiene products: shampoo, soap/body wash, toothpaste, etc.
Other House Rules are provided at the time of your arrival.
Hi everybody! I am a friendly progressive woman and a Toronto native, in my early 60s. I have travelled to many places in the world, and am always very interested to meet people from everywhere. Toronto is said to be the most culturally diverse city in the world!
I am semi-retired now, and have worked as a social worker, child care worker and ESL teacher.
My house is in a wonderful neighbourhood of downtown-west Toronto. I like to cycle, and enjoy cooking, eating at fantastic ethnic restaurants, reading, film, live jazz and most other kinds of music, art galleries and museums, walking in parks, going swimming. I love to go out and hear live jazz and I sing in a community choir. I do yoga and meditation. Some of my favourite times are when I have camped and canoed in the Ontario wilderness of forests and lakes. But, not to give the impression that I am super-active, I can often be found reading and watching DVDs and falling asleep on my living room couch!
I believe that the purpose of life is to enjoy it, care for our gorgeous earth and nature, and make a positive contribution to the world while we are in it. Issues of social justice are important to me. I try to be optimistic and down to earth and hope I am not too obsessive about anything. My home is quiet, peaceful and the look of it reflects me. It is comfortable and a little cluttered. I am not a neat freak but it is clean.
If you stay at my home, you will enjoy peace, quiet and privacy, and the company of my sweetie cat, Zora.