Designer 1bdrm DT 2 Storey Loft

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Shaw St, Toronto, ON M6K 0A1, Canada

Designed with comfort and style in mind,our loft features a unique exposed brick wall and a great view of Liberty Village. It can accommodate up to 4 people, and feels comfortably spacious for just 2, plus it's in the heart of where you want to be!

The Space

Designed with comfort and style in mind,our loft features a unique exposed brick wall and a great view of Liberty Village. It can accommodate up to 4 people, and feels comfortably spacious for just 2, plus it's in the heart of where you want to be!

Fully furnished 2 storey loft in the heart of King West, this is where you want to be! King West/ Liberty Village and Queen West are just some of Toronto's trendiest neighbourhoods, featuring the city’s most popular shopping, eating and clubbing hot spots. This location has it all at your fingertips, just a few blocks away from Queen West's iconic Gladstone and Drake hotels, the lake shore paths of Lake Ontario and Exhibition Place; as well as the gallery's and clubs on Ossington and Dundas Street West. Available right outside the building is a Starbucks and 24 hour convenient store. Within a few blocks you'll find a drugstore, 24 hour grocery store, 24 hour Good Life Fitness, wine and liquor store.

Storage and space are totally maximized in the suite, just shy of 600 square feet the space feels twice as big thanks to the designer modular furniture. The main bedroom loft can be easily transformed into an entertaining space by way of the CLEI wallbed/sofa, The second sleeping area is downstairs and hidden away within the sleeper sofa.
The open plan layout of the two storey loft maximizes on daylight and takes advantage of it’s stunning south views of Lake Ontario. It also features a galley kitchen with top of the line appliances, granite counter tops and travertine marble back splash, as well as exposed brick and high-ceilings which is ideal for dinner & wine parties.
Some other features of the Condo:
-Large closet
-In suite Laundry
- Flat screen cable Tv
-Home Phone
-Designer finishes and furniture
-Balcony with eat in table
-Gas BBQ
-Glass enclosed tub/shower with great water pressure
-Kitchen equipped with all the basics

The main bedroom is located in the loft, the murphybed is from CLEI and when closed a 2 seater sofa appears for when you want to entertain. The second sleeping area is downstairs and hidden away within the sleeper sofa. The layout of the space is very multifunctional and great for socializing and hanging out before heading to the clubs or dinner with friends.

Minutes away from downtown Toronto, transportation is not a problem, you can catch a cab or public transportation just outside the building. Couldn’t be easier to get to all the downtown attractions, like museums, Metro Convention Centre, CN tower, Skydome, Toronto Eaton Center, Harbourfront Center. Flying in via Porter or Air Canada, the building is minutes away from Toronto Island Airport.

This newer building is (email hidden)ly neighbourhood, however you will not hear your neighbours. A useful information package is available to guests upon arrival, which contains helpful neighbourhood and loft information as well as the WI-FI password. Parking is an additional fee, pending availability.
Please don't hesitate to send a message with the dates you are interested in booking and I will confirm availability.
**Please note, the use of the loft is for confirmed guests, please be discreet this is a residential building not a hotel. I ask that all guests be mindful of their neighbours and respect the space and contents.

Security Deposit of $250
Charge for lost keys= $100

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $23 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $703 /week
Monthly Price: $22956 /month
Security Deposit: $234
Cleaning Fee: $47
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 AM (midnight)
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Great place to stay at. Easy, Cozy and chic. Close to restaurants and the grocery store. Would definitely book again.

    April 2014
  • Everything perfect. Thanks Manny!

    March 2014
  • My daughters and I stayed at Manny's beautiful loft for few days during March break. Perfect location, lovely loft, and a wonderful host. Thank you so much for having us and we'll definitely be staying here again for an upcoming events in Toronto. Oh yeah, one more thing, thank you Manny for 'hum' parking my car.

    March 2014
  • Had a great experience in Manny's beautifully presented apartment. Everything is exactly as shown in the photos, it's in a great location and Manny's service and communication was fantastic!
    Would definitely recommend!

    March 2014
  • Nice place, very clean, great location, and very accommodating hosts…
    Queen West and the Liberty Village area is a very fun place in Toronto.
    A fun 2 story loft that I will definitely rent again!

    March 2014
  • What a great experience! Apartment was beautiful and exactly as described. Perfect location, very comfortable and well presented with every amenity to make you feel at home. Would definitely recommend this apartment for your stay in Toronto.

    Thank you Manny!

    February 2014
  • Great communication. I book for our out of town Directors and Manny made everything so easy. I would definitely book again. The place is beautiful as well.

    February 2014
  • Manny was a great host. Very responsive to emails and requests. The condo was great and in a great location. I would definitely stay there again.

    January 2014
  • The good:
    The flat is centrally located, walking distance to most things downtown. Liberty Village shops have everything around the corner. It looks as it does in the pictures with windows at one end & lots of light. We did not hear our neighbors.

    The bad:
    The bed is a murphy bed with an extremely firm mattress. This was one of the most uncomfortable beds I have ever slept on and I've done a lot of travelling. If you're going to offer a place to stay as a holiday rental, offer a real bed. The murphy bed itself is meant to be "designer" (it is actually designed by Manny himself), but unfortunately it does not hold a candle to a real mattress and box frame, which is what you need after travelling and what you expect from a holiday rental. It is also covered the mattress with a noisy plastic sheet, which is unnecessary regardless of how expensive the mattress may be...we aren't toddlers.
    The temperature was quite hot upstairs - we were unable to adjust the thermostat or open a window to cool the space down. Sleeping was incredibly uncomfortable.
    Other inconveniences/things missing - detergent for the laundry, a kettle, oven gloves. It didn't seem like an inventory was done in between guests.

    The Ugly:
    We didn't contact Manny mid-visit because 1/ we had a really busy stay and were travelling with international mobiles so were only connected inside the flat, 2/ it was the holidays and we didn't know if he was available, given that he wasn't there to check us in. After our stay, I emailed our feedback to him privately, and was promptly informed that he was "disappointed in our behavior" in that we didn't contact him during our stay and we didn't confirm until one day later that we had checked in. He said if we had the "decency to call" we could have sorted out the issues. He accused us of inconveniencing him and future guests by trying to adjust the thermostat and "unplugging cables" (which we did not do, we only noticed open wiring behind the sofa when we tried to pull out the futon looking for somewhere cool and comfortable to sleep!)
    Perhaps he could have come by and made our stay more comfortable, we'll never know. What I know for sure though is that Manny does not know how to treat his guests like guests - immediately turning defensive and accusing us of all of the problems. His response to a cupboard hanging off the wall was, "I imagine you wouldn't like a repair man visiting during your stay, would you?" as if we decided ourselves it should be like that. When we didn't respond immediately to his text about checking in, he called us "unprofessional and rude." We were very respectful guests, even tidying up the flat before leaving so this was totally uncalled for.

    If you want a good night's sleep and a drama free host, look elsewhere.

    January 2014
    Response from Manny:

    I don't feel it's fair to send a list of complaints to someone after it's to late to do anything about it when no effort was made at the time to advise of your issues. It is very disappointing that Sarah and Paul chose not to communicate with us during their stay to indicate any of the issues they were unhappy about and allow us to make their stay more comfortable. My partner and I are very proud of our space and go out of our way to maintain it above standards. The simple fact that none of these concerns were addressed while they were staying at our suite makes it impossible for us to correct any of the issues and allows us only to address what has turned into a list of complaints after the fact.
    I never got a chance to meet Sarah and Paul personally and only can review them by their online communication. It's unfortunate that they did not choose to use the open lines of communication available to them, such as a free wifi and a free phone lines to express their concerns. It could not have been made any clearer from day one that I was at their disposal and they shouldn't hesitate to contact me at anytime during their stay with us.

  • What a fantastic experience. Gorgeous place, perfect location (even nicer than the photos if you can imagine!). Everything was perfectly prepared for our arrival, we would definitely recommend this place.
    Thanks, Manny!

    December 2013
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Academy of Design, Toronto.
I have my own design firm: Manny Machado Designs Inc. which manufactures the Machado Home Collection
I'm an Interior Designer and business owner from Toronto- I also distribute and manufacture my own line of small space furniture, The Machado Home Collection. I Love NYC and I am currently seeking to expand my company and designs into the city. I travel extensively between Toronto and Montreal for business and now would like to add NYC as my 3rd point in my perfect business triangle. I am in a relationship, however our work sometimes keeps us apart, therefore I like to get as much rest as I can when traveling without my partner. I love animals, I'm raising two kitty kats- Pistachio and Cashew, who are the love of my life. I'm very courteous of other people's spaces and as an Interior Designer I love to understand people through their environments. As I believe the place you call home is one of the most important factors in your life. As such, I'm also very specific as to where I stay and where I'll call home, even if it is for only a few days.
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