CHIC QUEEN WEST LOFT BY DRAKE HOTEL

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Abell Street, Toronto, ON M6J 0A2, Canada

The Space

Modern furnished one bedroom in the ultra hot Queen Street West artist district. Located just one block south of Queen Street West (near Dovercourt) just down the street from the Drake Hotel. 10 minutes to City Centre by transit/transit stop out the front door. The 600 sq ft unit is in a brand new condo building. It is set up (email hidden) work artist studio with terrific bed, fully stocked kitchen with plates, pots, and utensils – everything you need to arrive with your bags and settle in. If you are seeking a refuge from the urban scene without completely leaving the scene, then this is an ideal sanctuary. It also has wifi internet. There is one very comfortable high end bed with luxurious bedding and a second reclining sofa-bed.

The loft functions as my workspace and gallery, with my framed artwork on the walls. It has two large areas separated by a galley kitchen. The first area is an art and photography studio section and the second area (with great light) is the living area. The photography/art studio area is a great space for those wishing to begin, continue or explore their artistic practise in a real working studio environment. Or bring what you need to setup this space whichever way you wish. Its an open palette for your space needs, i.e. extra office space, another bed/bedroom, workspace, etc.

You are close to all the great attractions that Queen Street West has to offer. Queen Street West is THE artistic hub of Toronto – think of it like New York’s Chelsea Gallery/Meatpacking District area. It’s chockablock with avant-garde galleries (there are literally six galleries within the block and one right in the loft building).

Toronto’s hottest (and newest) restaurant action is only a couple blocks away on Ossington Street where you’ll discover Delux (amazing steak frites at this French Cuban diner), Libretto (considered the best pizza in town), Paramour (voted Toronto’s most romantic spot), Union, Watusi, and Enoteca Sociale (voted number 2 on Air Canada’s En Route Magazine 2011 top ten Southern Ontario restaurants), to name just a few.

If five star indie-house coffee is your thing you’ve got four hotspots within minutes - amazing independent Java houses: Crafted (on Ossington), El Almacen (Argentinean and my favorite) on Queen, TAN, and White Squirrel (what has to be the busiest coffee shop in Toronto), both on Queen. Don’t forget the Croissants – at Clafouti, next door to White Squirrel – Torontonians drive from all corners to get a little bit of Paris at this amazing French bakery (across the street from another French Patisserie – Nadege – try their truffles). Both bakeries are on Trinity Bellwoods Park, a quick ten-minute walk from the loft. Many consider Trinity Bellwoods the best park in Toronto with summertime music, dance and outdoor arts/craft/theatre festivals.

Many of Toronto’s latest independent clothing, fashion and décor designers have set up small boutiques along both Queen and Ossington Streets in the area. It’s the best shopping in Toronto for local labels.

For nightlife, the coolest and now world famous hotel in Toronto, The Drake Hotel (with terrific bars, live bands, morning café, five star dining) is just out the door. Other local bars/restaurants within a couple blocks include The Beaconsfield (great happy hour specials), The Beaver, and Nyood (home of the Food Network’s “Everyday Exotic” reality star Roger Mooking and his indo-Asian tapas cuisine). Also a block away is The Theatre Centre (Toronto’s pre-eminent avant garde theatre and live performance space) and the Great (email hidden) music venue with regular bands.

Cleaning fee applies. Must be clean and tidy, professional and responsible.

Highlights Include –
Peace and Quiet
Immaculate loft, comfortable and serene
Great primary bed/bedding, second sofa-bed
Steps to Drake Hotel and Queen west galleries, shops and restaurants on Ossington.
Minutes from Trinity Bellwoods Park
TTC out the front door on Queen Street. Dufferin and Ossington buses minutes away.
Queen Streetcar ride to downtown is 10 to 15 minutes.
Clean and Tidy unit/low maintenance
Dishwasher.
WIFI included.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Monthly Price: $2055 /month
Security Deposit: $117
Cleaning Fee: $61
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  • The location was very good, walking distance to get food, shopping, cafe. , warren was very helpful, we got everything we need in house.

    January 2014
  • We really enjoyed our stay here! Our host was fantastic and easy to contact. If you're looking for a hip location to shop, drink, or dine this is a great place!

    August 2013
  • The apartment was great -- clean, quiet, comfortable, and close to everything I needed during my stay.

    Warren was nice, easy to reach and accommodating. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Thanks!

    June 2013
  • Lovely stay at Warren's Living In Art Loft in W Queen West! Perfect location for dining, people watching, or just a nice stroll through the park or historic streetscape. All the accommodations were top notch and Warren's communication was super smooth throughout the booking process. Highly recommended!

    June 2013
  • Paradise in Queen West! The loft was gorgeous, well-kept and welcoming. The decor was beautiful, the bed comfortable, the space clean and open. Warren was friendly, very helpful and a great host. I've stayed in a few places in Toronto before, but this is the one I'd definitely come back to!

    March 2013
  • The loft was really trendy and smart. The loft is also clean and very close to downtown with the 501 street car (5-10mn). It is close to Ossington avenue, where you can find many bars and restaurants and a Fresco if you have to buy some food.
    The best for me was Mabel's bakery on Queen street just in the front of the loft with the home made bagels, bread, empanadas...

    March 2013
  • I had a really nice stay at the loft. Even if there's construction around, it's super quiet and the loft is gorgeous. Will go back for sure!

    March 2013
  • Very happy to have stayed at Living in Art Sulatycky! The place was clean and good size. I was met by the cleaners as I arrived, and nothing like arriving to a place that has just been cleaned spotless. Location is great, right in the heart of west Q west. I even cooked dinner one night and the space has all you need to have an easy stay in TO. Bed was very comfy. You have W's art on the walls and a few really caught my eye. The building is nice and quiet, despite construction all around I never heard a thing that would be disturbing in any way the whole time i was there. W was very helpful and communicative as well. Definitely recommend the space.

    January 2013
  • Everything was great; apartment, check in, cleanliness, location etc would
    go again!

    January 2013
  • Sleekly industrial, ultra cool, very comfortable. This was a great space in a fantastic location. It was steps away from the legendary Drake and Gladstone hotels, where the breakfasts are amazing. Great shopping in unique boutiques all along Queen St. Even though we didn't meet our host, he was very helpful and answered all emails promptly.

    November 2012
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