Cozy Quiet Apartment, Plenty of Tea

Entire home/apt
2 Guests
0 Bedrooms
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Smoke-free property! 550 sf open apartment with windows in front and back; Queen bed with memory foam mattress; butcher block table w. chairs and bench; armchair, rocking chair; full kitchen including stove, fridge, microwave and toaster.

Memory foam mattress, zzzzzzzzzzzz.

Memory foam mattress, zzzzzzzzzzzz.

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 0
Beds: 1
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: $37
Security Deposit: $92
Weekly discount: 18%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

This apartment is a big (525 sf not counting closet and bathroom), open studio with windows in front and back. Queen bed with memory foam mattress, butcher block table with chairs and bench, armchair, rocking chair, and full kitchen including stove, fridge, microwave and toaster. Bathroom is spacious with plenty of space at the vanity, and good water pressure in the shower.

This is a smoke-free property!

Just one block away is College St. with plenty of nightlife, bars, music, and shopping. Little Italy is close enough for your morning coffee, or you can make coffee, tea, cocoa, or a full breakfast right in your own private kitchen. We supply coffee, several teas, hot chocolate, and sugars.

Centrally located, a bus stop is less than a block away (200 metres), or walk one block to the College St. street car (300 metres). The subway is about an 8 minute walk (770 metres=0.46 miles!). And, less than a block away, taxis roll by at all hours. Or, walk to many restaurants, bars, shopping in Little Italy, Little Portugal, Christie Pitts Park, Dufferin Grove Park Organic Farmers Market (every Thursday of the year- bread baking right in the park!) There is a YMCA two blocks away, where you can join for one day for $15. There is a pool, sauna, machines all over the place, an indoor running track, and all the fitness classes are included with membership.

If you have a car, I will tell you how to prearrange to park on the street for the duration of your visit.

Despite being in the heart of the city, this is a very quiet location. If you want to curl up, rest, and sleep soundly, take walks along quiet streets while being close to the action, this is the place.

This is technically a basement apartment, although ground level is about 1.25 metres from the floor. The ceiling is over 2 metres, but there is one beam the length of the apartment that a person over 6 feet will have to duck a bit to avoid. This is right at the entrance to the apartment door and bathroom.

Guest Access

Private entrance, washer/dryer, wifi.

Interaction with Guests

I greet all guests and show them around the apartment, answer questions, and make myself available throughout their stay. I live upstairs from the

The Neighborhood

This neighborhood is full of life, restaurants, bars, coffee houses, bicycles, dogs, kids, and lots of trees. There are several amazing parks nearby, one with a year-round farmer's market, and ovens that bake bread and community meals every week. Also in walking distance is the hippest Ossington strip. A wonderful Portuguese bakery that sells eggs, milk and other essentials is 1.5 blocks away, as is a great breakfast place that opens at 6 AM.

Getting Around

One block from bus stop, one block from street car. A few blocks from subway, and cabs pass by less than a block away at all hours. Many restaurants and bars are one block away on College St.

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House Rules

No big noise, no smoking, no drugs. No using laundry after 11 PM. No guests of guests in apartment between 11 PM and 8 AM. Otherwise, please keep the doors locked, food wrapped and stored in the refrigerator, just basic common sense and consideration.
Please not that this is a smoke-free property, so no smoking on porch, driveway, etc.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector

3 nights minimum stay
Reading? Rocker or armchair.

Reading? Rocker or armchair.

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About the Host, Robin

Toronto, Canada
Member since December 2012


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