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Historic Home in Kensington Market with Backyard Oasis

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glorious high ceilings, classic modern furniture in a historic home

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Last updated: 07/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Exciting downtown location in world famous Kensington Market. This historic home boasts high ceilings and an unexpected walled garden with working water fountain. The back garden provides a wonderful oasis from the bustling streets of the Market. The house retains its original detailing and proportions juxtaposed with (award-winning) architect-designed contemporary washroom and modern furnishings throughout.

Skylights on the second level fill the inner spaces of the house with natural light. This house is charming to live in and is in the centre of the cultural core of the city.

• 1 car parking
• Washer and Dryer
• Dishwasher
• Gas range & microwave
* Full kitchen equipment
• Trompe l’oeil wall murals in the dining room
• 10-foot ceilings at ground level
• Historic trim and charm
• Working wood-burning fireplace
• Covered front porch
• Television & cable
• Free WiFi
• Hardwood floors
• Beautiful award-winning architectural bathroom
• Full basement
• Private walled back garden with decks and working water fountain
• Views of city skyline and CN tower
• Skylights throughout second floor
• Elegant original staircase
• Central downtown location
• Charcoal BBQ

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 child bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3/study: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: full hanging closets, ceiling fan, 2 dressers, operable windows, wood floors, very spacious room Bedroom 2: hanging closet, dresser, operable window with views to the garden and city skyline. Bedroom 3: single bed, desk, printer, television/DVD player...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Hair dryer ...moreless

  • Architect-designed custom modern washroom. Operable windows & skylights wash room with abundant natural light. Oak veneer panels line the walls & cabinets. Natural stone tiles across the floor. Soaker tub & shower. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Ice Skating
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    separate dining room, Ron Thom-designed marble table with period chairs...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Spacious eat-in kitchen, opens to back garden. Bright and sunny....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

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My Standard Rate
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C$450
C$2,600 C$7,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,500
  • cleaning fee/week C$100
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:


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Last updated: 07/15/2015
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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pearson International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Toronto Island Ferry
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Union Station
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Gardiner Expressway
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sunnyside Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Located within the exciting, world-famous & historic Kensington Market where the foods of the world are available. 3 blocks to Chinatown, 5 minute walk to Art Gallery of Ontario, 2 blocks to University of Toronto campus. Within 2 blocks to 4 major transit lines. Little Italy 3 blocks away, Little Portugal 3 blocks away. 10 mins walk to Queen Street West shopping and fashion district.

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english, danish

 

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  • glorious high ceilings, classic modern furniture in a historic home

    glorious high ceilings, classic modern furniture in a historic home

  • everything a chef requires

    everything a chef requires

  • walled garden peaceful retreat from the bustling market

    walled garden peaceful retreat from the bustling market

  • goldfish can be seen swimming the length of the garden

    goldfish can be seen swimming the length of the garden

  • wonderful breakfast lunch or dinner in the shade of the trees

    wonderful breakfast lunch or dinner in the shade of the trees

  • living room with working wood fire place, Turkish carpets and modern furniture

    living room with working wood fire place, Turkish carpets and modern furniture

  • the bathroom features stone floors, oak panels, and custom lighting

    the bathroom features stone floors, oak panels, and custom lighting

  • central study/library with TV and desk space

    central study/library with TV and desk space

  • street view

    street view

  • full light filled kitchen at the garden

    full light filled kitchen at the garden

  • views deep into the garden space

    views deep into the garden space

  • sun deck hovers over reflecting pool and fountain

    sun deck hovers over reflecting pool and fountain

  • playful spouts turn on and off

    playful spouts turn on and off

  • dining room connects to the living room, marble table seats 8

    dining room connects to the living room, marble table seats 8

  • spacious modern full bathroom, architect treasure

    spacious modern full bathroom, architect treasure

  • cosy guest bedroom with views to the garden and city skyline beyond

    cosy guest bedroom with views to the garden and city skyline beyond

  • spacious master bedroom looking onto tree canopies

    spacious master bedroom looking onto tree canopies

  • main entrance situated beyond intimate front yard

    main entrance situated beyond intimate front yard

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, danish
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2015
Email owner

+1 416 979 8995

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