Available!! December 27 - January 3rd! $1200

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our gorgeous Bluff Suite is the perfect location whilst you're visiting Toronto. Everyone loves it, as you can see from the reviews! During the winter you can rent for "months" if you're in Toronto for a short term contract, renovating your home, or if you need a temporary residence between 'selling' and 'buying'! This suite is just a stone’s throw from downtown Toronto and the trendy Beach. This 1000 square foot, second-floor unit, overlooks Lake Ontario, and includes both period furniture and modern amenities. Our three bedrooms consist of a king, queen, and double bed and there is a pull-out sofa in the living room. The living room (15' x 20') features a stocked book nook (for trading!), an electric fireplace and a reclining love seat. Other amenities include flat screen cable TV, a DVD player, and broadband-based WiFi. Imagine cooking while looking at the lake from our fully-equipped kitchen - all utensils and appliances: toaster, coffee maker, electric kettle, stove, fridge/freezer and microwave. Groceries can be purchased at one of the nearby major food chains. There are two bathrooms - one decorated in "spa" colours and the other having a "nature" theme. Of course, no home-away-from-home would be complete without laundry - there is a washer and dryer right in the apartment!

Our suite provides about 20 feet of viewing over the backyard with Lake Ontario immediately beyond. Sorry, no fishing or boating as we are on a 350 foot bluff! Our vantage point is perfect for watching the sunrise, storms, and rainbows. The moon rising from the lake on full-moon nights is simply indescribable and must be experienced.

The Bluff Suite is more, however, than creature comforts and a phenomenal view. We are very proud of our cottage-in-the-city environment, just fifteen minutes drive from downtown Toronto. Feel the peace and serenity offered by our secluded paradise - flowers, the gentle lake breezes and the quiet community atmosphere. While joggers and dog-walkers make good use of the neighborhood streets, often the loudest noise to be heard is the birdsong – Canada geese, blue jays, cardinals, and sometimes baltimore orioles. Raccoons regularly peek in the 2nd floor windows and occasionally deer and foxes are spotted in the backyard.

We are just a few minutes drive from Bluffer's Park Marina where you can enjoy a wonderful meal or pub fare while the boats go in and out of the marina. In season, you may want to charter a boat and captain and enjoy fishing for salmon or lake trout. You will enjoy exploring the trendy Beaches neighborhood with it’s Boardwalk, beach volleyball, walking & cycling trails, off-leash area for dogs, fine dining, shops, & spas...amenities abound! Enjoy walking, hiking or cycling along the scenic lakefront, stroll in the park, drop into a sidewalk café, catch some rays, explore the quaint homes in the neighborhood, or simply people-watch.

Your lovely apartment includes use of our spacious deck, hot tub, 2 bicycles and helmets, the daily newspaper, and free parking.

Our suite is great for travelers, corporate or wedding guests, the bridal party, people who are escaping their own home renovations, locals who want a vacation without leaving town, people who are relocating, and others.

Keywords: idyllic, waterfront, bluff, lakefront,

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+416 888-1951


Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Yes! We love Fido!...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Two beautiful four-piece which will remind you of the spaaaaaaaaaaaah....the beautiful new nature-themed 3-piece has an electric fireplace and features our rock collection....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    window air conditioner, plus fans...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 39 traveler reviews
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30 night min stay

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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12 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Island Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Island Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Cederbrae, Scarborough Golf Club
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Scarborough Go Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 401, Lakeshore, Gardiner Expressway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Vi Vetha, Vi Pei
75 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Kew Beach, Bluffer's Park, Rouge River Beach

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I am a 6th generation Canadian and my ancestors settled in small-town Ontario. As a military brat and in the process of becoming educated, I have resided in various parts of Canada, the USA, France, and Australia. My world travels have taken me to fascinating places and I've met wonderful people along the way. In finding this location, a peaceful 'country' setting so close to downtown, we are 'home at last.' You, too, are welcome to come “home” to The Bluff - stay for a week, a month, or as long as you like, and your dog is welcome, too!

Why the Owner Chose Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada:
On-the-Bluff is your 'gateway to downtown Toronto' and beyond! By car, it will take you 15 minutes to get downtown and the subway is close at hand, too. Toronto boasts a diverse array of culture, entertainment, world class and local shopping and food. Our friendly 'city of neighborhoods' includes Little India, Chinatown, Little Italy, Greektown, Leslieville, Yorkville, the Gay Village, the Annex, Little Portugal, Koreatown and more. Other attractions include the Hockey Hall of Fame, the CN Tower, the St. Lawrence Market, the Toronto Islands, the Art Gallery of Ontario (famously renovated by Frank Geary), and the Royal Ontario Museum with it’s controversial “Lee-Chin Crystal” addition. Who wouldn't want to purchase a home in this amazing city!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Venturing just outside the city limits is Canada's Wonderland, the new spectacular Hindu temple, and our world-class zoo. Outside of Toronto there are many year-round attractions, including everyone’s must-see, Niagara Falls, Algonquin Park, and Casino Rama. Consider The Bluff Suite your home base!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Living Room - very spacious!

    Living Room - very spacious!

  • Plenty of room in kitchen and dining area!

    Plenty of room in kitchen and dining area!

  • Main Hall

    Main Hall

  • Fit for The King and The Queen, too!

    Fit for The King and The Queen, too!

  • Third bedroom / den features Mexican motif, TV and sofa-bed

    Third bedroom / den features Mexican motif, TV and sofa-bed

  • Ensuite bathroom - you can read & enjoy the fire at the same time!

    Ensuite bathroom - you can read & enjoy the fire at the same time!

  • Come for the magic!

    Come for the magic!

  • Back Yard at Night

    Back Yard at Night

  • Photo taken from the balcony by guest... believe it or not! In Toronto?

    Photo taken from the balcony by guest... believe it or not! In Toronto?

  • Serenity in your suite comes after "downtown"

    Serenity in your suite comes after "downtown"

  • Get up early for dazzling sunrises!

    Get up early for dazzling sunrises!

  • pull-out sofa in living room! (Don't the dogs know the rules!? Off the bed!)

    pull-out sofa in living room! (Don't the dogs know the rules!? Off the bed!)

  • Family Heirloom corner!

    Family Heirloom corner!

  • Peacock Room with queen bed

    Peacock Room with queen bed

  • Nture-Inspired Bathroom

    Nture-Inspired Bathroom

  • Enjoy our yard, the deck, & the hot tub!

    Enjoy our yard, the deck, & the hot tub!

  • Look out below!! This place is full of surprises!

    Look out below!! This place is full of surprises!

  • Kids and pets welcome.

    Kids and pets welcome.

  • Enjoy the yard and the view of Lake Ontario

    Enjoy the yard and the view of Lake Ontario

  • Yard and lake view

    Yard and lake view

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016

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