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Cozy Cottage in the City! Close to downtown, trendy neighbourhood

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 Baths, sleeps 4-5

Artistically designed and renovated, detached home, originally a farmhouse, and feels like a country cottage in the heart of Toronto. Open concept, loft bedroom, south facing wall of windows looking out onto professionally landscaped garden with teahouse and deck. Beautiful colours and details throughout.

Quiet street, great location. Steps to streetcar and subway, in trendy St. Clair West village, Close to everything -cafes, shopping, organic market. Parking space available. Furnished.

Keywords: detached house, downtown, beautiful backyard, artist and architect designed, quiet

More Details

Sheree Rasmussen
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, danish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2018

About Sheree Rasmussen

I am a textile artist and garden designer, and spend most of my time on my country property, where I have my art studio, enjoy nature and have a massive garden.

Sheree Rasmussen purchased this house in 2001

Why Sheree Rasmussen chose Old Toronto

I love the city house, but don't need to be in Toronto as often anymore. We bought the house because of it's charm, and history, as well as the neighbourhood. It's over 100 years, old, and the street was once a market garden area, never industrial. We put a lot of work into renovating the house, while keeping it's unique charm.

What makes this house unique

The house is over 100 years old, feels more like a cottage, and was originally part of a farm. It's a wonderful place to spend time in the midst of a big city. It's very quiet, yet right in the middle of an interesting neighbourhood, and close to downtown.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great secret place you have in the middle of the big city... an oasis of quiet and ingenuity. We had a grand time.
Jun 2012
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Old Toronto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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Cozy Cottage in the City! Close to downtown, trendy neighbourhood
average rating of 4.757576 based on 36 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We would enjoy a return trip, extremely clean and well stocked, great neighborhood and near to dining and transportation. A suer discovery!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage of memories!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at this property! We were there for my son's birthday and it was so comfortable! We each had our own spaces but gathered around the table to play board games. Each room is thoughtfully decorated, with fun colors on the floor, walls, and ceiling. The furniture was homey and cozy. We had a stay that will live in our memories forever!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cool place, convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Bigger than I thought. I love the details in the house. Great for the whole family. Was 20 minutes away from everything we wanted to do (Aquarium, Legoland, Mod Club).

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back!!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I loved it! So much character and the place makes you feel right at home. My girlfriend and I joked about how we want to model our first home after it. (I wasn't joking) There was a super informative folder that had great information on nearby grocery stores, neighborhoods, and walks. Next time I go to Toronto, I am definitely coming back.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, MI

Very Quaint and Artsy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay last weekend. It's very cute, thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and Inviting

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! The home is cozy and inviting; it felt like home right away. Everything we needed was right at hand. The backyard was especially great for my two kids. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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organic market, ethnic foods, Casa Loma, walking distance to interesting neighbourhoods, near subway


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $61.53
Refundable Damage Deposit $76.91

There is an C$80.00 cleaning fee and $100 damage deposit required, refundable within 1 week of departure, rates apply to 2 people, there is an additional $30.00/ night / per person for more people, or $20.00/ night / per child, 3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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