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Cottage Chic Retreat W/Bright Living Space, Deck, B-B-Q. Close to Ttc/Downtown!

(38 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Free WiFi; Parking; Steps to Public Transit, Close to Highway 401/Downtown

Welcome to our lovely home on a quiet, tree-lined street. We're located in a family-friendly and vibrant neighbourhood filled with eclectic boutiques, bakeries, restaurants, and a weekly organic farmer's market and special events throughout the year. Our home is steps away from public transit and minutes to downtown or the main highway by car.

Waiting for you are sun-filled rooms that have been fully renovated and beautifully decorated. Complete with high quality linens and towels for your comfort.

There is FibeTV, unlimited WiFi and landline with outgoing local calling.
We have a fully equipped kitchen with gas stove top/electric oven, fridge and dishwasher.
Living room has FibeTV, a full size sofa, chairs and antiques.
Dining area with pine harvest table and six chairs.
Spacious master bedroom has king size bed and FibeTV.
French inspired main bathroom with clawfoot tub.
Cozy shabby chic bedroom with single/twin bed and desk.
Basement suite has queen size bed, 3 piece bathroom, FibeTV, DVD player, stereo system, plus a comfy sofa for relaxing.
Backyard has private deck with BBQ overlooking the garden.
For those who like to maintain their healthy routine, we have an exercise space which has a Precor eliptical machine, weights, bands and a yoga mat.
A high efficiency washer/dryer is available for guests, including HE laundry soap.
Parking permit is available for additional fee.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, some French and Spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25, Minimum age requirement is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children welcome. Home is not child-proof....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Basement Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Cozy Bedroom: 1 twin/ single


  • The master bedroom and cozy bedroom are located on the 2nd level which is bright and sunny. These bedrooms share the main 4 piece bathroom. The master bedroom has satellite TV. The cozy bedroom is light filled with a wall of books and a desk. The basement bedroom is on the lower level in our full height basement. There is queen size bed, along with a 3 piece bathroom. It is also a bright space with satellite TV, DVD player, stereo, full-size sofa and desk....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Main Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Basement Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • We provide towels, hair dryer, toilet paper, hand soap, Q-tips and cotton pads. There are also emergency supplies in the linen cupboard in case a guest forgets shampoo/conditioner, sunscreen, lint brush, toothbrush, etc....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Any additional service you need may be discussed and arranged with the property owner in advance of your stay. We may be able to accommodate additional people (on sofas) if required....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Playing Cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV is available throughout the home....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in a family friendly neighborhood. Great cafés/specialty shops/boutiques, Casa Loma Castle Wychwood Barns Organic Market and Art Space, public transportation all within easy walking distance....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Harvest table expands to seat up to 8 people...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Precor elliptical machine, weights, tubes/bands, mat...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central forced-air heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi included in rental...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets are provided for each bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room is 11' x 12' and includes a three-seat sofa, 2 tub chairs, coffee table, end tables, area rug. Full length curtains and sheers and great lighting....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking permit included in rental fee. When picking up a renting a car, text us the license plate # and we will purchase/delivery the parking permit prior to your arrival at the house....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local outgoing calls. Long distance with calling card...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    1 set of towels are provided per person per rental...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Uses high efficiency laundry products which are provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Black & Decker 10 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Vintage shaker design with butcher block counters comes fully equipped for all your cooking/baking needs....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Heartland electric oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Assorted spices, tea, coffee/filters, powdered creamer, white sugar, microwave popcorn...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    LG french door fridge...moreless

  • Stove:

    Heartland gas range...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Spring 4 slice toaster...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Lounge seating and umbrella...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are private and public golf courses in the greater Toronto area...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Out front yard is entirely garden. The backyard is outlined with flower beds with a grass area in the middle...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large natural gas bbq/grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    There is a tennis court 3 blocks from our home...moreless



from 38 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$146 $1,628
Fri, Sat
Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$146 $165
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$146 $165
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Post Rental Housekeeping $91.47
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $182.95
  • Weekly Parking Permit $36.59
  • Taxes Not included


Non-smoking. No Pets. Cleaning fee is $125.00. Unused damage deposit of $250 refunded within 2 weeks of departure.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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10 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Lester B. Pearson International Airport
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Island Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
St. Clair West of Christie Subway Stations
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 401
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Ferro, The Rushton, The Stockyards, Tim Hortons
120 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Horseshoe Valley
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Woodbine Beach (Beaches)

Car: Not Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: As a native Torontonian, I'm a great resource of what the city and surrounding areas have to offer. I'm an independent graphic designer and enjoy the ability to work remotely while visiting friends and traveling. The neighborhood offers such diversity in terms of restaurants, activities, green spaces and great boutique shopping and services! I'm an avid gardener and take great pride in my personal green space.

Why the Owner Chose Midtown Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada:
Our property is located in a quiet and safe neighbourhood with diverse restaurants, eclectic boutique style stores, a variety of independent bakeries and cafés, Starbucks/Tim Hortons all within easy walking distance. Our home has been fully renovated, is comfortable and well decorated. We can provide reliable restaurant and tourist recommendations. The streetcar is literally outside our door and the nearest subway is 3 streetcar stops away, or 15 minutes by foot. There is a fantastic Organic Farmer's Market held every Saturday at Wychwood Barns which is 2 blocks away. Our neighbours are very gracious and friendly.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our guests appreciate that our downtown home is located in a family-friendly neighborhood on a quiet street. They like the ease of parking, convenience of easy access to public transit, great shops, restaurants and bakeries. Guests enjoy our beautiful gardens and private backyard space where they are able to relax with their family, use the bbq or lounge on the deck. Our guests kindly say they love our home, they feel comfortable, everything they need for a wonderful vacation is provided. Guests have also expressed that they appreciate the ease of communication and they would gladly return. We have maintained our 5 star rating for the past 4 years. We appreciate our guests...many of whom have stayed with us on multiple occasions.

Contact us

Speaks: english, some French and Spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • kitchen


  • Master Bedroom - king size bed

    Master Bedroom - king size bed

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Basement Suite – queen bed

    Basement Suite – queen bed

  • Basement suite bathroom

    Basement suite bathroom

  • Washer/Dryer


  • Garden


  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Single bedroom

    Single bedroom

  • Main Bathroom

    Main Bathroom

  • Basement suite bathroom

    Basement suite bathroom

  • Exercise equipment

    Exercise equipment

  • Our home

    Our home

VRBO #569209

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017

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