Welcome to our renovated cottage/studio in Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood, it is peaceful and private. When family/friends are not staying with us, we are opening up this wonderful space to travellers. Designed for those we love, so we know you will love it too! On-Site Parking is available for a small additional fee ($10/day).
This renovated studio (2015) is separated from the main house and completely private, surrounded by a quaint garden. The location is in Leslieville a very quiet and walkable neighbourhood close to public transit, QEW and the DVP highways, minutes to the downtown core. There is a double bed so a 2nd guest is possible. The studio has a brick floor including sandstone from the Niagara Escarpment and radiant floor heating. Other features include air conditioning, vaulted ceiling, wood beams, skylights, glass block and stain glass windows that provide guests with a unique lodging experience. A compact kitchen - bar fridge, 2 burner cooktop and microwave is also available. In the spring, summer and fall guest are able to enjoy a goldfish pond and water feature set in the backyard. Smoking is allowed in the backyard.
Accès des voyageurs
Guests have a completely separate entrance by entering down a garden path at the side of the main house. The backyard space is private for guests. Temporary parking permits may be obtained to provide 24-hour, 48-hour and weekly on-street parking. The cost is $21.63 per week + 13% tax, $9.23 per 24 hours + 13% tax --> go to the city of toronto website (website hidden). Onsite parking is $10/day
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Your hosts (Brian & Rene) will be available to greet you upon your arrival to assist you with any questions and provide an orientation to Toronto. Texting is also a great way to connect with Brian if you're out and about during your stay. For our French guests Rene speaks French fluently. We will also provide you with local fare information- restaurants, coffee shops, unique shopping venues and routes / access to Toronto's various areas such as the downtown core, the distillery and entertainment districts.
42"LED TV (digital antenna), Stereo receiver with bluetooth allows guests to stream playlists/music from their personal devices (Android/iOS/tablet/laptops/USB stick). Free Wifi is available. Brian will help you get access/troubleshoot if there are connectivity issues. FYI- The murphy bed is dual purpose serving as either a bed or a large desk.
Be respectful of the neighbours and noise late at night. Some pets may be allowed however if left alone they must be put in an appropriate crate. Smoking is permitted in the backyard space.