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Toronto Ontario M4K 3A1 Canada

Listing # 141206

Rates From CAD 4600 Monthly
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Last Updated: Saturday, August 1, 2020

3-bedroom custom home 2 minute walk to Chester subway, walker's paradise

Spacious 2175 sf, fully furnished 3-storey custom-built detached home in a friendly neighbourhood—The Danforth/Greektown/Riverdale/Playter Estates-- with many family amenities, 2 minute walk to Chester station, with many services within a 5-10 minute walk: Jackman Public School (English, French immersion), Holy Name Catholic School, 2 busy produce stores, 2 grocery stores, restaurants, cafes, Withrow Park, large variety of shops, public library. Earl Grey Senior Public School and Riverdale Collegiate Institute nearby.

From Chester subway : 9 minutes to St. George U of T campus, 20 minutes to Ryerson. walkscore.com rating: “Walkscore 97: Walker’s paradise, Transit Score 100 –Rider’s paradise, Bike Score 88 – Very bikeable”. 15 minutes by bike to Ryerson/UofT. 5 minutes by bike to the Lower Don Trail/ Don Valley River, 13 minutes to Evergreen Brickworks. 4 minute drive to Don Valley Parkway. Communauto carshare service available with on street parking.

3-storey maple tree with landscaped garden, patio with seating, steps up to porch. Spacious lot 26’x140’, 7’6” wide shared walkway to back
First floor:
24’x11’10” living room perfect for entertaining. With original local and international art, Persian rugs. 3-storey entry way open to 10 large skylights above open stairwell and view to back. 18’6” x 12’11” kitchen/ dining with adjoining laundry room, walk outside.
Refrigerator, built-in convection oven, dishwasher, toaster oven) manufactured in last 4 years, gas stove, microwave, prior.
3 large skylights in kitchen / eating area. 2 piece powder room. Table seats 6 with room to expand.

Porch with gas BBQ. Patio in a shaded fenced backyard (gate can be installed) with seating and table for 6, 3-storey maple tree, cedar hedge, lawn, flower/shrub beds and garage entry.
Parking available in 2 car garage, extra. 24’ wide back lane.

2nd floor:
13’6”x13’4” Back bedroom with 4’6”x3’3” internal window and sliding door facing back yard.4 piece ensuite including soaker tub.
Built-in closet, dressers, Queen bed with memory-foam mattress.
Second bedroom has large windows facing front yard and lots of storage in the built-in closet; the single sleigh bed and desk were custom made.

3rd floor:
L-shaped bedroom 19’8” x 13’8.5” with 3-piece ensuite, with queen bed, desk, and dressers. Operable windows facing back-yard.

Sunny and cozy loft/den open to a bank of skylights, with 3’4”x1’10.5” TV, desk, bookshelves, comfortable feather-cushion sofa can sleep a guest. All skylights have insulating shades.

Heating is forced air. Natural gas combi boiler also heats water on demand. AC is electrical. Humidifier and dehumidifier are available on request.

$4600/month, includes gas, water & waste (medium bins, tenant is responsible for surplus), internet. Electricity, parking extra.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
3640 Sq. Feet
Suited for
5 people
Property Type


Available from Saturday, August 1, 2020 until Saturday, July 31, 2021
Minimum Stay
5 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
possibility of extension
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Toronto
Postal Code - State or Province M4K 3A1 ON
Country Canada
Neighborhood Keywords The Danforth, Greektown, Riverdale, Playter Estates
Closest University University of Toronto
University nearby Ryerson, OCADU

Home Exchange:

We are only interested in a home swap with the following location(s)...

Preferred Exchange Destination(s) and timing:

Destination 1: San Francisco
San Francisco

State or Province
United States of America

Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Saturday, August 1, 2020 until Thursday, December 31, 2020

Destination 2: Montreal

State or Province

Neighborhood Keywords
Le Plateau

Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Saturday, August 1, 2020 until Thursday, December 31, 2020

Rental Price:

CAD 4600 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Off Campus


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: original art, central vacuum


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Care for Plants
Housesitting Comments
garden care negotiable

About Member

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Member Since Jul 7 2020
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About Me
I was born in Toronto and have lived here all my life, except recently living in the UK for grad school. My family has traveled to (and sailed in) Europe, Australia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and has done 3 home exchanges -- hope to do more. Empty nester. My first career in IT, now focused on regenerative economics and housing. I speak English and conversational Italian.



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