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Toronto Ontario M6R 2S4 Canada

Listing # 48305


Rates From CAD 3800 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Beautiful 1 Bdrm Garden Suite with Porches in High Park -Swansea / Roncesvalles/Bloorwest area with a home away from home appeal

Available for short and long term rentals, this open concept apartment is your professionally decorated and fully furnished “home away from home.” The suite comes complete with a washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fully appointed kitchen, bedding, linens, towels, fully enclosed backyard, BBQ, free utilities, free Wifi, premium cable TV, air conditioning, free access to adult and children’s bicycles, and free parking. Biweekly cleaning services are also included.

This beautiful1 bedroom garden suite is 1000 SqF(190 SqM) and has it’s (11’x 20’) front porch and rear private porch (11’x18’) with lounge chairs, a dining area and a private gas BBQ. Both the front and rear porch are shaded by a 100+ yr old trees.

The suite is an open concept living/dining/kitchen space. It is furnished in an “Old Toronto Style” with art and antiques.
• The large eat in kitchen (14’x10,13 SqM) comes with a centre island and has granite countertops, dishwasher, refrigerator and range, and a full size washer/drye. It also has a small study nook and direct walkout to the porch/garden/BBQ
• Refinished original oak strip flooring.
• The living room/dining room is 20'x12'(17SqM) and has an antique farmhouse table and chairs plus custom built wall units.
• The living area has a 42” flat screen TV, a cozy fireplace area with a large leather comfy chair, and a 3 seat sofa that opens to a queen bed – allowing 4 people to stay.
• The bathroom is a 4 pc with a bathtub/shower.
• The bedroom is 14’x12’ and has a queen size bed and 6ft closet. There is another 6ft closet at the front hallway.

The suite also comes with a shared backyard and garden, storage shed and one parking space per unit (additional street parking is available.)

Location
This two-story apartment is located on a quiet tree-lined street in the heart of three well-established West Toronto neighbourhoods: Roncesvalles, High Park, and Bloor West Village. This area is well known for its great food scene and family friendly communities. Recently, our neighbourhood High Park/Swansea has been ranked in the Top 3, out of 140, of the 2013 August edition of Toronto Life Magazine's "The Best Places to live in the City."
The apartment is within walking distance of excellent primary and secondary schools, local gyms, yoga studios, bistros, cafés, restaurants, pubs, bakeries, fruit stores, specialty cheese stores, butcher shops and the recently saved and community run Revue Cinema.
Old growth trees and many parks surround Alhambra Ave. Notably, the house is two blocks from High Park, Toronto’s largest park and hub for outdoor activities, including numerous playgrounds, ponds, running/hiking/walking trails, a children’s zoo, skating rink, swimming pool, children’s wading pools, lease free dog areas, baseball/soccer/football fields, restaurants, and the Howard Park Tennis Club. Just a short walk south from High Park leads you to the Lakeshore where you can traverse the waterfront Martin Goodman running and biking trail, Sunnyside Beach and its volleyball courts, restaurant, and swimming pool. Other nearby parks include High Park, Columbus Parkette, Erwin Krichhahn Park and Lithuania Park.

Transportation - 8 mins to Downtown

UP Express Train, Subway and Streetcars: Our Neighbourhood scores 100 out of 100 on the Transit score website for cities. Just steps to the Keele or Dundas West Subway stations and UP Express Dundas station. Also 4 different streetcars lines that run across the city. (505 Dundas line, 306 Carlton/College line, and 504 King St Line, Queen Line).

UP Express Train (Union Pearson Airport Express train. https://www.upexpress.com/SchedulesStations/BloorStation

From Pearson International Airport. It is a 10 minute trip, Exit at the second station, Dundas Station, turn right on Bloor St West and walk 2 blocks past Dundas St West and turn left on Alhambra Ave. ( less than 200 yes and runs every 15 mins).

To/From Union station- 8 mins to downtown using the UPS express train - direct with no stops.

Numerous car rental/hire agencies nearby and 6 zip car stations within walking distance.

You can use our bikes or rent at Set Me Free at 381 Roncesvalles Ave.

Walking: Based on the “WALK SCORE WEBSITE” our property on Alhambra Ave, has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

Driving: Alhambra Ave is a five minute drive from the Gardiner Expressway/QEW, a highway running across the downtown core of Toronto.

Neighbourhood Details

Grocery Stores: The closest grocery stores are all walk-able: Loblaws, Green Field Fruit and Vegetable Store and FRESHCO FRESHER. Many local bakeries, butcher stores, Green grocers and other food stores are nearby.

Bistros and Coffee Shops: Nearby shops include Dundas Park Kitchen, Soup 'n Such Cafe, Barque Smoke House, Pizzaria Delfina, La Cubano, Hopgoods Foodlineer Restaurant, Blue Bay Cafe and Roncy bean Roatery, Starbucks, Outpost Coffee Roasters Ltd.

Schools: Nearby schools include, Keele School, Howard Park, Fern, Garden Ave Public School, Humberside, and numerous Montessori and day care locations.

Universities: Alhambra Ave is near the University of Toronto, Ryerson University, George Brown College and York University.

Hospitals: St. Joseph's Hospital, Sick Kids Hospital, Mount Sinai, St. Michaels, and General Hospital.

Rates

Daily Rate $200/day (4 day minimum)
Weekend stay $600
4 day stay $800
Weekly $1300 (any stay longer than 7 days will be prorated from the weekly rate $185/day)
Monthly $3700 ($123/day)
cleaning service included-every two weeks. (more frequent service can be arranged)
Security Deposit $500 and a one time cleaning fee of $175.
Pet fee may apply (deposit and cleaning fee)

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
1
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
1
Surface Size
1000 Sq. Feet
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Friday, October 26, 2018 onward
Minimum Stay
2 day(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
$3800 monthly, $1300/week. $200 daily
*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 M6R 2S4 ON
Country Canada
Neighborhood Keywords High Park-Swansea, Roncesvalles, junction, Bloorwest village
Closest University University of Toronto
University nearby Ryerson, York University, Humber college, George Brown College; hospitals nearby are: St Josephs, Mt. Sinai, Womens college, Toronto Gerneral




Home Exchange:

We are open to a home swap with any destination!

Preferred Exchange Destination(s) and timing:

Destination 1: London
City
London


Country
United Kingdom

Neighborhood Keywords
hampstead, westhampstead






Destination 2: Kailua
City
Kailua

State or Province
HI
Country
United States of America

Neighborhood Keywords
lanakai, keohe, laie, kahuku, north shore, windward shore





Destination 3: Auckland
City
Auckland


Auckland


Country
New Zealand


Dates Wanted:
Wanted from Wednesday, April 19, 2017 until Sunday, April 30, 2017

Rental Price:

Asked
CAD 3800 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
weekly rate $1300, daily $200
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
Yes

Surroundings:

  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: yoga and fitness studio's within 20 yards.

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes
Small Children Safe
Yes
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
Yes
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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We are a couple who frequently travels to visit our children around the world. We enjoy renting and staying in apartments and private homes during our travels as it gives us flexibility to relax and entertain with our family and friends. It is this genuine home away from home feeling that we like to provide to our guests. We have rented previously to visiting academics, members of the diplomatic corp, relocating executives and to families from our neighbourhood who were renovating their homes and to visiting grandparents for extended stays. We have also had out of country parents who wish to reconnect with their university children for the summer and holidays.

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