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Luxurious, One-of-a-kind Condo in Villeray

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Rates from CAD $3400 | Monthly

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home | House Sitting Requested
Available Dates:
From September 1, 2024 until July 31, 2025


Academics, artists, and musicians--this is your perfect place. 2000 square feet on a floor of an old calendar factory, totally renovated in 2005. Unique, architect-designed. Space of this size, openness, and quality very is hard to find in Montreal. So is an indoor parking spot, which we have downstairs in the basement ! Loft-style totally open floor plan, but smartly divided so that there's a clear feeling of different spaces. Fully furnished, fully appointed. Quiet building, great professional neighbours, quiet urban neighborhood, great location, half a block to metro stop, easy access to Plateau, universities and downtown; walk to fantastic groceries, bakeries, coffee, microbrew, and all necessities. BASICS AND COSTS: Bring your clothes, personal effects, and laptop(s) and move in. DETAILS 2 bedrooms, 1 in use as a home office ~King-size bed, touch lamps on adjacent night tables (great for reading) ~Blackout shades and drapes in master bedroom (some motorized) ~Walk-in closet ~Office is a combined office and music room. Sitting desk, standing desk, piano, and electronic drum set (we can put away the drum set if you don't want to use it). Very adjustable Allsteel office chair and Artemide lamp (great for reading). Additional desk by front of apartment with another adjustable Allsteel chair. Work in the sun morning and evening if you want. Large-screen computer monitors if you want them. ~Use of black and white laser printer (you pay for toner cartridges, paper, etc), wifi (throughout the apartment), high speed DSL internet. 1 divided bathroom ~Separate toilet with laundry area (washer, dryer + rod for hanging clothes to dry) ~Rain shower (or regular shower, choose according to your mood), huge comfy tub Big, well-stocked kitchen set up for cooking. ~More than enough space for 2 cooks ~5-burner Gas stove with 2 high power burners ~Easy to clean stainless steel counters ~Stainless steel appliances ~Lots of kitchen gadgets ~Large array of spices and seasonings we won’t get through before we go away ~Entertain, watch TV or listen to music while you cook ~Drink fridge (Covid purchase) Combined Living Room/Dining Room Area ~Dining room table seats 6 ~Living room has full home entertainment system: stereo with great speakers, OLED TV, Apple TV, and universal remote ~Nice space for entertaining ~Yellow couch is motorized dual recliner ~Blue couch has a queen-sized hide-a-bed. May be world's comfiest hide-a-bed (yes, this is grading on a curve). Front porch: ~Large propane gas grill ~Semi-enclosed--you can sit out in the rain and stay dry ~Overhead lighting Other amenities: ~Electrical heat with individual controls for each section of the condo ~Ceiling fans in every room ~Air filter in bedroom ~Many more windows than most Montreal apartments: lots of sun during the day, powerful crossbreeze when the windows are open ~Air conditioning (though you may not need it during these months) ~Hundreds of academic books in the humanities and social sciences ~Hardwood (beech) floors throughout ~Security system Located in the Villeray district of Montreal: ~Half a block from the Jarry metro station: 6 minutes to the Plateau, 10 minutes to metro Berri-UQAM, 20 minutes to McGill and downtown, regardless of weather ~Walk to the Jean-Talon Market, the biggest and best public market in the city ~Easy to live on foot; everything you need within walking distance--great groceries, bakery, fancy beer and pizza, pupusas, fresh pasta, pharmacy, coffee, hardware, etc. ~Quiet building with only 3 units and 3 other residents. All residents are bilingual.




2,000 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From September 1, 2024 until July 31, 2025

Minimum Stay

4 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: flexible on dates and length of stay


Apartment or Condo in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Closest University

University de Montréal

Nearby Universities
McGill University, UQAM, Concordia


Nearby Cities


Comments: Villeray, Jean-Talon Market, Jarry Park

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from CAD $3400 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: Rental includes electric, gas, basic TV, and internet.


The home is not suitable for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with mail and deliveries

We may occasionally receive mail or deliveries and would like to know about it.

I would like help with plants or garden

We have some plants. It would be nice if you could keep them alive.





High Speed Internet





Balcony or Patio

Dedicated Parking



Temperature Control

Air Conditioning


Security System











Comments: Private indoor parking spot (very rare in Mtl). 3 different nice desk areas to work at, one standing. 2 reading nooks. Powered dual recliner and hide-a-bed in living room. Electronic drum set available (or we can put away).


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