flat laundry in bldg street parking no private bath private room
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Your COZY Oasis in the city. The cottage in the city!
Authentic Toronto flavor in a charming, pristine, eclectic flat;
Private bedroom in ultra clean main floor flat - fully furnished with all linens, antiques and charm. Best suits an individual who is up and out in the morning and keeps it low-key on the home front. This is definitely not a party house.
Are you *self-sufficient, *pro-active, *considerate of others, *optimistic and maybe a bit goofy ? Great!!
Suitable for a short rental. Relax in the tranquility of the garden. Cook a light meal or snack to get grounded after a challenging day and then settle in or dress up for a posh night out or a bongo session in the park.
Privacy is a joint effort to be respected but its always fun to share occasional meals or gab over a glass of wine. Overnight guests are discouraged.
10 mins from Roncesvalles village, home of bakeries, butchers, cafes, jazz bars and artisans;
20 min to Bloor West Village;
5 min to Fresh Co. and Shoppers' Drug Mart;
10 minutes to High Park;
4 minutes to the GO &UP trains;
6 minutes to the Dundas West Subway Stn. or Landsdowne ;
and a stone's throw away is the rail bike path for a ponderous stroll, run or cycle.
Right outside my door is a bus ride of 2 min. to the Dundas West Subway, (I walk the 6 minutes over the bridge instead). Or you can use the Landsdowne subway and walk home in 7 minutes.
15 minutes to the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM),
20 minutes on the Street car is the Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Ryerson or Mount Sinai Hospital and Toronto General
25 minutes on the subway is the Canadian Opera Company, Ed Mirvish Theatre and The Rogers Centre or the Toronto Convention Centre; or ..... just ask, I've been there!
Lydia, from Berlin said:
"Had a wonderful time here in Symington Ave. The room was perfect, the flat always clean and it's a very nice neighborhood. But first of all, It was a fun time because of Janice. We had a lot of good talks, funny moments and there was always an open ear to listen to you!"
Silni, from Mumbai said:
"I am having a wonderful time here. She is very welcoming and it feels like home.
The house is always clean and well organized and come in handy with very comfortable commute options.
I am really gonna miss our laughs and meals together and I'm surely fallen in love with pepper(cat). I am sure you too are going to have an amazing time here."
Sarah, from Cambridge said:
"Thank you for your hospitality during my time with you, you really made it feel like a home for me during the last two months! It was a comfortable and warm place for me to return to at the end of the day and I enjoyed our many conversations when we crossed paths."
Estelle, from Paris said:
"I have lived in this place for over 8 months. This place has been very delightful and Janice has been really charming with me too. She was very patient and understanding ...when I could not speak English. And, she's given some tips to improve my knowledge of English. I cannot describe this place like a place that seems to be borrowed the heaven. But this place and their residents (Janice and her cat) are very welcoming. I will never forget this place that... is dominated and shaped by the joy and the peace."
Aline, from Brazil said:
"I had one of my best times living with Janice and getting to know someone as nice as her in Canada (such a different country in many aspects from Brazil). She was always available to speak with me and we surely had a wonderful time together. She taught me how to cook and helped me a lot with my English skills!"
Ezgi, from Turkey said:
"Jan has big heart. She is like my sister. She is thoughtful and helpful. We had great time for 5 months. She teached me a lot about language and life :)) I was enjoying talking with Janice. I think she is the best roommate in Toronto :)"
Ashley, from Montreal said:
"Janice is a lovely, kind person to live with. Her house is very warm, clean and indeed eclectic. And there's a garden! If you're a busy student who needs a safe place to call home after a long day at school, this is a good choice."
Rasha, from Syria said:
"I met Janice during my two month stay for a short work experience in Toronto.
As a tenant, the short stay with Janice didn't just provide me with a cozy home to come back to every night, but also allowed me to practice English through daily and friendly conversations.
This was a great opportunity for me to get a first understanding on the local culture, events and accent and I recommend it to anyone who plans to move to the city or visit for a short while without knowing anyone there."
$650/month. 1st and last.
Wi-fi extra, onsite laundry available.
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