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Quiet Room in the Junction for Cat People //
Quiet Room in the Junction for Cat People //
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Visit the trendy Junction neighbourhood of West-end Toronto! Very safe, friendly, and community-minded area of the city. You're not far from downtown, and you'll have a nice quiet neighborhood. Enjoy the beautiful landscaped back yard full of plants and flowers, and a sun-filled patio. Free parking (just let me know in advance). Non-smoking, and home to a friendly indoor/outdoor cat, Marla. This is a very LGBTQ-friendly and anti-racist place and everyone is welcome!

The space

This is a 2 bedroom 850 square foot lower-level apartment with windows in every room. The place has a newly renovated eat-in kitchen with an updated bathroom just off the kitchen. You're welcome to hang out in the shared spaces - the den and kitchen and the back yard. My cat Marla will also want to meet you!

Guest access

Very close to the hip Junction neighbourhood. Walking distance to library, grocery stores, LCBO, and beer store. Beautiful walking trails all the way down the Humber River. There is also a golf course nearby. Downtown is approximately 35 minutes by transit (1 bus and subway)

Interaction with guests

Please feel free to contact me via airbnb or phone if you have any questions or need my assistance.

Other things to note

There is another 2-bedroom apartment above this one. Both units are completely self-contained and are securely locked from each other. It's an older house so noise does travel throughout, so please keep noise to a minimum after 11pm.

Your bedroom also has a lock and key, which you will receive upon arrival.


Amenities
Free parking on premises
TV
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM.
Check out by 12PM (noon)

No smoking inside or anywhere on property. You can smoke off the property; go for a walk so you don't bring the smell of smoke indoors.
For transit: please use a map, and TTC Trip Planner or TTC website. I unfortunately do not have the time to plan your commutes.
Please sort your garbage/recycling/compost according to the Toronto rules. There are bins provided.
1 guest, unless you have asked and paid an additional fee.
Quiet time 11pm-8am (23h-8h.
Nothing but water in bedroom (no eating/drinking in bed).
Help yourself to apples, cereal, bread for breakfast - please bring your own food otherwise.
Please keep common spaces (kitchen, den, backyard) relatively clean and organized.
If you are here more than 2 days you can use laundry, just use it 7-10pm, or anytime on weekends.
There is a street you can park on for free that is 1 minute away.
Have fun, feel free to ask me questions, and enjoy your time! :)

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - Just 5 steps down/up into the apartment
Potential for noise - My next door neighbor plays his radio loudly an hour per day. More an issue in warm months with open windows.
Pet(s) live on property - My cat Marla lives in the basement apartment
Some spaces are shared - Den/living room, Kitchen, Backyard
Amenity limitations - Depending on which bus you take, the house is about a 4-8 minute walk from TTC; After 1am TTC service is limited; Shower best fits someone under 5'11"

Cancellations

19 Reviews

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Baishali User Profile
October 2017
It was a very comfortable and peaceful stay at Kinnon's. Kinnon stayed in touch throughout the booking process as well as check in. The check in was very smooth and he was even helpful to the point of helping me carry my bags in to the apartment. I was lucky that there were no other guests so practically it seemed like an entire place to myself! Both Kinnon and Rae checked in with me often during the week to see how things are going and even replenished breakfast items regularly which was a big help! Kinnon is one of the best hosts I have encountered on Airbnb. The location of the house (albeit not in downtown proper), was only a few minutes away from most modes of transport and so was easily accessible. The room and other amenities were as described and were quite comfortable. And of course Marla (the cat) was a wonderful com

Julia User Profile
October 2017
I had a nice one night stay at Kinnon's place. The room isn't anything special but has everything you need. Quite noisy though, being that it is in the basement. About 50 minutes to downtown by TTC. All in all, I had a good stay. Marla the cat is cute!
Kinnon User ProfileKinnon is a superhost.
Response from Kinnon:
Glad you had a good stay, Julia. It was nice to meet you. I'm so sorry about the noise. As I had indicated when you booked- my girlfriend had just moved in 5 days prior and we needed to dis-assemble a bed and rebuild one in the bedroom above yours. I said that if the noise was going to be a problem then I would cancel the booking for you. You acknowledged it wasn't an issue. It's typically much quieter - but the move changed things. Good luck in Toronto!
October 2017

Grancia User Profile
September 2017
The place is new, calm and clean. You will.enjoy your stay and your host for sure
Kinnon User ProfileKinnon is a superhost.
Response from Kinnon:
Thank you! It was great to have you here :)
September 2017

Sergio User Profile
September 2017
Kinnon is a friendly and good host, nice comunication and help when necessary. The house is relative close from subway. I highly recommend.

Jun User Profile
August 2017
His house is good. The room is clean :) Kinnon is so kind and great :) Although I couldn't meet him much, he always send me messages and cared about me. To go to the house, you have to use subway and bus. The area where the house located is quiet :) Thank you, Kinnon.

Phoebe, He User Profile
August 2017
pretty place and I had a great time there

Dimitrios User Profile
August 2017
Kinnon was a supernice host and the house and everything was great, I very much enjoyed my stay there and would recommend it in a heartbeat. Plus, as a cat person myself (I have three), I have to say Marla is probably one of the most charming and cutest cats ever – and a great host, too!

Toronto, CanadaJoined in February 2013
Kinnon User ProfileKinnon is a superhost.
I'm currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto. I research LGBTQ health issues. I also work in research and higher education. I previously worked in mental health research and social work (MSW). If you look up my name you will find my research and writing.... I beca…
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