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Quiet, Charming Suite in Vibrant Kensington Market

Private room in house hosted by Ellen
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 private bath

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My non-smoking heritage home is located on a quiet, tree-lined, residential street, and a block away from the bustling, lively, art filled, and uniquely charming Kensington Market.

(This suite includes complimentary hot and cold beverages and snacks)

The space
Enjoy your stay at this quiet, clean, and spacious basement suite, in my charming Victorian home. The suite includes a private bathroom, new sectional pull out sofa (king size pull out), a queen size bed, a workstation/desk, big screen tv, Netflix, Wi-Fi, clean towels & linen, central air/heat, a fireplace, and 2 large windows (exit - able) for excellent ventilation and safety.

There are 2 hypo allergenic dogs (Milo and Jax) in the house. They are friendly (although bark at greetings). They are affectionate, and not allowed in guest rooms.

The Neighbourhood:
In the heart of one of Toronto’s most desired neighbourhoods, and with a
97% walk score, the market and walkable surrounding areas is a foodie, art, urban explorer, and theatre goers paradise

★ Best shopping, café’s and fresh produce, globally recognized award winning restaurants are just down the street
★Nestled between Chinatown, Little Italy, the Annex and Queen Street on all 4 borders
★1/2 a block from major transportation as well as Toronto Western Hospital (Mount Sinai, Sick Kids, Toronto Rehab, Toronto General, and Princess Margaret are a 15 minute walk)
★ 20 Minute Walk to the Eaton Centre, ROM, AGO, CN Tower, Rogers and Sony Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium, Entertainment District, trendy Ossington and Dundas street restaurants
★ U of T; Royal Ontario Museum; Art Gallery of Ontario and TIFF are all within minutes and walkable

Guest access
*Keyless entry for convenience
*Flexible check out (when possible)

Guests will have a private basement suite and bathroom, accessible through a common shared front door and a walk through the main floor.

Guests are invited to use the backyard if they choose.

Other things to note
College, Bathurst and Dundas street cars are no more than a 2 minute walk. Street parking is available through the City of Toronto website and can be booked online for 1, 2 or 7 night permits ( I can send you the link). There are a variety of private parking lots scattered throughout the neighbourhood and within a few blocks away.

Licence number
STR-2010-GDPDVF
My non-smoking heritage home is located on a quiet, tree-lined, residential street, and a block away from the bustling, lively, art filled, and uniquely charming Kensington Market.

(This suite includes complimentary hot and cold beverages and snacks)

The space
Enjoy your stay at this quiet, clean, and spacious basement suite, in my charming Victorian home. The suite includes a privat…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

Amenities

Indoor fireplace
Wi-Fi
Dedicated workspace
TV
Iron
Dryer
Washing machine
Hair dryer
Essentials
Heating

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Close to everything!!! Both local flavour and top restaurants are minutes away. Trendy Kensington Market, Vintage Shops, Art Galleries, Restos, University of Toronto, Queen St, the Annex, Chinatown, Little Italy are all blocks away. Theatres, galleries, Roy Thompson Hall, TSO, TIFF, National Ballet of Canada, AGO, and all the major hospitals are within walking distance or a short streetcar ride.
Close to everything!!! Both local flavour and top restaurants are minutes away. Trendy Kensington Market, Vintage Shops, Art Galleries, Restos, University of Toronto, Queen St, the Annex, Chinatown, Little Ital…

Hosted by Ellen

Joined in February 2016
  • 25 Reviews
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My name is Ellen and love to travel as well as host an Air bnb in Toronto. I am a university instructor and I have lived in Kensington Market for more than 30 years. I am also originally from Montreal go back regularly so can make recommendations for both cities. My love for travel and for my neighbourhood, and my interest in meeting new people, is the reason why I enjoy hosting travellers in my home and travelling afar when I get the opportunity.
My name is Ellen and love to travel as well as host an Air bnb in Toronto. I am a university instructor and I have lived in Kensington Market for more than 30 years. I am also orig…
During your stay
I will make sure you are settled in and then as much or as little help is offered as desired by my guests. Any help or assistance is typically answered via text within minutes, and I am available in person during evenings and weekends if required (including some afternoons during the week).
I will make sure you are settled in and then as much or as little help is offered as desired by my guests. Any help or assistance is typically answered via text within minutes, and…
Ellen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
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