Location is our key to Toronto. Park your car behind the house sited on a historic tree lined street in the heart of metropolitan Toronto. Relax with free wifi after your Toronto day on the upstairs private deck that opens out from the master bedroom with ensuite, join friends under the gaze of the CN Tower. The 3 bedrooms and reading loft are well spaced for privacy and 2.5 bathrooms, one a powder room on the main floor. The kitchen is bright and fully equipped but then too are the many international cuisine offerings around the corner. The main floor is open plan with two tables to spread worksheets and gather. Parking is behind the house, easily accessed through a latched gate in the deck off the kitchen. Equipped for children or occasions requiring an ironing board, just park and go lightly through Toronto by transit at the corner or walk. Walk 10 minutes to Bell Lightbox Theatre, 5 minutes walk through Grange Park to AGO Jackman Theatre or Scotiabank Theatre at John and Richmond. Walk to the best and vital: Queen Street West shopping and Entertainment, the entertainment begins with 4 minute walk. Cultural events, Financial District, the University Hospital Network, University of Toronto. Transit is half a block and the tram runs every 3 minutes. Grange Park and the Art Gallery of Toronto are steps away as are transit links by streetcar and subway. Rent cars or bikes just down the street. Open the door to home from your home to an airy house with wifi, cable, and an efficient urban kitchen complete with appliances, blender, ice, and laundry. Cookies and coffee welcome you. A discrete powder room on the main floor, one ensuite upstairs and one 4 piece located between two more bedrooms. Fresh towels, soaps and shampoos, windows and skylight with screens that open and of course air conditioning. Queen Drycleaners 2 blocks away or an iron and board are upstairs. We have left you current event agendas, magazines and maps. Choose among the many international restaurants and a favourite is just up Spadina and open till 2:00 a.m.
Swivel TV lets you crash on the couch, or share time with friends by the electric fireplace. Easy to be ready to take on Toronto!
Beside the master, there is a single bedroom that includes a staircase to a reading loft. There are books and board games left here and a double air mattress is optional. Pass the four piece bathroom, take in historical photos of Toronto, and the third bedroom, double, waits.
If you forget your wardrobe, wonderful shopping is on Queen. Food basics are near and also the pleasures of Kensington Market and Chinatown. Pick up a bottle of wine at Spadina and King, 3 blocks and celebrate. Family friendly, two or four footed. Be home.
99 / 100 Walk Score (but arguably 100!)
100/100 Public Transit Score
62/100 Bike Score (flat, bikes are available nearby but the city needs more bike lanes)
Walk to -
* Pan Am Games - walk to the Skydome, easy access to other downtown Toronto sites
* Toronto Film Festival
* Art Gallery of Ontario, Royal Ontario Museum, Ripley's Aquarium
* Financial District
* High-technology hub, including Mars Discovery Center
* Hospital Corridor - Toronto General, Mount Sinai, Sick Kids, Women’s College Hospital
* University of Toronto & Field's Institute, Ryerson University . Ontario College of Art
* Wonderful Neighborhoods: Chinatown, Kensington Market
* Media - CBC, CTV, and more
* Arts - Four Seasons Performing Arts Center, Sony Center and much much more
* City Hall and many government buildings
* Yonge & Dundas Square, Eaton Center and lots of Queen Street shopping
Getting into / out of / around the Greater Toronto Area is a breeze with three modes of transport available. Public transport - you're a short walk to the subway and the house is bounded by 24 hour tram or bus routes. Train - you're a short walk to Union Station where you can take VIA / Amtrak trains or the GO Transit commuter train or the GO Transit commuter bus. Fly - short hop to the Island Airport or the train to Pearson Airport. Drive - parking for 1 car at the back, or autoshare down the block - the highway is only a few blocks away.
** NOTE: More photos are coming soon! Email with any / all questions and requests.