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Boutique Downtown Home w/Tesla Desitination Charger Perfect for Famili

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Open-concept Living/dining/kitchen To Back Sitting Area(den)

Enter the calming, open-concept oasis of 12 Stanley Avenue and find yourself surrounded by bright, natural light from the oversized south-facing windows and splashes of color from the mix of mid-century and contemporary furnishings and eclectic art. Gleaming white oak floors flow throughout the space and the combination living-dining room features an Italian marble-top table, perfect for formal dinners or spreading out the newspaper for a casual weekend brunch.

The fully stocked galley kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances is the central hub of the main floor and leads to a cozy nook for relaxing in front of the TV with full cable access. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to an enclosed deck bathed in afternoon sun.

Upstairs the luxurious surroundings continue, with the exquisite bathroom retreat, complete with heated floors and deep, soaker tub lit from above by an antique crystal candelabra chandelier for the ultimate bubble bath escape. The glass-surround shower stall and its rain-head fixture ensure an invigorating start to the day or a relaxing unwinding at day’s end.

The bathroom leads to an upper deck, shaded on one side by mature trees and offering a western view of spectacular sunsets on the other. Both bedrooms feature inviting, comfortable beds and luxurious linens: a king-sized in the master with windows overlooking Stanley Park, and a queen in the tranquil second bedroom.

An alcove office provides a zen-like private workspace and the basement surprises with its efficient washer-dryer combo and another full-size bathroom with its own soaker tub.

Other added touches you’ll appreciate at 12 Stanley include:

* Tesla Destination Charging Location

* Thick combed-cotton robes and slippers for your use during your stay.

* The use of an iPhone and charger for local Toronto-area calls. No need to worry about roaming fees!

* Breakfast on us: a gift card for Nadège, one of the area’s best bakeries. (Can also be used for a midday sandwich or for their mouth-watering macarons.)

* Green, 100% biodegradable bath products from a local salon.

Travelling with small children? Leave all the cumbersome gear behind -- we've got you covered!

Our family-friendly house comes complete with:

*Child-proof safety gate for the stairs

*Regulation highchair and booster seat

*Pack-n-play playpen/crib combination

*Games and puzzles inside and a neighbourhood park across the street, complete with playground, ping pong table, outdoor pool and splash pad!

We love kids -- so much so they stay for free (12 and under).

Welcome home.

More Details

Owner
John
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About John

Your hosts John and Nelson have combined their expertise in real estate and set design and their shared love of travel, architecture and “the finer things in life,” to bring you a truly luxurious home-away-from-home. They live a few blocks away, and are always happy to help with anything during your stay. (Fully bilingual, Nelson can be of assistance en francais, too!) The couple have meticulously designed this house to be a sanctuary, and have made every effort to ensure their guests feel pampered from the moment step over the threshold.

“We created a home that we’d love to stay in when traveling – and that’s setting the bar high indeed.” –John

John purchased this house in 2010

Why John chose Toronto

Feature List:

Location

*Walkscore of 95 out of 100

*Transit Score of 100 out of 100

*Thompson Hotel with 24 hour dinning 8 minute walk

*Queen ST W and Ossington (Restaurant Row) 10 min walk

*10 min to Fashion District (Spadina and Queen St W)

15 Min Fort York, Lake Ontario Lakeshore

*20 min walk Liberty Village and Allan A. Lamport Stadium,

*20 min.walk to Financial District

*25 Min walk to CN Tower/Convention Center/Ripleys Aquarium/Ferry to Toronto Islands, Roger Sky Dome

*25 min to Entertainment District Roy Thompson Hall, Royal Alexander Theatre

*25 min walk to Kensington Market, China Town

*30 min walk to Billy Bishop Airport

*30 Min walk AGO

*20 Min transit to Royal Ontario Museum, Yorkville, Bloor St.

10 min drive to Filmport Studios

Children under 12 travel for free, no extra charge. We love families! Our house comes equipped with stair gate, high chair, pack/play, bed side rails, booster chair. We also have games and puzzles, ping pong rackets and balls, there is a concrete table in park next to house. This park also boasts a kid play area, tennis court, and public outdoor pool in the summer.

What makes this house unique

Designed by award-winning firm Donald Chong Studio (Dwell Magazine Top 100 Houses of the Decade, Canadian Architect, Azure Magazine, The Globe and Mail, CBC Radio, Wallpaper, Architectural Record, Architectural Review)

Guestbook comments from the owner

These guys were wonderful from beginning to end and I would highly recommend this beautiful house to anyone looking for a centrally located oasis. We were walking distance from everywhere we wanted to be, the house was clean and comfortable and our hosts were beyond helpful. This is "the" place to stay in Toronto!
Oct 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Niagara in Old Toronto

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Heated floors, Candle lit crystal chandelier
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living, Den - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Living Room and Den have Sleeper Couch
  • Hardwood Floors
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fully Operational Executive Office with Desk, Chair, Wireless, Printer, Scanner, Copy Machine

Reviews

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Boutique Downtown Home w/Tesla Desitination Charger Perfect for Famili
average rating of 4.97561 based on 43 reviews
5

Great neighborhood location

  • 5 of 5

Great rental near downtown yet felt like part of the neighborhood. Easily walkable to nearby parks and restaurants. Public transportation less than 2 blocks away. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to explore the city.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Sensational Stay

  • 5 of 5

What we loved. Location. Near Queens and Kings streets. Stanley Park. Walkable to downtown. Breakfast at Nadege. Plenty of room for six. Host thought of everything! Highly recommend! So glad we found it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

John was the perfect host! House was very clean and in a great location. We hope to go back! :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great house and location !

  • 5 of 5

lovely house in a nice area.

there is a nice playground 1 min away if you have children

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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THANKS

  • 5 of 5

Great house !! Great 'hood !!

Thanks for everything !!!

:)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cute modern house in a bustling fun neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Cute, comfortable modern house. The house is quite compact....but it is well designed and feels very spacious and comfortable. Pretty much every corner is detailed in a clever way. Plenty of nice linens and dishes, very cozy for cooking....although there are way too many nice restaurants around to eat at home. Our kids loved the proximity to the Stanley Park and Trinity Bellwoods. Thank you for hosting us John

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Location

CN Tower
Toronto Islands
Eaton Centre
Art Gallery of Ontario
Chinatown
Yonge-Dundas Square
Kensington Market
Roy Thomson Hall
Old City Hall
Steam Whistle Brewing
360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower
Canoe Restaurant & Bar
Church Street
Trinity Bellwoods Park
Le Select Bistro
Pizzeria Libretto
Nathan Phillips Square
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Niagara, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£961
for 3 nights
From
£295
£1,810
£6,664
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£961
for 3 nights
From
£295
£1,810
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£753
for 3 nights
From
£225
£1,463
£5,624
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £306.8
Pet Fee £46.02
Cleaning Fee £76.7
Tax Rate 13.0%

$25 Per Person Per Night Additional Fee After 2 Guests
50% Deposit for Cancellations less then 7 days before booking, 100% 48 hours before.
$75 pet fee
Cheif, Message , Dog Walker, Baby Sitter available by request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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