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ANNEX Toronto downtown deluxe, 2 story, 2 bedroom, quiet, steps from everything.

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, steps from everything in downtown Toronto

...WELCOME! to my newly-renovated, exquisitely-furnished downtown living space, for long and short-term rental in the heart of Toronto’s eclectic Annex neighbourhood. Please check out our reviews...PERFECT!! for one couple upstairs in our big ensuite bedroom with king bed, a toddler on the window seat, and either another couple on main floor or 1-2 children (queen bed) - we are child proofed! Booming with great restaurants, bookstores, galleries, theatre and Hot Doc Cinema, museum, shopping, grocery, subway, within short walking distance of Yorkville and Bloor, the Royal Ontario Museum, shopping. 2 floors:

• 2 bedrooms: one on the 2nd floor, Queen bed, and the master on the 3rd sumptuous King with full ensuite bathroom, window seat, skylight.

• 2 spacious full bathrooms, high ceilings, eat in fully equipped kitchen, walkout to deck, sunny living room, TV, wireless, electric fireplace – parking for 1, entranceway off laneway behind home…safe, treed neighbourhood, quiet, an oasis steps from the action….

Rentals 3 nights or more – prices vary depending on season.

Please call me, Lynn at 416-951-6528, or email: lynnconnell@sympatico.ca

More Details

Lynn Connell
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Lynn Connell

I'm an artist, entrepreneur, producer, organizer and co- founder of Majengo Children's Home in Tanzania, and an Artist Retreat in Dunedin, a few hours north of Toronto born, living on the first floor of the home you will love. I love yoga, reading, walking (the Camino in 2016!), cooking, traveling...have been in the city all my life. I enjoy meeting people from around the world..and welcoming them into my home..Happy to draw easy maps, and direct you, if that is what you would like..Private, and hospitable...whatever works best!

Lynn Connell purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Lynn Connell chose University

I bought this property for its location, right in the heart of downtown Toronto, steps from the best restaurants, cafes, bookstores, galleries..Yorkville. Newly renovated and maintained beautifully...I love the beauty and quiet of my home, in spite of its being a few houses south of Bloor...incredible!

What makes this apartment unique

I love the big evergreen tree outside the 2nd floor living room window, especially in the winter, laden with snow. The back balcony is gorgeous in summer, facing west, with a great view of the sun setting, quiet, homey, comfy and safe…steps away from Bloor Street…with everything I need...


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in University in Old Toronto

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , 2nd floor deluxe,huge full bathroom: large shower, claw foot
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Delux ensuite bath area, round shower, separate loo, vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , deluxe spacious, bright 3rd fl. ensuite, full bath, skylight
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , on 2nd floor, quiet….cupboard, desk and chair
  • Bedroom 1 has a huge king sized bed, and a custom made large window seat, which could be used for a CHILD (not adult).
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
My home is perfectly situated, an oasis in the middle of a huge city, with high end shopping, health stores, spas, groceries, bookstores, theatre, galleries, museum and subway, within short walking distance.


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ANNEX Toronto downtown deluxe, 2 story, 2 bedroom, quiet, steps from everything.
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews

Excellent spot for travelers.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at the appartment. Great location, very nice space in a wonderful area. And an amazing host. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay in Toronto

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for 3 nights with my wife and 2 kids. Everything was PERFECT for us. We had two stories to ourselves, two bathrooms, two TVs, a fully equipped kitchen and a fantastic patio. Everything is extremely clean, well appointed, and comfortable. The free parking at the back of the house makes it especially convenient to come by car. Additionally, I made a scheduling error which Lynn fixed for me with grace, patience, and at no extra cost. The location cannot be better--in the heart of the Annex but on a very quiet street. Thank you, Lynn! We hope to come and stay with you again many years to come.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. My pleasure to meet you all. What a wonderful positive family I am so happy you had such a great time at my house. And yes! Please come again and again.
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Absolutely Amazing Apartment, Address and Affable (host).

  • 5 of 5

Super holiday in this BEAUTIFUL, creative and artistic accomadation.

Highly recommend - a home from home. In walking distance of everything, yet so peaceful and tranquil. Lynn an amazing and interesting woman- so altruistic and yet respectful of guests privacy. Would love to stay here longer and would highly recommend this Homeaway!

Many, many thanks Lynn.



  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, location & host!

  • 5 of 5

Lynn is so thoughtful, she even borrowed a stroller for our 21 month old son! Fantastic rental, would definitely stay there again! Amazing location, in the heart of Toronto but quiet and peaceful. Great beds, living room, deck, kitchen. We loved it! Thanks Lynn for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

My two friends and I stayed at this two-storey rental for four nights. Excellent location--near everything if you enjoy walking, and near buses/streetcars/subway for those who prefer mass transit.

Lots of room for everyone--very large and comfortable upstairs bedroom and sitting area, and living room/bedroom/well-equipped kitchen downstairs. Two bathrooms with stacking washer/dryer in one of them--very convenient. A small and sunny rooftop deck with patio table and BBQ were also available.

Helpful notes located throughout the house. Maps and magazines available.

The homeowner was very gracious and helpful. We even enjoyed a breakfast together.

Very highly recommended for those who need to be in the downtown core and want to experience all the ethnic communities nearby.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could not be better!

  • 5 of 5

Lynn has been the ideal host. My son and I are setting him up for U of T and took this as a base to introduce ourselves to Toronto. The location is in the best part of the Annex, meters from Bloor Street with shops and restaurants, near the St George's U of T campus and close to the trams on Spadina etc. We will stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pearson International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Major and Bloor
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Ferry to Toronto Centre Island
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Union Station, downtown Toronto
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 401
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Major and Bloor
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Blue Mountain Collingwood
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Toronto Beaches
Car: not necessary


Once you have confirmed your reservation with me, I will send you a MANUAL of everything you need to know about staying at my home: driving instructions…WiFi, combination lock, fireplace, heat, air conditioning..TVs, restaurants, laundry…etc…to enjoy!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in University, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Renters will sign registration with name, address, phone, email and visa information.
Property and all furniture and appliances must be left in same condition as found.
Repair or replacement of damaged property will be charged immediately to renter's visa.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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