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THE GALLERY 2 - Beautiful Well Located 2 BR w Deck Near Atwater MKT and Downtown

John Schwinghamer

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, czech
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

John Schwinghamer

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, czech
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2015
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THE GALLERY 2 - Beautiful Well Located 2 BR w Deck Near Atwater MKT and Downtown

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Montreal Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 BR + 1 Bath - (Sleeps 4-6)

For a good idea of what you’ll experience, please read our REVIEWS. Our guests keep coming back because we offer great value and a quality experience in a dynamic neighborhood that is quiet, close to downtown and has many of Montreal’s top restaurants. We start your Montreal experience by offering you a dozen fresh Montreal bagels with cream cheese.

Gallery 2 is in a meticulously restored century old building close to downtown and minutes from the subway (Metro), the Atwater Market and the historic Lachine Canal. An ideal pied-à-terre for anyone that wants to be in one of the most dynamic villages in Montreal. This 2 bedroom second floor unit is bright and sleeps 4 to 6. Finished with hardwood floors, it is spotlessly clean & tastefully decorated with original art, high quality furnishings, linens & appointments throughout. It features a master bedroom with a queen size sleigh bed and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. The den has a sofa with a double pull out bed. Also in the den there is a flat screen TV and a collection of DVD’s from our library of over 100 movies for all ages. The bathroom has a deep tub that will soothe you after a good day of sightseeing and is equipped with a front loading washer & dryer. The dining room is beside the all equipped kitchen with dishwasher that leads out to a very large deck with two patio sets and two BBQ’s (Gallery 1 shares the deck with you). The deck is next to our beautiful rooftop garden. All our units also come stocked with books and board games. Called the GALLERY 2 because this is 1 of 3 units in the building that is located next to Jane's private art gallery & studio next door.

Note that this unit has very steep stairs leading up to the apartment so it is less suitable for the elderly or toddlers.

Our other units in the same building are Gallery 3 (VRBO #193135 and HOMEAWAY #205856) and Gallery 1 (VRBO #211812 and HOMEAWAY #213998)

Good food is just steps away at the deluxe IGA grocery store or the delicious Atwater market where you can savor gourmet foods, pastries and deli style food. If you prefer to eat out, we are a few minutes walking from some of Montreal’s top restaurants (Joe Beef, Tuck Shop, H4C, Smoking Vallee, CHO, McKiernans, Magnans Tavern) or if you prefer a drink in a hip setting there is La Drinkerie, Burgundy Lion, Grumman 78, Ludger.

Aside from fine dining, there are many things to do in this area. Depending on the season, you could catch a hockey game at the Bell Center, go rock climbing at Allez-Up indoor rock climbing gym or rent a kayak and paddle on the Lachine Canal. You can also walk or cycle on the Lachine Canal bike path which is just 15 minutes by bike to the Old Port and Old Montreal. Note that you can leave your bikes at home because we have 6 adult bikes for rent for $5 a day or maximum charge of $20 (includes helmets and locks). For small children there is a nice park with playground and splash pad just one block away.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John Schwinghamer (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, czech
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2015

About John Schwinghamer

I always wanted to own a hotel and this about as close as it gets. My wife and I live next door and we enjoy meeting people from all over the world. I also believe that we offer a great value to travelers. We've made our apartments up as if we were renting them ourselves. We pride ourselves on being good hosts and offering you a great stay. We try to make every aspect of your stay a pleasant experience.

John & Jane.

John Schwinghamer purchased this apartment in 2001

Why John Schwinghamer chose Montreal

This is a great area, there are good restaurants and we are very close to the subway system (called Metro) so we can be downtown in minutes. We are also very close to the Atwater market where there is great food and restaurants. We are also minutes from the Canal which has great bike paths and walking areas that lead to the Old Port of Montreal.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved everything about this charming apartment! The owner was so easy to deal with, and very accessible to answer all questions. He even took time to install the air conditioner while getting ready to leave the province for his son's wedding! The apartment is immaculate, meticulously maintained and well equipped for everything you need. The outdoor deck and barbecue were a huge bonus, as was the washer and dryer. Beds were very comfortable and the deep soaker tub (with shower) was lovely. The only thing I'd ever add to this great place is a small coffee table in the sitting room - so we could have a place to lay our glass of wine at the end of the day! The location is excellent as well - this was my first visit to Montreal, on a cross-country trip, and it is quite easy to access travelling east on the Trans Canada Highway. It is just around the corner from a Metro stop, which was wonderful to visit all parts of Montreal. Lots of great little restaurants in the area as well - we ate at the Greenspot Diner (good diner food) and The Burgundy Lion Pub (amazing menu! highly recommended). There is also an IGA just up the road, great for supplies. And also quite close to the great Atwater Market, which we really enjoyed visiting. The canal is very nearby also, and is great for walking. We stayed 4 nights in Gallery #2 apartment, and would very definitely return. We highly recommend staying here!
May 2013
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 100 traveler reviews

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THE GALLERY 2 - Beautiful Well Located 2 BR w Deck Near Atwater MKT and Downtown
average rating of 4.91 based on 101 reviews
Bangor, Maine, USA
5

Quiet street in great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment! Very clean and well kept. Many thanks to John and Jane for their warm welcome and supply of fresh Montreal bagels! The owners were always available if needed. Well organized local information and wireless internet on site. Quiet location close to Atwater Market, the Lachine canal, and downtown. Recently renovated and plenty of space for our 16 month old to roam. We visit Montreal often and the apartment was perfect for our family gathering (fully equipped kitchen). We're planning to rent the unit again for upcoming visits.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Jan 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! It will be a pleasure to see you again.
Winnipeg
5

Lovely and charming

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience renting a vacation home, so needless to say, we were a little apprehensive at first. However, our apprehension quickly faded when we discovered this property. John and Jane were very professional and courteous both on the phone and through email. When we arrived at the apartment in Montreal, we were greeted warmly with complimentary bagels and cream cheese. The apartment was as clean and charming as it looks in the photos. A definite "home away from home"!! We invited our two little granddaughters to stay with us for a couple of nights and they loved having their own bedroom with a comfy bed each. This beautiful, spacious apartment definitely helped make our Christmas trip to Montreal a most memorable holiday, and we hope to be able to come back often and rent this suite again.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you R&H, it was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to seeing you again! J&J
West Chazy NY
4

Great Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Bright, airy (and very clean and well-kept) apartment in a quiet neighborhood but close to main drag, Lachine Canal, and Atwater Market. Great apartment for us and our two small children. If travelling with kids under 5, we recommend the colorful playground across from the Metro station. Oh and the gourmet donut shop too!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

very nice stay!

  • 5 of 5

The place is comfortable, clean and cared for by the owners who live next door. John & Jane were attentive, gracious, meeting us for our late arrival with bagels for the next AM. The place is convenient to Montreal's great Metro system. They have four passable bikes to rent as well. A memorable destination!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Thornhill
5

Great choice!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here several times and love it. It's very clean, close to the

Metro and close to the terrific Atwater market

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Excellent Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Gallery 2 apartment in September 2014. The apartment was everything that was described and we were very satisified. John and Jane were quick to answer any questions before and during our stay in Montreal. We were greeted upon arrival to Montreal bagels and cream cheese and a walk through and discussion of not only the apartment but of what to do and where to go in Montreal. We found the apartment very clean and up to date. The apartment is in a nice neighborhood and it is a safe building. The subway is easily accessible, a short 5 minute walk, and downtown Montreal is about a 15 minute subway ride. There are lots of great restaurants that offer a lot of variety in food tastes. We highly recommend this apartment, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Old Montreal
Old Port of Montreal
Montreal International Jazz Festival
Bell Centre
Atwater Market
"A must see. Great for a coffee and a pastry or an easy deli lunch. Fresh food and a nice a..."
Lachine Canal
"A great place to walk. Only 2 blocks away. See the kayaks, the locks and believe it or not..."
Burgundy Lion
"A terrific pub. Bustling with activity towards the end of the week. "
Holder Restaurant Bar
Toi Moi et Café
"Great desserts."
Ferreira
F1 Grand Prix Montreal
Drinkerie Ste.Cunégonde
"A hip little watering hole with live music.."
Griffintown Café
Monument to Sir George-Étienne Cartier
"A nice park just a couple blocks away."
Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Lots of hip little bars.
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
St-Henri Metro station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
all major highways
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Too many to list
Car: not necessary

WE HAVE GOOD QUALITY ADULT BICYCLES FOR RENT - ASK US..

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Rates & Availability

From C$119 Per night

Montreal Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
LOW SEASON
Mar 2 2015 - May 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$149
C$745
C$2,100
 
 
HIGH SEASON
May 30 2015 - Jun 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
C$189
C$945
C$2,900
 
 
HIGH HIGH SEASON
Jun 29 2015 - Aug 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
C$189
C$945
C$2,900
 
 
LOW SEASON
Aug 31 2015 - Nov 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$149
C$745
C$2,100
 
 
LOW LOW SEASON
Nov 2 2015 - Dec 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$119
C$595
C$1,800
 
 
X-MAS / NEW YEARS
Dec 21 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$189
C$945
C$1,800
 
 
LOW LOW SEASON
Jan 4 2016 - Feb 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$119
C$595
C$1,800
 
 
LOW SEASON
Feb 29 2016 - May 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$149
C$745
C$2,100
 
 
HIGH SEASON
May 30 2016 - Jun 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
C$189
C$945
C$2,900
 
 
HIGH HIGH SEASON
Jun 27 2016 - Aug 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
C$189
C$945
C$2,900
 
 
LOW SEASON
Aug 29 2016 - Oct 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$149
C$745
C$2,100
 
 
LOW LOW SEASON
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
C$119
C$595
C$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%
Notes No smoking in apartments and no pets allowed.

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Amenities

Montreal Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • New, done in subway tile with glass tile accents - quality linens . Deep tub with curved shower curtain bar.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All linens are high quality cotton and mattresses are recent. Master bedroom has a beautiful queen size sleigh bed. Good quality finishing and furnishings throughout.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
32' Flat screen TV and brand new Samsung front loading washer & dryer. Kitchen is very well equipped, if anything is missing, we can probably get it! NOTE THAT WE HAVE BICYCLES FOR RENT.

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