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Grant/ owner

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Beautifully Furnished 2 Level Riverdale Greektown House Near The Trendy Danforth

24 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Overview

Toronto Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom+Den 1600 Sq Ft.

Recently renovated fully furnished and outfitted 2 level 2 bedroom suite with private patio, barbeque, patio furniture and garden tended by a gardener in the heart of Riverdale Greektown - satellite television, wireless internet, phones and laundry. Just a short walk to the subway, shops, cafes, outdoor markets and restaurants on the Danforth. Street parking permit available. The suite showcases a beautiful art collection.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Grant/ owner (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Grant/ owner

I'm a school principal and artist - I live in an apartment on the top floor of the house

Grant/ owner purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Grant/ owner chose Toronto

From this location one can easily access all the attractions of exciting and vibrant Toronto

What makes this apartment unique

walk to the trendy shops, cafes and restaurants of the Danforth, one of Toronto's most desirable neighborhoods or enjoy a quiet barbeque in your private garden

Reviews

4.8
based on 24 traveler reviews

Beautifully Furnished 2 Level Riverdale Greektown House Near The Trendy Danforth
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews
3

Very convenient location, well furnished, bedrooms downstairs were somewhat moldy.

  • 3 of 5

Grant left very useful information for us to move around Toronto. He also provided us with information even before we arrived. The house is adequately furnished and had everything we needed. The backyard was ideal for cookouts and dinner. The location of this house is perfect since the bus stop is right across and the metro is a 2 minute walk. Grocery stores, bakeries, and ethnic restaurants are within easy walking distance. The only complaint we have is about the bedrooms downstairs - they smelled of mold. A cleaning and airing out of the bedrooms will make this a perfect place.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a pleasant oasis

  • 4 of 5

We just spent a week at this property. It is very well equipped and the owner is very accommodating, The space has a kitchen, living room and and what could be a reading space or office, if you should find you need to do a bit of work while staying. The walls of every room are lines with original drawings, paintings and prints by the owner and other artists. You have access to the backyard garden and BBQ from this floor. The bathroom and two bedrooms are on the lower( basement level with access to a washer and dryer as well). This home is on a busy street( Pape Avenue) yet you do not hear the traffic of busses from within. It is also the nicest house on the block. The area appears a bit worn but is safe. It is a short walk to the Pape Subway station and a loads of stores, restaurants and people on the Danforth. The house and space have charm and character, but not in a designer TV show way.

Grant provides a parking pass which you can use to park in the streets off Pape, but not on it as it has no parking most of the time. You can leave your car parked and use transit to get quickly to downtown attractions.

This rental would not be appropriate for a guest with mobility issues because of the stairs. It was relatively clean, however there were a few dust bunnies and webs on the brick walls, nothing serious, but a neat freak might not be comfortable. There is a gas stove and oven and a half size dishwasher and apartment size refrigerator, so buying food at the many stores within walking distance could save you a lot of money over the restaurants.

I would stay again if I was coming to the city for a longer stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Wayne! The exposed brick walls have all been thoroughly cleaned now😊
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4

Nice, homey and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

On arriving everything was set out and organized for our stay. The unit was clean and had all the amenities needed for our stay. The owner explained the parking requirements for the area and had a parking permit ready for use. Parking was a premium around this rental unit, so off loading had to be planned around no parking times.

We will use this facility again and have instructed our family members to also use this property when in the area.

Coming from western Canada, the conjested confines of Toronto need to be aclimitized to which this rental unit certainly helps to accomplish.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

The house was in a fantastic location, very accessible, and very well maintained. Grant was great to work with and we had a great week there.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very comfortable place, gracious owner

  • 5 of 5

We certainly enjoyed our stay at the Riverdale Greektown townhouse. The owners provided a very clean and comfortable place, great bed, fine linens, serviceable kitchen with dinner and tableware, cooking and preparing tools, garbage bags etc. The bathroom was well appointed and the shower/bath was great. The user manual was very complete, use of TV was easy, and to those coming in cold weather, very comfortable all day and night. The owner and manager were very helpful and gracious.We hope to return to Toronto and stay here again. We would highly recommend this townhouse, very accessible to subway to all parts of Toronto, to shopping and dining only a few blocks away. We recommend Meze for a fine and reasonable Greek dinner, and Globe for fine dining, Pizza Libretto also very good. For strictly organic, vegan, guests, the Big Carrot is a good food shopping choice, and there is a bulk place for dried fruit, nuts, etc. just a few blocks away on Danforth. The suggestion of the Serano bakery up the street was terrific, great breads and pastries. Thanks again for a great time in Toronto.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hospitable host, great location

  • 5 of 5

Awesome host who goes out of his way to make sure you are well taken care of. Beautiful, quiet back yard. Great location a stone's throw from the subway and delicious restaurants.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Pearson International
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
many bars on the Danforth
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Toronto Island
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Don Valley Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
many restaurants on the Danforth
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Toronto Beaches
Car: not necessary

The house is located near the Danforth in central Rverdale which has many shops, cafes, restaurants and night-life. A 5 minute walk to the subway easily accesses the parks, beaches, museums and galleries of Toronto.

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Rates & Availability

Toronto Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$107
From
$130
Fri,Sat,Sun
$690
$2,684
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $192

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Toronto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • An electrically inflatable extra bed is available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • wind-surfing

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