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3-Bdrm Apartment in Little Italy

Entire home/apt

6 guests

3 bedrooms

3 beds
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Designed and built with 20-years experience of international executive travel, we welcome you to discover a home away from home in the heart of Toronto's Little Italy. Located on a beautiful tree-lined street, this newly renovated second and third floor 3-bedroom apartment in a turn of the century home is minutes from Toronto's hippest boutique shopping districts and restaurants of Queen Street West, Ossington Avenue, Dundas Street West, College Street's Little Italy and Kensington Market.

The space

Welcome to Toronto! Perfect for families with children, or co-workers visiting Toronto, we are located next to beautiful Trinity Bellwoods Park, a 14.6 hectare downtown Toronto park featuring three baseball diamonds, eight tennis courts, two volleyball courts, an artificial ice rink, off-leash dog run, picnic area, wading pool and children's playground.

You can request our baby and toddler equipment at no extra charge, including: Shermag Atwood™ crib, double sided bed rails, Graco Duodiner™ LX 3-in-1 highchair, Summer Right Height™ Bath Center, Munchkin™ Auto Close Designer Gates, Safety 1st™ Slide 'n Click cabinet locks and Grip 'n Twist Door Knob Covers. Please see these items in our pictures and enquire at the time of booking to reserve these items and prepare them for your arrival.

You will find the heart of our home is the open concept kitchen/dining/living room space which seats 4 adults comfortably around a granite top kitchen island. We provide Whirlpool stainless steel appliances including: a 33" French door refrigerator with ice-maker, a ceramic glass electric cooktop with convection oven, dishwasher, Panasonic microwave and private Whirlpool Duet full-sized high efficiency washer and dryer. We have an iron and ironing board, hair dryer in each bathroom, carbon-fibre stick umbrellas for just-in-case, and a yoga mat and roller for stretching.

Our kitchen is stocked with Cuisinart™ stainless steel pots and pans, Cuisinart Brew Central™ stainless steel coffee maker and Cuisinart™ toaster and electronic rice maker. If you have any special kitchen equipment needs (Bialtetti™ stovetop espresso maker, Bodum™ French Press coffee maker, French stainless steel mandolin, Lodge™ cast-iron frying pan, cake or bread pans) please mention "Kitchen Equipment" during the reservation and we can make those available to you.

We also proudly use Avalon Organics™ lavender scented bath products (shower gel, shampoo, hand cleanser and body lotion).

Privately controlled heating or air conditioning will keep you comfortable while you surf our high speed Wi-Fi, watch Bell Fibe TV, or listen to your favorite music our Sonos Play 1.

The beds all have a Sealy Posturepedic™ tight top firm mattress, and the bedroom window coverings are blackout roller blinds or silk dupioni curtains.

We can also arrange a temporary street parking permit during your stay, or alternatively there is Green P Public Parking Lot a few blocks away at the corner of Dundas Street West and Claremont. Street parking and Green P Public Parking are extra charge. For street parking permit, I will only need your license plate number and the car's province of registration to make the application on your behalf.

If you have any questions or special requests please don't hesitate to let me know... It is my pleasure to source you or your partner's favourite flowers, locate your favourite wine or provide a memorable cheese, paté de compagne and crunchy baguette board... These items will be charged separately from the reservation cost.

If you are pressed for time or are arriving late, please let me know what type of pantry items you would like stocked prior your arrival and I will purchase these on your behalf, and again, I will provide receipts and you can pay me back when you check in.

Finally, and because there is no where else to list "Checkout" details, I will personally meet you upon checkout to hear about your stay and to receive any feedback you may have (good or bad) to make the experience better for you or other future guests. Most importantly, please do not make any laundry on the day of your checkout - the only thing we ask is you rinse your dishes and put them in the dishwasher. Later in the day we will arrive with a fresh set of ironed linens and prepare the apartment for the next guests. The most important thing you can do on checkout day is enjoy the last couple of hours on your visit to Toronto.

Guest access

With a shared entrance on the ground floor, you will have full and exclusive use of a private 3-bedroom apartment on the second and third floors.

Accessibility:
- 3 steps up to the front porch.
- 1 flight of stairs up to the second floor. This is the main "living floor" level of this apartment and includes the open concept Kitchen/Dining/Living Room, Bedroom 1, Bathroom 1 (with tub and shower combination) and front deck overlooking the front of the house.
- 1 flight of stairs up to the third floor. This is the second "living floor" level of this apartment and includes Bedrooms 2 and 3 together with a Jack-andJill Bathroom 2 (stand shower enclosure) and rear 200sf (18m2) deck with a Pottery Barn™ market umbrella and lounge chairs for watching a west-end sunset with a glass of wine at the end of your day.

Interaction with guests

After a personalized checkin to ensure all guests are settled comfortably, I am available at any time during your stay should you have any questions or need anything to make your stay more enjoyable.

If you are traveling alone and would like some company, please let me know and if calendar permits I would be happy to take you to my favourite watering hole, restaurant or gallery space.

Other things to note

All guests are welcome to benefit from our Museum of Contemporary Art - Toronto - Corporate Membership Card. Although MOCA - Toronto will not re-open until the Fall of 2017 (can't wait!) this card gives you access to some of Toronto's other great contemporary spaces, including: Creative Spirit Art Centre, The Bata Shoe Museum, The Textile Museum, Mercer Union and The Powerplant.


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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Doorman

Amenities

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $110 CAD
Security Deposit $1000 CAD
Weekly Discount: 8%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

1. For everyone's safety and security, only the guests listed in the reservation are permitted on the property. Please remember to bring a government issued photo ID as this is required at check-in.

2. We live in a family friendly neighbourhood so unfortunately we don't allow parties and no loud events after 10pm.

3. In case of emergencies, all guests are asked to fill out a contact information sheet.

4. No smoking in the apartment and strictly no drugs permitted on the premises. Smoking in the apartment will result in a CAD 300 charge for deep cleaning, and possession of drugs will result in immediate cancellation of the reservation and eviction.

5. Unlimited high speed wifi is included in the nightly rate, however all guests must agree to no downloading of any copyright material.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

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Claire User ProfileClaire is a superhost.
September 2017
We loved our stay with Clarence. The location was superb with great access to restaurants, a supermarket and beautiful parks. We loved riding the streetcar around town. The apartment was very well equipped and super clean. Would highly recommend!

은영 User Profile
August 2017
We had a great time in Clarence's house. The house was perfect in everything. I appreciate Clarence for his every efforts to make us feel comfortable at his house.

Liz User Profile
August 2017
I travelled to Toronto along with other family members for a wedding and stayed with Clarence. What a wonderful experience it was. From the beginning via emails communication was quick, easy and any questions or concerns I had Clarence addressed immediately. When we arrived all I can say is Wow! The apartment is absolutely stunning, from appliances, furnishings, fabulous beds, bathrooms etc., everything is of the highest quality and delivered in a warm, friendly manner, not to mention the sparkling water and bottle of wine Clarence included. It was a wonderful experience and one that will be hard to beat, I would highly recommend staying with Clarence - you will not be disappointed!

Jim User Profile
August 2017
Beautiful apartment in the perfect location to walk to many nearby neighborhoods. Host was amazing and had perfect recommendations.

Jina User Profile
August 2017
Great communication with Clarence from day 1. He went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and even gave us a ride to our event when our flight was extremely delayed. The home is beautiful and in a great location for quiet nights, but very close to great restaurants and night life.

Barbara User Profile
August 2017
I wanted you to know how much my family and I enjoyed our stay in Toronto, Canada in Clarence’s wonderful two condos. We rented a three bedroom where my daughter, two grandsons and I stayed. My son had a separate one bedroom in the same building. The furnishings were so beautifully done and so comfortable and bright. Any possible thing you would want Clarence had thought of for the condos. Clarence met us when we arrived and could not have been more personable. He also came by to wish us a save trip when we departed. The neighborhood was very safe and well located to a tram we could take all over the city. We had a car and he obtained a parking permit for us so we could leave it right in front of the house. I am sure any of your guests would be thrilled to be a guest of Clarence.

Robyn User Profile
July 2017
This space was truly a home away from home and made travelling with our 11-month old incredibly simple (which is not an easy feat!). The design and layout of the space is thoughtful and great for giving everyone a little bit of their own space at the end of the day, and the rooftop deck is the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of wine and catch up after adventures around the city. A charming and easygoing host, Clarence gave us a warm welcome, provided an extensive list of suggestions around the neighbourhood and beyond, and checked in regularly to make sure we had everything we needed throughout our stay. His status as a "super host" is well-deserved! We can't wait to visit again and have already recommended this place to friends and family for their next Toronto adventure.

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Toronto, CanadaJoined in September 2013
Clarence User ProfileClarence is a superhost.

My background and passion has always been accessories and specifically leather goods... I could talk handbags all day! However, last year I needed to reinvent myself after the company I worked for, filed for bankruptcy.

The timing coincided perfectly with the completion of a full renovation on an income property that we had purchased. Inspired by the travels I have had the good fortune to take and the wonderful people I have met, I decided to become an Airbnb host.

With an affable hosting style, I welcome you to Toronto... for a few days or a few weeks, the pleasure is all in the journey.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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