Exterior - Three Story Victorian semi detached c.1895Living Room
Rosedale Victorian Designer Home - Central Toronto
Rosedale Victorian Designer Home - Central Toronto
7 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
2.5 baths
7 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
2.5 baths
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About this listing

Casual elegance in a three level Victorian designer home located close to downtown in the upscale Rosedale neighbourhood. The house retains much of it's original period detailing, but has been decorated in a light and airy style.

The space

Walking through an archway up the cobbled path the house is set back from the street . The exterior retains much of its Victorian detailing including the original stained glass windows.

You enter in to a small vestibule with french door and then straight in to the large open concept living dining area. The room is decorated in a casual but elegant style in neural tones of white and ivory with gilt accents. The room is filled with antique treasures acquired on my many buying trips to Europe. There is a small original Victorian working fireplace.

The separate kitchen area has basic cabinetry and appliances but is filled with character and charm with its exposed brick wall and antique wooden island. The room is bright and sunny with sliding doors to a small deck with dining area for two.

Off of the deck there is a private enclosed garden planted with flowers and overgrown with ancient wisteria , trumpet and grape vines.There is a sunny sitting area and a shaded dining area for six. There is a weber bbq.

The painted original staircase leads to the second floor. The front bedroom has a large stained glass window and is the largest of the three on this floor. It has a queen size bed and is decorated in neutral grey tones.

The pretty middle bedroom also has a queen bed and is decorated in pale blue and mauve florals.

The rear bedroom overlooks the garden and is decorated in green tones of moss and chartreuse. It features an antique Directoire period single daybed.

The main bath room on this floor has a marble counter with two sings and a full bath.

Up an open staircase is the master bedroom taking up the full top floor of the house with sloping ceilings and a seating bay overlooking the main street. It has a ensuite bathroom with shower and a sunny roof deck with seating area.There is a daybed in the widow bay that can accommodate a child for sleeping close by. There is a curtain at the bottom of the stairs for privacy. Note:selected drawers and wardrobes in this room will be locked but there is plenty of storage space.

Note that although the house has central air conditioning, the bedroom on the top floor remains quite warm in the summer months. There is a ceiling fan and a cross breeze off off the back deck.

The house will be fully decorated for Christmas from early December..with greenery on the outside of the house and in the vestibule...a nine foot tree and garlands in the living dining area...a ceiling of snowflakes in the powder room... and another small tree in the master bedroom.

Guest access

Guests will have full private use of the house and a secluded front and back yard. Only selected drawers and cupboards will be locked.

Note:The laundry facilities are located in a very basic basement utility area. Access through an exterior basement door.

Interaction with guests

Either myself or a property manager will be close by and available to answer questions or assist with any problems by telephone or email 24 hours a day.

Other things to note

Parking for one standard size car is available close by upon request at no extra charge.
A street parking permit for additional cars can be arranged online at the city of Toronto website under guest street parking


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Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 98
Security Deposit: 500
Weekend Price: 450 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 single bed
Common spaces
2 couches

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Parties are not allowed and guests are requested to refrain from making excessive noise after 11 pm

Smoking is not permitted inside of the home but is allowed in the back garden.

No pets unless pre authorized

Unless otherwise discussed...Checkin time is 3 pm and Checkout time is 11am. This 4 hour time period is required for having the house cleaned between guests. We ask guests to strictly abide by these times. Cleaners will arrive at 11am on your checkout day and the house will not be ready until 3pm on check in day

Additional overnight guests and visitors over seven must be authorized and approved.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

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Bill & Shawne User ProfileBill & Shawne is a superhost.
August 2017
Linda's place was the perfect stopover in Toronto ~ a great city and a beautiful home on a lovely tree-lined street...wish we could've stayed longer & hope to be back. Had a wonderful lunch at Terrroni, dinner at Playa Cabana & ice cream just up the street.

Helen User ProfileHelen is a superhost.
August 2017
Beautiful house. Beds super comfy, everything clean and very welcoming. Linda was a great host, helping out with parking and super responsive. The neighbourhood is pretty, good local eating places and some lovely independent shops. Subway minutes walk away so really accessible. Highly recommend.

Debra User Profile
August 2017
This home is an absolute gem. It was perfect for our girls' night getaway. Linda was a gracious and accommodating host. Her home is stunning and only a short walk to anything you might need in shops, restaurants, etc. That being said, when you are in the home or on the rooftop deck or in the gardens, it is quite private and quiet. The attention to detail in this home is exceptional. We enjoyed everything from the cosy living room to the rooftop deck to the garden oasis. Our stay was everything we hoped for. We will definitely be back!

Jane User Profile
July 2017
Just spent a lovely weekend with seven girls at Linda's house. The house itself and décor inside were beautiful! Linda was very accommodating and even showed me the closest restaurants and stores near her house - everything was within walking distance which was convenient. We all slept comfortably and the bathrooms were very spacious.

Yvonne User Profile
July 2017
Linda's Victorian home was completely charming. She was also very responsive to our questions and concerns. Her home was convenient to transportation (though Rosedale station isn't accessible which was a hassle for stroller travel). It was a lovely stay. Terroni Restaurant was also fabulously delicious.

Michelle User Profile
July 2017
We loved the location! It was a beautiful house to stay in!

Anushka User Profile
July 2017
Linda's house is out of a fairytale. It was so beautifully decorated and supplied with everything we needed for my family stay. The neighborhood is scenic and tree-lined and a few steps away from coffee shops, restaurants, brunch and boutique stores. Highly recommend for a staycation or out-of-towners looking for a stunning place to stay.

Toronto, CanadaJoined in June 2015
Linda User ProfileLinda is a superhost.

I am an interior designer and I own a home decor and lifestyle shop in Toronto. I travel frequently to England buying beautiful things for the shop and for my home. My style is a combination of casual and time worn mixed with elegant French antiques and modern accents.

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