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Cozy Cottage in the City! Close to downtown, trendy neighbourhood

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 Baths, sleeps 4-5

Artistically designed and renovated, detached home, originally a farmhouse, and feels like a country cottage in the heart of Toronto. Open concept, loft bedroom, south facing wall of windows looking out onto professionally landscaped garden with teahouse and deck. Beautiful colours and details throughout.

Quiet street, great location. Steps to streetcar and subway, in trendy St. Clair West village, Close to everything -cafes, shopping, organic market. Parking space available. Furnished.

Keywords: detached house, downtown, beautiful backyard, artist and architect designed, quiet

More Details

Sheree Rasmussen
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, danish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

About Sheree Rasmussen

I am a textile artist and garden designer, and spend most of my time on my country property, where I have my art studio, enjoy nature and have a massive garden.

Sheree Rasmussen purchased this house in 2001

Why Sheree Rasmussen chose Wychwood

I love the city house, but don't need to be in Toronto as often anymore. We bought the house because of it's charm, and history, as well as the neighbourhood. It's over 100 years, old, and the street was once a market garden area, never industrial. We put a lot of work into renovating the house, while keeping it's unique charm.

What makes this house unique

The house is over 100 years old, feels more like a cottage, and was originally part of a farm. It's a wonderful place to spend time in the midst of a big city. It's very quiet, yet right in the middle of an interesting neighbourhood, and close to downtown.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great secret place you have in the middle of the big city... an oasis of quiet and ingenuity. We had a grand time.
Jun 2012
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Wychwood, Ontario

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • long term renters welcome
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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Cozy Cottage in the City! Close to downtown, trendy neighbourhood
average rating of 4.75 based on 35 reviews

Cottage of memories!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at this property! We were there for my son's birthday and it was so comfortable! We each had our own spaces but gathered around the table to play board games. Each room is thoughtfully decorated, with fun colors on the floor, walls, and ceiling. The furniture was homey and cozy. We had a stay that will live in our memories forever!

  • Submitted: 4-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cool place, convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Bigger than I thought. I love the details in the house. Great for the whole family. Was 20 minutes away from everything we wanted to do (Aquarium, Legoland, Mod Club).

  • Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back!!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I loved it! So much character and the place makes you feel right at home. My girlfriend and I joked about how we want to model our first home after it. (I wasn't joking) There was a super informative folder that had great information on nearby grocery stores, neighborhoods, and walks. Next time I go to Toronto, I am definitely coming back.

  • Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Quaint and Artsy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay last weekend. It's very cute, thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: 8-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and Inviting

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! The home is cozy and inviting; it felt like home right away. Everything we needed was right at hand. The backyard was especially great for my two kids. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Artsy, clean and spacious - really stayed quiet at night even though it was in the city.

  • 4 of 5

My family of 6 had a nice time at this quirky, artsy home. We walked everywhere, except for a couple of short trips to a bigger grocery down Bathurst. Plenty of restaurants and subway access within a 20 min walk. Casa Loma was a longer walk, but doable. It's amazing! We have 4 kids and did have to bring an extra air mattress for our little one who couldn't share a bed in the basement (she needed to be closer to parents in the loft). But if you have older kids the basement is perfect! Feels very rustic and secluded even though you're in a relatively busy area. Quiet at night. Thankful for all of the books and the piano! Kitchen was awesome. Thank you for a great place to stay! Be aware only full shower/bath is in basement (half bath on main level), but we made it work and the hot water never struggled, even with all the people using it! If you're an artsy type you will love this house!

  • Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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organic market, ethnic foods, Casa Loma, walking distance to interesting neighbourhoods, near subway


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Wychwood, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low winter season
Jan 2 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$80
Damage Deposit C$100

There is an C$80.00 cleaning fee and $100 damage deposit required, refundable within 1 week of departure, rates apply to 2 people, there is an additional $30.00/ night / per person for more people, or $20.00/ night / per child, 3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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