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Jenny and John

Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english, hungarian, Chinese

Riverdale Family Friendly, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Free WiFi &on site Parking

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Riverdale vacation house rental

3 bedrooms,3.5 Bathrooms,close to Toronto Central,CN tower,beach & a padding zoo

We are one of the listings in Toronto doing the traditional booking directly with guests to save the guests 5% to 6 % in online booking service fees (see payment methods).

This 1800 square feet 3-storey, semi-detached family home, 3 bedrooms, 3 in-suite full bathrooms is waiting for your holiday. Two of the bedrooms facing the backyard and garden have doors walking out to large size, newly built cedar wood balconies overlooking the backyard and garden. Another bedroom is facing east, a quiet small street, where you can watch the beautiful sunrise from the window. There are two skylights in the house, so the house is filled with light. Custom light fixtures in every room, Hardwood floors throughout. The TV room is on the 2nd floor with flat screen digital TV. The kitchen is equipped with what you need to cook and dine. The sliding door in the dining room opens to the backyard deck.There is a swing chair for you to relax and there is also outdoor furniture in the backyard for you to drink your coffee or eat your meal. Washer and dryer are on the lower level.

The house is located on a small and quiet street in the heart of the Riverdale area of Toronto. Walk to everything, you don’t need a car because public transportation is close. However, if you do need a car, there is a free parking spot at the back of the house. There are 2 grocery stores and a shopping mall within a 5 minute walk. 24 hour streetcar/tram is within a 5 minute walk. Pape Subway is within walking distance from the house, or you can take the route 72 Pape bus northbound at Riverdale/Pape to to the Pape subway station and the Danforth/Greek town. Or go south on the Pape 72B bus to all the major downtown attractions in less than 20 minutes: Hokey Hall of Fame, Harbourfront Centre, CN tower, Roger's Centre for Blue Jay Games, Ripley Aquarium, Toronto Island Ferry, St. Lawrence Market, Air Canada Centre, Toronto Convention Centre. The 72B Pape bus will also go near Cheery beach, Roundhouse park and museum.

The space:

Main floor: Open concept sitting room, kitchen and dining room, leading to a backyard oasis.

The front sitting room has an upright piano and a fireplace.

The kitchen has 18LF of cabinets, dishwasher, refrigerator, stove and double sink.

The dining room seats 6-8, baby highchair, walk out to the private backyard, deck and garden through a set of sliding doors. Fully fenced backyard has deck, green space and garden, and during warm weather there is a swing chair, outdoor dining furniture for you to relax and to dine. A free parking spot through the backyard gate.

Second floor:

The master bedroom has one queen bed with high quality mattress, a Graco portable baby crib, 100% cotton linen, a full bathroom, a private balcony overlooking the backyard and garden. A built-in 7’ closet.

Family room/TV room has a 28 inch flat screen TV and VCR with DVD collection.

Third floor:

2nd bedroom has a double bed with high quality mattress, 100% cotton linen, a full bathroom with skylight, a double sliding door leading to a large balcony with tree top view. A 4'x6' Walk-in closet

3rd bedroom/office/library is facing east/small quiet street. Watch beautiful sunrise from the window. A full bathroom, A 4' built-in storage closet, Queen size Futon bed with comfortable mattress, 100 % cotton linen, books, kids books, toys, board games, Stereo

Lower Level: Washer and Dryer, Drying rack if you want to hang your laundry

Two large balconies (6’x8’) with sunny western exposure, one on the 2nd floor and another one on the 3rd floor.

Location: The house is located on a small and quiet street in the heart of the Riverdale area of Toronto, well-established East Toronto neighbourhoods with tree lined streets. This area is well known for its great food scene and family friendly communities. It is the perfect playground for urban professionals. 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes by public transportation to Downtown Toronto.

Public Transportation: You usually have more than one public transportation's option to get to places. We suggest taking the 72B Pape bus south because the bus stops just around the corner at Pape/Riverdale and they come frequently and it will take you close to all the major downtown attractions, Cherry beach, Toronto island Ferry, Distillery Historic District, St. Lawrence Market, Hockey Hall of Fame, near Roundhouse museum and the Toronto Entertainment District (Air Canada Center for shows, The Second City, Roy Thomson Hall,Princess of Wales Theater, Royal Alexander ). The 72 B Pape bus southbound stops at Union Station, enter the station, follow the signs for SkyWalk and it will lead you to the CN tower, Ripley Aquarium, Roger's Centre for Blue Jay games. Or you can walk north up to the Pape subway station in 10 minutes or take the 72 Pape Bus northbound. Alternatively, you can walk to Carlaw/Gerrard (walk through the NoFrills shopping) or Pape/Gerrard (take the pedestrian overpass bridge) to catch the 506 Street Car westbound and it will take you through the heart of Toronto. At Church stop is historic Maple Leaf Gardens and the Ryerson University campus. At Yonge stop is Collage Park shops, 24 hours Metro grocery, College station, with a short walk south or catch the Yonge subway line southbound, it will take you to Dundas Square, Eaton Centre, Ed Mirvish Theater and Elgin Winter Garden Theater. At University stop, with a short walk north or take the University subway line northbound to the Royal Ontario Museum. The University subway line southbound will take you to Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Art, Princess of Wales Theatre, Roy Thomson Hall. At St. George stop is University of Toronto campus. At the Spadina Avenue stop, with a short walk south, you will be in Chinatown, Kensington Market, Art Gallery of Ontario. Remember to ask for a transfer where you pay the fare and one ticket will take you to your destination.

Driving is a five minute drive from the Don Vally and Gardiner Expressway/QEW

Neighbourhood Details: The house is within walking distance of excellent primary and secondary schools with children playgrounds, local gyms, yoga studios, bistros, cafés, restaurants, pubs, bakeries, fruit stores, specialty cheese stores, butcher shops, organic food store, Beer store and LCBO.

Grocery stories Nofrill and Food Basic and Gerrard Square shopping mall is 5 minute walk

Excellence schools in the neighbourhood: Pape School, Withrow school, Blake school, Frankland, Earl Grey, Riverdale CI, and numerous Montessori and day care locations.

Universities: University of Toronto 15 minutes , Ryerson University 10 minutes , George Brown College 15 minutes

Hospitals: Toronto East General Hospital, Bridgepoint rehab, Sick Kids Hospital, Mount Sinai, St. Michaels, and Toronto General Hospital.

Closest Kid's playground:Pape public school, across from the street.

Things to do around the house:

1. Withrow Park: walk west on Riverdale Ave and one block north on Carlaw Ave

An 8-hectare park between Carlaw and Logan Avenues just south of Danforth Avenue featuring two ball diamonds, a multipurpose sports field, two outdoor tennis courts, a volleyball court, a dog off-leash area, a wading pool and a children's playground. In the middle of the park is the Withrow Park Outdoor Artificial Ice ring, summer Shakespeare outdoor theater. http://shakespeareintheruff.com/

2. Greek town: walk north on Pape to Danforth

It is within walking distance from the house and is where the excellent restaurants and shops are. Taste of Danforth Festival is on the first weekend of Aug.

3. Small Chinatown at Gerrard and Broadview: come here for fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh fish and seafood market (Bill Lobster at 599 Gerrard Street. East), delicious Banh Mi Sandwich (Tung Hing at 353 Broadview Avenue) and Pork Roast (Ka Ka seafood restaurant at 349 Broadview Avenue)

4. Historical Old Don Jail/ Bridge Point Health Administration Building: Walk west on Riverdale, across Broadview, Historical Old Don Jail/Bridge Point Administration building is on your left/south.

5. Riverdale Park East/Don River Trails Head/Riverdale Farm: walk west on Riverdale and across Broadview, Walk north on Broadview to the outdoor pools and tennis courts, ice rink and playground, walk down the hill beside historical St. Matthew’s Club house, you will find the Don River Trail Head in the middle of the walking bridge, walk the stairs and you are in endless trails south to the lake and north to many Toronto Parks; If you continue on the Walking bridge onto another sport field, you will find the gate to the Riverdale Farm at the bottom of the foot path. This Gate opens May 1 to Nov 1, from 0915 am to 4pm daily. If you get there after 4pm, before 5pm, walk up stairs of some 50 steps beside the farm and enter the farm through Cabbagetown gate.

This 18-hectare park near Riverdale Avenue and Broadview Avenue is popular for winter tobogganing and views of downtown Toronto skyline. Riverdale Park East features two ball diamonds, three multipurpose sports fields, a running track, seven tennis courts, an artificial outdoor ice rink and ball hockey pad, a picnic area and a children's playground.. There are change rooms for changing into skates. There is a nice playground to the east of the rink. A naturalized area at the north end of the park has many recreational trails ideal for walking. Located at the north entrance to the park on Broadview Avenue is the Riverdale Park East Outdoor Pool.

6. Riverdale Farm/Riverdale Park West:Tour the Farm’s scenic 7.5 acres along pathways through wooded areas, around ponds, and into butterfly-herb-flower-vegetable gardens.Visit the farm animals and chat with the farmer during daily chores. Admission is free.

7.Rooster Coffee house, walk west on Riverdale to Broadview. Enjoy a coffee with a view of downtown skyline.

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jenny and John (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english, hungarian, Chinese

Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Billy Bishop Toronto City
Nearest Barpub
650 Metres
The real Jerk
Nearest Ferry
6.7 Kilometres
Toronto Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
6.8 Kilometres
Toronto City Sports Centre, Centennial Park Golf C
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Pape subway station on the Danforth
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Gardiner Expressway/QEW
Nearest Restaurant
650 Metres
Mad Dog Cafe
Nearest Ski
18 Kilometres
Earl Bales Park
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres
Ashbridge Bay Park and Beach
Car: not necessary

超级市场, 餐馆,商店和多伦多一流的中,小学都可以步行到达.步行1分钟就可以乘搭72 号巴士和通宵服务的506号街车.

506号街车西行直达多伦多心脏地带Yonge St. 和 Carlton St. /College St。

506号街车东行去 Ashbridge Beach.

72号北行巴士去 Pape地铁站或步行去.

72号南行去Cherry Beach, Distillery历史老区,多伦多最古老的市集St. Lawrence Market, 冰球博物馆(Hockey Hall of Fame) 和Union火车总站,出站后,沿Skywalk标徵去CN塔,Ripley's 水族馆,圆屋博物馆(Roundhouse Museum)和娱乐城(Roger's中心看橄榄球,加航中心看表演和各大戏院)。

超级市场, 餐馆,商店和多伦多一流的中,小学都可以步行到达.步行1分钟就可以乘搭72 号巴士和通宵服务的506号街车.

506号街车西行直达多伦多心脏地带Yonge St. 和 Carlton St. /College St。

506号街车东行去 Ashbridge Beach.

72号北行巴士去 Pape地铁站或步行去.

72号南行去Cherry Beach, Distillery历史老区,多伦多最古老的市集St. Lawrence Market, 冰球博物馆(Hockey Hall of Fame) 和Union火车总站,出站后,沿Skywalk标徵去CN塔,Ripley's 水族馆,圆屋博物馆(Roundhouse Museum)和娱乐城(Roger's中心看橄榄球,加航中心看表演和各大戏院)。

的士:Beck Taxi: Phone: 416-751-5555 Toll-free: 877-883-2325

租车:Enterprise Rent-A-Car, enterprise.ca, (416) 425-3777

Groceries (0.25km)

72 B Pape Bus(0.15km) stop at Victor/Carlaw takes you to the Danforth/Greek town and the Pape subway station or go south to near Cherry beach,Distillery Historic District, St. Lawrence Market, Hockey Hall of Fame and stop at Terminal Union station, follow the sign for Skywalk and it will lead you to CN tower, Ripley Aquarium, Roundhouse museum, and the Toronto Entertainment District (Air Canada Center for shows, Roger's center for Blue Jay Games, The Second City, Roy Thomson Hall,Princess of Wales Theater, Royal Alexander Theater)

Route 506 Carlton streetcar (0.2km) stop at Carlaw/Gerrard takes you to the downtown core (West bound).

83 Jones bus(0.75km)

Pape Subway (1Km)

• Walking: Based on the “Walk Score Website”, our apartment has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car. However, if you do have a car, there is a free on site parking spot at the back of the house through the backyard gate

• Driving is a five minute drive from the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway/QEW

* Pearson International Airport is 35 mins drive or one hour by public transportation

Car rental can be arranged to pick you up from the apartment to the rental office, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, enterprise.ca, (416) 425-3777

Taxi

Beck Taxi: Phone: 416-751-5555 Toll-free: 877-883-2325

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Riverdale, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2016
Dec 5 2016 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$151
C$909
C$3,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
C$219
C$1,399
C$4,999
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
C$199
C$1,199
C$3,999
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

one time cleaning fee C$125
Refundable Damage Deposit C$300

1. You book directly with owner to save booking fee. When you decide to book the house, we will send you a contract to confirm the booking.
2. Payment method:50 % of the rent to be paid at booking by Cheque, Bank Transfer, Money order, Bank Draft or credit card ( we will send you an invoice through paypal). The remaining of the 50% rent and $300 security deposit to be paid at check-in with cash. We will return $300 security deposit at check-out if there is no damage and the house is kept in good shape.

3. 100% refund minus $ 200 administrative fee if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Riverdale, Ontario

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , skylight
  • There is a full bathroom in the Den/Library/Office and there is a 2 pieces washroom on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , on 3rd floor,high quality mattress,full bath, skylight,bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 3rd floor,full bath,facing quiet small street,sunrise view
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , On 2nd floor, high quality mattress, full bathroom, balcony
  • 3.5 bathrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Cleaning service for long term stay available as per request. There is a fee for the service.