Our walls are nicely decorated with paintings which are available for purchase. The artist is our daughter, Elisabeth Heidinga.
Lovely private room in a well renovated basement** with separate entrance. Your quiet room is facing our garden for privacy and is nicely decorated.
Make yourself comfortable and relax on the couch or on the bed with a Twin Memory Foam mattress. Your bed has a German style bedding with a duvet (down for winter/cotton for summer) and a pillow. You will also find a dresser, a night stand, a shelving unit, a table, one chair, and a large storage space/wall closet.
Next to your room is a private bathroom with a shower, sink, toilet and storage space as well as a laundry basket. Further down you will find a laundry area (shared) and an equipped kitchenette with a fridge/freezer (shared), a toaster oven, a microwave, a coffee maker, a toaster, and an induction plate to prepare your own meals.
**The height of our basement is 6'4" (1,94 m) and 5.'8" (1,76 m) under a beam.
Included in the price:
-Use of laundry facilities (washer and dryer)
-Eco friendly dish liquid, detergent and softener
-Freshly laundered towels (100% cotton)
-Freshly laundered bed linen (100% cotton)
-Kitchen paper towel and Toilet paper
-Basic ingredients: Sugar, salt, pepper, and oil
-Tourist Information (city maps, public transit maps, magazines, etc.)
-....and a WELCOME basket!
Additionally we offer:
-Breakfast at $5 per person. Please contact us for more info.
-A parking spot in our double garage at $5 per day. Overnight parking is not permitted from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. on the streets without a permit from the city.
Our home is located on a residential street in a nice and safe neighbourhood called Bloor West Village, which is located centrally in Toronto. 20min walking distance you will find Bloor West Village and the Junction which have many shops, cafes, restaurants, and more. Walkability score is 80%.
Grocery stores, Shoppers Drug Mart (with pharmacy), a Bulk Barn, a dollar store, 2 Gas Stations, and 2 Car Rental dealers are down the road (3min walk). Walmart is about 15min walk/2min drive.
A plaza with a Canadian Tire, Home Depot, Rona, Future Shop, Staples, Mc Donalds, Dollar Store is a 30min walk/7min drive away.
It takes about a 7min drive to reach the Gardiner Express Way, which gets you downtown in about 20min or to the QEW - Queen Elizabeth Way or the 427 in about the same time.
The 401 is located about 30min driving north of us.
Public transit: Bus Stops are within a 3min walk. The Subway (Runnymede Station) is about 8min away by bus or 20min by foot. Transit score is 71%.
It takes about 20-30min to go downtown by public transit.
Several coffee shops and bakeries within 10 min walking.
PLEASE contact us first by introducing yourself and the purpose of your stay BEFORE booking! We also speak French and German.
We look forward to welcoming you to our home!
Info will be given to discover Toronto and Ontario.
- Quiet hours from 10:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
- No loud music at any time, no parties, gatherings, celebrations or guests
- Smoking, alcohol and drug use are not allowed
- No open fire and candles
- No pets allowed
- Green living
- Respect our home and belongings
- Not responsible for missing items
We are both friendly and generous hosts from Europe and live in Toronto, Canada. We are blessed with our children and grandsons living not far away from our home. We speak French, English and German. We love traveling, adventures, orchids, and so much more.. Detlev is a dedicated runner.
We have a heart for hospitality and enjoy meeting people from different countries. You may be the next one to be welcomed in our home and our commitment will make your stay enjoyable and unforgettable. See you soon.
(Photo of us with our first grandson, Noé)