Semi-detached house in the heart of Leslieville, Toronto

Semi-detached house in the heart of Leslieville, Toronto

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home was built in 1910 and has been lovingly renovated. The house is a great location as it's located in the heart of Leslieville, we are one street north of Queen Street East which has lots of boutique restaurants and one street north we are a walk to East Chinatown and Little India.

This is a really great family area with a small park across the street, then two larger ones about a 10-15 min walk. We have 2 local swimming pools within walking distance which are free. There's also an outdoor one at Greenwood Park in the summer months. There are family play centres within walking distance, indoor rock climbing place.

Leslieville is really well known for it's great restaurants and bars. Especially for Sunday brunch. All the restaurants are unique as there aren't any chain restaurants.

You can hop on a street car and be downtown in 15min.

Rooms:
Living room and dining room is combined together with a TV
Kitchen is a large kitchen with Large fridge and dishwasher. Bright large window doors out to the garden
Basement isn't finished, and we use it for storage and washing and dryer machine

Bedrooms:
Master bed - king-size four poster bed, large mirror, 2 wardrobes and drawers
Bedroom 2 - queen size bed - cupboard and wardrobe - we use this as our spare bedroom
Bedroom 3 - Bunk beds- wardrobe - bookcase. Son's bedroom.

Additional living room/office/bedroom on the top floor. There's a large sofa and TV in this room and can be converted to another bedroom is required.

Garden - there's a new bbq that can be used and we have a table and chairs for 4 with an umbrellas in the garden. There's lots of flowers and lights hanging across the garden. The picture is older - I need to add a new picture

We do have a crib that is stored in the basement if you would like us to set it up.

Features

More about us

  1. Couple with a 6 year old boy

  2. Michelle is originally from the UK and working in marketing and Philippe is Canadian (French and English language) and is in banking. We are easy going couple who love to travel. We met in Thailand after the Tsunami where we were both volunteering. We are keen to explore new places across the world with our son.

  3. We love cultural cities, beach life and great architecture.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Leslieville is a hip family neighbourhood of Toronto.
Lots of restaurants and bars - unique restaurants either for families or adults.
French restaurant and Theatre on the corner.
On the other corner there's a great coffee shot Dundas and Carlaw - just north there's a lovely coffee shop called Dineen and south of us there's Te'aro another independent coffee shop.
For entertaining kids - Rock Oasis - indoor rock climbing - Sprouts - Hideway Park, Greenwood Park, Jimmy Simpson. Swimming pool - Matty Eckler, Jimmy Simpson and outdoor Greenwood Park in the summer. Ed's ice-cream is a great icecream shop on Queen Street East.

Buzzy restaurants
Brunch at Lady Marmalade, great Mexican and patio at Chula on Gerrard. Dineen Coffee shop on gerrard - Tearo on queen. Egyptian restaurant for breakfast and brunch on a Gerrard Street East.
Cool bars
Pinkertons, all of them on Gerrard Street. all of them!
Cozy cafés
Dineen, Grinder, Tearo, Dundas & Carlaw, Bonjour Brioche
Retail therapy
small vintage boutiques along Queen East
Bit of culture
China town Broadview and Gerrard and Little India on Gerrard East.
Walks in the park
Greenwood. Family - Hidaway, Greenwood, Jones, Jimmie Simpson.
Spot of exercise
Free pool at the top of the street. Muay Thai on Carlaw. Yoga at Dundas and Carlaw. Rich climbing on Carlaw at Oasis.
Day tripping
Toronto Islands are a must do. Niagara-on-the-lake is great for wine tasting and only and hour and half away.

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