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All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 25100
Region: Ontario

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Last Updated: May 15, 2019

Hello Helpers / Travelers:

My name is Lorna. I have traveled extensively and welcome the opportunity to share my home with like minded travelers.

During my travels , the best part was meeting "locals", who know the area.

As I've lived in downtown Toronto most of my life, I can suggest local "hot spots", where to get the best deals, shopping / excursions, directions and more...

Feel "at home" while visiting TORONTO on a budget.

My home (an old 3- Storey Victorian), is in an Ideal Location- Downtown Toronto, near Korea Town (Annex Area- Steps from Christie Subway Station and Christie Pits Park).
- close to everything you need and to most Tourist Destinations.

If you have SKILLS in:
- Carpentry,
- Construction, Renovating
- Electrical Connections (wiring, outlets / plugs)
- tile work, plastering
- Plumbing,
- House Maintenance...

PLEASE CONTACT ME.
I have lots of Tools and most of the materials but little skill.

UPCOMING PROJECTS:
- garage loft: baseboards, finish ceiling, organizing garage storage and space (ongoing)
- concrete work
- waterproof exterior joints
- fill gaps in dormer with spray foam insulation, tighten woodwork, strip off old paint and paint exterior dormer and “gingerbread” / Gable woodwork on the upper level
- gardening
- strip rust off railings and re-paint
- check and tighten eavestroughs and downspouts

Please Note: If you DON'T have ANY of these skills, I will NOT accommodate you. I have previously accommodated people without these skills and it has NOT been a beneficial experience. Sorry.

ACCOMMODATIONS ONLY:
However, if your skills are "expert level", groceries will be provided.

Fresh Produce / Grocery / Convenience Stores etc. are (literally) just around the corner.

ACCOMODATIONS Garage Loft - private studio space
INCLUDES:
- Utilities
- wifi/internet
- Air Conditioning and Heating
- single bed / double air mattress / clic couch / table
- Comforter, linen, blankets, towels, pillows
- BASIC Kitchen ~ bar fridge, cook top, (utensils, Pots/ Pans, Microwave, toaster, etc.)
- comfortable and cozy
- access to Laundry facilities

One person PREFERABLY (or Two) handy people to work 3 to 4 hours a day.

Length of stay: 2 weeks. If it’s a good fit an extension can be negotiated.

AMENITIES: .
Ideal location- Highly Desired Neighbourhood, Quiet and Safe.
Close to:
- coffee shops, restaurants, parks, theatre, libraries, pubs,
Theatre, U of T, Mirvish Village, Little Italy, Korea Town, Yorkville, the ROM, Art Gallery of Ontario, Kensington Market, live music venues, gym, markets, Free Festivals, outdoor movies, swimming pools and more...
* ALL WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE *

ABOUT ME:
- friendly, accepting, respectful, ethical, well traveled,
- have a wonderful (trained but "spoiled") little dog “Moonlight” aka: "the devil",
- work from home (mostly),
- allow privacy and "space",
- Certified ESL Instructor.

ABOUT YOU:
- Quiet, Respectful, Mature, Clean, Self Motivated, Diligent and able to work Independently.

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