Hard Loft In Downtown Toronto

950 SqFt


69 Reviews

About

MAY 5, 2021
Open for super small sessions (1-2ppl). Host has been vaccinated once. Thx so much for the interest & inquiries.

Attention Shutterbugs!

Stunning ground floor heritage hard loft in downtown Toronto. Corner unit with South East exposure and 16 foot ceilings. Loft has exposed red and tan brick, dark hardwood floors, pharaonic windows (x4), a massive chalkboard, heaps of books, thriving plants, and tons of character. Space is ideal for:
* Photography/videography (lifestyle, social media, etc.)
* Small client meetings

SOUTH EAST EXPOSURE
The THREE large transom windows w stained glass are east facing, the other window, with the manzanita branch, is south facing.

COVID and PARTY SIZE
Due to Covid, hosting more than 2 ppl is more costly since there's more potential of exposure & wear and tear. Per pricing below, each additional guest over 2 is $50 (firm).

PRICING (2 HR MINIMUM)
$55 for weekdays and evenings
$50 for each additional person above 2 (max: 4 ppl)
NB: 6 Hour Rate is $330; 8 Hour Rate is $600 (w Covid, it's difficult to find safe, warm places to hangout).

PERMITS
If host is asked to sign a permit for film/photos to be monetized (ex: national commercial), extra fee to be applied.

NOISE
For video footage, note that there is a kindergarten across from my unit from Mon-Friday. Kids may be quite rambunctious during recess/lunch.
Weekends are typically quiet.

OVERTIME (OT)
Setup and tear down time must be factored in start/end time. To encourage guests to reserve accordingly and to minimize last minute OT requests, OT rates are:
* $45: extra 30 minutes
* $90: extra hour

CLEANING VS TAX FEE
$35 Cleaning fee covers TAXES/SITE FEES—NOT cleanup. Space is expected to be in the same condition guests received it (if not, cleaning fee to be applied).

LIGHTING
Lighting equipment is NOT provided. There are, however, 2 pot lights and 3 lamps in the space.

LOFT INCLUDES
- Wifi & Bose speaker (for background music; loud music not permitted)
- Chalk for chalkboard
- Stylish, boho-chic aesthetic
- Living/Dining Room - Full Access
- Bathroom & Kitchen - Limited Access (NB: kitchen floors have been damaged recently from a water leak; should NOT be an issue but want to be transparent)
- Bedroom, NOT pictured - ZERO ACCESS

COVID RULES—GUESTS ARE EXPECTED TO
- WIPE DOWN all touched areas w bleach and rag (provided; FREE 10 minutes at the end of reservation to do this!)
- NOT have TRAVELLED or VISITED a Nursing Home 2 weeks prior to reservation
- WASH HANDS thoroughly upon entry (provided)
- Bring a handkerchief to cough/sneeze into and a bag to place masks in when not wearing
- NOT ENTER the BEDROOM (not pictured)
- CANCEL RESERVATION if anyone is suspected to have come in contact w the virus (100% refund); host to do the same

LOFT RULES/OTHER
-NO high heels in loft (damages floors/rugs).
-SCENT FREE space (am sensitive to strong chemical scents; naturally scented products ok, use them too).
-FOOD and beverages to be kept in kitchen (not loft area)
-No smoking, vaping, parties, body butter/oil, glitter/confetti, pets, adult filming, or loud music.
-All activity must be contained within the unit; no activity permitted in the hallway, etc.
-Garbage to be left in the unit, NOT in the halls or outside the bldg.
-Damage policy is to ensure nothing is broken, stained, ripped, or damaged.
-Condo entrance and hallway is monitored by video.
**Please respect that this is a residential, quiet building**

PARKING
The unit doesn't have a dedicated parking spot, but the host is happy to provide nearby parking options.

Happy to answer any other questions you may have!

Photo Credit: Yu Fujishiro


Available Hours


Prices

Hourly: $55/hour
Daily: $600/day
Weekly: not available
Monthly: not available
Security Deposit: $300
Cleaning Fee: $35
Minimum Booking: 2 hours
Maximum Booking: 6 hours

pricing guarantee
Cancellation protection up to 48-hours + $2,000,000 Host Insurance

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Amenities

WiFi
Natural Light
Fitting Room
Lighting
Electricity
Shelves
Security System
Ground Floor
Parking
Tables
Bathroom
Storage
Wheelchair Accessible
Catering Allowed
Alcohol Permitted
Commercial Kitchen
Basic Kitchen
Heating
Outdoor Space
Projector
Elevator
Speakers
Chairs
Air Conditioning
Fitness Friendly
Kitchen

Rules

Catering allowed

Alcohol permitted

No Smoking
No Parties or Loud Music
No Pets
No Bedroom Access
Limited Bathroom and Kitchen Access (basic use only: going to the bathroom or grabbing water)


Photos


Location


5.0

Stewart

May 2021

Sheryl was a perfect host and the spot was ideal for our needs. The place was clean and exactly as seen in the photos.

John

May 2021

Sheryl was a really great host! Would recommend to anyone

Avalon

April 2021

Sheryl's place is fantastic! It looks even better in person and the natural light is every photographer's dream. Everything was clean and sanitized, and Sheryl's directions made it so easy to let yourself in and out. Would recommend!

Giulia

April 2021

Sheryl was great at communication, offered clear instructions for her place and was very friendly throughout the entire process! Her place is beautiful.

ROCHELLE

April 2021

Very informative and communicated all throughout

Noiry

April 2021

The space was just as described and looks exactly like the listing. It was a wonderful space to use for my shoot. The only thing I wasn't a fan of was the notes that were left everywhere. I understand she wants to protect her property from damage but they were excessive in my opinion. Otherwise enjoyed the space.

sheryl's Response:

Thx for the candid feedback, Noiry! I appreciate that some people don't like notes but I'd rather have them scattered about than charge people for damaging the space (January was spent painting and fixing up the space). It's really interesting as well since other guests have said they are grateful for the notes. Appreciate your note though (notes: we can always learn from them it seems!). :-) Best, Sheryl

Kareem

April 2021

Sheryl was very detail oriented and accommodating for setting up my shoot. Not to mention, the spacious unit is phenomenal with big bright windows that allow a ton of soft like in during the day. I recommend.

sheryl's Response:

Thx for being so professional, Kareem! Appreciate the review too.

Austin

April 2021

Great experience.

Rod

April 2021

Sheryl was super communicative, she made the whole process extremely easy. It was a pleasure to shoot in this fantastic location. Very bright and airy. Can’t wait to shoot here again 🙌

Isabella

December 2020

Sheryl is a fantastic host. Her directions were extremely clear. Her place was immaculate and so gorgeous. I'd love to come back for more content creation!


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