Dee's Homestay

Scarborough

Homestay in Scarborough, Canada

Our home is located in a friendly, quite and safe neighborhood and is located at Pharmacy and Ellesmere, 3 – 5 minutes to bus stops and 45 minutes to Downtown Toronto by subway. The closest subway stations are 17 minutes to Victoria Park station (Bloor line) by public transit and 20 minutes to York Mills station by pubic transit (Yonge line).

3 minutes walk to the shopping mall including banks, library, medical offices, drug stores, and number of restaurants and fast food stores.

We love and enjoy meeting people of different nationalities knowing and learning their cultures while sharing Canadian culture. Every homestay person that stays in our home is treated as part of our family. We let the homestay person feel that our family is a HOME away from home.

REGULATIONS:
Only accepting students under 30 years old.
Absolutely no smoking, vaping, drug or alcohol use.
HOUSE RULES:
SECURITY
1. Make sure that you lock the main door when you leave the house.
2. If you are not coming home for the night or for several nights, please let us know. Also, if you are coming home later than your usual time, please advise when to expect you.
CLEANLINESS
1. Common areas should always be kept clean. If you accidentally spill or make a mess in the common area, please clean up your mess. Rooms should be kept clean. We will check your room occasionally to make sure it is maintained.
2. Only paper and non-food items should be placed in the recycling bins. Garbage (non-recyclable plastics, food wrappers) should go in the garbage bin inside your room. Food waste should be thrown in the waste bin in the kitchen.
3. Please make sure that you empty the garbage bin in your room/kitchen on Wednesday night EACH WEEK to the appropriate bins outside. Garbage collection is Thursday morning.
LAUNDRY
1. Washer and dryer are to be used once a week (Saturday or Sunday, any time). NO shoes are allowed in the washer/dryer. NO flammable items in the washer/dryer.
2. Be sure to check the dryer if it is free of lint before loading it.
3. Remove your clothes from the washer/dryer immediately after the cycle so other people will be able to use the machine.
4. Please follow the precautions when using the machines.
5. Tide Pods and dryer sheets available at request.
BATHROOM USE
1. The bathroom should be shared by all homestays. Please make sure that you don’t stay too long in the washroom especially in the morning when other students also need to go to school.
2. Please do not flush any feminine hygiene products down the toilet (tampons, pads, etc). Toilet paper only.
3. Please make sure that the bathroom is clean and no water is spilled for the next person to use. Bathrooms are subject to inspection.

MEALS (Only breakfast will be provided. If dinner is required, that will be offered for an additional charge)
1. Meal hours are as follows:
a. Breakfast – 7am to 9am (Monday to Friday), 9am to 10am (Saturday, Sunday and Statutory holidays)
b. Dinner will be provided for an additional cost.

2. If you are going to be home late but would want to have your dinner, please let us know. We will place your food in the fridge, and you can heat it up when you are ready to eat.
3. If you like to eat snacks in your room, please make sure that any food garbage is properly disposed in the kitchen garbage bin and not in the garbage bin in your room. Improperly disposed food can attract pests inside the house.
4. Let us know if you have any food allergies.
5. After every meal, please scrape your plate and place the leftover in the food garbage bin and wash the plates/utensils with the dish soap provided. Place your plate and utensils on the countertop.

INTERNET
1. High speed Wi-Fi is available.
2. If internet is down, please let us know so we can call our provider to fix it right away.
SMOKING/LIQUOR/DRUGS
1. Smoking and/or vaping is not allowed.
2. Liquor and drugs will not be tolerated.
GUESTS
1. If you are expecting a guest, please let us know beforehand. This is our home and we want to know if there’s anybody coming to our house.
2. NO overnight guests allowed.
OTHER HOUSE RULES
1. Please turn off lights (your room, washroom and common areas), water and appliances when not in use.
2. Let us know if you are planning to buy additional appliances for your room (e.g. heater, humidifier, etc). We will charge for additional utilities/appliances.
3. No pets allowed.
4. Please keep noise to a minimum, no excessive noise after 10pm.
5. Please address each other with respect.

Your Host: Devika
  • 2 grown children over 19
  • Host does not smoke
  • Pet(s) in the home
  • This host welcomes the following guests:
    • ESL/foreign exchange students
    • college or university students
    • adults (mid-twenties and older)
    • couples
    • families with children
    • new immigrants
    • business travellers
Services & Amenities
  • Included Meals: Breakfast
  • Wi-Fi (wireless Internet)
  • Smoking is not allowed
  • Self service laundry provided on premises at $8.00 CAD per wash & dry load
  • Host may charge extra fees not already listed
Occupancy
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 1-4 guests
  • 1 month minimum stay
  • 1 month of notice required to move out

3 Bedrooms in This Homestay

Room #1: Basement

Sleeps 1 guest

Not Available

$1100

  • Beds

    • 1 × Double
  • Bathroom

    • Ensuite (directly within the room)
  • Furnishings

    • full-height mirror
    • desk and chair
    • nightstand or bedside table
    • air conditioning
    • closet or wardrobe
Room #2: Basement

Sleeps 1 guest

Not Available

$700

  • Beds

    • 1 × Single
  • Bathroom

    • Shared with other guests
  • Furnishings

    • full-height mirror
    • desk and chair
    • nightstand or bedside table
    • air conditioning
    • closet or wardrobe
Room #3: Basement

Sleeps 1-2 guests

Not Available

$600

  • Beds

    • 1 × Single
  • Bathroom

    • Shared with other guests
  • Furnishings

    • full-height mirror
    • desk and chair
    • air conditioning
    • closet or wardrobe
Schools Near This Homestay

Approximate distances are provided for guidance only and should be verified with the homestay host.

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