Thursday, April 9, 2009

Super Summer Special !! $390 per room May to August 2009

Super Summer Special !! $390 per room May 1 to August 31 2009. Secure your spot today to get first choice of two furnished upstairs rooms!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

New picture added

Me in the kitchen...

Friday, March 6, 2009

Ottawa independent homestay--PICTURES!

Furnished bedrooms available now (room shown below) and May 1 (room shown to the left). Wireless internet, cable TV & radio in your room.

Quiet family neighbourhood. Yet only 12 seconds from the front door to the bus stop!

Dining room for eating and for studying.

Living room with a piano and stereo (you are welcome to play both). Not shown are the couch and coffee table, and the door to the private back yard, with a patio table and garden.

Ottawa ESL independent homestay!

A quiet, friendly house where you cook your own meals anytime.

Enjoy full use of:

@ your own furnished bedroom, including bedding, large desk, lamp, cable TV, radio, mirror, bookcase and storage shelves

@ fully equipped kitchen with a small table

@ dining room with a large table

@ living room with a stereo and a good piano that you are welcome to play

@ two bathrooms

@ basement with a laundry room (washer, dryer, sink and clothesline)

@ fenced back yard with patio table and chairs


@ One-minute walk to the bus stop

@ Take the #40 express bus to downtown or to Ottawa University, or get off at Greenboro for the O-train to Carleton University, or get off at Billings Bridge and take the 118 to Algonquin College

@ Also served by buses 142 and 144

@ See, I am bus stop 4171


Only a five-minute walk to:

@ GREAT grocery shopping side-by-side: Giant Tiger (discount grocery) AND Farm Boy (fresh meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, and lots of good take-home fast food)

@ a dollar store

@ Tim Horton’s (great sandwiches)

@ Canada Trust bank

Twenty-minute walk (or seven-minute bus ride) to:

@ Southgate Mall with Loeb's grocery, Shopper's Drug Mart, Kardish health food, Scotiabank, Pizza Pizza, Full Start Chinese food, Subway fast food

@ Towngate Mall with UPS store (photocopying, faxing, etc), Bank of Montreal, health clinic, Greek restaurant, Wendy's fast food, fruit & vegetable store

Ten-minute bus ride to South Keys Mall:

@ Loblaws grocery, Wal-Mart, Bulk Barn, Chapters bookstore, Future Shop, Starbucks and Second Cup coffee shops, Staples office supply, and more


@ we live on the banks of a natural creek with a long hiking path with a duck pond at either end of the path and a forested area in the middle

@ ten-minute walk to an indoor pool

@ ten-minute walk to a baseball diamond, soccer field and two outdoor ice-skating rinks


@ We live in a safe, family neighbourhood of townhomes

@ My guests tell me that they enjoy the quiet, peaceful atmosphere in the home

@ Near Bank Street and Rosebella (between Albion and Queensdale K1T 1T9)

@ Household consists of the homestay mum and two to three students at a time, each with her own room

@ House contains two friendly cats


@ homestay mum is a writer and editor, and is happy to help with ESL homework questions

@ so far I have enjoyed the company of four South Korean ESL students, references available on request in either English or Korean


@ Rent is $450 per month

@ This price includes heat (natural gas heat kept at 21 Celsius), electricity, local phone, cable TV and wireless cable Internet, plus amenities like laundry detergent, fabric softener, garbage bags etc.

@ The last month’s rent ($450) is required to hold the room, and is credited to the last month of your stay with 60 day’s notice


@ large upstairs room available now

Contact me:

@ Females ONLY. No males, no pets, no exceptions, don't even ask.

@ Please contact me by e-mail at rentottawa at OR

@ Call me by telephone (females only please) at (country code 01) 613-526-2277

@ Students only, international and ESL students welcome. We all read and write a lot here :-)

Thank you for reading all this and enjoy your day : - )