Open for small shoots (1-6 ppl max!). Host doesn't accept etransfer, per Giggster policy.
Stunning ground floor downtown TO heritage hard loft. Corner unit with SE exposure and 18 ft ceilings. Loft has exposed red & tan brick, dark hardwood floors, pharaonic windows (x4), a massive chalkboard, heaps of books, a plethora of plants, and tons of character. Space is ideal for:
* Small photography/videography sessions (lifestyle, social media, etc.)
* Client meetings (6 ppl max)
SOUTH EAST EXPOSURE
The 3 large transom windows w stained glass are East facing, the other one, w the manzanita branch, is South facing.
2 HOUR MINIMUM
$55 for 1-2 ppl; Select Production type
$60 for 3-4 ppl; Select Event type
$75 for 5-6 ppl; Select Meeting type
1 HOUR ONLY
$100 for 1-3 guests only (not larger groups!); Select Production type (6-15 people)
*NB: Host may stay quietly in their bedroom (not pictured) out of guests way for all 1 hour sessions; early mornings or late afternoons only. Not Saturdays!
LARGE GROUPS: Host never accepts groups of 7+ ppl since wear & tear is too costly.
$30 cash deposit, to be returned in full (in cash, on day of reservation) if space is booked within 60 days. Ideally, these photos coupled with the reels etc. on Instagram should suffice (@torontoshutterbugs).
If host is asked to sign a permit for film/photos to be monetized (ex: national commercial, prominent brands like Nike, etc.), extra fee may apply.
There is a daycare nearby. Kids are NOT playing outside Mon-Fri from 11:45-2:45 pm. Before and after that, kids may be heard playing outside.
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
$25 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 equipment is NOT provided. There are, however, 2 pot lights and 3 lamps in the space.
- 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
- Bedroom, NOT pictured - ZERO ACCESS
COVID RULES—GUESTS ARE EXPECTED TO
- 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
-NO high heels/shoes in loft (damages floors and white rug)
-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, markers, 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**
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