Rentals at John McKenzie House

Meetings, workshops, and small social gatherings.

Introduction

The John McKenzie House is available to rent for meetings, workshops, and small social gatherings.

There are several beautiful rooms available to rent, a perfect setting with historical ambience. This is a great venue for small boardroom-style meetings, presentations, and receptions. Amenities include: full kitchen with dishwasher, oven, stove, microwave, and flatware and some cutlery; two washrooms; projection screen.

The building is located conveniently in the heart of Willowdale (North York), steps from Yonge Street, between Sheppard Avenue and Finch Avenue. It is minutes away from the North York Centre TTC station.

There is a flat, per-hour, rate for renting the John McKenzie House. Rates start at:

For Private Groups:

Week day rate Weekend/Evening rate
$40/hr $45/hr

For Not-for-Profit Groups:

Week day rate Weekend/Evening rate
$30/hr $35/hr

 

Please choose one of the rooms listed below to learn more about the space available for rent at John McKenzie House.

The Sitting Room can accommodate up to 30 people (seated) or up to 45 (standing), with rectangular tables and chairs arranged or removed as needed. The ample sunlight and gorgeous wood panelling create a memorable setting for meetings and private functions.

Small formal living room space, ideal for small meetings or gatherings of up to 15 people, and can be used in conjunction with other rooms for rentals of the entire ground floor of John McKenzie House. Features period furnishings and the Canadian Women’s Historical Society Collection display.

Furnished with Edwardian-era fixtures, this dining space is ideal for meetings and special gatherings. Large table can seat up to 10 people. Opens through sliding doors to the Parlour. Includes access to the John McKenzie House kitchen and washrooms.

This unique historic structure dates from 1918. Features an open-plan space accommodating up to 30 people, with rectangular tables and chairs available. Includes private washroom, sink, refrigerator, stove, and countertop space. Separate entrance guarantees privacy for your meeting or group function. The Coach House is an accessible space. Includes access to the John McKenzie House kitchen and washrooms.

Rent a Space

If you would like to rent the house please fill in the form below, or reach us at ohs@ontariohistoricalsociety.ca or (416)226-9011, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.