Recently renovated 150+ year old shot-gun home

Recently renovated 150+ year old shot-gun home




Aug 2012

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Historic home is in charming heritage district of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The house is a 2 story, 2 bd-room 1.5 bath home built ~1840. Recently totally renovated. Sleeps 2 couples comfortably but can accomodate 6 using day-bed in living room. Large Living room, fully equipped kitchen, sun room and small private garden patio in back.

2 gas fireplaces, in Living Room and in Master Bed Room. Fully air conditioned.

Location is fabulous. The home is in the heart of old-town and blocks from everything, stores, lake, golf, spas, restuarants, and theater... all within 5 minutes walk.

In the heart of wine country. Over 25 wineries within 5-10 miles. Many with high-end restaurants and wineriers are known for Ice Wine. Within 20 minute drive to Niagara Falls, and botantical garderns. About 1.5 hours to Toronto. Walking distance to Fort George - town is celebrating rememberance of War of 1812. Near 50 miles of bikepaths along gorgeous Niagara River. 2 blocks from oldest golf course in N. America - open to the public and ~ 10 miles from Niagara Falls championship golf courses (The Legends, Niagara Parks and other Internationally reknowned courses). Multiple, spectacular Shaw festival theaters, all within a 2- 10 minute walk.

Quaint town, with high end stores, gourmet restaurants and flower baskets everywhere are just around the corner. There are many, many selections of Spas within walking distance.

Town has festivals throughout the year including Ice Wine, Film Festival, Peach Festival, Music Niagara Festival, Strawberry Festival and more...

3 bikes available for use. Other rental bikes are nearby. Parking available up to 3 cars.

Location is a unique micro-climate because of close location to the Great Lakes and Escarpment, making it much milder than the surrounding areas. You will not be disappointed.

We are a professional couple seeking vacation opportunities throughout the world. We are an attorney and program director in aeronautical engineering field. Our 2 children are grown and living independently but may accompany us, if the right opportunity presents itself. We enjoy outside activities, biking, hiking, as well as seeing historic sites and museums. We enoy gardening, reading, theater and music.

Our home available for exchange is a second home so swapping at the same time is not required.


More about us

  1. We are a married, professionally working couple

  2. We love outdoor activities as well as the arts and theater

  3. We also love great food, cooking and good wine

Swap availability

Open to offers
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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Our Favorite: The Rest (aka Stone Rd. Grill)
Cool bars
Our Favorite: Irish Harp
Cozy cafés
Epicurean or McFarland House Cafe
Retail therapy
Shopping in Town
Bit of culture
Shaw Festival, Ft. George, Music Niagara, Documentary Film Festival
Walks in the park
Simcoe Park, Queen's Royal Park
Spot of exercise
Niagara Parkway Bike Path and NOTL Golf Course
Day tripping
Niagara Falls, Toronto, Wineries

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