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The Homestead - Luxury Cottage in Historic Old Town with Heated Pool

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Historic Old Town House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

The Homestead is a recently renovated, 2 storey, 4 bedroom house in the Historic Old Town district of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The house is located on a very nice street featuring a number of stately homes. The house is only a short 15 minute walk to the main street in Niagara-on-the-Lake (Queen Street). There are parks nearby with the closest winery in town about a 5 minute drive away.


The Homestead is ideally suited for welcoming a large gathering of family or friends. The home features a lovely living space on the main floor with plenty of room to accommodate fun get togethers.

Outside, there is a wrap around front porch and a large backyard for entertaining.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all modern appliances and cookware.

The house also features a large living room with gas fireplace, large screen HDTV and surround sound stereo system.

There is a finished rec room in the basement with a full sized pool table. Adjacent to the rec room is a small den which provides additional space for relaxing and/or accommodating extra people for sleeping on a comfortable futon.

The bedrooms are beautifully decorated and have either king, queen or two twin beds.

The grounds are well landscaped.

The property features a large heated inground pool.

Keywords: House Cottage Chalet Vacation Resort

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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Why The Owner chose Niagara-on-the-Lake

We bought the house as a weekend and week long getaway for our family. As we were setting it up, we decided to outfit it in a way that guests can easily be accommodated and not feel like they are intruding in someone else's house. From the comments of our guests, they feel that the house is a great setup with the most comfortable beds they've ever experienced.

What makes this house unique

The house has a lot of space and offers a great, relaxing atmosphere that everyone seems to enjoy.


based on 13 traveler reviews

The Homestead - Luxury Cottage in Historic Old Town with Heated Pool
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Homestead it was very accommodating. The house was beautiful and spacious. The beds were comfortable, lots of bathrooms and a great kitchen. The back yard was lovely and to have the pool open was a bonus. Plus it was heated.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house, wonderful town

  • 5 of 5

Seven of us stayed at the Homestead for a girls weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed NOTL. The house was very nice, the pool was perfect, since the weather was so warm. We loved having bikes available. An overall perfect vacation with plenty activities for everyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic pre-Christmas escape

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I needed a little downtime prior to Christmas and we booked The Homestead for a few days. We arrived late in the evening. The place was easy to find and we quickly settled in. The location is great: very close to downtown NOTL with a pleasant walk downtown to restaurants and shopping. It is a great launch point to access the local vineyards too. The house was great: More than large enough for 2 of us. I would expect 2-3 couples could easily hang out for a few days comfortably. We lucked out in that the weather was mild and allowed us to enjoy the area. The Christmas lights in particular are unbelievable in this area and it made the short trip extra special. I think a trip back in the summer with some friends is warranted.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Great accommodations. We spent the weekend with family and that round dining table was the focal point for most of our fun. Bedrooms were private and more than enough bathrooms. The pool table was an added bonus. There were 8 of us yet plenty of room

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place for Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful time celebrating our 50th anniversary here with our entire family, from Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. There were 5 adults and 5 grand kids aged 12 to 21. The backyard with plenty of seating, grill, and heated salt water pool was a big seller for us as was the huge dining room table that comfortably seats 10 for eating or playing board games. Since we ate most of our meals at the house, we appreciated the spacious, well-stocked kitchen. (Note: a few more dinner forks for groups of 10, would be nice). On Wednesday summer evenings in Niagara on the Lake there is a wonderful, outdoor "food fair" at a local plaza with food trucks/booths from many local restaurants - a delightful experience! Of course, NOTL is one of the most charming towns in Ontario to visit and Niagara Falls was a picturesque 25 minute drive away. The owner is quick to respond to any questions you may have and equally prompt in returning your damage deposit. We will heartily recommend this luxury cottage to other families. It would also be perfect for a girls getaway - lots of bathrooms and fantastic shopping in Niagara on the Lake!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently spent a fabulous week with friends at the Homestead. The house itself is well-maintained, equiped and comfortably furnished. However, given the sunny weather we had for the duration of our stay, we spent most of our time outdoors, and this is where the Homestead really shines! The pool area is wonderful and so are the other outdoor facilities. We had a great 7 days enjoying the Homestead inside and out.

We did not encounter any problems with the property during our stay, and found the owner to be responsive to our enquiries. We will be back

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Historic Old Town House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 18 2016 - Oct 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
Oct 30 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest
Holiday season
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest
Apr 28 2017 - Jun 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late summer
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 16 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

50% due at time of reservation and 50% due 30 days prior to arrival

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Historic Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Ensuite to master bedroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Ensuite to bedroom #4 - toilet , shower
  • 3.5 bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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