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Prime location in historic old town, 5 minute walk tp main street

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Historic Old Town Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6), everything on one floor

Elegantly restored, prime central location in old town. Walk to shop, dine, golf and lake!

Like wine tours? World class theatre? 5 star dining? Golf? Hiking? Biking? Captain’s Quarters is in the heart of it all!

A perfect setting for a memorable holiday, this vacation home offers fabulous indoor and outdoor space that is sure to make your holiday memorable. Sitting on comfortable rattan furniture on the romantic covered front porch, you can watch the horse and buggy go by transporting families, brides and couples touring the town. Step down from the porch and you have a choice between a going south one block to Queen Street the main shopping, dining and theatre district, or head north one block to the mouth of the Niagara River where it meets Lake Ontario! Canada’s first golf course is within eyesight of your driveway!

We have ample parking space where you’ll park the car and can walk everywhere! The back yard offers the privacy for a fabulous grilled meal in a pretty garden setting.

There is easy access to the house just a couple of steps from either the front or back door and you are in your home away from home!

Captain’s Quarters is a fully restored Arts and Crafts era home where modern convenience is in perfect harmony with classic Niagara-on-the-Lake charm.

This bungalow has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, air conditioning, a wood burning fireplace, a formal dining area as well as TV, Cable, wifi and free North America long distance calling. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen retained the original upper glass cabinets, a beautiful marble counter top set on sparkling white cabinetry with self closing pull outs and doors. The laundry room is also on the main floor with high efficiency washer and dryer. has stainless steel appliances including dishwasher, washer and dryer.

What will you notice first? Gleaming hardwood floors?

The way the wood trimmed windows lets in natural light that makes you just want to stay forever? The cozy tv area, or the peaceful corner that is perfect to curl up in to read your favourite author?

Each bedroom has a queen bed, plenty of storage in your closet and a comfy mattress and bedding that is the perfect setting for a good night’s sleep!

The Captain awaits your arrival!

Keywords: bungalow, large covered front porch, back yard, back deck, open concept, easy access, heated, air conditioned, fire place, restored, modern kitchen and baths, new appliances, Arts and Craft decor, recently restored, historical, sun filled, 1400 sq feet,

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Janet Trogdon
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2016
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Why Janet Trogdon chose Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a little gem of a town. We want to share the experience of living like a local. All year around, we have world class entertainment, can experience gourmet dining with renowned chefs, 5 star spas and internationally award winning wineries. This historic community features the best things in life a town could offer, it is a walkable community that features diverse architectural styles, and the gardens!! Whether blooming in spring or blanketed in snow, the landscape is stunning. Whether you like to hike, bike, roller blade, cross country ski, or take a leisurely stroll, it is all available at your front door.

The golf course in town is only one of the many golf courses in the region. We also have an amazing lavender farm, chocolate factory and locally made jams, jellies and honey. For the foody, there is so much selection!

Niagara-on-the-Lake is located between two major international airports. There is also a local airport just minutes outside of town. There are also major highways that make travel easy. We are within a days drive of over 100 Million people!! It is perfect for family or friends to travel here and not have the hassle of the security at the airports. You can travel in the comfort of your own vehicle! Getting to Niagara-on-the-Lake is easy, it is having to leave that is hard!

What makes this cottage unique

Captain’s Quarters is within the perfect proximity of what everyone wants to do in old town! Shop for antiques, groceries, wine, bakeries, that special dress, special teas, Scottish treats, you name it the shops have it! Watch the horse drawn carriages go by while you are having your afternoon cocktail on the covered front porch. Or grab your golf clubs and stroll over to the oldest golf course in North America. There are 3 steps up to the front porch, it is flat to step into the house, and everything is on one level, including the washer and dryer. This cottage spells the word convenient!

This elegantly restored cottage offers the comfort of home, while living a life of luxury. The high quality bed linens, the shiny new stainless steel appliances, completely renovated bathrooms and all in a location that is a leisurely 2 minute stroll from Queen Street. If you love to cook, this gourmet kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to cook and entertain your fellow travelers.

The open living room, dining room and kitchen allows you to mix and mingle. The large back deck is also visible from many vantage points within the house. The back yard is lovingly landscaped, simple but elegant. If you want privacy, the back yard offers a pleasant place to relax. If you love people watching, then the front porch is the place for you!

Located in Old Town, you are in the heart of one of the most historic towns in Canada. Eat local, live local and experience all the charm and charisma Captains Quarters has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed for a week and wished we could continue! Loved walking to end of street for golf, finding bike path along river and relaxing on the porch with the horse and carriage passing. We hope return. Thank you for suck a lovely, well equipped and welcoming home!!
Aug 2013
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Prime location in historic old town, 5 minute walk tp main street
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Southwestern Ontario

Girls Winery Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful property. Clean, comfortable, and updated in all the right places. Perfect for our group of 6 girls. We spent a lot of our time sitting on the huge front porch and just enjoying the beautiful and calm surroundings. It was just a stones throw away from Queen St. for restaurants and shopping. We all agreed that we would rent this place again so I'm sure we'll be back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Location! Great Comfort!

  • 5 of 5

The home is very nicely kept, very comfortable and very excellently located. With three rooms, two very nice bathrooms, a very functional kitchen and comfortable spaces for eating and hanging out you really couldn't need more. My parents, small child and I were traveling to the area for a family memorial and it was great to escape back to the house in the evenings and afternoons - with the great wifi we could get a little work done on the most magical porch and really relax. My parents and I were able to walk to many restaurants and through the town so quickly and easily. It felt safe and comfortable. We will definitely be back!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Bay, Ontario Canada

Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

-a perfect location to relax and write

-great front porch is especially attractive for people watching and reading

  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were a group of three couples. The cottage was well laid out, lots of room and space to move about with six adults. Having the kitchen amenities such as coffee, tea, sugar, salt, pepper, paper towel, toilet paper and all cooking utensils and cookware made it very convenient. The location is superb, one block from the main attractions. We always go to the "Irish Harp" on our first night and being able to walk to and from is so convenient.

The only thing that could be improved on would be having a bathroom for the third bedroom, but two couple sharing the same bathroom is not that bad. All in all the stay at the Captain's Quarters was very relaxing, comfortable and cozy. We will definitely be looking up this property again for next year. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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newton, ma

i would return

  • 5 of 5

the house was perfect for our 3 day stay. the proximity to the center of town allowed us to stroll in and out of the house without worrying about parking or even leaving the kids behind. the house was well equipped and very comfortable. grilling was awesome!

proximity to the vineyards was also very good, day trips to niagara falls, local wineries was easily done from this location.

property was clean, comfortable beds, having washer and dryer all made for having all the amenities of home!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, great house

  • 5 of 5

Our son was married recently in Niagara-on-the-Lake. When investigating prices we found that we could stay at Captain's Quarters for three nights for the same price as staying for two nights/two rooms at a local upscale hotel. We did not regret our choice. We had three comfortable bedrooms, a very large living room with two gathering places, a dining room, updated kitchen, BBQ area out back and an amazing front porch. The house is located within walking distance to a golf course and is one block from the main street with its beautiful little shops. For us, we had a great base. The guys came back after golf and used the gas BBQ, the groomsmen had plenty of room to change and get ready for the wedding, the porch was a great backdrop for photos and we could invite people over for drinks in the evening or breakfast on the day after the ceremony. The house was well-maintained and well-appointed and felt just like home. The management was very helpful in explaining details of the house, had local information ready and was there to help at a moment's notice. We forgot several items at the house and again they were most helpful in getting them back to us. NOTL is a lovely little village so while there you can visit Fort George, take in a play at the Shaw Theatre, visit the Trish Romance studio, sit on the grass and watch the water, or visit wineries and the many excellent restaurants. We absolutely loved Captain's Quarters and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
41.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Niagara on the lake
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Niagara on the lake
Nearest Train
12.68 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Niagara on the lake
Nearest Ski
65.25 Miles
Kissing Bridge
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Niagara Falls
Car: recommended

beautiful front porch to people watch

watch horse and carriage

short walk to Queen st to all shops, theatres, dinners and so much more


Rates & Availability

Historic Old Town Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fees $21 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $57 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
July, August, Holidays and long weekends High Season rates apply
High Season may consider 2 nights if booking is within 30 days of arrival
If you cancel 35 days before your arrival you receive all your money back minus 10% for administration fee and the booking fee, if you cancel within 35 days of your arrival date you lose all of your money unless we can rent it then you get what we could rent it form minus 10% administration fee and the booking fee.
During the Low Season we welcome monthly bookings at reasonable rates!

If your booking is for 14 days or more and you have to cancel you lose all of your deposit unless we can rent it then you get what we could rent it for!

$500.00 security deposit required

50% due at time of booking and balance is due 35 days before arrival date
visa and master card accepted
If agreed to pay by any kind of cheque, money order, bank draft NO REFUND!

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Historic Old Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • all three bedrooms have queen size bedrooms with top quality mattress. All our beds have bed bug protectors and mattress pads on them, plus top quality linens.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

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