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Fantastic Home in the Heart of Old Towne Niagara-on-the Lake.

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Last updated: 08/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Governor's Walk is nestled in the heart of Old Towne Niagara-on-the-Lake within easy walking distance of the Dining, Shaw Festival Theatre, Fort George, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario, and unique boutique shopping.

Governor's Walk features a Great Room with a dining area, sitting area and fireplace, 4 bedrooms, 3- 4-piece en-suite bathrooms, a main floor 3-piece bathroom, and modern appliances. The master suite with fireplace and sitting room provides a romantic atmosphere. Governor's Walk has decks both front and back where you can relax and watch a horse and buggy stroll by. You can bring your computer; Governors Walk provides wireless high-speed Internet access. You can also bring your favorite CD's and DVD's. Governor's Walk will suit up to 4 couples. No smoking or pets please. A minimum 3-night booking is required. Governor's Walk is our personal vacation home.
The Great Room provides the principal entertainment area in the home, ideal for a group of family or friends, its located next to the kitchen, is a large open 24 ft x 17 ft room consisting of a dining area and a family/sitting area. It is is dominated by windows on three sides that gives lots of natural light. All windows have wooden shutters to provide evening privacy. These shutters mirror the rich wood trim throughout this room.

Enjoy meals in the dining area, which contains a large table and 8 chairs. Built in cabinetry is adjacent to this dining table. The chef has an overview the dining area from the kitchen. The floor is hardwood to complement the wood trim throughout this room.

Relax in the family/sitting area, an informal space containing a fireplace, coffee table, sofas, ottoman, and chairs. The floor is hardwood, partly covered with Persian carpet. Bring your favourite CD's for the sound system.

Keywords: Porch, Barbeque, two decks, equipped kitchen, linen and towels, en-suite baths, fireplaces, balcony off front bedroom, great room, large flat screen TV, stereo, wireless internet, Old Town Niagara-on-the-Lake, Shaw Festival Theatre, Fort George, Niagara River, Lake Ontario, and unique boutique shopping on Queen Street, estate wineries, Fort George, historic sites, Niagara Falls, fine dining, horse drawn carriages, parks.


Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 25 years or older and the person who pays for the rental must stay at the property for duration of reservation....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    loads of room for them to play and relax and parks with playground 2 minutes away...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Great room, reading area, upper decks on both ends of home. This is a large home ideal for groups of people, allowing them 'their own space' when needed....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    In all the bedrooms and living room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    5 flat screen HD TV's, one in each bedroom and in the sitting room....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    central air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    cling free provided...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    One fireplace in ground floor bedroom suite another in the living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Top quality linens are provided for bedding....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with gas fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    for 5 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Enough towels that everyone gets a set...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Porches at the front and back of house....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Niagara on the Lake Golf Club is 5 minute walk away...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    On the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, just 5 minute walk away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts 2 minute walk away...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Outdoor community pool - 5 minute walk from Governor Walk...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2015
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
C$595 C$675
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Low Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
C$395 C$425
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$595 C$675
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee C$100 + tax
  • Booking Fee C$28 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%


July, August, Holidays and long weekends High season rates apply. 3 night minimum

If you book within 30 days of your arrival we may consider a 2 night stay.

Minimum 3 nights- may consider 2 nights if booking is within 30 days of arrival

No refunds for cancellations due to weather! Niagara Holiday Rentals may consider a credit that is to be used by April 30, 2015 at the same vacation home!

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!

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if paying by cheque, money order, cash or bank draft No Refund

if you cancel 35 days before your arrival date you receive all your money back minus 10% for administration fees and the booking fee. If you cancel within 35 days of arrival you lose all your money unless we can rent it then you get what we can rent it for minus 10% administration fee and booking fee

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Last updated: 08/18/2015
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41.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.02 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Within walking distance of house
0.02 Miles
Nearest Golf
NOTL Golf Club, Niagara on the lake (9 holes)
12.68 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many within walking distance of house.
65.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Kissing Bridge
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Niagara Falls

Car: Recommended

The best kept secret in Canada is this little town located just a 20 minute picturesque drive from the most famous address in the world, Niagara Falls!! Lots of people have it on their bucket list to see Niagara Falls, once you have seen the spectacular Falls, then what do you do? Many visitors to NOTL come across it by accident, and can’t believe their luck to have found such a wonderful town. Come and stay in our quaint little town of Niagara-on-the-Lake; ‘the prettiest town in Canada’. Canadians are known for their modesty, so this little town has been kept as a real treat to explore and be surprised by all that is going on around here!

Originally the capital of Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake has historical significance not only to Canada but the USA as well. It is a walk through history as you can explore Fort George, see Fort Niagara (across the mighty Niagara River), battle fields and historical monuments that can give you the real feel for what has happened not so very long ago! Our geographical location lends itself well to be prime soft fruit farm land. We are well known for grapes, peaches, cherries, strawberries and have the festivals to prove it! In the mid 1970’s the wine industry realized that a wide variety of grapes could be grown and as well we have the unique ability to produce Ice Wine. We are now internationally recognized and produce some of the finest wines in the world!

Now along with the wine, we have become the culinary capital of Canada. You never know when chefs from the Food Network or HGTV are gracing our tables with their talents!

Love live theatre? we have the largest award winning reportory theatre in North America. The Shaw Festival Theatre has grown to be a significant venue in the theatre world often offering a mix of the high brow with a taste of a good old musical that gets the toes tapping and the heart singing!

Outdoor activities…well they abound here from golf, hiking, walking, birding, horseback riding, sightseeing, to just plain old strolling and enjoying the town! This area is pretty flat so it is becoming a mecca for cyclists! For those that like to cruise it’s wonderful to go around to wineries, shops, fruit stands or other interesting vistas. But for those that want the challenge there is ‘The Bench’ and the escarpment that will give you the work out to get your heart pounding! Increasing in popularity is cycling the Welland Canal from one end to the other, watching all the ships go through the locks!

Families will find an abundance of things to do with the kids. There are public swimming pools, play grounds, wading pools, petting zoos, largest touring chocolate factory in North America and Fort George where they can explore what kids did 200 years ago! Just go outside with your kids because it’s a safe place to roller blade along some of the paved trails, toss a ball around our go for picnics and read a book to the little ones while watching spectacular sunsets over Lake Ontario.

Girls get-away? couples reuniting or friends just hanging out can get organized tours or just do some last minute reservations to see what tickles their fancy! Take a Jet Boat Ride up the Niagara River and you can claim that you challenged the most dangerous rapids of all at a category six! Not so adventurous…suck it up, the jet boat ride is a blast and really amazing to see Niagara Falls from a vantage point that there is no other way to see!

Golf, Golf, Golf, Golf…do you like Golf? Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club (9 holes) is ranked one of the top 10 in North America and is the oldest one still functioning. Want more challenging courses, well there are lots and lots. But make your reservations early!!

From gourmet food to family friendly, we have restaurants to offer the best of the best. Or do you like to cook? We have amazing fruit stands, farmer’s markets and boutique food stores that will inspire even the basic of cooks! I am always surprised by what our guests do in our town that I have never even thought of! Photographers, gardeners, birders , geo-cashers, vintners, cyclers, antiquers and geekers… seems we have something for everyone! Looking forward to seeing you around too!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

Why Niagara-on-the-Lake:
Perfect location for shopping, theater, historical sites, wineries and milder Canadian winters and pleasant summers.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Horse drawn carriages; walking to downtown unique shopping boutiques and world class dining, and for theatre lovers the famous Shaw Festival. This home is designed for guests to enjoy private areas within the home, or outside on the decks.

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Speaks: english

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  • Welcome to Governor's Walk

    Welcome to Governor's Walk

  • master bedroom with queen bed

    master bedroom with queen bed

  • main floor queen bathroom across hall

    main floor queen bathroom across hall

  • upstairs queen bedroom with walk out to patio

    upstairs queen bedroom with walk out to patio

  • Winter wonderland at Governor Walk

    Winter wonderland at Governor Walk

  • Master Bedroom is large with private entrance and siting area fire place with en suite

    Master Bedroom is large with private entrance and siting area fire place with en suite

  • sitting room for master bedroom

    sitting room for master bedroom

  • main floor queen with drawers and closet  across from master bedroom

    main floor queen with drawers and closet across from master bedroom

  • Your carriage ride awaits!

    Your carriage ride awaits!

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