Shakespeare Cottage is ideally situated for exploring this lovely part of the world.
Our short term rental is a 5 minute stroll to the lake and Ryerson Park. A scenic walk to the "Old Town" takes you along the lake and golf course where you will also enjoy delightful views of our finest heritage homes and gardens. The "Old Town" can also be accessed by a 3 minute car ride.
Shakespeare Cottage has 1500 square feet of space with a private driveway for two vehicles and a large private back yard.
We as owners are proud of our cottage and decorated the interior with a stylish amusing mix of vintage and contemporary furnishings. The interior has a spacious open concept combining an area for entertainment equipped with Satellite TV and WIFI, a sitting room enhanced with a fireplace providing a rest and relaxation atmosphere and a chandelier lit dining room with doors opening to the patio. Our backyard patio is the perfect setting to indulge oneself with a sit-down flavourful meal perfectly paired with a delicious drink under the blue sky and among the summer breezes with family and friends. Our custom kitchen which was designed for easy meal preparation has granite counter tops and is fully stocked and features a lovely window with a view.
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Our town has for your convenience a grocery store, LCBO and pharmacy.
As owners we are located close by Shakespeare Cottage should you require any assistance during your stay.
Ensuite (attached) or Private Bathroom, Suitable For Guests With Children, Ground Floor Room, Private Entrance, Air Conditioned, Free High Speed Wireless Internet, Cable/Satellite TV, Fireplace, Deck Seating Area
Visitors both international and domestic return year after year.
To visit our heritage sites which hold nationally important collections and are steeped in history.
To explore our Heritage Parks by cycling or walking the designated paths.
To be entertained by numerous specialty events and festivals organized throughout the year that compliments all four seasons.
To partake of the culinary delights from our award winning wineries, locally based restaurants and pubs.​
​Niagara On The Lake is a magical place all year long.
Please search link below for preferred activities.
EATING & DINING
There are many choices from award winning winery restaurants, farm to table restaurants, a wide choice of pubs, ethnic restaurants and take-away eateries.
A full list and descriptions can be found on www.niagaraonthelake.com
Several wine tour companies are available with personalized options.
Music Niagara: www.musicniagara.org Shaw Festival: www.shawfest.com
Niagara Jazz festival: www.niagarajazzfestival.com
Ghost Walk 1 855 844 6787 Niagara Falls Casino: www.niagarafallslive.com
RECREATION & SPORTS
Niagara On the Lake Golf Club: www.notlgolfclub.com Zoom Leisure bike Rentals: www.zoomleisure.com Bike & Skooter Rentals: 1 905 468 1300
Whirlpool Jet Board Tours: www.whirlpooljet.com Paddle Board Rentals:
www.paddleniagara.com Kayaking: www.niagarakayak.com
For complete details on the Brock's Monument, Niagara Falls, Fort George, Laura Secord and more please visit: www.niagaraparks.com
NATURE & COUNTRYSIDE
Bruce Trails, Waterfront Trails, Niagara Falls
Please visit: www.niagaraonthelake.com Click on "what to do" for a complete guide to events.
We look forward to assisting you with any inquiries and welcome you to stay at Shakespeare Cottage.
FINDING SHAKESPEARE COTTAGE
FROM TORONTO-- Follow the QEW directions for Niagara Falls, after the Garden City bridge in St. Catharines stay in right lane and take the second exit (Glendale North) at the stop sign turn right then go to the second light and turn left, at the next light turn right (Airport Rd), go two stop signs and turn right (HWY 55 also called Niagara Stone Rd.) stay on this road through Virgil (small town) until you get to Niagara On The Lake (a short distance), when you get to a gas station (Petro Canada) and a Tim Horton at this intersection Mary St. turn left (traffic light) go about 7 short blocks and turn right on Shakespeare Ave. go to Number 29 and you are home. The street before Shakespeare Ave is Oak, this may help in you preparing for your turn.
FROM BUFFALO--follow the QEW towards Toronto, take the Glendale exit, at the stop sign turn right, at the next light turn left, go to the next light turn right (Airport Rd) go two stop signs and turn right (HWY 55 also called Niagara Stone Rd.), stay on this road through Virgil and shortly after that is Niagara On The Lake, you will come to a gas station (Petro Canada) and a Tim Horton across the street they are both on your left side, this is Mary St. turn left at this traffic light go 7 blocks on the right side of the street to Shakespeare Ave. to number 29 and your home. The street before Shakespeare is Oak this may help in preparing for your turn.