Located on the south shore of Lake Ontario, charming Niagara-on-the-Lake is well known for its beautiful countryside, theatrical Shaw Festival, outstanding wineries and national historic sites. The acclaimed vacation spot was ranked the #1 Food & Wine Destination in Canada (TripAdvisor, 2012), and is also a popular location for retirement and recreational real estate investment.
Situated on the south shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River, the picturesque region of Niagara-on-the-Lake is easy to reach via highway from all of Ontario and the northeastern USA.
Known as “NOTL” or “N-O-T-L” by locals, the region’s mild climate and rich soil make it one of Canada’s premier wine regions and the world’s largest producer of the country’s signature ice wine. Niagara-on-the-Lake is also known for its nationally significant historic district, including Regency and Classical Revival architecture that resulted in its designation as a National Historic Site of Canada in 2003, and for the theatrical Shaw Festival.
While visitors are drawn to the region for its beautiful parks and farmland, array of recreational activities, wineries and cultural experiences, Niagara-on-the-Lake is also an attractive destination for retirement and recreational real estate, and a perfect place for those seeking an alternative to urban living.
Whether you’re seeking a cottage in the country or a luxury vacation home, a house in which your family can grow or one where you can retire, our Niagara-on-the-Lake real estate experts can help you discover a myriad of options in our region.