LIVE MODERN. Welcome to 1258 Old Martindale Road. An electric gate and winding drive leads you onto the private 2.91 acre property. Situated on Martindale Pond this completely renovated home has been finished to exacting standards. Attention to detail with a decidedly modern flair is immediately evident. From unique materials and fixtures to a full smart home automation system no detail has been overlooked. The main home is designed in such a way to take advantage of the surrounding views with many large widows. The open concept living room opens up to the dining area. The high end kitchen features Thermador appliances, walnut cabinetry and quartz countertops. The covered porch offers views over the Musoka-like rear yard. The bright master suite features a spa like ensuite bath and fully fitted walk-in closet. It also has direct access to the porch. The finished lower level has a full height walk-out to the pool area. The recreation room has built-in surround sound speakers, room for a pool table and wet bar. The carriage house is definitely one of a kind. Above the 3 car garage is a self contained loft with vaulted ceilings. The lower level opens to the pool area and has a change room and exercise room and sauna. The covered outdoor kitchen has both a natural gas and charcoal bbqs as well as hot and cold running water! The concrete salt water pool is heated and has a retractable solar cover. A staircase leads down to the dock and pond where one can spend time canoeing in the warmer month and skating in the colder ones. Make the move to Niagara and live the lifestyle you always dreamed of.
St. Catharines is the largest city in the Niagara region, located in south-central Ontario. Also known as "The Garden City," St. Catharines is renowned for its lush parks, gardens and trails.
The city is also home to the Welland Canal, one of the world's greatest engineering feats, where enormous freighters climb the Niagara Escarpment on a stairway of water.
Residents and visitors alike enjoy a wealth of activities in the city. Whether it be visiting our world-class wineries, sampling our fabulous dining, experiencing our many wonderful festivals and vibrant nightlife, or exploring our city's history and picturesque harbour front village of Port Dalhousie - there's something for everyone.
St. Catharines has a thriving arts and culture scene, which can be experienced at the city's many art galleries, theatres, classical and contemporary music events, public art displays and more.
St. Catharines enjoys a unique microclimate because of the moderating influence of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and the sheltering effect of the Niagara Escarpment.
As a result of its mild climate, Niagara is known as the fruit basket of Canada, with St. Catharines lying at Niagara's heart. From early spring, when acres of orchards are in full bloom, until the grape harvest in late fall, St. Catharines and its surrounding countryside beckon visitors with the brilliant colours of its fields and flowers.
St. Catharines is strategically located and offers excellent access to the major markets of both Canada and the United States.
The City is 111 kilometres (70 miles) from Toronto and 19 kilometres (12 miles) from Niagara Falls and the United States border.
The major urban centres of Toronto, Hamilton, Buffalo and Rochester, which contain approximately 10 million people, are all located within a 160 kilometre (100 mile) radius.
Windsor, London, Syracuse, Cleveland, Detroit and Pittsburgh are less than 460 kilometres (250 miles) away
New York City is less than 726 kilometres (450 miles) from St. Catharines.
As part of the Regional Municipality of Niagara, St. Catharines is bordered by:
City of Hamilton to the west
American border to the east
The total area of the region is 1,851 square kilometres (715 square miles). St. Catharines occupies 95 square kilometres (37 square miles) of Niagara's total area.