Adjacent to the Lincoln Docks, Upper Vista Welland is comprised of two striking 5-storey buildings connected at ground with a shared lobby. Suites are designed with contemporary flare, open-concept for the ultimate in flexibility, modern, well-appointed kitchens, spa-inspired bathrooms and with each unit having a lovely balcony and/or patio, you’ll have the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine, local of course, and enjoy the view!
Building Amenities Designed for Active Living
Located on the Welland Recreational Waterway,Upper Vista Welland offers building amenities designed to elevate your life and add convenience and connection to your everyday experience. A storage facility allows you to store your kayaks and paddle boards. Indoor and outdoor fitness areas are designed to keep you healthy and active. A convenient Pet Wash Station is the perfect place to rinse off Fido after a long walk on the many trails in the area.
Welland is Small Town Living with Big City Style!
Welland is located a short drive to Niagara Falls,St. Catharines, the US border and the rich wine country associated with the Niagara Region. It’s just over an hour’s drive from the GTA yet it remains a charming, live local community that values its people, culture and active living. Welland offers endless trails for hiking, biking and walking as well as excellent water sports – swimming, kayaking, and canoeing.
Affectionately known as The Rose City, Welland is a place that is blooming with lovely gardens and parks; a place where people take pride in their community and where life takes on a slower pace; where people support their downtown merchants, their weekly Farmers’ Market, their exceptional schools, their local wineries and where they line the streets to cheer on the annual Rose Parade.
Hike, Bike, Swim, Paddle, Sail or Swing... The Active Life Awaits in Welland!
Jump on the Welland Canal Parkway Trail from your doorstep. It stretches for 45 kms, beginning in St. Catharines and ending in Port Colborne. Whether you ride, run or simply walk, this incredible trail wends its way through the rich lands of the Niagara Escarpment from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie.
Golfers will love living close to their clubs; it’s only a 4 minute drive to Pelham Hills Golf Cub and just a 5 minute drive to Cardinal Lakes Golf Club. Surrounding Welland, there are dozens of fine golf courses within a 20 minute drive.
If water is your thing, The Welland International Flatwater Centre is just a short walk away from Upper Vista Welland. Take out your kayak right from Upper Vista Welland and enjoy a morning paddle on this exceptional water course. Or you can swim, row, paddle or watch competitions from around the world.
Boaters, sailors and Fishers Will Love the Quick Access to Port Colborne’s Sugarloaf Marina.
Just 15 minutes away from Upper Vista, Sugarloaf Marina offers 700 slips where you can enjoy Canada’s finest bass and walleye fishing, scuba diving to dozens of historic shipwrecks, and some of the country’s best sailing. When you think of summer and you think of warm, clean water, sandy beaches, fair winds and plenty of sunshine, you are thinking about summer at Sugarloaf Marina.
Cheers! Internationally Famous Wines are Produced in the Fertile Lands of Niagara
Internationally famous wines are produced in the fertile lands of Niagara. Sweetened by the moderate climate, the wines of Niagara are gaining notoriety every year. The area has become synonymous with some of the finest wine regions of the world. Living in Wine Country has its advantages. Just minutes from Upper Vista Welland, you’ll discover no less than 336 wineries, vying for top grades among the world’s most elite sommeliers. So many places for you to tour and enjoy raising a glass!
Niagara Grape and Wine Festival
Canada’s largest wine festival happens every September across the entire Niagara region! Celebrate the harvest with the Grape & Wine Parade in neighbouring St. Catharines, and join the festivities in Montebello Park with over 20 wineries participating. Plan your wine adventure with a wine festival Discovery Pass and enjoy carefully curated wine pairings with world-class seasonal cuisine from Niagara’s most talented chefs. For more information visit niagarawinefestival.com.
Henry of Pelham Estate Winery
1469 Pelham Rd, St. Catharines
Henry of Pelham’s 300-acre vineyard is located in the Short Hills Bench sub-appelation of the Niagara Peninsula. It is one of the oldest wineries in the region, and was one of the first to make premium wines from their own grapes. Today the Henry of Pelham Estate Winery has a charming restaurant called The Coach House Café run by Chef Erik Peacock, often featured as the profiled chef and star of LCBO cooking events. The winery offers tours and tastings throughout the year where you are invited to sample the dozens of vintages they produce. Highlighting the interior spaces within the winery is a robust collection of Canadian art by painters and sculptors from The Annex area of Toronto whose works were collected by the Henry of Pelham family throughout the ‘70s. For more information, visit henryofpelham.co
13th Street Winery
1776 Fourth Ave, St. Catharines
Taste the difference that 3 generations of
agricultural expertise makes. Celebrate with sips of Sparkling, or relax with a glass of award-wining Gamay Noir. 13th Street Winery’s unique terroir cultivates the perfect wine to toast all of life’s special moments. They’ve curated Niagara’s finest ingredients to produce delicious items for their bakery, market and bistro menu. Take home to enjoy, or savour seasonal lunch offerings, prepared fresh by Chef Josh Berry. Simple yet elevated. 13th Street Winery wants to delight all your senses. Discover unique sculptures throughout the property, with Niagara’s alluring landscape as your backdrop. Enjoy the work of renowned Canadian artists with a glass of wine in hand
3180 Seventeenth St, Jordan Station
Having enjoyed global careers in banking and tech, Grant Westcott and Carolyn Hurst sold their home in Toronto to follow their dreams of becoming winemakers. They initially planted 28 acres of grapes in Jordan Station, hired winemaker Arthur Harder and created their first vintage in 2012. In 2014 their daughter, Victoria Westcott joined the team to lead the customer experience. Grant and Carolyn are excited about the promise their wines are showing and strive to improve every year, constantly growing and listening – to the earth, the grapes, and their customers. They are waiting for you to join them and share a glass of wine.
Downtown Welland offers an eclectic variety of local shops and stores and just down the road, towards St. Catharines, Seaway Mall is a bustling urban shopping destination only 10 minutes away. St. Catharines is a shopper’s mecca with the enormous Pen Centre just 15 minutes from Welland and the Niagara Outlets with the latest international brands, only 10 minutes away! And of course, Welland’s Farmers’ Market is a must during the growing season – where you’ll discover the bounty of Niagara’s fruit belt, its local meats and cheeses and tasty homemade jams, preserves and baking.
If you choose to incorporate a short drive into your dining out plans, Niagara Falls offers hundreds of restaurants and it’s only 15 minutes.
Mr. Mikes Steakhouse Seaway Mall, Wellend
The Black Sheep – Lounge & Coffee Roasters
Upper Vista Welland is close to two Niagara College
campuses and just a short drive to Brock University in St. Catharines. Whether you are taking a course for interest or pursuing a degree or diploma, the convenience of this location is unmatchable.
Niagara College offers more than 130 innovative programs between state-of-the-art campuses in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Together these campuses provide unique living laboratories and top notch facilities that deliver hands-on applied learning opportunities; world-class applied research; and smaller class sizes in an intimate and friendly environment.
- FULL-TIME STUDENTS – 9,000
- INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – 4,000
- FACULTY – 291
- ADMIN STAFF – 89
- SUPPORT STAFF – 224
- POST SECONDARY DEGREES/DIPLOMAS – 100+
- CONTINUING EDUCATION REGISTRANTS – 15,000/ year
With more than 19,000 students in seven diverse
Faculties, Brock University offers an academic experience that’s second to none. Their degree programs are designed for the future, combining co-op
and service learning options that provide maximum exposure to your chosen field of study.
- FULL-TIME STUDENTS – 17,066
- INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – 2,615
- FACULTY – 603
- ADMIN STAFF – 703
- SUPPORT STAFF – 284
- POST SECONDARY DEGREES/DIPLOMAS – 31+
The 406 runs from St. Catharines QEW to Port Colborne, intersecting Welland with easy access to Niagara through the QEW or Thorold Stone Road and the tunnel beneath the canal.
From Welland you can travel to:
- Toronto (75 minutes)
- Hamilton (50 mintues)
- Niagara Falls (15 minutes)
- Port Colborne (15 minutes)
- St. Catharines (20 minutes)
- US Border (20 minutes)