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4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1.5 shared baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 shared baths
Ken is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Welcome to The Shire Airbnb guest house. We are six minutes walk to shops and dining in a friendly town renowned for its arts and crafts community, festivals, heritage buildings, and Riverwalk. You’ll enjoy my place for its quirky ambiance and its quiet, spacious guest bedroom. You are free to use the kitchen. Bathroom is shared.

Kanata is 25 min. drive. Downtown Ottawa is 40 min. drive. My place is good for solo adventurers, couples, and business travelers.


Indoor fireplace
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed


111 Reviews

Hosted by Ken

Mississippi Mills, CanadaJoined in June 2013
Ken User Profile
113 Reviews
Ken is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a retired computer network tech writer. Native of Saskatoon, former resident of Pittsburgh, Montréal, Toronto, and Burlington. I enjoy hosting friends (who are mainly artists, writers, philosophers, and techies) and guests from all backgrounds in my cozy, quirky home. I like…
Interaction with guests
I welcome travelers from all backgrounds and enjoy helping people navigate where they want to go. I myself like to travel and plan to do more. I like to chat with guests if they are comfortable with it. At home, I can usually be found working in my office, in the vegetable…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and checkout by 11AM