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The Guest Room from another angle showing the comfy chair.The 'Spare Room' in bed mode. It has a pull-out sofa double bed with extra padding, and a desk. Guest groups of two or more may use it. For example,  two guests may sleep in separate beds.
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Private room in house
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1.5 shared baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 shared baths
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
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

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM and check out out by 12PM (noon)


88 Reviews

Hosted by Ken

Mississippi Mills, CanadaJoined in June 2013
Ken User Profile
90 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…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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