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Nestled in the charming city of Welland, Ontario, the Waterside Lots at Empire Canals offer a unique residential experience combining tranquil living with breathtaking views and an abundance of amenities. Backing onto the Welland Canal, with no neighbours behind each home, these lots provide an unparalleled opportunity to create a private oasis where you can enjoy the beauty of nature in its purest form. Explore the many benefits of owning one of these exclusive lots, as well as the on-site and local amenities that make this community as a whole an ideal place to call home.

1. A Sense of Increased Privacy

One of the most notable features of the Waterside Lots is their increased privacy. With ample room in each back yard, residents can design their dream outdoor living spaces, from lush gardens to relaxing patio areas. The absence of neighbours behind the property further enhances the sense of privacy, providing a serene environment for residents to unwind and soak up quality time with loved ones.

2. Forever Views of the Welland Canal

The Welland Canal is a magnificent waterway, connecting Lake Ontario to Lake Erie. Living on one of Canals’ Waterside Lots allows you to relish views of this historic canal, witnessing passing ships as they traverse through the locks. The sight of massive vessels gracefully sailing along the water creates a sense of awe and appreciation for the city’s rich maritime heritage. The best part? The land between the Waterside Lots and the Canal is protected and cannot be developed, meaning these views are designed to last a lifetime.

3. An Extension of Nature in Your Back Yard

At Empire Canals, backyards are not merely confined spaces; they are extensions of the land that surrounds them. With a Waterside Lot, residents can revel in picturesque views of nature, whether it’s the canal’s tranquil waters, vibrant colours of changing seasons, or the calming presence of lush green spaces. Experience what it’s like to be immersed in the community’s natural surroundings without ever needing to leave home.

4. On-Site and Local Amenities

Apart from the natural splendor surrounding the Waterside Lots, this community boasts a plethora of on-site and local amenities that cater to the needs and desires of its residents. Here are just a few highlights:


  • Parks: Welland is known for its abundant green spaces, and residents of Empire Canals have access to all of its parks. The opportunities for picnics, keeping up with fitness goals, adventuring and morning or evening strolls are endless.
  • Empire Sportsplex: For sports enthusiasts, the Empire Sportsplex offers state-of-the-art facilities for various activities, including pickleball, tennis, basketball and more.
  • Trails and Waterways: Nature lovers will appreciate the numerous trails and waterways surrounding the community, perfect for hiking, cycling, or simply unwinding amidst the serene beauty of Welland’s natural landscape.
  • Retail: Welland offers a diverse range of retail options, from charming local boutiques to larger shopping centers, ensuring that residents have convenient access to all their shopping needs. Port Colborne is just 15 minutes from the community’s grounds as well.
  • Proposed School: The community’s plans include the addition of an on-site school, ensuring that families will have access to reputable education options close to home.


Interested in owning one of our Waterside Lots at Empire Canals? Learn more about our available floor plans. Next, mark your calendar for these Welland-based events, and learn how to live like a local.


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