12 Best Barns For Rent In Ontario, Canada - Updated 2023


Ontario, Canada, is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the world and the iconic and world-famous Niagara Falls. A province that is great to visit all year round, Ontario is very popular among tourists. If Niagara Falls is on your bucket list, then you must plan a trip to this gorgeous place as soon as possible! The second-largest province in all of Canada, there is so much to do and see here. You can visit Niagara Falls, enjoy a meal at the revolving restaurant in CN Towers, visit the Royal Ontario Museum, or take a small trip to the Toronto Islands. If you’re planning a trip to Ontario with your family, keep reading for a list of the best barns for rent in Ontario, Canada.

1. Vintage barn house with a kitchen, Essex

This house with a barn is situated 10 minutes away from Windsor and rests on the Essex County Wine Region Trail. The house is over 100 years old and spans a land area of 1,250 sq. ft. (116.13 sqm). Best suited for a pair of lovebirds on a romantic getaway, the bedroom has a queen-size bed for a full night’s rest after an eventful day on the farm.

Guests can prepare meals in the kitchen that has a stove, coffee maker, and refrigerator. Plus, there are plenty of restaurants nearby where guests can head to. The host recommends Wolfhead Distillery and Restaurant for some delectable spreads.

14th Homestead Barn Loft
Essex, Ontario, Canada
280 reviews  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it felt a little dusty in the barn but it was clean enough :) we
super friendly easy to find super clean
the loft was clean and had everything we needed for just a one night stay
on site staff are amongst the friendliest people i’ve ever met :)
nicest host and staff you could ever ask for and very helpful
warren and nathan were very welcoming and kind
warren and nathan are very responsive to the questions
we really enjoyed our stay in the barn loft warren is a very friendly and helpful host
warren & nathan were awesome great location and airbnb
beautiful and unique location; we really enjoyed our stay
all in all this place is a must stay for a relaxing get away
we really enjoyed the place and plan to come back
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2. Charming farmhouse with a garden, Guelph (from USD 218)

Located north of Guelph and only a short drive away from St. Jacobs Farmers Market, Elmira, and Kitchener-Waterloo, this farmhouse enjoys a great location. Part of a 130-acre (52.61-hectare) family farm, this Airbnb welcomes pets as well. Guests who choose to stay in and relax can unwind by watching movies on high-definition TV. Families can also have a fun night of board games. The gas fireplace keeps the place snug during the colder months of the year. Fast WiFi lets you video call folks back home without lag.

Guests can spend their time basking in the sun outdoors in the backyard while cooking marshmallows and barbeques on the grill. Bonfire evenings can be enjoyed around a fire pit over food and drinks with loved ones.

Quaint, Rustic 1870's Renovated Farm Shed
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
45 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just an fyi to future guests the bathroom is only accessible by stairs
lots of little details that makes the stay extra comfortable
we had a great stay at trish's place - the stand-outs were the amazing shower and the comfortable bedding
a wonderful quiet clean and comfortable escape from everyday
beautiful clean private and accommodating
the place is beautiful quiet and so clean trish and dean have thought about everything
clean quiet cozy relaxing
loved the stay nicely decorated clean and tidy
trish is a wonderful host
trish was very friendly and always quick to communicate with us
theo the cat was a charming third host and loves being pet and to hang out
everything was well-labelled and clear and trish was very communicative and friendly throughout the whole process
had a great time such a cute place
the location is perfect for visiting both guelph and elora
absolutely beautiful renovated barn close to everything you need in elora guelph and fergus
an amazing place great location would highly recommend to anyone looking for a place in the area
we loved our stay at trish’s place and made use of its proximity to good restaurants
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3. Modern converted barn with spacious gardens , Loretto

This three-bedroom Airbnb vacation rental is surrounded by lush green gardens, making this property absolutely beautiful and picturesque. Perfect for a long vacation with your family or friends, the property has a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen, an indoor dining room as well as a spacious outdoor dining table. Spend your days here relaxing, taking in the view, spending time among nature, and enjoying picnics in the garden.

A modern converted Barn with privacy and amenities
Loretto, Ontario, Canada
32 reviews  Wifi Available
Barn 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
i hope you'll host us again someday
allan is also such a wonderful host
i had an amazing experience and allen was a great host
he is very responsive and accommodating
wonderful unique place and location for a getaway- terrific response rate and hosting from allan
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4. Forest loft retreat, Desboro

Literally surrounded by acres and acres of forest land, this barn allows you to spend time among greenery and nature. Explore the wilderness of the forest, go for walks along the trails and try your best to spot some wildlife. From chipmunks to deer and porcupine, and even blue jays and foxes, you’ll probably be able to see all these birds and animals in the forest! This property also has an outdoor fire pit, a barbeque grill as well as an outdoor basketball court for the entertainment of guests.

Freija Forest Loft - Nature & Stargazing Sanctuary
Desboro, Ontario, Canada
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is basic but functional and the bedroom is very comfortable
the stay was very comfortable clean and super unique
valentine was a great host
valentine was a wonderful host and the space was amazing
cool space great hiking and very kind hosts
valentine and ghazal were incredibly welcoming and kind hosts
there was so much to do and the hosts truly thought of every little detail
this is truly a unique and cozy location
we chose valentine’s space because of the location and for the fact that it was pet friendly
the freija loft was a perfect place to relax with our dogs for a weekend
really recommend this place
this is the perfect place for a weekend getaway so many things to do
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5. Quaint and rustic renovated barn, Uxbridge (from USD 296)

This newly renovated vintage house with a barn for rent in Ontario was originally built in 1865! With three cosy bedrooms, a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen, an indoor and outdoor shower, and multiple seating areas, this place can easily accommodate 10 guests. You will have full access to the hiking trails near the barn, biking trails nearby, the basketball court, the tennis court as well as the surrounding gardens. And, this place is dog-friendly so feel free to bring your family pet along with you.

Fawks Nest Barn - All rooms & common space
Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Barn 7 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
hosts were fantastic and showed us around
host was accessible and helpful about local tips
barn was beautiful and host was amazing
sheila and tom are attentive great hosts
sheila and tom are great hosts they are very accomodating and layed back
the location is wonderful and everything was perfect
really great place to relax and/or have fun with the family
we were extremely fortunate to have a visit from a puppy walking group during our stay
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6. Spacious ranch in a gorgeous country setting, Milton

If you’ve always dreamt about staying in a barn, then this century-old farmhouse for rent in Milton, Ontario, is perfect for you. With a private hot tub, a saltwater pool, a gym, and a gorgeous view of the countryside, this barn is perfect for a romantic getaway! Surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush forests, you and your partner can spend your days enjoying some quality time together and enjoying some peace and quiet. Discover a whole new world of nature and all its wonders at this fabulous rental.

Five Star Farm Stay
Milton, Ontario, Canada
100 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in barn 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
the bed is really comfortable and the space is very clean
the bedroom is cozy and clean
our room was clean and comfy and the location was great
gail was a wonderful host
gail is a fantastic host
gail is a great host
the host is great and communicates very quickly
gail is very helpful and attentive host even if we didn’t meet her in person
a lovely place away from the hustle and bustle of the city
a very unique and interesting place to stay
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7. Relaxing farm stay, Eugenia

Sit back, relax, retreat into nature, and spend time with the horses in this cosy and homey barn stay. This farmhouse for rent in Ontario has one bedroom with two beds, a fully equipped kitchen, indoor and outdoor seating, and a private bathroom. Spend your days meeting the horses, sipping coffee while enjoying the view, and savouring barbecues and grills by the firepit. Ideal for couples and small families, this place is perfect for you.

Blue Barn Bed n Bale
Eugenia, Ontario, Canada
152 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my daughter loved sleeping in the bed that was in the living area
we felt very comfortable and most of all very cozy
the beds have lovely bedding and pillows very comfortable
kim’s place was absolutely amazing comfortable and clean with everything you could ask for
the barn apartment is super clean large and inviting
and awesome host and hospitality
kimberley is a generous and wonderful host
not to be outdone by kim who was a fantastic human host
kim's communications were friendly quick and she answered everything we needed to know
kim was very responsive and helpful
close to lots of blue mountain attractions
one in a million location and wonderfully unique place to stay great location close to truly amazing hidden natural gems
perfect location to explore grey highlands and the blur mountains
gorgeous location unique rustic barn and sweet horses all create an inviting charm
slightly off the beaten path but so close to many local attractions kimberly's place is a gem
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8. Fabulous rental in a working farm, Milton

If you’ve ever wondered what farm life is all about, then your stay in this barn will answer all your questions. It is located in a working barn, surrounded by nature and forests, and filled with farm animals. This barn has a private hot tub for you to relax, a heated saltwater pool for you to spend a sunny winter afternoon leisurely, as well as a gym and sauna. The farm is also available for rent for family reunions, large gatherings, and big celebrations.

Five Star Farm Pool View
Milton, Ontario, Canada
95 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in barn 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our room had more amenities then we needed everything was clean and organized
our room was incredibly clean and well maintained there was more than enough amenities provided
overall we had a very comfortable stay and would definitely revisit again soon
gail was an awesome host
gail was an outstanding host she went above and beyond with her friendliness and hospitality
our host gail was so very accommodating open and super friendly she won us over
gail is a wonderful host and was very responsive
gail was friendly and helpful and the farm was lovely
very relaxing and peaceful location
a great place to relax and get away from things
great place for a night away from the city
great location close to gas lcbo downtown milton and glen eden ski hill
nice place to get away from the city's hustle and gail is a wonderful host
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9. Chic and rustic loft in a working horse barn, Adjala-Tosorontio

This rustic one-bedroom horse farm for rent in Ontario is located in a working barn. Equipped with one bedroom, a fold-out couch, a cosy couch, and a large dining table, this place can easily accommodate four to five people. Guests are also allowed to bring their own horses to this stable, for a minimal charge.

With over 100 acres (40 hectares) of woods and forests to explore near the farm, guests can spend their days going for walks, enjoying picnics in the forest, and enjoying a much-needed break from the city.

Rustic Loft in Working Horse Barn- Laurenwood Farm
Adjala-Tosorontio, Ontario, Canada
345 reviews  Wifi Available
Barn 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was filled with beautiful antiques and was comfortable and warm
the beds were comfy and it was super spacious for our family of four
it was clean and cozy
very clean staying quarters
very clean place with beautiful trails
the space was very clean
the stable was clean and not at all smelly
quick responses and super informative
hosts were very welcoming and accomodating
deborah and erik were such great hosts
deborah was a wonderful host the loft and farm was an unforgettable
deborah is a kind caring host providing the warmest hospitality
a perfect place to retreat from stress and city life
location wise this place is perfect as it’s 7min from palgrave and 10 from tottenham
i’ve stayed at lots of unique properties but this place is extra special
it's also great that this rural experience is such a close drive from the city
the animals were such a joy to be around and sleep so close too
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10. Spacious loft in a century-old barn, Milton

This spacious three-bedroom loft is great for a trip with your family or friends. Located in a once working farm, this rental has a gorgeous view of the countryside. It is also very close to the city, so guests get to enjoy the best of both worlds! The farm has a gym, a sauna, a hot tub and a saltwater pool, so you can relax, recuperate and rejuvenate. There is also a fire pit found near the pond, which is an excellent spot for picnics and barbecues.

Five Star Hayloft Farm Stay
Milton, Ontario, Canada
62 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 4 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the stay was nice with lovely living room and kitchen
clean and well-appointed loft leaves you wanting for nothing
excellent experience host was friends and hospitable
gail is an excellent host
gail was accomodating and very responsive
we received a warm welcome from our host and her dogs which we loved
excellent communication beautiful space great location and a feeling of being transported away from everyday life
friends well stocked with supplies very special place
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11. Chic and modern retreat near lakes and waterfalls, Hamilton

Found just a walking distance from majestic lakes and beautiful waterfalls, this one-bedroom rental is the epitome of luxury. Located in the backyard of a farmhouse, guests who rent out this barn get to enjoy their full privacy. Spacious, open, vibrant and clean, there is nothing you won’t love about this property. All in all, this is a great place for you and your partner to enjoy a romantic weekend getaway.

The Barn
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
11 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
brett’s air b&b was beautiful comfortable and very clean
foremost brett is an amazing host to communicate with
i highly recommend brett as a host
brett was a wonderful host he was there to help check in and responded to messages quickly
brilliant host and couldn’t have been more helpful
the neighbors were kind and brett was quick to respond to any/all questions
it is also a short walk to very beautiful waterfalls
good place to stay at
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12. Rustic getaway in the countryside

Enjoy spending time in nature and make the most of the solitude in this rustic yet homey one-bedroom barn. With a double bed, a small living room, a kitchenette and a fireplace, this cosy barn is perfect for two. If you’re looking for a place to spend some alone time with your better half, then this rental is ideal for you, be it for a quick getaway weekend or a long extended stay! Very close to the city, you will get to enjoy the best of both worlds when you stay here.

The School House
23 reviews  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
super comfy and clean space
this place was clean and super unique great place for the value and would recommend to others
molly's place was great very comfortable will stay there again
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Pick your favorite barn

From minimalistic barns on working farms to luxurious barns with fancy gardens, Ontario really does have it all. Here’s hoping you were able to pick your favourite vacation rental from this list of the best barns for rent in Ontario, Canada.

Frequently asked questions about barns for rent in Ontario, Canada

1. Which barns for rent in Ontario have a pool?

If you are looking forward to spending a great vacation in a barn for rent in Ontario that features a swimming pool, a good option to consider is this spacious ranch in a gorgeous country setting, Milton.

2. Which barns for rent in Ontario have parking?

Most of the barns for rent in Ontario provide guest car parking facilities on the premises. You can check out some of the best ones such as this modern converted barn with spacious gardens, Loretto, this forest loft retreat, Desboro, this quaint and rustic renovated barn, Uxbridge, or this spacious ranch in a gorgeous country setting, Milton for on-site parking.

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