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Fabulous Meech Lake Waterfront Property

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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gatineau chateau / country house description

679 Meech Lake Road is an outstanding vacation property, overlooking Meech Lake, and located just outside of the quaint village of Chelsea, Quebec.

The house, with its pine detailing, timber beam construction and spectacular views, is an ideal setting from which to enjoy not only the lake, but the beauty and splendor of Gatineau Park as well. For the outdoor enthusiast, the house is situated close to cross-country ski trails (ski–in/ski-out), downhill skiing (Camp Fortune is less than a kilometer away), cycling trails, and some of the best hiking trails in the region.

The house comes with all the amenities… It comfortably sleeps 6. Small pets are welcome. The kitchen is well equipped with refrigerator/freezer, a gas range, microwave oven, and dishwasher. A washer/dryer combination is located in the lower level. There are two full bathrooms. Outdoors, there is a large deck overlooking the lake with a great view of Wilson House (where the Meech Lake Accord was signed). This main deck is equipped with an outdoor fireplace and a year round hot tub. There is also a breakfast deck on the south side of the house.

The property’s lakefront is situated just across Meech Lake Road from the house. Lake access is totally secure and private with a series of terraced decks leading down to the water. There is a canoe and a pair of kayaks for the paddling enthusiasts. With few motorized boats on the lake, it is ideal for peaceful paddling. The lake is also a swimmers dream – the swimming season goes strong from mid-May until the end of September.

The village of Chelsea is wonderful to explore, with its quaint shops and restaurants. And of course, le Spa Nordik offers complete pampering and a unique day spa experience.

And all of this is only 25-30 minutes from downtown Ottawa, allowing for longer-term renters to stay in the house and easily commute to the city.

This is an ideal property for anyone looking to rent on a long-term basis in Gatineau Park, and on Meech Lake in particular. 679 Meech is available to rent from Nov 1 to April 30, as a six month winter retreat (commutable to Ottawa in approx. 30 min), at a special rate.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The laneway is short but steep down to Meech Lake Road. Children should be watched at all times. Even though the road is not very busy they still have to cross it to access the waterfront....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    This bedroom is in the loft above the screened porch....moreless

  • The indoor bedrooms are quite comfortable. Bedroom #2 overlooks the living room with shutters for privacy. Bedroom #1 is considered the 'master' bedroom. Bedroom #3 is located in the loft in the screened porch, and is technically outside. This makes Bedroom #3 usable only in the warmer months. Brave souls can sleep there in the winter with an electric blanket and space heater (WE DO!)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Located on the bedroom level....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Located on the main level...moreless

  • Both bathrooms have slate accents and have heated floors.

Entertainment

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The house is a 30 minute drive to downtown Ottawa. ...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    The house has a tiered deck down to the lake, where there is a fixed and a floating dock. There is one kayak and one canoe....moreless

  • Monument View:

    The house provides an excellent view of Wilson House, where Canada's Meech Lake Accord was signed....moreless

  • Resort:

    The house is conveniently located approx 3km from le Spa Nordique....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    From the house, you can cross-country ski or snowshoe and quickly join up with Gatineau Park Trails....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    From the house, you can cross-country ski or snowshoe and quickly join up with Gatineau Park Trails....moreless

  • Village:

    The house is approx 3km from the village of Chelsea, which has a variety of restaurants, pubs, and shops....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    overhead fan...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    2 fireplaces, both gas, one in the living room and one outside on the deck beside the hot tub...moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered car port for one car....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for up to 4 cars by the house, and another 4 cars by the Lake....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    One mountain bike and one hybrid...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Dunnderosa Golf Course is located 5 km away in Chelsea...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There is one kayak and one canoe....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    1 km to downhill skiing and cross-country skiing trails out the door ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Overlooking the Lake. SPECTACULAR....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
90 night min stay

C$2,750
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

C$2,275 C$7,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Weekend stays are welcome, with a minimum stay of 3 nights required. Daily rates apply.

We also have a seasonal rate for the Winter Season in its entirety (Nov 1 through April 30) at $4500 per month or $20,000 for the winter season

10% deposit on booking. Balance due on day of arrival (in advance).


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Ottawa International Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Chelsea Pub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Dunnderosa
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Ottawa Train Station
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Highway 5
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Mama Theresa, L'Oreé du Bois
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Camp Fortune
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
O'Brien Beach, Meech Lake

Car: Necessary

679 Meech Lake Road is an outstanding vacation property, overlooking Meech Lake, and located just outside of the quaint village of Chelsea, Quebec.

The house, with its pine detailing, timber beam construction and spectacular views, is an ideal setting from which to enjoy not only the lake, but the beauty and splendor of Gatineau Park as well. For the outdoor enthusiast, the house is situated close to cross-country ski trails (ski–in/ski-out), downhill skiing (Camp Fortune is less than a kilometer away), cycling trails, and some of the best hiking trails in the region.

The house comes with all the amenities… It comfortably sleeps 6. Small pets are welcome. The kitchen is well equipped with refrigerator/freezer, a gas range, microwave oven, and dishwasher. A washer/dryer combination is located in the lower level. There are two full bathrooms. Outdoors, there is a large deck overlooking the lake with a great view of Wilson House (where the Meech Lake Accord was signed). This main deck is equipped with an outdoor fireplace and a year round hot tub. There is also a breakfast deck on the south side of the house.

The property’s lakefront is situated just across Meech Lake Road from the house. Lake access is totally secure and private with a series of terraced decks leading down to the water. There is a canoe and a pair of kayaks for the paddling enthusiasts. With few motorized boats on the lake, it is ideal for peaceful paddling. The lake is also a swimmers dream – the swimming season goes strong from mid-May until the end of September.

The village of Chelsea is wonderful to explore, with its quaint shops and restaurants. And of course, le Spa Nordik offers complete pampering and a unique day spa experience.

And all of this is only 25-30 minutes from downtown Ottawa, allowing for longer-term renters to stay in the house and easily commute to the city.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Michael Gennis and Robert Birnbaum. Michael, who works in Real Estate, is a native Ottawan who grew up skiing, hiking, and swimming in and around Meech Lake. Robert is a physician, who has lived in Ottawa for 40 years. He is an active outdoors man, who has a genuine love for Meech Lake and has lived on the Lake on and off for about 20 years.

Why the Owner Chose Gatineau:
After years of enjoying outdoor activities on Meech Lake and in Gatineau Park, Robert initially purchased the property in 2002. He razed the small cottage that was by the road and built this magnificent home up on the hill overlooking the lake. The house was designed by renowned Ottawa architect Michael Kilpatrick. The house, with its pine detailing, timber beam construction and spectacular views, is an ideal setting from which to enjoy not only the lake, but the beauty and splendor of Gatineau Park as well. For the outdoor enthusiast, the house is situated close to cross-country ski trails (ski–in/ski-out), downhill skiing (Camp Fortune is less than a kilometer away), cycling trails, and some of the best hiking trails in the region.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
The house is situated high up on a hill which gives it an even more striking profile. The property has beautiful views of Meech Lake and Gatineau Park from every window. With dedicated, private waterfront, this is a spectacular property.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish

 

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    A stunning winter vista

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Calendar last updated: 02/11/2015
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