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ENJOY Summer in Ottawa in charming family home in Beechwood Village

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Renovated family home (2 beds/1.5 baths) minutes to downtown Ottawa

Charming family home. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathroom home, recently fully renovated with brand new kitchen, new bathroom, new flooring etc. All ready for you to enjoy Ottawa, and all the amazing activities and festivals the city has on offer. Parking for 2 cars in driveway, one behind the other. Backyard and deck with sliding patio doors take you outside for the kids to play or to simply relax on the deck with a cup of coffee.

One king size bed in the main bedroom and a queen in the guest room. Laundry facilities upstairs. Linens stored in upstairs hall closet. House is perfectly set up and kitchen is fully equipped.

New kitchen with gas stove !! House is fully equipped with everything you need for a nice winter or summer break. Wifi, cable TV, newly renovated and nicely furnished. Property Manager is available to welcome you or to answer any questions.

Easy access to the house with a lock box on the door.

More Details

Heather Borquez
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2018

About Heather Borquez

I grew up in Ottawa not far from this house. I went to high school in Ottawa and university in London, Ontario. We are house proud and enjoy decorating, renovating and gardening. This summer we are going to work on making the backyard a real oasis with lots of plants and seating areas. We love travelling, camping, beach life and cottaging.

Heather Borquez purchased this house in 1995

Why Heather Borquez chose Vanier North

This is a great deal!! You get a WHOLE house all to yourself, with a wonderful brand new kitchen (gas stove!!) 2 bedrooms (one has a king sized bed), 1.5 bathrooms, laundry upstairs, and a full living room, dining room and study on the main floor. Just compare it to hotel prices in Ottawa. Plus parking! Here you have a lovely family home in a nice neighbourhood, with a backyard, deck and soon a BBQ.

This house is in a nice family neighbourhood with room to spread out. 10 minutes by car to downtown Ottawa (or 20 minutes by footpath along the Rideau River, through Stanley Park).. this house is great!! You can't beat the location.. a few minutes walk brings you to the Governnor General's residence, the Prime Minister's home at 24 Sussex, the famous Byward Market, Stanley Park and the river walks. A really lovely location.


Vanier North House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave property clean and tidy upon departure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathrooms are brand new. House was fully renovated 6 months ago
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom has a king size bed. Guest bedroom has a queen size.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services


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ENJOY Summer in Ottawa in charming family home in Beechwood Village
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great house in a great location.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Pls come again :)
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Great place and location

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time place is in great shape.

Be warned there is only space for ONE car in the driveway due to the neighbor. Parking on the street during the day will land you a $40 ticket, (3-hour max rule in Ottawa).

Second, the air conditioning on the second floor is very weak as previously stated. Downstairs freezes while upstairs boils. Forced air needs a stronger blower to get the cold air up and/or closable vents for lower floor to force the cold air up.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Small house in Ottawa

  • 3 of 5

The house is small but well renovatied.

There’s very little parking spot, my daughter had to park on the street, but it was fine didn’t have any issues.

There is no hair dryer (couldn’d find any)

The upstairs bedrooms were very very hot to sleep in, we had to go and buy some fans, the air conditioning doesn’t reach up there.

House still needs a bit of renovations and I believe they are attempting that later.

Overall, I don’t think we’ll be staying here again.


  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Linda. It is true there is no hair dryer. Sorry never thought of that. But parking confuses me. The driveway is very long and has parking for 2 cars or possibly 3 if small cars. There is plenty of driveway parking or as you indicated if three cars you can park in front of the house. Thanks for your comments. It is always helpful.
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Perth WA and Ottawa Canada

Clean, comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We (older couple) spent 2 weeks in this house in May 2018 - the property was very clean and the large king size bed very comfortable (very important for a tall couple). The property is convenient to local shops and eating places in Beechwood and a 1.5km walk will get you to the city centre. Gatineau Park is 15 mins away and riverside walking trails are easily accessible. While the owners were away, the property manager was responsive to our needs (mostly a couple of Aussies not able to operate the heating!). The kitchen was adequate for the cooking that we wanted to do, dining and lounge areas are very comfortable for local guests (or in our case family) to visit.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Fred and Sue. Glad you enjoyed the house and your stay in Ottawa and looking forward to having you visit again. Thanks for kind words!!
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Why would anyone want to stay in a cramped hotel room that cost 2-3 times as much compared to this real home away from home that Heather has offered to all of us. I like lots of room to roam and this place has it. Close to shopping, museums and the country's parliament grounds, short trip to Quebec for real poutine, lots of movie theaters. Ottawa is really a beautiful city all year round but especially in the summer time.

Thanks Heather and Antonio for this spacious and affordable alternative to a hotel to stay for our trip.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much... what a lovely review. And I can't agree with you more about Ottawa being a great city. Hope you come again. All the best and thank you again for being our guest. Heather and Antonio
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Très confortable et propreté impeccable

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé ici quelques jours très agréables en famille, la maison était très confortable, super propre et bien équipée. En voiture, c'est très proche du centre ville, ce qui était une autre bonne surprise !

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Phillippe... J'espere vous voir encore ici en Ottawa 1!:)
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $69.22
Refundable damage deposit $192.28

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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