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Private Use of Luxury Home with Indoor Pool, Sauna, Steam Room

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths3
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 12-16).

A vacation home for guests who want something special--personal use of a recently redecorated 6 bedroom luxury home with a heated indoor pool, sauna and steam room. Owners (or their managers when they are away) live in a separate apartment over the attached garage and are available for assistance and information. The house is located on a 2 acre wooded lot in a 30 home subdivision in west Ottawa. The adjacent homes are also on 2 acre lots. The address is 31 O'Hara Drive, Ottawa ON, K2W 1A2.

Vacation rental guests enjoy a luxury home with a fully equipped kitchen, eating room, family room (wood fireplace, TV), dining room, living room (51-inch TV and home theatre system), 500 mb/day of high speed internet (additional usage can be purchased at cost), VIP cable TV package, laundry room, choice of 2 master bedrooms with ensuites or 4 guest bedrooms (2 on 2nd floor, 1 on main floor and 1 in the basement), patio with propane BBQ (in season), exercise room and a sun room with a heated indoor pool, sauna and steam room.

Vacation rental guests enjoy total privacy in the home. There is only one set of guests at a time. Ideal for guests who want their own private vacation retreat. Also ideal for wedding groups, reunions or any group that is traveling together. The owners or their replacements when they are away will always call before entering the rented premises (the pool must be inspected daily to monitor sanitization and water levels).

Minimum rental requirements required for July, August, Christmas, New Years and holiday weekends (see rate chart for details).

Surcharge of $125.00 to $350.00 for 1 day rentals.

DEFAULT SETTING ON RATES IS IN US DOLLARS. CHANGE TO CANADIAN DOLLARS BY CLICKING ON THE USD FLAG IN UPPER RIGHT CORNER ON THE RATE CHART AND THEN CLICK ON THE CAD FLAG. THE BOOK IT FEATURE CONVERTS TO CANADIAN DOLLARS IN THE LAST STEP OF THE ON LINE BOOKING PROCESS. YOU MAY CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR HELP IN GETTING A QUOTE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS.

Payments can be by cash, cheque/check, wire transfer, bank transactions or credit card. The name on the rental agreement must match the name on the credit card. On check in, the credit card used to book the property must be presented along with government photo ID to verify that the name of the renter matches the name on the credit card.

All emails are answered. If no reply is received, please resend your inquiry.

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More Details

Owner
Ted and Claudia Corbett
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

From our 2007 guest book: Truly an amazing place. Quiet, relaxing, all the luxuries you wouldn't expect. Return stay is definite. This is the best I've been to yet. Thank you.
Nov 2007
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Ottawa International Airport
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Ottawa Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
417 expressway & March Rd
Car: necessary

Countryside Retreat is located on a wooded 2 acre lot in a west Ottawa subdivision. It is an 20-25 minute drive to downtown Ottawa (historical buildings, museums, restaurants, shopping, seasonal markets, skating on the Rideau Canal & more). Closer to home, there is the Ottawa River (boating, fishing, swimming & sailing), Scotiabank Place for NHL hockey & concerts and numerous stores and restaurants. Just across the Ottawa River is Quebec and the Gatineau Hills- hiking, fall foliage, skiing, shopping and Casino Lac- Leamy (gambling, shows & fireworks).

Amenities

Kanata House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 2 ensuite bathrooms in the master bedrooms, 1 full bathroom on the second floor, 1 powder room off of the kitchen, 1 powder room in the pool room, 1 shower in the steam room
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Queen size Beds (7)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Steam Shower
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

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Private Use of Luxury Home with Indoor Pool, Sauna, Steam Room
average rating of 4.888889 based on 48 reviews
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Lovely property!

  • 5 of 5

7 of us enjoyed this property for 4 nights in September, 2017...we were attending a family wedding in the area. The home was perfect for our needs...close to everything, and yet in a lovely secluded area. Ted and Claudia were fabulous..even when we couldn't find the basement access! The pool and steam room were very much enjoyed. The beds are all very comfortable, the house is in fantastic condition, and the kitchen certainly had everything we could ever need. Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, great house!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and the house fit our needs perfectly. The beds were great. The best part was the pool/sauna/steamroom. We rented a car, and it was easy to get back and forth to and from downtown Ottawa. I didn't want to leave, and I had wished we had booked the house even longer. Although the owners are onsite, we never saw them, and it definitely was not a problem. Great house!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for groups

  • 5 of 5

There were 11 of us staying for 2 nights while we attended a wedding. Rick was extremely helpful during the walk through. The space was clean an dwell stocked with all our immediate needs. The steam room is a must try!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house in a lovely location.

  • 5 of 5

A well-outfitted home with tons of space, everything you need & picturesque surroundings.

We filled the place, and everyone had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

We had a nice time. Great house. Lots of space. Kids loved the pool.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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March Break

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and would recommend staying here . We had a foot of snow while we were there and it was fun to watch all the dear out back and at the same time go swimming. I hope we can do it again next year! Thanks Rick and Karen.

Warm regards,

Jim and Patricia

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $395.98
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates for 2/3 guests: $350.00/375.00 per night with a 2 night minimum for spring, fall & winter bookings;$375.00/400.00 per night with a 7 night minimum for spring break, summer and holiday bookings. Please inquire directly for prices for 2/3 guests (book it/quote system gives incorrect prices). Pet fee of $15.00/day plus taxes (only non shedding, house trained dogs that must be kept on main floor and not on the couches or chairs).

One night rentals: available for 4-16 guests for a surcharge of $125.00-$200.00 (not for spring break, summer or holiday bookings).

We do not have a fixed changeover day so we sometimes have space available that allows us to accept bookings that do not meet the posted minimum number of nights requirement. Please check our calendar to see if these time periods suit your needs. Discounts are often available for bookings that fill out our calendar and for last minute bookings. These discounts are not applied by the book it/quote system which uses the base rates.

The $500.00 refundable damage deposit can be paid in CASH on check in (CAD or USD) or it is to be included in the balance due payment. The $500.00 damage deposit is refunded by cheque or electronic funds transfer (where available) within 2 days of check out (to allow for the house to be cleaned and inspected) or by credit card if it was paid by credit card.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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