50 Acre Ranch/Retreat - 30 Minutes to Ottawa But Worlds Apart!

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Last updated: 11/11/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Pine & Birch Ranch & Retreat - This 50 acre property of fields and forest surrounds a private spring-fed lake in scenic rural Quebec. Enjoy swimming and canoeing in the lake and hiking, biking or skiing the many trails which run throughout the property. The Ranch is home to a small herd of mostly Arabian horses whose beauty is boundless. Be sure to bring apples or carrots...they will love you.

Rent the Bunk House or any of our smaller Units - OR - rent both the Bunk House and one or more smaller units for larger groups (we also have a large Ranch House that sleeps 14-See All My Rental Listings Link below).

BUNKHOUSE: Sleeps 10; Three bedroom and two full bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen; dining table seats 10; Master bedroom has a Queen; second bedroom has a double and third bedroom (the 'BunkRoom') sleeps 6 in 3 bunk sets. Cosy fireplace is a focal point in the room.

COTTAGE: 1 large room plus 3-piece bath (Sleeps 4 - one Queen plus 1 bunk set) The Cottage is located directly in front of the lake, just steps from the beach and dock.

CABIN: Currently occupied by our on-site caretakers and therefor unavailable till further notice.1 bedroom with full kitchen, dinette and living room. (Sleeps up to 4 in 1 double and a sofa bed.)

GUEST HOUSE: The Guest House is a cozy 3 bedroom, 1 bath ( Sleeps 8 - 2 Queens & 2 bunk sets) - No matter which season you choose for your vacation, this newly renovated home captures the essence of country living. Just seconds from the private lake, this quaint residence is the perfect place to experience the serenity of the Gatineau Hills and appreciate all of the many amenities that our Ranch & Retreat has to offer.

THE SURROUNDINGS: Pine & Birch Ranch & Retreat is nestled away in the rural countryside of western Quebec just thirty minutes from Canada’s capitol. Ottawa is one of Canada’s premier tourist destinations including attractions such as Parliament Hill, the National Gallery, the Museum of Civilization, the War Museum and much, much more.

Just a short drive away from the Ranch you can access the gateway to the Gatineau Park at Lac Philippe where various outdoor activities can be undertaken. Also, during the winter months, enjoy Alpine skiing at Vorlage, Ski Fortune and Edelweiss Valley.


Keywords: Guest House Plus Cottages

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We are a family retreat destination not a party destination. It is not a question of age but rather intent....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of space for games and activities...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Except under exceptional circumstances with additional damage deposit - ask for details...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Ranch House is wheelchair accessible...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Second Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon, 3 bunk bed

    Bunk Room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Two bedrooms have a Queen bed each, Baby Cribs (1) Padded playpen is available, Bunk Beds (3) 3rd bedroom has three bunk sets (sleeps 6). Upper bunks best suited for children or young adults....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • The Bunk House has two bathrooms making it ideal for larger groups.

Other Amenities

  • Other Units include GUEST HOUSE - Fully furnished, Three-piece bathroom,Fully equipped kitchen, Southside deck, Sleeps up to 8; COTTAGE - Fully furnished, Sleeps up to 4, Spacious Deck, RANCH HOUSE sleeps up to 14, large Deck , fully equipped and furnished....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Our dining table is hand crafted from mature white pine trees that were milled right from our property. The table can seat 10 for a comfortable family diner....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heaters and two fireplaces ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wireless password required....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens rentals of $10 per person include linen, towels and dish towels ...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone reception is good with Bell and modest with Rogers...moreless

  • Parking:

    Loads of parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is sufficient parking for additional vehicles...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    as part of the linen rental fee....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wireless available...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Cosy insert with glass doors...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Although we do not cater ourselves we have many catering contacts in the area that you can consider....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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1 night min stay
$971 $2,625
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $225.00
  • Tax Rate 15%


50% of the invoiced amount is due to confirm your booking with the balance due three weeks prior to arrival

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1971

About the owner: Pine and Birch is a retreat property that was our homestead growing up so to keep it in the family when our folks passed away in 1998 we converted all the units to weekly and weekend rentals.

Why the Owner Chose Wakefield:
If you want to experience Canada's capital city during the day but stay in the country at night our facility offers a perfect get away. With our own private lake and lots of trails, kids and parents alike will stay occupied in a relaxing atmosphere.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our property is a unique family reunion destination; When you are on-site ask us about a 'RUNNING OF THE HORSES'. This display is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness a small herd of horses putting on a show...the bigger the crowd the more they show off. Some units are per friendly.

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Speaks: english, french, dutch



  • Property Entrance

    Property Entrance

  • Horses by the Lake

    Horses by the Lake

  • Nudge


  • Bunk Room Fireplace

    Bunk Room Fireplace

  • Bunk House patio

    Bunk House patio

  • Bunk House Dining/Living Room

    Bunk House Dining/Living Room

  • Beach Volleyball

    Beach Volleyball

  • Guest House with Cozy Fireplace

    Guest House with Cozy Fireplace

  • Sun at the tree tops

    Sun at the tree tops

  • Bunk House Main Bedroom

    Bunk House Main Bedroom

  • Bunk House Fireplace in Living Room

    Bunk House Fireplace in Living Room

  • Bunk House second Bathroom

    Bunk House second Bathroom

  • Bunk House second Bathroom

    Bunk House second Bathroom

  • One of our Old Growth White Pines

    One of our Old Growth White Pines

  • Ranch & Retreat

    Ranch & Retreat

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This listing was first published here in 1999.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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