CHARMING, QUIET 2 BEDROOM HOME ON THE BANKS OF THE JOCK RIVER

Carol McCarthy

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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CHARMING, QUIET 2 BEDROOM HOME ON THE BANKS OF THE JOCK RIVER

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2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4

Welcome to River Roost.

Everything in this privately owned and managed home speaks of bright, clean, cozy comfort. Sunlight streams over the gleaming hardwood floors of this open concept design which is tastefully furnished with antiques and polished rosewood. The living room invites you to relax with a glass of wine while listening to your favourite CD. A clean, bright fully equipped kitchen awaits you with all amenities - full sized refrigerator, 30 inch stove, built in dishwasher and microwave ensure quick and easy food preparation. Laundry facilities and a treadmill are located on the lower level.

Your eye will travel over the beautiful gardens and well kept grounds, to the bank of the Jock River where a heron is frequently seen during the summer. Beavers, otters and ducks have been regularly spotted in the river, which is large enough for wildlife, but too small for motorized watercraft. Beyond the river lies quiet parkland

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Carol McCarthy

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
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Roger and Carol will meet you upon arrival and give you a tour of the property, answering any questions you may have. They will also check in with you after a few days to make sure all is well.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

5
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Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p228024
613 375-6614
Ottawa Ontario
5

Clean, quiet, and peaceful - a home away from home for all ages.

  • 5 of 5
My mother’s last holiday was in August 2013 when she and I rented River Roost for a week. I had almost given up thinking I could find something suitable for my mother who, at the age of 90, required the use of a walker for support. We needed a bedroom and a full bathroom on the ground level. Another priority was that it was clean, well-kept, and well-managed.

I highly recommend River Roost. Carol and Roger were professional, kind, and accommodating to the concerns I had about my mother’s comfort and safety. In fact they installed a grab bar in the bathtub and provided a portable shower bench to fit in the bathtub. My mother was very appreciative as was I!

River Roost is a lovely spot to spend a week or two. The quiet and peaceful location is great with all amenities close by. The countryside is beautiful with villages all around to visit, and Ottawa is a short drive away.
  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure meeting Pamela and her mother. After a short discussion, not only had her mother worked for the same employer as my husband, but we had mutual friends. Such a small and amazing world!
business
Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p228024
613 375-6614
Ottawa Ontario
5

Lovely rural home

  • 5 of 5
This was a great rental. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house is beautifully appointed. We enjoyed exploring the village shops and restaurants. Access to downtown Ottawa is easy
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p228024
613 375-6614
Ottawa Ontario
Lethbridge, AB, CANADA
5

Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this property for 9 nights while getting our daughter settled into university in Ottawa. We absolutely loved staying here. I would actually love to live here year round! It was so quiet and peaceful and the back yard was beautiful. Richmond is a nice little community and we enjoyed going for walks and runs. We saw more foot traffic go by the house than vehicle traffic! We spent many nights barbecuing on the deck and many evenings just relaxing in the home. You truly feel at home here. It's a beautiful drive into downtown Ottawa and Roger and Carol were very helpful in giving us directions on the best routes to take and they took the time to help us out with any information we needed. Everything you could possibly need (and more) is available and the beds are very comfortable as well. Roger and Carol are very easy to get a hold of if you have any more questions during your stay. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone and would love to stay here again! It's exceptionally better than staying in a hotel.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is so nice to hear that our efforts to provide a clean, quiet and comfortable home are appreciated. Carol and Roger McCarthy
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Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p228024
613 375-6614
Ottawa Ontario
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
5

Wonderful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
What a great place to stay when in Ottawa! We spent two weeks here and this is so much better than a hotel in every imaginable way. The owners were very prompt and efficient with their communications and overall very accommodating. The location was perfect for us - outside the city of Ottawa but centrally located so as to allow easy access to the city and its surrounding areas. In this little town of Richmond, we found everything we needed - bank, groceries, fresh seasonal produce at a kiosk on the main street and a great bakery (all within walking distance).

The house is exactly as portrayed in the photos and descriptions (or even better if possible!) It is obvious that the owners are extremely conscientious about their home. It is spotless and well-furnished. Their attention to detail is remarkable. There is absolutely nothing missing; everything you need for either a short stay or an extended one is provided. There is an abundant supply of linens, towels, dishes and pots and pans. Written instructions can be found for everything and the owners are easy to reach by phone or email. It was so handy to have a washer and dryer on the premises.

We spent a great deal of time on the deck where a barbecue and picnic table are located. There is a lovely view of the picturesque setting: river, gardens and a variety of birds. We even put their clothes-line to good use!

We would not hesitate to recommend this property. It was perfect for the two of us and with the two bedrooms and bathrooms being at opposite ends of the house, four people could be easily accommodated.

Thank you, Carol and Roger for sharing your lovely home with visitors to Ottawa! Hope to be back in the spring!
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p228024
613 375-6614
Ottawa Ontario
5

Quaint location

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful, comfortable home with all the amenities you can ask for. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We had a great week here, very peaceful and relaxing. We would definitely recommend this property and stay here again if we are back in Ottawa.
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure meeting our new guests and thank you for your comments.
business
Charming, Quiet 2 Bedroom Home on the banks of the Jock River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p228024
613 375-6614
Ottawa Ontario
5

A little gem!

  • 5 of 5
Lovely home, very comfortable furniture and everything well-equipped - right down to fresh bars of soap! If you don't need to be right downtown Ottawa, this is a very convenient location to the general area, and not difficult to access the airport and other city amenities. On top of that, the neighbourhood is very quiet and the garden quite serene.

We have rented dozens of vacation homes over the years and this is by far one of the best we've ever stayed in. Carol and Roger greeted us and showed us around, as well as leaving a house "manual", but then left us to enjoy our privacy. The flexibility of booking start times is a real bonus, too.

Thanks for being such thoughtful hosts! We highly recommend your property!

Sandi & Dennis
Nova Scotia
  • Submitted: May 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Ottawa International
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
VIA RAIL
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

Located in the quiet village of Richmond, only 25 minutes from downtown Ottawa (on major highways) means quick and easy access to museums, art Galleries, Parliament Buildings, The Rideau Canal and The National Arts Centre. Enjoy superb shopping at the Rideau Centre mall or in 'The Byward Market''. Enjoy easy day trips to the small towns of Merrickville, Perth, Kingston and Gananoque with their quaint architecture, tea rooms and unique boutiques. These towns are teaming with history and charm.

Local grocery, pharmacy, bank and liquor store only 3 minutes away.

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Availability & Rates

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Ottawa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Base Rate
7 night minimum stay
C$1,001
C$3,900
 
Discounts: 8 nights or more: C$143 Nightly

Additional information about rental rates

Notes $100.00 changeover fee
Dec - April -monthly rentals only

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$200.00 reservation deposit
one half payment two weeks prior to arrival
2nd half payment two days prior to arrival
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Amenities

Amenities

Ottawa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1360 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • River
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • En-suite to the master bedroom offers full ceramic shower, toilet and sink. Relax in the jet tub of the second bathroom located adjacent to the guest bedroom. An antique vanity cabinet gives the feel of quaint luxury.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Bed/Sitting Room
  • The Master Bedroom: A curved oak staircase leads you to the master bedroom loft with a 3 piece en-suite. Relax in the comfort of the queen bed with a down duvet to keep you warm in winter, while fine Egyptian, 100% cotton ensures your comfort in the summer. Check your email at the antique pine desk overlooking the river and parkland. The Guest Bedroom/Sitting Room: Separated from the main body of the house, and located on the main floor, this room ensures privacy and quiet. Pine furnishings lend a warm welcoming feel. Snuggle in a double bed, under a down duvet for sleeping comfort. Relax in two recliners to enjoy using the TV, VCR and DVD, or sip your coffee while enjoying the wall of windows overlooking nature.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
Festivals in Ottawa: Winterlude-February Tulip Festival-May Jazz Fest & Blues Fest - June Suitable for mature couples over the age of 25 years. Not suitable for young children due to proximity to river.
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