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Cyclists' Eco Oasis along Ottawa River, walk to downtown

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 4-10)

*** Save up to 20% off the seasonal base rates by completing your booking 30 - 120 days before your check-in date. A minimum stay of 4 nights is required to qualify. Please see details below in rate section. ***

Luxurious and modern, 3-level 1400 ft² townhouse designed by local architect-owner. Easy walk, run or ride to Ottawa's downtown and all the festival venues. After a good snowfall, guests may strap on their cross-country skis and head up to Gatineau Park to enjoy the vast network of groomed trails. Running during the non-snow season is a pleasure; I have personal 5k, 10.8k, 11.5k and 15.2 looped runs to share for runners of all abilities.

Radiant floor heating throughout, abundant natural lighting, cross-ventilation, natural materials, composting on-site. Air conditioning provided on all three levels. Bright open floor plan with plenty of operable windows. Floors with maple hardwood and ceramic tiles.

Fully equipped kitchen with cooking utensils, dinnerware and cleaning supplies. If you like to cook please indicate any specialty cookware you may need as I may have items helpful to your culinary vision. Fresh herbs throughout the garden. Couch and chairs on the main floor can be converted into beds, sleeping 4 extra persons. Flatscreen television and free internet access provided.

Entrance on main floor with powder room, living/dining/kitchen area, with access to back deck and gas BBQ. On the top floor large master bedroom with king bed and chairbed, walk-in-closet and a large 5-piece bathroom. At the lower level, room with a king bed/2 twin beds and 1 chairbed. The lower floor also has a smaller 3-piece bathroom with large walk-in shower and integrated washer and condensing dryer. An ironing board and iron are also available.

The interior is smoke-free and fresh linens are supplied once per stay. Bookshelves are stocked with French and English novels, cookbooks and magazines.

On-site parking is limited to 2 cars in the carport. Free street parking is available except for overnight parking during the winter due to snow removal.

More Details

Owner
Isabelle Bradbury
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Isabelle Bradbury

The many pleasurable stays I experienced around the world at VRBO properties convinced me to open my own home to fellow travellers.

Isabelle Bradbury purchased this townhome in 1989

Why Isabelle Bradbury chose Gatineau

The neighbourhood is a gem. Not only is it the only neighbourhood directly on the shores of the Ottawa River within the five inter-city bridges, but the people who live here are varied in their occupations, incomes and backgrounds. There are many businesses as well as houses, a university, a church, a daycare centre and an elementary school so the streets are friendly.

What makes this townhome unique

Moussette Beach and The Voyageurs bicycle pathway which are steps away.

Amenities

Hull - Val-Tétreau Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • River ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom also includes a washer and dryer.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , This room is the largest bedroom with a private bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The king bed can be converted to 2 twin beds.
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , There are 1 queen sofa bed and 1 chair bed.
  • King size beds (2) 1 king bed in upper bedroom; 2 twin beds in lower bedroom that can converted with additional pillow top to 1 king bed. Sleeps 4., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 single beds that can be converted to a king bed in the the lower bedroom; see king bed above., Baby Cribs (1) available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (5) 1 queen sofa bed and 2 twin chair beds in living room; 1 twin chair bed in lower bedroom and 1 twin chair bed in upper bedroom. Sleeps 6. Chair beds may be moved to other rooms according to specific needs of guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • alternative lifestyle
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
*Charging station for electric vehicles in carport provided free of charge to guests. *Central vacuum cleaner with range of attachments *laundry chute * book library with English and French novels, magazines, cookbooks, gardening books * jigsaw puzzles and board games.

Reviews

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Cyclists' Eco Oasis along Ottawa River, walk to downtown
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
5

Beautiful home - excellent for a staff retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a very productive and laid back staff retreat. The home accommodated 10 people working with a relaxed vibe, with two of our staff staying the night. We enjoyed using the bbq and walking along the water. Close to downtown, and a great location along the bike path.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic place to stay, great location

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautifully maintained and very clean. Both bedrooms are specious and well organized, thus sleeping even up to 4 people per bedroom feels specious and still leaves ton of room to move around. The kitchen is well equipped and very big. The owner is super friendly and nice, she even brought us organic produce, and left chocolates and cheeses in the fridge and an organic bread for us to consume. The place is kid friendly, with just steps away from the beach and playground. In addition, the location is excellent. Gatineau park is just a block away and the Ottawa river trail is just at the end of the street. Also, it is literately 5 minute drive from downtown Ottawa.

We were a group of 2 families with 4 kids and we had an amazing time, we would highly recommend this place to travellers with families.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This property was a very nice place to stay, the house was spotless and the cupboards were well equipped. The bedrooms both come with beautiful bathrooms and the beds were extremely comfortable. Were we a group of two families and would highly recommend this property. Also, the bike and walking trails made getting to Ottawa easy.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, excellent hostess

  • 4 of 5

After the hustle and bustle of downtown Ottawa, a great location to relax. Isabelle was very welcoming and we loved her little starter package. Gatineau park is literally a 5 minute walk away, while the river is even closer. Apartment was spotless, comfortable , and very roomy. Perfect for two couples. We stayed for 7 nights and only ate out the first night. All the rest of the time we BBQ"d on the back deck overlooking the river. I have already, and will recommend it to anyone visiting Ottawa/Gatineau.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Asheville, NC
5

Perfect location, clean, well-equipped!

  • 5 of 5

Four adults from the US, we stayed for a week to bike the trails around Ottawa. Arriving late after 2 days of driving, we were happy to see we had a place to secure our bikes, a driveway for our car, and a refrigerator stocked with enough items to get us through breakfast--all organic!

The place was sparkling clean, cheerfully decorated, and well-equipped. The owner Isabelle was there to greet us and readily available.

We parked our car and rode our bikes everywhere. A grocery store and several excellent restaurants are just a few steps away.

If you're vacationing or visiting on business, you'll be glad to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeannie, you, Mike and your friends were an inspiration to me for cycling, rain or shine, everywhere. It was a pleasure hosting you and finding out all the new cycling routes you uncovered and explored. I am glad that you explored our neighbourhood as well since there are a number of small businesses here that appreciate your patronage. Keep up the cycling tours and the explorer spirit!
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Burlington,Ontario
5

awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 7 people comfortably . The location is fantastic and it really is a nice oasis !

Isabelle was great to deal with and even left some great starter supplies in the fridge for when we arrived ! Was totally great and will definitely come and stay again! Thanks Isabelle - we will bring our bikes next time !

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Juke, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Running the half marathon of the Ottawa Race weekend is a momentous undertaking and as a runner myself, I can well appreciate your need for a good night's sleep the night before! I also understand the need to celebrate and enjoy the experience of your trip; your comments are music to my ears. Please do visit us again with your bikes and explore the region in a completely different and equally enjoyable way.
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The location is ideal for cycling, running, roller blade and cross-country skiing either as a leisure activity or as a healthy commute to museums, art galleries or music festivals (I have personally checked in my skis at the National Gallery one lovely winter evening).

The rental property is located along a popular bicycle path that winds along along the Ottawa River to the Deschênes Rapids, Aylmer Marina, Westboro Beach, the Canadian Museum of War, Parliament Hill, the Rideau locks and canal, the Byward Market, the National Art Gallery and The Canadian Museum of Civilization.

For a more challenging and even more rewarding ride or ski, one can venture up Gatineau Park (entrance is across the street from the neighborhood) to the McKenzie King Estate and to the Champlain Lookout for a truly spectacular view. In winter, woodstove-heated cabins in the Park are open to skiers or snow shoers for bring-your-own fondue or other meal during the day and night. The extensive network of groomed trails is one of the best-kept secrets of the National Capital Region.

The rental property is close to the shoreline, where hare, herons, hawks and deer can be seen upon occasion. Beavers are found swimming in the pond along the bike path to the west.

A wonderful grocery store is a short walk within the neighborhood with its own butcher, baker, produce section, wine and beer, post office counter, dry cleaning pick-up and all- round great service. Big name supermarkets, specialty markets, big box stores and other stores are a short drive away.

Other services in the neighbourhood include Edgar, an Urban Spoon-rated restaurant; a coffee shop an ice-cream bar and a Vietnamese restaurant; beauty salons; tailor/clothes alterations; sports equipment, a dentist, massage therapists, a gas station, automobile repair shops and a bicycle repair shop.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $157.72
Additional Guest Fee $31.54 per person per night

LOW SEASON: $1500/week, $3000/month
SHOULDER: $2000/week, $4000/month
HIGH: $2500/week, $5000/month
OVER 4 GUESTS; $40/guest/night; $150/guest/week
SET UP & CLEANING: $200/stay under 2 weeks; add $100 per additional 2 weeks

ADVANCED BOOKING DISCOUNT off base rates (min. 4-night stay): 20% 4-months, 15% 3-months, 10% 2-months, 5% 1-month

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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