Make yourself at home in a Downtown Heritage Home with 1 private room that includes a Queen bed, Internet & Cable TV. Enjoy the Country feeling along a Park/Bike path, Museums, Casino, Gatineau Park, Downtown Ottawa & Parliament.
Bathroom: 1 Shared
Bed type: 1 Double and 2 Singles Beds
Property type: House
Room type: 2 Private Rooms
Our heritage home is located in the downtown core of Ottawa/Gatineau and is an open concept living with lots of natural light. There are hardwood floors throughout. Our home has many windows, a big back yard with a garden and fruit trees.
Interaction with guests
Welcome to our downtown heritage country home in the beautiful province of Gatineau (Hull), Quebec – 4 seasons of outdoor fun within minutes walk to downtown Ottawa including the Byward Market. Everything from visiting the Parliament of Canada, Governor General Residence (Rideau Hall), National Gallery of Canada, National Arts Centre, Rideau Canal, Canadian Museum of History, Lac Leamy Casino and the Gatineau Park, etc. We are a warm and welcoming family. This is a great spot for you if you love the peace and beauty of the country, and the convenience of close proximity to the downtown core of the National Capital Region of Ottawa and Gatineau (Hull).
Our home was built in 1895 and is a mix of modern amenities with heritage country charm, nestled in a park along the National Capital Commission path if you want to take a bike ride.
We are conveniently located 10-15 minutes walk to downtown Ottawa including the Byward Market. Enjoy in the Winter various ski hills (Camp Fortune, Mont Cascade, Edelweiss and Vorlage) or cross country trails in Gatineau Park, even tobogganing at Edelweiss. In the summer enjoy the Parliament, Mont Cascade water park, golf courses, galleries, countless farmer's markets, nearby lakes and rivers, bike trails and enjoy beautiful scenic drives. Visit the charming village of Wakefield, their fabulous dining and entertaining or head our for a night on the town or a day of museums and sightseeing in Ottawa. Don't forget to take in some relaxation at AmeriSpa Cantley or Le Nordik Spa in Chelsea. All within 10-20 minutes away from our home! :)
Other things to note
Carbon Monoxide & Natural Gas Detectors
Please note that we are not a hotel or a bed & breakfast. We choose to host occasionally to meet interesting travelers and share the National Capital Region of Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec and all it has to offer :)
Common courtesy is appreciated - please leave the space in the same condition as it was when you arrived.
No smoking and no illegal activity.
Quiet times are from 10pm to 7 am.
Shared access to main floor and upstairs bathroom.
Clean up your area after use.
Roommate House Rules for Monthly/Yearly Rent:
Please keep the areas you use clean including the bathroom and kitchen when you are cooking (i.e. we have a broom, a mop and a vacuum cleaner if needed to clean).
It is also important to clean your own dishes, not leave them in the sink and put them away when they are dry in the appropriate
You have your assigned space in the kitchen/house to put your things away so the next person has space to work. As for the fridge/freezer, your both have one side to put your food so everything is equal. If you need additional space, let us know as we have storage in the basement.
We will leave any mail that we receive either in the kitchen near the microwave or near your doors.
Please be considerate of the other roommates to keep the noise to a minimum (i.e. T.V, music, laundry,etc) as the quiet hours in the house are from 10pm-7:00am.
As we are very eco-environmentally friendly household, please close all lights or appliances that you are not using and conserve
water/electricity/natural gas where possible. We have a recycling bin to put all your materials, a bin for composting and a garbage nearby which we take care of daily.
When you leave/enter the house, make sure to lock the bottom door handle by pulling it shut to make sure its closed and then lock the dead-bolt above for added security. It is also important to make sure that the french door (2nd door) is also lock. As a result, make sure all 3 door locks are secure.
Please do not let any strangers in the households that wants to speak to the owner for example, as you can take their name/tel# down and we will contact them later.
You must notify us of any guests you may have in advance but we are flexible if something suddenly comes up. The room and services are for the person that rents the room only and we want to avoid any abuse (e.g. having one room with more people living/staying for long periods and using the services which develops into a regular habit. This is shared accommodations (not a private apartment) and the services/rooms are for the room-mates only. We don't want to disrupt the room-mates way of live by making things awkward in the household by having guests staying for long periods in the household. We want to avoid any unforeseen situations which can make a room-mate uncomfortable within his own household. It is in respect to the other roommates and their security to know who is in the household at all times.
In terms of guests, we would greatly appreciate that there be no guests after 10pm or that sleep over for long periods to ensure the peace and security for everyone.
Merci/Thanks, as looking forward to have you as our guest.