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Canada / Ontario / Lanark, Ottawa

Our Home

Our home is a beautiful log structure with a cathedral ceiling, loft, spiral staircase and finished basement. The main floor is an open concept with lots of light and space. The main floors are hardwood with a tiled basement, kitchen and area rugs.there is full carpet upstairs.

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The kitchen is quite large with gas range/oven and lots of counter and cupboard space, pass through window and eating counter. There is a front porch and a full back deck with a full BBQ, grill, wet bar and prep station. Great for outdoor entertaining!! There is also a swing bridge connecting to"Margaritaville"a small enclosed tree top bar!!! Quite unique! There is a full bathroom upstairs with shower and bath and a small watercloset on the main floor. The basement has a finished bedroom, bar, sauna, jacuzzi, shower and its own entrance outside that leads down to the river and guest house.which is also in the trees!!! This is a two-level tree house (easily accessible from the ground level) that sleeps 10.bunk house style! This is a great hang-out for kids, parties and guests! It is equipped with electricity, running hot and cold water, outdoor shower, and composting toilet. Fantastic view of river and area! Because of the rural locale cable is not available, however, there are at least 4 DVD/VCR/TV units throughout the house and treehouse and lots of movies available. We have 4 children (8-13) and the house is great for kids.and pets too! The house is very welcoming and warm!

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Our Neighbourhood

We are in a country/rural environment on the banks of the Mississippi River (not the same as the US one!)The sound of running water is constant and soothing!! Swimming in the river is great and a wonderful easy ride down the rapids in kayaks is fantastic! Lots of open space, fields, farms, and close to quaint towns with great shops and restaurants.

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One hour easy drive to Ottawa.tourist attractions, shops, airport, food, big city stuff!! Closest sizeable town is Perth (20 mins. pop. 6,000) very quaint with lots to see and do. Fantastic, friendly neighbours in a close knit, rural community always eager to help! This is very much a rural/small town area where everyone knows each other and is quite approachable. Lots of contacts in case you need help with anything.everyone knows us!! We also have a little basketball 1/2 court on the property, however it is not paved. We also have another waterfront property just down the road (walking distance)with a gorgeous spot to have private waterside BBQ's (there is a propane BBQ there) and lots of water sports stuff. We have all sorts of water craft/tubes/kayaks etc. We also have access to 200 acres (old family farm now owned by good friends) accross the road and this property has meandering well marked nature walks all over it. We are an outdoors/fitness oriented family and have 6 bicycles also available. If you are considering a winter swap, we have tons of snowboards and boots of various sizes too. Local ski hill gives lessons!

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Details

Property Rural Waterfront House
Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms)
Bathrooms 2
Airport Ottawa, Ontario (80 km)
Conditions

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Amenities

CarSauna
Canoe / kayakPiano
Bicycles (6)Dishwasher

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About Us

Travellers6 (2 Adults, 4 Children)
Languages English
OccupationSelf Employed
Member since21-11-2006
Exchange
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Rental
Location of the property i.e. distance from central position, attractions and shops; Considering the cleanliness and safety of the surrounding streets; Includes the settings and views.
Considering the décor and furnishings throughout the home
Balconies, terraces, garden. Considering the size, availability of garden furniture or the type of garden (parkland or flowerbed). Communal facilities not included here.
Reasonable consideration of the tranquillity. All possible noise disturbances will be mentioned in the description (motorway, main road, railway line and so on)
No smoking allowed
No pets allowed
No young children allowed
Only experienced exchangers
Kosher only
Experienced swapper
Based on feedback, Members earn Geenees for being good exchangers. One Geenee is very good. Three is excellent.
Our Neighbourhood
Long weekends considered
Open to Offers
Golf
Skiing
Beach
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