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'Dorothy's Lodge' on the Rideau - Vacation Rental Listing Details
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Dorothy's Lodge is a newly restored historic fishing lodge in the heart of the Rideau Lakes that can accommodate up to 45 people! This property features docking for 7 boats, great swimming, great fishing, and exploring. It has a commercial kitchen, rec-room with pool table and big screen TV's with satellite and wifi.
It is located, within walking distance to the Cataraqui Trail (great place for biking and hiking), convenience store with beer/liquor, etc, Opinicon Lodge Restaurant, historic Chaffey's Lock and the Lockmaster's Museum, Cedars Art Studio, and Boat rentals at Brown's **********. The Opinicon Resort is only a 5 minute walk from this property for a great dinner, drinks in the pub, or for the best Ice-cream anywhere! Motorboats, pontoon boats, kayaks, Canoe, and bikes can also be ...Dorothy's Lodge is a newly restored historic fishing lodge in the heart of the Rideau Lakes that can accommodate up to 45 people! This property features docking for 7 boats, great swimming, great fishing, and exploring. It has a commercial kitchen, rec-room with pool table and big screen TV's with satellite and wifi.
It is located, within walking distance to the Cataraqui Trail (great place for biking and hiking), convenience store with beer/liquor, etc, Opinicon Lodge Restaurant, historic Chaffey's Lock and the Lockmaster's Museum, Cedars Art Studio, and Boat rentals at Brown's **********. The Opinicon Resort is only a 5 minute walk from this property for a great dinner, drinks in the pub, or for the best Ice-cream anywhere! Motorboats, pontoon boats, kayaks, Canoe, and bikes can also be rented within walking distance!
The dock has a beach swimming area and a 60x20 foot dock with great swimming and lots of room to lounge. The fishing is great from the main dock where you can catch your fill of sun-fish and rock-bass, and if you are lucky a large-mouth bass or two. Also, on the dock there is a storage shed that has a dry bar with bar fridge and a serving window.
This property is unlike any other available on the Rideau, a great place for family reunions, fishing derbies, conferences, weddings and corporate retreats!
Local 'Loonie Sports Club' available for rent for Curling, lawn bowling, tennis and more is only a 5 minute drive from this property!
A list of Caterers can be provided, and a list of photographers in the area if you are looking to book a wedding.
For conferences and corporate retreats: there are several golf courses in the area, boat rentals within walking distance, and the Chaffey’s Lock Hall is a one minute walk. It can be rented for meetings for up to 85 people. Catering also available.
Dorothy’s Lodge is located conveniently at the halfway point between Toronto and Montreal, 40 minutes from the Canada/USA border, only one hour and 10 minutes from Ottawa, making it an excellent place for extended families to congregate.
The Rideau Canal is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and was rated #2 as an exceptional historic site destination by National Geographic.
The Rideau Lakes Region is a great place to explore. You can take advantage of the great fishing, boating, swimming, water-skiing, or lock through the historic canal system to the other attached lakes and towns. In the surrounding towns and cities there are also lots of activities, and events to participate in including, golf, historic tours, boat tours, shopping restaurants, parties, and lots more!
Check-out the YouTube Videos of this property at the link below!
-Very Large main dock and other boat slips that are all protected from the wind
-Power at dock and also a storage shed with dry bar and serving window
-Beach area and drop-off swimming from the main dock
-Canoe and tandem Kayak come with rental
-High-speed-wireless internet access and satellite TV.
-By boat: access to six lakes without locking through. Also the town of Newboro accessible by boat where there is fine dining and great Shopping.
Beds are as follows:
Main lodge: second Floor has three bedrooms with queen beds, and the sleeping porch has a set of bunk beds. There is a full and a half bathroom on this floor, the third floor has a single bed, a queen bed and a set of bunk beds that has a double on the bottom and twin on the top. There is a three piece bathroom (tub) on the third floor.
The Annex has 6 bedrooms: four of the bedrooms have queen beds and the other two have two twin beds each. There is a three-piece and a four-piece bathroom in the Annex.
Cabin #1 has a queen bed and a trundle-day-bed (twin mattress on top and a twin that rolls out of the bottom), and a three-piece bathroom.
Cabin #2 has a queen bed and two of the Trundle-Day-beds, and a four-piece bathroom.
Cabin #3 has one bedroom and a loft bedroom. The bedroom has a queen bed and the loft has two double beds and a twin bed. Cabin #3 also has two three-piece bathrooms and a trundle-day-bed in the living room.
Please visit our Smugmug site for more pictures (cut and paste URL into your browser): https://rideaulakescottages.***********/Cottage-Rentals/Dorothys-Lodge/
Additional amenities: Boat Rental, CD Player, Carbon Monoxide Detector, Coffee Maker, Cooking Utensils Provided, Dock/Boat-slip, Fire Extinguisher, First Aid Kit, Full Kitchen, Games, Iron and Board, Lounge/Common Area, Maid Service Available, Satellite TV or Cable TV, Smoke Detector, Spices, TV(s), Washer/Dryer, Washer/Dryer (access)More
I wish we could give this place 10 stars. We rented out this lodge early September for our wedding. It can accomodate 45 people which turned out to make our wedding experience much more intimate than bigger weddings. Definitely a big plus for us.
Date of stay: September 2017
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Robin C, VR Owner at 'Dorothy's Lodge' on the Rideau - Vacation Rental Listing Details, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017
I thank you for treating the property with care and respect and I am glad that you enjoyed your experience with us! I wish you the best in your life and marriage!
We stayed here for a friends wedding early in September. There was a hall just a short walk up the road that the reception was held at. The ceremony was on the dock that belonged to the lodge. Overall it was a pretty good spot...More
We really could not have found a more suitable place for our family reunion (21 people; 5 families with a total of 8 kids) than Dorothy's lodge. The 4 cottages and the main lodge gave us more than enough room to spread out and give...More
We have rented different properties from Rideau Lakes Cottages for a few years now. Dorothy's is as good as it gets. Plenty of space to spread out. Plenty of amenities like AC and wifi. Decent location to some local businesses. Just look at the pictures...More
Date of stay: June 2017
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Robin C, VR Owner at 'Dorothy's Lodge' on the Rideau - Vacation Rental Listing Details, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017
Thanks International_Dude for the review! You were great guests and we hope you return again soon!