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Horse Ranch & Vacation Retreat - Family Reunion Paradise!!!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms , 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Pine & Birch Ranch & Retreat is a 50 acre estate comprised of fields of green grass, forests of virgin white pine and birch, as well as our own private spring-fed ten acre lake nestled away in the scenic rural countryside of western Quebec in the Heart of the Gatineau Hills.

The Ranch is home to a small herd of mostly Arabian horses. Our guest accommodations include the Ranch House, Bunk House, Cottage, and Cabin. Each of the units has been recently renovated with natural wood flooring and each is fully furnished and equipped. The Ranch House offers spacious living quarters and includes a large dining table, cathedral ceiling with 18 foot high stone fireplace, and huge west facing deck.


Keywords: Large Ranch House

More Details

Todd Plaskacz
Member since: 1999
Speaks english, french, dutch
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2018

About Todd Plaskacz

Managed by Todd Plaskacz, a corporate lawyer, this amazing property has been in the family since 1971. The Pine & Birch Ranch & Retreat is a country get away that reflects the lifelong passion of Todd and his recently deceased brother, John, to develop a unique family reunion destination.

Todd Plaskacz purchased this house in 1971

Why Todd Plaskacz chose La Pêche

Over the years we made improvements to the facility using lumber milled on the property from the trees that we felled and stone gathered from nearby sandpits. We offer the perfect location for your family reunion or corporate gathering. We are always interested in getting feedback from our customers as to how to improve our product and service.

What makes this house unique

The Ranch & Retreat is unique in that it offers various units that can accommodate different sized groups or families. Our total sleeping capacity is 26 people when doubling in the double and Queen beds. Our animals are particularly friendly and our guests find it a treat to interact with the horses,barn cats and chickens. We provide water craft on our lake so guests can enjoy a peaceful paddle in one of our canoes or try their hand at rowing around the lake. Our small sandy beach is ideal for small kids and teenagers alike and the camp fire pit is a favorite spot in the evenings.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in La Pêche

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (1) Two bedrooms with one Queen bed each, Double Beds (1) One bedroom with two doubles and another with two doubles and two twins, Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming


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Horse Ranch & Vacation Retreat - Family Reunion Paradise!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Un havre dans la pinède

  • 5 of 5

L'endroit est magnifique, tranquille, le ranch convivial et la déco un brin rétro comme on aime.

L'aspect faunique n'est pas en reste avec des chevaux, des chèvres, des poules et on a même aperçu des tortues dans le lac.

En parlant du lac, c'est tout à fait idyllique, de quoi faire un tour de canoë, du feu ou se poser sur le ponton au soleil, dans le calme.

Je n'aime pas retourner aux mêmes endroits mais pour ce ranch, je ferai une exception :)

  • Submitted: 27-May-2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, ON (Canada)

A beautiful place to spend our retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My team (18 of us in total) spent a little over 24 hours at the ranch and loved every second of it. The facilities were just beautiful, there was everything we needed, and Todd (the gentleman we booked with) was just so pleasant. My team was instantly impressed, and as soon as we started packing up, they were begging to do our next retreat here again!

The horses are a really nice touch! We had a lot of fun during our breaks visiting with them, and playing around on the grounds.

Overall, I would recommend this place to anyone who's looking for a little getaway, for personal or professional purposes!

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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August 2011 Meeting

  • 5 of 5

We found the place very suitable and enjoyed our time there greatly. The back deck, especially given its new roof, was spacious and perfect for meetings, meals, and for just relaxing. The kitchen was well equipped. (We knew if we just kept checking cupboards we would eventually find whatever we needed.) Beds were comfortable, walks through the woods were lovely. All in all, it worked really well for our meetings and our time together as a group.

  • Submitted: 19-Oct-2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Ottawa International Airport
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Ottawa Train Station
Car: necessary

Beach Volleyball, Horseshoe Pit, Tetherball Court, Canoeing, Outdoor Games Area,


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in La Pêche

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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