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Beautiful Lakefront Stone Farmhouse on Upper Rideau Lake

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 325 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, Large Property&Waterfront, Private Tennis Court, Jacuzzi & Sauna

This very private stone farmhouse is situated on 7 acres and has 460 feet of private and spectacular water frontage on the beautiful Upper Rideau Lake. 'The Rideau Canal system is a historic treasure, a national wonder and a Unesco World Heritage Site. With the scenic town of Westport at one end, Newboro with it's renowned fishing to the South, the ancient Narrow's Lock at the East end, and the massive granite cliffs of Foley Mountain dominating the wild North shore, the lake is one of the great beauty spots of the region.' (URLA Website)

The Upper Rideau lake is easy to boat around, not very busy, has two towns that can be accessed by boat and locks on each end that offer endless opportunities to explore the various nearby lakes and towns that make up the Rideau Canal System. Or you can just stay on our lake which is great for fishing, swimming, boating, windsurfing, waterskiing, kayaking, etc. Our cottage is located at the deepest part of the lake (60 feet depth) and has 6 feet water depth with hard packed sand bottom (no weeds) at the dock--great for jumping into the lake--and then quickly drops to 30 feet just offshore.

My husband and I have been lucky enough to have travelled to many countries around the world and we both agree that we have never seen a place as special as this property. Its huge mature trees, greenery, beautiful clear waterfront and spectacular sunsets each evening have quickly found a place in our hearts. The property is such an oasis of privacy and seclusion with its large acreage and waterfront.

The old stone farmhouse which was built in 1835 is the heart and soul of the property. It is renovated for comfort but maintains the old world charm with its exposed beam ceilings, stone fireplaces, 3 foot thick walls and original pine floors. The newer addition provides extra space and comfort and is packed with fun with a sauna, jacuzzi, pool table and large screen television. A large wooden deck runs along the side of the house offering views of the lake, bbq, eating and sitting areas and access to the private tennis court (which includes hockey and basketball nets).

The farmhouse has a Master Bedroom with a king bed and small office area, a master bathroom, a second bedroom with two twins and a third bedroom downstairs with a queen bed and a half bathroom. There is a fully stocked kitchen with all appliances including coffee maker and dishwasher. There is also a beautiful living room with an old stone fireplace and exposed beam ceilings. The addition has a second dining room with large screened windows and views of the lake, a room with a pool table, piano and hot tub, a second living area with large flat screen television, a full bathroom, sauna, a fourth bedroom with King bed and pull-out twin sofa bed and desk, and a loft bedroom upstairs with one queen, 3 twin beds & a toddler bed we call the 'kidzone'.

The cottage is an easy three hour drive from Toronto (310 km), an hour and twenty minutes from Ottawa and 40 minutes from Kingston (50 km). It can be accessed by train into Kingston or Smith's Falls (35 km to the North).

I like to speak with all of my guests by telephone prior to renting. If you are interested, please contact me by telephone at 345-926-0374 after you have sent a booking request. Thank you.

More Details

Nicola Williams
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2017


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Rideau Lakes Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Smith's Falls
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
The Cove, Westport
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Car: necessary

This very private stone farmhouse is situated on 7 acres and has 460 feet of private and spectacular water frontage on the beautiful Upper Rideau Lake near Westport, Ontario. The Rideau Canal is a visitor's paradise with its many historic lockstations and 202 kilometres of scenic waterway. The Rideau Canal is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the many sights, tourist shops and restaurants in the area by boat as you travel through the canal system.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Portland, Ontario

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Small Desk/Office/Stained Glass Window-Lakeview
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Portland, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Jun 29 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$30 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$500

The changeover day of Friday is for weekly rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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