Country Home In The Capital

Space for 2 Rigs
25 ft max
5 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
1 month max
Response Rate
100%
Usually Responds In
4 hours

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Suitability

  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome

Amenities

  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Wifi
  • Pull-Through Parking
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • Off-Leash Area

Description

Location is our home set on six acres in a rural area. Our long paved driveway leads to our house which is about 300 feet back from the main road.

House Rules

No generators running after 11 pm or before 9 am please.

Access Road Conditions

Paved main road ( it is a regional road so it is well travelled) and paved driveway. Road is busy at times but RV parking (and our home) is well back from road (about 300 ft). Traffic is quieter on weekends and very quiet overnight. There are no immediate residential neighbours although there are two small office buildings, one on either side of our 6 acres. These buildings are not visible from the parking area. Turnaround area has large evergreen trees with some low-hanging branches. For our 17 foot travel trailer, these are not a problem.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

Ample parking for tow vehicle either connected or not to your trailer. Please note that we deliberately leave on a light inside the workshop to discourage small animals from taking up residence in our workshop/barn. This is near the area where guests will park. Most guests don’t mind the light but if it is bothersome, please let us know and we can turn it off during your stay.

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Location

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Suggested Local Attractions

Shopping (groceries, supplies, etc.) is about 10-15 minutes away. Downtown Ottawa is about 25 minutes (Parliament Hill, Rideau Centre, National Arts Centre, National Art Gallery, etc.). Canadian Tire Centre is 10-15 minutes. Wesley Clover Equestrian Park is 15-20 minutes. Diefenbunker about 5 minutes. Alice’s Cafe in Carp and the Cheshire Cat Pub at the corner of Carp Rd and Richardson Side Road are both great places to eat.


Your Host

waynew.donnan


Member Since
March 13, 2017
Host's Age
65+


22 References

22 Positive References

0 Neutral/Negative Reference

References for Country Home in the Capital

gropweg

October 2019

Fantastic

W. Is a very nice Guy. We had a fantastic stay with W&D.
We visited Ottawa and had a great time.
Thanks for your hospitality. We enoyed everything.
Kind regards, G&R from the Netherlands


gropweg

October 2019

Fantastic

We have stayed with D. and W. for 2 nights. Of was very nice, a quiet place. We were in the near of Ottawa. We visit the city. Thank you D&W.
Kind regards, G&R from the Netherlands.


Dongb00

October 2019

Bastiaan en Bastiaan van Dongen

Thank you D and W, we had a great stay on Var Road near Ottawa. It was wonderfull to stay on your property. A nice and quiet place.
We wish you sll the best and enjoy your stay at Arrowhead. A safe trip.

Kind regards,

I & B


Heidi+Franz

September 2019

Very nice people

The hosts are very friendly and gave us a warm welcome. They gave us also a lot of useful informations. The stay in front of the beautiful stone house was very quiet. We like to remember the stay.


Madiba

September 2019

Perfect night

Everything was perfect : Nice place, easy to find, electricity, water & wifi.


MrChisels

September 2019

Awesome and tranquil property!

Thanks again for the hospitality!
Beautiful and peaceful area!
Thanks for making my first experience a great one!!!
See you again on the future!!

Mario


Kim+Rob

August 2019

Great stay!

We enjoyed a peaceful night at Wayne and Donna’s. Appreciated their hospitality and being able to visit awhile. We would recommend this location!


AJLind

August 2019

Wonderful stop just outside Canada's capital.

What great hosts! Not only did we have a comfortable place to put the rig, but hosts waynew.donnan had suggestions for attractions in the city (the light show by Parliament was fantastic!) And helpful tips and answers to our questions as new owners. Gracious hosts and a great stay! Please visit us in MN some day! :-)


Dlskinner

August 2019

Terrific host

Donna and Wayne were very gracious and delightful to spend time with. Getting from their home to the heart of Ottawa was very easy. We enjoyed their company so much that we hope that they will visit us in Wilmington, NC. The host site was terrific - off the road, quiet and shady. About 4 km from Carp which is delightful little village where you can get a great meal at Annie's Village Cafe.


TerryDyer

July 2019

Country Home in the Capital

Already sent favorable reference.


crean

June 2019

wonderful hosts

Thank you waynew.donnan, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay with you. It was a nice spot to camp while a just a short trip to visit our national capital. We also very much appreciated your warm hospitality and help in our time of need.


sgdluu

May 2019

Great place to be next to Kanata

Donnan were super communicative and accommodating. They weren't there but made it easy to hook up and host our young family. It was such a large property!


Wantok

April 2019

Smiling in the rain

Such a kind reception at short notice and despite the downpour - much appreciated. Hope we meet again.


michaeljdsutton

August 2018

Great Jumping Off Point to Visit the national Capital Region

Wayne and Donna are two enterprising business people who are willing to make space and time available for a Boondocker. They camp in a small tear drop trailer when they are not working on their cottage or maintaining their spacious rural setting property. I do not know where they get the energy, but they are certainly generous with their time. Throughout our stay they would occasionally check in and make sure we had everything we needed. We felt exceptionally safe and well taken care of. Power and water were always available. The boondocking site is 35 min. from downtown Ottawa, making it very easy to commute to wherever you are going as a tourist in the National Capital Region.


Sigriswil55

July 2018

Great place and hosts while visiting Ottawa

Great Hosts and a great place to stay. We are so thankful for the hospitality. We stayed for three nights the first two nights while the hosts were away. Glad that we met them on the last afternoon and enjoyed socializing in our trailer in the evening. Very convenient for visiting Ottawa, nice location.


SockeyeandCoho

July 2018

Great absentee hosts!

Ok, don’t take that wrong, I mean it was great of them to offer to host us while they were away. Add to that that they already had guests coming! The place was great, easy to find and bonus: no mosquitos! Thanks so much for really extending your hospitality.


NIRO1973

June 2018

Our stay at donnstravelling

Our stay at donnatravelling was excellent. We enjoyed a quiet night of sleep before leaving in the morning. Everything was as described in their message. Thank you very much


Roving Robro

October 2017

Supper handy location

They were very accommodating even though we gave them short notice. Very peaceful and quiet even though their driveway is right off the main road.


kevnancy

October 2017

New "old" friends.

Lovely location in the country with an easy drive into Ottawa. The road in front is busy but the noise was hardly noticeable. It is always fun to meet a fellow boondocker who has the type of camper you have admired from afar. Chatting with our hosts was like talking to a long time neighbor over the fence at home. We hardly touched on the things to do in Ottawa so we will be back to this nice location.


cossack1

September 2017

Peaceful Stay

Thanks for hosting the one night, it was greatly appreciated. Hope I can reciprocate on your visit here.


Lakeobay

July 2017

Thank you

Thank you for letting us stay at your house for 2 nights. We would like to have seen you may be next time.
Hope you had time at the Park.
Gabi and Joe


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