Country Home In The Capital

Space for 2 Rigs
25 ft max
5 nights maximum

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Same day is okay
2 months max
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  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome


  • 15 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Wifi
  • Pull-Through Parking
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • Off-Leash Area
  • $5/night requested for hookups


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

We use the water tap for the garden, etc. So it's available for filling your RV tank but not to directly connect to the tap.
Please do not run generators after 11 pm or before 9 am please.
We love the peace and quiet of the country and hope you will enjoy it too (please, no loud radios, etc.)
The choices for a fee for electricity default to $5 as a minimum. If it is cool when you are here and won’t be running an air conditioner, a lesser amount for electricity is fine.

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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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 (hockey arena) 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.

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References for Country Home in the Capital


September 2021

Great spot

Had a great stay unfortunately our hosts were away. We were in contact via text upon our arrival to ensure we had all the resources that Wayne&Donna offer their guest.
We would recommend a stay at the Country Home in the Capital


September 2021

Only one thing would have made this better - meeting the hosts!

This was a beautiful, beautiful spot for us to spend the night. Our Roadtrek 200 Popular fit perfectly by the tree in their front parking area, and we grilled our hamburgers and enjoyed our dinner as the sun went down. They were kind enough to let us put more freshwater in our tank, and they offered us a connection to 20 amp service, but we declined.
Sadly, our friendly hosts couldn’t be at home as they were really busy that afternoon and evening, doing repairs on their cottage, but we did have great phone chats! Happily, their daughter L. paid us a visit at the house, and we had a great time chatting about France as the light waned.
We got the sense that we and the hosts had much in common, and we hope that some day we’ll be able to visit with them in person! Thanks so much.


September 2021

Welcoming and quiet stay

Very friendly and helpful hosts! Great secluded spot conveniently close to the road but not close enough to be loud! Thanks so much!


August 2021

Everything We Needed

Wayne & Donna provided us with everything we needed. A quiet place to rest & do a bit of work. All the water and power we needed; a safe place to leave our rig, while we visited Ottawa.
Thank-you very much, Wayne and Donna for your generosity!


August 2021

Nice, quiet rural location

Thanks for your hospitality. I enjoyed your quiet location and being close to the Diefbunker was a bonus!


July 2021

Enjoyable Stay

W and D and daughter & dog Sunny were welcoming hosts. Their home is located on bike friendly roads and nearby bike & running trails. Very quiet neighborhood and fantastic stay close to downtown Ottawa.


June 2021

Peaceful stay in the Capital

We enjoyed our 5 night stay here and found it to be quiet and peaceful.
It was away from downtown Ottawa and had a country setting.
The hosts were wonderful, and even invited us to use their pool.
I enjoyed walking my husky around the walking trails that they had around the property and we would love to return again in the future.


May 2021

Such Great folks!!

This was our second visit here, intentionally!! We stayed on our way East and now again going West. Waynew.donnan are quite simply the best. You just can't go wrong here. Very highly recommended.
Thanks once again guys!!

Warmest Regards,


October 2020

Amazing stay

Visited here the second time with my family. As always, Donna accepted my request quickly, and Wayne was very welcoming. This will be my go-to destination whenever I travel to Ottawa.


October 2020

Above and beyond!

We enjoyed staying here. Perfect place, and the hosts were very welcoming. We stayed for another night too. Donnan assisted us with sanidumps and helped us with the basics on route to her place. Wayne was particularly helpful even when we arrived late at night. We will definitely stay here again!


October 2020

Above and beyond!

We enjoyed staying here. Perfect place, and the hosts were very welcoming. We stayed for another night too. Donnan assisted us with sanidumps and helped us with the basics on route to her place. Wayne was particularly helpful even when we arrived late at night. We will definitely stay here again!


September 2020

Great level place to park

Sorry we missed you but we had a great quiet evening and exploring the area.


September 2020


Loved staying here! Great people!!


September 2020


Beautiful property and great people! I'm looking forward to spending a second night here again tonight!!


September 2020

Beautiful location

This is our second time staying here.
Absolutely love the location!!
D and W are great hosts and greatly appreciate their hosting!!
Very quiet and peaceful location.


September 2020

Day 2

Our host were so kind as to let us stay another night. Thanks again.


September 2020

Great place, great people

This couple is very welcoming and provided us with everything we needed for a great stay in a great location.Thank you!


August 2020

Pleasant overnight near Ottawa

Great location, quiet night. Thanks to Waynew.donnan for agreeing to host us in their absence. Sorry we couldn’t meet, but thanks for the stay.


July 2020

Great Stay!

Boondocker hosts tend to be so very generous, and waynew.donnan is certainly no exception. We enjoyed several nights here; visited the city and at the hosts suggestion, went to the Farmer's Market in Carp and biked some wonderful trails. Great Stay!


October 2019


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


October 2019


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.


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

A former member

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.


September 2019

Perfect night

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


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!!



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!


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! :-)


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.


July 2019

Country Home in the Capital

Already sent favorable reference.


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.


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!


April 2019

Smiling in the rain

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


September 2017

Peaceful Stay

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


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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