Dorothy's Lodge is a wonderful property in the heart of the Rideau Lakes that can accommodate groups up to 25 people! This property features docking for 3 boats, great swimming, great fishing, and exploring.
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 Marina. 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! By boat you have access to six lakes without locking through. Also the town of Newboro accessible by boat where there is fine dining and great Shopping.
The dock has a beach swimming area and a 20x20 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.
This property is unlike any other available on the Rideau, a great place for family reunions!
There are four cottages with a lawn between them with a fire pit and room to throw frisbees, footballs etc.
Each cabin has A/C, electric heat, Coffee maker, water dispenser, Bell fibre TV via Amazon fire stick
Annex: 5 bedrooms, 3 upstairs and 2 downstairs.
-Bedroom 1- 1 Queen 80x60
-Bedroom 2- 1 Queen 80x60
-Bedroom 3- Bunk Beds twins and 1 single twin. 75x38 mattresses. 3 beds in total
-1x full bathroom with tub
-Bedroom 4- 1 Queen 80x60
-Bedroom 5- 1 Queen 80x60
-1x bathroom with shower
-2x single cots available in Annex
-Sleeps 11, two full baths (one with a tub and one stand-up shower)
-Full kitchen with fridge stove, deep freezer, microwave and dishwasher
-Dining table for 12-14 people
-Sleeps 4 (1 queen bed and one trundle-bed with two single mattresses
-One full bathroom with stand-up shower
-kitchenette with bar-fridge
-One bedroom, Sleeps 6 (one queen bed and two trundle beds with 4 single mattresses)
-Full bathroom with tub/shower combo
-Kitchenette with full fridge, sink and microwave
-One bedroom with loft, Sleeps 9 (queen bed in bedroom, two double beds and a single bed in the loft and a trundle bed with two single mattresses in the living room)
-two full baths, both with stand-up showers
On the property:
-High Speed, unlimited Wi-Fi
-Fish cleaning station
-Public boat launch
-Covered BBQ station with Large BBQ, sink, bar fridge, dishware, BBQ tools, prep area
-2 SUPs (stand-up paddle boards)
-Private beach area
-3 boat slips
-Towel hanging area
-3 shade umbrellas
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. Families only please. The Wifi downloads at a 1gbps, which is very fast!
Please note that we rent only the whole property out to one group/booking at a time.
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!
Required for booking: Names, ages, and addresses for all guests in your group.
Check-out the YouTube Videos.
(Airbnb guests please search for "Rideau Lakes Cottages" on Youtube, then click on Playlists, then "Dorothy's Lodge")
Wireless Broadband Internet
Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Children welcome and Suitable for events
Lake, Town and Waterfront
Kitchen & dining
Gas BBQ, Blender, Child's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Grill, Kitchenette, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Spices, Toaster and Vacuum cleaner
Deck chairs, Canoe/Kayak, DVD-Player, Stereo system and TV (Cable)
Parking & facilities
Internet & office
Wireless Broadband Internet
Heating & cooling
Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Central heating and Electric heating
Bathroom & laundry
Iron & Board, Hair dryer and Shower
Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit and Smoke Detector
Credit cards accepted
Check in: 04:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM