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Private and Cosy; Welcome to Bullfrog Cottage! – Home 7514291 Bungalow

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Private and Cosy; Welcome to Bullfrog Cottage! – Home 7514291

  • Bungalow
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Country living close to the heart of Ottawa; Navan is 25 mins east of Parliament Hill.

Private, and cosy this rustic cottage is located in the safe, desirable, neighbourhood of Navan village.

The property offers clean space and simple living. We like it that way and we hope you do too. Great for couples, solo adventurers and families. A human race friendly location!

Pets may be accommodated if requested and accepted before booking.

The surrounding area includes farms as well as individual homes.

An unpretentious listing ... a favourable rate.

Excellent Wifi!

Propane gas barbecue.

Parking.

Kitchen

One bathroom with tub and shower.

Living room /Dining area.

Two bedrooms; One Queen Bed, one double.

The surrounding area includes farms as well as individual homes.The creek on the property is home to a Heron and bullfrogs of course!

The cottage is on a well system the water has a sulphur componant that we remove with a water treatment system. It is harmless and reported to be excellentnt for skin care but it does have a slight odour.

A short drive to Petrie Island nature trails and beach, walking and cycling trails, golf, horseback riding, with a wonderful variety of stores minutes away.

Close to the Prescott Russel recreational trail where you can enjoy a pleasant walk or bicycle ride. Most use the path for relaxation, and exercise but it does run from Ontario into Quebec; offering a challenge for the adventurous.The trail is kept well groomed all winter. If you love to walk, snowshoe or Skidoo, this trail is for you!

Private Yoga classes and personal training, with qualified instructors can be arranged.

If you love yoga don't miss Yoga on Parliament hill. Every Wednesday from Noon to 1pm Canada's Capital Ottawa hosts yoga on Parliament Hill; Admission is free; everyone is welcome!

With the understanding that the guests are here to visit, or work, in Ottawa and the surrounding area, and not to visit me, I will interact with guest as much as is required. I will be available to share my knowledge of the city and the area however, if making myself scarce is what the guests want I will be happy to oblige. Some people enjoy interaction; others want less. I will explain how things work and will make myself available for questions whenever necessary.

Must visits in downtown Ottawa include: The Parliament Buildings ,the National Art Gallery, the National Arts Center, The Byward Market, Rideau Locks,The Museum of Nature and Major Hills Park.

After visiting the National Capital sights enjoy a change of pace. Navan enjoys a substantial amount of green-space. Historically a rural farming community, the village enjoys an enviable community spirit. The Navan Fair ( Hosted in August) is a must see. One friend, visiting from the UK, admitted he had never seen so many tractors in his life!

During the fair you can dance under the Pope Domes and enjoy the Navan parade* Possibly the only parade in North America with more people participating than watching?

2mins -1.5 Km Navan Hockey arena (Finalist in the Kraft Hockey contest).

2mins-1.5 km Navan curling club, agricultural building, ball diamond, park and fairground. Events happen under Navan's famous Domes. Airlifted to the park in 1984 and used for the Papal Mass when Pope John Paul XXIII visited Canada; The Domes are located next to the local park and Curling Arena. During the Navan Fair Listen to live music under the Domes.) The Navan park is a lovely family park !

4mins-4km The Domaine Perrault Winery , offers complementary wine tasting in a relaxed atmosphere. ( a not to be missed outing; bring a picnic!)

10mins-10 km Bearbrook golf Club.

15 mins-20km Mer Bleue Walking Trails “Mer Bleu has been designated an internationally significant wetland under the United Nations' Ramsar Convention.” “The different loops may be completed in any combination, providing a walk as long as 12-km, or as short as 2.8-km. Each loop is numbered as a separate trail.” (Taken from the “Ontario Trails council” website.)

20 mins-30 km Calypso Water Park . The biggest theme water-park in North America. Offering 35 water-slides 100 water-games and summit tower the tallest water-slide tower in North America and a one acre wave-pool. Open from the June to September 1st (Information taken from the Claypso website.)

35 mins-40km Nordik spa in Chelsea Quebec ( If you love spas this is the ultimate!)

1 hour -65 Km from Mont Saint-Marie Ski Hills

GROCERIES, SHOPPING AND DINNING OUT.

A very short drive will bring you to an abundance of grocery stores and family restaurants

.2mins-1.5km J.T. Bradley's country convenience store. ( A historic part of the community, Bradley's is not simply a convenience store. It is our local LCBO; initiated as part of a pilot project the store add a new meaning to “convenience” for Navan residents.

3mins-3km Seasonal roadside produce.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A car is needed to fully apprecitate the area. We are not located on a regular bus route. Ottawa is a lovely city; but not easy to get around by public transport.

Interaction with guest

You will be welcomed at the cottage and shown around. If you arrive during the night, or outside of our availability, we will arrange for a key to be left in a lock box; you will get the code the day of arrival upon contacting us. We will be available during your stay to answer any questions you might have . If you contact us we will respond promptly. We will try to organize property maintenance outside of guest visits;

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£86.08) $150.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

SMOKING IS ONLY ALLOWED OUTSIDE; ON THE BACK DECK OR IN THE GARDEN.
The correct number of guests must be provided when booking! Please do not turn up with unreserved guests.
Pets must be accepted before booking. Sorry, No cats ;due to allergies!
Pets must not be left alone in the house.
No Parties.
Family gatherings allowed; with pre-booking approval.
Children are considered guests and must be under parental supervision at all times.

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About the owner

Eva I.
Average reply time:
3 hours 21 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
26 Jan 2020
Years listed:
5
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews

Excellent
16 reviews

Excellent
12
Very Good
4
Average
0
Poor
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Terrible
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“Amazing”

Reviewed 26 Sep 2019

Great little place with far too many extras to list here. Loved the back yard. Spent most of our time on the lovely screened in sitting area.Owner was helpfull and attentive but unobtrusive. Great loc… More

“OTTAWA”

Reviewed 14 Apr 2019

EVA is an gracious host. She greeted us with Banana chocolate muffins. The cottage was awesome, very quiet and warming...lots of room for the puppies

“Peaceful Bliss”

Reviewed 17 Mar 2018

Our stay at Bullfrog Cottage was non other then fabulous. It was very peaceful even in the winter. Letting the suns rays through the day, lit up the living space. The colours and decor of the cottage … More

Owner's reply: Hi Amanda, thank you so much for the lovely review!

“Stay”

Reviewed 3 Jan 2018

Excellent cottage lovely host. Can’t wait to go back. Really convenient location and when I go back in the summer I can’t wait to enjoy the outdoor space

Owner's reply: Thank you for the review. It was great to have you stay!

“Beautiful setting”

Reviewed 25 Aug 2017

Lovely cottage in peaceful surroundings. Lots of treats left for us by the owner. There were board games and books. Our only regret is not staying longer.

Owner's reply: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. You left cottage in excellent condition and the message in the guest book was much appreciated.You are welcome back any time and we highly recommend you and your family as guests to other hosts! Thank you for taking the time to submit this review. All the very best, Eva

“Comfortable cottage surrounded by nature”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2017

The bullfrog cottage is a warm, cozzy two-rooms, living-room, kitchen, basement and even screened porch place where your family can rest. Fully equipped with complete kitchen, two comfortable double … More

“So much better than a hotel stay.”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2017

Just the ideal distance from noisy downtown. Relaxed atmosphere. Eva our hostess goes above and beyond with hospitality. I would return and definetly recommend this stay to anyone who is visiting this… More

Owner's reply: Hi Mary, So happy you and your family had a relaxing visit! We would welcome you back ;and recommend you as guests to other hosts.

“lovely place to stay”

Reviewed 27 Jul 2017

Nice roomy cottage complete with an extra room in the basement. out in the country but only 15 min from a park and ride to get to the capital. excellent base for touring round the area. we were there … More

Owner's reply: Hi Violet,Thank you very much for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and got to see the parade of tractors! You left the cottage in excellent condition and were very appreciative. We would welcome you back any time ;and recommend you as guests to other hosts! All the very best, Eva

“Reasonably priced, clean efficient accommodation for visiting area”

Reviewed 24 Jul 2017

We found this a great location to be based in. Clean, quiet. Eva was great, helped us with questions about the area. A wonderful experience.

Owner's reply: Hi Mark, Thank you for leaving a review. You were great guests and we are very happy you enjoyed your stay! All the very best, Eva

“Great accommodation, ideal location for exploring Ottawa”

Reviewed 8 Jul 2017

This is a great base for exploring Ottawa with public transit park & ride close by. The cottage had everything we needed for an adult family break, with screened back deck and wifi included.And su… More

Owner's reply: Hi Elspeth, I Hope you are settled back home after your trip. You left the cottage in excellent condition and were lovely guests! The message you left in the guest book was very much appreciated.You are welcome back any time and i would recommend you to other hosts without hesitation. Best, eva

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Eva (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Eva (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Eva (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Eva the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Eva (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Eva (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Eva (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Eva (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Eva (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Eva (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Eva (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Eva (the owner) a message.

If Eva (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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