Beautiful rainbow picture from the lake in front of Dorothy's thanks to "Anzalone and Avarella Studios"!
What a beautiful place for a wedding!
Main Lodge and Annex from the dock
Huge custom-built harvest table in main lodge dining room
bar between kitchen and dining room
Living room in main lodge
Kitchen in main Lodge
Cabin #3- Loft Bedroom pic #2- Single bed
Bedroom #1 in the Annex
Living Room in the Annex
Cabin #3- Living Room
Aerial view including Dorothy's Lodge
-bottom left -all of the buildings (grey roofs) and the lawn between the buildings
-on the right is the Bridge and to the right of that is where Indian Lake starts
-at the very top is the lock station (Chaffey
Floor-plan, Main Lodge ground-floor
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Main Lodge- Second Floor
Main Lodge- Third Floor
Floor-plan, Annex: ground-floor
Annex- Second Floor
Floor-plan, Cabin #3
Dorothy's Lodge is a newly restored historic fishing lodge in the heart of the Rideau Lakes that can accommodate up to 45 people! This property features docking for at least 7 boats, great swimming, great fishing, and exploring. It has a commercial kitchen, rec-room with pool table and big screen TV's with satellite and wifi. 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.com The dock has a beach swimming area and a 60x20 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. Also, on the dock there is a storage shed that has a dry bar with bar fridge and a serving window.
This property is unlike any other available on the Rideau, a great place for family reunions, fishing derbies, conferences, weddings and corporate retreats!
Local "Loonie Sports Club" available for rent for Curling, lawn bowling, tennis and more is only a 5 minute drive from this property!
Catering menus and prices can be provided, and a list of photographers in the area if you are looking to book a wedding.
For conferences and corporate retreats: there are several golf courses in the area, boat rentals within walking distance, and the Chaffey’s Lock Hall is a one minute walk. It can be rented for meetings for up to 85 people. Catering also available.
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, and only 30 minutes from the US/Canada border, making it an excellent place for extended families to congregate.
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!
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Please note that the price indicated is for the entire property, so your group will have it all to yourselves!
Fishing guides available, please inquire. We accept email money transfers, wire transfers, and personal cheques (time permitting).
If you would like further information re. kitchen inventory etc. please contact the owner for a list.
A cancellation made by the Renter shall be in writing and addressed to Robin Carbino at the address stated at the top of the booking application form. Cancellation can also be emailed and will be considered accepted once a confirmation reply is received. On receipt of such notice of cancellation, we shall endeavour to re-book the holiday accommodation for the period of the original booking. If we are successful in rebooking the holiday accommodation for the entire period originally booked, we will refund to the Renter all monies paid (whether deposit or full payment has been made) less an administration fee of $100.00 per period booked. If we are unable to re-book your holiday accommodation, then all monies paid by the Renter (whether deposit or full payment has been made) shall be forfeited. If we are unable to arrange the rental of the Property, due to unforeseen circumstances such as natural disaster, we will attempt to arrange alternative holiday accommodation of a similar type and cost and standard and in a similar location as that originally requested by the Renter. If the alternative holiday accommodation and/or rate is not acceptable to the Renter, we shall refund in full to the Renter all monies paid by him/her to Robin Carbino.
Terms and Conditions:
Reservation is secured with a 30% deposit paid via personal cheque (if time permits) direct deposit, or email money transfer, completed renter's contract (forwarded with booking information), and post-dated cheques for the balance of rent and security deposit. Security deposit cheque will be held in trust and not cashed unless needed to due to damages or cleaning expenses incurred. If no damages or cleaning fees are to be with-held, the Security Deposit cheque will be mailed back, marked void within one month of check-out. Rent consists of the rent amount + HST, plus a cleaning fee of $15 +HST/person which covers basic cleaning and garbage removal. If you would like us to provide linens, the cleaning fee will be $25/person which will include basic cleaning, garbage removal and sheets and pillow cases for the beds. Blankets and pillows are provided!
Pricing Notes: -Very Large main dock and other boat slips that are all protected from the wind -Power at dock and also a storage shed with dry bar and serving window -Beach area and drop-off swimming from the main dock -Commercial kitchen -Canoe and tandem Kayak come with rental -High-speed-wireless internet access and satellite TV. -By boat: access to six lakes without locking through. Also the town of Newboro accessible by boat where there is fine dining and great Shopping.
Beds are as follows: Main lodge, second Floor has three bedrooms with queen beds, and the sleeping porch has a set of bunk beds. There is a full and a half bathroom on this floor, the third floor has a single bed, a queen bed and a set of bunk beds that has a double on the bottom and twin on the top. There is a three piece bathroom (tub) on the third floor. The Annex has 6 bedrooms: four of the bedrooms have queen beds and the other two have two twin beds each. There is a three-piece and a four-piece bathroom in the Annex. Cabin #1 has a queen bed and a trundle-day-bed (twin mattress on top and a twin that rolls out of the bottom), and a three-piece bathroom. Cabin #2 has a queen bed and two of the Trundle-Day-beds, and a four-piece bathroom. Cabin #3 has one bedroom and a loft bedroom. The bedroom has a queen bed and the loft has two double beds and a twin bed. Cabin #3 also has two three-piece bathrooms and a trundle-day-bed in the living room.
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