Gecieve Opinicon - A Modern Water's Edge Retreat


Entire cottage hosted by David

  1. 6 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Enhanced Clean
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Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Escape to your own private sanctuary on beautiful Opinicon Lake.

A refreshing and unique gem, this retreat has been meticulously crafted to encourage comfort & relaxation without any fuss – no roughing it here!

Whether you choose to unplug & enjoy the serenity of lake life or stay connected online & power through work, you're covered.

A few feet from the water's edge, panoramic views are spectacular.

* A/C

The space
Primary bedroom boasts spectacular views of the water. Slip into the queen-sized bed to unwind after a fulfilling day as the rhythmic waves of the lake and loon calls lull you to sleep.

Bedroom 2 has a twin-sized trundle bed for two guests.

Need more space? Bedroom 3 is a separate bunky with a queen bed & two twin bunk beds, available on request.

4 comfortable twin-sized air mattresses also available.

Situated on Canadian Shield rock a few feet from the water's edge on over 3.5 acres, you’ll enjoy privacy and panoramic views all around! Across the lake you look towards untouched forrest landscapes.

Bring your boat to cruise around the lake & canals or catch fresh fish for dinner. You will have a private boat launch & dock available for your use. Opinicon Lake offers clean water that's great for swimming and water lounging.

Your own private outdoor waterfront social zone is equipped with power outlets & has a BBQ, picnic tables & firepit with surrounding Adirondack chairs that are perfect for star gazing.

- 4 kayaks
- 2 canoes
- 1 Water mat (all day water fun!)
- Croquet set
- Ice hockey nets (winter)
- Pontoon boat rentals within walking distance

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 2 single beds

What this place offers

Lake view
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Security cameras on property

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 25 reviews


Where you’ll be

Elgin, Ontario, Canada

- Located on Opinicon Lake which is part of the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A visitor's paradise with its many historic lockstations and 202km of scenic waterway. As the oldest continuously operated canal in North America, The Rideau Canal is one of the greatest civil engineering works of the 19th century and the locks are operated today much as they were when first opened in 1832.

- The Opinicon restaurant offers quality dining directly off the lake with takeout options for a gourmet meal without cooking.

- Vast public trail system (search Cataraqui Trail).

- Local attractions at Chaffey's Lock.

- Close to Ottawa great day trip to Canada's Capital City

- Close to Kingston with many attractions

Hosted by David

  1. Joined in March 2021
  • 25 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost


  • Alison

During your stay

It's your space so you'll have your privacy to make yourself at home. On arrival we'll give you a quick tour and leave you be.

Property is shared with your host (separate structure) so we are around if you need us. With 3.5 acres you will feel isolated.
It's your space so you'll have your privacy to make yourself at home. On arrival we'll give you a quick tour and leave you be.

Property is shared with your host (sep…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection

Cancellation policy