Experience Serenity and Peacefulness in the Heart of the Rideau Lakes

 

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WELCOME TO DAFFODIL ACRES

We look forward to welcoming you ‘home’ in the impressive John Draffin House (ca. 1865) standing on 2.5 acres of landscaped grounds, just steps away from Newboro Lake and the Kilborn’s on the Rideau Canal Waterway. This unique space is filled with historic charm and provides an elegant and peaceful atmosphere to enjoy a well-deserved break from the city, to rekindle love’s flame with a romantic getaway, to host your own event, to relax your mind and body with one of our restorative services, and to experience all the attractions the beautiful Rideau Lakes region has to offer!

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We accommodate solo retreats, couple getaways, and parties up to eighteen people

See Why We’re Rated 5 Stars!

"Absolutely charming! Beautiful accommodations with every detail covered exquisitely! Friendly and warm hosts! Highly recommend and we'll definitely return."

Julie, Kingston, Canada, November 2018  Facebook Review
Julie, Kingston, Canada, November 2018

“Isabelle and Charles are incredible hosts. The history and architecture of their home is amazing. This quaint home has so much unique and original woodwork with modern comforts. Breakfast was delicious and the rooms so inviting.”

Kristie, Orillia, Canada, September 2017  Airbnb Review
Kristie, Orillia, Canada, September 2017

“Wonderful place to relax in peace and quiet. The house is beautiful, bed was very comfortable, and delicious continental breakfast. We enjoyed our quick escape from the city to recharge and would love to return”

Erin, Ottawa, Canada, September 2017  Airbnb Review
Erin, Ottawa, Canada, September 2017

"Great host. Outstanding accommodation and breakfast. Super comfy bed. 5 stars."

Scott, Ottawa, Canada, July 2019  Airbnb Review
Scott, Ottawa, Canada, July 2019

"My husband and I just stayed at Daffodil Acres and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. It's evident that the hosts truly enjoy sharing their beautiful home with their guests. They really are amazing hosts. Every detail has been thought of and their level of cleanliness is top notch. I would definitely recommend this place to others."

Debbie, Burlington, Canada, August 2018  Facebook Review
Debbie, Burlington, Canada, August 2018

"What a gorgeous treasure! I loved staying here and of all the B&B I've stayed in, this was my absolute favourite! The house is gorgeous, spotless, and every detail to ensure your comfort has been thought of. There is a serenity and joy in the house that is hard to describe. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!"

Beth, Ottawa, Canada, April 2019  Google Review
Beth, Ottawa, Canada, April 2019

Want to experience living in a Manor House?

Want to experience living in a Manor House?

Want to experience living in a Manor House?

Rent the John Draffin House and create lasting memories on your next family reunion, birthday celebration, retreat, corporate event, and more! The house has more than 5,500 square feet of living space that can accommodate parties up to eighteen people. Plus, its setting on the Rideau Canal Waterway in the heart of the Rideau Lakes puts you and your party members in an exclusive location close to every attraction this beautiful region has to offer!

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