Our home is located in the Gatineau Park with 90 plus kilometres of hiking, biking and cross country skiing at our doorstep. It is an older home with recent renovations. We have 2 fireplaces, an open concept kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, laundry room, hardwood floors throughout, and screened in porch.
We are located 4 kms from the village of Chelsea with a Nordiq Spa ( www.lenordik.com ), bakery, gourmet restaurants (www.oreeduboisrestaurant.com), bakery www.chelseabakery.com, bookstore (http://www.chelseabooks.ca) . The historic Mackenzie King Estate is a 1 km walk away (http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/bins/ncc_web_content_page.asp?cid=16297-16299-10170-49685-49721-49723&lang=1 . Canada's capital, Ottawa is a 15 minute drive and features national museums, the National Art Gallery, the Houses of Parliament and more.
The perfect combination of being close to nature and close to the city!
We are a family of 4. Helen is an organizational development consultant and Bob is an international development consultant. Our boys are 5 and 7 and attend the local francophone Montessori school. We have lived overseas in Egypt, Malawi and Madagascar.