Accommodations, Rates, DepositsOtter River Farms is available for rental of facilities (see below) or you can come visit the land for the day. Day use fee is $10/person and you'll receive a copy of the map of the farm.
Weekend rentals are available from September to June. During July and August, preference is given to week rentals - weekends will only be made available for booking starting in May. Long weekends are an exception and can be booked for a three day rental.
We offer a spacious five bedroom, three bathroom guest house with two on-property cabins, six rustic cabins in the woods, and wilderness camp sites.
We prefer to rent to mature, responsible adults and families who appreciate the beauty of nature, respect the antiques on our property and those of us who live here. Partying is encouraged as long as it's done without disturbing others. We do rent to large groups but may request a security deposit which would be returned if there is no damage to the house or property.
Check availability on our bookings calendar page. For rates and information about our tours and day-use options, visit our rates page.
If you would like to reserve our guest house or cabin, contact us using the online form (on the "contact us" page), send us an e-mail or call us at 519-874-4038 or our cellphone 519 550-1812. Then, send in your deposit. The easiest way to do this is through our website link under PayNow. You can use your credit card or Paypal account.
To pay your deposit please fill out the name and e-mail address associated with the booking, and then enter in your deposit amount on the next page and complete your payment.
Minimum stay 2 nights
deposits are required at time of booking
|Wilderness Camp Sites||$30 per night per family||Call||Call|
Lots of room on the property and campsites for extra tents and trailers. We charge $20 per night for either. We're now charging $10/night for firewood with all cabin and campsite rental. The rental rate per night depends on the number of bedrooms you use BUT you do have access to the whole house. The other rooms are not rented out to anyone else once it's booked by a guest.
Guests are welcome to bring their own ATVs to ride the well-groomed trails. Cost is $10 per ATV per day.
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- two flat screen TV's with full satellite reception and two dvd players
- front porch and back deck with full size BBQ
- CD player
- games table and wood stove in lower level
- assortment of bicycles
- patio chairs and picnic table
- outdoor fire pit
Everything you need is in the house. Bring your own food or eat out— there are restaurants close by. There is a propane barbecue on the back deck. Full access to hiking trails, ponds, fishing is included. Scroll down for photos of the guest house.
Guest house bunkies
Cabin #1 on Guest House Property
Inside View of Cabin #1 on Guest House Property
Inside view of Cabin #2 on Guest House Property
There are two cabins ("bunkies") on the guest house property. These cabins have full electrical power, a small refrigerator, and beds— bring your own bedding or sleeping bags. There is again no running water in these cabins but just outside the door there is
an outdoor tap. These cabins are unheated and uninsulated. They are intended as guest house "overflow" for large groups wanting to camp together— some rough it and some stay in the house. There is an electric BBQ for cooking if you don't want to start a fire. Bring your own camping gear (dishes/cooking utensils/towels). If you are a camper, these cabins are large, clean, and have comfy beds and you don't have to pitch the tent or pull the camper! Bring the whole family or a bunch of friends and enjoy a "private campground" experience.
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Cabins to rent
All cabins cost $75/night, except the Beaver Lodge which can sleep 6 people and is $100/night.
All of our cabins are very rustic and meant for those who love nature and camping. All are insulated and come with the basic necessities - utensils, dishes, cutlery, kettle, pots, coffee pot or bodum, wood stove, outdoor fire pit, propane burner for cooking, and an outhouse. The Hunt Camp cabin has full electricity with a hot plate and small fridge; the straw bale and train station cabins have solar power for lighting and charging cell phones or plugging in a radio. The other cabins have no lighting so please bring your own battery-powered lights. None of the cabins have running water or electricity (they do have outhouses). Potable water is provided in 5-gallon containers. You need to bring your own bedding or sleeping bags but pillows are supplied. What these cabins offer is a private, secluded, beautiful site in nature for those who love to camp but would prefer to be in a building. The "lower bush cabin" and "beaver lodge cabin" overlook the Otter river and the "train station" and "straw bale cabin" overlook the valleys.
Two Person Shower
We now have a great two person shower complete with a light, mirror and electrical outlet if you want to spruce yourself up by shaving or using a hairdryer. It's in the back of our barn in an awesome rustic setting and offers a unique hot shower with an outdoor feel. All campers, whether in cabins or campsites, are welcome to use it
Eagles Nest (Treehouse) Cabin
This is a unique cabin up in the trees overlooking the Otter River down below. It's a great couples retreat and for adults only. There's an amazing view sitting on the back deck up in the trees. There's a very comfortable futon that folds out to a double bed for sleeping. The cabin is very isolated at the back of a hog back on the property. Isolation plus!
Beaver Lodge Cabin
This is our largest cabin for families or groups. It has a double, two singles (king) and another single bed. Overlooks the river and beaver den.. Can sleep up to 6.
Lower Bush Cabin
This cabin has an amazing view of and access to the river. It has a double futon as well as a couch for sleeping.
Our "Lower Bush cabin" has a double futon bed and couch for sleeping.
Train Station Cabin
Circa 1890s restored train station, ready to rent as a cabin. It has a 3/4 bed and double futon for sleeping. It's situated on a hill overlooking a valley below and has solar lighting.
Straw Bale Cabin
This unique building is all straw inside the walls which keeps in cool in the summer and cozy warm in the winter with a wood burning stove. There's a fantastic sleeping loft with a king size futon mattress, as well as a futon and pull out couch downstairs. It overlooks the valley below and has solar lighting.
Hunt Camp Cabin
This is a very old hand-hewed pre-Confederation beam building. It has full electricity with a small fridge and a two burner hot plate for cooking. It has two comfortable single beds with room for two more cots if needed. It's located on the homestead where we live.
Wilderness Camp Sites
All sites are very scenic and isolated, with fire pit, wood and outdoor toilet (thunderbox) provided. Most are bordering the Otter with access for fishing and canoeing , and use of all the trails and property is included. Drinking water is available.
Special Occasion Barns
New to Otter River Farms, pre-1900's Barns for Special Occasions and are now available for weddings, family reunions, stags, etc. The perfect location for photos opportunities.
Two old beam barns built in the early 1800's. There are two barns to choose from. One has hydro available and the other is powered by solar panels for lighting and D.J setup.
It is important to see before booking an event.
Day use of either barn for reunion or wedding only is $300. If you also want to hold your reception in the barn the cost is $700 and we supply tables, chairs, and tablecloths for 50 people. If you have more people than that you're welcome to put up a tent at no extra cost.
You have to supply your own food, decorations, dishes and glassware, and music system. We're happy to provide a beautiful rustic setting for your wedding but you have to want to do the work yourself.
The upper barn behind the guesthouse can only be rented for a reception if the guesthouse is also booked for two nights by the wedding party. Cabins and bunkies are always an option for wedding guests to stay over.
Want your wedding in a beautiful outdoor space with a rustic barn? You do all the set up and arrangements. Contact us for more information.
Guided ToursGuided tours - couples only - on a very quiet Polaris electric side-by-side.