Countryside Retreat is just minutes from:

  • Scotiabank Place - home of the Ottawa Senators
  • Bell Sensplex skating arena
  • Golf courses (Eaglecreek, The Marshes, Loch March and many more local and Ottawa Valley courses)
  • Port of Call Marina and Nepean Sailing Club on the Ottawa River
  • Diefenbunker Museum
  • Carp Airport
  • Nepean Equestrian Centre - home of the Capital Classic horse show
  • Kanata Business Parks (Alcatel, Zarlink, Tundra Semiconductor, Nordion and other Ottawa high tech companies)
  • 417 Expressway for quick access to downtown Ottawa, Hull/Gatineau, Ottawa International Airport, etc.
  • Many local attractions such as flea markets, farmer markets and berry farms, Kanata Wave Pool, AMC Theatre, shopping & dining, Ottawa & Kanata bike paths, etc.
  • Downtown Ottawa attractions include the Parliament Buildings, museums, National Arts Centre, Byward Market, Rideau Canal, etc.; seasonal activities include the Tulip Festival, Parliament Hill changing of the guard & summer evening light show, Rideau Canal skating & boating and Winterlude
  • Hull/Gatineau Park attractions include Lac Lemay Casino, biking, hiking and fall foliage tours