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Huge Deck, Warm Ocean Water, Sandy Beach, Ceilidh Country

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Wrap around deck, St. George's Bay with Port Hood Island in the distance

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Last updated: 10/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Port Hood cottage description

Vacation rentals for the 2015 season will be taken beginning in January.


Lovely cottage, @1300 sq feet built in 2005, vaulted ceiling, . Bonus room with TV and DVD in loft area. White sandy beach is perfect for families. Very swimmable water, which at low tide creates warm pools and sand bars just made for water games and exploring. There is a life guarded beach 150 ft to the North.

There are 2 possible launching places for your boat. Big boats @ a mile to the north, small boats on the beach in front of the cottage. Plenty of space to park your boat at the cottage.

Summer is filled with 'Ceilidhs'-a Gaelic word that means to dance and party. Traditional fiddle music and Scottish step dancing are indigenous to this area.

There is a computer center in the Library just up the street, as well as a medical clinic in Port Hood. The cottage is rented for no less than a week during high season, and no fewer than 5 days during off season periods. Your well-behaved dog is welcome.



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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                This cottage is not suitable for unrelated groups of young people....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                With permission. One dog only is free w/rental. There is an added charge for a maximum of 2 dogs....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

                ...moreless

              • 1 full ceramic bath, 1 enclosed hot/cold outdoor shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • Our property is @30 min drive from Cabot Links, a new world class golf course, It is also an easy drive to the Cabot Trail, hailed as one of the most scenic areas in the world. Only 20 minutes to The Red Shoe Pub, well known venue for regional Cape Breton musicians. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Board games, cards, books...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television:

                    37 ' flat screen TV with DVD library...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Computer Available:

                        There is computer access in the public library close to the cottage weekdays. There is also a computer café at SandiAnnies weekends. (South on 19)...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        electric...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking:

                        Room for 2-3 cars, boat. NO RVs....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone:

                        local calls free. Long distance cards at CoOp....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Well equipped new kitchen. (Lobster pot included!)...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        large wrap around deck. Gate has bolt. Great for pets and small children....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Cabot Links @30 minute drive....moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            salt water pool at the arena down the road. A small fee is charged. There is also an exercise room....moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall, Spring
                          Jun 13 - Jun 26, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $130
                          $900

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Summer
                          Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,400
                          Fall
                          Aug 29 - Oct 24, 2015
                          5 night min stay

                          $900

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          If you have a 2nd dog, the fee is $150.00

                          No cats

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/31/2014
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                          21 Unavailable
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                          Location

                          The nearby ice rink( 5 min walk) is available for skating, off season. In season, there is swimming (heated pool) and exercise equipment availalbe for public use. (small fee)

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1997

                          Why the Owner Chose Port Hood:
                          The area reminded us of Cape Cod-40 years ago-except no traffic, uncrowded beaches and the Gaelic influence. Cape Breton Island has truly astounding scenery,(We are @ 1 1/2 hours to the Cabot Trail, with wonderful hiking trails and scenic drives everywhere in between.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          We enjoy the beautiful sandy beach in front of the cottage, a place where if you're lucky, you might see bald eagles teaching their young. We love seeing the fishing boats heading home in the late afternoon. (We hope they're heavy with lobsters)


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english
                           

                          Photos

                          • Wrap around deck, St. George's Bay with Port Hood Island in the distance

                            Wrap around deck, St. George's Bay with Port Hood Island in the distance

                          • Keith loved building this deck.

                            Keith loved building this deck.

                          • comfortable living area

                            comfortable living area

                          • View from the loft

                            View from the loft

                          • Kitchen view, beautiful alder cabinets

                            Kitchen view, beautiful alder cabinets

                          • Bayberries and breakwater

                            Bayberries and breakwater

                          • Beauty and the Beach

                            Beauty and the Beach

                          • From the deck (happens  every night!)

                            From the deck (happens every night!)

                          • Sea Dog

                            Sea Dog

                          • Our vacation home

                            Our vacation home

                          • Tansy on the Rocks

                            Tansy on the Rocks

                          • loft bedroom, kitchen

                            loft bedroom, kitchen

                          • ceramic tile bath

                            ceramic tile bath

                          • Twin bedroom

                            Twin bedroom

                          • The Beach

                            The Beach

                          • Celebrating Summer

                            Celebrating Summer

                          • The Captain

                            The Captain

                          • Le Sunset

                            Le Sunset

                          VRBO #245122

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                          $129 - $200 per night (USD)
                          6

                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

                          View calendar: Updated 10/31/14
                          Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 10/31/2014
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