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Quaint Coastal Cottage in Quiet Setting Overlooking Baddeck Bay

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Coastal Comfort ,quaint,quiet setting yet only minutes to village of Baddeck.


Last updated: 03/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The BayCroft Cottage is a quaint cozy cottage situated along the shore of the Bras d`or Lake on three private acres offering great water view and water access at bottom of driveway. Being just 2.3 m. east of the village of Baddeck. BayCroft allows guest to enjoy the quiet of a scenic retreat yet be a minute or two from the amenities of a popular tourist destination. Fully self -contained BayCroft offers suitable setting for family retreat or a romantic getaway. Relax on the deck, weather from your own private hot tub on the deck or campfire in the fire pit , stroll to the village or simply just chill. This story and half is a modern reproduction of the ever popular family bungalow and being built appx. 15 years ago, it is clean and fresh. Wild flowers and wild life can be viewed while enjoying your visit as eagles perch on the high rising tree line of BayCroft property while fishing in the lake below.New this season 2013 we have added laundry facilities,high speed wifi. Large flat screen. Features open concept living room and kitchen, patio doors lead to a relaxing deck to watch shooting stars reflect over the Bay during the moon lit evenings.

ABOUT US: .Our property is situated in the village of Baddeck along the Baddeck Bay. We are a 2.3 mile walk/drive/bike/swim to the center of the village. Which allows one to partake of the village`s many amenities yet escape from it`s summer bustle. Our property offers a central location for all adventures Cape Breton Island has to offer within easy access by foot or car. We are located on the World Famous Cabot Trail. The cottage has a simple bright and airy feel at a easy budget. The full kitchen allows even the most budget minded to save hundreds in restaurant costs yet in a quaint ,quiet setting. Our property is a historic one, overlooking the estate of Alexander Graham Bell and the bay his historic flight took place on. Our property was owned by his assistant, companion (McCurdy) and one of the founders of the National Geographic Society (George Kennan). Other deeded owners were Samual Cunard of the steamship fame.The Myers of the Bell family ,they liked it here I expect you will too


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single


  • Two upstairs bed rooms as mentioned. One with queen bed and the other with a single/twin . Two sofas in the downstairs living room one is a pullout ....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • three pc, bath with glass shower stall

Other Amenities

  • BayCroft offers a family setting ,yet is a popular couples getaway. Pets are welcome with prior notice . It is our commitment to ensure allergy safety . BayCroft is fully equipped for self catering, phone onsite and WiFi is free . Maid service is to grab refuse .Extra service is available.$ Fire pit off front deck subject to fire rules at time of season.Water access at bottom of driveway is across quiet secondary roadway to the village. Kayaks are available with prior request $. Golf ,whale watching, fly fishing ,deep sea,boat tours and sailing lessons packages available with prior request. No Smoking in building with restricted outdoor smoking area designated ....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    Bell Bay Golf is 1 mile west...moreless

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean:

    overlooks Bras dor Lake...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Rural:

    2 miles along the Bay to the village,quiet setting...moreless

  • Village:

    2 miles to the village...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    access at end of driveway...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    fire pit exterior...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer:

    in fridge...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
2 night min stay
C$875 C$3,750
May 16 - Jun 16, 2015
2 night min stay
C$1,120 C$4,500
Summer Peak
Jun 17 - Sep 28, 2015
2 night min stay
C$1,200 C$4,800
Sep 29 - Oct 29
4 night min stay
C$1,000 C$4,200
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
C$875 C$3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 17%


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Last updated: 03/31/2015
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bell Bay
50 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Trans Canada 105
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ingonish 50 , Kidston Island 2 , Margaree 45

Car: Necessary

BayCroft Cottage is located on Cape Breton Island 2.5 miles east of the village of Baddeck on the Cabot Trail. The Island is known as the Celtic Heart of Canada. Our property in particular is located so travel to any and many venues offered by our island are from walking distance to a easy day trip from your front door. The full kitchen and home base scenario offers visitors ease and savings due to the fact that avoiding restaurant costs and frequent moving through out the island are eliminated. We are a family operation so requests are dealt with quickly and efficiently . This is a relative new building (15yrs) . Clean and fresh ,private ,at your own speed.New this year is a private Hot Tub on the deck for refreshing/calming end to the daily adventures

Other Activities: Gealic College , sailing BYC, Golf Bell Bay


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  • Coastal Comfort ,quaint,quiet setting yet only minutes to village of Baddeck.

    Coastal Comfort ,quaint,quiet setting yet only minutes to village of Baddeck.

  • Nestled in natural forest and wild garden setting

    Nestled in natural forest and wild garden setting

  • Neighbor


  • Bright and Airy

    Bright and Airy

  • Casual Comfort

    Casual Comfort

  • Country Kitchen

    Country Kitchen

  • Private yet minutes to the village

    Private yet minutes to the village

  • Relax


  • Sun RIse

    Sun RIse

  • Second bedroom with single/twin

    Second bedroom with single/twin

  • Clean and Simple

    Clean and Simple

  • Master


  • Private


  • Source of morning and evening sound

    Source of morning and evening sound

C$140 - C$250 per night (CAD)
Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Gealic
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