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Quaint Coastal Cottage in Quiet Setting Overlooking Baddeck Bay

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Last updated: 10/06/2013

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Baddeck cottage 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, 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

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

          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


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


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


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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Lake
              • Near The Ocean:

                overlooks Bras dor Lake...moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Lake View
              • Water View
              • Golf Course View:

                Bell Bay Golf is 1 mile west...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

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

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Living Room
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Fireplace:

                            fire pit exterior...moreless


                          • Freezer:

                            in fridge...moreless

                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Kitchen
                          • Dishes & Utensils


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


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

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                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Trans Canada 105
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Ingonish 50 , Kidston Island 2 , Margaree 45
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Bell Bay
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          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


                          Owner info

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                          Speaks: english, Gealic



                          • 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

                          • 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

                          C$125 - C$200 per night (CAD)

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

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                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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