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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
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
Summer Peak Jun 17 - Sep 28, 2015 2 night min stay
Fall Sep 29 - Oct 29 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
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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