Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Larger Home Ideally Suited to Family Reunions

You sent a message to this owner.

View away from the water with the Swimming Pool on the left

Calendar

Last updated: 04/03/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Drift away lodge will accommodate 18 in 5 bedrooms and 2 pull out sofa-beds. There are 3 bathrooms and 2 kitchens. A large, wraparound deck offers sunny sitting throughout the day and casual views over the pool and hot tub areas and highbank views of new London bay and the ocean and Cavendish dunes beyond. In the heart of Anne of green gables country, Cavendish beach is really close. Local holiday attractions in Cavendish are supplemented by close access to a number of golf courses.

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Lodge
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We ask adult supervision of children in the swimming pool and hot tub. Otherwise children do well here with lots of room to roam safely....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Our Lower floor is visitable with kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms and lounge on this floor. But the Bathroom is not wheelchair usable....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 10-18

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    On the Top Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    On Top Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom on Main Floor. Bathroom directly adjacent...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    On Lower Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    On Lower Floor...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    The Main Bathroom is adjacent to the Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This bathroom is on the Top Floor adjacent to the 2 bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Located on the Lower Floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We often see early morning visitors like a family of foxes. Eagles and other marine birds at any time. There are Island style Ceilidhs nearby (just over half a kilometre) and the local fishermen offer superb lobster in season....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A (really rather weird) collection of books. Let's just say to suit (almost) any taste!...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Certainly enough games to keep you occupied evenings and the odd inclement day...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games:

    Wii player with games...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a modest library of children's films in VHS format with a VHS player available...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    A distant view of the Ocean beyond the Cavendish Dunes...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    The water's edge of New London Bay is aomething like 150 feet away....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    High Bank waterfront with a way down to a beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is a Dining area adjacent to the Lower Floor Kitchen and the dining set here can be relocated upstairs to accommodate the larger family grouping....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 18 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    1 each on the Main and Lower Floors...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 separate forced air heating systems with independent thermostats...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    There are 3 Living Rooms - one on each floor...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    1 each on the Main and Lower Floors...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have crockery, flatware, cookware and utensils sufficient for a full complement of 18 guests (and more)...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchens on the Main and Lower floors (independent). Lower floor Kitchen has a combination range/oven, refrigerator / freezer, dishwasher and microwave and is fully equipped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    modern double oven with digital controls...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New French Door refrigerator / freezer with 2 drawer freezer under and ice and water dispenser in the 'fridge door...moreless

  • Stove:

    electric powered ceramic top, countertop stove with 6 burners and a range-top mounted extractor fan....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The large deck wraps aroung the South, East and West sides and provides casual supervision of the swimming pool and hot tub - as well as superb views out over the water....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have an extensive grassed garden area. But, adjacent is a huge public open space about the size of a soccer pitch. A slight slope but good for football, baseball ......moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    propane fired BBQ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have 2 life jacket style buoyancy aids for small children and small toys used in the swimming pool...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    A new, 6-person hot tub with LED lighting....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Our swimming pool tops out a 16 users and is heated and treated - a chloring generator keeps the treatment level easily and the water feels really lovely - no harsh chlorine....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 3
from 2 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season - Spring
May 16 - Jun 20, 2015
7 night min stay

C$2,950

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

C$4,400

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,000
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

A Security Deposit of $ 1,000.00 is payable with Payment of the Balance. It will be returned when the Lodge is returned to us in pre-Rental condition.

The Lodge is generally not available outside of the Spring, Summer and Autumn Seasons described above. On enquiry, we may offer special week or weekend stays out of Season.

Booking Payment is 25% of the Full Amount not including Taxes.

Payment of the Balance is required 12 weeks before the Start Date.

If we receive a Cancellation more than 12 weeks prior to the Start Date, we will refund your payment less a $ 200 administration charge. If we receive a later Cancellation, we will refund 75% of all Payments.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 04/03/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Charlottetown
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Island Stone Pub, Kensington
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Wood Islands To Pictou, Nova Scotia
250 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Moncton, New Brunswick
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Route 6
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Stanley Bridge (3)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Cavendish

Car: Necessary

Drift away is in the heart of historic Anne of green gable country. But most of all, it's in a very peaceful countryside setting with wonderful high-bank views of the sea.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Janet and Keith sanders came to Pei in 2009 from Yellowknife in the northwest territories. We have operated drift away since the 2011 season and are building a base of repeat guest friends. We have made improvements and will continue to change our approach to an environmentally friendly footprint. We live in Kensington which is less than half an hour away and generally visit daily to service the hot tub and be available to guests.

Why the Owner Chose Stanley Bridge:
What differentiates Drift Away from other vacation homes? We struggled with that question a lot, trying to think of holiday activities that would make a memorable stay. Eventually we asked a guest who responded by simply sweeping her arm over the view. For those of you who will want to simply rest and soak up the views, Drift Away is homely and comfortable, convenient and easy to enjoy your holiday break. For those who want activities, it's in the Center of the island - you can easily reach both ends of the island in a day trip. There's deep sea fishing available nearby and para-sailing, kayaking and, of course, loads of golf!

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Guests have said that everything they need for younger and older family is here. And there are lots of active things to do in reasonable proximity. While drift away is large and well-appointed, you should feel very comfortable with rooms and furniture that are homey rather than ultra sophisticated. In 2014, we had a rather unpleasant experience when the old above ground pool tore itself apart and left us with rather a significant mess to clear - and some disappointed Guests! Limited resources on the island left us unable to replace it speedily. Most of our affected Guests were very kindly understanding despite the fact that the temporary pool we brought in was less than equal to the job. Thankfully, we have a new pool which will be installed in time for the new Season and we'll be taking that opportunity to refurbish the pool decking at the same time. Sadly, it won't help mend the holidays that were affected but, again, most of those families are positive about another visit which is a great relief. Many thanks to them for their support.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • View away from the water with the Swimming Pool on the left

    View away from the water with the Swimming Pool on the left

  • Main Floor Kitchen with Lounge beyond

    Main Floor Kitchen with Lounge beyond

  • Main Floor Lounge

    Main Floor Lounge

  • Master Bed

    Master Bed

  • Main Floor Kitchen with Den beyond

    Main Floor Kitchen with Den beyond

  • View from the deck across the sqimming pool to New London Bay and beyond.

    View from the deck across the sqimming pool to New London Bay and beyond.

  • Main Floor Lounge with the Dining Room beyond.

    Main Floor Lounge with the Dining Room beyond.

  • Main Floor Dining Room with Kitchen on right

    Main Floor Dining Room with Kitchen on right

  • Upper Floor Lounge

    Upper Floor Lounge

  • Wake-up View form the Master Bed

    Wake-up View form the Master Bed

  • Evening view from the deck to Cavendish Dunes and the Ocean beyond

    Evening view from the deck to Cavendish Dunes and the Ocean beyond

VRBO #472279

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 23, 2015

C$2,950 - C$4,400 per week (CAD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    18
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Lodge
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/03/2015
Email owner
Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Larger Home Ideally Suited To Family Reunions

Stanley Bridge #472279

5 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 18

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.