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Beach Paradise! Unmatchable Sunsets. Central Ac. Luxurious Ocean View Hot Tub!

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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

From luxury ensuite bathrooms (which no one has to share) to impressive views, each room at the Blue Heron retreat is loaded with features to help make your stay on Prince Edward Island your favorite vacation ever. More than big enough to host two families or several couples, the Blue Heron Retreat goes the extra mile at every turn.

The Blue Heron Retreat is a stately home whose origin extends over 140 years. It has recently undergone complete reconstruction and renovation to include modern amenities and appointments throughout. The building was renovated and remodelled to operate as a five star B&B from 2007 to 2013. It has become a fully modern and luxurious 5 star retreat from the stress and daily concerns of a busy world to the easy pace of life and the sanctuary of The Gentle Island - Prince Edward Island.

Maybe your favorite experience will be relaxing in the outdoor hot tub overlooking the Confederation Bridge. Or it could be exploring the tidal pools on the red sand beach. Perhaps you will fall in love with watching the sunset over the ocean. Your favorite part may be coming home to the super comfortable beds and cozy bathrobes at the end of a long day exploring Prince Edward Island. Everyone who visits the Blue Heron Retreat discovers their own favorite experience during their stay.

- If you like to cook you'll love the 3 ovens (including one steam oven),
- If you like adventure you’ll love exploring the shoreline in one of the two included ocean kayaks,
- If you like to relax you'll love the double person Jacuzzi and beautiful hand-tiled shower in the master suite,
- If you're looking to reconnect with your partner you'll enjoy the Loft bedroom on the third floor with skylights, beautiful ocean views and private dance floor area,
- If you are looking to make new memories to last a lifetime you’ll love the Blue Heron Retreat.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

    Please let us know in advance if you need high chairs, crib, etc...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • The Loft Ensuite: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


  • OceanView Room 1 Ensuite: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


  • OceanView Room 2 Ensuite: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom #5: toilet, shower

    Located near hot tub for quick rinses after beach / hot tub...moreless

  • Bathroom #6: toilet


  • Master Room Ensuite: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Double Person Jacuzzi with ocean views. Huge walk-in shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We would love to work with you to help plan your stay and suggest hidden gems, culinary delights, and fun day trips to make the most of your PEI experience. National Park Pass included with rental for you to enjoy all the natural beauty PEI has to offer! We have staff minutes down the road who are more than willing to help you out with any planning you need. They can recommend concerts and plays in the area, scenic walks, antique shops, restaurants, and even places to get fresh seafood right off the boat....moreless


  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Kitchen and living room are wired with surround sound...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flatscreen TV in den/ games room and individual flatscreen TVs in Loft, Master, and OceanView 1 rooms...moreless

  • Video Library:

    NetFlix Available...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View:

    Beautiful Cape Traverse Beach and Cape Traverse River only 100m away...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning throughout house...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Double sided fireplace in living room/ dining area...moreless

  • Garage:

    Oversized double car garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In floor heating throughout house...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed wired and WiFi internet included...moreless

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

    Parking for additional 3 vehicles on paved driveway...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels also provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Modern kitchen featuring cork floor, 3 sinks, and 2 kitchen islands...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    3 ovens including a steam oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:


  • Refrigerator:

    Over-sized refrigerator and freezer. 'Beer fridge' located near hot tub...moreless

  • Stove:

    Propane stove-top with downdraft ventalation...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Including relaxing deck chairs/ loungers...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two sea Kayaks available for use (waiver must be signed)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Arctic Spa Hot-tub, Kodiac 8' model. Not available October to May....moreless



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from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer 2015
Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2015
4 night min stay
Summer 2015
Jul 4 - Aug 28, 2015
4 night min stay
Late Summer 2015
Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2015
4 night min stay
Summer 2016
Jun 25 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Included


Rentals are typically Saturday to Saturday. Price is all inclusive. We do not charge tax on top of our list price. Price equivalent would be $3890/1.14= $3412.

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100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Charlottetown Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
World class golf courses within 30 to 40min drive
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Cape Traverse Beach

The Blue Heron Retreat is a short and scenic country drive from Victoria by the Sea, Charlottetown and Summerside. We are located within a short drive from golf courses, deep sea fishing charters, restaurants and so much more. Within five minutes of Gateway Village, a bright and interesting collection of shopping experiences at the PEI end of The Confederation Bridge.

The red soft sanded beach below the Blue Heron Retreat offers tidal pool exploration, beach combing and is an ideal spot for picnics. It features warm water for both river and ocean swimming.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We are the twins Leon and Arlo Sutherland. We grew up just 'across the field' and enjoyed many amazing summers on the beach below the Blue Heron Retreat. Though we eventually had to move away from PEI for school and work, a large part of our hearts remain on the Island. Our parents, Lorne and Kathy, still live in the old farmhouse where we grew up and are excited to be your hosts at the Blue Heron Retreat!

Why the Owner Chose Cape Traverse:
Our family has a long history in the area; our great-grandmother ran several businesses in the area and our grandmother was raised almost next door! Prior to our purchase in 2014, the Blue Heron Retreat was lovingly restored in 2007 and operated as one of only a few five star B&Bs on the island. Our family is excited to share this property with yours!

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Speaks: english



  • The Blue Heron Retreat

    The Blue Heron Retreat

  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • Sunset from the deck

    Sunset from the deck

  • The Loft

    The Loft

  • The Master Ensuite with huge whirlpool tub

    The Master Ensuite with huge whirlpool tub

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • Steamed lobsters!

    Steamed lobsters!

  • The beach just below!

    The beach just below!

  • View from the Loft

    View from the Loft

  • The Den

    The Den

  • The Master

    The Master

  • The Master Ensuite

    The Master Ensuite

VRBO #582682

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Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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