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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Far Far Away Guesthouse is comfortable, cozy and uniquely styled- we enjoyed the decor and artwork. Jay was sweet to leave us a card and bottle of wine as I mentioned it was our anniversary. He was easy to communicate with, very laid back, and overall the perfect host.
The cottage is well stocked with extras and some basic food supplies- coffee, sugar, etc, so there is very little one would need to run to the store to get. Close to Mahone Bay (Mug & Anchor restaurant, Jennifer's Bakery are MUSTS) and Chester Basin, (The Galley was wonderful/romantic). The Chester Connector trail goes over the Gold River and along the old train route- we found the area breathtaking. The beauty of this spot is it's out-of-the-way location, while being close to everything one comes to Nova Scotia to see.
Caveats: The bathroom is quite cramped, but we managed. The water pump was so loud I didn't wish to flush the toilet or take an early morning shower because I didn't wish to awaken my partner. But I wouldn't hestitate to come back to visit again- I'd just bring earplugs for my honey.
It fit with our style of traveling- a base camp for our explorations. It's less than an hour from Ross Farm Museum up Route 12, Martock (OnTree Park) up route 14 and Halifax, up highway 103."
Guest: DanerSaysDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
"We had a great stay at l'ecole rouge. Every day we awoke to the most amazing views. We had great fun watching the fishermen and the birds on the ocean. The property is clean and well maintained. We had 6 adults stay. There was a lot of room for everyone and the kitchen had everything we needed to prepare our meals. The owner was very easy to reach and answered all of questions."
Guest: Harley QueenDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 4, 2014
"The WIllow is a WOW!!!! It's been our home away from home for so many months and we absolutely loved it!!! Would definitely recommend this house for anyone visiting Cape Breton. It was a pleasure living here and meeting the most awesome people we have ever met in all our travels over Canada. Moira, part owner of the Willow, what can I say about this awesome lady??? She went up and beyond for us as our landlord!!!! She took it upon herself to find places for us and our workers to stay when we had to move out because off bookings made from months before we even arrived here. We wished we could still be living at the Willow but we are very happy also with the place she found for us especially in this very busy peak season. What a beautiful home, beautiful lady and beautiful Cape Breton!!
Blanda & Paul"
Guest: BlandaDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: July 11, 2015