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Spruce Grove Beach House: Quiet Ocean - Soft Coastal Breeze

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Last updated: 08/15/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Spruce Grove Beach House is a large two bedroom winterized cottage with hardwood floors, vaulted pine ceiling and warm, comfortable furnishings. It has a 3.5 Stars Canada Select rating. The open concept, fully equipped kitchen with custom cabinets, overlooks the living and dining areas and commands an outstanding, unobstructed view of the ocean beyond.

Situated on a spacious double lot, the Northumberland Strait coastline is less than 100 meters directly in front, and beach access is a short 2 minute walk.

Enjoy inspiring sunrises and sunsets from the large, wraparound deck and breathe the fresh sea air as you watch the tides ebb and flow.

The calm, warm salt waters of the Strait reach temperatures of 72- 74 degrees Fahrenheit in July and August making it a recreational paradise for young and old alike. Low tide exposes miles of red sand tidal flats and reveals an abundance of marine life waiting to be discovered and explored. Dozens of species of sea birds, including Osprey, Great Blue Heron, Cormorants and Gulls forage along the edge of the retreating sea.

This part of the Island features rugged sandstone cliffs at the waters edge and you can access the beach via a footpath which winds its way down among the rocks. Beach shoes or other non-slip footwear is recommended. At high tide, our family likes to set up beach chairs, air mattresses, and towels right on the rocks and use them as platforms for swimming. If you are travelling with young children, you may prefer easier access and a more sandy beach. Both of these conditions can be found within a 5 minute drive along the coast at Hennebery Lane Beach, Canoe Cove, and the old Rice Pt. Wharf area. You'll find directions to these beaches in the cottage.

Spruce Grove Beach House is located on the South shore of Prince Edward Island, 25 minutes East of the Confederation Bridge and 20 minutes West of Charlottetown, the provincial capital. The town of Cornwall is less than a 15 minute drive and has all the amenities vacationers require. Prince Edward Island boasts some of the finest, most challenging golf courses in Canada. All are within a one hour drive and most are within 30 minutes.

Spruce Grove Beach House is a special place offering complete peace and tranquility perfect for families and even better for couples seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Keywords: Winterized Cottage
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 08/15/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Sink in Bedroom; walk-in closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Smaller bedroom with closet and dresser....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower


  • Full bath with tub and shower enclosure. Several rolls of toilet tissue are provided. There is also an outside shower with hot and cold water; ideal for rinsing off following excursions to the beach. Towels and face cloths are provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a family cottage which we and our 12 yr. old daughter use for about 3 weeks in the summer months. We find it very comfortable and relaxing as we are sure all our guests will....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Bell Satellite System...moreless

  • Television:

    36" flat screen Satellite and DVD....moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Clear, unobstructed view of the Northumberland Strait; exceptional quiet privacy. Stars at night like you have never seen!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Child's highchair is available upon request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Natural ocean breezes keep the cottage comfortable throughout the day. Ceiling fans help circulate fresh air....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane furnace....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count linens throughout....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living area has satellite television and comfortable furniture....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Local calls only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of bath towels and facecloths. We do not provide beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent not provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Coffee Maker with assorted beverage samples; also a Drip Coffee Maker is available; filters are provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything supplied....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped. If you notice something we don't have, let us know and we'll get it!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher pods are provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, sugar, flour, assorted spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck facing the water (Northumberland Strait). No other cottages ahead or to the side. Spectacular view and unsurpassed privacy....moreless

  • Golf:

    Three golf courses less than fifteen minutes from the cottage, namely Country View, Glen Afton, and Clyde River....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small vegetable/herb garden. Guests are welcome to any of the produce or herbs hat may be in season during their visit...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.5
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
May 29 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

Peak Season
Jun 17 - Sep 15, 2017
7 night min stay

Off Season
Sep 16 - Nov 4, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates



50% deposit due at the time of booking. Post-dated cheque for the remaining 50% to be dated 60 days prior to the date of arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I am a retired educator, my wife works for a legal firm in Charlottetown, and our daughter will be starting grade 7 in September, 2015.

Why the Owner Chose Rice Point, PE, Canada:
We have been going to the South Shore of PEI every summer for the past 25 years. Most of the time was spent at Argyle Shoe which is a little further west along the coast. My sister and her family rented a small cottage there every year. About 12 years ago they bought land and built their own summer place at Rice Pt. and when this property became available only a Km up the road, we decided to take a look. We were totally amazed at the view from the cottage and the fact that there are no other cottages on either side or in front of us. It was a rare find so close to the city and we decided to make an offer that was eventually accepted.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our cottage is centrally located and is perfect as a base for exploring all parts of the Island. But if you choose to just sit back and relax, you won't find a better place to enjoy privacy and tranquility.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 08/15/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Spruce Grove Beach House

    Spruce Grove Beach House

  • Beautiful Views of Northumberland Strait

    Beautiful Views of Northumberland Strait

  • Dining Area Viewed From Kitchen

    Dining Area Viewed From Kitchen

  • The 'Birdie Oasis'

    The 'Birdie Oasis'

  • Main Bedroom 
Queen Bed & Sink

    Main Bedroom Queen Bed & Sink

  • 2nd Bedroom 
Double Bed

    2nd Bedroom Double Bed

  • Full bath with tub/shower enclosure

    Full bath with tub/shower enclosure

  • Red Sand Beaches At
Low Tide

    Red Sand Beaches At Low Tide

  • Rocks at Low Tide

    Rocks at Low Tide

  • Privacy on Large Double Lot

    Privacy on Large Double Lot

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • American Goldfinch

    American Goldfinch

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Swimming off Rocks

    Swimming off Rocks

VRBO #174565

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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